STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
LEGACY FUNDING FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Dean Urdahl, Chair of the Legacy Funding Finance Committee, began the third meeting at 12:49P.M. on Monday, February 9, 2015 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The meeting was called to order at 12:50 P.M. A Quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
URDAHL, Dean, Chair
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair
Representative Lillie moved to approve the minutes of February 2, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Michelle Furrer of the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory presented Como Zoo’s Legacy fund request, related how funds have been used in the past, and outlined plans for future projects.
Jackie Sticha of Como Friends spoke about various programs available to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s visitors, and plans for further development.
Bob Meier of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources testified about the history and status of public land in Minnesota, and spoke about the process of land acquisition.
Pat Rivers of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources testified about the stewardship of current land holdings by the Department of Natural Resources and the department’s approach to future land acquisition.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:02 P.M.
Representative Dean Urdahl, Chair
Leah Patton, Committee Legislative Assistant