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Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - April 06, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division
MINUTES

Representative Drazkowski, Chair of the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 8:18AM on April 6th, 2016, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Chair QUAM, Duane, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Paul
DAVNIE, Jim
ERICKSON, Sondra
HERTAUS, Jerry
KOZNICK, Jon
LIEN, Ben
MARQUART, Paul
MCDONALD, Joe
PINTO, Dave
SIMONSON, Erik
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


Members Excused:

HF3459 (Erickson) Aitkin, Crow Wing, and Mille Lacs Counties; special property tax abatement aid authorized.

Representative Erickson testified on HF3459.

Representative Drazkowski called the meeting to order at 8:24AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Vogel moved the minutes of March 30th, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson moved that HF3459 come before the committee.

Pat Oman, Administrator, Mille Lacs County testified on HF3459.

Dave Oslin, Commissioner, Mille Lacs County testified on HF3459.

Representative Drazkowski moved the HF3459DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue testified on HF3459.

Chair Drazkowski moved HF3459, as amended, be laid on the table.

HF3602 (Murphy) Newly incorporated city base year formula aid provided.

Representative Drazkowski moved HF3602 come before the committee.

Representative Murphy testified on HF3602.

John Werner, Mayor, Rice Lake testified on HF3602.

Chair Drazkowski moved HF3602 be laid on the table.

HF3383 (Gunther) Property tax exemption, aid adjustments, and sales tax exemption provided.

Representative Whelan moved HF3383 come before the committee.

Representative Whelan moved the HF3383A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Gunther testified on HF3383.

Brent Christensen, Former Mayor, Madelia testified on HF3383.

Ed Tschida, President, Advanced Resources for Development testified on HF3383.

Tom May, Secretary, Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers testified on HF3383.

Representative Koznick moved the SCS3029A-4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Drazkowski moved to incorporate the following oral amendment to the SCS3029A-4 amendment: On P. 1, L. 1.1 replacing “Senator” with “Representative” and replacing “SF3029” with “HF3383”. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cornish testified on HF3383.

Chair Drazkowski moved HF3383, as amended, be laid on the table.

HF3176 (Kelly) Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and issuance of certain obligations authorized.

Representative Hertaus moved HF3176 come before the committee.

Representative Hertaus testified on HF3176.

Judd Schetnan, Director of Government Affairs, Metropolitan Council.

Chair Drazkowski moved HF3176 be laid on the table.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:03AM.




Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF3176 (Kelly) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and issuance of certain obligations authorized.
  • HF3459 (Erickson) - Aitkin, Crow Wing, and Mille Lacs Counties; special property tax abatement aid authorized.
  • HF3383 (Gunther) - Property tax exemption, aid adjustments, and sales tax exemption provided.
  • HF3602 (Murphy) - Newly incorporated city base year formula aid provided.