STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM on February 9th, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair HORNSTEIN, Frank
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HANSEN, Rick JOHNSON, Clark
BACKER, Jeff LAYMAN, Sandy
BECKER-FINN, Jamie LUECK, Dale
BLISS, Matt NEWBERGER, Jim
CLARK, Karen SUNDIN, Mike
CORNISH, Tony SWEDZINSKI, Chris
ECKLUND, Rob TORKELSON, Paul
FISCHER, Peter UGLEM, Mark
GREEN, Steve WAGENIUS, Jean
Representative Fabian called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM. A quorum was present.
Representative Ecklund moved to adopt the minutes of February 7th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Fabian moved to reconsider HF 586 (Drazkowski). THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Fabian moved to re-refer HF 586 (Drazkowski) to the Legacy Funding Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 434 (Fabian) Allowing certain temporary conditions for wetland replacement for local government roads.
Representative Fabian moved HF 434 to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Fabian moved the H434DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF 434:
Dave Weirens, Assistant Director for Programs and Policy, Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources
Angie Becker-Kudelka, Assistant Director, Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Kent Sulem, Minnesota Association of Townships
Rick West, Public Works Division Director, Otter Tail County
Fran Miron, Commissioner, Washington County
Don Arnosti, Izaak Walton League
Representative Hansen moved the H434A1 amendment.
Representative Hansen requested a roll call vote on the H434A1 amendment. The results were as follows:
HANSEN, Rick FABIAN, Dan, Chair
BECKER-FINN, Jamie HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair
CLARK, Karen BACKER, Jeff
ECKLUND, Rob BLISS, Matt
FISCHER, Peter CORNISH, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank GREEN, Steve
JOHNSON, Clark HOPPE, Joe
SUNDIN, Mike JOHNSON, Brian
WAGENIUS, Jean LAYMAN, Sandy
On a vote of 9 AYES and 14 NAYS; THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.
Representative Fabian renewed the motion that HF 434 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Tom Landwehr, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Barb Juelich, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, provided an overview of the 2018-2019 Department Budget Request.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Kalyn Schroeder, Committee Legislative Assistant