STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
PROPERTY TAX AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Drazkowski, Chair of the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15AM on January 18th, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Chair
HERTAUS, Jerry, Vice Chair LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane LOONAN, Bob
ANDERSON, Paul MARQUART, Paul
BARR, Regina NELSON, Michael
CARLSON, Andrew RARICK, Jason
ERICKSON, Sondra WHELAN, Abigail
FRANKE, Keith YOUAKIM, Cheryl
Representative Drazkowski called the meeting to order at 8:15AM. A quorum was present.
HF244 (Davids) Local board of appeals and equalization training waiver provided.
Representative Rarick moved that HF244 be laid over.
Testifying on HF244 was Kent Sulem, MN Association of Townships, and Paul Cumings, MN Department of Revenue.
Representative Rarick amended his motion for HF244 to be laid over and moved to re-refer HF244 to the Committee on Taxes.
Representative Rarick renewed his motion that HF244 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Hertaus moved the minutes of Jan 11th, 2017 be approved. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Hertaus assumed the gavel at 8:56 AM.
HF163 (Drazkowski) Rural vacant land tax due date modified.
Representative Drazkowski moved that HF163 be laid over.
Representative Drazkowski renewed his motion that HF163 be laid over.
Representative Drazkowski assumed the gavel at 9:04 AM.
HF174 (Lien) Agricultural homestead tax full amount allowed to qualify for the property tax refund and special property tax refund.
Representative Carlson moved that HF174 be laid over.
Testifying on HF174 was David Kragnes, Clay County, Trent Eidem, Clay County, and Paul Cumings, MN Department of Revenue.
Representative Carlson renewed his motion that HF174 be laid over.
Steve Hinze, House Research Analyst, presented an overview on The Fiscal Disparities Program: Commercial-Industrial Tax-Base Sharing
HF166 (Peppin) Fiscal disparities contributions for municipalities limited.
Representative Drazkowski moved that HF166 be laid over.
Representative Drazkowski moved the H0166-A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF166 was Steve Stahmer, City Administrator, Rogers, and Patricia Nauman, Metro Cities Association, Metropolitan Municipalities.
Representative Drazkowski moved that HF166, as amended, be laid over.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:11 AM.
Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair
Allison Wroble, Committee Legislative Assistant