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Transportation Finance

TENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 07, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the tenth meeting to order at 1:01 P.M. on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

TORKELSON, Paul Chair
PETERBURG, John Vice Chair
BAKER, Dave
BARR, Regina
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
JOHNSON, Clark
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MASIN, Sandra
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:
RARICK, Jason


Representative Torkelson called the meeting to order at 1:01 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes of February 2nd, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Review of 2016 Legislative Auditor Program Evaluation on Minnesota Department of Transportation Highway Project Selection Process.
David Kirchener, Program Evaluator, State of Minnesota Legislative Auditors Office.

Presentation on Minnesota Department of Transportation’s response to the Legislative Audit.
Mark Gieseke, Director of Transportation System Management, Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Representative Petersburg assumed the gavel at 2:06 P.M.

Representative Torkelson reassumed the gavel at 2:09 P.M.

Overview on how Minnesota Department of Transportation bids projects including
Peter Davich, Design-Build Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:47 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Chelsea Peter, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..

Review of 2016 Legislative Auditor Program Evaluation on MNDOT Highway Project Selection Process
David Kirchner, MN Legislative Auditors Office

Response by MNDOT of any changes in processes for project selection since this audit
Mark Gieseke, Director Office of Transportation System Management


Bidding 101 - overview on how MNDOT bids projects including
Bid process, project selection process, types of contract methods, Criteria used for projects, Best value/low bid, etc.
Peter Davich, Design-Build Program Manager