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Transportation Finance

FORTY-THIRD MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 18, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the forty-third meeting to order at 1:07 P.M. on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018, in the Basement 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
JOHNSON, Clark
GUNTHER, Bob
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
KOZNICK, John
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Michael
RARICK, Jason
ROSENTHAL, Paul
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:
KIEL, Deb
MASIN, Sandra

A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes from April 17th. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 4160, as amended, come before the committee.

Testifiers:
Ray Colas, Director, LKQ Corporation
Steve Novak, Lobbyist, MN Inter County Association
Bradley Peterson, Lobbyist, Coalition of Greater MN Cities
Patrick Baker, Board Member, Hwy 14 Patnership
Charlie Zelle, Commissioner, MnDOT
Steven Huser, Government Relations, Metro Cities
Craig Schlichting, Director of Community Assets & Development, City of New Brighton
Wayne Hall, Chief Operating Officer, MN Commercial Railroad
Leslie Davis, President, Earth Protector
Luther Wynder, Executive Director, MN Valley Transit Authority
Margaret Donahoe, Executive Director, MN Transportation Alliance
Nancy Haas, Lobbyist, Messerli Kramer
Mona Dohman, Commissioner, DPS
Gary Cerkvenik, Lobbyist
Emily Murray, Policy Analyst, Association of MN Counties
Jessica Treat, Executive Director, Transit for Livable Communities
Ron Elwood, Legal Aid, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Anne Finn, Lobbyist, League of Minnesota Cities
Kellie Davison, Owner, Deputy Registrar 160
Jim Hirst, Lobbyist, Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association
Bob Carney, Lobbyist, “We The People”
Mark Hughes, Citizen
Johanna Clyborne, Commissioner, MN.IT
Jon Eichten, Legislative Director, MN.IT

No action was taken on HF 4160, as amended.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:10 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4160 (Torkelson) - Omnibus transportation policy and finance bill.

Public Feedback on HF4160 (Torkelson) Transportation supplemental appropriations and policy bill.
NOTE: This bill HF 4160 (Torkelson) will be amended with a delete all amendment on Tuesday April 17 which will become the Transportation supplemental appropriations and policy bill. The committee will walk through the language on Tuesday April 17th and the public will be allowed to give feedback on the bill on Wednesday the 18th of April.

Public testimony per testifier will be limited to 3 minutes per testifier.

If additional time is needed beyond the 2:45pm end time we will reconvene in Room 120 Capitol at 6pm or after House GOP and DFL caucuses are done.