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Transportation Finance

FORTY-FOURTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 19, 2018

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

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the forty-fourth meeting to order at 1:10 P.M. on Thursday, April 19, 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
JOHNSON, Clark
GUNTHER, Bob
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, John
LUCERO, Eric
MASIN, Sandra
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Michael
RARICK, Jason
ROSENTHAL, Paul
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve

A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes from April 18th. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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

Representative Hornstein moved the H4160A13 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Representative Mary Murphy

Representative Miller moved the H4160A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero moved the H41060A7 amendment. The amendment was withdrawn.

Representative Rarick moved the H4160A2 amendment. The amendment was withdrawn.

Representative Daniels moved the H4160A8 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Howe moved the H4160A9 amendment. The amendment was withdrawn.

Representative Hausman moved the A416014 amendment. The amendment was withdrawn.

Representative Runbeck moved the H4160A18 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Rhonda Sivarjah, Chair, Anoka County Board of Commissioners

Representative Bernardy moved the H4160A15 amendment. The amendment was withdrawn.

Reprsentative Baker moved the H4160A10 amendment.

Representative Baker moved to amend the H4160A10 amendment. The amendment read as follows: Page 1, line 9, before the period insert “within an area having a 50-mile radius from the site of a construction or maintenance project”. THE AMENDMENT TO THE H460A10 AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bernardy moved the H4160A20 amendment.

Representative Bernardy moved to amend the H4160A20 amendment with the H4160A23 amendment. THE AMENDMENT TO THE H4160A20 AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Scott Peterson, Assistant Commissioner, MnDOT
Jon Olsen, Captain, MN State Patrol.

Representative Johnson moved the A18-0810 amendment.

Representative Johnson moved to amend the A18-0810 amendment with the A25 amendment. THE AMENDMENT TO THE A18-0810 AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Jean Spalding, Safety Director, Quam Construction
John Harrenstein, City Administrator, City of North Mankato
Pat Heurges, City Manager, City of Mankato

THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Runbeck moved the H4160A11 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein moved the H4160A21 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT
ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Representative Raymond Dehn

Representative Hornstein moved the H4160A22 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Representative Raymond Dehn

Representative Torkelson moved the H4160A24 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion for HF 4160, as amended, be referred to the committee on Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:46 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.

HF4160 Transportation Supplemental appropriations and policy bill
Markup of bill, amendments will be offered, and final passage vote on the bill will take place
If additional time is needed beyond the 2:45pm end time of the committee we will reconvene at 5pm or after floor session is completed in the Capitol 120 hearing room