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MINI SESSION - Winona City Hall, Winona, MN

2019-2020 Regular Session - October 03, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA MINI SESSION
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

JOINT TAX COMMITTEE AND PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Tax Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:00 A.M. on, Thursday, October 3, 2019, in Winona City Hall, Winona, MN.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul, (Co-Chair)
LOEFFLER, Diane, (Co-Chair)
BRAND, Jeff
CARLSON, Andrew
DAVIDS, Greg
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
LISLEGARD, Dave
WAGENIUS, Jean

Representative Marquart and Representative Loeffler welcomed everyone and thanked them for attending the meeting. Member and staff introductions.

Testifiers:

Jared Swanson, House Research
Mark Peterson, Winona Mayor
Michelle Alexander, Winona City Councilor
Dan Matejka, Goodview City Administrator
Sean Dowse, Red Wing Mayor
Kristy Millering, Winona Schools Finance Director
Fred Nolan, Minnesota Rural Education Association
Marcia Ward, Winona County Commissioner
Scott Arneson, Goodhue County Administrator
Lavon Augustine, Goodhue County Assessor
Tom Reineke, Olmsted County Property Records
Stephen Hacken, Winona County Assessor
Jerry Papenfuss, Winona Business Owner
Christie Ransome, Winona Chamber of Commerce
Linda Soderstrom, Community Works Consulting

The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 A.M.









Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Joint Tax Committee and Property Tax Division Hearing on Property Taxes

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Winona City Hall
207 Lafayette Street,
Winona MN 55987

Public informational hearing on local property taxes, including testimony and discussion on what costs are increasing the most for local governments and the impact on the community.

I. Review of 2019 major law changes on local taxes and aids to local governments.
II. Testimony from local officials on the main expenses their jurisdictions face, what costs are increasing most significantly, and challenges they face in setting budgets.
III. Testimony from the public

Individuals may sign up to provide testimony by contacting the committee administrator, Nathan Jesson at nathan.jesson@house.mn.