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MINI SESSION - Four Seasons Community Event Center, Caledonia, 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 3:00 P.M. on, Thursday, October 3, 2019, in Four Seasons Community Event Center, Caledonia, MN.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul, (Co-Chair)
LOEFFLER, Diane, (Co-Chair)
DAVIDS, Greg
GOMEZ, Aisha
HERTAUS, Jerry
HUOT, John
LISLEGARD, Dave
PETERSBURG, John

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

Testifiers:

Jared Swanson, House Research
DeWayne Schroeder, Caledonia Mayor
Adam Swan, Caledonia City Administrator
Matt Schultz, Lanesboro Superintendent
Jim Jensen, Triton School Board Member
Bob Burns, Houston County Commissioner
Therese Walter, Houston County Commissioner
Jim Schieber, Caledonia Farmer
Dan Miller, Spring Valley Farmer
Amber Hanson-Glaeser, Minnesota Farm Bureau

The meeting was adjourned at 4:40 P.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.