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Capital Investment Division

FORTIETH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 05, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

CAPITAL INVESTMENT DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Murphy, Chair of Capital Investment Division, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on March 5, 2020, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MURPHY, Mary (Chair)
LEE, Fue (Vice Chair)
URDAHL, Dean (Lead)
BENNETT, Peggy
CANTRELL, Hunter
DEHN, Raymond
CONSIDINE, Jack
GROSSELL, Matt
HANSEN, Rick
JURGENS, Tony
NORNES, Bud
LAYMAN, Sandy
LILLIE, Leon M.
PIERSON, Nels
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SAUKE, Duane
TORKELSON, Paul
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

All bills were heard on an informational basis only.

HF3034 (Ecklund); Koochiching County; rail grade crossing separation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Ecklund presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-David Reimer, Highway Engineer for Koochiching County

Representative Wolgamott moved to approve the minutes from March 4, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3656 (Haley); Red Wing; rail grade separation funding provided, 2017 appropriation and authorization extended, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Haley presented her bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Evan Brown, Ward 3 and 4 City Council Member and City Council Vice President of Red Wing
-Jessie Seim, General Counsel for the Prairie Island Indian Community

HF3193 (Fabian); Karlstad; airport runway construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Fabian presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Alan Lundeen, Chair of the Karlstad Airport Commission
-Cassandra Isackson, Office Director of Aeronautics Services at the Minnesota Department of Transportation

HF3465 (Ecklund); International Falls Airport funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Ecklund presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Thor Einarson, Manager of the International Falls Airport and Owner of Einarson Flying Service, Inc.

HF3307 (Kiel); Thief River Falls Airport funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Kiel presented her bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Joe Hedrick, Airport Manager of the Thief River Falls Regional Airport

HF3111 (Torkelson); Redwood Falls Municipal Airport funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Torkelson presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-James Doering, Public Works Project Coordinator of Redwood Falls

HF4017 (Wolgamott); Northstar commuter rail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Wolgamott presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
- Frank Loetterle, Planning Director of the Office of Passenger Rail at the Minnesota Department of Transportation

HF3210 (Stephenson); Coon Rapids Boulevard trail and pedestrian bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Stephenson presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Grant Fernelius, Community Development Director of Coon Rapids

HF3613 (Dettmer); Forest Lake; pedestrian bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Dettmer presented his bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Mara Bain, Mayor of Forest Lake

HF3393 (Bernardy); Fridley; BNSF Northtown Yard road extension and overpass funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Bernardy presented her bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Steve Eggert, Ward 2 City Council Member of Fridley

The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 A.M.




Representative Mary Murphy, Chair



Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3034 (Ecklund) - Koochiching County; rail grade crossing separation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3656 (Haley) - Red Wing; rail grade separation funding provided, 2017 appropriation and authorization extended, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3193 (Fabian) - Karlstad; airport runway construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3465 (Ecklund) - Koochiching County; Falls International Airport funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3307 (Kiel) - Thief River Falls Airport funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3111 (Torkelson) - Redwood Falls Municipal Airport funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3210 (Stephenson) - Coon Rapids Boulevard trail and pedestrian bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3613 (Dettmer) - Forest Lake; pedestrian bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3393 (Bernardy) - Fridley; BNSF Northtown Yard road extension and overpass funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF4017 (Wolgamott) - Northstar commuter rail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

All bills will be heard on an informational only basis

HF 4017 (Wolgamott) Northstar Commuter Rail between Big Lake and St. Cloud is no longer pending introduction.