STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 9:49 am on January 31, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Pryor moved that the minutes from January 30, 2019 be approved. Motion prevailed.
Presentation, continued from previous meeting on January 30, 2019, provided by the Program Finance Division of the Minnesota Department of Revenue (MDE). Questions and answers from representatives and testifiers.
Panel of Superintendents from various school districts including St. Paul Public Schools, Robbinsdale Area Schools, Buffalo Lake Hector, and Albert Lea. Questions and answers from representatives and testifiers.
Rep. Demuth moved to lay over HF 207 for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill, referred from the Ways and Means Committee.
Rep. O’Neill presented HF 207.
The hearing was opened for public testimony. Closing statements.
Rep. Demuth renewed her motion to lay over HF 207 for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.
Dr. Tom Melcher (MDE), Director of Finance
Paul Ferrin (MDE), Special Education
Daron Korte (MDE), Assistant Commissioner
Dr. Joe Gothard, Superintendent, St. Paul Public Schools
Dr. Carleton Jenkins, Superintendent, Robbinsdale Area Schools
David Hansen, Superintendent, Buffalo Lake Hector
Mike Funk, Superintendent, Albert Lea
Tina-Michelle Burkholder, Director of Business Services, Monticello Public Schools
Gary Kraft, Head Custodian, Pinewood Elementary
Rick Heller, Advocate
The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:12 am.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant