STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division
Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. on February 15th, 2019, in The Aerie at Dodge Nature Center.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HANSEN, Rick, Chair
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
FABIAN, Dan, Lead
Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. A quorum was present.
Members and staff introduced themselves.
Jason Sanders, Executive Director of Dodge Nature Center, welcomed everyone to the facility.
HF266 (Freiberg) Local inflow and infiltration reduction program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Testifying on HF266:
Patricia Nelson, Executive Director, Metro Cities
Kyle Colvin, Assistant Manager of Engineering Services, Metropolitan Council
Dave Napier, Mayor, City of West Saint Paul
Ryan Schroder, City Manager, City of West Saint Paul
HF133 (Becker-Finn) No child left inside grant program established, and money appropriated.
Testifying on HF133:
Paul Oberg, CEO, Jeffer’s Foundation
Anna Sharratt, Founder, Free Forest School
Rich Courtemanche, Land Commissioner, Aitkin County Land Department
Jeff Ledermann, MinnAqua Program Coordinator, Department of Natural Resources
Matt Young, Board Member, Minnesota Association for Environmental Education
The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 A.M.
Representative Rick Hansen, Chair
Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant