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FIFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 10, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISION MINUTES

Representative Sandra Masin, Chair of the Division on Local Government called the virtual meeting to order at 8:30 AM on February 10, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll:

Members Present:
Masin, Sandra, Chair
Elkins, Steve, Vice Chair
Quam, Duane, Republican Lead
Berg, Kaela
Boldon, Liz
Huot, John
Mekeland, Shane
Olson, Bjorn
Youakim, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Republican Lead Quam moved that the minutes of February 3, 20201 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation from the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Metropolitan Council.

Testifying:
• Mary Liz Holberg, Chair, Governor Blue Ribbon Committee on Metropolitan Council

Vice Chair Elkins assumed the Chair at 8:58 AM.

Chair Masin moved that HF 527 be re-referred to the committee on State Government Finance and Elections Committee.

Chair Masin presented HF 527 a bill for an act authorizing municipalities to charge street impact fees.

Testifying on HF 527:
• Irene Kao, Intergovernmental Relations Counsel, League of Minnesota Cities
• Kirt Briggs, Mayor, City of Prior Lake
• Kenneth Ondich, Planning / Community Development Director, City of New Prague
• Ted Kowalski, Township Supervisor, Spring Lake Township
• Karl-Christian Johannessen, Staff Attorney, Minnesota Association of Townships
• Peter Coyle, Housing First Minnesota
• Nick Erickson, Housing First Minnesota
• Paul Eger, Minnesota Realtors
• David Werschay, Werschay Homes
• Garrett Christianson

Rep. Olson moves the H0527A2 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Masin renewed the motion that HF 527 be re-referred to the committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Vice Chair Elkins requested a roll call on HF 527.

AYES
Masin
Elkins
Berg
Boldon
Huot
Youakim

Nays
Quam
Mekeland
Olson

There being 6 AYES and 3 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:03 AM.


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Representative Sandra Masin, Chair

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Josh Kilgard, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF527 (Masin) - Municipalities authorized to charge street impact fee.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:43 - Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Metropolitan Council’s Structure and Services overview.
27:41 - HF527 (Masin) Municipalities authorized to charge street impact fee*.


Informational Overview of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Metropolitan Council’s Structure and Services
*This is for informational purposes only.

HF527 (Masin) Municipalities authorized to charge street impact fee.
*Amendments are due by 8:30am, Tuesday, February 9, 2021

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Local Government Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92010

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn
• If you wish to testify on HF527, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Josh.Kilgard@house.mn by 4:00pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30 am, Tuesday, February 9, 2021.