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EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 03, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 March 3, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

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.

Vice Chair Elkins moved that the minutes from February 24, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Masin moved that HF 702 be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Representative Becker-Finn presented HF 702, a bill for an act relating to local government; allowing cities and towns to require additional licensing for hotels.

Testifying on HF 702:
• County Attorney John J. Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
• Chief of Police Erika Scheider, City of Roseville

Chair Masin renewed the motion that HF 702 be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Chair Masin requested a roll call on HF 702.

AYES
Masin
Elkins
Quam
Berg
Boldon
Huot
Mekeland
Olson
Youakim

There being 9 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Masin moved that HF 1359 be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Representative Freiberg presented HF 1359, a bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing towns and certain political subdivisions to establish inflow and infiltration prevention programs and make loans or grants to property owners.

Testifying on HF 1359:
• Kyle Colvin, Manager of Wastewater Planning, Metropolitan Council
• Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities

Chair Masin renewed the motion that HF 1359 be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Chair Masin requested a roll call on HF 1359.

AYES
Masin
Elkins
Quam
Berg
Boldon
Huot
Mekeland
Olson
Youakim

There being 9 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Boldon moved that HF 1350 be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Representative Boldon presented HF 1350, a bill for an act relating to municipal planning; providing authority for cities of the first class to impose ordinances on the dedication of land or dedication fees on certain permit applications.

Representative Boldon moved the H1350A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifying on HF 1350 as amended:
• Shaun Palmer, Councilmember, City of Rochester
• Peter Coyle, Housing First Minnesota
• Matt Spellman, Minnesota Realtors

Chair Masin renewed the motion that HF 1350 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Chair Masin requested a roll call on HF 1350 as amended.

AYES
Masin
Elkins
Berg
Boldon
Huot
Youakim

NAYES
Quam
Mekeland
Olson

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

The meeting was adjourned at 9:58 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:
  • HF702 (Becker-Finn) - Cities and towns allowed to require additional licensing for hotels.
  • HF1359 (Freiberg) - Towns and political subdivision authorized to established inflow and infiltration prevention programs and make loans or grants to property owners.
  • HF1350 (Boldon) - Cities of the first class provided authority to impose ordinances on land or fee dedication on permit applications.
  • HF1565 (Elkins) - Municipality authorized to establish street improvement district.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:05 - HF702 (Becker-Finn) Cities and towns allowed to require additional licensing for hotels.
35:50 - HF1359 (Freiberg) Towns and political subdivision authorized to established inflow and infiltration prevention programs and make loans or grants to property owners.
1:04:19 - HF1350 (Boldon) Cities of the first class authority provided to impose ordinances on land or fee dedication on permit applications.



Agenda Change: Bill Added.

HF702 (Becker-Finn) Cities and towns allowed to require additional licensing for hotels.
HF1359 (Freiberg) Towns and political subdivision authorized to established inflow and infiltration prevention programs and make loans or grants to property owners.
HF1350 (Boldon) Cities of the first class authority provided to impose ordinances on land or fee dedication on permit applications.
HF1565 (Elkins) Municipality authorized to establish street improvement district.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 8:30am, Tuesday, March 2, 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, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Josh.Kilgard@house.mn by 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 2, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30 am, Tuesday, March 2, 2021