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Preventing Homelessness Division

THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 27, 2021

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

PREVENTING HOMELESSNESS DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Gomez, Chair of the Preventing Homelessness Division, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30 a.m., 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:


GOMEZ, Aisha CHAIR
KEELER, Heather VICE CHAIR
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne REPUBLICAN LEAD
DAVIDS, Greg
HEINRICH, John
HOLLINS, Athena
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWARD, Michael
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
REYER, Liz



A quorum was present.

Rep. Hornstein moved to approve the minutes of January 20, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation from Department of Corrections on incarceration and housing insecurity.

Testifiers:
Curtis Shanklin - Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Kelley Heifort - Director of Reentry Services, Department of Corrections
Kate Erickson, Community Stability Director, Department of Corrections

Presentation from the Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness.

Testifiers:

Cathay ten Broeke - Executive Director, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness
Eric Grumdahl - Deputy Director, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness
Elizabeth Dressel, Implementation Specialist and Equity Coordinator, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness

Public Testimony.

Testifiers:

Daniel Ford

The meeting was adjourned at 12:03 p.m.





Rep. Gomez, CHAIR




Kevin Petrie, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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01:40 Department of Corrections presentation on incarceration and housing insecurity.
57:56 Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness presentation on lessons learned during the pandemic.


Meeting Agenda (Agenda Updated*):

I. Department of Corrections presentation on incarceration and housing insecurity.
II. Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness presentation on lessons learned during the pandemic*

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email sean.herring@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing.

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.

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/1001.htm

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 Preventing Homelessness Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92017