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Preventing Homelessness Division

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 24, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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. on February 24, 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:

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. Keeler moved to approve the minutes of February 17, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Keeler moved to approve the minutes of February 19, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Keeler moved to re-refered HF1484 to the Human Services Finance Committee.

Rep. Keeler presented HF1484.

Testifiers on HF1484:

Anne Krisnik - Executive Director, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Gabrielle Clowdus - Co-Founder, Settled
Pastor John Klawiter - Faith Lutheran Church, Forest Lake
Laura Smith - Sharing her lived experience with homelessness
Sue Watlov Phillips - Executive Director, MICAH
Jeff O’Rourke - Pastor of Mosaic Christian Community
Meredith Campbell - Mosaic Christiran Community
Sing Vang - Mosaic Christian Community
Scott McKown - Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Patrice Critchley-Menor - Director of Social Apostolate, Diocese of Duluth
Fran Miron - Washington County Commissioner
Andrea Hinderaker: Safe Space Manager, Model Cities
Tom Fisher - Professor, University of Minnesota
Jeffrey Warner - Architect

Representative Keeler renews her motion.

The roll was taken. The results were as followed:

Ayes:
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

Nays:

There being 11 ayes and 0 nays. THE MOTION PREVAILS

Presentation on the Envision Community.

Presenters on the Envision Community:

Junail Anderson
Freddy Toran
Sherry Shannon
Bill Walsh
Rochelle Washington
Jon Aga


The meeting was adjourned at 11:57 a.m.





Rep. Gomez, CHAIR




Kevin Petrie, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1484 (Keeler) - Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:21 HF1484 (Keeler) Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
1:06:57 Envision Community presentation.


Agenda Updated**

I. HF 1484 (Keeler) - Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
II. Envision Community presentation**

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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. Public testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time for testimony during the hearing, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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

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