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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 10, 2021

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


WORKFORCE AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AND POLICY

MINUTES

Representative Noor, Chair of the Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on February 10th, 2021. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay
HALEY, Barb
HAMILTON, Rod
BAKER, Dave
DAVNIE, Jim
FRANKE, Keith
GREENMAN, Emma
JURGENS, Tony
KOEGEL, Erin
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
OLSON, Liz
XIONG, Tou

Representative Olson moved to approve the minutes for the February 8th, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 22 (Sundin) A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the he Cloquet Area Fire District.

Testifiers in regards to HF 22:
Matt Ashmore, Fire Chief for the Cloquet Area Fire District

Representative Noor laid HF 22 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Vice-Chair Jay Xiong assumed the gavel at 1:11PM.

HF 610 (Noor) Goodwill Easter Seals FATHER project grant funding provided.

Testifiers in regards to HF 610:
Guy Bowling, FATHER Project Manager
Sidney Frye II, Family Service Rochester
Michael Russell, Citizen Father

Chair Noor laid HF 610 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 612 (Noor) Ujamaa Place funding provided.

Testifiers in regards to HF 612
Otis Zanders, Executive Director, Ujamaa Place
Monique Linder, Data Analyst, Ujamaa Place
Bayo Idowu, Current Ujamaa Man
Ramone Johnson, Ujamaa Alumni

Chair Noor laid HF 612 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill



Chair Noor assumed the gavel at 1:58 P.M.

HF 426 (Wolgamott) Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided

Representative Noor moved to adopt the A1 Amendment to HF 426.

A roll call was requested.

AYES:
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay
HALEY, Barb
HAMILTON, Rod
BAKER, Dave
DAVNIE, Jim
FRANKE, Keith
GREENMAN, Emma
JURGENS, Tony
KOEGEL, Erin
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
OLSON, Liz

WITH 13 AYES, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE A1 AMENDMENT TO HF 426 WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in regards to HF 426:
Shane Zahrt, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Larry Hosch, Business Development Director, Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation


Chair Noor laid HF 426 over, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:14 P.M.



Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair




Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF22 (Sundin) - Cloquet Area Fire District funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF610 (Noor) - Goodwill Easter Seals FATHER project grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF426 (Wolgamott) - Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF612 (Noor) - Ujamaa Place funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:38 - HF22 (Sundin) Cloquet Area Fire District funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
11:41 - HF612 (Noor) Ujamaa Place funding provided, and money appropriated.
38:25 - HF426 (Wolgamott) Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
58:43 - HF610 (Noor) Goodwill Easter Seals FATHER project grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes



HF 22 (Sundin) A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cloquet Area Fire District
Matt Ashmore, Fire Chief, Cloquet Area Fire District

HF 426 (Wolgamott) Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided
Shane Zahrt, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Larry Hosch, Business Development Director, Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation

HF 610 (Noor) Goodwill Easter Seals FATHER project grant funding provided
Guy Bowling, FATHER Project Manager
Sidney Frye II, Family Service Rochester
Michael Russell, Citizen Father

HF 612 (Noor) Ujamaa Place funding provided
Otis Zanders, Executive Director, Ujamaa Place
Monique Linder, Data Analyst, Ujamaa Place
Ramone Johnson, Ujamaa Alumni
Bayo Idowu, Current Ujamaa Man


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