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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

TWELFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 22, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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 22nd, 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

Excused:
XIONG, Tou

Vice-Chair Jay Xiong moved to approve the minutes for the February 17th, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 672 (Ecklund) Northeast Entrepreneur Fund grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 672:
Shawn Wellnitz, President & CEO, Entrepreneur Fund
Jessica Lietz, Owner, Boomtown, and Whistling Bird

Chair Noor laid HF 672 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 860 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 860:
Jean Keenan, Executive Director, Life-Work Planning Center
Stacy Gordon

Chair Noor laid HF 860 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 679 (Boldon) Bridges to Healthcare funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jinny Rietmann, Executive Director, Workforce Development Inc.

Testifiers in regards to HF 679:

Barb Embacher, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, Riverland Community College
Su Du, Graduate, Bridges to Healthcare; Mayo Clinic

Chair Noor laid HF 679 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 703 (Huot) Rosemount; water infrastructure unexpended appropriation repurposed.

Testifiers in regards to HF 703:
Logan Martin, City Administrator, City of Rosemount
Kim Lindquist, Community Development Director at the City of Rosemount

Chair Noor laid HF 703 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:25 P.M.
Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair



Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF679 (Boldon) - Bridges to Healthcare funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF703 (Huot) - Rosemount; water infrastructure unexpended appropriation repurposed.
  • HF672 (Ecklund) - Northeast Entrepreneur Fund grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF860 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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02:52 - HF672 (Ecklund) Northeast Entrepreneur Fund grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
28:53 - HF860 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership funding provided, and money appropriated.
44:46 - HF679 (Boldon) Bridges to Healthcare funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:06:00 - HF703 (Huot) Rosemount; water infrastructure unexpended appropriation repurposed.

Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes


HF 672 (Ecklund) Northeast Entrepreneur Fund grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Shawn Wellnitz, President & CEO, Entrepreneur Fund
Jessica Lietz, Owner, Boomtown, and Whistling Bird

HF 860 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jean Keenan, Executive Director, Life-Work Planning Center
Stacy Gordon

HF 679 (Boldon) Bridges to Healthcare funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jinny Rietmann, Executive Director, Workforce Development Inc.
Barb Embacher, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, Riverland Community College
Su Du, Graduate, Bridges to Healthcare; Mayo Clinic

HF 703 (Huot) Rosemount; water infrastructure unexpended appropriation repurposed.
Logan Martin, City Administrator, City of Rosemount
Kim Lindquist, City of Rosemount

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