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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 24, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 24th, 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 22nd, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 845 (Agbaje) Twin Cities R!SE performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 845:
Tom Streitz, CEO, Twin Cities R!SE
Angel Smith, Twin Cities RISE Graduate

Chair Noor laid HF 845 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 721 (Her) International Institute of Minnesota performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 721:
Jane Graupman, Executive Director, International Institute of Minnesota
Daniel Onyancha

Chair Noor laid HF 721 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 919 (Sandstede) Minnesota Diversified Industries, Inc. grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 919:
Eric Black
Jeanne Eglinton
Delmon Smith

Chair Noor laid HF 919 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.



HF 715 (Greenman) Construction Careers Foundation grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 715:
Dan McConnell, Business Manager, Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council
Gary Thaden, Board Chair, Construction Careers Foundation
Pat Wagner, Executive Director, Construction Careers Foundation
Sam Ebute, Trades Navigator, Construction Careers Foundation

Chair Noor laid HF 715 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:34 P.M.
Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair



Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF715 (Greenman) - Construction Careers Foundation grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF721 (Her) - International Institute of Minnesota performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF845 (Agbaje) - Twin Cities R!SE performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF919 (Sandstede) - Minnesota Diversified Industries, Inc. grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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02:32 - HF845 (Agbaje) Twin Cities R!SE performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
28:50 - HF721 (Her) International Institute of Minnesota performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
47:33 - HF919 (Sandstede) Minnesota Diversified Industries, Inc grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:15:39 - HF715 (Greenman) Construction Careers Foundation grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes


HF 845 (Agbaje) Twin Cities R!SE performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Tom Streitz, CEO, Twin Cities R!SE
Angel Smith

HF 721 (Her) International Institute of Minnesota performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jane Graupman, Executive Director, International Institute of Minnesota
Daniel Onyancha

HF 919 (Sandstede) Minnesota Diversified Industries, Inc. grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Eric Black, President
Jeanne Eglinton, Director of Employment Services
Delmon Smith, Production Employee

HF 715 (Greenman) Construction Careers Foundation grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Dan McConnell, Business Manager, Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council
Gary Thaden, Board Chair, Construction Careers Foundation
Pat Wagner, Executive Director, Construction Careers Foundation
Sam Ebute, Trades Navigator, Construction Careers Foundation

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