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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 10, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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 1:45 P.M. on March 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 Greenman moved to approve the minutes for the March 8th, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 1750 (Christensen) Energy Transition Legacy Office established

Testifiers in regards to HF 1750:
Mary McComber, Mayor at City of Oak Park Heights
Max Peters, Cohasset City Administrator
Jamie Fitzke, Center for Energy and Environment
Audrey Partridge, Center for Energy and Environment
Evan Mulholland, Supervising Attorney at MCEA
Thor Underdahl, MN Power

Chair Noor moved to refer HF 1750 to the Climate and Energy Finance and Policy Committee.

A roll call was requested.

AYES:

NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay
HALEY, Barb
DAVNIE, Jim
FRANKE, Keith
GREENMAN, Emma
JURGENS, Tony
KOEGEL, Erin
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
OLSON, Liz
XIONG, Tou

NAYS:
HAMILTON, Rod
BAKER, Dave


WITH 11 AYES AND 2 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF 1750 WAS REFERED TO CLIMATE AND ENERGY FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE.

HF 1206 (Agbaje) Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 1206:
Louis King, President & CEO of Summit Academy
Gerald Graffunder, graduate of Summit Academy, Atomic Data employee

Chair Noor laid HF 1206 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 1105 (Xiong, J) Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 1105:
Terryl Brumm, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities
Lamah Bility, Boys & Girls Club Alumni

Chair Noor laid HF 1105 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 1324 (Baker) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 1324:
Ben Wogsland, Hospitality Minnesota

Chair Noor laid HF 1324 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 3:17 P.M.


Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair



Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant









More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1105 (Xiong) - Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1206 (Agbaje) - Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1750 (Christensen) - Energy Transition Legacy Office established, transition communities and worker advisory committee, state transition plan development required for communities and worker impacted by power plan retirement, and money appropriated.
  • HF1324 (Baker) - ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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03:10 HF1750 (Christensen) Energy Transition Legacy Office established, transition communities and worker advisory committee, state transition plan development required for communities and worker impacted by power plant retirement, and money appropriated.
42:40 HF1206 (Agbaje) Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.
56:40 HF1105 (Xiong, J.) Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:16:45 HF1324 (Baker) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program funding provided, and money appropriated.


HF 1750 (Christensen) Energy Transition Legacy Office established
Mayor Mary McComber, City of Oak Park Heights
Max Peters, Cohasset City Administrator
Jamie Fitzke, Center for Energy and Environment
Audrey Partridge, Center for Energy and Environment
Evan Mulholland, Supervising Attorney at MCEA
Thor Underdahl, MN Power

HF 1206 (Agbaje) Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.
Louis King, President & CEO of Summit Academy
Gerald Graffunder, graduate of Summit Academy, Atomic Data employee

HF 1105 (Xiong, J) Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.
Terryl Brumm, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities
Lamah Bility, Boys & Girls Club Alumni

HF 1324 (Baker) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Ben Wogsland, Hospitality Minnesota

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