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Property Tax Division

ELEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 11, 2021

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

PROPERTY TAX DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Gomez, Vice-Chair of the Property Tax Division, called the remote meeting to order at 1:01 P.M. on March 11, 2021, pursuant to House Rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

YOUAKIM, Cheryl (Chair)
GOMEZ, Aisha (Vice-Chair)
HERTAUS, Jerry (GOP-Lead)
ANDERSON, Paul
FISCHER, Peter
HER, Kaohly
MARQUART, Paul
MORTENSEN, Erik
PELOWSKI, Gene
TORKELSON, Paul

Members Excused:
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
GREEN, Steve
HASSAN, Hodan

A quorum was present.

Vice-Chair Gomez moved the approval of the March 10, 2021 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1614 (Keeler) Moorhead local sales tax authorized

Representative Marquart moved that HF 1614 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Marquart moved that the HF 1614 A1 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Keeler presented the bill, as amended.

Public Testimony:
Shelly Carson, Moorhead Mayor
Liz Lynch, Lake Agassiz Regional Library Director

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1614, as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 1485 (Sundin) Carlton County local sales tax authorized

Representative Marquart moved that HF 1485 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Marquart moved that the HF 1485 A21 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Sundin presented the bill, as amended.

Public Testimony:
Marv Bodie, Carlton County Commissioner
Kelly Lake, Carlton County Sheriff

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1485, as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 1709 (Wolgamott) St. Cloud local sales tax modified

Representative Her moved that HF 1709 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Wolgamott presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Dave Kleis, St. Cloud Mayor
Tony Goddard, St. Cloud Director of Community Services and Facilities

Representative Her renewed her motion that HF 1709 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 1751 (Poston) Staples local sales tax authorized

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 1751 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Poston presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Jerel Nelson, Staples City Administrator
Chris Etzler, Staples Mayor

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 1751 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 1490 (Lueck) Crosslake local sales tax authorized

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 1490 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Lueck presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Mike Lyonais, Crosslake City Administrator

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 1490 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

VIII. HF 1300 (Theis) Waite Park local sales tax authorized

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 1300 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Theis presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Rick Miller, Waite Park Mayor
Shaunna Johnson, Waite Park City Administrator

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 1300 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 1239 (Kresha) Little Falls local sales tax authorized

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 1239 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Kresha presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Jon Radermacher, Little Falls City Administrator
Greg Zylka, Little Falls Mayor
Doug Dahlberg, Little Falls Resident

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 1239 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF 1321 (Erickson) Mille Lacs County local sales tax authorized

Representative Hertaus moved that HF 1321 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

Representative Erickson presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Neal Knopik, Mille Lacs County Engineer
Holly Wilson, Acting Mille Lacs County Administrator

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 1321 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

The committee adjourned at 2:21 P.M




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Representative Cheryl Youakim, Chair



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Eric Petersen, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1614 (Keeler) - Moorhead; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF1485 (Sundin) - Carlton County; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF1709 (Wolgamott) - St. Cloud; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF1751 (Poston) - Staples; community center renovation local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF1300 (Theis) - Waite Park; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF1490 (Lueck) - Crosslake; local sales and use tax authorized.
  • HF1239 (Kresha) - Little Falls; local sales and use tax authority modified.
  • HF1321 (Erickson) - Mille Lacs County; local sales and use tax authorized.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:19 HF1614 (Keeler) Moorhead; local sales and use tax authority modified.
12:10 HF1485 (Sundin) Carlton County; local sales and use tax authorized.
26:05 HF1709 (Wolgamott) Saint Cloud; local sales and use tax authority modified.
35:15 HF1751 (Poston) Staples; community center renovation local sales and use tax authorized.
41:34 HF1490 (Lueck) Crosslake; local sales and use tax authorized.
58:47 HF1300 (Theis) Waite Park; local sales and use tax authorized.
1:08:49 HF1239 (Kresha) Little Falls; local sales and use tax authority modified.
1:13:58 HF1321 (Erickson) Mille Lacs County; local sales and use tax authorized.


I. HF 1614 (Keeler) Moorhead local sales tax authorized
II. HF 1485 (Sundin) Carlton County local sales tax authorized
III. HF 1709 (Wolgamott) St. Cloud local sales tax modified
IV. HF 1751 (Poston) Staples local sales tax authorized
V. HF 1490 (Lueck) Crosslake local sales tax authorized
VI. HF 1300 (Theis) Waite Park local sales tax authorized
VII. HF 1239 (Kresha) Little Falls local sales tax authorized
VIII. HF 1321 (Erickson) Mille Lacs County local sales tax authorized

If you are interested in providing testimony on any of these bills, please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV1 and HTV2 will have live closed captioning. Video archives of 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 agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.