Administrative cost panel discussion with:
-Sue Gens, State Arts Board
-David O’Fallon, Minn Humanities Center
-Bill Strusinski, Public Television
-Jim Nobles, Office of the Legislative Auditor’s Office
Minnesota State Arts Board overview: Sue Gens, executive director of the Minnesota State Arts Board
Minnesota Historical Society overview: Michael Fox, director of the Minnesota Historical Society
Minnesota Management & Budget presentation on recently released 2010 State Workforce Report: Judy Plante, assistant commissioner for State Human Resources
Meeting will adjourn at 11:30 a.m. Any bills not completed by that time will be added to Thursday's agenda.
(Doepke) - School personnel maintenance of effort and set-aside requirements removed, and financial decision making returned to school districts.
(Runbeck) - Acceleration of single sales apportionment adopted.
(Anderson) - Water used for public safety purposes tax exemption provided.
HF88 (Doepke) School personnel maintenance of effort and set-aside requirements removed, and financial decision making returned to school districts.
Overview and Comparison of Minnesota's Property Tax system; Discussion of Property Tax Benchmark rating system - Eric Willette, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Overview of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in Minnesota - Joel Michael, House Research
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance
(Peppin) - Sunset Commission created, sunset and review of state agencies provided, and money appropriated.
(Banaian) - Performance data added to budget proposal, zero-based budgeting required, and sunset advisory commission and sunset process established for state agencies.
(Koenen) - Military pension income tax subtraction created.
(Dettmer) - Military retirement pay phased-in subtraction provided.
(Koenen) - Sales and use tax exemption provided for grain bins, fencing materials, and cattle ear tags.
(Nelson) - Income tax checkoff authorized for multiple sclerosis research and assistance, and money appropriated.
Legacy Fund Recipient Presentations:
Minnesota Zoo- Peggy Adelmann, Lee Ehmke
Hennepin County Environmental Services- Rosemary Lavin
Duluth Children’s Museum- Michael Garcia, Richard Jaworski
Perpich Center- Sue Mackert, Pam Poulson
(LeMieur) - Green acres and rural preserve program changes specified.
(O'Driscoll) - Green acres and agricultural classifications restored to pre-2008 status.
(Kiffmeyer) - Green acres and agricultural classifications restored to pre-2008 status, green acres working group created, and appointments provided.