STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Barb Sykora, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the sixth meeting to order at 12:34 PM on January 25, 2005 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
SYKORA, Barb, Chair
DEMMER, Randy, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
2005 Minnesota Department of Education capital budget request
12:42:48 PM Testifying on the capital budget:
Chas Anderson, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education
12:45:47 PM Audrey Bomstad, Supervisor, Program Finance, Minnesota Department of Education
HF96 (Huntley) Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, renovation funding provided for Grant Magnet School, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
12:49:51 PM Rep. Sykora moved HF96 be recommended for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment Omnibus Bill.
Rep. Jaros presented HF96.
12:51:02 PM Testifying on HF96:
Gary Berggren, Principal, Grant Elementary Magnet School
12:52:01 PM Kathy Bogen, Director, Grant Community School Collaborative Program
12:55:01 PM Jay Newcomb, Service learning coordinator, Grant School
1:02:42 PM Ed Marsman, Director of School Operations, Duluth School District
1:07:54 PM Rep. Sykora laid over HF96 for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment Omnibus Bill.
HF410 (Klinzing) Joint Powers District No. 6067, East Metro Integration District, grant provided to repay Independent School District No. 625, St. Paul, for the site of Crosswinds Arts and Science Middle School; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
1:08:52 PM Rep. Klinzing moved HF410 be recommended for inclusion in the Capital Investment Omnibus Bill.
Rep. Klinzing presented HF410.
1:09:42 PM Testifying on HF410:
Dr. Carl Wahlstrom, Superintendent, East Metro Integration District
1:13:35 PM Jay Squire, Attorney for the East Metro Integration District
1:32:35 PM Rep. Sykora laid over HF410 for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment Omnibus Bill.
HF266 (Sailer) Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, capital improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1:33:02 PM Rep. Davnie moved HF266 be recommended for inclusion in the Capital Investment Omnibus Bill.
1:33:25 PM Rep. Sailer presented HF266.
1:35:00 PM Testifying on HF266:
Stuart Desjarlait, Superintendent, Red Lake School District
1:43:40 PM Monte Hammitt, Consultant to the Red Lake School District
2:08:34 PM Deloris Cloud Hammitt, Title 4 Director, Red Lake School District
2:11:10 PM Rep. Sykora laid over HF266 for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment Omnibus Bill.
2:11:34 PM Rep. Buesgens moved the minutes of: January 20, 2005. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
2:11:57 PM The meeting was adjourned.
REP. BARB SYKORA, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant