STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
JOBS & ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Bob Gunther, Chair of the Jobs & Economic Opportunity Policy & Finance Committee called the fifty-fourth meeting to order at 8:20 a.m., on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
House Members present:
GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
Members excused: All members were present.
A quorum was present.
Chair Gunther introduced the Governor’s Supplemental Budget Overview.
Department of Labor and Industry
Scott Brener, Commissioner, Department of Labor & Industry
Cindy Farrell, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor & Industry, 651-284-5528
Scott LeDoux, Anoka County Commissioner, 612-229-4269
Architecture, Engineering Board
Doreen Frost, Executive Director, MN Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design
Department of Commerce
Pat Sexton, Legislative Affairs Director, Department of Commerce, 651-297-1295
Chair Gunther called Vice Chair Garofalo to the Chair at 9:14 AM.
Department of Employment & Economic Development
U/Mayo Biotech & Genomics Partnership
Gene Goddard, Bioscience Industry Specialist, Dept. Employment & Economic Development, 651-296-7102
BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota
Dale Wahlstrom, Chairman, BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, 763-514-3323
Public Facilities Authority Bonding Authority
Terry Kuhlman, Executive Director, Public Facilities Authority, 651-296-4704
Representative Westerberg moved to approve the Minutes of March 16, 2006. The motion prevailed and the Minutes of March 16, 2006 were approved.
Small Business Assistance
Chuck Hamilton, Director, State Services for the Blind, Department of Employment & Economic Development, 651-642-0512
Department of Human Services
Chuck Johnson, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Human Services, 651-297-4727
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM.
REP. BOB GUNTHER, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant