STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
HOUSE HOUSING POLICY AND FINANCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH FINANCE
Representative Karen Clark, Chair, called the thirty-first meeting to order at 10:38 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LAINE Carolyn, Vice-Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Mike Nelson presented HF 2481 (Nelson) Public housing rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Alicia Huckleby, Special Projects Coordinator, St. Paul Public Housing Authority
Bob Boyd, Director of Policy & Special Initiatives, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
Representative Benson presented HFXXXX
(Benson), A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of nonprofit housing bonds for community land trusts.
Pat Steiger, Executive Director, MN Community Land Trust Coalition
Sean Allen, Executive Director, First Homes
Chair Laine assumed the gavel at 11:29 a.m.
Representative Clark presented HF 1354 (Clark), Nonprofit housing bonds authorized, and money appropriated.
Chip Halbach, Executive Director, MN Housing Partnership
Kristin Beckman, Government and Community Relations Director, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Mike Podawiltz, Principal, Podawiltz Development Corportation, St. Cloud
Kyle Makarios, Political Director, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
Representative Mariani presented HF 2406 (Mariani), Jobs created through rehabilitation and construction of affordable housing and through green energy investments in public buildings, nonprofit housing bonds authorized, bonds issued, emergency employment development program established, and money appropriated.
Kris Jacobs, Executive Director, Jobs Now Coalition
Jean Lee, Asian Pacific American Housing Consortium, Children’s Hope International
The meeting was adjourned at 12:01 p.m.
Karen Clark, Chair
Jake Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant