STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
Representative Bernie Lieder, Chair of the House Transportation Finance & Policy Committee called the meeting to order at 4:36 P.M. on Tuesday, March 12, 2009 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Champion, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Rep. Holberg moved adoption of the minutes of March 10, 2009. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The committee discussed the bonding bills laid over in previous division hearings for possible recommendation to the Capital Investment Finance Division. The discussion included the following:
Transportation Finance and Policy Division - Capital Investment Proposals
Amounts in 1,000s
HF Appropriation GO Bond
# Author Bill Description Note Agency Amount
HF48 Bigham Red Rock Corridor - park-and-rides, predesign extension to Red Wing (2) Met Council $2,000
HF83 Huntley Duluth International Airport - new terminal MnDOT 4,900
HF124 Liebling High Speed Rail to Chicago - via Rochester (2) MnDOT 500
HF259 Lillie High Speed Rail to Chicago - via Red Wing (2) MnDOT 10,000
HF263 Hausman Central Corridor (2) Met Council 8,500
HF316 Johnson Union Depot - design, engineering, enviro., land acquisition Met Council 9,000
HF364 Pelowski Port Development Assistance program MnDOT 3,000
HF373 Murphy, M Northern Lights Express - design, enviro., construction MnDOT 1,000
HF383 Simon Southwest Corridor - enviro., prelim. engineering Met Council 5,000
HF391 Kalin Rush Line Corridor - park-and-rides Met Council 1,000
HF637 Hortman Bottineau Transitway Corridor - enviro. Met Council 500
HF660 Morrow Railroad track rehabilitation MnDOT 10,000
HF765 Loeffler City of Minneapolis Bridge - over Northtown Rail Yard Met Council 6,100
HF828 Hansen Robert Street Corridor - enviro., engineering, land, construction Met Council 4,000
HF833 McFarlane Rush Line Corridor - park-and-rides (2) Met Council 1,000
HF846 Lieder Minnesota Rail Service Improvement (MRSI) program (2) MnDOT 10,000
HF851 Haws City of St. Cloud - St. Cloud Regional Airport land acquisition MnDOT 2,000
HF960 Masin Cedar Avenue BRT - land acquisition, construction (2) Met Council 12,000
HF1210 Urdahl Little Crow Transitway - alternatives analysis, prelim. engineering, etc. (1) MnDOT 500
HF1380 Bly Northfield Commuter Rail - alternatives analysis (1) MnDOT 500
(1) Project specification language to be revised to identify bondable expenditures
(2) Language changes made in committee
The meeting was adjourned at 5:50 P.M.
Representative Lieder, Chair