STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Property and Local Tax Division
Representative Linda Runbeck, Chair of the Property and Local Tax Division, called the meeting to order at 8:18 AM on February 29, 2012, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
RUNBECK, Linda, Chair
CRAWFORD, Roger, Vice Chair
MARQUART, Paul, DFL Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Daudt moved the approval of the minutes of February 22, 2012.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Chair Runbeck moved HF2283.
HF2283 (McElfatrick) Local government aid payment to cities modified.
Representative McElfatrick presented HF2283.
Patrick Wussow, County Administrator, Aitkin County
Chair Runbeck moved HF2283 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Runbeck moved HF1954.
HF1954 (Downey) Counties and cities required to report additional budgetary information.
Representative Downey presented HF1954.
Kaye Rakow, Director of Public Policy, NAIOP
John Kysylyczyn, Citizen
Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Jennifer O'Rourke, League of Minnesota Cities
Charlie Vander Aarde, Metro Cities
Chair Runbeck laid over HF1954.
Chair Runbeck moved HF2161.
HF2161 (Nornes) Otter Tail County; city of Vergas aggregate tax imposition authorized.
Representative Nornes presented HF2161.
Dean Haarstick, Mayor of Vergas
Fred Corrigan, Aggregate & Ready Mix Association of Minnesota
Chair Runbeck moved HF2161 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Runbeck moved HF1113.
HF1113 (McFarlane) Ramsey County; mortgage registry and deed tax expiration authority removed.
Representative McFarlane presented HF1113.
Janice Rettman, Ramsey County Commissioner
Chair Runbeck moved HF1113 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Runbeck moved HF1242.
HF1242 (Doepke) Hennepin County; authority extended to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax.
Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County Commissioner
Nick Ruehl, Mayor of Excelsior
Owen Metz, Dominian
Paul Eger, Minnesota Association of Realtors
Kevin Dunlevy, Minnesota State Bar Association
Chair Runbeck moved HF1242 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Runbeck moved HF1876.
HF1876 (Mahoney) Saint Paul; annual maximum debt extended and increased.
Representative Mahoney presented HF1876.
Sarah Erickson, City of Saint Paul
Chair Runbeck moved HF1876 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting recessed at 9:51 AM.
The Committee did not return from recess and stood adjourned at 12:00 midnight in accordance with House Rule 6.20.
REP. Linda Runbeck, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant