STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Tim Kelly, Chair of the Transportation Policy and Finance Committee, called the twenty-seventh meeting to order at 1:07 PM on April 23, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
KELLY, Tim, Chair KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John, VC LUCERO, Eric
ANDERSON, Mark MASIN, Sandra
BERNARDY, Connie MCNAMARA, Denny
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve NORTON, Kim
ERHARDT, Ron RUNBECK, Linda
HAUSMAN, Alice SANDERS, Tim
HORNSTEIN, Frank SUNDIN, Mike
HOWE, Jeff UGLEM, Mark
JOHNSON, Clark WHELAN, Abigail
Chair Kelly called the meeting to order at 1:07 PM A quorum was present.
Representative Hornstein moved to approve the minutes of April 22, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Johnson testified on HF1469.
Lisa Iverson, Cambridge City Council Member, and ANOTHER testified on HF1469.
Representative Peppin testified on HF1512.
Tim McNeal testified on HF1512.
Representative Hoppe testified on HF1569.
Representative Gruenhagen testified on HF80.
Mark Woodshivel, Mayor of Chaska, Laurie Anderson, Chamber of Commerce, and Matt Paderowski, City Administrator for the City of Chaska, testified on HF1516 and HF80.
Representative Rosenthal testified on HF1002.
Shelly Peterson, Bloomington City Engineer, testified on HF10002.
Peggy Rehder, Red Wing City Council Member, and Ron Rosenthal, Red Wing Engineering Director testified on HF2248.
Representative Hackbarth and Representative Dettmer testified on HF315.
Rhonda Sivarajah, Anoka County Board of Commissioners, testified on HF315.
Representative Miller testified on HF1562.
Chris Osland testified on HF1562.
Representative Lien testified on HF640.
Representative Drazkowski testified on HF1256.
Dan Matejka, City Administrator for the City of Goodview, testified on HF1256.
Representative Uglem testified on HF157.
Vice Chair Petersburg assumed the gavel at 1:55 PM
Jerry Cook, Mayor of Coon Rapids, testified on HF157.
Representative Zerwas testified on HF489 and HF490.
MAN and Justin Femerack, City Engineer of Elk River, testified on HF489 and HF490.
Representative Whelan testified on HF1799 and HF1207.
Matt Look, Anoka County Commissioner, testified on HF1799 and HF1207.
Representative Whelan testified on HF2127.
Sarah Strommen, Mayor of the City of Ramsey, testified on HF2127.
Dean Kapler, Fire Chief for the City of Ramsey, testified on HF2127.
Representative Yarusso testified on HF158
MAN testified on HF158.
David Grant, Mayor of Arden Hills, testified on HF158.
Representative Yarusso testified on HF185.
Bill Urbanski, Mounds View Neighborhood Sound Wall Committee, and Joe Flaherty, Mayor of Mounds View, testified on HF185.
Representative Wills testified on HF48.
Nancy Shoewiller testified on HF48.
Representative Hansen testified on HF927.
Jenny Halvorson, West St. Paul City Council Member, testified on HF927.
Representative Kahn testified on HF1360.
Don Elwood, Director of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the City of Minneapolis, testified on HF1360.
Representative Isaacson testified on HF109.
Joe Lux, Ramsey County, testified on HF109.
Representative Carlson testified on HF912 and HF914.
Kelli Slavik, Mayor of Plymouth, testified on HF914.
Representative Erhardt testified on HF588.
Representative Johnson, S. testified on HF1310.
J.D. Birdson testified on HF1310.
Representative Johnson testified on HF760.
Mike Rodgers, Transit Project Manager for Ramsey County Regional Rail, testified on HF760.
Representative Peterson testified on HF2155.
Representative Uglem assumed the gavel at 3:16 PM
Steve Albrecht, Director of Public Works for the City of Burnsville, testified on HF2155.
Representative Anderson, P. testified on HF736.
Joe Finken?, Mayor of the City of Melrose?, testified on HF736.
Representative Anderson, P. testified on HF474.
Jim Thoreen, testified on HF474.
Vice Chair Petersburg assumed the gavel at 3:28 PM
Representative Hornstein testified on HF529.
Lisa Cerney, Director of Surface Water and Sewers Division for the City of Minneapolis, testified on HF529.
Representative Hornstein testified on HF1137.
Kerri Gordon, Allina Hospitals, Louis Smith, Phillips Partnership, and Jim Grube, Hennepin County Engineer, testified on HF1137.
Representative Fenton testified on HF1617.
Representative Uglem assumed the gavel at 3:40 PM
Lisa Weik, Washington County Commissioner, and MAN testified on HF1617.
Representative Torkelson testified on HF2059.
Mike Beard, on behalf of Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority, testified on HF2059.
Representative Whelan testified on HF1888.
Tim Crookshank, City of Anoka, testified on HF1888.
Representative Dehn testified on HF1681.
Kelly Hoffman-Orth, Project Manager for Hennepin County Community Works, testified on HF1681.
Representative Uglem testified on HF680 on behalf of Representative Hortman.
Representative Barrett testified on HF2254.
Vice Chair Petersburg assumed the gavel at 4:02 PM
The meeting was adjourned at 4:11 PM
Representative Tim Kelly, Chair
Natalie Cecchini, Committee Legislative Assistant