STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTY SIXTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY SECOND SESSION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30am on April 5, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Marquart moved that the minutes from April 4, 2022, be approved. Motion prevailed.
Vice-Chair Sandstede assumed the gavel at 10:36am.
House Research informationally walked through the remaining articles of the DE1 amendment.
Testimony from the public to the DE1 amendment in HF 4300. The DE1 amendment was previously introduced to the committee on April 4, 2022.
Tim Strom, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives
Paula Cole, Executive Director, E4E-Minnesota
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Deb Henton, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Shep Harris, on behalf of the Minnesota Association of Independent Schools
Scott Helland, Harmony Adult Basic Education, on behalf of Literacy Action Network
Matt Shaver, Policy Director, EdAllies
Sara Spafford Freeman, Parent, Education Advocate
Kim Lewis, Government Relations, Minnesota School Board Association
Joe Gothard, Ed.D., Superintendent, Saint Paul Public Schools
Seth Putz, on behalf of the Minnesota Educational Facility Management Professionals
Kate Lynne Snyder, Government Relations, Education Minnesota
Brad Jensen, President, Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs
Zong Vang, Strategy Manager in Policy and Network Evaluation, Ignite Afterschool Network
Liz Lynch, Legislative Chair, Minnesota Library Association
Jeremy Kovash, Legislative Chair, Minnesota Service Cooperatives
Sade Ogundiran, Program Director, Roosevelt Beacons
Kamarius Cox, Youth, Roosevelt Beacons
Michelle Chang, Lead Organizer for Education Policy, Coalition of Asian American Leaders
Colleen Moriarty, Executive Director, Hunger Solutions Minnesota
Yashasvi Awasthi, Member, American Heart Association Advocacy & Community Impact Committee
Josh Downham, Government Relations, Minneapolis Public Schools
David Parker, Vice-President of Research & Development, ServeMinnesota
Simon Hofer, 4th Grade Student
Maren Christenson Hofer, parent
Sonya Emerick, Parent
Jolie Holland, Licensed School Nurse, School Nurse Organization of Minnesota
The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:58am.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Wilson Lee, Committee Legislative Assistant