STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL INVESTMENT
JOINT MEETING WITH COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FINANCE
Chairs, Representative Alice Hausman and Representative Paul Marquart
Representative Hausman, Chair of Committee on Capital Investment, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistants noted the roll.
Ward, J., Vice Chair
Slocum, Vice Chair
Woodard, GOP Lead
A quorum was present.
Informational hearings of each of the following bills:
The chief author of each of these bills explained their bills.
H.F. No. 1501 (Murphy) Library accessibility and improvement grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Elaine Keefe, MN Library Association
Pat Conley, Washington County Library Director
H.F. No. 2034 (Fritz) Minnesota State Academies funding provided for asset preservation, a new dormitory, and Pollard Hall renovation; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
Brad Harper, Supt of MSA
Randy Dirks, Physical Plant director, MSA
Perpich Center agency bonding request
Sue Mackert, Executive director
Bill Nash, Physical Plant Manager
H.F. No. 2047 (Anzelc) Independent School District No. 317, Deer River, funding provided for building renovation, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
H.F. No. 2049 (Anzelc) Independent School District No. 318, Grand Rapids, Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Mary Ives, advocate for Reif Center
David Marty, Executive Director of Reif Center
H.F. No. 2345 (Gunther) Jackson; library funding provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.
Jennifer Bromeland, Jackson City Administrator
H.F. No. 2378 (Davine) Early education programs and developmental screening aid funding increased, English language learner services extended, adult basic education funding increased, charter school authorized to access lease aid for facilities leased from a school district, funding provided.
Jim Grathwol, Government Relations Director of Minneapolis Schools
H.F. No. 2645 (Davnie) Minneapolis; early childhood education facility funding provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.
Becky Rohloff, CEO and President of YWCA Minneapolis
Stephanie Gerster, parent of child that uses the YWCA early childhood programs
H.F. No. 2565 (Newton) Library accessibility and improvement grants program money appropriated, Books 4 Bricks program established, funding provided bonds issued and money appropriated.
Robert Jacobs, Brooklyn Park
The meeting was adjourned at 9:25 AM.
Representative Alice Hausman, Chair
Debra Fastner, Committee Legislative Assistant