STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION
Chair, Representative Jim Davnie
Representative Ben Lien Chair of Property and Local Tax Division, called the meeting to order at 4:03 P.M. February 27, 2013, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Lien, Vice Chair
A quorum was present at 4:06 P.M.
Representative Davnie moved HF 406.
Representative Davnie presented HF 406 (Davnie) Market value definition for tax, debt, and other purposes; and money appropriated.
The following person testified on HF 406:
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
Heather Bestler, Department of Revenue, answered questions by members regarding HF 406.
HF 406 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Chair Davnie assumed the gavel at 4:17 P.M.
Chair Davnie moved HF 377.
Chair Davnie moved the H0377A1
Chair Davnie moved that the H0377A1 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Dorholt presented HF 377 as amended (Dorholt) St. Cloud area cities local sales and use tax modified.
The following people testified on HF 377:
Sarah Jane Nicoll, City Council Member for Sartell
Shaunna Johnson, City of Administrator for Waite Park
HF 377, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Representative Kiel moved HF 660.
Representative Falk presented HF 660 (Falk) Real property definition clarified.
The following people testified on HF 660:
Tim Rudnicki, Executive Director, Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association
Don Gales, CEO, Guardian Energy
Ward Einess, Ward Einess Strategies, LCC
Dan Whitman, S.A.M.A., Martin County Assessor
Beau Berentson, Association of Minnesota Counties
Glen Jacobsen, Assistant Renville County Attorney
John Hagen, Director of Property Tax Division for the Minnesota Department of Revenue, answered questions by members regarding HF 660.
HF 660 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Representative Garofalo moved that the minutes from February 19, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Torkelson moved that the minutes from February 26, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:36 P.M.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Tijuana Hawkins, Committee Legislative Assistant