STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
GREATER MINNESOTA ECONOMIC &
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Bob Gunther, Chair of the Greater Minnesota Economic & Workforce Development Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:47 p.m. on January 29th, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
A quorum was present.
Members excused: GREEN, Steve.
Representative Hancock moved that the minutes of Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Mary Tingerthal, Commissioner, and Ryan Baumtrog, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency gave an overview of the department.
The following individuals testified about Workforce Housing issues in Greater Minnesota:
Patrick Hynes, Intergovernmental Relations Counsel, League of Minnesota Cities;
Larry Kruse, City Administrator, Thief River Falls;
Jeff Corey, Executive Director, One Roof Community Housing;
Rick Goodeman, CEO, Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership;
Chip Halbach, Executive Director, Minnesota Housing Partnership;
Ernesto Velez Bustos, Executive Director, Centro Campesino.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:34 p.m.
Representative Bob Gunther, Chair
Rebecca Meade, Committee Legislative Assistant