STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division
Representative Drazkowski, Chair of the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 10:05AM, on March 3rd, 2016, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Chair QUAM, Duane, VC
Christopher Kleman, House Research, gave a presentation on properties with purchased easements.
The following testified on properties with purchased easements:
Tom May, Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers
David Sipila, St. Louis County Tax Assessor
Liz Weir, Private Ctizen, Wayzata
Pat Dalton and Bob Eleff, House Research, gave a presentation on franchise fees.
Representative Bob Vogel, presented bill draft DD241.
The following testified on franchise fees:
Joel Johnson, Minnesota Rural Electric Association
Peter Nelson, Center of the American Experiment
Lori Higgins, Northwest Area Chamber of Commerce
Fran Bradley, Private Citizen, Rochester
Thomas DeBoer, Private Citizen, Rochester
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
Scott Neal, City Manager, Edina
Justin Femrite, City Engineer, Elk River
The meeting was adjourned at 12:28PM.
Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair
Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant