STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 8:16 A.M. on February 25, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
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Chair Drazkowski called the meeting to order at 8:16 A.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Whelan moved that the minutes of February 18, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF938 (Dill): Unorganized territories allowed to be eligible for township aid.
Representative Dill testified on HF938.
Representative Davnie moved that HF938 come before the committee.
Kent Sulem, General Counsel and Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Association of Townships, testified on HF938.
Chair Drazkowski moved that HF938 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.
Representative Hertaus moved that HF491 come before the committee.
HF491 (Heintzeman): Property tax due dates and penalties modified.
Rep. Heintzeman testified on HF491.
Russ Nygren, Retired Treasurer and Auditor, Morrison County, testified on HF491.
Chair Drazkowski moved that HF491 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.
HF419 (Anderson, S.): County aid to cover increased health care cost provided.
Representative Anderson, S. gave an overview of HF419. No official action was taken on HF419 until received from the Health and Human Services Reform Committee.
Ted Seifert, Chair, District 5 Commissioner, Goodhue County, testified on HF419.
Rhonda Sivarajah, Chair, District 6 Commissioner, Anoka County, testified on HF419.
Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association, testified on HF419.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 A.M.
Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair
Grant Erickson, Committee Legislative Assistant