STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:18 AM on March 9th, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair HORNSTEIN, Frank
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Brian
BACKER, Jeff JOHNSON, Clark
BECKER-FINN, Jamie LAYMAN, Sandy
BLISS, Matt LUECK, Dale
CORNISH, Tony METSA, Jason
ECKLUND, Rob NEWBERGER, Jim
FISCHER, Peter SWEDZINSKI, Chris
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HOPPE, Joe WAGENIUS, Jean
HANSEN, Rick SUNDIN, Mike
CLARK, Karen UGLEM, Mark
Representative Fabian called the meeting to order at 8:18 AM. A quorum was present.
Vice Chair Heintzeman moved to adopt the minutes of March 8th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1451 (Lueck) Road easement exchange and forest land lease requirements modified, state forest land removed, and consolidated conservation land sale provided.
Representative Fabian moved HF 1451 to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Lueck moved the H1451DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Lueck moved the H1451A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Lueck moved the H1451A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF1451:
Kathy Lewis, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Lands and Minerals Division
Representative Lueck renewed the motion that HF 1451 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Agency representatives from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency continued the presentation of the 2018-2019 Department Budget Request.
Those testifying on the Department Budget Request from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency include:
Kirk Koudelka, Assistant Commissioner for Land Policy
Joshua Bunker, Chief Financial Officer
Will Seuffert, Executive Director, Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Michelle Beeman, Deputy Commissioner
The meeting was adjourned at 9:08 AM.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Kalyn Schroeder, Committee Legislative Assistant