STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ELECTIONS POLICY
Representative O’Driscoll, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Policy, began the meeting at 10:15AM on January 11th 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
O’DRISCOLL, Tim - Chair
PUGH, Cindy - Vice Chair
Chair O’Driscoll called the meeting to order at 10:15AM. A quorum was present.
Chair O’Driscoll invited committee members and staff to introduce themselves.
The committee heard a presentation from the Minnesota Association of Townships.
Testifying: Kent Sulem, General Counsel, Minnesota Association of Cities
Gary Pederson, Executive Director Minnesota Association of Cities
Ruth Simpson, Attorney, Minnesota Association of Cities
Steve Fenske, Attorney, Minnesota Association of Cities
The committee heard a presentation from the Association of Minnesota Counties.
Testifying: Matt Hilgart, General Government Policy Analyst, Association of Minnesota Counties
Julie Ring, Executive Director, Association of Minnesota Counties
The committee heard a presentation from the League of Minnesota Cities.
Testifying: Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities
The committee heard a presentation from the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.
Testifying: Michelle Kelm-Helgen, Chair, Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:02PM.
Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair
Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant