STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
PROPERTY TAX AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Drazkowski, Chair of the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:20AM on March 1st, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Chair
HERTAUS, Jerry, Vice Chair LOONAN, Bob
LOEFFLER, Diane MARQUART, Paul
ANDERSON, Paul NELSON, Michael
BARR, Regina NEU, Anne
CARLSON, Andrew RARICK, Jason
ERICKSON, Sondra WHELAN, Abigail
FRANKE, Keith YOUAKIM, Cheryl
HF636 (Poston) Agricultural homestead land farmed by a beginning farmer allowed to continue to qualify for homestead classification.
Testifying on HF636 was Cole Rupprecht, Minnesota Farm Bureau.
Representative Drazkowski officially called the meeting to order at 8:28 AM. A quorum was present.
Representative Erickson moved the minutes of February 27th, 2017 be approved. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Whelan moved that HF636 be laid over.
Representative Whelan renewed her motion that HF636 be laid over.
HF1268 (Erickson) Special property tax abatement aid authorized.
Representative Erickson moved that HF1268 be laid over.
Representative Hertaus assumed the gavel at 8:32AM.
Representative Erickson renewed her motion that HF1268 be laid over.
HF1055 (Heintzeman) Property tax due dates and penalties modified.
Representative Marquart moved that HF1055 be laid over.
Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF1055 be laid over.
The committee recessed at 8:37AM.
The committee reconvened at 8:38AM.
HF527 (Hamilton) Wind energy production tax modified.
Representative Anderson moved HF527 be laid over.
Testifying on HF527 was Patty Epenson, Bingham Lake, Marty Epenson, Bingham Lake and Gary Cerkvenik, Costin Group.
Representative Anderson renewed his motion that HF527 be laid over.
HF671 (Kiel) Permanent tax reduction authority provided to border city enterprise zones.
Representative Barr moved that HF671 be laid over.
Testifying on HF671 was Scott Hutchins, Moorhead Deputy City Manager and David Murphy, East Grand Forks City Administrator.
Representative Barr renewed her motion that HF671 be laid over.
Testifying on HF1268 was Karen McQuoid, Business Owner on Lake Mille Lacs.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:27 AM.
Representative Steve Drazkowski, Chair
Allison Wroble, Committee Legislative Assistant