STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair of the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00pm on April 1, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HORNSTEIN, Frank, Chair
KOEGEL, Erin, Vice-Chair
PETERSBURG, John, Lead
A quorum was present.
HF4708 (Jordan) - Local Bus and Transit Improvement Act adopted providing funding for transit improvements, fare reduction, shelters, zero-emission bus transition, rapid transit planning, and signal priority planning; and money appropriated.
Chair Hornstein moved to lay over HF 4708 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Chair Hornstein moved that the H4708A1 amendment be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Jordan gave an overview of HF 4708, as amended.
Public Testimony on HF 4708, as amended:
Sam Rockwell, Executive Director, Move Minnesota
Zoe Barany, Young Adult Coalition of ISAIAH
Joshua Houdek, Sierra Club North Star Chapter
Trevor Turner, Public Policy Director, MN Council on Disability
Luther Wynder, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
Chair Hornstein laid over HF 4708, as amended.
HF4690 (Boldon) - Greater Minnesota transit funding provided, and money appropriated.
Chair Hornstein moved to lay over HF 4690 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Rep. Boldon gave an overview of HF 4690.
Public Testimony on HF 4690:
Ryan Daniel, CEO of St. Cloud Metro Bus and President of the Minnesota Public Transit Association
Tiffany Collins, Director of Central Community Transit
Nick Lemmer, Communications Director, Rochester Public Transit
Jim Wolter, Director of Rolling Hills Transit/SEMCAC
Chair Hornstein laid over HF 4690.
Traffic Safety Advisory Council -Revisor 22-07478
Mike Hanson, Director, Office of Traffic Safety
Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 3:21pm.
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair
Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant