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2021-2022 Regular Session - Wednesday, December 1, 2021



Representative Mary Murphy, Chair of the Committee on Redistricting, called the virtual meeting to order at 11:02 AM on December 1, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Murphy, Mary, CHAIR
Klevorn, Ginny, VC
Torkelson, Paul, Lead
Garofalo, Pat
Greenman, Emma
Igo, Spencer
Lee, Fue
Long, Jamie
Munson, Jeremy
Nash, Jim
Neu Brindley, Anne
Sandstede, Julie
Stephenson, Zack
Vang, Samantha
West, Nolan

Members excused:
Bahner, Kristen
O'Driscoll, Tim
Schultz, Jennifer

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Klevorn moved to approve the minutes from November 23rd, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Public testimony on proposed Legislative and Congressional maps:
-Cal Warwas, City of Eveleth
-Benjamin Schierer, Mayor, Fergus Falls
-Ron Grobeck, Mayor, Ottertail
-Rick Ihli, Mayor, Rogers
-Tim Sanders, Mayor, Blaine

The committee adjourned at 11:51 AM.

Representative Mary Murphy, Chair

Mick Borsari, Committee Legislative Assistant
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02:45 - Introductory remarks by the Chair.
11:45 - Public testimony on the proposed legislative and congressional district plans.
Runs 48 minutes.

Public testimony on proposed legislative and congressional district plans (L2101-0 and C2101-0)
- Cal Warwas, Eveleth
-Benjamin Schierer, Mayor – City of Fergus Falls
-Ron Grobeck, Mayor - City of Ottertail

* This meeting will be dedicated to public testimony on the proposed legislative and congressional district plans. Proposed maps can be found at and clicking on ‘C2101-0’ in the plan category for proposed congressional maps and "L2101-0" in the plan category for proposed legislative maps . No formal action will be taken. Amendments will be considered and a final vote on these proposals will occur on Thursday, December 9, 2021.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to testify, please email no later 4:00 PM, Tuesday, November 30 and indicate on which plan you want to comment. Depending on the number of people who sign up, testimony may be limited to 3-5 minutes/per person. Please use the same email and deadlines to submit written testimony (in PDF file format). No additional testimony is planned after Dec. 2.

PUBLIC VIEWING: This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

PUBLIC ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Redistricting Committee website at

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: