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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Thursday, November 15, 2018

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The Senate publishes a schedule of Senate committee hearings and floor sessions. The schedule is continually updated.

01 Links to days that have meetings scheduled are shown in red on the calendar.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Joint Meeting: Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Executive Committee-
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni
8:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 

1. Approve the minutes for last Executive Committee meeting November 15, 2016
2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business
3. Discussion and adoption of LCCMR Operational Budget
4. Adjourn


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8:45 a.m.  
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources-
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni
8:45 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 

1. Approve the minutes for June 26 and 27, 2018
2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business
3. Presentation and discussion – Freeway Landfill, Burnsville and Anoka County-Waste Disposal Engineering Closed Landfill
    • Kirk Koudelka, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
    • Kathy Sather, Remediation Division Director, MPCA
    • Pat Hanson, Lead Engineer and Project Manager for Freeway cleanup, MPCA
    • Mark Umholtz, Hydrologist for Freeway cleanup, MPCA
4. Determine process for fulfilling legislative direction on Freeway Landfill
M.L. 2018 Subd. 21. Fiscal Year 2020 Recommendations: "For fiscal year 2020, the commission shall consider recommending funding for the Pollution Control Agency to clean up a closed landfill in Burnsville for the protection of the state's air, water, land, fish, and wildlife from significant contamination. Any deadlines established by the commission for submission of proposals for the commission's fiscal year 2020 recommendations are waived until July 15, 2018, for proposals authorized under this subdivision."
5. Presentation on the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) Internal Controls and Compliance Audit dated June 5, 2018 from the Office of Legislative Auditor (OLA)
    • Jim Nobles, Chris Buse and Tracy Gebhard, OLA
    • John Jaschke and Angie Becker Kudelka, BWSR
6. Discussion and decision: spending ENRTF funds outside of Minnesota
7. Report back from Executive Committee
8. Proposal Allocation Recommendations for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for FY20 (July 1, 2019)
9. Working Lunch (lunches will be delivered)
10. Discussion with Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) on M.L. 2018, Chp. 214, Art. 6, Sec. 4 "Special Appropriation Trust Fund Bonds and Appropriations"
    • Jen Hassemer, Assistant Commissioner, MMB
11. Continue Proposal Allocation Recommendations for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for FY20 (July 1, 2019)
12. Other LCCMR business (as needed)
    • Public Testimony
    • Decision: approval of work plan for M.L. 2018, Chp. 214, Art. 6, Sec. 4, Subd. 6(1), "Anoka County-Waste Disposal Engineering Closed Landfill," MPCA
13. Adjourn


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1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
1:00 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 

Stakeholder Meeting:

Drinking Water/Infrastructure/Groundwater Sustainability


 
Monday, July 23, 2018  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, July 23, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Data Practices-
Chair: Rep. Peggy Scott
10:00 a.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 
  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes from June 13, 2018 Meeting
  3. Presentation on Health Records by Research Staff
  4. Overview of HF 3312 (Zerwas)/SF 2975 (Pratt): Patient consent to release of health records provision modified
  5. Public Testimony
  6. Adjournment

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Committee on E-12 Policy
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
09:00 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation from the Office of the Legislative Auditor on the 2013
     Special Education Evaluation.
Update from the Department of Education on special education
     enrollment and spending trends.

 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018  
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
1:00 p.m.
Room TBD
Agenda: 

Stakeholders Meeting:

Wastewater and Storm Water Infrastructure


 
Thursday, July 26, 2018  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
10:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD

And field trip...


 
Friday, August 3, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, August 3, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Joint Meeting: Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Site Visit-
Chair:
8:00 a.m.
Room


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Joint Meeting: Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Site Visit-
Chair:
8:00 a.m.
Room


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

TBD


 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
1:00 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 

Stakeholders Meeting:

Keeping Water on the Land


 
Thursday, August 16, 2018  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Rep. Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 

Agenda: TBA


 
Monday, August 20, 2018  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, August 20, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
9:00 a.m.
Room TBD
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018  
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
1:00 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 

Stakeholders Meeting:

Lake Sustainability


 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018  
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
1:00 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 

Stakeholders Meeting:

Desired Future State for Minnesota Waters


 
Thursday, September 6, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

Hearings for ML 2019 / FY 2020 funding requests. 


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Friday, September 7, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, September 7, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

Hearings for ML 2019 / FY 2020 funding requests. 


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Monday, September 17, 2018  
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, September 17, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
6:00 p.m.
Room TBD
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Thursday, September 27, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Monday, October 15, 2018  
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, October 15, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
6:00 p.m.
Room TBD
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Monday, November 12, 2018  
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, November 12, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
6:00 p.m.
Room TBD
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources-
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Thursday, November 15, 2018  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD


 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Rep. Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 

Agenda: TBA


 

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