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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of August 2014

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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.
 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014  
8:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: David Hartwell
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building

TIME CHANGE

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 - Executive Director Interviews

11:00 p.m. - 3:30 - Council Meeting
1. Review and Approve Agenda
2. Review and Approve Minutes
3. Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today's Agenda
4. Executive Director's Report
5. Presentation: Impact of Commodity Prices on Agriculture and Forest Land Prices - Steve Taff, Dept. of Applied Economics, U of M
6. Decision: Accomplishment Plan Amendment - Parcel List addition - Houlton tract
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd 5(b) Metro Big Rivers, Phase III
ML 2011, 1st Sp. Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd 5(d) Metro Big Rivers, Phase II
Bob McGillivray, Trust for Public Land, Dave Anderson, City of Elk River, Mike Hecker, City of Elk River
7. Decision: Accomplishment Plan Amendment - Parcel additions of publicly owned land in Kittson and Roseau counties
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(b) Prairie Recovery Project, Phase III
Neal Feeken, The Nature Conservancy
8. Decision: Acquisition of Tax Forfeited Land in Pennington County
M 2013, Ch. 137, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(c) WMA, SNA Native Prairie Bank Easement, Phase V - Pat Rivers, DNR
9. Decision: Accomplishment Plan Amendment
ML 2014, Ch. 256, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(m) CPL Grant Program - Phase VI
ML 2014, Ch. 256, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(n) CPL Metro Grant Program
Jessica Lee, DNR
10. Update: Impacts of WRRDA on OHF Appropriations
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Article 1, Section 2 , Subd. 4(f) Marsh Lake Enhancements - Ricky Lien, DNR
11. ML 2012, Ch. 264, Article 1, Section 2 , Subd. 5(h) Protect Aquatic Habitat from Asian Carp - Nick Frohnauer, DNR
12. Update: Final reports - Heather Koop, LSOHC
13. Discussion: Member evaluation and scoring
14. Decision: Proposal hearing agenda (15)
15. Opportunity for Public to Address the Council
If you would like to testify, please contact Sandy Smith at (651) 297-7141 or sandy.smith@lsohc.leg.mn.
16. Adjourn
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2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Legislative Coordinating Commission
Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
2:00 p.m.
Room 300S State Office Building

MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Advisory Committee on Capitol Security
Chair: Lt. Governor Prettner Solon
9:00 a.m.
Room 112 State Capitol
Agenda: 
1. Review and approval of June 25, 2014 meeting minutes
2. MN Capitol Building Security Report (Plant Management Director Chris Guevin, Michael Rozin, Rozin Security Consulting, LLC)
3. Public Comment
4. Meeting will be closed to discuss vulnerabilities to the MN State Capitol Complex revealed in the Capitol Complex and Capitol Building Reports.

 
Thursday, August 14, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Melissa Hortman, Sen. John Marty
8:30 a.m.
Room

TIME CHANGE
Agenda: 
Topic: Utility business model

A detailed agenda will be available at http://www.lec.leg.mn/meetings.html.

 
Thursday, August 21, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Subcommittee on Employee Relations
Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
10:00 a.m.
Room 500N State Office Building

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
1. Review/approve minutes of the February 18, 2014 meeting
2. Review/approval of collective bargaining agreements
- Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty
- Minnesota State College Faculty
- Minnesota Nurses Association
3. Other items as approved by the chair
For more agenda information, click here

 
Friday, August 22, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, August 22, 2014
Regent Candidate Advisory Council - Selection Criteria Committee
Chair: Kathy Madson
10:00 a.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 
Review/Update Candidate Selection Criteria

 
Monday, August 25, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, August 25, 2014
Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission
Chairs: Senator Clausen, Representative Huntley
10:00 a.m.
Room Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
Agenda: 
NOTE: The complete address for the meeting is:
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire DR
St Paul, MN 55103

 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Rural Task Force
Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
10:00 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, August 28, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
10:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Release OLA Evaluation, DNR Forest Management

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500S State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD
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