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MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Fred R Hunsaker, Chair
Rep. R. Curt Webb, Vice Chair
Rep. Laura Black
Rep. Jack R. Draxler
Rep. James A. Dunnigan
Rep. Becky Edwards
Rep. Janice M. Fisher
Rep. Kerry W. Gibson
Rep. Richard Greenwood
Rep. Curtis Oda
Rep. Marie H. Poulson
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
STAFF PRESENT: Joseph Wade, Policy Analyst
Doris Donat, Committee Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Hunsaker called the meeting to order at 3:38 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Black moved to approve the minutes of February 2, 2009. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Dunnigan, Rep. Edwards, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Greenwood absent for the vote.
H.B. 88 Local District Board of Trustees Amendments (Rep. Janice Fisher)
Rep. Janice Fisher introduced and explained the bill to the Committee with the help of Dr. Sam Dickson, Manager of the Salt Lake Mosquito Abatement District and Ryan Lusty, Manager of the Magna Mosquito Abatement District.
MOTION: Rep. Webb moved to amend H.B. 88 as follows:
1. Page 1, Line 16 :
16 . provides that
2. Page 2, Lines 34 through 35 :
34 (B) notwithstanding Subsection 17B-1-302 (1)(a)(ii),
35 boundary of the mosquito abatement district.
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep Dunnigan, and Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Black moved to recommend H.B. 88 favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep Dunnigan, and Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
H.B. 259 Prohibition of Impact Fees on School Districts and Charter Schools (Rep. S. Sandstrom)
Rep. Sandstrom introduced and explained the bill to the Committee.
MOTION: Rep. Oda moved to amend H.B. 259 as follows:
1. Page , Line 338 through Page 12, Line 338 :
338 (b) to authorize the imposition of an impact fee on a school district or charter school.
The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep Dunnigan, and Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
Spoke to the bill: JoDee Sundberg, Utah School Board Association
Jodi Hoffman, Utah League of Cities and Towns
Vik Arnold, Utah Education Association
Tasman Biesinger, Utah Home Builders Association
Cheryl Phipps, Utah PTA
Gary Payne, Davis School District
Robert Colson, Utah Association of Public Charter Schools
Julie Adamic, Utah State Charter Schools
MOTION: Rep. Draxler moved to recommend H.B. 259 favorably as amended.
MOTION: Rep. Webb moved to hold H.B. 259 as amended. After discussion, Rep. Webb
withdrew this motion before there was a vote.
MOTION: Rep. Dunnigan moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion failed with Rep. Black, Rep. Draxler, Rep. Fisher, Rep. Greenwood, Rep. Poulson, and Rep. Hunsaker voting in opposition to adjourn and Rep. Chavez-Houck absent for the vote.
The motion to recommend H.B. 259 favorably as amended was voted on. The motion passed with Rep. Dunnigan, Rep. Edwards, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Webb voting in opposition and Rep. Chavez Houck absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Black moved to adjourn the meeting. The vote was unanimous. Rep. Hunsaker adjourned the meeting at 4:47 p.m.
Rep. Fred R Hunsaker, Chair