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CORRECTED MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010, 2:00 P.M.
Room 215, Senate Building, State Capitol Complex

            
Members Present:        Sen. Jerry Stevenson, Committee Chair
            Sen. Patricia Jones
            Sen. Mark Madsen
            Sen. Ralph Okerlund
            Sen. Michael Waddoups

Members Absent:        Sen. Karen Morgan
                
Staff Present:        Art Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
            Lorna Wells, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Derek Monson, Policy Analyst, Sutherland Institute
            Dana Williams, Park City Mayor
            Chris Robinson, Member, Summit County Council
            John Harja, Director of Public Lands, Governor's Office
            Joanne Millner, Executive Producer, Italian Community             Giovanni Maschero, Vice Counsel Italian Consulate of Utah
            Craig Lacey, Director, Heber Valley Railroad

A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Stevenson called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.

MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to approve minutes of the February 10, 2010 meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Madsen and Waddoups absent for the vote.

1.     S.B. 124 - Military Installation Development Authority Modifications

    Sen. Stevenson relinquished the chair to Sen. Okerlund

    Sen. Stevenson presented and explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to amend S.B. 124 as follows:


1.    Page 14, Lines 426 through 430 :    

             426          (I) the land is included in a project area that will include a hotel facility for current and
             427      retired military personnel at a military discount rate;
{   and   }

             428          (II) the owner of the public or private land consents to the inclusion of the land in the


             429      project area;
{   or   }        and

    (III) 50 or more acres of the 150 acres was jointly owned by a municipality and a county on January 1, 2010; or  

             430          (C) public or private land that is not contiguous to military land if:

2.    Page 16, Lines 485 through 486 :    

             485          (e) to pay the cost of the installation of publicly owned infrastructure and
             486      improvements outside the project area
{   from which the tax increment funds were collected   } if the


    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen absent for the vote.

    Mr. Monson spoke to the bill.

    Mr. Williams spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to pass S.B. 124 out of committee as amended with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen absent for the vote.

    Sen. Okerlund relinquished the chair to Sen. Stevenson.

2.     S.B. 169 - Navajo Revitalization Fund Amendments

    
Sen. Hinkins presented and explained this bill.

    
Mr. Harja spoke to this bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to pass S.B. 169 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

3.     H.C.R. 3 - Italian-American Heritage Month Concurrent Resolution

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to amend H.C.R. 3 as follows:


1.    Page 2, Lines 45 through 47a
    House Committee Amendments
    2-1-2010 :
    

             45          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be sent to the
             46      Italian-American Lodge of Helper, Utah, H. [and] .H the Italian-American Civic League of Salt
             46a      Lake


             47      City, Utah H. ,the
{   Trentini Group of West Weber,   }        Trentinis - Italians of       Utah, the Italian Consul of Utah, and

             47a      Joanne Milner .H .


    The motion passed unanimously.

    Rep. Christine Watkins presented and explained this bill.

    Ms. Millner and Mr. Maschero spoke in favor of this bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to pass H.C.R. 3 out of committee as amended with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.


4.     H.B. 100 S02 - Heber Valley Historic Railroad Authority

    Rep. Kraig Powell presented and explained this bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 100 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    Mr. Lacey spoke in favor of this bill.

    The motion passed unanimously.

The chair announced that presentation of H.J.R. 12, Climate Change Joint Resolution, would be postponed until Friday, February 19.
    
MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

    Chair Stevenson adjourned the meeting at 3:10 p.m.

    Minutes were reported by Lorna Wells, Secretary.



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Sen. Jerry Stevenson, Committee Chair