Committee on Appropriations A/V — 2020

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Announcements00:00:37
Roll00:01:55
Ms. Liza Clark, Commissioner, Bureau of Finance & Management, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations to present the agency's FY21 budget request as recommended by the Governor.00:03:59
Representative Howard requested a list of employee salaries and raises over the past year.00:18:50
Mr. Travis Dovre, Office of the Governor, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations to present the department's FY21 budget request as recommended by the Governor.00:24:20
Representative Howard requested a list of employee compensation and raises over the past year.00:32:03
Mr. Steve Westra, Commissioner, Governor's Office of Economic Development, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations, to request the FY21 budget as recommended by the Governor.00:35:57
Mr. Travis Dovre, Administrative Services Director, Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), presented the GOED loan and grant programs report.00:43:33
Representative Saba requested follow-up how the application of the Small Business Administration State Trade and Export Program Grant (STEP) is utilized in South Dakota.00:50:10
Representative Howard requested a breakout of the Community Development Block Grant.00:52:48
Representative Gross requested information how many Department of Agriculture employees are now working for the GOED and still employed. Representative Gross commented the dairy industry is frustrated in his district with communication with the GOED.00:55:10
Representative Howard requested a salary breakdown and how many raises were given last year.01:00:20
Representative Hunhoff asked how many counties and towns are participating in GOED programs and requested additional information.01:02:12
Representative Karr requested a five-year average of REDI funds that have been utilized.01:10:52
Senator Nesiba asked why the University of South Dakota Science Building couldn't be partially funded out of future funds and requested additional information.01:29:28
Representative Howard requested information on a per capita broadband utilization. 01:39:52
Representative Karr asked how did GOED prioritize broadband projects and what criteria was used.01:45:22
Representative Bartels inquired which areas originally had broadband services received broadband funding.01:53:05
Mr. Mike Headley, Executive Director, South Dakota Science & Technology Authority, met with Joint Committee on Appropriations, and made the FY21 budget request as recommended by the Governor.02:02:48
Mr. Mark Lauseng, South Dakota Housing Development Authority, met with Joint Committee on Appropriations and made the FY21 budget request as recommended by the Governor.02:33:29
Mr. Pat Burchill, South Dakota Ellsworth Authority, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations and made the FY21 budget presentation as recommended by the Governor.02:39:19
Mr. David Flute, Secretary, South Dakota Tribal Relations, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations and made the FY21 agency budget request as recommended by the Governor. 02:49:05
Announcements03:21:25
Wiik/Kolbeck Adjourn03:21:43

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