General Government & Taxes
- Chair: Steve Gardner (Kandiyohi)
- Vice Chair: Irene Fernando (Hennepin)
- AMC Policy Analyst: Matt Hilgart
The General Government Policy Committee (GGPC) has primary jurisdiction over the following areas:
- Intergovernmental relations
- County structure
- Economic development
- Utility deregulation or restructuring
Purpose: To recommend policy positions to the general membership and/or the board of directors for inclusion in the Association's policy platform.
Responsibilities: Policy committees examine, discuss and draft AMC legislative policies for approval by the full Association. A policy committee may create subcommittees in order to meet the needs of the committee.
Membership: Each policy committee has one appointee from each member county. Counties with seven member boards of commissioners are allowed to appoint one person per committee, plus two additional appointments.
Meetings: Meets in person at the Legislative Conference, Policy Conference, and Annual Conference (no reimbursement for travel or per diem). Any other meetings by phone and/or Go-To-Meeting as needed.