Glossary of Legislative Terms
Abstention – Parliamentary term connoting a refusal to vote either in support or in opposition to a motion or proposal. Abstentions may be counted for purposes of quorum, but not for the outcome of a particular decision.
Abstract Property – The evidence of the ownership of property is typically contained within a document called an “abstract” which guarantees an unbroken 40-year chain of title.
Acclamation – With the unanimous approval or support of the Council, typically the election of officers or appointment of members to subordinate boards and commissions are made in this fashion.
Act – See Official Act.
Adjournment – The official termination or closing of proceedings.
Adopt – Parliamentary term connoting favorable action on a recommendation or report on any matter or the passage (positive enactment) of a legislative measure.
Agenda – An outline of matters to be presented during a specific meeting, usually structured according to an established order of business.
Amend – Parliamentary term connoting an alteration to a motion, either by addition, deletion, or substitution, that improves the pending question or provides a suitable alternative.
Appropriation – A specific sum of money allocated by formal action for expenditure by a specific entity, from a specific source, and for a specific purpose.
Approved by the Mayor – All actions of the City Council affirmed by the Mayor and, thus, deemed "official acts" of the City of Minneapolis pedning legal publication, as required pursuant to City Charter Article IV, §4.4(c).
Arterial – A roadway that serves or is designed to serve heavy flows of traffic, which is used primarily as a street route for traffic between communities and/or other heavy traffic generating areas.
Assessment, Special – Charges applied to a property owner for improvements to streets, sewer, and/or water utilities, generally paid over a specified period.
Author – The Council Member introducing a legislative measure; also known as the measure's sponsor.
Block Grant – A federal grant to be spent within general guidelines but not designated for a specific purpose.
Bond – A certificate of indebtedness issued by the government in return for money it has borrowed. There are several types of bonds, including:
General Obligation Bonds (GO Bonds): Bonds secured by the “full faith and credit” of the issuing government and backed by taxing power.
Industrial Revenue Bonds: Bond proceeds used to finance the purchase or construction of facilities or equipment to be leased to a private corporation. The bonds are backed by the revenue generated by the lease payment and ultimately by the credit of the corporation.
Tax Increment Finance Bonds (TIF): Bonds sold to investors to raise capital for development activities. Interest paid to bond purchasers is usually exempt from state and federal taxation, although TIF bonds can also be sold to investors with no interest exemption from state and federal taxes.
Budget – The city goverment's principle policy document, it is both an official statement of fiscal, economic, and social policies and a spending plan for a specific fiscal year. Pursuant to the City Charter, the Mayor is responsible for submitting a proposed budget by no later than August 15 each year.
Cadastre – A public record of the surveyed dimensions and value of land parcels used to record ownership and calculate taxes.
Categorical Grant – A federal grant of money for use in a narrowly defined functional area such as sewage treatment plants, housing, law enforcement or other activities.
Chair – Common term referring to the presiding officer of a meeting body.
Chief Elected Official – The Mayor of the City of Minneapolis.
City Charter – The legal document enacted pursuant to the Minnesota Constitution Article XII §4 and first adopted by public vote in November 1920 which establishes the City of Minneapolis as a municipal corporation of the first class within the State of Minnesota. The City Charter embodies the fundamental principles of the the municipal corporation; describes its legal parameters; defines its powers, duties, and boundaries; and guarantees certain rights to the people. It is analogous to the constitutions of the federal and state governments.
City Council – The legislative and chief policy–determinant body of the City of Minneapolis as provided pursuant to Article IV of the Minneapolis City Charter. The City Council is composed of thirteen members, each elected from separate wards of roughly equal population, serving concurrent four–year terms.
Code of Ordinances – The official, published compilation of municipal law, policies and regualtions, organized and arranged by subject matter.
Collector Street – A street which serves or is designed to serve as a traffic way for a neighborhood or as a feeder to a major roadway.
Commendation – A formal expression of appreciation or gratitude or a tribute that is offered by the City Council.
Commercial – A land use classification that describes commercial/retail business uses.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – A collection of federal grant programs administered by HUD that awards funds to state and local units of government for qualifying housing and economic development efforts.
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – An annual accounting report that explains and analyzes the financial activity of the city.
Comprehensive Plan – A compilation of goals, policy statements, standards, programs, and maps for guiding the physical, social, and economic development of a community or region.
Condemnation – The act of a public agency in taking property for a public purpose under the power of eminent domain (see Eminent Domain)
Conditional Use or Conditional Use Permit (CUP) – A use of property which may be appropriate within a specific zoning classification, but is not listed as a permitted use because conditions may be needed to ensure that no negative impacts result. The City may require any reasonable conditions contingent to permitting a conditional use.
Conflict of Interest (COI) – A conflict arising from any interest, pecuniary or otherwise, that interferes with an individual's ability to properly perform his or her official duties, or one which creates the appearance of such a conflict.
Confirmation – The process of approving a mayoral appointment to certain executive (charter) departments.
Consent Agenda – A separate docket (agenda) composed only of matters deemed to be routine and non–controversial; the consent agenda is considered under a single motion. If a Council Member wishes to have further discussion on any matter listed on the consent agenda, it can be removed and set aside for further consideration.
Constituent – A resident of a specific ward (or district) of the community.
Council Cycle – The two-week period which culminates with the meeting of the full City Council at which time formal action is taken on all matters referred by its standing committees. The standing policy committees meet during the two-week period prior ro each regular meeting of the full City Council.
Council Member – A person elected from one of the thirteen specific wards to represent its interests, needs, and priorities as a voting member of the City Council, the legislative body of the City of Minneapolis. Also referred to as Member.
Council Rules – The set of principles and corresponding regualtions governing the organization and operation of the City Council and its committees and the introduction, consideration, and transaction of business. The City Council has adopted Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised as its parliamentary authority.
Cumulative Supplement – A supplement to the current edition of the Code of Ordinances, published annually, that identifies all new material that has beene codified.
Covenant – a contract between two or more individuals, which constitutes a restriction of a particular use of a particular parcel or parcels.
County State Aid Highways (CSAH) – Roadways maintained by MN DOT or a county department of transportation.
Debate – Formal discussion about a proposal or subject matter pending action by a decision-making body during a duly constituted meeting of its members.
Density – A number expressing the relationship of the number of dwellings to an acre of land.
Down Zoning – Changing a district from a higher to a lower intensity use.
Easement – A grant by a property owner for use of a strip of land by the public or any person for any specific purpose or purposes of construction and maintaining utilities and/or roadways.
Effective Date – The date an official act takes legal effect. The effective date is based on publication in the City’s official newspaper, pursuant to City Charter, Article IV, § 4.4 (d). The standard timeline for legal publication is eight days after final action by the City Council, unless a separate effective date is specified within the act.
Eminent Domain – The right of a governmental unit to take private lands for a public use or purpose upon payment of just compensation.
Enabling Legislation – Legislation, by federal or state governments, which confer power upon the city government. In the adoption of a resolution, the enabling legislation, if any, is generally cited or referenced.
Enacting Clause – A short paragraph, or series of connected paragraphs, giving legal effect to the text which follows. The enacting clause—sometimes referred to as an ordaining clause—is a required element in every ordinance. The enacting clause is: “The City Council of the City of Minneapolis do ordain as follows:”
Enactment Date – The date when an official act is approved by the Mayor, or, in the alternative, the date when the City Council approves an official act by overriding the Mayor’s veto on a two-thirds vote.
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) – Analysis and evaluation of the potential effect of a project on the environment.
Executive Committee – Created in 1984 pursuant to charter referendum, the Executive Committee is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the City government. Members include the Mayor, the Council President and three Council Members (one of the minority party).
Feasibility Report – Includes a description of proposed street and/or utility improvements, a cost estimate for the project, project schedule, and a preliminary assessment roll.
File – Every legislative measure, proposal, or subject matter introduced to the City Council or referred to or from one of its standing committees is organized, presented, and tracked as a legislative file. Each file is assigned a unique number for tracking purposes, knows as its File Number.
First Reading – Formal introduction, subsequent to notice, of a proposed legislative measure, after which the measure is generally referred to the proper standing committee having subject matter jurisdiction for public hearing and recommendation. Pursuant to City Charter, Article IV, § 4.4 (b), each ordinance must be given two separate readings before final action, except by unanimous consent of the full City Council.
Fiscal Year – The defined, twelve-month period for transaction and computation of budgetary and accounting purposes. In Minneapolis, the fiscal year runs concurrent with the calendar year (January to December).
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) – A unit of measurement to account for the number of positions authorized to departments.
Hearing – A meeting, or portion of a meeting, to investigate, gather information, and accept public testimony on a specific matter or matters pending consideration by the City Council or its standing committees.
Home-Rule Charter City – Home-rule charter cities, such as Minneapolis, operate under a city charter as opposed to statutory cities, which operate under the statutory city code.
HUD – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is a federal agency that administers several grant programs related to community development and affordable housing development.
Improvement Projects – The construction or re-construction of streets, sidewalks, sanitary sewer, water main, or storm sewer.
Introduction & Referral Calendar – A list of new legislative measures that, pursuant to previous notice, are formally introduced, given a first reading, and referred to the standing committee(s) having subject-matter jurisdiction.
Journal – The record of acts, orders, and judgments made by the City Council. The journal provides a parliamentary chronology of all actions taken, including motions, amendments, and votes; all committee reports; the processing of all measures, from introduction through final action; and other proceedings.
Land Use Plan – That part of a comprehensive plan which deals with the interrelationship between the different land uses.
Legislative Intent – The purpose for which a specific measure is passed or adopted as well as the meaning of any specific provisions.
Legislative Oversight – The function of reviewing and evaluating the performance of administrative agencies and departments.
Local Government Aid (LGA) – Minnesota Statutes §477A.013, Financial assistance from the State of Minnesota for municipalities. Allocation of these funds are based on complex formulas considering population, household size, city tax capacity, employment per capita, and many other factors.
Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Program (LLEBG) – A federal program that provides a specific amount of funds to local police departments based on crime rate to subsidize special enforcement activities.
Mayor – The chief elected official of the City of Minneapolis, elected from a single district comprising the entire geographic boundary and the entire population of the city. Pursuant to City Charter, Article VII, § 7.1 (b), the Mayor is charged with general oversight of the City enterprise and its operations.
Mayor’s Budget – The financing plan prepared and presented by the Mayor which outlines strategies to fund ongoing operations and activities of the City of Minneapolis.
Meet Minneapolis – Official Convention and Visitor’s Association.
Adjourned Meeting – A meeting that is a continuation of a previous meeting.
Closed Meeting – A non-public meeting for considering quasi-judicial functions involving disciplinary procedures, strategy for labor negotiations, and litigation strategy with legal counsel.
Regular Meeting – A scheduled meeting that follows set with dates and times according to an adopted calendar.
Special Meeting – Any meeting other than a regular, adjourned, or emergency meeting. Written notice, posted and mailed/delivered a minimum of three days before the meeting, is required. No other business may be transacted other than as designated in the call for the special meeting.
Metropolitan Council (Met Council) – A regional planning organization appointed by the Governor of Minnesota which operates a regional transit system, collects and treats wastewater, produces population forecasts, distributes funding for several funding programs, produces regional planning documents, reviews local planning documents, and manages regional aviation transportation systems.
Metes and Bounds – A way to describe a parcel of land by starting at a known point and describing the bearings and distances of the line forming the boundaries of the property.
MN DOT – Minnesota Department of Transportation is responsible for funding and maintaining highway and aviation infrastructure.
Motion – Parliamentary term connoting a formal proposal for certain action.
Municipal Building Commission (MBC) – A separate legal entity composed jointly of Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis which owns and operates the historic City Hall/Courthouse Building.
Non–conforming Use – A use of land, building, or structures lawfully existing when a zoning ordinance or amendment is passed by the City Council, where the existing use does not comply with all regulations of the new ordinance or amendment.
Nuisance – Conditions of property or uses that pose a threat to public safety, general welfare, diminish property values, or conflict with lawful uses of other properties.
Oath of Office – The loyalty oath required under Minnesota law and the Minneapolis City Charter which must be subscribed to by all elected officials and certain appointed officers prior to assuming the office or position and performing official duties.
Open Meeting – MN Statute 471.705 covers all meetings that transact official public business (if a quorum is present) to discuss, decide, or receive information. Votes are required to be recorded and all printed material is to be available for public review.
Order of Business – The framework within which all matters and measures are presented for consideration by the City Council; it includes: Call to Order; Reports of Standing Committees; Reports of Special Committees; Introduction & Referral Calendar; Resolutions; Motions; Unfinished Business; New Business; Announcements; and Adjournment.
Ordinance – An official act of legislative character which is general or permanent in nature and is intended to have the effect and force of law, generally prescribing penalty provisions for any violation. An ordinance is comparable to a municipal statute.
Organizational Meeting – The first convening of the City Council in January following a general municipal election at which time the Members elect a President and other officers and organize themselves for the transaction of business.
Pass–through Grants – Grants and other financial assistance received by a governmental entity to transfer to, or spend on behalf of, a secondary recipient.
Plat – A map or drawing which graphically delineates the boundary of a land parcel for identification and record of title, which is recorded as a legal document.
Pollution Control Agency – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA or PCA) is a state agency which monitors environmental quality, offers technical and financial assistance, enforces environmental regulations, finds and cleans up spills or leaks, and conduct environmental education.
President – The Council Member elected by City Council to serve as its presiding officer.
Public Hearing – A legal requirement giving citizens an opportunity to comment on issues.
Public Land – Land owned or operated by municipalities, school district, county, state, or other governmental unit.
Public Nuisance – Any action or existence of any activity that unreasonably annoys, injures or endangers the general health, safety, welfare or public peace such that the comfortable enjoyment of life or property is disrupted or which is offensive or has a blighting influence on the community.
Quorum – Parliamentary term referring to the minimum number of Members who must be in attendance to constitute a public meeting for the transaction of business.
Recess – An intermission within a meeting without closing, or adjourning, the official proceeding.
Reconsideration – A parliamentary mechanism that allows any question previously acted upon to be returned for additional or further consideration. The motion must be made by a Member who voted in the prevailing side of the first motion, and accepted by a majority of those present and voting.
Redistricting – The process of redrawing political boundaries to ensure equity in representation.
Repeal – Parliamentary action to revoke or annul a prior legislative enactment.
Rescind – Parliamentary action to nullify effect of any prior action that is not a legislative enactment; legislative enactments are repealed.
Residential – A land use classification that describes activities related to dwellings.
Resolution – A written expression of policy or policy intent, or the opinion or will of the municipal corporation as determined by the Mayor and City Council which is administrative and not legislative in character.
Results Minneapolis – A management tool that systematically tracks and reports performance.
Request for Proposals (RFP) – An invitation to contractors, companies, or agencies to contract to provide a service or materials to the City. A RFP may be open to sleeved bidders or to all.
Right–of–way – The area on, below, or above any real property in which the City has an interest including, but not limited to, any street, road, highway, alley, sidewalk, parkway, park, or any other place, area, or real property owned by or under the control of the City.
Roll Call Vote – A voting method in which a Member and his or her vote on a specific question are registered in the official record. Under a roll call vote, the clerk calls each Member’s name aloud and Members vote by responding when their name is called: aye (affirmative); nay (negative); or abstain. At the conclusion of the roll call, the clerk announces the total number voting on each side of the question. The presiding officer is always called last in a roll call. This voting method is also called voting by the Yeas & Nays.
Seniority – The rank of Members based on their continuous length of service in office.
Setback – The minimum horizontal distance between a structure and the lot line, road, highway, high watermark, or another structure.
Standing Committees – Standing Committees consider legislation and other matters and study specific areas of concern and report findings and recommendations to the full City Council.
Subdivision – The division or re-division of a lot, tract, or parcel of land into two or more lots either by platting or metes and bounds description.
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) – TIF is a development tool utilized by government agencies to encourage development that otherwise would not be financially feasible. Financing is secured by the anticipated incremental increase in tax revenue, resulting from the redevelopment of an area.
Truth in Taxation (TNT) – Notices and public hearings required by the State of Minnesota to disclose how property taxes are determined, address any disputes to property evaluation, explain City Budget appropriations, and encourage public participation in setting spending priorities.
Vacation of Easement – The removal of an easement from a property, generally in reference to a utility and drainage easement.
Variance – The waiving of the provisions of the zoning chapter in instances where the strict enforcement would cause undue hardship because of circumstances unique to the individual property under consideration. Self-imposed hardships are never eligible for variances.
Veto – Authority of the Mayor to disapprove action by the City Council. The Council can override the Mayor's veto by a two–thirds vote.
Voice Vote – A voting method in which Members orally declare their position on a specific question and the presiding officer determines the majority and declares the outcome. In contrast to a roll call vote, the record reflects only whether a question passes or fails and not individual votes of the Members. Voice votes are the standard voting method used in committee; roll call votes are the standard voting method in the full City Council.
Vote – The formal declaration by a Member registering support, opposition, or abstention with regard to a specific proposal or question under consideration.
Ward – A specific territory, or area, within the City that is represented by a Council Member. There are thirteen wards in the City of Minneapolis.
Watershed – The area drained by the natural and artificial drainage system.
Zoning Code – A document, adopted by the City Council, that defines zoning classifications within the city and prescribes the regulations associated with structural and architectural designs of the buildings and the use of those buildings within each zoning classification.
Zoning Districts – A zoning district may be either a primary district or an overlay district. The current districts are outlined briefly below. For more information on the definitions and requirements associated with each district, please consult the Municipal Code, Title 20.
Primary Zoning Districts - A primary district is any of several residence, office residence, commercial, downtown, or industrial districts. All property within the city is included within a primary zoning district. In the municipal code, these districts are described in chapters 546-550.
R1 – Single-family District (low density)
R1A – Single-family District (low density)
R2 – Two-family District (low density)
R2B – Two-family District (low density)
R3 – Multiple-family District (medium density)
R4 – Multiple-family District (medium density)
R5 – Multiple-family District (high density)
R6 – Multiple-family District (high density)
Office Residence Districts
OR1 – Neighborhood Office Residence District
OR2 – High Density Office Residence District
OR3 – Institutional Office Residence District
C1 – Neighborhood Commercial District
C2 – Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District
C3A – Community Activity Center District
C3S – Community Shopping Center District
C4 – General Commercial District
B4 – Downtown Business District
B4S – Downtown Service District
B4C – Downtown Commercial District
I1 – Light Industrial District
I2 – Medium Industrial District
I3 – General Industrial District
Overlay Zoning Districts - An overlay district is any of several additional districts established by the zoning regulations that may be more or less restrictive than the primary zoning district. Where a property is located within an overlay district, it is subject to the provisions of both the primary zoning district and the overlay district. Where the provisions are in conflict, the overlay district governs. In the city’s municipal code, these districts are described in chapter 551.
PO – Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District
LH – Linden Hills Overlay District
IL – Industrial Living Overlay District
TP – Transitional Parking Overlay District
SH – Shoreland Overlay District
FP – Floodplain Overlay District
MR – Mississippi River Critical Area Overlay District
DP – Downtown Parking Overlay District
B4H – Downtown Housing Overlay District
DH – Downtown Height Overlay District
NM – Nicollet Mall Overlay District
HA – Harmon Area Overlay District
NP – North Phillips Overlay District
AP – Airport Overlay District
UA – University Area Overlay District
WB – West Broadway Overlay District
501c3 – Non-Profit Organization
a/k/a – also known as
AA – Affirmative Action
AC – Arts Commission
ACC – Augustana Care Corporation
ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
ADEA – Age Discrimination in Employment Act
ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution
ADT – Average Daily Traffic
AFL-CIO – American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
AFR – Applicable Federal Rate
AFSCME – American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
AGI – Adjusted Gross Income
AHRI – American Heritage River Initiative
AIA – American Institute of Architects
AIBDC – American Indian Business Development Corporation
AICP – American Institute of Certified Planners
AMI – Area Median Income
AMM – Association of Metropolitan Municipalities
ANA – Armatage Neighborhood Association
ANA – Audubon Neighborhood Association
APA – American Planning Association
ARIF – Affordable Rental Investment Fund (MHFA program)
BB – Boarded Buildings
B–BOP – Bike Bus or Pool day
BBTF – Boarded Building Task Force
BC – Battalion Chief (Mpls Fire Dept)
BCA – Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
BCV – Bassett Creek Valley
BIIS – Building Information and Inspections System
BLS – Bureau of Labor Standards
BMNA – Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association
BMP – Best Management Practices
BMS – Bureau of Mediation Services
BNA – Bancroft Neighborhood Association
BNA – Bottineau Neighborhood Association
BNC – Beltrami Neighborhood Council
BNO – Bryant Neighborhood Organization
BOA – Board of Adjustment
BOMA – Building Owners & Management Association of Minneapolis
BW – Bench Warrant
CAC – Citizens Advisory Committee
CACHIE – Citywide Committee on Home Improvement Education
CAFR – Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
CAM – Community Action of Minneapolis, f/k/a Minneapolis Community Action Agency
CAO – City Attorney’s Office
CAP – Coordinated Action Plan
CAPRS – Computer Assisted Police Records System
CARAG – Calhoun Areas Residents Action Group
CAT – Chemical Assessment Team
CB – Catch Basin
CBD – Central Business District
CBF – Common Bond Fund
CBO – Community Based Organization
CC – City Council
CC – Code Compliance for condemned buildings
CCHT – Central Community Housing Trust
CCMT – Concerned Citizens of Marshall Terrace
CCP/SAFE – Community Crime Prevention/Safety for Everyone
CD – Community Development Committee
CDBG – Community Development Block Grant (federal funding)
CDC – Community Development Corporation
CDL – Commercial Drivers License
CEAC – Citizen Environmental Advisory Committee, f/k/a Minneapolis Environmental Committee
CEDF – Community Economic Development Fund (a program of the MCDA)
CEE – Center for Energy and the Environment
CERCLA – Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation & Liability Act, a/k/a Superfund
CFCs – Chlorofluorocarbons
CFL – Children, Family and Learning
CFR – Code of Federal Regulations
CHAMP – Child Health Assessment & Monitoring Project survey
CHODO – Community Housing Development Organization (HUD term under the HOME program)
CHS – Community Health Services (state funds for public health)
CID – Central Investigations Division
CIDNA – Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Association
CIP – Capital Improvement Program
CIP – Citizen Inspection Program
CIP – Community Investment Program
CIT – Crisis Intervention Team
CJCC – Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee
CJIS – Criminal Justice Information System
CJS – Criminal Justice System
CLG – Certified Local Government
CLIC – Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee
CLPC – Citizens for a Loring Park Community
CLSR – Center for Local Self Reliance
CM – Council Member
CMP – Comprehensive Municipal Plan
CNA – Cleveland Neighborhood Association
CNAP – Coordinated Neighborhood Action Plan
CNIA – Central Neighborhood Improvement Association
CNO – Corcoran Neighborhood Organization
CO – Certificate of Occupancy, issued @ completion of new construction/remodeling when occupancy has changed
CO – Carbon Monoxide
CO2 – Carbon Dioxide
COC – Continuum of Care
CODEFOR – Computer Optimized Deployment-Focus On Results
COPS – Community Oriented Policing Services
COW – Committee of the Whole (city council)
CP – Command Post
CPC – City Planning Commission
CPD – (HUD’s office of) Community Planning and Development
CPED – Community Planning and Economic Development
CPNA – Columbia Park Neighborhood Association
CPS – Crime Prevention Specialist
CPT – Captain (Mpls Fire Dept)
CPTED – Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
CRA – Civil Rights Act
CRA – Civilian Review Authority
CRA – Community Revitalization Act
CRT – Community Response Team
CSA – Community Services Administration or Act
CSAH – County State-Aid Highways
CSBG – Community Services Block Grant
CSC – Civil Service Commission
CSH – Corporation for Supportive Housing
CSL – Convention Sports and Leisure
CSO – Combined Sewer Overflow
CSO – Community Service Officer
CSR – Civil Service Rules
CSWG – Contaminated Sites Working Group
CUE – Committee on Urban Environment
CUED – Committee on Urban Economic Development
CUP – Conditional Use Permit
CURA – Center for Urban and Regional Affairs
CWA – Clean Water Act
CY – Calendar Year
d/b/a – doing business as
DAP – Domestic Abuse Project
DARE – Drug Awareness Resistance Education
DCR – Debt Coverage Ratio
DEP – Deputy Chief (Mpls Fire Dept)
DMNA – Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association
DOER – Department of Employee Relations
DOT – Department of Transportation
DP – Decision Package
DTC – Downtown Council
DTED – (Minnesota) Department of Trade and Economic Development
E2K – Engineering 2000 Software
EAC – Employee Advisory Committee
EAP – Employee Assistance Program
EAW – Environmental Assessment Worksheet
EC – Enterprise Community
ECCO – East Calhoun Community Organization
ECT – Environmental Coordinating Team
EDA – Economic Development Administration (federal)
EDA – Economic Development Agency (city or county)
EDAM – Economic Development Association of Minnesota
EEO – Equal Employment Opportunity
EEOC – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EHFNA – East Harriet-Farmstead Neighborhood Association
EIP – Employee Involvement Programs
EIRA – East Isles Residents Association
EIS – Environmental Impact Statement
EMS – Emergency Medical Services
EMT – Emergency Medical Technician
EMV – Estimated Market Value
ENG – Engine (Mpls Fire Dept)
EOC – Emergency Operations Center
EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
EPA – Equal Pay Act
EPIC – East Phillips Improvement Coalition
EPNI – Elliot Park Neighborhood Inc.
EQB – Environmental Quality Board, f/k/a EQC
EQC – Environmental Quality Council, now known as EQB
ERT – Emergency Response Team
ERU – Emergency Response Unit
ESB – Emerging Small Business
ESG – Emergency Shelter Grant (federal funding for transitional housing)
ESL – English as a Second Language
ETOP – Employment Training Opportunities Program
EVP – Emergency Vehicle Priority
EZ – Empowerment Zone (federal funding)
f/k/a – formerly known as
FAA – Federal Aviation Administration
FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency
FERC – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FHA – Federal Housing Administration
FHF – Family Housing Fund
FHLB – Federal Home Loan Bank
FIFO – First In First Out
FISCOL – Finance Information System for the City of Lakes
FLSA – Fair Labor Standards Act
FMLA – Family and Medical Leave Act
FMO – Fire Motor Operator (Mpls Fire Dept)
FMR – Fair Market Rent
FMV – Fair Market Value
FNA – Folwell Neighborhood Association
FNA – Fulton Neighborhood Association
FNMA – Federal National Mortgage Association (FannieMae)
FRB – Federal Reserve Bank
FRNNG – Field-Regina-Northrop Neighborhood Group
FTE – Full Time Equivalent
FTO – Field Training Officer
FY – Fiscal Year
FYI – For Your Information (City of Mpls bi-weekly employee publication)
GA – General Assistance
GASB – Government Accounting Standards Board
GBA – Gross Building Area
GIS – Geographic Information Systems (for mapping)
GLBT – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender
GMCVA – Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association
GMDCA – Greater Minneapolis Day Care Association
GMHC – Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation
GNMA – Government National Mortgage Association (GinnieMae)
GO – General Obligation Bonds
GPOG – GIS Program Owners Group
GRH – Guaranteed Ride Home
HABS – Historic American Building Survey
HACA – Homestead Agricultural Credit Aid
HACC – Hawthorne Area Community Council
HAP – Housing Assistance Plan
HazMat – Hazardous Materials
HCADC – Hennepin County Adult Detention Center
HCFC – Hydrochlorofluorocarbons
HCGC – Hennepin County Government Center
HCMC – Hennepin County Medical Center
HCRRA – Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority
HCSO – Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office
HH – Household
HHS – Health and Human Services Committee
HHW – Household Hazardous Waste
HIRED – No longer an acronym, f/k/a Helping Industry Resolve Employment Disabilities
HNA – Harrison Neighborhood Association
HNIA – Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association
HOME – Not an acronym, refers to federal Home Investment Partnerships Program
HOPE – Home Ownership for People Everywhere (federal housing funds)
HOPWA – Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (federal funding)
HOV – High Occupancy Vehicle
HOW – Home Ownership Works (a program of the MCDA)
HPC – Heritage Preservation Commission
HPDL – Hale, Page, Diamond Lake Community Association
HPO – Hiawatha Project Office
HR – Human Resources Department
HRB – Housing Revenue Bonds
HRIS – Human Resources Information System
HRS – Health Related Services (Minneapolis Public Schools)
HTF – Housing Trust Fund (MHFA funding program)
HUD – Housing and Urban Development
IAFF – International Association of Firefighters
IAU – Internal Affairs Unit
IC – Incident Commander (Mpls Fire Dept)
IDB – Industrial Development Bonds
IDIS – Integrated Disbursement & Information System (reporting system for CPD)
IGR – Intergovernmental Relations Committee (or Division)
IMLA – International Municipal Lawyers Association
IR&CA – Immigration Reform and Control Act
IRB – Industrial Revenue Bonds
ISO – Incident Safety Officer (Mpls Fire Dept)
ISTEA – Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (replaced by TEA-21)
ITE – Institute of Transportation Engineers
ITS – Information and Technology Services Department
JACC – Jordan Area Community Council
JDC – Juvenile Detention Center
JJS – Juvenile Justice System
JTPA – Jobs Training Partnership Act
KFNA – Kingfield Neighborhood Association
KIAA – Kenwood-Isles Area Association
KNA – Kenny Neighborhood Association
KSF – Thousand Square Feet
LAD – Ladder (Mpls Fire Dept)
LBNA – Lind-Bohanon Neighborhood Association
LBP – Lead Base Paint
LCA – Livable Communities Act
LCC – Longfellow Community Council
LCDA – Livable Communities Demonstration Account (Met Council funding)
LCTBRA – Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account program
LCTS – Local Collaborative Time Study (Medicaid management funds)
LEAA – Law Enforcement Assistance Administration
LEAP – Labor, Education, Advancement Program
LGA – Local Government Aid
LHENA – Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association
LHRI – Lowry Hill Residents Inc
LIF – Leveraged Investment Fund
LIFO – Last In First Out
LIHEAP – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LiHNC – Linden Hills Neighborhood Council
LIHTC – Low Income Housing Tax Credits
LISC – Local Initiatives Support Corporation
LMC – Labor Management Committee
LMC – League of Minnesota Cities
LMV – Limited Market Value
LNA – Lyndale Neighborhood Association
LOA – Leave of Absence
LOS – Level of Service
LPHA – Local Public Health Association
LPNA – Logan Park Neighborhood Association
LRP – Lot Reduction Program (a program of the MCDA)
LRT – Light Rail Transit
LUST – Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
LYNAS – Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association
MAC – Metropolitan Airports Commission
MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Driving
MAHCO – Minnesota Association of Housing Code Officials
MALHFA – Minnesota Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies
MAO – Minnesota Age and Opportunity Center
MAPSI – Municipal Animal Patrol Services, Inc
MARIF – Minnesota Families ARIF fund (MHFA program)
MASAC – Metropolitan Aircraft Sound Abatement Council
MBC – Municipal Building Commission
MBE – Minority-owned Business Enterprise
MCAA – Minneapolis Community Action Agency, now known as CAM
MCC – Minneapolis Convention Center
MCCD – Minneapolis Consortium of Community Developers
MCCR – Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights
MCDA – Minneapolis Community Development Agency
MCES – Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
MCH – Maternal and Child Health
MCS – Metro Commuter Services
MCTO – Metropolitan Council Transit Operations (1995, 1996)
MCWD – Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
MDCR – Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights
MDH – Minnesota Department of Health
MDHR – Minnesota Department of Human Rights
MECC – Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center
MEDA – MN Economic Development Association
MERB – Municipal Employees Retirement Board
MERF – Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund
MERLA – Minnesota Environmental Response Liability Act
MERSC – Minnesota Employee Recreation & Services Council
METP – Minneapolis Employment & Training Program
MFD – Minneapolis Fire Department
MFIP – Minnesota Family Investment Program, f/k/a AFDC
MH – Man Hole
MHFA – Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
MHNA – Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association
MHRA – Minnesota Human Rights Act
MHS – Minnesota Historical Society
MILES – Minneapolis Industrial Land and Employment Strategy
MIP/DAP – Minneapolis Intervention/Domestic Abuse Project
MIS – Management Information System
MMI – Metropolitan Median Income
MMRWMO – Middle Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization
MMS – Minneapolis Multicultural Services
MMSW – Mixed Municipal Solid Waste
MNCIS – Minnesota Crime Information System
MnDOT – Minnesota Department of Transportation
MNDTED – Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development
MNSCU – Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
MO – Minnesota Orchestra
MOA – Memorandum of Agreement
MOU – Memorandum of Understanding
MOV – Multiple Occupancy Vehicle
MPCA – Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
MPD – Minneapolis Police Department
MPEA – Minneapolis Professional Employees Association
MPHA – Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
MPL – Minneapolis Public Library
MPOF – Minneapolis Police Officers Federation
MPRA – Minneapolis Police Relief Association
MPRB – Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
MPRB – Minnehaha Park Recreation Board
MPS – Minneapolis Public Schools
MPWEA – Minneapolis Public Works Engineers Association
MRCC – Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
MRCC – Mississippi River Coordinating Commission
MRT – Management Review Team for the NRP
MSA – Municipal State Aid
MSCA – MN Shopping Center Association
MSFC – Metropolitan Sports Facilities Committee
MSFCA – Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association
MTN – Minneapolis Telecommunications Network
MUPS – Municipal and Utility Package System
MVNA – Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency
NAACP – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAB – National Alliance of Business
NAHRO – National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
NCIS – National Crime Information System
NDP – Neighborhood Development Project
NEA – National Endowment for the Arts
NEC – Neighborhood Environment Committee
NEDF – Neighborhood Economic Development Fund (a program of the MCDA)
NEF – National Equity Fund (tax credit investor)
NELC – Neighborhood Early Learning Center
NEN – Neighborhood Employment Network
NENA – Nokomis East Neighborhood Association
NEPNA – Northeast Park Neighborhood Association
NFA – National Fire Academy
NFPA – National Fire Protection Agency
NGO – Non-governmental Organization
NHCN – Neighborhood Health Care Network
NHPA – National Historic Preservation Act
NIEBPAC – Nicollet Island-East Bank Project Area Committee
NIMBY – Not In My Back Yard
NLA – Net Leasable Area
NLC – National League of Cities
NNHS – Northside Neighborhood Housing Services
NNO – National Night Out
NOW – National Organization for Women
NPDES – National Pollution Discharge Elimination System
NRP – Neighborhood Revitalization Program (Mpls funding program for neighborhoods)
NRRC – Northside Residents Redevelopment Council
NWIP – North Washington Industrial Park
OCU – Organized Crime Unit
OEA – Office of Environmental Assistance
OIC – Opportunities Industrialization Center
OJT – On The Job Training
OMB – Office of Management and Budget
OPR – Off the Payroll
OSC – On Scene Commander
OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSTC – Occupational Skills Training Center
PAA – Project Analysis Authorization
PAB – Personnel Advisory Board
PAC – Precinct Advisory Council
PAL – Police Athletic League
PARIF – Preservation ARIF Funds (MHFA program)
PCA – Pollution Control Agency
PD – Police Department
PD – Public Defender
PELRA – Public Employment Labor Relations Act
PERA – Public Employees Retirement Association
PHAC – Public Health Advisory Committee
PILOT – Payment in Lieu of Taxes
PIO – Public Information Officer
PPE – Personal Protective Equipment
PPERRIA – Prospect Park-East River Road Improvement Association
PPF – Preliminary Planning Fund
PPL – Project for Pride in Living
PPNA – Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association
PRC – Permanent Review Committee
PRC – Project Review Committee
PRG – Powderhorn Residents Group
PSC – Public Service Center
PSF – Public Service Facility
PSP – Public Space Partners
PSR – Public Service Request
PSRS – Public Safety and Regulatory Services Committee
PTE – Part-Time Equivalent
PW – Public Works Department
QAP – Qualified Allocation Plan (for low income housing tax credits)
QAU – Quality Assurance Unit
QRC – Qualified Rehabilitation Consultant
QRC – Qualified Rehabilitation Coordinator
REAC – Real Estate Assessment Center (HUD multi-family department)
RFP – Request for Proposals
RFQ – Request for Qualifications
RGU – Responsible Government Unit
RIF – Rehabilitation Incentive Fund
RLF – Revolving Loan Fund
RLIC – Rental Licensing
ROCCI – Repeat Offenders Code Compliance Initiative, now known as City Wide Initiative
ROE – Return on Equity
ROP – Repeat Offender Program
RSVP – Retired Senior Volunteer Program
RTF – Rich Text Format (Windows)
RTW – Return to Work Program
SAENA – St. Anthony East Neighborhood Association
SAFE – Safety for Everyone
SAOIC – Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center, f/k/a TCOIC
SBA – Small Business Administration
SBC – School Based Clinics
SBCD – State Building Codes Division
SBE – Small Business Enterprise Program
SCNA – Shingle Creek Neighborhood Association
SECIA – Southeast Como Improvement Association
Section 106 – Federal historic preservation regulations
Section 3 – Federal regulations for economic opportunities for local residents & businesses
Section 42 – IRS codes for LIHTC
SEED – South East Economic Committee
SEMI – Southeast Minneapolis Industrial Area
SENA – Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood Association
SHAPE – Survey of the Health of Adults, the Population and the Environment
SHP – (HUD) Supportive Housing Program
SHPO – State Historical Preservation Office
SID – Special Investigations Division
SIP – Subject in Progress
SISP – Strategic Information System Plan
SLUC – Sensible Land Use Commission
SNG – Seward Neighborhood Group
SNHS – Southside Neighborhood Housing Services
SNO – Sheridan Neighborhood Organization
SOV – Single Occupancy Vehicle
SRC – Staff Review Committee
SRO – Single Room Occupancy (dwelling unit)
SSCO – Stevens Square Community Organization
SSI – Supplemental Security Income
SSO – Sanitary Sewer Overflow
STAWNO – St. Anthony West Neighborhood Organization
STS – Sentencing to Serve
SUBP – Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program
SW&R – Solid Waste and Recycling Division
SWIM – Safe Water in Minneapolis
SYEP – Summer Youth Employment Program
SYETP – Summer Youth Employment & Training Program
TAB – Transportation Advisory Board (of the Met Council)
TAC – Technical Advisory Committee
TAD – Third Avenue Distributor
TBRA – Tenant-Based Rental Assistance
TCED – Twin Cities Economic Development Group
TCMA – Twin Cities Metropolitan Area
TCMC – Twin Cities Metropolitan Council
TDD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf
TEA-21 – Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (replaces ISTEA)
TEA3 – The anticipated reauthorization of TEA-21
TIC – Traveler Information Center
TIF – Tax Increment Financing
TinT – Truth in Taxation
TISH – Truth-in-Sale of Housing
TIVA – Towing of Inoperable Vehicles
TMO – Transportation Management Organization
TMP – The Minneapolis Plan
TMP – Transportation Management Plan
TNA – Tangletown Neighborhood Association
TOD – Transit-Oriented Development
TOH – This Old House
TPW – Transportation and Public Works Committee
TRA – Tenants Remedy Act
TRI – Toxic Release Inventory
TSC – Technology Steering Committee
TTD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, a/k/a TTY
TTD – Temporary Total Disability
TTY – a/k/a TTD
UDAG – Urban Development Action Grants
UEC – Urban Ecology Coalition
UMO – University of Minnesota Opera
URA – (Federal) Uniform Relocation Act
URAP – Urban Revitalization Action Program
USEPA – United States Environmental Protection Agency
USFA – United States Fire Administration
VA – Veteran’s Administration
VB – Vacant & Boarded
VBR – Vacant Building Registration
VIC – Voluntary Investigative Cleanup (MPCA Program)
VINA – Victory Neighborhood Association
VISTA – Volunteers in Service to America
VO – Vacant & Open
VPIC – Voluntary Petroleum Investigative Cleanup
VS – Vacant & Secure
W&M/Budget – Ways and Means Budget Committee
W/MBE – Women/Minority Business Enterprise
WBCC – West Bank Community Coalition
WBE – Women-owned Business Enterprise
WC – Workers Compensation
WCC – Windom Community Council
WCNC – West Calhoun Neighborhood Council
WCNO – Webber-Camden Neighborhood Organization
WIC – Women, Infants & Children Food Supplemental Program
WIND – Western Initiatives for Neighborhood Development
WMEP – West Metro Education Project
WMO – Watershed Management Organization
WPCC – Waite Park Community Council
WPCIA – Windom Park Citizens in Action
WWW – World Wide Web
YCB – Youth Coordinating Board
YETP – Youth Employment & Training Program
Z&P – Zoning and Planning Committee
The accounts of the City are organized by fund types. A “fund” is a grouping of related accounts that is used to maintain control over resources that have been segregated for specific activities or objectives.
The operations of each fund are monitored with a separate set of self-balancing accounts that comprise its assets, liabilities, fund equities, revenues and expenditures/expenses. Following is a listing and description of all City funds.
General Fund. The General Fund is the general operating fund of the City. It is used to account for all financial resources except those that are required to be accounted for in another fund.
Enterprise Funds. The Enterprise Funds are used to account for those activities of the City which are financed and operated in a manner similar to private business enterprises where expenses, including depreciation, are recovered principally through user charges. The City operates eight enterprise funds, including the Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) department:
Water Works Fund. This fund is used to account for the operation, maintenance and construction projects related to the water delivery system. This fund also accounts for the operations related to the billings for water, sewage and solid waste fees.
Sanitary Sewer Fund. This fund will be used to account for the operation, maintenance and construction projects related to the sanitary sewer system.
Stormwater Fund. This fund will be used to account for the operation, maintenance and construction projects related to the stormwater utility system.
Solid Waste and Recycling Fund. This fund is used to account for the revenues and expenses for solid waste collection, disposal and recycling activities.
Municipal Parking Fund. This fund is used to account for the operation, maintenance and construction of the City's parking facilities as well as on-street parking and the Municipal Impound Lot.
Park Operations Fund. This fund is used to account for operation, maintenance and construction of projects related to the Park Board, especially golf courses.
River Terminal. This fund is used to account for the operations of the public terminal facility located on the Mississippi River.
Internal Service Funds. Internal Service Funds are similar to Enterprise Funds in that they are used to account for those City services which are financed and operated in a manner similar to private business enterprises, however, the customer is typically other City departments instead of the public. The City operates six Internal Service Funds:
Engineering Materials and Supplies. This fund is used to account for the operations of the City's asphalt plant and paving products laboratory. The paving products laboratory provides in lab and on-site testing and soil boring services to ensure quality control of asphalt and soils for projects.
Intergovernmental Services. This fund is used to account for business information services, central mailing and printing services, and the City's telecommunication operations.
Property Services. This fund is used to account for the physical management and maintenance of fire stations, police precinct buildings, the Minneapolis Public Service Center, and various other City office locations, except for the City Hall/County courthouse building, which is accounted for in the Municipal Building Commission Special Revenue Fund.
Permanent Improvement Equipment. This fund is used to account for the ownership and operation of radio communications equipment and a fleet of motorized equipment and vehicles. The fund operates as a rental agent to various departments to support the construction and maintenance of city infrastructure, fire protection services, and police services.
Public Works Stores. This fund is used to account for the centralized procurement, warehousing, and distribution of stocked inventory items, and the purchase of special goods and services.
Self-Insurance. This fund is used to account for administrative costs employee benefit programs. The fund also accounts for occupational health services, severance payments to employees who have retired or resigned and who meet minimum eligibility requirements, a tort liability program, and a workers' compensation program.
Park Self-Insurance and Internal Service Funds. This fund is used to account for park employees’ medical, dental, and life insurance benefit programs and the programs' administrative costs. The fund also accounts for occupational health services, severance payments to employees who have retired or resigned and who meet minimum eligibility requirements, a tort liability program, and a workers' compensation program. The Park Board also has an internal service fund for charges within its programs.
Special Revenue Funds. Special revenue funds are used to account for the proceeds of revenue sources that are restricted by legal and regulatory provisions to finance specific activities. The City has thirty-four Special Revenue Funds, including community and economic development funds. These funds are used to account for the City’s planning and community development goals, most of which are financed through property tax increment financing.
Arena Reserve Fund. This fund is a holding fund for various finance plan revenues to be used for future cost relating to the acquisition and capital maintenance of the downtown sports, entertainment and health complex.
Board of Estimate and Taxation Fund. This fund is used to account for the operations of the Board of Estimate and Taxation which issues and sell bonds, and establishes the maximum levies for the City, its boards and commissions.
Community Development Block Grant. This fund is used to account for the federal grants received under the Federal Community Development Block Grant provisions. Convention Center. This fund is used to account for the ownership, maintenance, and operation of the Minneapolis Convention Center, and the proceeds of the local sales and use tax.
Convention Facilities Reserve. This fund is a holding fund for parking and sales tax revenues to be used for future capital maintenance needs of the existing Convention Center.
Employee Retirement. This fund is used to account for the tax levy proceeds and other sources of revenue for the Minneapolis Employee Retirement Fund (MERF), Minneapolis Firefighters’ Relief Association (MFRA), and Minneapolis Police Relief Association (MPRA) retirement programs for some city employees.
Grants – Federal. This fund is used to account for all federal grants, except for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which is accounted for in a separate fund.
Grants – Other. This fund is used to account for grants received from the State of Minnesota, Hennepin County, local government units, and private funds.
Municipal Building Commission. This fund is used to account for the cost of operating and maintaining the City Hall/County Court House building.
Police Special Revenue. This fund is used to account for the revenues and expenditures related to federal and state administrative forfeitures and the revenues and expenditures related to the regulation of lawful gambling in the City.
Park Operating Fund. This fund is used to account for revenue and expenditures related to the cost of operating and maintaining the Minneapolis Parks system.
Capital Projects Funds. The Capital Projects Fund is used to account for financial resources and expenditures applied to the construction of capital facilities and major purchased items for governmental fund types:
Community Planning and Economic Development. This fund is used to account for the capital project activities of the department of Community Planning and Economic Development.
Municipal Building Commission (MBC) Capital Fund. This fund is used to account for the capital project activities of the MBC, a component unit of the City of Minneapolis.
Permanent Improvement Capital Fund. This fund is used to account for capital acquisition, construction, and improvement projects including bridge construction, sidewalk construction, street construction, energy conservation projects, infrastructure projects, and many Business and Information Services (BIS) projects.
Park Board Permanent Improvement Capital Fund. This fund is used to account for the capital project activities of the Park Board.
Debt Service Funds. The Debt Service Funds are used to account for the accumulation of resources for, and the payment of, general long-term debt, principal, interest, and related costs. Included in the Debt Service Funds are:
Community Development Agency Debt Service Fund. This fund is used to account for the debt service activities of CPED and includes the Arena Acquisition Project (Target Center) Series A and B bonds, Tax Increment Bonds of 1990, and Tax Increment Revenue Notes.
Development Debt Service Fund. This fund is used to account for the debt of projects supported by property tax increments, transfers of sales tax revenues from the Convention Center Special Revenue Fund for related debt, and a state grant relating to the completion of the Convention Center.
General Debt Service Fund. This fund is used to account for General Obligation Bonds supported by a property tax levy, Management Information System debt supported by the City's General Fund, Great River Road Bonds, Edison Hockey, Community Health, Xcel Power-Revenue, and Section 108 HUD Revenue Notes.
Special Assessment Debt Service Fund. This fund is used to account for debt supported by special assessments with the exception of the Park Diseased Tree debt.
Last updated Aug 11, 2015