Minneapolis Charter Commission Agenda

Regular Meeting
October 3, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Room 317 City Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Commissioners Present: Clegg (Chair), Cohen, Dolan, Ferrara, Gerdes, Johnson, Kozak, Lickness, Metge, Peltola, Rubenstein, Sandberg, Schwarzkopf (quorum 8)
Commissioner Excused:  Connell

Charter Commission Coordinator:  Peggy Menshek (612) 673-2287  [email protected]


 1. Roll Call

 2. Adopt Agenda
     Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  Approve minutes of regular meeting of September 5, 2012 
      Minutes of September 5, 2012  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4. Chair's Report

Election of Officer

 5.  Election of Vice Chair
      Action Taken:  Commissioner Sandberg elected Vice Chair.  
      Declaration of vacancy in the position of Secretary of the Charter Commission. 
      Notice of election for the position of Secretary at the next Charter Commission meeting.


 6. Plain Language Charter Revision:
     Plain Language Charter Revision Draft 12(E) REDLINED from Draft 12(D)
Plain Language Charter Revision Draft 12(E) REDLINED from Draft 12;
Transmittal Report  
Proposed Schwarzkopf Amendments
     Proposed Schwarzkopf Conflict of Interest Amendment  
     Action Taken:  a)  Approved Amendment No 4 of Proposed Schwarzkopf Amendments pertaining to the position of City Clerk; and
     b)  Postponed consideration of Proposed Schwarzkopf Conflict of Interest Amendment to next meeting.

Public Commentary



Next Regular Charter Commission Meeting:  November 7, 2012
Charter Commission Website


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