Minneapolis Charter Commission Agenda

Regular Meeting
May 1, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Room 317 City Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Charter Commission Coordinator:  Peggy Menshek (612) 673-2287  peggy.menshek@minneapolismn.gov


 1. Roll Call

 2. Adopt Agenda
     Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  Approve minutes of regular meeting of April 3, 2013 
      Minutes of April 3, 2013  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4. Chair's Report
     Action Taken:  None.


 5. Plain Language Charter:
     Consideration of final version of Plain Language Charter.
     Final Version - Plain Language Charter
Final Version - Plain Language Charter REDLINED from Draft 12(F)       
     Action Taken:  Approved substituting Final Version of the Plain Language Charter for the previously approved draft and authorized the Chair of the Charter Commission to transmit the Final Version to the City Council on or after May 6, 2013 in accordance with State Statute.

6.  Plain Language Charter Education and Outreach Committee:
     Possible Communications Plan 
     Action Taken:  Received update.

Public Commentary


Next Regular Charter Commission Meeting:  June 5, 2013
Charter Commission Website

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Last updated Jun 6, 2013