Charter Commission Agenda
Regular Meeting
April 2, 2014 – 4:00 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present:  Commissioners Clegg (Chair), Heinle, Lickness, Metge, Peltola, Rice, Sandberg, Schwarzkopf (quorum 8)
Members Excused:  Commissioners Cohen, Connell, Ferrara, Johnson, Kozak, Rubenstein
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287
 
 
1.   Roll Call
 
2.   Adopt Agenda
      Action Taken:  Adopted.
 
3.   Approve minutes of regular meeting of March 5, 2014
Minutes of 5, 2014
 Action Taken: Approved.
 
4.   Chair's Report
 
Public Hearing - Time Certain 4:30 p.m.
5.   Filing Fees for Municipal Office:
Receive public comment on proposed amendment to raise filing fees for municipal office (said amendment to be effective January 2, 2015), as follows:
 
§ 3.4      Candidacy
(a)     Affidavit of candidacy. A candidate’s name appears on the ballot if the candidate files an affidavit of candidacy with the city clerk and either—
(1)     pays to the clerk the filing fee for which section 3.4(b) provides, or
(2)     presents to the clerk a petition in place of the filing fee with the number of signatures for which the Minnesota election law provides.
 
(b)     Filing fee. The filing fee is—
(1)     for Mayor, $500;
(2)     for Council member, $250;
(3)     for Board of Estimate & Taxation member, $100; and
(4)     for Park & Recreation commissioner, $100.
 
Action Taken:  Received public comments.
 
Public Commentary
 
 
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next Charter Commission Meeting:  May 7, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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Last updated Apr 3, 2014