In this Agenda ...
REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
Community Development
Health, Energy & Environment
Intergovernmental Relations
Public Safety & Regulatory Services
Transportation & Public Works
Ways & Means/Budget
Zoning & Planning
Motions
Resolutions
New Business
Announcements

Minneapolis City Council Agenda

1. Roll call. 13-0.

2. Adoption of the agenda.

Action Taken: Adopted, as amended to include additional Motion #5.

3. Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of May 26, 2006.

Action Taken: Accepted.

4. Referral of petitions and communications and reports of the City officers to proper Council committees and departments.

Action Taken: Referred.

1. Land Sales/Subdivision (1910 - 24th Ave N & 1912 Hillside Ave N):

a) Passage of Resolution approving subdivision of lot at 1910 - 24th Ave N; b) Passage of Resolution authorizing sale of 1912 Hillside Ave N to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc; c) Passage of Resolution authorizing sale of 1910 - 24th Ave N to Renewed Dwellings, Inc.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Transfer of Property/Land Sale (2134 James Ave N):

a) Passage of Resolution approving transfer of Mpls Community Development Agency property to City of Mpls; b) Passage of Resolution authorizing sale to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Lake Street/Midtown Light Rail Transit Station:

Approve terms for City acquisition of an easement from Hi-Lake LLC.
Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means/Budget

4. New French Bakery (828 Kasota Ave):

Passage of Resolution giving preliminary approval to issue bonds for second bakery plant operation.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Minnesota Shubert Center:

Approve terms of Grant Agreement with Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development, sub-grant agreement with Artspace Projects, Inc, amendment to contract for private redevelopment & option agreement with Artspace Projects, Inc, NRP grant agreement, execution of documents; Passage of Resolution appropriating funds.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Parcel D West Redevelopment Contract:

Authorize amendment to Amended & Restated Redevelopment Contract between the City & Brighton Nine/Portland LLC to allow extension of time on The Portland project; Passage of Resolution increasing Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) appropriation.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Neighborhood Revitalization Program:

Approve use of funds in 2006 Administrative Budget for securing Directors & Officers & Employee Liability insurance.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Homeownership & Century Homes Programs:

Approve subsidies to properties; Approve Senior Regeneration Program; Passage of Resolution increasing CPED appropriation.

Action Taken: Approved.

1. Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities:

Approve Mayoral appointment of Jason Jenkins, Ward 13.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Public Health Advisory Committee:

Approve City Council appointments of – Paul Zerby; Rachel Mahon Bosman; Nicole McNamara; Scott Morris; Karen Pratt; Patrick Donaway; and Debra Riley.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Civil Rights:

Passage of Ordinances amending the Code of ordinances, as follows:
a. Title 7, Chapter 139 relating to Civil Rights: In General, conforming with State law, revising language in contract compliance provisions, and modifying language regarding disabilities and affectional preference.
b. Title 7, Chapter 141 relating to Civil Rights: Administration and Enforcement, relating to commission membership attendance requirements, disparate impact complaint procedure, and amending "affectional preference" to "sexual orientation", and subpoena power of the Director of Civil Rights.
c. Title 2, Chapter 15 relating to Administration: Ethics in Government, amending "affectional preference" to "sexual orientation".
d. Title 9, Chapter 172 relating to Fire and Police Protection: Civilian Review Authority, amending "affectional preference" to "sexual orientation".

Action Taken: Approved, as amended.

4. Green Building Standards:

a. Adopt Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Standards.
b. That the recommendation be reviewed by the Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee and Environmental Coordinating Team, and that it receive further City analysis, with a report back to Committee on July 10 th.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended.

Referred Report to Ways & Means/Budget

5. Public Health Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism:

Amend Master Grant Agreement with Minnesota Department of Health to add $50,920 for participating in planning and implementation of pandemic influenza activities; and Passage of Resolution approving appropriation.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Research Project for Pregnant Women:

Authorize submit grant application to United States Department of Health and Human Services seeking up to $1,200,000 to support a research project to validate an automated, web-based psychosocial screening instrument for pregnant women.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Lead Safe Housing:

Execute agreement with Minnesota Health Department to accept an amended amount of $8,600 for temporary removal and relocation of affected children and families to lead-safe properties and other costs associated with mandated lead hazard reduction.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Health Care Coverage Assistance Services:

Issue Request for Proposals for services to be provided to Minneapolis Public Schools for up to two school years; Authorize staff to evaluate proposals received, select the successful proposal, and without further Council approval, execute a contract with the selected vendor, only if one response to the RFP is received.

Action Taken: Approved.

1. Mpls Police Relief Association:

Passage of Resolutions a) Approving Laws of Minnesota 2006, Chapter 271, Article 9, Section re disabled benefits; b) Approving Laws of Minnesota 2006, Chapter 271, Article 9, Section 2 re unit value changes; & c) Not approving Laws of Minnesota 2006, Chapter 271, Article 9, Section re increases in MPRA Board member compensation.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended with each resolution considered separately.

2. Homeless Assistance Tax Increment District:

Passage of Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota 2006, Chapter 259, Article 10, Section 14 re homeless prevention included in the 2006 omnibus tax act.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Liquor License Issuance:

Passage of Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota 2006, Chapter 210, Section 8 re allowing applications for licenses for Minnesota Book & Literary Arts Building, Inc (d/b/a Open Book) & for a restaurant at 5411 Penn Ave S.

Action Taken: Approved.

1. Boarding of Vacant/Nuisance Properties:

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 249 of Code relating to Housing: Vacant Dwelling or Building, Nuisance Condition, specifying that the boarding and securing of qualifying buildings pursuant to Chapter 249 be inclusive of all openings to a building in addition to the first story and ground floor openings.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Marquette Hotel (710 Marquette Av):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License (expansion of premises to allow outdoor seating area on private property along Marquette Av).

Action Taken: Approved.

3. J D Hoyts (301 Washington Av N):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class C-2 with Sunday Sales License (expansion of premises to allow outdoor seating on private property).

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Lyndale Grocery & Deli (2551 Lyndale Av S):

Grant Sidewalk Cafe License.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Birchwood Cafe (3311 E 25 th St):

Grant On-Sale Wine Class D with Strong Beer License.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Seville Club (15 Glenwood Av):

Grant Sidewalk Cafe License.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Minneapolis Eagle (515 Washington Av):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License (expansion of premises for outdoor patio).

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Bombay Bistro (820 Marquette Av):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.

Action Taken: Approved.

9. Hooters (600 Hennepin Av):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

10. Central Avenue Liquors (2538 Central Av):

Grant Off-Sale Liquor License, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

11. More Valu Foods (2600 Cedar Av):

Passage of Resolution granting Grocery, Meat Market, Food Manufacturer and Tobacco Dealer Licenses, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

12. Paul’s Bobby & Steve’s Auto World (5801 Nicollet Av):

Grant Off-Sale Beer; Grocery; Restaurant; Tobacco Dealer; Gasoline Filling Station; and Motor Vehicle Repair Garage with Accessory Use Licenses, subject to conditions.
Early Signature by Mayor Requested

Action Taken: Approved.

13. Liquor, Wine and Beer Licenses:

Passage of Resolution granting applications.

Action Taken: Approved.

14. Business Licenses:

Passage of Resolution granting applications.

Action Taken: Approved.

15. Gambling Licenses:

Passage of Resolution granting applications.

Action Taken: Approved.

16. Super Stop 2 (2951 Central Av NE):

Passage of Resolution approving Technical Advisory Committee recommendations relating to Off-Sale Beer License.

Action Taken: Approved.

17. El Gaucho (2401 E Franklin Av):

Passage of Resolution approving Technical Advisory Committee recommendations relating to On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer License.

Action Taken: Approved.

18. Kuick Mart (4653 Chicago Av):

Deny application for Grocery and Tobacco Dealer Licenses.

Action Taken: Approved.

19. Rental Dwelling Licenses at 1162 14 th Av SE; 1038 19 th Av SE; and 1049 24 th Av SE:

Concur with Rental Licensing Board of Appeals to revoke licenses held by Mei Jen Chen; and Deem Ms. Chen ineligible to hold or have an interest in a rental dwelling license issued by City until March 4, 2011.

Action Taken: Approved.

20. Chapter 249 Property at 2509 Girard Av N:

Authorize demolition.

Action Taken: Approved.

21. Chapter 249 Property at 428 31 st Av N:

Authorize demolition.

Action Taken: Approved.

22. Chefs Production (600 1 st Av N):

Grant Off-Sale Liquor and On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales Licenses (change in ownership).

Action Taken: Approved.

23. Gunfire Detection and Location System:

OP #6629, accept only bid of ShotSpotter Inc to provide a complete gun fire detection and location turnkey system.
Early Signature by Mayor Requested

Action Taken: Approved.

24. Chapter 249 Property at 1626 E Lake St:

No report (to be considered by PS&RS on June 21 st).

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means/Budget

25 Bomb Disposal Services:

Execute amendment to Joint Powers Agreement with Minnesota Department of Public Safety to provide bomb disposal services to other jurisdictions within the State as needed, and to be reimbursed for services at a rate of $175 per hour; and Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to Police Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

26. Child Development Policing Program:

Accept $250,000 and execute grant agreement with Minnesota Department of Public Safety to support children witnessing violence in their environment; and Passage of Resolution approving appropriation. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

27. 2005 Buffer Zone Protection Program:

Amend grant agreement to extend grant period until the full awarded funds are expended.

Action Taken: Approved.

28. Central Weed and Seed Program:

Amend contract with Pillsbury United Communities to decrease grant award funding for overtime or other police services; and Passage of Resolution approving appropriation decrease to Police Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

29. SafeZone Collaborative:

Accept donation of $60,000 from US Bancorp for use by SafeZone CollaborativeDowntown 2006 Administrative Budget. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

30. Auto Theft Prevention Bait Vehicle Program:

Accept 1999 Honda Civic from State Farm Mutual Auto INSCO to enhance bait vehicle program. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

31. Safe City:

Execute agreement with Minnesota Department of Public Safety to receive $1,533,000 for increased patrol and law enforcement in downtown; and execute sub-recipient agreements with State, Regional, County and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to assist with the enforcement; and Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to Police Department. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

32. Pre-Service Law Enforcement Training Course:

Issue Request for Proposals for Police Department to conduct a training course which meets state licensing standards.

Action Taken: Approved.

33. Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee:

Execute amendment to agreement with Hennepin County to extend term of agreement to January 31, 2010.

Action Taken: Approved.

34. Donation in Response to LGA Cuts:

Accept anonymous donation of $200 to be allocated as follows: $75 to Police Department; $75 to Fire Department; and $50 to Public Works.

Action Taken: Approved.

35. 2003 Homeland Security & Exercise Grant:

Passage of Resolution adjusting appropriations for Fire Department and Public Works to appropriately pay for the remaining grant expenditures.

Action Taken: Approved.

    Transportation & Public Works

1. Sale of City-Owned Property:

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of 1306 Central Av NE (Edison Hockey Arena) to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for approximately $710,000 and authorizing the proper City officers to execute all documents necessary to complete the transaction.
(9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

2. New Fire Station No. 14 (2002 Lowry Av):

Authorize change order increasing the contract with Rochon Corporation by $90,964 to allow for construction contingencies provided as part of the original project budget. No additional appropriation required.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Lyndale Av S Variance Request:

Passage of Resolution supporting the request of Hennepin County to seek a variance to the Minnesota Office of State Aid for a parking lane width of nine feet on Lyndale Av S between W 38th St and W 50th St.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Lynnhurst Street Renovation Project:

Passage of Resolution designating the locations and streets to be improved in the project. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Lynnhurst Street Renovation Project:

a) Receive cost estimate of $2,386,250 for improvements and the list of benefited properties;
b) Direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed assessments against the benefited properties; and
c) Set a public hearing for July 11, 2006. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Central Corridor Project Draft EIS:

Approve summary and final detailed comments regarding the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and authorize the proper City officers to resubmit the comments to the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means/Budget

7. Cleaning and Lining of Cast Iron Water Mains:

Authorize amendment increasing the contract with J. Fletcher Creamer and Son, Inc. by $383,500 to allow for an additional 26,000 feet of cast iron water main to be cleaned and lined during 2006. Funds available within the existing project budget.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. 2006 Alley Resurfacing Program:

Passage of Resolutions:
a) Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments in the amount of $78,000.31; and
b) Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $78,000. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

9. Advertising in City-Owned Parking Ramps and Adjoining Walkways:

Authorize the proper City officers to approve the inclusion of alternative types of advertising, in conjunction with backlit ad panel units, in the agreement with CityLitesUSA.

Action Taken: Approved.

10. Traffic Signal LED Conversion Program:

Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation and revenue for the program by $143,000, to be reimbursed by Xcel Energy rebate funds designated for energy reduction programs.

Action Taken: Approved.

11. Priority Vehicle Control System Project:

Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation and revenue for the project by $176,555.81, to be reimbursed by Federal ISTEA funding from MnDOT.

Action Taken: Approved.

12. MnDOT/City of Minneapolis Routine Maintenance Agreement:

Authorize an amendment to the Biennial Routine Maintenance Agreement, creating an interim agreement, effective July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007, or until a new agreement is negotiated to replace it.
Early signature by Mayor requested

Action Taken: Approved.

    Ways & Means/Budget

    Ways & Means/Budget agenda of 6/12/06

1. Legal Settlements:

Passage of Resolution approving settlement of the claim of Aynababa Abebe v. City of Minneapolis and Sgt. Tim Davison ($7,000); Kristen Thompson ($205,000); and Authorize the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement and release of claims.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Business Intelligence Application:

Authorize execution of contract with Cognos Corporation for Business Intelligence application, training, and services.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Citation Issuance System:

Authorize execution of contract with Advanced Public Safety for citation applications, training, hardware, and services plus annual support and maintenance over 5 years; Passage of Resolution increasing the Information & Technology Services Agency appropriation by $336,538.
Early signing by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Utility Billing Insert:

Approve July 2006 utility billing insert on behalf of the Public Works Department, Solid Waste Division announcing the "household hazardous waste drop-off sites and schedules".

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Acceptance of Funds:

Authorize acceptance and appropriation of $176,000 from the non-profit Convention Events Fund to provide payment for expenses incurred for qualifying events; Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Convention and Visitors Association Agency. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Bid for Lighting Control System Upgrade:

Accept low bid of Collins Electrical Systems, Inc., d.b.a. ColliSys in the amount of $383,500 for lighting control system upgrade at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Legal Services:

Approve amendment to Contract No. C-23087 with Parker Rosen Law Firm, for an amount not to exceed $100,000.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. New Appointed Position - Director, Business Administration:

a) That the council may establish that the position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the code;
b) Approve proposed appointed position allocated to grade 12, 563 points; and
c) Passage of Salary Ordinance approving annual salary in accordance with the adopted appointed employee’s compensation plan, effective May 26, 2006.

Action Taken: Approved.

9. Reclassified Position - Director, Budget Information and Coordination:

a) That the council may establish that the position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the code;
b) Approve proposed appointed position allocated to grade 11, 513 points; and
c) Passage of Salary Ordinance approving annual salary in accordance with the adopted appointed employee’s compensation plan, effective June 9, 2006.

Action Taken: Approved.

10. Assistant City Coordinator, Convention Center

Passage of Salary Ordinance approving annual salary in exception to the adopted appointed employee’s compensation plan, effective June 16, 2006.

Action Taken: Approved.

11. In-House Security Services:

Authorize issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide security services at the Minneapolis Convention Center facility, effective September 1, 2006.

Action Taken: Approved.

12. 2020 Vision, Five Year City Goals & Strategy Directions, and Working Values:

Adopt new vision, goals, strategy directions and working values.

Action Taken: Approved.

13. Target Center Arena Lease Amendment:

a) Approve terms of the amendment;
b) Authorize proper City and MCDA officials to execute the amendment;
c) Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation in the Community Planning and Economic Development Agency by $1,200,000.

Early signing by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Approved.

14. Cedar Riverside Neighborhood First Step NRP Action Plan (Phase I):

a) Approve Action Plan specifically those parts which fall under City jurisdiction;
b) Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation in the Community Planning and Economic Development Agency by $350,000;
c) Authorize execution of contracts and agreements needed.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred Report from Zoning & Planning

15. West Broadway Alive! Master Plan:

Authorize hire of EH Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc. for the completion of the West Broadway Alive! Master Plan; Authorization to use CDBG funding from the CPED-Planning budget and NRP Funding.
Early Signature by Mayor Requested

Action Taken: Approved.

    Zoning & Planning

    Zoning & Planning agenda of 6/8/06

1. Gregory Langford (2624 1 st Ave S):

Grant appeal filed from decision of the Board of Adjustment re applications of Gregory Langford for variances to deny construction of a new three-dwelling unit multi-family structure.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Steve Leventhal (2409 Colfax Ave S):

Deny appeal filed from decision of the Board of Adjustment re application of Steve Leventhal for a nonconforming use certificate to legalize an existing triplex.

Action Taken: Referred back to Z&P Committee.

3. Dan Radunz (5912 Girard Ave S):

Grant appeal filed from decision of the Planning Commission re applications for conditional use permits and variances to allow construction of a new single-family dwelling.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended.

4. St. Mary’s University of Minnesota (2304 Park Ave, 2222 and 2226 Oakland Ave):

Passage of Ordinance to rezone 2304 Park Ave to utilize an existing building for a college expansion.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Mississippi River Critical Area Plan:

Adopt draft 2006 Mississippi River Critical Area Plan.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Minimum Lot Area Requirements for Residential Uses in the C1 District (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 548 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to the Zoning Code: Commercial Districts, amending a portion of Table 548-4 to revise the minimum lot area requirements for residential uses in the C1 District.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Anne C. and Frank B. Semple House and Carriage House (100-104 Franklin Ave W):

Passage of Resolution to approve landmark designation.

Action Taken: Approved.

    Motions

1. Motion by Ostrow that regular payrolls of City employees under Council jurisdiction for the month of July, 2006 be approved and ordered paid.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Ordinance Introduction:

Motion by Schiff to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 535 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Regulations of General Applicability, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee (to authorize the mounting of communication antennas on light poles in the downtown area bounded by the Mississippi River, I-35W, I-94, and I-394/3 rd Ave N (extended to river)).

Action Taken: Referred to Zoning & Planning Committee.

3. Ordinance Introduction:

Motion by Gordon to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 250 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Condominium Conversions, for first reading and referral to the Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee (adding notice and City approval requirements, as well as improved protections for buyers and provisions to address the loss of affordable rental housing due to condominium conversions).

Action Taken: Referred to Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee.

4. Ordinance Introduction:

Motion by Samuels to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending
Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code and Appendix J relating to License Fees Schedule, for first reading and referral to the Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee (amending rental license fees; changing the date to apply administrative fees; and changing the expiration date of all licenses and provisional licenses).

Action Taken: Referred to Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee.

5. Ordinance Introduction:

Motion by Samuels to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4, Chapter 64 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, and Rabbits, for first reading and referral to the Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee (amending Section 64.110 to define terms, requirements, fees and fines for dangerous and potentially dangerous animals, and to transfer authority from Commissioner of Health to Minneapolis Animal Care & Control; Section 64.120 to set fines and fees regarding disposition of animals, and to transfer authority from Commissioner of Health to Minneapolis Animal Care & Control; and Section 64.130 to transfer authority for concealing of dangerous animals from Commissioner of Health to Minneapolis Animal Care & Control.

Action Taken: Referred to Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee.

    Resolutions

1. Resolution by all Council Members recognizing the nearly 12 years of service by Keith Sjoquist as Chairperson of the South East Economic Development (SEED) Committee.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Resolution by Council Member Gordon recommending Light Rail Transit for the Central Corridor.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Resolution by Council Member Johnson approving the Ballpark Implementation Process.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Resolution by Council Members Schiff and Glidden requesting that the United States Environmental Protection Agency test Powderhorn Park for arsenic as part of their ongoing testing efforts.

Action Taken: Approved.

    New Business

1. Ordinance Introduction:

Motion by Samuels to introduce an ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 364 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee for a public hearing to be held June 21, 2006 (amending Section 364.80 to permit the sale of retail off-sale liquor until 10:00 p.m. on Monday through Saturday).

Action Taken: Referred to Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee.

2. Instant Runoff Voting:

Accept transmittal of Minneapolis City Charter Commission action rejecting proposed ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Officers--Elections, for referral to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee and then to the Elections Committee (eliminating primary elections for City offices, amending filing dates, and allowing for Single Transferable Vote, sometimes known as Ranked Choice Voting or Instant Runoff Voting).

Action Taken: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations & Elections Committees.

3. Ordinance Introduction:

Motion by Hofstede to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Appendix J relating to License Fees Schedule, for first reading and referral to the Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee (relating to Lodging Houses).

Action Taken: Referred to Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee.

    Announcements

Adjournment - The Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners will meet upon adjournment of the City Council Meeting.

Adjournment to Room 315, City Hall, for the purpose of discussing the following matters:

    Nicholas Haberle v. City of Minneapolis

Action Taken: Approved settlement.

    Time Warner Cable, Inc. and KBL Cablesystems of Minneapolis, L.P. v. City of Minneapolis

No Action Taken.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular City Council Meeting: June 30, 2006
City Clerk e-mail:
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Minneapolis Web Page: MinneapolisMN.gov

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