Minneapolis City Council Agenda
 
Regular Meeting
February 26, 2016 – 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: Council President Barbara Johnson, Vice President Elizabeth Glidden, Majority Leader John Quincy, Minority Leader Cam Gordon, Council Members Kevin Reich, Jacob Frey, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano
 
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson 612-673-2046
 
Call to Order
1.   Roll Call.
2.   Adoption of the agenda.
Action Taken: Adopted, as amended, to include under the Order of Resolutions the following resolutions:
1.   Recognizing April 2016 as Parkinson's Disease Month.
2.   Honoring the historic relationships among the Dakota, Anishinaabe, Nahua, and other indigenous nations, and recognizing the Mexica New Year Nahui Tekpatl Day in Minneapolis.
3.   Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of February 12, 2016.
      Action Taken: Accepted.
4.   Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
      Action Taken: Referred.
 
Reports of Standing Committees
Community Development & Regulatory Services
CDRS Committee Report of 2/16/2016
1.   Land sale: 3115 Knox Ave N, to Homes Minnesota LLC (16-00219)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3115 Knox Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-792) to Homes Minnesota LLC for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
If Homes Minnesota LLC fails to close, approving the sale of the property to Tai Hon, L.L.C. for $1, subject to conditions.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Land sale: 2102 25th Ave N, to Homes Minnesota LLC (16-00220)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2102 25th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-561) to Homes Minnesota LLC for $5,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Land sale: 2934 Queen Ave N, to Dwayne Etheridge (16-00221)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2934 Queen Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-653) to Dwayne Etheridge for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Land sale: 800 Washington Ave S to Mortenson Development, Inc. or an affiliated entity (16-00222)
1.    Passage of Resolution approving the sale of 800 Washington Ave S to Mortenson Development, Inc. or an affiliated entity (the “Developer”) for $3,784,945 ($155 psf). (9 votes)
2.    Approving the proposed redevelopment contract terms.
3.    Authorizing the execution of a redevelopment contract with the Developer and all other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with the Developer and/or the hotel operator, including without limitation an amended and restated declaration of easements related to the service alley, a declaration of restrictive covenants to the mined underground space, an easement agreement allowing physical connections to the parking ramp, and a parking agreement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Housing Board of Appeals membership and process ordinance (16-00001)
Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 242 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Appeals, amending the membership and processes of the Housing Board of Appeals.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Licenses, Business & Gambling License Applications (16-00224)
Approving Department of Licenses & Consumer Services agenda recommendations for Liquor, Business & Gambling licenses.
Early signature by Mayor requested.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   License Settlement Conference recommendations: Renew Massage & Bodyworks, 3962 Minnehaha Ave (16-00035)
Adopting the business license operating conditions negotiated between the City of Minneapolis Renew Massage & Bodyworks, 3962 Minnehaha Ave, allowing the licensee to obtain the Massage & Bodywork Establishment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Application for a U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Partnership Grant (16-00225)
Authorizing submittal of an application to the U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Partnership Grant opportunity. 
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Plaza Verde Loan Restructure (16-00226)
1.    Authorizing restructure of the CEDF (CDBG) Loan with a new borrower and terms, and contingent upon first and second mortgage banks’ due diligence, borrower evaluation, and approval, and execute appropriate documents.
2.    Authorizing the assumption of the Neighborhood Revitalization Program Forgivable Loan by a new borrower, and contingent upon first and second mortgage banks’ due diligence, borrower evaluation, and approval, and execute appropriate documents.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
10. Land sale: Green Homes North Round 5 (16-00223)
1.   Passage of Resolutions approving the sale of the properties to the developers or affiliated entities, subject to conditions, as follows:
1. Approving sale of property at 3242 Washburn Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-627) to AQDuke, LLC for $5,000.
2. Approving sale of property at 1205 Irving Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-565) to Build Wealth MN for $2,500.
3. Approving sale of property at 1505 Russell Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-404) to City of Lakes Community Land Trust for $5,100.
4. Approving sale of properties at 2700 Morgan Ave N, 2819 Knox Ave N, 296 Oliver Ave N, and 2950 Oliver Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-630,VH-639,TF-746, and TF-634) to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc. for $10,000.
5. Approving sale of properties at 3927 Vincent Ave N, 5113 Dupont Ave N, 4746 Dupont Ave N, 4718 Emerson Ave N, 4634 Aldrich Ave N, and 4626 Aldrich Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-577, VH-364, VH-640, VH637, VH-641, and VH-635) to Ibiza, LLC for $45,100.
6. Approving sale of properties at 1511 Queen Ave N, 4847 6th St E, and 706 Newton Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-634, VH-652, VH-638, VH-622, VH-608, and VH-247) to Kayak Properties, Inc.
7. Approving sale of properties at 2412 Plymouth Ave N, 1514 Thomas Ave N, and 1352 Thomas Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-429, VH-650, and VH-241) to Prestige Contractors, Inc. for $15,000.
2.   Denying sale of the following properties:
1.      4131 James Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-647) to AA Contracting Inc. for $5,300.
2.      4311 Girard Ave N, 4155 Irving Ave N and 4241 Dupont Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. VH-634, VH-638, and VH-622) to Kayak Properties, Inc.
3.   Acceptance of a $416,670 grant from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for the Green Homes North Program and authorizing an agreement for the grant.
4.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.
5.   Approving the award of up to $1,314,363 for development gap funding for the construction of 23 green homes on City-owned vacant lots in North Minneapolis, as submitted by selected qualified developers in response to the City’s Request for Proposals. 
6.   Authorizing related agreements with the selected qualified developers or affiliated entities.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. Minnesota Investment Fund loan application related to the Link Snacks, Inc. (dba Jack Link’s Beef Jerky) expansion project at Mayo Clinic Square in downtown Minneapolis (16-00227)
1.   Passage of Resolution of support for a Minnesota Investment Fund loan application related to the Link Snacks, Inc. (dba Jack Link’s Beef Jerky) expansion project in downtown Minneapolis.
2.   Authorizing submittal of an application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) for an $850,000 forgivable loan related to the Link Snacks, Inc. expansion project, including authorizing execution of Project Compliance with State Laws, Statutes and Rules document as part of the MIF application to DEED.
3.   Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Investment Fund in the amount of up to $850,000, subject to DEED approval of the City’s MIF application. (9 votes)
4.   Authorizing a Business Subsidy Agreement with Link Snacks, Inc.
5.   Authorizing a Minnesota Investment Fund loan to Link Snacks, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $850,000.00 subject to loan terms under the Minnesota Investment Fund guidelines.
6.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to CPED.
Early signature by Mayor requested.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Health, Environment & Community Engagement
HECE Committee Report of 2/22/2016
1.   Marijuana decriminalization ordinance (16-00046)
Passage of ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 223 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Health and Sanitation: Drugs, removing marijuana from the list of prohibited drugs.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities: Appointment (16-00233)
Confirming the Mayoral reappointment of Harvey Hoffman to the Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2017.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Plan Modifications (16-00240)
1.   Approving Modification No. 22 to the East Harriet Farmstead NRP Phase I Neighborhood Action Plan and Plan Modification No. 11 to the Phase II Action Plan.
2.   Authorizing any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Hawthorne Neighborhood Council Neighborhood Priority Plan for Community Health Dialogues (16-00241)
1.   Approving the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council Neighborhood Priority Plan for Community Health Dialogues.
2.   Authorizing any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
5.   Data use agreement with the Minnesota Hospital Association (16-00234)
Authorizing a Data Use Agreement with the Minnesota Hospital Association for a period not to exceed ten (10) years, and for an annual not-to-exceed amount of $5,000.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Contract amendment with Next Gen Health Care for the School Based Clinic (SBC) Program (16-00237)
Authorizing an amendment to the contract with Electronic Health Record Systems (Next Gen Health Care) for the School Based Clinic Program, extending the contract for an additional five (5) years, with annual expenditures under $30,000 and a not-to-exceed total of $150,000 over the five year contract.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Contract amendment with Stairstep Foundation for National Diabetes Prevention Classes (16-00238)
Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. 40330 with Stairstep Foundation, increasing the contract by $2,343, for a revised contract total of $58,928, for National Diabetes Prevention Program classes for priority populations in Minneapolis.
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Contract amendment with Wetland Habitat Restorations for community engagement and demonstration pilot of the Northside Greenway (16-00243)
Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. 39625 with Wetland Habitat Restorations (WHR), increasing the contract by $31,600, for a revised contract total not to exceed $65,000, for community engagement and a demonstration pilot of the Northside Greenway.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Contracts with Tree Trust and Wetland Habitat Restorations for tree planting services (16-00242)
Authorizing agreements with Tree Trust and Wetland Habitat Restorations to provide tree planting and community outreach services for the Urban Forestry Program, in an amount not to exceed $500,000 over a period of three (3) years with an extension of the contracts on an annual basis for two (2) additional years at the sole option of the City, contingent upon funding and performance.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Community Solar Garden subscription agreements with DG Minnesota CSG5 LLC, SolarStone Community LLC, United States Solar Corporation, and Sunrise Community Solar LLC (16-00236)
Authorizing the execution of 23 Community Solar Garden subscription agreements with four suppliers (DG Minnesota CSG5 LLC, SolarStone Community LLC, United States Solar Corporation, and Sunrise Community Solar LLC) for a term of 25 years.  The aggregate of the 23 subscriptions will cost an estimated $873,000 annually, and will be offset by an estimated annual electrical utility credit of $895,000.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management
PSCREM Committee Report of 2/17/2016
Referred reports to Ways & Means Committee
1.   Contract with the University of Minnesota for Police Department to provide bomb detection services at TCF Stadium for large scale events during 2016 (16-00229)
Authorizing a revenue contract with the University of Minnesota in an amount up to $102,500 for the Police Department to provide up to four Bomb Unit Technicians and up to four Police Officer K-9 handlers for bomb detection security services at TCF Stadium for up to 14 large scale events during 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Contract with the University of Minnesota for Police Department to provide extra security and tactical response at TCF Stadium (16-00230)
1.   Authorizing a revenue contract with the University of Minnesota in an amount up to $145,000 for the Police Department to provide up to eight SWAT officers to provide extra security and a tactical response at TCF Stadium for up to 20 large scale events that include sporting events and concerts from Nov. 2015 through Dec. 2016.
2.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Police Department.
Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda.
3.  Contract with Taser International for purchase of body worn camera equipment and video storage solution (16-00231) (16-00311)
Authorizing a contract with Taser International for the purchase of body worn camera equipment and for providing a video storage solution, in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000, through March 14, 2021.
Action Taken: Adopted with staff direction.
 
Transportation & Public Works
TPW Committee Report of 2/16/2016
1.   Legal Settlement: Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Track Expansion at 7th St NE (16-00212)
Authorizing the settlement of a legal dispute in a matter relating to the BNSF track expansion at 7th St NE to resolve issues arising out of BNSF’s construction of a new retaining wall on property originally platted as city right-of-way, to include the following terms:
1.    The parties will reserve respective rights to claim ownership of underlying property.
2.    BNSF will indemnify the City against any damage occurring to existing city infrastructure, which includes an active sanitary sewer pipe.
3.    BNSF will add a 5 foot tall sound and debris buffer to the top of its retaining wall to protect adjacent property.
4.    BNSF will refrain from occupying or obstructing the city’s paved cul-de-sac.
5.    The City will refrain from disturbing or objecting to the construction of BNSF’s retaining wall.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Request for Proposals (RFP) for graffiti abatement services (16-00214)
Authorizing the issuance of an RFP for graffiti abatement services for graffiti that cannot be successfully abated by the Division of Solid Waste and Recycling.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Minneapolis Open Streets 2016: Approving routes and management services agreement (16-00216)
1.    Approving the list of routes and dates for Minneapolis Open Streets in 2016.
2.    Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition for planning and management services for the 2016 events.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) Station Names (16-00244)
Authorizing the submittal of a letter to the Metropolitan Council regarding the City’s recommendations for Southwest Light Rail Transit station names.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
5.   9th St S and Kenny Area Residential Street Resurfacing Projects (16-00211)
1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the projects.
2.    Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds for the projects. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Bid for large diameter sanitary sewer cleaning (16-00215)
Accepting low bid of Sewer Services, Inc. (OP No. 8214) in the amount of $348,036 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for large diameter sanitary sewer cleaning for the Public Works Surface Water and Sewer Division, and authorizing a contract for the service.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Ways & Means
WM Committee Report of 2/22/2016
1.   Land sale of part of 815 1/2 25th Ave S to Main Street Property Management, LLC for $6,000 plus transaction costs (16-00195)
Authorizing sale of a triangular piece of the 815 1/2 25th Ave S land to the owners of the adjacent property at 2517 Riverside Ave (Tesoro Gas Station) for $6000 plus transaction costs.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Settlement of worker's compensation claim Bruce J. Kohn v. City of Minneapolis (16-00248)
Approving the settlement of the workers’ compensation claim Bruce J. Kohn v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $93,223.85 to Bruce J. Kohn and his attorneys Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Downtown Improvement District grant and amended agreement (16-00249)
1.      Authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to enter into the fourth amended grant agreement with the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District (DID) to receive $200,000 in calendar year 2016 to continue the downtown chronic offender prosecution program (Downtown 100) and the Focus 18-24 initiative. 
2.      Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the City Attorney’s Office.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Legal Services Agreement with Rice, Michels and Walther, LLP (16-00250)
Authorizing an agreement between the City of Minneapolis and Rice, Michels, and Walther, LLP in an amount not-to-exceed $300,000 for outside legal services as part of the City's legal services panel.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Contract amendment with Restorative Justice Community Action (RJCA) for restorative justice services (16-00251)
Approving an increase of $40,000 to Contract No. C-39105 with Restorative Justice Community Action (RJCA) for restorative justice services for a new not-to-exceed total of $105,000, and extending the contract out to May 31, 2016. 
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Contract close-out with Premier Electrical Corporation for RGB LED lighting in exhibit halls (16-00252)
Authorizing increase to Contract No. C-38999 of $33,000 for a new total of $170,300 for contract close-out with Premier Electrical Corporation for the installation of RGB LED Lighting in Exhibit Halls Echo, Delta, Charlie & Bravo Domes.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Agreement extension between Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis regarding the Office to End Homelessness(16-00253)
Authorizing an amendment to the memorandum of understanding between the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County extending the agreement to support the Office to End Homelessness through the period covering the 10-year plan to end homelessness ending Dec. 31, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Acquisition and Redevelopment of the Roof Depot Properties for Municipal Operations Purposes (16-00254)
1.      Approving acquisition of the real estate at 1860 28th St E and 2717 Longfellow Ave (also known as the “Roof Depot” properties) for municipal operations purposes for the sum of $6.8 Million with a closing date before July 1, 2016, to be paid from the WTR18 Water Distribution Facility project CWTR18, Fund 7400, Department 9010923. Said properties are owned by 1860 East 28th Street, L.L.C.
2.      Directing staff to redevelop the Roof Depot site following the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED NC v4) standard and that the project be certified to the Gold Level of quality by the United States Green Building Institute.
3.      Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for architectural and engineering services related to the redevelopment of the Roof Depot properties.
4.      Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for LEED Commissioning Services related to the redevelopment of the Roof Depot properties.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Bond issuance for Target Center renovation project (16-00255)
Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of $74,000,000 of bonds for the Target Center renovation project and authorizing negotiations with banks or underwriters for the sale of the bonds.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Contract amendments with DRI Consulting for Management Assessment services (16-00256)
Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-36430 in the amount of $60,000, for a new total not to exceed $110,000, and extending the contract through Dec. 31, 2016 (or until a new contract is put into place as a result of an RFP) for Management Assessment services.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. IT gift acceptance for March 2016 SharePoint Fest Technology Conference expenses (16-00257)
Passage of Resolution accepting gifts covering the registration, travel, lodging, and meal expenses for Tamara Bredemus, City of Minneapolis Director of Collaborative Services, for the SharePoint Fest Technology Conference, where she has been invited to be a presenter at the event. 
Action Taken: Adopted.
12. Contract with Eramosa for the Public Works Laboratory and Operations Data System Software (16-00258)
Authorizing a contract with Eramosa for an amount not-to-exceed $125,000 for the Public Works Laboratory and Operations Data System software, for the term of three (3) years through June 30, 2019, with the option to extend up to two (2) additional one-year terms or one (1) addition two-year term.
Action Taken: Adopted.
13. Issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Citation Issuance and Management System (16-00259)
Authorizing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Citation Issuance and Management System for the replacement of the current system used by the City’s Regulatory Services Division Traffic Control Unit.
Action Taken: Adopted.
14. Contract amendment with EMA, Inc. for the Maximo Asset Management software implementation (16-00260)
 Authorizing amending Contract No. C-38462 with EMA, Inc. by increasing the contract $325,000 for an amount not to exceed $3,425,000 for the Maximo Asset Management software implementation and support services upgrade.
Action Taken: Adopted.
15. IT Contracts with Aeritae, Cloud Sherpas, and Integrhythm for ServiceNow application expansion (16-00261)
Authorizing contracts with Aeritae, Cloud Sherpas, and Integrhythm for three (3) years through Feb.28, 2019, for professional services to expand the ServiceNow applications currently in place. The total compensation paid under this Master Contract shall not exceed the total value of the work orders provided by the City for a not-to-exceed amount of $950,000.
Action Taken: Adopted.
16. Contract Extension for the Mayor's Office Interim Communications Director (16-00262)
Authorizing an extension of Contract No. C-39797 with New Partners Consulting, Inc., to Dec. 31, 2017, for a new not-to-exceed total of $100,000, for continued interim coverage of the Mayor's Communications Director position while the process of securing a permanent hire for this role is completed.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Zoning & Planning
ZP Committee Report of 2/18/2016
1.   Interim use permit: Principal parking facility, 718 West Broadway (16-00232)
Forwarding without recommendation an interim use permit application submitted by Station 19 Architects, Inc., on behalf of Sanctuary Covenant Church, for a three-year interim use permit (BZZ-7540) to allow a surface parking lot with 50 vehicle parking spaces and one loading space located at 718 West Broadway until Feb. 26, 2019, subject to conditions as outlined in the staff report.

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.
2.   Minneapolis Arts Commission Appointments (16-00184)
Approving the following appointments to the Minneapolis Arts Commission:
1.    Hayley Finn, Seat 13, Ward 7, Mayoral reappointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.
2.    Tom Loftus, Seat 1, Ward 1, Mayoral reappointment from Seat 14 to Seat 1, for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.
3.    David Kang, Seat 7, Ward 5, Mayoral reappointment for a four-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2019.
4.    Lisa Middag, Seat 6, Ward 2, Mayoral appointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.
5.    Alexander Tsadwa, Seat 10, Ward 10, Mayoral appointment for a one-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2016.
6.    Columba Reyes, Seat 9, Ward 3, Council appointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.
7.    Nathan Soland, Seat 14, Ward 2, Council appointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.
8.    Adaobi Oboluke, Seat 8, Ward 7, Council appointment for a four-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2019.
 
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Introduction & Referral Calendar
1.   Disposal of surplus property ordinance (16-00210)
Pursuant to notice, motion by Warsame to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 18 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Purchasing, for first reading and referral to the Ways & Means Committee, adding provisions related to donation of City property.
Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to WM Committee.
 
Resolutions
1.   Peter Ginder honorary resolution (16-00271)
Passage of Resolution honoring Peter Ginder for his service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.    2016 Parkinson's Disease Month honorary resolution (16-00302)
Passage of Resolution recognizing April 2016 as Parkinson's Disease Month.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.    2016 Mexica New Year honorary resolution (16-00303)
Passage of Resolution honoring the historic relationships among the Dakota, Anishinaabe, Nahua and other indigenous nations, and recognizing the Mexica New Year Nahui Tekpatl Day in Minneapolis.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
New Business
1.   Tobacco Dealers Licenses in the C-1 Zoning District ordinance (16-00270)
B. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Tobacco Dealers, amending provisions related to Tobacco Dealers Licenses in the C-1 Zoning District.
Action Taken: Notice given.
2.   Severance pay for appointed employees ordinance (16-00290)
B. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, amending provisions related to severance pay for appointed employees.
Action Taken: Notice given.
 
Announcements
 
Adjournment
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next City Council Meeting: March 18, 2016
 
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