Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

December 20, 2007

10:00 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Lilligren, Ostrow, Gordon, Hofstede, Johnson, Samuels, Goodman, Glidden, Schiff, Remington, Benson, Colvin Roy and Hodges (Quorum – 7)

Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296

Discussion Items

1. NRP Workgroup

Present draft framework proposed to send out for community input.

Action Taken:

a. Staff directed to report back to the Committee of the Whole at the end of the first quarter of 2008 with a source of funding for transition money between NRP Phase II and Phase III.

b. An internal City workgroup, appointed by the Council President and Vice President, shall report back to the Committee of the Whole at the end of the first quarter of 2008 with a deeper exploration of potential funding sources for the Neighborhood Investment Fund and for the City's commitment to NRP administration, including any intergovernmental strategies they would require.

c. Direct the Community Engagement Coordinator to use first quarter 2008 to facilitate gathering community stakeholder input. Stakeholders include neighborhood organizations, state legislators, other local governmental jurisdictions and community organizations. The CE Coordinator will report back to Committee of the Whole at the April 3, 2008, meeting.

The CE Coordinator is further directed to work with the IGR department to gather input regarding any 2008 Legislative issues in a more facilitated manner in time for any action required before the State Legislative session.

d. Include as an addendum to the Framework for the Future report a section describing recommendations for increased neighborhood influence and interaction with City service delivery.

e. Send the Framework for the Future report and Community Engagement Task Force recommendations to all officially recognized neighborhood organization presidents, and official Minneapolis Advisory Committees and citywide commissions for review and comment.

f. Direct staff to report back in 3 cycles explaining the consequences to: a) the legacy fund, b) the city’s present and future discretionary development funding, and c) NRP funding, if we stopped transferring funds from the Common Project to the Legacy Fund.

2. Legal Settlement:

Authorize the settlement of T-Mobile USA v. City of Minneapolis, by payment of $50,000 to T-Mobile USA and Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd.; and Authorize the City Attorney’s office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved

Reports of Committees

Upcoming Agenda Item

1. Update on three-track Community Engagement (CE) Work Plan


1. The City Council Meeting of December 21, 2007, will adjourn to a meeting of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners.

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

Next City Council Meeting: January 2, 2008 (Organization Meeting)

Next Regular City Council Meeting: January 18, 2008

Next Regular Committee of the Whole Meeting: January 17, 2008

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