Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, May 7, 2009

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

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

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

Committee Members Absent: Benson, Colvin Roy

Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead

Discussion Items

1. Census 2010:

a) Receive and file 2010 Census Activities Status Report.

b) Authorize contract with the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs/University of Minnesota, for Census outreach coordination. ( Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved

2. Minneapolis Economic Recovery Strategy - Transportation Electrification Grant:

Authorize proper City Officers to submit a letter of support to the University of Minnesota for grant application under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Action Taken: Approved

Reports of Committees

Ø Community Development

Ø Health, Energy & Environment

Ø Intergovernmental Relations

Ø Public Safety & Regulatory Services

Ø Transportation & Public Works

Ø Ways & Means/Budget

Ø Zoning & Planning


1. The City Council meeting of May 8, 2009, will adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, for the purpose of discussing the matters of Youna Vang Lee, as next of kin of Fong Lee v. City of Minneapolis, et al., and T.J. Management of Minneapolis d/b/a Gabby’s Saloon and Eatery v. City of Minneapolis, United States District Court File No. 08-CV-512.

2. In honor of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 16th, the POW/MIA flag will be on display in the Council Chambers for one week prior to that date, and will be removed on the following business day, in accordance with the POW/MIA Flag Policy for the Council Chambers.

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: May 8, 2009

Next Regular Committee of the Whole Meeting: May 21, 2009

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