Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, March 11, 2010

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

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Lilligren, Glidden, Reich, Gordon, Hofstede, Johnson, Samuels, Goodman, Schiff, Tuthill, Quincy, Colvin Roy and Hodges (Quorum – 7)

Council Committee Coordinator: Anne Roth (612) 673-3130

Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Discussion Items

1. Federal/State/Local Update:

Action Taken: None

2. 2010 Legislative Agenda Amendment:

Amend the City's agenda for the 2010 Legislative Session to add a support item in the "Jobs and Economic Development" section:

"Legislation creating employment guidance for using bond proceeds, and requiring reports, regarding recruitment of individuals from communities experiencing disproportionately high rates of unemployment including communities of color (HF 3184/SF 2809)."

Action Taken: Approved adding language to the 2010 State Legislative Agenda as follows: "legislation creating employment guidance for state transportation projects and state bond funded projects regarding the recruitment and engagement of individuals and companies from communities experiencing high rates of unemployment, including from communities of color".

Committee of the Whole Consent Items

3. Board and Commission Appointments:

Set public hearing
a) Title 2 relating to Administration, as follows:
Chapter 14 relating to In General;
Chapter 35 relating to Capital Long Range Improvement Program Process;
Chapter 36 relating to Arts Commission;
b) Title 7, Chapter 141 relating to Civil Rights: Administration and Enforcement;
c) Title 9, Chapter 172 relating to Fire and Police Protection: Civilian Police Review Authority;
d) Title 12, Chapter 242 relating to Housing: Appeals;
e) Title 17 relating to Streets and Sidewalks, as follows:
Chapter 438 relating to Uptown Special Service District;
Chapter 444 relating to Dinkytown Special Service District;
Chapter 446 relating to Central Avenue Special Service District;

Chapter 448 relating to Nicollet Avenue South Special Service District;
Chapter 450 relating to Stadium Village Special Service District;
Chapter 452 relating to 4 3rd Street West and Upton Avenue South Special Service District;
Chapter 454 relating to South Hennepin Avenue Special Service District;
Chapter 456 relating to Franklin Avenue East Special Service District;
Chapter 457 relating to 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South Special Service District;
Chapter 458 relating to Hennepin Theatre District Special Service District;
Chapter 460 relating to Bloomington-Lake Special Service District;
Chapter 461 relating to Chicago-Lake Special Service District;
Chapter 462 relating to East Lake Street Special Service District;
Chapter 463 relating to Lyndale-Lake Special Service District;
f) Title 20, Chapter 525 relating to Zoning Code: Administration and Enforcement;
g) Title 23, Chapter 599 relating to Heritage Preservation: Heritage Preservation Regulations. (Lilligren)

Action Taken: Public Hearing set for April 1, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.

Committee of the Whole Discussion Items

4. New Five-Year City Goals:

Approve City of Minneapolis five-year goals, strategic directions and values.

Action Taken: Sent forward without recommendation

5. 2010 Census Status Report:

Receive and file.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

6. Twins Ballpark Traffic Management Action Plan:

Receive and file presentation.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

Reports of Committees

Ø Committee of the Whole

Ø Community Development

Ø Public Safety & Health

Ø Regulatory, Energy & Environment

Ø Transportation & Public Works

Ø Ways & Means/Budget

Ø Zoning & Planning


1. A Resolution recognizing the tragedy caused by the February 27 th earthquake in Chile and extending our deepest sympathy to the people of our sister city of Santiago.

2. A Resolution authorizing application by the City of Minneapolis, on behalf of El Colegio Charter School, for Hennepin Youth Sports Program grant funding.

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: Friday, March 12, 2010

Next Regular Committee of the Whole Meeting: Thursday, March 25, 2010

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