Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Special start time: 9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296

Consent Items

1. Contract Compliance Quarterly Report:

Receive and file the quarterly report for the 3rd Quarter from the Contract Compliance division of Civil Rights.

Action Taken: Received and filed

2. Civilian Police Review Authority Quarterly Reports:

Receive and file the quarterly reports for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Quarters from the Civilian Police Review Authority.

Action Taken: Received and filed

Discussion Items

Time Certain: 9:30 a.m.

3. Community Participation Program Recommendations:

Consider for approval Community Participation Program guidelines.

Action Taken: Recommend approval as amended, with two technical amendments as follows:

Amending the Community Participation Program Guidelines, under a portion of section IV, C, to read as follows:

An organization not approved for funding may file an appeal with the City Council NCEC. Such an appeal must be received within thirty calendar days of the notice of the decision by submitting it to the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. The City Council NCEC may recommend to uphold the original decision or change the decision or request additional staff analysis. Recommendations of the NCEC to deny funding will be sent to City Council for final approval.

Amending a portion of Section IV, C, as follows:

If a n neighborhood organization is applying for recognition and first-time funding in a neighborhood that does not have an existing neighborhood organization, the NCEC may waive ing portions of the eligibility criteria in Section I.B. above to allow for funding of the new organization.

Intergovernmental Relations Items

Time Certain 10:15 a.m.

4. State Legislative Agenda:

Review proposals for 2011 Legislative Agenda, with final vote on all new items and substantial language changes for adoption.

Action Taken: Recommend approval of the recommended changes to the side by side list, and approved the new items list, with amendments to items 22 and 23, to read as follows:

Item 22: Eliminating Racial and Gender Disparities

Item 23: The City of Minneapolis supports policies to eliminate racial and gender disparities in employment and create employment opportunities for communities of color and women throughout the state.

5. Federal/State/Local Update:

Update, if any, provided by IGR staff.

Action Taken: No update

Set Public Hearings

6. Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission:

Set Public hearing for Thursday, December 9, 2010, regarding the proposed Council appointments of the recommended nominees to the Commission.

Action Taken: Public hearing set

7. Civil Rights Commission:

Set Public hearing for Thursday, December 9, 2010, regarding the proposed Council and Mayoral appointments of the recommended nominees to the Commission.

Action Taken: Public hearing set

8. Police Civil Review Authority:

Set Public hearing for Thursday, December 9, 2010, regarding the proposed Council appointment of the recommended nominee to the Commission.

Action Taken: Public hearing set

9. Met Council Work Group:

Report back from the Metropolitan Council Work Group.

Action Taken: Introduction to the subject provided by staff, with direction that this item will appear on the next agenda with a full presentation

Reports of Committees

Committee of the Whole

Community Development

Public Safety & Health

Regulatory, Energy & Environment

Transportation & Public Works

Ways & Means/Budget

Zoning & Planning

The Reports of Committees portion of the agenda is an opportunity for Council Members to review the recommendations from each committee coming forward to the full Council meeting the following day for consideration. There are no actions taken during this portion of the meeting, and no public comment is allowed.

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

Committee Actions Referred to the City Council Meeting of December 10, 2010

Next Regular City Council Meeting: November 19, 2010

Next Regular Committee of the Whole Meeting: December 9, 2010

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