Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
June 14, 2012
10:00 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Lilligren (Chair), Glidden (IGR Chair), Reich, Gordon, Hofstede, Johnson, Samuels, Schiff, Tuthill, Quincy, Colvin Roy and Hodges - (quorum 7)
Committee Members Absent:  Council Member Goodman

Council Committee Coordinator:  Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219

Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Items

IGR Department
 1.  Federal/State/Local Update:
      a)  2012 State Legislative Session Update.
      Staff Report:  City Priorities SUMMARY; Key legislation enacted SUMMARYKey legislation not enacted SUMMARY
       Action Taken:  Received & filed.
      b)   Federal Update:  Discussion with Ted Bristol, Faegre BD
      Staff Report:  Fed Update 20120614 PWRPT
       Action Taken:  Received & filed.

 2.  FY2013 Federal Agenda for the City of Minneapolis:

      a)  American Community Survey:
      Approve amendment to the federal agenda by adding American Community Survey language to the Policy Initiatives section, opposing the elimination of the American Community Survey or making the survey voluntary. 
       Staff Report:  American Community Survey RCA
       Action Taken:  Approved.

      b)  Election Integrity & Corporate Personhood:
      1)  Approve amendment to the federal agenda by adding Transparency in Elections language to the Policy Initiatives section regarding corporate contributions and expenditures for election and public policy decisions;
      2)  Approve resolution 
supporting a United States Constitutional Amendment to Regulate Corporate Political Spending and Campaign Financing.
      Staff Report:  Transparency in Elections RCA; U.S. Constitutional Amendment RESLDisclose Act 2012 SUMMARY; U.S. Senate LTR to IRS; Senator Franken LINK
      Action Taken:  Approved, with all council members added as authors on resolution.
 3.  Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) Grant Funding Application:
       Approve resolution supporting the City's application for Minnesota Business Grant funding for the New Nicollet Mall project; Direct staff to complete appliation process by 6/26/2012.
      Staff Report:  DEED New Nicollet Mall RCA-REVISED RESL; DEED New Nicollet Mall ATTACH A; DEED New Nicollet Mall ATTACH B
      Action Taken:  Approved.
Referred from City Council 5/25/2012
 4.  Vikings Stadium Legislation:
       Staff directed to report to Committee of the Whole/Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee and Community Development Committee regarding potential changes in state law and city ordinance, if any, that would better support economic development around the new Vikings stadium. Further, directed staff to report on nationwide best practices regarding promotion of new development around new stadium facilities. First report should be made no later than 6/29/2012.  Reports should also be referred to the appropriate implementation committee or committees when established (CD Action Taken 6/5/2012: Postponed).
       Staff Report:  None
       Action Taken:  Postponed.

Council Member Johnson
 5.  Stadium Implementation Committee:  
       Approve resolution appointing City representatives & related actions.
       Staff Report:  Stadium Implementation Cmte RESL
       Action Taken:   Forwarded resoultion without recommendation, as amended to substitute appointment of City representative Sandy Colvin Roy for Meg Tuthill.
 6.  Target Center Implementation Committee:
       Approve resolution appointing City representatives & related actions.
       Staff Report:  Target Ctr Implementation Cmte RESL
       Action Taken:   Postponed; Amended resolution to substitute appointment of City representative Meg Tuthill for Sandy Colvin Roy.

 Discussion Items

Department of Neighborhood & Community Relations
 7.  American Indian Memorandum of Understanding Annual Report.
      Staff Report:  AI MOU RPT
      Action Taken:  Received & filed.
 8.  Rebuilding Our Communities Fund Annual Report.
      Staff Report:  ROC RPT; ROC PWRPT
      Action Taken:  Received & filed.

 Reports of Committees

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.  The agendas for each committee bringing forward a report are linked to this document electronically.



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

Next Committee Meeting:  6/28/2012

Next Council Meeting:  6/15/2012

Pursuant to Council rules, Committee Actions referred to the Council Meeting on 6/29/2012


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