Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
February 21, 2013
10:00 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

Present:  Committee Members Lilligren (Chair), Glidden (IGR Chair), Reich, Gordon, Hofstede, Samuels, Goodman, Tuthill, Quincy - (quorum 7)

Absent:  Committee Members Johnson, Schiff, Colvin Roy, Hodges

Council Committee Coordinator:  Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046

Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Items

IGR Department
 1.  Federal/State/Local Update:
       Receive and file update, if any, provided by IGR staff.
Staff Report:  None.
No Action Taken.
 2.  Violence Against Women Act/Federal Legislative Agenda:
      Approve amendment to the City's 2013 Legislative Agenda to include in the Police Initiatives section the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act and recommend that the legislation protect all women against domestic or sexual violence.
Staff Report:  Violence Against Women Act RCANCAI Statement 
Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion Items

Minneapolis Public Schools
 3.  Presentation by Minneapolis Schools on the We Want You Back Program.
Staff Report:  We Want You Back Program; We Want You Back Program PowerPoint
Action Taken:  Received & Filed.
Department of Neighborhood & Community Relations
 4.  2012 Minneapolis Resident Survey Report.
Staff Report: Resident Survey RCA; Resident Survey Executive Summary; Resident Survey Results; Resident Survey PowerPoint
Action Taken:  Received & Filed.
 5.  2013 Minneapolis Board of Appeal and Equalization:
      a) Adopt Resolution establishing the 2013 Board.
      b) Approve appointments of the following individuals to serve as members of the 2013 Board: Tad Marinac; Jimmy Fogel; Sandy Loescher; and Jeffrey Larson for terms to expire April 10, 2013.
Staff Report:  Minneapolis Board of Appeal and Equalization RCA; Minneapolis Board of Appeal and Equalization Resolution
Action Taken:  Approved.

Addendum Item

 6.  Prevailing Wage/State Legislative Agenda:
      Approve amendment to City's Legislative Agenda to add the following bullet to the Municipal Governance: Minneapolis Supports; General Government section:
      Providing for an individual right of action for violations of prevailing wage requirements in contracts on local government projects, similar to the cause of action authorized in state law for violations of the State prevailing wage statute.
Staff Report:  Prevailing Wage RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

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:  Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Next Council Meeting:  February 22, 2013
Pursuant to Council rules, Committee Actions referred to the Council Meeting on March 7, 2013

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