Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
April 11, 2013
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, Samuels, Goodman, Schiff, Tuthill, Quincy and Hodges - (quorum 7)

Committee Members Absent:  Council Members Johnson and Colvin Roy

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

Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Items

IGR Department
 1.  Federal/State/Local Update:
      Receive and file update provided by IGR staff.
Staff Report:  Legislative Update
No Action Taken.

Set Public Hearing

Referred by City Council 3/29/2013

 2.  Proposed Charter Amendment/Filing Fee for Municipal Elections:
      Recommended ordinance from the Charter Commission amending Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Officers - Elections:  Filing for Election, specifying the filing fee for candidates for election at any city election.

Staff Report:  Municipal Filing Fee Ordinance
Action Taken:  Public Hearing set for April 25th meeting.

Discussion Item

Neighborhood and Community Relations Department

 3.  One Minneapolis Fund:
      a) Approve funding the following projects:
          Conflict Resolution Center - $22,000 for a youth leadership development program designed for low income Minneapolis youth of color.
          Lao Assistance Center - $20,000 for leadership training for 32 members of the Lao community to develop skills to serve on the governing boards.
          Pillsbury United Communities, Waite House - $20,000 for leadership development for 32 Latino residents of the Phillips neighborhood.
      b) Authorize execute the necessary contracts with the organizations receiving the grant funds.

Staff Report:  One Minneapolis Fund 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.


The City Council meeting of April 12, 2013 will adjourned to Room 315 to consider the following matters:
  Schaaron L. Martin v. City of Minneapolis, et al.; and Earnest Abbott v. Christopher Steward.

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:  April 25, 2013
Next Council Meeting:  April 12, 2013
Pursuant to Council rules, Committee Actions referred to the Council Meeting on April 26, 2013

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