Committee of the Whole Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 9, 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, Colvin Roy and Hodges - (quorum 7)
Committee Members Absent: Council Member Johnson
Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046
Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Items
Receive and file update.
No Action Taken.
2. Minneapolis Creative Vitality Index Report 2013:
Approve updates to report.
City Clerk's Office/Neighborhood & Community Relations Department
a) Authorize new procedures for appointments to advisory boards and commissions.
Action Taken: Approved, to include the Committee Chair and Vice Chair to be involved in the appointment process.
b) Direct the City Clerk’s Office to draft the necessary documentation to establish uniform policy standards related to the management of appointments.
Action Taken: City Clerk’s Office directed to draft documentation for standards for attendance, term limits and alternates policy for the General Advisory Boards and Commissions. Further, that staff be directed to identify the general advisory committees that would be covered by said new recommendations.
Action Taken: Approved.
Staff Report: Boards and Commissions Diversity RCA; Boards and Commissions Proposed Policies; Boards and Commissions Details; Boards and Commissions New Member Orientation; Draft Guide to Open Appointments Process; Boards and Commissions Diversity PowerPoint
Neighborhood & Community Relations Department
4. Telephonic Language Interpretation Services:
Negotiate and execute contract with Certified Languages International to provide interpreting services for the 311 Call Center agents and all other City staff to process calls made by non-English speaking constituents.
5. Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategic Plan:
Update Report; and Direct staff to continue with the planning process and provide a report on progress of the Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategic Plan by September, 2013.
Reports of Committees
- Committee of the Whole
- Community Development
- Public Safety, Civil Rights & 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. The agendas for each committee bringing forward a report are linked to this document electronically.
The City Council Meeting of May 10th will adjourn to a closed session to consider the matter of State by City of Minneapolis, et al. v. Metropolitan Airports Commission.
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: May 23, 2013
Next Council Meeting: May 10, 2013
Pursuant to Council rules, Committee Actions referred to the Council Meeting on May 24, 2013
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Last updated Jul. 10, 2013