Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
October 17, 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:  Council Members Lilligren (Chair), Glidden (IGR Chair), Gordon, Hofstede, Johnson, Samuels, Goodman, Schiff, Tuthill, Quincy, and Hodges - (quorum 7)

Absent:  Council Members Reich and Colvin Roy

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

Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee

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


Neighborhood & Community Relations

 2.  Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategic Plan:
      a) Approve Resolution coordinating the City’s role in implementing the framework for the development of the next phase of the Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategic Plan.
      b) Direct NCR staff to connect with the City Coordinators office, Mayor’s office, CPED, Public Works, Health, and Regulatory Services, to assess and develop objectives and action steps to inform the Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategic Plan.
      c) Direct NCR staff to report progress on the next phase of The Minneapolis for a Lifetime Strategic plan by June 30, 2014 using this framework.

Staff Report: Minneapolis for a Lifetime RCA; Minneapolis for a Lifetime Resolution; Minneapolis for a Lifetime PowerPoint
Action Taken:  Approved.
 3.  Rebuilding Our Communities Fund:
      Receive & File two-year update report.
      Expedited Action Requested.
Staff Report:  Rebuilding Our Communities Fund RCA
Action Taken:  Received & Filed report.  Staff directed to reserve $75,000 of tornado recovery allocation for damaged tree/stump removal work on private property; and to allocate $25,000 each for the following neighborhoods to dedicate staff time or loan programs to deal with the 242 properties that have remaining tornado damage in conjunction with CPED and Regulatory Services:  Willard Hay, Jordan, Folwell, Webber-Camden, and McKinley. 
Referred by City Council 10/4/2013
 4.  Park Dedication Ordinance:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 22, Chapter 598 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Land Subdivision: Land Subdivision Regulations, revising the parkland dedication ordinance to conform to recently adopted state law (Goodman and Johnson).
Staff Report:  Not available at time of web publication
No Action Taken.

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 October 18, 2013 will adjourn to a closed session to consider the following matter:  City v. Lake and Knox, LLC et al.

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:  October 31, 2013
Next Council Meeting:  October 18, 2013
Pursuant to Council rules, Committee Actions referred to the Council Meeting on November 1, 2013

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