Committee of the Whole Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
March 26, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Elizabeth Glidden (Chair), Lisa Bender, Alondra Cano, Jacob Frey, Lisa Goodman, Cam Gordon, Andrew Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Linea Palmisano, John Quincy, Kevin Reich, Abdi Warsame, Blong Yang (Quorum 7)
Council Committee Coordinator: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2371
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1. Open Data Policy Working Group:
Progress report on the Open Data council directive including framework, approach to policy development, key objectives, and timeline.
Action Taken: Received and Filed
2. City of Minneapolis City Goals:
Adoption of the proposed vision, values, goals and strategic direction of the city of Minneapolis for 2014-17.
Action Taken: Approved with the addition of the following staff directive. The City Coordinator's office is directed to:
a) Develop measures for Minneapolis’ adopted Values, Goals and Strategic Directions and report at least annually to the Committee of the Whole or other appropriate reporting committee on goal progress;
b) Annually review and, if necessary, propose revised strategic directions to the City Council and Mayor;
c) Seek stakeholder and community perspective on measures to be developed for Values, Goals and Strategic Directions;
d) Seek stakeholder and community perspective on progress made on strategic directions as reported at least annually;
e) Provide support to City Council, Mayor, and Department Heads in developing a definition for the value “equity”, and other key terms as necessary;
f) Provide support, together with the City Clerk and relevant Department Heads, to Council Committees and their chairs to develop Committee work plans, which may be periodically refreshed;
g) Propose options for creation of a Racial Equity Action Plan, utilizing as examples the city's Climate Action Plan and other city plan documents, that sets a baseline for measurement, includes goals and timelines, references existing city policies and programs that support the goals, recommends new policies and programs for consideration and is developed in cooperation with a range of engaged stakeholders; report to Committee of the Whole in three cycles with a proposed process for developing a Racial Equity Action Plan.
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 next full Council meeting 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 below.
The City Council meeting of March 28, 2014, will adjourn to room #315 to consider the following matters: City of Minneapolis v. CenterPoint; Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc. v. CenterPoint, et al.; State Farm, et al. v. CenterPoint, et al.
Next Committee of the Whole Meeting: April 9, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: March 28, 2014
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Last updated Mar 26, 2014