Committee of the Whole Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Regular Meeting

February 8, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall


Members Present:  Council Members Andrew Johnson (Acting Chair), Lisa Bender, Alondra Cano, Jacob Frey, Lisa Goodman, Cam Gordon, Linea Palmisano, John Quincy, Kevin Reich (Quorum 7)

Members Absent: Council Members Elizabeth Glidden, Barbara Johnson, Abdi Warsame, Blong Yang  

Council Committee Coordinator: Ken Dahler, 612-673-2607


City Attorney’s Office

1.    Local government amicus brief in Jennings v. Rodriguez (17-00180)

Authorizing the City to join the local government amicus brief drafted by the County of Santa Clara, California, in the Supreme Court case of Jennings v. Rodriguez and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief.

Action Taken: Approved.


City Coordinator’s Office

2.    Transgender Equity Council (17-00196)

Passage of Resolution establishing the Transgender Equity Council to serve as an advisory board to the City Council on matters of importance to the Transgender community.

Action Taken: Approved.

Neighborhood & Community Relations

3.    2016 Resident Survey (17-00181)

Receiving and filing the 2016 Resident Survey.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

Not on Printed Agenda

City Council

4.    2017 Workers’ Day at City Hall (17-00229)

Directing staff to partner with external organizations, including organizations that represent workers, for the pilot 2017 Workers’ Day at City Hall on March 8, 2017, in order to help plan and facilitate four breakout sessions focusing on Workplace Regulations, Housing, Public Health and Community Safety, and Participatory Budgeting, and to integrate feedback as appropriate to each topic area.

Action Taken: Approved.

 Reports of Committees

The Reports of Committees portion of the agenda is an opportunity for Council Members to review recommendations coming forward to the next full Council meeting for consideration. Reports for each committee are linked to this document below. 

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05



Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: February 10, 2017

Next Committee Meeting: February 22, 2017


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