Elections Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
May 20, 2013
10:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Present:  Committee Members Gordon (Chair), Lilligren, Reich, Hofstede, Samuels, Goodman, Glidden, Schiff, Tuthill, Quincy, Colvin Roy and Hodges  (quorum 7)

Absent:  Committee Member Johnson

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

Public Hearing

Referred by City Council 3/29/2013

 1.  Minneapolis Municipal Elections:
      Ordinance amending Title 8.5, Chapter 167 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Elections:  Municipal Elections: Rules of Conduct, amending rules of conduct for municipal elections in the City of MInneapolis. (Gordon)

Action Taken:  Approved.  Staff directed to return to the Committee of the Whole on May 23rd to present a more focused discussion on the pros and cons of increasing the number of rankings available to each voter for each race.

Staff Report:  Municipal Elections RCA; Municipal Elections Ordinance; Municipal Elections Ordinance Reference Chart; Municipal Elections Ordinance Glossary; Municipal Elections Voter Intent Proposal; Municipal Elections Ordinance PowerPoint

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

Committee Actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  May 24, 2013

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Last updated May. 20, 2013