Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
March 31, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present:   Council Members Cam Gordon (Chair), Andrew Johnson, Jacob Frey, Elizabeth Glidden, Alondra Cano, and Lisa Bender (Quorum 4)
Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287
Neighborhood and Community Relations Department
1.   Neighborhood Audit Services Panel:
Authorize the Neighborhood and Community Relations Director to enter into three-year contracts with Abdo, Eick and Meyers LLP; CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; Mike Wilson and Associates; and Rogers and Company LLC, in a total amount not to exceed $300,000, to provide audit services, financial management and report filing support for contract neighborhood organizations.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Neighborhood Audit Services Panel RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
Health Department
2.   Tobacco Prevention Services:
Authorize amendment to contract with Laura Oliven Silberfarb to increase contract by up to $50,000 from unexpended funds from the Communities Transformation Grant, for a revised not-to-exceed contract total of $81,000, to support tobacco prevention services through September 30, 2014.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Tobacco Prevention Services Grant RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
3.   Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women Grant:
a)     Accept estimated revenue of $5,000 from the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women for participation in Project Connect to assist youth experiencing intimate partner violence; and
b)     Increase the appropriation and revenue estimate by $5,000.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women Grant RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
4.   Youth Violence BUILD Program Grant:
a)     Authorize execution of an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to accept estimated revenue in the amount of $46,307 in Federal Department of Justice support for the Youth Violence Prevention Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development Program (BUILD); and
b)     Increase the appropriation and revenue estimate by $46,307.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Youth Violence Grant RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Next Committee Meeting: April 14, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: April 11, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]

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