Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
July 21, 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. Transportation Engagement Efforts:
a) Approve use of $44,000 of Hennepin County’s “Second 7.5%” Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) funds to support transportation engagement efforts for the Sumner-Glenwood Neighborhood/Heritage Park Neighborhood Association;
b) Increase the appropriation for the NCR Agency Fund by $44,000; and
c) Authorize execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
2. Minnesota State Environmental Grant Applications:
Approve resolution authorizing execution of grant agreements with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) relating to applications for the Environmental Assistance Grant Program. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by City Council 7/18/2014
3. Minneapolis Animal Care and Control - Ordinance Amendment:
Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4, Chapter 62 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: In General, amending existing provisions and adding new provisions related to the operations and administration of Minneapolis Animal Care and Control. (by A. Johnson)
Action Taken: Referred to staff.
4. Food, Lodging and Pools Audit:
Receive and file report on Health Department’s self-audit of its inspection programs to determine progress and compliance with state requirements.
Action Taken: Received and filed.
The Neighborhood and Communtity Engagement Commission and the Health, Environment, and Community Engagement Committee will hold two city-wide Community Engagement Forums on what an engaged community looks like for all residents:
Thursday, July 31st
East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center
2307 17th Avenue South
Saturday, August 2nd
Folwell Recreation Center
1615 Dowling Avenue N
Upcoming Public Hearing
August 4, 2014 - Amendments to Title 10 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: as follows:
a) Repealing Chapter 192 relating to Bread;
b) Repealing Chapter 194 relating to Eggs; and
c) Repealing Chapter 196 relating to Water for Drinking and Domestic Purposes.
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: August 4, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 1, 2014
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Last updated Jul 21, 2014