Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
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
Consent
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)
Staff Report:  Transportation Engagement RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
City Coordinator
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)
Staff Report:  MPCA Grant Applications RCA
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. 
Discussion
Health Department
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.
Staff Report:  Self-Audit RCASelf-Assessment;  ReportPowerPoint 
Action Taken:  Received and filed.
Announcement
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
6:00-9:00pm
East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center
2307 17th Avenue South
Saturday, August 2nd
9:00am-12:00pm
Folwell Recreation Center
1615 Dowling Avenue N
Link to meeting flyer
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
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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Last updated Jul 21, 2014