Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
September 22, 2014 - 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Council Members Cam Gordon (Chair), Jacob Frey, Elizabeth Glidden, Alondra Cano, and Lisa Bender (Quorum 4)
Members Absent:  Council Member Andrew Johnson
Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287
Health Department
1.   Master Grant Contract with Minnesota Department of Health:
a)   Authorize the proper City officers to contract with the State through the Minnesota Department of Health for a Master Grant Contract for a five-year period from January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2018. Individual projects and funding will be issued under the Master Grant Contract through Project Agreements; and
b)   Designate the Commissioner of Health as the Community Health Services Administrator for the City authorized to sign the individual Project Agreements.  (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Master Grant Contract RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
Department of Public Works/Health Department
2.   North Minneapolis Greenway Outreach:
Authorize execution of up to $100,000 in subgrant agreements with the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability for outreach related to the North Minneapolis Greenway initiative.
(Also in T&PW and W&M)
Staff Report:  North Minneapolis Greenway Outreach RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Set Public Hearing
3.   Utility Franchises:
Set public hearing for October 6, 2014, to consider the subject matter of the following ordinances:
a)   Amending Appendix C of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Minnegasco, Inc., Franchise, repealing existing franchise ordinance for gas distribution system and passing new franchise ordinance for gas distribution; and
b)   Amending Appendix D of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Northern States Power Company:  Charge for Use of Streets, repealing existing franchise ordinance for electric distribution system and passing new franchise ordinance for electric distribution. (Gordon)
Action Taken: Public hearing set as indicated.
Department of Public Works/Health Department
4.   Indigenous People’s Day:
Direct the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department (NCR), working with leaders in the American Indian community and Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors (MUID), to work across City departments to operationalize the spirit and intent of the Indigenous Peoples Day Resolution. The American Indian leaders, working with NCR, will review the City of Minneapolis’ programs, practices and policies as they relate to the intended impact of the Indigenous Peoples Day resolution. The Neighborhood and Community Relations Department, with support of all City departments, shall provide a report on the recommended practice and policy change recommendations will be presented in May 2015.
Staff Report:  Indigenous Peoples Day RCA   
Action Taken: Approved.
Health Department
5.   Youth Violence Prevention Grant:
a)     Amend grant agreement with the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to accept $222,200 in funding for an additional year for youth violence prevention activities; and
b)     Increase the appropriation in the Health Department Grants-Federal Fund by $222,200.  (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Youth Violence Prevention 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: October 6, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: October 3, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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