Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
October 6, 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
Public Hearing
Referred by City Council 10/3/2014
1.   Energy Utility Franchise Ordinances:
a)     Repeal Appendix C of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Minnegasco, Inc., Franchise, and approve a new Appendix C1 and C2 relating to Centerpoint Energy utility franchise and fee ordinances;
b)     Repeal Appendix D of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Northern States Power Company: Charge for Use of Streets, and approve a new Appendix D1 and D2 relating to Xcel Energy utility franchise and fee ordinances;
c)     Authorize execution of Clean Energy Partnership MOUs with Xcel Energy and Centerpoint Energy; and
d)     Direct Sustainability staff to begin work with utilities to implement the Clean Energy Partnership Board, Advisory Committee, and related activities.
Staff Report:  Gas & Electric Distribution Franchise RCAOrdinance Repealing Current Appendix CCenterpoint Franchise Ordinance C-1Centerpoint Fee Ordinance C-2Centerpoint MOU and ExhibitOrdinance Repealing Current Appendix DXcel Franchise Ordinance D-1Xcel Fee Ordinance D-2;  Xcel MOU and ExhibitPowerPoint   
Action Taken:  Approved.
Consent
City Coordinator
2. Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council:
Confirm Mayoral appointment of Jesus Perez (Ward 8) to the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council for a term to expire December 21, 2015 (filling the unexpired term of Mustafa Sundiata).
Staff Report: Food Council Appt RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
3. Food Day Resolution:
Approve resolution recognizing Friday, October 24, 2014, as Food Day in the City of Minneapolis.
Staff Report: Food Day RCA; Food Day RESL
Action Taken: Approved.
Neighborhood & Community Relations Department
4.   Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association NRP Allocation:
a)   Approve the use of $13,000 of Hennepin County’s “Second 7.5%” NRP Funds to address homelessness in the downtown community for the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood/Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association (DMNA);
b)   Increase the appropriation in the NRP Fund by $13,000 from existing fund balance; and
c)   Authorize execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request. (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Downtown Neighborhood NRP Allocation
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Sumner-Glenwood/Heritage Park Neighborhood Association NRP Allocation:
a)   Approve amended NRP Policy Board action to reduce the University Neighborhood NRP allocation by $75,000, for a new Phase II allocation of $25,000;
b)   Approve amended NRP Policy Board action to increase the Sumner-Glenwood NRP allocation by $75,000, for a new total of $100,000; and
c)   Authorize execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement this request. (Refer to W&M) 
Staff Report:  Sumner Glenwood/Heritage Park NRP Allocation
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by City Council 10/3/2014
7.   Short-Term Food Permits:
Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 188 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code:  Administration and Licensing, amending provisions related to short-term food permits. (Gordon)
Action Taken: Set public hearing for October 20, 2014
Staff Report:  Short-Term Food Permits ORD
8.   Clean Indoor Air Act/Indoor Smoking:
Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 234 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Health and Sanitation: Indoor Smoking, adopting the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act and broadening the regulation of electronic cigarettes and electronic delivery devices. (Gordon)
Action Taken: Set public hearing for November 17, 2014
Discussion
Health Department
8.   Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Grant:
a)   Authorize execution of a grant agreement to accept $3,400,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for lead hazard control and healthy homes activities;
b)   Increase the appropriation in the Health Department Grants-Federal Fund by $3,400,000; and
c)   Receive and file presentation on lead and healthy homes services. (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Lead Grant RCAPowerPoint
Action Taken:  Approved parts (a) and (b).  Received and filed part (c).
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 20, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: October 17, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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