Health, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

June 1, 2009

1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Present: Committee Members Benson, Gordon, Goodman, Ostrow, Lilligren, Hofstede (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046

Consent Items

1. Community Emergency Preparedness:

Accept $5,000 from Greater Twin Cities United Way to provide ten mini-grants of $500 each to community based organizations; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Public Health Emergency Preparedness:

Execute Cooperative Agreement with Metropolitan Airports Commission and the Counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington and the City of Bloomington to authorize a Regional Distribution Node on MAC property of federal stockpiles of medical materials in the event of a public health emergency.

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Items

3. Living Well 2009 Sustainability Report.

Action Taken: Received & Filed.

4. Contract Compliance Unit:

First Quarter 2009 Report.

Action Taken: Received & Filed.

5. Minneapolis Economic Recovery Strategy – Energy Conservation Block Grant Allocation to the City of Minneapolis:

a. Authorize submit application to United States Department of Energy seeking $3.9 million in EECBG funds to support proposed activities by June 25, 2009.

b. Authorize staff to make such modifications as indicated by further guidance by the Department of Energy.

c. Authorize staff to execute grant award. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Solar Photovoltaic Project at the Convention Center.

Approve action items, dependent upon status of contracts with EyeOn Energy LLC.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended (Recommendation #1a & b changed to read that staff return to the HE&E and Ways & Means/Budget Committees for further discussions); Referred to Ways & Means/Budget Committee.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular HEE Meeting: June 15, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: June 12, 2009

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