Health, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

November 16, 2009

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

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

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

Consent Items

1. Lead Hazard Reduction:

Accept grant award of $12,500 from State of Minnesota to supply lead safe housing to Minneapolis residents during lead hazard reduction activities; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Class Action Settlement:

Accept $319 in other grant funds from Global Education Settlement Administrator; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

3. School Based Clinic Services:

Execute contract with Fairview Health Services for laboratory services for period through December 31, 2012 ($360,000). (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Energy Audit for City Owned Facilities:

Negotiate and execute a professional services agreement with Questions and Solutions Engineering Inc for consulting services ($150,000). (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred by City Council 11/13/2009

5. Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program:

Ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 423 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program, extending the expiration of Chapter 423 to September 30, 2010 (Benson).

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Items

6. H1N1 Influenza:

Authorize Departments to allow City employees without accrued sick leave to use up to 6 days, earning a negative sick leave balance, to be in effect as long as the City is at COOP Level 2 or higher during an H1N1 influenza outbreak.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Sustainability Indicators and Targets:

Approve two amendments to the Employment and Poverty Sustainability Indicator.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Contract Compliance:

Third Quarter Report.

Action Taken: Received & Filed.

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: December 7, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: December 4, 2009

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