Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

June 13, 2006

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
NOTE:
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Committee Members Present: Council Members Hodges, Hofstede,
Remington, Glidden, Ostrow (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent: Council Member Colvin Roy

Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219

Discussion Items

1. State Pension Legislation - Local Approval Requirements:

a) Approve Mpls Police Relief Association (MPRA) unit value changes (Chapter 271, Article 9, Sec 2) & re-computation of disabled benefits for MPRA members (Chapter 271, Article 9, Sec 3).

Action Taken: Approved recommendation.

b) Do not approve increase in MPRA Board member compensation (Chapter 271, Article 9, Sec 1).

Action Taken: Approved recommendation to not approve.

c) Approve Mpls Employees Retirement Fund (MERF) Service Credit Purchase (Chapter 271, Article 14, Sec 14).

Action Taken: Deleted from agenda.

2. Homeless Assistance Tax Increment District - Local Approval Requirement:

Approve the Mpls tax increment provision related to homeless prevention that was includes in the 2006 omnibus tax act (Laws 2006 Chapter 259 Article 10 Section 14).

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Omnibus Liquor Legislation - Local Approval Requirement:

a) Approve legislation regarding the issuance of an on-sale wine and an on-sale malt liquor license to the Minnesota Book and Literary Arts Building, Inc.’s concessionaire or operator, for a restaurant and catering operator on the premises of the Minnesota Book and Literary Arts Building, Inc. (dba Open Book) (Laws 2006, Chapter 210, Section 8).

Action Taken: Approved.

b) Approve legislation regarding the issuance of an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to a restaurant located at 5411 Penn Ave S (Laws 2006, Chapter 210, Section 8).

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Federal/State/Local Update:

*2006 Legislative Session Summary Draft
*Association of Metropolitan Municipalities Policy Committees
Action Taken: Received & filed updates; as well as update on MERF legislation.

5. New Ballpark:

Resolution referred back supporting a Community Benefits Agreement as part of a new ballpark development (No action taken 6/28/05; Postponed 7/19/05).

Requested Action/Action Taken: Delete from agenda.

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

Next Regular IGR Meeting: 6/27/06

Next City Council Meeting: 6/16/06

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