Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

June 27, 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, (quorum 4)

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

Discussion Items

1. Instant Runoff Voting:

Transmittal of Minneapolis City Charter Commission action rejecting proposed ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Officers--Elections, eliminating primary elections for City offices, amending filing dates, and allowing for Single Transferable Vote, sometimes known as Ranked Choice Voting or Instant Runoff Voting (Refer to Elections Committee)

Action Taken: Approved an amendment to Section 9 which makes amendments to Charter Section 16 regarding vacancy in office, correcting the term "General" election which was used in the original introduction to refer to "Special" election; Referred amended proposal to the Elections Committee, which will hold a special meeting 6/30/06 at 9:25 a.m., and to the City Council meeting of 6/30/06, for subsequent referral to the Minneapolis Charter Commission.

2. Minneapolis City Charter:

Report of the 9th Revision of the City Charter; Executive Summary.

Action Taken: Received & filed.

3. Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board/Park Dedications - Local Approval Requirement:

Approve Special Law 2006 Chapter 269 Section 2 related to Park Dedications in the City of Minneapolis and directing that the City comply with the requirements of state law related to special law.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Federal/State/Local Update.

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 IGR Meeting: 7/18/06

Next City Council Meeting: 6/30/06

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