Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 17, 2008
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
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Committee Members Present: Council Members Hodges,
Colvin Roy, Hofstede, Remington, Glidden, Ostrow (quorum 4)
Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219
Community Planning & Economic Development
1. Mpls Riverfront Organization:
a) Approve resolution approving Laws of Minnesota 2008, Chapter 314; b) Appoint Council Members Hofstede and Ostrow to represent the City of Minneapolis on the board of the new Minneapolis riverfront nonprofit corporation authorized by the legislation; c) Authorize agreement with the new corporation to provide $50,000 in funding once the corporation is created; and d) Direct CPED staff to review City policies and procedures and recommend changes to provide for input from the new corporation on proposed plans and projects that will affect the Minneapolis riverfront.
Action Taken: Approved recommendations "a-c"; Referred recommendation "d" to the Community Development Committee.
Referred from Transportation & Public Works 6/10/2008
2. Truck Weights and Lengths:
Approve resolution opposing increases in truck weights and lengths operating on local, County and State trunk highways within the City of Minneapolis ( T&PW Action: Approved
Action Taken: Approved, with amended "Resolved" paragraph to read as follows: "That the City of Minneapolis opposes legislation that increases truck weight and size beyond the capacity of our road systems and puts Minneapolis alleys, streets, roads and bridges at risk of increased damage or deterioration and/or reduces transportation safety."
3. Federal/State/Local Update.
Action Taken: Received & filed 2008 Legislative Session Summary, City of Mpls Special Laws 2008, & verbal federal update.
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: 7/8/2008
Next City Council Meeting: 6/20/2008
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