Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

July 28, 2009

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
NOTE:
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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

Discussion Items

1. Sister City Relationship with Najaf, Iraq:

Consider proposal from the Iraqi & American Reconciliation Project (IARP) to form a sister city relationship.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Mpls Board of Estimate & Taxation:

Referral from Mpls Charter Commission regarding proposed amendments to Chapters 2 & 15 of the Mpls City Charter, changing the membership of the Board of Estimate and Taxation to consist of the membership of the City Council, for submittal to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis for adoption.
Proposed Ballot Language: " Should the City of Minneapolis adopt a change in its charter to the composition of the Board of Estimate and Taxation so that the Board’s membership consists of the members of the City Council, with the actions of the Board subject to the powers and duties of the Mayor?"

Action Taken: Approved.

3. 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: 8/11/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 7/31/2009

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