Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

October 27, 2009

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
NOTE:
All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

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. State Legislative Agenda:

Review proposals for 2010 Legislative Agenda (Action Taken 9/29/2009, 10/13/2009: Received & filed; continued as working document).

Staff Reports: 2010 Legv Agenda RCA ; 2009 -2010 Legv Agenda Chart

2010 Legv Agenda Supplement 20091013 ; 2010 Legv Agenda Supplement 20091027 ; Health Dept Legv Agenda

Action Taken: Received & filed.

2. Federal/State/Local Update.

Action Taken: No reports received.

Time Certain: 10:15 a.m.

3. City Charter Revision Work Group:

Update report; summaries of issues related to departments of:
a) Civil Service Commission
b) Community Planning & Economic Development
c) City Clerk
d) Civil Rights
e) City Attorney
f) Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
(Action Taken 9/29/2009: Received & filed reports on Finance, Health, Regulatory Services, Public Works; Postponed reports on Fire & Mayor/Council Powers-Appointments/Removal
Action Taken 10/13/2009: Received & filed reports on Fire, Mayor/Council Powers, Police, Appointments/Removal; Postponed report on City Attorney).

Staff Reports: Charter Overview MEMO ; Civil Svc Summary; Civil Svc Workgroup MEMO; CPED Workgroup MEMO ; City Clerk Summary ; City Clerk Workgroup MEMO ; Civil Rts Workgroup MEMO ; City Atty Summary; City Atty Workgroup MEMO ; Park Summary; Park Workgroup MEMO

Action Taken: Received & filed.

4. National League of Cities:

Consider resolution of support for the application of Sandra Colvin Roy to the Board of the National League of Cities.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended to add an additional paragraph that reads, "Whereas, Council Member Colvin Roy has consistently encouraged and mentored colleagues to participate in the state and national League of Cities, generating greater peer participation through her own enthusiasm."

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: 11/10/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 10/30/2009

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