Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

December 1, 2009

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

Public Hearing - 9:30 a.m.

1. Charter Amendment:

Referred with recommendation to approve by unanimous City Council vote a proposed ordinance, as amended, amending Chapter 3, Section 4 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Powers and Duties of Officers: Executive Committee, to include the position of the Director of Regulatory Services in the appointment process outlined in Chapter 3, Section 4.

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Items

2. State Legislative Agenda:

Review 2010 Legislative Agenda (Previous Action Taken: Received & filed; continued as working document).

Action Taken: Approved 2010 Legislative Agenda, as amended by adding the following language/bullet points: a) In the Jobs and Economic Development/Minneapolis Supports section, "The legislature directing the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDoT) to provide opportunities for private businesses to lease air rights on MnDoT properties"; and b) In the Public Safety/Minneapolis Supports section, "Full exploration of the provision of forensic science services to law enforcement agencies in Hennepin County. (The City recommended a study in 2008 and the County has established a task force to make recommendations regarding the provision of services including the crime lab to the County Board by March 1, 2010)."

3. City Charter Revision Work Group:

Update on departmental issues (continued).

Action Taken: Received & filed; subject matter continued to next meeting.

4. Federal/State/Local Update.

Action Taken: Received & filed verbal updates.

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: 12/15/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 12/4/2009

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