Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
January 30, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present:  Council Members Alondra Cano, Andrew Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Jacob Frey, John Quincy (Quorum 4)
 
Members Absent:  Council Member Glidden (Chair)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Lisa Hansen 612-673-3963
 
Discussion
Intergovernmental Relations Department
1. 2014 City of Minneapolis State Legislative Agenda:
a) Overview of State Legislative Agenda and State Bonding Priority List.
Staff Report: State Legislative Agenda; 2014 Capital Investment Projects; State Legislative Agenda Overview
Action Taken:  Received and filed report.
b) Approve amendments to clarify provisions.
Staff Report: State Legislative Amendments RCA
Action Taken:  Approved, to include the following language regarding the City's support of raising and indexing the minimum wage:  "The raising and indexing of the state minimum wage to at least $9.50 per hour". 
2.   League of Minnesota Cities:
Presentation by League of Minnesota Cities regarding state/local fiscal relationship, transportation funding and mandate relief.
Staff Report: LMC RCA
Action Taken:  Received and filed report.
3   Move MN:
      Authorize the City to be a member of Move MN.
      Staff Report:  Move MN RCA; Move MN Attach
      Action Taken:  Approved.
4.   Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign:
Authorize the City to be a member of the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign.
Staff Report: Clean Energy RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
5.   Federal Communication Commission (FCC):
Authorize the City to submit comments and reply to comments regarding the proposed FCC rules regarding broadband deployment.
Staff Report: FCC RCAFCC Attach
Action Taken:  Approved.
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next Committee Meeting: February 13, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: February 7, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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Last updated Jan 30, 2014