Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
February 13, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: Council Members Elizabeth Glidden (Chair), Alondra Cano, Andrew Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Jacob Frey, John Quincy (Quorum 4)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Lisa Hansen 612-673-3963
 
 
Discussion
Intergovernmental Relations Department
1.   Approve Amendments to 2014 City of Minneapolis State Legislative Agenda:
a)  Municipal Waste and Recycling section: include language relating to increasing state funding for the state solid waste block grant program (SCORE).
Action Taken: Approved.
 
b)  Air Quality: Insert language “Support legislation that provides cities of the first class to limited authority to impose reasonable restrictions on the use of pesticides for non-agricultural uses and require non-agricultural pesticides sold in Minnesota to indicate if they are pollinator friendly.”
Staff Report: Pollinator RCA
Action Taken: Approved, as amended.
      2.   Metro Cities:
      Presentation by Metro Cities regarding Metropolitan Water Resources and Regional Planning Process.
Action Taken: Received & Filed.
3.   Minimum Wage:
      Resolution supporting the campaign to ask the Minnesota Legislature to raise the minimum wage to at least $9.50 by 2015 and index it to inflation.
Action Taken: Approved.
 
      4.  2013 Annual Grants Reports – Grants and Special Projects Office.
Action Taken: Received & Filed.
 
Referred from Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee
5.   Triclosan:
      Approve resolution and amend the City of Minneapolis Legislative Agenda to include support for phasing out Triclosan from consumer products in Minnesota.
Staff Report: Triclosan RCA
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 27, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: February 21, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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