Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
July 11, 2012
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones and electronic devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Committee Members Present:  Samuels, Gordon, Johnson, Hofstede, Hodges, Tuthill (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator:  Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296


Department of Health and Family Support 

1.   Communities Transformation Grant Application:
       Authorize appplication for a 2-year Communities Transformation Grant, Small Communities Program grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for an amount not to exceed $3,825,780, to reduce chronic disease rates among Minneapolis residents. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

       Staff Report:  CTG Small Communities Program Grant Application-RCA
Action Taken:  Approved

2.   University of Minnesota School of Nursing Affiliation:
      Authorize five-year Institutional and Program Affiliation Agreement with the University of Minnesota School of Nursing to provide clinical experiences for nursing students.

      Staff Report:  U of M School of Nursing Affiliation-RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved

Set Public Hearing

3.   Civil Rights Commissioner Appointments:
      Set public hearing for Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. on an ordinance amending Title 7, Chapter 141 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Civil Rights: Administration and Enforcement, providing for Civil Rights Commissioner appointments to end on December 31 instead of August 31 and providing that such appointments shall be made under the open appointments process.

       Staff Report:  Civil Rights Commissioner Appointments-RCA, Title 7, Chapter 141-ORD
Action Taken: Public Hearing Set for July 25, 2012, at 1:30 p.m.

Discussion Item

Department of Fire

4.   Fire Department Agency Evaluation & Master Plan:
      Presentation of the comprehensive evaluation of the Minneapolis Fire Department compiled by Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI). (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report: ESCI Report-RCA      
Action Taken:  Postponed one cycle


5.   Public Plaza Resolution:
      Resolution establishing rules for public plazas owned or controlled by the City of Minneapolis.

      Staff Report:  Plaza Resolution
      Prior Action Taken:  Postponed
      Additional Information provided by the City Attorney at the request of the committee: Park Plaza Regulations Comparisons - MN Cities, Park Plaza Regulations Comparisons - US Cities and Counties

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Committee Meeting:  July 25, 2012

Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  July 20, 2012


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