Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting - Rescheduled
Thursday, September 27, 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:  Council Members Samuels, Gordon, Johnson, Hofstede, Tuthill-5 (quorum 4)

Committee Members Absent:  Council Member Hodges

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


Department of Health & Family Support  

1.   Federal Community Transformation Grant:
      Authorize contracts with Hennepin County to accept estimated revenue not to exceed $1,100,000 for the remaining four years of a five year federally funded Community Transformation Grant (CTG); and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget) 

       Staff Report:  CTG Agreement-RCA
Action Taken:  Approved

2.   Nurse-Family Partnership Grant:
       Authorize contract with the Minnesota Department of Health to accept $39,861 for continuation of the Nurse-Family Partnership program, and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

       Staff Report:  Nurse-Family Partnership Grant-RCA
       Action Taken:  Approved

Department of Police

3.   Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification:
      Authorize the City Coordinator to approve and sign the Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification report as prepared by the Police Department for federal seizure funds annually through 2022. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report: Equitable Sharing Agreement-RCA
       Action Taken:  Approved

4.   BCA Grant Fund Acceptance:
      Authorize execution of a joint powers agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to participate on the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and to accept up to $5,000 for overtime expenses and additional costs for reimbursable travel expenses as approved. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report: BCA Grant-RCA
       Action Taken:  Approved

Department of Regulatory Services

5.   Animal Care and Control Donations:
      Accept by resolution in-kind donations of dog and cat food and supplies from the following individuals and groups: Marilyn Ilseth, Annie Westgate, Toni Yeamans, MACC Volunteers, Susan Lynx, Kelly Everding, Ben & Jill Kallas, Jody Walsh, Jeanna Simonson, Joan Vader, Downtown Dog, Lucky Dog Pet Care, Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet, Solid Gold, and On Cue Training and Behavior. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report: MACC Donations-RCA 
       Action Taken:  Approved

Department of Neighborhood and Community Relations

6.  Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities Appointments:
     Approve the following appointments of the Mayor and Council President for two-year terms to run January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013: Steve Oglesbee (Ward 6-h), Harvey Hoffman (Ward 7-h), Terri Krake (Ward 9-h), and Heather Leide (Ward 11-h).

     Staff Report:  MACOPD Appts-RCA
       Action Taken:  Approved

Discussion Items

Department of Police

7.   MPD Property and Evidence Unit and Forensics Division:
      Receive and file updates.

       Staff Report:  Property & Evidence Unit & Forensics Update-RCA,  Forensics Division Update-PPT, Property & Evidence Update-PPT
Action Taken:  Approved


8.   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
       Action Taken:  Postponed

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:  October 10, 2012

Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  October 5, 2012

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