Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Wednesday, October 10, 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, Hofstede, Tuthill (quorum 4)

Committee Members Absent: Council Members Johnson and Hodges

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


Department of Police

1.   Joint Powers Agreement for DNA Analysts:
       Authorize execution of Joint Powers Agreement amendment with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for the Police Department to fund four DNA analysts to work on MPD cases, at a cost not to exceed $85,000 per analyst annually, for a term from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.(Refer to W&M/Budget)

       Staff Report:  DNA Analysts Joint Powers Agreement-RCA 
Action Taken:  Approved

Department of Regulatory Services

2.   Animal Care and Control Donations:
      Accept by resolution in-kind donations of dog and cat food and supplies from the following individuals and groups: Linden Tree Company, Teresa Nordin, MyVoice T-shirts, Kelly Everding, Pampered Pooch, and Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report: MACC Donations-RCA 
        Action Taken:  Approved

       Department of Civil Rights

3.   One Minneapolis: A Call to Action! Conference Donations:
      Accept by resolution monetary and in-kind donations from Wells Fargo and the Metropolitan Council for expenses incurred from the conference themed "One Minneapolis: A Call to Action"; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report: Civil Rights Donation-RCAResolution, Revised Resolution
Action Taken:  Approved

Office of Emergency Management

4.   Grant Acceptances:
      Accept the following Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grants: the 2012 SHSP Planning Award in the amount of $50,000, and the 2012 UASI Award in the amount of $588,721; and Approve appropriations. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report:  Emergency Mgmt Grant Acceptances-RCA    
        Action Taken:  Approved 

Department of Health

5.   Contract Amendment:
      Authorize amendment to Contract C-27306 with Pat Neska and Associates to increase the contract amount by $150,000, for the provision of School Based Clinic Billing, Data Management, and Consulting/Training Services. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

       Staff Report:  Pat Neska Contract Amendment-RCA
        Action Taken:  Approved

6.   Host Site Agreement with the Arthritis Foundation:
      Authorize one year agreement renewable annually for up to five years to sponsor the Arthritis Foundation's Tai Chi for Arthritis Program at the U-Care Skyway Senior Center, and the execution of any amendment developed to facilitate the goals of the agreement. 

       Staff Report:  Arthritis Foundation-RCA
        Action Taken:  Approved


7.   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 24, 2012

Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  October 19, 2012


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