Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
10:00 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

Council Committee Coordinator:  Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219

Public Hearing - 10:00 a.m.

Department of Civil Rights

1.   Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights:
      Receive public testimony on recommended reappointments/appointments as follows:  
      Reappointments - Marla Khan, Lonnie Nichols & John Oberreuter;
      New Appointments - Carina Aleckson, Michael Harralson, Arlene Santiago, Kristin White & Gerald Strauss.
Staff Report: MCCR Appts RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent Items

Department of Health & Family Support

2.  Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee:
      Approve Mayoral reappointments/new appointments as follows: 
      Reappointments - Dale Blyth, Dianca Dawkins, Eloisa Echavez, Sherenia Gibbs, Cam Gordon, Eugene Roehlkepartain, V. J. Smith; 
      New Appointments - Titilayo Bediako, Henry Crosby, Jose Gonzalez, Janee Hearteau, Linda Higgins, Barbara McMorris, Khalid Mohamed, Darrell Young, Shane Zahn.
Staff Report:  Youth Violence Prevention Appts RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred from City Council 12/14/2012

3.  Recreational Fires Ordinance:
     Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 9, Chapter 178 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Fire and Police Protection: Recreational Fires, amending rules regulating recreational fires (Ordn by Gordon).
Staff Report:  None
      Requested Action/Action Taken:  Refer to staff.

4.   Dangerous Animals Ordinances:
      Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl, amending provisions relating to dangerous and potentially dangerous animals and amending provisions related to conducting midterm exam of animal:
      a) Chapter 64 relating to Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, and Rabbits; &
      b) Chapter 66 relating to Rabies Control (Ordns by Samuels).
Staff Report:  None
      Requested Action/Action Taken:  Refer to staff.

Mpls Animal Care & Control

5.  In-Kind Donations:
     Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations of dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Emergency Management

6.  Disaster Behavioral Health Emergency Consulting Services:
     Approve amendment to contract with MASA Consulting, increasing by $12,000, for a total of $61,999 for services related to Operation Curtain Call (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  MASA Consulting RCA
      Action Taken:  Deleted from agenda.

Postponed Item

7.   Public Plaza Resolution:
      Resolution establishing rules for public plazas owned or controlled by the City of Minneapolis.
Staff Report:  Plaza Resolution
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
      Prior 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:  January 16, 2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  January 11, 2013

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Last updated Jan 9, 2013