Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Mee ting
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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, Hodges, Tuthill (quorum 4)

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

Presentation - 1:30 p.m.

City Attorney/Police Department

1.  Juvenile Sex Trafficking:
     Presentation on report of City departments and other local partners on the issue of combatting the sex trafficking and prostitution of juveniles.
Staff Report:  Juvenile Sex Trafficking RCA
Action Taken:  Received & filed.


Consent Items

Department of Emergency Management

2.  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 (Refer to W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  MASA Consulting RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Neighborhood & Community Relations

3.  Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities:
     Approve Mayor/Council President reappointments for two-year terms, expiring 12/2014, as follows:  Donna Hemp, Areslio Omar Megana, Joan Willshire & Dorothy Balen.
Staff Report:  Advisory Cmte on People with Disabilities RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

4.  Minneapolis Senior Citizen Advisory Committee:
     Approve Mayor/Council President appointments/reappointments as follows:  Georgia Marinkov-Omerean (reappointment) (organizational), Robert Albee (reappointment) (Ward 6), Herbert Nelson (reappointment) (Ward 11), Roland Minda (Ward 3), Tamara Ward (Ward 5), John Hartwig (Ward 10), Lola Panschar (at large), Ellen Wolfson (at large) Margie Curtis (organizational), Jay Ludke (organizational).
Staff Report:  Senior Citizen Advisory Cmte RCA
     Action Taken:  Deleted from agenda.

Postponed Item

5.   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 30, 2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  January 25, 2013

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