Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
 January 30, 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

Presentations

Mayor R.T. Rybak

1.  Gun Policy Update. 
      Action Taken:  Received & filed verbal update.

City Coordinator

2.  2012 Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council:
     First Annual Report. 
Staff Report:  2012 Homegrown RPT; 2012 Homegrown PWRPT
     Action Taken:  Received & filed.

Consent Items

Fire Department/Procurement  

3.  Fire Fighter Turnout Clothing:
    Accept low responsive bid of Innotex, Inc., $160,000, for fire fighter turnout clothing (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Fire Fighter Turnout Clothing RCA; Fire Fighter Turnout Clothing ATTACH
  
   Action Taken:  Approved.

Police Department

4.  Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program:
      Accept grant funds from Minnesota Department of Public Safety-Office of Justice Programs, $16,726, for program & authorize contract; Approve appropriation increase (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Coverdell Program RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Regulatory Services

5.  Animal Care & Control 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 Neighborhood & Community Relations

6.  Minneapolis Senior Citizen Advisory Committee:
     Approve reappointments of Roland Minda (at large); Georgia Marinkov-Omorean (organizational rep);
     Approve new appointments of Jay Ludke (organizational rep); Lola Panschar (organizational rep); Margie Curtis (organizational rep); and Ellen Wolfson (at large).
Staff Report:  SCAC RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Health & Family Support

7.  Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee:
      Approve Mayoral appointment of Tracine Asberry (Mpls Public Schools).
Staff Report:  YVP Appt RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

8.  Home Visiting Services:
     Authorize contract with MN Department of Health to accept $2,074,667 for home visiting services for women & young children; Passage of Resolution appropriating funds (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Home Visiting Svcs RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Postponed Item

9.   Public Plaza Resolution:
      Resolution establishing rules for public plazas owned or controlled by the City of Minneapolis (Previous action:  Postponed).
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

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:  2/13/20/2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  2/8/2013

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Last updated Jan. 30, 2013