Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
February 27, 2013
1:30 p.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 - 1:30 p.m.

Regulatory Services

1.  Dangerous Animals:
     Consider ordinances amending Title 4 of the Mpls Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl, amending & adding provisions regarding declaration requirements for declared animals; appeal hearing procedures for declared animals; ordinance clarification; restriction period; fees; & eliminating midterm check (by Samuels):
      a) Chapter 64 relating to Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, and Rabbits; & 
      b) Chapter 66 relating to Rabies Control. 
Staff Report:  Dangerous Animals RCA; Dangerous Animals ORDN CH64Dangerous Animals ORDN CH66
      Action Taken: Approved. Direction to staff to ascertain animal hearing notification information to ensure notices indicate a person has the right to representation at the hearing.
 

Consent Items

City Attorney

2.  Hennepin County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee (CJCC):
     Authorize amendment to agreement with CJCC to extend term of agreement to 1/31/2016, with total compensation not to exceed $75,000 (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  CJCC Contr Amend RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Regulatory Services

3.  Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations of dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130227
     Action Taken:  Approved.
 

Police Department

4. Jail Fees:
    Authorize amendment to contract with Hennepin County Sheriff for fees charged for Police detainees booked at the jail; authorize necessary documents (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Jail Fees Contract Amend RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Health Department

5.  Minnesota Campus Compact:
     Authorize annual site agreements for 2013-2015 with MN Campus Compact to continue as a host site for a College Health Corps AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer to work in the School Based Clinic program, with anticipated expenses not to exceed $15,000.
Staff Report:  MN Campus Compact RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion Item

Health Department

6.  Robert Woods Johnson Foundation Award:
     Accept grant award in the amount of $27,000 for the Roadmaps to Health Award; Approve appropriation increase (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Robert Woods Johnson Award RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Postponed Item

7.  Public Plaza Resolution:
     Resolution establishing rules for public plazas owned or controlled by the City of Minneapolis (Prior Action Taken:  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:  3/20/2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  3/7/2013

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