Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
March 20, 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, Tuthill (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent:  Council Member Hodges

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


Regulatory Services  

1.  Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Approve two resolutions accepting in-kind donations of dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130330; Animal Donations 20130330 II
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Police Department

2.  Police Crime Laboratory:
     Authorize one-year agreement with MorphoTrak for a total of $11,000, for maintenance & support of the LiveScan fingerprint system (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  MorphoTrak LiveScan RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred from City Council 3/7/2013

3.  Honeybees:
     Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4, Chapter 74 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Miscellaneous Regulations, amending provisions regulating the keeping of honeybees (by Goodman).
Staff Report:  Honeybees RCA; Honeybees ORDN
     Action Taken:  Public hearing set for 4/3/2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Finance/Property Services

4.  Mpls Animal Care & Control:
     Authorize amendment & extension of current lease for one additional year with Blue Sky Veterinary Services, LLC. in conjunction with the Minnesota Spay and Neuter Assistance Program, for use of laboratory and parking spaces at the Mpls Animal Care & Control, to provide low cost spay and neutering services (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Blue Sky Vet Svcs RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion Items

Department of Civil Rights

5.  Sex Offender Concentration in Mpls:
     Resolution supporting actions to prevent concentration of sex offenders in Mpls (by Samuels).
Staff Report:  Sex Offender Concentration RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 Postponed Item

6.   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:  4/3/2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  3/29/2013

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