Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
April 17, 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


Emergency Communications

1.  National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 14-20, 2013):
     Recognition of 911 Employees.
Staff Report:  911 Recognition RCA; 911 Press Release

Consent Items

Regulatory Services 

2.  Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130417
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Police Department

3.  K-9 Service Dog Care:
     a)  Authorize contract agreement, $20,000, with the UofM College of Veterinary Medicine for the period 7/1/2012-6/30/2013;
     b)  Authorize contract agreement, $1,653.08, with the UofM College of Veterinary Medicine for the period 7/1/2011-6/30/2012 (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  UofM Vet Care RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Upcoming Public Hearing - 5/1/2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Referred from City Council 12/14/2012

4.  Recreational Fires:
     Consider 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 (By Gordon).
Staff Report:  Rec Fires ORDN

Postponed Items

Police Department:

5.  Crime Prevention Specialist Workforce Plan Presentation:
     Report on staff directive to provide 2013 workforce plan (Also in W&M/Budget) (Action Taken 4/3/2013:  Continued to 5/15/2013.)
Staff Report:  Crime Prevention Specialist RCA; Crime Prevention Specialist PWRPT

6.   Public Plaza Resolution:
      Resolution establishing rules for public plazas owned or controlled by the City of Minneapolis.
Staff Report:  Plaza Resolution City Atty Rpts:  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:  5/1/2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  4/26/2013

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