Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
July 24, 2013
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present:  Council Members Samuels, Gordon, Hofstede, Tuthill (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent:  Council Members Johnson, Hodges

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

Consent Items

Regulatory Services 

1.  Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130724
Action Taken:  Approved.

Police Department  

2.  Leadership Training:
     a)  Authorize contract amendment with Partners in Leadership, Inc, increasing by $12,000;
     b)  Authorize waiver of City Travel Policy, along with other travel specifications added to the contract (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Partners in Leadership RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

3.  Security Services at Gopher Football Games:
     Authorize acceptance of funds & contract with University of Minnesota, $16,000, to provide security at TCF Bank Stadium; Approve budget appropriation (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Security Services RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

4.  Drug Court Research & Monitoring Services:
     Authorize contract with Hennepin County 4th District Court, $43,000, for a one-year period (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Drug Court RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

5.  2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Award:
     Authorize acceptance of grant funding from U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance through Hennepin County, $266,670; Approve budget appropriations (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  JAG Award RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

Health Department

6.  Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP):
     Authorize two applications for grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Health, $1,950,000, for 20 months, for continuation of the SHIP Minneapolis & new SHIP innovations funding (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  SHIP Grant Appls RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

7.  SHIP Project:
     Authorize acceptance of SHIP bridge funds from the Minnesota Department of Health, $205,746; Approve budget appropriations (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  SHIP Project RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

8.  Public Health Advisory Committee:
     Approve City Council appointment of Birdie Cunningham (Ward 11 representative) to fill unexpired term of Robert Burdick, which expires 12/31/2013.
Staff Report: PHAC Appt RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

Postponed Item

9.  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

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:  8/7/2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  8/2/2013

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Last updated Jul 24, 2013