Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
August 21, 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, Hodges, Tuthill (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent:  Council Member Hofstede

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

Set Public Hearings for 9/11/2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Department of Civil Rights

1.  Police Conduct Review Panel:
     Approve Council appointments of Dennis Wagner and Sarah McCann (terms to expire 12/31/2015);
     Confirm Mayoral appointments of Angela Kiese (term to expire 12/31/2016) and Dr. Troy Gonzales (term to expire 12/31/2015).
Staff Report:  Police Conduct Review Panel RCA; Police Conduct Review Panel PUBLIC DATA

2.  Police Conduct Oversight Commission:
     Approve Council appointments of Andrew Buss, Lonnie Nicols (terms to expire 2015), Sarah Rude & Jennifer Singleton (terms to expire 2014);
     Confirm Mayoral appointments of Andrea Brown (Chair), Andre Dukes (Vice-Chair) (terms to expire 2015) & Michael Weinbeck (term to expire 2014).
Staff Report:  Police Conduct Oversight Comsn RCA; Police Conduct Oversight Comsn PUBLIC DATA; Police Conduct Oversight Comsn Mayor's LTR

Consent Items

Department of Regulatory Services 

3.  Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130821
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Civil Rights

4.  Urban Scholars Program:
     Accept donation of $5,000, from Local Initiatives Support Corporation for Urban Scholars Program (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Urban Scholars Donation RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Fire Department

5.  Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE):
     Accept MBFTE redistribution funding, $37,223.23, under the Round 5 training reimbursement program, for training conducted between 7/1/2013-6/30/2013 (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  MBFTE RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion Item

Department of Civil Rights

6.  Office of Police Conduct Review (OPCR):
     First Year Report.
Staff Report:  OPCR 1st Yr Rpt RCA; REVISED OPCR 1st Yr RPT
     Action Taken:  Received & filed.

Upcoming Public Hearing 9/11/2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Referred from City Council 8/2/2013

7.  Feral Cats:
     Consider ordinance amending Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl, adding a new Chapter 67 entitled Managed Care of Feral Cats.
Staff Report:  Feral Cats RCA; Proposed Feral Cats ORDN

Postponed Items

8.  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

Referred from City Council 8/2/2013

9.  Security Services at Gopher Football Games:
     Report referred back from Council re acceptance of funds from the University of Minnesota, $16,000, and authorize contract agreement for Mpls Police (Also in W&M/Budget) (Action Taken 8/7/2013:  Postponed). 
Staff Report from 20130724 Security Services RCA

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:  9/11/2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  8/30/2013

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