Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
December 11, 2013
10:00 a.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 - 10:00 a.m.

Department of Civil Rights

1.  Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights:
     Confirm Mayoral appointments of Iris Altamirano (replacing Emily Froehle), Reanne Viken (replacing Cecilia Rodriquez-Melendez), Donald Joseph (replacing Jennifer Thompson and Adosh Unni (attorney reappointment), all for terms expiring 12/31/2017;
     Approve City Council appointments of Liban Abdulkadir (replacing Tom Gallagher), Laura Baldwin (attorney, replacing Patricia Nelson) and Bernadette Casey (reappointment), all for terms expiring 12/31/2017.
Staff Report:  Civil Rts Appts Pub Hrg RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent Items

Health Department

2.  School Based Clinic Program:
     Authorize internship agreement with the University of Minnesota School of Social Work for practicum students enrolled in their Masters program to receive a counseling practicum experience through the School Based Clinic Program as the training site.
Staff Report:  UofM Agrmnt RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

3. Public Health Advisory Committee:
    Approve City Council appointment of Joseph Colliani for a term expiring 12/31/2014 (filling term of Adrienne Morris).
Staff Report:  PHAC Appt RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved.

4.  2014 Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Innovation Funding:
     Authorize contract with Hennepin County to receive $178,546 in federal funding for the MFIP Innovation project; Approve budget appropriations (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  MFIP Innovation RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Fire Department

5.  Accept Donation of Leather Recliners: 
     Accept donation of 8 leather recliners from Collin and Susan Brinkman to the MFD for use in the fire stations (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Recliners Donation RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

6.  Accept Donation of Mattresses:
     Accept donation of 200-250 mattresses from Tempur-Pedic to the MFD for use in the fire stations (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Matresses Donation RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Police Department

7.  Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Recovery Program Grant:
     Authorize grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to receive 3-year grant award, $1,250,000, for 10 officers & approve budget appropriation, subject to adoption of the 2014 Mayor's recommended budget as amended.  An estimated local match of $2,250,000 is required over the life of the grant for an additional 1 year to comply with terms of the award, as follows:  2014 - $420,000; 2015 - $435,000; 2016 - $455,000; 2017 - $940,000 (Also n W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  COPS Grant RCA; SUBSTITUTE COPS Grant RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved Substitute Report.

Postponed Item

8.  Parent Education & Support to Prevent Youth Violence:
     Authorize contract with the following agencies for funding to provide parent education and support to prevent youth violence, contingent upon final Council approval with the 2014 budget:  The Link, $70,000 and Pillsbury United Communities, $70,000 (Also in W&M/Budget) (Action Taken 11/20/2013:  Postponed until after 2014 budget process).
Staff Report:  Parent Education RCA
     Action Taken:  Forwarded without recommendation.
 

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  12/13/2013

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Last updated Dec. 11, 2013