Public Safety & Health Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

March 24, 2010

1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

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

Absent: Committee Member Samuels

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046


1. Lead Poisoning Prevention Services:

Execute contract with Hennepin County to accept $500,000 to conduct lead poisoning prevention strategies; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Assistance to Firefighter Grant Program:

Accept Fiscal Year 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety grant of $31,047 to purchase smoke detectors with ten-year batteries to be installed by MFD personnel in approximately 3,500 single family homes; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

Public Hearing

3. Civilian Police Review Authority:

a. Consider applicants to fill four vacancies (3 Mayoral and 1 City Council); and
b. Mayor's recommendation to appoint Justin Terrell as Vice Chair for a two-year term.

Action Taken: Sent forward to City Council without recommendation.


4. Homegrown Minneapolis:

Presentation for implementing recommendations from the Homegrown Minneapolis report.

Action Taken: Received & filed report.

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

Next PS&H Meeting: April 7, 2010

Next City Council Meeting: April 2, 2010

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Last updated Oct 19, 2011



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