Charter amendment proposals status posted on new webpage

Two citizen petitions have been submitted proposing amendments to the Minneapolis City Charter

The status of two citizen petitions to amend the Minneapolis City Charter can be found on a new webpage that will be kept up to date: www.minneapolismn.gov/charter/2016citizenpetitions.

This year, two citizen petitions have been submitted proposing amendments to the Minneapolis City Charter, one relating to police liability insurance and the second relating to a municipal minimum wage. The webpage contains the text of both proposed amendments and the City Council records concerning the two petitions.

Next steps

The site will be updated Thursday, July 28, with links to the City Attorney’s legal opinions on both petitions and draft ballot questions.

The City Council will consider the legal opinions and the draft ballot questions at its Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3. The City Council will take its final action at its meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in the Council Chamber (Room 317) at City Hall.

Published Jul 27, 2016