Contact:  Sarah McKenzie, City of Minneapolis, 612-673-2786

June 20, 2017

Public hearing June 22 for draft municipal minimum wage ordinance 


What:              The City Council’s Committee of the Whole will hold a public hearing on the draft municipal minimum wage ordinance.  

When:             3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22                       

Where:            City Council Chamber, Room 317, City Hall, 350 S. Fifth St.

MORE:             The public will have the opportunity to weigh in on the proposed municipal minimum wage working its way through the City Council approval process. The council is considering a draft ordinance establishing a $15-an-hour minimum wage for employees in Minneapolis. Businesses would have until July 1, 2022 to reach the target wage.

                        The final draft minimum wage ordinance will be presented to the council’s Committee of the Whole 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28. Any final revisions or amendments could be entertained before a final copy is prepared and submitted to the full City Council. The full Council will vote on the final municipal minimum wage ordinance at its regular meeting 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 30. Comments can also be submitted by email to [email protected]. They must be received by Thursday, June 22 to be included in the public hearing record. For more information, visit


Published Jun 20, 2017



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