Legislative Support and Administration

We help the City Council and appointed boards and commissions with decision-making. We also help the community take part in governance.


We support the City Council in performing its legislative and governance duties, and we ensure that services are

  • Accurate
  • Legally sound
  • Up to professional standards
  • Responsive to the community's needs

What we do

The Legislative Support and Administration division:

  • Provides secretariat services for the Council and its standing committees
  • Collaborates with departments to prepare, review and submit agenda items
  • Helps committee chairs complete agendas and plan meetings
  • Communicates all meeting results by publishing notices
  • Drafts reports and official acts considered by the full City Council
  • Manages the codification of local laws and public policies

Legislative Information Management System (LIMS)

LIMS is our database for preparing, reviewing and submitting City Council items. Our goal is to maximize public access to and transparency of Council information.

Find legislative information, meeting calendars, agendas, minutes and video.

Visit LIMS

City Charter and Code of Ordinances

The City Charter is the constitution governing the City government. The Charter structures the government through powers given to the City by our residents.

The Code of Ordinances is the collection of laws, regulations and policies that govern the City of Minneapolis.

View City Charter and Code of Ordinances

Contact us

Legislative Support and Administration

City Clerk's Office




City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 304
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday