Members: Council Members Lisa Bender (President), Andrea Jenkins (Vice-President), Andrew Johnson (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Linea Palmisano
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
Clerk: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216
Adoption of the agenda.
Reports of Standing Committees
Passage of Resolution amending the 2020 General Appropriation Resolution.
Passage of Resolution accepting $4,000,000 from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Housing Finance Board in support of the revised 2020 City Budget; and amending the 2020 General Appropriation to appropriate the transfer of funds.
Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2019R-397 entitled “Requesting that the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to incur indebtedness and issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $45,972,000 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Dec 11, 2019, by increasing indebtedness for certain projects by $5,253,000 for a new revised total of $51,225,000.
Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2019R-398 entitled “Requesting that the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to incur indebtedness and issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $37,285,000 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Dec 11, 2019, to increase the bond funding for On-Street Systems Parking Meter Replacement by $3,000,000 and increase the total bonding request for On-Street Systems Parking Meter Replacement from $0 to $3,000,000; and amending the 2020 General Appropriation to appropriate the transfer of funds.
Passage of Resolution requesting that the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to incur indebtedness and issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $3,000,000 for the On-Street Systems Parking Meter Replacement.
Passage of Resolution authorizing mandatory furloughs for classified and unclassified exempt employees and non-exempt employees.
Directing the City Coordinator’s Office of Performance & Innovation to lead - and directing all City departments to actively engage in - an enterprise-wide effort to support the City’s goal to transform and improve public safety for all residents and visitors which includes:
- Identifying opportunities to reallocate resources as part of the 2020 Budget revision process to support public safety strategies and initiatives related to each department’s business lines and areas of expertise and to present proposals to the Budget Committee no later than July 22, 2020 that include but are not limited to:
(1) The ability of each department to contribute to public safety strategies where that department’s area of expertise can provide a business contribution to those goals through a reallocation of existing resources;
(2) The ability of each department to contribute to public safety strategies where that department’s area of expertise can provide a business contribution to those goals if additional resources were reallocated to them; or
(3) A reduction in the department’s budget to allow a reallocation to contribute to those goals.
- Providing City Council with further recommendations or proposals aimed at sustaining and further developing the enterprise-wide strategies and initiatives in #1 (above) into the 2021 Fiscal Year and beyond, including budget recommendations and additional research around operational changes that support a seamless integration and transition to a new public safety model. The report on these future proposals tied to public safety strategies and initiatives to the Budget Committee no later than November 1, 2020.
Directing the City Coordinator’s Office of Performance & Innovation to lead, in collaboration with the appropriate City departments and divisions, continuing work to implement recommendations identified by the 911/MPD Work Group in its November 2019 report; specifically:
- Organizing, developing, and leading a plan to transition Theft Report-Only calls and response to 311 by December 1, 2020. A progress report on this plan should be presented to the City Council or its appropriate standing committee by October 1, 2020.
- Organizing, developing, and leading a plan to address alternative response options for Emotionally Disturbed Person (EDP) 911 calls and additional Report-Only 911 calls, with a report due to the City Council or its appropriate standing committee by no later than November 1, 2020, which presents recommended options to begin operational transition in 2021, and which identifies the expected one-time and ongoing budgetary costs and savings.
Notice of Ordinance Introductions
Palmisano gives notes of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, amending Section 20.360 relating to easing restrictions for furloughs immediately before or after paid holidays.
Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-122 by extending the period of the hiring freeze policy.
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