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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Adjourned Meeting
September 26, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
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, Abdi Warsame, 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

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
Committee of the Whole
  1. Tent encampment on Hiawatha Ave This link open a new window(2018-01032)
    1. Directing staff to work with the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians (hereafter referred to as “the developer”) and the coalition formed in partnership with representatives from the Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness, Hennepin County, and community partners, including the Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors, to develop the lots located at 2105, 2109, 2113 Cedar Ave S and 1820 22nd St E as the site for a temporary navigation center to serve persons transitioning out of the current Hiawatha encampment. This work should include, but not be limited to, the following:

      1. Project management services that will make the site ready with a date mutually agreed upon by the coalition and any additional funding partners;
      2. Preparation of an operations and programming plan agreed upon by the coalition, the developer, and other partners that includes service delivery, transitional support, staffing, and other operations and/or management support;
      3. Preparation of a finance plan for both capital and operating costs, with a clear delineation of costs to be borne by the City and costs to be borne by other partners, along with funding sources for the same; and
      4. Plans to mitigate off-site impacts of the navigation center on nearby properties.

      Staff is further directed to report back on the above to the Housing Policy and Development Committee by October 24, 2018. 


  1. Gift acceptance for travel-related expenses to the 2018 International Economic Development Council Annual Conference This link open a new window(2018-01164)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the donation of travel-related expenses from Greater MSP, Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership, for Council Vice-President Andrea Jenkins to attend the 2018 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, to receive an Excellence in Economic Development Award recognizing the Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP).



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Next City Council meeting: Oct 5, 2018
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