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Agenda

An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
October 28, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Phillipe Cunningham (Chair), Cam Gordon (Vice-Chair), Andrea Jenkins, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Andrew Johnson (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Violence Prevention Steering Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-01194)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments to the Violence Prevention Steering Committee for unexpired two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2020: Saeed Bihi, Seat 6; and Nasib Farah, Seat 11, Ward 4. 

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Saeed Bihi.

  2. 3 Memorandum of Understanding with the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) for support from the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge This link open a new window(2019-01201)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for technical assistance and consulting services provided by the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC) through the Dec 31, 2020. 

  3. 4 Gift acceptance from the U.S. Department of State for staff travel and lodging expenses for the Professional Fellows On Demand Program This link open a new window(2019-01237)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from the U.S. Department of State, and implemented by World Learning, of travel and lodging expenses for Sasha Cotton, Director of the Office of Violence Prevention, to participate in the Professional Fellows On Demand Program from Dec 3 -11, 2019, in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

  4. 5 Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to respond to the Opioid epidemic This link open a new window(2019-01241)
    1. Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, in the amount of $894,346, to provide financial and technical assistance to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic, for the period Oct 1, 2019 through Sep 30, 2022.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving the appropriation of funds to the Health Department.

  5. 6 Gift acceptance from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for staff travel and lodging for the Bloomberg American Summit This link open a new window(2019-01238)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for travel and lodging expenses for Coral Garner, Director of Maternal Child and Adolescent Health, to participate in the Bloomberg American Summit on Nov 12-13, 2019, in Baltimore, MD. 

  6. 7 Green To Go ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01125)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Nov 18, 2019, to consider an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 204 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code, Environmental Preservation: Environmentally Acceptable Packaging, amending regulations to provide a recycling and/or organics management system at public events and markets, and exempting some food establishments from the requirement to provide front of the house recycling and/or organics collection.

  7. 8 Conversion therapy ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01179)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Nov 18, 2019, to consider ordinance amending Title 15 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses—Miscellaneous, adding thereto a new Chapter 402 entitled “Prohibition of Conversion Therapy” to prohibit conversion therapy or reparative therapy.

    2. Setting a public hearing for Nov 18, 2019, to consider ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to General Provisions: Administrative Enforcement and Hearing Process, amending provisions related to personnel authorized to issue citations.

    3. Setting a public hearing for Nov 18, 2019, to consider an ordinance amending Title 7, Chapter 139 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Civil Rights: In General, amending definitions relating to gender identity and sexual orientation to coincide with Chapter 402 prohibiting conversion therapy.

Discussion

  1. 9 Contract Compliance Division 2018 Annual Report This link open a new window(2019-01205)
    1. Receiving and filing the Contract Compliance Division 2018 Annual Report.

  2. 10 Strategic and Racial Equity Action Plan: Public Safety goal area update This link open a new window(2019-01234)
    1. Receiving and filing an update related to the Public Safety goal area of the City's Strategic and Racial Equity Action Plan.


Notice:
A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Actions referred to Council: Nov 8, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Nov 18, 2019
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