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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
December 2, 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

Presentation

  1. 2 2019 Green Business Awards This link open a new window(2019-01364)
    1. Receiving a presentation on the 2019 Green Business Awards to recognize businesses, organizations, individuals, and our partners for fighting climate change and committing to the health of the people of Minneapolis.

Public Hearing

  1. 3 Invasive tree species ordinances This link open a new window(2018-01330)
    1. Returning to author an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, adding and amending provisions related to the removal of trees subject to invasive species infestation.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 399 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: Control of Invasive Species Tree Pests, adding and amending provisions related to the removal of trees subject to invasive species infestation.

  2. 4 Environmental Program Fees ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01056)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 3 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection, adding thereto a new Chapter 45 entitled Environmental Program Fees to centrally locate existing environmental fees, and amending various provisions to reference the new chapter, update to ensure compliance with state law changes, and for accuracy and clarity:

      1. Chapter 45 Environmental Program Fees.
      2. Chapter 46 Hazardous and Industrial Waste Generation, Handling, Storage and Disposal.
      3. Chapter 48 Minneapolis Watershed Management Authority.
      4. Chapter 50 Minneapolis Waste Control and Waste Discharge Rules.
      5. Chapter 52 Erosion and Sediment Control and Discharge.
      6. Chapter 59 Construction Activities.
    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 389 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: Noise, amending provisions to reference proper location of fees for existing permit types within the Code.

  3. 5 Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights appointments This link open a new window(2019-01332)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Bennett Hartz, Seat 15, Ward 7.    

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022:  Cindy Devonish, Seat 18, Ward 4; and Cindy Lord, Seat 16, Ward 11. 

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Kayseh Magan, Seat 20, Ward 6; and Janelle Shoemake, Seat 21, Ward 3.    

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022:  Lee Linderman, Seat 19, Ward 13; and David Farrar, Seat 17, Ward 7.  

    5. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for unexpired three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Jared Widseth, Seat 1, Ward 8; Parinaz Kassemi, Seat 3, Ward 10; and Kate Stevens, Seat 5, Ward 12. 

Consent

  1. 6 Small and Underutilized Business Program applicability to contractual amendments ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00926)
    1. Referring to staff an ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 423 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program, adding thereto provisions relating to the applicability of the Small and Underutilized Business Program to amendments of City contracts.

  2. 7 Gift acceptance from the de Beaumont Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend and receive the Appreciative Inquiry Change Leadership Certificate This link open a new window(2019-01363)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel and lodging expenses from the de Beaumont Foundation for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend and receive The Appreciative Inquiry Change Leadership Certificate in  Arlington, Virginia.

  3. 8 Gift acceptance from Annie E. Casey Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend the Affordable Housing Site Visit and Conference at Native American Connections in Phoenix, AZ This link open a new window(2019-01367)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel and lodging expenses from Annie E. Casey Foundation for Noya Woodrich, Deputy Commissioner of Health, to attend the Affordable Housing Site Visit at Native American Connections in Phoenix, Arizona from Dec 9 - 18, 2019.

  4. 9 Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) appointments This link open a new window(2019-01326)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for the unexpired two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Ian Manion, Seat 6, Ward 2; Julia Curran, Seat 4, Ward 7; and Erin Kern, Seat 11, Ward 3.

  5. 10 Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-01329)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021:  Dayna Frank, Seat 1, Ward 7; Joanne Hager, Seat 11, Ward 4; Madeline Lohman, Seat 7, Ward 11; Veronica Mendez Moore, Seat 9, Ward 9; and Mae Brooks, Seat 15, Ward 5. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointment of Wade Luneberg, Seat 8, Ward 3; for a one-year term beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021:  Brian Elliott, Seat 13, Ward 11; James Rowader, Seat 3, Ward 10; and Kate Davenport, Seat 5.

    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code or Ordinance 14.180) for Kate Davenport.

  6. 11 Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council appointments This link open a new window(2019-01366)
    1. Approving the following City Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Melissa Anderson, Seat 1, Ward 2; Marcus Kar, Seat 3, Ward 5; and Nolan Greene, Seat 5, Ward 8.

    2. Approving the following City Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Alyssa Banks, Seat 2; Andrea Eger, Seat 4, Ward 3; Jason Walker, Seat 6, Ward 13; Teresa Opheim, Seat 7, Ward 2; Latasha Powell, Seat 8, Ward 5.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Aidan Read, Seat 10, Ward 12; and Ibrahim Mohamed, Seat 15, Ward 5.

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Beth Dooley, Seat 9, Ward 7; J. DeVon Nolen, Seat 11, Ward 4; Tsega Tamene, Seat 12, Mayorally-appointed Co-Chair; Emily Minge, Seat 13, Ward 9; and Amy Maas, Seat 14, Ward 1.

    5. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Tsega Tamene and Alyssa Banks.

Discussion

  1. 12 Transgender Equity Council update report This link open a new window(2019-01365)
    1. Receiving and filing the annual report from the Transgender Equity Council.

  2. 13 Declaration of a climate emergency This link open a new window(2019-01362)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring that there is a climate emergency which demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address the consequences and causes of climate change.

  3. 14 Citywide Social Cost of Carbon Policy This link open a new window(2019-01385)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to establishment of a social cost of carbon for use in climate and energy policy.

    2. Passage of Resolution establishing a social cost of carbon for use in climate and energy policy.

  4. 15 Sustainable Building Policy This link open a new window(2019-01384)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting a Sustainable Building Policy. 

Addendum

  1. 16 Invasive tree species ordinances This link open a new window(2018-01330)
    1. Directing Health, Regulatory Services, Licensing, and Finance and Property Services staff to create an implementation plan for the Invasive Tree Species ordinance, with input from stakeholders, including licensed tree servicing companies, as follows:

      1. Piloting the Program in 2020 with full implementation in 2021;
      2. Creating a mechanism to sustainably finance proactive ash tree removal and replacement on private property without relying on existing departmental operating budgets;
      3. Focusing on equity by targeting outreach to Green Zones; and
      4. Expanding the pool of licensed tree servicing companies that can contract with the City to perform this work.

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Actions referred to Council: Dec 13, 2019
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