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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
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
March 26, 2018 - 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: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216


  1. 2 Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities appointments This link open a new window(2018-00278)
      1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019: Ethan Pleshe, Seat 8, Ward 7; and Kayla Nance, Seat 15, Ward 6.
      2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019: Kenneth Rodgers, Seat 11, Ward 3; Amanda Tempel, Seat 12, Ward 1; Phil Burke, Seat 13, Ward 10; and Evan Henspeter, Seat 14, Ward 11.
  2. 3 Grant from Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for summer interns This link open a new window(2018-00359)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, in the amount of $19,200, to hire interns to assist in erosion control enforcement for the year 2018.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for the grant.

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

  3. 4 Reappointment of Civil Rights Director This link open a new window(2018-00332)
    1. Setting a public hearing for April 16, 2018, to consider the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Velma Korbel to the appointed position of Director of Civil Rights for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2018.

    1. Setting a public hearing for May 14, 2018, to consider the subject matter of an ordinance Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Tobacco Dealers, amending provisions to increase the minimum age for sales or provision of tobacco products from 18 to 21.


  1. 6 Energy and climate programming in 2018 from the utility franchise fee increase This link open a new window(2018-00343)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation regarding energy and climate program investments in 2018 (funded by the utility franchise fee increase) by the City Coordinator's division of Sustainability.

  2. 7 Annual Report on Sick and Safe Time and Minimum Wage ordinance enforcement This link open a new window(2018-00344)
    1. Receiving and filing the annual report on Sick and Safe Time and Minimum Wage ordinance enforcement. 

  3. 8 Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) Overview This link open a new window(2018-00346)
    1. Receiving and filing an overview of the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights, including its membership, operational details, and functions.

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: Apr 13, 2018
Next Committee meeting: Apr 16, 2018
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