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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 22, 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)
Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01148)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 423 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program, updating procedures for administration and amending the sunset date of the Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program.

Consent

  1. 3 Southside Green Zone Council This link open a new window(2018-01249)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing the Southside Green Zone Council.

    2. Directing the Office of Sustainability to issue a Request for Applications (RFA) for the $75,000 City allocation designated to support the Southside Green Zone to secure a grant administrator, and enter into a contract with the selected entity no later than Nov 28, 2018. A review committee comprised of City staff, Mayor and City Council representatives, and previously appointed Southside Green Zone Task Force members will help select the entity based on the following criteria: Applicant demonstrates Environmental Justice is their primary line of work; and applicant shows a significant history of grassroots organizing on Environmental Justice issues.

      The grant administrator, with guidance from the City and the newly established Southside Green Zone Council, will help to issue payments to contractors, staff, and/or partner agencies to: review and strengthen the Southside Green Zone work plan prior to City Council approval; facilitate and support the Green Zone Council full meetings and subcommittees; establish partnerships to provide skill-building trainings to the Green Zone Council members and the community; help create and implement a fundraising plan with the Southside Green Zone Council; organize with variety of stakeholders to engage residents and groups to strengthen the reach and visibility of the Green Zone; and ensure the full advancement and successful implementation of the Southside Green Zone work plan and community vision.

  2. 4 Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) This link open a new window(2018-01230)
    1. Passage of Resolution restructuring the Minneapolis Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC).

  3. 5 Neighborhood name change: Calhoun Area Residents Action Group to South Uptown This link open a new window(2018-01232)
    1. Authorizing a name change of the Calhoun Area Residents Action Group (CARAG) Neighborhood to the South Uptown Neighborhood.

  4. 6 Lead paint disclosure notifications ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01199)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 240 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control, amending provisions related to lead paint disclosure notifications.

Discussion

  1. 7 Public Health Emergency Preparedness presentation This link open a new window(2018-01228)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on the work of the Emergency Preparedness Division of the Minneapolis Health Department.

  2. 8 Environmental Health Food, Lodging, and Pools presentation This link open a new window(2018-01229)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on the work of the Environmental Health Division of the Minneapolis Health Department. 
  3. 9 Urban Scholars Program presentation This link open a new window(2018-01233)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on the Urban Scholars program.

Addendum

  1. 10 Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01148)
    1. Directing the City Attorney’s Office to analyze whether the term “minority” within the Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program (SUBP) ordinance, as well as its use city-wide, could be replaced with more positive terminology, and return with the results of the analysis to the Nov 5, 2018, PECE Committee meeting.



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 2, 2018
Next Committee meeting: Nov 5, 2018
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