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Agenda

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
November 5, 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

Presentation

  1. 2 2018 Green Business Awards and the Minneapolis Building Energy Challenge This link open a new window(2018-01347)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on the 2018 Green Business Awards and the Minneapolis Building Energy Challenge.

Consent

  1. 3 Grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Healthy Start Program This link open a new window(2018-01303)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal Child Health Bureau, Division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services, in an amount not to exceed $4,870,000 over a five-year period beginning April 1, 2019, to support community-based Healthy Start Program activities to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal health outcomes.

  2. 4 Grant application to the Minnesota Department of Health for Evidence Based Home Visiting Program This link open a new window(2018-01299)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Health, in an amount up to $4,600,000 over four years, for the Evidence-Based Home Visiting Program to improve outcomes for pregnant women and families.

    1. Approving updates to the Minneapolis Healthy Food Policy to be in alignment with the Fitwel Standards, the premier certification system to improve health and productivity outcomes through targeted improvements to workplace design and operational policies.

  3. 6 Memorandums of Understanding with United States and State of Minnesota Departments of Labor to promote compliance with minimum wage laws in Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-01297)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, to share information and collaborate where appropriate to achieve common interests in minimum wage compliance in Minneapolis.

    2. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Minnesota Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, to share information and collaborate where appropriate to achieve common interests in minimum wage compliance in Minneapolis.

  4. 7 Commission on Civil Rights appointments This link open a new window(2018-01157)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Nov 26, 2018, to consider the following appointments to the Commission on Civil Rights:

      1. Confirming the Mayoral reappointment of Elizabeth Simones, Seat 13, Ward 3, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.
      2. Approving the City Council reappointment of Amy Bergquist, Seat 14, Ward 3, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.
      3. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Leili Fetahi, Seat 11, Ward 11, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.
      4. Approving the following City Council appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2021: Cassandra Shepherd, Seat 8, Ward 13; Siddeeqah Shabazz, Seat 9, Ward 9; and Mary Fee, Seat 12, Ward 10.
      5. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments to fill unexpired three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Marcel Thompson, Seat 1, Ward 6; Khalid Mohamed, Seat 3, Ward 6; and Jeffrey Cobia, Seat 4, Ward 12.
      6. Approving the City Council appointment of Cindy Devonish, Seat 18, Ward 10, to fill an unexpired three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2019.
      7. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Lee Linderman, Seat 19, Ward 13, to fill an unexpired three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2019.
  5. 8 Contract with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) for collaborative enforcement of labor standards This link open a new window(2018-01298)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL), in the amount of $100,000, for coordinated public outreach to low wage workers and collaborative and strategic enforcement of labor regulations.

  6. 9 Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2018-01308)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020:  Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou, Seat 14, Ward 3, representing Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation and Organized Labor; Ginger Jentzen, Seat 10, Ward 3, representing 15 Now and Employees; Chris Conry, Seat 12, Ward 8, representing Take Action MN and Employees; and Ben Schweigert, Seat 16, Ward 8, representing Public Employees.

    2. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020:  Tristan Jimerson, Seat 4, Ward 9, representing Taco Cat Restaurant and Medium to Large Business; Wintana Melekin, Seat 2, Ward 6, representing Main Street Alliance and Business Associations; and Natalie Martin, Seat 6, Ward 1, representing Old Republic Title and Small Business.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Wintana Melekin.

  7. 10 2018 One Minneapolis Fund funding recommendations This link open a new window(2018-01306)
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  8. 11 Donation of travel and lodging expenses for Bloomberg American Health Summit This link open a new window(2018-01334)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation of travel and lodging-related expenses from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for Coral Garner to attend the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Initiative Summit in Washington, D.C. from Nov 28-30, 2018.

  9. 12 Contract with Tree Trust for tree planting services This link open a new window(2018-01332)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Tree Trust, in the amount of $100,000, for tree planting services under the city Trees Program, for one year, from Jan 1, 2019, to Dec 31, 2019, with an option to extend the contract by up to three years and up to $500,000.

  10. 13 Office of Violence Prevention ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01313)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Nov 26, 2018, to consider an ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 214 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Health and Sanitation: Health Department, creating an Office of Violence Prevention within the Health Department.

  11. 14 Staple food ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00985)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Nov 26, 2018, to consider an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 203 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: Grocery Stores, amending provisions related to staple foods.

Discussion

  1. 15 Homegrown Minneapolis Report This link open a new window(2018-01304)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to current Homegrown Minneapolis initiatives and partnerships including Farmers Markets of Minneapolis collaborative, Minneapolis Garden Lease Program, Homegrown Small Business Fund, and related programs.

  2. 16 Americans with Disabilities Act Action Plan Report This link open a new window(2018-01305)
    1. Receiving and filing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Action Plan Report for 2018. 

    2. Authorizing a one-year extension of the existing Americans with Disabilities Act Action Plan, and directing Neighborhood & Community Relations staff to report back to the PECE Committee in October 2019 with an updated three-year plan.

Addendum

  1. 17 Homegrown Minneapolis Report This link open a new window(2018-01304)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on the Minneapolis Garden Lease Program.



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 16, 2018
Next Committee meeting:
Nov 26, 2018
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