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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
May 6, 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: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Neighborhoods 2020 framework recommendations This link open a new window(2019-00515)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Neighborhoods 2020 framework recommendations. 

    2. Directing the Neighborhood & Community Relations' staff to work with a consultant to convene at least one large group work session by July 15, 2019, including, but not limited to, the three Neighborhoods 2020 (N2020) work groups, as well as cultural organizations, the NECE, the NRP Board, and those not currently engaged with neighborhood associations, to provide N2020 framework feedback for bringing forward potential amendments to the City Council, for improving the process of N2020 engagement, and  for N2020 programmatic outcomes and goals. This directive shall be accomplished prior to the development of the N2020 program guidelines and logic model.  


  1. 3 Violence Prevention Steering Committee Appointments This link open a new window(2019-00380)
    1. Approving the following Mayoral appointments for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2020: Chief Medaria Arradondo Seat 2; Sheriff David Hutchinson, Seat 4.

    2. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2020: Jennifer White, Seat 10.

    3. Approving the following Council appointment for a one-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2019: Lance LaMont, Seat 21, Ward 9.

    4. Authorizing waiver of the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for the appointments of Chief Medaria Arradondo, Sheriff David Hutchinson, and Jennifer White.

  2. 4 Gift acceptance from Metropolitan State University of facility use for the Urban Scholars Program This link open a new window(2019-00559)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting use of space and facilities at Metropolitan State University for the Urban Scholars Program.

  3. 5 Grant application for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services First Responder - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grant This link open a new window(2019-00560)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services First Responder - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grant to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.

  4. 6 2019 Urban Scholars program funding from partner organizations This link open a new window(2019-00567)
    1. Accepting reimbursement dollars, for an amount up to $149,800, from Urban Scholars partner organizations (The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, the State of Minnesota, Hennepin County, Minneapolis Public Schools, Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Metropolitan Council, Bridges MN, Children's MN, Village Financial Cooperative, Minnesota Fourth Judicial District, and Metropolitan Airports Commission) to cover professional services for the 2019 Urban Scholars Program.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Civil Rights Department.

    3. Authorizing a contract with each of the Urban Scholars partner agencies for the 2019 Urban Scholars program.

Receive & File

  1. 7 2018 neighborhood programs annual report This link open a new window(2019-00566)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2018 neighborhood programs annual report. 


  1. 8 Neighborhoods 2020 framework recommendations This link open a new window(2019-00515)
    1. Directing the Neighborhood & Community Relations Department staff, in partnership with Finance & Property Services staff and others as needed, to do the following:

      Collaborate with the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) to complete the resident-led process of furthering the Neighborhoods 2020 framework and developing program guidelines at the “Collaborate” level of engagement based on the International Association of Public Participation Spectrum. This process is to be completed by October 28, 2019.

      Aspects of the work should include, but are not limited to:

      1. Development of overall program goals and outcomes.
      2. Metrics to measure progress towards goals.
      3. Defining a racial equity analysis of neighborhood association operations and activities.
      4. Development of a logic model that includes inputs, activities, outputs, and outcomes.
      5. Convening the Governance and Funding workgroups and including additional stakeholders such as, but not limited to, NRP policy board members, NCEC commissioners, members of neighborhood associations, and those currently not engaged in neighborhood associations.
      6. Identifying a budget-neutral structure of NCR to best support neighborhood associations.
      7. Defining a preferred funding stream for ongoing funding of neighborhood associations.
      8. Leveraging the work completed thus far, development of the Neighborhoods 2020 framework and program guidelines.

      This work will be reported back to the PECE Committee on October 28, 2019, and will be posted for public comment. The final draft is to go before the PECE Committee on November 18, 2019, with final approval by City Council on November 22, 2019. 

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: May 17, 2019
Next Committee meeting: May 20, 2019
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