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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
June 24, 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)
Committee Coordinator: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Site Agreement with AmeriCorps to host two Minnesota Opioid Response Corps (MORe Corps) members This link open a new window(2019-00741)
    1. Authorizing a site agreement with AmeriCorps in a total amount of up to $12,000, for a period of one year, to host two Minnesota Opioid Response Corps (MORe Corps) members engaging in designing and framing the work of the Minneapolis Health Department in response to the recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force on the opioid epidemic. 

  2. 3 Grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for needs-based technical assistance to retail food establishments This link open a new window(2019-00754)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture in the amount of $53,615, for the project period of Jun 1, 2019 – Dec 31, 2020, for needs-based technical assistance to new and established retail food establishments in Minneapolis.

    2.  Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for the grant.

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

  3. 4 National Association of County and City Health Officials grant for opioid response programming and technical assistance This link open a new window(2019-00755)
    1. Accepting a grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in the amount of $200,000, for technical assistance in establishing an opioid response program.
    2. Authorizing an agreement with NACCHO for the grant.

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

  4. 5 Freelance worker protections ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00699)
    1. Referring to staff an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 40 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Workplace Regulations, adding a new article establishing freelance worker protections.

Discussion

    1. Considering an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, preventing wage theft, adding overtime and break requirements, and restricting City contracts from being awarded to entities with outstanding wage obligations:

      1. Chapter 18 Purchasing.
      2. Chapter 40 Workplace Regulations.
  1. 7 Fast Track Cities Update This link open a new window(2019-00735)
    1. Receiving and filing an update on the Fast Track Cities initiative, which aim is to build upon, strengthen, and leverage existing HIV programs and resources to accelerate locally coordinated, city-wide responses to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.



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:
Jul 12, 2019
Next Committee meeting:
Jul 15, 2019
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