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An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Public Health & Safety Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
February 18, 2021 - 1:30 pm
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Phillipe Cunningham (Chair), Steve Fletcher (Vice-Chair), Cam Gordon, Jeremiah Ellison, Alondra Cano, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Maddy Norgard, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Public safety charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00105)
    1. Passage of Ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article VII of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Administration, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide public safety services, including law enforcement, and the removal of the Police Department as a standalone Charter Department.


  1. 3 Public Health Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2021-00210)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2021: Anjoli Punjabi, Seat 19, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2021, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Babette Apland, Seat 18, Ward 7.

  2. 4 Hospitality Worker Right to Recall ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00108)
    1. Setting a public hearing for March 4, 2021, to consider an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 40 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Workplace Regulations, adding a new Article VII entitled "Hospitality Worker Right to Recall," establishing recall rights for certain employees.


  1. 5 Evidence-based violence reduction This link open a new window(2021-00018)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on evidence-based, community-focused approaches to reducing violence and promoting safe communities.

  2. 6 Community safety update This link open a new window(2021-00071)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on community safety. 

  3. 7 Request for Proposals for mobile mental health This link open a new window(2021-00227)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for mobile mental health response.


Members may participate remotely by telephone or other electronic means due to the local public health emergency (novel coronavirus pandemic) declared on March 16, 2020, pursuant to the provisions of MN Statutes Section 13D.021.

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Actions referred to Council: Feb 26, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Mar 4, 2021
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