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Agenda

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

Public Health & Safety Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
March 4, 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 Hospitality Worker Right to Recall ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00108)
    1. Passage of 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.

Consent

  1. 3 Minneapolis Workplace Advisory Committee appointment This link open a new window(2021-00279)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2021, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Anna Schmitz, Seat 4, Ward 9.

  2. 4 Minnesota Department of Health grant for COVID-19 vaccination implementation This link open a new window(2021-00281)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), in the amount of $368,621, to work in partnership with MDH to address the areas of public health responsibility and essential public health services for the period February 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021, to be used for COVID-19 vaccination implementation. 

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

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

  3. 5 Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant for erosion and sediment control enforcement This link open a new window(2021-00280)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in the amount of $19,200, to hire interns to assist in erosion and sediment control enforcement for the period of January 1, 2021, through December 15, 2021.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for the grant.

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

  4. 6 Contract amendments with Corcoran Neighborhood Organization and Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO) for continued violence interruption services This link open a new window(2021-00278)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0002827 with Corcoran Neighborhood Organization, in the amount of $115,000, for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $290,000 and extend the contract to June 30, 2021, for continued violence interruption services under the MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative.

    2. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0002829 with Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO), in the amount of $115,000, for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $290,000 and extend the contract to June 30, 2021, for continued violence interruption services under the MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative. 

  5. 7 Washburn Center for Children grant for School Based Clinic mental health services This link open a new window(2021-00277)
    1. Accepting an additional grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), Washburn Center for Children, in the amount of $222,000, for School Based Clinic mental health services for the period January 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023.

    2. Authorizing an amended agreement with the Washburn Center for Children for the additional funds.

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

  6. 8 YouthPrise Foundation/Hennepin County grant for Health Mentor Model programs This link open a new window(2021-00276)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Youthprise Foundation, in the amount of $240,000 for the period of January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021, to implement the Health Mentor Model at Henry, Roosevelt and South High Schools as part of our School Based Clinics work.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with YouthPrise Foundation for the grant funds.

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

  7. 9 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.

    2. Passage of Ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article VIII of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Officers and Other Employees, 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.

Discussion

    1. Receiving and filing an update report on COVID-19.

  1. 11 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. 12 Community safety update This link open a new window(2021-00071)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on community safety. 

  3. 13 Study of injuries from less lethal weapons during the George Floyd protests This link open a new window(2021-00275)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on a study of injuries from less lethal weapons during the George Floyd protests, conducted by an interdisciplinary team at the University of Minnesota.

  4. 14 Request for Proposals for mobile mental health This link open a new window(2021-00227)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to the mobile mental health response RFP process.

Addendum

  1. 15 Study of injuries from less lethal weapons during the George Floyd protests This link open a new window(2021-00275)
    1. Requesting the Minneapolis Police Department to provide a description of policy and procedure changes intended to eliminate the kinds of injuries caused by the use of “less lethal weapons” described by the interdisciplinary team from the University of Minnesota, and to provide that information to the Public Health & Safety Committee at its regular meeting on April 1, 2021.


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Actions referred to Council: Mar 12, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Mar 18, 2021
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