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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
May 6, 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

Consent

  1. 2 Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) plan modification process approval This link open a new window(2021-00521)
    1. Approving the Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) plan modification process, as recommended by the NRP Policy Board.

  2. 3 Grant application to the Minnesota Department of Commerce for Auto Theft Prevention This link open a new window(2021-00522)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, in the amount of $1,344,552, for the prevention of motor vehicle thefts in Minneapolis and to serve as fiscal agent to the Minnesota Auto Theft Prevention Board to reimburse Minnesota law enforcement agencies for vehicle theft programs.

  3. 4 Contract amendment with the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) for fingerprint-based background checks This link open a new window(2021-00523)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to increase to Minneapolis Police contract COM0001580 with Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), in the amount of $30,000 for a new not to exceed total of $45,000, for continued state and federal fingerprint-based background checks using the BCA's amendment form. 

  4. 5 Grant from Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management for Police Bomb Disposal Unit services This link open a new window(2021-00524)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $156,000, for Police Bomb Disposal Unit equipment and training for the year 2021.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Homeland Security and Emergency Management for Police Bomb Disposal Unit equipment and training for the year 2021. 

  5. 6 Grant application to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services for COVID 19 Health Literacy enhancement This link open a new window(2021-00525)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, in the amount of $4,000,000, for a two-year period, for Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Response to COVID-19.

  6. 7 Contract with Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) for providing investigative forensic DNA analysis on Police Department case evidence This link open a new window(2021-00527)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), in the not to-exceed amount of $880,000, for providing investigative forensic DNA analysis on Police Department case evidence for two years.

  7. 8 Contracts for violence prevention This link open a new window(2021-00528)
    1. Authorizing contracts with the following organizations for a total amount not to exceed amount $350,000 for violence prevention in Minneapolis: Somali Community Resettlement Services: $43,750; Sewa-AIFW: $43,750; Worldwide Outreach for Christ: $43,750; Northside Residents Redevelopment: $43,750; Hennepin Theatre Trust: $20,833; Webber Camden Neighborhood: $20,833; The Sanctuary Covenant Church: $20,833; Art Is My Weapon: $20,833; HIRED: $20,833; Phumulani MN African Women: $20,833; Lutheran Social Services of MN: $10,000; Restorative Justice Community Action: $10,000; Dynamic Family Solutions: $10,000; Lateshia Carter: $10,000; and Kente Circle Training Institute: $10,000.

  8. 9 Creation of an unarmed Traffic Safety Division This link open a new window(2021-00474)
    1. Directing staff to design and develop recommendations for the creation of an unarmed Traffic Safety Division, to be housed in a department outside of the Police Department, to be responsible for enforcement, education, and other activities that increase traffic safety; and report back to the Public Health & Safety Committee with a project timeline by the end of Quarter 2, 2021.

Discussion

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

  1. 11 UNICEF's Child Friendly City Initiative update This link open a new window(2021-00464)
    1. Receiving and filing an update  on the Child Friendly City Initiative.

    2. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to become a community collaborator with the Growing Up In Cities Project, to identify disparities in health and well-being outcomes for young people across the city and to engage youth as local change agents.

    3. Authorizing a no-cost Memorandum of Understanding with the Growing Up in Cities Project.

  2. 12 Youth Coordinating Board update This link open a new window(2021-00526)
    1. Receiving and filing an update from the Youth Coordinating Board's Minneapolis Youth Congress on findings of the youth engagement survey on Reimagining Public Safety.


Notice:

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: May 14, 2021
Next Committee meeting: May 20, 2021
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