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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
July 15, 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


  1. 2 Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities appointments This link open a new window(2021-00757)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021 Harvey Hoffman, Ward 4, Seat 9; and Joan Willshire, Ward 3, Seat 10.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021Kenneth Rodgers, Ward 3, Seat 11; Amanda Tempel, Ward 1, Seat 12; Phil Burke, Ward 10, Seat 13; and Evan Henspeter Ward 11, Seat 14. 

  2. 3 Grant from United States Department of Health and Human Services for advancing health literacy This link open a new window(2021-00763)
    1. Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in the amount of $2,040,000, for a two-year period, for advancing health literacy to enhance equitable community responses to COVID-19.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the grant funds.

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

  3. 4 Women's Foundation of Minnesota grant for expenses related to the testing of Sex Assault Exam Kits This link open a new window(2021-00764)
    1. Accepting additional grant funds from the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, in the amount of $3,593.35, for the direct expenses related to the testing of backlogged Sex Assault Exam Kits.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to COM0002105 with the Women's Foundation of Minnesota for the grant.

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


  1. 5 Contract with Canopy Mental Health & Consulting to provide professional services to operate 24/7 Mobile Behavioral Health Crisis Response Teams This link open a new window(2021-00736)
    1. Receiving and filing an introduction presentation on Canopy Mental Health & Consulting, the vendor providing the City's mobile behavioral health crisis response.

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

  2. 7 Update on Fast Track Cities Initiative This link open a new window(2021-00746)
    1. Receiving and filing an update on the Fast Track Cities Initiative

  3. 8 School Based Clinics (SBC) Mental Health Services update presentation This link open a new window(2021-00765)
    1. Receiving and filing an update focusing on School Based Clinic services, statistics, and client perspectives. 


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: Jul 23, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Jul 29, 2021
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