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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
July 29, 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 REACH grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for improving the health of African American, East African and American Indians in Minneapolis through housing and agency based strategies This link open a new window(2021-00829)
    1. Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the amount of $550,000, for the period September 30, 2021 through September 29, 2022, for improving the health of African Americans, East African and American Indians in Minneapolis through housing and agency based strategies. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the grant. 

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

  2. 3 Contract amendment with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for nail salon safety This link open a new window(2021-00842)
    1. Authorizing an extension of contract number 152871 with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to extend contract through June 30, 2022, for services associated with the department's Healthy Nail Salon Initiative. 

    2. Authorizing an amended agreement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for the grant amendment.

  3. 4 Grant from Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department for Health Mentor Model Project This link open a new window(2021-00843)
    1. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County Services and Public Health Department, in an amount not to exceed $800,000, over a two-year period from August 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, for the Health Mentor Model Project (HMMP) to work with young people ages 12 to 19 years with elevated needs who attend Edison, Henry, Roosevelt and South High Schools.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County Services and Public Health Department for the grant funds.

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

  4. 5 Memorandum of Understanding with Summit Academy regarding cooperation in addressing campus sexual assaults This link open a new window(2021-00844)
    1. Authorizing a memorandum of understanding to delineate responsibilities and require certain information sharing in accordance with state law.

  5. 6 Contract with Sexual Violence Center for sexual assault advocacy under the 2020 Sexual Assault Kit Initiative grant This link open a new window(2021-00845)
    1. Authorizing partner subagreement with the Sexual Violence Center for $240,000, from January 2021 through December 2023, for victim advocate services, as provided under the 2020 Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) grant award accepted December 18, 2020.

  6. 7 Contract for service between Special School District No. 1 and the Minneapolis Health Department for mental health services This link open a new window(2021-00846)
    1. Authorizing a contract for service between Special School District No. 1 and the Minneapolis Health Department, in the amount of $60,000 annually, for a three year period, for a not to exceed amount of $180,000, from August 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024, to provide mental health services to Henry, South, Southwest, and Washburn High Schools.

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

  7. 8 4th Judicial District Drug Court grant award to provide liaison, research, and monitoring support to the court This link open a new window(2021-00848)
    1. Accepting the Drug Court grant from the 4th Judicial District of Minnesota, in the amount of $86,000, for two years, to provide Police liaison, research, and monitoring support for Drug Court in Hennepin County.

  8. 9 Grant amendment from the Minnesota Department of Health for emergency preparedness This link open a new window(2021-00832)
    1. Accepting an additional $298,663 in Emergency Preparedness Funds (Grant Project Agreement number 161418), from the Minnesota Department of Health, for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, to provide measurable and sustained progress in the implementation and execution of public health emergency preparedness and response capabilities.

    2. Authorizing an amended agreement with the Minnesota Department of Heath for the additional grant funds. 

  9. 10 Minneapolis School Based Clinic contract with Payspan for patient financial engagement services This link open a new window(2021-00854)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Payspan, Inc., in the annual amount of $2,000, beginning August 1, 2021, for patient financial engagement services.

  10. 11 Memorandum of understanding with MDH for the 340B drug discount program This link open a new window(2021-00855)
    1. Authorizing the Health Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for participation in the 340B drug discount program.

Discussion

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

  2. 13 MWAC worker outreach and engagement report This link open a new window(2021-00078)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to recommendations from the MWAC Downtown Workers Subcommittee for safeguarding the health and wellbeing of the downtown workforce as the downtown economy returns from the shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Addendum

  1. 14 Opposition to the use of less lethal weapons in Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00473)
    1. Passage of Resolution waiving attorney-client privilege on legal memorandum “Charter Authority of Mayor & City Council Regarding Police Department – Less Lethal Munitions Resolution by City Council.”


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Actions referred to Council: Aug 6, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Aug 12, 2021
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