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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
August 12, 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 Minnesota Department of Health public health service grant amendment This link open a new window(2021-00884)
    1. Accepting an amended grant agreement by the Minneapolis City Council acting as the City of Minneapolis’ Community Health Board from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), in the additional amount of $942,393, to work in partnership with MDH to address the areas of public health responsibility and essential public health services, for the period January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota in the amount of $942,393, to provide public health services.

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

  2. 3 Contract with Metropolitan State University for COVID/Health literacy This link open a new window(2021-00890)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Metropolitan State University, in the not to exceed amount of $600,000, for a two year period from August 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023, to advance health literacy to enhance equitable community responses to COVID-19.

  3. 4 Grant application to U.S. Department of Justice for Opioid abuse response This link open a new window(2021-00891)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the United States Department of Justice, in the amount of $1,200,000, for a three-year period, to develop, implement, or expand comprehensive programs in response to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse. 

    1. Accepting the second low bid of Municipal Emergency Services submitted on Event No. 1556, in the amount of $224,400.00, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary to deliver Turnout Gear, and authorizing a contract for the project, with the option to extend for two (2) 12-month periods, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  4. 6 Minneapolis Public Schools Special School District No. 1 grant amendment for COVID 19 contact tracing. This link open a new window(2021-00900)
    1. Authorizing an increase to the revenue contract (SRM: 4400000834) with the Minneapolis Public Schools Special School District No. 1., in the amount of $30,000, for a total amount of $65,000, for COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing services for the period of July 1, 2021 through February 1, 2022.

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

  5. 7 Contracts with organizations for the Partnership Engagement Fund This link open a new window(2021-00885)
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  1. 8 Civil Rights Commission's proclamation against gun violence This link open a new window(2021-00851)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation from the Civil Rights Commission on its proclamation against gun violence.

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


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: Aug 20, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Aug 26, 2021
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