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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 26, 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 Gift acceptance from the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce for services from Dr. Matt Bostrom This link open a new window(2021-00841)
    1. Authorizing Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Matt Bostrom for research, development, and implementation of shared community values for policing and officers.    

    2. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce for services performed by Matt Bostrom, President of the Center for Values-Based Initiatives, to research, develop, and implement shared community values for policing and police officers, valued at $250,000. 

  2. 3 Grant application to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for corrective healthy home activities This link open a new window(2021-00945)
    1. Authorizing a grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the amount of $2,000,000, for a 3.5 year period from Jan 1, 2022 through Jun 30, 2025, to correct housing based health hazards in Minneapolis residential units for income qualified properties hazards.

  3. 4 Minnesota Department of Health grant amendment to support Maternal Child Health efforts This link open a new window(2021-00946)
    1. Accepting a grant amendment, through the City Council as the Community Health Board, from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $847,956, for the period of October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022, to support Title V Maternal Child Health Block Grant activities.

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

  4. 5 Contracts with neighborhood organizations qualifying for the Neighborhoods 2020 Shared Resources and Collaborations fund This link open a new window(2021-00949)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Stevens Square Community Organization, in the amount of $15,000, for providing administrative support and oversight of Stevens Square Community Organization and the Phillips West Neighborhood Organization. 

    2. Authorizing a contract with Lyndale Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $15,000, for providing a shared resource staff member with Kingfield neighborhood. 


  1. 6 Community safety update This link open a new window(2021-00071)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on community safety. 

  2. 7 Overview of community safety project from Leadership for a Networked World at Harvard University This link open a new window(2021-00948)
    1. Receiving and filing an update on the project plan surrounding community safety led by Dr. Antonio Oftelie and a team at Leadership for a Networked World at Harvard University.


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: Sep 10, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Sep 20, 2021
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