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Agenda

An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 4, 2021 - 1:30 pm
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Andrea Jenkins (Chair), Jeremiah Ellison (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jamal Osman, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Jeremy Schroeder, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 7)
Clerk: Ayan Adan, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 2021 Quarterly Donations Reports This link open a new window(2021-00484)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 2nd Quarter 2021 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  2. 3 Grant application to the National Endowment for the Arts Endowment for American Rescue Plan Funds This link open a new window(2021-00864)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application for American Rescue Plan funding available to eligible local arts agencies through the National Endowment for the Arts.

  3. 4 Contract with M. Arthur Gensler & Associates, Inc. for architectural services for Phase 1 & 2 of the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project This link open a new window(2021-00862)
    1. Authorizing a contract with M. Arthur Gensler & Associates, Inc., for a total amount not to exceed $507,893 for architectural services for Phase 1 & 2 of the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project.

  4. 5 Contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for Traffic Management around Huntington Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2021-00863)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota, in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for one year with the option to extend one year, for traffic management services around Huntington Bank Stadium.

  5. 6 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Rena Dudgeon This link open a new window(2021-00861)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Rena Dudgeon by payment of $187,500 over three years to Rena Dudgeon and her attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 7 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Steward This link open a new window(2021-00860)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claims of Christopher Steward by payment of $130,000 to Christopher Steward and his attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. 8 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Mark Sauer This link open a new window(2021-00859)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Mark Sauer by payment of $160,000 over three years to Mark Sauer and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. 9 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Daryl McKenna This link open a new window(2021-00857)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Daryl McKenna by payment of $180,000 over three years to Daryl McKenna and his attorneys, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.  

  9. 10 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Peter Hafstad This link open a new window(2021-00856)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Peter Hafstad by payment of $195,000 over three years to Peter Hafstad and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Discussion

  1. 11 Proposal to amend the City Charter: Government Structure: Executive mayor - legislative council This link open a new window(2021-00580)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the modification of the City’s governmental structure to be a legislative council and an executive mayoral structure, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021.

  2. 12 Rent stabilization charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00104)
    1. Passage of Ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article IV of the City Charter relating to City Council, pertaining to explicitly adding the City's authority to exercise power to control rents on private residential property in the City.

    2. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter pertaining to adding authority for the Council to adopt a rent control ordinance or a rent stabilization ordinance to regulate rents on private residential property in the City of Minneapolis and to submit a rent control or rent stabilization ballot question to qualified voters to regulate rents on private residential property in the City of Minneapolis, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021.

    3. Passage of Ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article I of the City Charter relating to General Provisions, pertaining to adding initiative and referendum for the sole purpose of exercising the City's authority to control rents on private residential property in the City.

    4. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter pertaining to adding authority for registered voters of the City of Minneapolis to propose, by initiative, a rent stabilization ordinance to regulate rents on private residential property in the City of Minneapolis, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021.

Addendum

  1. 13 Audit Committee appointment This link open a new window(2021-00882)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Jennifer "J" Singleton, Seat 2, Ward 8, for an unexpired three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2022.


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Actions referred to Council: Aug 6, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Aug 18, 2021
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