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Agenda

Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
October 25, 2017 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Blong Yang (Chair), Cam Gordon (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Barbara Johnson, John Quincy, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Gift acceptance from John Jay College for Smart on Crime Innovations Conference travel expenses This link open a new window(2017-01288)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation for travel related expenses estimated at $1,250 from John Jay College for Minneapolis Police Department Deputy Chief Art Knight to attend the Smart on Crime Innovations Conference in New York, NY from Oct. 9-11, 2017.

  2. 3 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant award from the US DOJ - NIJ for 2018 This link open a new window(2017-01290)
    1. Authorizing the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement grant award agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice - National Institute of Justice for the 2018 calendar year in the amount of $167,339 for the purchase of Police Crime Lab equipment and supplies to enhance forensic capabilities.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Police Department. 

  3. 4 Contract amendment with Translanguages for language translation services This link open a new window(2017-01291)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40491 with Translanguages in the amount of $5,000, for a not-to-exceed total of $55,000, and an extending the contract through Dec. 31, 2017.

  4. 5 Grant from US BANCORP for increased video camera security along the East Lake Street corridor This link open a new window(2017-01293)
    1. Authorizing acceptance of a grant from US BANCORP, in the amount of $20,000, for the purchase of two (2) security video cameras to enhance security along the East Lake Street corridor.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Police Department. 

  5. 6 Contract with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program This link open a new window(2017-01301)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), for a not-to-exceed amount of $54,412.50 for a Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) Sergeant to participate in the federally funded "Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program" (the "Section 8 Program") administered by the MPHA from July 4, 2017 - July 3, 2018. 

  6. 7 Contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs for Fire Suppression and Emergency Services This link open a new window(2017-01302)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs in the amount of $170,000 for providing Fire Suppression and Emergency Services at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Campus (VAMC) and buildings assigned to VAMC in Fort Snelling from Sept.26, 2017 - Sept. 25, 2018.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving revenue appropriation to the Fire Department.

Discussion

  1. 8 911 Priority Dispatch System implementation update This link open a new window(2017-01282)
    1. Receiving and filing an update on 911's implementation of the Priority Dispatch System - call-taking script software, to ensure completeness and consistency to the 911 call-taking process.

  2. 9 Update on the City of Minneapolis' Pledge to Reduce Domestic Violence and the associated work plan This link open a new window(2017-01289)
    1. Receiving and filing the annual update from the City Attorney's Office, Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), and community partners on efforts to reduce domestic violence in the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. 10 Staff Direction regarding hiring two body-camera analysts This link open a new window(2017-01335)
    1. Directing the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) and Human Resources staff to begin the hiring process for two (2) body camera analyst FTEs.


Notice:
A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Actions referred to Council: Nov 3, 2017
Next Committee meeting: Nov 8, 2017
Submit written comments to: [email protected]polismn.gov

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