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Charter Commission Public Safety Work Group Agenda

Independent Committee of the City Council
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
May 3, 2021 - 4:30 pm
Online Meeting
Members Present: Andrea Rubenstein (Co-Chair), Barry Clegg, Andrew Kozak, Matt Perry, and Jan Sandberg (Quorum: 4)
Members Absent: Toni Newborn (Co-Chair) and Lyall Schwarzkopf
Clerk: Maddy Norgard, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. 2 Roll Call.
  2. 3 Adoption of the agenda.
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. 4 Chair's Report.


  1. 5 Public safety charter amendment This link open a new window(CH2021-00015)
    1. Considering a proposal to amend Article VII and Article VIII of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Administration and Officers and Other Employees, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide public safety services, including law enforcement, and the removal of the Police Department as a standalone Charter Department.

      Action Taken: Denied
    2. Considering a substitute amendment. 
      Action Taken: Approved

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council meeting: May 14, 2021
Next Charter Commission Public Safety Work Group meeting: Not Applicable

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