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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


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.

Watch the meeting on: Comcast Channel 14 or 799; City Council TV; or the City's YouTube channel. Learn how to participate in the meeting.

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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