Public Safety, Civil Rights and Emergency Management Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
June 18, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present:   Council Members Blong Yang (Chair), Cam Gordon, Barbara Johnson, Abdi Warsame and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)
Members: Council Member Kevin Reich
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper 612-673-2219
 
Consent
Department of Civil Rights
1.   Mpls Commission on Civil Rights:
a) Confirm Mayor appointments of Amy Bergquist, Thomas Gallagher, Mitra Nelson, Christine Peters, Michael Pfarr, Wendy Adler Robinson;
b) Approve City Council appointments of Elizabeth Loeb;
c) Approve technical corrections to term appointments for Arlene Santiago, Lonnie Nichols, Liban Abdulkadir, Iris Altamirano, Laura Baldwin, Reanne Viken, Donald Joseph.
Staff Reports:  Civil Rts Appts RCA
Requested Action/Action Taken: Set Public Hearing for July 9, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
Police Department
2.   Downtown Improvement District Increased Summer Enforcement:
Authorize contract with the Downtown Improvement District to receive funds, $22,000, for police officer support of the Downtown Summer Community Engagement Pilot; Approve appropriation increase (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports:  DT Imrpvmt Dist RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
3.   Jail Fees:
Authorize contract amendment with the Hennepin County Sheriff for jail fees for Police detainees, estimated for 2014 at $1,966,908, & authorize any documents necessary to effectuate the agreement (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports: Jail Fees RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
 
4.   Drug Court:
Authorize contract agreements with the Hennepin County 4th District Court, $43,000, for a 1-year period, for Police Department to provide Drug Court research and monitoring services and serving as liaison between the Police Department and the court (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports: Drug Court RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Discussion
5.   School Resource Officer Services:
Authorize contract agreement with the Minneapolis Special School District 1 to receive $1,060,000 in funds for providing School Resource Officers in designated district schools (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports:  School Resource Officer Svcs RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next Committee Meeting: July 9, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: June 27, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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Last updated Jun 18, 2014