Special Health, Energy & Environment
Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Special Meeting

November 30, 2009

1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

(immediately following Special Joint HE&E & W&M/Budget Committee meeting)


NOTE:

HE&E Committee Members Present: Council Members Benson (Chair), Gordon,

Goodman, Hofstede, Lilligren, Ostrow (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046

Discussion Item

1. Minneapolis Economic Recovery Strategy: U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Competitive Solicitation:

a) Authorize staff to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Energy on behalf of the Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul for $30 million of EECBG funds to support the proposed activities by December 14, 20090;
b) Authorize staff to make such modifications as indicated by further guidance by Department of Energy; and
c) Direct staff to develop and recommend to Council an energy efficiency bond program.

Action Taken: Approved

Staff Report: EECBG Comp Solicitation RCA

2. Minneapolis Economic Recovery Strategy: Appropriation of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Funding:

a) Authorize acceptance of EECBG Recovery funds in the amount of $3,909,800 from the U.S. Department of Energy;

b) Increase the 2009 Operating Budget revenue by $3,909,800; and

c) Increase the 2009 Operating Budget appropriations for the following agencies:

§ Community Planning and Economic Development Business Development by $781,960

§ Community Planning and Economic Development Business Finance by $ 817,447

§ Public Works Property Services by $ 2,212,393

§ Coordinator Sustainability by $ 98,000

Action Taken: Approved

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular HE&E Meeting: 12/7/2009
Next Regular W&M/Budget Meeting: 12/14/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 12/4/2009

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