Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

December 1, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members Elizabeth Glidden (Chair), Alondra Cano, Andrew Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Jacob Frey, Abdi Warsame (Quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator:  Kelly Geistler 612-673-3963

 

Public Hearing

1.    Plain Language Charter Technical Amendment Ordinance (16-01516)

Passage of Ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter, providing for revisions to the Plain Language Charter as recommended by the Charter Commission to make technical corrections to the City Charter that were not addressed by the 2013 Plain Language Charter revision:

1.    Article II Boundaries, Section 2.2 Wards and 2.4 Precincts.

2.    Article IV City Council, Section 4.2 Organization and 4.4 Proceedings.

3.    Article V Board of Estimate and Taxation, Section 5.3 Organization.

4.    Article VI Park and Recreation Board, Section 6.2 Functions and Powers.

5.    Article VIII Officers and Other Employees, Section 8.1 Definitions, 8.2 Officers generally, and 8.5 Classified service.

6.    Article IX Finance, Section 9.2 Appropriations, 9.3 Budget, and 9.4 Debt. 

Action Taken Approved.

 Consent

Department  of Intergovernmental Relations

2.    Contract with Fredrikson & Byron, PA, for state legislative services  (16-01643)

1.    Receiving and filing the Ethics Officer’s report related to conflict of interest review of lobbyist’s principals and projects which is required to enter into a contract for federal representation services with Fredrikson & Byron PA.

2.    Authorizing a contract not to exceed $48,000 with Fredrikson & Byron, PA for state legislative presentation services, from January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis, at the sole discretion of the City, for one additional year. (Refer to WM)

Action Taken Approved and referred to WM.

3.    Contract with Franzen Moore Government Relations for state legislative services  (16-01644)

1.    Receiving and filing the Ethics Officer’s report related to conflict of interest review of lobbyist’s principals and projects which is required to enter into a contract for federal representation services with Franzen Moore Government relations.

2.    Authorizing a contract not to exceed $40,000 with Franzen Moore Government Relations for state legislative representation services, from January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis, at the sole discretion of the City, for one additional year. (Refer to WM)

Action Taken Approved and referred to WM.

 

Discussion

Department of Intergovernmental Relations

4.    Adoption of 2017 Legislative Agenda  (16-01499)

Approving list of select priority items from existing state legislative 2017 Policy Positions adopted by the City of Minneapolis in preparation for the 2017 Legislative Session.

Action Taken Approved.

5.    Federal/State/Local Legislative Update (16-00500)

Receiving and filing verbal report.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

 

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

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  Dec. 9, 2016

Next Committee Meeting:  Jan. 5, 2017

 

Committee Coordinator email:  Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov

 

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