File Number: 16-01516

Proposed Charter amendment: Plain Language Charter technical amendments

  1. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission relating to a package of proposed amendments to the Minneapolis City Charter which address a number of housekeeping items following adoption of the Plain Language Revision by voters in the 2013 Municipal Election.
  2. Passage of Ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter, providing for revisions to the Plain Language Charter:
    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.
  3. Directing the City Clerk to publish notice of the public hearing to be conducted by the Intergovernmental Relations Committee at its regular meeting on Dec. 1, 2016.

Originating Department: City Council

Supporting Documents:

Related Files:

Legislative History:

Nov. 4, 2016: City Council Agenda

Nov. 4, 2016: Official Proceedings

Nov. 18, 2016: City Council Agenda

Nov. 18, 2016: Official Proceedings

Dec. 1, 2016: IGR Agenda  

Dec. 1, 2016: IGR Committee Report

Dec. 9, 2016: City Council Agenda

Dec. 9, 2016: Official Proceedings

Dec. 13, 2016: Official Act

Submit written comments about this item to: [email protected].

Last updated Jan 18, 2017



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