Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

June 22, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members Blong Yang (Chair), Cam Gordon, Kevin Reich, Barbara Johnson, John Quincy, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)

 

Council Committee Coordinator:  Irene Kasper 612-673-2219

 

Consent

Police Department

1.    Grant acceptance from the U.S. Department of Justice (U.S. DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) (16-00880)

1.    Accepting a grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice (U.S. DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for funding through Hennepin County to support Police and City Attorney initiatives, in the amount of $269,866.27 over 4 years.

2.    Authorizing a grant award agreement with the U.S. DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Police Department (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved.

2.    Contract with Minnesota Timberwolves for bomb detection security services at Target Center (16-00881)

Authorizing a revenue agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Police Department to provide two Bomb Unit technicians and one Police Officer K-9 handler, for bomb detection security services at Target Center for up to 55 large scale events, in the amount of $48,000 (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Contract with Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (16-00882)

Authorizing a Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Joint Powers Agreement for the investigation of Internet Crimes Against Children, for a duration of June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2019 (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Contract with Minnesota Crisis Intervention Team (MN CIT) Officers’ Association for police mental health crisis response training (16-00883)

Authorizing a contract with the Minnesota Crisis Intervention Team (MN CIT) Officers’ Association to train 500 patrol officers in mental health crisis response in 2016 and 2017, in an amount up to $175,000 (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

Fire Department

5.    Grant acceptance from the Minneapolis Foundation for the EMS Pathways Academy (16-00884)

1.    Accepting grant from the Minneapolis Foundation for the EMS Pathways Academy in the amount of $50,000 for the grant period March 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Fire Department (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

Department of Civil Rights

6.    Joint Powers Agreement with the State of Minnesota to participate in disparity study (16-00885)

1.    Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with the State of Minnesota, acting through its Commissioner of Administration, to participate in a Joint Disparity Study in an amount not to exceed $300,000 covering a period of 2011 through 2015, scheduled to commence June 2016 and be completed by December 2017.

2.    Authorizing the Director of Civil Rights to amend or adjust the scope of work requested by the City of Minneapolis to leverage the results of the disparity study for planned future work such as the Target Market Program if feasible and cost effective (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

 

Discussion

Department of Civil Rights

7.    Best Practices in Contract Compliance Report (16-00886)

Receiving the Best Practices in Contract Compliance Report, outlining regional efforts to maximize inclusion of minority and women-owned businesses/workers in business and workforce inclusion.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

Intergovernmental Relations

8.    Level 3 sex offenders (15-00951)

1.    Receiving a report on staff direction to the City Attorney’s Office (CAO) and Intergovernmental Relations Department (IGR) to study and identify solutions to the concentration of Level 3 sex offenders in specific areas of the City of Minneapolis, including but not be limited to programmatic, legal, and legislative solutions.

2.    Receiving a report on staff direction to also work with the appropriate authorities to consider the effects of Judge Donovan Frank’s ruling on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

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

 

Next Committee Meeting:  July 13, 2016

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  July 1, 2016

 

Submit written comments about agenda items to: councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov

 

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