Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

July 13, 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

Department of Civil Rights

1.    2016 Urban Scholar Program funding increase (16-00950)

1.    Accepting a $16,967.36 increase in pass-through and reimbursement dollars from The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, an Urban Scholars partner organization, to cover professional services and wages for Urban Scholars programming for the period of May 23, 2016, through Aug. 12, 2016.

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

Action Taken:  Approved.

Fire Department

2.    Contract with the GSA – Great Lakes Region to provide fire and emergency services at the B.H. Whipple Federal Building in Fort Snelling (16-00951)

1.    Authorizing a contract with the GSA – Great Lakes Region to receive $33,000 for providing fire and emergency services at the B.H. Whipple Federal Building in Fort Snelling for a duration of 12 months covering the timeframe of June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017.

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

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    2016 Community Partnership Grant from CenterPoint Energy (16-00952)

1.    Accepting a 2016 Community Partnership Grant in the amount of $2,500 from CenterPoint Energy.

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

Action Taken: Approved.

Police Department

4.    Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for security services (16-00953)

Authorizing an extension of contract C-40709 with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority through July 31, 2016, for the Police Department to provide security services at 1707 3rd Ave S (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Grant amendment with the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security for Police Bomb Unit readiness (16-00954)

        1.    Accepting an increase to the 2014 State Homeland Security Program grant from the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security of $20,000, for a total of $82,696, and an extension from Dec. 31, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2016, for Police Bomb Unit readiness.

        2.    Authorizing an increase to the contract with the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security of $20,000, for a total of $82,696, and an extension through Aug. 31, 2016, for the Police Bomb Unit.

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

        Action Taken: Approved.

 

Discussion

Council Member Yang

6.    Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee’s mid-year 2016 recap by reporting departments (16-00955)

1.    Civil Rights Department

2.    Fire Department

3.    Emergency Communications/911

4.    Office of City Attorney/Criminal Division

5.    Police Department (Postponed)

6.    Office of Emergency Management

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 27, 2016

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  July 22, 2016

 

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

 

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