Minneapolis
Last meeting
Jul 21, 6:00pm CDT
$193.3M
2019 – 2020 law enforcement budget

This meeting has ended.

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About this meeting

This adjourned meeting is for the purpose of conducting a second public hearing on the proposed charter amendment on public safety through the removal of the Police Department as a Charter Department.

How to comment

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Go to http://www2.minneapolismn.gov/meetings/attend-board-meeting
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Fill out the form at the bottom of the page by 5 PM at the latest. For Agenda Item, use "CH2020-00014".
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You will be sent a call-in number and conference ID at 5 PM
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Call into the meeting using the call-in number and conference ID at its the scheduled time.
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You will enter the meeting and be placed on hold where you can listen.
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When you are called to speak, press * 6 to unmute your phone so you can be heard in the meeting.

Agenda

Items related to law enforcement on this agenda: Public hearing considering a proposal to amend the City Charter to address the creation of a new Charter Department to provide for community safety and violence prevention. Importantly, this includes the removal of the Police Department as a Charter Department.

General Fund

14% of Minneapolis's 2019 – 2020 General Fund was spent on law enforcement.
A general fund is a city’s primary account, funded by taxes (like property and sales tax) and used to pay for services such as the fire department, public works, parks, community services and more.

Decision Makers

August 15th is when the Mayor's budget address is made. September 9th is when the budget overview takes place. September 12th is when the police, fire, and City Attorney's office budget concerns are taken up. November 7th is when a public hearing on the recommended budget is scheduled. December 4th is when public comment on levy and the budget will take place. December 11th public hearing and budget adoption take place.