Mpls. City Council Overrides Frey Veto Of Public Safety Ballot Question LanguageThe Minneapolis City Council has failed to override Mayor Jacob Frey's veto of the public safety charter amendment ballot language. The Minneapolis City Council must now rewrite and pass new ballot language, with a deadline of 11:59 p.m. Friday.
Frey's Veto Of 1 Rent Control Charter Amendment Stands, Other Goes To BallotMayor Jacob Frey's veto of a proposed charter amendment on rent stabilization will stand, after the Minneapolis City Council failed to override it on Friday.
Group Files Lawsuit Over Potential Ballot Question On Replacing Minneapolis Police Dept.Yes 4 Minneapolis says the city clerk's office is exceeding its power by adding an explanation before the ballot question. The group say the city is attempting to influence voters with "subjective" and "selective" language.
Minneapolis City Council Committee OK's Measure To Put Replacing MPD On November BallotThe measure is so complex and so much is at stake that, for the first time, the council committee also approved a lengthy explanatory note that will also be on the ballot.
Mpls. Mayor: 1st Round Of American Rescue Plan Funds Awarded To City Has Been Approved, Nearly $102MMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday that the city council has approved nearly $102 million of the federal funding awarded to the city through the American Rescue Plan.
Minneapolis City Council Votes 13-0 To Fund Creation Of Mobile Mental Health Response TeamsThe Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to approve funds for the creation of an around-the-clock mobile mental health response team.
Minneapolis City Council Votes To Extend COVID-19 Policies That Support Workers, Local BusinessesSeveral policies implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic to support Minneapolis businesses and workers have been extended.
'It Was Very Violent': Outrage Grows After Video Shows Mpls. City Council VP Andrea Jenkins Being Held By ActivistsSupport is pouring in for Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins.
Minneapolis City Council VP Andrea Jenkins Says Activists Held Her CaptiveA Minneapolis city leader says she is traumatized after protesters held her against her will.
Minneapolis City Council Approves $5M In Overtime For Police DepartmentThe Minneapolis City Council has approved $5 million to pay for police overtime.
Mpls. City Council President Lisa Bender On Costly Police Misconduct Settlements: 'This Is A Whole System Problem'The Minneapolis City Council president is responding to a WCCO report about how much it costs taxpayers to settle officer conduct lawsuits.
Minneapolis Police Seek $5M From City Council To Cover Overtime; Down More Than 200 OfficersThe Minneapolis Police Department is seeking $5 million from Minneapolis City Council to cover overtime costs, as the department grapples with a depleted sworn force down more than 200 active officers from one year ago.
For Mpls. City Council Members, 'Defund The Police' Divisive At DFL ConventionAt the DFL endorsing convention this week, three council members who support defunding the police got the DFL endorsement. Three others did not.
Mpls. City Council Passes 14-Day Eviction Notice OrdinanceThe Fair Notice ordinance comes in anticipation of the end of the eviction moratorium, which has been in effect since the pandemic began.
Community Petition To Replace Minneapolis Police Department Moving Forward The community-driven charter amendment to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a more holistic approach to public safety is one step closer to being on the November ballot.