The Minneapolis Charter Commission is seeking public comments on a proposed amendment to the City Charter submitted by the City Council, which proposes removing the Police Department from the charter and adding a new Community Safety & Violence Prevention Department. Under State law, the Charter Commission is required to review and submit its recommendation(s) on the proposed amendment before a ballot question can be presented to voters.
People can submit their comments online or provide them directly to members of the commission at a virtual public hearing on July 21 at 6:00 p.m. To submit comments:
- pre-register here, if you are interested in speaking at the hearing,
- use the online public comment form, or
- email firstname.lastname@example.org.