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Incumbent Lisa Goodman apologizes to challenger Teqen Zéa-Aida after handing her already chewed gum over at a candidate forum.
The shake-up is the second one for Hodges, after her campaign manager left in April.
Solving the problem of downtown shootings and a general sense of eroded public safety along Hennepin and 1st avenues will fall to the person elected in November as mayor.
The agreement, which no longer has no-criticism clause, is scheduled to go before the full council on Sept. 20.
Combating climate change, significant new spending on affordable housing and public safety and voter outreach are the key priorities in Mayor Betsy Hodges' 2018 budget, the details of which she revealed Tuesday in a speech at City Hall.
Mpls. Board of Estimate will extend hearing after delayed city budget rollout.
The mayor acknowledged that the nondisparagement clause had been her idea. The City Council still must take up the agreement.
All 13 council members said they were not privy to negotiations.
Though some eligible voters seem indifferent, election insiders expect mayoral, council races to boost interest.
Former Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau would receive $182,876 in separation pay plus 12 months of health benefits under a severance deal with the city released Friday.