An updated version of the proposed comprehensive plan is set to released sometime next week.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey wants to move eight police officers currently in desk jobs to beat work next year, backfilling their office positions with civilians. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, meanwhile, wants to shift money around to give all officers pay raises, among other plans.
City planners, housing experts and elected officials all pretty much agree that Minneapolis needs to build a lot more affordable places to live. What's less clear is whether city officials understand how hard that's going to be.
The mayor presented his 2019 budget in a 45-minute speech to about 50 people inside City Council chambers Wednesday morning.
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