Minneapolis City Council Agenda

Regular Meeting
July 19, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones and electronic devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Council President Johnson, Vice President Lilligren, Majority Leader Schiff, Minority Leader Gordon, Council Members Reich, Hofstede, Samuels, Goodman, Glidden, Tuthill, Quincy, Colvin Roy and Hodges
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9)

1. Roll Call.

2. Adoption of the agenda.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3. Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of June 28, 2013.

Action Taken:  Accepted.

4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to proper committees and departments.

Action Taken:  Referred.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee of the Whole

COW agenda of  6/27/2013 and 7/18/2013

 1.  Neighborhood Policies:
      Approve new policy for Preparation and Processing of Neighborhood Priority Plans; and revisions to the existing policy on Changing Approved Neighborhood Action Plans.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 2.  Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC):
      a) Motion by Lilligren to find under Council Rule 4 that the regular Council cycle is not adequate, and to consider the action of the Committee of the Whole from July 18, 2013, regarding this item at this meeting.
      b) Approve the following appointments/reappointments -- Andres Hortillosa (Ward 11); Brittany Lewis (Ward 4); Abdirahman Muse (Ward 6); and Tessa Wetjen (Ward 9).
      Early Signature by Mayor Requested.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Community Development

CD agenda of 7/9/2013

1.  Land Sale (1235 Monroe St NE):
     Passage of Resolution authorizing sale of property to Accent Homes, Inc, subject to conditions (9 votes).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.  Hiawatha Academies Charter School Project (3810 E 56th St & 1611 E 46th St):
     Passage of Resolution authorizing host approval for the issuance of Bank Qualified Bank Direct financing through the City of Falcon Heights.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.  Grain Belt Marshall Street site/Grain Belt Terrace:
     a) Authorize six month extension of development rights to Everwood Development;
     b) Authorize amendments to existing agreements; &
     c) Authorize extension of existing lease of Grain Belt Office Building.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

4.  Community Reinvestment Fund:
     Approve contract to allow them to service City mortgage & home improvement loans.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

5.  Bottineau Lofts Financing Agreements (re 1929 2nd St NE):
     Passage of Resolution authorizing amendment of existing City financing agreements to accommodate a HUD-insured first mortgage refinancing.
      Early Signature by Mayor Requested.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

6.  Local Plan for the Workforce Investment Act:
     Authorize mayor to sign the PY2013 Local Unified Plan.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

7.  Mpls Public Housing Authority Board of Commissioners:
     Approve City Council appointments of Linda Donaldson & Dorothy Robinson; Confirm Mayoral appointment of Tom D’Angelo.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means/Budget Committee

8.  Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development Funds:
     Authorize execution of State of Minnesota Master Grant Contract.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

9.  Downtown East Development Proposal:
     Authorize negotiation of term sheets and/or agreements with Ryan Companies and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority regarding general conceptual framework for the development proposal.
     W&M/Budget - Further recommends amending staff report to include clarification that no name has yet been chosen for the park to be developed, and a naming process should be identified.

Action Taken:  Adopted, as amended.

Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health

PSCH agenda of 7/10/2013

1.  Mpls Public Health Advisory Committee:
     Approve City Council appointment of Jennifer Pelletier/University of MN School of Public Health.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means/Budget Committee

2.  Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Passage of Resolution accepting in-kind donations of dog & cat food & supplies (9 votes).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.  Chaplaincy & Counseling Services:
     Approve amendment to contract with Mpls Police Chaplain Corps, extending by 6 months & increasing by $62,500.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

4.  2012 Fire Prevention & Safety Grant:
     Authorize acceptance of grant award, $48,000, from FEMA for a carbon monoxide awareness & alarm installation program; Passage of Resolution appropriating funds (9 votes).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

5.  School Based Clinic Billing, Data Management & Consulting/Training Services:
     Authorize amendment to contract with Pat Neska & Associates, extending period of contract & adding $30,000.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

6.  Healthy Homes Project Contracts:
     Authorize amendment to contracts with Sustainable Resource Center, extending term of contract & adding $100,000, and with Habitat for Humanity, extending term of contract & adding $70,000.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

7.  Youth Violence Prevention:
     Authorize application for grant funding, $300,000, from U.S. Department of Justice to support activities related to the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, including a Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports component in Mpls schools. 

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Regulatory, Energy & Environment

RE&E agenda of 7/8/2013

 1.  Local Approval of Special Laws - Sake:
      Passage of Resolution approving Laws of 2013 Legislative Session authorizing the City to issue an Off-Sale Sake Produced and Packaged License to a licensed brewery producing sake.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 2.  Local Approval of Special Laws - Intoxicating Malt Liquor:
      Passage of Resolution approving Laws of 2013 Legislative Session allowing the City to authorize the holder of an On-Sale Wine/3.2 Malt Liquor License to also sell intoxicating malt liquors at on-sale without an additional license.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  Liquor and Wine Licenses:
      Passage of Resolution granting licenses to the following businesses:
      a)  Lake & Irving Restaurant & Bar, 1513 W Lake St (New Business); and
      b)  The Lynn on Bryant, 5003 Bryant Ave S (Sidewalk Cafe).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 4.  Tony's Diner, 1327 4th St SE:
      Passage of Resolution approving License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 5.  Turbo Tim's Anything Automotive, 2319 1/2 Jackson St NE:
       Passage of Resolution approving Business License Operating Conditions relating to a Motor Vehicle Repair Garage License.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 6.  Liquor, Wine and Beer Licenses:
      Passage of Resolution granting license applications.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 7.  Business Licenses:
      Passage of Resolution granting license applications.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 8.  Gambling Licenses:
      Passage of Resolution granting license applications.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Transportation & Public Works

T&PW agenda of  7/9/2013

 1.  Speed Hump Installation (39th Ave S between Minnehaha Pkwy and 49th St E):
      a)  Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project; and
      b)  Accept the Project Support Petitions, receive cost estimate, and set a public hearing to be held on August 20, 2013.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means/Budget Committee

 2.  Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation:
     Authorize issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for design and construction administration services for the Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation Project which will enhance water taste and odor control.
     Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  Cooperative Construction Agreement:
      Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Cooperative Construction Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to provide for payment of the State's share of the costs of traffic signal system revisions to be performed on Trunk Highway 65 (Central Ave NE).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 4.  Safe Routes Infrastructure Grant Award - Lucy Laney School:
      a)  Passage of Resolution accepting a Safe Routes to School federal grant in the amount of $296,610 and entering into a Cooperative Agreement with MnDOT; and
      b)  Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation and revenue for the Safe Routes Infrastructure Project at Lucy Laney School by $296,610.
      (9 votes)

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 5.  St. Anthony Parkway Bridge over Northtown Yard:
      a)  Authorize execution of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Federal Highway Administration, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation relating to the replacement of the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge; and
      b)  Authorize execution of a contract with Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc. for the design of the replacement bridge.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 6.  Organized Collection RFP:
      Authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the collection of garbage, recycling, problem materials, and seasonal yard waste for one-half of the City's dwelling units (MRI-side of the City).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 7.  2013 Storm Response:
      a)  Direct Public Works to develop a damage estimate for public sidewalks, curb, gutter, and alley pavement damages resulting from the June 21, 2013 storm; and
      b)  Direct Public Works and Finance and Property Services to return to the Transportation and Public Works Committee with a proposal to fund those repairs without assessing abutting property owners.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 8.  Bids:
      a)  OP 7795, Accept low responsive bid of Paige Electric Company to furnish and deliver traffic signal cable to the Traffic and Parking Services Division; and
      b)  OP 7805, Accept low bid of Lametti and Sons, Inc. for large diameter CIPP lining for the Surface Water and Sewers Division through December 31, 2013.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Ways & Means/Budget

W&M/Budget agenda of  7/16/2013

 1.  Legal Settlements:
      Passage of Resolution authorizing settlement of the following matters
      a) Police Officers' Federation of Minneapolis v. City of Minneapolis ($30,782.09).
      b) Allstate Indemnity Co. v. City of Minneapolis ($16,500).
      c) Edward D. Chambers v. City of Minneapolis ($8,500).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 2.  2013 2nd Quarter Gift Acceptance:
      Passage of Resolution accepting gifts to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000. (9 votes)

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  Online Credit Card Processing:
      Execute two-year contract with CyberSource Corporation; and Authorize customize the liability terms and conditions to limit CyberSource's liability to fees paid during the prior 12-month period.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 4.  Payroll Review Audit Services:
      Execute contract with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for Risk Assurance services included in the 2013 Audit Plan; and Authorize include non-standard contract language.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 5.  Collective Bargaining Agreement:
      Passage of Resolution approving the terms of a collective bargaining agreement wage reopener effective January 1, 2013, with the Minneapolis Professional Employees Association.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 6.  Collective Bargaining Agreement:
      Passage of Resolution approving the terms of a collective bargaining agreement wage reopener effective January 1, 2013, with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, District Council No. 5, Local Union No. 9, AFL-CIO 9-1-1 Unit.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Zoning & Planning

Z&P agenda of 7/11/2013

 1.  Greenway Heights, 2839-3845 Bloomington Ave and 2840-2844 16th Ave S:
      a) Passage of Ordinance rezoning the properties at 2840-2844 16th Ave S to the R5 Multiple-family District to allow for a 4-story multiple family dwelling with 42 units.
      b) Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of the alley on the block bounded by Bloomington Ave, 28th St E, 16th Ave S, and the Midtown Greenway.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 2.  4705 Cedar Ave S and 4700 Longfellow Ave:
      Passage of Ordinance rezoning the property to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District (retaining the FP Floodplain Overlay District and the SH Shoreland Overlay District) to allow for a restaurant and off-sale liquor store.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  315 27th Ave SE:
      Passage of Ordinance rezoning the property to the C3A Community Activity Center District (retaining the UA University Area Overlay District and the PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District) to allow for a K-12 school, restaurant, and office.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 4.  15th Avenue Student Housing Project (700, 702, 704, 706, 710, 712 and 714 14th Ave SE; 1409, 1411, 1413, 1415, 1417 and 1419 7th St SE; 701, 709, 715 and 717 15th Ave SE):
      Sent forward without recommendation the Planning Commission's recommendation to rezone the properties to the R6 Multiple-family District (retaining the UA Universiy Area Overlay District) to allow for a new 6-story residential development that includes 202 residential dwelling units and 174 below grade parking spaces.

Action Taken:  Referred back to the Zoning & Planning Committee.

Report from the Audit Committee

Motions

 1.  City Payroll:
      Motion by Hodges that regular payrolls of City employees under Council jurisdiction for the month of August, 2013 be approved and ordered paid.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Resolutions

Unfinished Business

New Business

 1.  Rental Dwelling License, 1005 19th St E:
      Motion by Glidden to rescind the report of the Regulatory Energy & Environment Committee passed by the City Council on June 28, 2013 revoking the Rental Dwelling License held by Abdulaziz Sheikh for the property located at 1005 19th St E, based on the payment of outstanding citations against the rental property.     
      1005 19th St E RCA 

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 2.  Gift Acceptance/Freedom to Marry Ceremony:
      Motion by Lilligren recommending passage of a Resolution accepting donations of goods and services for the Freedom to Marry Ceremony. (9 votes)
      Gift Acceptance RCA

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 3.  Ordinance Introduction: (Unanimous Consent Required)
      Colvin Roy moves to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 478 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Parking, Stopping and Standing, for first reading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee (modifying or deleting outdated language pertaining to parking meter installation, construction, payment methods, collections and obstruction permit procedure). 

Action Taken:  Referred to the Transportation & Public Works Committee.

Announcements

Adjournment

The Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners will meet upon adjournment of the City Council Meeting.
MCDA Materials:  Agenda, Minutes, Staff Report MCDA 20130719
 

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular City Council Meeting: Friday, August 2, 2013

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