Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

June 9, 2009

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Committee Members Present: Council Members Hodges, Colvin Roy,
Hofstede , Remington, Glidden, Ostrow (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent: Council Member Remington

Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219

Public Hearing

1. Mpls City Charter (re Primary Elections):

Consider ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Elections, adding a new Section 5C entitled "Primary Elections," as referred from the Minneapolis Charter Commission on May 6, 2009, reinstating the City's primary election in the event that the Minnesota Supreme Court rules against the City in the case of Minnesota Voters Alliance, et al. v. City of Minneapolis, et al., or in the event that the City Council declares, via ordinance, that it is not ready to conduct an IRV election in 2009 pursuant to Charter Chapter 2, Section 5B.

Staff Report: Primary RCA

Action Taken: Forwarded without recommendation.

Discussion Items

2. MSP Noise Oversight Committee:

Approve resolution appointing Council Member Hodges as the City's NOC representative and Merland Otto, CPED staff, as the City's alternative.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. 2010 State Capital Bonding:

Approve criteria to evaluate state capital bonding project requests.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. 2010 State Capital Bonding Projects:

Review project proposals as follows:
a) 35W North Tunnel Asset Preservation ($0.6 million);
b) 35W South Tunnel Asset Preservation ($1.4 million);
c) Street Lighting Intelligent Management ($2 million);
d) 35W Interchange ($2.5 million);
e) Convention Center Sustainable Roof ($3.3 million);
f) Orchestra Hall and Peavey Plaza ($22 million);
g) Target Center Debt Reduction (funding request to be determined);
h) Grand Rounds Scenic Byway Lighting Renovation ($2 million);
i) Northtown Rail Yards Bridge ($5.3 million);
j) Granary Road ($5.3 million);
k) Joint Hennepin Fire Training & Emergency Operations Center ($2 million);
l) Hiawatha LRT Corridor: Infrastructure for Transit Supportive Development ($6.5 million).
Staff Report:
Bonding Projects RCA ; 35W N Tunnel ; 35W S Tunnel ; Str Lighting Intel Mgmt ; 35W Interchange ; Convention Ctr Roof ; Orchestra Hall ; Target Ctr Debt Reduction ; Grand Rounds Lighting ; Northtown Rail Yds Bridge ; Granary Rd ; Corrected Fire Training & EOC ; Hiawatha LRT Corridor Dev

Action Taken: Received and filed presentations (project ranking continued to next meeting).

5. Federal/State/Local Update:

2009 Legislative Bill Summaries.

Action Taken: Received & filed.

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

Next Regular IGR Meeting: 6/23/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 6/12/2009

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