Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

June 2, 2009

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Glidden, Lilligren, Benson, Johnson, Hodges
Committee Members Absent: Council Member Colvin Roy

Also Present: Robin Hennessy, Assistant City Attorney
Steve Kotke, City Engineer/Director of Public Works

Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy.Menshek (612) 673-2287

Public Hearings

Time Certain: 9:45 a.m.

1. 44th St W Street Resurfacing Project (France Ave S to Upton Ave S):

a) Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $141,397.95 for the project; and

b) Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $141,395, with the bonds to be paid for from special assessments.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

2. 7th St N Street Resurfacing Project (6th Av N to 200 ft east of Van White Memorial Blvd):

a) Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $175,049.14 for the project; and

b) Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $175,045, with the bonds to be paid for from special assessments.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Xerxes Ave S Street Resurfacing Project (50th St W to W Lake Calhoun Pkwy):

a) Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $261,311.18 for the project; and

b) Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $261,310, with the bonds to be paid for from special assessments.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent

4. Xerxes Ave N Street Renovation Project (Plymouth Ave to McNair Ave):

Authorize an increase of $150,000 in the appropriation for the project by due to the addition of approximately 300 feet of road surface not previously included in the project.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Franklin Ave / E River Pkwy Intersection Study and Preliminary Design:

Authorize an agreement with Hennepin County for cost participation in a Professional Engineering Services contract for the Franklin Ave S and E River Pkwy intersection study and preliminary design. No additional appropriation required.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Pump Station #4 Renovation - Electrical and Control Engineering Services:

Authorize the execution of Amendment #2 to the contract with Sebesta Blomberg, Inc. increasing the maximum billing amount from $216,732 to $274,336, and extending the contract duration from 12/31/2009 to 12/31/2010. Funds are available in the Water - Enterprise Fund.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Pump Station #4 Renovation - Construction Change Orders:

Authorize the execution of Amendment #2 to the contract with Madsen-Johnson Corporation for construction Change Orders 6-15, increasing the contract by up to $550,000, for a revised contract value of approximately of $8,205,709. Funds are available in the Water - Enterprise Fund.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Parking Ramp Revenue Control Equipment:

a) Authorize increase in contract with Don Harstad Company in the amount of $1,500,000, for a revised estimated expenditure of $5,545,862, for Parking Ramp Revenue Control Equipment necessary to allow credit card payment and automation of ramp revenue control activities at the Ramp B Parking Facility. Project funding will be provided through ABC Ramps operating cash accounts and require no city funds; and

b) Authorize the execution of any necessary agreements with the State of Minnesota for payment of this improvement.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

9. Bid:

OP 7125, Accept low bid of Ebert, Inc., in the amount of $4,197,692, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Emergency Operations Facility for the Public Works Property Services Division.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

Set Public Hearing

10. 2009 Alley Resurfacing Program:

a) Approve resolution designating certain alleys along with the improvements proposed to be made in the 2009 Alley Resurfacing Program;

b) Receive the cost estimate of $222,088 for the program, the list of benefited properties, and direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and

c) Set a public hearing to be held on July 21, 2009.

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion

11. 13th St S Pedestrian Gateway:

a) Approve final project plans for the 13th St S Pedestrian Gateway from Nicollet Mall to the intersection of Grant St and 2nd Ave S along 13th St S right-of-way; and

b) Authorize the issuance of the plans for public bidding.

Action Taken: Approved.

12. Marquette and Second Ave Transit Shelters Project Agreements:

a) Authorize an amendment to the UPA Subrecipient Agreement with the Metropolitan Council to increase the total award amount by $1,900,000 for the transit shelters capital costs; and

b) Amend the capital appropriated budget for Marquette Ave and 2nd Ave to match the amended UPA Subrecipient Agreement by increasing the federal amount by $1,520,000 and increasing the state bond local match by $380,000.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Sent forward without recommendation.

13. Marquette and Second Ave Transit Project DBE Goals and Compliance.

Receive and file report on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals and compliance. Re-evaluate the City’s protocol for multi-jurisdictional projects with regard to contract compliance issues.

Action Taken: None.

Referred back to Committee by City Council 5/22/2009

14. Marquette and Second Ave Transit Shelters:

a) Accept low responsive bid of Meisinger Construction Company, Inc. (OP 7143) for an estimated expenditure of $1,583,000 for transit shelters and a prototype for the Marquette and 2nd Avenue UPA Transit Project as follows:
Base Bid: $1,453,000
Bid Alternative #1: $ 50,000
Bid Alternative #2: $ 80,000

b) Authorize the execution of a contract for this project in accordance with the specifications including, but not limited to, bid alternatives #1 and #2 subject to prototype, operating, and maintenance implications; and

c) Return to the June 2 T&PW Committee with details and parameters related to overall project funding, ownership, operations and maintenance parameters.

(Refer to W&M/Budget)

T&PW Action Taken 5/12/09: Sent forward without recommendation.
W&M/Budget Action Taken 5/18/09: Sent forward without recommendation.

Action Taken: Sent forward without recommendation.

Receive and File

15. Metropolitan Airports Commission Noise Mitigation Program:

Receive and file status update.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

Postponed

16. Solid Waste and Recycling Collection:

Adopt a Resolution of Intent to elect to exercise the option to further organize solid waste and recycling collection within the City by considering the expansion of organized collection to include residential properties with more than four (4) units, commercial properties, and properties in the downtown core, and to follow the process and procedures set out in Minnesota Statutes, Section 115A.94, Subd. 4.

Action Taken: Postponed.

Upcoming Public Hearings

17. June 16, 2009 - 38th St E Street Resurfacing Project:

Project approval and assessment public hearing.

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

Next Regular Transportation & Public Works Meeting: June 16, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: June 12, 2009

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