Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
May 1, 2012
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.

Committee Members Present:  Council Members:  Colvin Roy (Chair), Reich, Glidden, Hodges, Quincy (Quorum 4)
Committee Member- Absent:  Council Member Lilligren

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

Public Hearings

      Time Certain:  9:45 a.m.

 1.  N Cedar Lake Rd Street Resurfacing Project:
       a)  Order the City Engineer to proceed with the work and adopt special assessments in the amount of $83,082.81 for the project; and
       b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $83,085. 
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  N Cedar Lake Rd Resurfacing RCAMap
       Action Taken:  Approved.

  2.  2nd St NE Street Resurfacing Project:
       a)  Order the City Engineer to proceed with the work and adopt special assessments in the amount of $301,318.20 for the project; and
       b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $301,325. 
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  2nd St NE Resurfacing RCAMap
       Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  8th Ave NE Street Resurfacing Project:
       a)  Order the City Engineer to proceed with the work and adopt special assessments in the amount of $38,671.07 for the project; and
       b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $38,675. 
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  8th Ave NE Resurfacing RCAMap
       Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent

 4.  Areaway Removal at 3022 Hennepin Ave:
      Authorize an amendment to the contract with Construction Results Corporation extending the completion date for the areaway removal at 3022 Hennepin Ave from October 1, 2011 to May 18, 2012.
      Staff Report:  Areaway Removal RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Cleaning and Lining of Cast Iron Water Mains - Contract Amendment:
      Authorize an increase to the contract with Heitkamp, Inc. in the amount of $500,000, for a revised contract total of $1,217,842.60, for cleaning and lining of cast iron water mains.  Funds are available in the current budget and no additional appropriation is required.
      Staff Report:  Cleaning and Lining of Water Mains RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Cooperative Construction Agreement:
      a)  Authorize the execution of a Cooperative Construction Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to provide for payment to the City of the State's share of the costs for signal system revisions and associated pavement overlay construction to be performed on Trunk Highway 65 from Washington Ave S to 53rd Ave NE; and
      b)  Increase the appropriation for the project by $60,046. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Cooperative Construction Agreement RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Transportation Management Organization (TMO) Executive Committee Appointment:
      Appoint Thomas Bravo, Director of Facility Services, HCMC, representing the healthcare sector, to serve on the TMO Executive Committee for a term to expire December 31, 2013, as recommended by the TMO Executive Committee (replacing Christine Esckilsen).
      Staff Report:  TMO Executive Committee Appointment RCATMO Attachment
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  28th Ave S Street Resurfacing Project (50th to 55th St E and 56th to 58th St E):
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $1,780,000 and direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and
      c)  Set a public hearing to be held on June 19, 2012.
      Staff Report:  28th Ave S Resurfacing RCAMap
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 9.  University of Minnesota Trail, Phase III - License Agreement:
      Approve resolution authorizing execution of an agreement with the University of Minnesota regarding the granting of a license and temporary easement, as well as specific requirements relating to the construction, maintenance, and operation of the amended University of Minnesota Trail Project, pending the satisfactory review by the proper City officers.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget) 
      Staff Report:  U of M Trail RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved.
 

10.  Bids:
      a)  OP 7597, Accept low bid of Video Tronix, Inc. (dba VTI Security Integrators), for an estimated expenditure of $326,235, for the construction of the Perimeter Detection Project for the Water Works Division;
      b)  OP 7599, Accept low bid of JPMI Construction Company, for an estimated expenditure of $206,900, for the construction of a storage facility for the Water Works Division;
      c)  OP 7604, Accept only bid of Brown Traffic Products, Inc. for an estimated expenditure of $565,150, to furnish and deliver traffic signal controllers and cabinets for the Traffic Division; and 
      d)  OP 7613, Accept low bid of PL Services, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $36,900, to accomplish the Skyway Painting Project.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7597Bid 7599Bid 7604Bid 7613  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

      

Discussion

Referred by City Council 4/13/2012:
11.  Interchange Project Funding:
      a)  Approve increase in the capital appropriation in the Street Paving Department/Fund in the amount of $1,000,000 for infrastructure improvements needed for the Interchange Project using the fund balance currently available in the Capital Improvement Fund; and
      b)  Direct Public Works and Finance staff to identify through the 2013 Budget Process a revenue source for the Interchange Project to restore the fund balance in the 04100 Permanent Improvement Fund. 
     (Refer to W&M/Budget)
     Staff Report:  Interchange Project Funding RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved with part (a) amended to read as follows:
     
a)    Approve increase in the capital appropriation in the Street Paving Department/Fund in the amount of $1,000,000 by no more than $500,000 for infrastructure improvements needed for the Interchange Project using the fund balance currently available in the Capital Improvement Fund

12.  Recyclables Processing and Marketing Contract:
       Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment and an 18-month extension, through November 30, 2013, to the contract with Allied Recycling Services to allow time for the development and implementation of a new recycling collection program.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Recyclables Processing and Marketing Contract RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Receive and File

13.  Sabo Bridge:
       Receive verbal update. 
      Action Taken:  Received verbal report.

Postponed

Referred back to Committee by City Council 3/30/2012:
14. Downtown Minneapolis Public Realm Conservancy Study:
      Passage of Resolution identifying the City of Minneapolis as a partner with the Minneapolis Downtown Council’s Greening Non-Profit Organization Feasibility Study and contribute $5,000 to the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District (fiscal agent for the study) toward the project cost.    (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       3/20/12 Staff Report:  Downtown Public Realm Conservancy RCA
      (4/3/2012 - T&PW Postponed)
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Upcoming Public Hearings

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

Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  5/11/2012
Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  5/15/2012

 

 

 

 

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