Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
July 24, 2012
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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

Consent

 1.  Midtown Corridor Policy Advisory Committee Appointments:
      Appoint Council Members Robert Lilligren and Gary Schiff to the Midtown Corridor Alternatives Analysis Policy Advisory Committee convened by Metro Transit to provide overall policy guidance to the Alternatives Analysis Study for the Midtown Corridor.
      Staff Report:  Midtown Greenway Policy Advisory Comm Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 2.  Hennepin County Residential Recycling Grant Agreement:  
      Authorize the proper City officers to execute a Residential Recycling Grant Agreement with Hennepin County for the term January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2015 for annual SCORE funds to be used to assist in the operation of the City of Minneapolis Recycling Program.
      Staff Report:  Recycling Grant Agreement RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Recycling Cart Purchase:  
      Authorize an increase in the appropriation for the Recycling Fund (07700-6640300) by $1,800,000 from the available balance in the Solid Waste-Enterprise Fund (07700) for the purchase of 30,000 recycling carts.
      (Refer to Ways & Means/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Recycling Cart Purchase RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  14th Ave N Construction Project:  
      Authorize the proper City officers to amend the contract with Urban Companies, LLC, increasing the contract by $32,290, for a revised contract total of $214,197.50, to allow for additional work not included in the original project budget.  No additional appropriation required.  
      Staff Report:  14th Ave N Construction Project RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Sabo Bridge Approach Ramp Easement Amendment:  
      Authorize an amendment to an existing air rights easement agreement with Metropolitan Council to re-establish right-of-way for the eastern bridge approaches of the Sabo Bridge.
      Staff Report:  Sabo Bridge Approach Ramp RCASabo Bridge Map 1Sabo Bridge Map 2
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Critical Parking Area:  
      a)  Adopt findings and amend Critical Parking Area No 21 to add the following streets:
           - 3000 block of Knox Ave S, to be signed "No Parking except by permit, 9 am to 10 pm, Mon - Sun";  
           - 3100 block of Girard Ave S, to be signed "No Parking except by permit, 9 am to 2 am, Mon - Sun"; and
        b)  Approve the installation of metered parking on the 1300 block of 31st St W and allow residential properties on this block to be included in Critical Parking Area No 21.  
      Staff Report:  Critical Parking Area RCAMap  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Mn/DOT Metro Municipal Agreement Program Submission:  
      a)  Approve the submittal of an application to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) for the 2013 Metro Municipal Agreement Program to fund the improvement of six traffic signals; and
      b)  Approve resolution requesting Mn/DOT funding, and if funded, providing the required local funds to complete the project.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Mn/DOT Program Submission RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Metrodome Parking Revenue Agreement:  
      Authorize the proper City officers to terminate the Metrodome Parking Revenue Agreement with the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Metrodome Parking Agreement RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 9.  Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District:
      Set a public hearing to be held on September 11, 2012 to consider proposed services and service charges for 2013 for the Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District.
      Staff Report: DID RCA  
      Action Taken:  Public hearing set for September 11, 2012.

10.  48th & Chicago Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:
      Approve the following appointments to the 48th and Chicago Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  William Senkyr, Harvey McLain, Patrick Nau, Richard Pitheon, and Joyce Tesarek.
       Staff Report:  48th & Chicago SSD Appts RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  Bloomington-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments: 
      Approve the following appointments to the Bloomington-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Julie Ingebretsen, Ted Muller, and Becky George.  
      Staff Report:  Bloomington-Lake SSD Appts RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

12.  Central Ave Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:
       Approve the following appointments to the Central Ave Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Joe Hatch-Surisook, Sharon Barker, Katherine Bakke, Amy Fields, James Higgins, Christine Levens, Lynda MacDonald, Scott McCleary, and Colleen Olsen.  
        Staff Report:  Central Ave SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

13.  Chicago-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments: 
       Approve the following appointments to the Chicago-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Dave Burrill and David Johnson, Jr.
       Staff Report:  Chicago-Lake SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

14.  Dinkytown Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the Dinkytown Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Greg Pillsbury, Brad Nelson, Laurel Bauer, Irv Hershkovitz, Skott Johnson, James Sander, and Frank Vescio. 
       Staff Report:  Dinkytown SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

15.  East Lake Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the East Lake Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Scott Cramer, Steve Krause, Alan Puder, and Tom Frattallone.  
       Staff Report:  East Lake SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

16.  Linden Hills Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the Linden Hills Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Kordie Reinhold, Bob Bayers, Mark Dwyer, R. Donald Hawkinson, Peter Hinke, and Jon Swenson.  
       Staff Report:  Linden Hills SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

17.  Lyndale-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the Lyndale-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Linda McHale, Denise Arambadjis, Linda Ashland, John Meegan, and Cole Rogers.
       Staff Report:  Lyndale-Lake SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

18.  Nicollet Ave Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the Nicollet Ave Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Lucy Brown-Minn, Joanne Christ, and Tammy Wong. 
       Staff Report:  Nicollet Ave SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

19.  South Hennepin Ave Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the South Hennepin Ave Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Thomas Delaney, Tom Fletcher, John Oliva, and Rick Zuckman. 
       Staff Report:  S Hennepin Ave SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

20.  Stadium Village Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the Stadium Village Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Duane Rohrbaugh and Nancy Rose-Pribyl. 
       Staff Report:  Stadium Village SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

21.  Uptown Special Service District Advisory Board Appointments:  
       Approve the following appointments to the Uptown Special Service District Advisory Board, for terms expiring July 1, 2014:  Ross Fefercorn, Michael Finn, Bill Frothinger, Jacqueline Knight, and Robert Sorenson.  
       Staff Report:  Uptown SSD Appts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

22.  Bids:
       a)  OP 7648, Accept low bid of AAA Striping Service Company, for an estimated annual expenditure of $100,000, for the installation of pavement markings for the Traffic & Parking Services Division; and
       b)  OP 7653, Accept only bid of Cellular Concrete, Inc., for an estimated annual expenditure of $120,000, to furnish and deliver pre-formed foam cellular concrete for the Surface Water & Sewers Division.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7648Bid 7653Bid 7653 REVISED   
      Action Taken:  22(a)  Approved.  22(b)  Approved Revised recommendation.

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:  8/3/2012
Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  8/7/2012  

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