Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Rescheduled Meeting
August 16, 2012
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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


 1.  Bluff Street Trail Project:
      Authorize execution of a Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to operate and maintain a portion of the Bluff Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail within the right-of-way of the I-35W Bridge over the Mississippi River.  
      Staff Report:  Bluff Street Trail Project RCAMap  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 2.  Plymouth Ave N Bridge: 
      a)  Authorize execution of a Bridge Bond Grant Agreement with the State Commissioner of Transportation accepting State Bridge Funds for the Plymouth Ave N Bridge in the amount of $4,500,000; and 
      b)  Increase the appropriation of State Bridge Bonds by $500,000 to a total amount of $4,500,000, and decrease the appropriation of the Municipal State Aid Disaster Funds (MSA) by $977,753 to a total amount of $1,167,775.  
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
     Staff Report:  Plymouth Ave N Bridge RCAMap  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 3.  Sidewalk Assessment Cancellation:      
      Approve cancellation of a sidewalk repair special assessment for the property located at 5336 30th Ave S, for payable 2013 and subsequent years, due to full prepayment of the special assessment.
      Staff Report:  Sidewalk Assessment Cancellation RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 4. Sidewalk Repair and Construction: 
     Set a public hearing to be held on September 25, 2012 to consider proposed special assessments for unpaid charges for sidewalk repair and construction.  
     Staff Report:  Sidewalk Repair & Construction RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 5.  Special Service Districts:
      Set a public hearing to be held on September 11, 2012 to consider proposed services and service charges for 2013 for the Chicago-Lake, Bloomington-Lake, East Lake, and Lyndale-Lake Special Service Districts.  
      Staff Report:  Special Service Districts RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 6.  Bid:
      OP 7646, Accept low bid of Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, for an estimated expenditure of $681,018.19 for the reconstruction of an existing water main.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7646   
      Action Taken:  Approved. 


 7.  Minneapolis Public Schools Go-To Card Program Overview:
      Presentation regarding the Metro Transit Go-To Card Program and Minneapolis Public School student transportation for fall of 2012.       
      Staff Report:   MPS-Go-To Card Powerpoint Presentation   
      Action Taken:  Received and filed. 

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:  8/17/2012
Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  8/21/2012  

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