Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
August 21, 2012
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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


 1.  Van White Memorial Blvd:
      Authorize execution of an amended agreement with Hennepin County prescribing the terms and conditions of County cost participation toward the construction of Van White Memorial Blvd through project completion in 2013.
       Staff Report:  Van White Memorial Blvd RCAMap  
       Action Taken:  Approved.

 2.  Ewing Municipal Parking Facility:  
      Set a public hearing to be held on September 25, 2012 to consider proposed assessments, in the total amount of $20,618.82, payable 2013 for the 2011 operation and maintenance costs for the Ewing Municipal Parking Facility (located at 50th St W and France Ave S).  
     Staff Report:  Ewing Municipal Parking Facility RCA;  Map 
       Action Taken:  Public hearing set as indicated.

 3.  LynLake Municipal Parking Lots:  
      Set impact fees for the LynLake Municipal Parking Lots for the period September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013 at $940 per stall for businesses that had licenses, permits, or City-approved plans to expand their businesses prior to September 1, 1998, and $1,885 per stall for new businesses. 
       Staff Report:  LynLake Municipal Lots RCA  
       Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  33rd Ave SE and Talmage Ave SE Reconstruction Project:
      Authorize execution of a settlement agreement with Victory and Vision, LLC in the amount of $170,183.50 due to changes to their building access due to grade changes on 33rd Ave SE.  
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  33rd & Talmage Ave SE RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Water and Sewer Service Line Repairs:
      Set a public hearing to be held on October 23, 2012 to consider proposed assessments for water and sewer service line repairs that remain unpaid.
      Staff Report:  Water & Sewer Service Line Repair Assessments RCA  
      Action Taken:  Public hearing set as indicated.

 6.  Snow and Ice Removal from Public Sidewalks:
      Set a public hearing to be held on October 9, 2012 to consider proposed assessments for charges for the removal of snow and ice from public sidewalks that remain unpaid.
      Staff Report:  Snow & Ice Removal Assessments RCA 
      Action Taken:  Public hearing set as indicated.


 7.  Bid:
      OP 7635, Accept second low bid of Municipal Builders, Inc., in the amount of $4,667,103, for the construction of a new storage and feed system at the Fridley Filtration Plant.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  OP 7635 RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Martin Olav Sabo Bridge Engineering Services: 
      Authorize amendment to the Cooperative Funding Agreement with Hennepin County for expenses related to the repair of the Sabo Bridge through July 1, 2014 to include an increase to $225,000 in the amount paid from the General Fund and to allow the City to receive up to $25,000 of reimbursement for costs incurred in the interim reopening of the bridge.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Sabo Bridge RCAPowerpoint    
      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:  8/31/2012
Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  9/11/2012


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