Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
February 12, 2013
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:  Colvin Roy

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

Public Hearing

      Time Certain:  9:45 a.m.
 1.  Special Service Districts:
      Approve amendments to the following ordinances amending Title 17 of the Code relating to Streets and Sidewalks, deleting direct and indirect references to Minn. Stat. Ch. 429, and clarifying the procedure for the levy of service charges:
      a) Chapter 438 relating to Uptown Special Service District
      b) Chapter 444 relating to Dinkytown Special Service District
      c) Chapter 446 relating to Central Avenue Special Service District
      d) Chapter 448 relating to Nicollet Avenue South Special Service District
      e)  Chapter 450 relating to Stadium Village Special Service District
      f) Chapter 452 relating to 43rd St W & Upton Avenue South (Linden Hills) Special Service District
      g) Chapter 453 relating to Riverview Special Service District
      h)  Chapter 454 relating to South Hennepin Avenue Special Service District
      i)  Chapter 456 relating to Franklin Avenue East Special Service District
      j) Chapter 457 relating to 48th St E & Chicago Avenue South Special Service District
      k) Chapter 458 relating to Hennepin Theatre District Special Service District
      l) Chapter 460 relating to Bloomington-Lake Special Service District
      m) Chapter 461 relating to Chicago-Lake Special Service District
      n) Chapter 462 relating to East Lake Street Special Service District
      o) Chapter 463 relating to Lyndale-Lake Special Service District
      p) Chapter 465 relating to Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District.
      Staff Report:  Special Service Districts RCASSD Ordinance Amendments  
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

Consent

 2.  Cooper Area, 42nd and 46th Ave S Street Resurfacing Project:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $1,951,109, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and set a public hearing to be held on April 2, 2013.
      Staff Report:  Street Resurfacing RCACooper Area Map42nd Ave Map46th Ave Map  
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

 3.  Building Restoration Corporation - Contract Amendment:
      Authorize execution of Amendment No 1 to the contract with Building Restoration Corporation Company, increasing the contract by $13,297, for a revised contract total of $232,209, to allow for additional work at Pump Station #5 and the Fridley Filter Plant not included in the original scope of the project.  No additional appropriation required.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Contract Amendment RCA  
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

 4.  Auction Services Contract:
      Authorize execution of contracts with Wayne Pike Auction Co, LLC, Hiller auction Service, Inc., and Ritchie Bros Auctioneers, Inc for the sale of City-owned vehicles and equipment at public auction for an initial period of five (5) years at up to $50,000 per year for each contract.  No additional appropriation required.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Auction Services Contract RCA  
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

 5.  Cedar Lake Trail Easement:  
      a)  Authorize an amendment to the existing Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Hennepin County Regional Rail Authority (HCRRA); and
      b)  Authorize the reimbursement of HCRRA, in the amount of $171,500,  for the Cedar Lake Trail easement acquisition.  Funds are available in the original project budget. 
      Staff Report:  Cedar Lake Trail RCA;  Easement Map;   MOAAmendment 1 to MOA  
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

 6.  Met Council Infiltration-Inflow Grant Agreement: 
      a)  Authorize the execution of a General Obligation Bond Grant Agreement - Construction Grant with the Metropolitan Council for Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) lining and repairs to sewers, including a bond-financed property certification; and
      b)  Increase the appropriation and revenue for the project by $562,969, to be reimbursed by the Met Council Grant. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  I&I Grant Agreement RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

 7.  Bid:
      OP 7742, Accept low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc, for an estimated expenditure of $951,633.35, for the Penn Ave S Phase 1 Street Reconstruction Project.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7742Bid SheetAttachment   
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

Discussion

 8.  UTEC Utility Agreement:
      Authorize negotiation of terms and conditions and execution of a final agreement with UTEC Associates, LLP, regarding the City's retention of easement rights and commitments by the developer relating to a proposed development at 1313 5th St SE.
      Staff Report:  UTEC Utility RCAUTEC Attachment   
     Action Taken:  Deleted from agenda. 

 9.  Project Closeouts:
      a)  Close the capital projects/programs as shown on Schedule A and reallocate the resources as shown resulting in $2,982,964.30 of net debt bonds and $4,863,852.94 of other revenue being available for other capital needs, and adjust the capital appropriations as shown on the schedule;
      b)  Distribute the above resources to capital projects as shown on Schedule B, reallocating bonds in the amount of $1,991,571.25 toward project deficits, $458,143.79 for expanded project scope, and the remaining $533,249.26 to be paid toward current debt service;
      c)  Close all capital projects/programs shown on Schedule C and allocate fund balance to capital projects/programs as shown; and
      d)  For those projects shown on Schedule B the City expresses its intent to reimburse from bond proceeds costs from this date forward up to 125% of the revised project appropriation per the City’s adopted financial policy in this regard.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Project Closeouts RCASchedules A B & C;  REVISED RCA    
     Action Taken:  Approved revised recommendation. 

10.  15th and 16th Ave Bridges over Midtown Greenway:
       a)  OP 7728, Accept low bid of L.S. Black Contractors, Inc, in the amount of $1,827,349.69, for the rehabilitation of the 15th and 16th Ave S Bridges over the Midtown Greenway;
       b)  Authorize execution of a contract for the services; and
       c)  Authorize amending the 2013-2017 Five Year Capital Program by increasing the appropriation for the 15th & 16th Ave Bridges over the Midtown Greenway by $42,500, to be reimbursed by federal funds, bringing the total federal budget to $1,162,500.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
       Staff Report:  15th & 16th Ave Bridges RCABid Sheet;  Map 
     Action Taken:  Approved. 

Receive and File

11.  Nicollet-Central Transit Alternatives Study:
       Receive and file update.
       Staff Report:  Nicollet-Central Transit Alternatives Study RCAAttachmentPowerPoint Presentation    
     Action Taken:  Received and filed. 

12.  2013 Paving Projects:
       Receive and file report.
       Staff Report:  2013 Paving Projects RCA  
     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.

Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  2/26/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  2/22/2013

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