Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
March 19, 2013
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

Public Hearings

      Time Certain:  9:45 a.m.
 1.  Page Area and 54th St E Street Resurfacing Projects:
       a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the following amounts:
            • $624,285.33 for the Page Area Project;
            • $107,631.06 for the 54th St E Project; and
       b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the total amount of $731,925 for the projects. 
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Page & 54th St E Street Resurfacing RCAPage Area Map54th St E Map 
       Action Taken:  Approved. 

 2.  Oak Lake Ave N and 10th Ave N Street Resurfacing Project:
       a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $170,986.67; and
       b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $170,990 for the project. 
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Oak and 10th Ave N Street Resurfacing RCAMap  
       Action Taken:  Approved. 

Consent

 3.  Capital Budget Amendment - Water Treatment and Distribution Services:
      Amend the 2013 Capital Budget by increasing the Water Revenue appropriation by $1,750,000 to fund three additional capital projects.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      
Staff Report:  Capital Budget Amendment RCA  
       Action Taken:  Approved. 

 4.  Water Contracts:
      Authorize amendments to water contracts with the City of Edina, City of Columbia Heights, and the Metropolitan Airports Commission for the purpose of changing the ownership of the water meters to the City of Minneapolis and rebuilding a meter setting.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      
Staff Report:  Water Contracts RCA  
       Action Taken:  Approved. 

 5.  Special Service District Snow and Ice Removal Contracts:
      Approve increase to contract with Custom Products and Services by $262,452, for a revised contract total of $449,920, for sidewalk snow clearing and ice control in six Special Service Districts.  No additional appropriation required.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  SSD Snow and Ice Removal RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 6.  University Ave NE Renovation - Cooperative Agreement:
      Authorize negotiation and execution of a Cooperative Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in the amount of $27,081.32 for the City's share of the cost for concrete paving and bituminous mill and overlay of parking areas and construction engineering associated with MnDOT's renovation of University Ave NE, from Central Ave NE to 27th Ave NE.  No additional appropriation required.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:   University Ave NE Cooperative Agreement RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 7.  Park and Portland Ave Bridges - Cooperative Agreement:  
      Authorize negotiation and execution of a Cooperative Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in the amount of $299,133 for the City's share of the cost for pedestrian level street lighting, traffic signal equipment, signal timing work, construction engineering, and decorative railings associated with MnDOT's rehabilitation of the Park Ave and Portland Ave bridges over I-94.  No additional appropriation required.  
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Park & Portland Bridges RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

 8.  Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District - 2013 Service Charges:
      Set a public hearing to be held on April 16, 2013 to consider the re-adoption and assessment of 2013 service charges for certain properties within the Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District.
      Staff Report:  DID RCA  
      Action Taken:  Public hearing set as indicated. 

 9.   Municipal State Aid System Revisions:
       Request the Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation to make an addition to the Municipal State Aid (MSA) Street System by extending MSA Route 431 on 28th Ave S from 58th St E to the eastbound ramp to Trunk Highway 62.
       Staff Report:  MSA Revisions RCAMSA Map 
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

10.  46th St W Reconstruction Project Layout:
       Approve the recommended project layout for the reconstruction of 46th St W between Dupont Ave S and Lyndale Ave S.
       Staff Report:  46th St W Layout RCALayout            
      Action Taken:  Approved.     

11.  Bids:
       a)  OP 7756, Accept low responsive bid of Advanced Waterjet Technologies, LLC, in the amount of $65,095, to furnish and deliver a water blaster unit to the Public Works Equipment Division;
       b)  OP 7759, Accept low bid of Commercial Asphalt Company for an estimated annual expenditure of $5,783,925, to furnish and deliver hot mix asphalt as needed through March 31, 2014;
       c)  OP 7763, Accept low bid of Fischer Mining, LLC, for an estimated annual expenditure of $145,000, to furnish and deliver fine aggregate to the Public Works Paving Division through March 31, 2014; and
       d)  OP 7767, Accept single bid of Whipps, Inc, for an estimated annual expenditure of $128,000, to furnish and deliver stop logs, slide gates, and associated equipment to the Water Treatment and Distribution Division.
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Bid 7756 RCA - Bid SheetBid 7759 RCA - Bid SheetBid 7763 RCA - Bid SheetBid 7767 RCA - Bid Sheet    
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

Discussion

 12.  Self-Managed Special Service District Policy:
        Approve Self-Managed Special Service District Policy.
        Staff Report:  Self-Managed SSD RCASelf-Managed SSD POLICYSelf-Managed SSD POLICY ANALYSISPowerPoint Presentation   
      Action Taken:  Continued to Adjourned Transportation & Public Works Committee meeting to be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  
      Staff directed to return to the Transportation & Public Works Committee, with all deliberate speed, with recommendations for the City-Managed Special Service District model.

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.

Adjourned T&W Committee Meeting:  3/28/2013 - 9:00 a.m.
Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  4/2/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  3/29/2013 

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Last updated Mar. 19, 2013