Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
April 2, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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

Public Hearing

      Time Certain:  9:45 a.m.
 1.  Cooper Area, 42nd Ave S, and 46th Ave S Street Resurfacing Project:
       a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $1,617,488.51 for the project; and
       b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $1,617,500. 
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Cooper Area Resurfacing RCACooper Area Map     
      Action Taken:  Approved, as amended to extend the term of the payment for the special assessments from five (5) to seven (7) years for the properties located at 3106 47th Ave S and 3100 River Parkway W. 

Consent

 2.  Areaway Abandonment and Removal at 3022 Hennepin Ave S:
      Receive the final cost of $97,741.75, direct the City Engineer to prepare a proposed Areaway Abandonment and Removal Assessment for the property located at 3022 Hennepin Ave S in conflict with the Storm Sewer/Rainleader Disconnect project; and set a public hearing to be held on June 4, 2013.
     Staff Report:  Areaway Abandonment RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Dorman N Area, 25th St E, and 31st Ave S Street Resurfacing Project:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project; and
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $1,419,110, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on May 14, 2013.
       Staff Report:  Dorman N Area Resurfacing RCADorman Map  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  28th Ave S Phase 2 Street Resurfacing Project:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project; and
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $1,550,000, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on May 14, 2013.
        Staff Report:  28th Ave S Resurfacing RCA28th Ave Map  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Lyndale Ave S and 58th St W Street Resurfacing Project:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project; and
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $400,000, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on May 14, 2013.
       Staff Report:  Lyndale Ave S Resurfacing RCA;  Lyndale Ave Map 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Amendment to Lease for State-Owned Property:
      Authorize execution of Amendment 6 to MnDOT lease for the use of state-owned property under the I-94 Bridge in the vicinity of 2nd Ave N and Lyndale Ave to continue said lease through April 30, 2015, with rental rates remaining at $1,725 per month for the term of the lease. 
    (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
    Staff Report:  State-Owned Property Lease Amendment RCA  
    Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Parking Ramp Rain Leader Disconnect Project: 
      Approve Change Order Package No 1 to amend contract with US Mechanical for rain leader disconnect at four parking ramps to allow for seven (7) additional work items and one (1) work item deleted from the original scope of the contract for a total change order amount of ($160).
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Parking Ramp Rain Leader Disconnect RCA  
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Changes to Public Works Assessment Rolls:
      Approve cancelation of various public works special assessments for payable 2013 and subsequent years due to full prepayment of the special assessments.
      Staff Report:  Changes to Assessment Rolls RCAChanges to Assessments ATTACH  
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 9.  2013 Parkway Paving and Parkway Lighting Improvement Agreement:  
      a)  Authorize execution of an agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) regarding 2013 Parkway Paving and Lighting Improvement projects; and
      b)  Increase the appropriation in the Sidewalk Section of the Transportation Maintenance and Repair Division by $100,000 to be funded with MPRB funds; and
      c)  Increase the appropriation in the Parkway Paving/Seal Coating Project by $60,000 to be funded with MPRB funds for Victory Memorial Parkway seal coating.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  Parkway Paving & Lighting RCAPkwy Paving & Sealcoating MapPkwy Street Lighting Map   
     Action Taken:  Approved.

10.  Magnuson Construction - Contract Amendment:
       Authorize amendment to contract with Marge Magnuson Construction, increasing the contract by $19,035, for a revised contract total of $70,059, for the removal and replacement of additional damaged concrete slabs on the Activated Carbon Tank at the Fridley Water Softening Plant.  No additional appropriation required.
       Staff Report:  Magnuson Construction RCA   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  14th Ave SE Sanitary Sewer Project:
       a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
       b)  Receive the cost estimate of $129,000, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on May 14, 2013;
       c)  Accept the petitions and appeal waivers from the assessed property owners; and
       d)  Approve an increase in the appropriation for the Public Works Capital Improvement Fund by $129,000 and an increase in the revenue source by $92,884.
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
       Staff Report: 14th Ave SE Sanitary Sewer Project RCA14th Ave SE Map14th Ave Petitions  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

12.  Bids:
       a)  OP 7725, Accept single bid of Don Harstad Company, Inc (d/b/a Harstad Controls), in the amount of $479,598, for Parking Control and Security Automation at the Federal Courthouse Ramp;
       b)  OP 7750, Accept low bid of Minger Construction, Inc, for an estimated expenditure of $3,160,000, for the Sanitary Lift Station Rehabilitation Project; 
       c)  OP 7752, Accept low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc, in the amount of $1,258,333, for the Winter Street Paving Project; 
       d)  OP 7757, Accept single bid of Cemstone Products Company, for an estimated expenditure of $58,537, for Ready Mix Concrete as needed through March 31, 2014; and
       e)  OP 7758, Accept low bid of A & M Construction, Inc, for an estimated expenditure of $554,998, for the Fridley Softening Plant Exterior Stabilization Project, Phase 2. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7725Bid 7750Bid 7752;  Bid 7757;  Bid 7758        
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion

13.  One-Sort Recycling:
       Receive and file update.
       Staff Report:  One-Sort Recycling PowerPoint 
      Action Taken:  Received and filed verbal update.

14.  North Mpls Greenway Project Grant Application:
       Authorize application for 3-year grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN, not to exceed $450,000, to develop more detailed plans for the North Minneapolis Greenway Project.
       (Also in PSC&H and W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  N Mpls Greenway Appl RCA;  N Mpls Greenway PowerPoint Potential Greenway Rtes;  Preferred Greenway Map
      Action Taken:  Approved. 

Upcoming Public Hearing

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:  4/16/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  4/12/2013

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