Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
April  30, 2013
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

 Consent

 1.  Sidewalk Repair Special Assessment Cancellation:
      a)  Approve cancellation of a sidewalk repair special assessment for the owner of the property located at 5220 3rd Ave S due to full prepayment of the special assessment; and   
      b)  Authorize refund of principal and interest collected in the total amount of $744.99. 
      Staff Report:  Sidewalk Assessment Cancellation RCA  
      
Action Taken:  Approved.

  2. Tyler St NE Street Improvement Project:
       a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
       b)  Receive the cost estimate of $122,240, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on June 4, 2013; and
       c)  Accept petition and appeal waiver from the assessed property owner.
       Staff Report:  Tyler St NE Resurfacing RCATyler St NE MapTyler St NE Petition/Waiver    
       Action Taken:  Approved.

  3.  2013 Alley Resurfacing Program:
       a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the 2013 Alley Resurfacing Program; and
       b)  Receive the cost estimate of $237,962, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on June 4, 2013.
        Staff Report:  2013 Alley Resurfacing RCA   
        Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  46th St W Street Reconstruction Project:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project; and 
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $2,575,000, direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties, and set a public hearing to be held on June 18, 2013.
      Staff Report:  46th St W Reconstruction RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  NPDES MS4 Stormwater Management Program and Annual Report:
      Set a public hearing to be held on June 18, 2013 for the purpose of receiving public comments regarding the Stormwater Management Program as required for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Disposal System (SDS) Permit.
       Staff Report:  NPDES MS4 RCA
      Action Taken:  Public Hearing set for June 18, 2013.

 6.  Mississippi Watershed Management Organization Grant Agreement:    
      a)  Authorize execution of a Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) Grant Agreement for water quality improvements included in the Riverside Ave Street Reconstruction Project;
      b)  Increase the appropriation for the PW-Sewer Construction Agency in the Stormwater Fund by $436,512 to be reimbursed by the MWMO grant;  
      c)  Decrease the appropriation in the Sewer Construction Agency in the Capital Improvements Fund by $436,512; and
      d)  Increase the  Surface Water and Sewers appropriation in the Grant Fund by $436,512 to be reimbursed by the MWMO grant.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)  
      Staff Report:  MWMO Grant Agreement RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  2013 Innovative Graffiti Prevention Micro Grant Program:
      Authorize negotiation and execution of Grant Agreements with ten (10) recipients to prevent, eradicate, and provide education on the negative effects of graffiti and gang involvement.  No additional appropriation required.
      Staff Report:  Graffiti Prevention Grant RCAGraffiti Prevention Recipients ATTACH   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

8.  MnDOT Funding Applications:
      Authorize applications to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) through the Corridor Investment Management Strategies (CIMS) and/or the Transportation for Economic Development (TED) Programs for the construction of a new 7th St exit ramp from westbound I-94 into Downtown Minneapolis.
      Staff Report:  Funding Applications RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion

 9.  Car Sharing Pilot Program:
      Authorize negotiation of terms for a two-year agreement with Car2Go N.A., LLC for a city-wide Car Sharing Pilot Program.
      Staff Report:  Car Sharing Pilot RCA  
      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.

Next Regular T&PW Committee Meeting:  5/14/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  5/10/2013

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Last updated Apr 30, 2013