Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
June 4, 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

Discussion

 1.   Southwest Light Rail Transit Project:
       Receive and file update by the Southwest LRT Project Office.
       Staff Report:  SW LRT RCASW LRT PowerPoint  
       Action Taken:  Received and filed.

Public Hearings

 2.  Stevens Ave S Street Resurfacing Project: 
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $66,482.83 for the project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $66,490. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Stevens Ave S Resurfacing RCAStevens Ave S Resurfacing Map 
      Action Taken:  Approved, as amended to assess the property located at 113 - 26th St E at the residential assessment rate and adjust the total assessment roll to reflect that change. 

 3.  11th St S, Grant St E, 14th St E, and 5th Ave S Street Resurfacing Project:  
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $165,163.35 for the project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $165,170. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  11th, Grant, 14th & 5th Resurfacing RCA11th, Grant, 14th & 5th Resurfacing Map 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  2013 Alley Resurfacing Program:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $90,766.55 for the 2103 Alley Resurfacing Program; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $90,770. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Alley Resurfacing RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Tyler St NE Street Resurfacing Project:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $100,099.08 for the project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $100,100.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Tyler St NE Street Resurfacing Project RCATyler St NE Resurfacing Map   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Areaway Abandonment and Removal at 3022 Hennepin Ave S:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $97,741.75 for areaway abandonment and removal in conflict with the Storm Sewer Construction/Rainleader Disconnect Project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $97,750. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Areaway Abandonment RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent

 7.  MnDOT Routine Maintenance Agreement:
      Approve execution of the Biennial Routine Maintenance Agreement between the State of Minnesota Department of Transportation and the City of Minneapolis, effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015, for routine maintenance by the City of State Trunk Highways within City limits.
     (Refer to W&M/Budget)
     Staff Report:  MnDOT Routine Maintenance Agreement RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Special Service District Snow and Ice Removal Contract:
      Approve increase to contract with Custom Products, Inc. by $43,742, for a revised contract total of $493,662, 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 Removal Contract RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 9.  Organized Collection:
      a)  Approve the end of the 180-day planning and discussion period regarding the next contract for the operation of the City's system of organized collection of garbage, recyclables, mattresses, problem materials, and seasonal yard waste; and
      b)  Direct the proper City officers to begin the process for issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the organized collection system.
      Staff Report:  Organized Collection RCAExhibit AExhibit BExhibit CExhibit DExhibit E   
      Action Taken:  Approved with direction that staff include a Labor Peace provision in the RFP in order to protect the City’s financial, economic, and proprietary interests; to minimize the risk of labor/management conflict, including possible work stoppages; to protect public health; and to be consistent with previous RFPs

10.  Bid:
       OP 7787, Accept single bid of Ziegler, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $217,059.86, to furnish and deliver a combination asphalt roller to the Public Works Equipment Division.
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Bid 7787 RCA    
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Set Public Hearing

11.  Value Capture District for Streetcar Financing:
       Set a public hearing to be held on June 18, 2013 at a Joint Meeting of the Transportation & Public Works and Ways & Means/Budget Committees to receive public comment on a resolution proposing the creation of a value capture district for street car financing.
        Staff Report:  Value Capture District RCA  
       Action Taken:  Public hearing set for June 18, 2013.

Discussion

12.  Traffic Control Devices:
       a)  Authorize execution of a contract with Q3 in an amount not to exceed $180,000 to provide traffic control devices per the terms, conditions, and unit prices bid in response to OP 7694; and
       b)  Authorize execution of a contract with Safety Signs in an amount not to exceed $360,000 to provide traffic control devices per the terms, conditions, and unit prices bid in response to OP 7694.
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Traffic Control Devices 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:  6/18/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  6/14/2013

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