Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
August 20, 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.  39th Ave S Speed Hump Installation Project:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $7,000 for the 39th Ave S Speed Hump Installation Project on 39th Ave S between Minnehaha Pkwy E and 49th St E; and
      b)  Accept Appeal Waivers from assessed property owners.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  39th Ave S Speed Hump Project RCA39th Ave S Speed Hump Project Map   
     Action Taken:  Approved.


 2.  Water and Sewer Service Line Repairs:
      Set a public hearing to be held on October 8, 2013 to consider proposed assessments for water and sewer service line repairs that remain unpaid.
      Staff Report:  Water & Sewer Service Line Repairs RCA 
     Action Taken:  Public hearing set for October 8, 2013.

 3.  Sanitary Sewer Service Availability Charges:
      Set a public hearing to be held on October 8, 2013 to consider proposed assessments for sanitary sewer service availability charges (SAC) that remain unpaid.
      Staff Report:  SAC Charges RCA
     Action Taken:  Public hearing set for October 8, 2013.

 4.  Nicollet-Central Transit Alternatives:
      Set a public hearing to be held on September 24, 2013 for consideration of the Locally Preferred Alternative for the Nicollet-Central Transit Alternatives Study.
      Staff Report:  Nicollet-Central Alternatives RCA 
     Action Taken:  Public hearing set for September 24, 2013.

 5.  LynLake Municipal Parking Lots:
      Set impact fees for the LynLake Municipal Parking Lots for the period September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014 at $940 per stall for businesses that had licenses, permits, or City-approved plans to expand their businesses prior to September 1, 1998, and $1,885 per stall for new businesses.
      Staff Report:  LynLake Municipal Lots RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Contract Amendment - Crane Carrier Parts and Service:
      Authorize increase to contract with Midwest Diesel, Inc by $100,000, for a revised contract total of $250,000, for OEM Crane Carrier truck parts and service.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget) 
     Staff Report:  Crane Carrier Parts RCA  
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Contract Amendment - Nicollet Mall Redesign:
      Authorize amendment to contract with Peter Brown increasing the contract by $90,000, for a revised contract total of $139,000, extending the term of the contract to May 14, 2014, and modifying the expense reimbursement section to allow reimbursement of eligible expenses in accordance with City policy.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Nicollet Mall Redesign RCA 
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Waiver Agreement:
      Authorize execution of an agreement with the Hennepin County Department of Environmental Services to waive the $40,000 bonding requirement for the Minneapolis North and South Transfer Stations.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Waiver Agreement RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

 9.  Bids:
      a)  OP 7828, Accept single bid of Northwestern Power Equipment, for an estimated expenditure of $74,760, to furnish and deliver finished water flowmeters to the Water Treatment and Distribution Division; and
      b)  OP 7835, Accept low bid of Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $3,275,315, to complete the St. Mary's/Hiawatha Tunnel Rehabilitation Project, Phase 2.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7828Bid 7835    
     Action Taken:  Approved.


10.  Southwest Light Rail Transit Project Office Update:
       Receive verbal update.
       SW LRT PowerPoint Presentation  
     Action Taken:  Received verbal update.

 Upcoming Public Hearings

• September 10, 2013 - Ewing Municipal Parking Facility - Operation and Maintenance Assessments
• September 10, 2013 - Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District - Proposed 2014 services and services charges
• September 10, 2013 - Bloomington-Lake, Chicago-Lake, East Lake and Lyndale-Lake Special Service Districts - Proposed 2014 services and services charges

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:  9/10/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  8/30/2013

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