Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
January 14, 2014 - 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall

Members Present:  Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Linea Palmisano, Cam Gordon, Blong Yang, Elizabeth Glidden, and Lisa Bender (Quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287

Consent

 1.  51st Ave N Street Resurfacing Project (Xerxes Ave N to Oliver Ave N):
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $174,408 and direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and
      c)  Set a public hearing to be held on February 25, 2014 .
      Staff Report:  51st Ave N Resurfacing RCA51st Ave N Resurfacing Map
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 2.  Penn Ave S Street Reconstruction Project, Phase 2:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $5,100,000 and direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and
      c)  Set a public hearing to be held on March 18, 2014 to consider the reconstruction project and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.
      Staff Report:  Penn Ave S Phase 2 RCA & MAP
      Action Taken: Approved.

 3.  Riverside Extension Street Reconstruction Project:
      a)  Designate the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
      b)  Receive the cost estimate of $2,875,000 and direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and
      c)  Set a public hearing to be held on March 18, 2014 to consider the reconstruction project and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.
      Staff Report:  Riverside Extension RCA & MAP
      Action Taken: Approved.

 4.  Waste Disposal Services Contract:
      Authorize negotiation and execution of the renewal of a contract with Hennepin County for the processing and disposal of municipal solid wastes collected in Minneapolis through December 31, 2015 at a rate of $49.00 per ton.
      Staff Report:  Waste Disposal Contract Renewal RCA
      Action Taken: Approved.

 5.  MRI Contract Amendment:
      Authorize extension of the terms of the contract between Minneapolis Refuse Incorporated (MRI) and the City to allow for City-owned packer truck rental to MRI at the current rental rate of $2,300 per month per truck.
      (Refer to W&M)
      Staff Report:  MRI Contract Amendment RCA
      Action Taken: Approved.

 6.  South Transfer Station:
      Authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for management and operation services for the Minneapolis South Transfer Station.
      Staff Report:  Transfer Station Management RCA
      Action Taken: Approved.

 7.  Bids:
      a)  OP 7870, Accept low bid of ADS, LLC, for an estimated expenditure of $1,430,735.96, to furnish and deliver closed circuit inspection of the City’s storm drain sewer system;
      b)  OP 7880, Accept low bid of Veit and Company, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $1,948,625, for the disposal and hauling of fill and asphalt millings for the Transportation Division; and
      c)  OP 7881, Accept low bid of Rachel Contracting, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $399,650, for the Bluewater Partnership Pond Dredging Project, Phase 2.
      (Refer to W&M)
      Staff Report:  Bid 7870;  Bid 7880Bid 7881
      Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion

 8.  2017 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Submission:
      Approve resolution:
      a)  Authorizing the submission of a series of applications for federal transportation funds through the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and MnDOT Safe Routes to School Program; and
      b)  Authorizing commitment of local funds, per federal requirement, to support and maintain the approved TAP projects.
      (Refer to W&M)
      Staff Report:  TAP SubmissionTAP PowerPoint
      Action Taken: Approved.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Committee Meeting:  January 28, 2014
Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  January 23, 2014

Committee Coordinator email: CouncilCommitteeCoordinators@minneapolismn.gov

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