Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
April 15, 2014 - 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Linea Palmisano, Cam Gordon, Blong Yang, and Elizabeth Glidden (Quorum 4)
Member Absent:  Council Member Lisa Bender
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287
Public Hearings
1.   Lowry Hill East Area Street Resurfacing Project:
a)     Approve resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $666,545.86 for the project; and
b)     Approve resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $666,550 for the project.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Lowry Hill E Resurfacing RCALowry Hill E Resurfacing MAP
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Over BNSF Northtown Yard Project
      California St NE and Main St NE Construction Reconstruction:
a)     Approve resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $237,652.80 for the project; and
b)     Approve resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $237,655 for the project.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  St. Anthony Pkwy Bridge RCASt. Anthony Pkwy Resolutions
Action Taken: Approved.   Staff directed to continue to explore the issue of tree placement along both sides of Main St per the request of the neighborhood.
Consent
3.   40th St E & W Resurfacing Project:
a)     Approve resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
b)     Receive the cost estimate of $560,000, the list of benefited properties, and direct the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the benefited properties; and
c)     Set a public hearing to be held on June 3, 2014.
Staff Report:  40th St RCA40th St MAP 
Action Taken: Approved. 
4.   Bluff Street Trail Agency Agreement: 
Approve resolution authorizing the execution of an Inter-Agency Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for federal participation in construction engineering for the Bluff Street Trail Project.
Staff Report:  Bluff Street Trail RCABluff Street Trail MAP
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Street Resurfacing Special Assessment Correction:
Approve resolution cancelling a street resurfacing special assessment levied on the property located at 5704 Harriet Ave S and reinstate a street resurfacing assessment on the property located at 5614 Garfield Ave S due to the prepayment of the special assessment being credited to an incorrect parcel.
Staff Report:  Street Resurfacing Assessment RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Central Corridor LRT Project:
Authorize execution of Subordinate Funding Agreement 23 (SFA 23) with the Metropolitan Council for the replacement of lighting service cabinets in the Central Corridor LRT West Bank area.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  CCLRT RCACCLRT Previous DirectivesCCLRT SFA 23
Action Taken: Approved.
7.   Signal Retiming Project:
Authorize increase to the contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates by $110,360, for a revised contract total of $859,850, and extend the contract termination date from May 31 to August 31, 2014, due to scope and schedule changes involved in the project. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report:  Signal Retiming Project RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
8.   Bid:
OP 7907, Accept low bid of A & M Construction, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $255,300, to complete the Exterior Masonry Stabilization, Project Phase 3, for the Water Treatment and Distribution Division.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Bid 7907
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by City Council 4/11/2014

9.  Special Service Districts:

Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 17 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks:
a)     Adding a new Chapter 432 relating to the establishment of the 54th & Lyndale Special Service District;
b)     Adding a new Chapter 434 relating to establishment of the West Broadway Improvement Special Service District. (Reich)
      Action Taken: Public hearing set for April 29, 2014.
Discussion

 Referred back to Committee by City Council 4/11/2014

10. Johnson St NE, 10th & 11th Aves SE Street Resurfacing Project:
a)    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the project; and
b)  Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds for the project.  (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: a) Cancelled the Johnson St NE, 10th & 11th Aves SE Street Resurfacing Project; and b) Recommend rescindng Resolution 2014R-057 and the associated Council action of 2/21/2014 designating the project.

 Upcoming

April 29, 2014 - Public Hearings
·        Establishment of 54th & Lyndale Special Service District
·        Establishment of West Broadway Improvement Special Service District
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next Committee Meeting: April 29, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: April 25, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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