Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
May 13, 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
Public Hearings
1.   4th Ave S Street Resurfacing Project:
a)     Approve resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $55,665.35 for the project; and
b)     Approve resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $55,665 for the project.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  4th Ave S Street Resurfacing RCA;  4th Ave S Street Resurfacing MAP
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   Hay Northwest, Franklin Hall, and Lyn Park Areas Street Resurfacing Project:
a)     Approve resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,304,304.86 for the project; and
b)     Approve resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $1,304,305 for the project.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Hay NW, Franklin Hall, and Lyn Park Areas Resurfacing RCA;  Hay NW MAPFranklin Hall & Lyn Park MAP
Action Taken:  Approved.
3.   LaSalle Ave Street Resurfacing and Reconstruction Projects:
a)     Approve resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $70,615.42 for the street resurfacing portion of the project;
b)     Approve resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $70,620 for the resurfacing project;
c)     Continue the public hearing related to the street reconstruction portion of the project to July 8, 2014; and
d)     Order the City Engineer to abandon and remove areaways located in the public right-of-way that are in conflict with the reconstruction portion of the project.
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  LaSalle Ave RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
Consent
4.   Alley Resurfacing Program:
a)     Approve resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
b)     Receive the cost estimate of $338,030, 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 July 8, 2014.
Staff Report:  Alley Resurfacing RCA 
Action Taken:  Approved.
5. 40th St E & W Street Resurfacing Project Amendment:
a) Amend Resolution 2014R-189 amending the project location; and
b) Amend the associated committee report to revise the cost estimate for the project to $262,456 and reschedule the public hearing from June 3 to June 17, 2014.
Staff Report: 40th St E & W Resurfacing RCA; 40th St E & W MAP
Action Taken:  Approved.
6.   Edina Art Fair:
Approve application for a large block event to be held from June 6 to June 8, 2014 to operate outside the timeframe allowed under ordinance.
Staff Report:  Edina Art Fair RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
7.   Rock the Garden:
Approve application for a large block event to be held from June 20 to June 23, 2014 to operate outside the timeframe allowed under ordinance.
Staff Report:  Rock the Garden RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
8.   Fridley Filtration Plant - Ammonia System Replacement:
Authorize increase to the contract with Municipal Builders, Inc. by $400,000, for a revised contract total of $5,067,103, to allow for Change Order #1 and to extend the completion date of the contract to December 31, 2014 for the construction of the Ammonia System Replacement for the Fridley Filtration Plant. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report:  Fridley Filtration Plant RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
9.   Quit Claim Deed Replacement:
Authorize execution of a replacement Quit Claim Deed to the current owners of the property located at 3305 E Calhoun Pkwy.
Staff Report:  Quit Claim Deed RCAQuit Claim Deed Attachment
Action Taken:  Approved.
10.   Intercity Trail Cooperative Agreement:
Authorize execution of a cooperative agreement with Three Rivers Park District and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board with the following major terms:
·        Authorizing up to $83,300 to Three Rivers Park District for reconstruction of the Old Cedar Frontage Rd between E 58th St and Edgewater Blvd, and for E 58th St between 18th Ave S and the Old Cedar Frontage Rd
·        Within its corporate limits, the City of Minneapolis will own the Intercity Trail
·        The agreement serves as a limited use permit for Three Rivers Park District to construct the Intercity Trail within City right-of-way
·        The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will maintain the Intercity Trail for its 20-year useful life north of the Bloomington Ave Bridge and Three Rivers Park District will maintain the trail south of the Bloomington Ave Bridge
Staff Report:  Intercity Trail Cooperative Agreement RCAIntercity Trail Attachment
Action Taken:  Approved.
11. 54th & Lyndale Special Service District Advisory Board:
Approve the following appointments to the 54th & Lyndale Special Service District Advisory Board for two year terms to expire July 1, 2016: Daniel Campo (Ward 13), Karen Cossette (Ward 11), Tim Hokanson (Ward 11), Vikki Johnson (Ward 13), and John Majewski (Ward 11).
Staff Report:  54th & Lyndale SSD Advisory Board RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
12. Bids:
a)     OP 7896, Accept low bid of Trane Company, for an estimated expenditure of $175,760, for automation building upgrades for the ABC Ramps; and
b)     OP 7925, Accept single bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $1,399,627.85, to complete the Riverside Extension 15th Ave S/4th St S Reconstruction Project. 
(Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Bid 7896;  Bid 7925
Action Taken:  Approved.
Discussion
13. National Public Works Week:
Approve resolution declaring the week of May 19, 2014 as National Public Works Week.
Staff Report:  National Public Works Week Resolution
Action Taken:  Approved.
14. Bicycle Traffic Safety Program:
Receive and file update.
Staff Report:  Bicycle Traffic Safety Program RCABicycle Traffic Safety Attachment
Action Taken:  Received and filed.
15. Blue Line LRT Extension (Bottineau Corridor LRT) DEIS Comments:
Approve proposed comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Blue Line LRT Extension (Bottineau Corridor) for submittal to Hennepin County.
Staff Report:  Blue Line LRT RCABlue Line MapDEIS CommentsCounty PPT;  Public Works PPT  
Action Taken:  Approved.
 
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: June 3, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: May 23, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
 
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