Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 5, 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
1.   Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District:
Set a public hearing for September 9, 2014, to consider the proposed services and service charges for 2015 for the Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District.
Staff Report:  DID RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   Special Service Districts:
Set a public hearing for September 9, 2014, to consider proposed services and services charges for 2015 for the Bloomington-Lake, Chicago-Lake, East Lake, Lyndale-Lake, 54th & Lyndale, and W Broadway Improvement Special Service Districts (428A Districts).
Staff Report:  SSD RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
3.   Ewing Municipal Parking Facility:
Set a public hearing for September 9, 2014, to consider proposed assessments in the amount of $60,973.16 for the 2013 operation and maintenance costs for the Ewing Municipal Parking Facility (located at 50th St W and France Ave S).
Staff Report:  Ewing Parking Facility RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
4.   Skyway Construction Agreement Amendment:
Authorize execution of a second amendment to the Agreement for Skyway Construction, Operation, Maintenance, and Easements relating to skyway connection to the 900 and 1000 Nicollet Mall buildings in order to allow The 9’s, located at 917-927 Nicollet Mall, to connect to the existing skyway system.
Staff Report:  Skyway Agreement RCASkyway Map
Action Taken:  Approved.
5.   LynLake Municipal Parking Lots:
Set impact fees for the LynLake Municipal Parking  Lots for the period September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015 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 Lots RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
6.   W 36th St Bikeway Project:
a)     Accept grant of $55,450 from Hennepin County Bicycle Improvement Funds to cover 50% of the cost for the W 36th St Bikeway Project;
b)     Authorize execution of a Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County; and
c)     Amend the 2014 Adopted Capital Budget to establish the W 36th St Bikeway Project and increase the appropriation for the project by $55,450 from the grant, and $55,450 matching funds from PW-Capital Improvements Fund. (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  W 36th St Bikeway Project RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
7.   St. Anthony Parkway Bridge:
Approve resolution authorizing execution of an Interagency Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for participation in a force account and advance construction for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge over the BNSF Northtown Yard.
Staff Report:  St. Anthony Bridge RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
8.   Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition "Nicollet Avenue Open Streets" (Lake St to 46th St):
Approve application for a large block event to be held September 14, 2014, to operate outside the requirements set forth in Section 455.30(g) of the Code.
Staff Report:  Open Streets RCA;  Open Streets MAP
Action Taken:  Approved.
9.   Nicollet Mall Construction Management Services:
Authorize issuance of an RFP to solicit proposals from qualified vendors for construction management for the Nicollet Mall Redesign and Reconstruction Project.
Staff Report:  Nicollet Mall Construction Management Services RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
10.   Bids:
a)     OP 7947, Accept low bid of Trane US, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $377,500, for the Skyway Air Handler Unit Replacement Project; and
b)     OP 7973, Accept low bid of Killmer Electric Company, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $517,812, for the Hiawatha LRT Trail Lighting Project. (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Bid 7947;  Bid 7973
Action Taken:  Approved.
11.   Public Impound Towing Bids:
OP 7924, Accept the following low bids, for a total estimated annual expenditure of $1,975,140.33, for public impound towing through June 30, 2016, with options to extend through June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2020 at the sole option of the City:
Estimated Annual Expenditure
Wrecker Services, Inc.
District A/Zone 3
Rapid Recovery, Inc.
District B/Zone 5
Corky’s Towing, Inc.
Zone 1 & Zone 4
Twin Cities Transport and Recovery
Zone 2
Williams Towing, Inc.
Zone 6
  (Refer to W&M)
Staff Report:  Bid 7924Bid Letter;  Map 1Map 2
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: August 19, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 15, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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