Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
March 24, 2015 - 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 Hearing
Continued from March 3, 2015
1.   2nd St N, 21st, 30th and 33rd Ave N, 42nd Ave S, Bloomington Ave S & MN-62 Frontage Rd Street Resurfacing Project (15-00323)
a)   Approving resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,162,624.83 for the project; and
b)   Approving resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,162,625 for the project. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken:  Approved.
Consent
Referred by City Council March 20, 2015
2.   Use of City-Owned Infrastructure (15-00236)
Setting a public hearing for April 7, 2015, to consider the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title17 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks, by adding a new Chapter 451 to be entitled "Use of City Owned Infrastructure”, establishing a process and procedure for applicants to obtain permits to attach communications equipment to City-owned infrastructure; and to consider a fee resolution establishing permit fees to attach equipment to City-owned infrastructure.  (Reich)
Action Taken: Public hearing set for April 7, 2015.
3.   26th St E and 28th St E Street Resurfacing Project (15-00324)
a)   Approving resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
b)   Receiving the cost estimate of $1,077,685; directing the City Engineer to prepare proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties by applying the 2015 Uniform Assessment Rates to properties in the 26th St E influence area and reduced UARs to properties in the 28th St E influence areas; and
c)   Setting a public hearing for May 5, 2015.
Action Taken: Approved.
4.   Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project (15-00325)
a)   Approving resolution designating the location, streets, and improvements proposed to be made for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project;
b)   Receiving the cost estimate of $50,000,000, directing the City Engineer to prepare proposed street construction special assessments against the full list of benefited properties by applying a uniform market valuation methodology developed by consultant, Shenehon Company, and directing the City Engineer to prepare a separate and additional proposed street construction special assessment against those listed properties abutting the Mall by applying the City’s standard street paving Uniform Assessment Rate method, utilizing 2015 Uniform Assessment Rates; and
c)   Setting a public hearing for May 5, 2015, to consider the project and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.
Action Taken: Approved.
 
5.   Minnehaha Ave Street Reconstruction Project (26th St E to 24th St E) (15-00326)
a)   Approving resolution designating the location, streets, and improvements proposed to be made in the project;
b)   Receiving the cost estimate of $2,900,000 and directing the City Engineer to prepare proposed assessments against the list of benefited properties; and
c)   Setting a public hearing for May 5, 2015, to consider the project and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Minneapolis Refuse Inc. Contract (15-00327)
Authorizing negotiation and execution of a contract with Minneapolis Refuse, Inc. (MRI) for the collection of garbage, recycling, problem materials, large items, mattresses, yard waste and source-separated organics for approximately one-half of the City’s dwelling units for a five-year term from August 31, 2015, through August 30, 2020. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
7.   Leakage Assessment Services Contract (15-00328)
Authorizing execution of a contract with Wachs Water Services for a total contract price not to exceed $300,000 to conduct a condition assessment survey of the Minneapolis Water Distribution System for leakages.  (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
8.   St. Anthony Parkway Bridge over BNSF Northtown Yard (15-00329)
a)   Authorizing execution of a bridge bond grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the distribution of State Bridge Bonds; and
b)   Authorizing an increase to the engineering services agreement with Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc. by $285,988, for a revised contract total of $2,812,331, to assist with construction engineering and extending the effective date of the contract through December 31, 2017. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
9.   7th Street Transit Advantage Project (15-00330)
a)   Authorizing execution of an agreement relating to work in support of the 7th Street Transit Advantage Project with the Metropolitan Council;
b)   Amending the 2015 Capital Budget by establishing the 7th Street Transit Advantage Project and increasing the appropriation for the project by $470,000 ($140,000 from the Metropolitan Council and $330,000 from the Permanent Improvement Tax Levy). (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
10. Storm Sewer Cleaning Contract (15-00331)
Authorizing increase to contract with Vortech Hydro-Vac by $2,513.25, for a revised contract total of $170,913.25, to allow for construction change orders as part of the Storm Sewer Cleaning Project.  (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
11. Central Corridor LRT Project Subordinate Funding Agreement (15-00332)
Authorizing execution of Subordinate Funding Agreement 26 (SFA 26) with the Metropolitan Council for the Metropolitan Council to reimburse the City of Minneapolis for a final survey of stormwater and sanitary sewer infrastructure constructed for the Central Corridor LRT (Green Line). (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
12. Planned 2015 Protected Bikeways Projects (15-00333)
Receiving and filing update on planned 2015 protected bikeways.
Action Taken: Received and filed.
13. Funding for Bike Week Events (15-00334)
Authorizing up to $15,000 in funding for the 2015 Bike Week by reallocating from the Public Works Traffic Program budget. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
14. Open Streets 2015 (15-00335)
Approving locations and budget for 2015 Open Streets events.  (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
15. Bids:
a)   (15-00336) OP 8043, Accepting low responsive bid of Marge Magnuson Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $229,765 for the Double Door and Pivot Gate Installation Project for the Water Treatment and Distribution Division;
b)   (15-00337) OP 8051, Accepting low bid of Graymont (WI) LLC for an estimated annual expenditure of $1,800,000 to furnish and deliver quick lime to the Water Treatment & Distribution Division;
c)   (15-00338) OP 8059, Accepting single bid of Dresser Trap Rock, Inc. for an estimated annual expenditure of $142,600 to furnish and deliver gray/black class “A” aggregate as needed through December 31, 2015;
d)   (15-00339) OP 8064, Accepting low bid of Tiller Corporation (d/b/a Commercial Asphalt Company) for an estimated annual expenditure of $5,324,900 to furnish and deliver hot mix asphalt as needed through March 31, 2016;
e)   (15-00340) OP 8068, Accepting low bid of Cemstone Products Company for an estimated annual expenditure of $1,553,475 to furnish and deliver Ready Mix Concrete as needed through March 31, 2016;
f)    (15-00341) OP 8070, Accepting low bid of New Look Contracting, Inc. for an estimated expenditure of $269,144.50 for the construction of the Lucy Laney School Pedestrian Crosswalk; and
g)   (15-00342) OP 8075, Accepting single bid of PCI Roads, LLC for an estimated expenditure of $94,918.35 to complete the construction of the 11th Ave S Bridge. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
Discussion
16. Pedestrian Advisory Committee 2014 Annual Report (15-00343)
Receiving and filing 2014 Pedestrian Advisory Committee Annual Report.
Action Taken: Received and filed.
17. Bicycle Advisory Committee 2014 Annual Report (15-00344)
Receiving and filing 2014 Bicycle Advisory Committee Annual Report.
Action Taken: Received and filed.
18. On-Street Parking Mobile Phone Payment System (15-00345)
Authorizing execution of a three-year contract with Parkmobile LLC, with an option to extend the contract for up to two additional years, for an on-street parking mobile payment system. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved.
19. Minneapolis Street Lighting Policy Revision (15-00346)
a)   Approving and adopting the 2015 Street Lighting Policy; and
b)   Receiving and filing the Pedestrian Street Lighting Corridor Program Plan and its 2015 projects. (Refer to W&M)
Action Taken: Approved part (a).  Received and filed part (b).
Upcoming
Public Hearing - April 7, 2015:
·        34th Ave S and 43rd St E Street Resurfacing Project
 
 
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 7, 2015
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: April 3, 2015
 
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