Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Monday, March 26, 2012
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall
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Committee Members Present: Council Members Hodges (Chair), Schiff, Glidden, and Tuthill (quorum 4)
Absent: Council Members Colvin Roy, Hofstede
Council Committee Coordinator: Anne Roth (612) 673-3130
Referred by Community Development Committee
b) Accept and appropriate the federal Non-motorized Transportation Pilot (NTP) funding award of $380,000 for Seward Community Bike Walk project;
c) Approve appropriation increases;
d) Authorize execution of Agency, Project Development and Funding Agreements with the State of Minnesota Department of Transportation and Seward Neighborhood Group, Inc. that are necessary to implement the Seward Community Bike Walk Center with federal Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot project funds.
WM Action Taken: Approved
Consider resolution giving preliminary approval to the issuance of up to $6,000,000 in Tax-exempt Limited Tax Supported Development Revenue Bonds, Common Bond Fund Series 2012, to be issued through the Common Bond Fund and designating the bonds as bonds entitled to the security provided by Ordinance No. 87-OR-084, Chapter 424, Tax Reserve and Pledge Ordinance re facilitate expansion & equipping of a manufacturing facility.
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
8. Bomb Disposal Unit:
Execute grant agreement with Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management to receive $33,000 for use by the Bomb Unit for planning, exercises, training and equipment; and Approve appropriation.
Staff Report: Bomb Disposal Unit RCA
9. Auto Theft Prevention Program:
Accept $200,392 and execute grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Commerce to support existing program for two years to prosecute auto thieves and disseminate information to deter auto theft crimes; and Approve appropriation.
Staff Report: Auto Theft Prevention RCA
Department of Civil Rights
10. Summer Clerkship Program:
Accept grant award of $4,500 from the Minnesota Justice Foundation for the Complaint Investigations Unit to participate as a host "agency employer" in the Program; and Approve appropriation.
Staff Report: Summer Clerkship Program RCA
11. Port Security Grant:
Execute amendment to grant from Minnesota Department of Public Safety to accept $64,974 for an extension to complete the Port Wide Risk Management and Mitigation Plan; and Approve appropriation.
Staff Report: Port Security Grant RCA
Department of Health & Family Support
12. The VOICE Project:
Execute agreement with the Minnesota Department of Health to accept $15,000 in support of the Valuing Our Individual Cultures through Engagement project story based community dialogues; and Approve appropriation.
Staff Report: The VOICE Project RCA
Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee
Approve resolution identifying the City of Minneapolis as a partner with the Minneapolis Downtown Council to provide $5,000 toward a study to determine the feasibility of creating a Downtown Minneapolis Greening and Public Realm Non-Profit Organization, an initiative in the Downtown Minneapolis 2025 Plan.
e) OP 7590, Accept low bid of Cemstone Products Company, for an estimated annual expenditure of $745,715, to furnish and deliver Ready Mix Concrete and Concrete Equipment as needed through March 31, 2013; and
f) OP 7588, Accept low bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., for an estimated annual expenditure of $4,914,162.20, to finish and deliver all labor, materials, equipment and incidentals necessary to complete the Nicollet Avenue Reconstruction Project.
12/14/11 Budget Footnote “ee”: “Regulatory Services to return to the Ways & Means/Budget Committee with a renegotiated Memorandum of Understanding between Regulatory Services and Minneapolis Fire Departments.”
Staff Report: MFD MOU Board Up RCA
Not on Printed Agenda Items
20. Community Connections Conference:
a) Receive and file report on the conference;
b) Approve acceptance of in-kind donations and financial contributions from conference sponsors.
Next Regular W&M Committee Meeting: 4/9/2012
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting: 3/30/2012
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