Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones and electronic devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Committee Members Present:  Council Members Hodges (Chair), Colvin Roy, Glidden, Hofstede, and Tuthill (quorum 4)

Committee Members Absent:  Council Member Schiff

Council Committee Coordinator:  Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296 

Consent

City Attorney

 1.   Legal Settlement:
      Authorize settlement of:
      a) Kpakpo Moevi v. Scott Dahlquist and the City of Minneapolis Police Department ($18,000);  
      b) Mir S. Ali, et al v. City of Minneapolis (withdrawal and waiving of 2012 Vacant Building Registration fee); and
      c) Agreement with the Marine Shale Processors Site PRP Group ($4,000).

      Staff Report: Moevi v. Dahlquist and City of Minneapolis-RCA; Ali v. City of Minneapolis-RCA; Marine Shale Processors-RCA; Marine Shale Processors Agreement    
      Action Taken:  Approved

 2.  Administrative Hearing Officer & Enforcement Services Panel:
      Authorize establishment of panel for the period of July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2016, with the cost of each of the following agreements not to exceed $100,000 for the three-year period: Edward Backstrom III, The Hoffner Firm, Michael A. Sindt, James D., Gurovitsch, and Fondungallah & Kigham, LLC.

       Staff Report: Panel-RCA    
      Action Taken:  Approved

 3.  Court Reporting Services Contract:
      Authorize three year $200,000 contract with Kirby A. Kennedy & Associates for court reporting services.

      Staff Report: Kennedy & Associates-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

 4.  Bond Counsel Services Agreement:
      Approve extending the term of the current agreement for Bond Counsel Legal Services (C-28274) with Kennedy & Graven, Chartered, from July 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

      Staff Report: Kennedy & Graven Bond Counsel-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

Communications

 5.  July Utility Billing Insert:
      Approve the insert on behalf of Public Works about bicycle safety.

      Staff Report:  July UB Insert-RCA; July UB Insert-ATT
      Action Taken:  Approved

Convention Center

 6.  Bid:
      OP No. 7782: Approve low bid of Republic Services for an estimated annual expenditure of $95,000 to furnish and deliver waste hauling services at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

      Staff Report: Bid 7782-RCA; Bid 7782-ATT
      Action Taken:  Approved

 7.  Business Center Contract:
      Authorize negotiation of a Business Center Contract for the Minneapolis Convention Center with the selected proposer, UPS, from the Business Center RFP.

      Staff Report: Business Center Contract-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

Coordinator

 8.  Gift Acceptance:
      Accept by resolution gift of graphics design work from Carmichael Lynch Spong and barricading efforts from Warning Lites of Minnesota in support of the Secret City festival on June 22.

       Staff Report: Secret City Gift Acceptance-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

Information Technology

 9.  Wireless Community Account:
      Approve application for free Wireless Community account for Parker Skyview High-Rise at 1815 Central Avenue.

      Staff Report: Wireless Community Acct-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

10. ShotSpotter Contract Amendment:
      Amend Contract C-35511 with ShotSpotter, Inc. to include ShotSpotter Flex hosted subscription service and to customize the liability terms and conditions.

      Staff Report: ShotSpotter Amendment-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

11. Environmental Systems Research Institute Contract:
      Authorize contract with Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) for a one year term with a one year option to renew in an amount not to exceed $50,000, using Esri's contract agreement form and customizing the liability terms and conditions.

       Staff Report: ESRI Contract-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

12. Aercor Wireless Contract:
      Authorize contract with Aercor Wireless, Inc., through December 31, 2015, in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for licensing, support, and maintenance of the NetMotion and the 2FA dual authentication solutions.

       Staff Report: Aercor-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

Referred by Executive Committee

13. New Appointed Positions:
       a) Approve the following proposed appointed positions:
           1) Regulatory Services - Manager Problem Properties, allocated to grade 11 - 530 points;
           2) Regulatory Services - Manager Animal Care and Control, allocated to grade 11 - 533 points;
           3) Regulatory Services - Manager Minneapolis Housing Inspections, allocated to grade 13 - 610 points;
           4) Regulatory Services - Manager Parking Management and Traffic Control, allocated to grade 11 - 538 points; and
           5) Community Planning & Economic Development - Manager Homelessness Initiatives, allocated to grade 12 - 585 points.

        Staff Report: Manager Problem Properties-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD
        Staff Report: Manager Animal Care & Control-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD 
        Staff Report: Manager Minneapolis Housing Inspections-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD 
        Staff Report: Manager Parking Management & Traffic Control-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD 
        Staff Report: Manager Homelessness Initiatives-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD 
        Executive Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Postponed a) 1-4 One Cycle; Approved a) 5

Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

14. Animal Care & Control Donations:
     Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies.

     Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130605
     PSCH Committee Action Taken:  Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

15. Lieutenants' Assessment Center:
      Authorize contract with Hilton Garden Inn, $14,000, for training rooms, food & lodging for nine officers from other police agencies to serve as assessors for Police Department Lieutenant candidates.

      Staff Report:  Lieutenants' Assessment RCA
      PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

16. Fire Fighter Turnout Clothing:
      Approve amendment to bid of Innotext, Inc. for turnout clothing, increasing by $65,000 for a new total of $225,000.

      Staff Report:  Innotext Bid Amend RCA; Innotext Bid Amend ATTACH
      PSCH Committee Action Taken:  Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

17. Public Health Accreditation Activities:
      Authorize agreement with MN Department of Health to accept grant funds, $8,300, in support of department activities; Approve appropriation increase.

      Staff Report:  Pub Health Accreditation RCA
      PSCH Committee Action Taken:  Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

18. Auto Theft Prevention Program:
     Authorize contract with MN Department of Commerce to accept grant funds, $343,391, for auto theft prevention program; Approve appropriation increase.

     Staff Report:  Auto Theft Prevention Grant RCA
      PSCH Committee Action Taken:  Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

19. 2013 Community Partnership Grant:
      Authorize acceptance of grant funds from CenterPoint Energy, $2,500, for purchase of safety equipment to help fund the technical rescue program; Approve appropriation increase.

      Staff Report:  CenterPoint Grant RCA
      PSCH Committee Action Taken:  Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

20. Children's Mental Health Grant:
      Authorize contract with Hennepin County to accept grant funds, $21,000, for school based clinic mental health services; Approve appropriation increase.

      Staff Report:  Mental Health Grant RCA
      PSCH Committee Action Taken:  Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee

21. Stevens Ave S Street Resurfacing Project: 
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $66,482.83 for the project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $66,490. 

      Staff Report:  Stevens Ave S Resurfacing RCAStevens Ave S Resurfacing Map 
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved, as amended to assess the property located at 113 - 26th St E at the residential assessment rate and reduce the total assessment roll to reflect that change
      Action Taken:  Approved

22. 11th St S, Grant St E, 14th St E, and 5th Ave S Street Resurfacing Project:  
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $165,163.35 for the project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $165,170. 

      Staff Report:  11th, Grant, 14th & 5th Resurfacing RCA11th, Grant, 14th & 5th Resurfacing Map 
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

23. 2013 Alley Resurfacing Program:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $90,766.55 for the 2103 Alley Resurfacing Program; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $90,770. 

      Staff Report:  Alley Resurfacing RCA 
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

24. Tyler St NE Street Resurfacing Project:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $100,099.08 for the project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $100,100.

      Staff Report:  Tyler St NE Street Resurfacing Project RCATyler St NE Resurfacing Map   
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

25. Areaway Abandonment and Removal at 3022 Hennepin Ave S:
      a)  Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $97,741.75 for areaway abandonment and removal in conflict with the Storm Sewer Construction/Rainleader Disconnect Project; and
      b)  Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $97,750. 
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Areaway Abandonment RCA  
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

26. MnDOT Routine Maintenance Agreement:
      Approve execution of the Biennial Routine Maintenance Agreement between the State of Minnesota Department of Transportation and the City of Minneapolis, effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015, for routine maintenance by the City of State Trunk Highways within City limits.

     Staff Report:  MnDOT Routine Maintenance Agreement RCA  
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

27. Special Service District Snow and Ice Removal Contract:
      Approve increase to contract with Custom Products, Inc. by $43,742, for a revised contract total of $493,662, for sidewalk snow clearing and ice control in six Special Service Districts.  No additional appropriation required.

     Staff Report:  SSD Snow Removal Contract RCA  
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
      Action Taken:  Approved

28. Bid:
       OP 7787, Accept single bid of Ziegler, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $217,059.86, to furnish and deliver a combination asphalt roller to the Public Works Equipment Division.

       Staff Report:  Bid 7787 RCA
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved     
      Action Taken:  Approved

29. Traffic Control Devices:
       a)  Authorize execution of a contract with Q3 in an amount not to exceed $180,000 to provide traffic control devices per the terms, conditions, and unit prices bid in response to OP 7694; and
       b)  Authorize execution of a contract with Safety Signs in an amount not to exceed $360,000 to provide traffic control devices per the terms, conditions, and unit prices bid in response to OP 7694.

       Staff Report:  Traffic Control Devices RCA   
      T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved 
      Action Taken:  Approved

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular Committee Meeting:  June 25, 2013

Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  June 14, 2013

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