Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, July 30, 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: Hodges, Glidden, Hofstede, Schiff, and Tuthill
Committee Members Absent: Colvin Roy
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Diana Armstrong, (612) 673-2371

Consent

City Attorney
1.   Legal Settlements:
a)    Authorize settlement of John Rekstad v. City of Minneapolis by reducing the special assesment from $8,384 to $7,884;
b)    Authorize settlement of Progressive Mountain Insurance Company v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $22,253.
Staff Reports: Rekstad RCA; Progressive Mountain RCA
Action Taken: Approved
City Coordinator
2.   Homegrown Minneapolis Initiative Gift Acceptance:
Authorize acceptance of gift in the amount of $40,000 from General Mills Foundation in support of the Homegrown Minneapolis program; and approve appropriation.
Staff Report: Homegrown Mpls RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Convention Center
3.   Construction Results Corporation Contract Closeout:
Approve amendment to Contract #C-35204 for the Convention Center west stairs renovation project, increasing the original contract amount by $19,441.61 to allow close-out and final payment.
Staff Report: Construction Results Corp RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Community Development Committee
4.   Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Applications:
Approve resolution authorizing submittal of applications to DEED Redevelopment Grant Program for the following projects: 807 Broadway, The Cameron, Greenway Heights Family Housing, Minnesota Innovation Park, Praxis Marketplace, and Shapco Printing Redevelopment.
Staff Report: Deed Grant Appls RCA
CD Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
5.   Environmental Grant Awards - DEED Contamination Cleanup & Investigation Grant Program, Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) Grant Program and the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund (ERF):
a)    Accept and/or approve grants for which the City of Mpls is recipient, as follows:
·         DEED: 901 2nd St N, $30,000; The Bridges, $424,462; LifeSource, $425,665; Velo Flats, $624,553
·         TBRA: Thorp Building, $24,300; Praxis Marketplace, $179,300; Shapco Printing, $487,400; & Velo Flats, $108,200
·         ERF: LifeSource, $410,540; The Lonoke, $64,000; Plymouth Building Housing, $263,400; Praxis Marketplace, $51,230; Shapco Printing, $170,320; Thorp Building, $8,592
b)    Approve budget appropriations;
c)    Authorize grant, subrecipient and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.
Staff Report: Environmental Grant Awards RCA
CD Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
6.   2013 Consolidated Plan Amendment:
a)    Amend the City Council adopted 2013 Community Development Block Grant and Consolidated Plan budgets to reflect the actual (final) 2013 Federal appropriation; and
b)    Direct staff to adjust Consolidated Plan appropriation levels with the amendments to the budget identified on attached Financial Schedule 4, from the City’s 2013 Adopted Budget.
Staff Report: Con Plan Amend RCA
CD Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
7.   Partners in Leadership, Inc.:
a)    Authorize amendment to contract with Partners in Leadership, Inc., increasing contract by $12,000 for leadership training;
b)    Grant waiver to the city Travel Policy;
c)    Authorize execution of necessary documents to effectuate the agreement.
Staff Report: Partners In Leadership RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
8.   Minnesota Department of Health Grant Application:
Approve resolution authorizing staff to submit two applications for 20-month grants from the Minnesota Department of Health for up to $1,950,000 for a project period of November 1, 2013 through June 20, 2015, for continuation of the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) Minneapolis and new SHIP Innovations funding.
Staff Report:SHIP Grant RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
9.   Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) State Health Improvement Project (SHIP) Revenue:
a)    Accept an estimated $205,746 for the city’s SHIP project;
b)    Increase revenue estimate and 2013 appropriation by $205,746.
Staff Report: SHIP Revenue RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
10. 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Award:
a)    Accept grant award in the amount of $266,670;
b)    Approve appropriation increase for the City Attorney by $160,000 and for the Police Department by $106,670.
Staff Report: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
11. University of Minnesota:
a)    Authorize entry into a contract in the amount of $16,000 with the University of Minnesota to provide security at Gopher football games at the TCF Bank Stadium;
b)    Increast general appropriation for 2013 in the amount of $16,000.
Staff Report: Gopher Football Games Security Services RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
12. Drug Court Agreements:
Authorize entry into contract agreements with the Hennepin County 4th District Court for a 1-year period to provide for Drug Court research and monitoring services for $43,000.
Staff Report: Drug Court RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
13. Animal Care & Control Donations:
Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations of dog and cat food and supplies.
Staff Report: Animal Care Donations RCA
PSCH Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee
14. 50th St W Street Resurfacing Project (Lyndale Ave S to Nicollet Ave S):
a)    Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $193,655.30 for the project; and
b)    Request the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $193,660.
Staff Report: 50th St W Resurfacing Project RCA50th St W Resurfacing Map
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
15. Bids:
a)    OP 7812, Accept low bid of Fer Pal Construction USA, LLC, for an estimated expenditure of $392,940, for Cured-In-Place Pipe Lining;
b)    OP 7813, Accept low responsive bid of Master Electric, for an estimated expenditure of $175,000, for electrical construction for a vehicle charging station;
c)    OP 7821, Accept low bid of Global Specialty Contractors, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $253,423, for the Avenue of the Arts Bridge Restoration Project; and
d)    OP 7830, Accept low bid of Safety Signs, LLC, for an estimated annual expenditure of $500,000, for the rental of traffic control devices through December 31, 2015.
Staff Report: Bid 7812Bid 7813Bid 7821Bid 7830
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
16. Fillmore Bike Walk Street (Presidents/Stone Arch Bridge Bicycle Boulevard) and Southern Bike Connection:
a)    Approve project layouts;
b)    Approve federal aid design exceptions for roadway striping on E 24th St and Bloomington Ave;
c)    Authorize acceptance of NTP federal grant amendments in the amount of $61,000 for the Fillmore Bike Walk Street and $57,000 for the Southern Bike Connection;
d)    Increase the appropriation and revenue for the projects by $118,000.
Staff Report: Bike Boulevard Projects RCAFillmore MapSouthern Bike Connection Map
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
17. Fillmore Bike Walk Street and Southern Bike Connection Bids:
a)    OP 7819, Accept low bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc, for an estimated expenditure of $335,570.18 to complete the construction of the Fillmore Bike Walk Street Project; and
b)    OP 7820, Accept low bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc, for an estimated expenditure of $526,460.17, to complete the construction of the Southern Bikeway Project. 
Staff Report: Bid 7819Bid 7820; Revised Bid 7819; Revised Bid 7820
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved Revised Bids
 

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
The next regular Committee Meeting: Tuesday, August 13, 2013Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting: August 2, 2013

 
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Last updated Jul. 30, 2013