Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, July 16, 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, Schiff, Glidden, Hofstede, and Tuthill (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2046

Consent

City Attorney

1.    Legal Settlements:

Authorize settlement of the following matters:

a)    Police Officers' Federation of Minneapolis v. City of Minneapolis ($30,782.09);

b)    Allstate Indemnity Co. v. City of Minneapolis ($16,500.00);

c)    Edward D. Chambers v. City of Minneapolis ($8,500.00)

Staff Reports: Mpls Peace Officers Settlement RCA; Allstate Settlement RCA; Chambers Settlement RCA

Action Taken: Approved

Finance Department

2.    2013 2nd Quarter Gift Acceptance:

Accept by resolution gifts to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000. 

Staff Reports: 2013 2nd Qtr Gift Acceptance RCA; Donations Detail; Donations Breakdown

Action Taken: Approved

Information Technology Department

3.   Online Credit Card Processing:

a)    Authorize execute two-year contract with CyberSource Corporation ($35,000); and

b)    Customize the liability terms and conditions to limit CyberSource's liability to fees paid during the prior twelve-month period.

Staff Report: CyberSource Contract

Action Taken: Approved

Internal Audit

4.  Payroll Review Audit Services

Execute contract with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for Risk Assurance services included in the 2013 Audit Plan ($38,000), to include non-standard contract language.

Staff Reports: PricewaterhouseCoopers RCA; PricewaterhouseCoopers Contract

Action Taken: Approved

Referred by Executive Committee

5.   Labor Negotiations:

a)    Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement with Minneapolis Professional Employees Association for a wage reopener for 2013; and

b)    Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement with the 9-1-1 Unit represented by AFSCME Council No. Local No. 9, AFL-CIO, for a wage reopener for 2013.

Staff Reports: MPEA Bargaining Agreement; AFSCME Bargaining Agreement

Executive Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

Referred by Community Development Committee

6.   Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Funds:

Authorize execution of the State of Minnesota Master Grant Contract.

Staff Report: DEED Master Grant Contr RCA

CD Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee

7.   Animal Care & Control Donations:

Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies. 

Staff Report: Animal Donations 20130710

PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

8.  Mpls Police Chaplain Corps:

Approve amendment to contract with the Minneapolis Police Chaplain Corps for chaplaincy & counseling services, extending by 6 months & increasing by $62,500.

Staff Report: Police Chaplain Corps RCA

PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

9.  2012 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant:

Authorize acceptance of grant award, $48,000 (with a $12,000 match from the City), for a carbon monoxide awareness & alarm installation program; Approve budget appropriation.

Staff Report: Fire Prevention&Safety Grant RCA 

PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

10. School Based Clinic Billing, Data Management & Consulting/Training Services:

Authorize Amendment #2 to contract with Pat Neska & Associates for a new contract period of 9/1/2009-3/31/2014, and adding $30,000, for a new total of $580,000.

Staff Report: Pat Neska & Assoc RCA

PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

11. Healthy Homes Project Contracts:

a)    Authorize amendment to contract with Sustainable Resource Center, adding $100,000 for a new total of $150,000, and extending for a new contract period of 8/1/2012-12/31/2014; and

b)    Authorize amendment to contract with Habitat for Humanity, adding $70,000 for a new contract total of $120,000, and extending for a new contract period of 8/1/2012-12/31/2014.

Staff Report:Healthy Homes Contr Amends RCA

PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

12. Youth Violence Prevention:

Authorize application for grant funds, $300,000, from U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice, to support activities related to the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention.

Staff Report: U.S. Dept of Justice RCA  

PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved

Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee

13. Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation:

Authorize issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for design and construction administration services for the Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation Project which will enhance water taste and odor control.

Staff Report: Fridley Filtration Plant RCA

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

14. Cooperative Construction Agreement:

Authorize execution of a Cooperative Construction Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to provide for payment to the City of the State's share of the costs of traffic signal system revisions to be performed at four intersections on Trunk Highway 65 (Central Ave NE) within city limits.

Staff Report: MnDOT Cooperative Construction Agreement RCA

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

15. Safe Routes Infrastructure Grant Award - Lucy Laney School:

a)    Authorize acceptance of a Safe Routes to School federal grant in the amount of $296,610;

b)    Authorize execution of an agreement with MnDOT for the grant;

c)    Increase the appropriation and revenue for the Safe Routes Infrastructure Project at Lucy Laney School by $296,610; and

d)    Request that MnDOT act as the City's agent in accepting the federal grant.

Staff Report: Safe Routes RCA

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

16. St. Anthony Parkway Bridge over Northtown Yard:

a)    Authorize execution of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act between the Federal Highway Administration, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation relating to the replacement of the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge over Northtown Yard; and

b)    Authorize execution of a contract with Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc., in the amount of $2,526,343, for the design of the replacement bridge.

Staff Report: St. Anthony Bridge RCA

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

17. Organized Collection RFP:

Authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the collection of garbage, recycling, problem materials, and seasonal yard waste for one-half of the City's dwelling units (MRI-side of the City).

Staff Reports: Organized Collection RCA; Organized Collection Map

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

18. 2013 Storm Response - Sidewalk and Curb and Gutter Repair:

a)    Direct Public Works to develop a damage estimate for public sidewalks, curb, gutter, and alley pavement damages as a result of severe storms of June 21, 2013; and

b)    Direct Public Works and Finance and Property Services to return to the Transportation and Public Works Committee with a proposal to fund those repairs without assessing abutting property owners.

Staff Report: 2013 Storm Response RCA

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

19. Bids:

a)    OP 7805, Accept low bid of Lametti and Sons, Inc, for an estimated annual expenditure of $1,000,000, for large diameter CIPP lining for the Surface Water and Sewers Division through December 31, 2013; and

b)    OP 7795, Accept low responsive bid of Paige Electric Company, for an estimated expenditure of $77,400, to furnish and deliver traffic signal cable to the Traffic and Parking Services Division.

Staff Reports: Bid 7805; Bid 7795

T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

Discussion Item

20. Downtown East Development Proposal:

a)    Receive & file report regarding the general conceptual framework for the Ryan Companies’ development proposal for Downtown East; and

b)    Authorize staff to negotiate term sheets and/or agreements with Ryan Companies and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, subject to City Council review and approval, consistent with the general conceptual framework.

Staff Reports: Downtown East RCA; Downtown East Revised Preliminary Signage Overview; Downtown East Star Tribune Blocks Diagram; Downtown East Area Blocks Diagram; Downtown East PowerPoint; Downtown East Slides

CD Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved, with the addition that no name has yet been chosen for the park to be developed, and a naming process should be identified.

Postponed

21. New Appointed Positions:

Approve the following proposed appointed positions:

a)    Regulatory Services - Manager Problem Properties, allocated to grade 11 - 530 points;

b)    Regulatory Services - Manager Animal Care and Control, allocated to grade 11 - 533 points;

c)    Regulatory Services - Manager Minneapolis Housing Inspections, allocated to grade 13 - 610 points;

d)    Regulatory Services - Manager Parking Management and Traffic Control, allocated to grade 11 - 538 points.

Staff Reports: Manager Problem Properties-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD
Staff Reports: Manager Animal Care & Control-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD
Staff Reports: Manager Minneapolis Housing Inspections-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD
Staff Reports: Manager Parking Management & Traffic Control-RCA; Classification RPT; Salary ORD

Executive Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Referred to Staff

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: July 30, 2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting: July 19, 2013

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