Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
1:30 p.m. - Room 317, City Hall
 
 
Committee Members Present: Hodges, Colvin Roy, Glidden, Hofstede, Schiff, and Tuthill
Also Present: Council Members Quincy, Samuels, and Lilligren

Consent

Attorney

1.   Legal Settlement:
Authorize settlement of Andrew Josef Brenner vs. City of Minneapolis ($5,000).
Staff Report: Brenner RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
City Coordinator
2.   2013 City of Minneapolis Charitable Campaign:
Approve participation of the following eight charitable fundraising organizations to the 2013 City of Minneapolis Charitable Campaign: Community Solutions Fund; Community Health Charities; Greater Twin Cities United Way; Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless; Peace Maker Foundation; United Negro College Fund; United Arts; and Minnesota Environmental Fund.
Staff Report: 2013 Charitable Campaign RCA
Action Taken: Postponed one cycle to the September 17 Ways & Means/Budget meeting.
3.   Homegrown Minneapolis Contract Increase:
Authorize increase to contract C-35480 with Shey Associates for Homegrown Minneapolis consulting services in the amount of $36,000 for a contract total of $176,000. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: Shey Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
4.   Communication Services Gift:
Accept a gift of professional communications services from Resource Media for the purpose of generating positive media coverage relative to the City’s public buildings report and benchmarking ordinance.
Staff Reports: Resource Media RCA; Resource Media Work Plan
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Fall 2013 Tree Planting Program:
Authorize increase of $20,000 to contract C-28874 with Tree Trust for a special Fall of 2013 tree planting program. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: Tree Trust RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Communications
6.   Utility Billing Insert:
Approve October 2013 utility billing insert on behalf of the Public Works Department providing information on fall street sweeping and yard bags and brush collection.
Staff Reports: Utility Billing Insert RCA: Flyer Insert
Action Taken: Approved.
Convention Center
7.   Dome Roof Replacement:
Authorize amendment to contract 7650 with Central Roofing Company increasing original contract amount by $436,755.06 for a new total of $4,382,255 to allow close-out and final payment. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Reports: Bid 7650 RCA; Change Order 1; Change Order 2; Pay History
Action Taken: Approved.
8.   Convention Center Wall Fabric:
Authorize to execute contract with Julius B. Nelson and Son, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $98,975 to furnish and deliver all labor and materials necessary for wall fabric at the Convention Center.
Staff Reports: Bid 7826 RCA; OP 7826
Action Taken: Approved.
Finance
9.   Retail and Storage Space Lease:
Authorize to negotiate and execute a sixty-three (63) month lease including renewal options with DiNoko’s Pizzeria and Zia, LLC, for retail and storage space in the Jerry Haaf Municipal Parking Facility.
Staff Report: Retail and Storage Space Lease RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
10. Second Precinct Desk Remodeling Project:
Authorize to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract C-36431 with Construction Results Corporation increasing cost by $35,595.48 for a total revised contract amount of $290,395.48. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: Construction Results RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Information Technology
11. Camera Surveillance System:
Accept low bids of OP 7832 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, equipment, and incidentals necessary for City Wide Camera System Surveillance System, for a total estimated annual expenditure of $500,000 distributed between two (2) vendors.
Staff Report: Bid 7832 RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
12. Proprietary Database Contract:
Authorize to execute contract with MINPOINT, LLC, to:
a)    Provide hosting services and a license to its proprietary database for two (2) years at a not-to-exceed value of $50,000; and
b)    Customize liability terms and conditions to reflect that in no event shall damages exceed the amount of monies paid under this contract for the year immediately preceding the date of any claim.
No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: MINPOINT RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Executive Committee
13. Labor Negotiations:
a)    Tentative Agreement with the Minneapolis Foreman’s Association;
b)    Tentative Agreement with the Minneapolis City Supervisory Association;
c)    Labor Agreement with Teamsters Local #320, Truck Drivers Unit; and
d)    Tentative Agreement with the Minneapolis Convention Center Teamsters Local #320.
Staff Reports: Foremen’s Association RCA; Supervisory RCA; Truck Drivers RCA; MCC RCA
Executive Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
14. Animal Care & Control Donations:
Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Animal Donations 20130821
PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
15. Urban Scholars Program:
Accept donation of $5,000, from Local Initiatives Support Corporation for Urban Scholars Program.
Staff Report: Urban Scholars Donation RCA
PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
16. Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE):
Accept MBFTE redistribution funding, $37,223.23, under the Round 5 training reimbursement program, for training conducted between 7/1/2013-6/30/2013.
Staff Report:  MBFTE RCA
PSC&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Regulatory, Energy and Environment Committee
17. Annual Taxicab Meter Rate Adjustment:
Approve resolution authorizing a one-year freeze on taxicab meter rate adjustments.
Staff Report: Taxicab Meter Rate RCA; Taxicab Meter Rate Resolution
RE&E Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
18. 2014 License Fees:
Approve 2014 License Fee Schedule with no increase in eligible fees, effective January 1, 2014.
Staff Report:2014 License Fees Hearing Notice; 2014 License Fees RCA
RE&E Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee
19. 39th Ave S Speed Hump Installation Project:
a)    Order the work to proceed and adopt special assessments in the amount of $7,000 for the 39th Ave S Speed Hump Installation Project on 39th Ave S between Minnehaha Pkwy E and 49th St E; and
b)    Accept Appeal Waivers from assessed property owners.
Staff Report: 39th Ave S Speed Hump Project RCA39th Ave S Speed Hump Project Map 
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
20. Contract Amendment - Crane Carrier Parts and Service:
Authorize increase to contract with Midwest Diesel, Inc. by $100,000, for a revised contract total of $250,000, for OEM Crane Carrier truck parts and service.
Staff Report: Crane Carrier Parts RCA
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
21. Contract Amendment - Nicollet Mall Redesign:
Authorize amendment to contract with Peter Brown increasing the contract by $90,000, for a revised contract total of $139,000, extending the term of the contract to May 14, 2014, and modifying the expense reimbursement section to allow reimbursement of eligible expenses in accordance with City policy.
Staff Report: Nicollet Mall Redesign RCA
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
22. Waiver Agreement:
Authorize execution of an agreement with the Hennepin County Department of Environmental Services to waive the $40,000 bonding requirement for the Minneapolis North and South Transfer Stations.
Staff Report: Waiver Agreement RCA
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.
23. Bids:
a)    OP 7828, Accept single bid of Northwestern Power Equipment, for an estimated expenditure of $74,760, to furnish and deliver finished water flow meters to the Water Treatment and Distribution Division; and
b)    OP 7835, Accept low bid of Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $3,275,315, to complete the St. Mary's/Hiawatha Tunnel Rehabilitation Project, Phase 2.
Staff Report: Bid 7828; Bid 7835
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion

Finance
24. 2014 Budget Hearings:
Staff Report: 2014 Budget Hearings RCA; 2014 Budget Overview
Action Taken: Approved.
25. Second Quarter Financial Update:
Staff Report: Second Qtr Financial Update RCA; Abbr 2nd Qtr Financial Status Report
Receive & file
Action Taken: Received and Filed.

Referred by Community Development Committee

26. 2012 Annual Tax Increment Reports.

      Staff Report: Tax Increment Rpts RCA

      Comm Dev Committee Action Taken:  Received & filed.

      Action Taken: Received and Filed.

 

 
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, September 17, 2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting: August 30, 2013
 
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Last updated Aug 27, 2013