Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 17, 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: Chair Hodges, Council members Colvin Roy, Glidden, Hofstede, Schiff, Tuthill
Council Committee Coordinator: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2371

Set Public Hearing

Referred by City Council
1.   Banking Ordinance (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances):
Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 16, of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Finance, regarding financial institutions to disclose certain information.
Staff Report: Banking Ordinance ORD
Recommended Action: Set Public Hearing.
Action Taken: Public Hearing set for the October 1, 2013, Ways & Means/Budget Committee meeting.


2.   Legal Settlements:
Authorize the following legal settlements:
a) Terry Yzaguirre and Jerome Yzaguirre v. City of Minneapolis, Officer Raichert, John Does 1-10, Sgt. Patricia Annoni, Hennepin County, Michael Freeman, and Susan Segal ($3,000); and
b) Constance Anderson v. City of Minneapolis ($3,075).
Staff Reports: Yzaguirre RCA; Anderson RCA
Action Taken: Approved
City Coordinator
3.   2013 City of Minneapolis Charitable Campaign:
Approve participation of the following nine charitable fundraising organizations to participate in the 2013 City of Minneapolis Charitable Campaign: Community Solutions Fund; Community Health Charities; Greater Twin Cities United Way; Hennepin History Museum; Minnesota Environmental Fund; Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless; Peace Maker Foundation; United Negro College Fund; and United Arts.
Staff Report: 2013 Charitable Campaign RCA
Action Taken: Approved
4.   Living Legacy Project Gift:
Authorize to execute a contract with, and accept gift of $55,686 from, the Minnesota Historical Society for Legacy funds to implement The Living Legacy project including:
a) An increased appropriation for City Coordinator Department by $55,686; and
b) An increased revenue estimate for City Coordinator Department by $55,686.
Staff Report:  Living Legacy Project Gift RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Convention Center
5.   Target Center Catering Kitchen:
Accept low bid OP 7844 and authorize to execute contract with the following vendors, to furnish and deliver all labor and materials, for a total estimated expenditure of $169,955, for the Minneapolis Target Center Catering Kitchen, as follows:
a)  Meisinger Construction Company, Inc. ($59,750);
b)  Twin City Acoustics ($7,855);
c)  Northern Air Corporation, dba NAC Mechanical & Electrical Services ($102,350); and
d)  Elliott Contracting Corporation ($48,145).
No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: OP7844
Action Taken: Approved
6.   1809 Washington Street Maintenance Facility Re-roofing Project:
Accept low bid OP 7839 and authorize to execute contract with Rosenquist Construction, Inc. for an estimated expenditure of $282,000 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials and incidentals necessary for the re-roofing project at 1809 Washington Street Maintenance Facility.
Staff Reports: OP7839 RCA; OP7839 LTR
Action Taken: Approved
7.   Outdoor Warning Signs:
Accept low bid of OP 7846 and authorize to execute contract with Frontline Plus Fire and Rescue for replacement, relocation and addition of outdoor warning signs for an estimated annual expenditure of $798,332.54. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: OP 7846
Action Taken: Approved
Human Resources
8.   HR Classroom Online Training:
Accept Terms and Conditions of Use and Service Agreement put forth by HR Classroom and Curtis Communications (as amended) and cited on the HR Classroom order form and approve the expenditure of $11,684 for the purchase of 1600 training licenses and related services for access to online training. No further appropriation required.
Staff Reports: HR Classroom RCA; HR Classroom Agreement; HR Classroom Addendum; HR Classroom Invoice
Action Taken: Approved
Information Technology
9.   Document Scanning Services:
Authorize the following contractual changes with AMI Imaging Systems Inc., to allow close out of the existing contract;
a) Waive the additional terms and conditions associated with a contract over $50,000;
b) Extend the current contract through November 30, 2013; and
c) Increase the contract by $25,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $75,000.
    No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: AMI Imaging Systems RCA
Action Taken: Approved
10.   Information on Demand Conference Donations:
Approve resolution accepting gift from IBM for conference registration expenses for up to three IT employees to attend the 2013 Information on Demand Conference.
Staff Reports: IBM Conference RCA; IBM Conference Resolution
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Community Development
11. City-owned Property at 1401 Central Ave NE:
Authorize execution & delivery to MnDOT a limited area temporary easement over a portion of the City-owned property until 7/1/2015 in connection with MnDOT’s planned reconstruction of the BNSF railroad bridge over Central Ave, in exchange for a payment by MnDOT, $18,100, as compensation for the easement, subject to the City Attorney’s review and approval of the format and content of the easement document; Approve appropriation increase.
Staff Report: 1401 Central RCA
CD Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
12. Animal Care & Control Donations:
Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies.
Staff Report:   Animal Donations 20130911
PSCR&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved 
13. Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force:
Authorize a Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Joint Powers Agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to participate on a multi-agency Internet Crimes Against Children task force; Authorize any contracts associated with the Task Force.
Staff Report:  MN Internet Crimes Against Children TF RCA
PSCR&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
14. DWI Court Grant:
Authorize to execute agreement with the Fourth Judicial District Court for a portion of the implementation of an Adult DWI Court in Hennepin County to fund wages for police officers to participate in the new program (draft text – additional appropriation required)
Staff Report: DWI Court Grant RCA
PSCR&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
15. Police Substation in City Center:
Authorize contract agreement with SRI Ten City Center, LLC to locate a Police Substation in City Center to be shared with Metro Transit, for 24-months, with construction costs of $35,000, payable from the Police General Fund.
Staff Report:  Police Substation Contr RCA
PSCR&H Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee
16. Bloomington-Lake, Chicago-Lake, East Lake, and Lyndale-Lake Special Service Districts:
a) Approve the special services and budget cost estimates in the lump sum total amount of $289,900 for 2014;
b) Approve service charges and the lists of service charges (assessments) in the lump sum total amount of $250,946 for 2014;
c) Direct the transmittal of certified copies of the lists of service charges to the Hennepin County Auditor; and
d) Direct the City Engineer to proceed with the work.
Staff Report:  Special Service Districts RCA
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
17. Ewing Municipal Parking Facility (50th St W and France Ave S):
Approve adoption and levy of special assessments in the total amount of $15,251.50, adopt the assessment roll, and direct the transmittal of a certified copy of the assessment roll to the Hennepin County Auditor.
Staff Reports:  Ewing Parking Facility RCAEwing Parking Facility MapEwing Resolution
T&PW Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
18. Organized Collection Contract:
Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Minneapolis Refuse, Inc. (MRI) for the collection of garbage, recycling, problem materials, mattresses and yard wastes for approximately one-half of the City's dwelling units for a three-year term, from February 1, 2014 through January 31, 2017, with two (2) one-year renewals.
Staff Report: Organized Collection Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved
19. Yard Waste Processing - Contract Amendment:
Authorize negotiation and execution of a one-year contract extension with Organics Technologies, Inc. (OTI) for yard waste processing.
Staff Report: Yard Waste Processing RCA
Action Taken: Approved


20. Second Quarter Financial Update:
      Presentation of Second Quarter Financial Update.
     Staff Report: 2nd Qtr Financial Update
     Action Taken: Received and Filed.

Receive & File

21. 2014 Supplemental Taxation Notice:
      Receive and file information to be submitted to the County for distribution with proposed property tax statements.
Staff Report: Supplemental Taxation Notice RCA; Supplemental Taxation Insert
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, October 1, 2013
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting: September 20, 2013

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