Ways & Means/Budget Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
1:30 p.m. - Room 317, City Hall
 
 
Committee Members Present: Chair Hodges, Council members Colvin Roy, Glidden, Hofstede, Tuthill
Committee Members Absent: Council member Schiff

Consent

Attorney
1.   Legal Settlements:
Authorize settlement the following:
a)    William Demone Walker v. City of Minneapolis, et. al. ($37,500); and
b)    Kari Andrews v. City of Minneapolis, et al. ($10,000).
Staff Reports: Walker RCA, Andrews RCA
Action Taken: Approved
2.   No Fault Claim:
Authorize to submit all current and ongoing bills relating to no-fault claimant Tyler Quigley directly to the City Finance Officer for payment following review and signature by City Attorney’s office.
Staff Report: Quigley RCA
Action Taken: Approved
3.   2012 Consolidated Assessment Appeal:
Authorize withdrawal and settlement of assessments 11-0880749 ($6,746 against 2116 25th Ave N) and 11-0877896 ($132.50 against 3238 Bryant Ave N).
Staff Report: Assessment Appeal RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Convention Center
4.   Target Center Intercom System:
Authorize amendment to C-36432 (OP 7709) with Alpha Video and Audio Inc, to increase contract amount by $19,532.51, for a new total of $166,633.73, to allow for close-out and final payment of the Target Center Intercom System project. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: Alpha Video RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Neighborhood and Community Relations
5.   NCR Audit Services:
Authorize amendment to C-36420 with Mike Wilson and Associates to increase the amount of contracts for NCR audit services with either the independent CPA or the agreements with the Office of the State Auditor to greater than $50,000 for a total up to $125,000 and extending the time of performance to March 31, 2013. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: NCR Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Community Development Committee
6. Hi-Lake Triangle Apartments (2230 E Lake St):
a)    Approve appropriation to establish the CPED Fund 01CTA – Hi-Lake Triangle with initial appropriation of $5,000;
b)    Approve increase in CPED Common Project Reserve, $425,000; Approve increase in CPED Common Project Uncertified, $425,000, & increase revenue source;
c)    Authorize loan of $425,000 in Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Program funds to the Hi-Lake Triangle Apartments Project; 
d)    Authorize Easement Option Agreement; and
e)    Approve resolution rescinding Modification No. 122 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan and Common Tax Increment Financing Plan, and authorizing administrative amendments to the Hi-Lake Triangle Apartments Tax Increment Financing Plan and Modification No. 23 to the Model City Urban Renewal Plan.
Staff Reports: Hi-Lake Tri Apts RCA; Hi-Lake Tri Apts EX1; Hi-Lake Tri Apts EX2; Hi-Lake Tri Apts DFC MEMO
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Executive Committee
7.   Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting:
Request from the Finance and Property Services Department to establish a new appointed position of Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting to oversee the City’s accounting and financial reporting activities.
Staff Reports: Director of Acct RCA; Director of Acct RPT; Director of Acct ORD
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
8.  Paid Parking Benefit Change:
Request from Human Resources Department for a benefits change in parking ramp designation from the Gateway parking ramp to the Federal Courthouse parking ramp beginning in November for both appointed employees and business-purpose department/division paid parking including fleet and private vehicles.
Staff Report: Parking Benefit RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
9.   Labor Negotiations:
a)    Tentative Agreement with the Minneapolis Construction Building Trades Council, Trades Inspectors Unit; and
b)    Tentative Agreement with Plumbers, Local 15, AFL-CIO, Water Works Maintenance Unit.
Staff Reports: Trades Inspectors RCA; Water Works Maintenance RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee
10. Animal Care & Control Donations:
Approve resolution accepting in-kind donations for dog & cat food & supplies.
Staff Report: Animal Donations 20130925
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
11. School Based Clinic Billing, Data Management & Consulting/Training Services:
Authorize amendment to contract with Pat Neska and Associates, extending to 8/31/2014, & increasing contract amount to a new total of $640,000.
Staff Report: Pat Neska Contr Amend RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
12. U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration/Maternal Child Health Research Program Grant Application:
Authorize application for 3-year grant, $900,000, beginning 4/1/2014, to implement & study the benefits of engaging expectant fathers.
Staff Report: Maternal Child Program Grant Appl RCA   
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
13. U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Grant Award:
Authorize accept & appropriate grant award, $245,223, for youth violence prevention activities; Approve appropriation increase.
Staff Report: YVP Grant RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
14. MN Department of Public Safety/Office of Traffic Safety Toward Zero Deaths Grant Award:
Authorize accept & appropriate grant award, $453,740, and enter into agreements with Police Departments of the UofM, Golden Valley, Crystal, Hopkins, Robbinsdale & New Hope to share grant funds to be determined.
Staff Report: Traffic Safety Grant Award RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
15. U.S. Department of Justice/Office on Violence Against Women Grant Award:
Authorize accept & appropriate grant award, $900,000, & execute a contract with US DOJ; Authorize contract with domestic violence advocacy agencies as designated in the grant proposal; Approve appropriation increases for Police & City Attorney.
Staff Report:  US DOJ Grant Award RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
16. Police K-9s:
Authorize contract with Law Enforcement Technology Group, LLC, for tracking activity of Police K-9s.
Staff Report: Police K-9 Tracking RCA
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
17. Security Services at Gopher Football Games:
Report referred back from Council: Accept & appropriate funds from the University of Minnesota, $16,000, and authorize contract agreement for Mpls Police to provide security at Gopher football games at the TCF Bank Stadium.
Staff Report: Revised Security Services RCA 
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee
18. Nicollet Mall Redesign and Reconstruction Design Consultant Selection:
Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with James Corner Field Operations, in an amount not to exceed $600,000, for completion of concept design for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: Nicollet Mall Design Team RCA 
Committee Action Taken: Approved
Action Taken: Approved

Public Hearing

Referred by City Council
19. 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: Responsible Banking ORD
Action Taken: Approved

Not on Printed Agenda

Walk-on Added Item
20. Southwest Light Rail Transit
      Update on the Southwest Light Rail
      Staff Reports: SW LRT Letters; SW LRT Discussion; SW LRT Presentation
      Action Taken:  Receive and File
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting: October 4, 2013
The next regular Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
 
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Last updated Oct. 7, 2013