Ways & Means Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 11, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Council Members John Quincy (Chair), Blong Yang, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)
Members Absent:  Council Member Elizabeth Glidden
Council Committee Coordinator: Lisa Hansen 612-673-3963 
City Attorney
1.   Legal Settlements:
Authorize the following legal settlement:
a)    Richard M. Murphy v. City of Minneapolis, $113,000.
Staff Report: Murphy RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Community Planning & Economic Development
2.   Nicollet Avenue Public Art Agreement:
Authorize enter into agreement with property owners/partners for Nicollet Avenue Public Art outlining details regarding maintenance, liability and permission to place the artworks on private property. 
Staff Reports: Nicollet Avenue Public Art Agreement RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Convention Center
3.   Waste Hauling Bid:
OP 7782, authorize extend increase contract No. C-37095 with Allied Waste Service of North America (D/B/A/ Republic Services of the Twin Cities) for year two of the three year contract in the amount of $95,000 for a new contract estimated expenditure of $190,000 to provide waste hauling services for the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Staff Reports: Waste Hauling RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Information Technology
4.   Enterprise Performance Management System:
Authorize increase contract C-32017 with Halogen Software, Inc. in an amount of $125,921.25 for a new not-to-exceed total of $425,921.25 over the life of the contract for the Enterprise Performance Management System.
Staff Reports: Enterprise Performance Management System RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Environmental Systems Research Institute Contract:
Authorize increase contract C-37215 with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in the amount of $50,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $100,000 for hosting Geographical Information System (GIS) Data Services.
Staff Reports: Environmental Systems Research Institute Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Corporate Executive Board Company (CEB) contract:
a)   Authorize execute a three-year contract through September 29, 2017 with CEB for subscription-based IT membership for an amount not-to-exceed amount of $263,700; and
b)  Use of CEB’s contract agreement instead of the City’s Professional Services Agreement.
Staff Reports: Corporate Executive Board Company RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
7.  COMPASS Financial System Upgrade:
Authorize increase contract C-38092 with iLynx, Inc. in an amount of $540,000 for a not-to-exceed total of $760,000 over the life of the contract for the Senior Project Management Services, PeopleSoft Financials (COMPASS) Upgrade.
Staff Reports: COMPASS RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Regulatory Services
8.   Animal Care & Control Grant:
Authorize accept grant in the amount of $5,500 from The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (ASPCA) to fund three pieces of equipment associated with Animal Care & Control’s new Adoption Initiative.
Staff Reports: Animal Care & Control Grant RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Committee of the Whole
9.   2015 Medical Plan Benefits:
Authorize to enter into a fully-insured contract with Medica as the selected provider of City of Minneapolis Medical Plan benefits for a period of three years starting January 1, 2015, with an option to extend the contract for up to two additional one-year periods.
Staff Reports: 2015 Medical Benefits RCA, Medical Benefits Presentation
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Community Development & Regulatory Services
10. Administrative Fine Schedule:
Approve resolution revising the schedule of civil fines for administrative offenses re adding fines relating to commercial pedal carts and transportation network companies.
Staff Report:  Administrative Fine RCA
CD&RS Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
11. 2013 Annual Tax Increment Reports.
Staff Reports: 2013 Annual Tax Increment Report RCA
CD&RS Action Taken: Received & Filed.
Action Taken: Received & Filed.
12. CPED Development Projects & Programs:
2013 Financial Status Report.
Staff Reports: Dev Project Status Report RCA, Dev Project Status ATTACH
CD&RS Action Taken: Received & Filed.
Action Taken: Received & Filed.
Referred by Health, Environment & Community Development
13. Healthy Homes Project Contract Extensions:
a) Authorize increase to contract with Community Action of Minneapolis by $70,000, for a revised contract total of $170,000, and extension of the contract termination date to June 30, 2015; and
b) Authorize increase to contract with Project for Pride in Living, Inc. by $80,000, for a revised contract total of $480,000, and extension of the contract termination date to June 30, 2015. 
Staff Report: Healthy Homes Contracts RCA
HE&CE Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management
14. DNA Analysts:
Authorize a Joint Powers Agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, not to exceed $714,000, for Police Department to support four DNA analysts to work on MPD cases.
Staff Reports: DNA Analysts RCA
PSCR&EM Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
15. Law Enforcement Services in the Neighborhoods Adjacent the TCF Bank Stadium:
Authorize an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC, for law enforcement services in the neighborhoods adjacent to the TCF Stadium by the Police Department during the 2014 Minnesota Vikings football season games.
Staff Reports: Law Enforcement Contr RCA
PSCR&EM Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Transportation & Public Works
16. W 36th St Bikeway Project:
a)    Accept grant of $55,450 from Hennepin County Bicycle Improvement Funds to cover 50% of the cost for the W 36th St Bikeway Project;
b)    Authorize execution of a Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County; and
c)    Amend the 2014 Adopted Capital Budget to establish the W 36th St Bikeway Project and increase the appropriation for the project by $55,450 from the grant, and $55,450 matching funds from PW-Capital Improvements Fund.
Staff Report:  W 36th St Bikeway Project RCA
T&PW Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
17. Bids:
a) OP 7947, Accept low bid of Trane US, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $377,500, for the Skyway Air Handler Unit Replacement Project; and
b) OP 7973, Accept low bid of Killmer Electric Company, Inc., for an estimated expenditure of $517,812, for the Hiawatha LRT Trail Lighting Project. 
Staff Report: Bid 7947; Bid 7973
T&PW Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
18. Public Impound Towing Bids:
OP 7924, Accept the following low bids, for a total estimated annual expenditure of $1,975,140.33, for public impound towing through June 30, 2016, with options to extend through June 30, 2018, and June 30, 2020, at the sole option of the City of Minneapolis:

a) Wrecker Services, Inc.; District A/Zone 3, $666,490.55

b) Rapid Recovery, Inc., District B/Zone 5, $632,838.78

c) Corky’s Towing, Inc., Zone 1 & Zone 4, $415,120.00

d) Twin Cities Transport and Recovery, Zone 2, $141,000.00

e) William’s Towing, Inc., Zone 6, $119,691.00.

Staff Report:  Bid 7924; Bid Letter; Map 1; Map 2

T&PW Action Taken: Approved. 

Action Taken: Approved.


19. Enterprise Data Strategy Implementation:
Authorize execute contract for three years through August 10, 2017 for Professional Services with Stream Integration, a Division of Xteoma Corporation, for the implementation of the Enterprise Data Strategy in an amount not-to-exceed $300,000.
Staff Reports: Enterprise Data Strategy Implementation RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
20. Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Overview Presentation.
      Staff Report: TIF RCA; TIF Overview Presentation
      No Action Taken; Staff presented report.
21. City Charges for Services and Fees Presentation.
      Staff Report: Fees RCA; Fees Presentation
      No Action Taken; Staff presented report.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Next Committee Meeting: August 25, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 15, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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