Ways & Means Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
December 10, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members: Council Members John Quincy (Chair), Elizabeth Glidden, Blong Yang, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Lisa Hansen 612-673-3963
 

Consent

City Attorney
1.   Legal Settlements:
Authorizing the following legal settlement:
a)   Abdulaziz Moallin v. City of Minneapolis and Lloyd Kwiecien, $22,500.
b)   Abdifatah Warsame v. City of Minneapolis, $12,500.
c)   Rosalin Hopewell v. City of Minneapolis, $12,000.
d)   Terrylynn Hopewell v. City of Minneapolis, $14,000.
e)   Property and Casualty Insurance Company of Hartford a/s/o Gregory Shaw Lukens v. The City of Minneapolis, Deborah Lorraine Krueger and Terri Sue Lynas, $2,315.74.
Action Taken: Approved.
City Coordinator
2. Public Service Announcement Donation:
Authorizing acceptance of donated space in the amount of $6,400 from Metro Transit for a public service announcement about the Creative City Road Map process.
Staff Report: Public Service Announcement Donation RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Communications
3.   Appointments to the Minneapolis Television Network (MTN) Board:
a)    Confirming Mayoral appointment of Jon Thompson for Seat 5 with a term to expire January 15, 2018 and Jenny Hanson for Seat 8 with a term to expire January 15, 2019; and
b)    Considering the following candidates for two City Council appointments for Seat 3 (term from 1/16/15 to 1/15/19) and Seat 9 (term beginning immediately to 1/15/2018): Andres D. Hortillosa and Jordan Stein.
Staff Reports: MTN Appointments RCA; Hanson Appl., Hortillosa Appl., Stein Appl., Thompson Appl.
Action Taken: Approved.
Finance & Property Services
4.   Uncollected Receivables:
Authorizing staff to write off outstanding receivables in accordance with the City of Minneapolis Write-Off Policy.
Staff Reports: AR Write-offs RCA; Unpaid Invoice List
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Medical Review Billing Services:
a)   Authorizing extension of Alpha Review Corporation Contract for medical review billing services with an updated Affirmative Action Plan for a term of 3 months to February 28, 2015; and
b)   Releasing Request for Proposal (RFP) for medical review billing services.
Staff Report: Medical Review Billing Services RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Property Insurance Premium for Mpls Convention Center:

Authorizing acceptance of quote from XL Insurance in the amount of $259,100 plus taxes and surcharges, accept the quote for additional terrorism coverage, and lock in the binder for 2015 property insurance for the Convention Center, including the Tallmadge Building and the Parking Ramp.

Staff Report: MCC Insurance RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
7.   Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) Appointments:
      Approving City Council Appointments and re-appointments to CLIC for a two year term from January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2016.
Staff Report: CLIC Appointment RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Convention Center
8.   Target Center Concession Stands Project:
Authorizing amendment to contract C-37057 with Northland Mechanical Contractors, Inc., increasing the amended contract amount by $13,360.80 for a new total of $267,215.77 to allow payment for completed change orders and earned retainage.
Staff Report: Target Center Concession Stands Project RCA
      Action Taken: Approved.
Information Technology
9.   Intelligence Operations Platform (IOP) and Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center/911 (MECC) Contract:
Authorizing extension of contract with FarstadUS, LLC through February 28, 2016 and increase in the amount of $100,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $647,250 to continue to provide services to the IT department and the MECC.
Staff Report: IOP and MECC Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
10.  Business Analysis and Project Management Services Contract:
Authorizing extension of contract with DeltaWrx through January 30, 2017 and increase in the amount of $260,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $572,632 for contract negotiations and project implementation assistance.
Staff Report: Business Analysis and Project Management Services Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
11.  Human Resources Information System Upgrade:
a)   Authorizing increase of contract with GlobalSource IT for the People Soft Human Capital Management (HCM) Developer for the HRIS Upgrade in an amount of $200,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $950,000; and
b)   Extending contract through September 30, 2015.
Staff Report: Human Resources Information System Upgrade RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
12. Outsourced IT Services Confidentiality Agreements:
Authorizing entering into one or more confidentiality agreements with vendors that responded to the RFP for Outsourced IT Services.
Staff Report: Outsourced IT Services Confidentiality Agreement RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred By Executive Committee
13. New Appointed Position – Manager Assessment Services:
a)    Finding that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010, Council to Establish (Appointed) Positions, as follows:
1)    The person occupying the position will report to the head of the designated city department or the designated city department head's deputy.
2)    The person occupying the position will be part of the designated department head's management team.
3)    The duties of the position involve significant discretion and substantial involvement in the development, interpretation, or implementation of city or department policy.
4)    The duties of the position do not primarily require technical expertise where continuity in the position would be significant.
5)    The person occupying the position needs to be accountable to, loyal to, and compatible with the mayor, the city council, and the department head.
b)    Approving the proposed position: Manager Assessment Services; 558 points/Grade 12. The position is FLSA – Exempt.
c)    Approving the recommended salary schedule for the position, which has a range of $88,480 to $104,314, effective December 12, 2014, and authorize annual step movement for the incumbent provided satisfactory or better performance in the job.
Staff Report: Manager Assessment Services RCA, Manager Assessment Services RPT, Manager Assessment Services Salary ORD
Executive Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
14. New Appointed Position – Chief Appraiser:
a)    Finding that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010, Council to Establish (Appointed) Positions, as follows:
1)    The person occupying the position will report to the head of the designated city department or the designated city department head's deputy.
2)    The person occupying the position will be part of the designated department head's management team.
3)    The duties of the position involve significant discretion and substantial involvement in the development, interpretation, or implementation of city or department policy.
4)    The duties of the position do not primarily require technical expertise where continuity in the position would be significant.
5)    The person occupying the position needs to be accountable to, loyal to, and compatible with the mayor, the city council, and the department head.
b)    Approving the proposed position: Chief Appraiser; 546 points/Grade 12. The position is FLSA – Exempt.
c)    Approving the recommended salary schedule for the position, which has a range of $86,533 to $102,017, effective December 12, 2014, and authorize annual step movement for the incumbent provided satisfactory or better performance in the job.
Staff Report: Chief Appraiser RCA, Chief Appraiser RPT, Chief Appraiser Salary ORD
Executive Action Taken: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Community Development & Regulatory Services
15. Parking Operations on Parcel A (Northeast side of 2nd St S between 3rd & 5th Aves S):
a) Authorizing staff to execute an Operating Agreement between the City of Minneapolis and Standard Parking for parking operation and maintenance on Parcel A;
b) Approving a waiver of any applicable City procurement policy requiring an RFP process.
Staff Reports: Parcel A Prkg Operations RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
16. Small Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP):
Authorizing negotiation & execution of contracts for the B-TAP, subject to modifications as approved by the CPED Director.
Staff Reports: B-TAP RCA; B-TAP ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
17. 2014 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account, Transit-Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) and Tax Base Revitalization Account, Transit Oriented Development (TBRA-TOD) Grant Awards:
a) Accepting and appropriating LCDA-TOD grants of $1,445,000 for the Aeon Prospect Park project and $500,000 for the Mill City Quarter project;
b) Adopting a resolution increasing the CPED appropriation and revenue budget by $1,945,000 and increasing the revenue budget;
c) Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary or desirable to implement the LCDA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, Aeon, and Eagle Iron Partners (or affiliated entities)
d) Accepting and appropriating TBRA-TOD grants of $1,000,000 for the Downtown East project and $1,000,000 for the Plymouth Building project;
e) Adopting a resolution increasing the CPED appropriation and revenue budget by $2,000,000;
f) Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary or desirable to implement the TBRA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, Ryan Companies, and Heartland Realty Investors (or affiliated entities).
Staff Reports: Met Council LCDA-TOD RCA
Action Taken: Approved.

18. Clare Housing:

Authorizing a Cooperative agreement between City of Minneapolis and the City of Robbinsdale to facilitate the transfer of the City of Minneapolis Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant award of $100,000 to Clare Housing for the development and new construction of the 36-unit Clare Terrace in Robbinsdale.
Staff Report: Cooperative Agrmt Clare Hsg RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Health, Environment & Community Engagement
19. Project for Pride in Living Contract:
Authorizing increase to contract with Project for Pride in Living by $93,000, for a revised contract total of $573,000, to fund the final close-out projects for the three-year Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Healthy Homes Thriving Communities Grant Project.
Staff Report: Project for Pride in Living Contract RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management
20. Driver Training Facility Rental:
Authorizing a three-year contract with Dakota County Technical College, in an amount not to exceed $250,500 for the first three years, with option for two, one-year extensions, for emergency response/pursuit training facility rental.
Staff Reports: Driver Training RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
21. Video Surveillance Network Services:
Authorizing a contract with SecuroNet in the amount of $22,298 for video camera surveillance network services within Minneapolis for one year, with costs shared by the Department of Public Works.
Staff Reports: Video Surveillance RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
22. On-line Law Enforcement Training:
Authorizing a contract with the League of Minnesota Cities in the amount of $95,000, for access to their online law enforcement training for police officers.
Action Taken: Approved.
23. Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST):
Authorizing an annual plan agreement for 2015 with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for the Police Department – State Patrol for the Police Department-State Patrol to provide an instructor to coordinate training courses in SFST, DWI-SFST.
Staff Reports: SFST RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Transportation & Public Works
24. Municipal Parking System:
Authorizing extension of contract expiration date for professional management and operation of the Municipal Off-Street Parking System from March 31, 2015, to September 30, 2015. 
Staff Report: Municipal Parking System RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
25. Property Insurance Premium for Water Treatment & Distribution Services:
Authorizing acquisition of property insurance from XL Insurance Company for the City’s Water Treatment & Distribution Facilities for coverage effective December 31, 2014, to December 31, 2015, for a total cost of $331,294.
Staff Report: Property Insurance RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
26. Bids:
a) OP 8016, Accepting low bid of Veit and Company, Inc. for an estimated expenditure of $1,022,050 for the disposal and hauling of fill and asphalt millings for the Public Works Transportation Division; and
b) OP 8018, Accepting low bid of Ram Construction Services of Minnesota, LLC in the amount of $416,032, for water settlement cones and effluent flume rehabilitation for the Water Treatment and Distribution Division. 
Staff Report: Bid 8016; Bid 8018
Action Taken: Approved.

27. 2014 Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program:

a) Authorizing submittal of a series of applications for Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds passed through the state; and
b) Authorizing the commitment of local funds per federal requirement to support the approved HSIP projects. 
Staff Report: HSIP RCA; HSIP Project Map
Action Taken: Approved.

Receive & File

City Coordinator
28. 2014 Charitable Campaign:
Receiving & filing final report of the 2014 Charitable Campaign.
Staff Report: Charitable Campaign Final Report RCA
Action Taken: Received & Filed.

Discussion

Referred by Transportation & Public Works
29. Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation Project:
Authorizing increase to engineering services agreement with CDM Smith by $4,622,000, for a revised total of $5,587,000, to allow for final design and construction phase services for the rehabilitation of the Fridley Filtration Plant. No additional appropriation required.
Staff Report: Fridley Filtration Plant RCA; Fridley Filtration Plant Presentation
Action Taken: Approved.
 
 
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: January 12, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  December 12, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
 
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