Ways & Means Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
September 8, 2015 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: Council Members John Quincy (Chair), Elizabeth Glidden, Blong Yang, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)

 
Council Committee Coordinator: Kelly Geistler, 612-673-3963
 
Consent
Attorney
1.   Settlement of the claim of John Simpson (15-01074)
Approving the settlement of the claim of John Simpson by payment of $2,500 to John Simpson and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Approved.
2.   Settlement of lawsuit by Louis Tate (15-01075)
Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Louis Tate by payment of $25,000 to Louis Tate and his attorneys and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Approved.
3.   Settlement of lawsuit by Nicole Croud (15-01076)
Approving the settlement of the lawsuit by Nicole Croud by payment of $8,500 to Nicole Croud and her attorney and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Approved.
Finance and Property Services
4.   Flour Exchange Building contract amendment terminating First Right of Refusal (15-01078)
Authorizing an amendment to the office lease contract for the Flour Exchange Building at 310 4th Ave S to remove the City’s First Right of Refusal at the request of the building owner to help the owner sell the building.
Action Taken: Approved.
Information Technology
5.   Bid of Norstan Communications, Inc. d/b/a Blackbox Network Services for telephone systems software and equipment upgrade (15-01079)
Accepting the single bid of Norstan Communications, Inc. d/b/a Blackbox Network Services (OP No. 8159) and authorizing the execution of a contract for an estimated annual expenditure of $500,000 to furnish and deliver telephone system software and equipment upgrade services for the Minneapolis Information Technology Department in accordance with department specifications.
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   RiskMaster software contract amendment with Computer Science Corporation (15-01080)
Authorizing a contract extension, Contract No. C-28807, with Computer Science Corporation for four (4) additional years, through March 14, 2020, increasing the contract by $198,238.72 for a new not-to-exceed total of $747,554.72 over the life of the contract and updating the Terms and Conditions to reflect the City’s current standards for the RiskMaster software used by the Risk Management Division.
Action Taken: Approved.
7.   Contract with Norstan Communications, Inc. d/b/a Black Box Network Services for Help and Service Desk implementation (15-01081)
Authorizing a contract with Norstan Communications, Inc. d/b/a Black Box Network Services for additional “Help and Service Desk” implementation services, including a third party “End-User License Agreement” with Unify, Inc. The actual software licenses are held by Unify Inc., a subcontractor of Norstan, and Unify will provide the actual maintenance of these applications.
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Intergovernmental Relations Committee
8.   Fair Housing Implementation Council Cooperative Funding Agreement for fair housing services (15-01071)
Authorizing a cooperative funding agreement among members of the Fair Housing Implementation Council to facilitate implementation of affirmative fair housing activities having metro-wide significance for a term of July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020.
Action Taken by IGR: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by Transportation & Public Works Committee
9. Recycling Refund Policy Agreement with Hennepin County amendment (15-01049)
Passage of Resolution authorizing amendment to the Recycling Refund Policy Agreement with Hennepin County for Select Committee on Recycling and the Environment (SCORE) funds for the Minneapolis recycling program, extending the contract expiration date to December 31, 2016, and incorporating state requirements to provide additional SCORE funds for organics recycling.
Action Taken by TPW: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
10. Bid for Storm Water Pump Station Rehabilitation Project (15-01059)
Accepting low bid of Veit and Company, Inc. (OP No. 8135) for an estimated expenditure of $4,701,760 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Storm Water Pump Station Rehabilitation Project for the Public Works Sewer Construction Division, and authorizing a contract for the project. 
Action Taken by TPW: Approved.
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Receive & File
11. 2015 Second Quarter Financial Status Report (15-01122)
Receiving the 2nd Quarter 2015 Financial Status Report.
Action Taken: Received and filed.
 
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: Sep 21, 2015
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: Sep 11, 2015
 
Submit written comments about agenda items to: councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov
 
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