Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

February 6, 2017 – 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:  Kelly Geistler, 612-673-3963

 

Consent

Attorney

1.    Legal Settlement - State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (17-00182)

Approving the settlement of the no-fault subrogation claim by State Farm Fire and Casualty Company by payment of $3,851.46 to State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and its attorneys, Hanson, Lulic & Krall, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.    

2.    Legal Settlement - American Family Mutual Insurance Company (17-00183)

Approving the settlement of the no-fault subrogation claim by American Family Mutual Insurance Company by payment of $7,920 to American Family Mutual Insurance Company and its attorneys, Yost & Baill, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Legal Settlement - American Family Mutual Insurance Company (17-00184)

Approving the settlement of the no-fault subrogation claim by American Family Mutual Insurance Company by payment of $8,580 to American Family Mutual Insurance Company and its attorneys, Yost & Baill, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Legal settlement - Michelle Marquardt v. City of Minneapolis (17-00185)

Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Michelle Marquardt v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $19,500 to Michelle Marquardt’s attorneys, the Sapientia Law Group, PLLC Trust Account, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

City Coordinator

5.    Agreement with YourCause for software as a service to support workplace giving (17-00186)

Authorizing the City Coordinator’s Office to negotiate terms and execute a two-year agreement in the amount of $40,000 with YourCause for software as a service to support workplace giving with a dedicated charitable giving platform.

Action Taken: Approved.

6.    Creative City Challenge temporary public art commission (17-00187)

Authorizing a six-month license agreement with MINN_LAB in an amount up to $50,000 for the design, installation, and maintenance of the Creative City Challenge project for 2017.

Action Taken: Approved.

Communications

7.    Gift Acceptance from Clear Channel Outdoor for display time (17-00188)

Passage of Resolution accepting gift of digital billboard space from Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., from Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, 2016, to encourage residents to vote on Election Day, inform the public about the “Talking Is Teaching” campaign, and increase awareness of Snow Emergency parking rules.

Action Taken: Approved.

Finance & Property Services

8.    Contract amendment with Ebert, Inc. for the Hamilton School Renovation Project (17-00189)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41369 with Ebert, Inc. for the Hamilton School Renovation Project, in the amount of $73,113.86 for a new, not-to-exceed total of $3,359,763.86, for mechanical system revisions and modifications that were not included in the original scope of the project.

Action Taken: Approved.

9.    Bid for Minneapolis Convention Center wall sconce replacement project (17-00194)

Accepting low bid of Peo Electric Company submitted on Official Publication No. 8376 in the amount of $161,272 to provide all material, labor, equipment, etc., for the Minneapolis Convention Center wall sconce replacement project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Approved.

Information Technology

10.  Contract amendment with Sierra-Cedar, Inc. for continued Enterprise Land Management System training (17-00190)

Authorizing an extension to Contract C-37704 through Dec. 31, 2017, and increasing the contract by $700,000 for a new total amount of $6,417,570 for continued training and knowledge transfer of the Enterprise Land Management System (ELMS).

Action Taken: Approved.

11.  Contract with Geo-Comm, Inc., for Police Department mapping services (17-00191)

1.      Authorizing a contract with Geo-Comm, Inc. for a period of four (4) years, not-to-exceed an amount of $100,000, for mapping services for the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), and

2.      Authorizing customizing the City’s standard language for remedies and intellectual property in an addendum to the Standard Contract with Geo-Comm, Inc.

Action Taken: Approved.

Police Department

12.  2017 National Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant acceptance for Crime Lab training (17-00192)

1.    Accepting the 2017 National Forensic Science Improvement Grant award from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in the amount of $8,680 to utilize during the 2017 calendar year for MPD Crime Lab staff training.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of grant funds to the Minneapolis Police Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

13.  Joint Powers Agreement with Minneapolis Police Department, the Department of Public Safety, and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) to conduct state and federal fingerprint-based background checks (17-00193)

Authorizing the Police Department (MPD) to enter into a Joint Powers Agreement with the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) to conduct state and federal fingerprint-based background checks including conducting Minnesota records checks, and submitting civil, fingerprint-based background checks to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Action Taken: Approved.

Public Works Department

14.  North Metro I-35W Corridor Joint Powers Agreement (17-00195)

Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with the North Metro I-35W Corridor Coalition for the planning and improvement of the I-35W North Corridor.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred by Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee

15.  Infill development of new construction homes (17-00155)

1.    Authorizing long term affordability financing for homebuyers at 80% of area median income or below to purchase new homes constructed on City-owned vacant land.

2.    Authorizing the restriction of City-owned infill vacant lots in South Minneapolis and Northeast Minneapolis through 2017 for sale through the long term affordability financing tool.

3.    Authorizing modifications to the Vacant Housing Recycling Program to provide an up to $25,000 incentive for homebuyers to build homes on City-owned vacant land in North Minneapolis.

4.    Authorizing modifications to the Green Homes North Program to provide development gap assistance and homebuyer assistance City-wide to build homes on City-owned infill vacant lots.

5.    Authorizing restriction of land sale proceeds generated by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development’s Residential and Real Estate Development work unit to support the infill housing strategy.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.      

Action Taken: Approved.

16.  Grant acceptance from the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) for the Indian Neighborhood Club Expansion and Minnehaha Townhomes projects:  2101 S 5th St and 5348 Riverview Road (17-00150)

1.    Accepting Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grants award for the Indian Neighborhood Club Expansion project at 2101 S 5th St in the amount of $300,000, and the Minnehaha Townhomes project at 5348 Riverview Road, in the amount of $400,000.

2.    Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary to implement the Metropolitan Council LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Indian Neighborhood Club and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority and/or their related entities.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

17.  Grant acceptance from Minnesota Housing for the Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) (17-00156)

1.    Accepting an Impact Fund grant from Minnesota Housing for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) in the amount of $45,000.

2.    Amending the Council action of August 5, 2016, relating to authorized funds for HOM-VHRP by authorizing an increase in the contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for administrative costs from $36,000 to $51,900, and authorizing the use of up to $51,900 for administrative costs.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

18.  Accepting funds from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth for STEP-UP technical assistance (17-00151)

1.    Accepting funds from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth to reimburse the City for STEP-UP technical assistance provided by the City to Alliance, in the amount of $10,000.

2.    Authorizing any necessary contracts with Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth to reimburse the City for STEP-UP technical assistance.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development/Employment & Training.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

19.  Accepting funds from Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for employment and training services (17-00157)

1.    Accepting funds Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for information technology employment and training services in the amount of $500,000.

2.    Authorizing a contract with Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for information technology employment and training services.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development/Employment and Training.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

20.  Contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium (17-00153)

Authorizing a one year revenue contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for the City to provide traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium in an amount up to $150,000, for a duration of March 1, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred by Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee

21.  Nicollet Island-East Bank Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan (17-00137)

1.    Approving the Nicollet Island-East Bank NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the NRP Fund in the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department by $113,768.92 from the existing fund balance.

3.    Authorizing execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request. 

Action Taken by HECE:  Approved.    

Action Taken: Approved.

22.  West Calhoun Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan (17-00138)

1.    Approving the West Calhoun NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the NRP Fund in the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department by $170,980.72 from the existing fund balance.

3.    Authorizing execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request. 

Action Taken by HECE:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

23.  Restoration of Phase II Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Funds to approved NRP Neighborhood Action Plans (17-00177)

1.    Authorizing Finance and Property Services and Neighborhood and Community Relations departments to allow neighborhood .organizations to contract up to 100% of their approved NRP Phase II allocations, inclusive of the 2012 Community Participation Program (CPP) Equity Funds, according to the Recapitalization Schedule.

2.    Passage of Resolution transferring $3,390,597 of revenues from the Consolidated Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District to the NRP Fund.  

Action Taken by HECE:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Transportation & Public Works Committee

24.  Residential recycling grant agreement with Hennepin County (17-00158)

Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Residential Recycling Grant Agreement between Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis for the term of Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2020, for annual funds to be used to assist in the operation of City of Minneapolis recycling and organics recycling programs.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.     

Action Taken: Approved.

25.  Agreement with City of Edina for 54th St W Reconstruction Project infrastructure (17-00161)

Passage of Resolution authorizing a cooperative agreement with the City of Edina authorizing the City of Minneapolis to reimburse the City of Edina for public infrastructure construction costs, including pavement, curb, gutter, sanitary sewer, water main, and storm sewer related to the 54th St W Street Reconstruction Project, from Xerxes Ave S to York Ave S.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

26.  Agreement with Yerigan Construction Company for Nicollet Mall art restoration and reinstallation (17-00162)

Authorizing an agreement with Yerigan Construction Company, in an amount not to exceed $215,190, for art restoration and reinstallation on Nicollet Mall.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

27.  Contract amendment with Skyrim Studio for Nicollet Mall Art Project (17-00163)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract C-40197 with Skyrim Studio, increasing the contract by $29,516, for a revised contract total of $254,516, for additional services associated with the Nicollet Illumination public art project on Nicollet Mall.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

28.  Contract amendments with Meyer Contracting, Inc. and Wetland Habitat Restorations, LLC for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project (17-00164)

1.    Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40865 with Meyer Contracting, Inc., increasing the contract by $2,000,000, for a revised contract total of $30,973,145.05, for change orders related to anticipated and unanticipated design modifications and scope changes for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project.

2.    Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. 40884 with Wetland Habitat Restorations, LLC, increasing the contract by $99,632, for a revised contract total of $708,000, for extra costs associated with upsizing trees on Nicollet Mall.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

29.  Contract amendment with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. for 7th St N Reconstruction Project (17-00165)

Authorizing execution of Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. C-41139 (OP No. 8277) with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., increasing the contract by $6,999.60, for a revised contract total of $1,541,996.51, to allow for additional work not included in the original scope of the 7th St N Street Reconstruction Project No. 9952.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

30.  Contract amendment with Concrete Idea, Inc. for 2016 Sidewalk Repair Program (17-00166)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40473 with Concrete Idea, Inc., increasing the contract by $156,892.47, for a revised contract total of $1,898,092.47, for 2016 annual sidewalk construction work.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

31.  Agreement with Metropolitan Council for Irving Ave Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Project (17-00167)

Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Metropolitan Council to complete the Irving Ave Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Project, from Laurel Ave W to Currie Ave W, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services Project No. 807642.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

32.  Bid for construction of concrete sidewalks, curb, curb and gutter, alleys, and drive approaches (17-00168)

Accepting low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc. (OP No. 8364) in the amount of $2,141,960 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of concrete sidewalks, curb, curb and gutter, alleys, and drive approaches, and authorizing a contract for the service.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

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

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  Feb. 10, 2017

Next Committee Meeting:  Feb. 21, 2017

 

 

 

Submit written comments about agenda items to:  councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov

 

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