Minneapolis City Council Agenda

 

Regular Meeting

April 29, 2016 – 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council President Barbara Johnson, Vice President Elizabeth Glidden, Majority Leader John Quincy, Minority Leader Cam Gordon, Council Members Kevin Reich, Jacob Frey, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano

 

(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)

 

Council Committee Coordinator:  Jackie Hanson 612-673-2046

 

Call to Order

1.    Roll Call.

2.    Adoption of the agenda.

       Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

3.    Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of April 15, 2016.

       Action Taken: Accepted.

4.    Referral of petitions, communications, and reports to proper Committees.

       Action Taken: Referred.

 

Reports of Standing Committees

Committee of the Whole

COW Committee Report of 4/27/2016

1.    Proposed Charter amendment: Vote thresholds for issuance of municipal bonds (16-00404)

Passage of Ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter, revising, clarifying, and ensuring consistency in vote thresholds required by the Board of Estimate & Taxation related to the issuance of bonds:

1.    Article V, Section 5.5, Board of Estimate & Taxation: Borrowing power.

2.    Article IX, Section 9.3, Finance: Budget.

3.    Article IX, Section 9.4, Finance: Debt.

4.    Article IX, Section 9.6, Finance: Improvements. (13 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Neighborhood Park and Street Infrastructure Plans ordinance (16-00381)

1.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 16 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Finance, adding a new Article XIV entitled Neighborhood Park and Street Infrastructure Plans.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving the Neighborhood Park and Street Infrastructure Funding Plan.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Designation of Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin as the City of Minneapolis Community Action Agency (16-00554)

Passage of Resolution designating Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin as the City of Minneapolis Community Action Agency.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Community Development & Regulatory Services

CDRS Committee Report of 4/19/2016

1.    Land sale: 701 Newton Ave N, to Auspicious Living LLP (16-00522)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 701 Newton Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-894) to Auspicious Living LLP for $8,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Land sale: 916 Newton Ave N to DBH Homes, LLC (16-00523)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 916 Newton Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-895) to DBH Homes, LLC for $38,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Land sale: 1419 Upton Ave N to Pamela D. Taylor-Berry or to alternate purchaser Jenny Investments LLC (16-00524)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1419 Upton Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-893) to Pamela D. Taylor-Berry for $15,000, subject to conditions.  If Pamela D. Taylor-Berry fails to close, approving sale of property to Jenny Investments LLC for $15,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Land sale: 1426 Penn Ave N to Ryan McMonigal or to alternate purchaser Asha Morgan McGlory (16-00525)

Sending forward without recommendation a Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1426 Penn Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-901) to Ryan McMonigal for $28,000, subject to conditions.  If Ryan McMonigal fails to close, approving sale of property to Asha Morgan McGlory for $28,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Land sale: 1715 Oliver Ave N to DBH Homes, LLC (16-00526)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1715 Oliver Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-899) to DBH Homes, LLC for $29,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Land sale: 2800 18th Ave N to New Image Construction & Remodeling LLC (16-00527)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2800 18th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-892) to New Image Construction & Remodeling LLC for $18,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Land sale: 3014 Logan Ave N to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc, or to alternate purchaser Homes Minnesota LLC (16-00528)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3014 Logan Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-900) to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc, for $12,000, subject to conditions. If Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc fails to close, approving sale of property to Homes Minnesota LLC for $12,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    The Nicollet Diner and Muffin Top Cafe: 1424/1428 Nicollet Ave (16-00530)

Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Muffin Top Cafe, LLC, 1424/1428 Nicollet Ave, allowing the licensee to obtain the On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class C License and the Special Late Hours Food License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Parking lots forms of payment ordinance (15-00450)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 319 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Open Air Motor Vehicle Parking Lots, amending provisions related to forms of payment.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Business Made Simple Initiative: Tobacco Dealers Licenses in the C-1 Zoning District ordinance (16-00270)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Tobacco Dealers, amending provisions related to Tobacco Dealers Licenses in the C-1 Zoning District.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Liquor, Business & Gambling Licenses Applications (16-00529)

Approving Department of Licenses & Consumer Services agenda recommendations for Liquor, Business & Gambling licenses.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Cecil Newman Apartments loan: 701-729 Emerson N (16-00531)

Authorizing accommodation of Cecil Newman Apartments 1st mortgage refinance with re-subordination of existing City debt and loan modification to include 10-year term extension, 1% interest rate recast effective retroactive to April 11, 2005 resulting in interest forgiveness of $327,000, and minimum $15,000 annual loan payments (subject to available surplus cash) by Cecil Newman Apartments Limited Partnership (owner).

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  Upper Harbor Terminal title clearance: 3360 1st St N, 3800 1st St N, 3639 Washington Ave N, 3648 Washington Ave N, 3700 Washington Ave N, 3701 Washington Ave N, 51 34th Ave N, 2 36th Ave N, 51 36th Ave N (16-00532)

Passage of Resolution authorizing the City to file an application to register title to portions of the Upper Harbor Terminal site and take related title clearance actions.

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  City debt modification for the Opportunity Housing Partnership (OHP) Preservation Project (16-00534)

Authorizing Opportunity Housing Partnership’s request to forgive outstanding interest, approving interest rate reduction and extension of maturity dates for 38 years.

Action Taken: Adopted.

15.  Grant contracts for Great Streets Business District support (16-00540)

Authorizing negotiation and entering into contracts with the Corcoran Neighborhood Organization for $12,000 and $30,000, Dinkytown Business Alliance for $32,000, Hennepin Theatre Trust for $34,000, Lake Street Council for $50,000, Latino Economic Development Center for $7,000, Mercado Central for $50,000, Midtown Greenway Coalition for $8,000, Native American Community Development Institute for $14,000, Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce for $25,500, Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association for $30,000, Project for Pride in Living for $36,000 and $27,500, Prospect Park 2020, Inc. for $10,000, Seward Civic and Commerce Association for $5,000, Seward Redesign for $38,000, West Bank Business Association for $37,000, West Broadway Business and Area Coalition for $50,000, and West of the Rail Business Association for $4,000, to fund business district revitalization activities including marketing and branding tactics, education and engagement work, events, business recruitment efforts, and placemaking strategies in one year grant contracts.

Action Taken: Adopted.

16.  City debt modification for the PRG Portfolio I Project by CommonBond Communities, Inc: Scattered locations in south Minneapolis (16-00543)

Authorizing debt assignment and consolidation, principal and interest forgiveness, approving interest rate reduction and extension of maturity dates for 30 years to be co-terminus with new, approved Affordable Housing Trust Fund debt.

Action Taken: Adopted.

17.  City debt modification for the PRG Portfolio 2 Project by CommonBond Communities, Inc: Scattered site locations in south Minneapolis (16-00544)

Authorizing CommonBond Communities, Inc. request to forgive principal and accrued interest, approving interest rate reduction and extension of maturity dates for 30 years to be co-terminus with new, approved Affordable Housing Trust Fund debt.

Action Taken: Adopted.

18.  2016 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development grant program applications (16-00546)

Sending forward without recommendation a Resolution authorizing submission of 2016 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development Grant applications to the Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program and authorizing execution of cooperative agreements for the recommended County funded projects as follows:  Olson Towne Homes Redevelopment, Aeon Prospect Park, Great River Landing, House of Charity, American Indian Cultural Corridor Acquisition, Franklin Gateway, CLCLT Pre-Development Site Acquisition, L&H Station – Phase 2, THOR Companies HQ and Redevelopment, Satori on Broadway, Green 4th Street, 38th Street Station, The Siwek Development, and 700 Central.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Referred reports to Ways & Means Committee

19.  Plymouth Stevens House bond issuance: 1500 Plymouth Ave S and 2625 Stevens Ave S (16-00533)

Passage of Resolution giving final approval to issue up to $17,500,000 in Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds and extending loan terms of assumed debt in the amount of $228,000 and Affordable Housing Trust Fund award of $2.3 million to run congruent with Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) 1st mortgage.

Action Taken: Adopted.

20.  Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant funding priorities report (16-00541)

1.    Approving direction to staff to incorporate funding priorities into 2016 and future funding Requests for Proposals (RFP).

2.    Authorizing issuance of a RFP for 2016 HOPWA funds.

Action Taken: Adopted.

21.  Contract with SMG for traffic control services at US Bank Stadium (16-00542)

Authorizing a contract with SMG for traffic control services for the new US Bank Stadium to cover Vikings games and other large events at the facility in an amount not to exceed $100,000, for the duration of one year.

Action Taken: Adopted.

22.  Environmental grant funding applications for the Spring 2016 Brownfield Grant Round (16-00545)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 117 27th, 333 E Hennepin, and Superior Plating.

2.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of application to the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 8th & 9th, 333 E Hennepin, 800 W Broadway, 1215 2nd Ave N [Pilot program], California Street Apartments, Living Greens Farm, PRG I Portfolio, and Superior Plating.

3.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of application to the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund [ERF] for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 8th & 9th, MPRB – Bossen Field, and PRG I Portfolio. 

Action Taken: Adopted.

23.  2016 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented grant programs applications (16-00547)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of 2016 grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) for West Broadway Curve Phase II, The Siwek Development and Sabathani Senior Housing.

2.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of 2016 grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development (TOD) grant programs for L&H Station Phase I, Great River Landing, and Olson Towne Homes.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Health, Environment & Community Engagement

HECE Committee Report of 4/18/2016

1.    Public Health Advisory Committee appointment (16-00504)

Approving the City Council appointment of Joseph Desenclos, Seat 19, member-at-large, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee

2.    Grant from Minnesota Department of Human Services for tobacco compliance (16-00501)

1.    Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services in the amount of $2,400 to conduct educational tobacco compliance checks with retailers.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota, Department of Human Services for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Health Department.  (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Grant from Minnesota Department of Health for lead poisoning intervention (16-00502)

1.    Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health in the amount of $13,300 to provide lead reduction services.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Health Department.  (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Contracts for parent support and education services (16-00503)

Authorizing contracts with Pillsbury United Communities and Goodwill Industries, Inc., doing business as Goodwill Easter Seals Minnesota, to provide support and education services for parents of youth at risk for violence, in the amount $37,500 for each contract.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Intergovernmental Relations

IGR Committee Report of 4/21/2016

1.    United Black Legislative Agenda (UBLA) (16-00552)

Passage of Resolution supporting the United Black Legislative Agenda (UBLA) which relates to policy proposals of individuals and communities of African descent in the state of Minnesota.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Global Partnerships – Minneapolis Sister Cities (16-00551)

Approving limiting the total number of Minneapolis Sister Cities to 12 to focus our current resources on continuing or re-activating the 12 sister city connections currently attached to the City.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management

PSCREM Committee Report of 4/20/2016

Referred report to Ways & Means Committee

1.    Travel related costs donation acceptance for Police Chief to attend 2016 Harvard Public Safety Summit (16-00548)

Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Leadership for a Networked World to reimburse expenses for Chief Janee Harteau to be part of the Executive Leadership Group at the 2016 Harvard Public Safety Summit in Cambridge, MA. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Transportation & Public Works

TPW Committee Report of 4/19/2016

1.    Special Service Districts: 2016 operating plan and budget amendments (16-00509)

Approving amendment to the 2016 operating plans and budgets for the Bloomington-Lake, Central Avenue, Chicago Avenue South, Chicago-Lake, East Lake, Eat Street, Linden Hills, Lowry Hill, Lyndale-Lake, Stadium Village, Uptown, and West Broadway Improvement Special Service Districts to incorporate 2015 year-end budget surpluses.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Transit Access Project: Public art (16-00510)

Passage of Resolution calling for jurisdictional partners of the Transit Access Project to continue to work together to secure funding for and implement public art as part of the Transit Access Project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant for E 24th St and Snelling Ave Paving Project (16-00511)

Authorizing extension of the termination date of a grant agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) from Dec. 31, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2016, to support innovative stormwater management system upgrades included in the paving project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee

4.    Cooperative Agreement with Minnesota Ballpark Authority for pedestrian lighting on 6th Ave N (16-00512)

1.    Authorizing execution of a Cooperative Agreement with the Minnesota Ballpark Authority (MBA) providing that the MBA will pay for pedestrian lighting as part of the City reconstruction of 6th Ave N from 5th St to 200 feet north of Washington Ave.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the project by $250,000.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    2016 Municipal Off-Street Parking Rates (16-00514)

1.    Adopting the 2016 base off-street parking rates.

2.    Approving retaining flexibility to the monthly rate at plus or minus 15 percent.

3.    Approving increase in flexibility to the transient rates at plus or minus $2.00.

4.    Approving increase in flexibility to the event rates at plus or minus $10.00.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Agreement with Sani-Masters for graffiti abatement services (16-00515)

Authorizing negotiation and execution of a contract with Sani-Masters, Inc. for a three-year period with a total contract amount of $500,000 for the three-year term to provide the abatement of graffiti that cannot be successfully abated by the Division of Solid Waste.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Bid for Nicollet Mall Sanitary Sewer Reconstruction Phase 2 (16-00516)

Accepting low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc. (OP No. 8263) in the amount of $1,977,468 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Nicollet Mall Sanitary Sewer Reconstruction Phase 2, and authorizing a contract for the service.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

 

Ways & Means

WM Committee Report of 4/25/2016

1.    Civil Service Commission appointment (16-00473)

Considering the Mayoral reappointment of Ellen McVeigh, Seat 1, for a three year term beginning March 1, 2016, and ending Feb.28, 2019.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Legal Settlement - Hector Acevedo v. Tyrone Barze Jr. (16-00555)

Approving the settlement of Hector Acevedo v. Tyrone Barze Jr. (Court File No. 15-cv-4348) by payment of $62,500 to Hector Acevedo and his attorneys, Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Legal Settlement - Denis Rodolfo Hernandez-Antunez v. City of Minneapolis (16-00556)

Approving the settlement of the Department of Civil Rights matter Denis Rodolfo Hernandez-Antunez v. City of Minneapolis, MDCR File No. 14-05980, by payment of $15,000 to Denis Rodolfo Hernandez-Antunez and his attorneys, DeLeon & Nestor, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement. 

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Legal Settlement - Nathaniel B. Brown v. City of Minneapolis (16-00557)

Approving the settlement of Nathaniel B. Brown v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $19,500 to Nathanial B. Brown and his attorneys, Terry, Slane & Ruohonen and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Legal Settlement - Anthony Leone v. City of Minneapolis (16-00558)

Approving the settlement of Anthony Leone v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $125,000 to Anthony Leone and his attorneys, Margolis Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Legal Settlement - Gary L. Peterson v. City of Minneapolis (16-00559)

Approving the settlement of Gary L. Peterson v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $315,000 to Gary L. Peterson and his attorney, Gerald W. Bosch, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Legal Settlement - Patience Dirkx v. City of Minneapolis (16-00560)

Approving the settlement of Patience Dirkx v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $35,000 to Patience Dirkx and her attorneys, Tewksbury & Kerfeld, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Contract with Center for Energy and Environment for home visits and energy efficiency loans (16-00561)

Authorizing a contract with Center for Energy and Environment at a cost not-to-exceed $70,000 for income-qualified Home Energy Squad visits and income-qualified residential energy efficiency loans.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Request for Proposal for Human Capital Consulting Services (16-00563)

Authorizing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the City of Minneapolis to seek and review qualified consultants to provide a broad scope of training and development experiences from 2016-2019 for employees to enhance their professional skills and cultural intelligence.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Gift acceptance of donated billboard display time from Clear Channel Outdoor (16-00564)

Passage of a Resolution accepting donated digital billboard space through a partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., with ads running from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2016, encouraging residents to sign up for Snow Emergency alerts and to use Minneapolis 311. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Bid by Electrical Corporation for Exterior Dome Light Replacement Project (16-00565)

Accepting the low bid of Premier Electrical Corporation (OP No. 8253) in the amount of $900,000 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials and incidentals necessary for the Exterior Dome Light Replacement Project for the Minneapolis Convention Center, and further authorizing a contract for this project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  First Quarter 2016 Gift Acceptances (16-00566)

Passage of Resolution accepting the First Quarter 2016 donations made to City of Minneapolis. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) (16-00574)

Authorizing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) replacement system.

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  Contract amendment with MorphoTrak-Safran for Latent Station fingerprint system support (16-00575)

Authorizing an extension of Contract No. C-37992 with MorphoTrak - Safran for support of Latent Station fingerprint system for an additional one-year term through March 31, 2017, for a new not-to-exceed total of $50,000, and using MorphoTrak's vendor form.

Action Taken: Adopted.

15.  Appointed position: Deputy Director Fire Inspection Services (16-00475)

1.    Adopting findings that the proposed position of Deputy Director Fire Inspection Services meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to establish positions.

2.    Approving the appointed position of Deputy Director Fire Inspection Services, evaluated at 533 total points and allocated to Grade 11.

3.    Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $91,534 to $108,508, effective April 15, 2016.

4.    Authorizing annual step movement for the incumbent provided satisfactory or better performance in the job.

Action Taken: Adopted.

16.  Appointed Officials' Salary Administration Plan modifications (16-00476)

Approving modifications to the Appointed Officials' Salary Administration Plan to establish and clarify procedures to maintain and manage the salary administration plan for appointed employees.

Action Taken: Adopted.

17.  Performance Appraisal Policy revisions (16-00477)

Approving revisions to the Performance Appraisal Policy to standardize the performance management processes across the organization. 

Action Taken: Adopted.

18.  2016 Politically Appointed Compensation Plan (16-00478)

1.    Adopting a seven-step salary structure for each job title that currently has a four-step structure.

2.    Adopting a two-step salary structure for each job title that currently has a single-step structure.

3.    Approving a conversion schedule that creates a new top step 2% plus $100 above all current
top-step rates for all positions effective at the end of the day on Dec. 31, 2015, and transition employees effective at the end of the day on Dec. 31, 2015.

4.    Approving an increase of 1% to all compensation-step rates, including longevity, on Jan. 1, 2016.

5.    Authorizing annual step movement, subject to supervisory approval.

Action Taken: Adopted.

19.  2016 Non-Represented Employees Salary Schedule (16-00479)

Approving salary schedule changes for the non-represented group as follows:

1.    Effective at the start of the pay period that includes March 1, 2016, increase the salary and wage schedules, including longevity, by 2.25% for all classified jobs.

2.    Authorize step progression, subject to satisfactory or better performance.

Action Taken: Adopted.

20.  Collective bargaining agreement: Emergency Communications Center Supervisors Bargaining Unit,
Jan. 2016 through Dec. 2017
(16-00572)

1.      Approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Minnesota Teamsters Public and Law Enforcement Employees' Union Local No. 320, Emergency Communications Center Supervisors Unit, for the period Jan. 1, 2016, through Dec. 31, 2017.

2.      Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.

3.      Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

4.      Authorizing the Employee Services Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement upon ratification by the union and adoption by the City Council.

Action Taken: Adopted.

21.  Bid for Nicollet Mall Reconstruction - roadway and streetscape (16-00576)

Accepting of the low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc. (OP No. 8259) in the amount of $28,973,145.05 for furnishing and delivering all labor, materials and incidental necessary for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction - roadway and streetscape, for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for this project, all in accordance with our specifications.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

22.  Contract amendment for Waypoint, Inc. for outside audit assistance (16-00582)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40317 with Waypoint, Inc., increasing the contract total from $50,000 to a new not-to-exceed total of $100,000 with no change to other contract terms.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Zoning & Planning

ZP Committee Report of 4/21/2016

1.    Site plan review appeal: James Boyle, 2008 Bryant Ave S (16-00535)

Denying an appeal filed by James Boyle, on behalf of Minneapolis Neighbors United, regarding the City Planning Commission decision to approve the site plan review application (BZZ-7594) to allow a new, four-story apartment building with 10 dwelling units at 2008 Bryant Ave S. 

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Partial alley vacation: Curt Gunsbury and Robb Miller; 2903, 2905, 2907, 2911 Harriet Ave S and 2900, 2904, 2910, and 2912 Grand Ave S (16-00536)

1.    Approving an application by Curt Gunsbury and Robb Miller for a partial alley vacation at 2903, 2905, 2907, and 2911 Harriet Ave S and 2900, 2904, 2910, and 2912 Grand Ave S, to construct a multiple family dwelling, subject to the retention of easements by CenturyLink.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving Vacation 1652.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Rezoning: Curt Gunsbury and Robb Miller; 2903, 2905, 2907, 2911 Harriet Ave S and 2900, 2904, 2910, and 2912 Grand Ave S (16-00537)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Curt Gunsbury and Robb Miller to rezone (BZZ-7587) 2903, 2905, 2907, and 2911 Harriet Ave S from the I1 District to the R5 District; and 2900, 2904, 2910, and 2912 Grand Ave S from the R2B District to the R5 District, to allow a new 6-story, 111-unit residential building.

2.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Landmark designation: Sumner T McKnight Mansion, 2200 Park Ave (16-00538)

Passage of Resolution approving the local historic landmark designation (BZH-27695) of the Sumner T McKnight Mansion at 2200 Park Ave, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Environmental Assessment Worksheet determination: Proposed Alatus Tower project, 200 Central Ave SE and 113 2nd St SE (16-00539)

1.    Denying a petition for an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the proposed Alatus Tower project on the property located at 200 Central Ave SE and 113 2nd St SE.

2.    Adopting the Findings of Fact and Record of Decision as prepared by Community Planning & Economic Development staff.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

1.    Tailgating: Authorized parking lots near US Bank Stadium ordinance (16-00518)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Frey to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 319 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Open Air Motor Vehicle Parking Lots, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee amending provisions related to the geographical boundaries permitting use of alcohol in parking lots.

Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.

2.    Proposed Charter amendment: Classified service eligibility register (16-000549)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Glidden to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Article VIII, Section 8.5 (d) of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Officers and Other Employees: Classified Service for first reading and referral to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee.

Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Intergovernmental Relations Committee.

 

Resolutions

1.    2016 National Gun Violence Awareness/Orange Walk Day honorary resolution (16-00571)

Passage of Resolution declaring June 2, 2016, to be National Gun Violence Awareness/Orange Walk Day.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    National Police Week 2016 honorary resolution (16-00610)

Passage of Resolution recognizing National Police Week 2016 and honoring the service and sacrifice of those law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty while protecting our communities and safeguarding our democracy.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    2016 Public Service Recognition Week honorary resolution (16-00570)

Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 8 through 14, 2016, as Public Service Recognition Week.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    2016 National Women's Lung Health Week honorary resolution (16-00611)

Passage of Resolution recognizing National Women's Lung Health Week.

Action Taken: Adopted. 

5.    Prince Rogers Nelson honorary resolution (16-00607)

Passage of Resolution honoring Prince Rogers Nelson.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Ecuadorian community honorary resolution (16-00618)

Passage of Resolution honoring the Ecuadorian community and calling on President Obama to grant Temporary Protected Status to victims of the Ecuadorian earthquake.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Unfinished Business

1.    20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan resolution (16-00426)

Passage of Resolution approving a 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan and Directing the Finance Officer and City Attorney to prepare and present to the City Council an ordinance to implement the Plan.

Postponed from City Council meeting on April 1, 2016.

Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda.

2.    Prevailing wage requirements for public improvement contracts ordinance (16-00072)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 24 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Public Works, amending Article IV entitled “Contracts” by adding prevailing wage requirements for certain City contracts for public improvements.

Postponed from City Council meeting on April 15, 2016.

Action Taken: Postponed. 

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Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05

 

Next City Council Meeting:  May 13, 2016

 

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