Minneapolis City Council Agenda

 

Regular Meeting

April 28, 2017 – 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, and Linea Palmisano

Members Absent: Council Member Andrew Johnson

 

(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.

3.    Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of April 14, 2017.

        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 April 26, 2017

1.    Transgender Equity Council appointments (17-00568)

1.    Approving the following two-year term Council appointments beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:

1.    Nova Bradford, Ward 7, Seat 1

2.    Milin Dutta, Ward 12, Seat 2

3.    EJ Dean, Ward 12, Seat 3

4.    Zeam Porter, Ward 5, Seat 4

5.    Nic Puechner, Ward 8, Seat 5

6.    Freya Richman, Ward 10, Seat 6

2.    Confirming the following two-year term Mayoral appointments beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:

1.    Nathalie Crowley, Ward 7, Seat 7

2.    Taylor Rose Payer, Ward 9, Seat 8

  Action Taken Adopted.

2.    American Indian Memorandum of Understanding 2017 refresh (17-00569)

1.    Receiving and filing the refreshed American Indian Memorandum of Understanding (AI MOU).

2.    Approving the following City leadership to serve on the AI MOU Workgroup:

1.    Alondra Cano, Council Member

2.    David Rubedor, Director, Neighborhood and Community Relations Department

3.    Craig Taylor, Director, Community Planning & Economic Development

4.    Gretchen Musicant, Commissioner, Minneapolis Health Department

5.    Gene Ranieri, Director, Intergovernmental Relations

6.    Janee Harteau, Chief, Minneapolis Police Department

  Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    City’s Medica plan transition in 2018 to self-insurance (17-00567)

1.    Authorizing the implementation of single-employer, self-insured medical plan effective Jan. 1, 2018.

2.    Authorizing necessary contracts to effectuate the implementation of the self-insured medical plan.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Community Development & Regulatory Services

CDRS Committee Report of April 18, 2017

1.    Land sale: 643 Quincy St NE to Whitney Evavold and Benjamin Braun (17-00497)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 643 Quincy St NE (Disposition Parcel No. TF-937) to Whitney Evavold and Benjamin Braun for $145,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Land sale: 1706 3rd St NE to Northeast Minneapolis Properties L.L.C. (17-00498)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1706 3rd St NE (Disposition Parcel No. TF-930) to Northeast Minneapolis Properties L.L.C. for $40,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Land sale: 2227 Grand St NE to David Moir or to alternate purchaser Paula Anderson and Jack Anderson (17-00499)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2227 Grand St NE (Disposition Parcel No. TF-913) to David Moir or to alternate purchaser Paula Anderson and Jack Anderson for $50,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Land sale: 2630 Morgan Ave N to Ideal Development Group, LLC or to alternate purchaser Susanne Lovejoy and Jamez Staples (17-00500)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2630 Morgan Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-932) to Ideal Development Group, LLC or to alternate purchaser Susanne Lovejoy and Jamez Staples for $5,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Land sale: 2958 Logan Ave N to JC Investments, INC. (17-00501)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2958 Logan Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-934) to JC Investments, INC. for $38,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Land sale: 3534 Fremont Ave N to CTW Group Incorporated (17-00502)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3534 Fremont Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-883) to CTW Group Incorporated for $1,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Land sale: 3718 Fremont Ave N to JC Investments, INC. (17-00503)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3718 Fremont Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-921) to JC Investments, INC. for $5,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Consuming in public in Downtown East Commons Park ordinance (16-01116)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 364 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Regulations, amending provisions related to consuming in public in Downtown East Commons Park.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Resource, Inc. refunding bonds: 1900, 1908, 1825, 1826 Chicago Ave and 900 20th Ave S (17-00505)

1.    Passage of Resolution giving final approval to the issuance of revenue bonds by the City of Landfall Village to refund outstanding revenue bonds for Resource, Inc. for social service facilities at 1900, 1908, 1825, 1826 Chicago Ave and 900 20th Ave S.

2.    Referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners to consider passage of resolution authorizing host approval to the issuance and sale of up to $3,950,000 Series 2017 bonds for the Resource Inc. Project at 1900, 1908, 1825, 1826 Chicago Ave and 900 20th Ave S, to the City of Landfall Village.

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

10.  Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses applications (17-00504)

Approving Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses & Consumer Services Agenda for April 18, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Contract for Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment exclusive rights (17-00507)

Authorizing an exclusive rights agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and a development team led by United Properties, Inc.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Contract amendment for Option Agreement with United Properties Development, LLC for Nicollet Hotel Block redevelopment: 30 3rd St (17-00508)

1.    Authorizing an initial extension of the previously approved option agreement with United Properties Development, LLC for its development project at 30 3rd St S to June 30, 2017 with subsequent 1 to 2 month incremental, administrative extensions to Dec. 31, 2017, subject to City receipt of a $50,000 option fee for the initial extension and $25,000 option fees for each subsequent 1 month extension.

2.    Directing staff to return to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee on Nov. 13, 2017, with report of potential progress in advance of potential administrative extension to Dec. 31, 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  2017 Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) grant applications (17-00509)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission of 2017 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development Grant applications to the Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program for the following projects:  Minnehaha Townhomes, 5348, 5364, 5368 Riverview & 5118 54th St E; Aeon Prospect Park, 3001 4th St SE; Green on Fourth, 2901 4th St SE; Olson Towne Homes, 461 Girard Terrace; Sabathani Senior Housing, 310 E 38th St; Penn Ave Union, 2200 Golden Valley Road; Hook & Ladder Apartments, 2212, 2316, 2320 Jefferson St NE; Lake Street Housing, 514 Lake St W; Downtown View Apts Youthlink, 41 N 12th St; Park 7, 714 Park Ave, 612 S 7th St; Bunge Apartments, 937 13th Ave SE; Lake and Bloom, 3017 Bloomington Ave S; East Town Apartments, 6th St and 9th Ave; 38th Street Station, 2924 E 38th St; 1500 Nicollet Avenue, 1500 Nicollet Ave; Artspace Leef North Lofts, 212 James Ave N; Minnehaha Commons, 3001 E Lake St; MoZaic East, 2900 Fremont Ave S; 46th & Hiawatha, 3939 and 3941 E 46th St; Capri Theatre Renaissance, 2027 W Broadway Ave.

2.    Authorizing execution of cooperative agreements for the recommended County-funded projects.

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  Grant acceptance from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program (17-00510)

1.    Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for the At Glenwood project, 225 Thomas Ave N, 301 Thomas Ave N, and 305 Thomas Ave N, in the amount of $210,136; and the Prospect Park Senior Housing project, 3033 University Ave SE, 3000 4th St SE and 3024 4th St SE, in the amount of $224,982, for the February 1, 2017 round of the Redevelopment Grant Program.

2.    Authorizing contracts or agreements with DEED for the aforesaid grants.

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

Action Taken: Adopted.

15.  Great Streets Business District Support Grants Contracts (17-00540)

Authorizing one year grant contracts funding business district revitalization activities, including marketing and branding tactics, education and engagement work, events, business recruitment efforts, and placemaking strategies with: Asian Media Access for $37,500, Corcoran Neighborhood Organization for $10,000 and $39,900, Dinkytown Business Alliance for $18,800, Hennepin Theatre Trust for up to $50,000, Lake Street Council for $50,000, Latino Economic Development Center for $8,000, Longfellow Business Association for $7,000, Metro Blooms for $19,500, Midtown Greenway Coalition for $14,900, Native American Community Development Institute for $12,900, Neighborhood Development Center for $15,000, Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce for $24,300, Project for Pride in Living for $13,500, Seward Civic and Commerce Association for $12,000, Seward Redesign for $50,000, Towerside Business Alliance for $13,000, West Bank Business Association for $47,300, and West Broadway Business and Area Coalition for $50,000.

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

16.  Rental Dwelling License re-instatement: 2900 Emerson Ave N, owner Scott Feyereisen (17-00511)

Approving the re-instatement of the Rental Dwelling License held by Scott Feyereisen for the property at 2900 Emerson Ave N, having received an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

Action Taken: Adopted.

17.  License Settlement Conference recommendations: Surdyk’s Liquor, Inc., doing business as Surdyk’s Liquor, 303 E Hennepin (17-00506)

1.    Denying the Business License Settlement Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Surdyk’s Liquor, Inc., allowing the licensee to retain the Off Sale Liquor License for Surdyk’s Liquor at 303 E Hennepin, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

2.    Directing staff to return to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee on May 16, 2017 with alternative recommendations.

Action Taken: Adopted.

18.  2017 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit-Oriented Development grant applications (17-00539)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) as follows: Leef Project, 212 James Ave N.; West Broadway Curve II, 1820 W Broadway Ave; and Olson Town Homes, 461 Girard Terrace.

2.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development (TOD) grant programs as follows: Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2105 Cedar Ave S; 38th Street Station, 2924 E 38th St; and Penn Avenue Union, 2200 Golden Valley Road.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Health, Environment & Community Engagement

HECE Committee Report of April 17, 2017

1.    Short-term food ordinance (17-00309)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 10 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code, amending various provisions relating to short-term and seasonal short-term food permits and public market and municipal market regulations:

1.    Chapter 186 In General.

2.    Chapter 188 Administration and Licensing.

3.    Chapter 201 Public Markets.

4.    Chapter 202 Municipal Market.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Contract amendment with The Family Partnership for services for victims of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation (17-00488)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40376 with The Family Partnership for an additional $25,000, for a revised contract total of $50,000, to provide designated services for victims of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation for the period of April 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2017, with the option to extend the contract, on an annual basis, for up to two (2) additional years contingent upon funding and performance.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Health Partners provider insurance agreement for School Based Clinics (17-00489)

Authorizing an agreement with Health Partners to provide insurance payments for services billed through the School Based Clinics.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Grant acceptance from Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for summer interns (17-00490)

1.    Accepting a grant from Mississippi Watershed Management Organization in the amount of $19,200 to hire summer interns to assist in erosion control and enforcement for the year 2017.  (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing an agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Health Department.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Minneapolis Green Zones Workgroup: Presentation of recommendations (17-00486)

Passage of Resolution establishing Green Zones in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

 

Intergovernmental Relations

IGR Committee Report of April 20, 2017

1.    Federal and State legislative funding proposals and impacts on the City (17-00552)

1.    Directing staff to draft a letter to the Minnesota Congressional delegation regarding the President’s proposed 2018 budget and its impact on the City, to be presented for approval at the April 26 Committee of the Whole meeting.

2.    Directing staff to draft a letter to the Chairs of the House and Senate Transportation Committees regarding transit and transportation funding.

3.    Directing staff to draft a letter to the executive branch, legislative leadership, appropriate committee chairs, and the Minneapolis legislative delegation urging the full funding of the racial equity agenda that was passed into law in 2016 at the previously agreed upon level.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    The National Endowment of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities funding (17-00553)

Passage of Resolution supporting continued funding for the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and opposing the defunding of the agencies.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management

PSCREM Committee Report of April 19, 2017

1.    Revised Comprehensive General Emergency Management Plan (17-00534)

Passage of Resolution approving the revised Emergency Operations Plan, version winter 2016, pursuant to Minneapolis Code of Ordinance Title 6, Section 128.20.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Contract Agreements with the Minnesota State Patrol, Hennepin Co. Sheriff’s Office and Metro Transit for 2017 Safety Initiative – Joint Enforcement Team (JET) Patrols (17-00535)

Authorizing individual agency joint powers agreements with the Minnesota State Patrol, Hennepin Co. Sheriff’s Office, and Metro Transit law enforcement services under the Police 2017 Safety Initiate – Joint Enforcement Teams (JET) patrols, for the period of May 26 - Sept. 2, 2017, with each agreement in the amount of $20,000, for a total cost of $60,000, for additional law enforcement personnel in high crime areas within the 4th Precinct.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Cooperative agreement between the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) and other law enforcement agencies for law enforcement services for the 2018 Super Bowl events (17-00536)

Authorizing the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to enter into an agreement with other law enforcement agencies to provide law enforcement officers to meet the public safety needs during 2018 Super Bowl events from Jan. 26 – Feb. 5, 2018, and to establish the reimbursement rates and related terms for these services, which will be reimbursed by the 2018 Super Bowl Host Committee.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Contract with Hennepin County Community Outreach for Co-Responder Pilot Program (17-00537)

Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County Community Outreach for a not-to-exceed amount of $200,000 to tentatively begin on May 1, 2017, effective for 1 year, using the Hennepin County contract form, for Psychiatric Emergencies (COPE) mental health professionals to participate in the Co-Responder pilot program for police/community mental health crisis response.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Transportation & Public Works

TPW Committee Report of April 18, 2017

1.    Washington St NE (17th Ave NE to 27th Ave NE) Street Resurfacing:  Project approval and assessment (17-00344)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $164,862.37 for the Washington St NE (17th Ave NE to 27th Ave NE) Street Resurfacing Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 9964D (CPV1756).

2.    Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $164,865 for the project.  (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

2.    North & South Sheridan Area Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment (17-00512)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,421,132.08 for the North & South Sheridan Area Residential Street Resurfacing Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 9964E (CPV1756).

2.    Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,421,135 for the project.  (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    The Commons ordinance (17-00375)

1.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 17, Chapter 427 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks: In General, relating to rules for The Commons.

2.    Approving “Rules of the Commons.”

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    2017 Alley Renovation Program: Project designation and cost estimate (17-00513)

1.    Passage of Resolution designating the improvement of the 2017 Alley Renovation Program, Project No. AL017 (PV1706) (10 alleys throughout the City of Minneapolis).

2.    Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $261,483.56, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on June 6, 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    46th Ave S (46th St E to Godfrey Pkwy) Street Reconstruction: Project designation, cost estimate, easement, and appropriation adjustment (17-00514)

1.    Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the 46th Ave S (46th St E to Godfrey Pkwy) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2290 (CPV111).

2.    Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $606,500, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on June 6, 2017.

3.    Authorizing the acceptance and recording of a 66 foot wide street easement from Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for the segment of 46th Ave S from the north line of Minnehaha Park to the north line of Godfrey Pkwy.

4.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Department in the Capital Improvements Fund by $135,000 and designating $135,000 of the 2017 Permanent Improvement Tax Levy to the 46th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project: Removing special assessment for 300 Washington Ave (17-00516)

Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to remove the special assessment in the amount of $72,000 from the tax roll for the property identified as PID No. 23-029-24-34-0079, located at 300 Washington Ave, for payable 2017 and subsequent years’ tax files, in conjunction with the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project No. 9916C (CPV085).

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    2015 Water Service Line Repair and Replacement: Removing special assessment for 5153 15th Ave S (17-00517)

Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to remove the special assessment in the amount of $4,500 from the tax roll for the property identified as PID No. 14-028-24-42-0212, located at 5153 15th Ave S, for payable 2017 and subsequent years’ tax files, in conjunction with the 2015 Water Service Line Repair and Replacement (690R5186), and directing Water Permits and Connections staff to reimburse the property owner for the amount collected to date.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Temporary easement agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for Nicollet Island Pump Station (17-00518)

Authorizing a temporary easement agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for temporary use of MPRB land adjacent to the construction site for Nicollet Island Pump Station.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Cooperative Agreements with Hennepin County for W Lake St/Lagoon Ave Crosswalks and the Marshall St Bikeway Feasibility Study (17-00519)

1.    Accepting grant awards from Hennepin County for $36,540 covering 25% of the W Lake St/Lagoon Ave crosswalk construction costs, and $20,000 covering 50% of the Marshall St Bikeway Feasibility Study cost.  (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing Hennepin County Cooperative Agreements No. PW 35-20-16 and No. PW 36-20-16 for pedestrian improvements to W Lake St/Lagoon Ave and the Marshall St Bikeway Feasibility Study.

3.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Department by $56,540.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Non-Disclosure Agreement with Aclara Technologies LLC (17-00520)

Authorizing a non-disclosure agreement with Aclara Technologies LLC to use vendor-collected City of Minneapolis data.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Storm Water Pump Station Rehabilitation Project Phase 2: Amendment to contract with Lametti and Sons, Inc. for construction change orders (17-00521)

Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. C-41211 (Official Publication No. 8285) with Lametti and Sons, Inc. for construction change orders to amend the schedule of the contract for the Storm Water Pump Station Rehabilitation Project Phase 2.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  10th Ave Storm Tunnel Repairs Phase IV Project: Contract amendment with Engineering & Construction Innovations (17-00522)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41502 (Official Publication No. 8327) with Engineering & Construction Innovations (ECI) in the amount of $991,743, for a revised contract total of $4,961,517, for construction change orders associated with unknown site conditions encountered in the 10th Ave Storm Tunnel Repairs Phase IV Project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  Peavey Plaza gift acceptance from Green Minneapolis (17-00523)

1.    Passage of Resolution accepting charitable gifts from Green Minneapolis for the revitalization of Peavey Plaza.  (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing execution of a donation agreement with Green Minneapolis to accept the gifts.

3.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation to the Public Works Department by $2,000,000.

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  Intern Project Agreement with Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (17-00524)

Authorizing an Intern Project Agreement with the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) in the amount of $3,000 to conduct evaluations of the neutralization system at the Columbia Heights Membrane Plant in the summer of 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

15.  Settlement of Special Assessment Appeal for 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project: LRH Investments LLC v. City of Minneapolis (17-00525)

1.    Approving the settlement of the Special Assessment Appeal brought in the matter of LRH Investments LLC v. City of Minneapolis, Court File No. 27-CV-16-3258, in which the City will reassess and/or amend a special assessment associated with the 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project No. 6752 (PV086).  LRH’s property at 66  26th Ave N, PID No. 10-029-24-34-0039, would be reassessed at the amount of $29,000.

2.    Authorizing that all previous assessments associated with this project for this individual parcel be cancelled and replaced by the new amended assessment.

3.    Authorizing the City Attorney’s Office, and the Department of Public Works, to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

16.  Bid for Gray/Black Class “A” Aggregate (17-00526)

Accepting sole bid of Dresser Trap Rock, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8383 for an estimated total expenditure of $280,150, to furnish and deliver gray/black Class “A” Aggregate for the Public Works Paving Department, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

17.  Bid for construction of 42nd Ave N Street Reconstruction Project (17-00527)

Accepting low base bid of Valley Paving, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8393 for an estimated total expenditure of $6,412,369.81, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the 42nd Ave N Street Reconstruction Project (CPV096), and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

18.  Bid for Ready Mix Concrete (17-00528)

Accepting low bid of Cemstone Products Company, submitted on Official Publication No. 8408 for an estimated total expenditure of $690,488, to produce and deliver Ready Mix Concrete through March 31, 2018, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

19.  Bid for drain line utility access vaults (17-00529)

Accepting low bid of Municipal Builders, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8409 for an estimated total expenditure of $837,615, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of drain line utility access vaults, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

20.  Bid for asbestos abatement and lead-based paint removal at the Fridley Filter Plant (17-00530)

Accepting low bid (Bid Items No. 1-11 and 18-32) of Dennis Environmental Operations, submitted on Official Publication No. 8410 for a total expenditure of $359,050, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the removal and disposal of specified asbestos-containing materials and lead-based paint as part of the Fridley Filter Plant Rehabilitation Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

21.  Bid for Andersen School Crosswalk Improvements Project (17-00531)

Accepting low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8411 for a total expenditure of $667,287, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Andersen School Crosswalk Improvements Project (CTR1622), and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

22.  Bid for Seward Bicycle Boulevard Project (17-00532)

Accepting low bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8416 for a total expenditure of $294,666.55, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Seward Bicycle Boulevard Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

23.  Bid for 4th St SE Street Reconstruction Project (17-00544)

Accepting low bid of Veit & Company, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8404 for a total estimated expenditure of $2,328,154.35, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the 4th St SE Street Reconstruction Project (CPV094), and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

24.  2017 International Compost Awareness Week (17-00533)

Passage of Resolution declaring May 7-13, 2017, as International Compost Awareness Week.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Ways & Means

WM Committee Report of April 24, 2017

1.    Legal settlement-Worker’s Compensation claim of Joseph J. Silva (17-00554)

Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Joseph J. Silva by payment of $170,400 to Joseph J. Silva and his attorney, Donald G. Fernstrom, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Legal settlement - City of Minneapolis v. Detroit Renovations, LLC (17-00555)

1.    Authorizing the settlement of the lawsuit City of Minneapolis v. Detroit Renovations, LLC, by an agreement in which Detroit Renovations, LLC must:

1.    Complete its development of the property located at 1522 Hillside Ave N by Oct. 15, 2017, (barring certain delays and subject to a 60-day cure period).

2.    Deposit construction costs in the amount of $150,000.

3.    Execute a quitclaim deed in favor of the City, which will be recorded (and therefore effectuated) in the event that Detroit Renovations, LLC, does not complete the development at 1522 Hillside Ave N within the agreed-upon timeframe. 

2.    Authorizing execution of any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Bid for Exterior Light Replacement Project-Phase 1 at the Minneapolis Convention Center (17-00556)

Accepting the low bid of Premier Electric Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8401 in the amount of $251,000, to provide all material, labor, equipment and incidentals for the construction of the Minneapolis Convention Center exterior light replacement project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Grant from the Kresge Foundation for the Creative City Making Minneapolis program (17-00558)

1.    Accepting the Kresge Foundation grant of $1,125,000 over a three (3) year period starting Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2019, for the implementation of Creative City Making processes and practices to City departments.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the Kresge Foundation Arts and Culture program for scope of work related to the grant award.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator’s Office - Arts Culture and the Creative Economy program.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Gift Acceptance March 2017 donations under $15,000 (17-00559)

Passage of Resolution accepting  the March 2017 gifts and donations valued under $15,000 made to the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Rollover of 2016 funds to the 2017 general appropriation (17-00560)

Passage of Resolution amending the 2017 General Appropriation to roll over funds from 2016 to 2017 for several operating departments for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2016 budget year.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Consolidated Office Building Request for Proposals - Architectural and Engineering services, Construction Manager as an Agent services (17-00561)

1.    Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals from qualified firms to provide Architectural and Engineering Design Services for the Consolidated Office Building project. 

2.    Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals from qualified individuals or firms to provide Construction Management Services as an Agent for the Consolidated Office Building project. 

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Contract amendment with SecuroNet, LLC for addition scope of work services (17-00562)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39098 in the amount of $145,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $299,298, for additional scope of work services to develop, design, and implement camera feeds, mobile application feeds, database creation, and integration of video and other services as requested for Information Technology, Finance Property Service (FPS), and the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Contract with Gartner, Inc. for an Enterprise Governance Program for Information Technology systems (17-00563)

Authorizing a contract with Gartner, Inc. for three (3) years with the option to extend for two (2) additional one-year terms, for a not-to-exceed amount of $500,000 for the development of an Enterprise Governance Program for Information Technology systems.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Agreement with the 2018 Super Bowl LII Host Committee for additional City services (17-00557)

1.    Authorizing an agreement between the City of Minneapolis (the City) and the 2018 Super Bowl LII Host Committee (the Host Committee) for payment by the Host Committee to the City for additional City services for 2018 Super Bowl events affiliated with the National Football League (the Super Bowl Events) from Jan. 26, 2018 – Feb. 5, 2018.

2.    Authorizing amendments to the agreement to allow the Host Committee to pay for additional City costs for parking, transportation, change orders and contingencies.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Zoning & Planning

ZP Committee Report of April 20, 2017

1.    Yard variances appeal: Basir and Mohiba Tareen, 2701 E Lake of the Isles Pkwy (17-00548)

Granting an appeal submitted by Basir and Mohiba Tareen of the following Zoning Board of Adjustment decisions denying yard variances (PLAN-3689) to allow an addition that would connect the existing single-family home to the existing detached garage for the property located at 2701 E Lake of the Isles Pkwy, and adopting staff findings as submitted by the City Attorney’s Office:

1.    A variance to reduce the south interior side yard requirement adjacent to the south lot line from 10 feet to 1.4 feet.

2.    A variance to reduce the east interior side yard requirement from 10 feet to 1 foot.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Rezoning: Wellington Management, 212 James Ave N and 208-226 Irving Ave N (17-00491)

1.    Approving the following applications submitted by Wellington Management to rezone (PLAN-3638) the properties located at 212 James Ave N and 208-226 Irving Ave N, for a planned unit development:

1.    The southern portion of 212 James Ave N from R5 (Multiple-Family District) to C1 (Neighborhood Commercial District) and adding the TP Transitional Parking Overlay District to the northern portion of 212 James Ave N.

2.    226 Irving Ave N from R3 (Multiple-Family District) to R5 (Multiple-Family District) and adding the TP Transitional Parking Overlay District to 208-226 Irving Ave N.

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

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Rezoning: Nicholas Colacci, 3241 Cedar Ave (17-00492)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Nicholas Colacci to rezone (PLAN-3805) the property located at 3241 Cedar Ave from R2B (Two-family District) to R3 (Multiple-family District), to legally establish having three residential uses within the existing building.

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

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Regulations for fraternities and sororities ordinance (16-00830)

1.      Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations for fraternities and sororities.

1.    Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.

2.    Chapter 546 Residence Districts.

3.    Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts

2.    Returning to Author: Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

1.    Wellington Condominium Housing Improvement Area ordinance (17-00578)

Goodman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 421 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Housing Improvement Areas, adding a new Article II entitled "Wellington Condominium Housing Improvement Area" to establish the area and impose fees to pay for housing improvements within the area.

Action Taken: Notice given.

2.    Regulation of Telecom Antennas ordinance (17-00579)

B. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 535 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code:  Regulations of General Applicability, amending provisions related to telecom antennas in the Right of Way and general housekeeping of Article VIII Communications Towers, Antennas, and Base Units.

Action Taken: Notice given.

 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

1.    Permit requirements for amplified sound equipment ordinance (17-00541)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Bender to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 389 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating Offenses--Miscellaneous: Noise, for first reading and referral to the Health, Environment, & Community Engagement Committee, amending permit requirements for sound amplifying equipment.

Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee.

2.    Licensing regulations for places of adult entertainment ordinance (17-00542)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon and Palmisano to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 267 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Amusements, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding and amending provisions related to places of adult entertainment.

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

3.    Zoning regulations for sexually oriented uses and places of adult entertainment ordinance (17-00543)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon and Palmisano to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 549 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Downtown Districts, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending provisions and definitions related to sexually oriented uses and adult entertainment.

Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Zoning & Planning Committee.

 

Resolutions

1.    2017 National Gun Violence Awareness Day honorary resolution (17-00580)

Passage of Resolution declaring June 2, 2017, to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    2017 Public Service Recognition Week honorary resolution (17-00582)

Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 7 through 13, 2017, as Public Service Recognition Week.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Announcements

Adjournment

1.    The Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners will meet upon adjournment of the City Council Meeting.

   Staff Reports: MCDA Materials

2.    Adjourn to May 3, 2017, at 9:35 a.m. in the Council Chamber for the purpose of considering the report of the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.

 

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 12, 2017

 

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