File Number: 16-00631

Downtown East Commons Operations, Funding, and Gift Acceptance

  1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District (DID) up to $600,000 to operate the Downtown East Commons on an interim basis through an initial term of Dec. 31, 2016, and
  2. Authorizing waiving a Request for Proposals for the agreement with the DID and for any agreements between DID and its professional service subcontractors but DID shall otherwise comply with City contracting ordinances, and
  3. Authorizing staff to negotiate and return to City Council with the terms of an agreement with Green Minneapolis to operate the Downtown East Commons in the longer term and waiving a Request for Proposals, and
  4. Passage of Resolution amending the 2016 General Appropriation Resolution to allocate $250,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the Downtown East Commons to the General Fund to contribute to Commons operations for 2016, and
  5. Passage of Resolution for the acceptance of additional charitable gifts from Green Minneapolis for the construction and operations of the Downtown East Commons.

Originating Department: Community Planning & Economic Development

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Legislative History:

May 9, 2016: WM Agenda

May 9, 2016: WM Committee Report

May 13, 2016: City Council Agenda

May 13, 2016: Official Proceedings

May 18, 2016: Official Act

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Last updated Dec 22, 2016



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