Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
June 23, 2015 - 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members: Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Linea Palmisano, Cam Gordon, Blong Yang, Elizabeth Glidden, and Lisa Bender (Quorum 4)
Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287
Consent
1.  8th St SE Street Reconstruction & Street Lighting Project: Capital budget amendment (15-00744)
a.   Approving resolution amending the 2015 capital budget by establishing the 8th St SE Street Reconstruction and Street Lighting Project (No. 2283) by increasing the appropriation for the project by $186,698, to be funded from assessments of $80,593 and University of Minnesota funding of $106,105.
b.   Approving resolution declaring the City’s intent to reimburse expenditures up to $80,593 with proceeds from tax exempt bonds
2.   7th Street Ramp Project: Capital budget amendment (15-00745)
Approving resolution amending the 2015 capital budget by increasing the appropriation for the 7th St Ramp Project from MSA funds by $1,000,000 and decreasing Transportation and Economic Development grant funds for the project by $1,019,645. 
3.   Pedestrian Advisory Committee appointments (15-00746)
Approving the following City Council appointments to the Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2015, and expiring June 30, 2017:
a.    Greta Alquist, Seat 1, Ward 3.
b.    Julia Kumba YingHua Curran, Seat 5, Ward 7.
c.    Alex Cecchini, Seat 7, Ward 10.
d.    Tamir Ali Mohamud, Seat 9, Ward 6.
e.    Tom Dunnwald, Seat 14, Ward 1.
f.     Don Ostrom, Seat 2, Ward 7.
g.    Julia Tabbut, Seat 3, Ward 2.
h.    Emily Antin, Seat 4, Ward 12.
i.     Philip Ailiff Jr., Seat 6, Ward 3.

4.   50th & France Special Service District Advisory Board ppointments (15-00747)

Approving the following City Council appointments to the 50th & France Special Service District Advisory Board for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2015, and expiring July 1, 2017:
a.    Jeffrey Peterson, Ward 13.
b.    Luke Shimp, Ward 13.
c.    Laura Steffes, Ward 13.
d.    Robert Sykes, Ward 13.
e.    Steve Young, Ward 13.

5.   Peavey Plaza landscaping donation from Minneapolis Downtown Council (15-00748)

Approving resolution authorizing acceptance of a donation from the Minneapolis Downtown Council of annual plantings at Peavey Plaza valued at approximately $15,000. 

6.  Collaborative Research Project Agreement with University of Minnesota (15-00749)

Authorizing execution of an agreement with the University of Minnesota Board of Regents to conduct research to determine the design and operating parameters that will lead to improved performance of granular activated carbon filters in the Minneapolis drinking water process.  

7.  Bid for 7th Street Ramp (15-00750)

Accepting low bid of Lunda Construction Company (OP No. 8099) in the amount of $8,243,364.39 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the 7th Street/Trunk Highway 94 Ramp,  and authorizing the proper City officers to execute a contract for the project. 

Discussion

8.  Minneapolis Bicycle Master Plan: Protected Bikeway Update (15-00751)
Approving the Protected Bikeway Update to the Minneapolis Bicycle Master Plan.

Upcoming

Public Hearings - July 14, 2015:
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next Committee Meeting: July 14, 2015
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: July 10, 2015
 
Submit written comments about agenda items to: councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov
 
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