Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

July 12, 2016 - 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  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

 

Public Hearings

Referred from Executive Committee

1.  Appointment of Director of Public Works (16-00931)

Approving the appointment by the Executive Committee of Robin Hutcheson to the appointed position of Director of Public Works for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.

Action Taken:  Approved.

Regulatory Services

2.  Oversight responsibility of traffic control ordinance (16-00775)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 478 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Parking, Stopping and Standing to reflect the current organizational structure.

Action Taken:  Approved.

Public Works

3.  W 29th St (Bryant Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Reconstruction Phase 1: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment (16-00930)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $44,131.61 for the project.

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 $44,135 for the project.

3.    Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

Consent

Public Works

4.  Contract amendment with Minneapolis Refuse, Inc. (MRI) for Automated Vehicle Locator (AVL) telematics and day-certain disposal of collected material (16-00932)

Authorizing amendment to Contract No. C-39564 with Minneapolis Refuse, Inc. (MRI) to provide Automated Vehicle Locator (AVL) telematics in all collection vehicles with standard reporting capabilities and day-certain disposal of collected material, increasing MRI’s annual service expenses from approximately $8,930,000 annually to $8,990,000 the first year for one-time equipment and labor costs and first year support fees, and $8,960,000 each subsequent year for on-going support costs.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

5.  Agreement with Dynatest for automated pavement assessment services (16-00933)

Authorizing an engineering services agreement with Dynatest for an amount not to exceed to perform automated pavement assessment services on city streets, parkways, and alleys.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

6.  W 29th St (Bryant Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Street Lighting:  Project designation and setting public hearing (16-00934)

1.    Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the project.

2.    Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $68,000, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on Aug. 23, 2016.

Action Taken:  Approved as amended.

7.  42nd Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction: Layout approval, variance request, and easements (16-00935)

1.    Approving the layout for the 42nd Ave N Street Reconstruction Project, from Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N.

2.    Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to proceed with a variance request from State Aid Rules for two horizontal curves near Humboldt Ave N.

3.    Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right-of-way if necessary.

Action Taken:  Approved.

8.  Storm Pump Station Rehabilitation and Upgrade Project Phase 2: Easement acquisitions (16-00957)

Authorizing easement agreements with the owners of the properties located at 4509 14th Ave ($5,950), 3831 Blaisdell Ave S ($2,100), and 3827 Blaisdell Ave S ($700) to acquire permanent and temporary (construction) easements for the Storm Pump Stations Rehabilitation and Upgrade Project, Phase 2.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

9.  Contract amendment with Vortec Hydro Vac, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Cleaning (16-00958)

Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. C-40496 (OP No. 8211) with Vortec Hydro Vac, Inc. in the amount of $24,333.32, for a revised contract total of $133,356.85, for construction change orders to complete the cleaning of the sanitary sewer system.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

10. Bid for Fridley Filter Plant rehabilitation (16-00936)

  1. Passage of Resolution approving early the entire Fridley Filter Plant Rehabilitation Project (WTR24) for 2017 to 2019 and increasing the capital appropriation by $44,500,000 to allow for acceptance of the low bid from Rice Lake Construction Group in the amount of $41,628,500.
  2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of tax exempt bonds in the amount of $43,000,000 for the Fridley Filter Plant Rehabilitation Project.
  3. Passage of Resolution declaring intent to reimburse project costs by incurring tax exempt debt.
  4. Accepting low bid of Rice Lake Construction Group (OP No. 8270) in the amount of $41,628,500 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Fridley Filter Plant Rehabilitation Project for the Public Works Water Treatment and Distribution Division, and authorizing a contract for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

11. Bid for Northtown Yard water main tunnel renovations (16-00937)

Accepting low bid of PCI Roads, LLC (OP No. 8289) in the amount of $631,000 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Northtown Yard Water Main Tunnel Renovations for the Public Works Water Treatment and Distribution Division, and authorizing a contract for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

12. Bid for four-fold doors (16-00938)

Accepting low responsive bid of Marge Magnuson Construction Company, Inc. (OP No. 8296) in the amount of $79,350 to furnish and deliver the installation of two (2) four-fold doors for the Public Works Water Treatment and Distribution Division, and authorizing a contract for the service.  (Refer to WM)

 

 

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 26, 2016

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  July 22, 2016

 

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

 

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