Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

August 8, 2016 - 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Linea Palmisano, Elizabeth Glidden, and Lisa Bender (Quorum 4)
Members Absent:  Council Members Cam Gordon and Blong Yang

 

Council Committee Coordinator:  Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287

 

Consent

Public Works

1.   Water and sewer service line repair assessments: Setting public hearing (16-01094)

Setting a public hearing for Oct. 11, 2016, to consider the assessment of charges for water and sewer service line repairs that remain unpaid.

Action Taken:  Approved.

2.   Special Service District assessments: Setting public hearing (16-01095)

Setting a public hearing for Sept. 27, 2016, to consider proposed services and service charges for 2017 for the Uptown, Dinkytown, Central Avenue, Stadium Village, Eat Street, Lowry Hill, 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South, and Linden Hills Special Service Districts (non-428A Districts).

Action Taken:  Approved.

3.   Wetland Conservation Act implementation delegation (16-01096)

Passage of Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works, or designee, to act as the decision-making authority for the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) within the portions of the City of Minneapolis included in the Bassett Creek, Shingle Creek, and Mississippi Watershed Management Organization areas.

Action Taken:  Approved.

4.   Advanced Metering Infrastructure: Request for Proposals (16-01097)

Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals for an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system for the City’s residential water meters.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

5.   The Big Jump Project: Letter of Interest (16-01098)

Authorizing the submission of a letter of interest indicating the City’s intent to apply for The Big Jump Project, a grant opportunity from People for Bikes.

Action Taken:  Approved.

6.   Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program Funds: 2016 applications (16-01099)

1.    Authorizing the submission of a series of applications for Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds passed through the state.

2.    Authorizing the commitment of local funds to provide the required match for federal funding.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

7.   Minneapolis Open Streets: 2017 organizer selection and agreement (16-01100)

1.    Approving the selection of the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition as the 2017 Open Streets organizer.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition for planning and management services for 2017 Open Streets.

Action Taken:  Approved.

8.   Construction of traffic signal and pedestrian ramps at 60th St W and Xerxes Ave S (16-01101)

Passage of Resolution authorizing a Construction Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County and the City of Edina for the construction and installation of a new traffic signal and ADA pedestrian ramps at the intersection of 60th St W and Xerxes Ave S.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

9.   Stormwater Specialty Vegetation Management: Contract amendment with Wetland Habitat Restoration, LLC (16-01102)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-38520 with Wetland Habitat Restoration, LLC, increasing the contract by $62,536, for a revised contract total of $447,401, to include work at sites where construction took place after the start of the contract and required additional specialty vegetation management.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

10.  Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Enhancement Project: Contract amendment with Egan Company (16-01103)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40047 with Egan Company, to include Supplemental Agreement No. 1 and increasing the contract by $136,043, for a revised contract total of $2,120,000, for additional conduit and fiber installation not included in the original bid for the Intelligent Transportation System Enhancement Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

11.  Riverside Extension Reconstruction Project: Contract amendment with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. (16-01104)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-38283 (OP No. 7925) with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., extending the contract to Dec. 31, 2016, and increasing the contract by $6,757.46, for a revised contract total of $1,406,385.31, to allow for construction change orders as part of the Riverside Extension Reconstruction Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

12.  3rd St S and 46th St E Signal Upgrades Project: Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation (16-01105)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-39428 with Premier Electrical Corporation, extending the contract to Sept. 30, 2016, and increasing the contract by $85,380, for a revised contract total of $1,120,000, to allow for change orders associated with the Signal Upgrades Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

13.  Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project: Professional services contract amendment (16-01106)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-35625 with AECOM, extending the contract to March 31, 2018, and increasing the contract by $224,000, for a revised contract total of $2,140,000, to complete additional environmental review and pre-project development tasks for the Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

14.  Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project: Project management contract amendment (16-01107)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-38559 with ZAN Associates, extending the contract to March 31, 2018, and increasing the contract by $120,000, for a revised contract total of $245,000, to provide project management and public outreach professional services for the Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

15.  Traffic Zones, Restrictions, and Controls: Second quarter 2016 (16-00606)

Receiving and filing a report of approved and implemented quarterly items for traffic zones, restrictions, and controls for the second quarter of 2016.

Action Taken:  Received and filed.

 

Discussion

Public Works

16.  Blue Line Extension (Bottineau Corridor) Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project: Final Environmental Impact Statement Comments (16-01108)

Approving comments on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Blue Line Extension (Bottineau Corridor) LRT Project and directing the Public Works Department to submit the comments to the Metropolitan Council.

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

Upcoming

Public Hearings - Sept. 13, 2016:

·        29th St W Street Lighting Project (Bryant Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) (16-00934)

·        Special Service Districts (Section 428A Districts) (16-01026)

·        W Broadway Improvement Special Service District (16-01027)

·        Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District (16-01028)

·        50th St W and France Ave S Parking Facility (Ewing Lot) (16-01029)

 

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:  September 13, 2016

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 19, 2016

 

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

 

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