Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

October 11, 2016 - 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

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

Member Absent:  Council Member Blong Yang

 

Council Committee Coordinator:  Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287

 

Public Hearing

Public Works

1.   Water and sewer service line repair and replacement assessments (16-01094)

Passage of Resolution adopting and levying assessments for water and sewer service line repairs that remain unpaid, adopting the assessment rolls, and directing transmittal of the assessment rolls to the Hennepin County Auditor.

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

Consent

Public Works

2.   Metropolitan Council Municipal Infiltration and Inflow Grant Program: Grant acceptance agreement (16-01378)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a state bond funded grant agreement with the Metropolitan Council to fund up to $370,163.52 for CIPP (cured-in-place pipe) lining and repairs of existing sewers including making and otherwise authorizing a bond-financed property Certification as may be required by the terms of the grant.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation and revenue in the Public Works-Sewer Construction Agency for the Infiltration and Inflow Removal Program by $370,163.52.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

3.   Bassett Creek Main Stem Erosion Repair Project:  Funding agreement (16-01379)

1.    Authorizing an agreement with the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC) for funding of Bassett Creek Main Stem Erosion Repair Project.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving the Bassett Creek Main Stem Erosion Repair Project, for which an Environmental Response Fund grant application is being submitted to the Hennepin County Environment and Energy Department.

3.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation and revenue in the Public Works-Stormwater Fund by $932,000 to reflect funding from the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

4.   Nicollet Mall Street Reconstruction Project:  Assessment reduction (16-01380)

1.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-217 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the Nicollet Mall Street Reconstruction Project,” passed May 15, 2015, to reduce the assessments for the project from $25,901,175.66 to $25,000,000.14 and to return excess funding to ratepayers in the form of assessment reductions.

2.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-218 to reduce the requested bond sale from $25,901,180 to $25,000,000.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

5.  Occupancy Permit agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (16-01381)

Authorizing an agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) to obtain a permit for Temporary Occupancy related to a project to perform maintenance repairs to a shallow utility tunnel under BNSF property along 37th Ave NE between Main St and E River Road.

Action Taken:  Approved.

6.  Peavey Plaza Revitalization Project:  Amendment to project management agreement with Conurbation, LLC (16-01382)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-39366 with Conurbation, LLC (principal Peter Brown), increasing the contract by $20,000, for a revised contract total of $69,500, for project management of Phase II of the Peavey Plaza Revitalization Project through March 31, 2017.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

7.   Franklin Ave Bridge:  Agreement with MnDOT for bicycle counter (16-01383)

Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for the maintenance of the MnDOT-supplied bicycle counter installed by Hennepin County as part of the Franklin Ave Bridge Reconstruction Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

8.   2017 -2020 Minneapolis Public Works Consulting Pool (16-01384)

Authorizing a Master Service Agreement with each of the 54 successful firms responding to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Minneapolis Public Works Consulting Pool for three-year agreements from Feb. 15, 2017, to Feb. 14, 2020.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

9.  Cedar Ave Bridge over the Midtown Greenway Replacement Project:  Layout approval  (16-01385)

Passage of Resolution approving Hennepin County’s layout for the replacement of the Cedar Ave S Bridge over the Midtown Greenway (CSAH 152 Bridge).

Action Taken:  Approved.

10. Portland Ave Bridge over Midtown Greenway Replacement Project:  Layout approval (16-01386)

Passage of Resolution approving Hennepin County’s layout for the replacement of the Portland Ave S Bridge over the Midtown Greenway (CSAH 35 Bridge).

Action Taken:  Approved.

11. Appeal of the denial of an Encroachment Permit for balconies over the public right-of-way at 315 7th Ave N (16-01387)

1.    Denying an appeal submitted by Josh Brandsted of Greco Properties, LLC regarding the decision of the Public Works Department denying an encroachment permit for balconies over the public right-of-way at 317 7th Ave N.

2.    Adopting the staff findings that the requested encroachment exceeds the distance allowable under the City Building Code.

Action Taken:  Denied.

12. Non-governmental tax exempt parcel street light operations fee assessments:  Designation and setting public hearing for Nov. 7, 2016  (16-01388)

Adopting report designating the citywide street light operations fee assessment against properties exempt from ad valorem taxation and setting a public hearing for Nov. 7, 2016.

Action Taken:  Approved.

13. Non-governmental tax exempt parcel street maintenance assessments:  Designation and setting public hearing for Nov. 7, 2016  (16-01389)

Adopting report designating the citywide street maintenance assessment against properties exempt from ad valorem taxation and setting a public hearing for Nov. 7, 2016.

Action Taken:  Approved.

14. 2016 Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan (SMTP):  Comments (16-01391)

Approving comments on the 2016 Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan for submittal to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Action Taken:  Approved.

15. 2016 20-Year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP):  Comments (16-01392)

Approving comments on the 2016 20-Year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan for submittal to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Action Taken:  Approved.

16. Bid for Fridley Softening Plant Cone Expansion Joint Project (16-01390)

Accepting low bid of Ram Construction Services of Minnesota, LLC (OP No. 8342) in the amount of $74,535 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Fridley Softening Plant Cone Expansion Joint Project, and authorizing a contract for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

Upcoming

Public Hearings - Oct. 25, 2016:

·        Sewer Service Availability Charges (SAC) (16-01307)

·        Sidewalk Repair and Construction Assessments (16-01308)

·        Snow and Ice Removal from Public Sidewalk Assessments (16-01308)

 

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  October 21, 2016

Next Committee Meeting:  October 25, 2016

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

 

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