Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

January 3, 2017 - 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

 

Consent

Public Works

1.  Sale of city-owned vehicle to University of Minnesota  (17-00001)

Authorizing negotiation and execution of the sale of a 2003 Freightliner MT55 Step-Van (Police Command Van Unit No. 75004) to the University of Minnesota.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

2.  Special Service District Advisory Boards: Appointments  (17-00013)

Approving the following Council appointments to Special Service District Advisory Boards for two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:

1.  50th & France Special Service District (Ward 13):  Robert Sykes, Seat 1; Laura Steffes, Seat 2; Steve Young, Seat 3; and Jeffrey Peterson; Seat 4.

2.  54th & Lyndale Special Service District (Wards 11 and 13):  Daniel Campo, Seat 1; Vikki Johnson; Seat 2; and Jeff Linder, Seat 3.

3.  Bloomington-Lake Special Service District (Wards 9): Victorino Geniz, Seat 1; Maria Lala, Seat 2; Julie Ingebretsen, Seat 3; Becky George, Seat 4; Jose Cruz, Seat 5.

4.  Central Avenue Special Service District (Ward 1):  Katherine Bakke, Seat 1; Amy Fields; Seat 2; Ruksapol (Joe) Hatch-Surisook, Seat 3; James Higgins, Seat 4; Lynda MacDonald, Seat 5; Scott McCleary, Seat 6; and Patty Shoenbauer Grell, Seat 7.

5.  Chicago Avenue South Special Service District (Wards 8 and 11): Joyce Tesarek, Seat 1; Harvey McLain, Seat 2; and Bob Gustafson, Seat 3.

6.  Chicago-Lake Special Service District (Wards 6 and 9): Bertha Ruiz, Seat 1; Dave Burrill, Seat 2; and David Johnson, Seat 3.

7.  Dinkytown Special Service District (Ward 3): Frank Vescio, Seat 1; Jeff Ashland, Seat 2; Irwin Hershkovitz, Seat 3; and Mike Mulrooney, Seat 4.

8.  East Lake Special Service District (Wards 2 and 9): Andrew Papacosta, Seat 1; Alan Puder, Seat 2; Scott Cramer, Seat 3; Steve Krause, Seat 4; Thomas Frattallone, Seat 5; Zayda Harsha, Seat 6; and Naveen Shrestha, Seat 7.

9.  Eat Street Special Service District (Wards 6, 7, and 10): Tammy Wong, Seat 1; Ann Benrud, Seat 2; Joanne Christ, Seat 3; and Sam Turner, Seat 4.

10. Linden Hills Special Service District (Ward 13): Donald Hawkinson, Seat 1; Mark Dwyer, Seat 2; Mark Settergren, Seat 3; Kordie Reinhold, Seat 4; and Peter Hinke, Seat 6.

11. Lyndale-Lake Special Service District (Wards 8 and 10): Linda McHale, Seat 1; Denise Arambadjis, Seat 2; Cole Rogers, Seat 3; John Meegan, Seat 4; and Christina Le, Seat 5.

12. Lowry Hill Special Service District (Wards 7 and 10): Dan Conway, Seat 1; Tom Delaney, Seat 2; Tom Fletcher, Seat 3; Jean Rottman, Seat 4; and Stephanie Shimp, Seat 5.

13. Stadium Village Special Service District (Ward 2): Paul Larson, Seat 1; Pierre Willette, Seat 2; Craig Scott, Seat 3; Jimmy Finch, Seat 4; and Daniel Oberpriller, Seat 5.

14. Uptown Special Service District (Wards 7 and 10): Jacqueline Knight, Seat 1; Robert Sorenson, Seat 2; Ross Fefercorn, Seat 3; Jeff Herman. Seat 4; Bill Frothinger, Seat 5; and Michael Finn, Seat 6.

Action Taken:  Approved.

3.  4th Ave S Signal Upgrade Project:  Contract amendment with Thomas & Sons (17-00002)

1.  Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40316 with Thomas & Sons, increasing the contract by $73,349.03, for a revised contract total of $1,575,000, for additional conduit and fiber installation not included in the original bid for the 4th Ave S Signal Upgrade Project between 3rd St and 9th St.

2.  Accepting an additional $282,072 in Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) grant funds.

3.  Passage of Resolution adjusting the appropriation and revenue for the project to reflect the additional funding.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken: Approved and referred to WM.

4.  42nd Ave N Street Reconstruction Project from Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N:  Project designation, setting public hearing, and parking restrictions (17-00003)

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

2.  Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $11,500,000, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on Feb. 14, 2017, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.

3.  Passage of Resolution ordering the installation of parking restrictions on 42nd Ave N between Xerxes Ave N and Lyndale Ave N, per the approved layout.

Action Taken:  Approved.

5.  Grant acceptance from State Safe Routes to School funds for Lyndale Schools Crossings Project (17-00004)

1.  Accepting grant from Minnesota Department of Transportation for State Safe Routes to School funds in the amount of $310,000 for Lyndale School Crossings Project.

2.  Authorizing a grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the grant.

3.  Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

6.  2017 Concrete Street Rehabilitation Program:  Project designation and setting public hearing (17-00005)

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

2.  Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $5,770,000, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on Feb. 28, 2017, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.

Action Taken:  Approved.

7.  I-35W and Lake St Transit Access Project: Project designation, setting public hearing, and parking restrictions (17-00006)

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

2.  Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $150,000,000 directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on Feb. 14, 2017, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the street reconstruction component of the project.

3.  Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $37,000, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing to be held on Feb. 14, 2017, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the streetscape component of the project.

4.  Passage of Resolution ordering the installation of parking restrictions on Lake St between Blaisdell Ave S and 5th Ave S, per the approved layout.  

Action Taken:  Approved.

8.  I-35W and Lake St Transit Access Project: Supplemental Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation for cost participation in public infrastructure design (17-00007)

Passage of Resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of Supplement Agreement No. 1 to Cooperative Agreement No. C-41095 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for cost participation in the design of public infrastructure, including watermain, for the series of projects along I-35W between the I-94 Commons and approximately 42nd St S, commonly referred to as the I-35W and Lake St Transit Access Project.

Action Taken:  Approved.

9.  Lime Sludge Holding Tank Repair Project:  Contract amendment with TMI Coatings, Inc. (17-00008)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41127 with TMI Coatings, Inc., increasing the contract by $18,146.40, for a revised contract total of $139,696.40, for additional services associated with the Lime Sludge Holding Tank Repair Project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

10. Metropolitan Council Municipal Infiltration and Inflow Grant Program:  Grant acceptance (17-00009)

1.  Accepting an additional $474,920.06 for a state bond funded grant agreement with the Metropolitan Council Municipal Infiltration and Inflow Grant Program to fund CIPP (cured-in-place pipe) lining and repairs of existing sewers.

2.  Passage of Resolution adjusting the appropriation and revenue for the program to reflect the additional funding.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

11. Bid for Lyndale Safe Routes to School Project (17-00010)

Accepting low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc. (OP No. 8320) in the amount of $395,177.80 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Lyndale Safe Routes to School Project, and authorizing a contract for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

12. Bid for Columbia Heights Filtration Plant Partial Masonry Project (17-00011)

Accepting low bid of Building Restoration Corporation (OP No. 8362) in the amount of $317,005 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Columbia Heights Filtration Plant - Partial Masonry Project, and authorizing a contract for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

Discussion

Public Works

13. Downtown East Commons 2017 Operations (17-00012)

1.  Authorizing an agreement with Green Minneapolis in an amount up to $1,375,500 to operate the Downtown East Commons through an initial term of Dec. 31, 2017.

2.  Authorizing waiving a Request for Proposals for any agreements between Green Minneapolis and its professional service subcontractors, but Green Minneapolis shall otherwise comply with City contracting ordinances.

3.  Passage of Resolution authorizing the acceptance of charitable gifts from Green Minneapolis for the operations and construction of the Downtown East Commons.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

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:  January 13, 2017

Next Committee Meeting:  January 17, 2017

 

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

 

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