Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

May 16, 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

 

Public Hearing

Public Works

1.  Penn-Oliver Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program: Project approval and assessment (17-00631)

1.   Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $96,252.29 for the Penn-Oliver Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 5280R (CPV17108).

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 $96,255 for the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

Consent

Public Works

2.  Memorandum of Understanding with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for stormwater management improvements in northeast Minneapolis (17-00632)

Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board that will guide stormwater management improvements in the 1NE Watershed, encompassing parts of northeast Minneapolis.

Action Taken:  Approved.

3.  Mattress collection and recycling agreement (17-00633)

Authorizing a mattress collection and recycling agreement between Emerge and the City of Minneapolis for a term of three (3) years, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis for two (2) additional years, for an anticipated contract amount of $815,000 the first year, $875,000 the second year, and $938,000 the third year, with increasing costs for each subsequent year if extended.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

4.  Master Partnership Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (17-00634)

Passage of Resolution authorizing Master Partnership Contract No. 1028149 between the State of Minnesota, Department of Transportation and the City of Minneapolis effective July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2022.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

5.  2018-2020 Minneapolis Open Streets: Organizer selection and agreement (17-00635)

1.   Approving the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition as the 2018-2020 Open Streets organizer.

2.   Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition for planning and management services for 2018-2020 Open Streets.

Action Taken:  Approved.

6.  Contract with the City of Bloomington for the purchase of wholesale water from Minneapolis (17-00636)

Authorizing an 20-year contract with the City of Bloomington for the provision of wholesale water to the City of Bloomington.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

7.  Contract amendment for St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Project (17-00637)

1.   Authorizing an amendment to Overpass Agreement No. BF10004973 with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway extending the temporary construction easement and terms of the agreement until Dec. 31, 2017, at a cost of $7,850.

2.   Passage of Resolution authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 1 to the inter-agency agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for participation in Force Account and Advance Construction Agreement No. 06259 for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Project No. 9698 (CBR110), increasing the reimbursable amount from $336,000 to $480,000.

3.   Authorizing an amendment to the temporary construction easement with Ellis Properties LLC, at 3147 California St NE, extending the easement duration until Dec. 31, 2017, at a cost of $21,000.

4.   Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Department by $1,000,000 to reflect revenue from the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

8.  Northern Lights Express (NLX): Joint Powers Agreement amendment and cost participation (17-00638)

1.   Authorizing the City of Minneapolis’ 2017 participation in the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board for the development of the Northern Lights Express in the total amount of $4,485.

2.   Authorizing an amendment to the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Joint Powers Agreement to allow for payment of these funds in 2017, per the city budget.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

9.  Northern Lights Express (NLX): Tier 2 Environmental Assessment (17-00639)

Approving staff comments on the Tier 2 Environmental Assessment for the Northern Lights Express Project to submit to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Action Taken:  Approved.

10. Water Service Line Repair:  Assessment removal for 3609 Aldrich Ave S (17-00640)

Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to remove the special assessment for water service line repair improvement for payable 2017 and subsequent years’ tax files for the property located at 3609 Aldrich Ave S in the amount of $5,750.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

11. Minneapolis Downtown Business Improvement District and Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project: Assessment removal for 350 Park Ave (17-00641)

Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to remove the special assessments for the payable 2017 and subsequent years’ tax files for the property located at 350 Park Ave in conjunction with the Minneapolis Downtown Business Improvement District and the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project (CPV085).  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

12. 4th St SE (25th Ave SE to 29th Ave SE) Street Reconstruction and Street Lighting Project: Assessment reduction for 2813 4th St SE (17-00642)

1.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-040 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the 4th St SE, Municipal State Aid (MSA) 447, Street Reconstruction Project, from 25th Ave SE to 29th Ave SE, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2286,” passed Jan. 27, 2017, due to a reduction of the special assessment for the property located at 2813 4th St SE (CPV094).

2.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-041 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $450,160 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Jan. 27, 2017, to reduce the bond request for the street reconstruction component of the project.

3.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-042 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the 4th St SE, Municipal State Aid (MSA) 447, Street Lighting Project, from 25th Ave SE to 29th Ave SE, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2286L,” passed Jan. 27, 2017, due to a reduction of the special assessment for the property located at 2813 4th St SE.

4.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-043 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $113,030 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Jan. 27, 2017, to reduce the bond request for the street lighting component of the project.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

13. Sale of portion of vacated alley at 2011 1/2 Lake St E to Special School District No. 1 (17-00643)

Authorizing execution of a property purchase agreement for the sale of excess land from the City of Minneapolis to Special School District No. 1 for a portion of vacated alley located at 2011 1/2 Lake St E, PID 01-028-24-22-0011, for nominal consideration.

Action Taken:  Approved.

14. 26th St East/West and 28th St East/West Protected Bikeway (Hennepin Ave to Portland Ave):  Variance request from Municipal State Aid Standards and layout approval (17-00644)

1.   Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to proceed with a variance request from State Aid Rules per Administrative Variance to State Aid Operations Rules, for number of lanes on 26th St W from Lyndale Ave S to Hennepin Ave S, and number of lanes on 28th St W from Hennepin Ave S to Blaisdell Ave S.

2.   Approving the layout for the installation of protected bikeways on 26th St East/West and 28th St East/West between Hennepin Ave S and Portland Ave S (BIK28).

Action Taken:  Approved.

15. 61st St W (Lyndale Ave S to Nicollet Ave S) Street Reconstruction: Layout approval (17-00645)

1.   Approving the layout for the 61st St W (MSAS 276) Street Reconstruction Project between Lyndale Ave S and Nicollet Ave S (PV103).

2.   Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right of way, if necessary for the project.

Action Taken:  Approved.

16. Bid for construction of the ABC Parking Ramp LED Lighting Project (17-00673)

Accepting third low bid of Peoples Electric Company, Inc. submitted on Official Publication No. 8373, in the amount of $2,258,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the ABC Parking Ramp LED Lighting Project, and authorizing a contract for the services, all in accordance with City specifications.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

17. Bid for variable message signs and communications hardware (17-00646)

Accepting second low bid of Daktronics, Inc. submitted on Official Publication No. 8423, in the amount of $111,520, to furnish and deliver variable message signs and communications hardware, and authorizing a contract for the services, all in accordance with City specifications.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

18. Bid for cleaning large diameter storm sewer system (17-00674)

Accepting low bid of American Environmental LLC submitted on Official Publication No. 8427, in the amount of $246,288, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the cleaning of the large diameter storm sewer system, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.  (Refer to WM)

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

Discussion

Public Works

19. Commercial Waste Study (17-00647)

1.   Receiving and filing presentation on waste diversion strategies for the commercial, industrial, and multi-family sectors.

Action Taken:  Received and filed.

2.   Directing Solid Waste and Recycling staff to establish an internal working group to evaluate options of the Commercial Waste Collection Study to be incorporated into the Zero Waste Plan and return to the Transportation & Public Works Committee with recommendations for next steps no later than Sept. 12, 2017.

Action Taken:  Approved.

20. Pedestrian crosswalk markings (17-00648)

Receiving and filing presentation on a change in the Public Works marked pedestrian crosswalk practice.

Action Taken:  Received and filed.

21. 2017 Public Works Week (17-00649)

Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 21, 2017, as National Public Works Week.

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

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:  May 26, 2017

Next Committee Meeting:  June 6, 2017

 

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

 

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