Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

August 1, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members John Quincy (Chair), Elizabeth Glidden, Blong Yang, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator:  Kelly Geistler, 612-673-3963

Presentation

Civil Rights Department

1.    2016 Urban Scholars presentation on voter outreach and education plans (16-01088)

Receiving and filing 2016 Voter Outreach and Education Plan recommendations prepared by the 2016 Urban Scholars through their work with the City Clerk’s Office during the Urban Scholars Leadership Institute.

Action Taken: Received and filed. 

 

Consent

Attorney

2.    Claim of Hawa Hassan Ahmed (16-01073)

Approving the settlement of the claim of Hawa Hassan Ahmed by payment of $45,000 to Hawa Hassan Ahmed and his attorneys, Law Office of Jeffrey A. Jones, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Claim of Ahmed Abdullahi Mohamed (16-01074)

Approving the settlement of the claim of Ahmed Abdullahi Mohamed by payment of $8,500 to Ahmed Abdullahi Mohamed and his attorneys, the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Jones, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Claim of Joshua Young (16-01075)

Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim and PERA disability award appeal  of Joshua Young by payment of $180,000 to Joshua Young his attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Claim of Lorin Plante (16-01076)

Approving the settlement of the Worker's Compensation claim of Lorin Plante by payment of $150,000 to Lorin Plante and her attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

6.    Claim of Maximo J. San Roman (16-01077)

Approving the settlement of this Workers’ Compensation claim of Maximo J. San Roman by payment of $137,500 to Maximo J. San Roman his attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

Communications

7.    Gift Acceptance from Clear Channel Outdoor for display time (16-01078)

Approving gift of digital billboard space from Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., from April 1 - June 30 2016, to pay tribute to Prince, encourage residents to sign up for organics recycling, and  inform residents about Minneapolis 311.

Action Taken: Approved.

Finance & Property Services

8.    Distracted Driving Policy (16-01079)

Approving the Distracted Driving Policy requiring City employees to operate safe vehicles with a heightened level of awareness and responsibility to ensure public safety, eliminate unnecessary risks while driving, and reducing the likelihood and/or severity of motor vehicle accidents.

Action Taken: Approved.

9.    Motorized Vehicle and Equipment Control Policy (16-01080)

Approving the Motorized Vehicle and Equipment Control Policy, establishing a fair and user- friendly process to service the requests from City departments regarding modification of vehicles/equipment.

Action Taken: Approved.

10.  Bids for Hamilton School Renovation Project (16-01081)

Accepting the low bid of Ebert, Inc. (OP No. 8298) in the amount of $3,286,650 to furnish all labor, materials, equipment, tools, transportation, and services necessary for the Hamilton School Renovation Project, and authorizing a contract for this project, all in accordance with our specifications.

Action Taken: Sent forward without recommendation.

11.  Hamilton School Facility Renovation Project (16-01082)

  1. Authorizing construction of Hamilton School Ballfield Improvements utilizing $30,000 of Twins Community Grant previously deposited in the Capital Improvement Fund (04100).  
  2. Authorizing entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Minneapolis Public Schools for $89,000 of funding to be used for roofing work on the MPD03 project.
  3. Passage of Resolution amending the Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution authorizing:

1.       An increase of $715,000 for the Hamilton School Facility Improvements project (MPD03) from $4 million to $4.715 million (04100 -90109242).

2.       Closeout of the Emergency Operations Facility project (FIR01) by reducing the final project appropriation by $261,000 and designate the excess bond revenue of $261,000 to the MPD03 project.

3.       A decrease of $335,000 in the Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction project (PSD11) to provide an equal amount of funding for energy efficiency improvements on the MPD03 project (04100-90109242).

    Action Taken: Sent forward without recommendation.

12.  Impound Lot Improvement Project (16-01083)

Authorizing an Architectural and Engineering Design Services Agreement with Clever Architecture for the Impound Lot Facility Improvements Project for an amount not to exceed $320,000.

Action Taken: Approved.

Information Technology

13.  Contract Amendment with KDV Technology and Consulting Inc. for technical support related to the Convention Center parking ramp system (16-01084)

Authorizing and increase of $85,000 to Contract No. C-39121 with KDV Technology and Consulting Inc. for a new not-to-exceed total of $135,000, and extending the contract for an additional three-year term through Dec. 31, 2019, for facilitating PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard) compliance with Convention Center parking ramp system payment applications connected to the internet.

Action Taken: Approved.

Police

14.  Grant for $13,000 from the Target Corporation for Community Engagement programming (16-01085)

1.       Accepting a grant of $13,000 from the Target Corporation to support community engagement and related project costs, including the position of Community Engagement Coordinator and related community and youth outreach programs for one year following the acceptance of the grant.

2.       Passage of a Resolution approving an increase in the appropriation to the Police Department in the amount of $13,000.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Executive Committee

15.  Collective bargaining agreement: Public Works Engineers Unit, 2015 through 2017 (16-01086)

1.    Approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Minneapolis Public Works Engineers Association, Professional Engineers Unit, for the period Jan. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2017.

2.    Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.

3.    Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

4.    Authorizing the Employee Services Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement upon ratification by the Union and adoption by the City Council.

Action Taken by EXEC: Approved.    

Action Taken: Approved.

16.  Collective bargaining agreement: Stagehands Unit, 2016 through 2017 (16-01087)

1.    Approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Stagehands Unit, represented by IATSE, Local Union No. 13, AFL-CIO, for the term Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2017.

2.    Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.

3.    Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

4.    Authorizing the Employee Services Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement upon ratification by the Union and adoption by the City Council.

Action Taken by EXEC: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee

17.  State of Minnesota Master Grant Contract (METP2016M) for employment and training related services (16-01053)

Authorizing the State of Minnesota Master Grant Contract (METP2016M) for employment and training related services, for a duration of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021.

Action Taken by CDRS: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

18.  Grant acceptance from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the Metropolitan Council Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) for the Spring 2016 Brownfield Grant round (16-01055)

1.    Accepting grants from DEED for the following projects:  117 27th ($140,708); 333 E Hennepin ($366,000); and Superior Plating, 315 1st Ave NE ($94,390);
Accepting grants from TBRA for the following projects:  1215 2nd Ave N ($55,600); California Street Apartment Area, 2301 California St NE ($50,000); and Superior Plating, 315 1st Ave NE ($488,500).

2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to CPED.

3.    Receiving report of grant funds received by other recipients from Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund for the MPBR Bossen Field and PRG I Portfolio projects.

4.    Authorizing grant, subrecipient and/or disbursement and related agreements for the grants.

Action Taken by CDRS: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

19.  Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis—Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) guidelines and contract (16-01057)

1.    Approving the Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis—Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) guidelines to follow the City Council-approved HOM program guidelines to allow homebuyer assistance of $5,000 to homebuyers purchasing homes through the Vacant Housing Recycling Program.

2.    Authorizing the use of $150,000 to support the HOM-VHRP Program.

3.    Authorizing a contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to process and close the loans with $150,000 for program assistance and $36,000 for administrative costs, for a duration of three years.

4.    Authorizing the use of up to $36,000 for administrative costs.

Action Taken by CDRS: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

20.  Applications for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program (16-01063)

Passage of Resolution authorizing staff to submit applications to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following projects: At Glenwood, 225 Thomas Ave N, 301 & 305 Thomas Ave N; Harris Building Food Hall and Office, 501 30th Ave SE; North Market, 4414 Humboldt Ave N; and Penn Ave Union, 2300 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 & 1915 Penn Ave N, 1906, 1910 & 1914 Queen Ave N.

Action Taken by CDRS: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

21.  City loan and grant to Hennepin Theatre Trust for the acquisition and renovation of the Solera Building: 900 and 906 Hennepin Ave (16-01064)

Authorizing a $2.8 million loan and a $250,000 grant to Hennepin Theatre Trust for the acquisition and renovation of the Solera Building at 900 and 906 Hennepin Ave.

Action Taken by CDRS: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee

22.  Revised Community Participation Program (CPP) Guidelines and 2017-2019 Program allocations (16-01018)

1.    Adopting the revised Community Participation Program Guidelines.

2.    Approving three-year funding allocations in the total amount of $12.32 million as identified in Appendix B of the CPP Guidelines.  The allocations would be capitalized with revenue from the Consolidated Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing District.

3.    Authorizing execution of contracts consistent with the approved CPP Guidelines.

 Action Taken by HECE:  Approved, as amended.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee

23.  Grant acceptance from FEMA for a Fire Ground Survival Training Program (16-01065)

1.    Accepting grant from FEMA for a Fire Ground Survival Training Program in the amount of $659,150, for the grant period of performance July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Fire Department.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

24.  Travel expense donation acceptance from Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) (16-01066)

Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Police Executive Research Forum in the amount of $1,000 for travel expenses for Chief Janee Harteau to present to a Senior Management Institute for Policing at Boston University from July 24-25, 2016.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

25.  Contract with Versaterm for a commercial-off-the-shelf law enforcement records management system (16-01069)

Authorizing a contract with Versaterm, Inc., for the design, implementation and support of a commercial-off-the-shelf Law Enforcement Records Management System , along with ancillary software and services, in the amount of $9,800,000, for an approximate duration of 12.5 years, with the option to extend up to five additional one-year terms.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

26.  Contract amendment with SMG for perimeter security at US Bank Stadium (16-01070)

Authorizing amendment to contract with SMG for the Police Department to provide law enforcement services in the neighborhoods adjacent to US Bank Stadium, altering the start date of the agreement to July 22, 2016.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Transportation & Public Works Committee

27.  LaSalle Ave Street Reconstruction Project: Assessment cancellation (16-01032)

1.    Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to cancel a street reconstruction special assessment in the amount of $11,954.83 for the property located at 1012 LaSalle Ave.

2.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2014R-442 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the LaSalle Ave Street Reconstruction Project,” passed Oct. 31, 2014, to reflect the cancellation of the special assessment.

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

28.  9th St S, 11th St N-S, 12th St N-S, and 7th Ave N Street Resurfacing Project: Assessment cancellation (16-01033)

1.    Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to cancel a street resurfacing special assessment in the amount of $119.04 for the property located at 1012 LaSalle Ave.

2.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-121 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the 9th St S, 11th St N-S, 12th St N-S and 7th Ave N Street Resurfacing Project,” passed March 20, 2015, to reflect the cancellation of the special assessment. 

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

29.  Downtown Pedestrian Improvement Project: Capital Budget appropriations and bid (16-01034)

1.    Passage of Resolution amending the 2016 Capital Budget by decreasing the grant revenue source and appropriation for the Downtown Pedestrian Improvement Project by $534,683 to reflect a reduction in anticipated grant funds, and increasing the appropriation from the Permanent Improvement Fund balance by $650,000 in order to allow for acceptance of the low bid from Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc.

2.    Directing Public Works and Finance and Property Services Departments to identify a revenue source by Dec. 31, 2016, to restore the Permanent Improvement Fund.

3.    Accepting low bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. (OP No. 8303) in the amount of $2,020,671.45 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Downtown Pedestrian Improvements Project, and authorizing a contract for the project.

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

30.  Bid for vertical transportation maintenance services (16-01036)

Accepting low responsive bid of Suburban Elevator of Minnesota (OP No. 8234) in the amount of $400,932 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for vertical transportation maintenance services for sixteen (16) parking ramps for the Public Works Traffic and Parking Services Division, and authorizing a contract for the services.

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

31.  Bid for storm sewer system cleaning (16-01037)

Accepting low bid of Vortech Hydro Vac, Inc. (OP No. 8304) for an estimated expenditure of $92,067.38 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the cleaning of the storm sewer system for the Public Works Surface Water and Sewer Division, and authorizing a contract for the service. 

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

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

 

Next Committee Meeting: Aug. 15, 2016

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  Aug. 5, 2016

 

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

 

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