Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

August 15, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

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


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

 

Presentation

1.    Financial Status and Cash Management Report as of the 2nd Quarter 2016 (16-01142) 

Receiving and filing the Second Quarter 2016 Financial Status Report for the City.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

 

Consent

Communications

2.    Appointment to the Minneapolis Television Network (MTN) Board (16-01140)

1.    Approving Council President and Mayoral appointment of Oral Sledge for Seat 7 with a term to expire Jan. 15, 2020.

2.    Approving appointment of Mulki Hussein and Jon Samuelson for the two remaining council appointments to the MTN Board for both Seat 4, with a term to expire on Jan. 15, 2020, and Seat 9, with a term to expire on Jan. 15, 2018.

Action Taken: Approved.

 Convention Center

3.    Contract amendment with Life Tech Training, LLC for emergency medical personnel scheduling services (16-01141)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-37033 with Life Tech Training, LLC, by $200,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $480,000, to schedule and provide emergency medical technicians for public and private events at the Convention Center.

Action Taken: Approved.

Finance & Property Services

4.    Contract amendment with Robert Half International for financial reconciliation services (16-01143)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40091 with Robert Half International by $50,000 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $100,000 to automate the bank and credit card reconciliation processes, and reconcile accounts receivable and billing to the general ledger to increase the contract, and updating the Terms and Conditions to reflect current standards.

Action Taken: Approved.

Health Department

5.    Grant acceptance from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for youth violence prevention services (16-01144)

1.    Accepting a $140,000 federal grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for hospital-based violence intervention services.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Health Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

6.    MN GreenCorps Host Site Agreements with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (16-01145)

Authorizing agreements with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to host MN GreenCorps Program members for a field placement of up to one year each to work on approved projects of public health interest.

Action Taken: Approved.

Human Resources

7.    Contracts with Assessment Associates International, LLC, Curphy Leadership Solutions, and DRI Consulting, for management assessment and related services (16-01146)

Authorizing contracts with Assessment Associates International, LLC, Curphy Leadership Solutions, and DRI Consulting, for terms of up to two (2) years with the option to extend one or more of the contracts, at the sole option of the City, for up to three (3) additional years, for management assessments and related services used in the selection of candidates for high-level positions at the City.

Action Taken: Approved.

8.    Contract with SelectAccount for benefits administration services (16-01147)

Authorizing a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $1,250,000 with SelectAccount to provide administrative and recordkeeping services for the City of Minneapolis' Minneflex spending accounts, the Transportation Benefits Plan, and the Health Reimbursement Arrangement Plan (HRA/VEBA). The initial contract will be for a period of three years starting Jan. 1, 2017, with an option to extend the contract for up to two additional one-year periods.

Action Taken: Approved.

Information Technology

9.    Contract Amendment with Hennepin County Medical Center for changes to the scope of services (16-01148)

Authorizing amendment to Contract No. C-40296 with Hennepin County Medical Center, changing the scope of services to discontinue mobile support services, add USBank Stadium as a supported site, and reduce the amount of revenue received from Hennepin County Medical Center by $81,561, resulting in a new not-to-exceed total contract of $284,782.

Action Taken: Approved.

10.  Contract amendment with Sierra-Cedar, Inc. for ongoing Enterprise Land Management System (ELMS) production and training (16-01149)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-37704 with Sierra-Cedar, Inc., by $917,570 for a new not-to-exceed $5,717,570, and extending the contract to March, 31, 2017, for ongoing implementation, integration and customization of the ELMS system and continued staff training.

Action Taken: Approved.

Regulatory Services 

11.  Gift acceptance from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASCPA) of equipment and supplies (16-01152)

Passage of Resolution accepting a gift of training (estimated value $5,000) and equipment and supplies (contracted rate value up to $80,000) from ASPCA for Minneapolis Animal Care & Control (MACC).

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Transportation & Public Works Committee

12.  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. 

Action Taken by TPW: Approved. 

Action Taken: Postponed.

13.  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. 

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

14.  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.

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

15.  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.

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

16.  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, 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.

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

17.  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.  

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.  

18.  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.   

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

 19.  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.   

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

 20.  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.  

Action Taken by TPW: Approved.

Action Taken: Postponed.

Not on Printed Agenda

21.  2017 License Fees (16-01133)

        Approving the 2017 License Fee Schedule, with no increase from the current 2016 License Fee Schedule  

Action Taken by CDRS: 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. 29, 2016

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

 

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

 

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