Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

September 19, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members:  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

 

Consent

Attorney

1.    Legal Settlement of Michael L. Barnes Jr. v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (16-01283)

Approving the proposed settlement of the lawsuit brought in the matter of Michael L. Barnes, Jr. v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Court File No. 15-CV-0029 (MJD/JJK) by the payment of $15,000 to Josh Williams, the attorney for Michael L. Barnes, Jr., and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

2.    Legal Settlement - Robert Lilienfeld v. Troy Carlson and John Haugland (16-01267)

Approving the settlement of Robert Lilienfeld v. Troy Carlson and John Haugland (U.S. District Court File No. 16-cv-2542 (RHK/KMM) by payment of $19,500 to Robert Lilienfeld and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Settlement workers’ compensation Claim of Daniel S. Loe (16-01268)

Approving the settlement of the workers’ compensation claim of Daniel S. Loe by payment of $110,000 to Daniel S. Loe and his attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Settlement workers’ Compensation claim of Steven D. Lecy (16-01269)

Approving the settlement of the workers’ compensation claim of Steven D. Lecy by payment of $141,500 to and his attorney, Martin T. Montilino, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Settlement of the lawsuit of Patricia K. Karasov v. City of Minneapolis, et. al. (16-01270)

Approving the settlement of lawsuit of Patricia K. Karasov v. City of Minneapolis, et.al. by payment of $50,000, as well as requiring additional training of the named defendant officers who remain employed by the City, and compliance with the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.

Action Taken: Approved.

City Coordinator

6.    Gift acceptance of travel and related expenses to Turin, Piedmont, Italy for food conference (16-01271)

Authorizing acceptance of approximately $1600 from Slow Food USA and Slow Food MN for the travel, food, and lodging of Tamara Downs Schwei, Sustainability Program Coordinator in the City Coordinator’s Office to travel to the Terra Madre Slow Food International Conference.

Action Taken: Approved.

7.    Grant Acceptance from Greater Twin Cities United Way to support the Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing campaign (16-01272)

1.    Accepting Greater Twin Cities United Way grant to support the Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing campaign in the amount of $15,000.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the City Coordinator Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

8.    Gift Acceptance of attendance at the 2016 Business Day at City Hall (16-01273)

Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to accept a gift of attendance at the 2016 Business Day at City Hall.

Action Taken: Approved.

Community Planning & Economic Development

9.    Contract amendment with Blackstone Contractors LLC. for the Powderhorn Gateway Art Restoration Project (16-01274)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39716 with Blackstone Contractors LLC. (O.P. No. 8107) in the amount of $11,440, for a revised contract total of $117,318, for additional improvements to the Gateway Art Restoration Project and extending the contract end date to June 30, 2017.

Action Taken: Approved.

Finance & Property Services

10.  2017 Proposed Property Tax Notice Supplement (16-01275)

Receiving and filing information to be submitted to Hennepin County for distribution with proposed property tax statements;  Minnesota Statues 2013, Section 275.065, Subd. 3(j) allows for the inclusion of supplemental material by individual jurisdictions with county’s notice of proposed property taxes, if the County agrees to administer the inclusion of the inserts.

Action Taken: Approved.

11.  Contract with CPMI, Inc. for Owner’s Project Representative Services for the new Downtown Office Building Project (16-01276)

1.    Authorizing a new four year contract with Cost, Planning, and Management International (CPMI) Inc. for Owner’s Project Representative Services for the new Downtown Office Building Project in an amount not-to-exceed $1,300,000.

2.    Passage of a resolution appropriating $1.3 million to the Property Services Capital Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

 Human Resources

12.  2017 Open Enrollment for City benefit plans (16-01277)

Receiving and filing 2017 benefit plan options for open enrollment.

Action Taken: Approved.

13.  Medical plan options for Medicare-eligible retirees (16-01278)

Authorizing three-year contracts with HealthPartners, Medica, and UCare to provide health insurance options for Medicare-eligible City retirees and their eligible dependents.

Action Taken: Approved.

Intergovernmental Relations

14.  Contract  for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Addendum work (16-01279)

1.   Authorizing a contract for a not-to-exceed amount of $100,000 to Ramsey County for fair housing analysis of impediments consultant and research services to be delivered in the form of an Addendum to the 2014 Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing in partial compliance of the terms of a HUD Voluntary Compliance Agreement.

2.    Passage of Resolution Amending the 2016 General Appropriation Resolution to increase CPED appropriation by $100,000.  

Action Taken: Approved.

Information Technology

15.  Contract with Aeritae Consulting Group Ltd., for services to be rendered (16-01280)

Authorizing a contract with Aeritae Consulting Group Ltd, for $1,000,000 through Oct. 4, 2019, with the option to extend for two additional one-year terms.  This contract for professional services is the replacement of the Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) and the governance over all ServiceNow module implementations.  

Action Taken: Approved.      

16.  Contract Amendment with Konnech, Inc.  Contract, Services Rendered (16-01281)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40044 by $60,000, for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $260,000 to assist Information Technology in the continued phases of the Elections Management System.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Executive Committee

17.  Appointed position in City Coordinator's Office: Chief Resiliency Officer (16-01282)

1.    Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions.

2.    Approving the appointed position of Chief Resiliency Officer, evaluated at 620 total points and allocated to Grade 13.

3.    Approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $109,249 to $129,508, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective September 23, 2016.

Action Taken by Executive Committee: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee

18.  Modification No. 126 to the Common Plan and Modification No. 1 to the Ninth Street and Hennepin Avenue Redevelopment Plan: Acquisition and renovation of 900 & 906 Hennepin Ave (the Solera Building) (16-01211)

        Passage of Resolution approving of Modification No. 126 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan and Common Tax Increment Financing Plan, and Modification No. 1 to the Ninth St and Hennepin Ave Redevelopment Plan. The Modifications incorporate the Ninth St and Hennepin Ave Redevelopment Project into the Common Development and Redevelopment Project and allow the use of Common Project tax increment revenue for costs associated with the acquisition and renovation of 900 and 906 Hennepin Ave (the Solera Building).

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

19.  Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM) Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program administration (16-01215) (16-01215)

Approving an increase in the costs of loan administration from $1,000 per loan to $1,200 per loan in the contracts with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation and BuildWealth Minnesota to administer the HOM program.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee

20.  Amending grant agreement with Minnesota Department of Health for additional lead poisoning intervention funding (16-01256)

1.    Accepting additional grant funds from the Minnesota Department of Health in the amount of $3,000 to provide expanded lead reduction services through Sept. 2016.

2.    Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 38795-11 with the Minnesota Department of Health for the grant amendment.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Health Department.

Action Taken by HECE: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

21.  Grant from Minnesota Department of Health for lead and healthy homes services (16-01257)

1.    Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health in the amount of $15,000 to provide a lead paint awareness campaign and healthy homes in-home education events with a focus on lead-based paint hazards for the grant year starting Oct. 1, 2016.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with Minnesota Department of Health for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Health Department.

Action Taken by HECE: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

22.  Grant from Minnesota Department of Transportation for landscaping in Triangle Park (16-01258)

1.    Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in an amount not to exceed $5,000 to provide tree planting on MnDOT property in Triangle Park.

2.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Health Department.

Action Taken by HECE: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee

23.  Travel expense donation acceptance from Major Cities Chiefs Association (16-01248)

Passage of Resolution accepting donation for travel related expenses estimated at $700 from Major Cities Chiefs Association for Chief Janee Harteau to present to participants of the Executive Leadership Institute in Charlotte, NC, from Sept. 22-23, 2016.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

24.  Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for security services (16-01249)

Authorizing an extension of revenue contract C-40709 with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority through Sept. 1, 2016, for the Police Department to provide security services at 1707 3rd Ave S.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

25.  Contract amendment with Hennepin County for operation of detox van (16-01250)

Authorizing an increase to revenue contract C-38858 with Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health of $237,200, for a not-to-exceed total of $711,600, and an extension through December 31, 2017, using the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health contract form for the purpose of operating the Detox Van.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

26.  Contract amendment with Stillwater Emergency Management for Federal Homeland Security Grant Management services (16-01252)

Authorizing an increase to contract C-40287with Stillwater Emergency Management of $25,000, for a not-to-exceed total of $75,000, for a duration not to extend past Dec. 31, 2016, using the Stillwater Emergency Management contract form for Grant Management services.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

27.  Travel expense donation acceptance from the Center for Law and Social Policy (16-01253)

Passage of Resolution accepting a donation for travel related expenses from the Center for Law and Social Policy, in the amount of $1,200, for Brian Walsh to attend the national conference entitled, “Making Paid Sick Days Work: Sharing Strategies 2016,” co-hosted by the City of San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement, from Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2016.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Transportation & Public Works Committee

28.  29th St W Street Lighting Project (Bryant Ave S to Lyndale Ave S): Project approval and assessment (16-01226)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $68,000 for the project.

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 $68,000 for the project.  

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

29.  50th St W & France Ave S Parking Facility (Ewing Municipal Parking Lot):  Operation and maintenance assessments (16-01029)

Passage of Resolution levying the special assessments, adopting the assessment roll, and directing the transmittal of a certified copy of the assessment roll to the Hennepin County Auditor. 

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

30.  Agreement with University of Minnesota for traffic cameras and variable message signs (16-01229)

Authorizing an agreement with the University of Minnesota pertaining to the installation, operation, and maintenance of traffic cameras and variable message signs at signalized intersections and in the public right-of-way on or adjacent to the University of Minnesota campus. 

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

31.  Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project:  Contract amendment with James Corner Field Operations (16-01231)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-38648 with James Corner Field Operations (JCFO), extending the contract to Dec. 2018 and increasing the contract by $300,000 for continued landscape and urban design services related to the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project. 

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

32.  10th Ave Storm Tunnel Phase 3 Project: Contract amendment with PCiRoads, LLC (16-01232)

Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. C-38760 (OP No. 7983) with PCiRoads, LLC for Construction Change Orders 1-3, increasing the contract by $224,620.26, for a revised contract total of $2,704,162.26, due to changed site conditions prior to the start of the original contracted work associated with the 10th Ave Storm Tunnel Phase 3 Project.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

33.  54th St W Reconstruction Project: Assessment reduction for 1501 54th St W (16-01234)

1.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2016R-045 passed Feb. 12, 2016, to reduce the special assessments in the amount of $577,037 to $550,380 pursuant to legal settlement for the property located at 1501 54th St W.

2.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2016R-046, passed Feb. 12, 2016, to reduce the amount of the bond request from $577,040 to $550,380 to reflect the assessment reduction. 

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

34.  Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project: Vendor name change on professional services contract (16-01245)

Authorizing an amendment to the City Council action passed Aug. 19, 2016, to change the vendor name on a professional services contract for the Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project from AECOM to URS.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

35.  Bid for Lyndale Ave Gate Valve Chamber Rehabilitation Project (16-01235)

Accepting low bid of PCiRoads, LLC (OP No. 8312) in the amount of $681,700 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Lyndale Avenue Gate Valve Chamber Rehabilitation Project for the Public Works Water Treatment and Distribution Division, and authorizing a contract for the project.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

36.  Bid for Revised Signal Systems and Pedestrian Curb Ramp Improvements Project (16-01236)

Accepting low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc. (OP No. 8317) in the amount of $1,967,870.95 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Revised Signal Systems and Pedestrian Curb Ramp Improvements Project for the Public Works Traffic and Parking Services Division, and authorizing a contract for the project. 

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

37.  Bid for 10th Ave Storm Tunnel Repairs Phase IV Project (16-01237)

Accepting low bid of Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc. (OP No. 8327) in the amount of $3,969,774 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the 10th Ave Storm Tunnel Repairs Phase IV Project for the Public Works Surface Water and Sewers Division, and authorizing a contract for the project.

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

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  Sept. 23, 2016

Next Committee Meeting:  Oct. 4, 2016

 

Upcoming Budget Subcommittee Meetings/Departmental Budget Presentations:

Sept. 22, 2016:

9:30 - 11:45 a.m.:

o   Mayor's Office, City Clerk/Elections, City Council, Health, City Attorney, City Assessor

Oct. 6, 2016:

9:30 a.m. - Noon:

o   Public Works

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.:

o   Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED), Regulatory Services

Oct. 20, 2016:

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.:

o   911, Police Department, Emergency Management

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.:

o   Fire Department

Oct. 28, 2016:

9:30 a.m. - Noon:

o   City Coordinator, Communications, Intergovernmental Relations (IGR), Neighborhood & Community Relations (NCR), 311, MN Television Network (MTN), Human Resources ( HR)

1:30 - 4:00 p.m.:

o   Internal Audit, Finance & Property Services, Information Technology (IT), Convention Center, Target Center, Meet Minneapolis

Nov. 3, 2016:

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.:

o   Civil Rights, Youth Coordinating Board (YCB), Municipal Building Commission (MBC)

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.:

o   Park Board, Overflow

Nov. 30, 2016:

6:05 p.m.:

o   Public Comment on Tax Levy and 2017 Proposed Budget

Dec. 2, 2016:

9:30 a.m. - Noon:

o   Budget Mark-up

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.:

o   Budget Mark-up (if needed)

Dec. 7, 2016:

6:05 p.m. meeting of the full City Council:

o   Public Hearing and Budget Adoption

o   Board of Estimate and Taxation meets immediately afterwards

 

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