Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

October 4, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

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

Members Absent: Council Members Elizabeth Glidden and Andrew Johnson

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

 

Consent

Attorney

1.    Legal Settlement of Yeneneh Belayeneh v. Patricia A. Grant and the City of Minneapolis (16-01353)

Approving the legal settlement of Yeneneh Belayeneh v. Patricia A. Grant and the City of Minneapolis, CAO File No. 15-16292, by payment of $5,000 to plaintiff Yeneneh Belayeneh and his attorney Nruo B. Dedefo, Esq., and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

Convention Center

2.    Bid for Target Center Network Installation (16-01354)

Approving acceptance of the low responsive bid of Egan Company (OP No. 8305) in the amount of $766,840 to furnish all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Target Center Network Installation, and authorizing a contract for this project, all in accordance with our specifications.

Action Taken: Approved.

Finance & Property Services

3.    Bids for Minneapolis Fire Department Washer-Extractor Improvement Project (16-01355)

Approving acceptance of the low bid of United States Mechanical, Inc. (OP No. 8343) in the amount of $199,900 to furnish all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Minneapolis Fire Department Washer-Extractor Improvement Project, and authorizing a contract for this project in accordance with our specifications.

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Request for Proposal (RFP) issuance for security guard services (16-01356)

Authorizing the issuance of an RFP for security guard services for City facilities and sites at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Public Service Center, Impound Lot, Water Treatment & Distribution System as well as Emergency Security Mobilization Services.

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Contract amendment regarding the lease for a Police Command Center (16-01357)

Authorizing an amendment to the approved lease (for a large-scale special events Police Command Center, e.g. the Superbowl), setting a new maximum office rent of $157,000 per year, and adding an option for parking on the adjacent surface parking lot.

Action Taken: Approved.

Information Technology

6.    Contract amendment with SecuroNet, LLC. to expand the scope of services (16-01358)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39098 with SecuroNet, LLC. by $114,000, for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $154,298, and extending the contract for three years through Dec. 31, 2019, to add a new scope of service enabling the Minneapolis Police Department access to private and public entities to join forces on a virtual safety network to prevent, reduce, and investigate crimes.

Action Taken: Approved.

7.    Contract amendment with Verint Americas, Inc. for Lagan system support (16-01359)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-37587 with Verint Americas by $850,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $2,050,000, and extending the contract for two years through Nov. 30, 2018, including the option of three additional one-year terms, with revised service levels as necessary for the continued support, maintenance and hosting services for the Lagan system used by the 311 department. 

Action Taken: Approved.

Regulatory Services

8.    Grant from the ASPCA and a contract with MWI Animal Health for equipment and supplies (16-01360)

1.    Approving acceptance of $85,000 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) for the acquisition of training and supplies, and surgery and anesthesia training at Minneapolis Animal Care and Control, particularly for very early spay/neuter procedures.

2.    Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to enter into an $80,000 contract with MWI Animal Health to purchase supplies as per the terms of the ASPCA grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to Regulatory Services.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee

9.    Appropriation of HOME Program Income (16-01336)

Passage of Resolution increasing the CPED HOME appropriation by $1,724,059 for additional HOME Program Income received.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

10.  Target Center Health Club lease modifications (16-01337)

Authorizing a third amendment to the Health Club Lease with LTF Real Estate Company, Inc., at the Target Center.

Action Taken by CDRS:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee

11.  Contract amendment with Minneapolis Highrise Representative Council for chronic disease prevention management (16-01287)

Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 40237 with the Minneapolis Highrise Representative Council increasing the contract by $70,000, for a revised contract total not to exceed $150,000, to continue to provide chronic disease prevention and management services.

Action Taken by HECE:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

12.  Cooperative Agreement for Community Engagement Energy Efficiency Pilot Projects (16-01296)

Authorizing a Cooperative Agreement for funding Community Engagement Pilot Projects between the City of Minneapolis, CenterPoint Energy, and Xcel Energy.

Action Taken by HECE:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee

13.  Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education Training (MBFTE) reimbursement (16-01339)

1.    Accepting Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education Training (MBFTE) funding under the Round 9 training reimbursement program in the amount of $82,400, plus redistribution funding under the Round 8 training reimbursement program in the amount of $15.91, for MBFTE approved training conducted between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

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

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

14.  Minnesota GI Bill On-The-Job Training (OJT)/Apprenticeship Program Employer payments (16-01340)

1.    Accepting up to $80,000 annually from the State of Minnesota GI Bill OJT/Apprenticeship Program to cover Veteran hires at $1,000 per hire plus another $1,000 for Veterans who have 12 consecutive months of employment.

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

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

15.  Joint Powers Agreement amendment with Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management for state bomb disposal unit response (16-01341)

Authorizing an increase to contract C-40510 with the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management of $50,000, for a not-to-exceed total of $77,000, and an extension through June 30, 2018, using the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management contract amendment form for out-state Police Bomb Disposal Unit response.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

16.  Contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota – Medical Center for 2016-2017 for veterinary services for the Police K-9’s (16-01342)

Authorizing a contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota – Medical Center for veterinary services for the Police K-9’s, for $30,525 from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, using the University of Minnesota contract form.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Transportation & Public Works Committee

17.  Riverine Emergency Management Model (REMM): Software agreement amendment with Pomerleau Laboratories (16-01297)

Authorizing an amendment to Standard Agreement No. C-38796 with Pomerleau Laboratories to offer the updated Riverine Emergency Management Model (REMM) software in the public domain under a General Public License (GPL).  The City will retain intellectual property rights to the software under the GPL, but the software will be shared with others for the greater public good. 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

18.  Agreement with OUTFRONT Media LLC for paid advertising within city-owned parking facilities and skyways (16-01298)

Authorizing an agreement with OUTFRONT Media LLC (formerly CityLites USA) to provide paid advertising services within the Municipal Parking System. 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

19.  Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP): Funding and Agreements (16-01300)

1.    Authorizing acceptance of Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program grant funds in the amount of $4,858,226 for three traffic signal and safety projects, pursuant to Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Agency Agreement No. 99903.

2.    Authorizing agreement(s) with Hennepin County not to exceed $460,000.

3.    Passage of Resolution amending the Five Year Capital Resolution to reflect grant funding and County State Aid revenues, and adjusting Net Debt Bond and Municipal State Aid appropriation and revenue to provide local match funding for the grant.

4.    Passage of Resolution amending the bond resolution requesting concurrence of the Board of Estimate and Taxation in the reallocation of unissued Net Debt Bonds for signals in the Traffic Safety Program. 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

20.  4th St N/4th St S Reconstruction Project: Engineering and design services contract with Bolton & Menk, Inc. (16-01301)

Authorizing negotiation and execution of a contract with Bolton & Menk, Inc. in response to the City’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for engineering and design services for the 4th St N/4th St S Reconstruction Project (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S). 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

21.  St. Anthony Pkwy Bridge Project: Easement extension, railroad agreement, and parking restrictions (16-01304)

1.    Authorizing amendment to the temporary construction easement with G & G Real Estate LLC at 81 St. Anthony Pkwy, extending the easement duration until Oct. 1, 2017, at a cost of $3,000.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with Canadian Pacific Railroad for the purpose of upgrading the Canadian Pacific California St NE grade crossing at an estimated cost of $46,765.05.

3.    Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to establish parking restrictions on California St NE between 31st Ave NE and St. Anthony Pkwy per the City Council approved layout. 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

22.  Bid for Fridley Softening Plant Re-carbonation Improvements Project 16-01310)

Accepting low bid of Rice Lake Construction Group (OP No. 8326) in the amount of $4,018,200 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Fridley Softening Plant Re-carbonation Improvements 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.

23.  Bid for revised signal systems and pedestrian curb ramp improvements (16-01311)

Accepting low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc. (OP No. 8334) for in the amount of $4,063,047 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of 24 revised signal systems and pedestrian curb ramp improvements for the Public Works Traffic and Parking Services Division, and authorizing a contract for the services. 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

24.  Bid for pre-formed cellular concrete (16-01312)

Accepting single bid of Cellular Concrete, Inc. (OP No. 8336) for an estimated annual expenditure of $74,200 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for placing pre-formed cellular concrete from Nov. 1, 2016, through March 31, 2019, for the Public Works Surface Water and Sewer Division, and authorizing a contract for the service. 

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

25.  Bid for pedestrian countdown timer (16-01313)

Accepting low bid of Taylor Electric Company (OP No. 8337) in the amount of $148,500 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of Minneapolis pedestrian countdown timer for the Public Works Traffic and Parking Services Division, and authorizing a contract for the service.

action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  Oct. 7, 2016

Next Committee Meeting:  Oct. 17, 2016

 

Upcoming Budget Subcommittee Meetings/Departmental Budget Presentations:

 

Oct. 6, 2016:

9:30 a.m. - Noon:

o   Public Works; Capital & Debt Management

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.:

o   Public Hearing and Budget Adoption

o   Board of Estimate and Taxation meets immediately afterwards

 

 

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

 

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