Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

November 14, 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 - David Zehringer v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (16-01540)

Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of David Zehringer v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (Court File No. 14-CV-344), by payment of $18,300 to the Law Office of Zorislav R. Leyderman, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

2.    Legal Settlement – Jon Gauthier v. Jordan Davis, et al. (16-01541)

Approving the proposed settlement of the lawsuit brought in the matter of Jon Gauthier v. Jordan Davis, et al. (Civ. No. 15-3068), by the payment of $86,500 to Plaintiff Jon Gauthier and his attorney Mark J. Kallenbach, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Legal Settlement - claim of Karin Schwantes (16-01542)

Approving the settlement of the claim of Karin Schwantes by payment of $ 35,263.86 to Karin Schwantes and her attorneys Tewksbury & Kerfeld, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Approved.

City Coordinator

4.    Contract amendment with Employee Strategies for human capital consulting services (16-01543)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40465 to for a new not-to-exceed total of $100,000, and extending the agreement through Dec. 31, 2017, for the continuation of leadership training, team building, and human capital consulting services pending the issuance and completion of a request for proposals (RFP).

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Grant Acceptance from Bush Foundation for youth engagement (16-01544)

1.      Accepting $12,500 grant from Bush Foundation for a youth engagement event scheduled to take place on Jan. 14, 2016.

2.      Authorizing an agreement with Bush Foundation to receive that grant and submit a final report by May 31, 2017.

3.      Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator’s Office.

Action Taken: Approved.

6.    Grant Acceptance from Casey Family Programs for youth engagement (16-01545)

1.      Accepting $7,500 grant from Casey Family Programs for a youth engagement event scheduled to take place on Jan. 14, 2016.

2.      Authorizing an agreement with Casey Family Programs to receive the funds and submit a final report by April 1, 2017.

3.      Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator’s Office.

Action Taken: Approved.

Finance & Property Services

7.    Financial Status and Cash Management/Investment Report as of 3rd Quarter 2016 (16-01546)

Receiving and filing the 3rd Quarter 2016 Financial Status and Cash Management/ Investment Report.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

8.    Contract for Commissioning Services for a new East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility (16-01547)

Authorizing an agreement with Engineering Design Initiative in an amount not-to-exceed $89,500 for commissioning services for the East Side Storage and Maintenance facility.

Action Taken: Approved.

9.    Termination of Railroad Easement on City-owned Land at 340 27th Ave NE (16-01548)

  1. Authorizing termination of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) easement on City-owned land at 340 27th Ave NE by giving BNSF six months’ notice and $2,375, payable from Capital Budget Fund 07700, Department 9010923, Project PSD17.
  2. Authorizing staff to proceed with Torrens Proceedings Subsequent to ensure clear title to this parcel with the transaction costs payable from Capital Budget Fund 07700, Department 9010923, Project PSD17.

       Action Taken: Approved.

10.  Security Guard Services for the City facilities (16-01549)

Authorizing a three year contract, with two one-year extensions, with Securitas Security for City facilities' security services.  

Action Taken: Approved.

11.  Charter Language Amendment for the Use of Premiums Received in a Bond Sale (16-01550)

Requesting the Charter Commission to consider an amendment to Section 9.4 (c) of the City Charter to read “Any premium received from selling bonds shall be treated as additional bond proceeds or as may otherwise be required by state law.”

Action Taken: Approved.

Information Technology

12.  Contract Amendment with IdentiSys, Inc., for ID card supplies and services (16-01551)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38127 by $98,000 for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $136,287, and extending the contract for three(3) years through April 20, 2020, for software, hardware, maintenance, supplies and on-site services for the purpose of online access to tracking software that produces Police ID cards. 

Action Taken: Approved.

13.  Contract with Priority Dispatch Corporation for 911 Call Handling Protocol Software System (16-01552)

Authorizing a Contract for Professional Services with Priority Dispatch Corporation for $561,645 from Nov. 21, 2016, - Nov. 20, 2019, with the option to extend the contract for two additional one-year terms for project management, requirements gathering, licenses and implementation services for the 911 Call Handling Protocol Software System. 

Action Taken: Approved.

14.  Contract amendment with EMA, Inc., for Maximo software support (16-01553)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38462 for $300,000 for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $3,725,000, to provide services for the Maximo Asset Management software implementation and support services upgrade.

Action Taken: Approved.

15.  Contract Amendment with OpenGov, Inc., for budget and financial information sharing software (16-01554)

  1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C- 38880 by $25,000 for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $71,900 for software that enables the City to publish budgetary and other financial information that is accessible to the general public, and 
  2. Authorizing extension of the contract through Dec. 31, 2017, with an option to extend for one additional year, with any extension maintaining at the same annual rate, not-to-exceed $25,000, and
  3. Authorizing updates the City’s General Terms and Conditions, with the following exceptions:
    1. Cap on General Liability equal to 12 months of fees paid by the City, and
    2. Cap on Intellectual Property Liability equal to one million dollars.

      Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Executive Committee

16.  Collective bargaining agreement: Minneapolis Association of Fire Chiefs, 2015 through 2015, and 2016 through 2018 (16-01555)

1.    Approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Minneapolis Association of Fire Chiefs for the period Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2015, and Jan. 1, 2016, through Dec. 31, 2018.

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: Approved.

Referred to Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee

17.  Conduit Bonds Policy (16-01537)

Approving a Conduit Bonds Policy for the issuance of conduit bonds by either the City of Minneapolis or the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

Action Taken: Approved.

18.  Modifications to the Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Plans for TIF Districts No. 71 (UVB Site), No. 75 (Housing Replacement District I), No. 85 (Phillips Park), and No. 121 (Parcel C) (16-01532)

Passage of Resolution approving four TIF plan modifications that amend each TIF District's tax increment budget to authorize increased revenues and expenditures that will allow the City to meet its commitments to outstanding pay-go TIF notes, the Affordable Housing Trust Funds, and ongoing activities in the Housing Replacement District.

Action Taken: Approved.

19.  Contract amendment with Regents of the University of Minnesota for traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium (16-01538)

Authorizing extension of revenue contract C-38533 with the Regents of the University of Minnesota through Dec. 31, 2017, to receive revenue up to $100,000 to provide traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee

20.  American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) grant to Minneapolis Animal Care & Control (MACC) for staff training (16-01491)

1.    Accepting a grant from the ASPCA in the amount of $5,000 in calendar year 2016 to support MACC staff training and certification for animal fighting investigation, search warrant basics, and basic crime scene investigation.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the ASPCA for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Regulatory Services Department.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee

21.  Joint Powers Agreement for Minnesota Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team (16-01519)

Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement among the cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Edina and the County of Dakota for Minnesota Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team, for a duration of 10 years from the last date of signature from all of the participants.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

22.  Contract amendment with Hennepin Healthcare System (doing business as Hennepin County Medical Center) Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Education Division for EMS instruction to Minneapolis Fire Department’s Firefighters (16-01520 )

Authorizing an increase to contract C-34046 with Hennepin Healthcare System (doing business as Hennepin County Medical Center) EMS Education Division by $151,160, for a new not-to-be-exceeded total of $583,050, and an extension through April 30, 2017, for EMS instruction to Minneapolis Fire Department’s Firefighters.

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

23.  Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant training reimbursement (16-01521)

1.    Accepting Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant training reimbursement in the amount of $21,025.

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

Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

24.  Fire truck donation to the Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall & Museum (16-01522)

Passage of Resolution authorizing donation of 1998 Freightliner Pumper Truck Unit #71470 to the Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall & Museum.

 Action Taken by PSCREM: Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Transportation & Public Works Committee

25.  Andersen School Pedestrian Crossings and Bikeway Project:  Layout approval and grant acceptance (16-01498)

1.    Approving the layout for Andersen School Pedestrian Crossings and Bikeway Project.

2.    Accepting a Federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant for Safe Routes to School Funds through the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in the amount of $603,200.

3.    Passage of Resolution amending the Five Year Capital Resolution to establish the Andersen School Pedestrian Crossings and Bikeway Project and approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

26.  Funding agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for Southeast Watershed Modeling Project (16-01500)

Authorizing a funding agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) for the Southeast Watershed Modeling Project with funding provided by MWMO in an amount not to exceed $97,500. 

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

27.  49th Ave N and Queen Ave N Bridges over Shingle Creek Project: Contract amendment with PCI Roads, LLC (16-01502)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40807 with PCI Roads, LLC, increasing the contract by $6,816.60, for a revised contract total of $112,038.60, to complete construction of the 49th Ave N and Queen Ave N Bridges over Shingle Creek.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

28.  Sanitary Sewer Cleaning: Contract amendment with Sewer Services, Inc. (16-01504)

Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. C-40628 (OP No. 8214) with Sewer Services, Inc., increasing the contract  by $44,007.50, for a revised contract total of $392,043.50, for construction change orders to complete the cleaning of the sanitary sewer system throughout the city.

Action Taken by TPW:  Approved.

Action Taken: Approved.

29.  Bid for Parking Ramp Intercom Systems Project (16-01507)

Accepting low bid of Electronic Communication Systems, LLC (OP No. 8348) in the amount of $253,413 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the Parking Ramp Intercom Systems 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.

Discussion

Regulatory Services

30.  2016 MACC Fee Schedule (16-01556)

        Receiving and filing the proposed new revised cost to prepare an animal for adoption.

        Action Taken: Received and filed.

 

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:  Nov. 18, 2016

Next Committee Meeting:  Dec. 5, 2016

 

Upcoming Budget Subcommittee Meetings/Departmental Budget Presentations:

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

 

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

 

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