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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
July 25, 2019 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Lisa Bender (President), Andrea Jenkins (Vice-President), Andrew Johnson (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Linea Palmisano
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
  3. Acceptance of minutes of Jul 12, 2019.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Jul 24, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Update on the Strategic and Racial Equity Action Plan This link open a new window(2019-00838)
    1. Approving three policy priorities as part of the Racial Equity Action Plan, focused on housing, public safety, and economic development.

  2. Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement with Joseph Klein and the University of Minnesota This link open a new window(2019-00864)
    1. Authorizing a confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement with Joseph Klein and the University of Minnesota for an elections risk assessment.

  3. 30% goal for persons-of-color-owned and women-owned businesses This link open a new window(2019-00841)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving an annual goal of 30% for the inclusion of businesses owned by persons-of-color and women (M/WBE) in the City’s purchasing and contracting programs.

Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Jul 16, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Liquor license approvals for July 16, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00807)
    1. SONORA GRILL LONGFELLOW, 3300 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by SONORA GRILL LONGFELLOW LLC, BLAmend, LIC380303
    2. TOWN TALK DINER & GASTROPUB, 2707 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by LET EM EAT LOCAL LLC, BLAmend, LIC381027
  2. Liquor license renewals for July 16, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00813)
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  3. Gambling license approval for July 16, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00814)
    1. Edison Community & Sports Foundation, 3300 CENTRAL AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC381044
  4. Gambling license renewal for July 16, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00808)
    1. THE LYNDALE TAP HOUSE, 2937 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by JAMES BALLENTINE VFW POST #246, BLGeneral, LIC356288
  5. Rental Dwelling License conditions: 918 25th Ave SE, owner Tom Spears This link open a new window(2019-00809)
    1. Adopting the Rental License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and the licensee for the Rental Dwelling License held by Tom Spears for the property located at 918 25th Ave SE, allowing the licensee to obtain the Rental Dwelling License for said property, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein. 

  6. Grant application to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for information technology career pathways strategies This link open a new window(2019-00791)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in an amount up to $450,000 over a two-year period, to implement Information Technology career pathway strategies.

  7. Grant application to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2019-00811)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following project: Checkerboard, 3716 Dight Ave S. 

  8. Upper Harbor Terminal Collaborative Planning Committee Appointment This link open a new window(2019-00812)
    1. Approving the following City Council appointment to the Upper Harbor Terminal Collaborative Planning Committee for a two-year term beginning May 17, 2019, and ending May 16, 2021: Phitsavath Nantharath, Seat 12, Ward 5.

  1. Contract with the City of Eastpointe, Michigan for Elections & Voter Services to share Minneapolis’ process of administering Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) elections This link open a new window(2019-00847)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the City of Eastpointe, Michigan, at no cost to the City of Minneapolis, for Elections & Voter Services to share Minneapolis' process of administering a Ranked Choice Voting election through Dec 31, 2019, for Eastpointe to develop and implement processes and procedures for its first Municipal Ranked Choice Voting election.

  2. Council Rules of Order amendment This link open a new window(2019-00850)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-018 entitled "adopting the 2018 revision of Council rules and adopting that revision as the definitive Minneapolis City Council Rules of Order," passed February 9, 2018, to remove the public hearing requirement for appointments to the Bicycle Advisory Committee.

    1. Passage of Resolution repealing Resolution 2006R-298 and Council Action 2011A-0616, which authorized elected officials to create and maintain City-supported blogs and approved the current Social Media Policy from 2011 respectively.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving a new City Social Media Policy effective Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Arts and creative economy workgroup staff direction This link open a new window(2019-00842)
    1. Directing the City Coordinator’s Office of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy to convene and staff an internal workgroup to review and come up with recommendations on the City’s arts and creative economy body of work, and directing the Office of the City Coordinator, the Office of Arts, Culture, & Creative Economy, the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development; and the Department of Public Works to participate in the workgroup. Representatives from the Mayor’s Office and the City Council will also be invited to join the workgroup. The internal workgroup will:

      1. Create a summary of the City enterprise’s body of work relating to and/or involving investments, budgets, City-driven grant opportunities, commissions, advisory groups, programs, policies, and ordinances for public art, the creative economy, and creative cultural work;
      2. Review the summary and provide a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis of the body of work;
      3. Using the SWOT analysis findings, construct a set of recommendations to better align and grow the City’s current capacity in our public art, the creative economy, and creative cultural work to accelerate the achievement of the City’s racial equity goals and the successful implementation of the City’s Cultural Districts initiative as adopted in the 2040 Comprehensive Plan;
      4. Provide a racial equity framework that guides the City’s process and approach at leveraging external arts, culture, and creative economy funding opportunities like the National Endowment of the Arts Our Town program and the Bloomberg Public Art Challenge to accelerate the accomplishment of the City’s racial equity goals and the successful implementation of the City’s Cultural Districts initiative as adopted in the 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

      The workgroup shall meet on a bi-weekly basis, with the first meeting taking place no later than the end of August 2019 and with findings and final recommendations presented to the full City Council on or before November 6, 2019, at the Committee of the Whole.

Housing Policy & Development
Jul 17, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) Interim Executive Director This link open a new window(2019-00821)
    1. Confirming the designation of Tracey Scott as Interim Executive Director of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) as per Section 420.90(1) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  2. 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program funds transfer for Green Cost Share program expenses This link open a new window(2019-00823)
    1. Passage of Resolution transferring $180,000 for the 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program from the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to the Health Department for Green Cost Share program expenses.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Jul 15, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with Sumaya Hassan for the 2019 Blueprint Approved Institute This link open a new window(2019-00802)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Sumaya Hassan, in the amount of $3,000, for youth violence prevention and organizational capacity building under the 2019 Blueprint Approved Institute.

    2. Authorizing a waiver of the City's general liability insurance requirement for the contract with Sumaya Hassan.  

  2. 2019 Urban Scholars Program funding from partner organizations This link open a new window(2019-00829)
    1. Accepting an increase of $700 in reimbursement funds from Washburn Center for Children to cover professional services for the 2019 Urban Scholars Program.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Department of Civil Rights.

  3. Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-00827)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for three unexpired two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending on Dec 31, 2019:  Madeline Lohman, Seat 7, Ward 11; Dayna Frank, Seat 1, Ward 7; and Joanne Hager, Seat 11, Ward 4.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Jul 17, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with the John Gore Theatrical Group Inc. for bomb detection at the Orpheum, State, and Pantages Theatres This link open a new window(2019-00805)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for an estimated $9,630 with the John Gore Theatrical Group Inc. for the Minneapolis Police Department to provide two Bomb Unit technicians and one Police Officer K-9 handler, for bomb detection security services at Orpheum, State, and Pantages Theatres during an estimated 15 events from Jul 1 - Dec 31, 2019.

  2. Contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center for Police K-9 health services This link open a new window(2019-00806)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center in the amount of $34,560 for one year from Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2020, and using the contract form provided by the Regents of the University of Minnesota for veterinary services for Police K-9s.

Transportation & Public Works
Jul 16, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Snow and ice removal from public sidewalks assessments This link open a new window(2019-00683)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the assessments and adopting the assessment roll for sidewalk snow and ice removal charges for the 2018-2019 winter season on the list of properties dated June 24, 2019.

  2. Minneapolis Stormwater Management Program and Annual Report This link open a new window(2019-00685)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Phase I Permit Stormwater Management Program and Annual Report for 2018 Activities. 

    2. Authorizing the submittal of the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Stormwater Management Program to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for review and approval.

  3. Land Sale: Vacated portion of right-of-way adjacent to 620 Olson Memorial Highway to North Loop Campus LLC This link open a new window(2019-00605)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of a portion of the right-of-way adjacent to 620 Olson Memorial Highway to North Loop Campus LLC for $1,000.

  4. Request for Proposals for on-street parking mobile device payment system This link open a new window(2019-00795)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a mobile device payment application for the City of Minneapolis parking meter system.

  5. Request for Proposals for operation of municipal solid waste transfer station This link open a new window(2019-00796)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for operation of a municipal solid waste transfer station.

  6. Contract amendment with Restoration and Construction Services, LLC (RCS) for Fridley Softening Plant 2019 Masonry Project This link open a new window(2019-00797)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract COM 0000504 with Restoration and Construction Services, LLC (RCS), in the amount of $21,912.50 for a total amount not to exceed $374,912.50, for the Fridley Softening Plant 2019 Masonry Project.

  7. Grant from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for electric vehicle charging stations This link open a new window(2019-00799)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in an amount not to exceed $20,000, to install two dual port electric vehicle charging stations at the Royalston Maintenance Facility.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the MPCA for the activities and requirements of the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

  8. 10th Ave SE River Bridge Rehabilitation Project: Grant acceptance from Minnesota Department of Transportation, agreements, and appropriation This link open a new window(2019-00825)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, in the amount of $31,875,000, for construction of the 10th Ave SE River Bridge and authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the grant.

    2. Authorizing an Agency Relocation Agreement with CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., d/b/a CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas, in the amount of $1,943,660, for upgrading the utility line under the 10th Ave SE River Bridge.

    3. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43393 with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc. (SEH), in the amount of $1,622,388 for a total amount not to exceed $3,595,219, for construction engineering services for the 10th Ave SE River Bridge Project.

    4. Passage of Resolution amending the 2019 Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution as follows:

      1. Approving appropriation of the grant funds to the Public Works Bridge Capital Division.
      2. Approving appropriation of funds from CenterPoint Energy for the project.
      3. Approving increase of $13,560,000 in Municipal State Aid (MSA) revenue and appropriation for the 10th Ave SE River Bridge Project; a decrease of $2,146,900 in MSA appropriation and revenue for the 8th St S Project, and a decrease of $1,866,900 in MSA appropriation and revenue for the Hennepin/Lyndale Project.
  9. Cooperative construction agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for construction of a stormwater storage facility This link open a new window(2019-00801)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing a cooperative construction agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for cost participation in the amount of $3,500,000 for the construction of a stormwater storage facility along Trunk Highway 35W, 350 feet north of E 42nd St.

  10. Agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for sidewalk construction in North Commons Park This link open a new window(2019-00800)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, in an estimated amount of up to $26,800, for cost participation in the construction of a new sidewalk in North Commons Park along 16th Ave N and Morgan Ave N.

  11. Bid for cleaning and lining of water mains This link open a new window(2019-00815)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of Michels Corporation, submitted on Event No. 136, in the amount of $3,852,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the cleaning and lining of water mains, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. Bid for large diameter sanitary sewer assessment This link open a new window(2019-00816)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Redzone Robotics, Inc., submitted on Event No. 337, in the amount of $564,884.80, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the assessment of large diameter sanitary sewers, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. Bid for cleaning of small diameter sanitary sewer system This link open a new window(2019-00817)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Diversified Infrastructure Services, Inc., submitted on Event No. 192, in the amount of $335,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the cleaning of small diameter sanitary sewer system, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. Bid for Ramp A Expansion Joint Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-00818)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Cy-Con, Inc, submitted on Event No. 306, in the amount of $563,380, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 2019 Ramp A Expansion Joint Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. Bid for 11th and Marquette Ramp Phase I Restoration Project This link open a new window(2019-00819)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Paragon Restoration II, LLC, submitted on Event No. 279, in the amount of $298,300, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 11th and Marquette Ramp Phase I Restoration Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Legal settlement: Hannah Northrop v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00833)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Hannah Northrop v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $30,000 to Ms. Northrop and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. Legal settlement: Brandie Zaspel v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00832)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Brandie Zaspel v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $20,000 to Ms. Zaspel and her attorneys, and authorizing the CIty Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. Contract amendment with Pioneer Power, Inc., for the Minneapolis Police Department Second Precinct Air Handler Unit Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-00835)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000096 with Pioneer Power, Inc., in the amount of $39,334.63 for a total amount not to exceed $287,534.63, for mechanical system revisions and modifications necessary to complete the original Minneapolis Police Department Second Precinct Air Handler Unit Replacement Project.

  4. Contract Amendment No. 3 with Adolfson & Peterson Construction for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2019-00839)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44153 with Adolfson & Peterson Construction, in the amount of $317,119 for a new not to exceed amount of $33,860,912, for additional storm water treatment structures in partnership with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, additional dirt export, and additional smaller changes for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project.

  5. 2nd Quarter 2019 Donation Report This link open a new window(2019-00834)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 2nd quarter 2019 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  6. Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) Demonstration Research Program Grant: Letter of support This link open a new window(2019-00836)
    1. Authorizing a letter of support for Metro Transit's grant application to the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration Integrated Mobility Innovation Demonstration Research Program to fund a transit card account based system with mobility service providers to provide payment and access options across modes for low-income or other disadvantaged populations in Minneapolis.

  7. Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion: Procurement and negotiations with local labor organizations for Training and Recruitment Center, Request for Proposals (RFPs) for leasing of portions of Hiawatha Training Facility; and report on staff direction This link open a new window(2019-00840)
    1. Authorizing procurement process, negotiation, and agreement between Public Works and local labor organizations regarding partnership and opportunities in the Hiawatha Training & Recruitment Center, including project goals, sharing of costs, and operating model. 

    2. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for master leasing services of portions of the training facility for retail, classroom, and/or entrepreneurial space.

  1. Collective bargaining agreement: Building Trades Unit, 2019 through 2022 This link open a new window(2019-00844)
    1. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee a collective bargaining agreement with the Building Trades Unit for the period May 1, 2019, through Apr 30, 2022.

    2. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the Executive Summary of the agreement.

    3. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

    4. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the implementation of the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Truck parking ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00855)
    1. Jenkins and Cunningham give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 478 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Parking, Stopping and Standing, amending provisions related to parking of overweight vehicles and commercial vehicles.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Ellison to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, repealing, renaming, adding, and replicating various provisions, sections, articles, and chapters to reorganize, streamline, and ensure gender neutral language throughout the Building Code:

      1. Chapter 85 In General.
      2. Chapter 87 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 89 Permits and Certificates of Occupancy.
      4. Chapter 91 Permit Fees.
      5. Chapter 93 Safety Precautions: Protection of Public Property.
      6. Chapter 95 Projections and Encroachments.
      7. Chapter 99 Electricity.
      8. Chapter 101 Plumbing.
      9. Chapter 103 Gas Piping.
      10. Chapter 105 Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.
      11. Chapter 107 Elevators, Escalators, Hoists and Lifts.
      12. Chapter 108 Parking Ramps.
      13. Chapter 111 Swimming Pools.
      14. Chapter 113 Retaining Walls.
      15. Chapter 115 Building Moving.
      16. Chapter 117 Wrecking.
      17. Chapter 119 Aircraft Noise Attenuation.

Resolutions

  1. Lisa Cerney honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-00851)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Lisa Cerney for her Service and Dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

Announcements

Adjournment



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