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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
October 11, 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 Sep 27, 2019.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Oct 3, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. StilHeart, 124 3rd Ave N, (Ward 3) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment, Cocktail Room License This link open a new window(2019-01090)
    1. Approving application for StilHeart, 124 3RD AVE N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Tapped Beverage Company LLC, BLDistill, LIC381373, for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment, Cocktail Room License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Liquor license approvals for Oct 3, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01098)
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  3. Liquor license renewals for Oct 3, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01095)
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  4. Gambling license approval for Oct 3, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01099)
    1. Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Charities, 1528 UNIVERSITY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Charities, BLGeneral, LIC384068
  5. Gambling license renewals for Oct 3, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01094)
    1. BULL'S HORN FOOD AND DRINK, 4563 34TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MINNEAPOLIS HOCKEY, BLGeneral, LIC358726
    2. St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 1203 5TH ST SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by St. Lawrence Catholic Church, BLGeneral, LIC372380
    3. Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Charities, 2500 4TH ST NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Charities, BLGeneral, LIC373144
    4. Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Charities, 617 CENTRAL AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 Charities, BLGeneral, LIC373145
    5. THE ALIVENESS PROJECT, 220 LOWRY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by THE ALIVENESS PROJECT, BLGeneral, LIC373147
  6. Business license operating conditions: Breakfast Bar of MN, 319 1st Ave N, (Ward 3) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales License, No Live Entertainment This link open a new window(2019-01085)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Breakfast Bar of MN, 319 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Nation of Brothers, LLP, BLLiquor, LIC382245, allowing the applicant to obtain the On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with the conditions contained therein.
Housing Policy & Development
Oct 2, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Land sale: 822 Elwood Ave to Jaslyn Talley (dba 822 ELWOOD AVE N LLC) This link open a new window(2019-01086)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 822 Elwood Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-166), to Jaslyn Talley (dba 822 ELWOOD AVE N LLC) for $65,000, subject to conditions. If Jaslyn Talley fails to close, approving the sale of the property to Roman Derevyanko for $65,000, subject to conditions.

  2. Gateway Northeast Project financing: 2435 Marshall St NE This link open a new window(2019-01097)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Gateway Northeast at 2435 Marshall St NE.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to CB LM Redevelopment Limited Partnership in a principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with CB LM Redevelopment Limited Partnership or an affiliated entity.

    4. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $23,000,000 for Gateway Northeast located at 2435 Marshall St NE.

    5. Approving additional funding up to $280,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund for the Gateway Northeast project located at 2435 Marshall St NE.

  3. Lease renewal for City-owned properties at 1913 and 1919 Columbus Ave S to Baraka Plaza, LLC This link open a new window(2019-01093)
    1. Approving the three-year lease renewal of 1913 and 1919 Columbus Ave S to Baraka Plaza, LLC, or an affiliate, for the purposes of maintaining and using a playground/play area as an accessory use to the Baraka Daycare Center at 1910 Chicago Ave S.

    2. Authorizing a lease agreement and related documents.

  4. Anti-Displacement Policy Network participation report This link open a new window(2019-01102)
    1. Directing the City Coordinator’s Office, with assistance from the Departments of Community Planning & Economic Development and Regulatory Services, to contract with one or more consultants to undertake an economic impact analysis in order to evaluate rent stabilization as a component of housing policy in Minneapolis.  The consulting contract should be in place no later than March 15, 2020.  Staff should bring an update on progress to the Housing Policy & Development Committee by November 13, 2019.

      The contract deliverables generally should include the following:

      1. Establish a baseline and identify key factors for assessing annual rent increase caps as a rent stabilization policy in Minneapolis, which may include: Distribution of rent burden, rent cost trends, rental vacancy and turnover; and Composition of housing stock including age, ownership and geographic distribution of rental property.
      2. Analyze these key factors within the Minneapolis context to understand potential impacts on renters and building owners. Key factors could include: Financial analysis of return on investment for rental property owners; Economic impacts to overall local economy and housing supply in other short and long term associated with capping annual rent increases; and Housing stabilization outcomes for tenants.
      3. Provide potential modes for consideration rent stabilization policies that include rent increase caps and the economic impact of those models.
Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Oct 7, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) appointment This link open a new window(2019-01091)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for the unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Halley Norman, Seat 15, Ward 10. 

  2. Grant application to the Minnesota Department of Health for targeted opioid treatment, prevention and recovery services This link open a new window(2019-01112)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Health in an amount up to $400,000, for the period November 1, 2019 through September 29, 2020, for targeted opioid treatment, prevention and recovery services in the City of Minneapolis, with an emphasis on African American and Native American residents.

  3. Grant application to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for the Cross Sector Innovation Initiative This link open a new window(2019-01118)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the Cross Sector Innovation Initiative in an amount up to $150,000, for the period Jan 1, 2020 through Dec 31, 2021.

  4. Minnesota Department of Health grant for the Safer Sex Intervention project This link open a new window(2019-01114)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $10,771, for a one-year period beginning Oct 1, 2019 through Sep 30, 2020, to implement the Safer Sex Intervention (SSI) project. 

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

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

  5. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant for Community Collaboration Learning This link open a new window(2019-01113)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in the amount of $20,000, for Community Collaborative Learning, for the duration of September 15, 2019 through August 1, 2020.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the grant.

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

  6. Contract with We all we got sports and more for the 2019 Blueprint Approved Institute This link open a new window(2019-01115)
    1. Authorizing a contract with We all we got sports and more, in the amount of $6,000, for 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 We all we got sports and more. 

  7. Mutual Confidentiality Agreement with TSI Incorporated This link open a new window(2019-01120)
    1. Authorizing a Mutual Confidentiality Agreement with TSI Incorporated to test newest models of TSI indoor air quality units for a duration of five years.

  8. Contract amendment with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) for proactive labor standards outreach and vulnerable worker liaison services. This link open a new window(2019-01116)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0000067 with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL), in the amount of $100,000 for a total amount not to exceed $200,000, for additional services associated with labor standards outreach and vulnerable worker liaison services.

Transportation & Public Works
Oct 7, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. 27th Ave NE Street Reconstruction (University Ave to railroad tracks): Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01126)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $143,991.31 for the 27th Ave NE (University Ave to the railroad tracks) Street Reconstruction Project No. 2328 (CPV075).

    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 $143,995 for the project.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

  2. 2019 Sanitary sewer service availability charges This link open a new window(2019-00915)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment roll for sanitary sewer service availability charges (SAC) on the list of properties on file in the City Engineer's Special Assessment Office.

  3. Uniform Assessment Rates: Establishing 2020 rates This link open a new window(2019-01129)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing uniform assessment rates for street construction, street renovation, street resurfacing, and alley construction and resurfacing improvements for the 2020 calendar year.

  4. Cooperative agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for Green Infrastructure and Safe Routes to School improvements at Edison High School This link open a new window(2019-01131)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), whereby the City will receive an amount not to exceed $128,000, for construction costs related to stormwater quality infrastructure features as part of the Green Infrastructure and Safe Routes to School improvements at Edison High School.

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

  5. Contract with various suppliers for 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool This link open a new window(2019-01130)
    1. Authorizing a master service agreement with each of 66 successful firms responding to the Request for Proposals for the 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool.

  6. Temporary construction easement agreement with University of Minnesota for 10th Ave SE River Bridge Project This link open a new window(2019-01128)
    1. Authorizing a temporary construction easement agreement with the University of Minnesota, in an amount not to exceed $27,500, for renovations of the 10th Ave SE River Bridge.

  7. Assignment of contract with Williams Towing, Inc. for Zone 6 public towing services This link open a new window(2019-01127)
    1. Authorizing assignment of Contract No. C-38739 between Williams Towing Inc. and the City of Minneapolis following the sale of Williams Towing, Inc. to John Hosek, to allow for continuation of towing services in Zone 6 through the current term of the contract ending June 30, 2020.

  8. Bid for Ramp A Waterproofing and Structural Repairs 2019 Project This link open a new window(2019-01100)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of Cy-Con, Inc., submitted on Event No. 401, in the amount of $257,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Ramp A Waterproofing and Structural Repairs 2019 Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  9. Bid for 11th and Marquette Area Skyway Carpet Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-01101)
    1. Accepting the low bid of St. Paul Linoleum and Carpet Company, submitted on Event No. 537, in the amount of $178,224.11, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 11th and Marquette Area Skyway Carpet Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Bid for 20-inch drain line vaults for the Columbia Heights Filter Plant This link open a new window(2019-01133)
    1. Accepting the low bid of PCI Roads, LLC, submitted on Event No. 462, in the amount of $350,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for 20-Inch drain line vaults for the Columbia Heights Filter Plant, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of James Hart This link open a new window(2019-01104)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of James Hart, by payment of $175,000 to Mr. Hart and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  2. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Randall Miller This link open a new window(2019-01105)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Randall Miller, by payment of $155,000 to Mr. Miller and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  3. Legal settlement: Personal injury claims of Ira Vidal Broadway This link open a new window(2019-01103)
    1. Approving the settlement of the personal injury claims of Ira Vidal Broadway, by payment of $4,000 to Mr. Broadway and his attorney, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. Contract amendment with Restorative Justice Community Action for restorative justice services This link open a new window(2019-01106)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41004 with Restorative Justice Community Action, in the amount of $175,000 for a total amount not to exceed $475,000, for restorative justice services.

  5. Grant from joint agencies for prosecutorial services to crime victims This link open a new window(2019-01107)
    1. Accepting a follow-on Prosecutorial Services to Crime Victims grant for 2019-2020, jointly funded from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime; and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Crime Victim Services, in the amounts of $205,542 and $24,980 respectively, with a $51,386 matching component, for the funding of a two-year Victim Witness Specialist position (1 FTE), along with funding for increased outreach and training.

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

    3. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the City Attorney's Office.

  6. Contract amendment for bond counsel services This link open a new window(2019-01110)
    1. Authorizing an extension to the legal services agreement with Kennedy & Graven, Chartered for a two-year period, through 2021, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for the total five-year contract period, to serve as general bond counsel to the City.

    2. Authorizing an extension to the legal services agreement with Gray Plant Mooty for a two-year period, through 2021, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the total five-year contract period, to serve as bond counsel for the limited tax-supported Common Bond Fund.

    3. Authorizing an extension of the term from 2017-2019 to 2017-2021 for the designation of the following firms as the Conduit Revenue Bond Counsel Panel:

      1. Barnes and Thornburg LLP
      2. Briggs and Morgan
      3. Dorsey and Whitney LLP
      4. Gray Plant Mooty
      5. Kennedy and Graven, Chartered
      6. Kutak Rock LLP
      7. McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered.
  7. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant for enhanced storm water treatment at East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility This link open a new window(2019-01132)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in an amount not to exceed $20,000, for enhanced site storm water treatment construction at the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility.  There is no requirement for City matching funds for this grant.

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

  8. Bid for 2019 Landscape Renovation Project This link open a new window(2019-01124)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Plant Pros, LLC, submitted on Event No. 408, for Base Bid Items 1-6 and Alternate 1, in the amount of $132,839, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the re-bid for the 2019 Landscape Renovation Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  9. Minnesota Department of Public Safety grant for traffic enforcement This link open a new window(2019-01065)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - OTS (Office of Traffic Safety), in the amount of $288,050, for the continuation of the Minneapolis Police Department's Toward Zero Deaths traffic enforcement partnership program.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - OTS for the grant.

    3. Authorizing agreements to share the awarded funds with the Minneapolis Park Police and the police departments of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Robbinsdale, and the University of Minnesota in amounts to be determined.

  10. Contract with the Regents of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) for research and program development for the Neighborhoods 2020 Plan This link open a new window(2019-01138)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Regents of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), in the total amount of $60,000 over a two-year period, for research and program development for the Neighborhoods 2020 Plan.

    2. Authorizing the customization of the City’s Standard Contract Form with the Regents of Minnesota Center for Urban Affairs (CURA) to include the following exceptions:

      1. Insurance: The University is self-insured and thus does not carry the insurance coverages required by the City’s standard terms and conditions.
      2. Intellectual Property: The University would own, or own jointly with the City, any intellectual property developed pursuant to this contract.
      3. Equal Benefits Ordinance: The City would deem that the University is in compliance with this ordinance.
  1. Collective bargaining agreement: Stationary Engineers Unit, 2019 through 2022 This link open a new window(2019-01152)
    1. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee a collective bargaining agreement with the Stationary Engineers Unit for the period Oct 1, 2019, through Sep 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. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 204 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code, Environmental Preservation: Environmentally Acceptable Packaging, amending regulations to provide a recycling and/or organics management system at public events and markets, and exempting some food establishments from the requirement to provide front of the house recycling and/or organics collection.

  1. Emergency housing repairs ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01174)
    1. Cunningham and Ellison give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending the composition of the emergency violation hearing board and adding rules for hearings related to emergency housing repairs.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Reich to introduce an ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 474 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Vehicle Operation, for first reading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee, adding a new section on the process for establishing speed limits for city streets.

Resolutions

  1. 2019 Breast Cancer Awareness honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-01137)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and October 11, 2019, as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day in the City of Minneapolis.

Motions

  1. Procedures for setting compensation levels for Mayor and City Council Members ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00084)
    1. Motion by Gordon and Johnson directing the City Clerk to modify the original notice and ordinance introduction to correctly identify the amendment is proposed to Title 2, Chapter 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: In General, establishing procedures for setting or changing compensation levels for the Mayor and City Council Members, for referral to the Ways & Means Committee for the setting of a public hearing.

  2. 2019-2021 City Council and Committee calendars This link open a new window(2018-01386)
    1. Motion by Cunningham and Jenkins giving notice of intent to bring forward for consideration an amended version of the 2020 City Council & Committees Calendar, which will be presented for consideration at the next regular meeting of the Committee of the Whole on October 23, 2019.

Announcements

Adjournment



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