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An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
December 13, 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)
Clerk: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
  3. Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of Nov 22, 2019, and the adjourned session held Dec 4, 2019.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Dec 11, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Las Charolas Restaurant, 417 E Lake St, (Ward 9) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License, No Live Entertainment This link open a new window(2019-01414)
    1. Amending Council Action 2019A-0906, to correct the corporate name for LIC380557, to read as follows: LAS CHAROLAS RESTAURANT, 417 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Jaimes Enterprises LLC, BLWine, LIC380557
  2. 2020 House District 60A Special Primary and General Election judge appointments This link open a new window(2019-01415)
    1. Approving the appointment of election judges to serve in the 14 precincts in House District 60A, Health Care Facilities, and Absentee Ballot Board for the 2020 House District 60A Special Primary and General Election.

    2. Authorizing the Elections Director to appoint additional election judges as necessary.

  3. Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-01410)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Margarita Ortega, Seat 9, Ward 9, for an unexpired two-year term beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr 30, 2020.

    2. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Jocelyn Shardlow, Seat 15, Ward 3, for an unexpired two-year term beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr 30, 2020.

  4. Restorative-justice and Adult Diversion Workgroup staff direction This link open a new window(2019-01417)
    1. Directing the City Attorney’s Office in collaboration with the Police Department to convene and lead the "Restorative-justice and Adult Diversion" Workgroup (to include representatives from the Office of Violence Prevention, the Coordinator’s Human Trafficking Prevention initiative, and the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department) tasked with developing a wrap-around services and harm reduction pilot program that addresses livability offenses such as, but not limited to, street-level drug sales and commercial sexual exploitation, and reporting back with its recommendations to the Public Safety & Emergency Management Committee by Apr 1, 2020, in order to launch a pilot program by Jun 1, 2020, that will:

      1. Utilize technical assistance from the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion’s (LEAD) National Support Bureau to lay the foundations of the pilot program and provide training to City staff and community partners;
      2. Center a strong collaboration between the Police Department and social service providers to address the root causes of the livability offenses;
      3. Use a proactive, consistent, and culturally-relevant case management model coupled with a timeline, budget, clear metrics, and goals that show evidence-based progress towards a reduction in crime and increased community safety; and
      4. Engage Hennepin County and other government agencies to strengthen the pilot program’s service delivery and diversify its funding sources.
    1. Passage of Resolution supporting the resettlement of refugees to the City of Minneapolis.

Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Dec 3, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Starbucks Coffee, 713 Washington Ave S, (Ward 3) for a Sidewalk Café License This link open a new window(2019-01358)
    1. Approving application for Starbucks Coffee, 713 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Sherman Associates, BLFood, LIC382344, for a Sidewalk Cafe License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Sal's on Fifth, 10 N 5th St, (Ward 3) for an Extended Hours of Operation License This link open a new window(2019-01360)
    1. Approving the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Sal's On Fifth, 10 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Garlick Inc, BLGeneral, LIC384756, allowing the applicant to obtain an Extended Hours of Operation License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  3. Unleashed Hounds and Hops, 200 E Lyndale Ave N, (Ward 5) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-01359)
    1. Approving application for Unleashed Hounds and Hops, 200 EAST LYNDALE AVE N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Unleashed Hounds and Hops LLC, BLWine, LIC381882, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. Los Andes Latin Bistro/Los Andes, 607 W Lake St, (Ward 8) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-01357)
    1. Approving application for Los Andes Latin Bistro/Los Andes, 607 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by LOS ANDES RESTAURANT INC, BLLiquor, LIC384189, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  5. Tenant relocation assistance ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01243)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, adding provisions requiring the payment of tenant relocation assistance upon the revocation or cancellation of a rental dwelling license.

  6. Emergency housing repairs ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01174)
    1. Passage of 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.

  7. Food Manufacturer license revocation: Tamales de Rancho, 1509 E Lake St, (Ward 9) held by Gastromex Inc. This link open a new window(2019-01347)
    1. Approving the revocation of the Food Manufacturer License for TAMALES DE RANCHO, 1509 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by GASTROMEX INC, BLFood, LIC368386, due to outstanding taxes owed to the State of Minnesota.
  8. Liquor license approvals for Dec 3, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01361)
    1. ATLAS RESTAURANT, 200 6TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Atlas Restaurants LLC, BLAmend, LIC385065
    2. Marquette Hotel, 710 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Wischermann Lifestyle Hospitality Minneapolis, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC379705
    3. Martina, 4312 UPTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by 4312 Argentina, LLC, BLAmend, LIC384981
    4. Mission American Kitchen & Bar, 77 7TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Watermark Restaurants LLC, BLAmend, LIC385066
    5. SPHERE, 100 5TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by SPHERE LLC, BLAmend, LIC385064
    6. Windows on Minnesota, 710 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Wischermann Lifestyle Hospitality Minneapolis, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC379706
    7. Underground Music Cafe, 408 3RD AVE N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Underground Music Venue LLC, BLWine, LIC382588
  9. Gambling license approvals for Dec 3, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01356)
    1. Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, 324 6TH AVE N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, BLGeneral, LIC384952
    2. Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, 1928 UNIVERSITY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, BLGeneral, LIC384953
    3. MN Youth Athletic Services, 800 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MN Youth Athletic Services, BLGeneral, LIC385283
  10. Business license operating conditions: Doran Companies, 311 2nd St SE, (Ward 3) for a Parking Lot Class A License This link open a new window(2019-01344)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Doran Companies, 311 2ND ST SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by DORAN-CSM SE II LLC, BLAmend, LIC385311, allowing the licensee to retain the Parking Lot Class A License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  11. Business license operating conditions: Mill City Massage, 411 Hennepin Ave E, (Ward 3) for a Massage and Bodywork Establishment, Single Operator License This link open a new window(2019-01345)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Mill City Massage, 411 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Gregg Sivesind, BLAmend, LIC385206, allowing the licensee to retain the Massage and Bodywork Establishment, Single Operator License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  12. Workforce Development Services for 2021-2025 This link open a new window(2019-01331)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals to establish a list of Eligible Providers of Workforce Development Services for 2021-2025.

  13. Interim lease amendment with North Star Community Rowing for Portion of Upper Harbor Site This link open a new window(2019-01354)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the interim lease with North Star Community Rowing for a portion of Upper Harbor Terminal Parcels 4 and 5, to allow construction of walkway improvements beyond the originally approved timeframe.

  14. Pre-development forgivable loan agreement with Kente Circle, LLC for expansion project: 345 E 38th St, 3800 and 3812 4th Ave S This link open a new window(2019-01355)
    1. Authorizing a pre-development forgivable loan agreement with Kente Circle, LLC, or an affiliated entity, for expansion project at 345 E 38th St, 3800 and 3812 4th Ave S.

  15. Minnesota Department of Human Services General Obligation Bond-funded grant for the Family Partnership Project This link open a new window(2019-01368)
    1. Accepting a General Obligation Bond-funded grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services in the amount of $10,000,000, for the Family Partnership Project.

    2. Authorizing a Grant Agreement with the State of Minnesota for the Family Partnership Project.  

    3. Authorizing a Use/Lease Agreement, Ground Lease Agreement, and other necessary documents with the Family Partnership or an affiliated holding company to implement the Family Partnership Project.

    4. Passage of Resolution approving the Governmental Program to be achieved through construction and operation of the Family Partnership Project.

    5. Passage of Resolution approving the delegation of authority to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to review and approve the annual program and budget report for the Family Partnership Project. 

    6. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.  

    7. Directing and requiring, as a condition of closing on the financing, that The Family Partnership work collaboratively with City staff, the project’s architecture firm, and staff from the Dunwoody College of Technology to refine the building design of the project with the goals of (1) increasing the ground floor activation of the building and (2) aligning the project to the City’s racial equity goals by reflecting the cultural community and the cultural assets of the neighborhood through façade applications and design. Such refinements shall not create an unmet financing gap for the project, conflict with any State bonding rules; or impede the existing project schedule, financing sources, and current City land use approvals. Working collaboratively to accomplish the goals above entails that The Family Partnership complete the following steps: (1) the project team will host a public ideation session with Dunwoody College of Technology staff and East Lake Street stakeholders to brief the community on the status of the project and gather specific feedback on how to further activate the building using design, (2) the project team will have at least two meetings with Dunwoody College of Technology staff and Community Planning and Economic Development staff to discuss design alternatives, (3) the project team shall prepare a written response summarizing the input from the meetings above, the design elements it is incorporating in response to above mentioned input and feedback, and the rationale for certain design alternatives considered that it is not able to incorporate. And, delegating to the Community Planning and Economic Development Director the authority to determine whether The Family Partnership has satisfactorily met the foregoing requirement to allow for closing.

  1. Contract amendment with Everlaw, Inc. for E-discovery and redaction software This link open a new window(2019-01405)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44483 with Everlaw, Inc., in the amount of $78,000 for a total amount not to exceed $228,000, for additional usage of its E-discovery and redaction software.

  2. Contract amendment with OneNeck IT Solutions LLC for outsourced managed services for the City enterprise This link open a new window(2019-01407)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39200 with OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, in the amount of $2,868,000 for a total amount not to exceed $24,893,000, for outsourced managed services for the City enterprise.

  3. Contract amendment with BerganKDV Technology and Consulting, Inc. for technical support to facilitate Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance for the Minneapolis Convention Center parking ramp system This link open a new window(2019-01408)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39121 with BerganKDV Technology and Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $15,000 for a total amount not to exceed $185,000, and an extension through March 31, 2020, to facilitate Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance with the card reader for the Minneapolis Convention Center parking ramp system.

  4. Contract amendment with West Publishing Corporation for online research services for the Minneapolis Police Department This link open a new window(2019-01409)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41693 with West Publishing Corporation, in the amount of $70,902 for a total amount not to exceed $232,902, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for online research services and access to databases that provide the Minneapolis Police Department the ability to conduct research and retrieve information.

    2. Authorizing customization of the contract terms and conditions to only allow termination for convenience on June 30, 2020, or December 31, 2020.

  5. Contract amendment with Employment Investigations, Inc. d/b/a Neuvest for workplace investigations This link open a new window(2019-01412)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43377 with Employment Investigations, Inc. d/b/a Neuvest, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not exceed of $225,000, for workplace investigations.

Housing Policy & Development
Dec 4, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Land Sale: 1337 Newton Ave N to Vu Dang This link open a new window(2019-01328)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1337 Newton Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-168), to Vu Dang or affiliated entity for $20,000, subject to conditions.

    2. Approving the award of up to $20,000 in Homebuyer Incentive funds to Vu Dang.

    3. Authorizing related agreements with Vu Dang or affiliated entity.

  2. Land sales and funding awards for Minneapolis Homes Development Assistance Round 4 This link open a new window(2019-01378)
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  3. Modification No. 3 to Housing Replacement District Tax Increment Financing Plan This link open a new window(2019-01376)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving Modification No. 3 to the Housing Replacement District Plan, increasing tax increment revenues and expenditures by $200,000.

  4. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) appointments This link open a new window(2019-01374)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments to the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2022:  Cara Letofsky, Seat 2, Ward 2; and Andrea Brennan, Seat 3, Ward 13.

  5. Carryforward of Year 2019 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2019-01373)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carryforward of unused Year 2019 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program.

  6. Transfer of Redevelopment Contract with Blue Golds Ventures, LLC to Great Lakes Property Group for 756 Jackson St NE This link open a new window(2019-01380)
    1. Approving the transfer and assignment of the Redevelopment Contract for 756 Jackson St NE, with Blue Golds Ventures, LLC to Great Lakes Property Group, LLC or an affiliated entity.

    2. Amending the Redevelopment Contract to reflect the new project terms.

  7. Bid for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal This link open a new window(2019-01389)
    1. Accepting the bid of Dwaynes Lawn and Snow Care, submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $534,600, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    2. Accepting the bid of Hennepin County Sentence to Serve, submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $390,500, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    3. Accepting the bid of Better Futures Minnesota submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $594,000, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    4. Accepting the bid of Tree Trust submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $459,000, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  8. City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy amendments This link open a new window(2019-01379)
    1. Adopting an amended and restated City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy to include Inclusionary Zoning requirements, a ban on short-term rentals in projects that receive City financial assistance and/or are developed on property purchased from the City and other miscellaneous formatting updates.

    2. Adopting amendments to the City of Minneapolis Inclusionary Zoning Revenue Loss Offset Assistance Policy.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Dec 2, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Invasive tree species ordinances This link open a new window(2018-01330)
    1. Returning to author an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, adding and amending provisions related to the removal of trees subject to invasive species infestation.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 399 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: Control of Invasive Species Tree Pests, adding and amending provisions related to the removal of trees subject to invasive species infestation.

    3. Directing Health, Regulatory Services, Licensing, and Finance and Property Services staff to create an implementation plan for the Invasive Tree Species ordinance, with input from stakeholders, including licensed tree servicing companies, as follows:

      1. Piloting the Program in 2020 with full implementation in 2021;
      2. Creating a mechanism to sustainably finance proactive ash tree removal and replacement on private property without relying on existing departmental operating budgets;
      3. Focusing on equity by targeting outreach to Green Zones; and
      4. Expanding the pool of licensed tree servicing companies that can contract with the City to perform this work.
  2. Environmental Program Fees ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01056)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 3 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection, adding thereto a new Chapter 45 entitled Environmental Program Fees to centrally locate existing environmental fees, and amending various provisions to reference the new chapter, update to ensure compliance with state law changes, and for accuracy and clarity:

      1. Chapter 45 Environmental Program Fees.
      2. Chapter 46 Hazardous and Industrial Waste Generation, Handling, Storage and Disposal.
      3. Chapter 48 Minneapolis Watershed Management Authority.
      4. Chapter 50 Minneapolis Waste Control and Waste Discharge Rules.
      5. Chapter 52 Erosion and Sediment Control and Discharge.
      6. Chapter 59 Construction Activities.
    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 389 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: Noise, amending provisions to reference proper location of fees for existing permit types within the Code.

  3. Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights appointments This link open a new window(2019-01332)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Bennett Hartz, Seat 15, Ward 7.    

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022:  Cindy Devonish, Seat 18, Ward 4; and Cindy Lord, Seat 16, Ward 11. 

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Kayseh Magan, Seat 20, Ward 6; and Janelle Shoemake, Seat 21, Ward 3.    

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 31, 2022:  Lee Linderman, Seat 19, Ward 13; and David Farrar, Seat 17, Ward 7.  

    5. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for unexpired three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Jared Widseth, Seat 1, Ward 8; Parinaz Kassemi, Seat 3, Ward 10; and Kate Stevens, Seat 5, Ward 12. 

  4. Gift acceptance from the de Beaumont Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend and receive the Appreciative Inquiry Change Leadership Certificate This link open a new window(2019-01363)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel and lodging expenses from the de Beaumont Foundation for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend and receive The Appreciative Inquiry Change Leadership Certificate in  Arlington, Virginia.

  5. Gift acceptance from Annie E. Casey Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for Health Department, Community Planning & Economic Development Department, and Mayoral staff  to attend the Affordable Housing Site Visit at Native American Connections in Phoenix, AZ This link open a new window(2019-01367)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Annie E. Casey Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for Health Department, Community Planning & Economic Development Department, and Mayoral staff to participate in a site study of programs and housing developed and implemented by Native Connections Agency in Phoenix, Arizona from Dec 9 - 18, 2019

  6. Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-01329)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021:  Dayna Frank, Seat 1, Ward 7; Joanne Hager, Seat 11, Ward 4; Madeline Lohman, Seat 7, Ward 11; Veronica Mendez Moore, Seat 9, Ward 9; and Mae Brooks, Seat 15, Ward 5. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointment of Wade Luneberg, Seat 8, Ward 3; for a one-year term beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021:  Brian Elliott, Seat 13, Ward 11; James Rowader, Seat 3, Ward 10; and Kate Davenport, Seat 5.

    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code or Ordinance 14.180) for Kate Davenport.

  7. Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council appointments This link open a new window(2019-01366)
    1. Approving the following City Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Melissa Anderson, Seat 1, Ward 2; Marcus Kar, Seat 3, Ward 5; and Nolan Greene, Seat 5, Ward 8.

    2. Approving the following City Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Alyssa Banks, Seat 2; Andrea Eger, Seat 4, Ward 3; Jason Walker, Seat 6, Ward 13; Teresa Opheim, Seat 7, Ward 2; Latasha Powell, Seat 8, Ward 5.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Aidan Read, Seat 10, Ward 12; and Ibrahim Mohamed, Seat 15, Ward 5.

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020 and ending Dec 31, 2021: Beth Dooley, Seat 9, Ward 7; J. DeVon Nolen, Seat 11, Ward 4; Tsega Tamene, Seat 12, Mayorally-appointed Co-Chair; Emily Minge, Seat 13, Ward 9; and Amy Maas, Seat 14, Ward 1.

    5. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Tsega Tamene and Alyssa Banks.

  8. Declaration of a climate emergency This link open a new window(2019-01362)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring that there is a climate emergency which demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address the consequences and causes of climate change.

  9. Citywide Social Cost of Carbon Policy This link open a new window(2019-01385)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing a social cost of carbon for use in climate and energy policy.

  10. Sustainable Building Policy This link open a new window(2019-01384)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting a Sustainable Building Policy. 

Transportation & Public Works
Dec 3, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. 18th Ave NE Street Reconstruction (Johnson St NE to Stinson Pkwy): Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01336)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,089,267.20 for the 18th Ave NE (Johnson St NE to Stinson Pkwy) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6767 (PV139).

    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 $1,089,270 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. Girard Ave S (Lake St W to Lagoon Ave) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01337)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $65,278.06 for the Girard Ave S (Lake St W to Lagoon Ave) Street Reconstruction Project No. 2301 (PV147).

    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 $65,280 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.

    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 474 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Vehicle Operation, adding a new section on the process for establishing speed limits for city streets.

    2. Directing Public Works to present a report on the technical analysis and communication plan for speed limit changes to the Transportation & Public Works Committee by no later than Mar 17, 2020.

    3. Directing the City Engineer to set speed limits that:

      1. Support reaching the City’s Vision Zero traffic safety goal of zero traffic deaths or severe injuries;
      2. Reflect the City’s Complete Streets policy by improving access and comfort for people walking, biking, and taking transit;
      3. Reflect projected future street use resulting from anticipated land use changes;
      4. Support moving people and goods; and
      5. Are reasonable, comfortable, and technically defensible.
  3. Contract amendment with Coen+Partners for Peavey Plaza Project This link open a new window(2019-01340)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42061 with Coen+Partners, in the amount of $25,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,185,380, for additional work performed as part of the Peavey Plaza Construction Project, and an extension through July 31, 2020, for final walk-through.

  4. Contract amendment with Meyer Contracting, Inc. for 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-01341)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43775 with Meyer Contracting Inc., in the amount of $285,000 for a total amount not to exceed $3,632,461.53, to complete additional work related to winterizing activities and adjustments to quantities for the 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project.

  5. Contract amendment with Valley Paving, Inc. for 42nd Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-01342)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42461 with Valley Paving, Inc., in the amount of $241,305.87 for a total amount not to exceed $8,017,262.11, for work performed as part of the 42nd Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project (CPV096).

  6. Contract amendments with Williams Towing, Corky’s Towing, Twin Cities Transport & Recovery, Rapid Recovery, and Statewide Towing for towing services This link open a new window(2019-01343)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38739C with Williams Towing, in the amount of $200,000 for a total amount not to exceed $494,382, for Zone 6 towing services.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38740C with Corky’s Towing, in the amount of $340,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,170,240, for Zones 1 and 4 towing services.

    3. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38720C with Twin Cities Transport & Recovery, in the amount of $200,000 for a total amount not to exceed $482,000, for Zone 2 towing services.

    4. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38652C with Rapid Recovery, in the amount of $260,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,327,800, for District B and Zone 5 towing services.

    5. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41950A with Statewide Towing, in the amount of $500,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,707,800, for District A and Zone 3 towing services.

  7. Contract amendment with AE2S Construction (EIM) for finalization of payment for Pump Station 7 Outdoor Construction Project This link open a new window(2019-01346)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44381 with AE2S Construction LLC, in the amount of $14,811.73 for a total amount not to exceed $661,423.27, and an extension through Dec. 31, 2019, to allow for payment for work on the Pump Station 7 Outdoor Construction Project.

  8. Request for Proposals for planning and engineering services for Bryant Ave S (50th St W to Lake St W) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-01349)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for planning and engineering services for the Bryant Ave S (50th St W to Lake St W) Street Reconstruction Project (PV126).

  9. Metropolitan Council Municipal Infiltration and Inflow grant for cured-in-place pipe lining and repairs of existing sewers This link open a new window(2019-01350)
    1. Accepting an additional grant from the Metropolitan Council, in the amount of $246,085.67, in conjunction with a previous state bond funded grant agreement with the Metropolitan Council to fund cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining and repairs of existing sewers.

    2. Passage of Resolution adjusting the appropriation and revenue for the fund to reflect the additional grant funding and to provide the funding to the programs where the grant projects were performed.

  10. Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance grant for design and deployment of mobility hubs including peer exchange This link open a new window(2019-01351)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, in the amount of $64,000, to support the design and deployment of mobility hubs in Minneapolis.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance for the grant.

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

  11. 2020 Street Resurfacing Program: Project designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearings This link open a new window(2019-01353)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed for the 2020 Street Resurfacing Program, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2331 (CPV2056).

    2. Adopting report receiving cost estimate of $7,222,406, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting the public hearings as follows:

      1. Feb 4, 2020, for Dorman South Residential.
      2. Feb 4, 2020, for 4th St SE.
      3. Feb 18, 2020, for 1st Ave S.
      4. Feb 18, 2020, for 4th St NE and Edison Residential.
      5. March 9, 2020, for 37th Ave NE.
      6. March 9, 2020, for Fuller South Residential.
      7. March 17, 2020, for South Phillips Residential.
      8. March 17, 2020, for Godward St NE.
      9. April 7, 2020, for North Loop Area.
      10. April 7, 2020, for Rollins and Elm St SE.
      11. April 7, 2020, for 3rd Ave S and Clinton Residential.
  12. 2020-2022 Minneapolis Vision Zero Action Plan This link open a new window(2019-01348)
    1. Adopting the final 2020-2022 Minneapolis Vision Zero Action Plan.

  1. Capital Long Range Improvement Program ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01221)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 35 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Capital Long Range Improvement Program Process, amending the length of the adopted annual capital improvement program.

  2. Legal settlement: Kiara Creer v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2019-01397)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Kiara Creer v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Court File No. 19-cv-01103, by payment of $6,000 to Kiara Creer and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. Workers’ Compensation interest payment related to the Oseland decision: Richard Hansey This link open a new window(2019-01395)
    1. Approving the interest payment owed to Workers’ Compensation claimant Richard Hansey, in the amount of $183,732.99, due to the Minnesota Supreme Court decision in the Oseland by Oseland v. Crow Wing County matter.

  4. Grant from Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District to fund Downtown Strategic Justice Partnership This link open a new window(2019-01399)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District, in the amount of $175,000, to fund the Downtown Strategic Justice Partnership funding a probation officer and prosecutor who will work within Downtown Minneapolis.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County, in the amount of $65,000, to provide probation services in the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District.

  5. Contract amendment with Urban Ventures to provide sentencing alternatives for gross misdemeanor weapon offenses This link open a new window(2019-01398)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42542 with Urban Ventures, in the amount of $310,000 for a total amount not to exceed $410,000, to provide sentencing alternatives for gross misdemeanor weapon offenses and a change in contract scope, increasing the number of days programming is offered.

  6. Waiver of conflict of interest for Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. This link open a new window(2019-01411)
    1. Authorizing waiver of conflict of interest between the City of Minneapolis and Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. (the "Firm") arising out of the Firm's continuing representation of AEG on Target Center matters.

  7. Folk and Traditional Arts grant for arts programming to support the artistic traditions and customs practiced within cultural groups This link open a new window(2019-01413)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, in the amount of $46,875, for arts programming to support the artistic traditions and customs practiced within cultural groups.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota State Arts Board for the grant.

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

  8. Contract amendment with Pioneer Power, Inc. for Convention Center Steam Room Cooling Project This link open a new window(2019-01403)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44289 with Pioneer Power, Inc.,  in the amount of $424,962.13 for a total amount not to exceed $3,856,962.13, to allow for close-out and final payment for the Convention Center Steam Room Cooling Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for operation of The Commons This link open a new window(2019-01394)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000619 with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, in the amount of $175,000, and an extension through March 31, 2020, for The Commons sublease agreement.

  10. Contract amendment with Impact Mailing of Minnesota, Inc. for mailing services This link open a new window(2019-01393)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. PC-00317 with Impact Mailing of Minnesota, Inc., doing business as Impact Proven Solutions, in the amount of $1,000,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,000,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for mailing services for utility billing.

  11. Contract amendment with Association for Black Economic Power for provision of banking services and financial literacy education for Minneapolis residents This link open a new window(2019-01401)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. COM0000530 with Association for Black Economic Power, in an amount up to $410,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2020, for provision of banking services and financial literacy education for Minneapolis residents.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. COM0000529 with Association for Black Economic Power, in an amount up to $90,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2020, for provision of banking services and financial literacy education for Minneapolis residents

  12. Contract amendments with Canal Street Limited Partnership for office space in the Crown Roller Mill Building at 105 5th Ave S This link open a new window(2019-01400)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to City Lease Contracts No. 25352 and No. C96-10431 with Canal Street Limited Partnership for office space in the Crown Roller Mill Building located at 105 5th Ave S.

  13. Contract amendment with HCM Architects for the Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project – Phase II This link open a new window(2019-01406)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42806, with HCM (Hagen, Christiansen, McIlwain) Architects, in the amount of $18,940 for a total amount not to exceed $171,920, for the Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project – Phase II.

  14. Re-bid for Fire Station No. 4 renovations This link open a new window(2019-01396)
    1. Considering the low bid of Ebert, Inc., submitted on Event No. 698, in the amount of $2,539,900, including the base bid and Alternates 1, 2, and 3, to furnish all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the re-bid for the Fire Station No. 4 Renovations Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. Appointed position in the Finance Department: Director Investments and Debt Management This link open a new window(2019-01335)
    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; and approving the appointed position of Director Investments and Debt Management, evaluated at 638 total points and allocated to Grade 14.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $121,138 to $143,601, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Nov 19, 2019.

  16. Urban Area Security Initiative grant for enterprise preparedness services This link open a new window(2019-01386)
    1. Accepting grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division, in the amount of $900,000, to provide enterprise preparedness services.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Emergency Management Department.

  17. Emergency Management Performance Grant for training and exercise services This link open a new window(2019-01387)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division, in the amount of $30,000, to provide training and exercise services.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Emergency Management Department.

  18. 2019 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for Police and City Attorney support This link open a new window(2019-01391)
    1. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County, in the amount of $279,908.93, to support Police and City Attorney initiatives.

  1. Variances appeal: Dalton Scott, 1309 5th St NE This link open a new window(2019-01369)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Dalton Scott regarding the following decisions of the Zoning Board of Adjustment (PLAN9761) for a new detached accessory dwelling unit for the property located at 1309 5th St NE:

      1. Denying a variance to increase the maximum permitted floor area to 774 square feet.
      2. Denying a variance to increase the maximum permitted height to 21.5 feet.
  2. Alley vacation: North Central University, 1401, 1413, and 1425 Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2019-01371)
    1. Approving an application submitted by North Central University to vacate (PLAN9674) the north-south alley in the southeast quadrant of Chicago Ave and E 14th St, subject to the retention of easement rights by Xcel Energy.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating all that part of the north-south alley, in the southeast quadrant of Chicago Ave and E 14th St in the plat of J.S. & W. Elliot’s Addition to Minneapolis (Vac-1726).

  3. Rezoning and alley vacation: The Family Partnership, 1527 E Lake St, 3013-3037 Bloomington Ave S, and 3010-3040 16th Ave S This link open a new window(2019-01383)
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  4. Arts Commission appointments This link open a new window(2019-01381)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Lana Aylesworth, Seat 8, Ward 11, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2022.

    2. Approving the following Council appointments for unexpired three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Commarrah Bashar, Seat 2, Ward 8; and Ahava Silkey-Jones, Seat 14, Ward 7.

    3. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Mandi Bedbury, Seat 5, Ward 3; and Joan Vorderbruggen, Seat 17, Ward 10.

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Janay Henry, Seat 4, Ward 8; and Ellina Kevorkian, Seat 15, Ward 10.

  5. Local historic landmark designation: Oakland Apartments, 213 9th St S This link open a new window(2019-01382)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Landmark designation of the Oakland Apartments located at 213 9th St S.

  6. Occupancy regulations (Zoning Code) ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00153)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending occupancy regulations:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      3. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      4. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      5. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      6. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
  7. Inclusionary zoning regulations ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01035)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations related to inclusionary zoning:

      1. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      2. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
  8. Site plan review appeal: Nick Boosalis, 4159 Hiawatha Ave This link open a new window(2019-01282)
    1. Granting an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by Nick Boosalis regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission denying a site plan review (PLAN9531) for two one-story commercial buildings and a drive-through at 4159 Hiawatha Ave.

  1. Reappointment of Director of Community Planning and Economic Development This link open a new window(2019-01416)
    1. Receiving and filing the reappointment by the Executive Committee of David Frank to the appointed position of Director of Community Planning and Economic Development and Executive Director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2020.

    2. Referring to Committee of the Whole the reappointment by the Executive Committee of David Frank to the appointed position of Director of Community Planning and Economic Development and Executive Director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2020, for the setting of a public hearing.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Parkland dedication ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01202)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce an ordinance amending Title 22, Chapter 598 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Land Subdivision: Land Subdivision Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending Article V, Parkland Dedication, to modify the definition of "affordable housing units” to address inclusionary zoning units and projects using income averaging.

Resolutions

  1. Aldo Moroni honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-01418)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Aldo Moroni.

Addendum

  1. City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy amendments This link open a new window(2019-01379)
    1. Directing staff to develop rules in the compliance manual on how combined unit/bedroom developments will comply with the Unified Housing Policy.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Yvonne Edwards v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-01420)
    1. Approving settlement of the litigation matter of Yvonne Edwards v. City of  Minneapolis by payment of $225,000 to Yvonne E Edwards and her attorneys; and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to executive any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. Litigation matter of Keith Daniel v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-01018)
    1. Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, to receive a briefing on the litigation matter of Keith Daniel v. City of Minneapolis.


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