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Agenda

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
May 15, 2020 - 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, 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 May 8, 2020.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.

New Business

  1. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Mayoral report This link open a new window(2020-00405)
    1. Receiving and filing the Mayoral report relating to the local public health emergency resulting from imminent health conditions caused by the presence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
May 13, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. 3rd Ave S and Clinton Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00546)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $358,013.20 for the 3rd Ave S and Clinton Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331L (CPV2056).

    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 $358,013.20 for the 3rd Ave S and Clinton Residential Street Resurfacing Project.

  2. North Loop Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00547)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $453,571.90 for the North Loop Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331H (CPV2056).

    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 $453,571.90 for the North Loop Street Resurfacing Project.

  3. Rollins and Elm St SE Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00548)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $191,980.16 for the Rollins and Elm St SE Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331J (CPV2056).

    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 $191,980.16 for the Rollins and Elm St SE Street Resurfacing Project.

  4. Liquor license approvals for May 13, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00535)
    1. AGRA CULTURE, 2939 GIRARD AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Agra Culture Uptown LLC, BLLiquor, LIC389271
    2. AGRA CULTURE, 3717 50TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by AGRA CULTURE 50TH FRANCE LLC, BLLiquor, LIC389272
    3. Family Dollar #25436, 1816 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Family Dollar Inc, BLBeerOff, LIC388922
    4. Family Dollar #28395, 4016 BLOOMINGTON AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Family Dollar Inc, BLBeerOff, LIC388924
  5. Gambling license renewals for May 13, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00534)
    1. Edison Community & Sports Foundation, 3675 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by J & S Realty Rail Station LLC, BLGeneral, LIC379197
  6. Legal settlement: Claim of Arius Spearman This link open a new window(2020-00536)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Arius Spearman by payment of $36,750 to Arius Spearman and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. Legal settlement: In the Matter of the City of Minneapolis, Petitioner, and David Gillen and Public Employees Retirement Association of Minnesota, Respondents This link open a new window(2020-00537)
    1. Approving the settlement of In the Matter of the City of Minneapolis, Petitioner, and David Gillen and Public Employees Retirement Association of Minnesota, Respondents OAH 5-6010-36503 by payment of $50,000 to David Gillen and his attorneys, Meuser Law Office, P.A., and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. Contract amendment with Lindquist Law Office, P.A. for city legal services This link open a new window(2020-00551)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000037 with Lindquist Law Office, P.A. in the amount of $300,000 for a total amount not to exceed $600,000, for city legal services.

  9. 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(2020-00553)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000067 with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL), in the amount of up to $538,000 (up to $269,000 annually) for a total amount not to exceed $738,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, with the option of two additional one-year extensions at the sole discretion of the City, for continued services associated with proactive labor standards outreach to vulnerable low wage workers.

  10. Contract with State of Minnesota for office space in North Minneapolis CareerForce Center to provide employment and training services This link open a new window(2020-00539)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the State of Minnesota, in the amount of $2,622.51, to sublease office space at the North Minneapolis CareerForce Center to provide employment and training services through August 2020.

  11. Contract amendment with Pump and Meter Service, Inc. for East Side Maintenance Facility Fuel Depot Project This link open a new window(2020-00543)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001202 with Pump and Meter Service, Inc., in the amount of $3,042.24 for a total amount not to exceed $343,475.72, for additional work for the East Side Maintenance Facility Fuel Depot Project.

  12. Grant application to United States Department of Justice - National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative This link open a new window(2020-00540)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the US Department of Justice - National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI), in the amount of $2,500,000, for DNA testing of backlogged, untested sexual assault evidence kits and the investigation and prosecution of cases with DNA evidence results.

  13. Grant application to United States Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs for Coronavirus emergency supplemental funding This link open a new window(2020-00542)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the US Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs, in the amount of $1,665,476 over two years, for preventing, preparing for, and responding to coronavirus.

  14. Temporary construction easement agreement amendment with the University of Minnesota for construction of a new water main near the 10th Ave bridge This link open a new window(2020-00550)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to a temporary construction easement agreement with the University of Minnesota for construction of a new water main near the 10th Ave bridge.

  15. Contract amendment with Safety Signs LLC for rental of traffic control devices This link open a new window(2020-00544)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44480 with Safety Signs LLC, in the amount of $544,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,552,610, for the additional rental of traffic control devices.

  16. Bid for Bridge 9 Pier 6 and 7 Repair Project This link open a new window(2020-00552)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1019, in the amount of $1,636,751.85, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Bridge 9 Pier 6 and 7 Repair Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  17. Gift acceptance from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation and Minneapolis Gap Funding Program Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation of funding for loans under the Forgivable No-Interest Loans for Small Business Program This link open a new window(2020-00557)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation and the Minneapolis Gap Funding Program Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation for funding loans under the Forgivable No-Interest Loans for Small Business Program.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with The Minneapolis Foundation for a conditional gift. 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Tenant relocation assistance ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01243)
    1. Motion by Cunningham to introduce an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections & Zoning Committee, adding provisions requiring the payment of tenant relocation assistance to tenants moved in following revocation or cancellation of a rental dwelling license. (Unanimous consent required)

Resolutions

  1. 2020 Public Works Week honorary resolution This link open a new window(2020-00573)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 17, 2020, as Public Works Week in the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. Health Department's COVID-19 Community Response Request for Applications process This link open a new window(2020-00545)
    1. Directing the Health Department to report back to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee within three cycles on how a racial equity analysis will be applied in the allocation of funding to community-based organizations.

Announcements

Adjournment

Clerk Note:

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Next City Council meeting: May 22, 2020
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