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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
June 12, 2020 - 9:30 am
Online Meeting
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 May 22, 2020, and the emergency meetings held on May 30, 2020 and June 5, 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).

  2. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): State of Emergency This link open a new window(2020-00391)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-075 entitled “Approving and extending the Mayor’s Declaration of Local Public Health Emergency resulting from imminent health conditions caused by the presence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19),” adopted March 19, 2020.

  3. Special municipal elections charter amendment This link open a new window(2020-00438)
    1. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission relating to a proposed Charter amendment by referendum relating to conditions for special municipal elections, addressing potential conflict with state election law. 

    2. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee the subject matter of a Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Charter, relating to conditions for special municipal elections, addressing potential conflict with state election law, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the General Election on November 3, 2020.

  4. Redistricting of wards and park districts charter amendment This link open a new window(2020-00650)
    1. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission relating to a proposed Charter amendment by referendum relating to the redistricting of city wards and park districts.

    2. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee the subject matter of a Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Charter, relating to the redistricting of city wards and park districts, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the General Election on November 3, 2020.

Business, Inspections & Zoning Committee
Jun 2, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. StilHeart, 124 3rd Ave N, (Ward 3) for an Off Sale Distilled Spirits Liquor License This link open a new window(2020-00597)
    1. Approving application for StilHeart, 124 3RD AVE N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Tapped Beverage Company LLC, BLDistill, LIC389587, for an Off Sale Distilled Spirits Liquor License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Misfit Coffee Company, 2401 Lyndale Ave S (Ward 10), for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2020-00585)
    1. Approving application for MISFIT COFFEE, 2401 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by MISFIT COFFEE CO LLC, BLLiquor, LIC386138, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. Hiawatha Golf Course, 4553 Longfellow Ave, (Ward 12) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2020-00596)
    1. Approving application of Hiawatha Golf Course, 4553 LONGFELLOW AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by JLD Group LLP, BLLiquor, LIC387933, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. 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 to tenants moved in following revocation or cancellation of a rental dwelling license.

  5. Gambling license renewals for June 2, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00595)
    1. MINNEAPOLIS RIVERVIEW LIONS, 106 3RD ST N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Riverview Lions Club Inc., BLGeneral, LIC69716
Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Jun 5, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Shawn Klancke This link open a new window(2020-00618)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Shawn Klancke by payment of $175,000 to Ms. Klancke and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.  

  2. Contract amendment with Metro Legal Services for legal process services This link open a new window(2020-00600)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40505 with Metro Legal Services, Inc., in the amount of $55,000 for a total amount not to exceed $175,000, for legal process services.

  3. 2020 State Primary and General Election polling place designations This link open a new window(2020-00622)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing polling places for the 2020 State Primary and General Election.

  4. 2020 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization report This link open a new window(2020-00620)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the equalization of assessed valuations of real and personal property as recommended by the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.

    2. Directing the City Assessor to transmit the 2020 finalized City assessment rolls to the Hennepin County Board of Appeal and Equalization and Minnesota Department of Revenue with requests to take lawful action to give full effect to the same.

  5. 2020 Urban Scholars Program funding from partner organizations This link open a new window(2020-00601)
    1. Accepting reimbursement dollars, in an amount up to $48,250, from Urban Scholars partner organizations (Hennepin County, Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Metropolitan Council, Association for Black Economic Power, Minnesota Fourth Judicial District, and Saint Paul Park and Recreation) to cover professional services for the 2020 Urban Scholars Program.

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

    3. Authorizing a contract with each of the Urban Scholars partner agencies for the 2020 Urban Scholars program.

  6. Contract amendment with LeJeune Steel Company for steel supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00602)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $26,561 for a total amount not to exceed $8,199,066, for increased steel supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  7. Contract amendment with Knutson Construction Services, Inc. for concrete work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00603)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44463 with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $25,749 for a total amount not to exceed $11,996,121, for decreased costs for concrete superstructure work for the Public Service Building Project.

  8. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for tile and stone work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00604)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM00000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $8,625 for a total amount not to exceed $2,108,380, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Ebert, Inc. for Fire Station No. 4 Miscellaneous Improvements Project This link open a new window(2020-00605)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001757 with Ebert, Inc., in the amount of $59,344.04 for a total amount not to exceed $2,599,244.04, for construction modifications due to unforeseen existing conditions discovered during the project and construction code upgrades and electrical changes for the Fire Station No. 4 Miscellaneous Improvements Project.

  10. Grant application to the United States Department of Justice to respond to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse This link open a new window(2020-00607)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the United States Department of Justice, in the amount of $900,000 for a three-year period beginning Oct 1, 2020, to develop, implement, or expand comprehensive programs in response to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse in the City of Minneapolis.

  11. Hennepin Ave (Washington Ave to 12th St) Street Reconstruction Project: Acquisition of permanent right-of-way and construction easements This link open a new window(2020-00609)
    1. Authorizing property acquisitions by settlement agreement in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave (Washington Ave to 12th St) Street Reconstruction Project authorizing payment of $1,300,000 to Minneapolis City Parking LLC for easements and $93,714.58 to Clear Channel Outdoor for billboard relocation costs.

  12. METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail): Subordinate Funding Agreement (SFA) No. 5 for the Southwest Light Rail Project This link open a new window(2020-00610)
    1. Authorizing Subordinate Funding Agreement (SFA) No. 5 with the Metropolitan Council, to reimburse the City a not-to-exceed amount of $4,500, for costs incurred to relocate a tornado siren by the Finance and Property Services Department in conjunction with the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail) Project.

  13. Contract amendment with CDM Smith for design services for electrical rehabilitation at Minneapolis Water’s Fridley Campus This link open a new window(2020-00612)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44151 with CDM Smith, in the amount of $378,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,385,100, for design and bidding services for industrial electrical rehabilitation for a new substation located at Minneapolis Water’s Fridley Campus.

  14. Common interest agreement with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc. related to the 10th Ave Water Main River Crossing Project This link open a new window(2020-00619)
    1. Authorizing a common interest agreement with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc., due to increased project costs caused by a terminated subcontractor related to the 10th Ave Water Main River Crossing Project.

  15. Contract amendment with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc. for 10th Ave Water Main Project This link open a new window(2020-00621)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000435 with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc., in the amount of $2,583,041 for a total amount not to exceed $18,671,824.70, for project changes for the 10th Ave Bridge Tunneled Water Main Project due to the determined need to re-align the water main tunnel and change subcontractors.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending the 2020 Bond Resolution by increasing the bond funding for the 10th Ave Bridge Tunneled Water Main Project by $2,500,000 and increasing the total bonding request for Water Projects from $24,285,000 to $26,785,000.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of the additional bond funding to the Public Works Department for the project.

    4. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue an additional $2,500,000 of tax exempt bonds for the 10th Ave Bridge Project with an additional intent to reimburse expenses which may be made for this project with bond proceeds by incurring tax-exempt debt of the City. The expenses to be reimbursed include all preliminary expenses for planning, design, legal consulting services, and staff costs reasonably allocated to the project as well as costs incurred and paid for related to the design and construction of the project after approval of this resolution.

  16. Bid for Pump Station 5 electrical modifications at Fridley Water Treatment Campus This link open a new window(2020-00606)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Werner Electric Ventures, LLC, submitted on Event No. 998, in the amount of $1,283,878, to furnish and deliver Pump Station 5 (PS5) electrical modifications medium voltage equipment located at the Fridley Water Treatment Campus, all in accordance with City specifications.

  17. Amendment to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2020 Consolidated Plan Action Plan for COVID-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) supplemental funding This link open a new window(2020-00617)
    1. Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2020 Consolidated Plan Action Plan for COVID-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) supplemental funding.

    2. Approving staff recommended budget priority allocations outlined in this report. 

    3. Directing staff to prepare and submit 2020 Consolidated Plan Action Plan Amendment No. 1 to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

  18. Event Requirements related to Off-duty Police Officers This link open a new window(2020-00628)
    1. Directing staff of the Business Licensing Division of the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development to implement a change to the Block Event and Special Events process to allow all block event or special event organizers, if they choose, to use private security services rather than off-duty Minneapolis police officers.

    2. Directing staff of the Business Licensing Division to work with the Mayor’s Off-Duty Workgroup, and provide a report to the Business, Inspections & Zoning Committee no later than August 4, 2020, with the number of licensed businesses that have specific license conditions requiring the use of off-duty Minneapolis police officers.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Police Department duties, structure, and oversight ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00639)
    1. Gordon gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 9 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Fire and Police Protection, amending, altering, and adding provisions related to the Police Department and its duties, structure, and oversight:

      1. Chapter 171 Police.
      2. Chapter 172 Police Conduct Oversight.
  2. Commercial Property Sale ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00638)
    1. Cano gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 353 entitled "Commercial Property Sale" to require the advanced notice of sale of commercial property.

Addendum

  1. Transforming community safety This link open a new window(2020-00667)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring the intent to create a transformative new model for cultivating safety in our City.

  2. Civil disturbance: State of Local Emergency This link open a new window(2020-00624)
    1. Passage of Resolution terminating the Declaration of Local Emergency resulting from the civil disturbance in the aftermath of the death of George Perry Floyd.

  3. Community Safety and Violence Prevention charter amendment This link open a new window(2020-00668)
    1. Ellison, Cano, Gordon, Fletcher, and Bender give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an Ordinance amending Article VII of the City Charter relating to Administration, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide for community safety and violence prevention, and the removal of the Police Department as a Charter Department.

Announcements

Adjournment

Clerk Note:

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Next City Council meeting: Jun 26, 2020
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