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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
November 13, 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, Jamal Osman, 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
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees.

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. Community Safety and Violence Prevention charter amendment This link open a new window(2020-00668)
    1. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission rejecting a charter amendment by ordinance, to be submitted to the voters, 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.

Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Nov 2, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Benadir Hall, 309 Lake St E, (Ward 9) for a Rental Hall License and an Extended Hours of Operation License This link open a new window(2020-01108)
    1. Approving application for Benadir Hall, 309 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by Benadir Hall, BLEnter, LIC386446, for a Rental Hall License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Approving application for Benadir Hall, 309 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Benadir Hall, BLGeneral, LIC386559, for an Extended Hours of Operation License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Conditional use permit and site plan review appeal: Natalia Madryga, 2025 W River Rd N This link open a new window(2020-01092)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Natalia Madryga regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11277) for a new seven-story building with 163 dwelling units located 2025 W River Rd N, subject to conditions; and adopting staff findings:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height of a principal structure in the SH Shoreland Overlay District and MR Mississippi River Critical Area Overlay District above 2.5 stories or 35 feet, whichever is less.
      2. Approving the site plan review.
  3. Variance appeal: Chad Dipman, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, 164 Cedar Lake Rd N; 217 James Ave N; 213 James Ave N; 205 James Ave N; and 203 James Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01128)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Chad Dipman, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission denying a variance (PLAN11579) to reduce the interior side yard setback along the south property line for a new 17-unit Cluster Development on the property at 164 Cedar Lake Rd N, 217 James Ave N, 213 James Ave N, 205 James Ave N, and 203 James Ave N; and adopting staff findings.

  4. Variance and site plan review appeal: Michael Radel, 1219 W 31st St This link open a new window(2020-01129)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Michael Radel regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11394) to add 34 dwelling units into an existing structure located at 1219 W 31st St, subject to conditions:

      1. Approving a variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from 8 feet to 5.5 feet to allow a second story patio. 
      2. Approving a variance to reduce the west front yard setback from 20 feet to 14.24 feet to allow for a second story patio.
      3. Approving a variance to reduce the east interior side yard setback from 8 feet to .97' to allow for a trash enclosure. 
      4. Approving a variance to increase the maximum impervious surface coverage from 60 percent to 84.6 percent.
      5. Approving a site plan review to add 34 dwelling units to the existing structure.
  5. Conditional use permit and site plan review appeal: Jennifer Young and John Kremer, on behalf of the California Building Company; Mariam Slayhi, on behalf of the Bottineau Neighborhood Association; and Josh Blanc, on behalf of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE This link open a new window(2020-01130)
    1. Denying appeals submitted by Jennifer Young and John Kremer, on behalf of the California Building Company; Mariam Slayhi, on behalf of the Bottineau Neighborhood Association; and Josh Blanc, on behalf of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11552) to construct a new, six-story mixed-use building with 164 dwelling units and approximately 13,400 square feet of production space located at 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to allow dwelling units in the IL Industrial Living Overlay District.
      2. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height of a principal structure.
      3. Approving the site plan review for a new, six-story mixed-use building with 164 dwelling units and approximately 13,400 square feet of production space.
  6. Rezoning: William Boulay, on behalf of LSBD Minneapolis California, LLC, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE This link open a new window(2020-01126)
    1. Approving an application submitted by William Boulay, on behalf of LSBD Minneapolis California, LLC, to rezone (PLAN11552) the properties located at 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE to add the IL Industrial Living Overlay District to the existing I1 Light Industrial District to construct a new, six-story mixed-use building with 164 dwelling units and approximately 13,400 square feet of production space.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  7. Liquor license approvals for November 2, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01106)
    1. One Fermentary & Taproom, 618 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by One Minneapolis Brewing Co LLC, BLAmend, LIC391332
    2. Graze Provisions & Libations, 520 4TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Derived Hospitality LLC, BLLiquor, LIC391632
  8. Gambling license approvals for November 2, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01105)
    1. MN Youth Athletic Services, 700 WASHINGTON AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MN YOUTH ATHLETIC SERVICES, BLGeneral, LIC391615
  9. Land sale closing date extension: Mikwanedun Audisookon Art and Wellness Center Project, 2313 13th Ave S This link open a new window(2020-01133)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2019R-120 entitled, “Authorizing sale of Land Disposition Parcels NH-681, NH-682, and a portion of MC-83 4-5, which are 2313 13th Ave S, under the Model City Urban Renewal Plan” passed May 3, 2019, to extend the closing deadline to November 11, 2022.

  10. Metropolitan Council's D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project easements: 726 E Franklin Ave This link open a new window(2020-01080)
    1. Authorizing a temporary construction easement and a permanent easement at 726 Franklin Ave E to facilitate the Metropolitan Council's D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of an easement and temporary construction easement at 726 Franklin Ave E (Disposition Parcel No. MC 21-9,10B-1), to Hennepin County for $1.00, subject to conditions.

  11. Commercial Property Development Fund loan to HWJ Property Limited Liability Company, 1500 44th Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01124)
    1. Approving a Commercial Property Development Fund (CPDF) loan, of up to $400,000, to HWJ Property Limited Liability Company, 1500 44th Ave N
  12. Decertification of the Grain Belt Brew House (No. 99) and Parcel C (No. 121) Tax Increment Financing Districts This link open a new window(2020-01111)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the decertification of the Grain Belt Brew House Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of November 30, 2020, and directing the City Finance Officer to establish any appropriations needed to return surplus tax increment revenue from this TIF district to Hennepin County for redistribution.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving the decertification of the Parcel C Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of November 30, 2020, and directing the City Finance Officer to establish any appropriations needed to return surplus tax increment revenue from this TIF district to Hennepin County for redistribution.

  13. Grant application to U.S. Department of Labor for employment and training services This link open a new window(2020-01109)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to U.S. Department of Labor, in an amount up to $7,000,000 over 4 years, to train and place jobseekers in high-demand information technology careers.

  14. Contract with Hennepin County for Minnesota Family Investment Program for employment and training services This link open a new window(2020-01110)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County, in the amount of $90,000, for employment and training services (Minnesota Family Investment Program) for the duration January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.

  15. Contracts with Build Wealth Minnesota, Inc. and City of Lakes Community Land Trust relating to the Perpetually Affordable Housing (PAH) Ownership Land Trust Program This link open a new window(2020-01132)
    1. Authorizing the establishment of a panel of Qualified Administrators for a period of three years and authorizing a contract with Build Wealth Minnesota, Inc. in the amount of $0, for qualified administration services related to the Perpetually Affordable Housing Ownership Land Trust program for a period of three years.

    2. Authorizing a contract with City of Lakes Community Land Trust, in the amount of $0, for qualified administration services related to the Perpetually Affordable Housing Ownership Land Trust program for a period of three years.

    3. Authorizing a contract with City of Lakes Community Land Trust in the amount of $25,000, for curriculum development of the education component of the Perpetually Affordable Housing Ownership Land Trust Program for a period of three years.

    4. Delegating authority to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to approve contracts for additional qualified administrators to be added to the panel based on the criteria established in the Request for Proposals, with such contracts to be executed per standard City contracting processes.

  16. Contracts with Build Wealth MN, Inc. and NeighborWorks Home Partners (Community Neighborhood Housing) for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis lending administration services This link open a new window(2020-01136)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Build Wealth MN, Inc. in an amount of up to a combined total of $500,000, for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis lending administration services, for a term of one year with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis, at the sole option of the City, for two additional years.

    2. Authorizing a contract with NeighborWorks Home Partners (Community Neighborhood Housing), in the amount of up to a combined total of $500,000, for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis lending administration services, for a term of one year with the option to extend the contracts on an annual basis, at the sole option of the City, for two additional years.

  17. Minneapolis Workforce Development Board appointments This link open a new window(2020-01065)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for 3-year terms, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023John Pacheco, Seat 2, Ward 13; Jordan Brusberg, Seat 9, Ward 10; Kirk Keeney, Seat 10; Aaron Hill, Seat 13, Ward 5; Tanessa Greene, Seat 15, Ward 5; and Thant Pearson, Seat 20.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment to fill an unexpired 3-year term, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2021: Clarence Hightower, Seat 18.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for 3-year terms, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023: Jashan Eison, Seat 4; Tara Watson, Seat 5; Jonathan Weinhagen, Seat 11; Dan McConnell, Seat 12, Ward 2; Sharon Pierce, Seat 16; and Anthony Williams, Seat 17.

    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Jashan Eison, Clarence Hightower, Kirk Keeney, Thant Pearson, Sharon Pierce, Tara Watson, Jonathan Weinhagen, and Anthony Williams.

  18. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) appointments This link open a new window(2020-01114)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for three year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: James Rosenbaum, Seat 7; Faith Xiong, Seat 8, Ward 5.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for James Rosenbaum and Faith Xiong.

    3. Approving the following Council reappointment for a three year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Abdullahi Isse, Seat 6, Ward 13.

  19. National Trust for Historic Preservation African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grant for citywide community engagement This link open a new window(2020-01131)
    1. Accepting a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in the amount of $50,000, to conduct citywide community engagement for a Minneapolis African American Historic Context Study.

    2. Authorizing a grant agreement with the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the grant.

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

  20. Environmental Assessment Worksheet: Duffey 2.0 Development, 300 6th Ave N, 608 3rd St N and 246 7th Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01125)
    1. Approving the adequacy of the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed Duffey 2.0 Development located at 300 6th Ave N, 608 3rd St N and 246 7th Ave N.

    2. Approving the determination that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required.

    3. Adopting the Findings of Fact as prepared by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.
  21. Rezoning: Ben Post, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, 203 James Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01127)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ben Post, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, to rezone (PLAN11579) the property located at 203 James Ave N from the R5 Multiple-family District to the R2B Multiple-family District to construct a new 17-unit Cluster Development.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Nov 10, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. 2020 Levy for Special Assessments relating to nuisance condition abatement, unpaid administrative enforcement fees and fines, Tenant Remedy Act, and Emergency Housing Repair This link open a new window(2020-01150)
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  2. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for carpentry and casework installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01137)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $74,998 for a total amount not to exceed $6,381,265, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  3. Contract amendment with Advanced Systems Integration, LLC for audio-visual equipment services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01138)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0002739 with Advanced Systems Integration, LLC in the amount of $7,815.01 for a total amount not to exceed $1,008,757.16, for audio-visual equipment services for the Public Service Building Project.

  4. Contract amendment with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), for additional door and hardware supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01139)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0001065 with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), in the amount of $21,421 for a total amount not to exceed $1,014,407, for additional costs associated with tax-exempt door and hardware supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  5. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for tile and stonework for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01140)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $23,703 for a total amount not to exceed $2,155,079, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  6. Contract amendment with LeJeune Steel Company for steel supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01141)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $29,480 for a total amount not to exceed $8,233,174, for increased steel supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  7. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for mechanical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01142)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $20,708 for a total amount not to exceed $28,279,308, for increased costs for mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  8. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for drywall and fire proofing for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01144)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $96,125 for a total amount not to exceed $5,346,793, for increased drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for interior glazing and metal panels for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01145)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $28,235 for a total amount not to exceed $4,546,832, for changes in interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  10. Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC for structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01146)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $54,978 for a total amount not to exceed $3,801,535, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  11. 2020 Property Tax Special Assessment of Delinquent Utility Charges This link open a new window(2020-01143)
    1. Approving the 2020 property tax special assessments for delinquent utility charges as indicated on the 2020 Delinquent Utilities Charges List.

    2. Authorizing Utility Billing to cancel any assessments as a result of payment.

  12. Contract with Minnesota Historical Society to develop a comprehensive interpretive zone plan This link open a new window(2020-01155)
    1. Authorizing a one-year contract with the Minnesota Historical Society, in the amount of $31,000 for a total amount not to exceed $155,000, to develop a comprehensive interpretive zone plan for the period of January 1, 2020, thru December 31, 2020, with an option to extend the contract annually for up to four years.

  13. Gift acceptance of sponsorships for 2020 Trans Equity Summit This link open a new window(2020-01152)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donations from the donors listed below to fund the 2020 Trans Equity Summit.

  14. Contract amendment with Meet Minneapolis for Sister Cities program and Cultural Districts marketing This link open a new window(2020-01153)
    1. Deleting from the agenda a modification to Contract No. C-39155 with Meet Minneapolis to utilize unspent amounts of $50,000 for the Sister Cities program and $150,000 for Cultural Districts marketing to be used for downtown events programing.

  15. Trans Day of Remembrance 2020 Resolution and Trans Equity update This link open a new window(2020-01151)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Trans Day of Remembrance 2020.

  16. Contracts with Hennepin County Sheriff's Department and the Metropolitan Council/Metro Transit to provide law enforcement personnel to the Minneapolis Police Department This link open a new window(2020-01177)
    1. Authorizing agreements with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department and Metropolitan Council/Metro Transit, in the amount of $496,800, from Nov 15, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020, to assist the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) with law enforcement personnel under the direction and command of the MPD.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Police Department.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Nov 5, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Neighborhoods 2020 Plan This link open a new window(2020-01060)
    1. Approving the Neighborhoods 2020 Program Guidelines and Funding Formula.

    2. Authorizing the extension of current Community Participation Program contracts, with the prorated amount of funding, until July 1, 2021, allowing for time to complete the Neighborhoods 2020 applications.

    3. Authorizing the provisional recognition of neighborhood organizations in the Neighborhoods 2020 Program for one year, or until their application has been submitted and approved.

    4. Authorizing the addition of clarifying language on benefits on recognition status of neighborhood organizations by the City of Minneapolis.

    5. Authorizing the continuation of the Neighborhoods 2020 Steering Committee to review programmatic and legislative adjustments to the Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) for the purpose of achieving our equity goals and creating greater flexibility for neighborhoods, and reporting back to the Public Health and Safety Committee by July 1, 2021.

  2. Grant from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for corrective lead-based paint hazard activities This link open a new window(2020-01123)
    1. Accepting of a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the amount of $1,628,571 per year for a three and one-half year period from Jan 1, 2021, to Jun 30, 2024, totaling $5,700,000, to correct lead-based paint hazards and other housing-based health hazards in Minneapolis residential units for income qualified properties.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the grant.

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

  3. Grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services/Economic Assistance & Employment Support Division for COVID-19 homeless assistance This link open a new window(2020-01112)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services/Economic Assistance & Employment Support Division, in the amount of $157,113, to assist sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons in obtaining essential services related to COVID-19 prevention and mitigation, for the duration of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022.

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

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

  4. Minnesota COVID Food Fund grant for food distribution services during the COVID-19 Pandemic This link open a new window(2020-01088)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Office of Economic Opportunity, in the amount of $88,017, to support emergency food distribution services during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant. 

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

  5. Grant from Minnesota Department of Health for Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) This link open a new window(2020-01122)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $769,838, for work under the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) for the period Nov 1, 2020, to Oct 31, 2021.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant.

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

  6. Gift acceptance from Kidde Fire Safety Products of life safety equipment to the Minneapolis Fire Department This link open a new window(2020-01089)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the donation from Kidde Fire Safety Products of smoke alarms to the Minneapolis Fire Department to distribute to City of Minneapolis residents.

  7. Police Conduct Oversight Commission appointments This link open a new window(2020-01134)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Cynthia Jackson, Seat 1, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

    2. Approving the Council appointment of Cynthia Jackson, Seat 1, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022.

    3. Approving the Council appointment of Jordan Sparks, Seat 8, Ward 4, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

    4. Approving the Council appointment of Jordan Sparks, Seat 8, Ward 4, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022.

    5. Approving the Council appointment of Lynnaia Jacobsen, Seat 4, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

    6. Confirming  the Mayoral appointment of Malyasia Abdi, Seat 7, Ward 10, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

Transportation & Public Works
Nov 4, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. 4th St N and S (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2020-01116)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $631,832 for the 4th St N and S (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2285 (PV095).

    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 $631,832 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. Webber Pkwy, 44th Ave N, Lyndale Ave N, and Humboldt Ave N (from Penn Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, areaway abandonment, and cooperative agreement This link open a new window(2020-01117)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $913,734.25 for the Webber Pkwy, 44th Ave N, Lyndale Ave N, and Humboldt Ave N (from Penn Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6777 (PV074).

    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 $913,734.25 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.

    4. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. PW 45-20-19 with Hennepin County for the reconstruction of County State Aid Highway No. 152.

  3. Temporary construction easement agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for storm tunnel construction work This link open a new window(2020-01118)
    1. Authorizing a temporary construction easement agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for temporary use of MPRB land for the reconstruction of the downtown Central City Storm Tunnel and Outlet near Mills Ruins and the Stone Arch Bridge.

  4. Bid for repair and replacement of private water valves and disconnects This link open a new window(2020-01120)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Gene’s Water & Sewer, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1254, in the amount of $500,000 annually with an option to extend the contract for one-year increments up to a total of four years, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary to repair and replace private water valves and disconnects, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  5. Bid for variable message signs This link open a new window(2020-01119)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Daktronics, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1225, in the amount of $200,000 annually for five years, to furnish and deliver variable message signs, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

Resolutions

  1. Velma Korbel honorary resolution This link open a new window(2020-01192)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Velma Korbel for her service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

  2. Fadi Fadhil honorary resolution This link open a new window(2020-01193)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Fadi Fadhil for his service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. 2021 City Budget: Public hearings This link open a new window(2020-01183)
    1. Adjourn to December 2, 2020, at 6:05 p.m. for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed 2021 City Budget and tax levy, the Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Plan, and the proposed water and sewer rates.


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