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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
December 4, 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).

Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Nov 17, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. DeLaSalle High School bond issuance: 1 DeLaSalle Dr This link open a new window(2020-01091)
    1. Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to and authorizing the issuance of up to $2,000,000 in Bank Qualified Bank Direct 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt revenue bonds for DeLaSalle High School for installation of HVAC air filtration systems to ensure safety during the COVID pandemic, and referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners to consider passage of a resolution authorizing the bond issuance.

  2. Rand Tower Hotel, 527 Marquette Ave S, (Ward 7) for an On Sale Liquor with General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2020-01171)
    1. Approving application of Rand Tower Hotel, 527 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Oxford Hotels and Resorts, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC391791, for an On Sale Liquor with General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. Interim use permit: LaTonya Whitley, on behalf of Rescue Now Services, Inc, 697 13th Ave NE This link open a new window(2020-01180)
    1. Approving an application submitted by LaTonia Whitley, on behalf of Rescue Now Services, Inc, for an interim use permit (PLAN11836) to allow for an overnight shelter within an existing building until December 4, 2025, for the property located at 697 13th Ave NE, subject to conditions.

  4. Short-term rentals ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00707)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to short-term rental dwelling units.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 351 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Short-Term Rental Hosting Platforms, amending provisions related to short-term rental hosting platforms.

  5. West Broadway Curve Tax Increment Financing Plan, 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2020-01062)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for West Broadway Curve at 2009 Ilion Ave N and 1706, 1710, 1714, 1716,1720, 1726, 1800, 1804, 1808, 1818, 1820, 1826, 1900, 1904, 1910, 1914, 1918 and 1920 W Broadway Ave, and 2109 James Ave N.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to West Broadway Limited Partnership in a principal amount not to exceed $1,516,000.

    3. Authorizing a Redevelopment Contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with West Broadway Limited Partnership.

  6. Certificate of Appropriateness conditions of approval appeal: Liz Smith, 4736 Dupont Ave S This link open a new window(2020-01194)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Liz Smith regarding the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission’s following conditions of approval to a certificate of appropriateness application (PLAN11595) to replace twelve original windows with fiberglass and aluminum clad wood windows and to replace twelve storm windows on the building at 4736 Dupont Ave S, a contributing resource located in the Lynnhurst Residential Historic District; and adopting findings prepared by the City Attorney's Office.

      1. Condition No. 1: The four (4) original wood windows on the front elevation of the house shall be repaired and not replaced.
      2. Condition No. 2: The two (2) original wood windows on the second floor of the side elevations shall be repaired and not replaced.
  7. Liquor license approvals for Nov 17, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01158)
    1. Arbeiter Brewing Company, 3036 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Arbeiter Brewing Company LLC, BLBrewery, LIC391326
    2. Arbeiter Brewing Company, 3036 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Arbeiter Brewing Company LLC, BLBrewery, LIC391328
    3. Casa Maria, 5001 34TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by Alianza Internacional LLC, BLLiquor, LIC388681
    4. Famous Dave's, 800 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lake & Hennepin BBQ and Blues Inc, BLAmend, LIC391026
    5. One Fermentary & Taproom, 618 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by One Minneapolis Brewing Co LLC, BLAmend, LIC391333
  8. Gambling license approvals for Nov 17, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01159)
    1. Edison Community & Sports Foundation, 3675 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY & SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC391777
  9. Rental Dwelling License conditions: 3401-03 17th Ave S, owner William Gatton This link open a new window(2020-01172)
    1. Adopting the Rental License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and the licensee for the Rental Dwelling License held by William Gatton for the property located at 3401-03 17th Ave S, allowing the licensee to obtain the Rental Dwelling License for said property, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  10. Bid for plumbing services for rental properties This link open a new window(2020-01173)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Centraire Heating, Air and Plumbing, Inc. submitted on Event 1198, in an estimated annual amount of $25,000, with the option to extend an additional one year, to furnish and deliver plumbing services for rental properties, and authorizing a contract, all in accordance with the City specifications.

  11. Carryforward of Year 2020 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2020-01175)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carryforward of unused Year 2020 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program.

  12. Affordable housing loan with People Serving People, Inc. This link open a new window(2020-01176)
    1. Authorizing forgiveness of accrued interest on the existing City affordable housing loan with People Serving People, Inc. of approximately $110,075, to facilitate repayment of loan principal to the City.

  13. Exclusive Development Rights extension for Snelling Yards Development Joint Venture: 3601 E 44th St This link open a new window(2020-01179)
    1. Extending exclusive development rights for Snelling Yards Development Joint Venture for the Snelling Yards Redevelopment Site at 3601 E 44th St for a period of six months.

  14. Contract amendment with River Services, Inc. for Upper Harbor Terminal property management services This link open a new window(2020-01185)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract C-38978 with River Services, Inc. on a month-to-month basis for a maximum period of three months, through March 31, 2021, for property management services at the Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment site.

  15. Agreement with the Metropolitan Council to place a bus shelter at 2103 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2020-01186)
    1. Authorizing a Bus Shelter License Agreement with the Metropolitan Council to place a bus shelter on City-owned property at 2103 W Broadway Ave.

  16. 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant capital funding recommendations This link open a new window(2020-01174)
    1. Approving up to $332,812 of fiscal year 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds for St. Anne's Place located on Russell Ave, by Ascension Place, Inc or an affiliated entity.

    2. Authorizing contracts and agreements with the organization receiving the ESG funding award.

  17. Affordable Housing Trust Fund appropriation This link open a new window(2020-01195)
    1. Authorizing the one-time appropriation of $1,635,000 of 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund in the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

  18. Environmental Assessment Worksheet: 21 N Washington Development, 270 Hennepin (formerly known as 240 Hennepin), 21 N Washington (formerly known as 17 N Washington), and part of 24 3rd St N This link open a new window(2020-01181)
    1. Approving the adequacy of the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed 21 N Washington Development located at 270 Hennepin (formerly known as 240 Hennepin), 21 N Washington (formerly known as 17 N Washington), and part of 24 3rd St 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.

  19. Rezoning: Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, 907, 909, 913 E Franklin Ave; 2013 Elliot Ave; 908 and 924 E 21st St; 2015 and 2017 Elliot Ave This link open a new window(2020-01182)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, to rezone (PLAN11516) the properties located at 907, 909, 913 E Franklin Ave from the C2/Neighborhood Commercial District to the C1/Neighborhood Commercial District to allow for a 16,000 square foot building addition to the Norway House and parking lot expansion. 

    2. Approving an application submitted by Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, to rezone (PLAN11516) the property located at 2013 Elliot Ave from the R2B/Multiple Family District to the C1/Neighborhood Commercial District to allow for a 16,000 square foot building addition to the Norway House and parking lot expansion.

    3. Approving an application submitted by Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, to rezone (PLAN11516) the properties located on 908 and 924 E 21st St and 2015 and 2017 Elliot Ave to add the TP/Transitional Parking Overlay District to allow for a 16,000 square foot building addition to the Norway House and parking lot expansion.

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

  20. Exterior security barriers ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00940)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 535 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Regulations of General Applicability, repealing the ban on retractable exterior security devices.

  21. Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for Stable Homes Stable Schools This link open a new window(2020-00273)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the funding agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Stable Homes Stable Schools program to increase the percentage of funds that can be used for administration costs for administering the Emergency Housing Assistance program.

  22. Community-led process for cultural and economic recovery for the Minnehaha Ave and E Lake St area This link open a new window(2020-01196)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the community-led process for cultural and economic recovery for the Minnehaha Ave and E Lake St area.

  23. Sustainability Policy for one to three-unit new construction residential development projects through the Minneapolis Homes: Financing program This link open a new window(2020-01190)
    1. Passage of Resolution implementing a Sustainability Policy for one to three-unit new construction residential development funded through the Minneapolis Homes program.

    2. Approving the Sustainability Certification Addendum to the Minneapolis Homes Financing Notice of Funding Availability.

    3. Authorizing the Sustainability funding incentive of $57,303.50 to develop a Passive Home at 2946 Queen Ave N.

    4. Authorizing the Sustainability funding incentive of $31,144 to develop a Passive Home at 914 19th Ave NE.

    5. Authorizing the Sustainability funding incentive of $85,000 to develop a Passive Home at 1719 Sheridan Ave N.

    6. Approving the removal of the Sustainability funding incentive of $35,000 to develop a Passive Home at 3950 Thomas Ave N.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Dec 2, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Legal Settlement: City of Minneapolis v. W Minneapolis Owner VIII, LLC and MP Johnson Construction, Inc. This link open a new window(2020-01197)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit City of Minneapolis v. W Minneapolis Owner VIII, LLC and MP Johnson Construction, Inc., 27-CV-20-5025, where the City of Minneapolis agrees to accept payment of $92,000.00 from Defendants, in exchange for the City's waiver of all claims and dismissal of the matter, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  2. Legal Settlement: Elizabeth Wilson v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2020-01198)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Elizabeth Wilson v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Court File No. 27-CV-20-7276, through payment by the City of Minneapolis of $48,000.00 to Elizabeth Wilson and her Counsel of Record in exchange for waiver of all claims she has or might have against the City of Minneapolis and its employees, agents, and others, for personal injury sustained in a vehicle accident, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to effectuate any documents necessary to effecutate settlement.

  3. Minneapolis intervention in the Xcel Energy Integrated Resource Plan MN PUC This link open a new window(2020-01203)
    1. Authorizing submission of comments as a formal party to the Xcel Energy Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC).

  4. Request for Proposals for two new 100% renewable electricity resources for delivery of renewable electricity in 2023 for the City of Minneapolis' municipal electricity needs This link open a new window(2020-01204)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for new 100% renewable electricity resource outside of city limits for 80 million kWh annually starting in 2023 to supply 90% of the City of Minneapolis municipal operations electricity needs.

    2. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for new 100% renewable electricity resource within city limits for 9 - 10 million kWh annually starting in 2023 to supply 10% of the City of Minneapolis municipal operations electricity needs.

  5. Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) appointments This link open a new window(2020-01212)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Max Dalton, Seat 1, Ward 1; Erin Niehoff, Seat 2, Ward 12; Abishhu Woge, Seat 3, Ward 5; Indigo-Davitt-Liu, Seat 4, Ward 3; Toya Lopez, Seat 5, Ward 7; Leslee Jackson, Seat 6, Ward 4; Nemera Jorgo, Seat 7, Ward 12; Manu Lewis, Seat 8, Ward 5; Anna Johnson, Seat 9, Ward 9; Tess Dornfeld Seat 10, Ward 3; and Mark Dhennin Seat 11, Ward 7.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022:  Senbeta Ayansa Seat 12, Ward 6; Barbara Lunde, Seat 13, Ward 13; Divine Islam Seat 14, Ward 4;  Jaqueline Zepede, Seat 15, Ward 9; Mathew Douglas-May, Seat 16, Ward 10; Lauren Fleming, Seat 17, Ward 8; Sandy Fazeli, Seat 18, Ward 1; and Nicholas Minderman, Seat 19, Ward 7.

  6. First amendment to the City of Minneapolis Minneflex Plan, as amended and restated effective January 1, 2018. This link open a new window(2020-01205)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the City of Minneapolis Minneflex Plan, as amended and restated effective January 1, 2018, to make changes to Flexible Spending Accounts during calendar year 2020 as authorized by Internal Revenue Service Notice 2020-29.

  7. 2020 Quarterly Donation Reports This link open a new window(2020-00473)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting Third Quarter 2020 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  8. Contract amendment with Questions and Solutions Engineering, Inc. for consulting services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01199)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C43080 with Questions and Solutions Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $56,200 for a total amount not to exceed $379,536, and an extension through March 1, 2021, for additional mechanical and electrical commissioning consulting services for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Cost, Planning, and Management International Inc. for owner’s project representative services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01200)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41453 with Cost, Planning, and Management International, Inc. (CPMP), in the amount of $117,490 for a total amount not to exceed $1,598,820 and an extension through October 31, 2021, for additional owner’s project representative services for the Public Service Building Project.

  10. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for drywall and fire proofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01201)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $141,037 for a total amount not to exceed $5,487,830, for increased drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project. 

  11. Contract amendment with Prevolv, Inc. for workplace systems furniture for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-01202)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001722 with Prevolv, Inc., in the amount of $73,871 for a total amount not to exceed $3,361,537, for additional workplace systems furniture components for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. Grant from Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District to fund Downtown Strategic Justice Partnership This link open a new window(2020-01207)
    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 increase to Contract No. COM00001797 with Hennepin County, in the amount of $65,000 for a total amount not to exceed $130,000, and an extension through December 31, 2021, to provide continued probation services in the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District.

  13. Stabilizing the arts and culture services within the City Enterprise This link open a new window(2020-01208)
    1. Passage of Resolution stabilizing the arts and culture services in the City Enterprise so as to elevate the visibility and increase the effectiveness of the City’s arts and culture services.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Nov 19, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Appointment of Fire Chief This link open a new window(2020-01101)
    1. Approving the appointment by the Executive Committee of Bryan Tyner to the appointed position of Fire Chief for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2020.

  2. Grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to support the Office of Emergency Management's COVID-19 operations This link open a new window(2020-01168)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $15,000 over a one-year period, to support the Office of Emergency Management's COVID-19 response and recovery operations.

  3. Grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to support prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts from acts of terrorism and other hazards This link open a new window(2020-01169)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $829,500 over an 18-month period, to support the City's efforts in the prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery of acts of terrorism and other hazards.

  4. Grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to support the Office of Emergency Management's mission areas of prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery This link open a new window(2020-01189)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $30,000 over a one-year period, to support the Office of Emergency Management's mission areas of prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery.

  5. Minneapolis Health Department Master Contracts for 2021-2025 This link open a new window(2020-01188)
    1. Authorizing Master Contracts with the eligible providers list of community non-profit agencies and governmental and political subdivision entities, as set forth in Legislative File 2020-01188, in the not to exceed (NTE) amounts listed, for the period of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025.

    2. Authorizing staff to issue Fund Availability Notices when project funds become available as long as the total amount of the Master Contract is not exceeded.

Transportation & Public Works
Nov 18, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Johnson St NE (Lowry Ave NE to 18th Ave NE) Street Reconstruction Project: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2020-01156)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $417,811.61 for the Johnson St NE (Lowry Ave NE to 18th Ave NE) Street Reconstruction Project No. 2326 (PV156).

    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 $417,811.61 for the Johnson St NE (Lowry Ave NE to 18th Ave NE) Street Reconstruction 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. Grand Ave S (Lake St W to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction Project: Project designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearing This link open a new window(2020-01157)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the Grand Ave S (Lake St W to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6768 (CPV141).

    2. Adopting report receiving cost estimate in the amount of $15,900,000, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties; and setting a public hearing for Jan 20, 2021, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.

  3. Brooklyn Blvd Reconstruction Project: Cooperative Agreement amendment with City of Brooklyn Center This link open a new window(2020-01160)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Cooperative Agreement No. C-43666 with the City of Brooklyn Center, in the amount of $5,718 for a total amount not to exceed $116,718, for local cost participation in the Brooklyn Blvd Reconstruction Project (CSAH 152).

  4. Agreements with Metro Transit and Hennepin County for D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project This link open a new window(2020-01161)
    1. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. 20I064 with Metro Transit, in the amount of $4,144,136, for improvements related to the D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project.

    2. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. PW35-20-20 with Hennepin County, whereby the County will reimburse the City an estimated amount of $98,700, for work related to the D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project.

  5. Contract amendment with Lunda Construction Company for 10th Ave SE River Bridge Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2020-01162)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001220 with Lunda Construction Company, in the amount of $1,734,400 for a total amount not to exceed $51,625,896.68, for additional work due to unforeseen conditions on the 10th Ave SE River Bridge Rehabilitation Project.

  6. Temporary easement agreement with PCiRoads, Inc. for temporary access and use of the Central City Storm Tunnel This link open a new window(2020-01163)
    1. Authorizing a temporary easement agreement with PCiRoads, Inc. for temporary access and use of the existing Minneapolis Central City Storm Tunnel to conduct private sanitary sewer repairs under Marquette Ave S.

  7. Grant application to Minnesota Department of Transportation for the Clean Transportation Pilot Program This link open a new window(2020-01164)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), in the amount of $170,000, for the Clean Transportation Pilot Program to support the 2021 Public Works Mobility Hub Pilot.

  8. Capital project closeouts with appropriation, bond reallocation, and revenue adjustments within the City's Capital Project and Enterprise Funds This link open a new window(2020-01165)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2020 Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution authorizing closure and appropriation adjustments for capital projects and programs, as indicated on Schedules A through C, and reallocations and redistributions of excess revenues and bond proceeds to projects requiring additional funding.

  9. Bid for Concrete Sidewalks, Curb, and Driveway Approaches Project This link open a new window(2020-01166)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Concrete Idea, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1234, in the amount of $5,237,400, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Concrete Sidewalks, Curb, and Driveway Approaches Project, and authorizing a two-year contract for the 2021 and 2022 construction seasons, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan This link open a new window(2020-01167)
    1. Adopting the Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan.

Resolutions

  1. 2020 Human Rights Day in the City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2020-01256)
    1. Passage of Resoution recognizing December 10, 2020, as Human Rights Day in the City of Minneapolis.

  2. John Fruetel honorary resolution This link open a new window(2020-01258)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring John Fruetel for his dedication and service to the City of Minneapolis.

Closed Session

  1. Litigation matter of Lucas McDonough v. Clifton Toles, et al; and State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. Clifton Toles, et al. This link open a new window(2020-01257)
    1. Approving the settlement of claims asserted in Lucas McDonough v. Clifton Toles, et. al., U.S. District Court File No. 19-CV-2238 (PJS/TNL); and State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. Clifton Toles et al, U.S. District Court File No. 19-CV-03185 (PJS/TNL), pursuant to the following terms:

      1.    The City of Minneapolis shall pay to Lucas McDonough and his attorneys $925,000 no later than December 21, 2020;

      2.    Clifton Toles and State Farm shall pay to Plaintiff $75,000 no later than December 21, 2020;

      3.    Lucas McDonough, City of Minneapolis, Clifton Toles, Katia Toles, State Farm Fire and Casualty Company each mutually release one another from any and all claims related to these lawsuits, with the sole exception that Clifton Toles does not release his claim for attorney’s fees and costs solely in the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings, Docket No. 5-6010-36662 matter, which may proceed; and

      4.    The City Attorney’s Office is authorized to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement and dismissal.

  2. Litigation matter of Kaarin Nelson Schaffer, as Trustee for the Next of Kin of George P. Floyd, Jr., deceased, v. Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and the City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2020-00760)
    1. Receiving a briefing on the litigation matter of Kaarin Nelson Schaffer, as Trustee for the Next of Kin of George P. Floyd, Jr., deceased, v. Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and the City of Minneapolis, U.S. District Court File No. 20-CV-01577.

Announcements

Adjournment

    1. Adjourn to December 9, 2020, at 6:05 p.m. for the purpose of conducting a public hearing and adopting the 2021 budget and tax levy; the Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Plan; and the proposed water and sewer rates..

Upcoming:
The Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners will meet upon adjournment of the City Council meeting.

Next City Council meeting: Dec 9, 2020

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