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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
January 29, 2021 - 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(2021-00102)
    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
Jan 19, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Tipsy Steer, 5000 Hiawatha Ave, (Ward 12), for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2021-00063)
    1. Approving application for Tipsy Steer, 5000 HIAWATHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Tipsy Steer Hiawatha, LLC, BLWine, LIC391345, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Land sale: 722 Newton Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00001)
    1.  Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 722 Newton Ave N (Disposition No. MH-268), to Wilson Molina or an affiliated entity for $80,000, subject to conditions.

  3. Land sale: 2122 Ilion Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00004)
    1.  Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2122 Ilion Ave N (Disposition No. MH-267), to Wilson Molina or an affiliated entity for $65,000, subject to conditions.

  4. Land sale: 2756 Queen Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00005)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2756 Queen Ave N (Disposition No. MH-269), to Wilson Molina or an affiliated entity for $75,000, subject to conditions.

  5. Land sale: 2348 James Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00003)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2348 James Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-270), to United Hmong Investment LLC or an affiliated entity for $70,000, subject to conditions; if United Hmong Investment LLC fails to close, authorizing the sale of the property to Pedzo Star Properties LLC or an affiliated entity for $70,000, subject to conditions.

  6. Land sale: 822 Elwood Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00002)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 822 Elwood Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-166), to John Aish Inc. or an affiliated entity for $125,000, subject to conditions; if John Aish Inc. fails to close, authorizing the sale of the property to Titilayo Bediako or an affiliated entity for $125,000, subject to conditions.

  7. Interim use permit: Kelly Matter, on behalf of Avivo, 1251 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00062)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Kelly Matter, on behalf of Avivo, for an interim use permit (PLAN12077) to allow for an emergency shelter for up to 100 persons within an existing building located at 1251 Washington Ave N until January 29, 2025, subject to conditions.

  8. City Planning Commission appointments This link open a new window(2021-00009)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Feb 1, 2021, and ending Jan 31, 2023: Bill Baxley, Seat 5, Ward 13; and Chloe McGuire Brigl, Seat 6, Ward 4.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointment for a two-year term beginning Feb 1, 2021, and ending Jan 31, 2023: Alyssa Olson, Seat 1, Ward 12.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a one-year term beginning Feb 1, 2021, and ending Jan 31, 2022: Keith Ford, Seat 7, Ward 7.

  9. Minneapolis Arts Commission This link open a new window(2021-00064)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2023: Mariana Mansfield, Seat 3, Ward 9. 

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2022: Jeffrey Swinton, Seat 7, Ward 7.

  10. Exclusive development rights to City of Lakes Community Land Trust: 19 E 26th St This link open a new window(2021-00067)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to City of Lakes Community Land Trust (CLCLT) for the purchase and development of a commercial land trust project at 19 E 26th St,  for a period of 18 months.

    2. Authorizing land sale redevelopment contract terms subject to future City Council review and approval.

  11. Low Barrier Housing Program This link open a new window(2021-00096)
    1. Approving a grant in an amount up to $75,025 from the Low Barrier Housing Program to Anishinaabe Endaad for an acquisition and expansion project located at 4217 Park Ave S, by Anishinaabe Endaad LLC or an affiliated entity.

  12. Inclusionary Housing requirement exemption: Sherman Associates, 500 7th St S This link open a new window(2021-00098)
    1. Approving an exemption from the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance requirements for a new 10-story mixed-used building with 223 dwelling units and approximately 24,000 square feet of commercial and hospitality space by Sherman Associates, located at 500 7th St S.

  13. Grant applications to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2021-00099)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of grant applications to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following projects: Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N; Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Avenue SE; Satori Apartments, 817 1/2 W Broadway Ave, 819 W Broadway Ave, 821 W Broadway Ave, 825 W Broadway Ave, 1828 Bryant Ave N, 1830 Bryant Ave N, 1832 Bryant Ave N, 1836 Bryant Ave N, and 1838 Bryant Ave N; Simpson Community Shelter and Apartments. 2740 1st Ave S; and Snelling Yards, 3601 44th St E.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Jan 27, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Amendment to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2020 Consolidated Plan Action Plan This link open a new window(2021-00053)
    1. Authorizing an Amendment 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) Round 3 supplemental funding.

    2. Approving staff recommended budget priority project allocations and strategies for inclusion in the amendment.

    3. Directing staff to prepare and submit the 2020 Consolidated Plan Action Plan Amendment to U.S. HUD for CDBG-CV Round 3 funding.

    4. Accepting a forthcoming CDBG-CV Round 3 grant in the amount of $2,918,060 from U.S. HUD

    5. Authorizing a grant agreement with U.S. HUD for CDBG-CV Round 3 funds.

    6. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of CDBG-CV 3 funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development and Health Departments.

  2. 2021 State Pay Equity Implementation Report This link open a new window(2021-00093)
    1. Authorizing submission of the 2021 Pay Equity Implementation Report to the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget, as required by the Local Government Pay Equity Act.

  3. Sunset of Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission This link open a new window(2021-00110)
    1. Passage of Resolution rescinding Resolutions 2008R-402 and 2011R-688 to provide for the sunset of the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission.

  4. Transgender Equity Council appointments This link open a new window(2021-00132)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Billie Jean Kurek, Seat 10, Ward 6. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Shor Salkas, Seat 7, Ward 9. 

    3. Approving the following Mayoral appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Becca Sanborn, Seat 8, Ward 5.

  5. 2020 Quarterly Donation Reports This link open a new window(2020-00473)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 4th Quarter 2020 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  6. Amicus brief in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid This link open a new window(2021-00117)
    1. Authorizing the City to join an amicus brief in the Supreme Court case of Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief. 

  7. Immigration-related policies lawsuits This link open a new window(2021-00135)
    1. Authorizing the City Attorney to join, during the calendar year 2021, as an amicus in lawsuits that challenge the federal administration's immigration-related policies, subject to the condition that the position of amici is consistent with City policy on immigration-related matters.

  8. Legal Settlement: Target Center Rally This link open a new window(2021-00140)
    1. Approving the settlement of the City's claim for security and traffic control costs incurred from an October 2019 political rally held at the Target Center by receipt of $100,000, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to the May 2, 2007, Amended and Restated Arena Lease, Operating, Management, Use and Assurances Agreement, previously modified by the August 1, 2009, Assignment and Assumption Agreement (Target Center) with ASM Global that will:

      1. Require the leasing agent to include language in future lease agreements that allows for direct City recovery of costs from event-holders; and
      2. Clarify that the leasing agent will not be directly responsible for these types of costs in the future.
  9. Contract amendment with Independent Emergency Services for a shared/hosted next generation 911 call handling system This link open a new window(2021-00111)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38426B with Independent Emergency Services, in an amount up to $230,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,026,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for a five-agency consortium shared/hosted next generation 911 call handling system.

  10. Contract amendment with Miller Dunwiddie Architecture, Inc. for Minneapolis Convention Center and Target Center consulting pool This link open a new window(2021-00112)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000057 with Miller Dunwiddie Architectures, Inc., in the amount of $25,000 for a total amount not to exceed $275,000, and an increase to individual Work Order No. 5 by $40,000 for a total amount not to exceed $115,000, to accommodate the need to develop construction documents to bid the flood damage repairs in the Tallmadge Building.

  11. Contract amendment with InTech Software Solutions, Inc. for staff augmentation consulting services This link open a new window(2021-00128)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44477 with InTech Software Solutions, Inc., in the amount of $250,000 for a total amount not to exceed $750,000, for staff augmentation consulting services consisting of project management services for various information technology projects.

  12. Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00113)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $180,565 for a total amount not to exceed $15,471,396, for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  13. Contract amendment with BlueSky Electric Company, LLC for solar array work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00114)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001354 with BlueSky Electric Company, LLC, in the amount of $2,343 for a total amount not to exceed $219,557, for solar array work for the Public Service Building Project.

  14. Contract amendment with Egan Company for skylight work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00115)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000216 with Egan Company, in the amount of $83 for a total amount not to exceed $530,183, for increased skylight work for the Public Service Building Project.

  15. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for drywall and fire proofing work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00116)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $21,666 for a total amount not to exceed $5,522,518, for increased drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. Contract amendment with Advanced Systems Integration LLC for audio-visual equipment services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00118)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002739 with Advanced Systems Integration LLC in the amount of $69,286.58 for a total amount not to exceed $1,078,043.74, for audio-visual equipment services for the Public Service Building Project.

  17. Contract amendment with Knutson Construction Services, Inc. for concrete work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00119)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44463 with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $29,341 for a total amount not to exceed $12,025,462, for additional concrete work for the Public Service Building Project.

  18. Contract amendment with Schindler Elevator Corporation for elevator work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00120)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000565 with Schindler Elevator Corporation, in the amount of $18,078 for a total amount not to exceed $3,137,392, for additional elevator manufacturing and installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  19. 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(2021-00121)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0001065 with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), in the amount of $4,435 for a total amount not to exceed $1,018,842, for additional costs associated with tax-exempt door and hardware supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  20. Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for roofing work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00122)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $31,728 for a total amount not to exceed $2,023,585, for increased roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  21. Contract amendment with Margolis Company for landscaping work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00123)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0001350 with Margolis Company, in the amount of $1,960 for a total amount not to exceed $494,532, for increased costs associated with the landscaping work for the Public Service Building Project.

  22. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for carpentry and casework installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00124)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $25,914 for a total amount not to exceed $6,571,491, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for interior glazing and metal panels for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00125)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $36,422 for a total amount not to exceed $4,583,254, for changes in interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  24. Contract amendment with Distinctive Cabinet Design, Inc. for casework and millwork supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00126)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001531 with Distinctive Cabinet Design, Inc., in the amount of $5,565 for a total amount not to exceed $1,194,938, for an increase in scope for casework and millwork (tax exempt) material supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  25. Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC for structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00127)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $52,572 for a total amount not to exceed $3,854,107 for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  26. Contract amendment with Acoustic Associates, Inc. for acoustical ceiling work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00130)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001149 with Acoustic Associates, Inc., in the amount of $25,376 for a total amount not to exceed $4,377,054, for increased acoustical ceiling work for the Public Service Building Project.

  27. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for mechanical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00131)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $15,593 for a total amount not to exceed $28,541,123, for increased costs for mechanical work, for the Public Service Building Project.

  28. Contract amendment with LeJeune Steel Company for steel supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00129)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $45,539 for a total amount not to exceed $8,290,350, for increased steel supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  29. Adding Comcast IPTV services to the Public Service Building This link open a new window(2021-00136)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Comcast Business at a one-time cost of $71,774, to provide construction cost and node conversion to add fiber/coax connectivity as well 33 HD Standard connections and equipment distribution at a cost of $632.00/month.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Jan 21, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Commission on Civil Rights appointments This link open a new window(2021-00019)
    1. Approving the following Mayoral reappointments to the Commission on Civil Rights for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Jared Widseth, Seat 1, Ward 8; Jeffrey Cobia, Seat 4, Ward 10; Kathryn Stevens, Seat 5, Ward 12; and Paul Hurckman, Seat 7, Ward 5.

    2. Approving the following Mayoral appointments to the Commission on Civil Rights for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Andrew Crowder, Seat 2, Ward 13; McKenzie Colas, Seat 3, Ward 7; and Kenneth Rance, Seat 6, Ward 5.

    3. Approving the following Mayoral appointments to the Commission on Civil Rights for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Bob Fine, Seat 10, Ward 13; Blythe Davis, Seat 11, Ward 11; and Jayne Swift, Seat 13, Ward 10.

    4. Approving the following Mayoral appointments to the Commission on Civil Rights for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Mark Stignani, Seat 19, Ward 11; and Victoria Fok, Seat 20, Ward 11.

    5. Approving the following Council appointment to the Commission on Civil Rights for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Ashley Gold, Seat 9, Ward 12.

  2. Signatory authority on health insurance plan provider contracts for School-Based Clinics services reimbursement This link open a new window(2021-00073)
    1. Authorizing signature by the Minneapolis Health Commissioner or their designee on updated and expanded health care plan insurance contracts for School-Based Clinics services reimbursement

  3. MPD Release of Liability, Hold Harmless & Defense, and Indemnification agreement with Met Council This link open a new window(2021-00075)
    1. Authorizing the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to enter into a Release of Liability, Hold Harmless & Defense, and Indemnification agreement with Metropolitan Council (Met Council) related to ownership and maintenance of the Workforce Director system.

  4. Request for Proposals for violence interruption services This link open a new window(2021-00077)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for violence interruption outreach services for the Office of Violence Prevention’s MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative.

  5. Eliminating Child Lead Poisoning Action Plan This link open a new window(2021-00138)
    1. Directing Health Department staff to collaborate with other relevant City departments and jurisdictional agencies, the Public Health Advisory Committee, Housing Advisory Committee, and community stakeholders to develop an Eliminating Child Lead Poisoning Action Plan that includes the following:

      1. Steps and partnerships needed to be taken to completely eliminate new cases of child lead poisoning in Minneapolis,
      2. Any subgoals needed to reach the goal of eliminating child lead poisoning,
      3. Implementation scenarios and timelines,
      4. Budgetary requirements to implement different potential scenarios,
      5. Community input, and
      6. Additional items deemed necessary by content experts.

      Staff will present the Draft Eliminating Child Lead Poisoning Action Plan to the Public Health & Safety Committee by the end of the first quarter of 2021 and post it for public comment. A final Action Plan shall be presented to City Council by the end of the second quarter of 2021.

Transportation & Public Works
Jan 20, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Grand Ave S (Lake St W to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2021-00072)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $2,008,604.86 for the Grand Ave S (Lake St W to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6768 (PV141).

    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 $2,008,604.86 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. Contract with Neighborhood Recycling Corporation (dba Eureka Recycling) for processing and marketing of commingled recyclables This link open a new window(2021-00079)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Neighborhood Recycling Corporation (dba Eureka Recycling), in the estimated amount of $4,005,200, for the processing and marketing of 100% of the City’s recyclable materials for a five-year period, from Dec 1, 2021, through Nov 30, 2026, with no options to extend the contract.

  3. Contract amendment with In Control, Inc. for the Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation Project and general services programming This link open a new window(2021-00080)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-43394 with In Control, Inc., for an extension through Dec 31, 2022, for the Fridley Filtration Plant Rehabilitation Project and general services programming to coordinate with construction delays.

  4. Contract amendment with Cy-Con, Inc. for the Ramp A Waterproofing and Structural Repairs Project This link open a new window(2021-00081)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001455 with Cy-Con, Inc., in the amount of $38,615 for a total amount not to exceed $296,115, and an extension through March 31, 2021, for additional work required due to unforeseen conditions to complete the Ramp A Waterproofing and Structural Repairs Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  5. Contract amendment with Minnesota Department of Transportation for temporary storage of impound vehicles under I-94 bridges This link open a new window(2021-00082)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-21506 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to allow for temporary storage of impound vehicles at surface parking lots under I-94 bridges with no increase in the current contract value.
  6. Contract amendment with Max Steininger, Inc. for the 34th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00083)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000026 with Max Steininger, Inc., in the amount of $558,000 for a total amount not to exceed $6,279,372.54, for additional project work and costs associated with unforeseen conditions for the 34th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  7. Contract amendment with Meyer Contracting, Inc. for Bridge 9 Pier 6 and 7 Repair Project This link open a new window(2021-00084)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002453 with Meyer Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $22,440 for a total amount not to exceed $1,659,191.85, for additional project work and costs associated with unforeseen conditions for the Bridge 9 Pier 6 and 7 Repair Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  8. Alley easement deed from TF Hennepin LLC for a portion of 2841 Hennepin Ave This link open a new window(2021-00085)
    1. Authorizing the acceptance of an alley easement deed from TF Hennepin LLC over a portion of the property located at 2841 Hennepin Ave.

  9. Alley easement deed from DREH LLC for a portion of 2940 17th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-00086)
    1. Authorizing the acceptance of an alley easement deed from DREH LLC over a portion of the property located at 2940 17th Ave S.

  10. Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) appointments This link open a new window(2021-00087)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning June 1, 2020, and ending May 31, 2022: Martha Grimes, Seat 4, Ward 4; and Brianne Whitcraft, Seat 12, Ward 12. 

  11. Penn Ave N (Plymouth Ave N to 14th Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project: Layout approval This link open a new window(2021-00088)
    1. Approving the layout for the Penn Ave N Street Reconstruction Project between Plymouth Ave N and 14th Ave N.

  12. Downtown East Street Reconstruction: Project designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearing This link open a new window(2021-00089)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the Downtown East Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6770 (PV142).

    2. Adopting report receiving the cost estimate in the amount of $4,125,000, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefitted properties, and setting a public hearing for March 31, 2021, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.

  13. Bid for Upgrades of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Pedestrian Ramps Project This link open a new window(2021-00091)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Concrete Idea, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1317, in an estimated annual amount of $500,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Upgrades of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Pedestrian Ramps Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

    1. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee a Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-108 entitled "Adopting a wage freeze for all positions in the appointed, politically appointed, and non-represented employee groups," passed Apr 24, 2020, to allow for removal of the freeze on step movements occurring between Apr 29, 2021, and Dec 31, 2021, and adding additional exceptions to the wage freeze.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Administrative hearing procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00188)
    1. Goodman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to General Provisions: Administrative Enforcement and Hearing Process, adding and amending provisions related to administrative hearing procedures.

  2. Animal licensing and procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00189)
    1. Goodman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animal Care and Control, adding and amending provisions related to lifetime license applications and rabies procedures:

      1. Chapter 63 Licenses and Permits.
      2. Chapter 65 Public Health Considerations.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Special service district advisory board composition ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00103)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Reich to introduce an ordinance amending Title 17 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks, for first reading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee, amending advisory board compositions in certain special service districts and changing the name of the 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South District:

      1. Chapter 444 Dinkytown Special Service District.
      2. Chapter 448 Eat Street Special Service District.
      3. Chapter 450 Stadium Village Special Service District.
      4. Chapter 452 Linden Hills Special Service District.
      5. Chapter 454 Lowry Hill Special Service District.
      6. Chapter 457 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South Special Service District.
      7. Chapter 460 Bloomington-Lake Special Service District.
      8. Chapter 461 Chicago-Lake Special Service District.
      9. Chapter 462 East Lake Street Special Service District.
  2. Hospitality Worker Right to Recall ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00108)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 40 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Workplace Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Public Health & Safety Committee, adding a new Article VII entitled "Hospitality Worker Right to Recall," establishing recall rights for certain employees.

  3. Historic use variance ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00107)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 23, Chapter 599 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Heritage Preservation: Heritage Preservation Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, adding and amending provisions related to a waiver process for designated properties.

  4. Storm Water Management ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00109)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Reich to introduce an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 54 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection: Storm Water Management, for first reading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee, repealing and replacing Chapter 54 in whole to meet state and federal clean water act requirements and to improve water resources in the City.

  5. Renter eviction protections ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00106)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Bender, Ellison, Gordon, and Osman to introduce the subject matter of 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, Housing & Zoning Committee, adding "just cause" eviction protections and a pre-eviction filing notice requirement.

  6. Rent stabilization charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00104)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon, Ellison, and Bender to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article IV of the City Charter relating to City Council, for first reading and referral to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, pertaining to explicitly adding the City's authority to exercise power to control rents on private residential property in the City.

    2. Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon, Ellison, and Bender to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article I of the City Charter relating to General Provisions, for first reading and referral to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, pertaining to adding initiative and referendum for the sole purpose of exercising the City's authority to control rents on private residential property in the City.

  7. Public safety charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00105)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cunningham, Fletcher, and Schroeder to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article VII of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Administration, for first reading and referral to the Public Health & Safety Committee, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide public safety services, including law enforcement, and the removal of the Police Department as a standalone Charter Department.

Resolutions

  1. Laura Waterman Wittstock honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00185)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring the life and contributions of Laura Waterman Wittstock.

  2. 2021 Black History Month honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00186)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Black History Month.

  3. Ann Calvert honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00177)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Ann Calvert for her service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

Closed Session

    1. Adjourn to a closed session to receive a briefing related to the security preparedness in anticipation of the March trial of a former Minneapolis police officer.

Addendum

  1. Amelia Brown honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00190)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring the life, legacy, and contributions of Amelia Brown.

Announcements

Adjournment


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