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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
February 12, 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
Feb 2, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Land sale: 4901 Vincent Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00006)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 4901 Vincent Queen Ave N (Disposition No. MH-98), to Wiliam Washington or an affiliated entity for $25,000, subject to conditions.

  2. Demolition of Historic Resource appeal: Neil Reardon, 21 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00182)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Neil Reardon regarding the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission denying a Demolition of Historic Resource application (PLAN11800) to demolish the property located at 21 Washington Ave N; and adopting findings. 

  3. Liquor license approvals for February 2, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00146)
    1. Cub Foods #1569, 701 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by Supervalu Inc, BLBeerOff, LIC392553
    2. Tinto Kitchen + Mercado, 4959 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by Tinto Cocina & Cantina LLC, BLAmend, LIC392639
  4. Liquor license renewals for February 2, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00147)
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  5. Grant application to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for youth employment and training services This link open a new window(2021-00178)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in the amount of $1,700,000 over two years, for the SFY 2022-2023 Youth at Work grant.

  6. Property management services for Upper Harbor Terminal for the years 2021-2023, with possible extensions for 2024 and 2025. This link open a new window(2021-00187)
    1. Authorizing a property management agreement with G&E Real Estate Management Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation dba Newmark Knight Frank, for the Upper Harbor Terminal in accordance with the term sheet contained in the staff report, for a period of up to three years beginning March 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023 with possible extensions for 2024 and 2025.

  7. Bid to demolish and remove debris at the damaged structure site at 810 E Lake St This link open a new window(2021-00179)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of Rachel Contracting Inc, submitted on Event No.1345, in the amount of $238,763.00, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the debris removal at the 810 E Lake St project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with city specifications.

  8. Bid to demolish and remove debris of damaged structure at 2941 Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2021-00180)
    1. Accepting the second low bid from Carl Bolander & Son Co, submitted on Event No. 1346, in the amount of $117,500.00, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the debris removal at 2941 Chicago Ave, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  9. Policy for waiving assessments related to properties damaged during 2020 declared local emergencies This link open a new window(2021-00183)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting a policy for waiving on the basis of hardship certain special assessments, administrative fees and charges relating to dangerous construction conditions and emergency abatement activities under Chapter 85 and similar provisions of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, as a result of property destruction during the Declaration of Local Emergencies related to civil disturbance between May 28, 2020 and June 12, 2020 and August 26, 2020 and September 18, 2020.

  10. Contract amendments with Ryan Companies and Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority to the 2014 Parking Agreement for the Downtown East Project This link open a new window(2021-00181)
    1. Authorizing amendments to the agreement amongst the City of Minneapolis, Ryan Companies and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority for the 2014 Parking Agreement for the Downtown East Project.

  11. Contract amendment with eRecording Partners Network for electronic transmission of documents related to real estate records with the Hennepin County Recorder's Office This link open a new window(2021-00184)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract C-43958 with eRecording Partners Network, for an amount not to exceed $36,000 per year, for electronic transmission of documents related to real estate records with the Hennepin County Recorder's Office.

  12. Utility easement vacation: Kelley Brandt, on behalf of the University of Minnesota, 1701 6th St SE This link open a new window(2021-00176)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Kelley Brandt, on behalf of the University of Minnesota, to vacate the utility easements reserved in those parts of previously vacated 18th Ave SE and 7th St SE as granted by City of Minneapolis Resolution Nos. 88R-437 and 88R-438, dated November 13, 1988 (Document Nos. 5655643 & 5682606).

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the utility easements reserved in those parts of previously vacated 18th Ave SE and 7th St SE (Vacation File No. 1733).

  13. Rezoning: Palmanisami Palmanisami, on behalf of Broadway Washington, LLC, 2014 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00175)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Palmanisami Palmanisami, on behalf of Broadway Washington, LLC, to rezone (PLAN11921) the property located at 2014 Washington Ave N from the I2 Medium Industrial District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to establish commercial uses within an existing building.

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

  14. Rezoning: Pete Keely, on behalf of Hall Sweeney Properties, LLC, 4601, 4617, and 4621 Minnehaha Ave This link open a new window(2021-00171)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Pete Keely, on behalf of Hall Sweeney Properties, LLC, to rezone (PLAN11908) the property located at 4601 Minnehaha Ave from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District, retaining the AP Airport Overlay District and PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District, to construct a six-story mixed-use building with 123 dwelling units and 4,255 square feet of commercial space.

    2. Approving an application submitted by Pete Keely, on behalf of Hall Sweeney Properties, LLC, to rezone (PLAN11908) the property located at 4617 Minnehaha Ave from the R2B Multiple-Family District to the C3A Community Activity Center District and PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District, retaining the AP Airport Overlay District, to construct a six-story mixed-use building with 123 dwelling units and 4,255 square feet of commercial space.

    3. Approving an application submitted by Pete Keely, on behalf of Hall Sweeney Properties, LLC, to rezone (PLAN11908) the property located at 4621 Minnehaha Ave from the R2B Multiple-Family District to the C3A Community Activity Center District and PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District, retaining the AP Airport Overlay District, to construct a six-story mixed-use building with 123 dwelling units and 4,255 square feet of commercial space.

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

  15. Rezoning: BJ LaVelle, 636 22nd Ave NE This link open a new window(2021-00170)
    1. Approving an application submitted by BJ LaVelle to rezone (PLAN11884) the property located at 636 22nd Ave NE from the R2B Multiple Family District to the R3 Multiple Family District to construct a new cluster development including two two-story residential buildings with a total of 10 dwelling units.

    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
Feb 10, 2021 - Committee Report
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 41 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Information Governance, adding a new article entitled “Facial Recognition Technology.”

  1. Second amendment to the City of Minneapolis Minneflex Plan This link open a new window(2021-00199)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the City of Minneapolis Minneflex Plan, as amended and restated effective Jan. 1, 2018, to make changes to Flexible Spending Accounts during calendar year 2021 as authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act.

  2. Transgender Equity Council appointments This link open a new window(2021-00197)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Emma Grey, Seat 3, Ward 2; and Galen Mitchell, Seat 4, Ward 8.

  3. Legal Settlement: Raul Estrada v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00141)
    1. Approving the settlement of Raul Estrada by payment of $100,000 to Mr. Estrada and his attorneys and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  4. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Tammy Persoon This link open a new window(2021-00198)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Tammy Persoon by payment of $125,000 to Ms. Persoon and her attorney Meuser Law Firm and authorize the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  5. Legal Settlement: Minnesota Commercial Railway v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00201)
    1. Approving the settlement in the special assessment appeal Minnesota Commercial Railway v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (Court File No. 27-CV-19-8850) by reduction of the special assessment by $55,818.79 from the amount of $63,818.79 to $8,000, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the same.

  6. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for mechanical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00191)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $90,482 for a total amount not to exceed $28,631,605, for increased costs for mechanical work, for the Public Service Building Project.

  7. Contract amendment with Knutson Construction Services, Inc. for concrete work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00192)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44463 with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $15,982 for a total amount not to exceed $12,041,444 for additional concrete work for the Public Service Building Project.

  8. Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00193)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $642,606 for a total amount not to exceed $16,114,002 for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Wold Architects and Engineers for the Fire Stations No. 4 and No. 8 Improvements Project This link open a new window(2021-00194)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41632 with Wold Architects and Engineers, in the amount of $12,000 for a total amount not to exceed $309,000, and an extension through December 31, 2022, for the Fire Stations No. 4 and No. 8 Improvements Project.

  10. Contract amendment with West Publishing Corporation for online research services for the Minneapolis Police Department This link open a new window(2021-00195)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41693 with West Publishing Corporation, in the amount of $65,470 for a total amount not to exceed $303,547, for online research services and access to databases that provide the Minneapolis Police Department the ability to conduct research and retrieve information.

  11. Contract amendment with Standard Insurance Company for employee life, disability insurance, and leave management services This link open a new window(2021-00200)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43267 with Standard Insurance Company, in the amount of $3,000,000 for a total amount not to exceed $13,099,776 for the contract terms of Jan. 1 2021 to Dec. 31 2021 and Jan. 1, 2022 to Dec. 31 2022, for employee life and disability insurance and leave management services.

  12. Contract with Hillard Heintze LLC to provide an after action review and report This link open a new window(2021-00202)
    1. Authorizing a one-year contract with Hillard Heintze LLC, in the amount of $229,490.55 to provide an after action review and report on the response to the civil unrest associated with the death of George Floyd.

    1. Passage of 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.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Feb 4, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. MWAC worker outreach and engagement report This link open a new window(2021-00078)
    1. Directing staff in the Labor Standards Division of the Civil Rights Department to work with the Workplace Advisory Committee to form a Downtown Workers Subcommittee, to identify options for safeguarding the health and safety of the downtown workforce as it returns from shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to report back to the Public Health & Safety Committee with initial recommendations no later than Jul 31, 2021.

  2. CDC grant amendment for Violence Prevention This link open a new window(2021-00173)
    1. Accepting additional grant funding in the amount of $75,000 from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for services related to Realizing and Advancing Collective Equity in Violence Prevention Efforts for Young People of Color (RACE-VIP) for the period August 2020 thru August 2021.

    2. Authorizing an amended agreement with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for the additional grant funds.

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

  3. MPD's 2021 law enforcement hiring plan This link open a new window(2021-00172)
    1. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds for 2021 from the Public Safety Staffing Reserve to the Police Department to fund two additional hiring/training classes and the Community Service Officers Program.

Transportation & Public Works
Feb 3, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. 17th Ave NE and NE River Ridge Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2021-00142)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $170,368.19 for the 17th Ave NE and NE River Ridge Street Resurfacing Project No. 2337B (CPV2156).

    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 $170,368.19 for the project.

  2. 54th St E and 57th St E Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2021-00143)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $322,058.78 for the 54th St E and 57th St E Street Resurfacing Project No. 2337A (CPV2156).

    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 $322,058.78 for the project.

  3. Contract amendment with PCI Roads LLC for 1st St N over Bassett Creek Tunnel Repair Project This link open a new window(2021-00144)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002019 with PCI Roads LLC, in the amount of $43,315.47 for a total amount not to exceed $516,337.47, for additional project work and costs associated with unforeseen conditions for the 1st St N over Bassett Creek Tunnel Repair Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  4. Contract amendment with Custom Products and Services for streetscape maintenance services for Special Service Districts This link open a new window(2021-00145)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44191 with Custom Products and Services, in the amount of $740,589 for a total amount not to exceed $3,602,296, for streetscape maintenance services for Special Service Districts.

  5. Grant application to Minnesota Department of Transportation for 2021 Local Road Improvement Program This link open a new window(2021-00148)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application for transportation funds through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s 2021 Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP), in the amount of $1,025,000, for the reconstruction of Hennepin Ave from Lake St to Douglas Ave.

  6. I-35W Solutions Alliance Joint Powers Agreement This link open a new window(2021-00168)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the third amended and restated Joint Powers Agreement establishing the I-35W Solutions Alliance.

  7. 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South (48th & Chicago) Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00149)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Joyce Tesarek, Seat 1, Ward 11; Harvey McLain, Seat 2, Ward 8; and Bob Gustafson, Seat 3, Ward 13.

  8. 50th and France Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00150)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Robert Sykes, Seat 1; Heidi Bing, Seat 2, Ward 13; and Steve Young, Seat 3, Ward 13.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Robert Sykes.

  9. 54th & Lyndale Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00151)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Dan Campo, Seat 1, Ward 13; Kelby Howell, Seat 2, Ward 11; and Dan Leitner, Seat 3.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Dan Leitner.

  10. Bloomington-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00152)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Stacy Geniz, Seat 1; Cynthia Awaijane, Seat 2; and Julie Ingebretsen, Seat 3, Ward 13.   

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Stacy Geniz and Cynthia Awaijane.

  11. Central Avenue Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00153)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: John Higgins, Seat 4, Ward 1. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Katherine Bakke, Seat 1, Ward 1; John Lacaria, Seat 2, Ward 9; Joe Hatch-Surisook, Seat 3, Ward 3; Lynda MacDonald, Seat 5; Scott McCleary, Seat 6, Ward 1; Patty Shoenbauer-Grell, Seat 7, Ward 1; and Evan Sallee, Seat 8, Ward 1.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Lynda MacDonald.

  12. Chicago-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00154)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Ted Campbell, Seat 1, Ward 9; Julian Ocampo, Seat 2; and Earlsworth (Baba) Letang, Seat 3.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Julian Ocampo and Earlsworth (Baba) Letang.

  13. Dinkytown Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00155)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Marc Edwards, Seat 3. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Brian Deppe, Seat 1, Ward 11; Jeff Ashland, Seat 2; and Lynn Nyman, Seat 5, Ward 2.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Marc Edwards and Jeff Ashland.

  14. East Lake Street Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00156)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Trentt Cramer, Seat 3, Ward 12. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Nancy Ford, Seat 1, Ward 12; Alan Puder, Seat 2; and Daniel Kennedy, Seat 5.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Alan Puder and Daniel Kennedy.

  15. Eat Street Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00157)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Marin Byrne, Seat 2, Ward 8; and Mike Finkelstein, Seat 3, Ward 7. 

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

  16. Linden Hills Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00158)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Jen Bellefleur, Seat 1, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Mark Dwyer, Seat 2, Ward 13; Mark Settergren, Seat 3; Felicity Britton, Seat 4, Ward 13; and Peter Hinke, Seat 5, Ward 13.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Mark Settergren.

  17. Lowry Hill Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00159)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Chai Thao, Seat 1; and Tom Fletcher, Seat 3.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Chai Thao and Tom Fletcher.

  18. Lyndale-Lake Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00160)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Stuart Ackerberg, Seat 1, Ward 7. 

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Denise Arambadjis, Seat 2; Cole Rogers, Seat 3, Ward 10; John Meegan, Seat 4, Ward 10; and Christina Le, Seat 5. 

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Denise Arambadjis and Christina Le.

  19. Stadium Village Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00161)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Chuck Goldberg, Seat 2; and Summer Cline, Seat 3.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Chuck Goldberg and Summer Cline.

  20. Uptown Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00162)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Nicholas Hall, Seat 5, Ward 10.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Jacqueline Knight, Seat 1, Ward 11; Robert Sorenson, Seat 2; Nick Walton, Seat 3, Ward 13; Jeffery Herman, Seat 4; Michael Finn, Seat 6; and Daniel Trebil, Seat 7.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Robert Sorenson, Jeffery Herman, Michael Finn, and Daniel Trebil. 

  21. West Broadway Improvement Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00163)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Tara Watson, Seat 1; Justin Baylor, Seat 2, Ward 5; Dean Rose, Seat 3; Kagalee (KB) Brown, Seat 4, Ward 2; and James Scott, Seat 5.  

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Tara Watson, Dean Rose, and James Scott.

  22. Osseo Rd Street Reconstruction Project: Layout approval This link open a new window(2021-00164)
    1. Approving the layout for the Osseo Rd (CSAH 152) Street Reconstruction Project from 49th Ave N to Penn Ave N.

  23. Bid for traffic marking thermoplastic This link open a new window(2021-00165)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Groove Tech of MN, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1264, in the amount of $499,576, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for traffic marking thermoplastic, and authorizing a contract for the project for 2021, with the option to extend the contract for two additional one-year periods at the sole option of the city, all in accordance with City specifications.

  24. Bid for Hennepin Ave (from 5th St to 7th St) Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2021-00166)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1328, in the amount of $1,727,061, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Hennepin Ave (from 5th St to 7th St) Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  25. Bid for 4th St N and S (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00167)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Veit & Company, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1289, in the amount of $8,126,126.51, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 4th St N and S (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  26. Green Fleet Policy Update This link open a new window(2021-00169)
    1. Adopting the updated Green Fleet Policy to guide vehicle procurement practices to help meet City sustainability goals while continuing to provide vehicles that meet organizational needs. 

  1. Appointment of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Department This link open a new window(2021-00223)
    1. Receiving and filing the appointment by the Executive Committee of Andrea Brennan to the appointed position of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Department and Executive Director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency for an unexpired term ending Jan 2, 2022.

    2. Referring to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee the appointment by the Executive Committee of Andrea Brennan to the appointed position of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Department and Executive Director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency for the setting of a public hearing.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Administrative hearing procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00188)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce 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, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, adding and amending provisions related to administrative hearing procedures.

  2. Animal licensing and procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00189)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animal Care and Control, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, adding and amending provisions related to lifetime license applications and rabies procedures.

Addendum

  1. Public safety charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00105)
    1. Cunningham, Fletcher, and Schroeder give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article VIII of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Officers and Other Employees, 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.

Announcements

Adjournment


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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the City Clerk's Office at 612-673-2216 or e-mail [email protected]mn.gov. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.