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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
March 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).

  2. City Council Standing Committees and membership reorganization This link open a new window(2020-00406)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-001, adopted January 8, 2018, as amended March 27, May 22, and August 28, 2020, pertaining to the restructuring of the City Council's standing committee system during the Local Public Health Emergency, and providing further operating modifications.

    2. Directing the City Clerk to:

      1. Amend the 2021 Council and Committees Calendar to reflect the revised biweekly cycle of regular meetings, effective March 29, 2021;
      2. Publish and post the amended 2021 Calendar in appropriate places as public notice for the regular meetings thereof;
      3. Incorporate such further or additional changes to the 2021 Council and Committees Calendar, as amended, to accommodate the needs of the City Council; and
      4. Adjust matters previously referred to committees and re-direct those items to the appropriate committee meeting dates and times under the revised two-week meeting cycle.
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Mar 2, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Appointment of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Department This link open a new window(2021-00223)
    1. Approving 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 3, 2022.

  2. Land sale: 2837 Chicago Ave to Allina Health Systems This link open a new window(2021-00211)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2837 Chicago Ave (Disposition Parcel No. CL-9), to Allina Health Systems or affiliated entity for $143,000.

    2. Authorizing execution of agreements to facilitate the land sale with Allina Health Systems or affiliated entity.

  3. Land sale: West Broadway Curve affordable housing project (vic 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave) This link open a new window(2020-01191)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the properties at 2109 James Avenue North, 2009 Ilion Avenue North and 1706, 1710, 1714, 1716, 1720, 1726, 1800, 1804, 1808, 1818, 1820, 1826, 1900, 1904, 1910, 1914, 1918, and 1920 West Broadway Avenue to West Broadway Limited Partnership or an affiliated entity for $500,000 subject to conditions.

    2. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and related documents

  4. West Broadway Curve affordable housing project bond issuance, 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2020-01061)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $17,000,000 for the West Broadway Curve (AKA Beam) project at 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave, 2009 Ilion Ave N, and 2109 James Ave N.

  5. Gambling license approvals for March 2, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00265)
    1. Minneapolis Riverview Lions, 400 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Riverview Lions, BLGeneral, LIC392909
  6. Liquor license renewals for March 2, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00264)
    1. Fine Line Music Cafe, 318 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by First and Third Productions LLC, BLLiquor, LIC370888
    2. First Avenue & 7th St Entry, 701 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by First Avenue Productions LLC, BLLiquor, LIC80007
    3. Grande Sunrise, 5554 34TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by Grande Sunrise LLC, BLLiquor, LIC375097
    4. Hennepin Theatre Trust, 900 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Hennepin Theatre Trust, BLLiquor, LIC359160
    5. Hotel Ivy, 201 11TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Heartland Ivy Partners LLC, BLLiquor, LIC75906
    6. Longfellow Grill, 2990 WEST RIVER PKWY Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by Blue Plate Restaurant Company, Inc., BLLiquor, LIC79199
    7. Tibet Kitchen Bar & Restaurant, 1833 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Tibet Kitchen Inc, BLLiquor, LIC375757
    8. WESTIN MINNEAPOLIS, 88 6TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by MERRITT HOSPITALITY LLC, BLLiquor, LIC80661
  7. License Settlement Conference recommendations: Rapid Recovery Inc, 4360 Lyndale Ave N, (Ward 4), for a Class A Towing License This link open a new window(2021-00285)
    1. Adopting the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement for Rapid Recovery Inc, 4360 Lyndale Ave N, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Menzel Enterprises MN Inc, allowing the licensee to retain the Class A Towing license, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  8. Bid for debris removal of damaged structure located at 1625 West Broadway This link open a new window(2021-00267)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Emmanuel Sackey dba Building Code Tech, submitted on Event 1409 in the amount of $82,500.00 to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the debris removal at 1625 West Broadway, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  9. Bid for Emergency and Non-Emergency Board Up Services This link open a new window(2021-00289)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Right Away Construction Corporation, submitted on Event 1310, in the anticipated amount of $175,000 per year, with the option to extend the contract for up to four (4) additional years after the initial term at the sole descretion of the City of Minneapolis, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for Emergency and Non-Emergency Board Up Services, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for Stable Homes Stable Schools This link open a new window(2021-00268)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the funding agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Stable Homes Stable Schools program to:

      1. Extend the term of the Agreement until December 31, 2025, subject to annual appropriations,
      2. Increase the percentage of funds that can be used for administration costs for the program and add $2,200,000 from 2021 budget as well as terminate the Covid Response Housing Stability Fund Expansion, and
      3. Re-program $17,126.87 of remaining balance from the expansion program back to the base program.
  11. Contract amendment with the State of Minnesota for office space in the North Minneapolis CareerForce Center to provide employment and training services This link open a new window(2021-00269)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract S-9048 from the State of Minnesota, in the amount of $5,545 for a total amount not to exceed $8,168, and an extension through August 31, 2022, for the purpose of subleasing office space to provide employment and training services.

  12. Arts Commission appointment This link open a new window(2021-00263)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a 3-year term, beginning, January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2023: Paulo Pereira, Seat 10, Ward 7. 

  13. Redevelopment of the surface parking lot at 500 3rd St S and 240 Portland Ave and Minneapolis Fire Department Station #1 at 530 3rd St S This link open a new window(2021-00270)
    1. Authorizing changes to a previously approved redevelopment contract with Sherman Associates Development LLC, or affiliated entity, related to redevelopment of the surface parking lot at 500 3rd St S, 240 Portland Ave, and to Minneapolis Fire Department Station #1 at 530 3rd St S.

  14. Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) and Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund (ERF) fall 2020 brownfield grants. This link open a new window(2021-00271)
    1. Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), in the total amount of $283,186, for the following projects: Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N ($199,135) and Lake Street Housing (Phase 2), 510 W Lake St, 2946 Harriet Ave and 2948 Harriet Ave ($84,051).

    2. Accepting grants from the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), in the total amount of $1,500,000, for the following projects: 1517 W Broadway Incubator, 1517 W Broadway Ave, 1521 W Broadway Ave, 1525 W Broadway Ave and 1531 W Broadway Ave ($35,800); 2025 W River Rd Project, 2025 W River Rd ($517,100); Baldwin Square, 4140 Fremont Ave N, 4142 Fremont Ave N, 4144 Fremont Ave N and 4146 Fremont Ave N ($107,800); Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N ($480,300); Elliot Twins Apartments, 1212 S 9th St and 1225 S 8th St ($233,600); Northrup King Campus, 1500 Jackson St NE ($50,000); The Link on 21st, 1301 21st Ave N, 1303 21st Ave N, 1307 21st Ave N, 1317 21st Ave N and 1403 21st Ave N ($32,800); and The Resolute, 1300 W Broadway Ave, 2011 Girard Ave N, and 2015 Girard Ave ($37,200).

    3. Accepting grants from Hennepin County’s Environmental response Fund (ERF), in the total amount of $1,392,872, for the following projects: 550 W Lake St (Phase 3), 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 520 W Lake St and 2949 Garfield Ave S ($85,706); 2025 W River Rd Project, 2025 W River Rd ($92,329); CLCLT Homes - Fall 2020, 3218 Humboldt Ave N, 3553 Elliot Ave, 2955 Lyndale Ave N, 3137 39th Ave S, 4846 Colfax Ave N, 3744 26th Ave S, 3414 Irving Ave N, 3741 Bloomington Ave, 5600 46th Ave S, 3539 Knox Ave N, and 4409 32nd Ave S ($150,000); Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, 2924 4th Ave S ($162,775); Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N ($190,000); Juxtaposition Arts Campus Redevelopment, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1110 West Broadway, 1108 West Broadway and 1100 West Broadway ($37,513); MN Brownfields Gap Financing Program ($200,000); Snelling Yards - Senior Housing, 3601 44th St E ($100,421); and Walker Methodist Raines, 3737 Bryant Ave S ($374,128).

    4. Authorizing contracts or agreements with DEED, the Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County for the aforesaid grants.

    5. Authorizing execution of one or more funding agreements with each of the sub-recipients identified below (or an affiliated entity) and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.

    6. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

  15. 2020 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Account grant awards This link open a new window(2021-00272)
    1. Accepting a 2020 Metropolitan Council LCDA Pre-development grant in the amount of $97,500 for the Downtown Longfellow site at 2701 Lake St E and 3009-3017 27th Ave S.

    2. Accepting a 2020 Metropolitan Council LCDA-TOD Pre-development grant in the amount of $100,000 for the [email protected] site at 10 - 30 Lake St W.

    3. Accepting 2020 Metropolitan Council LCDA Development grants in the amount of $1,105,000 for the Juxtaposition Art Campus project at Emerson Ave N and West Broadway and $1,500,000 for the The Gardens of Bryn Mawr project at 2800 Wayzata Blvd.

    4. Accepting 2020 Metropolitan Council LCDA-TOD Development grants in the amount of $1,250,000 for the Agra project at 901 27th Ave S and $750,000 for the Minneapolis American Indian Center Expansion at 1530 Franklin Ave E.

    5. Accepting 2020 Metropolitan Council LHIA grants in the amount of $1,051,860 for the Fire Station One project at 530 South 3rd St and $60,000 for the PPL Greenbelt project near 31st Ave N and 6th Street N.

    6. Authorizing agreements to implement the LCDA Pre-development, LCDA-TOD Pre-development, LCDA, LCDA-TOD, and LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, Seward Redesign, Juxtaposition Arts, Lupe Development Partners, LLC, Newport Midwest, LLC, Minneapolis American Indian Center, Project for Pride in Living, Sherman Associates or related entities.

    7. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

  16. Lydia Apartments Affordable Housing Trust Fund extension This link open a new window(2021-00273)
    1. Approving an extension of the expenditure deadline for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund award in the amounts totaling $2,400,000 for the Lydia Apartments project located at 1920 LaSalle Avenue by Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, or an affiliated entity to December 31, 2023.

  17. Minnesota Homeownership Center contract amendments This link open a new window(2021-00274)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract C-44077 with Minnesota Homeownership Center in the amount of $100,000 for a total amount not to exceed $325,000, and an extension through December 31, 2021, for continued programmatic functions, administration and oversight for Financial Wellness counseling services.

    2. Authorizing an increase to contract C-44078 with Minnesota Homeownership Center in the amount of $175,000 for a total amount not to exceed $960,000, and an extension through December 31, 2021, for continued programmatic functions and administration for homebuyer education and detailed homeownership counseling services.

  18. Greenbelt development project financing and loan extension This link open a new window(2021-00284)
    1. Approving $400,000 of development gap financing ($80,000 per unit) and execution of related agreements.

    2. Passage of Resolution ratifying Resolution No. 2018R-265 authorizing sale of land Disposition Parcel MH-90, under the Minneapolis Homes Program, at 409 31st Ave N for a revised development concept.

    3. Passage of Resolution ratifying Resolution No. 2018R-266 authorizing sale of land Disposition Parcel MH-91, under the Minneapolis Homes Program, at 427 31st Ave N for a revised development concept.

    4. Passage of Resolution ratifying Resolution No. 2019R-267 authorizing sale of land Disposition Parcel MH-92, under the Minneapolis Homes Program, at 429 31st Ave N for a revised development concept.

    5. Passage of Resolution ratifying Resolution No. 2018R-264 authorizing sale of land Disposition Parcel MH-93, under the Minneapolis Homes Program, at 3020 6th St N for a revised development concept.

    6. Extending the terms of existing acquisition loans totalling $79,241.33 in support of the Greenbelt development project through December 31, 2022.

  19. Rezoning: Daniel Oberpriller, on behalf of North Bay Companies, 410 13th Ave SE, 1309 4th St SE, and 1315 4th St SE This link open a new window(2021-00251)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Oberpriller, on behalf of North Bay Companies, to rezone (PLAN12104) the properties located at 410 13th Ave SE, 1309 4th St SE, and 1315 4th St SE from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to construct a new seven-story mixed use building with 81 dwelling units and approximately 3,000 square feet of commercial space. 

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

  20. 38th Street THRIVE Strategic Development Plan This link open a new window(2021-00286)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the 38th Street THRIVE Strategic Development Plan.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Mar 10, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. 2021 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization appointments This link open a new window(2021-00296)
    1. Approving the appointment of the following individuals to constitute the 2021 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization: Faye Bland, Seat 1, Ward 10; Stephen Bodurtha, Seat 2; John Chau, Seat 3; and Neal Anderson, Seat 4, Ward 11.  

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.80) for Stephen Bodurtha and John Chau.

  2. Legal Settlement: Ellingsworth, et al. v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2021-00291)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Ellingworth, et al. v. City of Minneapolis (Court File No. 20-cv-2232) by payment of $25,000 to Sarah Ellingsworth and Charleton Hawks and their attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  3. Legal Settlement: Kevin Cha v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00292)
    1. Approving the settlement in the claim by Kevin Cha v. City of Minneapolis (EEOC Charge No. 444-2020-01770) by payment of $3,000 to Mr. Cha and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. Legal Settlement: Property claim from Pioneer Industries Inc This link open a new window(2021-00293)
    1. Approving the settlement of the property claim from Pioneer Industries Incorporated by payment of $32,750 to Pioneer Industries Inc and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. Contract amendment with Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00294)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract No. C-44046 with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, in the amount of $36,000 for a total amount not to exceed $86,000, and an extension through Dec. 31, 2028, for extending the period of analysis of the economic impact study of the city’s minimum wage ordinance.

  6. Contract amendment with Ellie Mae for loan administration software This link open a new window(2021-00297)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract No. C-43408 with Ellie Mae, in the amount of $9,000 for total amount not to exceed of $18,910, for loan administration software which will be utilized for the Home Improvement program lending services.

  7. Request for Proposals (RFP) for benefits and actuarial services This link open a new window(2021-00298)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for benefits consulting and actuarial services to support the City's employee benefit program and requesting approval for deviation from City contract Standard Terms and Conditions.

  8. Contract with Hennepin County for access to the Cyclomedia system and property image content This link open a new window(2021-00299)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County, using Hennepin County’s agreement form, for use of its Cyclomedia system and content for collecting property images at no cost to the City, for a term of two years with an option to renew for three additional years.

    2. Authorizing material deviations from the City’s standard terms and conditions, as follows: Hennepin County is not providing the City with any warranties; and Hennepin County shall not be liable for damages caused by the software nor will Hennepin County defend and indemnify the City against claims arising from County conduct related to the system.

  9. Contract amendment with ESI Acquisitions, Inc. for emergency operations center incident management software This link open a new window(2021-00301)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract No. COM0002877 with ESI Acquisitions, Inc., in the amount of $16,450.13 for a total amount not to exceed $429,496.48, for emergency operations center incident management software.

  10. Green Cost Share and STEM pathways programs funds transfer This link open a new window(2021-00302)
    1. Authorizing the one time transfer of $122,000 from the 2021 City Coordinator's Sustainability Budget to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share Multifamily Building Efficiency program and the Lead and Healthy Homes program.

    2. Authorizing the one time transfer of $200,000 from the 2021 City Coordinator's Sustainability Budget to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program and NOAH buildings.

    3. Authorizing the one time transfer of $175,000 from the 2021 City Coordinator's Sustainability Budget to the Health Department for workforce development and STEM Pathways.

    4. Passage of Resolution approving transfer of City Coordinator's Sustainability funds to the Health Department.

  11. Immigration policy and legislative changes This link open a new window(2021-00303)
    1. Passage of Resolution supporting expedient, fair, and humane immigration policy changes that respect and protect the human rights of the immigrant and refugee community.

    2. Directing the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department and the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs to convene and lead an internal workgroup focused on assessing the City’s current services for immigrant and refugee residents and providing recommendations for improvements. This shall include program, policy, and budget recommendations that strengthen and grow the City’s services for immigrant and refugee families. The workgroup shall include the support and participation of the City Coordinator’s Office, the City Attorney’s Office, the Health Department, the Communications Department, and other related divisions. The Mayor and the City Council will also be invited to join the workgroup.

      The workgroup will:

      1. Create a summary of the City’s current body of work relating to serving and engaging immigrant and refugee populations. This review should include internal and external work such as City direct services, programs, grants, laws, budgets as well as commissions, advisory groups, existing or new partnerships like the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Gateways for Growth initiative and the New Americans Business and Service Center;
      2. Review this summary and provide a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis of the body of work; and
      3. Using the SWOT analysis findings, construct a set of recommendations that better align, strengthen, and grow the City’s capacity and partnerships to serve Minneapolis’ immigrant and refugee residents to help the City meet its racial equity goals.

      The workgroup shall convene by or before March 31, 2021 and meet at a minimum once a month to finalize their recommendations and present them to the City Council on or before September 30, 2021, at the Policy & Government Oversight Committee.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Mar 4, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Hospitality Worker Right to Recall ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00108)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 40 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Workplace Regulations, adding a new Article VII entitled "Hospitality Worker Right to Recall," establishing recall rights for certain employees.

  2. Minneapolis Workplace Advisory Committee appointment This link open a new window(2021-00279)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2021, and ending Dec. 31, 2022: Anna Schmitz, Seat 4, Ward 9.

  3. Minnesota Department of Health grant for COVID-19 vaccination implementation This link open a new window(2021-00281)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), in the amount of $368,621, to work in partnership with MDH to address the areas of public health responsibility and essential public health services for the period February 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021, to be used for COVID-19 vaccination implementation. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Health for the grant funds.

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

  4. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant for erosion and sediment control enforcement This link open a new window(2021-00280)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in the amount of $19,200, to hire interns to assist in erosion and sediment control enforcement for the period of January 1, 2021, through December 15, 2021.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for the grant.

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

  5. Contract amendments with Corcoran Neighborhood Organization and Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO) for continued violence interruption services This link open a new window(2021-00278)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0002827 with Corcoran Neighborhood Organization, in the amount of $115,000, for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $290,000 and extend the contract to June 30, 2021, for continued violence interruption services under the MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative.

    2. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0002829 with Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO), in the amount of $115,000, for a new not-to-exceed total amount of $290,000 and extend the contract to June 30, 2021, for continued violence interruption services under the MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative. 

  6. Washburn Center for Children grant for School Based Clinic mental health services This link open a new window(2021-00277)
    1. Accepting an additional grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), Washburn Center for Children, in the amount of $222,000, for School Based Clinic mental health services for the period January 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023.

    2. Authorizing an amended agreement with the Washburn Center for Children for the additional funds.

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

  7. YouthPrise Foundation/Hennepin County grant for Health Mentor Model programs This link open a new window(2021-00276)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Youthprise Foundation, in the amount of $240,000 for the period of January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021, to implement the Health Mentor Model at Henry, Roosevelt and South High Schools as part of our School Based Clinics work.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with YouthPrise Foundation for the grant funds.

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

  8. Public safety charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00105)
    1. Referring to the Charter Commission an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article VII and Article VIII of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Administration and 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.

  9. Study of injuries from less lethal weapons during the George Floyd protests This link open a new window(2021-00275)
    1. Requesting the Minneapolis Police Department to provide a description of policy and procedure changes intended to eliminate the kinds of injuries caused by the use of “less lethal weapons” described by the interdisciplinary team from the University of Minnesota, and to provide that information to the Public Health & Safety Committee at its regular meeting on April 1, 2021.

Transportation & Public Works
Mar 3, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. 2021 Street Resurfacing Program: Project designation This link open a new window(2020-01250)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-387 entitled “Designating the improvement of certain existing streets in the 2021 Street Resurfacing Program, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2337,” adopted December 18, 2020, to remove a street segment from the South Burroughs Street Resurfacing Project No. 2337D (CPV2156).

  2. South Burroughs Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2021-00246)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $981,875.01 for the South Burroughs Street Resurfacing Project No. 2337D (CPV056).

    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 $981,875.01 for the project.

  3. Stormwater Management ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00109)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 54 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection: Storm Water Management, repealing and replacing Chapter 54 in whole to meet state and federal clean water act requirements and to improve water resources in the City.

  4. Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-01232)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-384 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6771 (PV152),” adopted December 18, 2020, to reduce the special assessment for the property located at 1235 Washburn Ave N.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-385 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $328,933.92 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” adopted December 18, 2020, to reduce the amount of assessment bonds to be sold for the Plymouth Ave N Street Reconstruction Project.

  5. 2021 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program: Project designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearing This link open a new window(2021-00254)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the 2021 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program, Project No. 2340 (PV108).

    2. Adopting report receiving the cost estimate in the amount of $3,398,245, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing for April 21, 2021, to consider the project and assessments.

  6. Utility easement agreements with CenterPoint Energy on a portion of 50 Dupont Ave N and 103 Lyndale Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00255)
    1. Authorizing easement agreements with CenterPoint Energy for permanent utility easements on City property located at 50 Dupont Ave N and 103 Lyndale Ave N.

  7. Contract amendment with Michels Corporation for the Penn Ave N Water Main Structural Lining Project This link open a new window(2021-00258)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002700 with Michels Corporation, in the amount of $22,541.78 for a total amount not to exceed $518,965.78, for additional quantities required and work necessary due to unforeseen conditions for the Penn Ave N Water Main Structural Lining Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  8. Agreement with Hennepin County for Queen Ave N Bicycle Boulevard Project This link open a new window(2021-00259)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County, in the amount of $200,000, for cost participation for the Queen Ave N Bicycle Boulevard Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

  9. Combining 2021 and 2022 Parkway Paving Program This link open a new window(2021-00257)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the 2021 Parkway Paving Program (PV006) by $700,000 and expressing the City's intent to reimburse the expenditures with proceeds of tax-exempt bonds to be approved and issued as part of the 2022 Capital Program in order to combine the 2021 and 2022 Parkway Paving Programs for construction to occur in 2021. 

  1. Civil Service Commission appointment This link open a new window(2021-00314)
    1. Receiving and filing the appointment by the Executive Committee of Candace Falk to the Civil Service Commission, Seat 2, for a three-year term beginning Mar 1, 2021, and ending Feb 28, 2024.

    2. Referring the appointment of Candace Falk to the Policy Government & Oversight Committee for the setting of a public hearing.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Tenant Protections ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00288)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher, Schroeder, Gordon, and Ellison to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, creating a new Chapter 246 entitled “Tenant Protections” and adding thereto provisions creating a right of first refusal and/or opportunity to purchase for tenants and qualified developers to the sale of rental housing.

Resolutions

  1. Grace Wachlarowicz honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00330)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Grace Wachlarowicz for her Service and Dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

  2. 2021 Abortion Provider Appreciation Day honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00306)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing March 10, 2021, as Abortion Provider Appreciation Day in the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. Next Generation Energy Act: Letter of support to reduce carbon pollution from transportation This link open a new window(2021-00337)
      1. Approving a letter in support of the Minnesota Department of Transportation Sustainable Transportation Advisory Council's six first tier recommendations in reducing greenhouse emissions, protecting the health and environment of the state of all people, and securing a just and sustainable future for all Minnesotans.
      2. Directing the Intergovernmental Relations staff to submit the letter to the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation as an official position of the City of Minneapolis.
  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. Approving settlement of 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, as follows:

      1. Payment of $27,000,000 to the Estate of the Next of Kin for George P. Floyd, Jr., via persons and/or entities as determined by the Court's anticipated distribution order, of which $500,000 will be used for the benefit of the community around 38th and Chicago in Minneapolis; and
      2. Authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement and dismissal.

Announcements

Adjournment


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