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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
April 16, 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. Civil disturbance: State of Local Emergency This link open a new window(2021-00471)
    1. Receiving and filing the Mayor's Declaration of Local Emergency - April 12, 2021, and Emergency Regulations 2021-2-1 and 2021-2-2 resulting from civil disturbance and threat to public health, safety, and welfare.

Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Mar 30, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Occupancy regulations ordinance (Housing Code) This link open a new window(2018-00160)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing:  Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to occupancy.

  2. Administrative hearing procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00188)
    1. Passage of 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.

  3. Animal licensing and procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00189)
    1. Passage of 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.
  4. Border Avenue Extension Redevelopment Plan and Modification This link open a new window(2021-00322)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Border Avenue Extension Redevelopment Plan.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving Modification No. 129 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan and Common Tax Increment Financing Plan.

  5. Baldwin Square Redevelopment Plan and Modification No. 130 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan This link open a new window(2021-00323)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Baldwin Square Redevelopment Plan.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving Modification No. 130 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan and Common Tax Increment Financing Plan.

  6. Zoning Board of Adjustment appointments This link open a new window(2021-00290)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2023: Matt Perry, Seat 3, Ward 13; Jacob Saufley, Seat 2, Ward 10; and Taylor Smrikarova, Seat 1, Ward 6 to the Zoning Board of Adjustment for terms to expire December 31, 2023.

    2. Approving the Council appointment of Jasmine Frias, Seat 7, Ward 1, to fill an unexpired term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2022.

  7. Variance appeal: Anthony Bender, on behalf of Reef Kitchens, 519 Cedar Ave This link open a new window(2021-00252)
    1. Withdrawing an appeal submitted by Anthony Bender, on behalf of REEF Kitchens, regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN12108) to the enclosed building requirement for the property located at 519 Cedar Ave. 

  8. Liquor License Renewals for March 30, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00361)
    1. THE LOOP, 606 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Loop Mpls LLC, BLLiquor, LIC78406
  9. Business License Operating Conditions: StormKing Brew Pub and Barbeque, 618 5th St N, (Ward 5), held by StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, LLC for an On Sale Liquor, Limited Entertainment license and an Off Sale Malt Liquor (Growler) license. This link open a new window(2021-00362)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions for StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, 618 5th St N, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, LLC allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Liquor, Limited Entertainment License, LIC393291, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

    2. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions for StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, 618 5th St N, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, LLC allowing the licensee to obtain the Off Sale Malt Liquor (Growler) License, LIC393293, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  10. Contract amendment with Aloha Landscaping, Inc. for yard maintenance services This link open a new window(2021-00383)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002373 with Aloha Landscaping, Inc., in the amount of $125,000 for a total amount not to exceed $275,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for additional yard maintenance services, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  11. Contract amendment with Metro Lawns, LLC for yard maintenance services This link open a new window(2021-00379)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002147 with Metro Lawns, LLC, in the amount of $125,000 for a total amount not to exceed $275,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for additional yard maintenance services, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  12. Local Historic District Designation: Mary Lochren Student Rooming Homes Historic District This link open a new window(2021-00358)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Historic District designation (PLAN12253) of the Mary Lochren Student Rooming Homes Historic District which includes the following three (3) properties: 1103 4th St SE, 406 11th Ave SE, and 410 11th Ave SE.

  13. Minnesota Historical & Cultural Heritage Grant for a local historic designation study of 4501 Hiawatha Ave This link open a new window(2021-00382)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society, in the amount of $10,000, to complete a local historic designation study for 4501 Hiawatha Ave.

    2. Authorizing a grant agreement with the Minnesota Historical Society for the grant. 

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

  14. Norway House - Authorization for State Bond-funded Project This link open a new window(2021-00360)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application for and acceptance of a General Obligation Bond-funded grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development in the amount of $5,000,000 for the Norway House Project, approving the Governmental Program to be achieved through construction and operation of the Norway House Project, and delegating authority to the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Director to review and approve annual program and budget reports for the Norway House Project.

    2. Authorizing execution of a Construction Grant Agreement with the State of Minnesota for the Norway House Project.

    3. Authorizing a Construction Funding Agreement, Ground Lease, Use Agreement, and other necessary documents with the Norway House or an affiliated entity (“Norway House”) to implement the Norway House Project. 

    4. Passage of Resolution amending 2021 General Appropriation Resolution to increase the appropriation in Fund 01600-8900320 (Other Grants State and Local Fund) by $5,000,000.

  15. HOME and NSP program income appropriation This link open a new window(2021-00371)
    1. Appropriating program income generated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME program of $3,887,078.35

    2. Appropriating program income generated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program of $122,305.76

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

  16. Spring 2021 Grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account Program and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development Pre-development Grant programs This link open a new window(2021-00384)
    1. Passage of Resolution identifying the need for and authorizing the submittal of pre-development grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) program for the Chicago-Lake Rebuild project, located at 810 Lake St E, and the Phoenix project, located at 2941 Chicago Ave S, and to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account-Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) program for the 3030 Nicollet project, located at 3030 Nicollet Avenue S. 

  17. Great Streets Gap Financing Loan for Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion Project: 2015 Emerson Ave N and 1100, 1108 and 1110 West Broadway This link open a new window(2021-00372)
    1. Authorizing a $750,000 Great Streets Gap Financing Loan to Juxtaposition Arts, Inc., or an affiliate entity, for its arts campus expansion at 2015 Emerson Ave N and 1100, 1108 and 1110 West Broadway

  18. Broadway Flats affordable housing project first mortgage refinance and subordination of City debt: 2505 Penn Avenue North This link open a new window(2021-00378)
    1. Consenting to a first mortgage refinance with subordination of existing City debt and loan modifications for Broadway Flats Affordable Housing at 2505 Penn Avenue North, which loan modifications include a loan term extension to 2061 on City debt; and the execution of all agreements and documents necessary to facilitate such actions.

  19. MacPhail Center for Music 2019-2020 Annual Report This link open a new window(2021-00381)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the budget and the continued operation of the Governmental Program at the MacPhail Center for Music at 501 2nd St S.

  20. Minneapolis Arts Commission Appointment This link open a new window(2021-00357)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Lucy Thompson, Seat 10, Ward 10.

  21. Rezoning: Jorj Ayaz, on behalf of Aspen Builders, 3840 Minnehaha Ave This link open a new window(2021-00376)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Jorj Ayaz, on  behalf of Aspen Builders, to rezone (PLAN11692) the property located at 3840 Minnehaha Ave from the R1A Multiple-family District to the OR2 High-density Office Residence District to construct a new mixed-use building with one dwelling unit and 1,265 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.

  22. Rezoning: Tony LaCroix-Dalluhn, on behalf of Allina Health, 2855 Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2021-00385)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Tony LaCroix-Dalluhn, on behalf of Allina Health, to rezone (PLAN12059) the property located at 2855 Chicago Ave from the R1A Multiple-family District to the OR3 Institutional Office Residence District to construct a new 8-story addition to an existing principal parking facility.

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

  23. George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Forgivable Loan Program This link open a new window(2021-00377)
    1. Approving program guidelines and terms for a George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Ave forgivable loan program.

    2. Approving the spending of City funds for this new program that have already been appropriated for small business lending.

    3. Authorizing CPED staff to originate loans consistent with the program guidelines.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Apr 14, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Rollover of unspent 2020 appropriations This link open a new window(2021-00406)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 General Appropriation Resolution to roll over funds from 2020 to 2021 for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2020 budget year for several operating departments. 

  2. Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) Appointments This link open a new window(2021-00432)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2022: Jake McCormik, Seat 1, Ward 1; Zakaria Aden, Seat 6, Ward 3; Kai Gudmestad, Seat 26, Ward 13. 

  3. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Shannon Barnette This link open a new window(2021-00394)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Shannon Barnette by payment of $120,000 to Ms. Barnette and her attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Jeffrey Mercill This link open a new window(2021-00395)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Jeffrey Mercill by payment of $170,000 over three years to Mr. Mercill and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Justin Churchill This link open a new window(2021-00396)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Justin Churchill by payment of $150,000 over three years to Mr. Churchill and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's office to execute any documents necesarry to effectuate the settlement.

  6. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Gregory Freeman This link open a new window(2021-00397)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Gregory Freeman by payment of $200,000 over three years to Mr. Freeman and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Curtis Drew This link open a new window(2021-00400)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Curtis Drew by payment of $135,000 to Mr. Drew and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Jason Walters This link open a new window(2021-00401)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Jason Walters by payment of $190,000 to Mr. Walters and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  9. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of David Peterson This link open a new window(2021-00402)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of David Peterson by payment of $175,000 over three years to Mr. Peterson and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  10. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Tammy Werner This link open a new window(2021-00403)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Tammy Werner by payment of $95,000 to Ms. Werner and her attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  11. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Maurice King This link open a new window(2021-00404)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Maurice King by payment of $165,000 to Mr. King and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  12. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Kyle Severson This link open a new window(2021-00405)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Kyle Severson by payment of $175,000 over the course of three years to Mr. Severson and his attorneys Mesuer Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  13. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Karl Olson This link open a new window(2021-00407)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Karl Olson by payment of $190,000 over three years to Mr. Olson and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  14. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation Claim of David Mathes This link open a new window(2021-00408)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of David Mathes by payment of $200,000 to Mr. Mathes and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement

  15. Legal Settlement: Claim of Alexandra Gandara Kraemer This link open a new window(2021-00399)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim by Alexandra Gandara Kraemer by payment of $3,500 to Ms. Gandara Kraemer and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  16. Legal Settlement: Paul E. Johnson and C. Taren Vang v. City of Minneapolis; Officer Nathan Sundberg, et al. This link open a new window(2021-00410)
    1. Approving the settlement of the matter of Paul E. Johnson and C. Taren Vang v. City of Minneapolis; Officer Nathan Sundberg, et al. Civil No. 20-CV-2415 (NEB/HB), by payment in the amount of $15,000 to the plaintiffs and their attorney, in exchange for the dismissal of the City of Minneapolis, Officer Nathan Sundberg, and all named or unnamed City of Minneapolis defendants, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute all documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  17. Legal Settlement: Polzin, et al. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00412)
    1. Approving the settlement in the special assessment appeal Polzin, et al. v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (Court File No. 27-CV-20-16722), by reduction of the special assessment by $17,310.46, from the amount of $22,330.46 to $5,020, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  18. Contract amendment with LS Black Constructors for Impound Facility Improvements Project This link open a new window(2021-00414)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002589 with LS Black Constructors, in the amount of $127,367 for a total amount not to exceed $8,556,643, for additional light poles from bid Alternate No. 3, building automation control revisions, and additional smaller changes for the Impound Facility Improvements Project.

  19. Contract amendment with Gries Lenhardt Allen, PLLP. for legal services This link open a new window(2021-00415)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000037A with Gries Lenhardt Allen, PLLP., in the amount of $600,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,200,000, for legal services.

  20. Contract amendment with Kevitt Companies for additional work associated with the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00416)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $2,079 for a total amount not to exceed $4,005,298, for additional sitework for the Public Service Building Project.

  21. Contract amendment with LeJeune Steel Company for steel supply for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00417)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $11,665 for a total amount not to exceed $8,302,015, for additional tax exempt, structural steel supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  22. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for tile and stone work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00418)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM00000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $27,290 for a total amount not to exceed $2,211,076, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for additional interior glazing and metal panels for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00419)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $4,344 for a total amount not to exceed $4,587,598, for additional interior glazing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  24. Contract amendment with B&D Associates LLC for masonry work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00420)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001122 with B&D Associates, LLC, in the amount of $7,400 for a total amount not to exceed $2,727,709, for additional masonry work for the Public Service Building Project.

  25. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for terrazzo flooring for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00421)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001347 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $10,026 for a total amount not to exceed $675,458, for terrazzo flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  26. Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00422)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $12,592 for a total amount not to exceed $2,036,177, for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  27. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for additional drywall and fire proofing for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00423)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $51,949 for a total amount not to exceed $5,574,467, for additional drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  28. Contract amendment with Prindle Painting, Inc. for additional painting work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00424)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000904 with Prindle Painting, Inc., in the amount of $8,377 for a total amount not to exceed $797,345, for additional costs associated with painting work for the Public Service Building Project.

  29. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for additional carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00425)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $46,797 for a total amount not to exceed $6,618,288, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  30. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00426)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $240,336 for a total amount not to exceed $28,871,835, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  31. Contract amendment with Clare Housing for the 2020 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) This link open a new window(2021-00427)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the 2020 HOPWA funds provided to Clare Housing for Bloom Lake Flats supportive services in the amount of $148,792, reserving $34,612 for future award.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. COM0001207 with Clare Housing, in the amount of $78,428 for a total amount not to exceed $219,706, for tenant-based rental housing assistance.

    3. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-42994 with Clare Housing, in the amount of $35,752 for a total amount not to exceed $242,224, for supportive housing services at Clare Housing Marshall Flats.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Apr 1, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Revenue contract with SMG for bomb detection services at US Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2021-00389)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with SMG, in the amount of $513,600, for bomb detection security services at US Bank Stadium during large scale events from April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022.

  2. Revenue contract with SMG for SWAT security services at US Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2021-00390)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with SMG, in the amount of $360,000, for SWAT security services from April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022.

  3. Revenue contract with SMG to provide law enforcement equipment at US Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2021-00391)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with SMG, in the amount of $75,000, to provide law enforcement equipment from April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022, at US Bank Stadium.

  4. Minneapolis Police revenue contract with Downtown Improvement District This link open a new window(2021-00392)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with the Downtown Improvement District (DID) for the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), to receive up to $110,000 in buyback funds in of support of the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District Summer Police and Police Reserve Program, from April 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021.

Transportation & Public Works
Mar 31, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. 42nd St E (46th Ave S to West River Pkwy), Phase I of the Luella Anderson Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2021-00356)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $553,186.48 for the 42nd St E (from 46th Ave S to West River Pkwy and 0.07 miles of Edmund Blvd from 42nd St E to 0.07 miles north of 42nd St E), Phase I of the Luella Anderson Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2330 (PV131).

    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 $553,186.48 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. Agreement with City of New Brighton for back-up supply of wholesale water This link open a new window(2021-00365)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the City of New Brighton for the provision of wholesale water to New Brighton on an as needed basis.

  3. Agreement with Hennepin County for Penn Ave N (Plymouth Ave N to 14th Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00366)
    1. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. PW 57-20-17 with Hennepin County, in the amount of $212,000, for the reconstruction of Penn Ave N, from Plymouth Ave N to 14th Ave N (County State Aid Highway No. 2).

  4. Franklin Ave W (Hennepin Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Street Reconstruction: Layout approval and easements This link open a new window(2021-00367)
    1. Approving the layout for the reconstruction of Franklin Ave W from Hennepin Ave S to Lyndale Ave S.

    2. Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right-of-way, if necessary for the project.

  5. Special Service Districts: 2020 annual reports and year-end budget procedures This link open a new window(2021-00368)
    1. Authorizing 2020 year-end budget procedures for the 48th & Chicago; 50th and France; 54th & Lyndale; Bloomington-Lake; Central Avenue; Chicago-Lake; Dinkytown; East Lake; Eat Street; Linden Hills; Lowry Hill; Lyndale-Lake; Stadium Village; Uptown; and West Broadway Improvement Special Service Districts.

  6. Minnesota GreenCorps Program: Application to host a GreenCorps member for the 2021-2022 program year This link open a new window(2021-00380)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing Public Works to apply for and host an AmeriCorps member through the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's (MPCA) GreenCorps Program for the 2021-2022 program year, if selected.

  7. Bid for Grand Ave S (Lake St W to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00369)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Veit & Company, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1291, in the amount of $12,391,379.75, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Grand Ave S (Lake St W to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  8. Bid for Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00370)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Veit & Company, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1296, in the amount of $3,487,680.60, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00387)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cano, Jenkins, and Reich to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, for first reading and referral to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee:

      1. Adding a new Chapter 43 entitled "Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs."
      2. Chapter 15, Ethics in Government, amending regulations to include the Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Resolutions

  1. 2021 VegWeek honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00435)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring April 18-25, 2021, VegWeek in the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. Opposition to the use of less lethal weapons in Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00473)
    1. Passage of Resolution opposing the use of “less lethal” weapons in the city of Minneapolis.

  2. Creation of an unarmed Traffic Safety Division This link open a new window(2021-00474)
    1. Directing staff to design and develop recommendations for the creation of an unarmed Traffic Safety Division, to be housed in a department outside of the Police Department, to be responsible for enforcement, education, and other activities that increase traffic safety; and report back to the Public Health & Safety Committee with a project timeline by the end of Quarter 2, 2021.

Announcements

Adjournment


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