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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 30, 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
Apr 20, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Cafe Ceres, 5401 Penn Ave S., (Ward 13) for an On-Sale Liquor license with no live entertainment and a Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2021-00428)
    1. Approving application for Cafe Ceres, 5401 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by 5400 BBQ LLC, BLLiquor, LIC393151, for an On-Sale Liquor license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Approving application for Cafe Ceres, 5401 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by 5400 BBQ LLC, BLFood, LIC393155, for a Sidewalk Cafe license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Wooden Ship Brewing, 3300 West 44th St., (Ward 13) for an On-Sale Liquor Taproom license with limited entertainment and an Off Sale Malt Liquor Growler license This link open a new window(2021-00429)
    1. Approving application for Wooden Ship Brewing Company, 3300 44TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wooden Ship Brewing Co. LLC, BLBrewery, LIC393121, for an On-Sale Liquor Taproom license with limited entertainment, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Approving application for Wooden Ship Brewing Company, 3300 44TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wooden Ship Brewing Co. LLC, BLBrewery, LIC393124, for an Off Sale Malt Liquor Growler license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. Variance appeal: John Wanniger, on behalf of Michael and Stephanie Stevenson, 5116 Vincent Ave S This link open a new window(2021-00434)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by John Wanniger, on behalf of Michael and Stephanie Stevenson, regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN11633) to the required rear yard for lawful establishment of an existing detached garage for the property located at 5116 Vincent Ave S; and adopting findings of fact.

  4. Liquor license approvals for April 20, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00449)
    1. El Guanajua Town Mexican Restaurant, 311 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Mi Lindo Guanajuato LLC, BLWine, LIC392859
    2. INSIGHT BREWING CO, 2821 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by INSIGHT BREWING CO LLC, BLAmend, LIC392654
    3. INSIGHT BREWING CO, 2821 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by INSIGHT BREWING CO LLC, BLAmend, LIC393675
    4. The Butcher's Tale, 1121 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Butcher & Whiskey Co., LLC, BLLiquor, LIC392827
  5. Liquor license renewals for April 20, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00443)
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  6. 2020-25 Cooperative Funding Agreement for fair housing planning This link open a new window(2021-00430)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative funding agreement among members of the Fair Housing Implementation Council with City participation not to exceed $25,000 to facilitate implementation of fair housing planning activities having metro-wide significance for a term of July 1, 2020-June 30, 2025.

  7. Local Unified Plan for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs This link open a new window(2021-00433)
    1. Authorizing the Mayor to sign the 2021-2023 Local Unified Plan for Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act Programs.

    2. Directing Community Planning & Economic Development staff to submit the 2021-2023 Local Unified Plan to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

  8. Grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2021-00437)
    1. Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program for the following projects: Agra, 901 27th Ave S, in the amount of $193,500; Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N, in the amount of $500,000; Satori Apartments, 819 W Broadway Ave, 821 W Broadway Ave, 825 W Broadway Ave, 1836 Bryant Ave N, and 1838 Bryant Ave N, in the amount of $402,500; and Snelling Yards, 3601 44th St E, in the amount of $259,945.

    2. Authorizing contracts or agreements with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the aforesaid grants.

    3. Authorizing funding agreements with the identified subrecipients (or affiliated entities) and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.

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

  9. Applications for environmental grant funding in the spring 2021 brownfield grant round This link open a new window(2021-00450)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 2025 W River Road, 2025 W River Rd N; 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE; Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway; and Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE, and 3600 5th St NE.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 550 W Lake Street --- Phase 3, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 520 W Lake St and 2949 Garfield Ave S; 2025 W River Road, 2025 W River Rd N; 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE; 2618 Lowry Avenue N Redevelopment, 2619 Lowry Ave N; Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Chicago-Lake Redevelopment Project, 2926 Chicago Ave, 2928 Chicago Ave, 2930 Chicago Ave and 810 E Lake St; Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway; Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Ave SE; Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE and 3600 5th St NE; Shelby Commons, 188½ Glenwood Ave; and Walker Methodist Raines, 3737 Bryant Ave S.

    3. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund [ERF] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 550 W Lake Street --- Phase 3, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 520 W Lake St and 2949 Garfield Ave S; 2025 W River Road, 2025 W River Rd N; 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE; Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway; Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Ave SE; Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE and 3600 5th St NE; Northeast Athletic Fields Park Improvements, 1400 Fillmore St NE, 1601 Fillmore St NE, 1401 Polk St NE and 1500 Johnson St NE; and Shelby Commons, 188½ Glenwood Ave.

  10. Upper Harbor Terminal exclusive rights extension and appropriation This link open a new window(2021-00448)
    1. Authorizing an extension of exclusive rights agreement between the City, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, and United Properties to extend the developer’s exclusive rights until December 31, 2021.

    2. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation of funds by $495,000 to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department for predevelopment activities for Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment.

  11. Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR): Upper Harbor Terminal, 3800 1st St N, 2 36th Ave N, 51 36th Ave N, 51 34th Ave N, 3360 1st St N, 3700 Washington Ave N, 3648 Washington Ave N, 3701 Washington Ave N, and 3639 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00440)
    1. Adopting the Final Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR) Order for the Upper Harbor Terminal development located at 3800 1st St N, 2 36th Ave N, 51 36th Ave N, 51 34th Ave N, 3360 1st St N, 3700 Washington Ave N, 3648 Washington Ave N, 3701 Washington Ave N, and 3639 Washington Ave N.

  12. Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) 2021 funding recommendations This link open a new window(2021-00444)
    1. Authorizing grant agreements for the Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) subject to modifications as approved by the Community Planning & Economic Development Director, as follows: Activate Network, $10,000; African Development Center, $35,000; African Economic Development Solutions, $30,000; Black Womens Wealth Alliance, $35,000; CLUES, $20,000; ConnectUp! Institute, $20,000; Coopera, $7,500; Cooperative Development Services, $15,000; Davis Law Office, $20,000; Harun Law, $10,000; Hortensia Law, $17,500; Impact Hub, $10,000; Just Law $17,500; Lake Street Council, $25,000; Latino Economic Development Center, $30,000; Meda, $20,000; Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers, $35,000; MniSota Fund, $30,000; Neighborhood Development Center, $35,000; NextStage, $20,000; Nexus, $17,500; Northside Economic Opportunity Network, $35,000; Seward Redesign, $25,000; West Bank Business Association, $35,000; West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, $30,000; Women Venture, $15,000.

  13. Contracts with KCI Conservation and Midwest Arts Conservation Center for pool of qualified art conservators This link open a new window(2021-00446)
    1. Authorizing a contract with KCI Conservation in the amount of $225,000, for art conservator services for a length of three (3) years from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2024.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Arts Conservation Center in the amount of $225,000, for art conservator services for a length of three (3) years from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2024.

  14. Exclusive development rights to Sherman Associates: 1500 4th St S This link open a new window(2021-00447)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to Sherman Associates for property located at 1500 4th St S for a period of 24 months for the purchase and development of the property.

  15. Exclusive development rights to The John Buck Company: 250 4th St S, 309 2nd Ave S, 217 3rd St S, 215 3rd St S This link open a new window(2021-00451)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to The John Buck Company for City-owned property located at 250 4th St S, 309 2nd Ave S, 217 3rd St S, and 215 3rd St S for a period of 24 months for development-related activities regarding the Public Service Center Block.

  16. Rezoning: Daniel Perkins, on behalf of M Club Properties, LLC, 125 Lowry Ave NE and 2512 2nd St NE This link open a new window(2021-00436)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Perkins, on behalf of M Club Properties, LLC, to rezone (PLAN12126) the properties located at 125 Lowry Ave NE and 2512 2nd St NE from the I2 Medium Industrial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to construct a new seven-story, mixed use building with 209 dwelling units and 1,600 sq. ft. of art studio 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.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Apr 28, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Appointment of City Assessor This link open a new window(2021-00363)
    1. Approving the appointment by the Executive Committee of Rebecca Malmquist to the appointed position of City Assessor for an unexpired term ending Jan 2, 2022.

  2. Civil Service Commission appointment This link open a new window(2021-00314)
    1. Approving 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.

  3. Transgender Equity Council Appointment This link open a new window(2021-00398)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Ka'milla La'starise Harris, Seat 1, Ward 8. 

  4. Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) Appointments This link open a new window(2021-00485)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2022: Kitrina Stratton, Seat 8, Ward 4 and William Graves, Seat 18, Ward 9. 

    2. Approving the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2022: Eamonn Gallagher, Seat 29, Ward 9. 

  5. Southside Green Zone Council Appointments This link open a new window(2021-00487)
    1. Approving the following City Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Apr 1, 2021, and ending Mar 31, 2023: Joan Vanhala, Seat 1, Ward 9; Blake Miller, Seat 2, Ward 6; Cassandra Holmes, Seat 3, Ward 9; Megan Kuhl-Stennes, Seat 4, Ward 9; José Luis Villaseñor, Seat 5, Ward 9; Karen Clark, Seat 6, Ward 9; Kowsar Mohamed, Seat 7, Ward 6; Muhubo Mohamed, Seat 8, Ward 6; Viviana Rodriguez, Seat 9, Ward 9; Samara Adam, Seat 13, Ward 6; Eticha Fufa, Seat 19, Ward 12; and Zaynab Mohamed, Seat 20, Ward 9.

  6. Legal settlement: lawsuit of Annette Williams v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2021-00476)
    1. Approving the settlement of lawsuit, Annette Williams v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Court File No. 20-CV-1303 (DSD/BRT), by payment of $2,500.00 to Annette Williams and Hutton, Madgett & Klein, PLLC, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  7. Contract with Restorative Justice Community Action for restorative justice services This link open a new window(2021-00477)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Restorative Justice Community Action in an amount not to exceed $300,000, for three years with the option to extend an additional two years to provide restorative justice services to eligible offenders in the City of Minneapolis.

  8. Contract amendment with Modern Piping Inc., for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00479)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $71,315 for a total amount not to exceed $28,943,256, for changes to the project schedule for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. Bid for Addressing, Tabbing, and Finishing Services This link open a new window(2021-00480)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of The First Impression Group Inc., submitted on Event No. 1305 and authorizing a two (2) year contract in the estimated amount of $200,000, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals for Addressing, Tabbing and Finishing Services for the City of Minneapolis City Clerks Office Document Solutions Center, with the option to extend for one (1) additional year period at the sole discretion of the City, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Agreement with Comcast for additional IPTV services to Public Service Building This link open a new window(2021-00475)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Comcast Cable Communications Management for cable television services to reflect the following negotiated material changes: limiting Comcast’s liability to a maximum of 6 months of payments for most claims; disclaiming all warranties; providing that mutual defense and indemnification is triggered by gross negligence rather than mere negligence; providing for prepayment upon invoice of certain fees; and including early termination fees of between 60 and 100% of remaining payments owed.  

  11. Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for additional electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00481)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $546,865 for a total amount not to exceed $16,660,867, for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company LLC, for structural steel installation for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00482)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company LLC, in the amount of $94,954 for a total amount not to exceed $3,949,061, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  13. Contract amendment with Spec 7 Group LLC, for waterproofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00483)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000184 with Spec 7 Group, LLC, in the amount of $1,959 for a total amount not to exceed $666,142, for increase in waterproofing the below grade structures for the Public Service Building Project.

  14. 1st Quarter 2021 Donations Report This link open a new window(2021-00484)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 1st Quarter 2021 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  15. Contract amendment with Genex Services LLC, for workers compensation medical bill review and payment services This link open a new window(2021-00486)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39514 with Genex Services LLC, in the amount of $250,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,370,000 and extension for one year, through April 30, 2022, for providing workers compensation medical bill review and payment services.

  16. Legal Settlement: Property Damage claim of Grace Watkins-Wright and George Wright This link open a new window(2021-00488)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim brought by Grace Watkins-Wright and George Wright for property damage and direct expenses related to the sewer backup that flooded their basement at 813 West 61st Street, Minneapolis, MN by payment of $29,838.19 to claimants in exchange for a waiver and release of all property damage related claims they might have and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute all documents necessary to effectuate settlement.  

  17. Request for Proposals for Municipal Building Commission Mechanical/Life Safety Renovations and City of Minneapolis Office Improvements This link open a new window(2021-00489)
    1. Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Municipal Building Commission Mechanical/Life Safety Renovations and City of Minneapolis Office Improvements.

  18. Request for Proposals for rooftop solar installations at the Currie Maintenance Facility and the Lowry Warehouse This link open a new window(2021-00496)
    1. Authorizing the issuance of a "Best Value" Request for Proposals (RFP) for two separate rooftop solar installations on Currie Maintenenace Facility and Lowry Warehouse, publication of the RFP is contingent on approval from the Permanent Review Committee (PRC).

  19. Third amendment to the City of Minneapolis Minneflex Plan This link open a new window(2021-00490)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the City of Minneapolis Minneflex Plan, as amended and restated effective January 1, 2018, to make changes to dependent care Flexible Spending Account during calendar year 2021 as authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), 2021.

  20. Contract amendment with Cost, Planning, and Management International Inc., for owner’s project representative services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00491)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41453 with Cost, Planning, and Management International, Inc. (CPMI), in the amount of $93,470 for a total amount not to exceed $1,692,290, for additional owner’s project representative services for the Public Service Building Project.

  21. Grant acceptance from Minnesota State Arts Board This link open a new window(2021-00492)
    1. Authorizing the acceptance of a $15,000 grant from Minnesota State Arts Board for staffing needs to support the Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy from April 2021 to March 2022.

    2. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Coordinator’s Department in the Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy program.

  22. Consolidated Plan and Action Plan budget adjustments This link open a new window(2021-00493)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 General Appropriation Resolution by decreasing the following project/program allocations in Schedule 4:

      1. Reducing the following CDBG capital/other projects: Adult Training, Placement and Retention by $29,300 to $1,332,648; High Density Corridor Initiative by $90,500 to $403,609; NEDF/CEDF (Great Streets) by $2,028 to $91,626; Home Ownership Support & Development by $4,200 to $191,028; Vacant and Boarded Building Program by $32,000 to $1,456,163.
      2. Decreasing the following HOME Investment Partnerships funds: Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) by $100,426 to $1,838,969; Home Ownership Works (HOW) by $33,355 to $610,399.
      3. Decreasing the following Emergency Solutions Grants: CPED Administration by $8,305 to $55,695.
      4. Increasing the following Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds: Increase Third Party Contractors/Subrecipients/Subgrantees by $212,861 to $1,895,851.
  23. Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion This link open a new window(2021-00461)
    1. Directing staff from Finance & Property Services, Public Works, and Community Planning & Economic Development--in policy alignment with the City’s Southside Green Zone, the City’s resolution declaring racism a public health emergency, and the City’s resolution establishing a truth and reconciliation process--to:

      1. Suspend the City’s work to expand the Hiawatha Maintenance Facility at 1860 28th Street East and 2717 Longfellow Avenue South;
      2. Return with a report on the financial and operational implications of terminating the City's interest in this parcel and identifying another site for a facility, including but not limited to process, timeline, and budgetary needs; and
      3. Recommend a process for how to sell the City-owned property not needed for municipal operations at 1860 28th Street East and 2717 Longfellow Avenue South in a way that is aligned with community interests and engages community-based organizations.

      Staff shall present these recommendations to the Committee of the Whole at its meeting on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Apr 22, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Minnesota Department of Human Services grant for opioid response This link open a new window(2021-00462)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, in the amount of $250,000, for opioid response work. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Human Services for the grant. 

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

  2. Contracts with agencies for services under the MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative This link open a new window(2021-00465)
    1. Authorizing contracts with Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization, Corcoran Neighborhood Organization, Metro Youth Diversion Center, Restoration Inc., Urban Youth Conservation, and We Push for Peace, for up to a total of $2.3 million, for services under the MinneapolUS Strategic Outreach Initiative in 2021.

  3. Grant application to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for violence prevention This link open a new window(2021-00466)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in an amount of up to $250,000 annually over a five-year period, to implement violence prevention activities under the CDC’s Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives (PVAYL) initiative.

  4. Minnesota Department of Health grant for COVID-19 response This link open a new window(2021-00467)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $2,040,344, for COVID-19 response and vaccination implementation. 

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

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

  5. National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) grant for COVID 19 Vaccinations This link open a new window(2021-00470)
    1. Accepting a grant from National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in the amount of $24,987, for COVID-19 vaccination support.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with NACCHO for the grant.

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

Transportation & Public Works
Apr 21, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Downtown East Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2021-00364)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $588,019.19 for the Downtown East (S 10th Ave between Washington Ave and S 3rd St; S 3rd St between S 10th Ave and S 12th Ave; and S 12th Ave between Washington Ave and S 3rd St) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6770 (PV142).

    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 $588,019.19 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. 26th St W and 28th St W Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2021-00438)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $154,402.09 for the 26th St W and 28th St W  Street Resurfacing Project No. 2337H (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 $154,402.09 for the project.

  3. Aldrich Ave N and Ontario Ave N Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2021-00439)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $129,176.55 for the Aldrich Ave N and Ontario Ave N Street Resurfacing Project No. 2337J (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 $129,176.55 for the project.

  4. 2021 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2021-00441)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $184,084.09 for the 2021 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program, Project No. 2340 (PV 108).

    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 $184,084.09 for the project.

  5. Municipal State Aid System Revisions This link open a new window(2021-00442)
    1. Passage of Resolution requesting the Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation to make additions to and removals from the Municipal State Aid System of the City of Minneapolis.

  6. Request for Proposals for design services for Nicollet Avenue Bridge over Minnehaha Creek This link open a new window(2021-00456)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for design services for Nicollet Avenue Bridge over Minnehaha Creek (BR127).

  7. Grant application to Metropolitan Council Environmental Services for Municipal Infiltration/Inflow reduction This link open a new window(2021-00452)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to Metropolitan Council Environmental Services' Municipal Infiltration/Inflow Grant Program, for an amount of $50,000 plus an additional sum to be determined upon program conclusion in March 2023, for reimbursement of expenses for CIPP (cured-in-place-pipe) lining and repairs of existing sewers that have taken place between Jan 1, 2021, and Dec 31, 2022.

  8. Contract with the University of New Mexico for stormwater asset management expert facilitation services This link open a new window(2021-00457)
    1. Authorizing the customization of the terms and conditions of the contract with the University of New Mexico (UNM) for stormwater asset management expert facilitation services to reflect the following material changes: per applicable law, UNM is self-insured and barred from indemnifying other parties or agreeing to out-of-state law, as such the contract is silent as to applicable law and venue and each party is responsible for any claims or damages it may cause.

  9. Agreement with the University of Minnesota for the reconstruction of 8th St SE This link open a new window(2021-00453)
    1. Authorizing a cost sharing agreement with the University of Minnesota, whereby the University will reimburse the City in the estimated amount of $1,035,582 for work related to the reconstruction of 8th St SE.

  10. Agreement with the City of Saint Paul for the Twin Cities Electric Vehicle Mobility Network (EV Spot Network) This link open a new window(2021-00454)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the City of St. Paul for management of project funds, oversight of the electric vehicle carshare fleet operator contract, and management of electric vehicles and charging supply equipment procurement and installation, related to the Twin Cities Electric Vehicle Mobility Network (EV Spot Network)

  11. 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 Dec 18, 2020, to add three additional projects to the 2021 Street Resurfacing Program.

    2. Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $7,455,456.57, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting the public hearings as follows:

      1. Jun 9, 2021, for 54th St W
      2. Jun 9, 2021, for Franklin Ave W
      3. Jun 9, 2021 for 53rd Ave N
  12. Regulation of infrastructure and their attachments within City-managed public right-of-way This link open a new window(2021-00458)
    1. Approving small wireless collocation agreement form revisions.

  13. Lowry Hill Special Service District Advisory Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-00459)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022: Frank Inamagua, Seat 1; and Steve Havig, Seat 2, Ward 7.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Frank Inamagua.

  14. Bid for catch basin and manhole repair This link open a new window(2021-00460)
    1. Accepting the low bid of All Phase Contracting, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1418, in the amount of $1,175,798, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for catch basin and manhole repairs, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. Bid for Fridley Campus Electrical Rehab-Switchgear Project This link open a new window(2021-00455)
    1. Accepting the low bid of States Manufacturing Corporation, submitted on Event No. 1380, in the amount of $4,122,900, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Fridley Campus Electrical Rehab-Switchgear Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.
  1. Juneteenth holiday ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00529)
    1. Receiving and filing the recommendation by the Executive Committee to approve the addition of Juneteenth (June 19) as a paid City holiday.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Juneteenth holiday ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00529)
    1. Motion by Jenkins to introduce an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, for first reading and referral to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, amending Article V to add a Juneteenth holiday for City employees. (Unanimous consent required)

    2. Setting a public hearing to be held on May 12, 2021, at the Policy & Government Oversight Committee meeting to consider an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, amending Article V to add a Juneteenth holiday for City employees.

Resolutions

  1. 2021 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00530)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the City of Minneapolis.

  2. 2021 Public Service Recognition Week honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00531)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 2 through 8, 2021, as Public Service Recognition Week in the City of Minneapolis.

Closed Session

  1. Labor contract negotiations update This link open a new window(2021-00472)
    1. Receiving a briefing on all open labor contracts generally, an overview of 911 dispatcher interest arbitration, and an update on federation negotiations.

    1. Receiving a briefing on litigation strategy related to claims and lawsuits, including Workers Compensation and First Amendment-related legal matters, stemming from the civil unrest that occurred in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.

Announcements

Adjournment


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