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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
September 24, 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. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees.
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Sep 14, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Tenant Restaurant, 4300 Bryant Ave S, (Ward 13), for an On-Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment, with Sunday, Sales License This link open a new window(2021-00976)
    1. Approving application for Tenant Restaurant, 4300 BRYANT AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by Tenant LLC, BLLiquor, LIC395108 for an On-Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment, with Sunday Sales license.
  2. EaTo Bottle Shop, 305 Washington Ave S, (Ward 3) for an Off Sale Liquor license This link open a new window(2021-00980)
    1. Approving application for EaTo Bottle Shop, 305 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by EaTo Restaurant Group LLC, BLLiqOff, LIC394947 for an Off Sale Liquor license.
  3. The Buttered Tin Northeast, 2445 Marshall St NE, (Ward 1) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment, Sunday Sales license and a Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2021-00981)
    1. Approving application for The Buttered Tin Northeast, 2445 MARSHALL ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by The Buttered Tin Northeast LLC, BLFood, LIC394755 for a Sidewalk Cafe license.
    2. Approving application for The Buttered Tin Northeast, 2445 MARSHALL ST NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by The Buttered Tin Northeast LLC, BLWine, LIC394753 for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment, Sunday Sales license.
  4. Strike Theater, 824 18th Ave NE, (Ward 1) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, General Entertainment and Sunday Sales license This link open a new window(2021-00982)
    1. Approving application for Strike Theater, 824 18TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by STRIKE THEATER, BLWine, LIC394260 for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, General Entertainment and Sunday Sales license.
  5. Wirth on the Woods Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan: 2800 Wayzata Blvd N This link open a new window(2021-00927)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Wirth on the Woods at 2800 Wayzata Blvd N.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF Note to Bryn Mawr Affordable Apartments, LP in a principal amount not to exceed $1,715,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with Bryn Mawr Affordable Apartments, LP or an affiliated entity.

  6. Liquor License approvals for September 14, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00979)
    1. EaTo, 305 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by 301 Washington LLC, BLAmend, LIC395991
    2. Los Iconos, 2937 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by IC Enterprises LLC, BLLiquor, LIC395036
    3. Nashville Coup at The Pourhouse, Wet Tacos at The Pourhouse, 2923 GIRARD AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by 2923 Uptown LLC, BLAmend, LIC395836
    4. North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Washington Avenue Liquors LLC, BLAmend, LIC395949
    5. Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 800 LASALLE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Rock Bottom Group LLC, BLLiquor, LIC391857
    6. Sonora Grill, 1414 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Sonora Grill Mpls, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC394203
  7. Liquor License Renewals for September 14, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00984)
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  8. Gambling license approvals for September 14, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00985)
    1. Firefighters for Healing, 817 5TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Firefighters for Healing, BLGeneral, LIC394763
  9. Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Pre-development grant for the Chicago-Lake Rebuild project and LCDA Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Pre-development grant for the 3030 Nicollet project This link open a new window(2021-00983)
    1. Accepting a 2021 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Pre-development grant in the amount of $75,000 for the Chicago-Lake Rebuild project located at 810 Lake St E.

    2. Accepting a 2021 Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Pre-development grant in the amount of $150,000 for the 3030 Nicollet project located at 3030 Nicollet Ave S.

    3. Authorizing agreements with the Metropolitan Council, Neighborhood Development Center, Project for Pride in Living, or related entities to implement the LCDA and LCDA-TOD grants.

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

  10. Minneapolis Workforce Development Board appointment This link open a new window(2021-00993)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment to fill an un-expired 3-year term, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023: Hope Patterson, Seat 17.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Hope Patterson.

  11. Rezoning: Miluska Novota, on behalf of Monarcas LVC, LLC, 513 E Lake St This link open a new window(2021-00992)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Miluska Novota, on behalf of Monarcas LVC, LLC, to rezone (PLAN13073) the property located at 513 E Lake St from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial district to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to establish a minor auto repair 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.

  12. Exterior building materials ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00150)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 530 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Site Plan Review, amending regulations related to exterior building materials.

  13. Loan for aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) system in the Towerside Innovation District This link open a new window(2021-00987)
    1. Authorizing a $2 million loan from the Common Bond Fund reserves to Towerside Innovation District or its assigns to finance an aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) system and directing staff to return to the City Council with specific terms of the loan when seeking authority for bond funding.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Sep 22, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) Appointments This link open a new window(2021-00238)
    1. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for current CLIC member John Bernstein, Seat 13, for the two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022. 

  2. Metropolitan Airports Commission Crystal Airport Joint Airport Zoning Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-01014)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the appointment of representatives to the Metropolitan Airports Commission Joint Airport Zoning Board for the Crystal Airport.

  3. State Capital Investment Bill This link open a new window(2021-01015)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving and ranking the 2022 Capital Budget requests and submitting requests to the Commissioner of Management and Budget.

  4. 2021 Municipal Election polling place designations This link open a new window(2021-01013)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing polling places for the 2021 Municipal Election.

  5. Contracts with Clare Housing for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming This link open a new window(2021-00973)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Clare Housing, in the amount of $242,758, for scattered site rental assistance and housing stability supports, from June 1, 2021, through July 31, 2024, as part of the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Clare Housing, in the amount of $81,178, for site-based supportive services at Marshall Flats facility, from June 1, 2021, through July 31, 2024, as part of the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming.

  6. Right-of-way reconveyance agreement with Main Street Property Management LLC for 815 1/2 25th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01016)
    1. Authorizing a right-of-way reconveyance agreement with Main Street Property Management LLC, and payment of the past due real estate tax penalties and interest up to a maximum of $700, to correct an error made in a previous land sale transaction for the property located at 815 1/2 25th Ave S.

    2. Authorizing acceptance of a right-of way-easement for the property located 815 1/2 25th Ave S.

  7. Contract with MII Life, Incorporated, d/b/a Further, for health reimbursement arrangement, flexible spending account, and transportation administration services This link open a new window(2021-01020)
    1. Authorizing a contract with MII Life, Incorporated, d/b/a Further, in an amount not to exceed $1,250,000, to provide health reimbursement arrangement, flexible spending account, and transportation administration services for a three-year term from Jan 1, 2022, through Dec 31, 2024, with the option to extend for two additional one-year terms.

  8. Contract negotiation and non-disclosure agreement with US Solar for purchase of renewable electricity credits This link open a new window(2021-01017)
    1. Authorizing negotiation with US Solar for the annual purchase of 80 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable electricity credits generated from US Solar-owned arrays located outside the City limits at a cost of $0.003/kWh.

    2. Authorizing a non-disclosure agreement to assist in US Solar's negotiations with Xcel Energy for placement and sale of solar-generated electricity to allow the City to obtain the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for that electricity.

  9. Contract amendments with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water This link open a new window(2021-01018)
    1. Authorizing amendments to Contract No. C-28612 and Contract No. C-28613 with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water, extending the contracts for 15 years, through Sept 30, 2036, to create a Decarbonization Action Plan by the end of 2023 and to align vendor's carbon reduction goals with the City’s goals.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-28615A with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water, extending the contract for five years, through Sept 30, 2035, to create a Decarbonization Action Plan by the end of 2023 and to align vendor's carbon reduction goals with the City’s goals.

    3. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C91-6622A  with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water, extending the contract for eight years and three months, through Sept 30, 2036, to create a Decarbonization Action Plan by the end of 2023 and to align vendor's carbon reduction goals with the City’s goals.

  10. Contract with Garda World Security Corporation, dba BEST, for security services at the Minneapolis Convention Center This link open a new window(2021-01019)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Garda World Security Corporation, dba BEST, in the amount of $2,500,000 annually for a two-year period from Jan 1, 2022, through Dec 31, 2023, with the option to extend the contract for three additional one-year terms, for building and event security services at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

  11. Bid for Target Center Kitchen 219 food service equipment This link open a new window(2021-01046)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Hockenbergs Equipment and Supply Co., Inc., submitted on Event No. 1631, in the amount of $427,950, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for Target Center Kitchen 219 food service equipment, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. Bid for mailing services for Utility Billing This link open a new window(2021-01021)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Impact Mailing of Minnesota, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1614, in the amount of $400,500 per year for two years, with the option to extend the contract for two 12-month periods, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for mailing services for Utility Billing, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. Request for Proposals for Legal Services Panel for 2022 - 2024 This link open a new window(2021-01022)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish the City’s Legal Services Panel for a three-year term, from 2022 to 2024.

  14. Legal settlement: Claim of Mohammed Shahidullah This link open a new window(2021-01023)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Mohammed Shahidullah for property damage related to a sewer backup at 607 Erie St SE, by payment of $35,000 to claimant in exchange for his waiver and release of all claims related to the sewer backup, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  15. Legal settlement: Claim of Anthony Ray Lewis This link open a new window(2021-01024)
    1. Approving the settlement of the property claim asserted by Anthony Ray Lewis, by payment of $2508 to "Capitol City Law Group LLC," and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  16. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Chad Martin This link open a new window(2021-01025)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Worker's Compensation claim of Chad Martin, by payment of $160,000 over three years to Chad Martin and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  17. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of David Elliot This link open a new window(2021-01026)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of David Elliot, by payment of $190,000 over three years to David Elliot and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  18. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Tyrone Barze This link open a new window(2021-01027)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Tyrone Barze, by payment of $195,000 over three years to Tyrone Barze and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  19. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Trista Kreft This link open a new window(2021-01028)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Trista Kreft, by payment of $128,000 over two years to Trista Kreft and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  20. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Jon Edwards This link open a new window(2021-01029)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Jon Edwards, by payment of $175,000 over three years to Jon Edwards and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  21. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Jeffrey Peterson This link open a new window(2021-01030)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Jeffrey Peterson, by payment of $210,000 over three years to Jeffrey Peterson and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  22. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Dustin Dupre This link open a new window(2021-01031)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Dustin Dupre, by payment of $175,000 over three years to Dustin Dupre and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  23. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Scott Creighton This link open a new window(2021-01032)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Scott Creighton, by payment of $190,000 over three years to Scott Creighton and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  24. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Paul Hatle This link open a new window(2021-01033)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Paul Hatle, by payment of $199,000 over four years to Paul Hatle and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  25. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Oscar Martinez-Gavina This link open a new window(2021-01034)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Oscar Martinez-Gavina, by payment of $185,000 over three years to Oscar Martinez-Gavina and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  26. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Daniel Hauth This link open a new window(2021-01035)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Daniel Hauth, by payment of $175,000 over 3 years to Daniel Hauth and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  27. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Luis Realivasquez This link open a new window(2021-01036)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Luis Realivasquez, by payment of $125,000 to Luis Realivasquez and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  28. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of James Burns This link open a new window(2021-01037)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of James Burns, by payment of $125,000 to James Burns and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  29. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Eric Nelson This link open a new window(2021-01038)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Eric Nelson, by payment of $190,000 over three years to Eric Nelson and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  30. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Bennett This link open a new window(2021-01039)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Bennett, by payment of $175,000 over two years to Christopher Bennett and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  31. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Michael Manley This link open a new window(2021-01040)
    1. Approving settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Michael Manley, by payment of $165,000 over three years to Michael Manley and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  32. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Bruce Ketzner This link open a new window(2021-01041)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Bruce Ketzner, by payment of $125,000 to Bruce Ketzner and attorney, Ashley Biermann, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  33. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Aaron Prescott This link open a new window(2021-01042)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Aaron Prescott, by payment of $180,000 over three years to Aaron Prescott and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  34. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Robert Heck This link open a new window(2021-01043)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Robert Heck, by payment of $135,000 over two years to Robert Heck and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  35. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Matthew Blade This link open a new window(2021-01044)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Matthew Blade, by payment of $125,000 over two years to Matthew Blade and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  36. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher House This link open a new window(2021-01045)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher House, by payment of $195,000 over four years to Christopher House and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  37. Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion This link open a new window(2021-00461)
      1. Directing staff from Finance & Property Services, Public Works, Community Planning & Economic Development, and the Office of Sustainability – in alignment with the City’s Southside Green Zone policy, the City’s resolution declaring racism a public health emergency, and the City’s resolution establishing a truth and reconciliation process – to implement Option B as presented at the Committee of the Whole meeting on August 5, 2021, by continuing with the Hiawatha Campus Expansion with the exception of the Outreach and Training Facility and new Central Stores building.
      2. Directing staff to report back to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee by Nov 30, 2021, with options for setting aside the land associated with the Outreach and Training Facility and new Central Stores building (approximately 3.0 acres on the southwest corner of the city-owned site bordered by 28th Street, Longfellow Avenue, and 27th Street) for sale for community uses, including the following components: (a) Community engagement plan developed with input from community stakeholders, including East Philips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI), Southside Green Zone Task Force, Native American-led community organizations and other community-based organizations and residents; and (b) Establish development objectives and goals for a request for proposals (RFP) process to solicit community-led redevelopment proposals.
Public Health & Safety Committee
Sep 20, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with KaJoog Nonprofit Organization for youth engagement and leadership development This link open a new window(2021-00994)
    1. Authorizing a contract with KaJoog Nonprofit Organization in the amount of $60,000 for culturally specific programming for youth engagement and leadership development. 

  2. Contract with Loppet Foundation for running and cross country skiing youth programming This link open a new window(2021-00995)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Loppet Foundation, inc. in the amount of $30,000 for running and cross country skiing youth programming.

  3. Revenue contract with Minnesota Timberwolves for Minneapolis Police to provide bomb detection at Target Center This link open a new window(2021-01001)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the amount of $285,000, for bomb detection security services at Target Center during large events.

  4. DWI Court grant for police liaison and DWI defendant monitoring services This link open a new window(2021-01003)
    1. Accepting a grant from DWI Court - State of Minnesota, Fourth Judicial District Court, in the amount of $53,900, for a police liaison and DWI defendant monitoring services, for a one-year period beginning October 1, 2021.

  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Grant for violence prevention This link open a new window(2021-01002)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the amount of $1,250,000, for the period of September 1, 2021, to August 31, 2026, to implement violence prevention activities under the CDC’s Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives (PREVAYL) initiative.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the grant.

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

  6. Contract with Nationwide Mutual Insurance for use of a vehicle by the Police Auto Theft Bait-Vehicle Program This link open a new window(2021-01004)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Nationwide Mutual Insurance for the use of a vehicle by the Police Auto Theft Bait-Vehicle Program for two years.

Transportation & Public Works
Sep 15, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Special Service Districts (428A Districts): 2022 proposed services and service charges This link open a new window(2021-00812)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the 2022 operating plans, special services, cost estimates, service charges, and the lists of 2022 service charges for the 50th and France, 54th & Lyndale, Bloomington-Lake, Chicago-Lake, East Lake, Lyndale-Lake, and West Broadway Improvement Special Service Districts (Section 428A Districts), and directing the Department of Public Works to proceed with the work.

  2. Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District renewal ordinance (2021 renewal) This link open a new window(2021-00767)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 17, Chapter 465 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks: Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District, readopting the ordinance to renew the Downtown Business Improvement (DID) Special Service District for an additional five-year period.

  3. Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District: 2022 proposed services and service charges This link open a new window(2021-00811)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the operating plan, services budget, special services, the cost estimates, service charges, and the lists of service charges for 2022 for the Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District (DID), and directing the City Engineer to proceed with the work.

  4. Border Ave Extension Project: Acquisition and exchange of real estate This link open a new window(2021-00989)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing acquisition and exchange of certain real estate from Buckeye Realty and Leasing, Envira Properties, and Simpson Housing Services to allow for the extension of Border Ave from Holden St N to Glenwood Ave.

  5. Memorandum of Understanding and Request for Proposals for a Shared Bike and Scooter Program This link open a new window(2021-00990)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, the University of Minnesota, and the City of Saint Paul to jointly develop a solicitation for a Shared Bike and Scooter Program. 

    2. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Shared Bike and Scooter Program.

  6. Contract amendment with Global Specialty Contractors, Inc. for Peavey Plaza Construction Project This link open a new window(2021-00991)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43679 with Global Specialty Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $18,022.76 for a total amount not to exceed $8,035,911.84, for additional work performed as part of the Peavey Plaza Construction Project.

  7. Electric Vehicle Charging Rates for the Twin Cities Electric Vehicle Mobility Network (EV Spot Network Pilot Project) This link open a new window(2021-00996)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the price structure and rates for charging electric vehicles (EVs) in the public right-of-way as part of the EV Spot Network Pilot Project.

  8. Uniform Assessment Rates: Establishing 2022 rates This link open a new window(2021-00997)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing uniform assessment rates for street construction, street renovation, street resurfacing, and alley construction and resurfacing improvements for the 2022 calendar year.

  9. Bid for directional boring This link open a new window(2021-00998)
    1. Accepting the low bid of TD&I Cable Maintenance, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1564, in an estimated annual amount not to exceed $175,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for directional boring, and authorizing a two-year contract for the project with the option to extend for three additional 12-month periods, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Bid for Whittier Safe Routes to School Project This link open a new window(2021-00999)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1537, in the amount of $529,203, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Whittier Safe Routes to School Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. Bid for Queen Ave Bicycle Boulevard Project This link open a new window(2021-01000)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1624, in the amount of $1,174,286.75, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Queen Ave Bicycle Boulevard Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. COVID-19 employee vaccination policy This link open a new window(2021-01008)
    1. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee the COVID-19 Employee Testing and Proof of Vaccination Policy.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Amplified sound permitting ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01070)
    1. Osman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 389 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses—Miscellaneous: Noise, amending regulations related to amplified sound permitting.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Regulation of paint booths ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01005)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cunningham to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 47 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection: Energy and Air Pollution, for first reading and referral to the Public Health & Safety Committee, amending regulations governing the requirements of paint booths.

  2. Catalytic converter ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01009)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Johnson to introduce an ordinance amending Title 15 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses – Miscellaneous, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, adding a new Chapter 404 entitled "Catalytic Converters" to regulate the sale and purchase of catalytic converters.

  3. Traffic Code modernization ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01010)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Reich to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 478 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Parking, Stopping, and Standing, for first reading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee, amending regulations in order to modernize and enhance current traffic conditions and situations.

  4. 20 Year Neighborhood Park Plan update ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01011)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher to introduce an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 16, of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Finance, for first reading and referral to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, amending Article XIV to update the dates of the 20 year neighborhood park plan.

Closed Session

  1. Labor contract negotiations update This link open a new window(2021-00472)
    1. Receiving a briefing on labor relations strategy related to the Laborers Local 363 contract negotiations. 

Announcements

Adjournment


Notice:

Members may participate remotely by telephone or other electronic means due to the local public health emergency (novel coronavirus pandemic) declared on March 16, 2020, pursuant to the provisions of MN Statutes Section 13D.021.

Watch the meeting on: Comcast Channel 14 or 799; City Council TV; or the City's YouTube channel. Learn how to participate in the meeting.

Next City Council meeting: Oct 8, 2021
Submit written comments about agenda items to: [email protected]

This meeting may be recorded. Recordings of public meetings are posted for public access through the City’s Legislative Information Management System (LIMS), available at lims.minneapolismn.gov and from the City’s YouTube channel. If you participate in the public meeting, the information you provide may be classified as public data pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act; this could include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Your attendance at the meeting;
  • Your name, residential address, email or phone number, or other personal contact details;
  • Your comments at the meeting, whether part of a formal hearing or comment period or otherwise; and
  • Any submissions you provide before or after the meeting which are included as part of the public record of the meeting.

A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

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