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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
October 22, 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.
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Oct 12, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Brother Justus Whiskey Co., 3300 5th St NE, (Ward 1) for an On Sale Liquor Cocktail Room, Limited Entertainment license, Permanent Expansion of Premises This link open a new window(2021-01090)
    1. Approving application for Brother Justus Whiskey Co., 3300 5TH ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by Brother Justus Whiskey Co., BLAmend, LIC396090 for an On Sale Liquor Cocktail Room, Limited Entertainment license, Permanent Expansion of Premises, enlarging their outdoor patio from 56 to 80 people, subject to final inspection and compliance with  all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Interim use permit: AT&T Mobility, 10 W Lake St This link open a new window(2021-01087)
    1. Approving an application submitted by AT&T Mobility for an interim use permit (PLAN11993) to allow a temporary 125-foot telecommunications tower on the property located at 10 W Lake St.

  3. Allina Health System revenue bond issuance: 2601 and 2801 Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2021-01065)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of up to $200,000,000 in tax-exempt and taxable revenue bonds for Allina Health System, a Minnesota nonprofit corporation providing health care service in Minneapolis and the surrounding area.

  4. Malcolm Yards Housing Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan and Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing Project Housing Revenue Bonds: 495 Malcolm Ave This link open a new window(2021-01059)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax-Exempt and Taxable Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000 for the Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing project.

    2. Approving an additional Affordable Housing Trust Fund loan of up to $150,000 for the Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing project located at 495 Malcolm Ave SE to Malcolm Yards Housing, LP or its affiliated entity.

    3. Approving changes to the unit affordability mix for Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Ave SE.

    4. Passage of Resolution approving the Malcolm Yards Housing Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for development at 495 Malcolm Ave SE.

    5. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of two "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF notes to Malcolm Yards Housing Project, LP or affiliated entity.

    6. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with Malcolm Yards Housing Project, LP, or affiliated entity.

  5. Liquor Licenses Recommended for Approval This link open a new window(2021-01089)
    1. Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 800 LASALLE AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Rock Bottom Group LLC, BLBrewery, LIC391861
    2. Side Chicks, 3006 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lyndale Ave Hospitality Inc., BLAmend, LIC396434
    3. Side Chicks, 3006 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lyndale Ave Hospitality Inc., BLAmend, LIC396435
    4. Side Chicks, 3006 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lyndale Ave Hospitality Inc., BLAmend, LIC396436
    5. Knight Cap Bar and Lounge, 1500 4TH ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by TKK Inc 2 Corporation, BLLiquor, LIC395722
    6. Chambers Hotel Downtown Minneapolis, 901 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by MCR Opportunity Fund Property Management LLC, BLLiquor, LIC396479
  6. Gambling Licenses Recommended for Approval This link open a new window(2021-01096)
    1. Minneapolis Hockey, 2901 27TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Hockey, BLGeneral, LIC396762
    2. MN/ USA Wrestling Inc, 3126 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MN/ USA Wrestling Inc, BLGeneral, LIC396892
  7. Contract with Hennepin County for Minnesota Family Investment Program employment and training services This link open a new window(2021-01088)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM4310 with Hennepin County, in the amount of $45,000 for a total amount not to exceed $135,000, and an extension through June 30, 2022, for Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) employment and training services.

  8. Additional grant funding for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority sprinkler system installation project This link open a new window(2021-01092)
    1. Approving an additional $150,000 in grant funds for the installation of sprinkler systems at four Minneapolis Public Housing Authority high-rise buildings, using Community Development Block Grant funds removed from the Higher Density Corridor Housing program. 

    2. Authorizing a grant agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority in the amount of $1,150,000, which is an increase of $150,000, for the installation of sprinkler systems at four high-rise buildings.

  9. Affordable Housing Trust Fund Loan: West Broadway West Building NKA Beam Project This link open a new window(2021-01093)
    1. Approving an additional Affordable Housing Trust Fund loan of up to $420,000 for the West Broadway West Building/Beam Project to West Broadway Limited Partnership.

  10. Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Stable Homes Stable Schools program This link open a new window(2021-01095)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the funding agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Stable Homes Stable Schools program to reimburse Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for the costs of housing search and stability services effective October 1, 2021.

  11. Applications for environmental grant funding in the fall 2021 brownfield grant round This link open a new window(2021-01103)
    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 project: 2301 California St NE -- Canvas Apts (2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave 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:  405 E Lake St (401-405 E Lake St), 1108 E Lake St (1108 E Lake St), 2508 24th Ave S (2508 24th Ave S), Hotel Indigo Northstar (618 2nd Ave S), Kyle Garden Square (700 10th Ave S), Northrup King Campus (1500 Jackson St NE), St. Olaf -- Exodus (819 2nd Ave S), and Washburn Flats (3120 N Washburn Ave).

    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: CLCLT Homes – Fall 2021 (2826 Fillmore St NE, 4330 James Ave N, 3654 Aldrich Ave N, 4035 Upton Ave N, 3235 40th Ave S,  2818 Oliver Ave N, 3229 36th Ave S, 1709 33rd St E, 3816 29th Ave S, 2405 25th Ave S, 3327 Central Ave NE,  2943 Oliver Ave N, 3414 Irving Ave N, 2717 14th Ave S, 3034 Bloomington Ave, 3625 Elliot Ave, 4315 Logan Ave N and 4038 Girard Ave N), Kyle Garden Square (700 10th Ave S), Minnesota Brownfields Gap Financing Program (addresses TBD), Northrup King Campus (1500 Jackson St NE), and St. Olaf -- Exodus (819 2nd Ave S).

  12. Inclusionary zoning fee ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00681)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 525 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Administration and Enforcement, amending inclusionary zoning administration and monitoring fees.

  13. Rezoning: William Wells, 1112 16th Ave SE This link open a new window(2021-01098)
    1. Approving an application submitted by William Wells to rezone (PLAN13251) the property located at 1112 16th Ave SE from the R1A Multiple-Family District to the R5 Multiple-Family District to construct a new, multiple-family building with four dwelling units. 

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

  14. Rezoning: Christian Dean, on behalf of Bryant Park, LLC, 3128 Bryant Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01100)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Christian Dean, on behalf of Bryant Park, LLC to rezone (PLAN13209) the property located at 3128 Bryant Ave S  from the R2B Multiple-Family District to the R5 Multiple-Family District to construct a new multiple-family building with 12 dwelling units. 

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

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Oct 20, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. 20 Year Neighborhood Park Plan update ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01011)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 16, of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Finance, amending Article XIV to update the dates of the 20 year neighborhood park plan.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving the adjusted 20 Year Neighborhood Park Plan Guaranteed Minimum Annual Amount for 2022 through 2026 due to inflation.

  2. Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) appointments This link open a new window(2021-01148)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for unexpired two-year terms ending Dec 31, 2022: Suzanne Savanick Hansen, Seat 3; Meron Demissie, Seat 7; and Hannah Bohn, Seat 8, Ward 13. 

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Suzanne Savanick Hansen and Meron Demissie.

    3. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Madeline Henderson, Seat 12, Ward 7, for an unexpired two-year term ending Dec 31, 2022.

  3. 2021-2022 City Council transition schedule This link open a new window(2021-01150)
    1. Approving a schedule for the 2021-2022 City Council transition.

  4. Contract amendment with the Metropolitan Emergency Services Board for a joint powers agreement for regional radio and 911 systems This link open a new window(2021-01118)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-27067 with the Metropolitan Emergency Services Board, extending the contract through Dec 31, 2026, for maintaining the interoperable regional radio and regional 911 systems. 

  5. Contract amendment with Questions and Solutions Engineering, Inc. for consulting services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01119)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43080 with Questions and Solutions Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $56,307 for a total amount not to exceed $435,843, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for additional mechanical and electrical commissioning consulting services for the Public Service Building Project.

  6. Contract amendment with Cost, Planning, and Management International, Inc. (CPMI) for owner’s project representative services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01120)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41453A with Cost, Planning, and Management International, Inc. (CPMI), in the amount of $52,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,744,290, and an extension thru Dec 31, 2022, for additional owner’s project representative services for the Public Service Building Project.

  7. 2021 property tax special assessment of delinquent utility charges This link open a new window(2021-01121)
    1. Approving the 2021 property tax special assessments for delinquent utility charges as indicated on the 2021 Delinquent Utilities Charges List.

    2. Authorizing Utility Billing to cancel any assessments as a result of payment.

  8. Request for Proposals for security guard services This link open a new window(2021-01122)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for security guard services for the Public Service Building, Public Service Center, City Hall, Minneapolis Animal Care/Control, Water Treatment & Distribution System facilities, and security mobilization services for special events and city-wide emergency response. 

  9. Simpson Housing Services Shelter Project: Accepting funds from Hennepin County and appropriating American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for new emergency shelter facility This link open a new window(2021-01152)
    1. Accepting funds from Hennepin County, in the amount of $3,500,000, to be used in addition to the City’s $3,500,000 American Rescue Plan Act Fund contribution, to support the development of a new emergency shelter facility for adults experiencing homelessness, as part of the larger permanent supportive housing, shelter, and service center project at the site of the Simpson United Methodist Church.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of $7,000,000 (City American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in the amount of $3,500,000 and Hennepin County funding in the amount of $3,500,000) to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

    3. Approving $7,000,000 of development gap financing to Simpson Housing Services, or affiliated entity, to support the development of the Simpson Shelter Housing Project.

    4. Delegating authority to the Community Planning & Economic Development Director to enter into an agreement with Simpson Housing Services, or affiliated entity, for the development of the Simpson Shelter Housing Project.

  10. Legal settlement: Autumn Larson v. Minneapolis et al This link open a new window(2021-01126)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Autumn Larson v. City of Minneapolis and Doe Officers No. 1-30, by payment of $45,000 to Autumn Larson and attorneys in the form of a check made out to Maslon LLP, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  11. Legal settlement: Graco, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-01125)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Graco, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis, by payment of $50,088.29 to Graco, Inc., and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  12. Legal settlement: Oscar Romero v. Sean David West and Ridler Plumbing and Heating v. Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition d/b/a Open Streets Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-01127)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Oscar Romero v. Sean David West and Ridler Plumbing and Heating v. Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition, doing business as Open Streets Minneapolis, by payment of $22,500 to the plaintiff and attorneys by two checks, the first payable to “Bank of New York – JPDS Trust,” memo line “FBO Oscar Felipe Romero” in the amount of $10,000, and the second payable to “Bennerotte & Associates, P.A., Trust Account” in the amount of $12,500, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  13. Legal settlement: City of Minneapolis v. Zochert This link open a new window(2021-01128)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit City of Minneapolis v. Zochert, in which the subject property located at 2200 Dupont Ave N would be transferred from Mr. Zochert to a third party, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  14. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Andrew Stender This link open a new window(2021-01129)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Andrew Stender, by payment of $195,000 to Andrew Stender and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  15. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Benjamin Johnson This link open a new window(2021-01130)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Worker's Compensation claim of Benjamin Johnson, by payment of $185,000 to Benjamin Johnson and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  16. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Tyler Edwards This link open a new window(2021-01131)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Tyler Edwards, by payment of $195,000 to Tyler Edwards 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 Andrew Allen This link open a new window(2021-01132)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Andrew Allen, by payment of $170,000 to Andrew Allen 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 Rian Jensen This link open a new window(2021-01133)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Rian Jensen, by payment of $155,000 to Rian Jensen 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 James Lopez This link open a new window(2021-01136)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of James Lopez, by payment of $140,000 to James Lopez 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 claims of Daniel Willis This link open a new window(2021-01137)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Daniel Willis, by payment of $190,000 to Daniel Willis 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 Adam Hakanson This link open a new window(2021-01138)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Adam Hakanson, by payment of $165,000 to Adam Hakanson 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 Graham Plys This link open a new window(2021-01139)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Graham Plys, by payment of $170,000 to Graham Plys 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 John Grove This link open a new window(2021-01141)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of John Grove, by payment of $192,500 to John Grove 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 Brent Rasmussen This link open a new window(2021-01142)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Brent Rasmussen, by payment of $175,000 to Brent Rasmussen 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 Jeremy Foster This link open a new window(2021-01143)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Jeremy Foster, by payment of $175,000 to Jeremy Foster 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 John Stauffenberg This link open a new window(2021-01144)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of John Stauffenberg, by payment of $150,000 to John Stauffenberg 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 Matthew Kipke This link open a new window(2021-01145)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Matthew Kipke, by payment of $250,000 to Matthew Kipke 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 Daniel McDonald This link open a new window(2021-01146)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Daniel McDonald, by payment of $165,000 to Daniel McDonald 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 Ronald Jeans This link open a new window(2021-01147)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Ronald Jeans, by payment of $115,000 to Ronald Jeans and attorney, Scott Teplinsky, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  30. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Alan Williams This link open a new window(2021-01140)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Alan Williams, by payment of $172,500 to Alan Williams and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Oct 14, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Agreement with the CDC to host a Public Health Associate This link open a new window(2021-01113)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to host an associate from the Public Health Associates Program (PHAP) in the Minneapolis Health Department, for a two-year period, beginning Oct 15, 2021.

  2. Hartford Financial Services Group fire safety grant This link open a new window(2021-01114)
    1. Accepting a fire safety grant from The Hartford Financial Services Group, in the amount of $5,000, to be used for fire education purposes.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Fire Department.

  3. Grant application to the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs for youth intervention programming This link open a new window(2021-01115)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs, in an amount of up to $45,000 annually, over a two-year period, January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2023, to implement positive youth development youth intervention programming. 

  4. Grant from Minnesota Department of Health for Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) This link open a new window(2021-01117)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $769,838, for Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant funds. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant.

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

  5. Minnesota Department of Health grant to reduce opioid use and misuse among children and youth This link open a new window(2021-00583)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2021R-152 entitled “Amending The 2021 General Appropriation Resolution,” passed May 28, 2021, by updating the funding and revenue code.

  6. Contract amendment for NexGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc. This link open a new window(2021-01112)
    1. Authorizing amendment No. 6 to Contract No. 35112 with NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., extending the date of the contract through December 31, 2021.

Transportation & Public Works
Oct 13, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Non-Governmental Tax-Exempt Parcel Street Light Operation Fee: 2022 assessments This link open a new window(2021-00940)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment roll for the 2022 Street Light Operations Fee Assessment Project 1337L. 

  2. Non-Governmental Tax-Exempt Parcel Street Maintenance: 2022 assessments This link open a new window(2021-00941)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment roll for the 2022 Street Maintenance Assessment Project 1337M.

  3. Special Service Districts (Non-428A Districts): 2022 proposed services and service charges This link open a new window(2021-00942)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving annual operating plans, special services, cost estimates, service charges, and the lists of 2022 service charges for the 48th & Chicago, Central Avenue, Dinkytown, Eat Street, Linden Hills, Lowry Hill, Stadium Village, and Uptown Special Service Districts (SSDs), and directing the Department of Public Works to proceed with the work.

  4. Contract with Toole Design Group for engineering and design services for the 1st Ave S (Franklin Ave to Lake St) Street Reconstruction and Bridge over Greenway Project This link open a new window(2021-01097)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Toole Design Group, in the amount of $1,908,691, for engineering and design services for the 1st Ave S (Franklin Ave to Lake St) Street Reconstruction and Bridge over Greenway Project (PV132).

  5. Contract amendment with FPA, Inc., dba HySafe, for the Skylight Fall Protection Project at the Fridley Water Plant This link open a new window(2021-01099)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002703 with FPA, Inc., dba HySafe, in the amount of $14,195 for a total amount not to exceed $618,873, for additional work performed as part of the Skylight Fall Protection Project at the Fridley Water Plant.

  6. Contract amendment with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. for the Signals and Pedestrian Improvements Project This link open a new window(2021-01101)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0003440 with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., in the amount of $202,698.46 for a total amount not to exceed $1,520,000, to complete additional work for the Signals and Pedestrian Improvements Project.

  7. Agreement and Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the proposed Queen Ave N bike trail on Trunk Highway 55 right-of-way This link open a new window(2021-01102)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for construction and maintenance of the proposed Queen Ave N bike trail on Trunk Highway 55 right-of-way.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for a proposed bike trail segment within the right-of-way of Trunk Highway 55 at Penn Ave N.

  8. Upper Harbor Terminal Public Infrastructure: Project layout and easements This link open a new window(2021-01104)
    1. Approving the three street layouts associated with the Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) site on Dowling Ave N, Upper Harbor Terminal Pkwy, and 33rd Ave N.

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

  9. 2021 Levy of various Public Works Department special assessments This link open a new window(2021-01105)
    1. Passage of Resolution levying various 2021 Public Works Department special assessments and adopting the assessment rolls.

  10. Hennepin County grant for organics recycling drop-off This link open a new window(2021-01106)
    1. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County, in the amount of $20,220, to open five new organics recycling drop-off sites in 2021 and 2022.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County for the grant.

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

  11. George Floyd Global Memorial Block Event Permit: Oct 14, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-01107)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Jeanelle Austin, of the George Floyd Global Memorial, for a large block event permit to allow the birthday celebration of George Floyd to be held Thursday, Oct 14, 2021, on E 38th St between Columbus Ave S and Elliot Ave S, and on Chicago Ave S between E 37th St and E 38th St, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  12. Bid for Five Revised Signal Systems, Storm Sewer, and Pedestrian Curb Ramp Improvements Project This link open a new window(2021-01108)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1628, in the amount of $2,988,524.80, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Five Revised Signal Systems, Storm Sewer, and Pedestrian Curb Ramp Improvements Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Appointed position in the City Coordinator's Office: Assistant City Coordinator - Finance This link open a new window(2021-01124)
    1. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving a 5.3% market-based increase to the salary schedule for the position of Assistant City Coordinator - Finance. 

    2. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee a pay increase for the Assistant City Coordinator - Finance.

  2. Appointment of Director of Regulatory Services This link open a new window(2021-01135)
    1. Receiving and filing the appointment of Saray Garnett-Hochuli by the Executive Committee to the appointed position of Director of Regulatory Services for an unexpired term ending Jan 3, 2022.

    2. Referring to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee the appointment of Saray Garnett-Hochuli to the appointed position of Director of Regulatory Services for the setting of a public hearing.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Campaign finance disclosure ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01153)
    1. Jenkins gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 15 relating to Administration: Ethics in Government, amending statutory citations related to campaign finance disclosure for municipal candidates.

    2. Jenkins gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council an ordinance amending Title 8.5, Chapter 167 relating to Elections: Municipal Elections: Rules of Conduct, amending statutory citations related to campaign finance disclosure for municipal candidates.

Addendum

  1. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): State of Emergency This link open a new window(2020-00391)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-075 entitled "Approving and extending the Mayor's Declaration of Local Public Health Emergency resulting from imminent health conditions caused by the presence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)," adopted March 19, 2020, to extend the period of the declared Local Public Health Emergency to January 9, 2022.

Announcements

Adjournment


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  • 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.