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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
November 19, 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
Nov 9, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Appointment of Director of Regulatory Services This link open a new window(2021-01135)
    1. Approving the appointment by the Executive Committee of Saray Garnett-Hochuli to the appointed position of Director of Regulatory Services for an unexpired term ending Jan 3, 2022.

  2. Deco Catering, 2917 Bryant Ave S, (Ward 10) for a Rental Hall and an Extended Hours license This link open a new window(2021-01194)
    1. Deco Catering, 2917 BRYANT AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Five Deco LLC, BLEnter, LIC397020
    2. Deco Catering, 2917 BRYANT AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Five Deco LLC, BLGeneral, LIC397065
  3. Olympic Cafe Plus, 2117 West Broadway, (Ward 5) for an Extended Hours license This link open a new window(2021-01197)
    1. Olympic Cafe Plus, 2117 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Lolo Food Inc, BLGeneral, LIC396976
  4. Capri Theater, 2027 West Broadway, (Ward 5) for an On Sale Wine with General Entertainment license This link open a new window(2021-01201)
    1. Capri Theater, 2027 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by PLYMOUTH CHRISTIAN YOUTH CENTER, BLWine, LIC395307
  5. Land conveyances and development terms with United Properties, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, and Xcel Energy for City-owned properties located at Upper Harbor Terminal This link open a new window(2021-01158)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the execution of a redevelopment agreement for a 99-year lease with United Properties Development, LLC or an affiliated entity for a portion of City-owned property located at 3800 1st St N (Disposition parcel No. 1 aka Development Parcel 1b) in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the execution of a redevelopment agreement for land conveyance to Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for portions of City-owned property located at 3800 1st St N (Disposition Parcel No. 1), 2 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 2), 51 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 3), 51 34th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 4), and 3360 1st St N (Disposition Parcel No. 5) (collectively, Development Parcel 2) in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

    3. Authorizing a relocation agreement between the City and Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy (Xcel Energy) for relocation of existing overhead powerlines at Upper Harbor Terminal in the amount of up to $3,204,249. 

    4. Authorizing an easement agreement granting a utility easement to Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy to facilitate powerline relocation over parts of City-owned property for an easement located at 2 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 2), 51 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 3), 51 34th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 4), and 3360 1st St N (Disposition Parcel No. 5).

    5. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 General Appropriation Resolution to authorize the appropriation of funds in the amount of $3,069,440 for City share of powerline relocation costs.

    6. Passage of Resolution affirming Metropolitan Council’s claim of ownership to an easement for a public sewer over the Upper Harbor Terminal site.

    7. Authorizing the execution of an exclusive rights agreement between the City and First Avenue Productions LLC, an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization, or an affiliated public benefit corporation for ­­­­­­­­­­Development Parcel 3 in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

    8. Authorizing an exclusive rights agreement between the City and United Properties Development, LLC or an affiliated entity for Development Parcels 1a, 4, 5, 6a, 6b, 7a and 7b in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

  6. 2021 Special Legislation Fund Tax Increment Spending Plan This link open a new window(2021-01151)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the 2021 Special Legislation Fund Tax Increment Spending Plan.

  7. 2021 Levy for Special Assessments relating to nuisance condition abatement and unpaid administrative enforcement fees and fines This link open a new window(2021-01227)
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  8. Variance appeal: Nichol Dehmer Beckstrand, on behalf of Scottie Hall, 2827 18th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01196)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Nichol Dehmer Beckstrand, on behalf of Scottie Hall regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN12947) to increase the maximum combined floor area of all detached accessory structures for the property located at 2827 18th Ave S.

  9. Liquor license approvals for November 9, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-01200)
    1. Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis - University Area, 511 HURON BLVD SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by MCR Fund II Property Management LLC, BLLiquor, LIC395950
    2. Tailgate Sports Cafe/ Patty Wagon, 6042 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by TPW Hospitality LLC, BLLiquor, LIC396433
    3. Buster's On 28th, 4204 28TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by RF Concepts, LLC, BLWine, LIC396143
    4. Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, 1313 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Trimark Hotel Corporation, BLAmend, LIC397031
    5. Target Field, 353 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minnesota Sportservice LLC, BLAmend, LIC396201
    6. Trader Joe's, 721 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Trader Joe's East Inc., BLAmend, LIC396108
    7. Wild Mind Ales, 6031 PILLSBURY AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wild Mind Ales LLC, BLBrewery, LIC396368
    8. Wild Mind Ales, 6031 PILLSBURY AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wild Mind Ales LLC, BLBrewery, LIC396369
  10. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) appointments This link open a new window(2021-01195)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2022, and ending Dec. 31, 2024:  Tamir Ali Mohamud, Seat 1, Ward 6; and Mikkel Beckmen, Seat 5, Ward 13.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2022, and ending Dec. 31, 2024:  Sharmarke M. Issa, Seat 4, and designated as Board Chair.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Sharmarke M. Issa.

  11. Commercial Property Development Fund (CPDF) loan for Provision, LLC: 705 42nd Ave N and 4164 Aldrich Ave N This link open a new window(2021-01199)
    1. Authorizing a $625,000 Commercial Property Development Fund Loan to Provision, LLC or its assigns to assist in the acquisition and renovation of the building at 705 42nd Ave N and the acquisition of the associated parking lot at 4164 Aldrich Ave N.

  12. Rezoning: Nick Patterson, on behalf of 715 Greco, LLC, 715 2nd St N This link open a new window(2021-01202)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Nick Patterson, on behalf of 715 Greco, LLC, to rezone (PLAN13240) the property located at 715 2nd St N from the C3A Community Activity Center District to the B4N Downtown Neighborhood District, retaining the BFC6 Corridor 6 Built Form Overlay District and the DP Downtown Parking Overlay District to subdivide the property into two separate parcels.

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

  13. National Dislocated Worker grant for workforce development services This link open a new window(2021-01220)
    1. Accepting a grant from Midwest Urban Strategies, in the amount of $800,000, for Dislocated Worker employment and training services.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Urban Strategies for the grant.

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

  14. Contract with Midwest Urban Strategies, Inc. for Midwest regional workforce development services This link open a new window(2021-01221)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Urban Strategies, Inc. in the amount up to $30,000, for development of best practices, strategies, and coordinated resources that promote the Midwest region’s workforce development system through December 31, 2024.

  15. Carryforward of Year 2021 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2021-01230)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carryforward of unused Year 2021 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program

  16. 2020 Supplemental and Fiscal Year 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Emergency Shelter Capital Funding Recommendations This link open a new window(2021-01231)
    1. Approving up to $232,828 of fiscal year 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for renovation of St. Anne's Place to Ascension Place, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    2. Approving up to $195,000 of fiscal year 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for essential services in the Whittier neighborhood to Simpson Housing Services, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    3. Approving up to $376,584 of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) Round 2 grant funds for renovation of St. Anne's Place to Ascension Place, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    4. Authorizing contracts and agreements with the organizations receiving the Emergency Solutions Grant funding award(s).

  17. Right-of-way vacations: Jim Voll, on behalf of the City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development, 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(2021-01224)
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  18. Street vacation: Catherine Britt with Cunningham Group, on behalf of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, 3000 E Bde Maka Ska Pkwy This link open a new window(2021-01228)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Catherine Britt with Cunningham Group, on behalf of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to vacate (PLAN13290) a portion of Lake St W, between E Bde Maka Ska Pkwy and Lake Bde Maka Ska.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of Lake St W, between E Bde Maka Ska Pkwy and Lake Bde Maka Ska Vacation File No. 1732.

  19. Rezoning: Mike Swedahl, on behalf of 715 13th Ave SE LLC, 715 13th Ave SE This link open a new window(2021-01223)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Mike Swedahl, on behalf of 715 13th Ave SE. LLC to rezone (PLAN13393) the property located at 715 13th Ave SE from the R2B Multiple Family District to the R3 Multiple Family District to construct a new four-unit residential building.

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

  20. Rezoning, alley vacation, and sewer easement vacation: Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc., 2837, 2839, and 2843 11th Ave S and 2834, 2836, and 2840 12th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01229)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc. to rezone (PLAN13277) the properties located at 2837 11th Ave S, 2834, 2836, and 2840 12th Ave S from R2B Multiple-family District to R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new five-story, multiple-family dwelling with 86 units. 

    2. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc. to rezone (PLAN13277) the properties located at 2839 and 2843 11th Ave S from R4 Multiple-family District to R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new five-story, multiple-family dwelling with 86 units. 

    3. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc. to rezone (PLAN13277) the properties located at 2837, 2839, and 2843 11th Ave S and 2834, 2836, and 2840 12th Ave S from BFI3 Interior 3 Built Form Overlay District to BFC6 Corridor 6 Built Form Overlay District to construct a new five-story, multiple-family dwelling with 86 units. 

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

    5. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc., to vacate (PLAN13277) the public alley in the northwest quadrant of 29th St E and 12th Ave S, north of the Midtown Greenway, subject to the retention of easements by Lumen, Comcast, and Xcel Energy.

    6. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of an alley in the block between 11th and 12th Ave S, north of the Midtown Greenway (Vacation File No. 1756).

    7. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc., to vacate (PLAN13277) the the northwest quadrant of 11th Ave S and the Midtown Greenway, subject to the retention of easements by the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department.

    8. Passage of Resolution vacating the sewer easement in the block between 11th and 12th Ave S, north of the Midtown Greenway (Vacation File No. 1764).

    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, correcting Zoning Code citations and inconsistencies and clarifying vague or confusing provisions:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 527 Planned Unit Development.
      4. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      5. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      6. Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.
      7. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
      8. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Mobility.
      9. Chapter 543 Off-Premise Advertising Signs and Billboards.
      10. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      11. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      12. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      13. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      14. Chapter 550 Industrial Districts.
      15. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
      16. Chapter 552 Built Form Overlay Districts.
  21. Variance appeal: Chris Murphy and Martina Sagayam, 4418 and 4422 Beard Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01109)
    1. Deleting from the agenda an appeal submitted by Chris Murphy and Martina Sagayam regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission approving a variance (PLAN12953) to reduce the minimum north interior side yard setback to allow for a transformer (electrical equipment) accessory to a newly constructed multiple-family dwelling located at 4418 and 4422 Beard Ave S, subject to conditions. 

  22. Changes to owner-occupied rehabilitation programs This link open a new window(2021-01237)
    1. Authorizing the adoption of the revised Home Improvement Program guidelines.

    2. Authorizing loan repayments to recycle as a revolving fund.

    3. Authorizing the continuance of Community Planning & Economic Development's lending activities with Minnesota Housing's home improvement loan products to owner-occupied household at or below 80% AMI.

    4. Authorizing an application to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for a Community Fix Up Loan initiative using HIP program funding up to $25,000 as a grant to write down the market interest rate of the Fix Up Loan to a discount of up to 0% for owner-occupied households at or below 80% AMI.

    5. Directing staff to report back in 2025 on Minnesota Housing lending outcomes.

Committee of the Whole
Nov 18, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Implementation of government structure (executive mayor - legislative council) charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-01259)
    1. Directing the City Clerk and City Auditor to identify, evaluate, and report back with recommendations about the dedicated resources which should be provided to support the legislative, policymaking, oversight, and representative functions of the City Council, as detailed in the Charter Commission’s report [see LIMS File No. CH2021-00012] based on operating structures, staffing plans, and other resources provided in select comparable jurisdictions which meet the qualifications identified by the City Clerk; specifically, those jurisdictions which have—

      1. A comparable Mayor-Council governance structure in which municipal powers are separated in distinct executive and legislative branches;
      2. A City Council that serves in a full time capacity and exercises similar functions as those assigned to the Minneapolis City Council;
      3. A standing committee system which primarily handles the majority of legislative, policymaking, and oversight functions of the City Council; and
      4. A separate, dedicated support structure (staffing, budget, technology, etc.) to enable the City Council to function as a co-equal partner to the Mayor in community governance.

      Recommendations should be reported back to the full Council early enough in the new term to allow the Council to make informed decisions for how to ensure it is adequately resourced to support its work.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Nov 17, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Collective bargaining agreement: Laborers Local 363 Unit, 2021 through 2023 This link open a new window(2021-01123)
    1. Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement with the Laborers Local 363 Unit for the period Jan 1, 2021, through Dec 31, 2023, consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

    2. Authorizing the Labor Relations Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement.

  2. Southside Green Zone Council appointment This link open a new window(2021-01242)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for an unexpired two-year term, beginning Apr 1, 2021, and ending Mar 31, 2023: Joel McReynolds, Seat 10, Ward 9. 

  3. American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) fund appropriations for time-sensitive projects and exchange of funding sources between projects This link open a new window(2021-01258)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 General Appropriation Resolution as follows:

      1. Appropriating $1,000,000 to Human Resources for the purpose of employee COVID-19 testing in support of the city’s COVID-19 Testing and Proof of Vaccination Policy to be used in conjunction with $250,000 that was previously appropriated by Emergency Regulation No. 2021-5.
      2. Appropriating $3,267,400 to the Finance and Property Services Department for the purpose of Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board youth programming. The amount is allocated by the Board as follows: $1,300,000 in 2022, $1,092,000 in 2023, and $875,400 in 2024.
      3. Appropriating $1,000,000 to City Planning and Economic Development for the purpose of renter eviction representation.
      4. Appropriating $2,500,000 to City Planning and Economic Development to be used in addition to amounts appropriated by Hennepin County to support persons experiencing homelessness through shelter rehabilitation.
      5. Decreasing the appropriation for the Community Planning and Economic Development Department in the Community Investment Fund by $2,000,000.
      6. Increasing the appropriation for the Community Planning and Economic Development Department in the Community Investment Fund by $2,000,000.
      7. Decreasing the appropriation for the Community Planning and Economic Development Department in the American Rescue Plan Act Fund by $2,000,000.
      8. Increasing the appropriation for the Community Planning and Economic Development Department in the American Rescue Plan Act Fund by $2,000,000.
  4. Contracts for 2022-2024 Minneapolis Convention Center and Target Center Consulting Pool This link open a new window(2021-01244)
    1. Authorizing master agreements with 19 vendors for a three-year period, from Jan 1, 2022, to Dec 31, 2024, for the 2022-2024 Minneapolis Convention Center and Target Center Consulting Pool.

  5. Contract with SMG for traffic management at US Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2021-00912)
    1. Amending Council Action 2021A-0671, passed Aug 20, 2021, to correct the amount of the contract to reflect an amount not to exceed $110,000.

  6. Contract amendment with AMCS Group, Inc. for support and maintenance of the AMCS PC Scale system This link open a new window(2021-01246)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-41731 with AMCS Group, Inc. (AMCS) for an additional five years, through April 30, 2027, to align with support and maintenance expiration date, for the support and maintenance of the AMCS PC Scale system (PC Scale), licenses, and additional enhancements and customizations as needed.

  7. Contract amendment with Clearwater Analytics LLC for investments, capital, and debt management software solution This link open a new window(2021-01247)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-44283 with Clearwater Analytics LLC, for one year, for an investments, capital, and debt management software solution utilized by the City’s Finance and Property Services Department.

  8. Contract amendment with Abbott Informatics Corporation for support and maintenance of the City’s Laboratory Information Management System This link open a new window(2021-01248)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-34067 with Abbott Informatics Corporation, in the amount of $120,422.79 for a total amount not to exceed $538,896.28, and an extension through Oct 27, 2026, for the support and maintenance of the City’s Laboratory Information Management System (STARLIMS).

  9. Contract amendment with Prindle Painting, Inc. for additional painting work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01249)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000904 with Prindle Painting, Inc., in the amount of $6,347 for a total amount not to exceed $823,351, for additional costs associated with painting work for the Public Service Building Project.

  10. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for increased site improvement work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01250)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001689 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $4,284 for a total amount not to exceed $837,127, for increased site improvement work for the Public Service Building Project.

  11. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson for Construction Manager (as an Advisor) services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01251)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43247 with MA Mortenson, in the amount of $738,768 for a total amount not to exceed $20,443,698, for Construction Manager (as an Advisor) services to include reimbursement of costs associated with increased scopes of ancillary work and an extended project schedule for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01253)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $12,944 for a total amount not to exceed $18,039,030, for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  13. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01254)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $702,833.21 for a total amount not to exceed $29,755,945.21, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  14. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for additional drywall and fire proofing for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01255)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $27,420 for a total amount not to exceed $5,664,431, for additional drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  15. Contract amendment with Schindler Elevator Corporation for elevator work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-01252)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000565 with Schindler Elevator Corporation, in the amount of $14,310 for a total amount not to exceed $2,923,723, for elevator manufacturing and installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. Legal settlement: Andrew Johnson v. Officer Vert, et al. This link open a new window(2021-01257)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Andrew Johnson v. Officer Vert, et al., by payment of $20,000 to "Capitol City Law Group LLC" and Andrew Johnson, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  17. Enterprise Sustainable Building Policy for city-owned and leased buildings and facilities This link open a new window(2021-01243)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting an Enterprise Sustainability Policy for city-owned or leased buildings and facilities.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Nov 15, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Training reimbursement grant from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) This link open a new window(2021-01225)
    1. Accepting a reimbursement grant from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE), in the amount of $57,680, for MBFTE-approved training conducted between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022.

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

  2. Gift acceptance from Minneapolis Police Canine Foundation for two dual purpose police working dogs This link open a new window(2021-01226)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from the Minneapolis Police Canine Foundation for two dual purpose police working dogs to replace two retiring dogs. 

  3. Contract with NextGen Health Care for managing electronic medical records This link open a new window(2021-01232)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with NextGen Health Care to provide licensed software maintenance and manage the hosting environment for the School Based Clinic Electronic Medical Record system, for up to five years from January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2027.

  4. 2021 National Forensic Sciences (NFS) Improvement Grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for the Police Department Crime Lab This link open a new window(2021-01233)
    1. Accepting the National Forensic Sciences (NFS) Improvement grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Office of Justice Programs, in the amount of $20,257, for equipment and supplies for the Police Department Crime Lab.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, for the grant period of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022.

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

  5. Grant agreement with City of Orono Police Department for traffic enforcement This link open a new window(2021-01234)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the City of Orono Police Department, in the amount of $212,200, for the continued participation in the state's Towards Zero Deaths traffic enforcement regional partnership program.

  6. Contract with State of Minnesota on behalf of Hennepin Technical College for use of the college's tactical and fixed range This link open a new window(2021-01235)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the State of Minnesota, on behalf of Hennepin Technical College, for up to $10,000,  for use of the college's tactical and fixed range by the Minneapolis Police Department for training and certification purposes, through April 30, 2022.

  7. Minneapolis Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2021-01239)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2022, and ending on December 31, 2023: Veronica Mendez Moore, Seat 9, Ward 9; Madeline Lohman, Seat 7, Ward 11; and Mae Brooks, Seat 15, Ward 5.

    2. Approving the following Mayoral reappointments for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2022, and ending on December 31, 2023: Kate Davenport, Seat 5; and Brian Elliott, Seat 13, Ward 11.

    3. Approving the following Council appointments for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2022, and ending on December 31, 2023: Lucas Franco, Seat 11, Ward 12; and Sarah Maxwell, Seat 16, Ward 1.

    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Kate Davenport.

Transportation & Public Works
Nov 10, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Bryant Ave S (Lake St W to 50th St W) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2021-01204)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $2,177,996.29 for the Bryant Ave S (Lake St W to 50th St W) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6764 (PV126).

    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 $2,177,996.29 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. Franklin Ave W (Hennepin Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2021-01205)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $99,269.35 for the Franklin Ave W (Hennepin Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6772 (PV154).

    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 $99,269.35 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.

  3. Water Distribution Improvements: Appropriation increase This link open a new window(2021-01206)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution by increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Water Fund for Water Distribution Improvements (CWT1221) by $1,416,000. 

  4. Capital project closeouts with appropriation, bond reallocation, and revenue adjustments within the City's Capital Project and Enterprise Funds This link open a new window(2021-01207)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution by authorizing closure and appropriation adjustments for capital projects and programs, as indicated on Schedules A - D, and reallocation and redistribution of excess revenues and bond proceeds to projects requiring additional funding.

  5. Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for the exchange of Federal funds for State Aid funds This link open a new window(2021-01208)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to act as an agent to facilitate a federal fund transfer between the cities of Minneapolis and Buffalo, Minnesota, whereby the City of Minneapolis will transfer $495,000 of State Aid funds to the City of Buffalo in exchange for $550,000 in Federal funds.

  6. Contract amendment with Minger Construction Companies, Inc. for Wenonah West Lift Station Project This link open a new window(2021-01209)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002938 with Minger Construction Companies, Inc., in the amount of $247,542.19 for a total amount not to exceed $1,555,760.20, for additional work required due to unforeseen conditions for the Wenonah West Lift Station Project, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  7. Contract amendment with Stantec, Inc. for engineering and design services for the Upper Harbor Terminal Project This link open a new window(2021-01210)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002570 with Stantec, Inc., in the amount of $784,375 for a total amount not to exceed $2,622,807, for additional engineering and design services for the Upper Harbor Terminal Project.

  8. Contract amendment with Veit & Company, Inc. for Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-01219)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0003669 with Veit & Company, Inc., in the amount of $525,150.41, for a total amount not to exceed $4,012,831.01, for additional services associated with the Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Lino Lakes Landscaping LLC for city-wide turf installation This link open a new window(2021-01211)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0003309 with Lino Lakes Landscaping LLC, in the amount of $450,000 for a total amount not to exceed $681,000, to provide contract funding for additional usage of the program in 2022, 2023, and 2024 for city-wide turf installation, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  10. Temporary construction agreement with the University of Minnesota for Bridge 9 repairs This link open a new window(2021-01212)
    1. Authorizing a temporary construction agreement with the University of Minnesota, in an amount not to exceed $1,500, for repairs to Bridge 9 - Pier 5, Abutment 1, Pier 2, and bluff stabilization.

  11. Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for the Cedar Lake Trail bike facility under Interstate 94 right-of-way This link open a new window(2021-01213)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the segment of the Cedar Lake Trail within the right-of-way of Interstate 94.

  12. Municipal State Aid System Revisions This link open a new window(2021-01214)
    1. Passage of Resolution requesting the Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation to make removals from the Municipal State Aid System within the City of Minneapolis.

  13. Grant application to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the 2022 Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Program for the Phillips Traffic Safety Project This link open a new window(2021-01215)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to apply for a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) infrastructure grant to provide funding for the Phillips Traffic Safety Project.

  14. Quit claim deed exchange to clarify property ownership after the vacation of Holden St and Buchanan (12th) St rights-of-way This link open a new window(2021-01216)
    1. Authorizing execution of quit claim deeds to the Metropolitan Council, Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority, Sharing & Caring Hands, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, and the acceptance of a quit claim deed from Metropolitan Council, Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority, and Sharing & Caring Hands, to clarify property ownership after the vacation of Holden St and Buchanan (12th) St rights-of-way.

  15. The Pregame at 2022 NHL Winter Classic Block Event Permit: Jan 1, 2022 This link open a new window(2021-01217)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Vince Granieri, of NHL Enterprises L.P., for a large block event permit to allow The Pregame at 2022 NHL Winter Classic to be held Jan 1, 2022, on 1st Ave N, between 5th St N and 7th St N, and on 6th St N, between 1st Ave N and Hennepin Ave, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  16. Bid for Laurel Morgan Sewer Construction Project This link open a new window(2021-01167)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1658, in the amount of $2,978,085.55, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Laurel Morgan Sewer Construction Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  17. Bids for aftermarket light duty vehicle automotive parts This link open a new window(2021-01218)
    1. Accepting the bid of Genuine Parts Company (dba NAPA Auto), submitted on Event No. 1719, in the estimated annual amount of $300,000 for one year, with the option to extend for four additional 12-month periods, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for aftermarket light duty vehicle automotive parts, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    2. Accepting the bid of Elliott Auto Supply Co., Inc., submitted on Event No. 1719, in the estimated annual amount of $75,000 for one year, with the option to extend for four additional 12-month periods, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for aftermarket light duty vehicle automotive parts, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    3. Accepting the bid of O’Reilly Auto Enterprises LLC, submitted on Event No. 1719, in the estimated annual amount of $25,000 for one year, with the option to extend for four additional 12-month periods, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for aftermarket light duty vehicle automotive parts, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Appointed position in the Community Planning & Economic Development Department: Planning Director This link open a new window(2021-01311)
    1. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee the re-activation of the Planning Director position.

    2. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee an ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Dec 14, 2021.

  2. Collective bargaining agreement: Machinists Unit, 2021 through 2024 This link open a new window(2021-01312)
    1. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee a collective bargaining agreement with the Machinists Unit for the period Jul 1, 2021, through Jun 30, 2024, consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

    2. Referring to the Policy & Government Oversight Committee the implementation of the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement.

Receive & File

  1. Proposal to amend the City Charter: Government Structure: Executive mayor - legislative council This link open a new window(2021-00580)
    1. Receiving and filing an ordinance, by referendum, amending the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the modification of the City's governmental structure to be a legislative council and an executive mayoral structure:

      1. Article IV City Council, Sections 4.1 Function; 4.2 Organization; 4.4 Proceedings; and 4.5 Executive Committee.
      2. Article VII Administration, Sections 7.1 Mayor; 7.2 Departments; 7.3 Police; and 7.4 Fire.               
      3. Article VIII Officers and Other Employees, Sections 8.1 Definitions; 8.2 Officers generally; and 8.4 Other officers.
  2. Rent stabilization charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00104)
    1. Receiving and filing an ordinance, by referendum, amending Article IV, Section 4.1 of the City Charter relating to City Council: Function, pertaining to explicitly adding the City's authority to exercise power to control rents on private residential property in the City.

Closed Session

  1. Litigation matter of Soren Stevenson v. John Doe 1, John Does 2-6, John Does 7-8, acting in their official capacities as Minneapolis Police Officers; Medaria Arradondo, acting in his official capacity as Minneapolis Police Chief; and the City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00386)
    1. Receiving a briefing on the litigation matter of Soren Stevenson v. John Doe 1, John Does 2-6, John Does 7-8, acting in their official capacities as Minneapolis Police Officers; Medaria Arradondo, acting in his official capacity as Minneapolis Police Chief; and the City of Minneapolis.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. 2022 City Budget: Public hearings This link open a new window(2021-01260)
    1. Adjourn to December 1, 2021, at 6:05 p.m. to receive public comment on the proposed 2022 City Budget and tax levy, the Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Plan, and the proposed water and sewer rates.


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