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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
March 24, 2022 - 9:30 am
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Andrea Jenkins (President), Linea Palmisano (Vice-President), Elliott Payne, Robin Wonsley Worlobah, Michael Rainville, LaTrisha Vetaw, Jeremiah Ellison, Jamal Osman, Lisa Goodman, Jason Chavez, Aisha Chughtai, Emily Koski, and Andrew Johnson
(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
Mar 17, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Land Sale: 3514 Russell Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00196)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 3514 Russell Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-265) to Magnolia Homes LLC or affiliated entity for $17,000, subject to conditions.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Magnolia Homes LLC or affiliated entity for 3514 Russell Ave N, and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications.

    3. Canceling the redevelopment agreement and the sale of City-owned property located at 3334 Lyndale Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-285) to Magnolia Homes LLC or affiliated entity.

  2. Land Sale: 3635 Girard Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00197)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 3635 Girard Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-100) to Amani Construction & Development LLC or affiliated entity for $11,100, subject to conditions.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Amani Construction & Development LLC or affiliated entity for 3635 Girard Ave N, and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications.

    3. Canceling redevelopment agreements and the sale of City-owned property located at 2301 Golden Valley Rd (Disposition Parcel No. MH-275), to Amani Construction & Development LLC or affiliated entity.

  3. Land Sale: 3638 Girard Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00198)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 3638 Girard Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-99) for $11,200 to Amani Construction & Development LLC or affiliated entity for $11,200, subject to conditions.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Amani Construction & Development LLC or affiliated entity for 3638 Girard Ave N and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications.

    3. Canceling redevelopment agreement and the sale of City-owned property located at 2327 Golden Valley Rd (Disposition Parcel No. MH-276), to Amani Construction & Development LLC or affiliated entity.

  4. Land sale: Midtown Crossing, 2836 12th Avenue South This link open a new window(2022-00219)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2836 12th Avenue South (Disposition Parcel No. PW-004) to Midtown Crossing Limited Partnership or an affiliated entity for $37,962 subject to conditions.

    2. Authorizing execution of agreements to facilitate the land sale with Midtown Crossing Limited Partnership or affiliated entity.

  5. Midtown Crossing affordable housing project bond issuance: 2834-2840 12th Ave S and 2837-2843 11th Ave S This link open a new window(2022-00220)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $13,000,000 for the Midtown Crossing (formerly known as Greenway Apartments) project at 2834-2840 12th Avenue South and 2837-2843 11th Avenue South.

  6. Final plat appeal: Roberta Castellano, 4901, 4905, 4909, 4913, 4915, 4917, and 4921 France Ave S This link open a new window(2022-00276)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Roberta Castellano regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission approving a final plat (PLAN13238) to combine the existing seven parcels into one lot to construct a new five-story, mixed-use building with 45 dwelling units and 15,878 square feet of commercial space. 

  7. Liquor license approvals for March 17, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00259)
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  8. Liquor license renewals for March 17, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00260)
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  9. Business License Operating Conditions: Ties Lounge & Rooftop, 921 Nicollet Mall (Ward 7) for an On Sale Liquor, General Entertainment license This link open a new window(2022-00261)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions for Ties Lounge & Rooftop, submitted by Ties Lounge & Rooftop LLC, BLAmend, LIC399988, allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor license, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  10. 2021 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Account grant awards This link open a new window(2022-00263)
    1. Accepting 2021 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Development grants in the amount of $1,907,000 for the Northrup King Residential project at 1500 Jackson St NE, $1,500,000 for the Simpson Community Shelter and Apartments project at 2730-2740 1st Ave S, and $314,700 for the Plymouth Avenue Apartments project at 2309 Plymouth Ave N and 1254 Russell Ave N.

    2. Accepting 2021 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account-Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) Development grants in the amount of $1,500,000 for the Wadaag Commons/Focus Arts project at 2115 and 2213 Snelling Ave and $500,000 for the 3030 Nicollet Ave project at 3030 Nicollet Ave S.

    3. Accepting 2021 Metropolitan Council Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grants in the amount of $1,400,000 for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Family Housing Expansion project on sites scattered throughout the City and $1,250,000 for the Currie Commons project at 187 Humboldt Ave N.

    4. Authorizing agreements to implement the LCDA, LCDA-TOD, and LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, ArtSpace Inc., Project for Pride in Living, Simpson Housing, Wadaag Commons LP, Seward Redesign, Matrix Development, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Wellington Management, or related entities.

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

  11. Spring 2022 Grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Account Pre-development Grant program This link open a new window(2022-00277)
    1. Passage of Resolution identifying the need for and authorizing the submittal of pre-development grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Account (LCA) program for the Lake Street Cultural Center, located at 401 Lake St E, the Jema River project, located at 713 Lake St E, Re+4RM project, located at 2800 Lake St E, and 2843 26th Ave S Brewery and Commercial Kitchen project, located at 2843 26th Ave S.

  12. Upper Harbor Terminal appropriation This link open a new window(2022-00278)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation of funds by $5,000,000 to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department for site preparation activities for Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment.

  13. Amendments to the Inclusionary Zoning Revenue Loss Offset Assistance Policy This link open a new window(2022-00282)
    1. Adopting amendments to the Inclusionary Zoning Revenue Loss Offset Assistance Policy.

  14. Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) Loan: 3121 3rd Ave S This link open a new window(2022-00279)
    1. Authorizing a $280,000 Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) Preservation Fund loan to Watchmen Properties, LLC to support acquisition and preservation of 3121 3rd Ave S, an eight-unit NOAH property.

  15. Parking lot lease agreement with Plymouth Christian Youth Center: 2103 West Broadway This link open a new window(2022-00281)
    1. Authorizing a lease with Plymouth Christian Youth Center for the surface parking lot at 2103 West Broadway for four (4) years.

  16. Contract with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid for legal services and support to low-income Minneapolis renters This link open a new window(2022-00284)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid or its designee in the amount of up to $1,250,000 to provide coordinated legal services and housing stability outreach support to low-income Minneapolis renters.

    2. Authorizing three, one-year extensions to the term of the contract through years 2024, 2025, and 2026, and authorizing four annual increases to the total contract award in years 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026, in amounts not to exceed $250,000 per year, subject to budget appropriations and approval of the Director of the Community Planning & Economic Development Department of annual satisfactory performance.

  17. Contract amendment with Amani Construction and Development LLC for the development of 3126 Vincent Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00283)
    1. Authorizing a contract amendment with Amani Construction and Development LLC or affiliated entity for 3126 Vincent Ave N, and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications.

  18. Heritage Preservation Commission appointment This link open a new window(2022-00287)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Meredith Anderson, Seat 4, Ward 9, for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2022 and ending December 31, 2024.

Committee of the Whole
Mar 22, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Implementation of Executive Mayor - Legislative Council government structure This link open a new window(2022-00117)
    1. Directing the City Coordinator and City Clerk to develop a formal policy codifying the request, refer, respond model that structures Council requests of the City Administration, together with the necessary procedures, instructions, forms, and guidance for implementation; staff should ensure all Council Members are briefed on the draft policy and address any questions or concerns as part of internal review processes with a final draft of the policy submitted for consideration by April 26, 2022.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Mar 22, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Gift acceptance from Friends of the Falls for Upper St. Anthony Lock for land acquisition due diligence related costs This link open a new window(2022-00306)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from Friends of the Falls for land acquisition due diligence costs at the Upper St. Anthony Lock per the terms of memorandum of understanding.

    2. Authorizing the transfer of up to $200,000 to the United States Army Corps of Engineers as payment for agreed upon expenses of the land acquisition costs at the Upper St. Anthony Lock.

  2. Gift acceptance from Kauffman Foundation for Spring Mayor Chief of Staff Convening at Harvard Kennedy School This link open a new window(2022-00314)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from the Kauffman Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Mayor's Chief of Staff to attend Harvard Kennedy School convening for Chiefs of Staff on Mar. 24 and 25, 2022.

  3. Rollover of unspent 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Funds and exchange of funding sources between projects This link open a new window(2022-00319)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2022 General Appropriation Resolution to roll over American Rescue Plan Act funds from 2021 to 2022 for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2021 budget year for several operating departments.

  4. Bid for Franklin Ave W Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2022-00266)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Thomas & Sons Construction, Inc., submitted on Event 1843, in the amount of $2,310,440.65, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Franklin Ave W Reconstruction Project, and authorizing a contract for the bid, all in accordance with City specifications.

  5. Bid for Hot Mix Asphalt This link open a new window(2022-00291)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Bituminous Roadways, submitted on Event 1867, in the amount of $3,702,069.49, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for providing Hot Mix Asphalt, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  6. Bid for Small Diameter Pipe Cleaning and Inspection This link open a new window(2022-00301)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Equix Integrity, Inc., submitted on Event 1847, in the amount of $422,171.50, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the flushing and cleaning of existing small diameter sanitary sewers, including debris removal, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  7. Contract amendment with Margolis Company for increased landscaping work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00293)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001350 with Margolis Company, in the amount of $2,926 for a total amount not to exceed $500,447, for increased landscaping work for the Public Service Building Project.

  8. Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for additional interior glazing and metal panels for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00294)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $63,492 for a total amount not to exceed $4,660,858, for additional interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.) for additional door and hardware supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00295)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001065 with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), in the amount of $13,956 for a total amount not to exceed $1,036,110, for additional costs associated with tax-exempt door and hardware supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  10. Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, for increased structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00296)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $40,453.94 for a total amount not to exceed $3,998,049.94, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  11. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for additional carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00297)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $138,133 for a total amount not to exceed $6,894,664, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00298)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $13,636 for a total amount not to exceed $29,769,581.21, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  13. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for increased site improvement work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00299)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001689 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $5,093 for a total amount not to exceed $842,220, for increased site improvement work for the Public Service Building Project.

  14. Agreement amendment with Formations Studio for repairs to the ceiling above the Suspended Lobby Sculpture in the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00300)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Formations Studio, in the amount of $49,403 for a new total amount not to exceed of $820,192, for repairs to the ceiling above the suspended lobby sculpture in the Public Service Building Project.

  15. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for additional terrazzo flooring work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00307)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001347 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $835 for a total amount not to exceed $683,812, for additional terrazzo flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00308)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $3,170 for a total amount not to exceed $2,227,055, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  17. Contract amendment with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, for design assist and unitized envelope systems services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00292)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract C-44075 with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, in the amount of $1,140,609.56 for a total amount not to exceed $20,865,762.44, to provide design assist and unitized envelope systems contractor services for the Public Service Building Project.

  18. Contract amendment with Lametti and Sons, Inc. for the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Water Service Relocation Project This link open a new window(2022-00305)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0003244 with Lametti and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $91,363.58 for a total amount not to exceed $340,363.58, for additional work due to unforeseen conditions on the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam Water Service Relocation Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  19. Contract amendment with Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for home energy squad visits and energy efficiency loans This link open a new window(2022-00311)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-43917 with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) to expand the scope of services, increase the value of the contract in the amount of $1,000,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,000,000, and extend the contract for an additional four years for home energy squad visits and energy efficiency loans.

  20. Contract amendment with Sherman Associates for the Fire Station No. 1 Project This link open a new window(2022-00315)
    1. Authorizing an increase to the purchase price under the Redevelopment Contract with Sherman Associates in the amount of $52,528 for a new purchase price of $12,052,528, for additional costs of certain change orders for the Fire Station No. 1 Project.

  21. Establish a consulting pool for IT staff augmentation consulting services This link open a new window(2022-00302)
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  22. Contract with Ex Safety LLC for 2022-2024 Customized Safety Training and Training Services Vendor Pool This link open a new window(2022-00312)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Ex Safety LLC, in the amount of $100,000 for the 2022-2024 Customized Safety Training and Training Services Vendor Pool for a three-year period, from Mar. 1, 2022, to Feb. 29, 2025.

  23. Contracts with Minnesota Homeownership Center, BuildWealth MN, Emerge, Neighborworks Home Partners, and CAPI USA for financial wellness, homebuyer education services, and foreclosure counseling This link open a new window(2022-00313)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Homeownership Center, in the amount $275,000, for financial wellness, homebuyer education, and foreclosure counseling services. The contract will be for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be  authorized based on approved budget.

    2. Authorizing a contract with BuildWealth MN, in the amount $40,000, for financial wellness and homebuyer education services, for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

    3. Authorizing a contract with Emerge, in the amount $20,000, for financial wellness services, for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

    4. Authorizing a contract with Neighborworks Home Partners, in the amount $20,000, for financial wellness, homebuyer education, and foreclosure counseling services. The contract will be for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

    5. Authorizing a contract with CAPI USA, in the amount $15,000, for financial wellness and homebuyer education services, for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

  24. Legal Settlement: Megan Wolff v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2022-00303)
    1. Approving the settlement of lawsuit Megan Wolff v. City of Minneapolis, by payment of $185,000 to Meghan Wolff and attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any necessary documents to effectuate the settlement.

  25. Legal Settlement: Alisha Truman, on her own behalf and as trustee for next of kin of Norman Truman v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2022-00304)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Alisha Truman, on her own behalf and as trustee for next of kin of Norman Truman v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $5,000 to Ms. Truman and her counsel for settlement of Ms. Truman's individual claims, and payment of $10,000 to Ms. Truman and her counsel for settlement of Ms. Truman's claims as trustee for the next of kin of Norman Truman, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  26. Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Aaron Collins This link open a new window(2022-00227)
    1. Approving the workers' compensation claim of Aaron Collins by payment of $150,000 to Aaron Collins and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  27. Election precinct boundaries designation This link open a new window(2022-00316)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing election precincts and the boundaries thereof in the Wards of the City of Minneapolis.

  28. 2022 polling place designation This link open a new window(2022-00317)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing polling places for the 2022 State Primary and General Election.

  29. Collective bargaining agreement: Minneapolis Police Officers Federation, 2020 through 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00254)
    1. Considering a collective bargaining agreement with the Police Officers Unit for the periods Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2022, consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary; and authorizing the Labor Relations Director to implement the terms and conditions of the agreement.

  30. Easement Agreement for Fire Station No. 27 Driveway This link open a new window(2022-00328)
    1. Authorizing the acceptance of an easement agreement with CSR-Zest LLC, owners of 5426 Nicollet Ave, over a shared driveway with City’s Fire Station No. 27 at 5416 Nicollet Ave.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Mar 21, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Minnesota Department of Health grant amendment for maternal child health federal home visiting funds This link open a new window(2022-00273)
    1. Accepting additional Minnesota Department of Health Funds, in the amount of $500,775,  to provide support to community health boards implement or expand existing evidence-based home visiting programs for one additional year during the COVID-19 pandemic ending Dec 31, 2022.

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

  2. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) grant for erosion and sediment control enforcement This link open a new window(2022-00274)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in the amount of $19,200, to hire interns to assist in erosion and sediment control enforcement for the period of Jan 1, 2022, through Dec 15, 2022.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for the grant.

  3. Grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to support prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts from acts of terrorism and other hazards This link open a new window(2022-00275)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $904,500, over an 18-month period, to support the City's efforts in the prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery of acts of terrorism and other hazards.

Public Works & Infrastructure Committee
Mar 17, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Cheatham (formerly known as Dight)/Standish Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2022-00264)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $611,816.17 for the Cheatham (formerly known as Dight)/Standish Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2343D (CPV2256).

    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 $611,816.17 for the project.

  2. Legion Lake Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2022-00265)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $617,350.13 for the Legion Lake Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2343E (CPV2256).

    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 $617,350.13 for the project.

  3. Luella Anderson Neighborhood Project, Phase II: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2022-00267)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $354,528.67 for the Luella Anderson Neighborhood Project, Phase II, Project No. 2330 (CPV131).

    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 $354,528.67 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.

  4. Grant applications for 2022 Metropolitan Council Regional Solicitation for federal transportation funds This link open a new window(2022-00268)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a series of grant applications for federal transportation funds through Metropolitan Council’s 2022 Regional Solicitation Program.

    2. Authorizing the commitment of local funds to provide the required local match for the federal funding.  

  5. Hennepin Ave S Street Reconstruction Project: Variance request from Municipal State Aid Standards This link open a new window(2022-00269)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to proceed with a variance request from Minnesota Department of Transportation State Aid Rules for median width on Hennepin Ave between Franklin Ave and 29th St, and for bikeway clearance and bikeway design speed on Hennepin Ave between 260 feet north of Franklin Ave and Lake St, as part of the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project (Douglas Ave to Lake St).

  6. Franklin Ave W (Hennepin Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project: Municipal State Aid appropriation and revenue increase This link open a new window(2022-00270)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution by increasing Municipal State Aid (MSA) appropriation and revenue for the Franklin Ave W (Hennepin Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project by $900,000.

  7. Memorandum of Understanding with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board and Hennepin County for land conveyance This link open a new window(2022-00271)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and Hennepin County related to real estate conveyances for the reconstruction of Osseo Road.

  8. Rock the Garden Large Block Event Permit: June 11, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00272)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Felicia O'Brien for a large block event permit to allow the Walker Art Center to host the Rock the Garden event on June 11, 2022, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Electric vehicle charging ordinance This link open a new window(2022-00286)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Johnson to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, for first reading and referral to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, amending regulations related to electric vehicle charging infrastructure in new development to implement policies of Minneapolis 2040:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 527 Planned Unit Development.
      3. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      4. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Mobility.
      5. Chapter 552 Built Form Overlay Districts.

Resolutions

  1. Michael Kennedy honorary resolution This link open a new window(2022-00360)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Michael Kennedy for his service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

  2. 2022 International Trans Day of Visibility honorary resolution This link open a new window(2022-00363)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing March 31, 2022, as the International Trans Day of Visibility.

  3. 2022 Ramadan honorary resolution This link open a new window(2022-00364)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the holy month of Ramadan.

Motions

  1. Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group This link open a new window(2022-00362)
    1. Directing the City Clerk to prepare a resolution creating a Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group to provide a structured forum that engages a broad set of key stakeholders, representing multiple perspectives, in studying and making recommendations for a policy framework that addresses a targeted housing/rent stabilization policy.

  2. Cities Fortifying Democracy Creative Engagement grant for promoting youth participation in community issues This link open a new window(2022-00091)
    1. Motion by Palmisano amending Council Action 2022A-0065 to reflect a technical correction to the grant agreement with the German Marshall Fund.

Unfinished Business

  1. Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion This link open a new window(2021-00461)
    1. Considering Mayor Frey's veto of Council Action 2022A-0202 relating to the following:

      1. Rescinding Council Action 2021A-0817 related to the Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion, with the exception of the Training and Outreach Facility and new Central Stores building located on approximately 3.0 acres on the southwest corner of the city-owned site and exploring options for potential development of the property in partnership with community stakeholders, with formal proposals to be submitted by June 30, 2022.
      2. Directing Finance & Property Services and Public Works to pause construction and/or demolition on the City-owned parcels located at 1860 28th Street East and 2717 Longfellow Avenue South.
      3. Directing Finance & Property Services staff to identify city funds to repay the $14 million in Water Funds that have been spent to date on the project.

New Business

  1. Appointment of Director of Civil Rights This link open a new window(2022-00361)
    1. Receiving and filing Mayor Frey's appointment of Alberder Gillespie to the appointed position of Director of Civil Rights for a four-year term beginning Jan 3, 2022.

    2. Referring to the Public Health & Safety Committee the nomination of Alberder Gillespie to the appointed position of Director of Civil Rights for the setting of a public hearing.

  2. 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, relating to transition to in-person meetings.

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.

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Next City Council meeting: Apr 14, 2022
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.