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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
November 17, 2017 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Barbara Johnson (President), Elizabeth Glidden (Vice-President), John Quincy (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Jacob Frey, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, 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 of Nov 3, 2017.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Nov 15, 2017 - Committee Report
  1. Minneapolis Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2017-01409)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Gayle Stedman, Seat 4, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2019.
    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2019:

      1. Molly Glasgow, Seat 1, Ward 4.
      2. Rebecca Lucero, Seat 7, Ward 9.
      3. Wade Luneberg, Seat 8, Ward 3.
      4. Veronica Mendez Moore, Seat 9, Ward 9.
      5. Rod Adams, Seat 11, Ward 5.
      6. Mae Brooks, Seat 15, Ward 5.
    3. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2019:

      1. Jim Rowader, Seat 3, Ward 10.
      2. Brian Elliot, Seat 13, Ward 11.
    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Gayle Stedman.

  2. Legal settlement - Diane Gavin v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01393)
    1. Approving a settlement in the lawsuit of Diane Gavin v. City of Minneapolis by payment of attorney's fees and costs in the amount of $11,000 to Diane Gavin's attorneys, the Sapientia Law Group, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. Legal Settlement – Derrick A. Revies v. Minneapolis, et al., This link open a new window(2017-01394)
    1. Approving a settlement of the lawsuit Derrick A. Revies v. Minneapolis, et al., (Civ. No. 15-4234) by payment in the amount of $3,023.62 to Derrick Revies, and $8,851.38 to The Law Office of Zorislav R. Leyderman, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. Legal Settlement - Brian Pfeiffer v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01396)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Brian Pfeiffer v. City of Minneapolis by allowing Plaintiff to enroll in City family health benefits during the 2017 open enrollment period.

  5. Legal Settlement - Donna Geist as Trustee for the Heirs and Estate of Alberta Geist, Decedent v. City of Minneapolis, City of Brooklyn Center & the County of Hennepin This link open a new window(2017-01397)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Donna Geist as Trustee for the Heirs and Estate of Alberta Geist, Decedent v. City of Minneapolis, City of Brooklyn Center & the County of Hennepin (Henn.Cty Court File No. 27-cv-16-18367) by payment in the amount of $28,000 to Sherrill Law Offices, PLLC, and Donna Geist as Trustee for the Heirs and Estate of Alberta Geist, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement. 

  6. Legal Settlement -- Laurence Stewart, et al. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01403)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Laurence Stewart, et al. v. City of Minneapolis, (U.S. Dist. Ct. File No. 17-CV-0226) by payment in the amount of $80,000 to Laurence Stewart and his attorneys at Teske MIcko Katz KItzer & Rochel, PLLP, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. Legal settlement - Lenell McKenzie v. City of Minneapolis et al. This link open a new window(2017-01404)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Lenell McKenzie v. City of Minneapolis, et al., by payment of $50,000 to Lenell McKenzie and her attorney Zorislav Leyderman and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. Legal Settlement - Johanna Beth McDonough v. Al's Auto, et. al. This link open a new window(2017-01405)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit  Johanna Beth McDonough v. Al's Auto, et. al. by payment in the amount of $240,000 to Johanna Beth McDonough and her attorneys Sapentia Law Group, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  9. Property Damage Claim of Mohamed Ahmed This link open a new window(2017-01395)
    1. Authorizing the settlement of the property damage claim of Mohamed Ahmed by payment in the amount of $4,256.05 to Mohamed Ahmed and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  10. Bid by Premiere Electrical Corporation for the Convention Center front-of-house exterior lighting replacement project This link open a new window(2017-01398)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Premier Electrical Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8471, in the amount of $605,000., to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for the Convention Center front-of-house exterior lighting replacement project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. Acquisition of 2651 University Ave NE from the State of Minnesota for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2017-01407)
    1. Authorizing the acquisition of 2651 University Ave NE- Parcels 1 and 3 (easement), and Parcels 2 and 2A (fee) from the State of Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation for an amount not-to-exceed $140,600 plus transaction costs, for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project.

    2. Authorizing staff to proceed with Torrens Title Registration or Proceedings Subsequent, if needed, to ensure clear title.

    3. Authorizing the Finance Officer to sign a document releasing Hennepin County as administrator of State of Minnesota tax-forfeited properties from liability for claims arising from past activities on 2651 University Ave NE; indemnifying and holding Hennepin County harmless related to environmental contamination and remediation on that property; and acknowledging that the City is buying the property in “as is” condition.

  12. Contract amendments with Aeritae, Accenture, and Integrhythm for ServiceNow implementation services This link open a new window(2017-01399)
    1. Authorizing increases to Contract No.s C-40535, C-41150, and C-40686 with the ServiceNow provider pool companies Aeritae, Accenture, and Integrhythm in the amount of $500,000 for a total amount not-to-exceed $ 1,950,000 for consulting and implementation services for Information Technology’s (IT) expanding ServiceNow environment.

  13. Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for telecommunications services This link open a new window(2017-01400)
    1. Authorizing a standard Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for telecommunications services to allow preliminary discussion concerning vendor’s plans within Minneapolis.

  14. Contract Amendment with B2GNow for continued use of the LCPTracker application This link open a new window(2017-01401)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-36677 in the amount of $103,600 for a new not-to-exceed total of $333,600, and extending the contract through Dec. 31, 2019, to allow the Department of Civil Rights to continue to collect and verify compliance with prevailing wage and workforce goals using the LCPTracker application.

  15. Contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless for safety cameras and video monitoring This link open a new window(2017-01406)
    1. Approving a free trial agreement with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (“Verizon”) to provide safety cameras and video monitoring services for the downtown campus through July 31, 2018.

  16. Contract with PowerTeam LLC d/b/a PowerObjects for de-duplicating services This link open a new window(2017-01402)
    1. Authorizing a contract with PowerTeam, LLC, d/b/a PowerObjects, for a term of three (3) years, in a total amount not-to-exceed $25,000, with PowerObjects liability being capped at the total dollar amount paid on the contract, for de-duplicating services that will merge records used for the CPED Step-Up Program.

  17. Collective bargaining agreement: Minneapolis Foremens Association, Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019 This link open a new window(2017-01340)
    1. Approving a collective bargaining agreement with Minneapolis Foremens Association for the period Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019.

    2. Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.

    3. Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

    4. Authorizing the Labor Relations Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement upon ratification by the Association and adoption by the City Council.

  18. License agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools for space to provide public health services in event of public health emergencies This link open a new window(2017-01336)
    1. Authorizing a license agreement with the Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No. 1, to use space in multiple school sites for providing public health services to the general public for public health emergencies for the period of 2018 to 2025, with the option to extend the agreement for two (2) additional five-year terms.

  19. Grant from ClearWay Minnesota for implementation of the menthol tobacco ordinance. This link open a new window(2017-01339)
    1. Accepting a grant from ClearWay Minnesota of  up to $30,000 to ensure the smooth implementation of the recently passed menthol tobacco ordinance.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with ClearWay Minnesota for the grant.

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

  20. Certified Local Government (CLG) Grant from the Minnesota Historical Society for music history context statement This link open a new window(2017-01370)
    1. Accepting the federal Certified Local Government (CLG) grant to prepare a context statement for Minneapolis music history and identify potential historic resources worthy of intensive level evaluation.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Historical Society for the grant.

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

  21. Response to internship programs staff directive This link open a new window(2017-01408)
    1. Directing staff to report back on next steps to an appropriate committee of the City Council by March 1, 2018.

  22. 2017 Transition Schedule This link open a new window(2017-01410)
    1. Approving the 2017 transition schedule.

  23. Review of Workplace Policies for Anti-Harassment and Safety/Security Staff Directives This link open a new window(2017-01456)
    1. Directing staff to review the City’s policies relating to reporting, investigation, and discipline procedures for anti-harassment and conduct in the workplace with special focus on how policies apply to and are utilized for elected officials, political appointed positions, and department heads, including potential updates to the ethics ordinance, options for enhancing desired organizational culture, increasing ongoing awareness of reporting options, and independence of investigation and discipline mechanisms from actual or perceived influence by high level leadership who may be the subject of complaints, and report back to the Mayor and City Council no later than March 1, 2018.

    2. Directing staff to review and update City policies and procedures relating to safety and security for elected officials with ongoing assessment as needed, and report back by Jan. 1, 2018.

Community Development & Regulatory Services
Nov 13, 2017 - Committee Report
  1. 2017 Levy for Special Assessments relating to nuisance conditions This link open a new window(2017-01353)
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  2. Consent for expenditure of proceeds for improvements to the Abiitan Mill City Apartment building located at 428 2nd St S. This link open a new window(2017-01363)
    1. Passage of Resolution consenting to and approving the expenditure of sale proceeds from the sale of a skilled nursing and assisted living campus facility in Chisago City, Minnesota. 

  3. Green on Fourth Apartments final tax increment financing approval, 2901 4th St SE This link open a new window(2017-01355)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan and Housing Development Plan for Green on Fourth Apartments at 2901 4th St SE.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a “Pay-As-You-Go” TIF note to G4 Partners LLC in a principal amount not to exceed $3,965,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with G4 Partners LLC or affiliated entity.

  4. The Fillmore, 525 5th St N, (Ward 5), submitted by Fillmore Minneapolis Corp., On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class A and Theatre Licenses (LIC359952 and LIC359972) This link open a new window(2017-01349)
    1. Approving application for The Fillmore, 525 5th St N, (Ward 5), submitted by Fillmore Minneapolis Corp., for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class A (LIC359952 new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

    2. Approving application for The Fillmore, 525 5th St N, (Ward 5), submitted by Fillmore Minneapolis Corp., for a Theatre license (LIC359972 new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  5. Lucky Oven Bakery, 5401 Penn Ave S, (Ward 13), submitted by Lucky Oven Bakery Inc, On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C-2 License, LIC352222 This link open a new window(2017-01303)
    1. Approving application for Lucky Oven Bakery, 5401 Penn Ave S, (Ward 13), submitted by Lucky Oven Bakery Inc, On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C-2 License, LIC352222 (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  6. Mortimer's Bar, 2001 Lyndale Ave S, (Ward 10), submitted by Slow Play, LLC, On-Sale Liquor, Class C-1, with Sunday Sales License (LIC360006). This link open a new window(2017-01342)
    1. Approving application for Mortimer's Bar, 2001 Lyndale Ave S, (Ward 10), submitted by Slow Play, LLC, for an On-Sale Liquor, Class C-1, with Sunday Sales License (LIC360006 upgrade), subject to final inspection and compliance with provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

  7. Business license operating conditions: Armory, 500 6th St S, (Ward 7) submitted by Armory Hospitality, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class A, with Sunday Sales, LIC355552 This link open a new window(2017-01348)
    1. Approving application for Armory, 500 6th St S, submitted by Armory Hospitality, LLC, for an On-Sale Liquor, Class A, with Sunday Sales license (LIC355552 new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.   

    2. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Armory, 500 6th St. S, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Armory Hospitality, LLC allowing the licensee to obtain the On-Sale Liquor, Class A, Sunday Sales license, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  8. Fee during pending licensing action ordinance This link open a new window(2017-01184)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing:  Maintenance Code, adding provisions for a fee during pending adverse licensing action.

  9. Liquor, Business and Gambling Licenses for November 13, 2017 This link open a new window(2017-01352)
    1. Approving the Department of Licenses and Consumer Services Agenda recommendations granting applications for Liquor, Business and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses and Consumer Services Agenda for November 13, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  10. Business license operating conditions: 10/10 Taxi, 618 Industrial Blvd, (Ward 1), submitted by 10/10 Taxi LLC, Taxi Company License, LIC107194 This link open a new window(2017-01385)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for 10/10 Taxi, 618 Industrial Blvd, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and 10/10 Taxi, LLC allowing the licensee to retain the Taxi Company license, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein. 

    2. Rescinding the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement related to the Taxi Company License held by 10/10 Taxi, LLC, 9201 East Bloomington Freeway, Bloomington, MN 55420, approved by the Minneapolis City Council on Sept. 11, 2015. 

  11. 2018 Super Bowl Designated Large Event Zone This link open a new window(2017-01347)
    1. Authorizing the Licensing Official to establish a Designated Large Event Zone during Super Bowl LII, including procedures for processing associated permits. 

  12. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 3459 Oliver Ave N, owners Don and Julie Vang This link open a new window(2017-01343)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 3459 Oliver Ave N, formerly held by Gregg Johnson, to be held by new owners Don and Julie Vang, based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards. 

  13. Rental License Reinstatement: 1604 27th Ave N, owner Dameon Henderson This link open a new window(2017-01356)
    1. Approving the reinstatement for the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 1604 27th Ave N, formerly held by Mahmood Khan, to be held by new owner Dameon Henderson, based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  14. Changes to Grow North Down Payment Assistance Program This link open a new window(2017-01344)
    1. Approving amendment to Grow North Down Payment Assistance Program guidelines.

    2. Authorizing a contract, not to exceed $100,000, with BuildWealth MN to administer the Grow North Down Payment Assistance program on behalf of the City, at an administration fee of $1,200 per closed loan.

  15. City Administrative Fee for State General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Funded Development Projects This link open a new window(2017-01345)
    1. Approving an administrative fee to reimburse City Staff costs for administering State of Minnesota General Obligation Bond-funded grants awarded to development projects located in Minneapolis.

  16. Norway House State Bonding Project This link open a new window(2017-01346)
    1. Directing City staff to work with the Norway House on an agreement regarding the $5,000,000 General Obligation (G.O.) Bond grant from the State of Minnesota to the City for the Norway House development project at 913 E Franklin Ave, and ensure that the City’s administrative fee is paid after the bond proceeds have been issued.

  17. Consent for the issuance of revenue bonds for Augustana Chapel View Homes, Inc. This link open a new window(2017-01350)
    1. Passage of Resolution giving City of Minneapolis consent to the issuance of revenue bonds by the City of Independence, Minnesota, to refund City of Minneapolis revenue bonds Series 2005A and 2005C for Augustana Chapel View Homes, Inc. facility located at 615 Minnetonka Mills Road in Hopkins, Minnesota.

  18. Contract amendment with Homes at Humboldt Greenway II LLC This link open a new window(2017-01351)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the existing Redevelopment Option Contract #C-40063 with Homes at Humboldt Greenway II LLC that revises the take down schedule and re-adjusts the related property management costs with respect to the sale of Parkside at Humboldt Greenway Phase 3 Lots.  

  19. 2017 Fall Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) grant applications This link open a new window(2017-01367)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submission of 2017 Fall Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development Grant Applications to the Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Program.

    2. Authorizing cooperative agreements for the recommended County funded projects.

  20. Contract amendment for the Nicollet Hotel Block and Gateway Project, 30 3rd St S This link open a new window(2017-01373)
    1. Authorizing a Second Amended and Restated Option Fee Agreement, extending the exclusive rights of United Properties Development, LLC (“UP”) for its development project at 30 3rd St S to Jan. 30, 2018, consistent with the terms of this request, and that a request for an extension beyond Jan. 31, 2018 would be subject to City Council approval.

Intergovernmental Relations
Nov 9, 2017 - Committee Report
  1. Federal funding for the National Park Service This link open a new window(2017-01392)
    1. Passage of Resolution supporting the United States National Park Service.

  2. 2018 Legislative Policy Positions This link open a new window(2017-01262)
    1. Approving the 2018 Legislative Policy Positions document.

  3. Withdrawing from the Red Rock Corridor Commission Joint Powers Agreement This link open a new window(2017-01430)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the Cityof Minneapolis to withdraw as a member of the Red Rock Corridor Commission.

  4. Short List of 2018 Legislative Agenda Items This link open a new window(2017-01467)
    1. Approving a short list of 2018 legislative agenda items.
Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management
Nov 8, 2017 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves for bomb detection at Target Center This link open a new window(2017-01354)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for approximately $95,000 with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the City of Minneapolis Police department to provide two (2) Bomb Unit technicians and one (1) Police Officer K-9 handler, for bomb detection security services at Target Center for approximately fifty five (55) large scale events.

Transportation & Public Works
Nov 13, 2017 - Committee Report
  1. Non-Governmental Tax Exempt Parcel Street Light Operations Fee: 2018 Assessments This link open a new window(2017-01189)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment roll for the 2018 Street Light Operations Fee Assessment, Project 1337L.

  2. Non-Governmental Tax Exempt Parcel Street Maintenance: 2018 Assessments This link open a new window(2017-01188)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment roll for the 2018 Street Maintenance Assessment, Project 1337M.

  3. Agreement with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services for interconnected sanitary sewer infrastructure This link open a new window(2017-01359)
    1. Authorizing an interagency agreement with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) for cooperation in maintenance, repair, planning, and study of the interconnected sanitary sewer system.

  4. Delegation of authority for contracts for maintenance or repair of sanitary sewer system This link open a new window(2017-01381)
    1. Passage of Resolution delegating authority for the Director of Public Works to make and execute contracts with the Metropolitan Council on an on-going basis for expedited joint sewer maintenance or repair for amounts less than or equal to $100,000.

  5. Contract with the University of Minnesota for traffic signals This link open a new window(2017-01358)
    1. Authorizing execution of University of Minnesota Agreement No. 2222017 relating to ownership, operations, and maintenance of two traffic signals at the intersections of Harvard/Beacon Streets and Pleasant/Pillsbury Streets on campus.

  6. Contract amendment with Rice Lake Construction Group for Fridley Softening Plant Recarbonation Improvements Project This link open a new window(2017-01362)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41585 with Rice Lake Construction Group, increasing the contract by $197,137, for a revised contract total of $4,215,337, for additional services associated with the Fridley Softening Plant Recarbonation Improvements Project.

  7. Contract amendment with Toole Design Group for the Winter Maintenance Study This link open a new window(2017-01364)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41714 with Toole Design Group, increasing the contract by $9,800, for a revised contract total of $59,750,for the completion of work not included in the original scope of the contract for the Winter Maintenance Study.

  8. Limited Use Permit with Minnesota Department of Transportation for trail segment on Industrial Blvd at I-35W This link open a new window(2017-01366)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Limited Use Permit with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for a new trail segment within the right-of-way of Trunk Highway 35W at Industrial Blvd.

    2. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with MnDOT for cost participation associated with the project.

  9. 42nd Ave N Street Reconstruction Project: Special assessment reduction This link open a new window(2017-01368)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-096 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the 42nd Ave N (Municipal State Aid Street 262) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6756,” passed Feb. 24, 2017, and amended by Resolution 2017R-219, passed May 12, 2017, to reduce the assessments for the properties that paid for the repair of sidewalks in 2015 that are now being removed and replaced as part of the 42nd Ave N Reconstruction Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-097 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $1,771,220 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Feb. 24, 2017, and amended by Resolution 2017R-219, passed May 12, 2017, to reduce the assessment for the properties that paid for the repair of sidewalks in 2015 that are now being removed and replaced as part of the 42nd Ave N Reconstruction Project.

  10. Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project: Removal of assessments for Minnesota Department of Transportation right-of-way parcels This link open a new window(2017-01374)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County auditor to remove the special assessments from the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project for ten (10) Minnesota Department of Transportation-owned right-of-way parcels.

  11. Request for Proposals for construction management services for the Hennepin Ave (12th St S to Washington Ave) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2017-01375)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for construction management services for the Hennepin Ave (12th St S to Washington Ave) Street Reconstruction Project.

  12. Request for Proposals for engineering services for new water main crossing This link open a new window(2017-01376)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for engineering design and construction services for a new water transmission main crossing the Mississippi River at 10th Ave SE.

  13. Columbia Heights Campus Upgrades Project: Increase to 2017 appropriation This link open a new window(2017-01377)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the 2017 appropriation for the Public Works Department in the Water Fund by $1,500,000 for the Columbia Heights Campus Upgrades (CWTR29).

  14. Water Distribution Improvements: Increase to 2017 appropriation This link open a new window(2017-01378)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the 2017 appropriation for the Public Works Department in the Water Fund by $3,500,000 for Water Distribution Improvements (CWT1217). 

  15. 2017 Levy of various Public Works Department special assessments This link open a new window(2017-01382)
    1. Passage of Resolution levying various 2017 Public Works Department special assessments and adopting the assessment rolls.

  16. Super Bowl LII Block Event Permit: Feb 4, 2018 This link open a new window(2017-01383)
    1. Approving application of Minnesota Super Bowl LII Host Committee for a Large Block Event Permit to allow the Super Bowl LII and its gameday activities to be held Feb 4, 2018, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35c1.

  17. Super Bowl LIVE Block Event Permit: Jan 26 to Feb 4, 2018 This link open a new window(2017-01384)
    1. Approving application of Minnesota Super Bowl LII Host Committee for a Large Block Event Permit to allow the Super Bowl LIVE to be held from Friday, Jan 26, 2018, to Sunday, Feb 4, 2018, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35c1.

  18. Super Bowl Experience Block Event Permit: Jan 27 to Feb 4, 2018 This link open a new window(2017-01386)
    1. Approving application of Minnesota Super Bowl LII Host Committee for a Large Block Event Permit to allow the Super Bowl Experience to be held from Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, to Sunday, Feb 4, 2018, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35c1.

  19. Bid for Fridley Softening Plant Cones and Flume Rehabilitation Project-Phase 5 This link open a new window(2017-01388)
    1. Accepting the low bid of LS Black Constructors, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8479, in the amount of $326,231.28, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Fridley Softening Plant Cones and Flume Rehabilitation Project-Phase 5 for the Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  20. Bid for Lyndale Ave Outfall Improvements This link open a new window(2017-01390)
    1. Accepting the low responsive bid of Lametti and Sons, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8474, in the amount of $565,300, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Lyndale Ave Outfall Improvements for the City of Minneapolis, Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  21. Contract amendment with Clear Night Group, LLC for communication/public relations services for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2017-01255)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41726 with Clear Night Group, LLC in the amount of $30,000, for a revised contract total of $80,000, and extending the current contract through Apr 15, 2018, for additional communication/public relations work for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project.

  1. Certificate of Appropriateness appeal: Security Warehouse/5th Avenue Lofts Association, 424 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2017-01273)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Lee S. Dean, on behalf of the Security Warehouse/5th Avenue Lofts Association, regarding the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission approving a certificate of appropriateness (PLAN4918) to allow an alteration of an existing structure for an entrance to enclosed parking, landscaping and retaining walls for the property located at 424 Washington Ave N, subject to conditions.

  2. Certificate of appropriateness appeal: Kelly Doran, on behalf of Doran CSM SE I LLC, 200 University Ave SE; 215 2nd St SE; 223 3rd Ave SE; 229 2nd St SE This link open a new window(2017-01360)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Kelly Doran, on behalf of Doran CSM SE I LLC, regarding the decision, notwithstanding staff recommendation, of the Heritage Preservation Commission denying a certificate of appropriateness application (PLAN5131) to construct a new 26-story, 374-unit residential building in the St. Anthony Falls Historic District for the properties located at 200 University Ave SE; 215 2nd St SE; 223 3rd Ave SE; 229 2nd St SE, subject to conditions .

  3. Conditional use permit and site plan review appeal: John Gross, on behalf of 2614 at Harriet, LLC, 2616 at Harriet, LLC, and 2620 at Harriet, LLC, 2614 ½, 2616, 2616 ½, 2620 W. 44th Street This link open a new window(2017-01389)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by John Gross, on behalf of 2614 at Harriet, LLC, 2616 at Harriet, LLC, and 2620 at Harriet, LLC, regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission approving the conditional use permit and site plan review applications (PLAN5128) to allow a new, three-story multiple-family building at the properties located at 2614 ½, 2616, 2616 ½, 2620 W 44th St, subject to conditions.

  4. Interim use permit: Randy Hedden, on behalf of Minnehaha Academy, 4200 West River Pkwy This link open a new window(2017-01361)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Randy Hedden, on behalf of Minnehaha Academy, for an interim use permit (PLAN5145) to allow a portable office pod on the Minnehaha Academy campus located at 4200 West River Pkwy for a period lasting until Nov. 17, 2020, subject to conditions.

  5. Rezoning: Berean Missionary Baptist Church, 714 30th Ave N This link open a new window(2017-01391)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Berean Missionary Baptist Church to rezone (PLAN5116) the property located at 714 30th Ave N from the R2B Two Family District to the R4 Multiple Family District to construct a 3,273 square foot addition to an existing place of assembly.

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

  6. Street vacation: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, 3500 Cedar Lake Ave This link open a new window(2017-01371)
    1. Approving an application submitted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to vacate (PLAN5160) an unpaved portion of Cedar Lake Ave adjacent to 3500 Cedar Lake Ave.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1677.

  7. Regulation of parking garages ordinance This link open a new window(2017-00934)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations related to parking garages:

      1. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review
      2. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts
      3. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts
  8. Land use fees and related standards ordinance This link open a new window(2017-01005)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending land use application fees, regulations affecting uses subject to site plan review, and standards governing changes to approved applications:

      1. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement
      2. Chapter 527 Planned Unit Development
      3. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

    1. Glidden gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 19 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Employee Authority in Immigration Matters, adding a new Section on certification procedures for crime victims in connection with federal immigration laws.

Resolutions

  1. 2017 Military service of Merica honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01258)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the military service of Military Employees Recognition, Influence, Culture and Attitude (Merica)

Unfinished Business

  1. Renewable electricity resolution This link open a new window(2017-01314)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing renewable electricity goals for municipal facilities and operations and the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. Exterior building materials ordinance This link open a new window(2017-00417)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 530 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Site Plan Review, amending regulations related to exterior building materials.

  2. Local government amicus brief in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 This link open a new window(2017-01473)
    1. Authorizing the City Attorney to provide an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the City in the case pending before the United States Supreme Court of Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, in support of the constitutionality of union security provisions that require public employees who decline union membership to pay a fair share fee to cover their pro rata cost of union representation, excluding the union’s political expenditures.

  3. Opioid litigation matter This link open a new window(2017-01474)
    1. Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, for the purpose of discussing potential litigation against Opiate manufacturers and distributors.

    2. Authorizing the City Attorney to initiate suit on behalf of the City against Opiate manufacturers and distributors to recover monetary damages along with any other relief that may be appropriate.

    3. Authorizing an agreement with outside legal counsel to represent the City on a contingent fee basis with a maximum fee of 25 percent, and further to provide that outside counsel will be responsible for all costs and expenses incurred regardless of the outcome of the litigation.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of Kendall v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2017-01423)
    1. Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, for the purpose of discussing the litigation matter of Kendall v. City of Minneapolis, et al.

    1. Adjourn to November 29, 2017, at 6:05 p.m. in the Council Chamber for the purpose of conducting a public hearing on the 2018 levy and budget.


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