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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
December 15, 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. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Dec 13, 2017 - Committee Report
    1. Passage of 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.

  1. Appointed position in the Human Resources Department: Director Human Resources Business Operations This link open a new window(2017-01511)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position of Director Human Resources Business Operations, evaluated at 548 total points and allocated to Grade 12.

    2. Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $98,700 to $117,003, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Nov. 12, 2017.

  2. Appointed position in the Human Resources Department: Director Human Resources Business Partnerships This link open a new window(2017-01512)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position of Director Human Resources Business Partnerships, evaluated at 603 total points and allocated to Grade 13.

    2. Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $108,845 to $129,028, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Nov. 12, 2017.

  3. Appointed position in the Finance & Property Services Department: Director, Major Real Estate Projects This link open a new window(2017-01514)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position of Director, Major Real Estate Projects, evaluated at 643 total points and allocated to Grade 14.

    2. Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $116,223 to $137,774, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Nov. 29, 2017.

  4. Appointed positions in the Police Department: Police Commander of Juvenile, Police Commander of Administration Services/Quality Assurance, Police Commander of Community and Collaborative Advancement, and Police Commander of Technology and Support Services This link open a new window(2017-01515)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed positions meet the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed positions of Police Commander of Juvenile, Police Commander of Administration Services/Quality Assurance, Police Commander of Community and Collaborative Advancement, and Police Commander of Technology and Support Services, evaluated at 655 total points and allocated to Grade 14.

    2. Approving the salary schedule for the positions, under the existing salary schedule for Police Commander, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials.

  5. Security Designations Policy This link open a new window(2017-01517)
    1. Approving the City Security Designations Policy to establish and maintain designated areas within City facilities, reduce potential threats to people and property by restricting unauthorized access to facilities, and outline departmental roles and responsibilities for granting and managing access privileges for their employees, contractors, and visitors.

  6. Collective bargaining agreement: Minnesota Public Employees Association, 911 Dispatchers Unit, Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019 This link open a new window(2017-01518)
      1. Approving a collective bargaining agreement with Minnesota Public Employees Association, 911 Dispatchers Unit 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.
  7. Northern Metals Consent Decree Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2017-01523)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for three-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Annie Krapek, Seat 4, Ward 3; Adam Spees, Seat 5, Ward 3; Amber Ortiz, Seat 6, Ward 4; Anita L. Urvina Davis, Seat 7, Ward 4; John Hemp, Seat 8, Ward 4; Melissa Newman, Seat 9, Ward 4; Andrew Bornhoft, Seat 10, Ward 5; Katrina Gordon, Seat 11, Ward 5; Channy M Leaneagh, Seat 12, Ward 5; Gail Brottman, Seat 13, Ward 7; Melissa Illies, Seat 14, Ward 4; and Roxxanne O'Brien, Seat 15, Ward 4.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Amber Ortiz and Gail Brottman.

  8. Polling places designation resolution This link open a new window(2017-01533)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the final list of polling places for use in the 2018 Primary and General Election.

  9. Legal settlements: Claims of James Breen, Richard Lorenson, Thomas Neumann, Lawrence Novack, Kenneth Peckels, Richard Hansey, and Debra von Behren This link open a new window(2017-01535)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of James Breen by payment in the amount of $125,000 to James Breen and his attorney, Lorrie Bescheinen, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    2. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Richard Lorenson by payment in the amount of $218,027.67 to Richard Lorenson and his attorney, Lorrie Bescheinen, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    3. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Thomas Neumann by payment in the amount of $77,013.25 to Thomas Neumann and his attorney, John Horvei, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    4. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Lawrence Novack by payment in the amount of $177,729.96 to Lawrence Novack and his attorney, John Mariani, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    5. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Kenneth Peckels by payment in the amount of $152,069.89 to Kenneth Peckels, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    6. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Richard Hansey by payment in the amount of $176,888 to Richard Hansey and his attorney, Richard B. Abrams, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    7.  Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Debra von Behren by payment in the amount of $113,119.56 to Debra von Behren and her attorney, Charles Cochrane, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  10. Agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) This link open a new window(2017-01550)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding food safety and food defense and authorizing a one-time automatic five-year renewal of this agreement upon expiration in 2019.

  11. Appointed position in the Human Resources Department: Labor Relations Coordinator This link open a new window(2017-01551)
    1. Approving the addition of a new position under the existing appointed title Labor Relations Coordinator, evaluated at 513 total points and allocated to Grade 11, bringing the number of positions in this title to two.

  12. Support for Chicago-Emerson-Fremont bus rapid transit (D-Line) This link open a new window(2017-01552)
    1. Passage of Resolution reaffirming support for the Chicago-Emerson-Fremont bus rapid transit line and its place within the Current Revenue Scenario of the Metropolitan Council’s Transportation Policy Plan.

  13. Contract with the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank for an economic impact study of the City's minimum wage ordinance This link open a new window(2017-01534)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, in the amount of $50,000, for an economic impact study of the City's minimum wage ordinance for the period Jan. 1, 2018, through Dec. 31, 2021.

  14. Minneapolis Youth Compact Commitments This link open a new window(2017-01536)
    1. Passage of Resolution revising and updating the Minneapolis Youth Compact.

  15. Memorandum of Understanding with Children's Health Care This link open a new window(2017-01553)
    1. Authorizing execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with Children's Health Care, doing business as Children's Minnesota, regarding indigent care and the 340B Drug Pricing Program Certification.

  16. Legislative Information Management System (LIMS) This link open a new window(2017-01554)
    1. Passage of Resolution transferring 2017 appropriation authority between the departments of City Council and City Clerk for the continued development of the Legislative Information Management System (LIMS).

  17. 2018 City Council & Committees calendar This link open a new window(2017-01555)
    1. Approving a calendar of City Council and Committee of the Whole meetings for 2018.

Community Development & Regulatory Services
Dec 12, 2017 - Committee Report
  1. Albright Townhomes bond issuance: 3051 Pillsbury Ave This link open a new window(2017-01527)
    1. Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 for the Albright Townhomes project at 3051 Pillsbury Ave.

  2. Riverside Homes bond issuance This link open a new window(2017-01529)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing final approval to the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $20,300,000 for the Riverside Homes project.

  3. Parallel, 145 Holden St N, (Ward 5), submitted by Parallel LLC, On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B (LIC351423) This link open a new window(2017-01521)
    1. Approving application for Parallel, 145 Holden St N, (Ward 5) submitted by Parallel LLC, for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License (LIC351423 new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.   

  4. Taqueria El Chilo #3, 311 E Lake St, (Ward 9), submitted by Don Chilo Restaurant Inc, On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B and Special Late Night Food Licenses, (LIC361093 and LIC361249) This link open a new window(2017-01522)
    1. Approving application for Taqueria El Chilo #3, 311 E Lake St, (Ward 9), submitted by Don Chilo Restaurant Inc, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License, (LIC361093 new license), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

    2. Approving application for Taqueria El Chilo #3, 311 E Lake St, (Ward 9), submitted by Don Chilo Restaurant Inc, for a Special Late Night Food License, (LIC361249 new license) subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

  5. Liquor, Business and Gambling Licenses for Dec. 12, 2017 This link open a new window(2017-01525)
    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 Dec. 12, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  6. East Town Apartments bond issuance: 815 6th St S This link open a new window(2017-01524)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing final approval to the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $9,000,000 for the East Town Apartments project at 815 6th St S.

  7. Modifications to the Minneapolis Homes: Development Assistance Program property sales This link open a new window(2017-01532)
    1. Authorizing removal of Minneapolis Homes: Development Assistance Program Agreement and the execution of the Minneapolis Homes: Build Rehab Program  Agreement to A. Vision LLC for 1111 James Ave N.

    2. Authorizing removal of Minneapolis Homes: Development Assistance Program Agreement and the execution of the Minneapolis Homes: Build Rehab Program Agreement to A. Vision LLC for 1218 Irving Ave N.

    3. Authorizing funding and execution of related agreements for up to $20,000 of additional funds to 4001 Colfax Ave N to address geotechnical issues discovered on site and associated soil remediation

    4. Authorizing funding and execution of related agreements for up to $20,000 of additional funds to 1505 Russell Ave N to address a fuel tank discovered on site and associated soil remediation

  8. Contract with Credit Plus, Inc. for credit report and employment and income verification services This link open a new window(2017-01540)
    1. Authorizing a two-year basic service agreement with Credit Plus, Inc. or a comparable supplier for credit reporting and employment and income verification services for an amount not to exceed $25,000 per year, from Dec. 18, 2017 to Dec. 17, 2019.

    2. Authorizing extension of the contract for a period of three one-year terms at a rate not to exceed $25,000 per year, based on the satisfaction of the services rendered.

    3. Authorizing modification of the vendor’s contract terms and conditions that are acceptable to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development, IT and the City Attorney’s Office.

  9. Contract with Ellie Mae for loan administration software services This link open a new window(2017-01541)
    1. Authorizing a two-year basic service agreement with Ellie Mae or a comparable supplier for loan origination software services for an amount not to exceed $3,000 per year from Dec.  18, 2017 to Dec. 17, 2019.

    2. Authorizing extension of the contract for a period of three one-year terms at a rate not to exceed $3,000 per year, based on the satisfaction of the services rendered.

    3. Authorizing modification of the vendor’s contract terms and conditions that are acceptable to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development, IT and the City Attorney’s Office.

  10. Contract with Iron Mountain for document storage services This link open a new window(2017-01543)
    1. Authorizing a two-year basic service agreement with Iron Mountain for document storage services for an amount not to exceed $10,000 per year, from Dec.18, 2017, to Dec. 17, 2019.

    2. Authorizing extension of the contract for a period of three one-year terms at a rate not to exceed $10,000 per year, based on the satisfaction of the services rendered.

    3. Authorizing modification of the vendor’s contract terms and conditions that are acceptable to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development, IT and the City Attorney’s Office.

  11. Changes to 2016 and 2017 Rehab Support Programs and amending contracts with Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) This link open a new window(2017-01545)
    1. Approving the expansion of the neighborhoods that are eligible to participate in the 2016 and 2017 Rehab Support Programs, and approving an increase in the maximum eligible loan amount from $20,000 to $30,000.

    2. Authorizing an extension to Contract C-40804 with the MHFA through Feb. 1, 2018, as approved by MHFA, for the 2016 Rehab Support Program, and authorizing the Director of Community Planning and Economic Development to approve any future extensions that may become necessary.

    3. Authorizing an extension to Contract C-41965 with the MHFA through Feb. 1, 2018, as approved by MHFA, for the 2017 Rehab Support Program, and authorizing the Director of Community Planning and Economic Development to approve any future extensions that may become necessary.

  12. Transfer Agreement of 2017 bonding authority to the St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority This link open a new window(2017-01530)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Transfer Agreement to transfer City of Minneapolis 2017 bonding authority to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul in exchange for an equal amount of 2018 bonding authority.

  13. Amending City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy This link open a new window(2017-01531)
    1. Adopting Amendments to the City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy.

  1. Rezoning and vacation: NICO Properties, 118 and 122 E Lake St This link open a new window(2017-01537)
    1. Approving an application submitted by NICO Properties to rezone (PLAN5119) the properties located at 118 and 122 E Lake St from the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to the I2 Medium Industrial District to allow for the expansion of the parking and loading area.

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

    3. Approving an application submitted by NICO Properties to vacate (Vac1692) part of the alley in Block 3, Boulevard Addition to Minneapolis, in the block bounded on the south by E Lake St, on the west by 1st Ave S, on the north by the Midtown Greenway, and on the east by Stevens Ave S, subect to the retention of an easement by CenturyLink.

    4. Passage of Resolution vacating a part of the alley in Block 3, Boulevard Addition to Minneapolis, in the block bounded on the south by East Lake Street, on the west by 1st Avenue South, on the north by the Midtown Greenway and on the east by Stevens Avenue South (Vac1692).

  2. Rezoning: Aeon Prospect Park, LLC, 3001 4th St SE This link open a new window(2017-01538)
    1. Considering an application submitted by Aeon Prospect Park, LLC to rezone (PLAN5241) the property located at 3001 4th St SE from the I1 Light Industrial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to construct a new 5-story 70 unit residential building.

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

  3. Heritage Preservation Commission appointments This link open a new window(2017-01539)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Claire VanderEyk, Seat 9, Ward 8, for a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2020.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2020:  Laurel Fritz, Seat 8, Ward 12; and Linda Mack, Seat 7, Ward 7.

  4. Street vacation: KL Properties, LLC and N Second Street Steel Supply, 23rd Ave N between 2nd St N and 1st St N This link open a new window(2017-01459)
    1. Denying an application submitted by KL Properties, LLC and N Second Street Steel Supply to vacate (Vac-1685) 23rd Ave N between 2nd St N and 1st St N.

    2. Directing Department of Public Works staff to negotiate a lease related to the applicant’s use of the right-of-way to allow continued business operations.  Such lease shall expire if the property is sold.

Resolutions

  1. Barbara Johnson honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01546)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Council President Barbara Johnson for her years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

  2. Elizabeth Glidden honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01544)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Council Vice President Elizabeth Glidden on her years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

  3. John Quincy honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01548)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Council Member John Quincy for his years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

  4. Blong Yang honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01547)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Council Member Blong Yang for his years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

  5. Betsy Hodges honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01365)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Mayor Betsy Hodges for her years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

  6. Mary Petersen honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01560)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Mary Petersen on her retirement for more than 49 years of service to the residents of the City of Minneapolis.

Unfinished Business

  1. Request by Officer Michael Griffin for reimbursement of criminal defense fees This link open a new window(2017-01478)
    1. Considering the request of Officer Michael Griffin for reimbursement of criminal defense fees in the amount of $75,000, related to the prosecution of Officer Griffin in U.S.A. v. Griffin (Court File No.15-cr-00160.)

New Business

  1. Nuisance condition property waiver: 4126 41st Ave S This link open a new window(2017-01556)
    1. Approving a waiver of the 60-day requirement to declare property a nuisance and proceed with the provisions of Chapter 249 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for the fire damaged property located at 4126 41st Ave S.

  2. Public Health Advisory Committee Appointment This link open a new window(2017-01557)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Kristy Graume, Seat 11, Ward 11, for a two-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2019.

  3. Gift Acceptance from Insight Wireless Group for used digital antenna system equipment This link open a new window(2017-01558)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Insight Wireless Group for digital antenna equipment for improvements to the public safety communications network including its public safety radio and cellular telephone connectivity.

  4. Contract amendment with Meet Minneapolis reflecting 2018 approved budget and for the Internet Destination Sales System (iDSS) loan extension This link open a new window(2017-01559)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the Meet Minneapolis contract to account for the additional one-time budget approved by the City Council on December 6, 2017 for 2018 activities; the amendment to the loan agreements extends $500,000 of principal, to be repaid at 3% interest one year.

Addendum

  1. Jacob Frey honorary resolution This link open a new window(2017-01561)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Council Member Jacob Frey for his years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

  2. 2018 Legislative Agenda This link open a new window(2017-01467)
    1. Approving an amendment to the local government grants section of the Legislative Agenda by adding language seeking appropriations in fiscal year 2018 from the State General Fund to repay local city and county bridge loans for the North Branch Library EMERGE Career and Technology Center capital project.

  3. Salary schedule for 2018 through 2021 for the Mayor and Council Members This link open a new window(2017-01562)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2018 General Appropriation Resolution, and setting the salary schedule for 2018 through 2021 for the Mayor and Council Members.

Announcements

Adjournment


Notice:
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Next City Council meeting: Jan 8, 2018
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