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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
April 27, 2018 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Lisa Bender (President), Andrea Jenkins (Vice-President), Andrew Johnson (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Linea Palmisano
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
Clerk: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
  3. Acceptance of minutes of Apr 13, 2018.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Apr 25, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2018-00494)
    1. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Me’Lea Connelly, Seat 15, Ward 13, for a two-year term beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr. 30. 2020.

    2. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr. 30, 2020: Larry Pinkney, Seat 1, Ward 1; Noel Gordon, Jr., Seat 2, Ward 2; Kameron Lindsey, Seat 3, Ward 3; D. A. Bullock, Seat 4, Ward 4; Jocelyn Shardlow, Seat 6, Ward 6; Arthur Himmelman, Seat 7, Ward 7;  Marjaan Sirdar, Seat 8, Ward 8; Emmanuel Ortiz, Seat 9, Ward 9; Jim Meyer, Seat 11, Ward 11; Sherlonda Clarke, Seat 12, Ward 12; and Kate Redden, Seat 13, Ward 13.

    3. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Aaron Hill, Seat 14, Ward 5, for a two-year term beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr. 30, 2020.

Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Apr 17, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Jefe Urban Hacienda, 219 Main St SE, (Ward 3) submitted by Mayfair Holdings, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class C-1 License, LIC364884 This link open a new window(2018-00398)
    1. Approving application for Jefe Urban Hacienda, 219 Main St SE, submitted by Mayfair Holdings, LLC, for an On Sale Liquor, Class C-1 License (license upgrade), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  2. Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses for April 17, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00418)
    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 April 17, 2018, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

  3. License Settlement Conference recommendations: Sally's Saloon and Eatery, 700 Washington Ave SE, (Ward 2) held by The After Midnight Group IX, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class B License, LIC365732 This link open a new window(2018-00397)
    1. Adopting the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement for Sally's Saloon and Eatery, 700 Washington Ave SE, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and The After Midnight Group IX, LLC, allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor, Class B License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein. 

    2. Rescinding the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement related to the On Sale Liquor, Class B License held by The After Midnight Group IX, LLC, 700 Washington Ave SE, approved by the Minneapolis City Council on March 10, 2017.

  4. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 1728 - 2nd Ave S and 1801 - 3rd Ave S, owner James Rubin This link open a new window(2018-00388)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the rental dwelling license for the properties located at 1728 - 2nd Ave S and 1801 - 3rd Ave S, formerly held by Stephen Frenz, to be held by new owner James Rubin based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said properties are now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  5. Bid for emergency and non-emergency board-up services for securing vacant and open buildings This link open a new window(2018-00400)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Right Away Construction Corp. submitted on Official Publication No. 8517, in the amount of $200,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for emergency and non-emergency board-up services for securing vacant and open buildings for the City of Minneapolis-Department of Regulatory Services, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  6. Applications for environmental grant funding in the Spring 2018 Brownfield Grant round This link open a new window(2018-00417)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 12th Street Tower, 228 S 12th St; 36 Bryant, 3612 Bryant Ave S and 3616 Bryant Ave S; Bassett Creek East Redevelopment, 747 3rd St N; Calhoun Towers, 3430 List Place; River Loop Apartments, 800 1st St N; Shafer Metal Recycling [former], a/k/a 129 Plymouth, 129 Plymouth Ave; Sons of Norway, 1455 W Lake St, 3001 Humboldt Ave S, 3015 Humboldt Ave S, 3017 Humboldt Ave S, 3021 Humboldt Ave S, 3025 Humboldt Ave S, and 3016 Holmes Ave S; Superior Plating [former] – Phase 2, 120 5th St NE; The Expo, 200 University Ave SE, 215 2nd St SE, 223 3rd Ave SE, and 229 2nd St SE; Thrivent Corporate Campus, 501 6th St S, 517 6th St S, 529 6th St S, 600 Portland Ave S, 610 Portland Ave S, 618 Portland Ave S, 500 7th St S, 512 7th St S, and 528 7th St S; West Broadway Curve 2, 1706 W Broadway Ave, 1710 W Broadway Ave, 1714 W Broadway Ave, 1716 W Broadway Ave, 1720 W Broadway Ave, 1726 W Broadway Ave, 1800 W Broadway Ave, 1804 W Broadway Ave, 1808 W Broadway Ave, 1818 W Broadway Ave, 1820 W Broadway Ave, 1826 W Broadway Ave, 1900 W Broadway Ave, 1904 W Broadway Ave, 1910 W Broadway Ave, 1914 W Broadway Ave, 1918 W Broadway Ave, 1920 W Broadway Ave and 2009 Ilion Ave N.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 12th Street Tower, 228 S 12th St; 36 Bryant, 3612 Bryant Ave S and 3616 Bryant Ave S; Bassett Creek East Redevelopment, 747 3rd St N; Calhoun Towers, 3430 List Place; Checkerboard, 3716 Dight Ave S; Glen Enterprise Hub, 214 Humboldt Ave N, 210 Humboldt Ave N, 205 Girard Ave N, 1221 2nd Ave N, 1215 2nd Ave N, 1207 2nd Ave N, 212 Girard Ave N, 210 Girard Ave N -- west of Van White only, and 1129 2nd Ave N -- west of Van White only; Impound West, 50 Dupont Ave N; Malcolm Yards Market, 501 30th Ave SE; Marshall Apartments, 1301 Marshall Street NE and 107 13th Ave NE; Rand Hotel, 527 Marquette Ave; River Loop Apartments, 800 1st St N; Sons of Norway, 1455 W Lake St, 3001 Humboldt Ave S, 3015 Humboldt Ave S, 3017 Humboldt Ave S, 3021 Humboldt Ave S, 3025 Humboldt Ave S, and 3016 Holmes Ave S; Superior Plating [former] – Phase 2, 120 5th St NE; West Broadway Curve 2, 1706 W Broadway Ave, 1710 W Broadway Ave, 1714 W Broadway Ave, 1716 W Broadway Ave, 1720 W Broadway Ave, 1726 W Broadway Ave, 1800 W Broadway Ave, 1804 W Broadway Ave, 1808 W Broadway Ave, 1818 W Broadway Ave, 1820 W Broadway Ave, 1826 W Broadway Ave, 1900 W Broadway Ave, 1904 W Broadway Ave, 1910 W Broadway Ave, 1914 W Broadway Ave, 1918 W Broadway Ave, 1920 W Broadway Ave, and 2009 Ilion Ave N.

    3. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund [ERF] for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 12th Street Tower, 228 S 12th St; 36 Bryant, 3612 Bryant Ave S and 3616 Bryant Ave S; Bassett Creek East Redevelopment, 747 3rd St N; Calhoun Towers, 3430 List Place; Marshall Apartments, 1301 Marshall Street NE and107 13th Ave NE; Park 7 Apartments, 615 S 7th St; River Loop Apartments, 800 1st St N; Shafer Metal Recycling [former], a/k/a 129 Plymouth, 129 Plymouth Ave; Sons of Norway, 1455 W Lake St, 3001 Humboldt Ave S, 3015 Humboldt Ave S, 3017 Humboldt Ave S, 3021 Humboldt Ave S, 3025 Humboldt Ave S, and 3016 Holmes Ave S; Superior Plating [former] – Phase 2, 120 5th St NE; The Expo, 200 University Ave SE, 215 2nd St SE, 223 3rd Ave SE, and 229 2nd St SE; Thrivent Corporate Campus, 501 6th St S, 517 6th St S, 529 6th St S, 600 Portland Ave S, 610 Portland Ave S, 618 Portland Ave S, 500 7th St S, 512 7th St S, and 528 7th St S; West Broadway Curve 2, 1706 W Broadway Ave, 1710 W Broadway Ave, 1714 W Broadway Ave, 1716 W Broadway Ave, 1720 W Broadway Ave, 1726 W Broadway Ave, 1800 W Broadway Ave, 1804 W Broadway Ave, 1808 W Broadway Ave, 1818 W Broadway Ave, 1820 W Broadway Ave, 1826 W Broadway Ave, 1900 W Broadway Ave, 1904 W Broadway Ave, 1910 W Broadway Ave, 1914 W Broadway Ave, 1918 W Broadway Ave, 1920 W Broadway Ave, and 2009 Ilion Ave N.

  7. Loan for the Loppet Foundation Auxiliary Building Project at 3800 Humboldt Ave N This link open a new window(2018-00420)
    1. Authorizing a $220,000 loan to the Loppet Foundation for a building project at 3800 Humboldt Ave N.

    2. Authorizing the execution of appropriate loan documents and loan participation agreements.

  8. Great Streets 2018 Business District Support Grant Agreements This link open a new window(2018-00421)
    1. Authorizing one year grant agreements funding business district revitalization activities, including marketing and branding tactics, education and engagement work, events, business recruitment efforts, and placemaking strategies with: Appetite for Change for $30,000, Corcoran Neighborhood Organization for $21,810, Cooperativa Mercado Central for $24,500, Hennepin Theatre Trust for $25,000, Lake Street Council for $50,000, Longfellow Business Association for $15,000, McKinley Community for $20,600, Midtown Greenway Coalition for $16,500, Neighborhood Development Center for $12,000, Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce for $39,950, Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association for $11,125, Project for Pride in Living for $25,000 and 11,400, Seward Civic and Commerce Association for $18,450, Seward Redesign for $35,500, Vibrant and Safe Downtown (Minneapolis Downtown Council) for $20,000, West Bank Business Association for $36,325, West Broadway Business and Area Coalition for $44,000, and Whittier Alliance for $27,600.

Housing Policy & Development
Apr 18, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. 2018 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development Grant applications This link open a new window(2018-00424)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submission of 2018 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.

    1. Passage of Resolution delegating authority to authorize and execute Participation Agreements for the 4d Pilot Initiative and adopting form documents.

    2. Authorizing the 4d Pilot Initiative.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Apr 16, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Reappointment of Civil Rights Director This link open a new window(2018-00332)
    1. Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Velma Korbel to the appointed position of Director of Civil Rights for a two-year term beginning Jan. 2, 2018.

  2. Minneapolis Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) appointment This link open a new window(2018-00384)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Michelle Shaw, Seat 1, Ward 1, for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2018.

  3. Community Solar Garden: Increasing subscription agreements with IPS-Solar, RenaSola, and US Solar This link open a new window(2018-00404)
    1. Authorizing an increase to the total amount of Community Solar Garden subscriptions held by the City from 12 million kilowatt hours (kWh) annually to 20 million kWh annually.

    2. Authorizing Community Solar Garden subscriptions with IPS-Solar for 3.89 million kWh; RenaSola for 3.73 million kWh; and US Solar for 4.5 million kWh.

    3. Directing staff to include a provision in future third-party municipal energy management contracts that each contractor commit to shifting the municipal property they maintain to 100% renewable energy.

  4. Master Contract amendment with Tubman, Pillsbury United Communities, NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc. and The Family Partnership for continued health and human services programs This link open a new window(2018-00408)
    1. Authorizing an increase to the following Master Contracts for health and human services programs: Contract No. C-40377 with Tubman, in the amount of $1,500,000, for a total not to exceed $2,000,000; Contract No. C-40753 with Pillsbury United Communities, in the amount of $500,000, for a total not to exceed $1,000,000; Contract No. C- 40427 with NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc., in the amount of $500,000, for a total not to exceed $1,000,000; and Contract No. C-40376 with The Family Partnership, in the amount of $2,000,000, for a total not to exceed $4,000,000.

  5. Agreement with Hennepin County to engage in Local Collaborative Time Study revenue enhancement activities This link open a new window(2018-00402)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County to engage in Local Collaborative Time Study revenue enhancement activities for a term of  Jan 1, 2018, through Dec 31, 2022.

  6. Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for lead remediation and healthy homes services This link open a new window(2018-00414)
    1. Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, for an amount not to exceed $2,900,000 for a 3-year period, to provide lead remediation and healthy homes services for a minimum of 190 homes that meet grant enrollment criteria.

    2. Approving matching contribution requirement of 10% of the lead hazard control award, in the amount of $250,000, to be met within department budget and match funds from property owners receiving grant funds.

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

  7. Large Block Event and Amplified Sound Permit: Ninja Warrior, May 19 - 28, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00419)
    1. Approving application of the Ninja Warrior Block Event Permit to allow the event to be set up and held from Saturday, May 19, 2018, to Monday, May 28, 2018, which will include operating outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35c1 and an Amplified Sound Permit on May 25 and 26, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM outside the hours permitted in Title 15, Chapter 389.

  8. 100% Renewable Electricity Resolution: Summary of discussion and feedback by the Clean Energy Partnership This link open a new window(2018-00410)
    1. Directing Sustainability staff to request that the Minneapolis Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) consider the I Matter recommendation to add two youth seats to CEAC membership and report back to the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights & Engagement Committee by Sept 24, 2018.

    2. Passage of Resolution establishing a 100% renewable electricity goal for Minneapolis.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Apr 19, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Reappointment of Fire Chief This link open a new window(2018-00415)
    1. Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of John Fruetel to the appointed position of Fire Chief for a two-year term beginning Jan. 2, 2018.

  2. Gift acceptance from Illinois Emergency Services Management Association (IESMA) for travel related expenses to the IESMA Training Summit This link open a new window(2018-00446)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from the Illinois Emergency Services Management Association (IESMA) of travel related expenses for Minneapolis Police Department Commander Scott Gerlicher to attend the IESMA Training Summit in Springfield, IL, from April 26-27, 2018.

  3. Gift acceptance from Center for Policing Equity for travel related costs to the 2018 Science of Justice Conference This link open a new window(2018-00443)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel related expenses from the Center for Policing Equity (the Center) for Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to attend the Center's larger biennial Science of Justice Conference in Washington, DC, from May 2-3, 2018.

  4. Gift Acceptance from the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) for Minneapolis Police Department travel related costs to the National Seminar for Law Enforcement on Civil and Human Rights This link open a new window(2018-00407)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation for travel related expenses from the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) for Deputy Chief Art Knight and Deputy Chief Henry Halvorson to attend the annual National Seminar for Law Enforcement on Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA from April12 -13, 2018.

  5. Contract with SMG for Minneapolis Police SWAT Officers to provide extra security during large scale events at US Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2018-00449)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with SMG in the amount of $285,000 for the Minneapolis Police Department to provide up to twelve (12) SWAT officers for extra security and a tactical response at an estimated twenty-five (25) US Bank Stadium large scale events from April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019.

  6. Contract with SMG for bomb detection and 911 dispatch services at US Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2018-00448)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with SMG in the amount of $535,000 for the Minneapolis Police Department to provide up to eight (8) bomb unit technicians and up to eight (8) officer K-9 handlers for bomb detection security services, as well as two (2) dispatchers from Minneapolis 911 for public safety dispatching of law enforcement personnel within and immediately outside US Bank Stadium for up to twenty five (25) large scale events through March 31, 2019.

  7. Contract with SMG for law enforcement services in the neighborhoods adjacent to US Bank Stadium at large scale events This link open a new window(2018-00450)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with SMG in the amount of $189,00- for the Minneapolis Police department to provide law enforcement services in the neighborhoods adjacent to US Bank Stadium for up to eight (8) large scale events through June 30, 2018.

  8. Contract with the Downtown Improvement District for the 2018 Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District Summer Police and Police Reserve Program This link open a new window(2018-00451)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with the Downtown Improvement District (DID) for the Minneapolis Police Department to receive $110,400 in buy-back funds for increased policing in downtown Minneapolis where crime mapping and safety perception has indicated a need for extra police presence from April 30 – Aug. 31, 2018.

  9. Contract with Twins Ballpark, LLC, for bomb detection at Target Field This link open a new window(2018-00447)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with Twins Ballpark, LLC, up to the amount of $28,350, for the 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 Field for up to thirty (30) large scale events during 2018.

  10. Minnesota GI Bill On-The-Job Training (OJT)/Apprenticeship Program Employer Payments This link open a new window(2018-00442)
    1. Accepting reimbursement funds up to $25,000 annually from the State of Minnesota GI Bill On-the Job-Training/Apprenticeship Program to cover Veteran hires at $1,000 per hire plus another $1,000 for Veterans who have twelve (12) consecutive months of employment.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Fire Department.

  11. Grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for hazardous materials emergency preparedness computer equipment and simulation software This link open a new window(2018-00445)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Homeland Security and Emergency Managment Division, in the amount of $11,780 for the purchase of computer equipment and simulations software to support hosting a multi-agency hazardous materials emergency preparedness training exercise at the Minneapolis Emergency Operations Training Facility.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Fire Department.

  12. Grant from the Minneapolis Foundation in support of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Pathways Academy This link open a new window(2018-00452)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minneapolis Foundation in the amount of $50,000 for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Pathways Academy.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Fire Department.

  13. 2018 National Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for the Minneapolis Police Department Crime Lab This link open a new window(2018-00441)
    1. Accepting the National Forensic Sciences Improvement grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - OJP in the amount of $25,561 for equipment and supplies for the Minneapolis Police Department Crime Lab.

    2. Authorizing a contract with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for the grant.

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

  14. Quote for total containment vessel This link open a new window(2018-00453)
    1. Accepting the only quote from Nabco Systems, LLC, in the amount of $174,950 to provide a retrofit to existing bomb disposal and containment equipment, as well as training on the use of the new equipment for the Minneapolis Police Department.

Transportation & Public Works
Apr 17, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. 40th St W Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00426)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $29,917.66 for 40th St W in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299I (CPV1856).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $29,920 for the 40th St W Resurfacing Project.

  2. Emerson Ave N Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00427)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $132,973.51 for Emerson Ave N in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299G (CPV1856).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $132,975 for the Emerson Ave N Resurfacing Project.

  3. 24th St E and 24th St W Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00428)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $170,359.60 for 24th St E and 24th St W in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299F (CPV1856).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $170,360 for the 24th St E and 24th St W Resurfacing Project.

  4. Lyndale and Whittier South Residential Area Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00429)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,817,558.74 for the Lyndale and Whittier South Residential Area in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299H (CPV1856).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,817,560 for the Lyndale and Whittier South Residential Area Street Resurfacing Project.

  5. Regulation of bicycle sharing ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00314)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 490 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code:  Bicycles, adding regulations for bicycle sharing operations.

  6. Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for landscaping improvements at the Hennepin-Lyndale split to Dunwoody Blvd This link open a new window(2018-00438)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to accept up to $20,000 in funding from the MnDOT Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program for landscaping improvements within the Interstate 94 right-of-way at the Hennepin-Lyndale interchange to be installed and maintained by Green Minneapolis, Citizens for a Loring Park Community (CLPC), and the Lowry Hill Neighborhood Association (LHNA). 

  7. Minnesota GreenCorps Program: Application to host a GreenCorps member for the 2018-2019 program year This link open a new window(2018-00431)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing Public Works’ application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s GreenCorps Program to be a host site for a GreenCorps member for the 2018-2019 program year.

  8. Peavey Plaza and Orchestra Hall Park Use restriction removal and easement agreement This link open a new window(2018-00434)
    1. Authorizing the release of the “Park Use” restriction that currently encumbers a portion of the Orchestra Hall property.

    2. Authorizing a Reciprocal Easement and Operating Agreement with the Minnesota Orchestral Association.

  9. Bid for Old Bassett Creek Sediment Removal Project This link open a new window(2018-00396)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Co. Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8518, in the amount of $186,624, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the removal, hauling, and disposal of sediment and debris for the Old Bassett Creek Sediment Removal Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Bid for gray/black colored Class "A" aggregate This link open a new window(2018-00401)
    1. Accepting the only bid of Dresser Trap Rock, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8536, in the amount of $285,025, to furnish and deliver gray/black colored Class "A" aggregate to the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department Paving Division through March 31, 2019, and authorizing a contract for the purchase of this material, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. Bid for Bassett Creek Main Stem Stabilization Project This link open a new window(2018-00406)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Sunram Construction, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8527, in the amount of $426,846.50, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of Bassett Creek Main Stem Stabilization Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. Bid for Minneapolis Parking Surveillance Project This link open a new window(2018-00405)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Egan Company, submitted on Official Publication No. 8528, in the amount of $793,826, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Minneapolis Parking Surveillance Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. Bid for Emerson and Fremont Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Project This link open a new window(2018-00437)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8523, in the amount of $2,167,565.20, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Emerson and Fremont Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. Bid for Hennepin Ave S Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00436)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Park Construction Company, submitted on Official Publication No. 8538, in the amount of $3,860,301.55, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Hennepin Ave S Street Reconstruction Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Legal settlement - Steven Meldahl v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-00454)
    1. Approving the settlement in the matter of Steven Meldahl v. City of Minneapolis (Court File No. 27-CV-17-17904) of the 2017 Consolidated Special Assessment Appeal of 76 separate special assessments levied against properties owned by Steven F. Meldahl on the following terms:

      1. The City agrees to review Amended Notice of Appeal Assessment No. 61, CE386901, 916 30th Ave. North, for $832.74.
      2.  Mr. Meldahl agrees to dismiss his appeal of 76 separate assessments with prejudice.
      3. The Council authorizes the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.  
  2. Legal Settlement - Claim of Richard H. Robinson This link open a new window(2018-00455)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Richard H. Robinson by payment in the amount of $145,000 to Richard H. Robinson and his attorneys, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. Legal Settlement - Ryan Carlson v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00471)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Ryan Carlson v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (Court File No. 17-00646) by payment of $25,000 to Ryan Carlson and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  4. Legal Settlement - Claim of Jon P. Fairbanks This link open a new window(2018-00456)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers’ Compensation claim of Jon P. Fairbanks by payment in the amount of $125,000 to Jon P. Fairbanks and his attorneys, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. Legal Settlement - Claim of Samuel Yosafe Simmons This link open a new window(2018-00413)
    1. Approving the settlement of the personal injury claim of Samuel Yosafe Simmons by payment in the amount of $3,000 to Samuel Yosafe Simmons and his attorneys, Fay & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. Contract with LifeTech Services for emergency medical services at the Minneapolis Convention Center This link open a new window(2018-00460)
    1. Amending Council Action 2018A-0109, passed February 23, 2018, to authorize a contract with Lifetech Services, in the amount of $120,000 annually, for a three-year period, with the option to extend for two (2) additional one-year extensions, for emergency medical services at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

  7. Contract amendment with LifeTech Services for emergency medical services at the Minneapolis Convention Center This link open a new window(2018-00464)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-37033 with LifeTech Services in the amount of $95,000 for a new, not-to-exceed total of $575,000, for emergency medical services at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

  8. Contract amendment with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for building bench-marking and disclosure services This link open a new window(2018-00459)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39807 wth the Center for Energy and Envrironment (CEE) in an amount up to $70,000 for building bench-marking and disclosure services.

  9. Acquisition of 2629 University Ave NE for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility project This link open a new window(2018-00465)
    1. Approving the acquisition of 2629 University Ave NE for the amount of $335,000 plus transaction costs, payable to Waterstone Investments, Inc. and LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A., for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility project.

  10. License Agreement with Soo Line Railroad Company for a Monitoring Well at 2651 University Ave NE This link open a new window(2018-00457)
    1. Authorizing a Monitoring Well License Agreement with Soo Line Railroad Company, d/b/a Canadian Pacific, for relocation of an existing well at 2651 University Ave NE due to the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project.  

  11. Lease at Minneapolis Impound Lot for State Highway Patrol Vehicle Storage This link open a new window(2018-00467)
    1. Authorizing a lease with the State of Minnesota for five (5) years at $24,000 per year for vehicle storage at the City’s Impound Lot at 51 Colfax Ave N.

  12. Contract amendment with the Minneapolis Downtown Council for downtown activation services This link open a new window(2018-00473)
    1. Approving an increase to Contract No. C-42630 with the Minneapolis Downtown Council in the amount of $400,000 for a new, not-to-exceed total of $800,000, and extending the contract through Jan.31, 2019, for downtown activation services. 

  13. Contract amendment with Goldberg Bonding for leased space in the Jerry Haaf Memorial Parking Ramp This link open a new window(2018-00468)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-25970 with Goldberg Bonding Company for two (2) years in the amount of $47,250 for leased space in the Haaf Ramp at 444 South 4th St.

  14. Contract amendment with Backbone Enterprises, Inc. for Information Technology (IT) audit services This link open a new window(2018-00470)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-39468 with Backbone Enterprises, Inc. through May 1, 2019, for Information Technology (IT) audit services with no additional cost.

  15. Contract with Regents of the University of California for Combined DNA Index System use This link open a new window(2018-00476)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Regents of the University of California for testing, comparing and depositing canine DNA profiles into Combined DNA Index System.

  16. Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) appointments This link open a new window(2018-00472)
    1. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Jocelyn Beard, Seat 33, Ward 4, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018, to fill the unexpired term of Emily Stumpf.

    2. Approving the following Council appointments for the remainder of the current Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) term beginning April 17, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:  Amity Foster, Seat 5, Ward 3; and James Bohn, Seat 15, Ward 8.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for the remainder of the current Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) term beginning April 17, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:  Leili Fatehi, Seat 32, Ward 11; Katie Hatt, Seat 28, Ward 8; and Pouya Najmaie, Seat 29, Ward 9.

  17. 1st Quarter 2018 Donation Report This link open a new window(2018-00463)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 1st Quarter 2018 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  18. Contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium This link open a new window(2018-00458)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota, for up to $100,000, for traffic management services for Major League Soccer, Gopher football games and special events at TCF Bank Stadium.

  19. Transfer of 2018 funds from the City Coordinator's Office to the Health Department for Green Cost Share programming This link open a new window(2018-00469)
    1. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $614,000 from the City Coordinator's 2018 budget to the Health Department for Green Cost Share programs.

    2. Passage of Resolution transferring funds to the Health Department.

  20. Transfer of 2018 funds from Community Planning and Economic Development to the Health Department for Green Initiatives Cost Share programming This link open a new window(2018-00474)
    1. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $300,000 from the Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) 2018 budget to the Health Department for Green Initiatives Cost Share programs. 

    2. Passage of resolution approving a one-time transfer of funds to the Health Department.

  21. 2018 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization This link open a new window(2018-00317)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-091, extending the meeting dates throughout May to accommodate the high number of appeals filed for review this year.  

  22. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery IT Audit This link open a new window(2018-00412)
    1. Directing the Information Technology Department to work immediately to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to remediate recent Internal Audit findings, to be issued no later than May 31, 2018. 

  1. Rezoning: Lambert Properties, LLC, 2700 University Ave SE This link open a new window(2018-00423)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Lambert Properties, LLC to rezone (PLAN5993) the property located at 2700 University Ave SE from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor District, retaining the PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District and the UA University Area Overlay District, to allow a tobacco store on the second floor of an existing automobile service station.

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

  2. Vacation resolution correction: Weidner Investment Services, Inc., 1455 W Lake St, 3016 Holmes Ave S, 3001 Humboldt Ave S, 3015 Humboldt Ave S, 3017 Humboldt Ave S, and 3021 Humboldt Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00425)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-049 entitled "Vacating a portion of the alley located in Block 17, Calhoun Park, between Holmes Ave on the west, Humboldt Avenue S on the west, and Lake Street W on the north (Vacation 1695)," passed Feb. 23, 2018, by updating the title.

  1. Reappointment of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department This link open a new window(2018-00502)
    1. Receiving and filing the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Gretchen Musicant to the appointed position of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2018.

    2. Referring to the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights & Engagement Committee the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Gretchen Musicant to the appointed position of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department for the setting of a public hearing.

  2. Civil Service Commission appointments This link open a new window(2018-00508)
    1. Receving and filing the reappointments by the Executive Committee of: Christine Siewert, Seat 2, for a three-year term, beginning Mar. 1, 2018, and ending Feb. 28, 2021; and Macey Wheeler, Seat 3, for a three-year term, beginning Mar. 1, 2017, and ending Feb. 28, 2020.

    2. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Christine Siewert, Seat 2, for the setting of a public hearing.

    3. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Macey Wheeler, Seat 3, for the setting of a public hearing.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Nuisance odors ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00518)
    1. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 47 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection:  Energy and Air Pollution, amending provisions related to nuisance odor.

  2. Debt for capital expenditures charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00523)
    1. Warsame gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Article IX, Section 9.4 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Finance:  Debt, increasing limits on borrowing for capital expenditures and permit the combination of charter and state borrowing authority.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Permit ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00439)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Johnson to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding a new Chapter 352 entitled Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Permit.

Resolutions

  1. 2018 Public Service Recognition Week honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00331)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 6 through 12, 2018, as Public Service Recognition Week in the City of Minneapolis.

  2. Youth climate leadership honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00519)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the leadership and vision of local youth on the issue of climate change and the City's commitment to protect them and future generations from the risks of climate destruction.

Announcements

Adjournment


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