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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
June 29, 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)
Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
  3. Acceptance of minutes of Jun 15, 2018.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Jun 27, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Local government amicus brief in City of Richfield v. Law Enforcement Services This link open a new window(2018-00801)
    1. Authorizing the City Attorney to provide an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the City in the case pending before the Minnesota Supreme Court of the City of Richfield v. Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. in support of transparency and accountability of law enforcement.

Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Jun 19, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Tinto Kitchen, 4959 Penn Ave S (Ward 13) for an upgrade to an On Sale Liquor License, Class C-2 This link open a new window(2018-00724)
    1. Approving application for TINTO KITCHEN, 4959 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by TINTO COCINA & CANTINA LLC, BLLiquor, LIC367066, for an On Sale Liquor License, Class C-2.
    2. Approving application for TINTO KITCHEN, 4959 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by TINTO COCINA & CANTINA LLC, BLAmend, LIC367062, for a license upgrade.
  2. Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub, 2716 E 38th St, (Ward 12) for a Permanent Expansion of Premises, adding an eight seat Sidewalk Café This link open a new window(2018-00725)
    1. Approving application for NORTHBOUND SMOKEHOUSE BREWPUB, 2716 38TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by SMOKEHOUSE BREWPUB LLC, BLAmend, LIC368261, for a Permanent Expansion of Premises License.
    2. Approving application for NORTHBOUND SMOKEHOUSE BREWPUB, 2716 38TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by SMOKEHOUSE BREWPUB LLC, BLFood, LIC368262, for a Sidewalk Cafe License.
  3. AC Hotel Minneapolis Downtown, 401 Hennepin Ave, Ward 3, Permanent Expansion of Premises License for an outdoor courtyard with seating for 440 and total capacity of 942 This link open a new window(2018-00726)
    1. Approving application for AC HOTEL MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN, 401 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by SAGE CLIENT 265 LLC, BLAmend, LIC366808, for a Permanent Expansion of Premises License.
  4. The Lynhall, 2638 Lyndale Ave S (Ward 10) for an upgrade to an On Sale Liquor license, Class C-2 This link open a new window(2018-00727)
    1. Approving application for THE LYNHALL, 2638 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by THE LYNHALL LLC, BLAmend, LIC366166, for an upgrade to an On Sale Liquor License, Class C-2.
  5. Mobile food stores ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00550)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 295 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Mobile Food Stores, amending provisions related to authorized places of sale and license requirements.

  6. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for North Loop Campus LLC, 620 Olson Memorial Hwy This link open a new window(2018-00723)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessment, levying the assessment and adopting the assessment role for PACE energy financing in the amount of $625,000 for energy efficient equipment for North Loop Campus LLC located at 620 Olson Memorial Hwy.

  7. Rental Dwelling License denial: 5420 44th Ave S, owner Sigita Kapaca This link open a new window(2018-00695)
    1. Denying the Rental Dwelling License application of Sigita Kapaca for the property located at 5420 44th Ave S, for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 (13a & 19) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  8. Order to Raze and Remove Building: 2946 Taylor St NE This link open a new window(2018-00733)
    1. Adopting findings of the Nuisance Condition Process Review Panel (NCPRP) to uphold the Inspection Director's Order to Raze and Remove Building located at 2946 Taylor St NE, and approving demolition of the property.

    2. Approving a stay of the Inspection Director's Order to Raze and Remove Building at 2946 Taylor St NE, for a period of 30 days.

  9. Liquor license approvals for June 19, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00720)
    1. DRIFTWOOD, 4415 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EM COMPANY SERVICES, INC, BLAmend, LIC368164
    2. FRESH THYME FARMERS MARKET, 24 30TH AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by LAKES VENTURE LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC367584
    3. B-DUBS EXPRESS, 1221 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by BLAZIN WINGS INC, BLLiquor, LIC367483
    4. B J'S LOUNGE, 229 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by CLEARWATER PRODUCTS INC, BLAmend, LIC366688
    5. TRADER JOE'S, 721 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by TRADER JOE'S EAST INC, BLAmend, LIC367385
    6. HOPCAT, 435 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, submitted by HOPCAT-MINNEAPOLIS, LLC, BLAmend, LIC367652
  10. Liquor license renewals for June 19, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00718)
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  11. Business license approvals for June 19, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00719)
    1. B-DUBS EXPRESS, 1221 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by BLAZIN WINGS INC, BLFood, LIC367508
  12. Business license renewals for June 19, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00722)
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  13. Gambling license approvals for June 19, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00721)
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  14. Gambling license renewals for June 19, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00717)
    1. EDISON COMMUNITY SPORTS FOUNDATION, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC68830
    2. EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC68981
    3. EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC69388
  15. 514 Studios, 514 3rd Ave N (Ward3), for a Rental Hall license This link open a new window(2018-00743)
    1. Approving application for 514 STUDIOS, 514 3RD ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by NORTH LOOP EVENT CENTER LLC, BLEnter, LIC368157, for a Rental Hall License.
  16. Business License Operating Conditions: BJ's Lounge, 229 W Broadway, (Ward 5) held by Clearwater Products, Inc, On Sale Liquor, Class A License with Sunday Sales (LIC368128) This link open a new window(2018-00728)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for B J'S LOUNGE, 229 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by CLEARWATER PRODUCTS INC, BLAmend, LIC368128.
  17. License Settlement Conference recommendations: Stadium Bar and Grill, (Ward 3) held by Stadium Pizza and Diner, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class E with Sunday Sales License (LIC367728) This link open a new window(2018-00729)
    1. Adopting the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement for STADIUM BAR & GRILL, 207 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by STADIUM PIZZA AND DINER LLC, BLAmend, LIC367728.
  18. 2018-2019 Local Plan and Subsequent Designation for Minneapolis Workforce Development Area #10 of Minnesota This link open a new window(2018-00716)
    1. Authorizing the Mayor to sign a letter to the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) requesting subsequent designation of Minneapolis Workforce Development Area #10.

    2. Authorizing the Mayor to sign the 2018-2019 Local Plan for Minneapolis Workforce Development Area #10.

    3. Authorizing submittal of the 2018-2019 Local Plan to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

  19. Local approval of special law: Liquor License for 4959 Penn Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00747)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota 2018, Chapter 202, Section 4, authorizing the issuance of an on-sale intoxicating liquor license for a restaurant located at 4959 Penn Ave S.

  20. Local approval of special law: Liquor License for 3753 Nicollet Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00741)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota 2018, Chapter 202, Section 3, authorizing the issuance of an  on-sale intoxicating liquor license for a business located at 3753 Nicollet Ave S.

  21. Local approval of special law: Liquor License for 5400 Penn Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00748)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota 2018, Chapter 202, Section 5, authorizing the issuance of an on-sale intoxicating liquor license for a restaurant located at 5400 Penn Ave S.

  22. Minneapolis Workforce Development Board appointments This link open a new window(2018-00715)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2021: Andrea Bredow, Seat 3, Ward 13; Ken McCraley, Seat 6, Ward 8; Hilary Marden-Resnik, Seat 8, Ward 13; and Tashitah Tufaa, Seat 21, Ward 4.

    2. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Anthony Williams, Seat 17, Ward 5, to fill an unexpired three-year term, beginning July 1 2017, and ending June 30, 2020.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2021: Laura Beeth, Seat 1, Ward 2; Anthony Goze, Seat 7, Ward 9; Doug Flateau, Seat 14, Ward 10; Jim Roth, Seat 18, Ward 9; and Ibrahim Noor, Seat 19, Ward 9.

    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Laura Beeth, Ibrahim Noor, Tashitah Tufaa, and Anthony Williams.

Housing Policy & Development
Jun 20, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00613)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 421 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development:  Housing Improvement Areas, adding a new Article III entitled "Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area" to establish the area and impose fees to pay for housing improvements within the area.

    2. Denying the requested exemption from the Housing Improvement Area (HIA), as per Minnesota Statue 428A.13, Subd. 4.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving a Housing Improvement Fee for Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area.

    4. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of Taxable General Obligation Housing Improvement Area Bonds (Condos on Blaisdell Project); establishing the forms, terms, and security of such obligations; and making findings and providing covenants and directions relating to the issuance of such obligations.

    5. Authorizing appropriate agreements with Condos on Blaisdell Association and Northeast Bank to facilitate Housing Improvement Area financing for the project.

  2. Contract with eRecording Partners Network for electronic transmission of the loan administration real estate records with the Hennepin County Recorder's Office This link open a new window(2018-00732)
    1. Authorizing a two-year basic service agreement with eRecording Partners Network for the electronic transmission of documents related to real estate records with the Hennepin County Recorder’s Office, for an amount not-to-exceed $10,000 per year, and 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.

    2. Authorizing the negotiated terms of the agreement to include eRecording Partners Network's warranties and limitation of liability.

  3. Riverside Homes Housing Project amended ground lease and easement This link open a new window(2018-00744)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to consent as lessor and lender to amend the existing Riverside Homes ground lease to remove two parcels from the ground lease for sideyard sales, and authorizing execution of all agreements and documents associated with this action.

    2. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to consent as lessor and lender to an easement between Riverside Homes of Minneapolis Limited Partnership and the adjacent owner of 513 19th Ave S granting ingress and egress  over the Riverside Homes Housing Project for access to 513 19th Ave S, and authorizing execution of all agreements and documents associated with this action.

  4. Release of the conservation easement at 1836 Irving Ave N This link open a new window(2018-00686)
    1. Approving the release of the conservation easement at 1836 Irving Ave N to allow Turning Point Inc. to build additional office space on their property. 

  5. Family Housing Fund board appointment This link open a new window(2018-00757)
    1. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Andrea Brennan to the Family Housing Fund Board of Directors, Seat 2, for a three-year term beginning April 1, 2018, and ending March 31, 2021.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Jun 18, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Public Health Advisory Committee appointment This link open a new window(2018-00693)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Jerome Evans, Seat 12, Ward 12, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019. 

  2. Contract amendment with A-S Medical Solutions for School Based Clinics pharmaceutical services This link open a new window(2018-00690)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39603 with A-S Medical Solutions, in the amount of $46,000, for a total amount not-to-exceed $96,000, for School Based Clinic pharmaceutical services.

  3. Grant from Clearway Minnesota for outreach to retailers This link open a new window(2018-00692)
    1. Accepting grant from Clearway Minnesota, in the amount of $25,000, to conduct outreach to link Minneapolis tobacco retailers to business technical assistance resources, loans, and other resources to help stores adjust to potential financial implications of the menthol sales restrictions that go into effect on Aug. 1, 2018.

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

  4. Grant application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for the Environmental Assistance Grant Program This link open a new window(2018-00703)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in the amount of $50,000 over State Fiscal Year 2019, for the Environmental Assistance Grant Program to provide reduction of toxic chemical exposure and usage in Minneapolis nail salons. 

  5. Grant application to Centers for Disease Control for REACH grant This link open a new window(2018-00702)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in an amount up to $900,000 annually over a five-year period from Sept 30, 2018, through Sept 29, 2023, for the REACH grant to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities with a primary target population of African Americans, East Africans, and American Indians in Minneapolis. 

  6. Contracts with various organizations to fund collaborative safety strategies This link open a new window(2018-00709)
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  7. Status report on Ketamine use This link open a new window(2018-00754)
    1. Directing the Civil Rights Department, Office of Police Conduct Review and Police Conduct Oversight Commission, to complete their research study on Minneapolis Police Department officer involvement in the use of sedatives during arrests and report back to the Public Safety and Emergency Management Committee by July 26, 2018.  Following the submission of this study, an external evaluation of the study and process will be completed to examine the City’s research process and increase transparency.

  8. Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee presentation This link open a new window(2018-00661)
    1. Sending forward without recommendation a resolution rescinding Resolution 2006R-571, as amended by Resolution 2007R-025, entitled “Recognizing Youth Violence as a Public Health Problem and Establishing a Youth Violence Prevention Steering Committee,” passed Nov 17, 2006, and establishing the Violence Prevention Executive Committee.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Jun 21, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Contract amendment with Patricia Hellen for continued special event planning This link open a new window(2018-00674)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41254 with Patricia Hellen in the amount of $65,000, for a total amount not to exceed $195,000, and extending the contract through April 30, 2019, for continued special event planning with the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

  2. Grant Application for the US Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs 2018 Body-Worn Cameras Grant This link open a new window(2018-00679)
    1. Approving the May 31, 2018, application to the US Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs 2018 Body-Worn Cameras grant program, for the amount of $600,000, for additional body-worn cameras to equip all sworn personnel.

  3. Contract amendment with Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management for Bomb Disposal Unit This link open a new window(2018-00680)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40510 with the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in the amount of $75,000, for a total amount not to exceed $164,500, and extending the contract through June 30, 2020, for additional costs related to outstate bomb disposal services by the Minneapolis Police Bomb Disposal Unit.

Transportation & Public Works
Jun 19, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. 2018 Alley Renovation Program: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00638)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $87,801.34 for the 2018 Alley Renovation Program (PV006).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to issue and sell assessment bonds in the amount of $87,805 for the 2018 Alley Renovation Program.

  2. Sidewalk repair and construction assessments This link open a new window(2018-00564)
    1. Passage of a Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment rolls for the repair and construction of public sidewalks on the list of properties dated June 7, 2018.

  3. Contract amendment with URS for Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Environmental Study This link open a new window(2018-00710)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-35625 with URS, extending the contract end date to Dec 31, 2019, to complete environmental review and pre-project development tasks for the Nicollet-Central Modern Streetcar Project, with no change to the overall contract value of $2,140,000.

  4. Contract amendment with Rice Lake Construction Group for Fridley Filter Plant Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2018-00711)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41292 with Rice Lake Construction Group, in the amount of $4,803,773, for a total amount not-to-exceed $46,432,273, and extending the contract through July 31, 2021, for unforeseen underground conditions and project clarifications related to the Fridley Filter Plant Rehabilitation Project.

  5. Contract with Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc. for Sanitary and Storm Manhole Inspection Project This link open a new window(2018-00712)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc., in the amount of $964,070, to complete the Sanitary and Storm Manhole Inspection Project.

  6. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) grant for Old Bassett Creek Tunnel clean-out This link open a new window(2018-00713)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in an amount up to $187,000, for the removal of sediment and debris from a segment of the Old Bassett Creek Tunnel.

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

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Surface Water and Sewers Division.

  7. Subordinate Funding Agreement (SFA) No. 3 with Metropolitan Council for the Green Line Extension This link open a new window(2018-00706)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Metropolitan Council for Subordinate Funding Agreement (SFA) No. 3, to reimburse the City a not-to-exceed amount of $169,891.34, for construction costs incurred by the Public Works Traffic and Parking Services Division related to City of Minneapolis traffic signal infrastructure impacted by the Green Line Extension.

  8. Subordinate Funding Agreement (SFA) No. 4 with Metropolitan Council for the Green Line Extension This link open a new window(2018-00707)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Metropolitan Council for Subordinate Funding Agreement (SFA) No. 4, to reimburse the City a not-to-exceed amount of $139,857.73, for construction costs incurred by the Public Works Water Treatment and Distribution Services Division related to City of Minneapolis watermain infrastructure impacted by the Green Line Extension.

  9. Cooperative agreement with the University of Minnesota for 8th St SE roadway design This link open a new window(2018-00735)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the University of Minnesota whereby the University will reimburse the City for design costs not-to-exceed $133,000, related to the reconstruction of 8th St SE.

  10. Memorandum of Understanding with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to reduce particulate matter in the Lowry Bridge area This link open a new window(2018-00714)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to work toward reducing particulate emission levels in the Lowry Bridge area.

  11. Affirmation of Right-of-Way Vacation Resolution 81R-471 This link open a new window(2018-00736)
    1. Passage of Resolution affirming that the City of Minneapolis has not reserved utility easements over that part of 4th Ave S and Park Ave S described in Resolution 81R-471 passed by the Minneapolis City Council on Nov 13, 1981.

  12. Temporary easement acquisition for the Upton/Vincent/51st Ave N Sanitary Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00731)
    1. Authorizing execution of easements with the property owners of 5044, 5045, 5048, 5049, 5053, 5056, and 5057 Upton Ave N, acquiring Temporary (Construction) Easements for the Upton/Vincent/51st Ave N Sanitary Reconstruction Project.

  13. Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) appointments This link open a new window(2018-00708)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2020: Abigail Johnson, Seat 10, Ward 10; and Paul St. Martin, Seat 13, Ward 3.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2020: Neal Baxter, Seat 8, Ward 8; Christian Huelsman, Seat 11, Ward 2; Donna Hemp, Seat 12, Ward 4; Christopher Hoffer, Seat 14, Ward 7; and Barbara Olson, Seat 15, Ward 12.

  14. Gift acceptance from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy for travel-related expenses This link open a new window(2018-00734)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a stipend for travel-related expenses for Public Works Director, Robin Hutcheson, to speak at the TrailNation Summit in Milwaukee, June 5-7, 2018.

  15. X Games 2018 Large Block Event Permit: July 19 to July 22, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00739)
    1. Approving application of X Games Minneapolis 2018 for a permit for a large block event to be set up and held from July 19, 2018, to July 22, 2018, to operate outside the hours permitted under Title 17, Section 455.35(c)(1) of Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  16. Bid for Pump Station No. 6 Boiler Project This link open a new window(2018-00698)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Northern Air Corporation, doing business as NAC Mechanical and Electrical Services, submitted on Official Publication No. 8575, in the amount of $234,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Pump Station No. 6 Boiler Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  17. Bid for Fridley Water Plant Clean Water Basin Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2018-00701)
    1. Accepting the low bid of PCI Roads, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8585, in the amount of $214,190, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Fridley Filter Plant Clean Water Basin Rehabilitation Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  18. Bid for Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00749)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8561, in the amount of $8,948,623.51, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. McKnight Foundation grant for funding related to an Energy and Regulatory Policy staff position This link open a new window(2018-00764)
    1. Accepting a $50,000 grant from the McKnight Foundation for funding related to an Energy and Regulatory Policy staff position.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the McKnight Foundation for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the City Coordinator’s Office.

  2. Contract amendment with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. (MSR Design) for "architect and engineer of record" design services This link open a new window(2018-00760)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43204 with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. (MSR Design) in the amount of $4,318,092, for an new not-to-exceed total of $10,518,091, for architect and engineer of record design services for the New Public Service Building (formerly called the Consolidated Office Building) project.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Capital Project Fund and declaring the City Council’s official intent to reimburse these expenditures with proceeds from tax-exempt bonds.

  3. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson for "construction manager as an adviser" services for the New Public Service Building (formerly called the Consolidated Office Building) This link open a new window(2018-00758)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43247 with MA Mortenson in the amount of $10,476,876, for a new not-to-exceed total of $15,176,876, for additional Construction Manager as an Advisor Services due to an increase in the scope of the New Public Service Building (formerly called the Consolidated Office Building) project.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Capital Project Fund and declaring the City Council’s official intent to reimburse these expenditures with proceeds from tax-exempt bonds.

  4. Contract amendment with Pie Consulting and Engineering for "building enclosure commissioning" services This link open a new window(2018-00759)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43582 with Pie Consulting and Engineering in the amount $12,950, for a new not-to-exceed total of $240,450, for building enclosure commissioning services for the new Public Service Building (formerly called the Consolidated Office Building) project.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Capital Project Fund and declaring the City Council’s official intent to reimburse these expenditures with proceeds from tax-exempt bonds.

  5. Contract with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, for "design assist and unitized envelope systems contractor" services This link open a new window(2018-00762)
    1. Authorizing a multi-year contract with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, in an amount not-to-exceed $19,900,000 over the life of the contract, to provide "design assist and unitized envelope systems contractor" services for the New Public Service Building project (formerly referred to as the Consolidated Office Building) project.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Capital Project Fund and declaring the City Council’s official intent to reimburse these expenditures with proceeds from tax-exempt bonds.

  6. Insurance requirements for public artists projects in the new Public Service Building This link open a new window(2018-00761)
    1. Approving the following standard contract exceptions for public art for the New Public Service Building:

      1. Waiving general liability requirements for a maximum of ten artists for design-only contracts of under $100,000 (fabrication and technical specifications to be done by others); and
      2. Reducing of general liability coverage limits for artists for design and fabrication contracts of less than $100,000 to $500,000 per claim and $500,000 per aggregate.
  7. Contract Amendment with Deloitte Consulting LLP for benefits consulting and actuarial services This link open a new window(2018-00765)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41832 with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, in the amount of $38,000, for pension liability review and recalculation of pension liability for restatement under Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) 68 in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Statement. 

  8. Contract amendment with US Bank-Elavon for merchant card processing services This link open a new window(2018-00766)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-39799 with US Bank-Elavon through Aug. 31, 2019, for merchant card processing services.

  9. Bid for Mailing Services for the City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-00767)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Pitney Bowes Presort Services, submitted on Official Publication No. 8554, in the amount of $500,000, to provide mailing services for the City of Minneapolis and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Appointed position in the Regulatory Services Department: Director Operations and Engagement This link open a new window(2018-00691)
    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 Operations and Engagement, evaluated at 635 total points and allocated to Grade 14.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $117,616 to $139,426, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective June 12, 2018.

  1. Site plan review conditions of approval appeal: Collaborative Design Group, 1319 Penn Ave N, 1349 Penn Ave N, and 2210 Plymouth Ave N This link open a new window(2018-00700)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Collaborative Design Group regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission's conditions of approval 4 and 5 to a site plan review (PLAN6431) approving the construction of a community center located at 1319 Penn Ave N, 1349 Penn Ave N, and 2210 Plymouth Ave N, in the OR2 High Density Office Residence District, subject to conditions.

  2. Street and alley vacations: HCM Architects, a portion of 26th 1/2 Ave NE, east of University Ave NE This link open a new window(2018-00704)
    1. Approving an application submitted by HCM Architects to vacate (Vac-1670B) a portion of 26th 1/2 Ave NE, east of University Ave NE.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating that part of 27th Ave NE in the plat of B.S. Wright’s Addition, now known as 26th 1/2 Ave NE, lying east of University Ave NE (Vac-1670B).

    3. Approving an application submitted by HCM Architects to vacate (Vac-1670A) part of a 30 ft. wide north/south alley, east of University Ave NE, north of 26th Ave NE.

    4. Passage of Resolution vacating that part of a 30 ft. wide north/south alley, east of University Ave NE, north of 26th Ave NE (Tract B, RLS No. 417) (Vac-1670A).

  3. Rezoning: Douglas Lo Pinto, 208 Oliver Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00705)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Douglas Lo Pinto to rezone (PLAN6449) the southern portion of the property located at 208 Oliver Ave S from the R1A Single-family District to the R2B Two-family District to allow the construction of a two-family dwelling.

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

  1. Temporary step increase for Principal Policy Aide position in the Mayor's Office This link open a new window(2018-00784)
    1. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the temporary salary step for the existing politically-appointed title Principal Policy Aide in the Mayor’s office.

    2. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the salary schedule for the position.

    3. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the acceptance of grant funds to secure in-house management and consulting expertise.

    4. Referring to the Ways & Means Committee the appropriation of funds to the Mayor's Office.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Police Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00802)
    1. Gordon gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 6, 2018, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article VII, Section 7.3 of the City Charter relating to Administration:  Police, pertaining to the authority of the Mayor to establish, maintain, and command the Police Department, and giving the Mayor and City Council shared authority over the Police Department.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Demolition of residential dwellings ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00694)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cunningham and Reich to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 59 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection:  Construction Activities, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding and amending provisions related to materials and waste reduction in the demolition and wrecking of residential dwellings.

    2. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cunningham and Reich to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding and amending provisions related to materials and waste reduction in the demolition and wrecking of residential dwellings:

      1. Chapter 87 Administration and Enforcement.
      2. Chapter 117 Wrecking.
  2. Low Power Vehicles ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00742)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Reich to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 18 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code, for first fireading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee for a public hearing to be held July 10, 2018, adding a new Chapter 492 entitled "Low Power Vehicles" to regulate the operation and sharing of low power vehicles.

  3. Privacy and security of data ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00746)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 41 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration:  Information Governance, for first reading and referral to the Enterprise Committee, adding regulations addressing the privacy and security of data.

  4. Permit or license qualifications ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00751)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 1 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to General Provisions:  In General, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to qualifications to apply for, obtain, or maintain a permit or license.

    2. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing:  Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to qualifications to apply for, obtain, or maintain a permit or license.

    3. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 259 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  In General, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to qualifications to apply for, obtain, or maintain a permit or license.

  5. Permit or license qualifications ordinance (Zoning Code) This link open a new window(2018-00752)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 525 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code:  Administration and Enforcement, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending provisions related to qualifications to apply for, obtain, or maintain a permit or license.

Addendum

  1. Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00613)
    1. Adopting Findings of Fact as prepared by the City Attorney's Office in support of the decision to deny the request for exemption from inclusion in the Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area.

  2. Violence Prevention Steering Committee This link open a new window(2018-00804)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing the Violence Prevention Steering Committee to replace the Youth Violence Prevention Steering Committee to serve as an advisory board to the City Council to advise the Council and Mayor on all matters related to violence reduction and prevention in Minneapolis and oversee the City’s comprehensive violence prevention strategic plan and its implementation. 

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of Gorsegner v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-00672)
    1. Approving settlement of all claims against the City of Minneapolis asserted in Michael Gorsegner v. City of Minneapolis, in the amount of $155,000, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. Litigation matter of Fletcher Properties, Inc., et. al. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-00803)
    1. Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, to receive a briefing on the district court opinion in the litigation matter of Fletcher Properties, Inc., et. al. v. City of Minneapolis.



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