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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 7, 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 the adjourned meeting of Nov 14, 2018, the regular meeting of Nov 16, 2018, and the adjourned meeting of Nov 28, 2018.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
Dec 5, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan This link open a new window(2018-00770)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the submittal of the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the Metropolitan Council.

    2. Directing staff to develop and retain regulations for the Interior 1, 2, and 3 built form district affecting building height, setbacks, and lot coverage that closely match existing requirements for single-family homes in lower-intensity zoning districts, and supports energy-efficient design.

    3. Directing staff to bring regular--at least annual--updates on the implementation and evaluation of the Comprehensive Plan's goals, policies, and action steps to the Race Equity Subcommittee with a particular emphasis on prioritizing race equity commitments in the plan, with the first update presented no later than Mar 31, 2019.

    4. Directing staff to replace all use of the terms "citizen" and "citizens" within the Comprehensive Plan, related documents, and related public communications to "resident" and "residents," where applicable.

    5. Directing staff to establish and convene a Cultural Districts Work Group to develop a work plan to formalize the official geography, recommend ordinance language, policies, practices, budget resources, and a framework to increase the visibility and viability of Cultural Districts, and to give annual updates regarding the work plan to the Committee of the Whole, with an initial framework presented no later than Mar 31, 2019.

  2. 2019 polling place designation This link open a new window(2018-01478)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing polling places for 2019.

  3. Racial Equity Action Plan: enterprise operational priorities This link open a new window(2018-01477)
    1. Approving four enterprise operational priorities as part of the Racial Equity Action Plan, focused on spend diversity, workforce diversity, use of racially-disaggregated data, and community engagement.

Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Nov 27, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Bus Stop Brewhouse, 600 4th St S, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E License This link open a new window(2018-01388)
    1. Approving application for BUS STOP BREWHOUSE, 600 4TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by WHC FOOD HALLS INC, BLLiquor, LIC371778, or an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. NE Palace, 2500 4th St NE, (Ward 1) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License This link open a new window(2018-01389)
    1. Denying application for NE PALACE, 2500 4TH ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by NE PALACE INC, BLAmend, LIC373976, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License, and adopting the Findings of Fact prepared by the City Attorney's Office.
  3. Demi 212, 212 2nd St N, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E License This link open a new window(2018-01393)
    1. Approving application for DEMI 212/DEMI, 212 2ND ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by DEMI 212, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC370040, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. Business License Operating Conditions: Erik the Red, 601 Chicago Ave S, (Ward 6) held by Empire Hospitality, LLC, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License This link open a new window(2018-01397)
    1. Approving adoption of the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Erik the Red, 601 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Empire Hospitality LLC, BLAmend, LIC374198, allowing the applicant to obtain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
    2. Approving application for ERIK THE RED, 601 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Empire Hospitality LLC, BLAmend, LIC373378, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License (permanent expansion and license upgrade), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  5. Administrative issuance of business licenses ordinances This link open a new window(2018-01255)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending regulations related to administrative issuance of licenses.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, amending regulations related to administrative issuance and transferring of licenses:

      1. Chapter 259 In General.
      2. Chapter 265 Special Permits for Specific Businesses and Uses.
      3. Chapter 267 Amusements.
      4. Chapter 269 Asphalt Shingle and Roofing Material Manufacture.
      5. Chapter 271 Auctions and Auctioneers.
      6. Chapter 272 Resin Manufacturing.
      7. Chapter 277 Building Trades Licenses.
      8. Chapter 281 Tobacco Dealers.
      9. Chapter 283 Courtesy Benches.
      10. Chapter 287 Filling Stations.
      11. Chapter 293 Going Out of Business Sales.
      12. Chapter 295 Mobile Food Stores.
      13. Chapter 311 Motor Scooter Leasing.
      14. Chapter 313 Motor Vehicle Dealers.
      15. Chapter 319 Open Air Motor Vehicle Parking Lots.
      16. Chapter 322 Precious Metal Dealers.
      17. Chapter 325 Pest Control.
      18. Chapter 341 Taxicabs.
      19. Chapter 350 Recycling Activities and Salvage Yards.
    3. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, amending regulations related to administrative issuance and transferring of licenses:

      1. Chapter 360 In General.
      2. Chapter 363 Wine Licenses.
  6. Land sale: 2106 23rd Ave N to Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) or an affiliated entity This link open a new window(2018-01400)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of property at 2106 23rd Avenue N for $25,120 to Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC), or an affiliated entity, for expansion of the Capri Theater

    2. Approving the term sheet as a basis for a redevelopment contract.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and related documents in accordance with the terms set forth in the staff report.

    4. Approving an extension of the development time frame to Dec. 31, 2019 for the property at 2029, 2033, and a portion of 2101 W Broadway Ave to Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) or affiliated entity.

  7. Land sale: 927 West Broadway Ave, 1838 Dupont Ave N, and 1832 Dupont Ave N to The 927 Building, LLC or an affiliated entity This link open a new window(2018-01399)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of 927 W Broadway Ave, 1838 Dupont Ave N, and 1832 Dupont Ave N, for $1.00 to The 927 Building, LLC or an affiliated entity, for the redevelopment of a commercial building into office and retail space.

    2. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and related documents in accordance with the terms set forth in the staff report.

    3. Approve the term sheet as a basis for a redevelopment contract.

  8. Liquor license approvals for Nov. 27, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-01391)
    1. Guava's Cuban Cafe, 5607 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Machado Food Concepts LLC, BLWine, LIC373605
    2. P.S. Steak, 510 GROVELAND AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by 510 Groveland LLC, BLLiquor, LIC372238
    3. Travail Kitchen, 1930 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Soul Brothers LLC, BLLiquor, LIC374097
  9. Business license renewals for Nov. 27, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-01390)
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  10. Gambling license renewals for Nov. 27, 2017 This link open a new window(2018-01392)
    1. Eagles Arie #34, 420 4TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Eagles Arie #34, BLGeneral, LIC107215
    2. EDISON COMMUNITY & SPORTS FOUNDATION, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC67379
  11. Business License Operating Conditions: The Piggy Bank, 2841 Hennepin Ave, (Ward 10) held by Boneyard Restaurant, LLC for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License This link open a new window(2018-01394)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for The Piggy Bank, 2841 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Boneyard Restaurant LLC, BLLiquor, LIC374027, allowing the applicant to obtain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  12. License Settlement Conference recommendations: The Loop, 606 Washington Ave N, (Ward 3) held by Loop Mpls, LLC, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License This link open a new window(2018-01398)
    1. Adopting the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement for THE LOOP, 606 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by LOOP MPLS LLC, BLAmend, LIC374197, allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  13. Data sharing agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools for Step Up Youth Employment Program This link open a new window(2018-01396)
    1. Authorizing a data sharing agreement, at no cost, with Minneapolis Public Schools, through Dec. 31, 2023, to enable Step Up participants to earn academic credit for their training and work experience.

Housing Policy & Development
Nov 28, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Land sale: Sideyard 2208 James Ave N to Assertive MPLS Properties II, LLC This link open a new window(2018-01369)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sideyard sale of the property at 2208 James Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-1010), to Assertive MPLS Properties II, LLC for $1,200, subject to conditions.

  2. Land sale: 2206 James Ave N to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation This link open a new window(2018-01403)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2206 James Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-112), to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $4,900, subject to conditions.

  3. Land sale: 2709 Humboldt Ave N to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation This link open a new window(2018-01429)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2709 Humboldt Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-113), to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $3,100, subject to conditions.

  4. Land sale: 3633 Oliver Ave N to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation This link open a new window(2018-01430)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3633 Oliver Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-115), to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $7,300, subject to conditions.

  5. Land sale: 3519 Oliver Ave N to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation This link open a new window(2018-01432)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3519 Oliver Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-114), to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $7,600, subject to conditions.

  6. Project analysis authorization for Summit House Project: 400 and 410 Groveland Ave This link open a new window(2018-01414)
    1. Authorizing staff to continue analysis of Summit House Condominium Project (the "Project") at 400 and 410 Groveland Ave, to determine if Housing Improvement Area (HIA) financing assistance is appropriate.

    2. Authorizing staff to negotiate the terms and conditions of a financing agreement with Summit Homes Association (the "Association"), if staff determines that HIA assistance is appropriate, and prepare the HIA ordinance, HIA resolution, bond resolution, and other documents as needed.  All such terms and conditions, ordinances, resolutions, and other documents would be subject to further City Council review, discussion, and approval or denial.

  7. Project analysis authorization for Northside Artspace Lofts: 212 James Ave N This link open a new window(2018-01415)
    1. Authorizing staff to continue analysis of the Northside Artspace Lofts proposal at 212 James Ave N, to determine if Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance is appropriate and justifiable.

    2. Authorizing staff to negotiate the terms and conditions of a redevelopment contract with the Artspace Projects, Inc. or an affiliated entity and prepare redevelopment and TIF plans for the project, subject to City Council review.

  8. Carryforward of Year 2018 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2018-01445)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carryforward of $52,672,843 of Year 2018 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program.
  9. Homegrown Minneapolis Report This link open a new window(2018-01304)
    1. Directing Department of Community Planning & Economic Development and City Coordinator staff to review the Minneapolis Garden Lease Program recommended improvements and report back to the Housing Policy & Development Committee no later than March 31, 2019.

  10. City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy amendment This link open a new window(2018-01425)
    1. Adopting amendments to the City of Minneapolis Unified Housing Policy.

    2. Directing Department of Community Planning & Economic Development and Finance and Property Services staff to return to the Housing Policy & Development Committee on March 20, 2019, with a recommended tax increment financing policy and program to support the affordable housing requirements relating to the City's interim Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance.

  11. Inclusionary Zoning Policy Framework This link open a new window(2018-01426)
    1. Directing Department of Community Planning & Economic Development staff to develop a comprehensive inclusionary housing policy consistent with the framework attached to the staff report.

  12. Guiding principles in support of investments in public housing This link open a new window(2018-01428)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing guiding principles in support of investments in public housing and the people who live there.

    2. Directing City staff to negotiate a Memorandum of Understanding with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) consistent with the resolution establishing guiding principles in support of investments in public housing and the people who live there, and report back to the Housing Policy & Development Committee on March 20, 2019.

  13. Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing appointments This link open a new window(2018-01446)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2019 and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Coriner Boler, Seat 1, Ward 6; Mary Christianson, Seat 2, Ward 4; Brittany Lewis, Seat 3, Ward 5; Brenda Kay Marcos, Seat 4, Ward 7; Colleen O'Connor Toberman, Seat 5, Ward 1; Scott Schaffer, Seat 6, Ward 9; Shanea Turner-Smith, Seat 7, Ward 13; Hukun Abdullahi, Seat 8, Ward 10.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2019 and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Colleen Ebinger, Seat 9, Ward 8; Demaris Hollingworth, Seat 10, non-resident; Queen Maletta Kimmons, Seat 11, Ward 5; Rose Teng, Seat 12, Ward 11.

    3. Approving the following appointments for organizations and entities that work on housing affordability, creation, preservation and management for two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2019 and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Annie Wells, Seat 13, Ward 2; Ryan Strack, Seat 14, Ward 11; Jeff Horwich, Seat 15, non-resident; Michelle Basham, Seat 16, non-resident; Joanna Dobson, Seat 17, Ward 10; Barbara McCormick, Seat 18, non-resident; Cecil Smith, Seat 19, Ward 1; David McGee, Seat 20, Ward 5; Sebastian Rivera, Seat 21, Ward 4. 

    4. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Barbara McCormick, Jeff Horwich, Michelle Basham and Demaris Hollingsworth.

Intergovernmental Relations
Dec 5, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Youth Coordinating Board Joint Powers Agreement This link open a new window(2018-01467)
    1. Approving the amended and restated Youth Coordinating Board Joint Powers Agreement among the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Special School District 1, the Park and Recreation Board of the City of Minneapolis, and Hennepin County, to be effective Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2024 ("YCB JPA").  

  2. 2019 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions This link open a new window(2018-01465)
    1. Approving the 2019 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions.

  3. Resolution Regarding Federal Government's Actions at the Southern Border This link open a new window(2018-01482)
    1. Passage of Resolution calling on the federal administration to:

      1. Halt use of tear gas at the border. 
      2. Immediately increase number of asylum officers and Customs and Border Protection officials to process asylum seekers at the border.
      3. Ensure that all federal officials whose work includes consideration or evaluation of asylum seekers are well trained to respect and follow US asylum laws and policies.
Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Nov 26, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Commission on Civil Rights appointments This link open a new window(2018-01157)
      1. Confirming the Mayoral reappointment of Elizabeth Simones, Seat 13, Ward 3, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.
      2. Approving the Council reappointment of Amy Bergquist, Seat 14, Ward 3, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.
      3. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Leili Fetahi, Seat 11, Ward 11, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.
      4. Approving the following Council appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2021: Cassandra Shepherd, Seat 8, Ward 13; Siddeeqah Shabazz, Seat 9, Ward 9; and Mary Fee, Seat 12, Ward 10.
      5. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments to fill unexpired three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Marcel Thompson, Seat 1, Ward 6; Khalid Mohamed, Seat 3, Ward 6; and Jeffrey Cobia, Seat 4, Ward 12.
      6. Approving the Council appointment of Cindy Devonish, Seat 18, Ward 10, to fill an unexpired three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2019.
      7. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Lee Linderman, Seat 19, Ward 13, to fill an unexpired three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2019.
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 203 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: Grocery Stores, amending provisions related to staple foods.

  2. Office of Violence Prevention ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01313)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 214 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Health and Sanitation: Health Department, creating an Office of Violence Prevention within the Health Department.

  3. Municipal Identification Program ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00135)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, adding a new Chapter 42 entitled "Municipal Identification Program."

  4. Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council appointments This link open a new window(2018-01402)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments to fill unexpired two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019: Andrea Eger, Seat 4, Ward 3; and Teresa Opheim, Seat 7, Ward 2.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments to fill unexpired two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019: Tsega Tamene, Seat 12; and Emily Minge, Seat 13, Ward 9.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Tsega Tamene.

  5. Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) appointments This link open a new window(2018-01401)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Michelle Shaw, Seat 1, Ward 1; Erin Niehoff, Seat 2, Ward 2; Brady Steigauf, Seat 3, Ward 8; Forrest Theisen, Seat 4, Ward 8; David Watts, Seat 5, Ward 10; Jason Alvey, Seat 6, Ward 4; Molly Ellis, Seat 7, Ward 6; Cody Welchin, Seat 8, Ward 9; Jimmy Randolph, Seat 9, Ward 11; Tim Sexton, Seat 10, Ward 13; and  Lisa Daniels, Seat 11, Ward 7.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Allan Campbell, Seat 12, Ward 13;  Thomas Olsen, Seat 13, Ward 10; Anthony Varriano, Seat 14, Ward 5; Nicole Bauchnight, Seat 15, Ward 1; Marianna Hefte, Seat 16, Ward 9; Katie Hill Brandt, Seat 17, Ward 8; Sandy Fazeli, Seat 18, Ward 11; and Nicholas Minderman, Seat 19, Ward 3.

  6. Site agreement with AmeriCorps to host Minnesota Opioid Response Corps member This link open a new window(2018-01014)
    1. Amending Council Action 2018A-0683 to authorize a site agreement with AmeriCorps to host, for one year, a total of two Minnesota Opioid Response Corps members to work on designing and framing the work of the Minneapolis Health Department in collaboration with the Mayor’s Task Force on the opioid epidemic.

  7. Donation of travel and lodging expenses for the 2018 National Immigrant Integration Conference This link open a new window(2018-01435)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation of travel and lodging-related expenses from the National Partnership for New Americans for Michelle Rivero, Director of the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, to attend the 2018 National Immigrant Integration Conference from Dec 9-11, 2018. 

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Nov 29, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. 2018 Emergency Management Performance Grant This link open a new window(2018-01451)
    1. Accepting the 2018 Emergency Management Performance Grant award in the amount of $30,000 for the purpose of providing federal funds to states to assist state, local, territorial and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards incidents.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Emergency Management Department.

  2. 2018 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant from the Department of Homeland Security This link open a new window(2018-01452)
    1. Accepting the 2018 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant from the Department of Homeland Security in the amount of $900,000 for the purpose of addressing the unique risk-driven and capabilities-based planning, organization, equipment, training. and exercise needs of high-threat, high density urban areas.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Emergency Management Department. 
  3. Agreement with the State of Minnesota, Office of State Court Administration for Court Data Services This link open a new window(2018-01453)
    1. Authorizing the Minneapolis Police Department to enter into an agreement with the State of Minnesota, Office of State Court Administration, for authorized access to Court Data Services and Court Records through Minnesota Government Access (MGA), a web-based tool that is replacing Odyssey Assistant as the new Court Records system. 

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the Minneapolis Chief of Police to bind the City of Minneapolis to the Master Subscriber Agreement for Minnesota Court Data Services for Governmental Agencies

  4. Contract with Downtown Improvement District (DID) policing during Holidazzzle This link open a new window(2018-01454)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-43706 with the Downtown Improvement District (DID) through Dec 31, 2018, for Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) policing in downtown Minneapolis during Holidazzle events. 

  5. Contract with Horseman, Inc. for mounted patrol boarding services This link open a new window(2018-01455)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Horsemen, Inc. in a total amount of $534,560 over five (5) years for boarding services for Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) mounted patrol horses.

  6. Police Conduct Oversight Commission appointments This link open a new window(2018-01457)
      1. Approving the following Council appointments for 2-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Lacy Schumacher, Seat 1, Ward 1; Afsheen Foroozan, Seat 2, Ward 3; and Caitlin Gokey, Seat 8, Ward 10.
      2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointment for a 2-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020Jeffrey Wade, Seat 5, Ward 13.
  7. Reappointment of Chief of Police Department This link open a new window(2018-01368)
    1. Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Medaria Arradondo to the appointed position of Chief of Police Department for a three-year term beginning Jan 2, 2019.

  8. Powers and duties of the Fire Chief and Fire Department activities ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01138)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 9, Chapter 173 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Fire and Police Protection: Fire, amending provisions related to powers and duties of the Fire Chief and authorized department activities.

Transportation & Public Works
Nov 27, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. North Loop Paving Street Reconstruction Project: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2018-01433)
    1. Considering a Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,539,927.25 for the North Loop Paving Street Reconstruction Project No. 6766 (CPV135).

    2. Considering a Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,539,930 for the project.

    3. Considering of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

  2. 8th St S (Hennepin Ave to Chicago Ave) Street Reconstruction Project: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2018-01434)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,437,043.05 for the 8th St S Street Reconstruction Project No. 2287 (CPV054).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,437,045 for the project.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

  3. Rental Vehicle Insurance Policy This link open a new window(2018-01443)
    1. Adopting a Rental Insurance Policy allowing the City to decline rental agency-provided or required insurance since the City is already self-insured.

  4. Application for the 2018 Minnesota Safe Routes to School State Infrastructure Program This link open a new window(2018-01417)
    1. Authorizing the submission of an application to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for state transportation funds through Minnesota Safe Routes to School State Infrastructure Program.

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

  5. Contract with the City of Bloomington for reimbursement of water work by the City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-01418)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the City of Bloomington in the amount of $296,024 for reimbursement of water work by the City of Minneapolis. 

  6. Contract amendment with Bolton & Menk Inc., for additional professional services for the 4th St Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-01419)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41881 with Bolton & Menk Inc., in the amount of $213,419, for a total not to exceed $3,029,723, for additional professional services for the 4th St Reconstruction Project No. 2285 (CPV095).

  7. Contract amendment with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc. for the 14th Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-01420)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-43895 with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc. (ECI), in the amount of $28,925.31, for a total amount not to exceed $338,375.31, for additional services for the 14th Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project.

  8. Contract amendment with Park Construction Company for 18th Ave NE Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-01421)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42527 with Park Construction Company, in the amount of $375,465, for a total amount not to exceed $3,064,216.82, to complete additional work related to signal modifications and adjustments to quantities for the 18th Ave NE Reconstruction Project No. 6750 (CPV080).

  9. Contract amendment with Shafer Contracting Company, Inc. for 54th St W Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-01422)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41140 with Shafer Contracting Company, Inc., in the amount of $9,011.10, for a total amount not to exceed $4,484,982.30, to make final payments and close the contract for the 54th St W Reconstruction Project No. 6753 (CPV084).

  10. Contract amendment with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services for the Phase 9 Interceptor Improvement Project This link open a new window(2018-01423)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. 42203 with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services adding revised terms for site restoration and maintenance associated with the Phase 9 Interceptor Improvement Project.

  11. Right-of-Entry Agreement with BAE Systems for environmental monitoring This link open a new window(2018-01424)
    1. Authorizing a conditional Right-of-Entry Agreement with BAE Systems for environmental monitoring on City-owned property at the Water Treatment Facility.

  12. 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project from Hiawatha Ave to Minnehaha Ave: Project layout and easements This link open a new window(2018-01436)
    1. Approving the layout for the reconstruction of 33rd St E from Hiawatha Ave to Minnehaha Ave (MSAS 245).

    2. Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right-of-way, if necessary, for the project.

  13. Industrial Blvd Multi-Use Trail between I-35W and Broadway St NE: Project layout and easements This link open a new window(2018-01437)
    1. Approving the layout for the Industrial Blvd Multi-Use Trail between I-35W Exit 22 and Broadway St NE.

    2. Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire temporary construction easements, if necessary, for the project.

  14. Critical traffic and parking area application: 10th Ave S from 21st St E to 22nd St E and 21st St E from 10th Ave S to 11th Ave S This link open a new window(2016-01035)
    1. Denying a critical parking application based on a study of the area and impacts of area improvements in and around 10th Ave S from 21st St E to 22nd St E, and 21st St E from 10th Ave S to 11th Ave S.

  15. Limited Use Permit with Minnesota Department of Transportation for pedestrian bike sidewalk facility on 8th St SE within Trunk Highway 35W right-of-way This link open a new window(2018-01438)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the existing pedestrian bike sidewalk "facility" as part of the 8th St SE Street Resurfacing Project No. 9964 (PV056) on Trunk Highway 35W right-of-way. 

  16. METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail): Assignment and Assumption Agreement with the Metropolitan Council This link open a new window(2018-01442)
    1. Authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement with the Metropolitan Council, transferring rights, title, interest, and obligations related to the Luce Line Pedestrian Bridge (Bridge No. 27866) to the Metropolitan Council for the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail).

  17. Bid for rental of motor grade for snow removal This link open a new window(2018-01416)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Ziegler, Inc. submitted on Official Publication No. 8643, for an estimated annual expenditure of $350,000, to provide rental snow plowing equipment for the 2018 – 2019 snow season for Public Works Fleet Services Division, and authorizing a contract with Ziegler, Inc. with options to extend the contract for two additional years, all in accordance with City specifications and Ziegler, Inc. rental agreement.

  1. Competitive bidding thresholds ordinances This link open a new window(2018-01254)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, increasing the amount of pre-approved form contracts for professional, technical and service contracts, bidded contracts, and Target Market contracts from $100,000 to $175,000, consistent with competitive bidding thresholds in state law:

      1. Chapter 17 Finance Department.
      2. Chapter 18 Purchasing.
      3. Chapter 18A Target Market Program.
    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 423 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program, increasing the threshold amount from $100,000 to $175,000, consistent with competitive bidding thresholds in state law.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving revision of the review requirements of the Permanent Review Committee prior to consideration by the City Council.

    4. Passage of Resolution adopting the use of a form contract for professional, technical, and service contracts that are anticipated to be less than or equal to $175,000.

    5. Authorizing city procurement procedures to be updated to reflect the changes in law.

  2. Contracts for legal services panel This link open a new window(2018-01475)
    1. Adopting the City Attorney's recommendation for placing law firms on the City's Legal Services Panel, and authorizing agreements with the selected firms for the period Jan 1, 2019, - Dec 31, 2021, with the cost for each agreement not to exceed $300,000 for the three-year period.

    2. Authorizing the City Attorney's Office to retain the flexibility to enter into such additional agreements to obtain particular expertise, or as otherwise needed to best address the City's legal services needs, with the cost not-to-exceed $300,000 within the three-year period.  

    3. Approving the waiver of the City's procurement process when establishing a conflicts panel for the defense of police officers in civil actions due to the collective bargaining agreement providing the legal basis for the payment of fees in conflicts cases, with the result that normal City procurement policies are not applicable.

  3. Legal Settlement: DeAngelo Parker, et al. v. Matthew Clark, et al. This link open a new window(2018-01463)
    1. Approving settlement of the matter of DeAngelo Parker, et al. v. Matthew Clark, et al.  18-CV-1809 ECT/DTS by the payment in the amount of $67,500, in total, to be distributed among the Plaintiffs as they determine, in exchange for the dismissal of all named individual Defendants, and execution of a total and complete release of all claims against the City of Minneapolis, the named individual Defendants, and all other employees and agents of Minneapolis for all claims associated with the events of Feb 21, 2015, as described in the Complaint, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute all documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  4. Legal Settlement: Grant Woessner v. Eileen McNeary et al This link open a new window(2018-01461)
    1. Authorizing the settlement of the matter of Grant Bryce Woessner v. Eileen McNeary, et al, (U.S. Dist. Ct. No. 17-cv-3499), by payment in the amount of $50,000 to Mr. Woessner and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  5. Contract Amendment for Technology Management Corporation for additional Information Technology and Audio Visual consulting services for the new Public Service Building This link open a new window(2018-01462)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43358 with Technology Management Corporation in the amount of $40,975, for a new amount not-to-exceed $369,687, for additional information technology and audio visual consulting services for the Public Service Building project.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating an additional $40,975 to the Capital Project Fund and declaring the City Council’s official intent to reimburse these expenditures with proceeds from tax-exempt bonds.

  6. Grant from the Downtown Improvement District and amending contracts with Hennepin County Department of Community Corrections for probation officer services. This link open a new window(2018-01464)
    1. Accepting a grant for $200,000 from the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District (DID) to continue the downtown chronic offender prosecution program (Downtown 100) and Focus 18-24 initiative.

    2. Authorizing a grant agreement for calendar-year 2019 with the Minneapolis DID to continue the downtown chronic offender prosecution program (Downtown 100) and Focus 18-24 initiative.

    3. Approving an extension to Contract No. C-39859 with Hennepin County Community Corrections (“HCCC") through Dec 31, 2019, and increasing the contract in the amount of $50,000, for a probation officer to provide active probation supervision services for City-wide 200 chronic offenders.

    4. Approving an extension to Contract No. C-39861 with Hennepin County Community Corrections (“HCCC") through Dec. 31, 2019, and increasing the contract in the amount of $50,000, for a probation officer to provide active probation supervision services for the Focus 18-24 initiative.

    5. Approving an extension to Contract No. C-39860 with Hennepin County Community Corrections (“HCCC") through Dec. 31, 2019, and increasing the contract in the amount of $64,800, for a probation officer to provide active probation supervision services for the Downtown 100 chronic offenders.

  7. Bid for 2nd Precinct Air Handler Unit Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-01468)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Pioneer Power, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8630, in the amount of $248,200, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the 2nd Precinct Air Handler Unit Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  8. Amendment to Minneflex plan document This link open a new window(2018-01470)
    1. Amending and restating the Minneflex plan document to conform with current regulatory requirements.

  9. Contract amendment with Delta Dental of Minnesota for administrative services for the City of Minneapolis dental benefit. This link open a new window(2018-01460)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-37732 with Delta Dental of Minnesota to continue current administrative fee in the amount of $3.20 per employee, per month, through Dec 31, 2023, paid to Delta Dental of Minnesota for the City's self-funded dental plan.
  10. Contract amendment with Northern Lights.MN for consulting services related to the Creative City Challenge This link open a new window(2018-01476)
    1. Authorizing an increase in Contract No. C-37980 with Northern Lights.MN in the amount of $128,000, for a new not-to-exceed total of $678,000, and extending the contract through Jan 31, 2020, for consulting services related to the Creative City Challenge.

  11. Grant from Minnesota Department of Health for innovative State and local public health strategies This link open a new window(2018-01472)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health in the amount of $186,146, for innovative State and local public health strategies to prevent and manage diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, covering the period of Sep 30, 2018 - Sep 29, 2019, with the expectation of additional funds to continue these initiatives through Sept 29, 2023.

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

  12. Contract amendment with Verint for Squiz software application This link open a new window(2018-01480)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-37587 with Verint for the addition of the Squiz software application to replace 311's current reporting tool, including maintenance, support, and hosting of the software application and data. No additional monies are needed. 

  13. Legal Settlement: Claim of Cory Hermann This link open a new window(2018-01481)
    1. Authorizing the settlement of the worker's compensation matter of Cory Hermann by payment in the amount of $150,000 to Mr. Hermann and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  14. Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion This link open a new window(2018-01471)
    1. Considering master plan concept A and authorizing completion of design work for this plan.

    2. Considering an increase to Contract No. C-41654 with RSP Archeticts in the amount of $950,000, for a new total of $2,700,000, for additional architectural and engineering design services.

    3. Considering a request for proposals (RFP) for construction services to remediate and demolish the former Roof Depot building.

    4. Considering a staff direction to Public Works to return to the Transportation & Public Works and the Ways & Means Committees in 2019 refine plans for a public works training facility to be located on the Hiawatha Campus and to be operated in partnership/cooperation with local building trades and City unions, including space requirements and operating scenarios and costs.

  1. Inclusionary zoning regulations ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00147)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations related to inclusionary zoning:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
  2. Minneapolis Arts Commission appointments This link open a new window(2018-01409)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Mandi Bedbury, Seat 5, Ward 3, to fill an unexpired four-year term beginning Jan 1, 2016, and ending Dec 31, 2019.

    2. Approving the following Council appointments to fill unexpired four-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Lawrence Benson, Seat 3, Ward 11; and George Slade, Seat 12, Ward 9.

    3. Approving the Council appointment of David Smith, Seat 9, Ward 1, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

    4. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Alyssa Perau, Seat 2, Ward 9; and Erika Dani, Seat 14, Ward 4.

  3. Rezoning: Randy Krueger, 208 Oliver Ave S This link open a new window(2018-01412)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Randy Krueger to rezone (PLAN7430) the property located at 208 Oliver Ave S from the R2B Two-family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to adjust the common lot line between 208 and 216 Oliver Ave S.

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

  4. Environmental Assessment Worksheet: 311 2nd St SE Development, 311 2nd St SE This link open a new window(2018-01440)
    1. Considering the adequacy of the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed 311 2nd St SE Development located at 311 2nd St SE.

    2. Considering the determination that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required.

    3. Considering the Findings of Fact as prepared by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

  5. Rezoning: Keith Ostendorf and Robert Williams, 5827 Nicollet Ave This link open a new window(2018-01448)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Keith Ostendorf and Robert Williams to rezone (PLAN7416) the property located at 5827 Nicollet Ave from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to allow the expansion of the existing surface parking lot.

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

  6. Zoning Code Text Amendment Work Plan This link open a new window(2018-01410)
    1. Approving the Zoning Code Text Amendment Work Plan. 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Biennial budget process charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-01413)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Palmisano to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Article IX, Section 9.3 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Finance: Budget, for first reading and referral to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee, establishing a biennial budget process, clarifying details required in the Mayor’s recommended budget, and aligning timelines with Minnesota Statutes.

  2. Intentional communities and cluster developments ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01427)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending regulations related to intentional communities and cluster developments:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      3. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      4. Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.
      5. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
      6. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking and Loading.
      7. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      8. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      9. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      10. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      11. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

Unfinished Business

  1. Rental Dwelling License denial: 3115 Cedar Ave S, owner Jennifer Strand This link open a new window(2018-01177)
    1. Considering the denial of the Rental Dwelling License application of Jennifer Strand for the property located at 3115 Cedar Ave S, for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 (13a) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

    2. Considering the adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation of the Administrative Hearing Officer.

  2. Rental Dwelling License denial: 2726 Girard Ave S, owners Elizabeth and George Francois This link open a new window(2018-01176)
    1. Considering the denial of the Rental Dwelling License application of Elizabeth and George Francois for the property located at 2726 Girard Ave S, for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 (13a) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

    2. Considering the adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation of the Administrative Hearing Officer.

  3. Rental Dwelling License denial: 2530 1st Ave S & 2532 1st Ave S, owner Kevin McMullen This link open a new window(2018-01175)
    1. Considering the denial of the Rental Dwelling License application of Kevin McMullen for the properties located at 2530 & 2532 1st Ave S for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 (13a) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

    2. Considering the adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommendation of the Administrative Hearing Officer.

  4. Rental Dwelling License denial: 3554 Emerson Ave S, owner Kevin McMullen This link open a new window(2018-01174)
    1. Considering the denial of the Rental Dwelling License application of Kevin McMullen for the property located at 3554 Emerson Ave S, for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 (13a) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

    2. Considering the adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions and Recommendation of the Administrative Hearing Officer.

  5. Rental Dwelling License denial: 316 Oak Grove St, owner Kevin McMullen This link open a new window(2018-01172)
    1. Considering the denial of the Rental Dwelling License application of Kevin McMullen for the property located at 316 Oak Grove St for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 (13a) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

    2. Considering the adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions and Recommendation of the Administrative Hearing Officer.

Addendum

  1. Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan This link open a new window(2018-00770)
    1. Directing staff to present a recommended plan which would notify all Minneapolis residents of what to expect on zoning, development, and related land use changes resulting from the 2040 Comprehensive Plan; the plan shall be broad-based and include, but not be limited to, postal mail, electronic communications, public meetings, and other forms of outreach in multiple languages.

  2. Inclusionary Zoning Policy Framework This link open a new window(2018-01426)
    1. Directing Department of Community Planning & Economic Development staff to provide an annual report starting in the fourth quarter of 2019 which assesses the impact of the inclusionary zoning policy on the production of affordable rental housing in Minneapolis, including specific data on the number of units approved and created and at the targeted affordability levels, and recommend consideration of any policy amendments based on changed market conditions for the financing and construction of rental housing.

  3. Competitive bidding thresholds ordinances This link open a new window(2018-01254)
    1. Directing staff from Finance and Property Services to report to the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights and Engagement Committee and the Race Equity Subcommittee on a quarterly basis starting in the 3rd quarter of 2019 on the spending categories by department for the contracts under $175,000; and to the extent individual departments do not show meaningful progress toward diversity of spending, Civil Rights and Finance and Property Services are directed to develop a policy that would require City departments to submit contracts for review by Civil Rights and Finance and Property Services in a manner similar to the “good faith efforts” process within the Small and Underutilized Business Program.

  4. Confidentiality Agreement in connection with possible acquisition of leased property interests from Sears Holding Corporation and its affiliated debtors and debtors in possession pursuant to a sale under the bankruptcy code This link open a new window(2018-01483)
    1. Authorizing the Finance Officer or designee to execute the Confidentiality Agreement in pursuit of a possible purchase of the leased property interests in 10 W Lake St.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of City of Minneapolis v. LO1, LLC, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00960)
    1. Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, to receive a briefing on the litigation matter of City of Minneapolis v. LO1, LLC, et al.



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