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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
January 18, 2019 - 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 Dec 5, 2018, and the regular meeting of Dec 7, 2018.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Jan 8, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Dogwood Coffee, 1209 Tyler St NE, (Ward 1) for an On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00013)
    1. Approving an application for Dogwood Coffee, 1209 TYLER ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by Dogwood Coffee LLC, BLWine, LIC374651, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Simpls, 712 Washington Ave SE, (Ward 2) for an On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00014)
    1. Approving an application for Simpls, 712 WASHINGTON AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by Simple LLC, BLWine, LIC370200, for an On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. Cobble Social House, 219 2nd St N, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00029)
    1. Approving an application for Cobble Social House, 219 2ND ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Cobble LLC, BLLiquor, LIC373244, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. The Saloon, 830 Hennepin Ave, (Ward 7) for a Permanent Expansion of their On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, adding 40 square feet to their existing sidewalk cafe This link open a new window(2019-00028)
    1. Approving an application for The Saloon, 830 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by AMPA INC, BLAmend, LIC375206, for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License (permanent expansion of premise), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  5. Business License Operating Conditions: Pizzeria Lola, 5557 Xerxes Ave S, (Ward 13) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00015)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions for Pizzeria Lola, 5557 XERXES AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by Pizzeria Lola LLC, BLLiquor, LIC374988, allowing the applicant to obtain the On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein. 

  6. Rescinding Business License Operating Conditions: Pizzeria Lola, 5557 Xerxes Ave S, (Ward 13) held by Pizzeria Lola, LLC This link open a new window(2019-00062)
    1. Passage of Resolution rescinding Resolution No. 2010R-423 entitled, "Granting the application of Pizzeria Lola, 5557 Xerxes Av S, for an On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License and approving Business License Operating conditions," passed September 3, 2010.   

  7. Liquor license approvals for Jan. 8, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00021)
    1. Bon Chon, 1414 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Zac INC, BLWine, LIC374178
    2. FIRE & NICE ALEHOUSE, 2700 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by RECKOW LLC, BLWine, LIC373613
    3. ISABELLA'S GROCERY LLC, 1515 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by ISABELLA'S GROCERY LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC374829
    4. MOMO SUSHI, 1839 CENTRAL AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MOMO SUSHI LLC, BLWine, LIC374063
    5. THE 508, 508 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by THE 508 LLC, BLAmend, LIC375212
  8. Liquor license renewals for Jan. 8, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00023)
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  9. Gambling license approvals for Jan. 8, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00022)
    1. Minneapolis Hockey Association, 34 13TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Hockey Association, BLGeneral, LIC375013
    2. Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, 825 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, BLGeneral, LIC374840
    3. Sonder, submitted by Sonder USA, BLB&L, LIC375355
  10. Gambling license renewals for Jan. 8, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00031)
    1. LIONS CLUB OF NORTHEAST MINNEAPOLIS, 729 MARSHALL ST NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by LIONS CLUB OF NORTHEAST MINNEAPOLIS, BLGeneral, LIC107933
    2. LIONS CLUB OF NORTHEAST MINNEAPOLIS, submitted by LIONS CLUB OF NORTHEAST MINNEAPOLIS, BLGeneral, LIC67057
    3. MINNEAPOLIS YOUTH HOCKEY, 408 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MINNEAPOLIS YOUTH HOCKEY, BLGeneral, LIC362114
    4. VFW POST 246, submitted by VFW POST 246, BLGeneral, LIC66382
    5. VFW POST 246, submitted by VFW POST 246 AUX MINNEAPOLIS, BLGeneral, LIC68343
  11. Business License Operating Conditions: NE Palace, 2500 4th St NE, (Ward 1) held by NE Palace, Inc., for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00012)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for NE PALACE, 2500 4TH ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by NE PALACE INC, BLAmend, LIC375323, allowing the licensee to retain the On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  12. Business License Operating Conditions: Wild Greg's Saloon, 315 1st Ave N, (Ward 3) submitted by Urban Entertainment, LLC., On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00030)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Wild Greg's Saloon, 315 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Urban Entertainment LLC, BLLiquor, LIC373784, allowing the applicant to obtain the On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  13. Rental Dwelling License conditions: 3032-3034 Cedar Ave, 3611 Cedar Ave, 1910 26th Ave N, owner Cedric Thompson This link open a new window(2019-00017)
    1. Adopting the Rental License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and the licensee for the Rental Dwelling License held by Cedric Thompson for the properties located at 3032-3034 Cedar Ave, 3611 Cedar Ave, and 1910 26th Ave N, allowing the licensee to retain the Rental Dwelling License for said properties, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein. 

  14. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 615 E 16th St, owner Dale Howey This link open a new window(2019-00037)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 615 E 16th St, formerly held by Stephen Frenz, to be held by new owner Dale Howey, based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  15. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 3822 Lyndale Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00050)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 3822 Lyndale Ave N, formerly held by Leann Reese, to be held by new owner Blong Yang, based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  16. MacPhail Center for Music 2017-2018 Annual Report This link open a new window(2019-00049)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the budget and the continued operation of the Governmental Program at the MacPhail Center for Music at 501 2nd St S.

Housing Policy & Development
Jan 9, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Land sale for Penn Avenue Union affordable housing project: 2200 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 and 1915 Penn Ave N to Building Blocks, Inc. This link open a new window(2019-00044)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the properties at 2200 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 Penn Ave N, and 1915 Penn Ave N to Building Blocks, Inc. or an affiliated entity for $119,820, subject to conditions.

  2. Penn Avenue Union bond issuance: 2200 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 Penn Ave N, 1915 Penn Ave N, 1906 Queen Ave N, 1910 Queen Ave N, and 1914 Queen Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00043)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $9,600,000 for the Penn Avenue Union project at 2200 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 Penn Ave N, 1915 Penn Ave N, 1906 Queen Ave N, 1910 Queen Ave N, and 1914 Queen Ave N.

  3. Family Housing Initiative funding for the Penn Avenue Union affordable housing project: 2200 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 Penn Ave N and 1915 Penn Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00027)
    1. Approving a loan from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund's Family Housing Initiative for the Penn Avenue Union affordable housing project at 2200 Golden Valley Rd, 1911 Penn Ave N and 1915 Penn Ave N in an amount not to exceed $150,000, which increases the total award by $75,000 for a new cumulative total Affordable Housing Trust Fund award of $1,600,000, and authorizing execution of necessary documents.
  4. Project analysis authorization for the Lake Street Housing - Phase I Affordable Housing Project: 410 and 414 W Lake St, and 2945 and 2943 Harriet Ave S This link open a new window(2019-00046)
    1. Authorizing staff to continue analysis of the Lake Street Housing - Phase I proposal at 410 and 414 W Lake St, and 2945 and 2943 Harriet Ave S, to determine if tax increment financing (TIF) is appropriate and justifiable.

    2. Authorizing staff to negotiate redevelopment contract terms and conditions and prepare a TIF Plan and any necessary Redevelopment Plans or modifications for the project. All terms and conditions, plans and other provisions would be subject to further City Council review.

  5. 2018 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Development, LCDA Pre-Development, and Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grant awards This link open a new window(2019-00026)
    1. Accepting 2018 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Development grants in the amount of $1,650,000 for the Gateway Northeast project at 2435 Marshall Ave NE; $1,200,000 for Olson Towne Homes at 461 Girard Terrace; and $1,600,000 for the Minneapolis Apprenticeship and Training Center at 1200 Plymouth Ave N.

    2. Accepting 2018 LCDA-Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Development grants in the amount of $1,200,000 for Lake Street Apartments at 410 W Lake St, and $350,000 for The Peris Development at 1930 Hennepin Ave S.

    3. Accepting a 2018 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Pre-development grant in the amount of $100,000 for the Grainbelt Project at 9, 15,19, and 39 13th Ave NE and 74 14th Ave NE.

    4. Authorizing agreements to implement the LCDA and LCDA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, CommonBond, Community Housing Development Corporation, Lupe Development, Peris Foundation, Renewable Energy Partners, or related entities.

    5. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

  6. Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grant for Maya Commons, Mino-bimaadiziwin, and Near North Minneapolis - Irving and James This link open a new window(2019-00058)
    1. Accepting the following grants from the Metropolitan Council, Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA): Maya Commons, 1220 Brook Avenue SE, in the amount of $1,062,133; Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2105, 2109, and 2113 Cedar Ave S, in the amount of $344,700; and Near North Minneapolis - Irving and James, in the area around Irving and James Aves N, in the amount of $35,700.

    2. Authorizing agreements as may be necessary to implement the Metropolitan Council LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Project for Pride in Living (PPL), Red Lake Band of Chippewa (RLBC Franklin Station), and Building Wealth MN and/or their related entities.

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

Intergovernmental Relations
Jan 16, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Biennial budget process charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-01413)
    1. Transmitting to the Charter Commission a proposed amendment to Article IX, Section 9.3 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Finance: Budget, establishing a biennial budget process, clarifying details required in the Mayor’s recommended budget, and aligning timelines with Minnesota Statutes.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Jan 7, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Uptown Locavore, 3137 Hennepin Ave This link open a new window(2018-01447)
    1. Approving the report and recommendations on cross motions for summary judgment issued by Administrative Law Judge Eric L. Lipman on Nov 13, 2018, in the matter of the food law orders issued to Will Winter d/b/a Uptown Locavore, OAH Docket No. 8-6010-35378.

  2. Grant from Hennepin County for School Based Clinics This link open a new window(2019-00025)
    1. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County, in the amount of $15,000, for Minneapolis Health Department's School Based Clinics to cover non-insured Minneapolis adolescents at one of the seven school based clinics.

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

  3. Northern Metals Advisory Committee Recommendations This link open a new window(2019-00020)
    1. Approving recommendations from the Northern Metals Advisory Committee regarding the use of settlement funds dedicated to community asthma and lead reduction.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Jan 9, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with Hennepin Technical College for training of Minneapolis Police Department cadets This link open a new window(2019-00064)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin Technical College, in the amount of $346,215, for the training of up to 28 Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) cadets beginning in Feb 2019.

  2. Donation from Kidde Fire Safety Products of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors This link open a new window(2019-00066)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the donation of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors from Kidde Fire Safety Products to the Minneapolis Fire Department to distribute to City of Minneapolis residents.

  3. Donation of generators from the Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighter Property Program to the Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD) for use in tactical operations. This link open a new window(2019-00067)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the donation of repurposed generator heating/cooling units from the Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighter Property Program (through the Department of Natural Resources) to the Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD) for use in tactical operations.

Transportation & Public Works
Jan 8, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Land Sale: Portion of right-of-way adjacent to 177 Glenwood Ave to Catholic Charities This link open a new window(2018-01431)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property adjacent to 177 Glenwood Ave to Catholic Charities, or a related entity, for $40,000.

  2. 2019 Street Resurfacing Program: Designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearings This link open a new window(2019-00041)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed for the 2019 Street Resurfacing Program, Special Improvement of Existing Streets No. 2316 (CPV1956).

    2. Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $7,431,263 and directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties and setting the public hearings as follows:

      1. Feb 19, 2019, for 19th, 20th Ave S, 4th St S.
      2. Feb 19, 2019, for King Field Residential.
      3. March 5, 2019, for Grand Street NE.
      4. March 5, 2019, for Sanford Residential.
      5. March 19, 2019, for Crystal Lake Residential.
      6. March 19, 2019, for Monroe St NE.
      7. April 9, 2019, for Pennhurst Residential.
      8. April 23, 2019, for Evergreen Dr.
  3. Contract with CNA Consulting Engineers for plans, specifications, and services for the construction of the Central City Parallel Storm Tunnel This link open a new window(2019-00032)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CNA Consulting Engineers, in the amount of $2,825,121, for designing and producing construction plans and specifications for the construction of the Central City Parallel Storm Tunnel.

  4. Contract amendment with Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC for structural lining of water mains This link open a new window(2019-00033)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-44152 with Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, in the amount of $927,250.18, for a total amount not to exceed $2,079,879.18, and extending the contract through Dec 31, 2019, for the structural lining of water mains.

  5. Contract amendment with Progressive Rail, Inc. for 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00034)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43876 with Progressive Rail, Inc., in the amount of $5,700, for a total amount not to exceed $162,300, to complete additional work related to adjustments to quantities for the 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project No. 2288 (CPV103).

  6. Contract amendment with Pete's Water & Sewer for Girard Ave South Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-00035)
    1.  Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44009 with Pete's Water & Sewer, in the amount of $37,799.85, for a total amount not to exceed $368,629.45, for additional work performed as part of the Girard Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project (OP No. 8568).

  7. Contract amendment with Veit & Company, Inc. for Upton, Vincent, and 51st Ave N Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-00036)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44010 with Veit & Company Inc., in the amount of $56,395.76, for a total amount not to exceed $667,467.77, for additional work performed as part of the Upton, Vincent, and 51st Ave N Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project (OP No. 8564).

  8. Contract amendment with NAC Mechanical for Pump Station No. 6 Boilers This link open a new window(2019-00038)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-44048 with NAC Mechanical and Electrical Services, in the amount of $25,605, for a total of $259,605, for the addition of three new control systems for Pump Station No. 6 Boilers.

  9. Contract amendment with PCI Roads, LLC for gate valve vault repair and replacement This link open a new window(2019-00039)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-43728 with PCI Roads LLC, in the amount of $47,766.64, for a new contract total of $856,766.64, for additional work for gate valve vault repair and replacement including new manholes and sewer line replacement.

  10. Contract amendment with Egan Company for Parking Ramp Camera Surveillance Project This link open a new window(2019-00040)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43727 with Egan Company, in the amount of $84,970.09, for a total amount not to exceed $878,796.09, for installing and relocating cameras and associated camera equipment in 13 city-owned parking ramps and the ABC parking ramps (owned by the Minnesota Department of Transportation).

  11. Contract amendment with Yerigan Construction Company for Nicollet Mall art restoration This link open a new window(2019-00007)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42507 with Yerigan Construction Company, in the amount of $33,865, for a new not-to-exceed total of $441,952, for art restoration and reinstallation on Nicollet Mall.

  12. Contract amendment with Formations Studio for Nicollet Mall art This link open a new window(2019-00009)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40238 with Formations Studio in the amount of $2,500, for a revised contract total of $255,800, for additional services associated with the Nimbus public art project on Nicollet Mall, and extending the contract to Dec 31, 2019, to cover the warranty period.

  13. Acquisition of property for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Project This link open a new window(2019-00057)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing a fee purchase agreement with Ellis Properties, LLP in the amount of $55,000 for 3,498 square feet of real estate at 3147 California St NE for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Project.

  14. Hennepin County’s Draft Mobility 2040 Plan: Submission of City comments This link open a new window(2019-00042)
    1. Approving City of Minneapolis comments on Hennepin County's Draft Mobility 2040 Plan, and directing the submittal of the comments to Hennepin County.

  15. METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail): Watermain easement with the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad This link open a new window(2019-00045)
    1. Authorizing execution of a watermain easement agreement with the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad for the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail).

  16. NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Large Block Event Permit around U.S. Bank Stadium: April 5-8, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00053)
    1. Approving application of SMG/U.S. Bank Stadium for a large block event to be set up and held April 5-8, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35c1.

  17. NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Large Block Event Permit on Nicollet Mall: April 5-8, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00052)
    1. Approving application of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for a large block event to allow activations related to the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four (Final Four) on Nicollet Mall to be held April 5-8, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Title 17, Section 455.35(c)(1) of Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  18. Hoyer Heights (Waite Park) Residential Street Reconstruction Project: Project layout This link open a new window(2019-00048)
    1. Approving the layout for the Hoyer Heights Residential Street Reconstruction Project for the reconstruction of several streets in the Waite Park Neighborhood.

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

  19. Temporary Easements and/or Right-of-Entry Agreements for Hoyer Heights Neighborhood Sanitary Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00047)
    1. Authorizing Temporary (Construction) Easements and/or Right-of-Entry (ROE) Agreements for Hoyer Heights Neighborhood Sanitary Reconstruction Project.

  20. Bid for Minneapolis Parking, Integrated Video Management System This link open a new window(2019-00019)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Affinitech, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8639 in the amount of $1,172,388, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Minneapolis Parking, Integrated Video Management System for the Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Land sale: 14 Royalston Ave N to the Metropolitan Council This link open a new window(2018-01469)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of 14 Royalston Ave N to the Metropolitan Council for Southwest Light Rail Transit purposes.

  2. Acceptance of grant from the MacArthur Foundation for Court Ride Pilot Project This link open a new window(2019-00076)
    1. Accepting a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, in the amount of $50,000, to fund a Court Ride Pilot Project seeking to reduce the issuance of bench warrants for arrest due to failure to appear for required court appearances.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Attorney's Office.

  3. Amicus status in lawsuits challenging federal administration immigration-related policies This link open a new window(2019-00085)
    1. Authorizing the City Attorney to join as an amicus during calendar year 2019 in such lawsuits that challenge the federal administration's immigration-related policies, subject to the condition that the position of amici is consistent with City policy on immigration-related matters.

  4. Legal Settlement: Tarina and Emile Lewis v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00018)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Tarina and Emile Lewis v. City of Minneapolis by payment in the amount of $4,000 to Tarina Lewis and $4,000 to Emile Lewis, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. Legal Settlement: Jordan Fell v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00090)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Jordan Fell against the City of Minneapolis by payment of $10,000 to Jordan Fell, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. Legal settlement: Claim of Yia Vang This link open a new window(2019-00091)
    1. Approving the settlement of the property damage and personal injury claim of Yia Vang by payment of $6,000 to Yia Vang and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  7. Legal Settlement: Claim of Kevin Lindberg This link open a new window(2019-00011)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Kevin Lindberg by payment of $8,625 to Kevin Lindberg and his attorneys for injuries he suffered while driving a City vehicle, in exchange for a full and complete release of all uninsured motorist claims associated with a collision on or about Jan 19, 2017; and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. Legal settlement: Claim of George Des Marais This link open a new window(2019-00099)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of George Des Marais by payment of $108,528.20 to the Estate of George E. Des Marais, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  9. Legal settlement: Claim of Ronald Findorff This link open a new window(2019-00100)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Worker's Compensation claim of Ronald Findorff by payment of $110,010.35 to the Estate of Ronald A. Findorff, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  10. Legal settlement: Claim of Robert McFee This link open a new window(2019-00101)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Worker's Compensation claim of Robert McFee by payment of $127,084 to the Estate of Robert W. McFee, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  11. Contract amendment with BerganKDV Technologies & Consulting, Inc. for Convention Center parking ramp IT services This link open a new window(2019-00063)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-39121 with BerganKDV Technologies & Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $35,000, for a total amount not to exceed $170,000, for PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard) compliance with the Minneapolis Convention Center's parking ramp system payment applications connected to the Internet.

  12. Bid for theatrical stage lighting This link open a new window(2019-00072)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Gopher Stage Lighting, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8648, in the amount of $151,476.80, to supply theatrical stage lighting for the City of Minneapolis - Minneapolis Convention Center, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. Re-bid for Minneapolis Convention Center Lighting Update This link open a new window(2019-00071)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Premier Electrical Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8640, in the amount of $1,806,700, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the re-bid for the Minneapolis Convention Center Lighting Update for the Minneapolis Convention Center, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. Re-bid for Target Center House Reduction System Project This link open a new window(2019-00073)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Gopher Stage Lighting, submitted on Official Publication No. 8637, in the amount of $231,025, including the base bid materials and installation and additional bid components, to provide all materials, labor, materials, equipment, and incidentals for the re-bid of the Target Center House Reduction System Project for the City of Minneapolis - Target Center, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. Annual property insurance premium for the Minneapolis Convention Center, Tallmadge Building, and parking deck This link open a new window(2019-00084)
    1. Accepting the annual property insurance premium quote of Chubb Insurance, in the amount of $262,851, for property coverage of the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC), Tallmadge Building, and parking deck, including business interruption and terrorism coverage for the MCC. 

  16. Technical amendment to the 2019 Five-Year Capital Program and General Appropriation Resolutions for the Municipal Building Commission's Elevator Upgrades and Modernization Project This link open a new window(2019-00078)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-404 adopting the 2019 - 2023 Five-Year Capital Program and fixing the maximum amounts for 2019 to be expended by the various funds under the jurisdiction of the City Council, passed December 5, 2018, to appropriate $400,000 in funding for the Municipal Building Commission's Elevator Upgrades and Modernization Project.  

    2. Passage of Resolution amending the 2019 General Appropriation Resolution by increasing the transfer from the City's General Fund to the Municipal Building Commission's (MBC) Capital Fund by $200,000 and increasing the revenue budget in the MBC Capital Fund by an additional $200,000 for anticipated Hennepin County revenue related to the Elevator Upgrades and Modernization Project.

  17. Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-00075)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Eric Won, Seat 8, Ward 4; and Katina Mortenson, Seat 21, Ward 11.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Christopher Pratt, Seat 1, Ward 1; Amity Foster, Seat 5, Ward 3; Jeffrey Strand, Seat 7, Ward 4; Dennis Wagner, Seat 9, Ward 5; Cecil Smith, Seat 12, Ward 6; John Bernstein, Seat 13; William Gullickson, Jr, Seat 14, Ward 7; Steve Brandt, Seat 16, Ward 8; Joshua Houdek, Seat 17, Ward 9; Elissa Schufman, Seat 18, Ward 9; Raya Esmaeili, Seat 20, Ward 10; Willie Bridges, Seat 22, Ward 11; and Tara Olds, Seat 24, Ward 12.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Adam Netland, Seat 27, Ward 3; and Dan McConnell, Seat 31, Ward 2.

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Pouya Najmaie, Seat 29, Ward 9; and Jocelyn Beard, Seat 33, Ward 4.

    5. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for John Bernstein.

  18. Community Solar Garden agreement This link open a new window(2019-00065)
    1. Authorizing a contract with MSC-Chisago01, in an amount not to exceed $110,000 annually over a 25-year period, for 780,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of community solar garden annual subscriptions.

  19. Contract amendment with Xebec Data for electronic collection and conversion of utility bills This link open a new window(2019-00068)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract C-37480 with Xebec Data for one-year, through Oct 10, 2019, for electronic bill collection and conversion of utility invoices for all City-owned facilities.

  20. Contract amendment with Phytorion, Inc. for the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program's finance reporting services This link open a new window(2019-00070)
    1. Authorizing an extension of Contract C-39190 with Phytorion, Inc., for one additional year through Feb 9, 2020, for the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program's finance reporting services.

  21. Bid for new Public Service Building Project for water proofing This link open a new window(2019-00069)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Spec 7 Group, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8644, in the amount of $740,408, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the new Public Service Building Project (Bid Pack #3) - Waterproofing for the City of Minneapolis - Finance & Property Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  22. Request for Qualifications for workplace systems furniture for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2019-00082)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Qualifications for workplace systems furniture for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. Agreement with Formations Studio for prototyping for public art for the new Public Service Building This link open a new window(2019-00074)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Formations Studio, in the amount of $85,000, for prototyping for a work of public art for the new Public Service Building.

  24. Agreements with Randy Walker for public art for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility This link open a new window(2019-00077)
    1. Authorizing agreements with Randy Walker, in an amount not to exceed $140,000, for the fabrication of a work of public art for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility.

  25. Contract amendment with CultureBrokers LLC for Strategic and Racial Equity Action Plan This link open a new window(2019-00079)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-43991 with CultureBrokers, LLC, in the amount of $10,000, for a total amount not to exceed $160,000, and an extension through July 31, 2019, for the Strategic and Racial Equity Action Plan.

  26. Membership Agreement with Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) for workspace at 1007 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2019-00083)
    1. Authorizing a Membership Agreement with Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), in an amount not to exceed $25,000 per year from Jan 2019 through Dec 2020, with the City retaining the option to cancel upon 30 days' notice, for workspace at 1007 W Broadway Ave.

  27. Contract amendment with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for building benchmarking and disclosure services This link open a new window(2019-00095)
    1. Authorizing an  increase to Contract No. C-39807 with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), in the amount of $70,000, and an extension through March 31, 2020, for building benchmarking and disclosure services.

  28. Contract with Paradigm Complex Care Solutions for Nurse Case Management and other Workers' Compensation related services This link open a new window(2019-00080)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Paradigm Complex Care Solutions, in the amount of $100,000 per year for a three-year term with the option to extend the contract for two additional years, for Nurse Case Management and other Workers' Compensation related services.

  1. Interim use permit: Doran-CSM SE II, LLC, 311 2nd St SE This link open a new window(2018-01411)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Cody Dietrich, on behalf of Doran-CSM SE II, LLC, for an interim use permit (PLAN7871) to allow a temporary commercial surface parking lot on the property located at 311 2nd St SE for a period lasting until Dec 7, 2023.

  2. Land use applications and Public Works decision appeal: United Properties, 30 S 3rd St This link open a new window(2019-00051)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Rick McKelvey, on behalf of United Properties, regarding the decisions of the City Planning Commission's conditions of approval 3 and 6 to a conditional use permit (PLAN7658) approving a new, mixed-use development located at 30 S 3rd St:

      1. Condition no. 3: No wall sign shall be located higher than 50 feet above grade.
      2. Condition no. 6: The building shall be designed without the vertical vehicle ramp (at Washington and Hennepin) down to the below grade parking at the north end of the porte cochere and be replaced with a sidewalk and accessible plaza space.
    2. Withdrawing an appeal submitted by Rick McKelvey, on behalf of United Properties, regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission's condition of approval 3 to a site plan review (PLAN7658) approving a new, mixed-use development located at 30 S 3rd St.

      Condition no. 3: There shall be a principal entrance with an architectural canopy or awning to the branch bank retail space from the outside of the building within approximately 60 feet of the property line at Hennepin and Washington Avenues. This entrance shall be outside of the streetcar easement.

    3. Granting an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by William Katter, on behalf of United Properties, regarding the decision of Public Works staff to deny a porte cochere at 30 S 3rd St.

  3. Conditional use permit and site plan review appeal: Carol Lansing, on behalf of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, 4757 Hiawatha Ave This link open a new window(2019-00055)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Carol Lansing, on behalf of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN7758) to allow for a new six-story, multiple-family dwelling located at 4757 Hiawatha Ave: 

      1. Denying a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height in the SH Shoreland Overlay District from 2 1/2 stories, not to exceed 35 feet, to 6 stories, 70 feet, measured to the parapet and 85 feet measured to the top of the stair and elevator tower.
      2. Denying a site plan review.
  4. Conditional use permit, variance, and site plan review appeal: Kathleen Osborne, on behalf of 4040 Washington, LLC, 4040 and 4050 1/2 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00056)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Kathleen Osborne, on behalf of 4040 Washington, LLC, regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN7768) to allow a towing service at 4040 and 4050 1/2 Washington Ave N:

      1. Denying a conditional use permit for a towing service.
      2. Denying a variance of the surfacing requirements in areas where vehicles are located.
      3. Denying a site plan review.
  5. Rezoning: Lutheran Social Services, 2200 and 2201 Fremont Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00001)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Lutheran Social Services to rezone (PLAN7724) the properties located at 2200 and 2201 Fremont Ave N from the R2B Two-family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to allow a community center.

    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. Rezoning: DJR Architecture, 934 and 938 15th Ave SE This link open a new window(2019-00002)
    1. Approving an application submitted by DJR Architecture to rezone (PLAN7745) the properties located at 934 and 938 15th Ave SE from the R2B Two-family District to the R4 Multiple-family District, retaining the UA University Area Overlay District, to allow a new cluster development of 12 dwelling units.

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

  7. Rezoning: Daniel Oberpriller, 2637 and 2645 1st Ave S This link open a new window(2019-00003)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Oberpriller to rezone (PLAN7701) the property located at 2637 1st Ave S from the R2B Two-family District to the R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new five-story residential building with 51 dwelling units.

    2. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Oberpriller to rezone (PLAN7701) the property located at 2645 1st Ave S from the OR1 Neighborhood Office Residence District to the R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new five-story residential building with 51 dwelling units.

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

  8. Rezoning: Daniel Oberpriller, 1101 Hennepin Ave E This link open a new window(2019-00004)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Oberpriller to rezone (PLAN7675) the property located at 1101 Hennepin Ave E to add the IL Industrial Living Overlay District to construct a five-story mixed-use building with 56 dwelling units and 4,000 square feet of non-residential space.

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

  9. Rezoning: Yellow Tree Corp, 2325 E 38th St and 3812 24th Ave S This link open a new window(2019-00005)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Yellow Tree Corp to rezone (PLAN7861) a portion of the property at 2325 E 38th St and the entirety of the property at 3812 24th Ave S from the R1A Single-family District to the R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new four-story mixed-use building with 63 dwelling units and 4,000 square feet of retail uses.

    2. Approving an application submitted by Yellow Tree Corp to rezone (PLAN7861) the properties located at 2325 E 38th St and 3812 24th Ave S to add the Split Zoning Overlay District to construct a new four-story mixed-use building with 63 dwelling units and 4,000 square feet of retail uses.

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

  10. Rezoning: CA Ventures, 1202, 1206, 1208, and 1214 4th St SE, and 316 12th Ave SE This link open a new window(2019-00006)
    1. Approving an application submitted by CA Ventures to rezone (PLAN7864) the properties located at 1202, 1206, 1208, and 1214 4th St SE, and 316 12th Ave SE from the R5 Multiple-family District to the OR3 Institutional Office Residence District to construct a new six-story 114-unit residential building.

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

  11. Right of way vacation: Catholic Charities, 165, 173, and 177 Glenwood Ave This link open a new window(2019-00008)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Catholic Charities to vacate (PLAN7585) the right of way adjacent to 165, 173, and 177 Glenwood Ave, subject to the retention of easement rights by the City of Minneapolis.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the easterly 18 feet of Tract A (Vac-1701).

  12. Commemorative street name addition: Faith Tabernacle Gospel Fellowship International, 4th St N between W Broadway Ave and 21st Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00010)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Faith Tabernacle Gospel Fellowship International to add the commemorative street name of Dr Floyd R Beecham St to 4th St N.

  13. Heritage Preservation Commission appointments This link open a new window(2019-00059)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Kimberly Sandbulte, Seat 2, Ward 7, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

    2. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Jesse Kling, Seat 5, Ward 6, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

  14. Minneapolis Arts Commission appointments This link open a new window(2019-00060)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Heather Hoagland, Seat 2, Ward 11, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for three-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Robyne Robinson, Seat 1, Ward 10; and Crystal Brinkman, Seat 13, Ward 9.

    3. Confirming the Mayoral reappointment of Lisa Middag, Seat 6, Ward 2, for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2021.

Resolutions

  1. A National Day of Racial Healing honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-00119)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring and recognizing January 22, 2019, as the "National Day of Racial Healing" in the City of Minneapolis.

Unfinished Business

  1. Police Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00802)
    1. Referring to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters, 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.

    2. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter and report from the Charter Commission rejecting a charter amendment by ordinance, to be submitted to the voters, 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of Hayden, et al. v. City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board This link open a new window(2019-00093)
    1. Receiving and filing a briefing on the litigation matter of Hayden, et al. v. City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

  2. Litigation matter of Catrina Johnson v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2019-00094)
    1. Approving the settlement of the litigation matter of Catrina Johnson v. City of Minneapolis, et al. by payment of $50,000 to Catrina Johnson and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.



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