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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
June 21, 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 Jun 7, 2019.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Jun 11, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Emerge Community Development bond issuance: 1179 15th Ave SE This link open a new window(2019-00673)
    1. Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to and authorizing the issuance of up to $1,250,000 in 501 (c)(3) Bank Qualified Bank Direct tax-exempt revenue bonds for Emerge Community Development for capital equipment and various improvements to a facility located at 1179 15th Ave SE, and referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners.

  2. Moxy Minneapolis Downtown, 247 Chicago Ave S, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00661)
    1. Approving application for Moxy Minneapolis Downtown, 247 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Graves Downtown LLC, BLLiquor, LIC379368, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. Utepils Brewing, 225 Thomas Ave N, (Ward 5) for an expansion of premises of their On-Sale Liquor Taproom with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment license, adding an outdoor patio with 60 seats. This link open a new window(2019-00638)
    1. Approving application for UTEPILS BREWING, 225 THOMAS AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by Utepils Investments LLC, BLAmend, LIC378514, for an expansion of premises of their On-Sale Liquor Taproom with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License, adding an outdoor patio with 60 seats, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. Enji, 1320 W Lake St , (Ward 10) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00662)
    1. Approving application of Enji, 1320 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by SPG Ventures LLC, BLLiquor, LIC377823, for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  5. Black Walnut Bakery, 3157 Hennepin Ave, (Ward 10) for an On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00663)
    1. Approving application for BLACK WALNUT BAKERY, 3157 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by BLACK WALNUT BAKERY LLC, BLWine, LIC374691, 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.
  6. The Tasting Room, 1434 West 31st St, (Ward 10) for an expansion of premises of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Limited Entertainment License, adding a Sidewalk Cafe with 18 seats. This link open a new window(2019-00667)
    1. Approving application for The Tasting Room, 1434 31ST ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by J & J Graves LLC, BLAmend, LIC379457, for an expansion of premises of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Limited Entertainment License, adding a Sidewalk Cafe with 18 seats, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 
    2. Approving application for The Tasting Room, 1434 31ST ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by J & J Graves LLC, BLFood, LIC379425, for a Sidewalk Cafe License with 18 seats, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 
  7. Bread & Pickle, 4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway, ((Ward 13) for a permanent expansion of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment license, adding an outdoor area near the Harriet Bandshell This link open a new window(2019-00665)
    1. Approving application for BREAD & PICKLE, 4135 WEST LAKE HARRIET PKWY Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by BREAD & PICKLE LLC, BLAmend, LIC379750, for a permanent expansion of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, adding an outdoor area near the Harriet Bandshell, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  8. On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License Revocation: Addis Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar, 2713 E Lake Street, (Ward 2) held by Alemayehu Enterprises LLC This link open a new window(2019-00668)
    1. Approving revocation of the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License for ADDIS ABABA ETHIOPIAN RESTAURANT AND BAR, 2713 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) held by ALEMAYEHU ENTERPRISES LLC, BLLiquor, LIC79465, due to outstanding fines and fees owed to the City of Minneapolis.
  9. On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License Revocation: El Nuevo Rodeo Nightclub, 2709 Lake St E, (Ward 2) held by Midwest Latino Ent and Talent Inc This link open a new window(2019-00666)
    1. Considering the revocation of the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License for El Nuevo Rodeo Nightclub, 2709 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) held by MIDWEST LATINO ENT AND TALENT INC, BLLiquor, LIC79453, due to outstanding fines and fees owed to the City of Minneapolis.
  10. Liquor license approvals for June 11, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00659)
    1. BEST STEAK HOUSE, 5455 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by HARALAMBOS BEST STEAK INC, BLAmend, LIC379663
    2. Kieran's Kitchen, 117 14TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Kieran's Kitchen LLC, BLAmend, LIC379690
    3. THE LIQUOR EXCHANGE, 2821 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by THE LIQUOR EXCHANGE LLC, BLLiqOff, LIC374706
    4. Taberna, 3126 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Taberna LLC, BLLiquor, LIC377520
    5. Pancho Villa's Restaurant, 2539 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by IC Enterprises LLC, BLLiquor, LIC379678
  11. Liquor license renewals for June 11, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00660)
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  12. Gambling license renewals for June 11, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00658)
    1. MINNEAPOLIS RIVERVIEW LIONS, 4155 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MINNEAPOLIS RIVERVIEW LIONS, BLGeneral, LIC367706
    2. MINNEAPOLIS RIVERVIEW LIONS, submitted by MINNEAPOLIS RIVERVIEW LIONS, BLGeneral, LIC69716
    3. TWIN CITIES WRESTLING CLUB, submitted by TWIN CITIES WRESTLING CLUB INC, BLGeneral, LIC66415
    4. TWIN CITIES WRESTLING CLUB INC, 328 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by TWIN CITIES WRESTLING CLUB INC, BLGeneral, LIC353583
  13. License Settlement Conference recommendations: Encore Karaoke & Sushi Lounge, 2111 Franklin Ave E, (Ward 6) held by Encore Entertainment Group, Inc for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment license This link open a new window(2019-00669)
    1. Rescinding Council Action 2018A-0075, passed Feb 23, 2018, and adopting a new Business License Settlement Conference Agreement for Encore Karaoke & Sushi Lounge, 2111 FRANKLIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) negotiated between the City and Encore Entertainment Group INC, BLAmend, LIC379969, allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  14. Business License Operating Conditions: Exchange Nightclub/Alibi Lounge, 10 5th St S, (Ward 3), for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00664)
    1. Approving application for EXCHANGE NIGHTCLUB/ALIBI LOUNGE, 10 5TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by THE UNDERGROUND LLC, BLAmend, LIC379033, to amend their business plan to allow age 18-plus events on Sunday evenings, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for EXCHANGE NIGHTCLUB/ALIBI LOUNGE, 10 5TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by THE UNDERGROUND LLC, BLAmend, LIC379824, allowing the applicant to retain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  15. Contract amendments with eligible providers for employment and training services This link open a new window(2019-00675)
    1. Authorizing increases to master contracts with seven eligible providers in a combined total amount of $5 million, not to exceed $20,750,000, for employment and training services as follows:

      1. Contract C-40421 with Achieve Minneapolis, increasing by 500,000, for a new maximum total of $3,000,000

      2. Contract C-40422 with American Indian OIC, increasing by $500,000, for a new maximum total of $2,250,000

      3. Contract C-40656 with East Side Neighborhood Services, increasing by $750,000, for a new maximum total of $2,250,000

      4. Contract C-40640 with EMERGE, increasing by $500,000, for a new maximum total of $4,750,000

      5. Contract C-40476 with Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, increasing by $1,000,000, for a new maximum total of $2,500,000

      6. Contract C-40803 with Lifetrack, increasing by $250,000, for a new maximum total of $1,500,000

      7. Contract C-40413 with Project for Pride in Living, increasing by 1,500,000, for a new maximum total of $4,500,000

  16. Minneapolis Workforce Development Board appointment This link open a new window(2019-00639)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment to fill an unexpired three-year term, beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2020: Micah Spieler, Seat 9, Ward 9.

  1. Contracts with various suppliers to provide full-time employee recruitment services This link open a new window(2019-00713)
    1. Authorizing contracts with Compri Consulting, Inc., Recruiters of Minnesota, True Source IT, LLC, and Valere Consulting & Recruiting, for a period of three years and an amount not-to-exceed a total of $200,000 per supplier contract, to establish a full-time employee recruitment services pool to assist with placement of hard-to-fill information technology (“IT”) positions.

  2. Contract with Navex Global, Inc. to provide subscription licenses for Policy and Procedure Management (PPM) software This link open a new window(2019-00714)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-38338 with Navex Global, Inc. in the amount of $25,000 for a new not-to-exeed total of $43,361, and extending the contract for five years through Jun 27, 2024, for the Minneapolis Emergency Communication Center (MECC) to provide the 911 department access to the subscription for Policy and Procedure Management (PPM) software.

  3. Contract with Prosci Inc. to provide change management certification services This link open a new window(2019-00715)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Prosci, for a period of one year in an amount not-to-exceed total of $100,000, to provide change management certification services.

    2. Authorizing the customization to the City’s Standard Contract Form, for Professional Services up to $175,000, to:

      1. Lower insurance requirements due to the in-house nature of the training (e.g., (i) Commercial General Liability insurance lowered from $2,000,000 to $1,000,000 per claim; (ii) Commercial Automobile insurance limited to $1,000,000 per claim by removing the $2,000,000 aggregate level; and
      2. Eliminate the “work for hire” intellectual property clause while confirming that each Party retains all rights to their pre-existing intellectual property.
  4. Contract with Tyler Technologies, Inc. to provide a Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system This link open a new window(2019-00716)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Tyler Technologies, Inc. for a period of five years with an option to extend for five (5) additional one-year terms, in an amount not-to-exceed total of $6,000,000, to provide a Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system for the City Assessor’s Office for assessing market value on properties within the City limits.

    2. Authorizing the customization of the liability terms and conditions within the contract to cap Tyler’s liability during the initial term at the total fees paid as of the time of a claim and during any renewal term at the then-current annual SaaS fees payable in that renewal term.

  5. Contract amendment with Verint Americas Inc. for hosting and support of the 311 Lagan application This link open a new window(2019-00717)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-37587 with Verint in the amount of $1,227,000, for a new not-to-exceed total of $3,277,000, and extending the contract for three years through Nov 30, 2024, with two one-year options to extend at the sole discretion of the City, for hosting and support of the 311 Lagan application that allows constituents to connect with the City of Minneapolis.

  6. Geographic Data Quality Workgroup This link open a new window(2019-00732)
    1. Directing the Information Technology Department to lead, and 311 to participate in, a cross-functional workgroup to address geographic information data quality and identify solutions that will increase data quality in an actionable way across the City enterprise, with a report back to the Enterprise Committee by November 2019.

Housing Policy & Development
Jun 12, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Land sale: 2635 Colfax Ave N to Wilson Molina This link open a new window(2019-00696)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2635 Colfax Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-146), to Wilson Molina for $55,000, subject to conditions. If Wilson Molina fails to close, approving the sale of the property to Ram Construction & Remodeling for $55,000, subject to conditions.

  2. Land sale: 1326 Emerson Ave N to A.Vision LLC This link open a new window(2019-00701)
    1. Considering a resolution approving the sale of the property at 1326 Emerson Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-147), to A.Vision LLC for $20,000, subject to conditions. If A.Vision LLC fails to close, approving the sale of the property to Joseph Jackson and Shannon Sanford for $20,000, subject to conditions.

  3. Land sale: 2822 Emerson Ave N to Kit Praviseth This link open a new window(2019-00698)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2822 Emerson Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-148), to Kit Praviseth for $60,000, subject to conditions. If Kit Praviseth fails to close, approving the sale of the property to Tai Hon LLC for $60,000, subject to conditions.

  4. Grant agreement with American Indian Community Development Corporation for acquisition of 1500 Elliot Ave This link open a new window(2019-00704)
    1. Authorizing a grant agreement with American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC) or an affiliated entity in the amount of $50,000, for the acquisition of 1500 Elliot Ave.

  5. Home Ownership Works (HOW) program guidelines amendment This link open a new window(2019-00703)
    1. Approving changes to the Home Ownership Works (HOW) program guidelines to more closely align the HOW program with the goals of similar City programs and the 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

  6. Contract with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid for legal representation to low-income Minneapolis tenants facing eviction This link open a new window(2019-00710)
    1. Authorizing a basic service agreement with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid in an amount not to exceed $650,000, for a two-year period to provide legal representation to low-income Minneapolis tenants facing eviction.

    2. Authorizing extension of the contract at the sole option of the City for a one-year period in an amount not to exceed $325,000.

    3. Passage of Resolution authorizing the one-time transfer of $150,000 from CPED’s Affordable Housing Division 2019 Budget of Eviction Representation Pilot funding to the City Coordinator Department for the Renters Support program.

Intergovernmental Relations
Jun 19, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Local approval of special law: Establishment of a TIF district for the Upper Harbor Terminal development This link open a new window(2019-00718)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota, 2019 First Special Legislative Session, authorizing the establishment of a tax increment financing (TIF) district for the Upper Harbor Terminal development.

    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing June 20 as World Refugee Day, a day to honor the strength, courage and perseverance of refugees and other displaced persons who have made Minneapolis their home.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Jun 10, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Grant from the Minnesota Department of Health for Evidence-Based Home Visiting Program This link open a new window(2019-00656)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $1,772,956, for the Evidence-Based Home Visiting Program. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Health for the grant through Dec 31, 2022.

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

  2. Public Health Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-00672)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment to fill an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019: Laura Rangaard, Seat 11, Ward 11.

    2. Approving the following Council re-appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Yolonde Adams-Lee, Seat 18, Member at Large.

  3. Grant from the Minnesota Department of Health for contaminants outreach and education This link open a new window(2019-00674)
    1. Accepting a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Minnesota Department of Health for contaminants outreach and education.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Health for the grant.

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

  4. Regenerative Agriculture and Biochar Use This link open a new window(2019-00654)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing Regenerative Agriculture and Biochar use as impactful climate action and resilience tools that deliver benefits to Minneapolis residents and our environment.

    2. Directing the Health Department, the Office of Sustainability, and Public Works staff to explore ways to partner together to support and implement regenerative agriculture and biochar practices in future City of Minneapolis projects and report back to the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee by August 2019.

  5. Contracts with Lake Street Council, MN Peacebuilding Leadership Institute, Banyan Community, Juxtaposition Arts, Art is My Weapon, The Camden Promise, and East Phillips Improvement Coalition for Citywide Violence Prevention Fund projects This link open a new window(2019-00655)
    1. Authorizing contracts with Lake Street Council ($10,000), MN Peacebuilding Leadership Institute ($10,000), Banyan Community ($50,000), Juxtaposition Arts ($50,000), Art is My Weapon ($44,250), The Camden Promise ($50,000), and East Phillips Improvement Coalition ($25,000) for a not-to-exceed total amount of $239,250 for specifically designated strategies for citywide violence prevention outside of downtown. 

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Jun 12, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Agreement between the Minneapolis Police Department and Blaine Police Department for mutual aid during large-scale event This link open a new window(2019-00652)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the City of Blaine Police Department for the Minneapolis Police Department to extend its services beyond its jurisdiction for the purpose of providing mutual aid during the 2019 3M Open to be held on Jun 28 - July 7, 2019. 

  2. Contract with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for purchase and storage of body-worn cameras, tasers, and CAD integration This link open a new window(2019-00695)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40520, with Axon Enterprise, Inc. in the amount of $5,300,000, for a new not-to-exceed total of $9,300,000, and extending the contract through Aug 31, 2024, for additional body-worn cameras, data storage, data management software, maintenance, CAD integration, Taser-7 tasers for patrol, pricing for new models/configurations/extended years, and other related service/purchases.

Transportation & Public Works
Jun 11, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. 2019 Alley Renovation Program: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2019-00679)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $68,475.24 for the 2019 Alley Renovation Program.

    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 $68,475 for the 2019 Alley Renovation Program.

  2. West Broadway Improvement Special Service District renewal ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00428)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 17, Chapter 434 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks: West Broadway Improvement Special Service District, readopting the ordinance to renew the West Broadway Improvement Special Service District for an additional five-year period.

  3. Northern Spark Large Block Event Permit: June 14-15, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00680)
    1. Approving application of Erin Lavelle for a large block event permit to allow Northern Spark to be held June 14-15, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Section 455.35(c)(1) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  4. Stone Arch Bridge Festival Large Block Event Permit: June 15-16, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00682)
    1. Approving application of Sara Collins for a large block event permit to allow the Stone Arch Bridge Festival to be held June 15-16, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Section 455.35(c)(1) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  5. Rock the Garden Large Block Event Permit: June 29, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00681)
    1. Approving application of Ben Geffen of the Walker Art Center for a large block event permit to allow Rock the Garden to be held June 29, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Section 455.35(c)(1) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

  6. Agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for the design of a storm sewer system and stormwater ponds at the Columbia Golf Course This link open a new window(2019-00686)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to cooperatively undertake the preparation of the final design of a storm sewer system and stormwater ponds at Columbia Golf Course and preparation of bid documents for the project.

  7. Contract amendment with CDM Smith for Fridley Campus Industrial Electrical Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2019-00708)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44151 with CDM Smith, in the amount of $509,600 for a total amount not to exceed $2,007,100, for design and bidding services for a new 13.8kV substation for the Fridley Campus Industrial Electrical Rehabilitation Project.

  8. Contract amendment with AE2S Construction (EIM) for additional services for Pump Station 7 Outdoor Construction Project This link open a new window(2019-00687)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44381 with AE2S Construction (EIM), in the amount of $57,235 for a total amount not to exceed $645,285, and an extension through Sept 27, 2019, for Change Order 1 to allow for additional services for the Pump Station 7 Outdoor Construction Project.

  9. Contract amendment with James Corner Field Operations (JCFO) for Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00688)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38648 with James Corner Field Operation (JCFO), in the amount of $19,000 for a total amount not to exceed $4,819,000, for additional services associated with the design of additional greening for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project through Dec 31, 2019.

  10. Contract amendment with Meyer Contracting, Inc. for Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00689)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40865 with Meyer Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $1,200,000 for a total amount not to exceed $33,973,145.05, for change orders related to anticipated and unanticipated design modifications and scope changes for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project with an end date of Dec 31, 2020.

  11. Contract with Kimley Horn and Associates, Inc. for engineering and design services for Grand Ave S Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00690)
    1. Authorizing  a contract with Kimley Horn and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $989,700, for engineering and design services for the Grand Ave S Street Reconstruction Project.

  12. Access easement agreement for the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail) This link open a new window(2019-00691)
    1. Authorizing an access easement agreement with the Metropolitan Council, Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority, and the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad for the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail).

  13. Bicycle Advisory Committee revisions This link open a new window(2019-00692)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2010R-508 entitled “Reorganizing the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee” passed October 22, 2010,” as amended, to remove the public hearing requirement and update the membership structure of the Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC).

  14. Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) appointments This link open a new window(2019-00693)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021: Adelheid Koski, Seat 2, Ward 1; Cassandra Reissman, Seat 3, Ward 10; and Jim Welsch, Seat 4, Ward 6.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021: Aaron Berger, Seat 1, Ward 2; Julia Curran, Seat 5, Ward 7; Philip Ailiff, Seat 6, Ward 3; Peter Vader, Seat 7, Ward 11; and Tamir Mohamud, Seat 9, Ward 6.

  15. Sidewalk snow and ice report This link open a new window(2019-00694)
    1. Directing the Public Works Department to participate in a cross-functional workgroup to discuss issues with geographic information data quality between various databases and GIS systems used across the city and identify solutions to increase data quality in an actionable way within Public Works efforts, and report back to the Transportation & Public Works Committee by November 2019.

  1. Local government amicus brief in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC & Aimee Stephens; Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda; and Bostock v. Clayton County This link open a new window(2019-00719)
    1. Authorizing the City to join the local government amicus brief in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC & Aimee Stephens; Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda; and Bostock v. Clayton County, in support of employee-plaintiffs defending coverage of LGBTQ people under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act in several cases pending before the United States Supreme Court, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief.

  2. Legal settlement: Worker's compensation claim of Laura Pilon This link open a new window(2019-00720)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Laura Pilon by payment of $90,000 to Ms. Pilon and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. Legal settlement: Matt Hastings v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00721)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Matt Hastings v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $10,000 to Matt Hastings, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. Bid for Minneapolis Convention Center Exhibitor Services and First Aid Remodel Project This link open a new window(2019-00722)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Meisinger Construction Company, Inc., submitted on Event No. 190, in the amount of $387,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Minneapolis Convention Center Exhibitor Services and First Aid Remodel Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications and drawings.

  5. Contract amendment with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for use of land under highway bridges This link open a new window(2019-00724)
    1. Authorizing Amendment No. 9 to Contract No. 11608-3 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, in the amount of $24,000 per year, and an extension of the lease of land under Highway I-94 bridges to the City through April 30, 2021.

  6. Contract amendment with 310 Partners, LLC for lease at the Flour Exchange Building This link open a new window(2019-00725)
    1. Authorizing a fourth amendment to Contract No. C-26109A with 310 Partners, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $450,000, and an extension of the contract through Dec 31, 2020, with an option to extend the contract for an additional three-month period, for the lease of office space at the Flour Exchange Building.

  7. Contract amendment with Clever Design for Impound Lot Improvement Project This link open a new window(2019-00726)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41366 with Clever Design, in the amount of $80,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $480,000, for additional meetings, engineering analysis, and design changes for the Impound Lot Improvement Project.

  8. Contract amendment with 331 2nd Ave S Novel Coworking, LLC for communications cable equipment This link open a new window(2019-00727)
    1. Authorizing Addendum No. 2 to Contract No. C-22662 with 331 2nd Ave S Novel Coworking, LLC, in the amount of $600 per month beginning April 1, 2019, with three percent annual increases, for communications cable equipment at the 330 2nd Ave S building. The City will have the right to terminate this contract when staff vacate the building.

  9. Contract amendment with Adolfson & Peterson Construction for East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2019-00728)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44153 with Adolfson & Peterson Construction, in the amount of $135,152, for utility changes to accommodate PDR utility revisions, electrical, and lighting for the public art work and some additional smaller changes for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project.

  10. Plumbers salary schedule This link open a new window(2019-00646)
    1. Approving an increase to the salary schedules, including longevity, by 2.50% for all classified jobs in the Non-Represented group formally known as the Plumbers Bargaining Unit effective Feb 3, 2019, and authorizing step progression, subject to satisfactory or better performance.

  11. Grant from Citi Foundation and Living Cities for the City Accelerator Initiative on Inclusive Procurement This link open a new window(2019-00731)
    1. Accepting a grant from Citi Foundation and Living Cities, in the amount of $50,000, for the City Accelerator Initiative on Inclusive Procurement, an effort to increase opportunities for minority-owned businesses to gain city contracts.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Citi Foundation and Living Cities, for a 12-month period, for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator's Department, Finance and Property Services Division.

  12. Bid for Public Service Building Project: Casework and millwork This link open a new window(2019-00736)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Distinctive Cabinet Design, submitted on Event No. 5, in the amount of $1,182,000, to furnish and deliver casework and millwork – tax exempt material purchase for the Public Service Building Project (CC4.10), and authorizing a contract for the materials, all in accordance with City specifications and drawings.

  13. Bid for Public Service Building Project: Flooring This link open a new window(2019-00737)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Acoustic Associates, Inc., submitted on Event No. 7,  in the base bid amount of $1,332,928, and Alternate No. 1 for an additional $253,570, for a total of $1,586,498, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Public Service Building Project (CC4.07) flooring, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. Bid for Public Service Building Project: Acoustic ceiling tile/fabric wall panel This link open a new window(2019-00738)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Acoustic Associates, Inc., submitted on Event No. 7, in the amount of $4,245,634, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Public Service Building Project (CC4.06) acoustic ceiling tile/fabric wall panel, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  1. Interim use permit: 4040 Washington, LLC, 4050 1/2 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00677)
    1. Approving an application submitted by 4040 Washington, LLC for an interim use permit (PLAN8884) to allow for a towing service for the property located at 4050 1/2 Washington Ave N until Jun 13, 2021, subject to conditions. 

  2. Interim use permit: Barbara Novy, 4530 Lyndale Ave S This link open a new window(2019-00678)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Barbara Novy for an interim use permit (PLAN8961) to allow two portable classrooms in a temporary structure located at 4530 Lyndale Ave S until Jun 13, 2022, subject to conditions.

  3. Rezoning: Daniel Oberpriller, 1121 4th St SE This link open a new window(2019-00648)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Oberpriller to rezone (PLAN8702) the property located at 1121 4th St SE from the R5 Multiple-family District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to construct a new five-story mixed-use building with 64 dwelling units and 900 square feet of commercial 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.

  4. Rezoning: 1717 LLC, 1717 2nd St NE This link open a new window(2019-00649)
    1. Approving an application submitted by 1717 LLC to rezone (PLAN8568) the property located at 1717 2nd St NE from the R2B Two-family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to use the existing building as an art studio and gallery.

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

  5. Rezoning: DJR Architecture, 3025 E Calhoun Pkwy This link open a new window(2019-00650)
    1. Approving an application submitted by DJR Architecture to rezone (PLAN8143) the property located at 3025 E Calhoun Pkwy from the R2B Two-family District to the R3 Multiple-family District to construct a new three-story residential building with 17 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.

  6. Alley vacations: Red Lake Nation, 2015, 2019, and 2113 Cedar Ave S; and 1820 and 1834 E 22nd St This link open a new window(2019-00653)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Red Lake Nation to vacate (Vac-1713) the existing alley dedicated in the plat Wesfall's Addition to Minneapolis, subject to the retention of easement rights by CenterPoint Energy.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the existing alley dedicated in the plat Westfall's Addition to Minneapolis (Vac-1713).

    3. Approving an application submitted by Red Lake Nation to vacate (Vac-1715) a city triangle parcel, the formerly Gilson parcel and the MNDOT turnback parcel, subject to the retention of easement rights by the City of Minneapolis, CenterPoint Energy, and Comcast.

    4. Passage of Resolution vacating a city triangle parcel, the formerly Gilson parcel and the MNDOT turnback parcel (Vac-1715).

  7. Street vacation: Minnehaha Crossing and Midtown Corner LLC, 27th Ave S between 29th St and Lake St This link open a new window(2019-00657)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Minnehaha Crossing and Midtown Corner LLC to modify (Vac-1719) two easement areas over a portion of the previously vacated 27th Ave S between 29th St and Lake St.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the portions of utility and access easements, which have been reserved in the prior street vacation of 27th Ave S, within the plat of Southside Addition to Minneapolis (Vac-1719).

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Regulation of tetrachloroethylene (perc) in dry cleaning establishments ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00766)
    1. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 301 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Laundries and Dry Cleaning Establishments, amending regulations to prohibit any use of tetrachloroethylene in a dry cleaning facility.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Palmisano, Fletcher, and Cunningham to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, for first reading and referral to the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights & Engagement Committee, preventing wage theft, adding overtime and break requirements, and restricting City contracts from being awarded to entities with outstanding wage obligations:

      1. Chapter 18 Purchasing.
      2. Chapter 40 Workplace Regulations.
  1. Freelance worker protections ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00699)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher, Palmisano, and Cunningham to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 40 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Workplace Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights & Engagement Committee, adding a new article establishing freelance worker protections.

  2. Tobacco products shops ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00700)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cano to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Tobacco Dealers, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to the establishment of new tobacco products shops.

  3. Accessory structures height ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00706)
    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 Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending regulations governing the height of accessory structures:

      1. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      2. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
  4. Short-term rentals ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00707)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to short-term rental dwelling units.

    2. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 351 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Short-Term Rental Hosting Platforms, for first reading and referral to the Housing Policy & Development Committee, amending provisions related to short-term rental hosting platforms.

  5. Rental dwelling license reinstatement requirements ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00709)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cunningham and Ellison to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending the rental dwelling license reinstatement requirements related to management plans to be approved by the Police Department.

Resolutions

  1. 2019 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual Pride Month honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-00753)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring June 2019 "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual Pride Month."

Unfinished Business

  1. The Blue Door - Longfellow, 3448 42nd Ave S, (Ward 12), for a permanent expansion of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, adding a Sidewalk Café with 15 seats This link open a new window(2019-00535)
    1. Considering application for THE BLUE DOOR - LONGFELLOW, 3448 42ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by SACRE BLEU ENTERPRISES LLC, BLAmend, LIC365261, for a permanent expansion of their 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. Considering application for THE BLUE DOOR - LONGFELLOW, 3448 42ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by SACRE BLEU ENTERPRISES LLC, BLFood, LIC365263, for a Sidewalk Cafe License with seating for 15, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Announcements

Adjournment

Upcoming
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