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An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 6, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Online meeting
Members: Council Members Lisa Bender (Chair), Andrea Jenkins (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 7)
Clerk: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Appointment of City Attorney This link open a new window(2020-00729)
    1. Considering the appointment by the Executive Committee of Jim Rowader to the appointed position of City Attorney for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2020.

  2. 3 Cultural Districts ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00446)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 16 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development, adding thereto a new Chapter 428 entitled “Cultural Districts” to establish Cultural District boundaries and policy.

  3. 4 Police Conduct Oversight ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00682)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 9, Chapter 172 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Fire and Police Protection: Police Conduct Oversight, amending provisions related to the Chief's disciplinary decision as required pursuant to the terms of the Stipulation and Order entered into by the City, the Police Department, and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights in Hennepin County District Court File No. 27-cv-20-8182.

  4. 5 Sabathani Senior Housing Tax Increment Financing Plan This link open a new window(2020-00752)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Sabathani Senior Housing at 3701 3rd Ave S.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to Sabathani Community Center, or an affiliate, in a principle amount not to exceed $745,400.

    3. Authorizing a TIF redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with Sabathani Community Center, or an affiliate.

Consent

  1. 6 Community Safety and Violence Prevention charter amendment This link open a new window(2020-00668)
    1. Considering an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters, proposing amendments to Article VII of the City Charter relating to Administration and Article VIII of the City Charter relating to Officers and Other Employees, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide for community safety and violence prevention, and the removal of the Police Department as a Charter Department.

    1. Setting a public hearing for Aug 20, 2020, to consider an Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, amending Section 20.360 relating to easing restrictions for furloughs immediately before or after paid holidays.

  2. 8 PERIS Development Project Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) extension This link open a new window(2020-00794)
    1. Approving an extension of the PERIS Development Project Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) award to Dec 31, 2020.

  3. 9 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Contingency Pool Loan for Sabathani Affordable Senior Housing Project This link open a new window(2020-00795)
    1. Approving an additional Affordable Housing Trust Fund loan of up to $650,000 for the Sabathani Affordable Senior Housing Project.

  4. 10 2020 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development Program applications This link open a new window(2020-00813)
    1. Passage of Resolution acknowledging support for projects that submitted applications to the 2020 Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development Program, as follows:

      1. Family Tree Clinic Expansion (1925 Nicollet Ave), Family Tree Clinic;
      2. Juxtaposition Arts Campus Acquisition (2007 Emerson Ave N), Juxtaposition Arts;
      3. Minneapolis American Indian Center Expansion (1530 Franklin Ave E), Minneapolis American Indian Center; and
      4. West Lake Quarter (3430 List Pl, 3421 Lake St W, 3441 31st Street, 3140 Abbott Ave S, and 3404 List Pl), Calhoun Towers Development LLC.
  5. 11 Contract amendment with Ann Godfrey for public art coordination This link open a new window(2020-00821)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42619 with Ann Godfrey, in the amount of $37,950 for a total amount not to exceed $212,850, for additional services associated with coordinating public art projects.

  6. 12 Contract with VenueNext for Target Center Point of Sale System This link open a new window(2020-00812)
    1. Authorizing a contract with VenueNext, in the amount of $873,066.60, for providing a Point of Sale (POS) system and POS consulting services for Target Center.

  7. 13 Contract amendment with Schindler Elevator Corporation for Target Center Escalator Refurbishment Project This link open a new window(2020-00808)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000739 with Schindler Elevator Corporation, in the amount of $22,000 for a total amount not to exceed $3,388,000, for additional work completed on the Target Center Escalator Refurbishment Project and contract closeout.

  8. 14 Grant application to National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" grants for creative professional support and creative engagement This link open a new window(2020-00822)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the National Endowment for the Arts, in the amount of $150,000 for a one-year period, to implement artist-led community engagement as part of the City's redistricting efforts and support the delivery of business events tailored to the needs of diverse creative sector workers, businesses, and organizations in response to the economic conditions faced as a result of COVID-19.

  9. 15 Corporation for National and Community Service grant for AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) and administrative support for North Minneapolis Promise Zone This link open a new window(2020-00828)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, in the amount of $20,000, for a one-year program for a cohort of up to nine AmeriCorps VISTAs and additional administrative support for the North Minneapolis Promise Zone.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Corporation for National and Community Service for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator's Office.

  10. 16 Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) appointment This link open a new window(2020-00792)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Thorbjorn Adam, Seat 12, Ward 6, to fill an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

  11. 17 Contract amendment with Ebert, Inc. for Fire Station No. 4 Renovation Project This link open a new window(2020-00797)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001757 with Ebert, Inc., in the amount of $131,368.88 for a total amount not to exceed $2,772,334.89, for construction modifications due to unforeseen existing soil conditions, code related electrical updates, lighting control updates, and minor architectural finish updates for the Fire Station No. 4 Renovations Project.

  12. 18 Minnesota Department of Human Services grant for peacetime emergency relief for community mental health services and supports This link open a new window(2020-00827)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, in the amount of $18,295, for peacetime emergency relief for community mental health services and supports for the period Aug 2, 2020, thru Feb 1, 2021.

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

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

  13. 19 Contract with HealthPartners and Minnesota Occupational Health for occupational health services This link open a new window(2020-00841)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with HealthPartners and/or Minnesota Occupational Health, in the amount of $500,000 per year, for occupational health services such as pre-employment physicals, reasonable suspicion testing, fitness for duty, return to work physicals, and other workplace safety needs.

  14. 20 Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution This link open a new window(2020-00814)
    1. Passage of Resolution urging the Minnesota State Board of Investment to start a process to fully divest from fossil fuels in 2020.

  15. 21 Minneapolis 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) This link open a new window(2020-00825)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Aug 20, 2020, to receive public comment on the 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).

  16. 22 Contract amendment with Smart Data Solutions, Inc. (SDS) for scanning, record labeling, and data transfer services This link open a new window(2020-00817)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-37324 with Smart Data Solutions, Inc. (SDS) through Aug 31, 2021, for scanning, record labeling, and data transfer services for the City’s Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS).

  17. 23 Contract amendment with Konnech, Inc. for support and maintenance of the City’s Elections Management System This link open a new window(2020-00816)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40044 with Konnech, Inc. (Konnech), in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $435,000, and an extension through Sept 23, 2022, for the support and maintenance of the City’s Elections Management System.

  18. 24 Contract amendment with InTech Software Solutions, Inc. for staff augmentation consulting services This link open a new window(2020-00815)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44477, Work Order No. 3, with InTech Software Solutions, Inc., in the amount of $200,000 for a total amount not to exceed $700,000, for staff augmentation consulting services supporting the City’s legacy content management and document management systems.

  19. 25 State of Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Joint Powers Agreement for bomb disposal units This link open a new window(2020-00818)
    1. Authorizing a State of Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Joint Powers Agreement with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal, in the amount of $37,500, for out-state mitigation of hazardous and explosive materials by the Police Bomb Unit, for a period of five years beginning July 1, 2020.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds into the Police Department.

  20. 26 Contract amendment with Hennepin County Human Services for mental health services This link open a new window(2020-00819)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000875 with Hennepin County Human Services and the Public Health Department, in the amount of $150,000 for a total amount not to exceed $480,000, for providing mental health services to city residents experiencing a mental health crisis.

  21. 27 National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Pandemic Response and Recovery Grant for 2020 Mobility Hub Project This link open a new window(2020-00829)
    1. Accepting a grant from the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), in the amount of $25,000, to support the 2020 Mobility Hub Project.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

  22. 28 Agreement with Northern States Power (Xcel Energy) for fleet electrification This link open a new window(2020-00810)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Northern States Power (Xcel Energy) for fleet electrification.

  23. 29 Capital project closeouts and appropriation and revenue adjustments within the City's Capital Project Fund This link open a new window(2020-00836)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2020 Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution authorizing closure and appropriation adjustments for capital projects, as indicated on Schedules A thru C, and reallocations and redistributions of excess revenues to projects requiring additional funding.

  24. 30 Contract amendment with S.M. Hentges and Sons, Inc. for 28th Ave S Bridge Replacement Project This link open a new window(2020-00830)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000940 with S.M. Hentges and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $465,671.84 for a total amount not to exceed $2,691,584.59, for project changes due to unforeseen conditions, utility conflicts, and weather-related costs for the 28th Ave S Bridge Replacement Project.

  25. 31 Contract amendment with Landbridge Ecological, Inc. for Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Planting Project This link open a new window(2020-00831)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40084 with Landbridge Ecological, Inc., in the amount of $18,540.70 for a total amount not to exceed $976,522.52, for additional services associated with the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Planting Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  26. 32 Contract amendment with Our Streets Minneapolis for Open Streets 2021 This link open a new window(2020-00811)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-42564 with Our Streets Minneapolis (formerly the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition) for a one-year period, through Dec 31, 2021, to provide services for the 2021 Open Streets season. 

  27. 33 Contract with ABM Parking Services, Inc. for professional management services for municipal parking system This link open a new window(2020-00796)
    1. Authorizing a contract with ABM Parking Services, Inc., in the amount of $122,000,000 for a three-year term, with two one-year renewal options, for professional management of the municipal parking system.

  28. 34 Contract with Hennepin County for Portland Ave (60th St E to 67th St E) Project This link open a new window(2020-00832)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative funding agreement with Hennepin County for pedestrian safety and traffic signal improvements included in the Portland Ave (60th St E to 67th St E) Project.

  29. 35 Columbia Heights Campus Upgrades Project: Appropriation increase This link open a new window(2020-00833)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving an increase of $360,000 in the 2020 Public Works Water Capital Improvements appropriation for the Columbia Heights Campus Upgrades Project.

  30. 36 Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project (Washington Ave to 12th St): Appropriation and revenue increase This link open a new window(2020-00834)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving an increase in the appropriation and revenue for the Hennepin Ave (Washington Ave to 12th St) Street Reconstruction Project by $2,281,200 in Metropolitan Council funds due to an increase in permanent and temporary easements and construction costs.

  31. 37 Grand Ave S (Lake St to 48th St W) Street Reconstruction Project: Layout approval and easements This link open a new window(2020-00835)
    1. Approving the layout for the Grand Ave S Street Reconstruction Project between Lake St and 48th St W.

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

  32. 38 Sanitary sewer service availability charges This link open a new window(2020-00820)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Sept 24, 2020, to consider the assessment of fees for sanitary sewer service availability charges that remain unpaid.

  33. 39 Snow and ice removal from public sidewalks assessments This link open a new window(2020-00823)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Sept 24, 2020, to consider the assessment charges for snow and ice removal from public sidewalks that remain unpaid.

  34. 40 Sidewalk repair and construction assessments This link open a new window(2020-00824)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Sept 24, 2020, to consider the assessment charges for sidewalk repair and construction that remain unpaid.

  35. 41 Bid for Aldrich Ave Water Main Crossing Project This link open a new window(2020-00809)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1058, in the amount of $2,693,575.10, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Aldrich Ave Water Main Crossing Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Discussion

  1. 42 Defense and Indemnification Policy revisions This link open a new window(2020-00838)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving revisions to the City's Defense and Indemnification Policy to allow for clearer standards and more transparency regarding the basis for determinations on requests for defense and indemnification.

  2. 43 Community Safety Workgroup presentation This link open a new window(2020-00843)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on the future of the Community Safety Workgroup.


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Actions referred to Council: Aug 14, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Aug 20, 2020
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