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Agenda

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 20, 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 Reappointment of Fire Chief This link open a new window(2020-00671)
    1. Considering the reappointment by the Executive Committee of John Fruetel to the appointed position of Fire Chief for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2020.

    1. Passage of 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. 4 Minneapolis 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) This link open a new window(2020-00825)
    1. Directing staff to include any comments received at the public hearing, or submitted otherwise during the public comment period, on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to be submitted to HUD on Aug 31, 2020.

Consent

  1. 5 Legal settlement: Hinda Ismail v. Donald Brown and City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2020-00870)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Hinda Ismail v. Donald Brown and the City of Minneapolis, 4th Judicial District Case No. 27-CV-19-16892, by payment of $18,000 to Ms. Ismail and her attorney in exchange for her waiver of all claims against the City, Mr. Brown, and the City's agents and employees, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. 6 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim and Public Employees Retirement Association Duty Disability appeal concerning Kristin Thompson This link open a new window(2020-00871)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Kristin Thompson and the City's appeal of Ms. Thompson's Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) appeal, by payment of $130,500 to Ms. Thompson and her attorneys, in exchange for Ms. Thompson's agreement to modify her rights to continuing health care under Minnesota Statute 299A.465 from family coverage to individual coverage, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. 7 2019 Ethical Practices Board annual report This link open a new window(2020-00878)
    1. Receiving and filing the Ethical Practices Board's 2019 Annual Report.

  4. 8 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant Supplemental Funding (ESG-CV) Round 2 funding recommendations This link open a new window(2020-00879)
    1. Approving up to $306,200 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Round 2 grant funds for the American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC) for homeless street outreach services.

    2. Authorizing contracts and agreements with AICDC for the grant funds.

  5. 9 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program: 2018-2020 Program Results This link open a new window(2020-00881)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on the results of the 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program, including information about the program's impact in preserving Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH). 

  6. 10 Contracts for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) This link open a new window(2020-00895)
    1. Authorizing a grant agreement with InquilinXs UnidXs Por Justica for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $80,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    2. Authorizing a grant agreement with Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $55,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    3. Authorizing a grant agreement with Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $300,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    4. Authorizing a grant agreement with The Nia Project for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $250,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    5. Authorizing a grant agreement with Lutheran Social Services for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $265,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    6. Authorizing a grant agreement with Urban Homeworks for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $300,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    7. Authorizing a grant agreement with Al-Maa’uun for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program (HSP) services, in an amount not to exceed $250,000, for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2021.

    8. Receiving and filing a report regarding stabilization of 1-4-unit rental households in the City of Minneapolis.

  7. 11 Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for mechanical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00861)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $118,312 for a total amount not to exceed $28,210,407, for increased costs for mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  8. 12 Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for interior glazing and metal panels for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00862)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $31,848 for a total amount not to exceed $4,518,597, for changes in interior glazing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. 13 Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company LLC for structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00863)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company LLC, in the amount of $7,335 for a total amount not to exceed $3,746,557, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  10. 14 Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for roofing work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00864)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $40,692 for a total amount not to exceed $1,965,670, for a reduction in roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  11. 15 Contract amendment with Acoustic Associates, Inc. for acoustical ceiling work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00865)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001149 with Acoustic Associates, Inc., in the amount of $6,232 for a total amount not to exceed $4,351,678, for increased acoustical ceiling work for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. 16 Contract amendment with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd for architect and engineer services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00868)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43204 with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd (MSR Design), in the amount of $112,868 for a total amount not to exceed $11,545,815, for architect and engineer of record design services for the Public Service Building Project.

  13. 17 Bid for ancillary furniture - Furniture Group A This link open a new window(2020-00872)
    1. Accepting the third low bid of Prevolv, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1032, in the amount of $355,321.40, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for ancillary furniture - Furniture Group A, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. 18 Contract amendment with Meisinger Construction Co., Inc. for Americans with Disabilities Act/All Gender Restroom (ADA/AGR) Improvements Project This link open a new window(2020-00866)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001349 with Meisinger Construction Co., Inc. (Amendment No. 2), in the amount of $12,088 for a total amount not to exceed $885,634.50, for construction modifications due to unforeseen conditions and minor architectural finish changes for the Americans with Disabilities Act/All Gender Restroom (ADA/AGR) Improvements Project at multiple facilities.

  15. 19 Contract with US Bank NA/Elavon, Inc. for merchant card processing services This link open a new window(2020-00867)
    1. Authorizing the customization of the terms and conditions of a contract with US Bank NA/Elavon, Inc. for merchant card processing services to reflect the following material negotiated change: limiting Elavon’s potential liability under the contract, except in the case of an Elavon data breach, to the greater of $100,000 or six months of fees.

  16. 20 Refunding of previously issued general obligation bond series This link open a new window(2020-00884)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing certain actions to be taken by the Chief Financial Officer with respect to certain indebtedness to be incurred by the City of Minneapolis and by the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis general obligation refunding bonds to refund all or a portion of certain outstanding general obligation bonds of the City of Minneapolis for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities.  

  17. 21 Lease with Lothenbach Properties II, LLC and Imagine! Express, LLC for use of 2633 Minnehaha Ave as Third Precinct temporary site This link open a new window(2020-00901)
    1. Authorizing a multi-year lease with Lothenbach Properties II, LLC and Imagine! Express, LLC, in an annual amount not to exceed $1,200,000, for the use of 2633 Minnehaha Ave as a Third Precinct temporary site.

    2. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation in the Property Services Fund by $1,200,000 from the General Fund Contingency and increasing appropriation in the Property Services Fund by $1,200,000 from the Property Services Asset Preservation Fund.

  18. 22 Contract with NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc. to provide domestic violence prevention programming services This link open a new window(2020-00869)
    1. Authorizing a contract with NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for one year with an option to extend the contract annually up to four years with each renewal option not to exceed $100,000 per year for a total amount not to exceed $500,000, to provide domestic violence programming services.

  19. 23 2020 Unclassified Positions Report This link open a new window(2020-00883)
    1. Receiving and filing the August 2020 Unclassified Positions Report.

  20. 24 Neighborhood name change: West Calhoun to West Maka Ska This link open a new window(2020-00882)
    1. Authorizing a name change of the West Calhoun neighborhood to the West Maka Ska neighborhood.

  21. 25 Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Saint Cloud and the Saint Paul Board of Water Commissioners for drinking water source water protection This link open a new window(2020-00885)
    1. Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Saint Cloud and the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul for the continued implementation of source water protection activities under the Upper Mississippi Source Water Protection Project. 

  22. 26 Right of Entry Agreement with BAE Systems for Environmental Monitoring This link open a new window(2020-00898)
    1. Authorizing a conditional right-of-entry agreement with BAE Systems for environmental monitoring.

  23. 27 Cooperative agreement with Hennepin County for water main construction costs related to the reconstruction of County State Aid Highway 204 This link open a new window(2020-00897)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Hennepin County whereby the City will receive an amount not to exceed $12,000 for water main construction costs related to the reconstruction of County State Aid Highway 204.

  24. 28 Prioritized Bridge Replacement List This link open a new window(2020-00900)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing a Prioritized Bridge Replacement List.

  25. 29 Contract amendment with VEIT and Company, Inc. for Mid-City Industrial Phase II Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2020-00886)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000242 with VEIT and Company, Inc., in the amount of $325,552.02 for a total amount not to exceed $6,598,412.06, for additional work and costs associated with unforeseen conditions on the Mid-City Industrial Phase II Reconstruction Project.

  26. 30 Contract amendment with Affinitech, Inc. for Minneapolis Parking, Integrated Video Management System This link open a new window(2020-00887)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000220 with Affinitech, Inc. (Amendment No. 2), in the amount of $90,365.10 for a total amount not to exceed $1,346,656.30, to supply an additional core switch, furniture in Security Operations Center, an interconnect server, and encoders for the Minneapolis Parking, Integrated Video Management System.

  27. 31 42nd St E (46th Ave S and W River Pkwy) Street Reconstruction Project: Layout approval and easements This link open a new window(2020-00888)
    1. Approving the layout for the 42nd St E Street Reconstruction Project, between 46th Ave S and W River Pkwy.

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

  28. 32 Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) grant for stormwater pretreatment, trench shoring, and traffic control devices This link open a new window(2020-00896)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in the amount of $160,000, to purchase a stormwater pretreatment device and rental of trench shoring and traffic control devices needed to install the stormwater treatment device to be located at 35th Ave NE and Tyler St NE

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for the activities and requirements of the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution adjusting the appropriation and revenue for the Public Works Stormwater Program Fund to reflect the grant funding and to provide the funding to the program where the grant project was performed.

  29. 33 Bid for sanitary sewer improvements for Fridley Sewer Improvements Project This link open a new window(2020-00892)
    1. Accepting the low bid of PCI Roads, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1185, in the amount of $197,900, to furnish all materials, equipment, labor, and tools necessary to install a sanitary sewer manhole for the Fridley Sewer Improvements Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  30. 34 Bid for Minneapolis Plaza Ramp, 12th St Snow Removal System Repair This link open a new window(2020-00837)
    1. Accepting the low bid of CY-CON, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1128, in the amount of $226,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Minneapolis Plaza Ramp, 12th St Snow Removal System Repair, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  31. 35 Bids for public towing services This link open a new window(2020-00893)
    1. Accepting the bid of Williams Towing, submitted on Event No. 1141, in the amount of $545,000 to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for public towing in Zone 6 for Traffic & Parking Services, for an initial two-year period beginning on or about Oct 1, 2020, through Sept 30, 2022. The City reserves the right to extend this contract for three additional 12-month periods if agreeable to both parties. The contract amount of each optional 12-month extension will be $275,000 annually.

    2. Accepting the bid of Metro Wrecker Services, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1141, in the amount of $1,640,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for public towing in District A/Zone 3 for Traffic & Parking Services, for an initial two-year period beginning on or about Oct 1, 2020, through Sept 30, 2022. The City reserves the right to extend this contract for three additional 12-month periods if agreeable to both parties. The contract amount of each optional 12-month extension will be $820,000 annually.

    3. Accepting the bid of Bobby & Steve's Auto, submitted on Event No. 1141, in the amount of $900,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for public towing in District B/Zone 5 for Traffic & Parking Services, for an initial two-year period beginning on or about Oct 1, 2020, through Sept 30, 2022. The City reserves the right to extend this contract for three additional 12-month periods if agreeable to both parties. The contract amount of each optional 12-month extension will be $450,000 annually.

    4. Accepting the bid of Pete’s Towing & Recovery, submitted on Event No. 1141, in the amount of $1,070,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for public towing in Zone 2 and Zone 4 for Traffic & Parking Services, for an initial two-year period beginning on or about Oct 1, 2020, through Sept 30, 2022. The City reserves the right to extend this contract for three additional 12-month periods if agreeable to both parties. The contract amount of each optional 12-month extension will be $535,000 annually.

    5. Accepting the bid of Corky's Towing, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1141, in the amount of $600,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for public towing in Zone 1 for Traffic & Parking Services, for an initial two-year period beginning on or about Oct 1, 2020, through Sept 30, 2022. The City reserves the right to extend this contract for three additional 12-month periods if agreeable to both parties. The contract amount of each optional 12-month extension will be $300,000 annually.

Presentation

  1. 36 Intersection of 38th and Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2020-00902)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on the current status and future work on the intersection of 38th and Chicago Ave.

  2. 37 Police Department operations, capacity, and plans This link open a new window(2020-00903)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on responses from the Police Department regarding current operations, capacity, and plans.


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