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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
April 14, 2021 - 1:30 pm
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Andrea Jenkins (Chair), Jeremiah Ellison (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jamal Osman, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Jeremy Schroeder, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 7)
Clerk: Ayan Adan, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Civil Service Commission appointment This link open a new window(2021-00314)
    1. Considering the appointment by the Executive Committee of Candace Falk to the Civil Service Commission, Seat 2, for a three-year term beginning Mar 1, 2021, and ending Feb 28, 2024.

Consent

  1. 3 Appointment of City Assessor This link open a new window(2021-00363)
    1. Setting a public hearing for April 28, 2021, to consider the appointment by the Executive Committee of Rebecca Malmquist to the appointed position of City Assessor for an unexpired term ending Jan 2, 2022.

  2. 4 Legal Level of Budgetary Control update This link open a new window(2021-00413)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to best practices and options for the City Council regarding the City's Legal Level of Budgetary Control.

  3. 5 Rollover of unspent 2020 appropriations This link open a new window(2021-00406)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 General Appropriation Resolution to roll over funds from 2020 to 2021 for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2020 budget year for several operating departments. 

  4. 6 Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) Appointments This link open a new window(2021-00432)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2022: Jake McCormik, Seat 1, Ward 1; Zakaria Aden, Seat 6, Ward 3; Kai Gudmestad, Seat 26, Ward 13. 

  5. 7 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Shannon Barnette This link open a new window(2021-00394)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Shannon Barnette by payment of $120,000 to Ms. Barnette and her attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 8 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Jeffrey Mercill This link open a new window(2021-00395)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Jeffrey Mercill by payment of $170,000 over three years to Mr. Mercill and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. 9 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Justin Churchill This link open a new window(2021-00396)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Justin Churchill by payment of $150,000 over three years to Mr. Churchill and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's office to execute any documents necesarry to effectuate the settlement.

  8. 10 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Gregory Freeman This link open a new window(2021-00397)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Gregory Freeman by payment of $200,000 over three years to Mr. Freeman and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  9. 11 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Curtis Drew This link open a new window(2021-00400)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Curtis Drew by payment of $135,000 to Mr. Drew and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  10. 12 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Jason Walters This link open a new window(2021-00401)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Jason Walters by payment of $190,000 to Mr. Walters and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  11. 13 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of David Peterson This link open a new window(2021-00402)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of David Peterson by payment of $175,000 over three years to Mr. Peterson and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  12. 14 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Tammy Werner This link open a new window(2021-00403)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Tammy Werner by payment of $95,000 to Ms. Werner and her attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  13. 15 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Maurice King This link open a new window(2021-00404)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Maurice King by payment of $165,000 to Mr. King and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  14. 16 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Kyle Severson This link open a new window(2021-00405)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Kyle Severson by payment of $175,000 over the course of three years to Mr. Severson and his attorneys Mesuer Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  15. 17 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Karl Olson This link open a new window(2021-00407)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of Karl Olson by payment of $190,000 over three years to Mr. Olson and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  16. 18 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation Claim of David Mathes This link open a new window(2021-00408)
    1. Approving the worker's compensation claim of David Mathes by payment of $200,000 to Mr. Mathes and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement

  17. 19 Legal Settlement: Claim of Alexandra Gandara Kraemer This link open a new window(2021-00399)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim by Alexandra Gandara Kraemer by payment of $3,500 to Ms. Gandara Kraemer and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  18. 20 Legal Settlement: Paul E. Johnson and C. Taren Vang v. City of Minneapolis; Officer Nathan Sundberg, et al. This link open a new window(2021-00410)
    1. Approving the settlement of the matter of Paul E. Johnson and C. Taren Vang v. City of Minneapolis; Officer Nathan Sundberg, et al. Civil No. 20-CV-2415 (NEB/HB), by payment in the amount of $15,000 to the plaintiffs and their attorney, in exchange for the dismissal of the City of Minneapolis, Officer Nathan Sundberg, and all named or unnamed City of Minneapolis defendants, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute all documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  19. 21 Legal Settlement: Polzin, et al. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00412)
    1. Approving the settlement in the special assessment appeal Polzin, et al. v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (Court File No. 27-CV-20-16722), by reduction of the special assessment by $17,310.46, from the amount of $22,330.46 to $5,020, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  20. 22 Contract amendment with LS Black Constructors for Impound Facility Improvements Project This link open a new window(2021-00414)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002589 with LS Black Constructors, in the amount of $127,367 for a total amount not to exceed $8,556,643, for additional light poles from bid Alternate No. 3, building automation control revisions, and additional smaller changes for the Impound Facility Improvements Project.

  21. 23 Contract amendment with Gries Lenhardt Allen, PLLP. for legal services This link open a new window(2021-00415)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000037A with Gries Lenhardt Allen, PLLP., in the amount of $600,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,200,000, for legal services.

  22. 24 Contract amendment with Kevitt Companies for additional work associated with the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00416)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $2,079 for a total amount not to exceed $4,005,298, for additional sitework for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. 25 Contract amendment with LeJeune Steel Company for steel supply for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00417)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $11,665 for a total amount not to exceed $8,302,015, for additional tax exempt, structural steel supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  24. 26 Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for tile and stone work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00418)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM00000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $27,290 for a total amount not to exceed $2,211,076, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  25. 27 Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for additional interior glazing and metal panels for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00419)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $4,344 for a total amount not to exceed $4,587,598, for additional interior glazing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  26. 28 Contract amendment with B&D Associates LLC for masonry work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00420)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001122 with B&D Associates, LLC, in the amount of $7,400 for a total amount not to exceed $2,727,709, for additional masonry work for the Public Service Building Project.

  27. 29 Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for terrazzo flooring for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00421)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001347 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $10,026 for a total amount not to exceed $675,458, for terrazzo flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  28. 30 Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00422)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $12,592 for a total amount not to exceed $2,036,177, for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  29. 31 Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for additional drywall and fire proofing for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00423)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $51,949 for a total amount not to exceed $5,574,467, for additional drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  30. 32 Contract amendment with Prindle Painting, Inc. for additional painting work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00424)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000904 with Prindle Painting, Inc., in the amount of $8,377 for a total amount not to exceed $797,345, for additional costs associated with painting work for the Public Service Building Project.

  31. 33 Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for additional carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00425)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $46,797 for a total amount not to exceed $6,618,288, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  32. 34 Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00426)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $240,336 for a total amount not to exceed $28,871,835, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  33. 35 Contract amendment with Clare Housing for the 2020 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) This link open a new window(2021-00427)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the 2020 HOPWA funds provided to Clare Housing for Bloom Lake Flats supportive services in the amount of $148,792, reserving $34,612 for future award.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. COM0001207 with Clare Housing, in the amount of $78,428 for a total amount not to exceed $219,706, for tenant-based rental housing assistance.

    3. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-42994 with Clare Housing, in the amount of $35,752 for a total amount not to exceed $242,224, for supportive housing services at Clare Housing Marshall Flats.

Discussion

  1. 36 Renter eviction protections ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00106)
    1. Receiving and filing an update on the forthcoming renter eviction protections ordinance.


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Actions referred to Council: Apr 16, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Apr 28, 2021
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