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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
May 12, 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 Juneteenth holiday ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00529)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, amending Article V to add a Juneteenth holiday for City employees.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 3 Defense and indemnification of Robert Kroll in the matters of Nekima Levy Armstrong v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Jared Goyette v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Linda Tirado v. City of Minneapolis, et al., and Samantha Wright v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2021-00535)
    1. Adopting the findings of fact and conclusions of law set forth in the Recommendation and Order on Cross Motions for Summary Disposition issued by Administrative Law Judge Kimberly Middendorf in Office of Administrative Hearings matter 21-6010-36948 and denying defense and indemnification for Robert Kroll in the matters of Nekima Levy Armstrong v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Jared Goyette v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Linda Tirado v. City of Minneapolis, et al., and Samantha Wright v. City of Minneapolis, et al., in accordance with Minnesota Statutes Section 466.07.

Consent

  1. 4 Contract amendment with Perceptyx, Inc. for employee engagement survey services This link open a new window(2021-00541)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-40471 with Perceptyx, Inc., to December 31, 2021 to continue the employee engagement survey needs.

  2. 5 Automobile No-Fault Claim Processing Authorization: Ronald Olson This link open a new window(2021-00537)
    1. Approving initial authorization to submit all current and ongoing medical bills relating to no-fault clamant Ronald Olson to the City Finance Officer for payment from Fund/Org No. 06940-1500100-602013, following review by the City Attorney or his designee, pursuant to Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 16.1120.

  3. 6 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claims of Luke Eckert This link open a new window(2021-00536)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claims of Luke Eckert by payment of $175,000 over three years to Mr. Eckert and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. 7 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Andrew Hegseth This link open a new window(2021-00539)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Andrew Hegseth by payment of $90,000 to Mr. Hegseth and his attorneys Mesuer Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. 8 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Jared Roettjer This link open a new window(2021-00540)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Jared Roettjer by payment of $190,000 over three years to Mr Roettjer and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 9 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Gene Suker This link open a new window(2021-00542)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Gene Suker by payment of $200,000 over three years to Mr. Gene Suker and his attorney's Meuser Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. 10 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Lindsay Herron This link open a new window(2021-00543)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Lindsay Herron by payment of $250,000 over four years to Ms. Lindsay Herron and her attorneys Meuser Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. 11 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claims of David Robins This link open a new window(2021-00544)
    1. Approvng the Workers' Compensation claim of David Robins by payment of $125,000 over two years to Mr. Robins and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  9. 12 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Sokham Klann This link open a new window(2021-00545)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Sokham Klann by payment of $180,000 over three years to Mr. Klann and his attorneys Meuser Law Firm and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  10. 13 Lake Street - Greenway Partnership Agreement This link open a new window(2021-00346)
    1. Passage of Resolution confirming renewal and new name of the Lake Street - Greenway Partnership to integrate policies and mobilize investments for Lake Street and the Greenway.

Receive & File

  1. 14 Staff Purchasing and Joint Purchase Reports This link open a new window(2021-00538)
    1. Receiving and filing the list of Staff Purchasing Letters (low bid awards) and Joint Purchase Letters (Cooperative Purchasing Ventures (CPV)) issued from January 2021 through March 2021.

Discussion

  1. 15 2021 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization report This link open a new window(2021-00533)
    1. Receiving and filing the report of the 2021 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving the equalization of assessed valuations of real and personal property as recommended by the 2021 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.


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Actions referred to Council: May 14, 2021
Next Committee meeting: May 26, 2021
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