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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
June 16, 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

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 2 Defense and Indemnification of Officer Clifton Toles in the matter of Lucas McDonough v. Clifton Toles; City of Minneapolis; and Fossland-Olson, Inc. d/b/a The 1029 Bar This link open a new window(2021-00682)
    1. Denying defense and indemnification for Clifton Toles pursuant to Minn. Stat. sec. 466.07 in the matter of Lucas McDonough v. Clifton Toles; City of Minneapolis; and Fossland-Olson, Inc. d/b/a The 1029 Bar, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota Court File No. 19-cv-02238 (PJS/TNL); and adopting all Findings of Fact except Finding of Fact number 5, adopting all Conclusions of Law except Conclusion of Law number 8, and adopting the Recommendation of Administrative Law Judge James R. Mortenson in Office of Administrative Hearings matter 5–6010–36662.

Consent

  1. 3 Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00387)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Jun 30, 2021, to consider an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, creating a new Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs and amending related regulations:

      1. Chapter 15 Ethics in Government.
      2. Chapter 21 City Coordinator.
      3. Adding a new Chapter 43 entitled "Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs."
  2. 4 Appointed position in the Human Resources Department: Director, HR Internal Workplace Investigations This link open a new window(2021-00650)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position of Director, HR Internal Workplace Investigations meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position, evaluated at 543 total points and allocated to Grade 12.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $105,193 to $124,700, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective May 25, 2021.

  3. 5 MSP Noise Oversight Committee appointments This link open a new window(2021-00685)
    1. Approving the appointment of Council Member Linea Palmisano as the City's designated representative to the MSP Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) and Loren Olson as alternate for a two-year term beginning June 26, 2021, and ending June 25, 2023.

  4. 6 Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds acceptance under the American Rescue Plan Act This link open a new window(2021-00686)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of $135,596,242 to accept the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds under the American Rescue Plan Act.

  5. 7 Donation of Information Technology equipment to PCs for People and Free Geek Twin Cities This link open a new window(2021-00683)
    1. Authorizing the Information Technology Department to donate its decommissioned computing equipment to PCs for People and Free Geek Twin Cities through December 31, 2024.

  6. 8 Contract amendment with SwiftReach Networks, Inc., for the support and maintenance of a hosted solution for a rapid notification messaging system This link open a new window(2021-00687)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-38359 with SwiftReach Networks, Inc., for an additional one (1) year through June 30, 2022, for the support and maintenance of a hosted solution for a rapid notification messaging system.

  7. 9 Contract amendment with Granicus LLC, for subscription-based document hosting services This link open a new window(2021-00688)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-38360 with Granicus LLC, for an additional one (1) year through June 30, 2022, for subscription-based document hosting services to keep citizens and employees informed via newsletters and email updates.

  8. 10 Contract amendment with InTech Software Solutions, Inc. for staff augmentation consulting services This link open a new window(2021-00689)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44477, Work Order No. 3, with InTech Software Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $150,000 for a total amount not to exceed $850,000, for staff augmentation consulting services supporting the City’s legacy content management and document management systems.

  9. 11 Contract with Microsoft Corporation for Microsoft Unified Support This link open a new window(2021-00690)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Microsoft Corporation for a term of one year, in the amount of $91,431, for Microsoft's Unified Support program for end-to-end managed technical support of Microsoft products.

  10. 12 Contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP to provide benefits consulting and actuarial services This link open a new window(2021-00666)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, for an amount not to exceed $615,000 for three years, to provide benefits consulting and actuarial services, with the option to extend for two additional one-year terms that would not exceed $215,000 in year four and $220,00 in year five.

  11. 13 Contract amendment with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd for architect and engineer services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00657)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43204 with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd (MSR Design), in the amount of $47,788 for a total amount not to exceed $11,712,525.33, for architect and engineer of record for design services for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. 14 Contract amendment with DLR Group, Inc. for furniture, fixture, and equipment design consulting services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00658)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. C-43598 with DLR Group, Inc., in the amount of $19,130 for a total amount not to exceed $464,630, for additional costs associated with furniture, fixture, and equipment design consulting services for the Public Service Building Project.
  13. 15 Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00667)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $21,089 for a total amount not to exceed $2,057,266, for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  14. 16 Contract amendment with Prindle Painting, Inc. for additional painting work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00668)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000904 with Prindle Painting, Inc., in the amount of $20,258 for a total amount not to exceed $817,603, for additional costs associated with painting work for the Public Service Building Project.

  15. 17 Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc., for additional interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00671)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $1,018 for a total amount not to exceed $4,588,616, for additional interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. 18 Contract amendment with Crawford Door Sales Company for increased folding door work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00672)
    1. Authorizing a final amendment to Contract No. COM0000927 with Crawford Door Sales Company, increasing the contract in the amount of $530 for a total amount not to exceed $69,404, for increased folding door work for the Public Service Building Project.

  17. 19 Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC for structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00673)
    1. Authorizing a final amendment to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, increasing the contract in the amount of $283 for a total amount not to exceed $3,949,344, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  18. 20 Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project. This link open a new window(2021-00674)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $11,041 for a total amount not to exceed $2,222,117, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  19. 21 Contract amendment with Acoustics Associates, Inc. for additional acoustical ceiling work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00675)
    1. Authorizing a final amendment to Contract No. COM0001149 with Acoustics Associates, Inc., increasing the contract in the amount of $11,422 for a total amount not to exceed $4,352,477, for additional acoustical ceiling work for the Public Service Building Project. 

  20. 22 Contract amendment with Acoustics Associates, Inc. for increased flooring work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00676)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001149A with Acoustics Associates, Inc., in the amount of $19,324 for a total amount not to exceed $1,776,710, for increased flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  21. 23 Contract amendment with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.) for additional door and hardware supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00677)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001065 with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), in the amount of $3,312 for a total amount not to exceed $1,022,154, for additional costs associated with tax-exempt door and hardware supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  22. 24 Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for additional carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00678)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $33,267 for a total amount not to exceed $6,696,710, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. 25 Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for additional drywall and fire proofing for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00679)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $78,969 for a total amount not to exceed $5,653,436, for additional drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  24. 26 Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for additional electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00680)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $1,173,263 for a total amount not to exceed $17,834,130, for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  25. 27 Legal Settlement: Kimani Allen v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00660)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Kimani Allen v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $12,255.60 to Kimani Allen, and payment of $9,744.40 to Kimani Allen's counsel, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  26. 28 Legal Settlement: Claim of Luke Settergren This link open a new window(2021-00665)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Luke Settergren by payment of $2,200 to Mr. Settergren, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  27. 29 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of James Boyd This link open a new window(2021-00664)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of James Boyd by payment of $118,750 to Mr. Boyd and his attorneys, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  28. 30 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Anna Hansen This link open a new window(2021-00663)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Anna Hansen by payment of $185,000 over three years to Ms. Hansen and her attorneys, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  29. 31 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Karakostas This link open a new window(2021-00662)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Karakostas by payment of $175,000 over three years to Mr. Karakostas and his attorneys, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  30. 32 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Tracy Gross This link open a new window(2021-00661)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claim of Tracy Gross by payment of $150,000 over three years to Ms. Gross and her attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  31. 33 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claims of Jeffrey Kading This link open a new window(2021-00659)
    1. Approving the Workers' Compensation claims of Jeffrey Kading by payment of $125,000 to Jeffrey Kading and his attorney(s), Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Discussion

  1. 34 Proposal to amend the City Charter: Government Structure This link open a new window(2021-00580)
    1. Receiving a legal memo, which includes findings and a proposed ballot question, on whether the Charter Commission’s proposed charter amendment to create an executive Mayor and legislative City Council City governmental structure is an appropriate proposal for placement on the ballot under applicable law.

    2. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the modification of the City’s governmental structure to be a legislative council and an executive mayoral structure, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021.

  2. 35 Immigrants and refugees in Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00684)
    1. Receiving and filing a report from New American Economy identifying the demographic contributions of immigrants and refugees in the Minneapolis area.

    2. Passage of Resolution recognizing Immigrant Heritage Month and World Refugee Day.

  3. 36 Community Engagement Evaluation This link open a new window(2021-00134)
    1. Receiving and filing a financial analysis of the community engagement evaluation recommendations.


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Actions referred to Council: Jun 17, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Jun 30, 2021
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