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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
July 21, 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 Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00387)
    1. Passage of 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."

Consent

  1. 3 Neighborhood name change: ECCO to East Bde Maka Ska This link open a new window(2021-00796)
    1. Authorizing a name change of the ECCO neighborhood to the East Bde Maka Ska neighborhood.

  2. 4 Confederate flag as a symbol of hate This link open a new window(2021-00784)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the Confederate flag as a symbol of hate.

  3. 5 Legal Settlement: Christopher Steward v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00782)
    1. Approving the settlement of the EEOC Charge of Discrimination of Christopher Steward against the City of Minneapolis by payment of $80,000 to Mr. Steward and his counsel, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. 6 Legal Settlement: Lawsuit by Communities United Against Police Brutality This link open a new window(2021-00786)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit brought by Communities United Against Police Brutality against the City of Minneapolis, Court File No. 27-CV-19-17749, by payment of $22,500 to Communities United Against Police Brutality and its attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. 7 Amicus brief in 601 Minnesota Mezz LLC, Mark Karasick and Michael Silberberg, v. Monarch Alternative Capital LP and Dayton’s CaboSparkles LLC This link open a new window(2021-00801)
    1. Authorizing the City to submit an amicus brief related to 601 Minnesota Mezz LLC, Mark Karasick and Michael Silberberg, v. Monarch Alternative Capital LP and Dayton’s CaboSparkles LLC.

  6. 8 Bid for Target Center Kitchen 219 Project This link open a new window(2021-00799)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Morcon Construction, Inc, submitted on Event No. 1518, in the amount of $843,023, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Target Center Kitchen 219 Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  7. 9 Non-Disclosure Agreement with Oracle America, Inc. This link open a new window(2021-00791)
    1. Authorizing a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Oracle America, Inc. for participation in customer forums.

  8. 10 Contract award for Accounts Payable Invoice Processing System This link open a new window(2021-00798)
    1. Authorizing negotiation of a contract with HyperGen Inc., to provide implementation services, licensing, and hosting for an automated accounts payable invoice processing system.

  9. 11 Contract with CUES, Inc. for a software solution to televise the City’s sanitary and storm sewer systems This link open a new window(2021-00797)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CUES, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $200,000, for the support, maintenance, and hosting of the CUES Granite software tool software tool to provide televised inspections of the City’s sanitary and storm sewer systems for a term of five years.

  10. 12 Contract amendment with Saba Software (Canada), Inc. for the support and maintenance of Perform Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00795)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-32017 with Saba Software (Canada), Inc. in the amount of $724,910 for a total amount not to exceed $2,001,753, for the support and maintenance of Perform Minneapolis for an additional three-years with an option to further extend for two additional one-year terms or one additional two year term.

  11. 13 Contract amendment with KnowledgeLake for a system to ingest and tag electronic files with meta data and store them in the City’s enterprise content management system This link open a new window(2021-00794)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-41143 with KnowledgeLake, for a system to ingest and tag electronic files with meta data and store them in the City’s enterprise content management system for an additional one-year, through July 30, 2022.

  12. 14 Contract amendment with Gtechna USA Corporation for the City’s citation issuance and management system This link open a new window(2021-00793)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42192 with Gtechna USA Corporation in the amount of $682,370 for a total amount not to exceed $1,712,564, for additional hardware, software, and support and maintenance of the City’s citation issuance and management system for an additional two years.

  13. 15 Contract with Wold Architects and Engineering for architectural services for Phase 3 of the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project This link open a new window(2021-00790)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Wold Architects and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $385,000, for architectural services for Phase 3 of the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project.

  14. 16 Contract amendment with Acoustics Associates, Inc. for a decrease in flooring work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00792)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001149A with Acoustics Associates, Inc., in the amount of $5,603 for a total amount not to exceed $1,771,107, for decreased flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  15. 17 Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for decreased carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00789)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $7,498 for a total amount not to exceed $6,689,212, for decreased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. 18 Contract amendment with Prindle Painting, Inc. for decreased costs for painting work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00787)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000904 with Prindle Painting, Inc., in the amount of $599 for a total amount not to exceed $817,004, for decreased costs associated with painting work for the Public Service Building Project.

  17. 19 Contract amendment with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, for design assist and unitized envelope systems services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00788)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44075 with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, in the amount of $69,689 for a total amount not to exceed $22,006,372, to provide design assist and unitized envelope systems contractor services 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(2021-00781)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $1,768 for a total amount not to exceed $2,223,885, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  19. 21 Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00780)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $65,514 for a total amount not to exceed $2,122,780, for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  20. 22 Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for additional electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00779)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $191,956 for a total amount not to exceed $18,026,086, for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  21. 23 Contract amendment with Knutson Construction Services, Inc. for concrete work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00778)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44463 with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $5,454 for a total amount not to exceed $12,035,990, for concrete work for the Public Service Building Project.

  22. 24 Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00777)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $97,751 for a total amount not to exceed $29,053,112, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. 25 Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for additional interior glazing and metal panels for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00776)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $8,750 for a total amount not to exceed $4,597,366, for additional interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  24. 26 Contract amendment with Kevitt Companies for decreased site work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00775)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $10,000 for a total amount not to exceed $3,995,298, for decreased site work for the Public Service Building Project.

  25. 27 Contract amendment with Acoustics Associates, Inc. for additional acoustical ceiling work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00774)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001149 with Acoustics Associates, Inc., in the amount of $30,809 for a total amount not to exceed $4,383,286, for acoustical ceiling work for the Public Service Building Project.

  26. 28 Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for decreased costs for drywall and fire proofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00773)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $16,225 for a total amount not to exceed $5,637,211, for decreased costs for drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  27. 29 Contract amendment with Schindler Elevator Corporation for elevator work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00772)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000565 with Schindler Elevator Corporation, in the amount of $199,359 for a total amount not to exceed $2,938,033, for elevator manufacturing and installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  28. 30 Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC for increased structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00771)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $8,252 for a total amount not to exceed $3,957,596, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

Discussion

  1. 31 Rent stabilization charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00104)
    1. Receiving and filing the report of the Charter Commission relating to proposed charter amendments to:

      1. Article IV relating to City Council, explicitly adding the City's authority to exercise power to control rents on private residential property in the City
      2. Article I relating to General Provisions, pertaining to adding initiative and referendum for the sole purpose of exercising the City's authority to control rents on private residential property in the City.
    2. Receiving a legal memo, which includes findings and a proposed ballot question, on whether the Council's proposed charter amendments on the City's authority to control rents on private residential property in the City is an appropriate proposal for placement on the ballot under applicable law.

  2. 32 Proposal to amend the City Charter: Government Structure This link open a new window(2021-00580)
    1. 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.

  3. 33 Petition to amend the City Charter: Public Safety Department This link open a new window(2021-00578)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the removal of the Police Department and the creation of a new Department of Public Safety, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021.

  4. 34 2021 Legislative session and special session update This link open a new window(2021-00785)
    1. Receiving and filing a report summarizing the legislative policy and fiscal changes from the 2021 regular and special session related to the City of Minneapolis. 

Addendum

  1. 35 Rent stabilization charter amendment This link open a new window(2021-00104)
    1. Considering an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article IV of the City Charter relating to City Council, pertaining to explicitly adding the City's authority to exercise power to control rents on private residential property in the City.

    2. Considering an ordinance, to be submitted to the voters at the November 2, 2021, municipal election, proposing amendments to Article I of the City Charter relating to General Provisions, pertaining to adding initiative and referendum for the sole purpose of exercising the City's authority to control rents on private residential property in the City.


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Actions referred to Council: Jul 23, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Aug 4, 2021
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