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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
September 22, 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: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) Appointments This link open a new window(2021-00238)
    1. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for current CLIC member John Bernstein, Seat 13, for the two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2022. 

  2. 3 Metropolitan Airports Commission Crystal Airport Joint Airport Zoning Board appointments This link open a new window(2021-01014)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the appointment of representatives to the Metropolitan Airports Commission Joint Airport Zoning Board for the Crystal Airport.

  3. 4 State Capital Investment Bill This link open a new window(2021-01015)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving and ranking the 2022 Capital Budget requests and submitting requests to the Commissioner of Management and Budget.

  4. 5 2021 Municipal Election polling place designations This link open a new window(2021-01013)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing polling places for the 2021 Municipal Election.

  5. 6 Contracts with Clare Housing for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming This link open a new window(2021-00973)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Clare Housing, in the amount of $242,758, for scattered site rental assistance and housing stability supports, from June 1, 2021, through July 31, 2024, as part of the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Clare Housing, in the amount of $81,178, for site-based supportive services at Marshall Flats facility, from June 1, 2021, through July 31, 2024, as part of the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming.

  6. 7 Right-of-way reconveyance agreement with Main Street Property Management LLC for 815 1/2 25th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01016)
    1. Authorizing a right-of-way reconveyance agreement with Main Street Property Management LLC, and payment of the past due real estate tax penalties and interest up to a maximum of $700, to correct an error made in a previous land sale transaction for the property located at 815 1/2 25th Ave S.

    2. Authorizing acceptance of a right-of way-easement for the property located 815 1/2 25th Ave S.

  7. 8 Contract with MII Life, Incorporated, d/b/a Further, for health reimbursement arrangement, flexible spending account, and transportation administration services This link open a new window(2021-01020)
    1. Authorizing a contract with MII Life, Incorporated, d/b/a Further, in an amount not to exceed $1,250,000, to provide health reimbursement arrangement, flexible spending account, and transportation administration services for a three-year term from Jan 1, 2022, through Dec 31, 2024, with the option to extend for two additional one-year terms.

  8. 9 Contract negotiation and non-disclosure agreement with US Solar for purchase of renewable electricity credits This link open a new window(2021-01017)
    1. Authorizing negotiation with US Solar for the annual purchase of 80 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable electricity credits generated from US Solar-owned arrays located outside the City limits at a cost of $0.003/kWh.

    2. Authorizing a non-disclosure agreement to assist in US Solar's negotiations with Xcel Energy for placement and sale of solar-generated electricity to allow the City to obtain the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for that electricity.

  9. 10 Contract amendments with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water This link open a new window(2021-01018)
    1. Authorizing amendments to Contract No. C-28612 and Contract No. C-28613 with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water, extending the contracts for 15 years, through Sept 30, 2036, to create a Decarbonization Action Plan by the end of 2023 and to align vendor's carbon reduction goals with the City’s goals.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-28615A with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water, extending the contract for five years, through Sept 30, 2035, to create a Decarbonization Action Plan by the end of 2023 and to align vendor's carbon reduction goals with the City’s goals.

    3. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C91-6622A  with Clearway Energy LLC for distribution of steamed and chilled water, extending the contract for eight years and three months, through Sept 30, 2036, to create a Decarbonization Action Plan by the end of 2023 and to align vendor's carbon reduction goals with the City’s goals.

  10. 11 Contract with Garda World Security Corporation, dba BEST, for security services at the Minneapolis Convention Center This link open a new window(2021-01019)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Garda World Security Corporation, dba BEST, in the amount of $2,500,000 annually for a two-year period from Jan 1, 2022, through Dec 31, 2023, with the option to extend the contract for three additional one-year terms, for building and event security services at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

  11. 12 Bid for Target Center Kitchen 219 food service equipment This link open a new window(2021-01046)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Hockenbergs Equipment and Supply Co., Inc., submitted on Event No. 1631, in the amount of $427,950, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for Target Center Kitchen 219 food service equipment, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. 13 Bid for mailing services for Utility Billing This link open a new window(2021-01021)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Impact Mailing of Minnesota, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1614, in the amount of $400,500 per year for two years, with the option to extend the contract for two 12-month periods, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for mailing services for Utility Billing, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. 14 Request for Proposals for Legal Services Panel for 2022 - 2024 This link open a new window(2021-01022)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish the City’s Legal Services Panel for a three-year term, from 2022 to 2024.

  14. 15 Legal settlement: Claim of Mohammed Shahidullah This link open a new window(2021-01023)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Mohammed Shahidullah for property damage related to a sewer backup at 607 Erie St SE, by payment of $35,000 to claimant in exchange for his waiver and release of all claims related to the sewer backup, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  15. 16 Legal settlement: Claim of Anthony Ray Lewis This link open a new window(2021-01024)
    1. Approving the settlement of the property claim asserted by Anthony Ray Lewis, by payment of $2508 to "Capitol City Law Group LLC," and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  16. 17 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Chad Martin This link open a new window(2021-01025)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Worker's Compensation claim of Chad Martin, by payment of $160,000 over three years to Chad Martin and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  17. 18 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of David Elliot This link open a new window(2021-01026)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of David Elliot, by payment of $190,000 over three years to David Elliot and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  18. 19 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Tyrone Barze This link open a new window(2021-01027)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Tyrone Barze, by payment of $195,000 over three years to Tyrone Barze and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  19. 20 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Trista Kreft This link open a new window(2021-01028)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Trista Kreft, by payment of $128,000 over two years to Trista Kreft and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  20. 21 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Jon Edwards This link open a new window(2021-01029)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Jon Edwards, by payment of $175,000 over three years to Jon Edwards and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  21. 22 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Jeffrey Peterson This link open a new window(2021-01030)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Jeffrey Peterson, by payment of $210,000 over three years to Jeffrey Peterson and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  22. 23 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Dustin Dupre This link open a new window(2021-01031)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Dustin Dupre, by payment of $175,000 over three years to Dustin Dupre and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  23. 24 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Scott Creighton This link open a new window(2021-01032)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Scott Creighton, by payment of $190,000 over three years to Scott Creighton and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  24. 25 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Paul Hatle This link open a new window(2021-01033)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Paul Hatle, by payment of $199,000 over four years to Paul Hatle and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  25. 26 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Oscar Martinez-Gavina This link open a new window(2021-01034)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Oscar Martinez-Gavina, by payment of $185,000 over three years to Oscar Martinez-Gavina and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  26. 27 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Daniel Hauth This link open a new window(2021-01035)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Daniel Hauth, by payment of $175,000 over 3 years to Daniel Hauth and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  27. 28 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Luis Realivasquez This link open a new window(2021-01036)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Luis Realivasquez, by payment of $125,000 to Luis Realivasquez and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  28. 29 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of James Burns This link open a new window(2021-01037)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of James Burns, by payment of $125,000 to James Burns and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  29. 30 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Eric Nelson This link open a new window(2021-01038)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Eric Nelson, by payment of $190,000 over three years to Eric Nelson and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  30. 31 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Bennett This link open a new window(2021-01039)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher Bennett, by payment of $175,000 over two years to Christopher Bennett and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  31. 32 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Michael Manley This link open a new window(2021-01040)
    1. Approving settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Michael Manley, by payment of $165,000 over three years to Michael Manley and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  32. 33 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Bruce Ketzner This link open a new window(2021-01041)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Bruce Ketzner, by payment of $125,000 to Bruce Ketzner and attorney, Ashley Biermann, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  33. 34 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Aaron Prescott This link open a new window(2021-01042)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Aaron Prescott, by payment of $180,000 over three years to Aaron Prescott and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  34. 35 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Robert Heck This link open a new window(2021-01043)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Robert Heck, by payment of $135,000 over two years to Robert Heck and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  35. 36 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Matthew Blade This link open a new window(2021-01044)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Matthew Blade, by payment of $125,000 over two years to Matthew Blade and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  36. 37 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher House This link open a new window(2021-01045)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Christopher House, by payment of $195,000 over four years to Christopher House and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Discussion

  1. 38 Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion This link open a new window(2021-00461)
    1. Directing staff from Finance & Property Services, Public Works, Community Planning & Economic Development, and the Office of Sustainability – in alignment with the City’s Southside Green Zone policy, the City’s resolution declaring racism a public health emergency, and the City’s resolution establishing a truth and reconciliation process – to implement Option C-2 to improve the existing Hiawatha Maintenance Facility located at 1901 26th Street East, including construction of the office addition, shop bays, modified parking structure, and suspend all aspects of the City’s work to expand the Hiawatha Maintenance Facility at 1860 28th St E and 2717 Longfellow Ave S.

  2. 39 Transgender Equity Council Update and Recommendations This link open a new window(2021-00240)
    1. Receiving and filing an update report from the Transgender Equity Council.

Addendum

  1. 40 Hiawatha Maintenance Facility Campus Expansion This link open a new window(2021-00461)
      1. Directing staff from Finance & Property Services, Public Works, Community Planning & Economic Development, and the Office of Sustainability – in alignment with the City’s Southside Green Zone policy, the City’s resolution declaring racism a public health emergency, and the City’s resolution establishing a truth and reconciliation process – to implement Option B as presented at the Committee of the Whole meeting on August 5, 2021, by continuing with the Hiawatha Campus Expansion with the exception of the Outreach and Training Facility and new Central Stores building.
      2. Directing staff to report back to the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee by Nov 30, 2021, with options for setting aside the land associated with the Outreach and Training Facility and new Central Stores building (approximately 3.0 acres on the southwest corner of the city-owned site bordered by 28th Street, Longfellow Avenue, and 27th Street) for sale for community uses, including the following components: (a) Community engagement plan developed with input from community stakeholders, including East Philips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI), Southside Green Zone Task Force, Native American-led community organizations and other community-based organizations and residents; and (b) Establish development objectives and goals for a request for proposals (RFP) process to solicit community-led redevelopment proposals.
  2. 41 Transgender Equity Council Update and Recommendations This link open a new window(2021-00240)
    1. Directing staff from the Division of Race and Equity in the City Coordinator’s Office to convene and staff a workgroup which includes staff from the City Attorney’s Office, Civil Rights Department, Community Planning & Economic Development, Finance & Property Services, and members of the Transgender Issues Workgroup to evaluate the authority, feasibility, and implementation steps involved with a City requirement that all single-stall restrooms in City owned/operated buildings and City-licensed businesses be gender neutral. The workgroup shall report back to the BIHZ Committee (or its successor committee) in the first quarter of 2022.


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