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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
October 6, 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 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 Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee (or its successor committee) in the first quarter of 2022.

  2. 3 COVID-19 employee vaccination policy This link open a new window(2021-01008)
    1. Approving the COVID-19 Employee Testing and Proof of Vaccination Policy.

  3. 4 City Energy and Climate Action Policy: Comments to state agencies This link open a new window(2021-01076)
    1. Authorizing the Sustainability Director and City Attorney to submit comments to state regulatory agencies during calendar years 2021-2022 in matters that impact the City’s energy and climate-related policies.

    2. Authorizing the Sustainability Director and City Attorney to comment and intervene in MN PUC docket 21-135 and 21-138 in the matter of the recovery process for cost impacts due to February gas market conditions.

  4. 5 20 Year Neighborhood Park Plan update ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01011)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Oct 20, 2021, to consider an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 16, of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Finance, amending Article XIV to update the dates of the 20 year neighborhood park plan.

  5. 6 Gift acceptance of tabling fees and/or sponsorships for the 2021 Trans Equity Summit This link open a new window(2021-01072)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of tabling fees and/or sponsorships for the 2021 Trans Equity Summit. 

  6. 7 Contract amendments for 2021 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programming This link open a new window(2021-00975)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001208 with Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority, in the amount of $590,402 for a total amount not to exceed $1,766,341.12, and an extension through July 31, 2024, for tenant-based rental housing assistance out of 2021 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001209 with Rainbow Health Minnesota, in the amount of $950,865 for a total amount not to exceed $2,490,025, and an extension through July 31, 2024, for tenant-based rental housing assistance out of 2021 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding.

  7. 8 Contract amendment with Municipal Code Corporation for basic and enhanced codification services This link open a new window(2021-01073)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39151, with Municipal Code Corporation, in the amount of $60,000 for a total amount not to exceed $310,000, for basic and enhanced codification services.

  8. 9 Contract amendment with CPMI LLC for owner’s project representative services for City Hall Office Space Renovation Project This link open a new window(2021-01074)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001488 with CPMI LLC, in the amount of $263,520 for a total amount not to exceed $488,520, for owner’s project representative services for the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project.

  9. 10 Contract amendment with TerminalFour, Inc. for support and maintenance of the City’s Web Content Management System This link open a new window(2021-01075)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44154 with TerminalFour, Inc., in the amount of $268,102 for a total amount not to exceed $1,979,143, for the support and maintenance of the City’s Web Content Management System (WCMS).

  10. 11 Bid for Minneapolis Convention Center snow plowing and removal This link open a new window(2021-01077)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Robb Phillip Willman, submitted on Event No. 1695, in the annual amount of $188,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for Minneapolis Convention Center snow plowing and removal for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 winter seasons, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. 12 Fire Station No. 1: Reapproving and extending expired project appropriations and bond authorizations This link open a new window(2021-01080)
    1. Passage of Resolution reapproving project appropriations and bond issuance authorizations for Fire Station No. 1 renovation and expansion, approved in calendar years 2014 and 2015, in the amount of $3,000,000.

  12. 13 Solid Waste and Recycling Facility: Reapproving and extending expired project appropriation and bonding authorization This link open a new window(2021-01081)
    1. Passage of Resolution reapproving project appropriations and bond issuance authorizations for the New Solid Waste and Recycling Facility, approved in calendar year 2015, in the amount of $7,000,000.

  13. 14 4th St SE Street Lighting Projects: Reapproving and extending expired project appropriations and bonding This link open a new window(2021-01083)
    1. Passage of Resolution reapproving project appropriations and bond issuance authorizations for the 4th St SE Street Lighting Projects, approved in calendar year 2017, in the amount of $113,030 for the project from 25th Ave SE to 29th Ave SE; and in the amount of $95,000 for the project from 29th Ave SE to Malcolm Ave SE.

  14. 15 South Hay Area Residential Street Resurfacing Project: Reapproving and extending expired project appropriations and reinstating bonding This link open a new window(2021-01085)
    1. Passage of Resolution reapproving project appropriations for the South Hay Area Residential Street Resurfacing Project, approved as part of the 2017 Street Resurfacing Program, approved in 2017, in the amount of $892,207.25.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-216 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $770,300 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed May 12, 2017, and amended Aug 4, 2017, to reinstate $121,910 of bonding for the South Hay Area Residential Street Resurfacing Project, part of the 2017 Street Resurfacing Program.

  15. 16 Bond request for the Parking On-Street Systems-Meter Replacement Project in the 2021 Capital Budget This link open a new window(2021-01084)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-369 entitled “Requesting that the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to incur indebtedness and issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $48,925,000 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Dec 9, 2020, to include the Parking On-Street Systems-Meter Replacement Project (PK008) for bonding authorization in an amount up to $3,000,000.

  16. 17 Bond realignment for 2020 and 2021 capital projects for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board This link open a new window(2021-01086)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2019R-397 entitled "Requesting that the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to incur indebtedness and issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $45,972,000 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities, passed Dec 11, 2019, to approve the reallocation of previously approved bonding authorizations for projects of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2020R-368 entitled "Requesting that the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to incur indebtedness and issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $50,141,000 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities," passed Dec 9, 2020, to approve the reallocation of previously approved bonding authorizations for projects of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. 

  17. 18 Legal settlement: Conciliation Court matter of Elizabeth Howell v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-01082)
    1. Approving of settlement of the Conciliation Court matter of Elizabeth Howell v. City of Minneapolis, by payment of $1,500 to Elizabeth Howell, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  18. 19 Pohlad Foundation Grant for alternative Mental Health Response and a Police Early Intervention System This link open a new window(2021-01091)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Pohlad Foundation, in the amount of $700,000, for the support of Mental Health Alternative to police response and development of a Police Early Intervention System. 

    2. Authorizing a contract with the Pohlad Foundation for the Reducing Harm through Collaborative Solutions Initiative award. 

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator's Office and the Police Department. 

Discussion

  1. 20 Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Fund and Workers' Compensation claim data and trends: Status report This link open a new window(2021-01079)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on the status of Workers' Compensation claim data and trends and the Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Fund.  

  2. 21 Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs update This link open a new window(2021-01078)
    1. Receiving and filing an update from the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs.

  3. 22 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:

      1. Implement Option B as presented at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Aug 5, 2021, by continuing with the Hiawatha Campus Expansion with the exception of the Outreach and Training Facility and new Central Stores building.
      2. 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.

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Actions referred to Council: Oct 8, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Oct 20, 2021
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