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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
March 22, 2022 - 10:00 am
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Jeremiah Ellison (Chair), Robin Wonsley Worlobah (Vice-Chair), LaTrisha Vetaw, Jason Chavez, Emily Koski, and Andrew Johnson (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Michael Waldegerma, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Gift acceptance from Friends of the Falls for Upper St. Anthony Lock for land acquisition due diligence related costs This link open a new window(2022-00306)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from Friends of the Falls for land acquisition due diligence costs at the Upper St. Anthony Lock per the terms of memorandum of understanding.

    2. Authorizing the transfer of up to $200,000 to the United States Army Corps of Engineers as payment for agreed upon expenses of the land acquisition costs at the Upper St. Anthony Lock.

  2. 3 Gift acceptance from Kauffman Foundation for Spring Mayor Chief of Staff Convening at Harvard Kennedy School This link open a new window(2022-00314)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from the Kauffman Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Mayor's Chief of Staff to attend Harvard Kennedy School convening for Chiefs of Staff on Mar. 24 and 25, 2022.

  3. 4 Rollover of unspent 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Funds and exchange of funding sources between projects This link open a new window(2022-00319)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2022 General Appropriation Resolution to roll over American Rescue Plan Act funds from 2021 to 2022 for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2021 budget year for several operating departments.

  4. 5 Bid for Franklin Ave W Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2022-00266)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Thomas & Sons Construction, Inc., submitted on Event 1843, in the amount of $2,310,440.65, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Franklin Ave W Reconstruction Project, and authorizing a contract for the bid, all in accordance with City specifications.

  5. 6 Bid for Hot Mix Asphalt This link open a new window(2022-00291)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Bituminous Roadways, submitted on Event 1867, in the amount of $3,702,069.49, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for providing Hot Mix Asphalt, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  6. 7 Bid for Small Diameter Pipe Cleaning and Inspection This link open a new window(2022-00301)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Equix Integrity, Inc., submitted on Event 1847, in the amount of $422,171.50, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the flushing and cleaning of existing small diameter sanitary sewers, including debris removal, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  7. 8 Contract amendment with Margolis Company for increased landscaping work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00293)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001350 with Margolis Company, in the amount of $2,926 for a total amount not to exceed $500,447, for increased landscaping work for the Public Service Building Project.

  8. 9 Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for additional interior glazing and metal panels for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00294)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $63,492 for a total amount not to exceed $4,660,858, for additional interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. 10 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(2022-00295)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001065 with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), in the amount of $13,956 for a total amount not to exceed $1,036,110, for additional costs associated with tax-exempt door and hardware supply for the Public Service Building Project.

  10. 11 Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, for increased structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00296)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $40,453.94 for a total amount not to exceed $3,998,049.94, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  11. 12 Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for additional carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00297)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $138,133 for a total amount not to exceed $6,894,664, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  12. 13 Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00298)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $13,636 for a total amount not to exceed $29,769,581.21, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  13. 14 Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for increased site improvement work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00299)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001689 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $5,093 for a total amount not to exceed $842,220, for increased site improvement work for the Public Service Building Project.

  14. 15 Agreement amendment with Formations Studio for repairs to the ceiling above the Suspended Lobby Sculpture in the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00300)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Formations Studio, in the amount of $49,403 for a new total amount not to exceed of $820,192, for repairs to the ceiling above the suspended lobby sculpture in the Public Service Building Project.

  15. 16 Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for additional terrazzo flooring work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00307)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001347 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $835 for a total amount not to exceed $683,812, for additional terrazzo flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. 17 Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2022-00308)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $3,170 for a total amount not to exceed $2,227,055, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  17. 18 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(2022-00292)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract C-44075 with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, in the amount of $1,140,609.56 for a total amount not to exceed $20,865,762.44, to provide design assist and unitized envelope systems contractor services for the Public Service Building Project.

  18. 19 Contract amendment with Lametti and Sons, Inc. for the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Water Service Relocation Project This link open a new window(2022-00305)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0003244 with Lametti and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $91,363.58 for a total amount not to exceed $340,363.58, for additional work due to unforeseen conditions on the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam Water Service Relocation Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  19. 20 Contract amendment with Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for home energy squad visits and energy efficiency loans This link open a new window(2022-00311)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-43917 with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) to expand the scope of services, increase the value of the contract in the amount of $1,000,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,000,000, and extend the contract for an additional four years for home energy squad visits and energy efficiency loans.

  20. 21 Contract amendment with Sherman Associates for the Fire Station No. 1 Project This link open a new window(2022-00315)
    1. Authorizing an increase to the purchase price under the Redevelopment Contract with Sherman Associates in the amount of $52,528 for a new purchase price of $12,052,528, for additional costs of certain change orders for the Fire Station No. 1 Project.

  21. 22 Establish a consulting pool for IT staff augmentation consulting services This link open a new window(2022-00302)
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  22. 23 Contract with Ex Safety LLC for 2022-2024 Customized Safety Training and Training Services Vendor Pool This link open a new window(2022-00312)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Ex Safety LLC, in the amount of $100,000 for the 2022-2024 Customized Safety Training and Training Services Vendor Pool for a three-year period, from Mar. 1, 2022, to Feb. 29, 2025.

  23. 24 Contracts with Minnesota Homeownership Center, BuildWealth MN, Emerge, Neighborworks Home Partners, and CAPI USA for financial wellness, homebuyer education services, and foreclosure counseling This link open a new window(2022-00313)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Homeownership Center, in the amount $275,000, for financial wellness, homebuyer education, and foreclosure counseling services. The contract will be for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be  authorized based on approved budget.

    2. Authorizing a contract with BuildWealth MN, in the amount $40,000, for financial wellness and homebuyer education services, for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

    3. Authorizing a contract with Emerge, in the amount $20,000, for financial wellness services, for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

    4. Authorizing a contract with Neighborworks Home Partners, in the amount $20,000, for financial wellness, homebuyer education, and foreclosure counseling services. The contract will be for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

    5. Authorizing a contract with CAPI USA, in the amount $15,000, for financial wellness and homebuyer education services, for a term of one year with two optional annual extensions to be authorized based on approved budget.

  24. 25 Legal Settlement: Megan Wolff v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2022-00303)
    1. Approving the settlement of lawsuit Megan Wolff v. City of Minneapolis, by payment of $185,000 to Meghan Wolff and attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any necessary documents to effectuate the settlement.

  25. 26 Legal Settlement: Alisha Truman, on her own behalf and as trustee for next of kin of Norman Truman v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2022-00304)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Alisha Truman, on her own behalf and as trustee for next of kin of Norman Truman v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $5,000 to Ms. Truman and her counsel for settlement of Ms. Truman's individual claims, and payment of $10,000 to Ms. Truman and her counsel for settlement of Ms. Truman's claims as trustee for the next of kin of Norman Truman, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  26. 27 Legal Settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Aaron Collins This link open a new window(2022-00227)
    1. Approving the workers' compensation claim of Aaron Collins by payment of $150,000 to Aaron Collins and attorney, Meuser Law Firm, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Discussion

  1. 28 Election precinct boundaries designation This link open a new window(2022-00316)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing election precincts and the boundaries thereof in the Wards of the City of Minneapolis.

  2. 29 2022 polling place designation This link open a new window(2022-00317)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating and prescribing polling places for the 2022 State Primary and General Election.

  3. 30 Gender-Neutral Restroom Policy This link open a new window(2022-00262)
    1. Receiving and filing a report related to gender-neutral restroom signage in single-stall restrooms in City-owned and City-licensed buildings.

  4. 31 Collective bargaining agreement: Minneapolis Police Officers Federation, 2020 through 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00254)
    1. Authorizing collective bargaining agreement with the Police Officers Unit for the periods Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2022, consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary; and authorizing the Labor Relations Director to implement the terms and conditions of the agreement.

  5. 32 Public Safety Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2022-00174)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an Ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter, Article VII relating to Administration and Article VIII relating to Officers and Other Employees, providing for the creation of a new Public Safety Department.

    2. Directing staff in the Office of Performance and Innovation in the City Coordinator’s Office--as it relates to the subject matter of an ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter to provide for the creation of a new Department of Public Safety--to:

      1. Prepare an analysis and identify potential departments to be included in this new charter department. Departments and divisions should include but are not limited to:

        1. Fire Department

        2. Office of Violence Prevention 

        3. Behavioral Crisis Unit 

        4. Traffic Control 

        5. Crime Prevention Specialists 

        6. Office of Emergency Management

        7. 911

        8. 311

        9. Departments TBD According to Staff Recommendation

      2. Provide an analysis on implementation and potential phase-in process for the identified departments:

        1. Identify keys to successful integration of disparate functions within a single department;

        2. Identify metrics or operational characteristics necessary for successful integration; and

        3. Evaluate possible integration of armed responders (ie, MPD) and what conditions are necessary for any future successful integration.

      3. Propose organizational structure including:

        1. Potential divisions within the new department to respond to public safety needs;

        2. Staffing needs;

        3. Fiscal note/budget; and

        4. Leadership and oversight. 

      4. Publish the analysis, along with supporting findings, in a written report together with draft language for the proposed charter amendment to be distributed to policymakers and presented formally through the Policy & Government Oversight Committee by no later than Apr. 18, 2022.

Addendum

  1. 33 Easement Agreement for Fire Station No. 27 Driveway This link open a new window(2022-00328)
    1. Authorizing the acceptance of an easement agreement with CSR-Zest LLC, owners of 5426 Nicollet Ave, over a shared driveway with City’s Fire Station No. 27 at 5416 Nicollet Ave.


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Actions referred to Council: Mar 24, 2022
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