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Agenda

An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
December 9, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Lisa Bender (Vice-Chair), Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2020-01232)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $328,933.92 for the Plymouth Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Penn Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6771 (PV152).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $328,933.92 for the Plymouth Ave N Street Reconstruction Project.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

Consent

  1. 3 Contract amendment with Michels Corporation for cleaning and lining of water mains This link open a new window(2020-01236)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001181 with Michels Corporation, in the amount of $15,207.90 for a total amount not to exceed $4,090,983.23, for final payment for the cleaning and lining of water mains, all in accordance with City specifications.

  2. 4 Contract amendment with Meyer Contracting, Inc. for North Loop Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2020-01238)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000269 with Meyer Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $29,857.86 for a total amount not to exceed $5,969,213.55, to complete additional winterizing activities and adjustments to quantities for the North Loop Street Reconstruction Project.

  3. 5 Contract amendment with S. M. Hentges & Sons, Inc. for 28th Ave S Bridge Replacement Project This link open a new window(2020-01239)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000940 with S. M. Hentges and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $95,752.60 for a total amount not to exceed $2,787,337.19, for additional project work and costs associated with unforeseen conditions during the construction of the 28th Ave S Bridge Replacement Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  4. 6 Contract amendment with PCI Roads LLC for 20-inch Drain Line Vault Project at Columbia Heights Filter Plant This link open a new window(2020-01240)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001451 with PCI Roads LLC, in the amount of $69,545.96 for a total amount not to exceed $419,545.96, for unforeseen conditions encountered and additional work required on the 20-inch Drain Line Vault Project at the Columbia Heights Filter Plant, all in accordance with City specifications.

  5. 7 Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) appointments This link open a new window(2020-01241)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for unexpired two-year terms, beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021: Matt Steinrueck, Seat 3, Ward 10; and Sarah Goodell, Seat 6, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2022: Christopher Ross, Seat 11, Ward 12.  

    3. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2022: Neal Baxter, Seat 8, Ward 8; Abigail Johnson, Seat 10, Ward 10; Donna Hemp, Seat 12, Ward 4; Paul St. Martin, Seat 13, Ward 3; Christopher Hoffer, Seat 14, Ward 7; and Barbara Olson, Seat 15, Ward 12.

  6. 8 Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) appointments This link open a new window(2020-01242)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning June 1, 2020, and ending May 31, 2022: Philipp Muessig, Seat 2, Ward 2; Joey Senkyr, Seat 3, Ward 3; Deanna Newman, Seat 7, Ward 7; Maya Sheikh, Seat 11, Ward 11; and Samuel Ferg, Seat 13, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning June 1, 2020, and ending May 31, 2022: Dan Miller, Seat 1, Ward 1; Georgianna Yantos, Seat 5, Ward 5; Matthew Hendricks, Seat 6, Ward 6; Aaron Shaffer, Seat 8, Ward 8; and Elissa Schufman, Seat 9, Ward 9.

  7. 9 2021 Street Resurfacing Program: Project designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearings This link open a new window(2020-01250)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed for the 2021 Street Resurfacing Program, Special Improvement of Existing Streets No. 2337 (CPV2156).

    2. Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $6,297,261, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting the public hearings as follows:

      1. Feb 3, 2021, for 54th St E and 57th St E
      2. Feb 3, 2021, for 17th Ave NE and NE River Ridge
      3. Feb 17, 2021, for Phillips South, Powderhorn, and 35th St E
      4. March 3, 2021, for South Burroughs Area
      5. March 17, 2021, for Webber Park
      6. April 21, 2021, for 26th St W and 28th St W
      7. April 21, 2021, for Aldrich Ave N and Ontario Ave N.
  8. 10 Whittier/Lyndale Protected Bikeway Project: Variance request from Municipal State Aid Standards This link open a new window(2020-01251)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to proceed with a variance request from Minnesota Department of Transportation State Aid Rule 8820.9941 for the number of lanes on Blaisdell Ave S, from 31st St W to 40th St W, for the Whittier/Lyndale Protected Bikeway Project.

  9. 11 Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County for 6th St Safety Project This link open a new window(2020-01252)
    1. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. PW 23-20-18 with Hennepin County, for a total estimated amount of $50,000, for the County to reimburse the City for traffic signal work for the 6th St Safety Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

  10. 12 Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County for 7th St Safety Project This link open a new window(2020-01253)
    1. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. PW 22-20-18 with Hennepin County, for a total estimated amount of $40,000, for the County to reimburse the City for traffic signal work for the 7th St Safety Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

  11. 13 Rethinking I-94 Project This link open a new window(2020-01259)
    1. Passage of Resolution expressing the City’s priorities for the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Rethinking I-94 Project.

  12. 14 Bid for Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam Water Service Relocation Project This link open a new window(2020-01254)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Lametti & Sons, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1249 in the amount of $249,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam Water Service Relocation Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Discussion

  1. 15 American Public Works Association's Public Works Projects of the Year for 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01255)
    1. Receiving and filing recognition of an American Public Works Association's (APWA) Project of the Year for 2020 for the North Loop Paving Reconstruction Project.


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