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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
July 28, 2021 - 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 Snow and ice removal from public sidewalks assessments This link open a new window(2021-00556)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the assessments and adopting the assessment roll for sidewalk snow and ice removal charges for the 2020-2021 winter season on the list of properties dated June 30, 2021.

Consent

  1. 3 Downtown Council Nicollet Mall Concert Block Event Permit: July 29, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00806)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Mark Rausch of the Minneapolis Downtown Council for a large block event permit to allow a concert to be held July 29, 2021, on Nicollet Mall between 9th St S and 10th St S, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  2. 4 Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association Block Event Permit: Aug 3, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00809)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Alison Gordon of the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association for a large block event permit to allow a National Night Out event to be held Aug 3, 2021, on Portland Ave S between 4th St S and 5th St S, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  3. 5 Downtown Council Nicollet Mall Concert Block Event Permit: Aug 12, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00808)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Mark Rausch of the Minneapolis Downtown Council for a large block event permit to allow a concert to be held Aug 12, 2021, on Nicollet Mall between 9th St S and 10th St S, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  4. 6 Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District Nicollet Mall Street Art Festival Block Event Permit: Aug 13-14, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00807)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Lisa Middag of the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District for a large block event permit to allow the Nicollet Mall Street Art Festival to be held Aug 13-14, 2021, on Nicollet Mall between 6th St S and 8th St S, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  5. 7 Basilica of St. Mary Block Event Permit: Sept 10-11, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00810)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Holly Dockendorf of Basilica Events LLC for a large block event permit to allow the Basilica Block Party to be held Sept 10-11, 2021, on the streets surrounding the Basilica of Saint Mary, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  6. 8 Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District renewal ordinance (2021 renewal) This link open a new window(2021-00767)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Sept 15, 2021, to consider an ordinance amending Title 17, Chapter 465 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks: Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District, readopting the ordinance to renew the Downtown Business Improvement (DID) Special Service District for an additional five-year period.

  7. 9 Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District: 2022 proposed services and service charges This link open a new window(2021-00811)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Sept 15, 2021, to consider the proposed 2022 services and charges for the Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District to use budget reserves for the 2022 operating plan and budget.

  8. 10 Special Service Districts (428A Districts): 2022 proposed services and service charges This link open a new window(2021-00812)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Sept 15, 2021, to consider the proposed 2022 services and service charges for the 50th and France, 54th & Lyndale, Bloomington-Lake, Chicago-Lake, East Lake, Lyndale-Lake, and West Broadway Improvement Special Service Districts.

  9. 11 Land exchange with Anoka County for Minneapolis water treatment campus in Fridley This link open a new window(2021-00813)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing an exchange of property with Anoka County to facilitate electrical infrastructure improvements to the Minneapolis Water Treatment and Distribution Services campus in Fridley.

  10. 12 Easement agreement from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for a portion of right-of-way within Irving Ave between Laurel Ave W and Currie Ave This link open a new window(2021-00817)
    1. Authorizing an easement agreement from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for a portion of the property located at the Burlington Northern right-of-way within Irving Ave right-of-way between Laurel Ave W and Currie Ave, and releasing an existing easement located at the Burlington Northern right-of-way west of Irving Ave.

  11. 13 Agreement with BIT NLG III INVESTORS LLC for the 5th St N Bridge adjacent to proposed North Loop Green III Development This link open a new window(2021-00819)
    1. Authorizing a public infrastructure improvements and maintenance easement agreement with BIT NLG III INVESTORS LLC for the 5th St N Bridge adjacent to the proposed North Loop Green III Development.

  12. 14 Agreement with Hennepin County for Grand Ave Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00820)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Hennepin County, whereby the City will receive an amount not to exceed $64,289.36, for work completed as part of the Grand Ave Street Reconstruction Project No. 6768 (CPV141) at the intersection of 46th St W and Lake St W.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving an increase of $64,289.36 in the appropriation and revenue for the Grand Ave Street Reconstruction Project.

  13. 15 Grant from Minnesota Department of Transportation for Clean Transportation Pilot Program This link open a new window(2021-00821)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), in the amount of $170,000, for the Clean Transportation Pilot Program to support the 2021-2022 Public Works Mobility Hub Pilot projects.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with MnDOT for the grant. 

  14. 16 Near North Safe Routes to School Project: Layout approval and easements This link open a new window(2021-00822)
    1. Approving the layout for the Near North Safe Routes to School Project along 16th Ave N from Queen Ave N to Aldrich Ave N.

    2. Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right-of-way, if necessary, for the project.

  15. 17 Contract amendment with Power/Mation Division, Inc. for providing Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software and licensing This link open a new window(2021-00823)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42797 with Power/Mation Division, Inc., in the amount of $60,000 for a total amount not to exceed $302,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for providing SCADA software and licensing.

  16. 18 Contract with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc. for engineering and design services for 37th Ave NE Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2021-00824)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., for Event No. 1470, in the amount of $862,418.21, for engineering and design services for the 37th Ave NE Street Reconstruction Project for a period of four years with the option to extend the contract for one additional year.

  17. 19 Contract with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc. for Nicollet Ave Bridge over Minnehaha Creek historic bridge rehabilitation design services This link open a new window(2021-00825)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., for Event No. 1494, in the amount of $999,136, for historic bridge rehabilitation design services for the Nicollet Ave Bridge over Minnehaha Creek (State Bridge No. 90591) for the term of three years with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis for one additional year.

  18. 20 Grant from State of Minnesota for Central City Parallel Storm Tunnel Construction Project This link open a new window(2021-00826)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing acceptance of a grant from the State of Minnesota, in the amount of $8,500,000, for the Central City Parallel Storm Tunnel Construction Project.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Department by $8,500,000.

    4. Passage of Resolution authorizing the Local Government Special Appropriation Application.

  19. 21 Bid for Central City Parallel Storm Tunnel Project This link open a new window(2021-00827)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of PCI Roads LLC, submitted on Event No. 1515, in the amount of $56,893,315.75, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Central City Parallel Storm Tunnel Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  20. 22 Bid for Ramp B Waterproofing and Structural Repairs Project This link open a new window(2021-00828)
    1. Accepting the third low bid of RAM Construction Services of Minnesota LLC, submitted on Event No. 1558, in the amount of $495,310, accepting the base bid and Alternates 1 and 2, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Ramp B Waterproofing and Structural Repairs Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.  

  21. 23 Bid for 2021 Storm Sewer Televising Project This link open a new window(2021-00830)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Vortech Hydro Vac Incorporated, submitted on Event No. 1469, in the amount of $399,339, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 2021 Storm Sewer Televising Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Discussion

  1. 24 Obstruction permit fees This link open a new window(2021-00852)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the obstruction permit fee schedule effective on and after Jan 1, 2022.

  2. 25 Your City, Your Streets: 2020 Progress Report This link open a new window(2021-00831)
    1. Receiving and filing the Your City, Your Streets 2020 Progress Report.


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Actions referred to Council: Aug 6, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Aug 11, 2021
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