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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
October 24, 2017 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Linea Palmisano (Vice-Chair), Cam Gordon, Blong Yang, Elizabeth Glidden, and Lisa Bender (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Water and sewer service line repair assessments This link open a new window(2017-01140)
    1. Passage of a Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment rolls for water and sewer service line repairs or replacements on the lists of properties as on file with the City Engineers Special Assessment Office.

  2. 3 Responsibilities for the positions of Director of Public Works and City Engineer ordinances This link open a new window(2017-01170)
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Consent

  1. 4 Contract Amendment with PCI Roads, LLC for Northtown Yard Water Main Tunnel Renovations Project This link open a new window(2017-01300)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41319 with PCI Roads, LLC in the amount of $102,637.50, for a revised contract total not to exceed $733,637.50, for construction change orders for the Northtown Yard Water Main Tunnel Renovations Project. 

  2. 5 Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County for a Pedestrian Crossing Study This link open a new window(2017-01304)
    1. Accepting grant award from Hennepin County in the amount of $12,500 covering 25% of the $50,000 Pedestrian Crossing Study. 

    2. Authorizing Hennepin County Cooperative Agreement No. PW 19-20-17 for the Pedestrian Crossing Study grant. 

    3. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Department by $12,500.

  3. 6 Downtown Minneapolis Transportation Management Organization (TMO): 2018 Grant Agreements This link open a new window(2017-01307)
    1. Authorizing execution of Metropolitan Council pass-through "Sub-recipient Grant Agreement" between the Metropolitan Council and the City of Minneapolis to provide up to $413,623 in federal grant funding (FTA-CMAQ) for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) projects in effect for the period of Jan 1, 2018, through Dec 31, 2018.

    2. Authorizing execution of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) fiscal year 2018 Certifications and Assurances (which certify that the City is in compliance with the provisions of law enumerated therein) and authorize execution of any subsequent editions of the Certifications and Assurances as required and certify compliance with the "Specific Federal Requirements" and other documents as required pursuant to the terms of Sub-recipient Grant Agreement.

    3. Authorizing execution of agreements with the Downtown Minneapolis Transportation Management Organization (TMO) to perform specific work efforts in accordance with the Metropolitan Council Contract providing up to $413,623 in federal grant funding in effect from Jan 1, 2018, through Dec 31, 2018.

    4. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation for the Public Works Transportation Agency in the Grants-Federal Fund by $413,623.

  4. 7 Northern Lights Express (NLX): Joint Powers Agreement amendment and cost participation This link open a new window(2017-01309)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis' 2017 2nd half participation in the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board for the development of the Northern Lights Express in the amount of $4,485 from the Transportation Planning and Programming Budget (Fund 00100 6020100).

    2. Authorizing an amendment to the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Joint Powers Agreement to allow for payment of these funds in 2017, per the city budget.

  5. 8 Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2017-01311)
    1. Approving the layout (5 segments) for the Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project for the reconstruction of several streets in the Mid-City Industrial Neighborhood.

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

  6. 9 Exchange of property rights with Hennepin County for 1101 3rd Ave S with Hennepin County. This link open a new window(2017-01312)
    1. Authorizing execution of quit claim deeds with Hennepin County for property rights over the Century Plaza block located at 1101 3rd Ave S.

  7. 10 2017 Minneapolis Open Streets This link open a new window(2017-01295)
    1. Approving the eighth Open Streets event in 2017 to be held along Nicollet Mall from 5th St S to Grant St, and then Grant St to Loring Park, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Dec 16, 2017.

Discussion

  1. 11 Municipal Fleet Electric Vehicle Study This link open a new window(2017-01317)
    1. Receiving and filing presentation relating to electric vehicle study.

  2. 12 Contract amendment with Clear Night Group, LLC for communication/public relations services for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2017-01255)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41726 with Clear Night Group, LLC in the amount of $45,000, for a revised contract total of $95,000, and extending the current contract through Apr 15, 2018, for additional communication/public relations work for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project.


Notice:
A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Actions referred to Council: Nov 3, 2017
Next Committee meeting: Nov 13, 2017
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