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Transportation & Public Works Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
May 7, 2019 - 10:00 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Kevin Reich (Chair), Lisa Bender (Vice-Chair), Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Hennepin Ave S Areaway Abandonment and Removal: Assessment This link open a new window(2019-00541)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the special assessment in the amount of $6,081.25 for the unpaid charge for the areaway abandonment and removal from the property located at 3032 - 3038 Hennepin Ave S.

    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 $6,085 for the areaway abandonment and removal.

Consent

  1. 3 Wordplay Large Block Event Permit: May 11-12, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00542)
    1. Approving application of the Loft Literary Center for a large block event permit to allow the Wordplay Block Event to be held May 11-12, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35(c)1.

  2. 4 Uptown Food Truck Festival Large Block Event Permit: June 23, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00503)
    1. Approving application of the Food Truck Association for a large block event permit to allow the Uptown Food Truck Festival to be held June 23, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35(c)1.

  3. 5 Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for landscaping improvements at the intersection of Broadway St NE and University Ave NE This link open a new window(2019-00543)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to accept up to $6,000 in funding from the MnDOT Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program for landscaping improvements within the interstate right-of-way at the intersection of Broadway St NE and University Ave NE to be installed and maintained by St. Anthony West (STAWNO) and Sheridan Neighborhood Organizations (SNO).

  4. 6 Agreement with Metropolitan Council for design of enhanced bus shelters on Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St S This link open a new window(2019-00545)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Metropolitan Council whereby the Metropolitan Council will reimburse the City for design costs, not to exceed $155,000, related to the design of eight enhanced bus shelters along Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St S in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project.

  5. 7 Contract amendment with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. for Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00548)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43268 with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $155,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,581,428, for additional services associated with the design of eight enhanced bus shelters along Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project. 

  6. 8 Temporary construction easement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for 10th Ave bridge renovation This link open a new window(2019-00549)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for a temporary construction easement on MPRB property in conjunction with the renovation of the 10th Ave bridge.

  7. 9 Special Service Districts: 2019 operating plan and budget amendments This link open a new window(2019-00551)
    1. Authorizing amendments to the 2019 operating plans and budgets for the 50th and France, 54th & Lyndale, Bloomington-Lake, Central Avenue, 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South, Chicago-Lake, Dinkytown, East Lake, Eat Street, Linden Hills, Lowry Hill, Lyndale-Lake, Stadium Village, and Uptown Special Service Districts to incorporate 2018 year-end budget surpluses or deficits.  

  8. 10 Grant from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for electric vehicle charging stations This link open a new window(2019-00557)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in an amount not to exceed $17,889, to install two dual port electric vehicle charging stations at the Hiawatha Maintenance Facility.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the MPCA for the activities and requirements of the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation to the Fleet Fund by $17,889.

  9. 11 Grant application to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for electric vehicle charging stations This link open a new window(2019-00552)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in an amount up to $20,000, for the purpose of buying and installing electric vehicle charging stations at city facilities.

  10. 12 Request for Proposals for 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool This link open a new window(2019-00553)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for consulting firms for the 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool.

  11. 13 Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board membership This link open a new window(2019-00554)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to participate in the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board for the development of the Northern Lights Express (NLX), and to expend $18,849 for 2019 membership fees.

  12. 14 Agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railroad for 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00563)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railroad, in the amount of $211,305.25, for the purpose of upgrading the existing railroad crossing within the 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project No. 2296 (CPV125).

Receive & File

  1. 15 Traffic Zones, Restrictions, and Controls: 2019 Quarterly Reports This link open a new window(2019-00555)
    1. Receiving and filing a report of approved and implemented quarterly items for traffic zones, restrictions, and controls for the first quarter of 2019.

Discussion

  1. 16 Urban Transportation Innovation Fellow mid-year update This link open a new window(2019-00556)
    1. Receiving and filing the mid-year update from the Public Works Urban Transportation Innovation Fellow.



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: May 17, 2019
Next Committee meeting: May 21, 2019
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