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Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
October 8, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Abdi Warsame (Chair), Steve Fletcher (Vice-Chair), Phillipe Cunningham, Andrea Jenkins, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of James Hart This link open a new window(2019-01104)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of James Hart, by payment of $175,000 to Mr. Hart and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  2. 3 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Randall Miller This link open a new window(2019-01105)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Randall Miller, by payment of $155,000 to Mr. Miller and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  3. 4 Legal settlement: Personal injury claims of Ira Vidal Broadway This link open a new window(2019-01103)
    1. Approving the settlement of the personal injury claims of Ira Vidal Broadway, by payment of $4,000 to Mr. Broadway and his attorney, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. 5 Contract amendment with Restorative Justice Community Action for restorative justice services This link open a new window(2019-01106)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41004 with Restorative Justice Community Action, in the amount of $175,000 for a total amount not to exceed $475,000, for restorative justice services.

  5. 6 Grant from joint agencies for prosecutorial services to crime victims This link open a new window(2019-01107)
    1. Accepting a follow-on Prosecutorial Services to Crime Victims grant for 2019-2020, jointly funded from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime; and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Crime Victim Services, in the amounts of $205,542 and $24,980 respectively, with a $51,386 matching component, for the funding of a two-year Victim Witness Specialist position (1 FTE), along with funding for increased outreach and training.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for the grant.  

    3. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the City Attorney's Office.

  6. 7 Contract amendment for bond counsel services This link open a new window(2019-01110)
    1. Authorizing an extension to the legal services agreement with Kennedy & Graven, Chartered for a two-year period, through 2021, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for the total five-year contract period, to serve as general bond counsel to the City.

    2. Authorizing an extension to the legal services agreement with Gray Plant Mooty for a two-year period, through 2021, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the total five-year contract period, to serve as bond counsel for the limited tax-supported Common Bond Fund.

    3. Authorizing an extension of the term from 2017-2019 to 2017-2021 for the designation of the following firms as the Conduit Revenue Bond Counsel Panel:

      1. Barnes and Thornburg LLP
      2. Briggs and Morgan
      3. Dorsey and Whitney LLP
      4. Gray Plant Mooty
      5. Kennedy and Graven, Chartered
      6. Kutak Rock LLP
      7. McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered.
  7. 8 Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant for enhanced storm water treatment at East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility This link open a new window(2019-01132)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), in an amount not to exceed $20,000, for enhanced site storm water treatment construction at the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility.  There is no requirement for City matching funds for this grant.

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

  8. 9 Bid for 2019 Landscape Renovation Project This link open a new window(2019-01124)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Plant Pros, LLC, submitted on Event No. 408, for Base Bid Items 1-6 and Alternate 1, in the amount of $132,839, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the re-bid for the 2019 Landscape Renovation Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  9. 10 Minnesota Department of Public Safety grant for traffic enforcement This link open a new window(2019-01065)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - OTS (Office of Traffic Safety), in the amount of $288,050, for the continuation of the Minneapolis Police Department's Toward Zero Deaths traffic enforcement partnership program.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - OTS for the grant.

    3. Authorizing agreements to share the awarded funds with the Minneapolis Park Police and the police departments of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Robbinsdale, and the University of Minnesota in amounts to be determined.

  10. 11 Contract with the Regents of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) for research and program development for the Neighborhoods 2020 Plan This link open a new window(2019-01138)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Regents of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), in the total amount of $60,000 over a two-year period, for research and program development for the Neighborhoods 2020 Plan.

    2. Authorizing the customization of the City’s Standard Contract Form with the Regents of Minnesota Center for Urban Affairs (CURA) to include the following exceptions:

      1. Insurance: The University is self-insured and thus does not carry the insurance coverages required by the City’s standard terms and conditions.
      2. Intellectual Property: The University would own, or own jointly with the City, any intellectual property developed pursuant to this contract.
      3. Equal Benefits Ordinance: The City would deem that the University is in compliance with this ordinance.
  11. 12 Gateway Northeast Project financing: 2435 Marshall St NE This link open a new window(2019-01097)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Gateway Northeast at 2435 Marshall St NE.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to CB LM Redevelopment Limited Partnership in a principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with CB LM Redevelopment Limited Partnership or an affiliated entity.

    4. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $23,000,000 for Gateway Northeast located at 2435 Marshall St NE.

    5. Approving additional funding up to $280,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund for the Gateway Northeast project located at 2435 Marshall St NE.

  12. 13 Grant application to the Minnesota Department of Health for targeted opioid treatment, prevention and recovery services This link open a new window(2019-01112)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Health in an amount up to $400,000, for the period November 1, 2019 through September 29, 2020, for targeted opioid treatment, prevention and recovery services in the City of Minneapolis, with an emphasis on African American and Native American residents.

  13. 14 Grant application to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for the Cross Sector Innovation Initiative This link open a new window(2019-01118)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the Cross Sector Innovation Initiative in an amount up to $150,000, for the period Jan 1, 2020 through Dec 31, 2021.

  14. 15 Minnesota Department of Health grant for the Safer Sex Intervention project This link open a new window(2019-01114)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $10,771, for a one-year period beginning Oct 1, 2019 through Sep 30, 2020, to implement the Safer Sex Intervention (SSI) project. 

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Health for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving the appropriation of funds to the Health Department.

  15. 16 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant for Community Collaboration Learning This link open a new window(2019-01113)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in the amount of $20,000, for Community Collaborative Learning, for the duration of September 15, 2019 through August 1, 2020.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Health Department.

  16. 17 Contract with We all we got sports and more for the 2019 Blueprint Approved Institute This link open a new window(2019-01115)
    1. Authorizing a contract with We all we got sports and more, in the amount of $6,000, for organizational capacity building under the 2019 Blueprint Approved Institute. 

    2. Authorizing a waiver of the City's general liability insurance requirement for the contract with We all we got sports and more. 

  17. 18 Contract amendment with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) for proactive labor standards outreach and vulnerable worker liaison services. This link open a new window(2019-01116)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0000067 with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL), in the amount of $100,000 for a total amount not to exceed $200,000, for additional services associated with labor standards outreach and vulnerable worker liaison services.

  18. 19 27th Ave NE Street Reconstruction (University Ave to railroad tracks): Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01126)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $143,991.31 for the 27th Ave NE (University Ave to the railroad tracks) Street Reconstruction Project No. 2328 (CPV075).

    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 $143,995 for the project.

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

  19. 20 Cooperative agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization for Green Infrastructure and Safe Routes to School improvements at Edison High School This link open a new window(2019-01131)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), whereby the City will receive an amount not to exceed $128,000, for construction costs related to stormwater quality infrastructure features as part of the Green Infrastructure and Safe Routes to School improvements at Edison High School.

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

  20. 21 Contract with various suppliers for 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool This link open a new window(2019-01130)
    1. Authorizing a master service agreement with each of 66 successful firms responding to the Request for Proposals for the 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool.

  21. 22 Temporary construction easement agreement with University of Minnesota for 10th Ave SE River Bridge Project This link open a new window(2019-01128)
    1. Authorizing a temporary construction easement agreement with the University of Minnesota, in an amount not to exceed $27,500, for renovations of the 10th Ave SE River Bridge.

  22. 23 Assignment of contract with Williams Towing, Inc. for Zone 6 public towing services This link open a new window(2019-01127)
    1. Authorizing assignment of Contract No. C-38739 between Williams Towing Inc. and the City of Minneapolis following the sale of Williams Towing, Inc. to John Hosek, to allow for continuation of towing services in Zone 6 through the current term of the contract ending June 30, 2020.

  23. 24 Bid for Ramp A Waterproofing and Structural Repairs 2019 Project This link open a new window(2019-01100)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of Cy-Con, Inc., submitted on Event No. 401, in the amount of $257,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Ramp A Waterproofing and Structural Repairs 2019 Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  24. 25 Bid for 11th and Marquette Area Skyway Carpet Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-01101)
    1. Accepting the low bid of St. Paul Linoleum and Carpet Company, submitted on Event No. 537, in the amount of $178,224.11, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 11th and Marquette Area Skyway Carpet Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  25. 26 Bid for 20-inch drain line vaults for the Columbia Heights Filter Plant This link open a new window(2019-01133)
    1. Accepting the low bid of PCI Roads, LLC, submitted on Event No. 462, in the amount of $350,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for 20-Inch drain line vaults for the Columbia Heights Filter Plant, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.



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: Oct 11, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Oct 22, 2019
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