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

Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
December 10, 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)
Clerk: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Capital Long Range Improvement Program ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01221)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 35 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Capital Long Range Improvement Program Process, amending the length of the adopted annual capital improvement program.

Consent

  1. 3 Legal settlement: Kiara Creer v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2019-01397)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Kiara Creer v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Court File No. 19-cv-01103, by payment of $6,000 to Kiara Creer and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. 4 Workers’ Compensation interest payment related to the Oseland decision: Richard Hansey This link open a new window(2019-01395)
    1. Approving the interest payment owed to Workers’ Compensation claimant Richard Hansey, in the amount of $183,732.99, due to the Minnesota Supreme Court decision in the Oseland by Oseland v. Crow Wing County matter.

  3. 5 Grant from Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District to fund Downtown Strategic Justice Partnership This link open a new window(2019-01399)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District, in the amount of $175,000, to fund the Downtown Strategic Justice Partnership funding a probation officer and prosecutor who will work within Downtown Minneapolis.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County, in the amount of $65,000, to provide probation services in the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District.

  4. 6 Contract amendment with Urban Ventures to provide sentencing alternatives for gross misdemeanor weapon offenses This link open a new window(2019-01398)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42542 with Urban Ventures, in the amount of $310,000 for a total amount not to exceed $410,000, to provide sentencing alternatives for gross misdemeanor weapon offenses and a change in contract scope, increasing the number of days programming is offered.

  5. 7 Waiver of conflict of interest for Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. This link open a new window(2019-01411)
    1. Authorizing waiver of conflict of interest between the City of Minneapolis and Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. (the "Firm") arising out of the Firm's continuing representation of AEG on Target Center matters.

  6. 8 Folk and Traditional Arts grant for arts programming to support the artistic traditions and customs practiced within cultural groups This link open a new window(2019-01413)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, in the amount of $46,875, for arts programming to support the artistic traditions and customs practiced within cultural groups.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota State Arts Board for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the City Coordinator's Office.

  7. 9 Contract amendment with Pioneer Power, Inc. for Convention Center Steam Room Cooling Project This link open a new window(2019-01403)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44289 with Pioneer Power, Inc.,  in the amount of $424,962.13 for a total amount not to exceed $3,856,962.13, to allow for close-out and final payment for the Convention Center Steam Room Cooling Project.

  8. 10 Contract amendment with Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for operation of The Commons This link open a new window(2019-01394)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000619 with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, in the amount of $175,000, and an extension through March 31, 2020, for The Commons sublease agreement.

  9. 11 Contract amendment with Impact Mailing of Minnesota, Inc. for mailing services This link open a new window(2019-01393)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. PC-00317 with Impact Mailing of Minnesota, Inc., doing business as Impact Proven Solutions, in the amount of $1,000,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,000,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for mailing services for utility billing.

  10. 12 Contract amendment with Association for Black Economic Power for provision of banking services and financial literacy education for Minneapolis residents This link open a new window(2019-01401)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. COM0000530 with Association for Black Economic Power, in an amount up to $410,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2020, for provision of banking services and financial literacy education for Minneapolis residents.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. COM0000529 with Association for Black Economic Power, in an amount up to $90,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2020, for provision of banking services and financial literacy education for Minneapolis residents

  11. 13 Contract amendments with Canal Street Limited Partnership for office space in the Crown Roller Mill Building at 105 5th Ave S This link open a new window(2019-01400)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to City Lease Contracts No. 25352 and No. C96-10431 with Canal Street Limited Partnership for office space in the Crown Roller Mill Building located at 105 5th Ave S.

  12. 14 Contract amendment with HCM Architects for the Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project – Phase II This link open a new window(2019-01406)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42806, with HCM (Hagen, Christiansen, McIlwain) Architects, in the amount of $18,940 for a total amount not to exceed $171,920, for the Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project – Phase II.

  13. 15 Re-bid for Fire Station No. 4 renovations This link open a new window(2019-01396)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Ebert, Inc., submitted on Event No. 698, in the amount of $2,539,900, including the base bid and Alternates 1, 2, and 3, to furnish all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the re-bid for the Fire Station No. 4 Renovations Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. 16 Appointed position in the Finance Department: Director Investments and Debt Management This link open a new window(2019-01335)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position of Director Investments and Debt Management, evaluated at 638 total points and allocated to Grade 14.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $121,138 to $143,601, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Nov 19, 2019.

  15. 17 Urban Area Security Initiative grant for enterprise preparedness services This link open a new window(2019-01386)
    1. Accepting grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division, in the amount of $900,000, to provide enterprise preparedness services.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Emergency Management Department.

  16. 18 Emergency Management Performance Grant for training and exercise services This link open a new window(2019-01387)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division, in the amount of $30,000, to provide training and exercise services.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Emergency Management Department.

  17. 19 2019 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for Police and City Attorney support This link open a new window(2019-01391)
    1. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County, in the amount of $279,908.93, to support Police and City Attorney initiatives.

  18. 20 Interim lease amendment with North Star Community Rowing for Portion of Upper Harbor Site This link open a new window(2019-01354)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the interim lease with North Star Community Rowing for a portion of Upper Harbor Terminal Parcels 4 and 5, to allow construction of walkway improvements beyond the originally approved timeframe.

  19. 21 Minnesota Department of Human Services General Obligation Bond-funded grant for the Family Partnership Project This link open a new window(2019-01368)
    1. Accepting a General Obligation Bond-funded grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services in the amount of $10,000,000, for the Family Partnership Project.

    2. Authorizing a Grant Agreement with the State of Minnesota for the Family Partnership Project.  

    3. Authorizing a Use/Lease Agreement, Ground Lease Agreement, and other necessary documents with the Family Partnership or an affiliated holding company to implement the Family Partnership Project.

    4. Passage of Resolution approving the Governmental Program to be achieved through construction and operation of the Family Partnership Project.

    5. Passage of Resolution approving the delegation of authority to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to review and approve the annual program and budget report for the Family Partnership Project. 

    6. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.  

    7. Directing and requiring, as a condition of closing on the financing, that The Family Partnership work collaboratively with City staff, the project’s architecture firm, and staff from the Dunwoody College of Technology to refine the building design of the project with the goals of:

      1. Increasing the ground floor activation of the building; and

      2. Aligning the project to the City’s racial equity goals by reflecting the cultural community and the cultural assets of the neighborhood through façade applications and design.

      Such refinements shall not create an unmet financing gap for the project, conflict with any State bonding rules; or impede the existing project schedule, financing sources, and current City land use approvals.

      Working collaboratively to accomplish the goals above entails that The Family Partnership complete the following steps:

      1. The project team will host a public ideation session with Dunwoody College of Technology staff and East Lake Street stakeholders to brief the community on the status of the project and gather specific feedback on how to further activate the building using design.

      2. The project team will have at least two meetings with Dunwoody College of Technology staff and Community Planning and Economic Development staff to discuss design alternatives.

      3. The project team shall prepare a written response summarizing the input from the meetings above, the design elements it is incorporating in response to above mentioned input and feedback, and the rationale for certain design alternatives considered that it is not able to incorporate.

      Delegating to the Community Planning and Economic Development Director the authority to determine whether The Family Partnership has satisfactorily met the foregoing requirement to allow for closing.

  20. 22 Contract amendment with Everlaw, Inc. for E-discovery and redaction software This link open a new window(2019-01405)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44483 with Everlaw, Inc., in the amount of $78,000 for a total amount not to exceed $228,000, for additional usage of its E-discovery and redaction software.

  21. 23 Contract amendment with OneNeck IT Solutions LLC for outsourced managed services for the City enterprise This link open a new window(2019-01407)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39200 with OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, in the amount of $2,868,000 for a total amount not to exceed $24,893,000, for outsourced managed services for the City enterprise.

  22. 24 Contract amendment with BerganKDV Technology and Consulting, Inc. for technical support to facilitate Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance for the Minneapolis Convention Center parking ramp system This link open a new window(2019-01408)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-39121 with BerganKDV Technology and Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $15,000 for a total amount not to exceed $185,000, and an extension through March 31, 2020, to facilitate Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance with the card reader for the Minneapolis Convention Center parking ramp system.

  23. 25 Contract amendment with West Publishing Corporation for online research services for the Minneapolis Police Department This link open a new window(2019-01409)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41693 with West Publishing Corporation, in the amount of $70,902 for a total amount not to exceed $232,902, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for online research services and access to databases that provide the Minneapolis Police Department the ability to conduct research and retrieve information.

    2. Authorizing customization of the contract terms and conditions to only allow termination for convenience on June 30, 2020, or December 31, 2020.

  24. 26 Contract amendment with Employment Investigations, Inc. d/b/a Neuvest for workplace investigations This link open a new window(2019-01412)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43377 with Employment Investigations, Inc. d/b/a Neuvest, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not exceed of $225,000, for workplace investigations.

  25. 27 Modification No. 3 to Housing Replacement District Tax Increment Financing Plan This link open a new window(2019-01376)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving Modification No. 3 to the Housing Replacement District Plan, increasing tax increment revenues and expenditures by $200,000.

  26. 28 Bid for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal This link open a new window(2019-01389)
    1. Accepting the bid of Dwaynes Lawn and Snow Care, submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $534,600, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    2. Accepting the bid of Hennepin County Sentence to Serve, submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $390,500, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    3. Accepting the bid of Better Futures Minnesota submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $594,000, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

    4. Accepting the bid of Tree Trust submitted on Event No. 678, in the amount of $459,000, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals, for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal from Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  27. 29 Environmental Program Fees ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01056)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 3 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection, adding thereto a new Chapter 45 entitled Environmental Program Fees to centrally locate existing environmental fees, and amending various provisions to reference the new chapter, update to ensure compliance with state law changes, and for accuracy and clarity:

      1. Chapter 45 Environmental Program Fees.
      2. Chapter 46 Hazardous and Industrial Waste Generation, Handling, Storage and Disposal.
      3. Chapter 48 Minneapolis Watershed Management Authority.
      4. Chapter 50 Minneapolis Waste Control and Waste Discharge Rules.
      5. Chapter 52 Erosion and Sediment Control and Discharge.
      6. Chapter 59 Construction Activities.
    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 389 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: Noise, amending provisions to reference proper location of fees for existing permit types within the Code.

  28. 30 Gift acceptance from the de Beaumont Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend and receive the Appreciative Inquiry Change Leadership Certificate This link open a new window(2019-01363)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel and lodging expenses from the de Beaumont Foundation for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend and receive The Appreciative Inquiry Change Leadership Certificate in  Arlington, Virginia.

  29. 31 Gift acceptance from Annie E. Casey Foundation for travel and lodging expenses for the Deputy Commissioner of Health to attend the Affordable Housing Site Visit at Native American Connections in Phoenix, AZ This link open a new window(2019-01367)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel and lodging expenses from Annie E. Casey Foundation for Noya Woodrich, Deputy Commissioner of Health, to attend the Affordable Housing Site Visit at Native American Connections in Phoenix, Arizona from Dec 9 - 18, 2019.

  30. 32 18th Ave NE Street Reconstruction (Johnson St NE to Stinson Pkwy): Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01336)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,089,267.20 for the 18th Ave NE (Johnson St NE to Stinson Pkwy) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6767 (PV139).

    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 $1,089,270 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.

  31. 33 Girard Ave S (Lake St W to Lagoon Ave) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01337)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $65,278.06 for the Girard Ave S (Lake St W to Lagoon Ave) Street Reconstruction Project No. 2301 (PV147).

    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 $65,280 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.

  32. 34 Contract amendment with Coen+Partners for Peavey Plaza Project This link open a new window(2019-01340)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42061 with Coen+Partners, in the amount of $25,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,185,380, for additional work performed as part of the Peavey Plaza Construction Project, and an extension through July 31, 2020, for final walk-through.

  33. 35 Contract amendment with Meyer Contracting, Inc. for 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-01341)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43775 with Meyer Contracting Inc., in the amount of $285,000 for a total amount not to exceed $3,632,461.53, to complete additional work related to winterizing activities and adjustments to quantities for the 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project.

  34. 36 Contract amendment with Valley Paving, Inc. for 42nd Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-01342)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42461 with Valley Paving, Inc., in the amount of $241,305.87 for a total amount not to exceed $8,017,262.11, for work performed as part of the 42nd Ave N (Xerxes Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project (CPV096).

  35. 37 Contract amendments with Williams Towing, Corky’s Towing, Twin Cities Transport & Recovery, Rapid Recovery, and Statewide Towing for towing services This link open a new window(2019-01343)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38739C with Williams Towing, in the amount of $200,000 for a total amount not to exceed $494,382, for Zone 6 towing services.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38740C with Corky’s Towing, in the amount of $340,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,170,240, for Zones 1 and 4 towing services.

    3. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38720C with Twin Cities Transport & Recovery, in the amount of $200,000 for a total amount not to exceed $482,000, for Zone 2 towing services.

    4. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38652C with Rapid Recovery, in the amount of $260,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,327,800, for District B and Zone 5 towing services.

    5. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41950A with Statewide Towing, in the amount of $500,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,707,800, for District A and Zone 3 towing services.

  36. 38 Contract amendment with AE2S Construction (EIM) for finalization of payment for Pump Station 7 Outdoor Construction Project This link open a new window(2019-01346)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44381 with AE2S Construction LLC, in the amount of $14,811.73 for a total amount not to exceed $661,423.27, and an extension through Dec. 31, 2019, to allow for payment for work on the Pump Station 7 Outdoor Construction Project.

  37. 39 Metropolitan Council Municipal Infiltration and Inflow grant for cured-in-place pipe lining and repairs of existing sewers This link open a new window(2019-01350)
    1. Accepting an additional grant from the Metropolitan Council, in the amount of $246,085.67, in conjunction with a previous state bond funded grant agreement with the Metropolitan Council to fund cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining and repairs of existing sewers.

    2. Passage of Resolution adjusting the appropriation and revenue for the fund to reflect the additional grant funding and to provide the funding to the programs where the grant projects were performed.

  38. 40 Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance grant for design and deployment of mobility hubs including peer exchange This link open a new window(2019-01351)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, in the amount of $64,000, to support the design and deployment of mobility hubs in Minneapolis.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance for the grant.

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

Receive & File

  1. 41 Staff Purchasing and Joint Powers Letter Reports for March through October 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01404)
    1. Receiving and filing the list of Staff Purchasing Letters (low bid awards) and Joint Powers Letters (Cooperative Purchasing Ventures (CPV)) issued for the months of March through October 2019.

Discussion

  1. 42 Contracts with Wells Fargo Bank NA, US Bank NA, Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust, and Associated Bank\NetSpend for banking services This link open a new window(2019-01402)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Wells Fargo Bank NA, in the amount of $135,000 annually, for depository services and $130,000 annually for lockbox services, for a period of three years with two additional one-year extensions at the discretion of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

    2. Authorizing a contract with US Bank NA, in the amount of $35,000 annually, for a period of three years with two additional one-year extensions at the discretion of the CFO, for merchant services.

    3. Authorizing a contract with Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust, in the amount of $221,000 annually, for a period of three years with two additional one-year extensions at the discretion of the CFO, for custodial services, and further, in the event that a proposed merger between Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust and The Principal Group is executed, authorizing execution of an Assumption and Consent to Assignment Agreement between Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust, The Principal Group or the merged entity, and the City of Minneapolis, to allow for the continuation of the contracted-for services in accordance with the terms and conditions of the authorized contract.

    4. Authorizing a contract with Associated Bank NA and their card processor NetSpend Corporation, in the amount of $35,000 annually, for a period of three years with two additional one-year extensions at the discretion of the CFO, for prepaid card services.


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