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Agenda

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
February 11, 2020 - 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

Consent

  1. 2 Legal settlement: Brian Southwell v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2020-00194)
    1. Approving the settlement of the special assessment appeal brought in the matter of Brian Southwell v. City of Minneapolis, 27-CV-19-20331, where the City of Minneapolis agrees to withdraw assessment CE1183707 imposed on 2312 Fremont Ave S (PID No. 33-029-24-12-0128) from Assessment Levy  2019-01096, in exchange for owner entry into a restoration agreement and other due and lawful consideration, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  2. 3 Legal settlement: Claim of Christine McPherson This link open a new window(2020-00202)
    1. Approving the settlement of various employment claims brought by former city employee Christine McPherson by payment in the amount of $31,817.76 to Christine McPherson, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. 4 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Paul Daugherty This link open a new window(2020-00195)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Paul Daugherty by payment of $115,000 to Mr. Daugherty and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  4. 5 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Jerrold Williams This link open a new window(2020-00196)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Jerrold Williams by payment of $140,100 to Mr. Williams and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  5. 6 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of William Allred This link open a new window(2020-00197)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of William Allred by payment of $140,100 to Mr. Allred and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 
  6. 7 Bid for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Air Handler Coil Project at Target Center This link open a new window(2020-00198)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Pioneer Power, Inc, submitted on Event No. 720, in the amount of $109,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Air Handler Coil Project at Target Center, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  7. 8 Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for Minneapolis Convention Center Lighting Update Project This link open a new window(2020-00205)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000211 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $50,475 for a total amount not to exceed $1,857,175, for additional labor and materials required due to unforeseen conditions for the Minneapolis Convention Center Lighting Update Project.

  8. 9 Contracts with Piper Sandler, RBC Capital Markets LLC, Dougherty & Co LLC, and Robert W. Baird & Co Incorporated for bond underwriting services This link open a new window(2020-00199)
    1. Authorizing contracts with Piper Sandler, RBC Capital Markets LLC, Dougherty & Co LLC, and Robert W. Baird & Co Incorporated under Event No. 731, in the amount of $250,000 each for an initial three-year period, for bond underwriting services.

  9. 10 Appointed position in the Finance Department: Manager, Investments and Debt Management This link open a new window(2020-00158)
    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 Manager, Investments and Debt Management, evaluated at 498 total points and allocated to Grade 11.

    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 $94,008 to $111,440, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Jan 28, 2020.

  10. 11 Appointed position in the 911 Department: Director, Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center This link open a new window(2020-00159)
    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, Minneapolis Emergency Communications, evaluated at 688 total points and allocated to Grade 15.

    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 $130,827 to $155,087, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Jan 28, 2020.

  11. 12 Appointed position in the City Coordinator's Office: Deputy City Coordinator - Engagement This link open a new window(2020-00173)
    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 Deputy City Coordinator - Engagement, evaluated at 778 total points and allocated to Grade 17.

    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 $148,268 to $175,761, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Jan 28, 2020.

  12. 13 Collective bargaining agreement: Convention Center Production Technicians Unit, 2020 through 2022 This link open a new window(2020-00178)
    1. Approving a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE, Convention Center Production Technicians Unit, for the period Jan 1, 2020, through Dec 31, 2022.

    2. Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.

    3. Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

    4. Authorizing the Labor Relations Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement. 

  13. 14 Civil Service Commission appointment This link open a new window(2020-00174)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Feb 25, 2020, to consider the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Macey Wheeler, Seat 3, for a three-year term beginning Mar 1, 2020, and ending Feb 28, 2023. 

  14. 15 Reappointment of City Assessor This link open a new window(2020-00177)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Feb 25, 2020, to consider the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Patrick Todd to the appointed position of City Assessor for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2020.

  15. 16 Grant application to Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund (ERF) for Minnesota Brownfields This link open a new window(2020-00153)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application to Hennepin County's Enviornmental Response Fund (ERF), in the amount of $225,000, for Minnesota Brownfields.

  16. 17 Contract amendment with Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for employment and training services This link open a new window(2020-00156)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract #C-43053 with Employ Milwaukee, Inc., in the amount of $107,000, for a total amount not to exceed $837,000, for employment and training services.

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

  17. 18 Vacation leave benefits for appointed employees This link open a new window(2020-00112)
    1. Authorizing the Human Resources Department to make changes to the vacation leave benefits for future and current individuals in appointed positions.
  18. 19 Contract amendment with Abbott Informatics Corporation for additional licenses, training, maintenance, support, and on-site professional services for the Laboratory Information Management System for the Minneapolis Police Crime Lab Unit This link open a new window(2020-00188)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-34067 with Abbott Informatics Corporation (Abbott), in the amount of $145,600 for a total amount not to exceed $522,499, for additional licenses, training, maintenance, support, and on-site professional services for the Laboratory Information Management System for the Minneapolis Police Crime Lab Unit. 

  19. 20 Contract amendment with Verint Americas, Inc. for 311's Lagan system This link open a new window(2020-00189)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-37587 with Verint Americas, Inc., in the amount of $48,000 for a total amount not to exceed $3,345,000, for an increase in managed services and hosting fees associated with 311's Lagan system that allows constituents to connect with the City of Minneapolis.

  20. 21 Contract with N. Harris Computer Corporation for implementation, maintenance, and support of the iNovah software solution for Utility Billing in the Public Service Building This link open a new window(2020-00187)
    1. Authorizing a contract with N. Harris Computer Corporation (N. Harris), in the amount of $770,037 for five years, with an option for two one-year extensions, for the implementation, maintenance, and support of the iNovah software solution for Utility Billing in the Public Service area of the new Public Service Building.

    2. Authorizing the customization of the liability terms and conditions within the contract to cap N. Harris’s liability:

      1. For a claim related to the professional services pursuant to the statement of work (SOW) at one-and-one-half (1.5) times the total fees paid to N. Harris under the SOW; and
      2. For a claim related to maintenance and support services at one (1) times the fees paid to N. Harris in the twelve (12) months preceding the claim.
  21. 22 Amendments to Notes for various outstanding City Homebuyer Assistance Loans This link open a new window(2020-00181)
    1. Authorizing amendments to the notes for outstanding City homebuyer assistance loans from the City's Affordability Loan Program, Equity Participation Loan Program, Cap Loan Program, and Closing Cost Program, to reduce the principal balance of the loans in instances where the home was purchased more than 10 years ago and the value of the home is less than the original purchase price, and allow the homeowner to seek a rental license for their home if they have lived in the home as their primary residence for the last 10 years.

    2. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make modifications to the loans in this portfolio and cause applicable documents to be executed and filed.

  22. 23 2019 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Pre-Development and Development and LCDA Transit Oriented Development (TOD) grant awards This link open a new window(2020-00161)
    1. Accepting a 2019 Metropolitan Council LCDA Pre-development grant, in the amount of $100,000, for the Upper Harbor Terminal site located along the Mississippi River generally between 33rd Ave N and 40th Ave N.

    2. Accepting 2019 Metropolitan Council LCDA Development grants in the amount of $548,500 for Amber Apartments at 4525 Hiawatha Ave; $1,600,000 for Bloom-Lake Flats at 3020 16th Ave S; and $981,816 for The 927 Project at 927 W Broadway Ave.

    3. Accepting 2019 Metropolitan Council LCDA-TOD Development grants in the amount of $1,000,000 for Bimosedaa at 16 4th St N, and $431,800 for the L&H Station Phase III at 2225 E Lake St.

    4. Authorizing agreements to implement the LCDA and LCDA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, L&H Station Development LLC, Project for Pride in Living, RS Eden, The 927 Building LLC, or related entities.

    5. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

  23. 24 Contract with Logis for Workforce Director (WFD) system This link open a new window(2020-00151)
    1. Authorizing the Police Department to enter into a Release of Liability, Hold Harmless & Defense, and Indemnification agreement with LOGIS, a Joint Powers Organization of various government entities, for maintaining the Workforce Director (WFD) system.

  24. 25 Contract with Downtown Improvement District for the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District Summer Police and Police Reserve Program This link open a new window(2020-00179)
    1. Authorizing a revenue contract with the Downtown Improvement District (DID) for the Police Department to receive up to $110,000 in buyback funds for increased policing in downtown Minneapolis where crime mapping and safety perception has indicated a need for extra police presence.

  25. 26 Gift acceptance from Minneapolis Police Canine Foundation for equipment, canine training, and travel-related costs This link open a new window(2020-00180)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Minneapolis Police Canine Foundation from Minneapolis Police Canine Foundation to assist and support the Minneapolis Police Canine Unit.

  26. 27 4th St SE Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00165)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $143,387.81 for the 4th St SE Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331C.

    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 $143,385 for the project.

  27. 28 Dorman South Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00166)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $745,423.47 for the Dorman South Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331D.

    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 $745,420 for the project.

  28. 29 Contract amendment with Global Specialty Contractors, Inc. for Peavey Plaza Construction Project This link open a new window(2020-00167)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43679 with Global Specialty Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $131,440.73 for a total amount not to exceed $7,976,973.95, for additional work performed as part of the Peavey Plaza Construction Project.

  29. 30 Contract amendment with Swanson & Youngdale, Inc. for cleaning and coating of thickener tanks at the dewatering plant This link open a new window(2020-00168)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000766A with Swanson & Youngdale, Inc., in the amount of $46,088.19 for a total amount not to exceed $341,308.19, for unforeseen field conditions encountered in the cleaning and coating of thickener tanks at the dewatering plant.

  30. 31 Joint Powers Agreement with City of Columbia Heights for 37th Ave NE (5th St NE to Central Ave NE) Street Resurfacing Project This link open a new window(2020-00169)
    1. Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Columbia Heights for the 37th Ave NE (5th St NE to Central Ave NE) Street Resurfacing Project (PV056).

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

  31. 32 Bid for Hennepin Ave Downtown (Washington Ave to 12th St) Roadway and Streetscape Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2020-00170)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc., submitted on Event No. 809, in the amount of $23,093,913.20, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Hennepin Ave Downtown (Washington Ave to 12th St) Roadway and Streetscape Reconstruction Project, 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: Feb 14, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Feb 25, 2020
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