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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
March 10, 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: Workers' Compensation claim of Brandy Steberg This link open a new window(2020-00290)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Brandy Steberg by payment of $180,000 to Mr. Steberg 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 John Eland This link open a new window(2020-00299)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of John Eland by payment of $175,000 to Mr. Eland and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  3. 4 Legal settlement: Claim of Abdi Hasan This link open a new window(2020-00300)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Abdi Hasan by payment of $13,500 to Abdi Hasan and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  4. 5 Legal settlement: Gregory Johnson v. City of Minneapolis and City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Professional Employees Association This link open a new window(2020-00301)
    1. Approving the settlement of the charge of discrimination and grievance in the matters of Gregory Johnson v. City of Minneapolis, MDHR Case 68275, and City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Professional Employees Association, City Grievance No. 19-03, respectively, by payment of $25,000 to Charging Party/Grievant Gregory Johnson and his attorney Muller & Muller, PLLC, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. 6 Legal settlement: Anthony Kelley v. Bernick's, et al. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2020-00302)
    1. Approving the settlement of the competing third party claims by the City of Minneapolis and Third Party Plaintiff/Defendant Bernick's et al. ("Defendants") in Anthony Kelley v. Bernick’s et al., v. City of Minneapolis, Court File No. 27-CV-18-17044, where both the City of Minneapolis and Defendants agree to dismiss their claims against each other in exchange for the City accepting payment of $125,000 from Defendants, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 7 Amicus status in lawsuits challenging federal administration climate action-related policies This link open a new window(2020-00313)
    1. Authorizing the City Attorney to join as an amicus during calendar year 2020 in such lawsuits that challenge the federal administration's climate action-related policies, subject to the condition that the position of the amici is consistent with City policy on climate action-related matters.

  7. 8 Lease of City-owned land bounded by 2nd to 3rd Ave S and 3rd to 4th St S to Stahl Construction Company This link open a new window(2020-00303)
    1. Approving the lease of City-owned land bounded by 2nd to 3rd Ave S and 3rd to 4th St S to Stahl Construction Company, from May 1, 2020, to Dec 31, 2020, for $3,000 per month.

  8. 9 Easement agreement with Tangletown Development LLC for shared driveway at 5400, 5416, and 5426 Nicollet Ave This link open a new window(2020-00304)
    1. Authorizing a Shared Driveway and Maintenance Easement Agreement with Tangletown Development LLC for a shared driveway at 5400, 5416, and 5426 Nicollet Ave.

  9. 10 Contract amendment with Wells Fargo Bank NA for banking services (bank accounts, checking and related services) This link open a new window(2020-00305)
    1. Authorizing the customization of the terms and conditions of the contract with Wells Fargo Bank NA for banking services to reflect the following material negotiated changes:

      1. Clarification that the relationship between the City and Wells Fargo is that of debtor and creditor and is not fiduciary in nature; and
      2. That there is a three-year statute of limitations.
  10. 11 2019 Budget: Closing adjustments This link open a new window(2020-00306)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2019 General Appropriation Resolution by:

      1. Reducing the 2019 General Fund Contingency budget by $3,969,000, and increasing the General Fund budget for Public Works Transportation Maintenance & Repair by the same amount;
      2. Reducing the 2019 General Fund Contingency budget by $250,000, and increasing the General Fund Budget for City Coordinator by the same amount; and
      3. Reducing the 2019 General Fund budget for Finance and Property Services by $52,000, and increasing the General Fund budget for Mayor by the same amount.
  11. 12 Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) appointment This link open a new window(2020-00307)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Devin Wise, Seat 10, Ward 5, to fill an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

  12. 13 2020 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization This link open a new window(2020-00310)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing the 2020 Minneapolis Board of Appeal and Equalization.

  13. 14 Lease Termination Agreement: 10 W Lake St This link open a new window(2020-00311)
    1. Authorizing a Lease Termination Agreement to remove the leasehold interests in 10 W Lake St by June 30, 2020, for $9,100,000.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving the appropriation of funds to the Departments of Public Works and Community Planning & Economic Development.

  14. 15 Gift acceptance from Cleveland State University for Smart Cites, Surveillance and Privacy Conference This link open a new window(2020-00291)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from Cleveland State University for airfare and hotel expenses for the Smart Cities, Surveillance and Privacy Conference.

  15. 16 Contract with BFRESH Productions LLC for community media access services to manage public access television This link open a new window(2020-00292)
    1. Authorizing a contract with BFRESH Productions LLC, in amounts not to exceed $295,000 in 2020 and $472,000 in 2021 and 2022, with an option for two one-year extensions in an amount not to exceed $472,000 annually, for community media access services to manage public access television.

    2. Authorizing customization of the terms and conditions clarifying that the City has licensing but not ownership rights in the materials created pursuant to the contract.

  16. 17 Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for Stable Homes Stable Schools This link open a new window(2020-00273)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the funding agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Stable Homes Stable Schools program to clarify that effective April 1, 2019, City funds may be used to pay 100 percent of the rental assistance costs for undocumented families.

  17. 18 Contract amendment with Ellie Mae for loan administration software services This link open a new window(2020-00288)
    1. Authorizing Modification No. 2 of negotiated terms of agreement with Ellie Mae for loan administration software services (Council Actions 2018A-0989 and 2017A-0989) to include the following new or updated provisions: (a) This Agreement will be governed by California law; (b) disputes arising from the Contract shall be determined by arbitration in San Francisco, California; and (c) an auto-renewal clause.

  18. 19 Grant application to US Department of Health and Human Services for the Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnership for Success grant This link open a new window(2020-00271)
    1. Authorizing a grant application to the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for the Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnership for Success grant, in the amount of $1,500,000 - $5,000,000, for a five year period of Aug 30, 2020 to  Aug 30, 2025, to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance abuse and its related problems.

  19. 20 Minnesota Department of Health grant for Walkable Community Workshop action plan implementation at Glendale Townhomes This link open a new window(2020-00286)
    1. Accepting an additional $5,000 in Statewide Health Improvement Partnership funds (SHIP Grant Project Agreement #100419) from the Minnesota Department of Health for the period Nov 1, 2015 to Oct 31, 2020, for Walkable Community Workshop action plan implementation at Glendale Townhomes, by The City Council in its capacity as a Community Health Board.

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

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

  20. 21 Contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center for Police K-9 health services This link open a new window(2020-00268)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center, in the amount of $34,560 for one year from Jul 1, 2020, to Jun 30, 2021, and using the contract form provided by the Regents of the University of Minnesota, for veterinary services for Police K-9s.

  21. 22 Women's Foundation of Minnesota grant for expenses related to the testing of Sex Assault Exam Kits This link open a new window(2020-00269)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, in the amount of $16,200.83, for the direct expenses related to the testing of backlogged Sex Assault Exam Kits.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Women's Foundation of Minnesota for the grant.

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

  22. 23 Fuller South Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00272)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $645,235.57 for the Fuller South Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331F (CPV2056).

    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 $645,235.57 for the project.

  23. 24 37th Ave NE Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00274)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $64,405.96 for the 37th Ave NE Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331B (CPV2056).

    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 $64,405.96 for the project.

  24. 25 Areaway abandonment at 2303 Kennedy St NE, 2330 Kennedy St NE, and 2345 Kennedy St NE: Assessment This link open a new window(2020-00276)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the special assessments in the amount of $155,912.29 for the unpaid charges for the areaway abandonment and removal from the properties located at 2303 Kennedy St NE, 2330 Kennedy St NE, and 2345 Kennedy St NE.

    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 $155,912.29 for the areaway abandonment and removal.

  25. 26 Contract amendment with Egan Companies, Inc. for Leamington and Haaf Parking Ramp Lighting Retrofit Project This link open a new window(2020-00266)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44415 (OP No. 8610) with Egan Companies, Inc., in the amount of $14,585 for a total amount not to exceed $941,585, for additional light fixtures for the Leamington Parking Ramp and Haaf Parking Ramp Lighting Retrofit Project.

  26. 27 Cooperative Construction Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation for 3rd Ave S Bridge Project water main and traffic infrastructure This link open a new window(2020-00280)
    1. Authorizing a Cooperative Construction Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, for a total estimated amount of $8,500,000, for water main work and traffic infrastructure related to the 3rd Ave S Bridge Project, including cost participation by the City. 

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

  27. 28 Joint Powers Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation for 3rd Ave S Bridge Project traffic control mitigation This link open a new window(2020-00281)
    1. Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation, for a total estimated amount of $2,492,340, for the City to provide traffic control mitigation related to the 3rd Ave S Bridge Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works and Regulatory Services Departments.

Receive & File

  1. 29 Staff Purchasing and Joint Purchase Reports for November through December 2019 This link open a new window(2020-00308)
    1. Receiving and filing the list of Staff Purchasing Letters (low bid awards) and Joint Purchase Letters (Cooperative Purchasing Ventures (CPV)) issued for the months of November through December 2019.


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Actions referred to Council: Mar 13, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Mar 24, 2020
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