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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 24, 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 Gerald Schmitz This link open a new window(2020-00368)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Gerald Schmitz by payment of $200,000 to Mr. Schmitz and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effecuate the settlement. 

  2. 3 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Michael Greere This link open a new window(2020-00374)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Michael Greere by payment of $170,000 to Mr. Greere and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  3. 4 Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Raymond Sombrio This link open a new window(2020-00366)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Raymond Sombrio by payment of $150,100 to Mr. Sombrio and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  4. 5 Legal settlement: Continuing health insurance coverage for John Eland This link open a new window(2020-00367)
    1. Approving the settlement of the City's appeal to its responsibility to pay continuing health care coverage for John Eland and dismissing the appeal pursuant to Minnesota Statute, Section 299A.465, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. 6 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.

  6. 7 Contract amendments with MA Mortenson Company for carpentry and casework for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00375)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $63,374 for a total amount not to exceed $6,126,780, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  7. 8 Contract amendments with RTL Construction, Inc. for drywall and fire proofing for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00376)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $27,138 for a total amount not to exceed $5,102,229, for increased drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc. for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  8. 9 Contract amendments with Distinctive Cabinet Design, Inc. for casework and millwork supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00377)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001531 with Distinctive Cabinet Design, Inc., in the amount of $1,721 for a total amount not to exceed $1,187,243, for a reduction in scope for casework and millwork (tax exempt) material supply for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0001531 with Distinctive Cabinet Design, Inc. for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  9. 10 Contract amendments with Empirehouse, Inc. for interior glazing and metal panels for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00378)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $5,413 for a total amount not to exceed $4,521,455, for changes in interior glazing work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc. for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  10. 11 Contract amendments with Danny’s Construction Company LLC for structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00379)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company LLC, in the amount of $39,426 for a total amount not to exceed $3,659,180, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company LLC for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  11. 12 Contract amendments with Modern Piping, Inc. for mechanical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00380)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $15,252 for a total amount not to exceed $27,615,436, for reduced costs for mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc. for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  12. 13 Contract amendments with LeJeune Steel Company for steel supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00381)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $7,509 for a total amount not to exceed $8,128,306, for additional tax exempt structural steel supply for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  13. 14 Contract amendments with Premier Electrical Corporation for electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00382)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $19,917 for a total amount not to exceed $15,308,576, for additional costs associated with the electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  14. 15 Contract amendments with Grazzini Brothers and Company for tile and stone work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00383)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM00000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $12,716 for a total amount not to exceed $2,099,755, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing a no cost amendment to Contract No. COM00000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company for the project schedule update based upon progress through Jan 5, 2020.

  15. 16 CenturyLink buildout settlement agreement This link open a new window(2020-00386)
    1. Approving a buildout settlement agreement with CenturyLink to end the company's franchise agreement with the City.

  16. 17 CenturyLink franchise fee settlement agreement This link open a new window(2020-00387)
    1. Approving the franchise fee settlement agreement with CenturyLink.

  17. 18 Comcast request for cable television franchise agreement renewal This link open a new window(2020-00392)
    1. Passage of Resolution commencing the formal renewal proceedings of Comcast’s franchise agreement under the federal cable communications policy act of 1984, as amended.

  18. 19 2020 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization appointments This link open a new window(2020-00389)
    1. Approving the appointment of the following individuals to constitute the 2020 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization: Faye Bland, Seat 1, Ward 10; Steve Havig, Seat 2, Ward 7; Karen Reid, Seat 3, Ward 5; Michael Tinker, Seat 4; and Neal Anderson, Seat 5, Ward 11. 

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Michael Tinker.

  19. 20 Collective bargaining agreement: AFSCME, Water Works Maintenance Unit, 2020 through 2022 This link open a new window(2020-00315)
    1. Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME, Water Works Maintenance Unit, for the period Jan 1, 2020, through Dec 31, 2022, consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

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

  20. 21 Collective bargaining agreement: TEAMSTERS Convention Center Custodians Unit, 2020 through 2021 This link open a new window(2020-00316)
    1. Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement with TEAMSTERS Convention Center Custodians Unit for the period Jan 1, 2020, through Dec 31, 2021, consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

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

  21. 22 Master contract with the State of Minnesota for employment and training related services from the City This link open a new window(2020-00351)
    1. Authorizing the master grant contract with the State of Minnesota for employment and training related services from the City of Minneapolis through March 31, 2025. 

  22. 23 Contract with Property Solutions & Services, Inc., for Emergency Stabilization Program rental property management This link open a new window(2020-00363)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Property Solutions & Services, Inc., for up to four years with an annual amount of $62,500, for total amount not to exceed $250,000, for Emergency Stabilization Program rental property management.  

  23. 24 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grants for Bloom Lake Flats and Build Wealth MN This link open a new window(2020-00362)
    1. Accepting the following grants from the Metropolitan Council LHIA: Bloom Lake Flats, 3017 16th Ave S, in the amount of $350,000, and Build Wealth MN, Near North Neighborhood (in the Near North Cluster, located on the blocks of 1100-1200 Irving and James Aves N), in the amount of $20,000.

    2. Authorizing agreements as may be necessary to implement the Metropolitan Council LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Project for Pride in Living and Building Wealth MN and/or their related entities and their selected title companies as disbursing agents.

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

  24. 25 2020-24 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan budget adjustments This link open a new window(2020-00372)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2020 General Appropriation Resolution by increasing the following project/program allocations in Schedule 4: CDBG/ Lead Reduction by $48,323 for a new budget of $109,323 and CDBG/Multi-Family/Affordable Housing by $300,000 for a new budget of $3,720,000; HOME/Affordable Housing Trust Fund by $723,395 for a new budget of $1,939,395; HOPWA/Third Party Contractors by $62,990 for a new budget of $1,682,990; and ESG/ESG Programs by $47,926 for a new budget of 732,926 and ESG/HMIS Support by $1,427 for a new budget of $19,427.

    2. Directing Finance staff to apply project/program allocation adjustments to the prior approved 2020 General Budget Resolution Schedule 4 as outlined in this report. 

  25. 26 Grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for corrective lead based paint hazard activities This link open a new window(2020-00325)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the amount of $1,120,000 per year for a five year period of January 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025, totaling $5,600,000, to correct lead-based paint hazards and other housing based health hazards, in Minneapolis residential units for income qualified properties.

  26. 27 Green Cost Share and STEM Pathways programs funds transfer This link open a new window(2020-00335)
    1. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $122,000 from the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability 2020 Budget of Franchise Fee funding to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share Multifamily Building Efficiency program and the Lead and Healthy Homes program.

    2. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $162,500 from the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability 2020 Budget of Franchise Fee funding to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share program for residential programs with preference for low-income, non-profits, Green Zones, and Green Zones priorities.

    3. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $200,000 from the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability 2020 Budget of Franchise Fee funding to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program and NOAH buildings.

    4. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $654,000 from the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability 2020 Budget of Franchise Fee funding to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share program for energy efficiency and innovative incentives for businesses.

    5. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $162,500 from the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability 2020 Budget of Franchise Fee funding to the Health Department for the Green Cost Share program for commercial and industrial programs with preference for small business, non-profits, Green Zones, and Green Zones priorities.

    6. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $50,000 from the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability 2020 Budget of Franchise Fee funding to the Health Department for STEM Pathways.

    7. Passage of Resolution approving transfer of City Coordinator's Sustainability funds to the Health Department.

  27. 28 Agreement with the University of Minnesota School of Nursing for practicum and internship experiences This link open a new window(2020-00340)
    1. Authorizing an affiliation agreement with University of Minnesota School of Nursing for their students to receive practicum/internship experience through the School Based Clinics and Minneapolis Health Department programs, with agreements to be automatically renewed annually up to ten (10) years, unless discontinued by either party.

  28. 29 Gift acceptance from East Isles Residents Association for fixed camera on Hennepin Ave This link open a new window(2020-00352)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation from East Isles Residents Association for a fixed camera on Hennepin Ave.

  29. 30 Godward St NE Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00318)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $175,135.94 for the Godward St NE Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331G (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 $175,135.94 for the project.

  30. 31 South Phillips Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00319)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,419,165.86 for the South Phillips Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331K (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 $1,419,165.86 for the project.

  31. 32 Contract amendment with SJ Electro Systems, Inc. for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System This link open a new window(2020-00328)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41645 with SJ Electro Systems, Inc., dba Primex Controls, in the amount of $65,770.29 for a total amount not to exceed $484,135.23, and an extension through Sept 30, 2020, for additional work associated with the installation of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System.

  32. 33 Contract with Downtown Minneapolis Transportation Management Organization for ABC Ramps Multimodal Outreach programs This link open a new window(2020-00329)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Downtown Minneapolis Transportation Management Organization, dba Move Minneapolis, in the amount of $600,000 for one year with an option to extend on an annual basis for an additional four years, for the ABC Parking Ramps Multimodal Outreach programs.

  33. 34 Contract with Metro Transit for Route 2 transit signal priority This link open a new window(2020-00330)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Metro Transit, for cost participation in the amount of $29,500, for the installation of transit signal priority (TSP) along local bus Route 2.

  34. 35 Construction agreement with University of Minnesota for repairs to Bridge 9 piers This link open a new window(2020-00331)
    1. Authorizing a construction agreement with the University of Minnesota for repairs to Bridge 9 Piers 5, 6, and 7.

  35. 36 License agreements for shared motorized foot scooter operations in 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00342)
    1. Authorizing license agreements with two qualifying applicants for shared motorized foot scooter operations for the 2020 scooter program.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating $200,000 to the Public Works Department.

  36. 37 Contract amendment with Minnesota Department of Transportation for rental of parking lots under I-94 bridges This link open a new window(2020-00343)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-21506 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, continuing the existing contract from Jan 1, 2020, through Dec 31, 2024, for the City's lease of three parcels under I-94 bridges for parking lots.

  37. 38 Agreement with Minnehaha Creek Watershed District for programmatic maintenance This link open a new window(2020-00344)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, effective through July 10, 2024, for programmatic maintenance of wetland buffers, stormwater management facilities, and waterbody crossings.

  38. 39 Agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for storm sewer system construction and maintenance at Columbia Golf Course and Park This link open a new window(2020-00345)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, in the amount of $3,402,950, to cooperatively undertake the construction of a storm sewer system and stormwater best management practices at Columbia Golf Course and Park.

  39. 40 Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant for Old Bassett Creek Tunnel clean-out This link open a new window(2020-00346)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, in an amount up to $165,000, for contractor costs for the removal and disposal of sediment and debris for a portion of the Old Bassett Creek Tunnel.

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

  40. 41 Bid for 18th Ave NE Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2020-00348)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc., submitted on Event No. 885, in the amount of $3,079,109.80, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the 18th Ave NE Street Reconstruction Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  41. 42 Bid for truck parts and services This link open a new window(2020-00349)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Midwest Diesel Service, Inc., submitted on Event No. 948, in the amount of $199,000 annually for a two-year period with the option to renew for three additional one-year terms, to furnish and deliver parts, service, and repair of Crane Carrier Corporation (CCC) trucks for the Public Works Department and Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, all in accordance with City specifications.

  42. 43 Bid for Vineland and Riverfront Lighting Retrofit Project This link open a new window(2020-00350)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Bluesky Electric Company LLC, submitted on Event No. 824, in the amount of $413,600, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Vineland and Riverfront Lighting Retrofit Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  43. 44 Bid for bituminous mixtures This link open a new window(2020-00384)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Tiller Corporation, doing business as Commercial Asphalt Co., submitted on Event No. 978, in the amount of $5,755,487.50, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for providing bituminous mixtures to the Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  44. 45 Bid for Ready Mix Concrete This link open a new window(2020-00385)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Cemstone Products Company, submitted on Event No. 977, in the amount of $1,806,115, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for providing Ready Mix Concrete to the Public Work Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Receive & File

  1. 46 2020 Assessment Report This link open a new window(2020-00393)
    1. Receiving and filing the City Assessor's 2020 Assessment Report.

  2. 47 2019 Fourth Quarter Financial Status Report This link open a new window(2020-00394)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2019 Fourth Quarter Financial Report results of select city funds.

Addendum

  1. 48 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Financial Report This link open a new window(2020-00402)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to information on the City's fiscal health at the onset of COVID-19.

Clerk Note:

Notice: Members of the City Council may participate remotely by telephone or other electronic means due to the local public health emergency (novel coronavirus pandemic) declared on March 16, 2020, pursuant to the provisions of MN Statutes Section 13D.021


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Actions referred to Council: Mar 27, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Not Applicable
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