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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
November 14, 2017 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members John Quincy (Chair), Elizabeth Glidden (Vice-Chair), Blong Yang, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Legal settlement - Diane Gavin v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01393)
    1. Approving a settlement in the lawsuit of Diane Gavin v. City of Minneapolis by payment of attorney's fees and costs in the amount of $11,000 to Diane Gavin's attorneys, the Sapientia Law Group, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. 3 Legal Settlement – Derrick A. Revies v. Minneapolis, et al., This link open a new window(2017-01394)
    1. Approving a settlement of the lawsuit Derrick A. Revies v. Minneapolis, et al., (Civ. No. 15-4234) by payment in the amount of $3,023.62 to Derrick Revies, and $8,851.38 to The Law Office of Zorislav R. Leyderman, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. 4 Legal Settlement - Brian Pfeiffer v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01396)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Brian Pfeiffer v. City of Minneapolis by allowing Plaintiff to enroll in City family health benefits during the 2017 open enrollment period.

  4. 5 Legal Settlement - Donna Geist as Trustee for the Heirs and Estate of Alberta Geist, Decedent v. City of Minneapolis, City of Brooklyn Center & the County of Hennepin This link open a new window(2017-01397)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Donna Geist as Trustee for the Heirs and Estate of Alberta Geist, Decedent v. City of Minneapolis, City of Brooklyn Center & the County of Hennepin (Henn.Cty Court File No. 27-cv-16-18367) by payment in the amount of $28,000 to Sherrill Law Offices, PLLC, and Donna Geist as Trustee for the Heirs and Estate of Alberta Geist, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement. 

  5. 6 Legal settlement - Lenell McKenzie v. City of Minneapolis et al. This link open a new window(2017-01404)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Lenell McKenzie v. City of Minneapolis, et al., by payment of $50,000 to Lenell McKenzie and her attorney Zorislav Leyderman and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 7 Legal Settlement -- Laurence Stewart, et al. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01403)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Laurence Stewart, et al. v. City of Minneapolis, (U.S. Dist. Ct. File No. 17-CV-0226) by payment in the amount of $80,000 to Laurence Stewart and his attorneys at Teske MIcko Katz KItzer & Rochel, PLLP, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. 8 Legal Settlement - Johanna Beth McDonough v. Al's Auto, et. al. This link open a new window(2017-01405)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit  Johanna Beth McDonough v. Al's Auto, et. al. by payment in the amount of $240,000 to Johanna Beth McDonough and her attorneys Sapentia Law Group, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. 9 Property Damage Claim of Mohamed Ahmed This link open a new window(2017-01395)
    1. Authorizing the settlement of the property damage claim of Mohamed Ahmed by payment in the amount of $4,256.05 to Mohamed Ahmed and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  9. 10 Bid by Premiere Electrical Corporation for the Convention Center front-of-house exterior lighting replacement project This link open a new window(2017-01398)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Premier Electrical Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8471, in the amount of $605,000., to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for the Convention Center front-of-house exterior lighting replacement project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. 11 Acquisition of 2651 University Ave NE from the State of Minnesota for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2017-01407)
    1. Authorizing the acquisition of 2651 University Ave NE- Parcels 1 and 3 (easement), and Parcels 2 and 2A (fee) from the State of Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation for an amount not-to-exceed $140,600 plus transaction costs, for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project.

    2. Authorizing staff to proceed with Torrens Title Registration or Proceedings Subsequent, if needed, to ensure clear title.

    3. Authorizing the Finance Officer to sign a document releasing Hennepin County as administrator of State of Minnesota tax-forfeited properties from liability for claims arising from past activities on 2651 University Ave NE; indemnifying and holding Hennepin County harmless related to environmental contamination and remediation on that property; and acknowledging that the City is buying the property in “as is” condition.

  11. 12 Contract amendments with Aeritae, Accenture, and Integrhythm for ServiceNow implementation services This link open a new window(2017-01399)
    1. Authorizing increases to Contract No.s C-40535, C-41150, and C-40686 with the ServiceNow provider pool companies Aeritae, Accenture, and Integrhythm in the amount of $500,000 for a total amount not-to-exceed $ 1,950,000 for consulting and implementation services for Information Technology’s (IT) expanding ServiceNow environment.

  12. 13 Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for telecommunications services This link open a new window(2017-01400)
    1. Authorizing a standard Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for telecommunications services to allow preliminary discussion concerning vendor’s plans within Minneapolis.

  13. 14 Contract Amendment with B2GNow for continued use of the LCPTracker application This link open a new window(2017-01401)
    1. Authroizing an increase to Contract No. C-36677 in the amount of $103,600 for a new not-to-exceed total of $333,600, and extending the contract through Dec. 31, 2019, to allow the Department of Civil Rights to continue to collect and verify compliance with prevailing wage and workforce goals using the LCPTracker application.

  14. 15 Contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless for safety cameras and video monitoring This link open a new window(2017-01406)
    1. Approving a free trial agreement with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (“Verizon”) to provide safety cameras and video monitoring services for the downtown campus through July 31, 2018.

  15. 16 Contract with PowerTeam LLC d/b/a PowerObjects for de-duplicating services This link open a new window(2017-01402)
    1. Authorizing a contract with PowerTeam, LLC, d/b/a PowerObjects, for a term of three (3) years, in a total amount not-to-exceed $25,000, with PowerObjects liability being capped at the total dollar amount paid on the contract, for de-duplicating services that will merge records used for the CPED Step-Up Program.

  16. 17 Collective bargaining agreement: Minneapolis Foremens Association, Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019 This link open a new window(2017-01340)
    1. Approving a collective bargaining agreement with Minneapolis Foremens Association for the period Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019.

    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 upon ratification by the Association and adoption by the City Council.

  17. 18 License agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools for space to provide public health services in event of public health emergencies This link open a new window(2017-01336)
    1. Authorizing a license agreement with the Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No. 1, to use space in multiple school sites for providing public health services to the general public for public health emergencies for the period of 2018 to 2025, with the option to extend the agreement for two (2) additional five-year terms.

  18. 19 Grant from ClearWay Minnesota for implementation of the menthol tobacco ordinance. This link open a new window(2017-01339)
    1. Accepting a grant from ClearWay Minnesota of  up to $30,000 to ensure the smooth implementation of the recently passed menthol tobacco ordinance.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with ClearWay Minnesota for the grant.

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

  19. 20 2017 Levy for Special Assessments relating to nuisance conditions This link open a new window(2017-01353)
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  20. 21 Changes to Grow North Down Payment Assistance Program This link open a new window(2017-01344)
    1. Approving amendment to Grow North Down Payment Assistance Program guidelines.

    2. Authorizing a contract, not to exceed $100,000, with BuildWealth MN to administer the Grow North Down Payment Assistance program on behalf of the City, at an administration fee of $1,200 per closed loan.

  21. 22 City Administrative Fee for State General Obligation (G.O.) Bond Funded Development Projects This link open a new window(2017-01345)
    1. Approving an administrative fee to reimburse City Staff costs for administering State of Minnesota General Obligation Bond-funded grants awarded to development projects located in Minneapolis.

  22. 23 Green on Fourth Apartments final tax increment financing approval, 2901 4th St SE This link open a new window(2017-01355)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan and Housing Development Plan for Green on Fourth Apartments at 2901 4th St SE.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a “Pay-As-You-Go” TIF note to G4 Partners LLC in a principal amount not to exceed $3,965,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with G4 Partners LLC or affiliated entity.

  23. 24 Contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves for bomb detection at Target Center This link open a new window(2017-01354)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for approximately $95,000 with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the City of Minneapolis Police department to provide two (2) Bomb Unit technicians and one (1) Police Officer K-9 handler, for bomb detection security services at Target Center for approximately fifty five (55) large scale events.

  24. 25 Contract amendment with Rice Lake Construction Group for Fridley Softening Plant Recarbonation Improvements Project This link open a new window(2017-01362)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41585 with Rice Lake Construction Group, increasing the contract by $197,137, for a revised contract total of $4,215,337, for additional services associated with the Fridley Softening Plant Recarbonation Improvements Project.

  25. 26 Contract amendment with Toole Design Group for the Winter Maintenance Study This link open a new window(2017-01364)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41714 with Toole Design Group, increasing the contract by $9,800, for a revised contract total of $59,750,for the completion of work not included in the original scope of the contract for the Winter Maintenance Study.

  26. 27 Limited Use Permit with Minnesota Department of Transportation for trail segment on Industrial Blvd at I-35W This link open a new window(2017-01366)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Limited Use Permit with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for a new trail segment within the right-of-way of Trunk Highway 35W at Industrial Blvd.

    2. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with MnDOT for cost participation associated with the project.

  27. 28 Certified Local Government (CLG) Grant from the Minnesota Historical Society for music history context statement This link open a new window(2017-01370)
    1. Accepting the federal Certified Local Government (CLG) grant to prepare a context statement for Minneapolis music history and identify potential historic resources worthy of intensive level evaluation.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Historical Society for the grant.

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

  28. 29 Request for Proposals for engineering services for new water main crossing This link open a new window(2017-01376)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for engineering design and construction services for a new water transmission main crossing the Mississippi River at 10th Ave SE.

  29. 30 Columbia Heights Campus Upgrades Project: Increase to 2017 appropriation This link open a new window(2017-01377)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the 2017 appropriation for the Public Works Department in the Water Fund by $1,500,000 for the Columbia Heights Campus Upgrades (CWTR29).

  30. 31 Water Distribution Improvements: Increase to 2017 appropriation This link open a new window(2017-01378)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the 2017 appropriation for the Public Works Department in the Water Fund by $3,500,000 for Water Distribution Improvements (CWT1217). 

  31. 32 Bid for Fridley Softening Plant Cones and Flume Rehabilitation Project-Phase 5 This link open a new window(2017-01388)
    1. Accepting the low bid of LS Black Construction, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8479, in the amount of $326,231.28, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Fridley Softening Plant Cones and Flume Rehabilitation Project-Phase 5 for the Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  32. 33 Bid for Lyndale Ave Outfall Improvements This link open a new window(2017-01390)
    1. Accepting the low responsive bid of Lametti and Sons, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8474, in the amount of $565,300, to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the Lyndale Ave Outfall Improvements for the City of Minneapolis, Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  33. 34 42nd Ave N Street Reconstruction Project: Special assessment reduction This link open a new window(2017-01368)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-096 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the 42nd Ave N (Municipal State Aid Street 262) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6756,” passed Feb. 24, 2017, and amended by Resolution 2017R-219, passed May 12, 2017, to reduce the assessments for the properties that paid for the repair of sidewalks in 2015 that are now being removed and replaced as part of the 42nd Ave N Reconstruction Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-097 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $1,771,220 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Feb. 24, 2017, and amended by Resolution 2017R-219, passed May 12, 2017, to reduce the assessment for the properties that paid for the repair of sidewalks in 2015 that are now being removed and replaced as part of the 42nd Ave N Reconstruction Project.

  34. 35 Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project: Removal of assessments for Minnesota Department of Transportation right-of-way parcels This link open a new window(2017-01374)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County auditor to remove the special assessments from the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project for ten (10) Minnesota Department of Transportation-owned right-of-way parcels.

  35. 36 Contract amendment with Clear Night Group, LLC for communication/public relations services for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2017-01255)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-41726 with Clear Night Group, LLC in the amount of $30,000, for a revised contract total of $80,000, and extending the current contract through Apr 15, 2018, for additional communication/public relations work for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project.

    2. Directing staff to work with the Communications Department to examine options to reduce the amount of external contracting necessary.


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: Nov 17, 2017
Next Committee meeting: Dec 4, 2017
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