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Agenda

Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
May 8, 2018 - 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)
Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Claim of Marylin Talarico This link open a new window(2018-00534)
    1. Approving the settlement of various employment claims brought by former city employee Marylin Talarico by payment in the amount of $26,390 to Marylin Talarico, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. 3 Legal settlement of potential claims regarding Nelson Auto Center This link open a new window(2018-00533)
    1. Approving the settlement of potential claims brought forward by the City of Minneapolis related to State of Minnesota v. Gerald Glen Worner, (Court File No. 56-CR-17-2211), and Nelson Auto Center, by the City's acceptance of payment in the amount of $58,679 from Nelson Auto Center in exchange for a release of any further claims against Nelson.

  3. 4 Legal Settlement - Alix Kendall v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00532)
    1. Authorizing payment of the Rule 68 judgment in the lawsuit Alix Kendall v. City of Minneapolis, et al., (Court File No. 14-cv-247) in the amount of $150,000 and settlement of the attorneys' fees and costs claim in the amount of $43,500 by payment of $193,500 to Alix Kendall and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate satisfaction of the judgment and settlement.

  4. 5 Gift acceptance from University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy for travel related expenses to attend the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Forum This link open a new window(2018-00542)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from the University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy for travel related expenses for Chief Financial Officer Mark Ruff to attend the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Forum in Chicago, IL on April 12-13, 2018.

  5. 6 Contract with Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for home energy squad visits and energy efficiency loans This link open a new window(2018-00535)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) in the amount of $150,000, with an option to extend up to four (4) additional years, pending allocations in subsequent years' budgets, for Home Energy Squad visits and residential energy efficiency loans for income-qualified and/or Green Zone residents.  

  6. 7 Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) Appointment This link open a new window(2018-00536)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Raya Esmaeili, Seat 20, Ward 10, for the remainder of the two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.

  7. 8 Transfer of the Director of Strategic Partnerships position an related one-time funding from the City Coordinator's Office to the Mayor's Office This link open a new window(2018-00540)
    1. Authorizing the transfer of the Director of Strategic Partnerships position from the City Coordinator's Office to the Mayor's Office.

    2. Passage of a Resolution transferring $130,000 from the City Coordinator's Office to the Mayor's Office.

  8. 9 Contract with Dynamic Imaging Systems, Inc. for maintenance of photo imaging equipment in the Police Juvenile Division and Police Crime Lab This link open a new window(2018-00528)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-36554 with Dynamic Imaging Systems, Inc. in the amount of $20,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $64,310, for maintenance of photo imaging equipment in the Police Juvenile Division and Police Crime Lab.

  9. 10 Contract with Jinfonet Software Inc. for providing customer letters and crew work orders for Public Works Solid Waste and Recycling Department This link open a new window(2018-00527)
    1. Authorizing an extension of Contract No. C-28810 with Jinfonet Software, Inc., through Dec. 31, 2019, for providing customer letters and crew work orders for Public Works Solid Waste and Recycling Department.

  10. 11 Contract with GovernmentJobs.com for the Applicant Tracking Software System for the Human Resources (HR) Department This link open a new window(2018-00526)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-38060 with Governmentjobs.com in the amount of $168,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $394,000, and extending the contract for five (5) years to provide the Applicant Tracking Software System for the Human Resources (HR) Department.

  11. 12 Travel donation acceptance for Anna Peterson, STEP-UP Director This link open a new window(2018-00491)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from Silicon North Stars for travel, lodging, and meals expenses for Anna Peterson, STEP-UP Director, to travel to Silicon Valley, CA from July 22-27, 2018 to support STEP-UP technology career-based learning opportunities.

  12. 13 2018 Urban Scholars program funding from partner organizations This link open a new window(2018-00507)
    1. Accepting reimbursement dollars, for an amount up to $88,000, from Urban Scholars partner organizations (The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, the State of Minnesota, Hennepin County, Greater Twin Cities United Way, Minnesota Fourth Judicial District, and Metropolitan Airports Commission) to cover professional services for Urban Scholars programming for the period of May 21, 2018, to Aug 17, 2018.

    2. Passage of resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Civil Rights Department.

  13. 14 Grant from Minnesota Department of Human Services for tobacco compliance checks This link open a new window(2018-00488)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, in the amount of $5,000, to conduct educational tobacco compliance checks with retailers.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the State of Minnesota, Department of Human Services for the grant.

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

  14. 15 Grant from Minnesota Department of Health for home visiting services This link open a new window(2018-00487)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, for an amount not to exceed $1,102,814 over a four and one half  year period, to provide evidence-based home visiting to low income pregnant women who are at risk for adverse health or birth outcomes and fatherhood advocacy training and case management.

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

  15. 16 Jordan W and Willard S Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00353)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,627,471.12 for Jordan W and Willard S Residential Area in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299C (CPV1856).

    2. Passage of  Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,627,475 for the Jordan W and Willard S Residential Area Resurfacing Project.

  16. 17 Bid for 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00492)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Meyer Contracting, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8544, in the amount of $3,347,461.53, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  17. 18 Bids for removal of branches, brush, weeds and grass growth This link open a new window(2018-00495)
    1. Accepting the low bids of Pride Cleanup, LLC (North Minneapolis), Aloha Landscaping, Inc. (Central and South Minneapolis), and NEON Property Maintenance, LLC (Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis), submitted on Official Publication No. 8535, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for the cutting and removal of branches, brush, weeds, and grass growth for the City of Minneapolis - Regulatory Services Division, and authorizing contracts for said services with Pride Cleanup, LLC, Aloha Landscaping, Inc., and NEON Property Maintenance, LLC, each in the amount of $90,000, all in accordance with City specifications.

  18. 19 Bids for fine aggregate This link open a new window(2018-00503)
    1. Accepting the sole responsive bid of Aggregate Industries, submitted on Official Publication No. 8539, in the amount of $186,800, to furnish and deliver fine aggregate for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, through March 31, 2019, and authorizing a contract for the purchase of the material, all in accordance with City specifications.

  19. 20 Bid for specialty vegetation management at stormwater treatment facilities This link open a new window(2018-00504)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Wetland Habitat Restorations, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8531, in the amount of $531,225, to furnish all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals to provide specialty vegetation management at stormwater treatment facilities for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a three year contract for the service through Dec 31, 2020, all in accordance with City specifications.

  20. 21 5th St NE and Spring St NE Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00509)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $257,313.85 for 5th St NE and Spring St NE in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299K (CPV1856).

    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 $257,315 for the 5th St NE and Spring St NE Resurfacing Project.

  21. 22 Armatage South Area Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00510)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $827,202.39 for the Armatage South Area Residential Resurfacing Project in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299J (CPV1856).

    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 $827,205 for the Armatage South Area Residential Resurfacing Project.

  22. 23 Oak Park Alley Construction: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00517)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $17,381.02 for the Oak Park Alley Construction Project No. 2298 (CPV063).

    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 $17,385 for the project.

  23. 24 Project Labor Agreement for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2018-00538)
    1. Authorizing a Project Labor Agreement with the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council for the Public Service Building project.

  24. 25 Civil Service Commission appointments This link open a new window(2018-00508)
    1. Setting a public hearing for May 22, 2018, to consider the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Christine Siewert, Seat 2, for a three-year term, beginning Mar. 1, 2018, and ending Feb. 28, 2021.

    2. Setting a public hearing for May 22, 2018, to consider the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Macey Wheeler, Seat 3, for a three-year term, beginning Mar. 1, 2017, and ending Feb. 28, 2020.

Discussion

  1. 26 Issuing debt at the City and rating agencies' role in bond sales This link open a new window(2018-00537)
    1. Receiving and filing a review of processes and documents related to the City’s Upcoming Bond Sale.

  2. 27 Debt for capital expenditures charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00523)
    1. Transmitting to the Charter Commission a proposed amendment to Article IX, Section 9.4 of the City Charter relating to Finance: Debt increasing limits on borrowing for capital expenditures and permit the combination of charter and state borrowing authority.



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:
May 11, 2018
Next Committee meeting:
May 22, 2018
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