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Ways & Means Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
June 12, 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: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Contract amendment with Ebert, Inc. for the Under Freeway Impound Lot This link open a new window(2018-00675)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43187 with Ebert Inc. in the amount of $44,028.79,  for fence improvements, pavement improvements, and some minor miscellaneous items that were not included in the scope of the Under Freeway Impound Lot Project.

  2. 3 Contract amendment with Northern Lines Contracting, for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Demolition Project This link open a new window(2018-00676)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43587 with Northern Lines Contracting in the amount of $81,465 for house deconstruction and removal of previously unknown additional underground debris related to the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Demolition Project

  3. 4 Bid for Minneapolis Convention Center Kitchen Ductwork Replacement This link open a new window(2018-00622)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Morcon Construction Co. Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8548, in the amount of $1,470,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Minneapolis Convention Center Ductwork Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  4. 5 Bid for High Reach Equipment This link open a new window(2018-00683)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of ReachMaster, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8577 in the amount of $147,000, to furnish and deliver a High Reach Aerial Lift for the Minneapolis Convention Center to service high reach lighting fixtures, as well as safely accommodate production installations for events, all in accordance with City specifications.

  5. 6 Legal Settlement - Kristin Johnson This link open a new window(2018-00684)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Kristin Johnson by payment in the amount of $9,000 to Kristin Johnson, and $6,000 in attorneys' fees to Teske, Katz, Kitzer & Rochel, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 7 Transfer of 2018 funds from the City Coordinator's Office to the Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) Department for a workforce development assessment for the renewable electricity sector This link open a new window(2018-00685)
    1. Authorizing a one-time transfer of $25,000 from the City Coordinator's 2018 budget to the Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Department's budget for a renewable electricity sector workforce development assessment to be completed in 2018.

    2. Passage of Resolution transferring appropriated funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department (CPED) from the City Coordinator's Office.

  7. 8 Contract with Aeritae Consulting Group, Ltd. for the Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) This link open a new window(2018-00668)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41484 with Aeritae Consulting Group Ltd. in the amount of $900,000 for a total amount not-to-exceed $2,400,000 for the replacement of the Solid Waste Information System (SWIS).

  8. 9 Contracts with Aeritae, Accenture and Integrhythm for ServiceNow Projects This link open a new window(2018-00669)
    1. Authorizing an increase of the contracts related to the ServiceNow pool, Contract No. C-40535 with Aeritae, Contract No. C-41150 with Accenture, and Contract No. C-40686 with Integrhythm, in an amount totaling $800,000, for a new not-to-exceed total project expenditure amount of $2,750,000, to provide consulting and implementation services for Information Technology's (IT) expanding ServiceNow environment.

  9. 10 Master contract with University of Minnesota for research services and real estate access This link open a new window(2018-00671)
    1. Authorizing the negotiation of two Master Agreements with the University of Minnesota for research/technical assistance and for certain uses of, and entry upon, real property owned or operated by the University.  

  10. 11 Contract with DRT Benefits d/b/a 121 Benefits for COBRA administration and varied other compliance and benefits services This link open a new window(2018-00673)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43012 with DRT Benefits d/b/a 121 Benefits in the amount of $100,000, and extending the contract through Aug. 31, 2019, to provide required compliance services including COBRA  administration, State continuation, retiree and leave of absence billing services, filing of IRS returns and producing forms required by the Affordable Care Act for 2018.

  11. 12 2018 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Request for Proposals (RFP) This link open a new window(2018-00627)
    1. Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to provide services and programming that address Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant priorities and will be funded by the forthcoming 2018 HOPWA grant.

  12. 13 Minnesota Housing Lender Participation Agreements for Minnesota Housing Home Improvement Loan Programs This link open a new window(2018-00628)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing form documents and delegating authority to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make and execute loan agreements consistent with City and Minnesota Housing Finance Agency requirements for the City's Rehab Support Program and Minnesota Housing's Fix Up Loan Program, Rehabilitation Loan Program and Emergency and Accessibility Loan Program.

    2. Directing staff to return to City Council in five years to report on Minnesota Housing Lender Participation Agreement activities to determine whether to continue the Lender Participation Agreement. 

  13. 14 Park 7 Apartments Affordable Housing Trust Fund re-award This link open a new window(2018-00631)
    1. Approving a loan of up to $1,525,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) for Park 7 Apartments project located at 615 S 7th St to House of Charity Property Development LLC or an affiliated entity and authorizing the execution of necessary documents.

  14. 15 Bid for Upton, Vincent, and 51st Ave N Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-00620)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Veit & Company, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8564, in the amount of $611,072.01, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Upton, Vincent, and 51st Ave N Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. 16 Bid for construction of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) pedestrian ramps This link open a new window(2018-00621)
    1. Accepting the low responsive bid of Concrete Idea, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8505, in the amount of $639,900, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) pedestrian ramps for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  16. 17 34th Ave S (58th St E to East Minnehaha Pkwy) Street Reconstruction Project: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2018-00643)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,436,233.92 for the 34th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project No. 6753 (CPV087).

    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 $1,436,235 for the project.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

  17. 18 Contract with Alliance for Sustainability for Litter Be Gone™ event services This link open a new window(2018-00644)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Alliance for Sustainability, in an amount not to exceed $37,000 per year, for Litter Be Gone™ event management and implementation services for a term of three years, with the option to extend the contract, on an annual basis for two additional years.

  18. 19 Contract with Progressive Rail, Inc. for 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00645)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Progressive Rail, Inc., in the amount of $156,600, for the purpose of upgrading the existing railroad crossings at two locations within the 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project No. 2288 (CPV103).

  19. 20 Contract with CHA Consulting, Inc. for railroad crossing geotechnical review on the 61st St W Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00646)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CHA Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $7,500, for review of pre-construction documents and review of the geotechnical monitoring plan for the installation of City storm sewer under Canadian Pacific Rail tracks crossing on 61st St W.

  20. 21 Grant applications through the 2018 Metropolitan Council Regional Solicitation Program for federal transportation funds This link open a new window(2018-00649)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a series of applications for federal transportation funds through the 2018 Metropolitan Council’s Regional Solicitation Program.

    2. Authorizing the commitment of local funds to provide the required local match for the federal funding.  

  21. 22 Bid for Girard Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-00652)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Meyer Companies, dba Pete's Water & Sewer, submitted on Official Publication No. 8568, in the amount of $330,829.60, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Girard Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  22. 23 Agreements with Xcel Energy to purchase renewable electricity from their Renewable*Connect Program This link open a new window(2018-00662)
    1. Authorizing a five-year Renewable*Connect contract with Xcel Energy for 19.2 million kWh annually.

    2. Authorizing a five-year Renewable*Connect contract with Xcel Energy for 23.2 million kWh annually.

    3. Authorizing termination of Contract No. C-43389, at the the request of Xcel Energy, for the contract dated June 2017 for 17.8 million kWh of Renewable*Connect electricity.

    4. Authorizing a new 10-year Renewable*Connect contract with Xcel Energy for 17.8 million kWh annually.

Discussion

  1. 24 Downtown East Project: Ryan Companies annual debt service payments and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) parking ramp performance report This link open a new window(2018-00678)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on the 2018 annual payment from Ryan Companies to the City to pay debt service on the City bonds issued for the Downtown East Project, and the 2017 financial performance of the two parking ramps owned by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA).

  2. 25 Super Bowl LII activity and event revenues This link open a new window(2018-00677)
    1. Receiving and filing a report providing an estimate of the incremental revenues related to Minneapolis local taxes and other revenues that resulted from Super Bowl LII and the related activities and events in the ten-day period leading up to the NFL championship game at US Bank Stadium on Feb. 4, 2018.

  3. 26 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan: 2018 Annual Report This link open a new window(2018-00682)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2017 annual report, including the five-year project schedule.



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: Jun 15, 2018
Next Committee meeting: Jun 26, 2018
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