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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
July 31, 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)
Clerk: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 2nd Quarter Donation Report This link open a new window(2018-00899)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the 2nd Quarter Donation Report of donations made to the City under $15,000, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 465.03.

  2. 3 City of Minneapolis Partnership applications to the Fiscal Year 2019 National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town Program This link open a new window(2018-00900)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to act as the local government partner in the two following applications to the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town program:

      1. Artspace Projects, Inc. for Northside Artspace Lofts in the amount of $200,000
      2. West Bank Business Association for Creative Placemaking on Cedar Avenue in the amount of $200,000.
  3. 4 Contract with CultureBrokers for Strategic and Racial Equity Action Planning This link open a new window(2018-00901)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CultureBrokers in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000, through March 31, 2019, to provide facilitation, strategic planning, project management, community engagement, and racial equity planning services to lead the City of Minneapolis through a 4-month racial equity-informed strategic planning process that will guide the work of the City over the next four years.

  4. 5 Licensing agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools for installation of 26th Ave N public art This link open a new window(2018-00902)
    1. Authorizing a licensing agreement with the Minneapolis Public Schools for a work of public art to be installed on the property of Nellie Stone Johnson School in conjunction with the 26th Ave N Public Art Project.

  5. 6 Contract with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program This link open a new window(2018-00894)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) in an amount not-to-exceed $54,412.50, for a Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) sergeant to participate in the federally funded "Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program" (the "Section 8 Program") administered by the MPHA from July 4, 2018 - July 3, 2019.

  6. 7 Contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. to provide comprehensive Emergency Operations Center exercise planning and development This link open a new window(2018-00892)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $96,026.59, for the period ending June 1, 2019, to provide a comprehensive Emergency Operations Center exercise design and implementation plan, as well after-action review development services.

  7. 8 Revenue agreement with SMG to provide Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) vehicles for MPD officers to utilize during large scale events This link open a new window(2018-00893)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for up to $75,000 with SMG for the City of Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to provide law enforcement equipment for MPD officers

      in the neighborhoods adjacent to US Bank Stadium for up to twenty-five (25) large scale events from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019.

  8. 9 Gift Acceptance from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for travel related expenses to the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Deep End Inter-Site Conference This link open a new window(2018-00810)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the donation of travel related expenses from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to attend the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) Deep End Inter-Site Conference in St. Louis, MO, from Sep. 5-7, 2018.

  9. 10 Contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves for bomb detection at the Target Center This link open a new window(2018-00812)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for up to $100,000 with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to provide two (2) Bomb Unit technicians and one (1) Police Officer K-9 handler, for bomb detection security services at Target Center during approximately fifty-five (55) large scale events.

  10. 11 Pathways to Prosperity grant for public sector safety career pathways strategies This link open a new window(2018-00835)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in the amount of $250,000, for employment and training services in the public safety sector.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the grant.

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

  11. 12 Pathways to Prosperity grant for healthcare career pathway employment and training services This link open a new window(2018-00836)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in the amount of $350,000, for employment and training services in the healthcare sector.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the grant.

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

  12. 13 Contract with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid for legal representation to low-income Minneapolis tenants This link open a new window(2018-00837)
    1. Authorizing a one-year basic service agreement with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid to provide legal representation to low-income Minneapolis tenants, who ask their landlords to make needed repairs to their rental properties in compliance with state law and local ordinances, in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000 per year.

    2. Authorizing an extension to the contract for a period of four (4) one-year terms, at a rate not to exceed $150,000 per year, based on approved funding and performance satisfactory to City staff. 

  13. 14 Washburn Center for Children grant for mental health services This link open a new window(2018-00889)
    1. Accepting a grant from Washburn Center for Children, in the amount of $300,000 ($60,000 annually for up to five years), to address youth mental health needs at the Health Department's School Based Clinics.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Washburn Center for Children for the grant.

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

  14. 15 Applications for funding in the Aug. 1, 2018, round of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2018-00846)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following projects: Lake Street Apartments -- Phase 1, 410 W Lake St,  414 W Lake St, 2943 Harriett Ave, and 2945 Harriett Ave; Malcolm Yards Market, 510 30th Ave SE; and Rand Hotel, 527 Marquette Ave.

    1. Approving the 2019 License Fee Schedule with increases to the current 2018 License Fee Schedule.

  15. 17 Brownfield grant funding for housing projects This link open a new window(2018-00850)
    1. Directing staff to proceed with the Fall 2018 brownfield grant round using guidelines which require affordability for housing projects.  

      EDRS Committee sent forward without recommendation

  16. 18 Affordable Housing Trust Fund loan and new ground lease for the Riverside Homes affordable housing project This link open a new window(2018-00874)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the appropriation of up to $5,272,131 in loan repayments from Riverside Homes of Minneapolis Limited Partnership for future affordable housing projects through the City's Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF).

    2. Authorizing a new 75-year ground lease, through Dec. 31, 2093, with affordability restrictions in conformance with the City's Unified Housing Policy and no lease payment to Riverside Homes II of Minneapolis Limited Partnership for the Riverside Homes affordable housing project.

    3. Authorizing approval of a new Community Development Block Grant funded AHTF loan, in an amount not to exceed $5,112,131, to Riverside Homes II of Minneapolis Limited Partnership for acquisition and long-term preservation of the Riverside Homes affordable housing project.

    4. Authorizing execution of all agreements and documents associated with the above actions.

  17. 19 Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program Guidelines and funding This link open a new window(2018-00876)
    1. Authorizing the Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program Guidelines and the use of $2,000,000 to fund the program.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of $917,895 of program income generated through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

    3. Authorizing a three year contract with Urban Homeworks in an amount not to exceed $100,000, as described in this report to act as the administrator of the Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program.

    4. Authorizing the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to modify program guidelines to add or remove neighborhoods where properties may be acquired for the program and authorize exceptions to the minimum household size criteria for applicants.

  18. 20 Bid for excavation, hauling, and disposal of contaminated soils This link open a new window(2018-00880)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Rachel Contracting, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8594, in the amount of $177,067, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the excavation, hauling, and disposal of contaminated soils for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  19. 21 Temporary easement acquisition for the Upton/Vincent/51st Ave N Sanitary Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00879)
    1. Authorizing execution of an easement with the owner of the property located at 5052 Upton Ave N, acquiring temporary (construction) easements in conjunction with the Upton/Vincent/51st Ave N Sanitary Reconstruction Project.

  20. 22 Water Service Line Repair: Cancellation of assessments This link open a new window(2018-00877)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to cancel the special assessments for water service line repair improvements for the payable 2018 and subsequent years’ tax files for the properties located at 4949 17th Ave S and 3408 17th Ave S.

  21. 23 Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for landscaping improvements at Highway 77 and Highway 62 interchange This link open a new window(2018-00875)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), to accept up to $5,000 in funding from the MnDOT Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program, for landscaping improvements within the northeast corner of interstate right-of-way at the Highway 77 and Highway 62 interchange to be installed and maintained by Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA). 

  22. 24 Contract amendment with Insituform USA for removal of concrete from sewer This link open a new window(2018-00873)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43588 with Insituform USA, in the amount of $5,715.50 for a total amount not to exceed $978,216.50, for the removal of concrete from the sewer.

  23. 25 Contract amendment with Magney Construction, Inc. for Nicollet Island Pumping Station This link open a new window(2018-00872)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42621 with Magney Construction Company, in the amount of $86,006.76 for a new estimated contract value of $925,651.76, for change orders to complete the construction of the Nicollet Island Pumping Station.

  24. 26 Contract amendment with NAC Mechanical & Electrical Services to complete condenser upgrade in the Haaf Parking Ramp This link open a new window(2018-00870)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43009 with NAC Mechanical & Electrical Services, in the amount of $8,997, for a total amount not to exceed $170,997, for upgrading old condensing equipment in the Haaf Parking Ramp.

  25. 27 Bid for Large Diameter Sanitary Sewer System Inspection Project - Phase 1 This link open a new window(2018-00865)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Redzone Robotics, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8587, in the amount of $370,667, to provide materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Large Diameter Sanitary Sewer System Inspection Project - Phase 1 for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  26. 28 Bid for outdoor electrical switchgear This link open a new window(2018-00861)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of States Manufacturing Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8578, in the amount of $406,400, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals to furnish, deliver, and install outdoor electrical switchgear for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  27. 29 Bid for structural lining of water mains This link open a new window(2018-00857)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8589, in the amount of $1,152,629, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the structural lining of water mains for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  28. 30 Bid for Minnehaha Ave Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-00856)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Lametti & Sons, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8580, in the amount of $237,675, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Minnehaha Ave Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  29. 31 Bid for Removal of Branches, Brush, Weeds and Grass Growth This link open a new window(2018-00828)
    1. Accepting the next low bidder of Wilson Custom Tree Trimmers, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8535, in the amount of $90,000.00, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for the cutting and removal of branches, brush, weeds and grass growth in the North Minneapolis District for the City of Minneapolis - Regulatory Services Division, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  30. 32 Bid for Minneapolis Bicycle Safety Improvements Project This link open a new window(2018-00821)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Sir Lines-A-Lot, submitted on Official Publication No. 8591, in the amount of $169,155, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Minneapolis Bicycle Safety Improvements Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  31. 33 Local government amicus brief in Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, et al v. Alex M. Azar, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00914)
    1. Authorizing the City to join the local government amicus brief opposing the Trump Administration and in support of the Plaintiffs in Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, et al v. Alex M. Azar, et al., and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief.

  32. 34 Contract with Peace by Piece, LLC for the 2018 Blueprint Approved Institute This link open a new window(2018-00853)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Peace by Piece, LLC, in the amount of $6,000, for youth violence prevention and organizational capacity building under the 2018 Blueprint Approved Institute.

    2. Authorizing a waiver of the City's general liability insurance requirement for the contract with Peace by Piece, LLC.


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