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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
August 28, 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 Legal Settlement - Recife Properties, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-01043)
    1. Approving the settlement of the matter of Recife Properties, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis (Court File No. 27-CO-18-4812) on the following terms:

      1. The City agrees to reduce the amount due on Utility Account Number 161-0697.302 from $7,444.86, to its current amount due of $2,000. 
      2. Recife Properties agrees to pay the reduced bill in full within thirty (30) days of Council approval.
      3. The City may, at its option, assess the amount against the relevant property should Recife Properties or another party fail to pay the bill in full within thirty (30) days of Council approval.
      4. The City Attorney's Office shall execute any documents necessary to effectuate this settlement.
  2. 3 Legal Settlement - University of Minnesota v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-01044)
    1. Approving the settlement of the matter of University of Minnesota v. City of Minneapolis by payment in the amount of $32,965.49 to the University of Minnesota, in exchange for a full and complete release of all claims associated with the City water main break of Sept.27, 2017.

  3. 4 Gift acceptance for City staff travel expenses to Urban Sustainability Directors Network Annual Meeting This link open a new window(2018-01039)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting travel and support for registration, meals, airfare, and lodging for two (2) nights for Kelly Muellman to participate in the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado from Oct. 14-16, 2018.

  4. 5 Contract amendment with UrbaneDRK for additional scope of work services This link open a new window(2018-01042)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42152 with UrbaneDRK in the amount of $9,000, for a new total amount not-to-exceed $107,200, for additional services associated with the 2040 Comprehensive Plan update and the 2018 Minneapolis Creative Index Report.

  5. 6 Contract Amendment with Electronic Design Company for contract close-out of the Convention Center Audio System Upgrade project This link open a new window(2018-01035)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract C-41744 with Electronic Design Company in the amount of $7,493, for a new total of $1,219,885, to allow for close out and final payment on the Convention Center Audio System Upgrade project.

  6. 7 Contracts with I.C.System Inc. and Diversified Adjustment Services Inc. for professional debt collection services This link open a new window(2018-01036)
    1. Authorizing contracts with I.C.System Inc. and Diversified Adjustment Services Inc., in an amount up to $35,000 per year for co-occurring terms of three (3) years, for professional debt collection services.

  7. 8 2018 Elections budget appropriation This link open a new window(2018-01037)
    1. Passage of Resolution increasing the 2018 Elections department budget by $1,200,000, and reducing the 2018 General Fund Contingency by the same amount to provide appropriate resources for the planning and execution of a full and fair election following record-breaking turnout for the 2018 August primary election.

  8. 9 Agreement with Hillcrest Development for Public Works parking This link open a new window(2018-00964)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Hillcrest Development in the amount of $60,000 per year, for a term of two (2) years, with two (2) one-year extension options, for Public Works parking at 900 6th Ave SE.

  9. 10 Acquisition settlement for 2625 University Ave NE for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility project This link open a new window(2018-01038)
    1. Authorizing a supplemental payment in the amount of $53,000 to the District Court Administrator for Acquisition by Condemnation of 2625 University Ave NE for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project, plus related transaction costs.

  10. 11 Bid by Kevitt Companies for the New Public Service Building- sitework, utilities, earthwork and deep foundations This link open a new window(2018-01041)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Kevitt Companies, submitted on Official Publication No. 8598, in the amount of $3,399,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for the construction of the New Public Service Building's sitework, utilities, earthwork and deep foundations, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. 12 Collective bargaining agreement: Stagehands Unit, 2018 through 2019 This link open a new window(2018-00976)
    1. Approving a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE, Local Union No. 13, AFL-CIO (Stagehands Unit), for the period Jan. 1, 2018, 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 Union and adoption by the City Council.

  12. 13 Staff Purchasing and Joint Powers letters for July 2018 This link open a new window(2018-01046)
    1. Receiving and filing the list of Staff Purchasing Letters (low bid awards) and Joint Powers Letters (Cooperative Purchasing Ventures (CPV)) issued for the month of July 2018.

  13. 14 Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Training Academy Reimbursement This link open a new window(2018-01030)
    1. Authorizing acceptance of the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Training Academy Reimbursement in the amount of $26,030.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Fire Department.

  14. 15 Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) training reimbursement redistribution This link open a new window(2018-01031)
    1. Authorizing acceptance of the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) redistribution funding under the Round 10 training reimbursement program in the amount of $18,445.83, awarded for MBFTE approved training conducted between July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Fire Department.

  15. 16 Redistribution of pulse oximeters from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to the Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD) This link open a new window(2018-01029)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the redistribution of pulse oximeters (small, lightweight medical devices that attach to a fingertip to monitor both pulse and oxygen levels in the blood) from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to the Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD).

  16. 17 Grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Office of Traffic Safety for a DWI Enforcement Officer This link open a new window(2018-01028)
      1. Authorizing the acceptance of a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Office of Justice Programs (DPS-OJP).
      2. Authorizing a contract for the grant with the Minnesota DPS-OJP in an amount not to exceed $100,217, from Oct.1, 2018 - Sept.30, 2019, for a DWI Officer to enhance DWI traffic enforcement.
  17. 18 Contract with Brakins Consulting and Psychological Services for Police employee mental health services This link open a new window(2018-01025)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Brackins Consulting and Psychological Services in an amount up to $120,000 for three (3) years, with the option to extend for two (2) additional years at the city's option, to provide mental health services for Police employees who have experienced a critical or traumatic incident. 

  18. 19 Washburn Center for Children grant for mental health services This link open a new window(2018-00889)
    1. Amending Council Action 2018A-0588 to reflect an updated grant dollar amount from Washburn Center for Children, for an amount up to $300,000 ($58,313.88 for years 1 to 3, with option to extend for 2 additional 1-year periods), to address youth mental health needs at the Health Department's School Based Clinics.

    2. Authorizing a revised agreement with Washburn Center for Children for the grant allowing for 2 successive 1-year extensions and increased grant funding upon mutual agreement of the parties.

    3. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-254 updating the dollar amount of the appropriated grant funds to the Health Department.

  19. 20 Site agreement with AmeriCorps to host Minnesota Opioid Response Corps member This link open a new window(2018-01014)
    1. Authorizing a site agreement with AmeriCorps to host, for one year, a Minnesota Opioid Response Corps member to work on designing and framing the work of the Minneapolis Health Department in collaboration with the Mayor’s Task Force on the opioid epidemic.

  20. 21 Grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services for clinician training This link open a new window(2018-00990)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), in the amount of $50,135, for School Based Clinic clinician training during the fall of 2018.

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

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

  21. 22 Contracts with NeighborWorks Home Partners and BuildWealth Minnesota to provide lending administration services for the 2018 Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis Program This link open a new window(2018-00992)
    1. Authorizing contracts with NeighborWorks Home Partners (NWHP) and BuildWealth Minnesota (BuildWealth) to serve as Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis Program administrator, payable based on loans closed at an amount of $1,200 per closed loan, up to a combined total of $500,000 in loans and administrative costs.

    2. Approving delegation authority to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to approve the Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) as an additional program administrator and extend the contracts with NWHP and BuildWealth, subject to approved budget.

  22. 23 Contract amendment with Lametti & Sons, Inc. for Lyndale Ave Outfall Improvements Project This link open a new window(2018-01001)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43248 with Lametti and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $9,163 for a total amount not to exceed $574,463, and extending the contract through May 11, 2018, for substantial completion, for the Lyndale Ave Outfall Improvements Project (OP No. 8474).

  23. 24 Contract amendment with Meyer Contracting, Inc. for Andersen School Improvements Project This link open a new window(2018-01002)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42460 with Meyer Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $70,000 for a total amount not to exceed $737,287.10, for additional work orders for the Andersen School Improvements Project.

  24. 25 2018 Capital Improvement Program: Appropriation and revenue adjustments within the City's Capital Projects This link open a new window(2018-01007)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2018 Capital Improvement Appropriation Resolution authorizing appropriation adjustments within the City's Capital Projects and reallocating and redistributing excess revenues to projects requiring additional funding.

  25. 26 Contract amendment with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for additional professional services for the Hennepin Ave Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-01003)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43268 with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $480,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,426,428, for additional professional services for the Hennepin Ave Reconstruction Project. 

  26. 27 Contract with CDM Smith for industrial electrical engineering, planning, design, and construction services for upgrades at the Fridley Softening Plant This link open a new window(2018-01004)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CDM Smith, in the amount of $1,497,500, for industrial electrical engineering planning, design, and construction services for upgrades at the Fridley Softening Plant for a term of five years with an option to extend the contract for two additional years.

  27. 28 18th Ave NE Trail Gap: Easement agreement This link open a new window(2018-01005)
    1. Authorizing an easement agreement with the Northeast Plaza Condo Association, in the amount of $163,425, for both permanent and temporary trail easements for the 18th Ave NE Trail Gap Project (between 6th St NE and Washington St NE).

  28. 29 Agreement with Canadian Pacific Railroad for the 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-01008)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Canadian Pacific Railroad, in the amount of $196,367.55, to upgrade the roadway and trail crossings and relocate the north signal in conjunction with the 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project No. 6752 (CPV 086). 

  29. 30 Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project: Cooperative agreement and easements This link open a new window(2018-01009)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Hennepin County whereby the County will reimburse the City for construction costs, not to exceed $250,000, related to the reconstruction of the Mid-City Industrial area.

    2. Authorizing execution of temporary construction easements with the owners of properties located in the Mid-City Industrial area in conjunction with the Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project.

  30. 31 Easement and permit agreements for replacement of water main crossing the Mississippi River This link open a new window(2018-01010)
    1. Authorizing Public Works and the City Attorney's office to conduct negotiations with adjacent property owners to acquire temporary and permanent easements, if necessary, for the replacement and renovation of the water main crossing the Mississippi River near 10th Ave SE, and to execute easement agreements based upon those negotiations.

    2. Authorizing Public Works and the City Attorney's Office to conduct negotiations with property owners and agencies having authority with regard to permits necessary for the work of replacing and renovating the water main crossing the Mississippi River near 10th Ave SE, and to execute permit agreements based upon those negotiations.

  31. 32 Contract change order with LS Black for caulking and flume cleaning services at the Fridley Softening Plant This link open a new window(2018-01011)
    1. Authorizing a change order to Contract No. C-43256 with LS Black, in the amount of $2,079.01, for a new not-to-exceed contract amount of $328,310.29, for additional caulking installation services for the softening cones and cleaning of the flumes that route the water within the Fridley Softening Plant.

Discussion

  1. 33 2018 Second Quarter Financial Report This link open a new window(2018-01045)
    1. Receiving and filing a quarterly update on the fiscal status of the City, including a report on the City's cash and investment position, and highlighting key aspects of the financial condition of the City as of June 30, 2018.

Addendum

  1. 34 Local government amicus brief in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. United States Dept. of Health and Human Services; Alex M. Azar, et al. This link open a new window(2018-01052)
    1. Authorizing the City to join the local government amicus brief challenging the federal government's efforts to implement new exemptions to the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act in support of the Plaintiffs in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services; Alex M. Azar II, et. al., and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief.



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