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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
January 29, 2019 - 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: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Legal Settlement: Latoya Bradley v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2019-00127)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Latoya Bradley v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Court File No. 17-2396, by payment of $7,000 to Latoya Bradley and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  2. 3 Legal settlement: Claim of Hillary Hart This link open a new window(2019-00128)
    1. Authorizing the settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim by Hillary Hart by payment in the amount of $125,000 to Ms. Hart and her attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. 4 Expert Witness and Legal Services agreement forms This link open a new window(2019-00123)
    1. Authorizing contract forms for the City Attorney's Office for Expert Witness and Legal Services agreements not to exceed $175,000, and authorizing the City Attorney, with agreement by the City Finance Officer or designee, to alter and update these form contracts as needed.

  4. 5 4th Quarter 2018 Donation Report This link open a new window(2019-00126)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 4th Quarter 2018 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  5. 6 Contract amendment with Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for home energy squad visits and energy efficiency loans This link open a new window(2019-00137)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43917 with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) in the amount of $850,000, and an extension of the contract up to four (4) additional years, for Home Energy Squad visits for income-qualified and/or Green Zone residents and residential energy efficiency loans, pending allocations in subsequent years' budgets. Annual contract amounts will be determined by the Sustainability Division based upon available budget resources from adopted city budgets, not to exceed a five year contract total of $1,000,000.

  6. 7 Contract with Ehlers and Associates, Inc. for financial feasibility analysis and debt issuance assistance on economic development applications This link open a new window(2019-00130)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Ehlers & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $300,000, for a three-year term beginning Feb 1, 2019, with staff authority to extend the contract for up to two additional years, for municipal financial advisory services to assist in evaluating financial feasibility of economic development and housing applications received for further consideration of financial participation either directly or indirectly by the City. 

  7. 8 Contract amendment with Wold Architects & Engineers for additional architectural and engineering services for Fire Stations No. 4 and No. 8 This link open a new window(2019-00129)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-41632 with Wold Architects & Engineers, in the amount of $47,000 for a total amount not to exceed $297,000, and an extension of the contract through Dec 31, 2020, for additional architectural and engineering services for the Fire Stations No. 4 and No. 8 Renovation Project.

  8. 9 Contract amendment with Kevitt Companies for additional costs associated with the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2019-00131)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $194,864, for a new not-to-exceed amount of $4,284,864, for additional costs associated with the removal of below grade structures and removal of contaminated soils for the Public Service Building Project.

  9. 10 Contract amendment with Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for DNA analysis services This link open a new window(2019-00144)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-38615 with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, in the amount of $392,000 for a not-to-exceed total of $1,925,000, and an extension of the contract from Dec 31, 2018, through Dec 31, 2019, for the purpose of providing analysis of Police Department DNA evidence.

  10. 11 Bid for Public Service Building Project: Electrical This link open a new window(2019-00139)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Premier Electrical Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8644, Construction Category 3.07, in the amount of $13,652,850 including the base bid amount and Alternates 1, 2, 3 and 4, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Public Service Building – Electrical for the City of Minneapolis - Finance & Property Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. 12 Bid for Public Service Building Project: Four fold traffic doors This link open a new window(2019-00138)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Crawford Door Sales, submitted on Official Publication No. 8644, Construction Category 3.02, in the amount of $62,800, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for four fold traffic doors for the construction of the Public Service Building for the City of Minneapolis - Finance & Property Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. 13 Bid for Public Service Building Project: Mechanical This link open a new window(2019-00146)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Modern Piping, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8644, CC3.06, in the amount of $28,455,000 including the base bid amount and Alternate 1, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Public Service Building - Mechanical, for the City of Minneapolis - Finance & Property Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. 14 The Great Northern Winter Festival Large Block Event Permit: January 31, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00145)
    1. Approving application for a large block event to allow The Great Northern Winter Festival to be held on Thursday, Jan 31, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  14. 15 Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-00141)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Katie Jones, Seat 19, Ward 10; Cassaundra Adler, Seat 23, Ward 12; and Kai Gudmestad, Seat 25, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the Council appointment of Martha Rogers, Seat 3, Ward 2, for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Ray Schoch, Seat 27, Ward 4; and Todd Schuman, Seat 32, Ward 13.

  15. 16 Applications for funding in the February 1, 2019 round of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2019-00097)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following projects:  901/907 Winter St NE (project name), 901 Winter St NE and 907 Winter St NE; Lake Street Apartments -- Phase I, 410 W Lake St, 414 W Lake St, 2943 Harriet Ave, 2945 Harriet Ave 

  16. 17 Minnesota Housing Lender Participation Agreements for Minnesota Housing Home Improvement Loan Programs This link open a new window(2019-00118)
    1. Authorizing the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency Lender Participation Agreement for Minnesota Housing Home Improvement Loan Programs, including Fix Up Loan, Community Fix Up Loan, Rehabilitation Loan Program, Emergency & Accessibility Loan Program.

  17. 18 Contract with Franzen Law and Policy Group, LLC for legislation representation services This link open a new window(2019-00081)
    1. Receiving and filing the conflicts review report by the Ethics Officer for Franzen Law and Policy Group, LLC.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Franzen Law and Policy Group, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $80,000, from Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020, for legislation representation services.

  18. 19 Contract with Fredrikson & Bryon P.A. for legislation representation services This link open a new window(2019-00086)
    1. Receiving and filing the conflicts review report by the Ethics Officer for Fredrikson & Bryon P.A.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Fredrikson & Byron PA, in an amount not to exceed $96,000, from Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020, for legislation representation services.

  19. 20 Grant acceptance from Youthprise for youth sponsorships at Bridges to Manhood Conference This link open a new window(2019-00132)
    1. Authorizing acceptance of a $1,000 grant from Youthprise for youth sponsorships at the annual Bridges to Manhood Conference scheduled for April 4, 2019, in Minneapolis.

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

  20. 21 Gift Acceptance from CityMatCH for travel to conference This link open a new window(2019-00142)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a gift from CityMatCH for Deputy Health Commissioner, Noya Woodrich, to travel to Racial Healing Revival conference in Nashville, TN.

  21. 22 Contract with the Regents of the University of Minnesota for veterinary services for Police K-9s This link open a new window(2019-00120)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center in the amount of $2,415, from Dec 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2019, using the contract form provided by the Regents of the University of Minnesota, for veterinary services for two replacement Police K-9s.

  22. 23 Contract with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) for DNA analysis of Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) case evidence This link open a new window(2019-00121)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) in the amount of $820,000, from Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020, using the BCA's form, for DNA Analysis of Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) case evidence. 

  23. 24 Gift acceptance for the Minneapolis Police Department from the Minneapolis Police K9 Foundation for training of two (2) K9 units This link open a new window(2019-00122)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a gift from the Minneapolis Police K9 Foundation to provide two K9's valued at $15,000 to the Minneapolis Police Department for police work.

  24. 25 Contract amendment with Landbridge Ecological for Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Planting Project This link open a new window(2019-00107)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract C-40884 with Landbridge Ecological, in the amount of $239,981.62 for a total amount not to exceed $957,981.82, for additional services associated with the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Planting Project.

  25. 26 North Loop Paving Street Reconstruction Project: Reduction of assessment for 505 3rd St N This link open a new window(2019-00108)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-427 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the North Loop Paving Street Reconstruction Project No. 6766 (PV135),” passed December 7, 2018, to reduce the assessments to be collected for the project due to a reduction of the assessment for the property located at 505 3rd St N.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-428 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $1,539,930 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed December 7, 2018, to reduce the amount of bonds to be sold for the North Loop Paving Street Reconstruction Project. 

  26. 27 Broadway St NE (Stinson Blvd to Industrial Blvd) Street Reconstruction Project: Legal settlement and reduction of assessment for 2608 Broadway St NE This link open a new window(2019-00109)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the settlement of the special assessment appeals of Camegaran, LLC v. City of Minneapolis relating to the Broadway St NE (Stinson Blvd to Industrial Blvd) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6759.

    2. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-510 entitled “Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the Broadway St NE (Stinson Blvd to Industrial Blvd) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6759 (CPV117)," passed December 8, 2017, to reduce the assessments to be collected for the project due to a reduction of the assessment for the property located at 2608 Broadway St NE.

    3. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2017R-511 entitled "Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $2,634,555 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,“ passed December 8, 2017, to reduce the amount of bonds to be sold for the Broadway St NE Street Reconstruction Project.

  27. 28 Bid for construction of concrete sidewalks, curb, curb and gutter, alleys and drive approaches This link open a new window(2019-00116)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Concrete Idea, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8633, in the amount of $2,036,975, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of concrete sidewalks, curb, curb and gutter, alleys and drive approaches for the City of Minneapolis - Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.


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Actions referred to Council: Feb 1, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Feb 12, 2019
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