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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
March 12, 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)
Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Civil Service Commission appointment This link open a new window(2019-00198)
    1. Considering the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Ellen McVeigh, Seat 1, for a three-year term beginning Mar 1, 2019, and ending Feb 28, 2022.

Consent

  1. 3 Minnesota Department of Public Safety Violence Against Women Act STOP Special Program grant for implementation of pilot Domestic Assault Response Team This link open a new window(2019-00321)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Violence Against Women Act STOP Special Program, in the amount of $104,114, for implementation of a pilot Domestic Assault Response Team with the Minneapolis Police Department and Cornerstone.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Minneapolis Police Department in the amount of $79,154, and to the City Attorney's Office in the amount of $24,960.

  2. 4 Legal settlement: Asha Hersi v. Adam Thorsten and City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00316)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Asha Hersi v. Adam Thorsten and the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County District Court File No. 27-CV-18-14835, by payment of $200,000 to Asha Hersi and Iverson Law Office, P.L.C., and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  3. 5 Legal settlement: Meghan Johnson v. Stephane Courtois This link open a new window(2019-00317)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Meghan Christina Johnson v. Stephane Courtois, 17-cv-03608-ECT-DTS, by payment of $40,000 to Meghan Johnson and her attorney, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.  

  4. 6 Legal settlement: Scott Peterson v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2019-00336)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit of Scott Peterson v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $70,000 to Scott Peterson and Gilbert Alden, LLC, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. 7 Legal settlement: Claim of Kerry Mraz This link open a new window(2019-00318)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Kerry Mraz by payment of $165,000 to Mr. Mraz and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. 8 Legal settlement: Claim of William Cragie This link open a new window(2019-00320)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of William Cragie by payment of $175,000 to Mr. Cragie and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  7. 9 Legal settlement: Claim of Timothy Klug This link open a new window(2019-00319)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Timothy Klug by payment of $118,000 to Mr. Klug and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  8. 10 Legal settlement: Claim of Michael McCarthy This link open a new window(2019-00315)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Michael McCarthy by payment of $145,000 to Mr. McCarthy and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  9. 11 Legal settlement: Claim of Patrick Parker This link open a new window(2019-00314)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Patrick Parker by payment of $180,000 to Mr. Parker and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  10. 12 Legal settlement: Claim of Anthony Vossen This link open a new window(2019-00313)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Anthony Vossen by payment of  $195,000, and authorizing the City Attorney's office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  11. 13 Legal settlement: Claim of Troy Nortrom This link open a new window(2019-00333)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Troy Nortrom by payment of $110,000 to Troy Nortrom and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  12. 14 Legal settlement: Claim of Joel Sandberg This link open a new window(2019-00334)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Joel Sandberg by payment of $125,000 to Mr. Sandberg and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  13. 15 Legal settlement: Claim of Kyle Huggett This link open a new window(2019-00335)
    1. Approving the settlement of the workers' compensation claim of Kyle Huggett by payment of $120,000 to Mr. Huggett and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  14. 16 Legal settlement: Claim of Rico McKinnies This link open a new window(2019-00312)
    1. Approving the settlement of the claim of Rico McKinnies by payment of $25,000 to Rico McKinnies, payment of $6,746.50 to Mr. McKinnies' counsel as reasonable attorney's fees, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  15. 17 Grant from Minnesota Historical Society for Minneapolis Modern-Era Context Study and Report This link open a new window(2019-00323)
    1. Accepting a Legacy grant from the Minnesota Historical Society, in the amount of $49,000, to prepare a modern-era context study and field test reconnaissance survey of properties in Minneapolis.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Historical Society for the grant.

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

  16. 18 Appointed position in the Health Department: Director Office of Violence Prevention This link open a new window(2019-00261)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position of Director Office of Violence Prevention, evaluated at 513 total points and allocated to Grade 11.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $94,551 to $112,084, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Feb 26, 2019.

  17. 19 Appointed positions in the City Clerk's Office: Assistant City Clerk This link open a new window(2019-00262)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed additional position (three total positions) meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the additional appointed position and the revised total points and salary grade for the appointed job classification of Assistant City Clerk, evaluated at 578 total points and allocated to Grade 12.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the revised salary schedule for the positions, which has a salary range of $106,839 to $126,651, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Feb 26, 2019.

  18. 20 Contract with Turner Public Affairs, LLC for legislation representation services This link open a new window(2019-00324)
    1. Receiving and filing the conflicts review report by the Ethics Officer for Turner Public Affairs, LLC.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Turner Public Affairs, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $18,500, from Mar 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019, for legislation representation services.

  19. 21 Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee appointment This link open a new window(2019-00305)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Claire Haskell, Seat 4, Ward 2, for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020.

  20. 22 Assignment of arbitrage rebate services contract to AW Smith, LLC This link open a new window(2019-00302)
    1. Approving the assignment of the current arbitrage rebate services contract with Grant Thornton, LLP to AW Smith, LLC for the remainder of the contract period.

  21. 23 Bid for Target Center escalator refurbishing This link open a new window(2019-00322)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Schindler Elevator Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8667, in the amount of $3,366,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for Target Center escalator refurbishing for the City of Minneapolis Target Center, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.  Target Center is refurbishing all 18 escalators.

  22. 24 Re-Bid for Currie Maintenance Facility Electrical System Modifications Project This link open a new window(2019-00296)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Preferred Electric Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8647, in the amount of $313,900, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Currie Maintenance Facility Electrical System Modifications Project for the City of Minneapolis Finance & Property Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  23. 25 Lease with Colliers International for Elections and Voter Services office and warehouse This link open a new window(2019-00303)
    1. Authorizing a lease agreement with Colliers International, and their successors and/or assigns, in the amount of $200,000 per year for ten years (plus 2.5% annual increases), and annual costs of $88,000 for utilities and janitorial services, to rent the property located at 980 Hennepin Ave E for an Elections and Voter Services office and warehouse.

  24. 26 Lease with Extra Space Management, Inc. for Minneapolis Animal Care & Control equipment storage This link open a new window(2019-00311)
    1. Authorizing a lease agreement with Extra Space Management, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,600 per year, for Minneapolis Animal Care & Control equipment storage at 1717 W. River Rd N.

  25. 27 Contract with Visual Communications Inc. for signage and wayfinding design services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2019-00308)
    1. Authorizing a multi-year contract with Visual Communications, Inc., in an amount not-to-exceed $120,000, for signage and wayfinding design services for the Public Service Building Project.

  26. 28 Contract amendment with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. for architect and engineer of record design services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2019-00309)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43204 with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. (MSR Design), in the amount of $27,958 for a new not-to-exceed total of $11,004,299, for architect and engineer (of record) design services for the Public Service Building Project.

  27. 29 Contract amendment with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, for design assist and unitized envelope systems services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2019-00310)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44075 with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, to a new guaranteed maximum final price of $22,084,235, to provide "design assist and unitized envelope systems" contractor services for the Public Service Building Project.

  28. 30 Contract amendment with Adolfson & Peterson Construction for the East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2019-00307)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44153 with Adolfson & Peterson Construction, in the amount of $304,281, for hauling additional contaminated soils from the new East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project site, minor site and utility changes to accommodate development process revisions, and structural steel reinforcements.

  29. 31 Gift acceptance from the Harvard Kennedy School for travel-related expenses to the Project on Municipal Innovation This link open a new window(2019-00306)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting donation of travel and lodging-related expenses from the Harvard Kennedy School for Mayor Jacob Frey (who will serve as keynote speaker) and Gia Vitali to attend the convening of the Project on Municipal Innovation (PMI) from March 21 - 22, 2019.

  30. 32 Grants from Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), and Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund (ERF) for the fall 2018 brownfield grant round This link open a new window(2019-00284)
    1. Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), in the total amount of $2,653,085, for the following projects: Creekside at Van White, 212 Girard Ave N, 210 Girard Ave N (west of Van White only), 1311 Currie Ave W, 1300 Chestnut Ave W, and 1129 2nd Ave N (west of Van White only) ($538,374); Keller Building, 1325 Quincy St NE ($594,525); Portland and Washington Mixed-Use Development, 500 3rd St S, 530 3rd St S, and 240 Portland Ave ($427,791); and RBC Gateway, 30 3rd St S ($1,092,395).

    2. Accepting grants from the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), in the total amount of $2,154,500, for the following projects: Bessemer at Seward Commons, 2200 Snelling Ave, 2206 Snelling Ave, 2210 Snelling Ave, 2214 Snelling Ave, and 2218 Snelling Ave ($302,800); Calhoun Towers -- Building C, 3404 List Place and 3430 List Place ($426,800); Gateway Northeast, 2419 Marshall St NE, 2423 Marshall St NE, 2435 Marshall St NE, 30 Lowry Ave NE, 34 Lowry Ave NE, 38 Lowry Ave NE and 44 Lowry Ave NE ($60,500); Rand Tower, 527 Marquette Ave ($583,200); and RBC Gateway, 30 3rd St S ($781,200).

    3. Accepting grants from Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund (ERF), in the total amount of $805,121, for the following projects: Checkerboard, 3716 Dight Ave S ($290,000); Creekside at Van White, 212 Girard Ave N, 210 Girard Ave N (west of Van White only), 1311 Currie Ave W, 1300 Chestnut Ave W, and 1129 2nd Ave N (west of Van White only) ($173,018); Gateway Northeast, 2419 Marshall St NE, 2423 Marshall St NE, 2435 Marshall St NE, 30 Lowry Ave NE, 34 Lowry Ave NE, 38 Lowry Ave NE and 44 Lowry Ave NE ($260,739); and Portland and Washington Mixed-Use Development, 500 3rd St S, 530 3rd St S, and 240 Portland Ave ($81,364).

    4. Authorizing contracts or agreements with DEED, the Metropolitan Council, and Hennepin County for the aforesaid grants.

    5. Authorizing one or more funding agreements with each of the sub-recipient identified (or an affiliated entity) and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.

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

  31. 33 Agreement with OptumInsight Inc. for insurance eligibility verification services This link open a new window(2019-00272)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with OptumInsight Inc. in the amount of $5000 annually, and not-to-exceed $25,000 overall, for use of HEALTHIA exchange, an insurance eligibility verification service, for the School Based Clinics program.

  32. 34 Lease Agreement with Special School District #1, Minneapolis Public Schools, for the School-Based Clinics program This link open a new window(2019-00273)
    1. Authorizing a lease agreement with Special School District #1, Minneapolis Public Schools, at no cost to the City, for space and support for the City's School-Based Clinic program.

  33. 35 Contract amendment with Aspen Psychological Consulting for psychological evaluation for 911 personnel This link open a new window(2019-00293)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-43487 to expand the scope of services to provide for pre-employment psychological evaluations for Minneapolis 911 personnel.

  34. 36 Contract with Sheree Moldenhauer for Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force on Opioids consultation This link open a new window(2019-00297)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Sheree Moldenhauer, in an amount not to exceed $50,000, for consulting services related to the Health Department's role in the Multi-Jurisdctional Task Force on Opioids.

    2. Authorizing a waiver of the City's general liability insurance requirement for the contract with Sheree Moldenhauer.

  35. 37 Grand St NE Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2019-00266)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $173,807.45 for the Grand St NE Street Resurfacing Project No. 2316C (CPV1956).

    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 $173,810 for the Grand St NE Street Resurfacing Project.

  36. 38 Sanford Area Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2019-00267)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,836,146.73 for the Sanford Area Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2316G (CPV1956).

    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 $1,836,150 for the Sanford Area Residential Street Resurfacing Project.

  37. 39 10th Ave Bridge Tunneled Water Main Project: Bond amendment and appropriation This link open a new window(2019-00288)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2018 Bond Resolution increasing the bond funding for the 10th Ave Bridge Tunneled Water Main Project by $8,000,000 and increasing the total bonding request for Water Projects from $17,890,000 to $25,890,000.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating the additional bond funding to the Public Works Department for the project.

  38. 40 Bid for Ready Mix Concrete This link open a new window(2019-00285)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Cemstone Products Company, submitted on Official Publication No. 8679, in the amount of $1,618,281, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals to furnish and deliver Ready Mix Concrete for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City of specifications.

  39. 41 Bid for bituminous mixtures This link open a new window(2019-00279)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Tiller Corporation, doing business as Commercial Asphalt Co., submitted on Official Publication No. 8676, in the amount of $4,737,800, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals to furnish and deliver bituminous mixtures for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  40. 42 Bid for Fridley Softening Plant 2019 Masonry Repair Project This link open a new window(2019-00278)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Restoration and Construction Services, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8670, in the amount of $353,000 which is the base bid plus alternates 1-4, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Fridley Softening Plant 2019 Masonry Repair Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  41. 43 Bid for 8th St Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00286)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8671, in the amount of $10,495,977.34, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the 8th St Reconstruction Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City of specifications.

  42. 44 Bid for 10th Ave Water Main River Crossing Project This link open a new window(2019-00287)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc, submitted on Official Publication No. 8641, in the amount of $15,599,725, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the 10th Ave Water Main River Crossing Project for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  43. 45 Bid for Hennepin Ave Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-00298)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Lametti & Sons, Inc. submitted on Official Publication No. 8680, in the amount of $2,073,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Hennepin Ave 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.

  44. 46 License agreement for shared motorized foot scooter operations in 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00223)
    1. Authorizing a license agreement with one or more qualifying applicants for shared motorized foot scooter operations as part of a renewed and extended pilot program through March 31, 2020.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Public Works Department.

Receive & File

  1. 47 2019 Assessment Report This link open a new window(2019-00304)
    1. Receiving and filing the City Assessor's 2019 Assessment Report.



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Mar 15, 2019
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