Skip to Main Content
This link open a new window

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
May 14, 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 Contracts with Baker Tilly and Wildcard Corp for information technology and cybersecurity audit services This link open a new window(2019-00574)
    1. Authorizing contracts with Baker TIlly and Wildcard Corp, in the total amount of $375,000 over a three-year period, to provide risk-based Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity audit services, with the option to extend the contracts on an annual basis for two additional years at the sole option of the City.

  2. 3 Contract amendment with HCM Architects for Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project This link open a new window(2019-00575)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42806 with HCM (Hagen, Christensen, Mcilwain) Architects, in the amount of $17,980 for a total amount not to exceed $152,980, for additional services associated with the Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project.

  3. 4 Bid for Public Service Building Project: Drywall and fireproofing This link open a new window(2019-00581)
    1. Accepting the low bid of RTL Construction, submitted on Event No. 4, CC4.04, in the amount of $4,675,379, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Public Service Building Project - drywall and fireproofing, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications and drawings.

  4. 5 Request for Proposals for investment management services This link open a new window(2019-00583)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for investment management services for three years with the option of two one-year extensions.

  5. 6 Gift acceptance from Bloomberg Philanthropies for lodging and food-related expenses for Stockholm Biochar Project Meeting This link open a new window(2019-00576)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation of travel, lodging, and food-related expenses from Bloomberg Philanthropies for Public Works Director Robin Hutcheson and Health Department Supervisor of Environmental Services Jim Doten to attend the Stockholm Biochar Project Meeting May 23-24, 2019.

  6. 7 Gift acceptance from Rocky Mountain Institute for travel, lodging, and food-related expenses for Solar Energy Innovation Symposium This link open a new window(2019-00577)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation of travel, lodging, and food-related expenses from Rocky Mountain Institute for Public Works Deputy Director Brette Hjelle and Sustainability Program Coordinator Stacy Miller to attend the Solar Energy Innovation Symposium hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab June 5-7, 2019.

  7. 8 Gift acceptance from Simpson Housing Services, Inc. for Navigation Center This link open a new window(2019-00582)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation in the amount of $250,000 from Simpson Housing Services, Inc. for property management services to support the Navigation Center at 2109 Cedar Ave.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department.

  8. 9 Contract amendment with FaegreBD Consulting for federal representation services This link open a new window(2019-00521)
    1. Receiving and filing the conflicts review report by the Ethics Officer for FaegreBD Consulting.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42075 with FaegreBD Consulting, in the amount of $84,000 for a total amount not to exceed $294,000, and an extension through Jan 15, 2020, for continued federal representation services in Washington, D.C.

  9. 10 Contract amendment with Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. Federal Relations Group for federal representation services This link open a new window(2019-00522)
    1. Receiving and filing the conflicts review report by the Ethics Officer for Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. Federal Relations Group.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42394 with Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. Federal Relations Group, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $229,666.66, and an extension through Jan 15, 2020, for continued federal representation services in Washington, D.C.

  10. 11 Building permit fees ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00427)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 91 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code: Permit Fees, amending regulations related to value and unit based categories of permit fee adjustments.

    2. Approving the 2019 Director's Fee Schedule, with a 2% increase over the current 2018 Director's Fee Schedule.

  11. 12 Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program grant: Lake Street Apartments-Phase 1 This link open a new window(2019-00547)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program for the following project: Lake Street Apartments -- Phase 1, in the amount of $230,750.

    2. Authorizing a contract or agreement with DEED for the grant.

    3. Authorizing a funding agreement with Lake Street Developers LLC, an affiliate of Lupe Development Partners LLC (or an affiliated entity) and/or disbursement and related agreements for this grant.

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

  12. 13 Rental Repair Revolving Fund staff direction This link open a new window(2019-00546)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on Rental Repair Revolving Fund policy guidelines, including eligibility criteria and appropriate use of funds.

  13. 14 The Redwell Project Tax Increment Financing Assistance: 1000 3rd St N This link open a new window(2019-00564)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving The Redwell Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan, for development at 1000 3rd St.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a tax increment revenue note to The Redwell, LLLP, in a principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with The Redwell, LLLP or affiliated entity.

  14. 15 Grant applications for the 2019 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grants round This link open a new window(2019-00562)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program for the following developments: Amber Apartments, 4525 Hiawatha Ave; Bloom Lake Flats, 3017 16th Ave; and The 927 Project, 927 W Broadway Ave.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grant program for the following developments: Film Exchange Building, 16 4th St N; L&H Station, 2225 E Lake St; and Snelling Yards, 3601 E 44th St.

  15. 16 Contract with HOME Line to provide legal advice, education and resources to low-income Minneapolis renters This link open a new window(2019-00565)
    1. Authorizing a one-year basic service agreement with HOME Line to provide free legal advice, education and resources, in an amount not to exceed $125,000 per year.

    2. Authorizing annual extensions to the contract for up to four, one-year terms at a rate not to exceed $125,000 per year, subject to annual appropriation of funding and performance satisfactory to City staff. 

  16. 17 Gift acceptance from Metropolitan State University of facility use for the Urban Scholars Program This link open a new window(2019-00559)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting use of space and facilities at Metropolitan State University for the Urban Scholars Program.

  17. 18 2019 Urban Scholars program funding from partner organizations This link open a new window(2019-00567)
    1. Accepting reimbursement dollars, for an amount up to $149,800, from Urban Scholars partner organizations (The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, the State of Minnesota, Hennepin County, Minneapolis Public Schools, Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Metropolitan Council, Bridges MN, Children's MN, Village Financial Cooperative, Minnesota Fourth Judicial District, and Metropolitan Airports Commission) to cover professional services for the 2019 Urban Scholars Program.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Civil Rights Department.

    3. Authorizing a contract with each of the Urban Scholars partner agencies for the 2019 Urban Scholars program.

  18. 19 Contract with Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department for mental health services This link open a new window(2019-00558)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department for mental health services with Police-Mental Health Co-Responder teams in the amount of $330,000, for a duration of two years from Jan 1, 2019 through Dec 31, 2021.

  19. 20 Hennepin Ave S Areaway Abandonment and Removal: Assessment This link open a new window(2019-00541)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the special assessment in the amount of $6,081.25 for the unpaid charge for the areaway abandonment and removal from the property located at 3032 - 3038 Hennepin Ave S.

    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 $6,085 for the areaway abandonment and removal.

  20. 21 Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for landscaping improvements at the intersection of Broadway St NE and University Ave NE This link open a new window(2019-00543)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to accept up to $6,000 in funding from the MnDOT Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program for landscaping improvements within the interstate right-of-way at the intersection of Broadway St NE and University Ave NE to be installed and maintained by St. Anthony West (STAWNO) and Sheridan Neighborhood Organizations (SNO).

  21. 22 Agreement with Metropolitan Council for design of enhanced bus shelters on Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St S This link open a new window(2019-00545)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Metropolitan Council whereby the Metropolitan Council will reimburse the City for design costs, not to exceed $155,000, related to the design of eight enhanced bus shelters along Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St S in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project.

  22. 23 Contract amendment with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. for Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00548)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43268 with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $155,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,581,428, for additional services associated with the design of eight enhanced bus shelters along Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project. 

  23. 24 Temporary construction easement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for 10th Ave bridge renovation This link open a new window(2019-00549)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for a temporary construction easement on MPRB property in conjunction with the renovation of the 10th Ave bridge.

  24. 25 Grant from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for electric vehicle charging stations This link open a new window(2019-00557)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in an amount not to exceed $17,889, to install two dual port electric vehicle charging stations at the Hiawatha Maintenance Facility.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the MPCA for the activities and requirements of the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation to the Fleet Fund by $17,889.

  25. 26 Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board membership This link open a new window(2019-00554)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to participate in the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board for the development of the Northern Lights Express (NLX), and to expend $18,849 for 2019 membership fees.

  26. 27 Agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railroad for 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00563)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railroad, in the amount of $211,305.25, for the purpose of upgrading the existing railroad crossing within the 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project No. 2296 (CPV125).

Receive & File

  1. 28 Staff Purchasing and Joint Powers Letter Reports for February 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00578)
    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 February 2019.


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: May 17, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Jun 3, 2019
Submit written comments to: [email protected]

This meeting may be recorded. Recordings of public meetings are posted for public access through the City’s Legislative Information Management System (LIMS), available at lims.minneapolismn.gov and from the City’s YouTube channel. If you participate in the public meeting, the information you provide may be classified as public data pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act; this could include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Your attendance at the meeting;
  • Your name, residential address, email or phone number, or other personal contact details;
  • Your comments at the meeting, whether part of a formal hearing or comment period or otherwise; and
  • Any submissions you provide before or after the meeting which are included as part of the public record of the meeting.

A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the City Clerk's Office at 612-673-2216 or e-mail [email protected]. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.