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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
October 16, 2017 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Council Members John Quincy (Chair), Elizabeth Glidden (Vice-Chair), Blong Yang, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano (Quorum: 4)
Members Absent: Council Member Lisa Bender
Clerk: Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Contract Amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for contract close-out This link open a new window(2017-01270)
    Action Taken: Approved
  2. 3 Contract amendment with Loeffler Construction Consulting, LLC for the Fire Station No. 15 floor reconstruction and remodeling project This link open a new window(2017-01266)
    Action Taken: Approved
  3. 4 2017 Property Tax Special Assessment of Delinquent Utility Charges This link open a new window(2017-01268)
    1. Approving the 2017 property tax special assessments for delinquent utility charges as indicated in the assessment roll on file in the City Clerk’s office.

    2. Authorizing Utility Billing to cancel any assessments as a result of a payment.

    Action Taken: Approved
  4. 5 Contract amendment with Metropolitan Council for additional scope of services This link open a new window(2017-01267)
    Action Taken: Approved
  5. 6 Grant from Homeland Security for rail and pipeline exercise This link open a new window(2017-01271)
    1. Approving the acceptance of allocated funds from Homeland Security and Emergency Management to cover meals provided during a rail and pipeline safety full-scale exercise, held on Sept. 26, 2017, and conducted by 911 to exercise communication capability.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Emergency Management Department.

    Action Taken: Approved
  6. 7 Contract with Fahey Sales Auctioneers & Appraisers for auction services for the sale of decommissioned equipment This link open a new window(2017-01241)
    Action Taken: Approved
  7. 8 Contract with Hiller Auction Services for auction services for the sale of decommissioned equipment This link open a new window(2017-01248)
    Action Taken: Approved
  8. 9 Contract with Kimley-Horn & Associates Inc for Hennepin Ave (from 12th St S to Washington Ave) Reconstruction Project engineering and design services This link open a new window(2017-01240)
    Action Taken: Approved
  9. 10 Contract amendment with Clear Night Group, LLC for communication/public relations services for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2017-01255)
    Action Taken: Approved
  10. 11 Contract amendment with EMA, Inc. for technical services This link open a new window(2017-01242)
    Action Taken: Approved
  11. 12 Contract amendment with Cemstone Products to supply and deliver ready mix concrete This link open a new window(2017-01250)
    Action Taken: Approved
  12. 13 Contract amendment with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. for the construction of 26th Ave N This link open a new window(2017-01243)
    Action Taken: Approved
  13. 14 Contract amendment with Tiller Corporation, dba Commercial Asphalt Company, to furnish hot mix asphalt This link open a new window(2017-01244)
    Action Taken: Approved
  14. 15 Bid for various water utility materials This link open a new window(2017-01227)
    Action Taken: Approved
  15. 16 Twin Cities Public Health and Environmental Health Entities Mutual Aid Agreement This link open a new window(2017-01263)
    Action Taken: Approved
  16. 17 Amendments to Notes for Various Outstanding City Homebuyer Assistance Loans This link open a new window(2017-01237)
    Action Taken: Approved
  17. 18 Applications for environmental grant funding in the Fall 2017 Brownfield Grant round This link open a new window(2017-01239)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 205 Park, 205 Park Ave S; 510 West Lake Street Affordable Housing, 510 W Lake St, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 2946 Harriet Ave S and 2948 Harriet Ave S; Azine Alley Redevelopment, 102 1st St N, 104 1st St N, 110 1st St N and 120 1st St N; Bassett Creek East Residential, 747 3rd St N; Bunge East Redevelopment, 1206 Brook Ave SE, 901 12th Ave SE, and portions of 1200 Brook Ave SE and 937 13th Ave SE; Calhoun Towers, 3404 List Place, 3430 List Place and 3421 Lake St W; CenHen, 416 E Hennepin Ave and 420 E Hennepin Ave; Currie & Irving, 190 James Ave N, 198 James Ave N, 187 Irving Ave N and 199 Irving Ave N; Malcolm Yards, 445 Malcolm Ave SE, 501 Malcolm Ave SE, 518 Malcolm Ave SE, 419 29th Ave SE, 504 29th Ave SE and 501 30th Ave SE; Maya Commons, portions of 1200 Brook Ave SE, 901 1/2 12th Ave SE, 913 12th Ave SE and 937 13th Ave SE; Midtown Corner Senior Housing, 2901 26th Ave S; Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2105 Cedar Ave S, 2109 Cedar Ave S, 2113 Cedar Ave S, 1820 22nd St E; and Sons of Norway, 1455 West Lake St., 3001 Humboldt Ave S, 3015 Humboldt Ave S, 3025 Humboldt Ave S and 3016 Holmes Ave S.

      Action Taken: Approved
    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 205 Park, 205 Park Ave S; 510 West Lake Street Affordable Housing, 510 W Lake St, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 2946 Harriet Ave S and 2948 Harriet Ave S; Bassett Creek East Residential, 747 3rd St N; Bunge East Redevelopment, 1206 Brook Ave SE, 901 12th Ave SE, and portions of 1200 Brook Ave SE and 937 13th Ave SE; Calhoun Towers, 3404 List Place and 3430 List Place; CenHen, 416 E Hennepin Ave and 420 E Hennepin Ave; Currie & Irving, 190 James Ave N, 198 James Ave N, 187 Irving Ave N and 199 Irving Ave N; Malcolm Yards, 445 Malcolm Ave SE, 501 Malcolm Ave SE, 518 Malcolm Ave SE, 419 29th Ave SE, 504 29th Ave SE and 501 30th Ave SE; Maya Commons, portions of 1200 Brook Ave SE, 901 1/2 12th Ave SE, 913 12th Ave SE and 937 13th Ave SE; Midtown Corner Senior Housing, 2901 26th Ave S; Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2105 Cedar Ave S, 2109 Cedar Ave S, 2113 Cedar Ave S, 1820 22nd St E; and Som Central Mixed-Use, 1717 Central Ave NE.

      Action Taken: Approved
    3. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund [ERF] for­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 205 Park, 205 Park Ave S; 510 West Lake Street Affordable Housing, 510 W Lake St, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 2946 Harriet Ave S and 2948 Harriet Ave S; Azine Alley Redevelopment, 102 1st St N, 104 1st St N, 110 1st St N and 120 1st St N; Bassett Creek East Residential, 747 3rd St N; Brownfield Gap Financing Program; Bunge East Redevelopment, 1206 Brook Ave SE, 901 12th Ave SE, and portions of 1200 Brook Ave SE and 937 13th Ave SE; Calhoun Towers, 3404 List Place, 3430 List Place and 3421 Lake St W; CLCLT Homes – Fall 2017; Currie & Irving, 190 James Ave N, 198 James Ave N, 187 Irving Ave N and 199 Irving Ave N; Hook & Ladder Apartments, 2212 Jefferson St NE, 2316 Jefferson St NE and 2320 Jefferson St NE; Leef Project, 212 James Ave N; Maya Commons, portions of 1200 Brook Ave SE, 901 1/2 12th Ave SE, 913 12th Ave SE and 937 13th Ave SE; Midtown Corner Senior Housing, 2901 26th Ave S; Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2105 Cedar Ave S, 2109 Cedar Ave S, 2113 Cedar Ave S, 1820 22nd St E; Sons of Norway, 1455 West Lake St., 3001 Humboldt Ave S, 3015 Humboldt Ave S, 3025 Humboldt Ave S and 3016 Holmes Ave S; and Water Works – Upper Mill Ruins Park, 1 5th Ave S, 5 3rd Ave S, 3041st St S, 306 1st St S, 336 1st St S and 420 1st St S.

      Action Taken: Approved
    4. Receiving and filing an overview of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program; the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) Grant Program; and the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund (ERF) and their respective grant processes.

      Action Taken: Received and filed

Discussion

  1. 19 Community Solar Garden subscription agreements with RenaSola and Renewable Energy Partners for electricity for City of Minneapolis municipal operations. This link open a new window(2017-01264)
    1. Authorizing execution of Community Solar Garden subscription agreements with RenaSola for a term of 25 years for up to 1,800,000 kilowatt hours of electricity each year. The subscriptions will cost an estimated total of $203,000 annually, and will be offset by estimated annual electrical utility credit of $217,000, providing an anticipated first year savings of $14,000. Over the 25 year term of the agreement, the subscriptions should generate net present value savings of $1,600,000.

    2. Authorizing execution of a Community Solar Garden subscription agreement with Renewable Energy Partners for a term of 25 years for up to 350,000 kilowatt hours of electricity each year. The subscription will cost an estimated total of $29,000 annually, and will be offset by estimated annual electrical utility credit of $31,000, providing an anticipated first year savings of $2,000. Over the 25 year term of the agreement, the subscription should generate net present value savings of $142,000

    Action Taken: Approved
  2. 20 U.S. Bank Stadium Financial Overview This link open a new window(2017-01269)
    Action Taken: Received and filed


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

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council meeting: Oct 20, 2017
Next Ways & Means Committee meeting: Oct 30, 2017
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