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Agenda

An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
April 11, 2022 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Jeremiah Ellison (Chair), Robin Wonsley Worlobah (Vice-Chair), LaTrisha Vetaw, Jason Chavez, Emily Koski, and Andrew Johnson (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Michael Waldegerma, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 2022 Quarterly Donations Reports This link open a new window(2022-00377)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 1st Quarter 2022 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  2. 3 Rollover of unspent 2021 appropriations This link open a new window(2022-00381)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2022 General Appropriation Resolution to roll over funds from 2021 to 2022 for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2021 budget year for several operating departments. 

  3. 4 Bid for cleaning and lining of cast iron water mains This link open a new window(2022-00367)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Michels Corporation, submitted on Event 1844, in the amount of $3,626,999.50, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the cleaning and lining of cast iron water mains, and authorizing a contract, all in accordance with City specifications.

  4. 5 Bid for Cooling Coil Replacement Project This link open a new window(2022-00369)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Pioneer Power, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1822, in the amount of $478,000 to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Cooling Coil Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  5. 6 Bid for 8th Street SE reconstruction project This link open a new window(2022-00375)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc., submitted on Event 1810, in the amount of $1,656,976.10, including the Base Bid and Alternate 1, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the 8th Street SE reconstruction project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  6. 7 Contract with Gartner, Inc., for IT research and advisory services This link open a new window(2022-00371)
    1. Authorizing a contract with customized terms and conditions with Gartner, Inc., in the total not-to-exceed amount of $32,100 for information technology research and advisory services, for a term of one year.

  7. 8 Contracts to establish a Language Services pool for interpreting and translation services This link open a new window(2022-00372)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Age and Associates, Inc., in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    2. Authorizing a contract with ASL Interpreting Services, Inc., in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting services, for a term of three years.

    3. Authorizing a contract with GBR Interpreting and Translation Services, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    4. Authorizing a contract with Global Language Connections, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    5. Authorizing a contract with Interpretations LLC, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    6. Authorizing a contract with Nadia Smith, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    7. Authorizing a contract with AMLA International Translations, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    8. Authorizing a contract with University Language Center., in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

  8. 9 Contract with Enlyte, dba Genex and Genex/Mitchell for workers’ compensation medical bill review and bill payment services This link open a new window(2022-00376)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Enlyte, dba Genex and Genex/Mitchell, in the amount not-to-exceed $1,125,000, for a term of three years, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis for another two years, for Workers' Compensation medical bill review and payment services. 

  9. 10 Contract amendment with Primacy Strategy Group for federal representation services This link open a new window(2022-00373)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM2372A with Primacy Strategy Group (formerly known as Lockridge, Grindal, Nauen P.L.L.P.) in the amount of $100,000 for a new total amount not-to-exceed $200,000, and an extension from April 1, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2022, for federal representation services.

  10. 11 Contract amendment with Urban Venturers, Inc. for the Pathways Gun Diversion Program This link open a new window(2022-00374)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract C-42542 with Urban Ventures, Inc., in the amount of $480,000 for a total amount not-to-exceed $890,000, and an extension through Jan. 31, 2025, to fund the Pathways Gun Diversion Program.

  11. 12 Skyway Agreement amendment in relation to Public Service Building This link open a new window(2022-00378)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Skyway Agreement in relation to Public Service Building.

  12. 13 Request for Proposals for Water Meter Reading Hardware and Software Services This link open a new window(2022-00370)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Water Meter Reading Hardware and Software Services.

  13. 14 Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Daniel Dick This link open a new window(2022-00366)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Daniel Dick by payment of $190,000 over four years to Daniel Dick and attorney, Ashley Biermann, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  14. 15 Joint Power Agreements with the State of Minnesota to provide law enforcement support to the Minneapolis Police Department This link open a new window(2022-00382)
    1. Authorizing agreements with the State of Minnesota, on behalf of the Minnesota State Patrol and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and with other law enforcement agencies, for a total amount not-to-exceed $1,100,000, from Apr. 15, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2023, for law enforcement support and services.

  15. 16 Contract with CornerHouse Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation and Training Center for forensic interview services of children and vulnerable adults This link open a new window(2022-00383)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CornerHouse Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation and Training Center, in the amount of $412,748 for forensic interview services of children and vulnerable adults, for a term of two years, with two optional annual extensions.

  16. 17 2022 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization This link open a new window(2022-00253)
    1. Approving the appointment of the following individual to the 2022 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization: Ilo Amba, Seat 4, Ward 6.

Discussion

  1. 18 2021 Fourth Quarter Financial Status Report on results of select City funds This link open a new window(2022-00380)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2021 Fourth Quarter Financial Report on results of select city funds. 

  2. 19 Public Safety Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2022-00174)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an Ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter, Article VII relating to Administration and Article VIII relating to Officers and Other Employees, providing for the creation of a new Public Safety Department.

    2. Directing staff in the Office of Performance and Innovation in the City Coordinator’s Office--as it relates to the subject matter of an ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter to provide for the creation of a new Department of Public Safety--to:

      1. Prepare an analysis and identify potential departments to be included in this new charter department. Departments and divisions should include but are not limited to:

        1. Fire Department

        2. Office of Violence Prevention 

        3. Behavioral Crisis Unit 

        4. Traffic Control 

        5. Crime Prevention Specialists 

        6. Office of Emergency Management

        7. 911

        8. 311

        9. Departments TBD according to staff recommendation

      2. Provide an analysis on implementation and potential phase-in process for the identified departments:

        1. Identify keys to successful integration of disparate functions within a single department;

        2. Identify metrics or operational characteristics necessary for successful integration; and

        3. Evaluate possible integration of armed responders (ie, MPD) and what conditions are necessary for any future successful integration.

      3. Propose organizational structure including:

        1. Potential divisions within the new department to respond to public safety needs;

        2. Staffing needs;

        3. Fiscal note/budget; and

        4. Leadership and oversight. 

      4. Publish the analysis, along with supporting findings, in a written report together with draft language for the proposed charter amendment to be distributed to policymakers and presented formally through the Policy & Government Oversight Committee by no later than Apr. 18, 2022.


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