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Official Proceedings, Minneapolis City Council, Regular Meeting of November 13, 2020- City
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Official Proceedings, Minneapolis City Council, Regular Meeting of November 13, 2020- City

November 21, 2020

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS MINNEAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING OF NOVEMBER 13, 2020 ————— (Published November 21, 2020 in Finance and Commerce) ————— CALL TO ORDER Council President Bender called the meeting to order at 9:40 a.m., a quorum being present. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.021, the meeting was held by electronic means and Council Members participated remotely due to the local public health emergency (novel coronavirus pandemic) declared on March 16, 2020. Present - Council Members Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Jamal Osman, Lisa Goodman, Andrea Jenkins, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Jeremy Schroeder, Andrew Johnson, Linea Palmisano. Jenkins moved to adopt the agenda. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. Jenkins moved to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of October 30, 2020. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. Jenkins moved to refer the petitions, communications, and reports to the proper Committees. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. The following actions, resolutions, and ordinances were signed by Mayor Jacob Frey on November 19, 2020. Minnesota Statutes, Section 331A.01, Subd 10, allows for summary publication of ordinances and resolutions in the official newspaper of the city. A complete copy of each summarized ordinance and resolution is available for public inspection in the Office of City Clerk. NEW BUSINESS Mayor Jacob Frey presented a report relating to the local public health emergency resulting from imminent health conditions caused by the presence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), as set forth in Legislative File No. 2020-00405. On direction by Council President Bender, the report was received and filed. On direction by Council President Bender, the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission rejecting a charter amendment by ordinance, to be submitted to the voters, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide for community safety and violence prevention, and the removal of the Police Department as a Charter Department was received and filed. REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES The BUSINESS, INSPECTIONS, HOUSING & ZONING Committee submitted the following report: COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0817 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Approves the application for Benadir Hall, 309 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by Benadir Hall, BLEnter, LIC386446, for a Rental Hall License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 2. Approves the application for Benadir Hall, 309 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Benadir Hall, BLGeneral, LIC386559, for an Extended Hours of Operation License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0818 The Minneapolis City Council hereby denies an appeal submitted by Natalia Madryga regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11277) for a new seven-story building with 163 dwelling units located 2025 W River Rd N, subject to conditions; adopts the staff findings as originally prepared by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development; and approves the following applications: 1. Conditional use permit to increase the maximum height of a principal structure in the SH Shoreland Overlay District and MR Mississippi River Critical Area Overlay District above 2.5 stories or 35 feet, whichever is less, subject to the following condition: The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval. 2. Site plan review, subject to the following conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by September 21, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 3. All signs shall comply with Chapter 543 of the zoning code. All signage requires a separate permit from CPED. 4. The final landscaping plan shall be revised so that no fewer than two canopy trees shall be planted within the landscaped area between the parking lot and the east property line and so that the corners of the parking lot that are unavailable for parking or circulation shall meet the minimum tree and shrub rations as specified in section 530.160 and 530.170 of the zoning code. 5. The final landscaping plan shall include no fewer than 53 canopy trees, as proposed. 6. The 2,025 sf multi-purpose space on the ground floor shall be occupied by a publicly accessible commercial use, consistent with the comprehensive plan policies for Goods and Services Corridors. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0819 The Minneapolis City Council hereby grants an appeal submitted by Chad Dipman, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission denying a variance (PLAN11579) to reduce the interior side yard setback along the south property line for a new 17-unit Cluster Development on the property at 164 Cedar Lake Rd N, 217 James Ave N, 213 James Ave N, 205 James Ave N, and 203 James Ave N; and adopts the Findings of Fact as submitted by the City Attorney's Office. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0820 The Minneapolis City Council hereby denies an appeal submitted by Michael Radel regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11394) to add 34 dwelling units into an existing structure located at 1219 W 31st St, subject to conditions: 1. Approving a variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from 8 feet to 5.5 feet to allow a second story patio, subject to conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by October 5, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 2. Approving a variance to reduce the west front yard setback from 20 feet to 14.24 feet to allow for a second story patio, subject to conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by October 5, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. CPED staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 3. Approving a variance to reduce the east interior side yard setback from 8 feet to .97' to allow for a trash enclosure, subject to conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by October 5, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. CPED staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 4. Approving a variance to increase the maximum impervious surface coverage from 60 percent to 84.6 percent, subject to conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by October 5, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. CPED staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 5. Approving a site plan review to add 34 dwelling units to the existing structure, subject to conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by October 5, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. CPED staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 3. The applicant shall submit a lighting plan that demonstrates compliance with Chapter 535 and Chapter 541. 4. All signs shall comply with Chapter 543 of the zoning code. All signage requires a separate permit from CPED. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0821 The Minneapolis City Council hereby denies the appeals submitted by Jennifer Young and John Kremer, on behalf of the California Building Company; Mariam Slayhi, on behalf of the Bottineau Neighborhood Association; and Josh Blanc, on behalf of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11552) to construct a new, six-story mixed-use building with 164 dwelling units and approximately 13,400 square feet of production space located at 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE: 1. Approving a conditional use permit to allow dwelling units in the IL Industrial Living Overlay District, subject to conditions: 1. The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval. 2. The nonresidential use proposed on the ground floor shall be production space, as proposed, and the applicant shall work with staff to demonstrate how they will incorporate mitigation strategies to address potential conflicts between the residential and production uses, both on-site and off-site. 3. No fewer than one long-term bicycle parking space be provided for each dwelling unit, for a total of 164. 4. The applicant shall dedicate 8.33% of the total building square footage for production use. 2. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height of a principal structure from 4 stories or 56 feet, whichever is less, to 6 stories/ 78 feet, 4 inches, subject to the following conditions: 1. The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval. 2. If the project does not qualify for an exemption under the Unified Housing Policy prior to the issuance of commercial building permits, any increase in height above 4 stories or 56 feet, whichever is less, shall be considered a major change and will require amendment to the conditional use permit by the city planning commission. 3. Approving the site plan review for a new, six-story mixed-use building with 164 dwelling units and approximately 13,400 square feet of production space, subject to conditions: 1. All site improvements shall be completed by October 5, 2022, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance. 2. This project is subject to Inclusionary Zoning requirements unless it qualifies for an exemption. A fully executed Inclusionary Zoning Compliance Plan will be required before a commercial building permit will be issued. The applicant shall be required to work with CPED Housing to ensure that the applicable affordability requirements are met. 3. CPED staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued. 4. The applicant shall submit the tax parcel combination request form to CPED and submit proof of the filing with Hennepin County. 5. All signs shall comply with Chapter 543 of the zoning code. All signage requires a separate permit from CPED. 6. The applicant shall submit a lighting plan that complies with sections 530.260 and 53590 of the zoning code. 7. The site plan shall be revised to include at least one 10-foot by 25-foot loading space. 8. The 30-foot blank wall on the south elevation shall be mitigated with an art or landscaping feature, as proposed. 9. No fewer than one long-term bicycle parking space be provided for each dwelling unit and no fewer than eight (8) short-term bicycle spaces shall be provided for the non-residential use. 10. The landscaping plan shall include no fewer than three (3) shrubs in the northeast corner of the parking lot, in compliance with section 530.170 of the zoning code. 11. The landscaped area between the east elevation and sidewalk shall be five (5) feet in width to accommodate a living wall feature as well as additional trees, shrubs, perennials, and/or grasses in this location to help mitigate the 265-foot blank wall, in accordance with section 530.120 of the zoning code. 12. Plazas shall not encroach into the public right-of-way without the property owner first obtaining an encroachment permit. 13. All plazas shall be maintained in good order by the property owner for the life of the plaza. Proper maintenance shall include, but not be limited to, snow and ice removal, annual maintenance of vegetation and green space and annual inspection and repair and/or replacement of furnishings. Minimum landscaping and seating requirements shall be maintained for the life of the plaza. All adjacent streets, sidewalks and pathways shall be inspected regularly for purposes of removing any litter found thereon. 14. The plaza plan shall be revised to include a minimum of 67 linear feet of linear seating, of which at least 13 feet shall be fixed and 13 feet shall be seating with backs, at least one amenity listed under section 535.810 (9) of the zoning code. 15. The non-residential uses shall be located on the south side of the property. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0822 Fletcher moved to approve the following: 1. Application submitted by William Boulay, on behalf of LSBD Minneapolis California, LLC, to rezone (PLAN11552) the properties located at 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE to add the IL Industrial Living Overlay District to the existing I1 Light Industrial District to construct a new, six-story mixed-use building with 164 dwelling units and approximately 13,400 square feet of production space. 2. Ordinance 2020-059 amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally. Reich moved a substitute motion to postpone to the December 4, 2020, meeting of the City Council. On roll call, the result of the substitute motion was: Ayes: Reich, Goodman (2) Noes: Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (11) Absent: (0) Failed. On roll call, the result of the main motion was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (12) Noes: Goodman (1) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0823 The Minneapolis City Council hereby approves the following applications (2) for Liquor Licenses, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances: 1. One Fermentary & Taproom, 618 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by One Minneapolis Brewing Co LLC, BLAmend, LIC391332 2. Graze Provisions & Libations, 520 4TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Derived Hospitality LLC, BLLiquor, LIC391632 On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0824 The Minneapolis City Council hereby approves the following applications (1) for a Gambling License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances: 1. MN Youth Athletic Services, 700 WASHINGTON AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MN YOUTH ATHLETIC SERVICES, BLGeneral, LIC391615 On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, Goodman offered Resolution 2020R-310 amending Resolution 2019R-120 entitled, "Authorizing sale of Land Disposition Parcels NH-681, NH-682, and a portion of MC-83 4-5, which are 2313 13th Ave S, under the Model City Urban Renewal Plan" passed May 3, 2019, to extend the closing deadline to November 11, 2022. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0825 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes a temporary construction easement and a permanent easement at 726 Franklin Ave E to facilitate the Metropolitan Council's D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, Goodman offered Resolution 2020R-311 authorizing the sale of an easement and temporary construction easement at 726 Franklin Ave E (Disposition Parcel No. MC 21-9, 10B-1), to Hennepin County for $1.00, subject to conditions. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0826 The Minneapolis City Council hereby approves a Commercial Property Development Fund (CPDF) loan, of up to $400,000, to HWJ Property Limited Liability Company, 1500 44th Ave N, as set forth in Legislative File 2020-01124. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, Goodman offered Resolution 2020R-312 approving the decertification of the Grain Belt Brew House Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of November 30, 2020, and directing the City Finance Officer to establish any appropriations needed to return surplus tax increment revenue from this TIF district to Hennepin County for redistribution. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee, Goodman offered Resolution 2020R-313 approving the decertification of the Parcel C Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of November 30, 2020, and directing the City Finance Officer to establish any appropriations needed to return surplus tax increment revenue from this TIF district to Hennepin County for redistribution. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0827 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes the submittal of a grant application to U.S. Department of Labor, in an amount up to $7,000,000 over 4 years, to train and place jobseekers in high-demand information technology careers. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0828 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes a contract with Hennepin County, in the amount of $90,000, for employment and training services (Minnesota Family Investment Program) for the duration January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0829 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Authorizes the establishment of a panel of Qualified Administrators for a period of three years and authorizing a contract with Build Wealth Minnesota, Inc. in the amount of $0, for qualified administration services related to the Perpetually Affordable Housing Ownership Land Trust program for a period of three years. 2. Authorizes a contract with City of Lakes Community Land Trust, in the amount of $0, for qualified administration services related to the Perpetually Affordable Housing Ownership Land Trust program for a period of three years. 3. Authorizes a contract with City of Lakes Community Land Trust in the amount of $25,000, for curriculum development of the education component of the Perpetually Affordable Housing Ownership Land Trust Program for a period of three years. 4. Delegates authority to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to approve contracts for additional qualified administrators to be added to the panel based on the criteria established in the Request for Proposals, with such contracts to be executed per standard City contracting processes. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0830 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Authorizes a contract with Build Wealth MN, Inc. in an amount of up to a combined total of $500,000, for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis lending administration services, for a term of one year with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis, at the sole option of the City, for two additional years. 2. Authorizes a contract with NeighborWorks Home Partners (Community Neighborhood Housing), in the amount of up to a combined total of $500,000, for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis lending administration services, for a term of one year with the option to extend the contracts on an annual basis, at the sole option of the City, for two additional years. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0831 The Minneapolis City Council hereby approves the following relating to the Minneapolis Workforce Development Board: 1. Mayoral appointments for 3-year terms, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023:John Pacheco, Seat 2, Ward 13; Jordan Brusberg, Seat 9, Ward 10; Kirk Keeney, Seat 10; Aaron Hill, Seat 13, Ward 5; Tanessa Greene, Seat 15, Ward 5; and Thant Pearson, Seat 20. 2. Mayoral appointment to fill an unexpired 3-year term, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2021: Clarence Hightower, Seat 18. 3. Mayoral reappointments for 3-year terms, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023: Jashan Eison, Seat 4; Tara Watson, Seat 5; Jonathan Weinhagen, Seat 11; Dan McConnell, Seat 12, Ward 2; Sharon Pierce, Seat 16; and Anthony Williams, Seat 17. 4. A waiver of the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Jashan Eison, Clarence Hightower, Kirk Keeney, Thant Pearson, Sharon Pierce, Tara Watson, Jonathan Weinhagen, and Anthony Williams. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0832 The Minneapolis City Council hereby approves the following relating to the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority: 1. Council reappointments for three-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: James Rosenbaum, Seat 7; Faith Xiong, Seat 8, Ward 5. 2. A waiver of the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for James Rosenbaum and Faith Xiong. 3. Council reappointment for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Abdullahi Isse, Seat 6, Ward 13. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0833 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Accepts a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in the amount of $50,000, to conduct citywide community engagement for a Minneapolis African American Historic Context Study. 2. Authorizes a grant agreement with the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the grant. 3. Passage of Resolution 2020R-314 approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0834 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Approves the adequacy of the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed Duffey 2.0 Development located at 300 6th Ave N, 608 3rd St N and 246 7th Ave N. 2. Approves the determination that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required. 3. Adopts the Findings of Fact as prepared by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0835 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Approves an application submitted by Ben Post, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, to rezone (PLAN11579) the property located at 203 James Ave N from the R5 Multiple-family District to the R2B Multiple-family District to construct a new 17-unit Cluster Development. 2. Passage of Ordinance 2020-060 amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. The POLICY & GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT Committee submitted the following report: On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-315 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost of abating nuisance conditions in accordance with Chapter 227 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy numbers 1080, 1081, 1084, 1160, and 1161. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-316 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost of Tenant Remedy Act repairs in accordance with Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1088. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-317 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1089. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-318 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1090. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-319 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for emergency demolition and boarding properties in accordance with Chapter 85 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1092. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-320 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for registering vacant properties in accordance with Chapter 249 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1096. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-321 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost relating to reinspection fees in accordance with Chapter 244 Section 190 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1097. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-322 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost of securing any building or structure rendered uninhabitable or unoccupied and open to trespass as a result of lawful police action in accordance with Chapter 171 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1098. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-323 directing Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1120. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-324 directing Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid Construction Code Services administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1121. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-325 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid Construction Code Services administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1125. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-326 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid Fire Inspections Services administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1126. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-327 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for unpaid Zoning Enforcement administrative citations and civil fines issued in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1165. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-328 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost relating to Zoning Enforcement reinspection fees in accordance with Chapter 525 Section 570 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1176. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-329 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost for Building Demolition properties in accordance with Chapter 249 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1182. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Fletcher offered Resolution 2020R-330 directing the Director of the Hennepin County Property Taxation Department to place assessments against certain properties to defray the cost emergency housing repair in accordance with Chapter 244 section 180 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances for levy number 1183. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0836 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $74,998 for a total amount not to exceed $6,381,265, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0837 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes a decrease to Contract No. COM0002739 with Advanced Systems Integration, LLC in the amount of $7,815.01 for a total amount not to exceed $1,008,757.16, for audio-visual equipment services for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0838 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0001065 with Kendell Intermediate Corporation (dba Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc.), in the amount of $21,421 for a total amount not to exceed $1,014,407, for additional costs associated with tax-exempt door and hardware supply for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0839 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $23,703 for a total amount not to exceed $2,155,079, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0840 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0000147 with LeJeune Steel Company, in the amount of $29,480 for a total amount not to exceed $8,233,174, for increased steel supply for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0841 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $20,708 for a total amount not to exceed $28,279,308, for increased costs for mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0842 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $96,125 for a total amount not to exceed $5,346,793, for increased drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0843 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $28,235 for a total amount not to exceed $4,546,832, for changes in interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0844 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny's Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $54,978 for a total amount not to exceed $3,801,535, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0845 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Approves the 2020 property tax special assessments for delinquent utility charges as indicated on the 2020 Delinquent Utilities Charges List. 2. Authorizes Utility Billing to cancel any assessments as a result of payment. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0846 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes a one-year contract with the Minnesota Historical Society, in the amount of $31,000 for a total amount not to exceed $155,000, to develop a comprehensive interpretive zone plan for the period of January 1, 2020, thru December 31, 2020, with an option to extend the contract annually for up to four years. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Jenkins offered Resolution 2020R-331 accepting donations from various donors to fund the 2020 Trans Equity Summit. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. Jenkins moved to delete from the agenda a contract modification with Meet Minneapolis to utilize unspent amounts of $50,000 for the Sister Cities program and $150,000 for Cultural Districts marketing to be used for downtown events programing. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Policy & Government Oversight Committee, Jenkins offered Resolution 2020R-332 observing November 20th as Transgender Day of Remembrance. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. The PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY Committee submitted the following report: COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0848 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Approves the Neighborhoods 2020 Program Guidelines and Funding Formula. 2. Authorizes the extension of current Community Participation Program contracts, with the prorated amount of funding, until July 1, 2021, allowing for time to complete the Neighborhoods 2020 applications. 3. Authorizes the provisional recognition of neighborhood organizations in the Neighborhoods 2020 Program for one year, or until their application has been submitted and approved. 4. Authorizes the addition of clarifying language on benefits on recognition status of neighborhood organizations by the City of Minneapolis. 5. Authorizes the continuation of the Neighborhoods 2020 Steering Committee to review programmatic and legislative adjustments to the Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) for the purpose of achieving our equity goals and creating greater flexibility for neighborhoods and reporting back to the Public Health and Safety Committee by July 1, 2021. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0849 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Accepts of a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the amount of $1,628,571 per year for a three and one-half year period from January 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024, totaling $5,700,000, to correct lead-based paint hazards and other housing-based health hazards in Minneapolis residential units for income qualified properties. 2. Authorizes an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the grant. 3. Passage of Resolution 2020R-334 approving appropriation of funds to the Health Department. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0850 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Accepts a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services/Economic Assistance & Employment Support Division, in the amount of $157,113, to assist sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons in obtaining essential services related to COVID-19 prevention and mitigation, for the duration of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022. 2. Authorizes an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Human Services for the grant. 3. Passage of Resolution 2020R-335 approving the appropriation of funds to the Health Department. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0851 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Accepts a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Office of Economic Opportunity, in the amount of $88,017, to support emergency food distribution services during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. Authorizes an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant. 3. Passage of Resolution 2020R-336 approving appropriation of funds to the Health Department. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0852 The Minneapolis City Council hereby: 1. Accepts a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the amount of $769,838, for work under the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) for the period November 1, 2020, to October 31, 2021. 2. Authorizes an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the grant. 3. Passage of Resolution 2020R-337 approving appropriation of funds to the Health Department. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Public Health & Safety Committee, Cunningham offered Resolution 2020R-338 accepting the donation from Kidde Fire Safety Products of smoke alarms to the Minneapolis Fire Department to distribute to City of Minneapolis residents. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0853 The Minneapolis City Council hereby approves the following relating to the Police Conduct Oversight Commission: 1. Council appointment of Cynthia Jackson, Seat 1, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2020. 2. Council appointment of Cynthia Jackson, Seat 1, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2022. 3. Council appointment of Jordan Sparks, Seat 8, Ward 4, for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2020. 4. Council appointment of Jordan Sparks, Seat 8, Ward 4, for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2022. 5. Council appointment of Lynnaia Jacobsen, Seat 4, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2021. 6. Mayoral appointment of Malyasia Abdi, Seat 7, Ward 10, for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2021. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. The TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC WORKS Committee submitted the following report: On behalf of the Transportation & Public Works Committee, Reich offered Resolution 2020R-339 ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the 4th St N and S (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2285 (PV075). On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Transportation & Public Works Committee, Reich offered Resolution 2020R-340 requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $631,832 for the purpose of paying the assessed cost of street improvements in the 4th St N and S (from 2nd Ave N to 4th Ave S) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2285. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Transportation & Public Works Committee, Reich offered Resolution 2020R-341 ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the street reconstruction projects in the 4th St N and S project area. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Transportation & Public Works Committee, Reich offered Resolution 2020R-342 ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the Webber Pkwy, 44th Ave N, Lyndale Ave N, and Humboldt Ave N (from Penn Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6777 (PV074). On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Transportation & Public Works Committee, Reich offered Resolution 2020R-343 requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $913,734.25 for the purpose of paying the assessed cost of street improvements in the Webber Pkwy, 44th Ave N, Lyndale Ave N, and Humboldt Ave N (from Penn Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6777. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. On behalf of the Transportation & Public Works Committee, Reich offered Resolution 2020R-344 ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the street reconstruction projects in the Webber Pkwy, 44th Ave N, Lyndale Ave N, and Humboldt Ave N project area. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0854 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes Cooperative Agreement No. PW 45-20-19 with Hennepin County for the reconstruction of County State Aid Highway No. 152 in conjunction with the Webber Pkwy, 44th Ave N, Lyndale Ave N, and Humboldt Ave N (from Penn Ave N to Lyndale Ave N) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6777 (PV074). On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0855 The Minneapolis City Council hereby authorizes a temporary construction easement agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for temporary use of MPRB land for the reconstruction of the downtown Central City Storm Tunnel and Outlet near Mills Ruins and the Stone Arch Bridge. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0856 The Minneapolis City Council hereby accepts the sole bid of Gene's Water & Sewer, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1254, in the amount of $500,000 annually with an option to extend the contract for one-year increments up to a total of four years, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary to repair and replace private water valves and disconnects, and authorizes a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. COUNCIL ACTION 2020A-0857 The Minneapolis City Council hereby accepts the sole bid of Daktronics, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1225, in the amount of $200,000 annually for five years, to furnish and deliver variable message signs, and authorizes a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman, Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. RESOLUTIONS Jenkins moved to adopt Resolution 2020R-345 honoring Velma Korbel for her service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. Jenkins moved to adopt Resolution 2020R-346 honoring Fadi Fadhil for his service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis. On roll call, the result was: Ayes: Reich, Gordon, Fletcher, Cunningham, Ellison, Osman Goodman, Jenkins, Cano, Bender, Schroeder, Johnson, Palmisano (13) Noes: (0) Absent: (0) Adopted. ADJOURNMENT At 12:06 p.m., the meeting was adjourned to December 2, 2020, at 6:05 p.m. for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed 2021 City Budget and tax levy, the Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Plan, and the proposed water and sewer rates. Casey Joe Carl, City Clerk 11936888

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