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Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
November 2, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Online Meeting
Members: Council Members Lisa Goodman (Chair), Jeremy Schroeder (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Jeremiah Ellison, and Jamal Osman (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Benadir Hall, 309 Lake St E, (Ward 9) for a Rental Hall License and an Extended Hours of Operation License This link open a new window(2020-01108)
    1. Considering 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. Considering 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.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 3 Conditional use permit and site plan review appeal: Natalia Madryga, 2025 W River Rd N This link open a new window(2020-01092)
    1. Considering 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:

      1. Approving a 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.
      2. Approving the site plan review.
  2. 4 Variance appeal: Chad Dipman, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, 164 Cedar Lake Rd N; 217 James Ave N; 213 James Ave N; 205 James Ave N; and 203 James Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01128)
    1. Considering 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.

  3. 5 Variance and site plan review appeal: Michael Radel, 1219 W 31st St This link open a new window(2020-01129)
    1. Considering 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. 
      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.
      3. Approving a variance to reduce the east interior side yard setback from 8 feet to .97' to allow for a trash enclosure. 
      4. Approving a variance to increase the maximum impervious surface coverage from 60 percent to 84.6 percent.
      5. Approving a site plan review to add 34 dwelling units to the existing structure.
  4. 6 Conditional use permit and site plan review appeal: 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, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE This link open a new window(2020-01130)
    1. Considering 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.
      2. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height of a principal structure.
      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.

Consent

  1. 7 Liquor license approvals for November 2, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01106)
    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
  2. 8 Gambling license approvals for November 2, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01105)
    1. MN Youth Athletic Services, 700 WASHINGTON AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MN YOUTH ATHLETIC SERVICES, BLGeneral, LIC391615
  3. 9 Land sale closing date extension: Mikwanedun Audisookon Art and Wellness Center Project, 2313 13th Ave S This link open a new window(2020-01133)
    1. Passage of Resolution 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.

  4. 10 Metropolitan Council's D Line Bus Rapid Transit Project easements: 726 E Franklin Ave This link open a new window(2020-01080)
    1. Authorizing 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.

    2. Passage of Resolution 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.

  5. 11 Commercial Property Development Fund loan to HWJ Property Limited Liability Company, 1500 44th Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01124)
    1. Approving a Commercial Property Development Fund (CPDF) loan, of up to $400,000, to HWJ Property Limited Liability Company, 1500 44th Ave N
  6. 12 Decertification of the Grain Belt Brew House (No. 99) and Parcel C (No. 121) Tax Increment Financing Districts This link open a new window(2020-01111)
    1. Passage of Resolution 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.

    2. Passage of Resolution 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.

  7. 13 Grant application to U.S. Department of Labor for employment and training services This link open a new window(2020-01109)
    1. Authorizing 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.

  8. 14 Contract with Hennepin County for Minnesota Family Investment Program for employment and training services This link open a new window(2020-01110)
    1. Authorizing 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.

  9. 15 Contracts with Build Wealth Minnesota, Inc. and City of Lakes Community Land Trust relating to the Perpetually Affordable Housing (PAH) Ownership Land Trust Program This link open a new window(2020-01132)
    1. Authorizing 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. Authorizing 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. Authorizing 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. Delegating 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.

  10. 16 Contracts with Build Wealth MN, Inc. and NeighborWorks Home Partners (Community Neighborhood Housing) for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis lending administration services This link open a new window(2020-01136)
    1. Authorizing 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. Authorizing 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.

  11. 17 Minneapolis Workforce Development Board appointments This link open a new window(2020-01065)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for 3-year terms, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023John 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. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment to fill an unexpired 3-year term, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2021: Clarence Hightower, Seat 18.

    3. Confirming the following 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. Waiving 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.

  12. 18 Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) appointments This link open a new window(2020-01114)
    1. Approving the following 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. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for James Rosenbaum and Faith Xiong.

    3. Approving the following Council reappointment for a three year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Abdullahi Isse, Seat 6, Ward 13.

  13. 19 National Trust for Historic Preservation African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grant for citywide community engagement This link open a new window(2020-01131)
    1. Accepting 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. Authorizing a grant agreement with the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the grant.

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

  14. 20 Environmental Assessment Worksheet: Duffey 2.0 Development, 300 6th Ave N, 608 3rd St N and 246 7th Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01125)
    1. Approving 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. Approving the determination that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required.

    3. Adopting the Findings of Fact as prepared by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.
  15. 21 Rezoning: Ben Post, on behalf of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, 203 James Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01127)
    1. Approving 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 amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  16. 22 DeLaSalle High School bond issuance: 1 DeLaSalle Dr This link open a new window(2020-01091)
    1. Setting a public hearing for November 17, 2020, to consider the issuance of Bank Qualified Bank Direct revenue bonds for DeLaSalle High School, 1 DeLaSalle Dr; and referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  17. 23 Short-term rentals ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00707)
    1. Setting a public hearing for Nov 17, 2020, to consider an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to short-term rental dwelling units.

    2. Setting a public hearing for Nov 17, 2020, to consider an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 351 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Short-Term Rental Hosting Platforms, amending provisions related to short-term rental hosting platforms.

Receive & File

  1. 24 2019 Annual Tax Increment Financing Disclosure Statement This link open a new window(2020-01103)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2019 Annual Disclosure Statement on the City’s use of tax increment financing, submitted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Sections 469.175, Subdivisions 5 and 6.

Discussion

  1. 25 Rezoning: William Boulay, on behalf of LSBD Minneapolis California, LLC, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE This link open a new window(2020-01126)
    1. Approving an 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. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  2. 26 Commercial Property Sale ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00638)
    1. Considering an ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 353 entitled "Commercial Property Sale" to require the advanced notice of sale of commercial property.


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Actions referred to Council: Nov 13, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Nov 17, 2020
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