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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 17, 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

Joint Public Hearing with Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee

  1. 2 DeLaSalle High School bond issuance: 1 DeLaSalle Dr This link open a new window(2020-01091)
    1. Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to and authorizing the issuance of up to $2,000,000 in Bank Qualified Bank Direct 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt revenue bonds for DeLaSalle High School for installation of HVAC air filtration systems to ensure safety during the COVID pandemic, and referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners to consider passage of a resolution authorizing the bond issuance.

Public Hearing

  1. 3 Rand Tower Hotel, 527 Marquette Ave S, (Ward 7) for an On Sale Liquor with General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2020-01171)
    1. Considering application of Rand Tower Hotel, 527 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Oxford Hotels and Resorts, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC391791, for an On Sale Liquor with General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. 4 Interim use permit: LaTonya Whitley, on behalf of Rescue Now Services, Inc, 697 13th Ave NE This link open a new window(2020-01180)
    1. Approving an application submitted by LaTonia Whitley, on behalf of Rescue Now Services, Inc, for an interim use permit (PLAN11836) to allow for an overnight shelter within an existing building until December 4, 2025, for the property located at 697 13th Ave NE.

  3. 5 Short-term rentals ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00707)
    1. Passage of 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. Passage of 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.

  4. 6 West Broadway Curve affordable housing project bond issuance, 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2020-01061)
    1. Considering resolution approving the Housing Revenue Entitlement Bond allocation for the West Broadway Curve affordable housing project at 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave.

  5. 7 West Broadway Curve Tax Increment Financing Plan, 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2020-01062)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for West Broadway Curve at 2009 Ilion Ave N and 1706, 1710, 1714, 1716,1720, 1726, 1800, 1804, 1808, 1818, 1820, 1826, 1900, 1904, 1910, 1914, 1918 and 1920 W Broadway Ave, and 2109 James Ave N.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to West Broadway Limited Partnership in a principal amount not to exceed $1,516,000.

    3. Authorizing a Redevelopment Contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with West Broadway Limited Partnership.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 8 Conditional use permit and variance appeal: Karen Winkler, 4207 Nicollet Ave This link open a new window(2020-01184)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Karen Winkler regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN11532) to construct a new five-story, 82-unit residential building located at 4207 Nicollet Ave:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height of the building from 4 stories/56 feet to 5 stories/57 feet, subject to conditions.
      2. Approving a variance to increase the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of the building from the maximum 2.04 allowed to 3.82.
      3. Approving a variance to reduce the minimum off-street parking requirement from 41 spaces to 37 spaces.
      4. Approving a variance to increase the amount of compact parking spaces on the site from the maximum 10 to 22.
      5. Approving a variance to reduce the front yard setback from the required 15 feet for the first 25 feet north of the south interior property line to 23 feet for the building and to 17 feet for the air intake vent.
      6. Approving a variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from the required 13 feet to five feet for entrance landings, stairs and mechanical equipment.
  2. 9 Certificate of Appropriateness appeal: Liz Smith, 4736 Dupont Ave S This link open a new window(2020-01194)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Liz Smith regarding the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission’s following conditions of approval to a certificate of appropriateness application (PLAN11595) to replace twelve original windows with fiberglass and aluminum clad wood windows and to replace twelve storm windows on the building at 4736 Dupont Ave S, a contributing resource located in the Lynnhurst Residential Historic District.

      1. Condition No. 1: The four (4) original wood windows on the front elevation of the house shall be repaired and not replaced.
      2. Condition No. 2: The two (2) original wood windows on the second floor of the side elevations shall be repaired and not replaced.

Consent

  1. 10 Liquor license approvals for Nov 17, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01158)
    1. Arbeiter Brewing Company, 3036 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Arbeiter Brewing Company LLC, BLBrewery, LIC391326
    2. Arbeiter Brewing Company, 3036 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Arbeiter Brewing Company LLC, BLBrewery, LIC391328
    3. Casa Maria, 5001 34TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by Alianza Internacional LLC, BLLiquor, LIC388681
    4. Famous Dave's, 800 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lake & Hennepin BBQ and Blues Inc, BLAmend, LIC391026
    5. One Fermentary & Taproom, 618 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by One Minneapolis Brewing Co LLC, BLAmend, LIC391333
  2. 11 Gambling license approvals for Nov 17, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-01159)
    1. Edison Community & Sports Foundation, 3675 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY & SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC391777
  3. 12 Rental Dwelling License conditions: 3401-03 17th Ave S, owner William Gatton This link open a new window(2020-01172)
    1. Adopting the Rental License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and the licensee for the Rental Dwelling License held by William Gatton for the property located at 3401-03 17th Ave S, allowing the licensee to obtain the Rental Dwelling License for said property, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  4. 13 Bid for plumbing services for rental properties This link open a new window(2020-01173)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Centraire Heating, Air and Plumbing, Inc. submitted on Event 1198, in an estimated annual amount of $25,000, with the option to extend an additional one year, to furnish and deliver plumbing services for rental properties, and authorizing a contract, all in accordance with the City specifications.

  5. 14 Carryforward of Year 2020 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2020-01175)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carryforward of unused Year 2020 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program.

  6. 15 Affordable housing loan with People Serving People, Inc. This link open a new window(2020-01176)
    1. Authorizing forgiveness of accrued interest on the existing City affordable housing loan with People Serving People, Inc. of approximately $110,075, to facilitate repayment of loan principal to the City.

  7. 16 Exclusive Development Rights extension for Snelling Yards Development Joint Venture: 3601 E 44th St This link open a new window(2020-01179)
    1. Extending exclusive development rights for Snelling Yards Development Joint Venture for the Snelling Yards Redevelopment Site at 3601 E 44th St for a period of six months.

  8. 17 Contract amendment with River Services, Inc. for Upper Harbor Terminal property management services This link open a new window(2020-01185)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract C-38978 with River Services, Inc. on a month-to-month basis for a maximum period of three months, through March 31, 2021, for property management services at the Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment site.

  9. 18 Agreement with the Metropolitan Council to place a bus shelter at 2103 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2020-01186)
    1. Authorizing a Bus Shelter License Agreement with the Metropolitan Council to place a bus shelter on City-owned property at 2103 W Broadway Ave.

  10. 19 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant capital funding recommendations This link open a new window(2020-01174)
    1. Approving up to $332,812 of fiscal year 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds for St. Anne's Place located on Russell Ave, by Ascension Place, Inc or an affiliated entity.

    2. Authorizing contracts and agreements with the organization receiving the ESG funding award.

  11. 20 Affordable Housing Trust Fund appropriation This link open a new window(2020-01195)
    1. Authorizing the one-time appropriation of $1,635,000 of 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund in the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

  12. 21 Environmental Assessment Worksheet: 21 N Washington Development, 270 Hennepin (formerly known as 240 Hennepin), 21 N Washington (formerly known as 17 N Washington), and part of 24 3rd St N This link open a new window(2020-01181)
    1. Approving the adequacy of the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed 21 N Washington Development located at 270 Hennepin (formerly known as 240 Hennepin), 21 N Washington (formerly known as 17 N Washington), and part of 24 3rd St 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.

  13. 22 Rezoning: Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, 907, 909, 913 E Franklin Ave; 2013 Elliot Ave; 908 and 924 E 21st St; 2015 and 2017 Elliot Ave This link open a new window(2020-01182)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, to rezone (PLAN11516) the properties located at 907, 909, 913 E Franklin Ave from the C2/Neighborhood Commercial District to the C1/Neighborhood Commercial District to allow for a 16,000 square foot building addition to the Norway House and parking lot expansion. 

    2. Approving an application submitted by Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, to rezone (PLAN11516) the property located at 2013 Elliot Ave from the R2B/Multiple Family District to the C1/Neighborhood Commercial District to allow for a 16,000 square foot building addition to the Norway House and parking lot expansion.

    3. Approving an application submitted by Christina Carleton, on behalf of Norway House, to rezone (PLAN11516) the properties located on 908 and 924 E 21st St and 2015 and 2017 Elliot Ave to add the TP/Transitional Parking Overlay District to allow for a 16,000 square foot building addition to the Norway House and parking lot expansion.

    4. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  14. 23 Exterior security barriers ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00940)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 535 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Regulations of General Applicability, repealing the ban on retractable exterior security devices.

  15. 24 Contract amendment with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) for Stable Homes Stable Schools This link open a new window(2020-00273)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the funding agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Stable Homes Stable Schools program to increase the percentage of funds that can be used for administration costs for administering the Emergency Housing Assistance program.

  16. 25 Community-led process for cultural and economic recovery for the Minnehaha Ave and E Lake St area This link open a new window(2020-01196)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the community-led process for cultural and economic recovery for the Minnehaha Ave and E Lake St area.

  17. 26 Land sale: 3514 Russell Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01070)
    1. Setting a public hearing for December 8, 2020, to consider the sale of City-owned property located at 3514 Russell Ave N.

  18. 27 Land sale: 618 23rd Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01071)
    1. Setting a public hearing for December 8, 2020, to consider the sale of City-owned property located at 618 23rd Ave N.

  19. 28 Land sale: 4354 Morgan Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01147)
    1. Setting a public hearing for December 8, 2020, to consider the sale of City-owned property located at 4354 Morgan Ave N for rehabilitation.

  20. 29 Land sale: 2818 Girard Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01148)
    1. Setting a public hearing for December 8, 2020, to consider the sale of City-owned property located at 2818 Girard Ave N for rehabilitation.

  21. 30 Land sale: 2949 Fremont Ave N This link open a new window(2020-01149)
    1. Setting a public hearing for December 8, 2020, to consider the sale of City-owned property located at 2949 Fremont Ave N for rehabilitation.

Receive & File

  1. 31 Stable Homes Stable Schools 2020 Quarterly Reports This link open a new window(2020-00765)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2020 Quarter 3 report on the Stable Homes Stable Schools Program.

Discussion

  1. 32 Sustainability Policy for one to three-unit new construction residential development projects through the Minneapolis Homes: Financing program This link open a new window(2020-01190)
    1. Receiving and filing a Passive House and Zero Energy Ready Report.

    2. Passage of Resolution implementing a Sustainability Policy for one to three-unit new construction residential development funded through the Minneapolis Homes program.

    3. Approving the Sustainability Certification Addendum to the Minneapolis Homes Financing Notice of Funding Availability.

    4. Authorizing the Sustainability funding incentive of $57,303.50 to develop a Passive Home at 2946 Queen Ave N.

    5. Authorizing the Sustainability funding incentive of $31,144 to develop a Passive Home at 914 19th Ave NE.

    6. Authorizing the Sustainability funding incentive of $85,000 to develop a Passive Home at 1719 Sheridan Ave N.

    7. Approving the removal of the Sustainability funding incentive of $35,000 to develop a Passive Home at 3950 Thomas Ave N.

  2. 33 Opportunity to Purchase Policy Options report This link open a new window(2020-01178)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on Opportunity to Purchase policy options.


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Actions referred to Council: Dec 4, 2020
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