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Agenda

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

Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
January 19, 2021 - 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

Presentation

  1. 2 City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Partner of the Year Awards This link open a new window(2021-00065)
    1. Presenting 2020 Awards for Outstanding Service to EMERGE Community Development and Urban League Twin Cities for the Adult Programs Partner Awards and to Hired for the Youth/Young Adult Programs Partner Award.

Public Hearing

  1. 3 Tipsy Steer, 5000 Hiawatha Ave, (Ward 12), for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2021-00063)
    1. Considering application for Tipsy Steer, 5000 HIAWATHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Tipsy Steer Hiawatha, LLC, BLWine, LIC391345, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. 4 Land sale: 722 Newton Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00001)
    1.  Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 722 Newton Ave N (Disposition No. MH-268), to Wilson Molina or an affiliated entity for $80,000, subject to conditions.

  3. 5 Land sale: 2122 Ilion Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00004)
    1.  Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2122 Ilion Ave N (Disposition No. MH-267), to Wilson Molina or an affiliated entity for $65,000, subject to conditions.

  4. 6 Land sale: 2756 Queen Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00005)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2756 Queen Ave N (Disposition No. MH-269), to Wilson Molina or an affiliated entity for $75,000, subject to conditions.

  5. 7 Land sale: 2348 James Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00003)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 2348 James Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-270), to United Hmong Investment LLC or an affiliated entity for $70,000, subject to conditions; if United Hmong Investment LLC fails to close, authorizing the sale of the property to Pedzo Star Properties LLC or an affiliated entity for $70,000, subject to conditions.

  6. 8 Land sale: 822 Elwood Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00002)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 822 Elwood Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-166), to John Aish Inc. or an affiliated entity for $125,000, subject to conditions; if John Aish Inc. fails to close, authorizing the sale of the property to Titilayo Bediako or an affiliated entity for $125,000, subject to conditions.

  7. 9 Land sale: 4901 Vincent Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00006)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of the property at 4901 Vincent Queen Ave N (Disposition No. MH-98), to Wiliam Washington or an affiliated entity for $25,000, subject to conditions.

  8. 10 Interim use permit: Kelly Matter, on behalf of Avivo, 1251 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00062)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Kelly Matter, on behalf of Avivo, for an interim use permit (PLAN12077) to allow for an emergency shelter for up to 100 persons within an existing building located at 1251 Washington Ave N until January 29, 2025, subject to conditions.

  9. 11 City Planning Commission appointments This link open a new window(2021-00009)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Feb 1, 2021, and ending Jan 31, 2023: Bill Baxley, Seat 5, Ward 13; and Chloe McGuire Brigl, Seat 6, Ward 4.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointment for a two-year term beginning Feb 1, 2021, and ending Jan 31, 2023: Alyssa Olson, Seat 1, Ward 12.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a one-year term beginning Feb 1, 2021, and ending Jan 31, 2022: Keith Ford, Seat 7, Ward 7.

Consent

  1. 12 Minneapolis Arts Commission This link open a new window(2021-00064)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2023: Mariana Mansfield, Seat 3, Ward 9. 

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2022: Jeffrey Swinton, Seat 7, Ward 7.

  2. 13 Exclusive development rights to City of Lakes Community Land Trust: 19 E 26th St This link open a new window(2021-00067)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to City of Lakes Community Land Trust (CLCLT) for the purchase and development of a commercial land trust project at 19 E 26th St,  for a period of 18 months.

    2. Authorizing land sale redevelopment contract terms subject to future City Council review and approval.

  3. 14 Low Barrier Housing Program This link open a new window(2021-00096)
    1. Approving a grant in an amount up to $75,025 from the Low Barrier Housing Program to Anishinaabe Endaad for an acquisition and expansion project located at 4217 Park Ave S, by Anishinaabe Endaad LLC or an affiliated entity.

  4. 15 Inclusionary Housing requirement exemption: Sherman Associates, 500 7th St S This link open a new window(2021-00098)
    1. Approving an exemption from the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance requirements for a new 10-story mixed-used building with 223 dwelling units and approximately 24,000 square feet of commercial and hospitality space by Sherman Associates, located at 500 7th St S.

  5. 16 Grant applications to Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2021-00099)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of grant applications to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED's) Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following projects: Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N; Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Avenue SE; Satori Apartments, 817 1/2 W Broadway Ave, 819 W Broadway Ave, 821 W Broadway Ave, 825 W Broadway Ave, 1828 Bryant Ave N, 1830 Bryant Ave N, 1832 Bryant Ave N, 1836 Bryant Ave N, and 1838 Bryant Ave N; Simpson Community Shelter and Apartments. 2740 1st Ave S; and Snelling Yards, 3601 44th St E.

  6. 17 Elevator and conveyance device ordinance This link open a new window(2020-01283)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of ordinances amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, amending and repealing provisions related to elevators and conveyance devices:

      1. Chapter 85 Building Code Established.
      2. Chapter 91 Fees.
  7. 18 Bird-safe building ordinance This link open a new window(2020-01282)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, adding provisions related to bird-safe buildings:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      4. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      5. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

Discussion

  1. 19 Minneapolis Employment and Training Programs presentation This link open a new window(2021-00066)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on Minneapolis Employment and Training programs.

  2. 20 Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing Annual Report This link open a new window(2021-00095)
    1. Receiving and filing the Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing 2019 - 2020 Annual Report.

Postponement

  1. 21 Variance appeal: Lianna Weissblum and Ryan Ledin, 4724 York Ave S This link open a new window(2021-00030)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Lianna Weissblum and Ryan Ledin regarding the following decisions of the Zoning Board of Adjustment (PLAN11765) to lawfully-establish a single-family dwelling constructed at 4724 York Ave S:

      1. Denying a variance to increase maximum permitted floor area ratio from 0.5 to 0.58.
      2. Denying a variance to increase maximum permitted height from 28 feet to 28.6 feet and to increase the maximum permitted height at the roof peak from 33 feet to 33.9 feet.

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Actions referred to Council: Jan 29, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Feb 2, 2021
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