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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
February 16, 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: Lisa Brock, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Elevator and conveyance device ordinance This link open a new window(2020-01283)
    1. Passage of Ordinance 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.
  2. 3 Prieto Taqueria Bar, 4751 Nicollet Ave, (Ward 11), for an On Sale Liquor, with Sunday Sales, No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2021-00222)
    1. Prieto Taqueria Bar, 4751 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by Prieto Taqueria Bar 2 LLC, BLLiquor, LIC390843
  3. 4 Cedar Inn, 4155 Cedar Ave S, (Ward 12), for an On Sale Wine, with Strong Beer, Limited Entertainment License (Upgrade) This link open a new window(2021-00221)
    1. Cedar Inn, 4155 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by Harry's Cedar Inn Inc, BLAmend, LIC392672

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 5 Certificate of Appropriateness appeal: Ben Sandvig, 408 1st St N This link open a new window(2021-00230)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Ben Sandvig regarding the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission denying a Certificate of Appropriateness (PLAN11769) to replace garage doors on the front elevation of the property located at 408 1st St N in the Warehouse Historic District.

Consent

  1. 6 Land sale: West Broadway Curve affordable housing project (vic 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave) This link open a new window(2020-01191)
    1. Setting a public hearing for March 2, 2021, to consider the sale of City-owned land to Sherman Associates or an affiliate for the West Broadway Curve Affordable Housing project (vic 1706-1920 W Broadway Ave).

  2. 7 Land sale: 2837 Chicago Ave to Allina Health Systems This link open a new window(2021-00211)
    1. Setting a public hearing for March 2, 2021, to consider approval of a land sale and development terms with Allina Health Systems for City-owned property located at 2837 Chicago Ave.

  3. 8 Loring Towers Bond Issuance: 15 Grant St E This link open a new window(2021-00225)
    1. Passage of Resolution granting approval for Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to undertake a housing project on behalf of Loring Towers MN Housing, L.P., for a project at 15 Grant St E, through the issuance of up to $30,000,000 of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds. 

  4. 9 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant Supplemental Funding (ESG-CV) Rapid Rehousing funding recommendations This link open a new window(2021-00226)
    1. Approving up to $773,838 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) grant funds to Aliveness for its rapid rehousing program.

    2. Approving up to $123,686 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) grant funds to HousingLink for its rapid rehousing program.

    3. Approving up to $1,105,355 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) grant funds to Vail Place for its rapid rehousing program.

    4. Approving up to $402,687 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) grant funds to Youth Link for its rapid rehousing program.

    5. Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with Hennepin County to administer Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) Rapid Rehousing Funds.

  5. 10 Extension of the Minneapolis Small and Medium Multifamily Loan Program (SMMF) program participation agreement This link open a new window(2021-00228)
    1. Authorizing a 5-year extension (through 2025) of the existing Participation Agreement with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) for the SMMF Pilot, and annual amendments to reflect increased City participation subject to annual appropriations.

  6. 11 Rezoning: Joshua Howe, on behalf of Optimistic Partners, 655 19th Ave NE This link open a new window(2021-00229)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Joshua Howe, on behalf of  Optimistic Partners, to rezone (PLAN11363) the property located at 655 19th Ave NE to add the Industrial Living Overlay District to establish a reception hall and three dwelling units within the existing building. 

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

  7. 12 Administrative hearing procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00188)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to General Provisions: Administrative Enforcement and Hearing Process, adding and amending provisions related to administrative hearing procedures.

  8. 13 Animal licensing and procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00189)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animal Care and Control, adding and amending provisions related to lifetime license applications and rabies procedures.

  9. 14 Appointment of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Department This link open a new window(2021-00223)
    1. Setting a public hearing for March 2, 2021, to consider the appointment by the Executive Committee of Andrea Brennan to the appointed position of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Department and Executive Director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency for an unexpired term ending Jan 2, 2022.

Discussion

  1. 15 Draft Upper Harbor Terminal Coordinated Plan Update This link open a new window(2021-00231)
    1. Receiving and filing the Draft Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) Coordinated Plan Update (without preempting or prescribing future consideration of related land use, zoning, preservation and other actions).

  2. 16 Owner-occupancy requirement for accessory dwelling units ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01207)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, striking the owner-occupancy requirement pertaining to accessory dwelling units:

      1. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      2. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.

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Actions referred to Council: Feb 26, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Mar 2, 2021
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