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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
March 30, 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 Occupancy regulations ordinance (Housing Code) This link open a new window(2018-00160)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing:  Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to occupancy.

  2. 3 Administrative hearing procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00188)
    1. Passage of 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.

  3. 4 Animal licensing and procedures ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00189)
    1. Passage of 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:

      1. Chapter 63 Licenses and Permits.
      2. Chapter 65 Public Health Considerations.
  4. 5 Border Avenue Extension Redevelopment Plan and Modification This link open a new window(2021-00322)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Border Avenue Extension Redevelopment Plan.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving Modification No. 129 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan and Common Tax Increment Financing Plan.

  5. 6 Baldwin Square Redevelopment Plan and Modification No. 130 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan This link open a new window(2021-00323)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Baldwin Square Redevelopment Plan.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving Modification No. 130 to the Common Development and Redevelopment Plan and Common Tax Increment Financing Plan.

  6. 7 Zoning Board of Adjustment appointments This link open a new window(2021-00290)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointments for three-year terms beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2023: Matt Perry, Seat 3, Ward 13; Jacob Saufley, Seat 2, Ward 10; and Taylor Smrikarova, Seat 1, Ward 6 to the Zoning Board of Adjustment for terms to expire December 31, 2023.

    2. Approving the Council appointment of Jasmine Frias, Seat 7, Ward 1, to fill an unexpired term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2022.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 8 Variance appeal: Anthony Bender, on behalf of Reef Kitchens, 519 Cedar Ave This link open a new window(2021-00252)
    1. Withdrawing an appeal submitted by Anthony Bender, on behalf of REEF Kitchens, regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN12108) to the enclosed building requirement for the property located at 519 Cedar Ave. 

Consent

  1. 9 Liquor License Renewals for March 30, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00361)
    1. THE LOOP, 606 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Loop Mpls LLC, BLLiquor, LIC78406
  2. 10 Business License Operating Conditions: StormKing Brew Pub and Barbeque, 618 5th St N, (Ward 5), held by StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, LLC for an On Sale Liquor, Limited Entertainment license and an Off Sale Malt Liquor (Growler) license. This link open a new window(2021-00362)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions for StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, 618 5th St N, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, LLC allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Liquor, Limited Entertainment License, LIC393291, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

    2. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions for StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, 618 5th St N, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and StormKing Brewpub and Barbeque, LLC allowing the licensee to obtain the Off Sale Malt Liquor (Growler) License, LIC393293, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  3. 11 Contract amendment with Aloha Landscaping, Inc. for yard maintenance services This link open a new window(2021-00383)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002373 with Aloha Landscaping, Inc., in the amount of $125,000 for a total amount not to exceed $275,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for additional yard maintenance services, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  4. 12 Contract amendment with Metro Lawns, LLC for yard maintenance services This link open a new window(2021-00379)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002147 with Metro Lawns, LLC, in the amount of $125,000 for a total amount not to exceed $275,000, and an extension through Dec 31, 2021, for additional yard maintenance services, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  5. 13 Local Historic District Designation: Mary Lochren Student Rooming Homes Historic District This link open a new window(2021-00358)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Historic District designation (PLAN12253) of the Mary Lochren Student Rooming Homes Historic District which includes the following three (3) properties: 1103 4th St SE, 406 11th Ave SE, and 410 11th Ave SE.

  6. 14 Minnesota Historical & Cultural Heritage Grant for a local historic designation study of 4501 Hiawatha Ave This link open a new window(2021-00382)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society, in the amount of $10,000, to complete a local historic designation study for 4501 Hiawatha Ave.

    2. Authorizing a grant agreement with the Minnesota Historical Society for the grant. 

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

  7. 15 Norway House - Authorization for State Bond-funded Project This link open a new window(2021-00360)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application for and acceptance of a General Obligation Bond-funded grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development in the amount of $5,000,000 for the Norway House Project, approving the Governmental Program to be achieved through construction and operation of the Norway House Project, and delegating authority to the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Director to review and approve annual program and budget reports for the Norway House Project.

    2. Authorizing execution of a Construction Grant Agreement with the State of Minnesota for the Norway House Project.

    3. Authorizing a Construction Funding Agreement, Ground Lease, Use Agreement, and other necessary documents with the Norway House or an affiliated entity (“Norway House”) to implement the Norway House Project. 

    4. Passage of Resolution amending 2021 General Appropriation Resolution to increase the appropriation in Fund 01600-8900320 (Other Grants State and Local Fund) by $5,000,000.

  8. 16 Appropriating HOME and NSP program income This link open a new window(2021-00371)
    1. Appropriating program income generated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME program of $3,887,078.35

    2. Appropriating program income generated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program of $122,305.76

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the CPED Department

  9. 17 Spring 2021 Grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account Program and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development Pre-development Grant programs This link open a new window(2021-00384)
    1. Passage of Resolution identifying the need for and authorizing the submittal of pre-development grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) program for the Chicago-Lake Rebuild project, located at 810 Lake St E, and the Phoenix project, located at 2941 Chicago Ave S, and to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account-Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) program for the 3030 Nicollet project, located at 3030 Nicollet Avenue S. 

  10. 18 Great Streets Gap Financing Loan for Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion Project: 2015 Emerson Ave N and 1100, 1108 and 1110 West Broadway This link open a new window(2021-00372)
    1. Authorizing a $750,000 Great Streets Gap Financing Loan to Juxtaposition Arts, Inc., or an affiliate entity, for its arts campus expansion at 2015 Emerson Ave N and 1100, 1108 and 1110 West Broadway

  11. 19 Broadway Flats affordable housing project first mortgage refinance and subordination of City debt: 2505 Penn Avenue North This link open a new window(2021-00378)
    1. Consenting to a first mortgage refinance with subordination of existing City debt and loan modifications for Broadway Flats Affordable Housing at 2505 Penn Avenue North, which loan modifications include a loan term extension to 2061 on City debt; and the execution of all agreements and documents necessary to facilitate such actions.

  12. 20 MacPhail Center for Music 2019-2020 Annual Report This link open a new window(2021-00381)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the budget and the continued operation of the Governmental Program at the MacPhail Center for Music at 501 2nd St S.

  13. 21 Minneapolis Arts Commission Appointment This link open a new window(2021-00357)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a three-year term beginning Jan 1, 2021, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Lucy Thompson, Seat 10, Ward 10.

  14. 22 Rezoning: Jorj Ayaz, on behalf of Aspen Builders, 3840 Minnehaha Ave This link open a new window(2021-00376)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Jorj Ayaz, on  behalf of Aspen Builders, to rezone (PLAN11692) the property located at 3840 Minnehaha Ave from the R1A Multiple-family District to the OR2 High-density Office Residence District to construct a new mixed-use building with one dwelling unit and 1,265 square feet of commercial 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.

  15. 23 Rezoning: Tony LaCroix-Dalluhn, on behalf of Allina Health, 2855 Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2021-00385)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Tony LaCroix-Dalluhn, on behalf of Allina Health, to rezone (PLAN12059) the property located at 2855 Chicago Ave from the R1A Multiple-family District to the OR3 Institutional Office Residence District to construct a new 8-story addition to an existing principal parking facility.

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

Discussion

  1. 24 2021 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Overview This link open a new window(2021-00359)
    1. Receiving and filing a presentation on the 2021 Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

  2. 25 George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Forgivable Loan Program This link open a new window(2021-00377)
    1. Approving program guidelines and terms for a George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Ave forgivable loan program.

    2. Approving the spending of City funds for this new program that have already been appropriated for small business lending.

    3. Authorizing CPED staff to originate loans consistent with the program guidelines.


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Actions referred to Council: Apr 16, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Apr 20, 2021
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