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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
April 20, 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 Cafe Ceres, 5401 Penn Ave S., (Ward 13) for an On-Sale Liquor license with no live entertainment and a Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2021-00428)
    1. Considering application for Cafe Ceres, 5401 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by 5400 BBQ LLC, BLLiquor, LIC393151, for an On-Sale Liquor license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Considering application for Cafe Ceres, 5401 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by 5400 BBQ LLC, BLFood, LIC393155, for a Sidewalk Cafe license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. 3 Wooden Ship Brewing, 3300 West 44th St., (Ward 13) for an On-Sale Liquor Taproom license with limited entertainment and an Off Sale Malt Liquor Growler license This link open a new window(2021-00429)
    1. Considering application for Wooden Ship Brewing Company, 3300 44TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wooden Ship Brewing Co. LLC, BLBrewery, LIC393121, for an On-Sale Liquor Taproom license with limited entertainment, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Considering application for Wooden Ship Brewing Company, 3300 44TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wooden Ship Brewing Co. LLC, BLBrewery, LIC393124, for an Off Sale Malt Liquor Growler license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 4 Variance appeal: John Wanniger, on behalf of Michael and Stephanie Stevenson, 5116 Vincent Ave S This link open a new window(2021-00434)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by John Wanniger, on behalf of Michael and Stephanie Stevenson, regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN11633) to the required rear yard for lawful establishment of an existing detached garage for the property located at 5116 Vincent Ave S.

Consent

  1. 5 Liquor license approvals for April 20, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00449)
    1. El Guanajua Town Mexican Restaurant, 311 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Mi Lindo Guanajuato LLC, BLWine, LIC392859
    2. INSIGHT BREWING CO, 2821 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by INSIGHT BREWING CO LLC, BLAmend, LIC392654
    3. INSIGHT BREWING CO, 2821 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by INSIGHT BREWING CO LLC, BLAmend, LIC393675
    4. The Butcher's Tale, 1121 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Butcher & Whiskey Co., LLC, BLLiquor, LIC392827
  2. 6 Liquor license renewals for April 20, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00443)
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  3. 7 2020-25 Cooperative Funding Agreement for fair housing planning This link open a new window(2021-00430)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative funding agreement among members of the Fair Housing Implementation Council with City participation not to exceed $25,000 to facilitate implementation of fair housing planning activities having metro-wide significance for a term of July 1, 2020-June 30, 2025.

  4. 8 2021 Minneapolis HUD Consolidated Plan/Action Plan This link open a new window(2021-00431)
    1. Setting a public hearing on the 2021 Minneapolis HUD Consolidated Plan/Action Plan for May 4, 2021.

  5. 9 Local Unified Plan for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs This link open a new window(2021-00433)
    1. Authorizing the Mayor to sign the 2021-2023 Local Unified Plan for Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act Programs.

    2. Directing Community Planning & Economic Development staff to submit the 2021-2023 Local Unified Plan to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

  6. 10 Grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2021-00437)
    1. Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program for the following projects: Agra, 901 27th Ave S, in the amount of $193,500; Currie Commons, 187 Humboldt Ave N, in the amount of $500,000; Satori Apartments, 819 W Broadway Ave, 821 W Broadway Ave, 825 W Broadway Ave, 1836 Bryant Ave N, and 1838 Bryant Ave N, in the amount of $402,500; and Snelling Yards, 3601 44th St E, in the amount of $259,945.

    2. Authorizing contracts or agreements with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the aforesaid grants.

    3. Authorizing funding agreements with the identified subrecipients (or affiliated entities) and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.

    4. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

  7. 11 Applications for environmental grant funding in the spring 2021 brownfield grant round This link open a new window(2021-00450)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 2025 W River Road, 2025 W River Rd N; 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE; Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway; and Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE, and 3600 5th St NE.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 550 W Lake Street --- Phase 3, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 520 W Lake St and 2949 Garfield Ave S; 2025 W River Road, 2025 W River Rd N; 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE; 2618 Lowry Avenue N Redevelopment, 2619 Lowry Ave N; Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Chicago-Lake Redevelopment Project, 2926 Chicago Ave, 2928 Chicago Ave, 2930 Chicago Ave and 810 E Lake St; Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway; Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Ave SE; Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE and 3600 5th St NE; Shelby Commons, 188½ Glenwood Ave; and Walker Methodist Raines, 3737 Bryant Ave S.

    3. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund [ERF] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 550 W Lake Street --- Phase 3, 514 W Lake St, 516 W Lake St, 520 W Lake St and 2949 Garfield Ave S; 2025 W River Road, 2025 W River Rd N; 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE; Agra, 901 27th Ave S; Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway; Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Ave SE; Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE and 3600 5th St NE; Northeast Athletic Fields Park Improvements, 1400 Fillmore St NE, 1601 Fillmore St NE, 1401 Polk St NE and 1500 Johnson St NE; and Shelby Commons, 188½ Glenwood Ave.

  8. 12 Upper Harbor Terminal exclusive rights extension and appropriation This link open a new window(2021-00448)
    1. Authorizing an extension of exclusive rights agreement between the City, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, and United Properties to extend the developer’s exclusive rights until December 31, 2021.

    2. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation of funds by $495,000 to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department for predevelopment activities for Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment.

  9. 13 Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR): Upper Harbor Terminal, 3800 1st St N, 2 36th Ave N, 51 36th Ave N, 51 34th Ave N, 3360 1st St N, 3700 Washington Ave N, 3648 Washington Ave N, 3701 Washington Ave N, and 3639 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00440)
    1. Adopting the Final Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR) Order for the Upper Harbor Terminal development located at 3800 1st St N, 2 36th Ave N, 51 36th Ave N, 51 34th Ave N, 3360 1st St N, 3700 Washington Ave N, 3648 Washington Ave N, 3701 Washington Ave N, and 3639 Washington Ave N.

  10. 14 Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) 2021 funding recommendations This link open a new window(2021-00444)
    1. Authorizing grant agreements for the Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) subject to modifications as approved by the Community Planning & Economic Development Director, as follows: Activate Network, $10,000; African Development Center, $35,000; African Economic Development Solutions, $30,000; Black Womens Wealth Alliance, $35,000; CLUES, $20,000; ConnectUp! Institute, $20,000; Coopera, $7,500; Cooperative Development Services, $15,000; Davis Law Office, $20,000; Harun Law, $10,000; Hortensia Law, $17,500; Impact Hub, $10,000; Just Law $17,500; Lake Street Council, $25,000; Latino Economic Development Center, $30,000; Meda, $20,000; Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers, $35,000; MniSota Fund, $30,000; Neighborhood Development Center, $35,000; NextStage, $20,000; Nexus, $17,500; Northside Economic Opportunity Network, $35,000; Seward Redesign, $25,000; West Bank Business Association, $35,000; West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, $30,000; Women Venture, $15,000.

  11. 15 Satori Boutique Apartments Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan This link open a new window(2021-00445)
    1. Setting a public hearing for May 4, 2021, to consider the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for the Satori Boutique Apartments project located at 817 1/2, 819, 821 and 825 West Broadway and 1828, 1830, 1832, 1836 and 1838 Bryant Avenue North.

  12. 16 Contracts with KCI Conservation and Midwest Arts Conservation Center for pool of qualified art conservators This link open a new window(2021-00446)
    1. Authorizing a contract with KCI Conservation in the amount of $225,000, for art conservator services for a length of three (3) years from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2024.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Arts Conservation Center in the amount of $225,000, for art conservator services for a length of three (3) years from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2024.

  13. 17 Exclusive development rights to Sherman Associates: 1500 4th St S This link open a new window(2021-00447)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to Sherman Associates for property located at 1500 4th St S for a period of 24 months for the purchase and development of the property.

  14. 18 Exclusive development rights to The John Buck Company: 250 4th St S, 309 2nd Ave S, 217 3rd St S, 215 3rd St S This link open a new window(2021-00451)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to The John Buck Company for City-owned property located at 250 4th St S, 309 2nd Ave S, 217 3rd St S, and 215 3rd St S for a period of 24 months for development-related activities regarding the Public Service Center Block.

  15. 19 Rezoning: Daniel Perkins, on behalf of M Club Properties, LLC, 125 Lowry Ave NE and 2512 2nd St NE This link open a new window(2021-00436)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Daniel Perkins, on behalf of M Club Properties, LLC, to rezone (PLAN12126) the properties located at 125 Lowry Ave NE and 2512 2nd St NE from the I2 Medium Industrial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to construct a new seven-story, mixed use building with 209 dwelling units and 1,600 sq. ft. of art studio 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.


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Actions referred to Council: Apr 30, 2021
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