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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
May 18, 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 Property Assessment for Clean Energy (PACEMN) financing: Landucci's 9th St Flats LLC, 334 9th St SE This link open a new window(2021-00497)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessment, levying the assessment and adopting the assessment roll for PACE energy financing in the amount of $50,000 for solar panels and related equipment for Landucci's 9th St Flats LLC located at 334 9th St SE.

  2. 3 Interim use permit: 4040 Washington, LLC, 4050 1/2 Washington Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00550)
    1. Considering approving an application submitted by 4040 Washington, LLC for an interim use permit (PLAN12628) to allow a towing service as an interim use for up to three years for the property located at 4050 1/2 Washington Ave N, subject to conditions. 

  3. 4 El Travieso Taqueria, 4953 Xerxes Ave. S., (Ward 13) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales and No Live Entertainment license This link open a new window(2021-00548)
    1. Considering application for El Travieso Taqueria, 4953 XERXES AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by Kike Y Shamu Inc, BLLiquor, LIC393578,for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales and No Live Entertainment license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. 5 Renter eviction protections ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00106)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, adding "just cause" eviction protections and pre-eviction filing notice requirement.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 6 Variance appeal: Nick Elders, 4933 32nd Ave S This link open a new window(2021-00557)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Nick Elders regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN12144) to reduce the minimum required front yard from 39.2 feet to 20.1 feet to construct a new single-family dwelling for the property located at 4933 32nd Ave S.

  2. 7 Zoning Administrator appeal: Jacob Stewart, on behalf of Caring Paws Pet Cremation, 916 26th Ave This link open a new window(2021-00575)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Jacob Stewart, on behalf of Caring Paws Pet Cremation regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment upholding the determination of the Zoning Administrator that pet cremation is substantially similar to a crematory.

Consent

  1. 8 Liquor license approvals for May 18, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00554)
    1. Side Chicks, 3006 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lyndale Ave Hospitality Inc., BLLiquor, LIC393654
  2. 9 Liquor license renewals for May 18, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00549)
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  3. 10 Gambling approvals for May 18, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00555)
    1. Minneapolis NE Lions Club, 1928 UNIVERSITY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MINNEAPOLIS NE LIONS CLUB, BLGeneral, LIC394185
  4. 11 Historic use variance ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00107)
    1. Setting a public hearing for June 8, 2021, to consider an ordinance amending Title 23, Chapter 599 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Heritage Preservation: Heritage Preservation Regulations, adding and amending provisions related to a waiver process for designated properties.

  5. 12 Great Streets Facade Improvement Matching Grant Program updates and Cultural Districts Interior Improvements Pilot Program guidelines This link open a new window(2021-00561)
    1. Adopting updated program guidelines for the Great Streets Facade Improvement Matching Grant Program.

    2. Approving program guidelines for a Cultural Districts Interior Improvements Pilot Program.

  6. 13 NeighborWorks Home Partners and Build Wealth MN contract amendments and Grow North Pilot report This link open a new window(2021-00582)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM3303 with NeighborWorks Home Partners dba Community Neighborhood Housing, in the amount of $126,537 for a total amount not to exceed $355,837.

    2. Authorizing an increase to contract COM3304 with Build Wealth MN, in the amount of $126,538 for a total amount not to exceed $397,238.

    3. Authorizing that the increased contracting authority can be applied to contract extensions for 2022 and 2023 contract extensions with both Build Wealth MN and NeighborWorks Home Partners dba Community Neighborhood Housing Services, depending on approved budget.

    4. Receiving and filing a report relating to the Grow North Downpayment Assistance program. 

  7. 14 George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Forgivable Loan Program This link open a new window(2021-00377)
    1. Approving a technical amendment to program guidelines for the George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Ave forgivable loan program.

  8. 15 Rezoning: 200 Plymouth, LLC, 1506 and 1512 West Broadway This link open a new window(2021-00558)
    1. Approving an application submitted by 200 Plymouth, LLC to rezone (PLAN12247) the property located at 1506 and 1512 West Broadway from the OR2 High-Density Office Residence District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor District to rezone the existing building to allow a tobacco shop and other commercial uses. 

    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. 16 2021 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program Policies and Procedures, Notice of Funding Availability, and Contingency Pool Recommendation. This link open a new window(2021-00559)
    1. Approving the 2021 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program Notice of Funding Availability.

    2. Approving the 2021 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program Policies and Procedures.

    3. Approving the reservation of $1 million in the Affordable Housing Trust Fund budget for the AHTF Contingency Pool.

  2. 17 Year 2022-2023 Housing Tax Credit Program Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) and Procedural Manual This link open a new window(2021-00565)
    1. Approving Year 2022-2023 Housing Tax Credit Program Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) and Procedural Manual


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Actions referred to Council: May 28, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Jun 8, 2021
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