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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
July 13, 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 Land Sale: Snelling Yards, 3601 East 44th Street This link open a new window(2021-00709)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of part of the property at 3601 East 44th Street (aka 4444 1/2 Snelling Avenue South) [part of Disposition Parcel SNELL YDS 1], to Ecumen Minneapolis Snelling Yards, LLLP or an affiliate for $1 million subject to the term sheet terms and conditions.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of part of the property at 3601 East 44th Street (aka 4444 1/2 Snelling Avenue South) [part of Disposition Parcel SNELL YDS 1], to Snelling Yards Apartments LP or an affiliate for $1 million subject to the term sheet terms and conditions.

  2. 3 Snelling Yards Senior Housing Tax Increment Financing Plan This link open a new window(2021-00702)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Snelling Yards Senior Housing at a subdivided portion of 3601 44th Street East (aka 4444 1/2 Snelling Avenue South), nka 4440 Snelling Avenue South.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF Note to Ecumen Snelling Yards Minneapolis LLLP in a principal amount not to exceed $1,771,200.

    3. Authorizing a TIF assistance contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended action with Ecumen Snelling Yards Minneapolis LLLP.

  3. 4 Regulation of rooming units and congregate living facilities ordinance (Housing Code) This link open a new window(2020-00702)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, creating a regulatory framework to allow for new —  and to better regulate existing —  rooming houses, single room occupancy units, and congregate living facilities.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 5 Variance appeals: Elliot Fisher, 3415 2 1/2 St NE This link open a new window(2021-00760)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Elliot Fisher regarding the following decisions of the Zoning Board of Adjustment (PLAN12091) for an established fence for the property located at 3415 2 1/2 St NE:

      1. Denying the variance to increase the maximum height of a fence in the required front yard.
      2. Denying the variance to increase the maximum height of a fence in the required corner side yard for the property located at 3415 2 1/2 St NE.
  2. 6 Conditional use permit appeal: Erich Heger, 216 7th St S This link open a new window(2021-00761)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Erich Heger regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission denying a conditional use permit (PLAN12690) to allow a 20-space vehicle surface parking lot in the Downtown Parking Overlay District for the property located at 216 7th St S.

Consent

  1. 7 Gambling License Approvals for July 13, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00741)
    1. Firefighters for Healing, 817 5TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Firefighters for Healing, BLGeneral, LIC394763
  2. 8 Minneapolis Arts Commission appointment This link open a new window(2021-00742)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Jack Moebius, Seat 16, Ward 12, for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2023.

  3. 9 Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 2934 Colfax Avenue N, owner Emeka Okeakpu This link open a new window(2021-00743)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 2934 Colfax Avenue N, formerly held by Paul Yackel, to be held by new owner Emeka Okeakpu, based on verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  4. 10 Grant applications to the 2021 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grants round This link open a new window(2021-00744)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the submittal of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grant programs for the following projects: 3030 Nicollet (Project for Pride in Living), Calvary Apartments (Trellis Calvary Development LLC), Northrup King Residential (Artspace Northrup King, LLC), Plymouth Avenue Apartments (Matrix Development, LLC), Simpson Community Shelter and Apartments (Project for Pride in Living), and Wadaag Commons/ Focus Arts Building (Seward Commons LLC).

  5. 11 Contract with Hennepin County for Emergency Rental Assistance Program Processing Support This link open a new window(2021-00769)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County or affiliated entities for up to $2,000,000 to administer the Emergency Rental Assistance Tenant Application Program.

  6. 12 Local Historic Landmark Designation: Como Avenue Congregational Church, 1035 14th Ave SE This link open a new window(2021-00759)
    1. Denying the local historic landmark designation (PLAN12775) of the Como Avenue Congregational Church, located at 1035 14th Ave SE.

  7. 13 Inclusionary zoning fee ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00681)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 525 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Administration and Enforcement, amending inclusionary zoning administration and monitoring fees.

  8. 14 Land sale: 628 E Franklin This link open a new window(2021-00728)
    1. Setting a public hearing for July 27, 2021, to consider the land sale of 628 E Franklin.

  9. 15 Missing Middle Rental Pilot Program land sales This link open a new window(2021-00740)
    1. Setting a public hearing for July 27, 2021, to consider the land sales of multiple properties through the Missing Middle Rental Pilot program.

  10. 16 Rezoning: Ann Carlson-Yunga, on behalf of Cedar Lake Road, LLC, 224 Cedar Lake Rd S This link open a new window(2021-00762)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ann Carlson-Yunga, on behalf of Cedar Lake Road, LLC to rezone (PLAN12301) the eastern portion of the property located at 224 Cedar Lake Rd S from the R1A Multiple Family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District, retaining the BFI3 Interior 3 Built Form Overlay District to resolve an existing split-zoning condition.

    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. 17 Regulation of rooming units and congregate living facilities ordinance (Zoning Code) This link open a new window(2020-00703)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, creating a regulatory framework to allow for new —  and to better regulate existing —  rooming houses, single room occupancy units, and congregate living facilities:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.

      2. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      3. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      4. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      5. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      6. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      7. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

Postponement

  1. 18 Local Historic District Designation: Glendale Town Houses Historic District This link open a new window(2021-00697)
    1. Considering a resolution approving the local historic district designation (PLAN10537) of the Glendale Town Houses Historic District which includes seven (7) parcels consisting of 184 town homes spread across 28 buildings at the following addresses: 2700-2710, 2805-2819, 2806-2820, 2821-2835, 2822-2836, 2837-2851, and 2838-2848 Delaware Street SE; 2700-2706 and 2701-2709 Essex Street SE; 28-42, 33-43, 44-58, 45-59, 60-74, 61-75, and 76-90 St. Mary’s Avenue SE; 2801-2811 St. Mary’s Place; 100-106, 108-114, 116-126, 128-142, and 166-176 27th Avenue SE; and 10-20, 22-32, 34-40, 42-52, and 66-80 Williams Avenue SE.


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Actions referred to Council: Jul 23, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Jul 27, 2021
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