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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
August 10, 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 Parallel, 145 Holden St N, (Ward 5), for a permanent outdoor expansion of premises. This link open a new window(2021-00867)
    1. Considering application for PARALLEL, 145 HOLDEN ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 5) submitted by Parallel LLC, BLAmend, LIC388844 for a permanent outdoor expansion of premises, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. 3 US Bank Stadium, 425 Portland Ave, (Ward 3), for On-Sale Liquor, w/ Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2021-00868)
    1. Considering application for US Bank Stadium, 425 PORTLAND AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, BLLiquor, LIC395085 for On-Sale Liquor, w/ Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. 4 Hennepin Schools Building Company revenue bond issuance: 1001 E 46th St This link open a new window(2021-00802)
    1. Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to and authorizing the issuance of up to $22,000,000 in Charter School Lease Revenue Bonds (Hennepin Schools Project) Series 2021A and Taxable Series 2021B. 

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 5 Site plan review and administrative height increase appeals: Einar Hanson, on behalf of Strobel & Hanson, P.A., 5011-5015 France Ave S This link open a new window(2021-00899)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Einar Hanson, on behalf of Strobel & Hanson, P.A. regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission for the property located at 5011-5015 France Ave S:

      1. Approving the site plan review application (PLAN12856) to construct a new, six-story mixed-use building with 16 dwelling units and 8,450 square feet of commercial space, subject to conditions.
      2. Approving the administrative height increase to increase the maximum height from 4 stories or 56 feet to 6 stories/82 feet, 9 inches.

Consent

  1. 6 Liquor License Approvals for August 10, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00871)
    1. Darbar India Grill, 1221 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by KKIK LLC, BLLiquor, LIC394327
    2. Rand Tower Hotel/Rand Tower, 527 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Hersha Hospitality Management L.P., BLLiquor, LIC394474
    3. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, 920 2ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by RCSH Operations Inc, BLAmend, LIC394238
    4. Cardamom, 725 VINELAND PL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by 4312 Argentina, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC394628
  2. 7 Liquor License Renewals for August 10, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00866)
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  3. 8 Gambling License Approvals for August 10, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00865)
    1. One Man Project, 1300 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, submitted by One Man Project, BLGeneral, LIC395516
    2. St. Maron Church, 602 UNIVERSITY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by St. Maron Church, BLGeneral, LIC395503
    3. Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame Inc, 401 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame Inc, BLGeneral, LIC395229
  4. 9 Emergency Rental Assistance Round 2 Funds This link open a new window(2021-00903)
    1. Accepting funding from the U.S. Treasury, in the amount of $10,175,482.50 for Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA2).

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of federal emergency rental assistance funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

  5. 10 Minnesota Historical Society Certified Local Government (CLG) grant for Washburn - Fair Oaks Historic District This link open a new window(2021-00869)
    1. Accepting a Certified Local Government (CLG) grant from the Minnesota Historical Society, in the amount of $20,000, to update the locally-designated Washburn-Fair Oaks Historic District inventory of contributing and non-contributing properties.

    2. Authorizing an 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.  

  6. 11 Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Metropolitan Council Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), and Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund (ERF) spring 2021 brownfield grants. This link open a new window(2021-00897)
    1. Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), in the total amount of $829,002, for the following projects: Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway ($310,940) 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 ($518,062).

    2. Accepting grants from the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), in the total amount of $1,404,100, for the following projects:  2025 W River Road Apartments, 2025 W River Rd N ($384,100); 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE ($193,500); Agra, 901 27th Ave S ($378,000); Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE and 3600 5th St NE ($74,700); and Walker Methodist Raines, 3737 Bryant Ave S. ($373,800).

    3. Accepting grants from the Hennepin County’s Environmental Response Fund (ERF), in the total amount of $1,399,258, 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 ($100,000); 2025 W River Road Apartments, 2025 W River Rd N ($216,441); 2301 California Street NE, 2301 California St NE and 78 23rd Ave NE ($193,574); Agra, 901 27th Ave S ($116,710); Juxtaposition Arts Campus Expansion, 2015 Emerson Ave N, 1100 W Broadway, 1108 W Broadway and 1110 W Broadway ($83,907); Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing, 495 Malcolm Ave SE ($201,500); Nordeast Business Center, 310 37th Ave NE, 324 37th Ave NE, 400 37th Ave NE, 416 37th Ave NE and 3600 5th St NE ($90,285); and Shelby Commons, 188½ Glenwood Ave ($122,652).

    4. Authorizing contracts with DEED, the Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County for the aforesaid grants.

    5. Authorizing execution of one or more funding agreements with each of the sub-recipients identified below (or an affiliated entity) and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.

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

  7. 12 Contract amendment with Emmanuel Sackey dba Building Code Tech, for demolition of 1625 West Broadway Avenue North This link open a new window(2021-00898)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0003386 with Emmanuel Sackey dba Building Code Tech, in the amount of $41,805 for a total amount not to exceed $199,845, for additional services required with the demolition of 1625 West Broadway Avenue North.

  8. 13 Street vacation: The Metropolitan Council, Holden St from the east side of Royalston Ave N, within the BNSF and HCRRA rail corridor, west of Twins Way This link open a new window(2021-00892)
    1. Approving an application submitted by The Metropolitan Council to vacate (Vac1734) Holden St from the east side of Royalston Ave N, within the BNSF and HCRRA rail corridor, west of Twins Way, in support of Met Council’s SWLRT project and subject to the retention of easements by the County of Hennepin, Xcel Energy, Inc./Northern States Power Company, and the City of Minneapolis.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating Holden St from the east side of Royalston Ave N, within the BNSF and HCRRA rail corridor, west of Twins Way Vacation File No. 1734.

  9. 14 Street vacation: The Metropolitan Council, Royalston Ave N south of Holden St N This link open a new window(2021-00893)
    1. Approving an application submitted by The Metropolitan Council to vacate (VAC1730) Royalston Ave N laying south of Holden St N within the BNSF rail corridor, subject to the retention of easement rights by Hennepin County, City of Minneapolis, and Excel Energy/Northern States Power.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating Royalston Ave N laying south of Holden St N Vacation File 1730.

  10. 15 Street vacation: The Metropolitan Council, 12th St N crossing Holden St and HCRRA This link open a new window(2021-00894)
    1. Approving an application submitted by The Metropolitan Council to vacate (Vac1731) 12th St N crossing Holden St and HCRRA, within the BNSF rail corridor, in support of Met Council’s SWLRT project, subject to the retention of easements by the County of Hennepin, the City of Minneapolis, and Xcel Energy, Inc./Northern States Power Company.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating 12th St N crossing Holden St and HCRRA, within the BNSF rail corridor Vacation File No. 1731.

  11. 16 Street vacation: The Metropolitan Council, northwest corner of Holden St N and Royalston Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00895)
    1. Approving an application submitted by The Metropolitan Council to vacate (Vac1736) the northwest corner of Holden St N and Royalston Ave N.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the northwest corner of Holden St N and Royalston Ave N Vacation File No. 1736.

  12. 17 Slope easement: The Metropolitan Council, portions of a slope easement east of Royalston and north of and adjacent to the HCRRA corridor This link open a new window(2021-00870)
    1. Approving an application submitted by The Metropolitan Council to vacate (Vac1735) portions of a slope easement, east of Royalston and north of and adjacent to the HCRRA corridor.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating portions of a slope easement, east of Royalston and north of and adjacent to the HCRRA corridor Vacation File No. 1735.

  13. 18 Minneapolis 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) This link open a new window(2021-00834)
    1. Setting a public hearing for August 24, 2021, to receive public comment on the 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report.

  14. 19 Window requirements for energy-efficient homes ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00804)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, revising minimum window requirements for energy-efficient single-, two-, and three-family dwellings:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      4. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
  15. 20 Regulation of amphitheaters ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00803)
    1. Referring to staff the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, adding regulations for amphitheaters:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.
      3. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
      4. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Mobility.
      5. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      6. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      7. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      8. Chapter 550 Industrial Districts.
      9. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

Receive & File

  1. 21 The Way Home: Safe, dignified and affordable housing for Minneapolis residents, 2018-2020 Progress Report This link open a new window(2021-00872)
    1. Receiving and filing The Way Home: Safe, dignified, and affordable housing for Minneapolis residents 2018-2020 Progress Report related to City housing strategies and progress from 2018 to 2020.

Postponement

  1. 22 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: Aug 20, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Aug 24, 2021
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