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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
September 28, 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: 613 33rd Ave N This link open a new window(2021-00954)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sideyard sale of the property at 613 33rd Ave (Disposition Parcel No. 864) to Michael Zappa for $300, subject to conditions.

    2. Waiving requirement in City Real Estate Disposition Policy to allow the sale of a “buildable lot” for sideyard.

  2. 3 Andy's Diner, 1500 West Lake Street, (Ward 7) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment license This link open a new window(2021-01047)
    1. Considering application for Andy's Diner, 1500 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Fat Cat Eats LLC, BLWine, LIC395632 for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment license.
  3. 4 Selam Restaurant, 3860 Minnehaha, (Ward 12) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No live entertainment license This link open a new window(2021-01049)
    1. Considering application for Selam Restaurant, 3860 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Selam Restaurant/Coffee LLC, BLWine, LIC394271 for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No LIve Entertainment license.
  4. 5 Indeed Brewing Company, 711 15th Ave NE, (Ward 1) for an expansion of premises, adding a Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2021-01066)
    1. Considering application for Indeed Brewing Company, 711 15TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by INDEED BREWING CO LLC, BLAmend, LIC395763 for an expansion of premises.
    2. Considering application for Indeed Brewing Company, 711 15TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by Indeed Brewing Company MN, LLC, BLFood, LIC394186 for a Sidewalk Cafe license.
  5. 6 Heather's, 5201 Chicago Ave, (Ward 11) for a permanent expansion of premises, adding a Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2021-01048)
    1. Considering application for Heather's, 5201 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by 5201 Chicago LLC, BLAmend, LIC395756 for a permanent expansion of premises.
    2. Considering application for Heather's, 5201 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by 5201 Chicago LLC, BLFood, LIC395758 for a Sidewalk Cafe license.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 7 Variance appeal: Ashii Vrohidis, 3748 W Bde Maka Ska Pkwy This link open a new window(2021-01062)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Ashii Vrohidis regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment approving the following variances (PLAN13119) to construct various improvements within the established front yard and interior side yard located at 3748 W Bde Maka Ska Pkwy: 

      1. Variance to reduce the required front yard from 26 feet and 2 inches to 1 foot 2 inches for the construction of retaining walls that do not maintain natural grade.
      2. Variance to reduce the required interior side yard from 5 feet to 4 feet 1 inch for the construction of retaining walls that do not maintain natural grade.
      3. Variance to reduce the required front yard from 26 feet and 2 inches to 4 inches for the construction of raised planting beds.
      4. Variance to reduce the required interior side yard from 5 feet to 2 inches for the construction of raised planting beds.

Consent

  1. 8 Liquor license approvals for September 28, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-01057)
    1. El GuanajuaTown Mexican Restaurant, 311 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by Mi Lindo Guanajuato LLC, BLLiquor, LIC395976
    2. Stop N Shop, 3050 1ST AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by Zerka Fuel Inc, BLBeerOff, LIC395245
    3. D'Amico Catering at the Walker Art Center, 1750 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by D'Amico Catering LLC, BLLiquor, LIC395761
    4. Loews Minneapolis Hotel, 601 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Loews MH Operating Company LLC, BLAmend, LIC395529
    5. Farmers Kitchen + Bar; Farmers Kitchen and Bar, 750 2ND ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Minnesota Farmers Union Alliance LLC, BLLiquor, LIC396146
  2. 9 Liquor license renewals for September 28, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-01058)
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  3. 10 Gambling license approvals for September 28, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-01056)
    1. Firefighters for Healing, 3134 CALIFORNIA ST NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Firefighters for Healing, BLGeneral, LIC396377
  4. 11 Community Code Support Program Memorandum of Understanding with Xcel and CenterPoint Energy This link open a new window(2021-01012)
    1. Authorizing execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy to engage in the Community Code Support Program which includes a legally binding mutual confidentiality agreement.

  5. 12 State Grant Requirement for Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery Restoration Project This link open a new window(2021-01063)
    1. Passage of Resolution dedicating $253,711 for the Finance & Property Services Department in the CPSD12 Fund (04100-9010123) for the Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery restoration project.

  6. 13 Temporary lease with the United States Postal Service: 10 W Lake St This link open a new window(2021-01064)
    1. Authorizing the City to enter into a lease agreement with the United States Postal Service for space at 10 W Lake St through March 31, 2023, with two three-month extensions at the option of the Director of Community Planning and Economic Development.

  7. 14 Contract with Affordable Housing Connections to serve as the Certifying Entity for Inclusionary Zoning This link open a new window(2021-01068)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Affordable Housing Connections to serve as the Certifying Entity for Inclusionary Zoning, for a period of three years with an option to extend annually for up to two years. 

  8. 15 Regulation of amphitheaters ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00803)
    1. Passage of 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.
  9. 16 Malcolm Yards Housing Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan and Malcolm Yards Affordable Housing Project Housing Revenue Bonds: 495 Malcolm Ave This link open a new window(2021-01059)
    1. Setting a public hearing for October 12, 2021, for consideration of the Malcolm Yards Housing Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for the Malcolm Yards affordable housing project located at 495 Malcolm Ave.

    2. Setting a public hearing for October 12, 2021, for consideration of the issuance of Housing Revenue Bonds for the Malcolm Yards affordable housing project located at 495 Malcolm Ave.

  10. 17 Allina Health System revenue bond issuance: 2601 and 2801 Chicago Ave This link open a new window(2021-01065)
    1. Setting a public hearing for October 12, 2021, to consider issuing up to $200 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds for Allina Health System's central utility plant and transportation hub projects located on the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus: 2601 and 2801 Chicago Ave.   

  11. 18 Catalytic converter ordinance This link open a new window(2021-01009)
    1. Setting a public hearing for October 26, 2021, to consider an ordinance amending Title 15 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses – Miscellaneous, adding a new Chapter 404 entitled "Catalytic Converters" to regulate the sale and purchase of catalytic converters.

Discussion

  1. 19 Final Upper Harbor Terminal Coordinated Plan This link open a new window(2021-01069)
    1. Approving the Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) Coordinated Plan.

    2. Approving dedication of net ground lease payments into a special revenue fund to support North Side anti-displacement and wealth creation initiatives.

Postponement

  1. 20 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.

Addendum

  1. 21 Commemorative street name addition: Council Member Jeremiah Ellison, Plymouth Ave N between Penn Ave N and Oliver Ave N This link open a new window(2021-01071)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Council Member Jeremiah Ellison to add the commemorative street name of name of Richard Copeland Way to Plymouth Ave N between Penn Ave N and Oliver Ave N.


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Actions referred to Council: Oct 8, 2021
Next Committee meeting: Oct 12, 2021
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