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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
November 9, 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 Third Party Delivery Services ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00906)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 353 entitled "Third Party Delivery Services" to add regulations related to fees charged to affiliated businesses.

  2. 3 Appointment of Director of Regulatory Services This link open a new window(2021-01135)
    1. Considering the appointment by the Executive Committee of Saray Garnett-Hochuli to the appointed position of Director of Regulatory Services for an unexpired term ending Jan 3, 2022.

  3. 4 Deco Catering, 2917 Bryant Ave S, (Ward 10) for a Rental Hall and an Extended Hours license This link open a new window(2021-01194)
    1. Deco Catering, 2917 BRYANT AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Five Deco LLC, BLEnter, LIC397020
    2. Deco Catering, 2917 BRYANT AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Five Deco LLC, BLGeneral, LIC397065
  4. 5 Olympic Cafe Plus, 2117 West Broadway, (Ward 5) for an Extended Hours license This link open a new window(2021-01197)
    1. Olympic Cafe Plus, 2117 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Lolo Food Inc, BLGeneral, LIC396976
  5. 6 Capri Theater, 2027 West Broadway, (Ward 5) for an On Sale Wine with General Entertainment license This link open a new window(2021-01201)
    1. Capri Theater, 2027 WEST BROADWAY Minneapolis, MN, submitted by PLYMOUTH CHRISTIAN YOUTH CENTER, BLWine, LIC395307
  6. 7 Land conveyances and development terms with United Properties, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, and Xcel Energy for City-owned properties located at Upper Harbor Terminal This link open a new window(2021-01158)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the execution of a redevelopment agreement for a 99-year lease with United Properties Development, LLC or an affiliated entity for a portion of City-owned property located at 3800 1st St N (Disposition parcel No. 1 aka Development Parcel 1b) in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the execution of a redevelopment agreement for land conveyance to Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for portions of City-owned property located at 3800 1st St N (Disposition Parcel No. 1), 2 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 2), 51 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 3), 51 34th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 4), and 3360 1st St N (Disposition Parcel No. 5) (collectively, Development Parcel 2) in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

    3. Authorizing a relocation agreement between the City and Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy (Xcel Energy) for relocation of existing overhead powerlines at Upper Harbor Terminal in the amount of up to $3,204,249. 

    4. Authorizing an easement agreement granting a utility easement to Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy to facilitate powerline relocation over parts of City-owned property for an easement located at 2 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 2), 51 36th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 3), 51 34th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 4), and 3360 1st St N (Disposition Parcel No. 5).

    5. Passage of Resolution amending the 2021 General Appropriation Resolution to authorize the appropriation of funds in the amount of $3,069,440 for City share of powerline relocation costs.

    6. Passage of Resolution affirming Metropolitan Council’s claim of ownership to an easement for a public sewer over the Upper Harbor Terminal site.

    7. Authorizing the execution of an exclusive rights agreement between the City and First Avenue Productions LLC, an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization, or an affiliated public benefit corporation for ­­­­­­­­­­Development Parcel 3 in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

    8. Authorizing an exclusive rights agreement between the City and United Properties Development, LLC or an affiliated entity for Development Parcels 1a, 4, 5, 6a, 6b, 7a and 7b in accordance with the terms attached to this report.

  7. 8 2021 Special Legislation Fund Tax Increment Spending Plan This link open a new window(2021-01151)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the 2021 Special Legislation Fund Tax Increment Spending Plan.

  8. 9 2021 Levy for Special Assessments relating to nuisance condition abatement and unpaid administrative enforcement fees and fines This link open a new window(2021-01227)
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Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 10 Variance appeal: Nichol Dehmer Beckstrand, on behalf of Scottie Hall, 2827 18th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01196)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Nichol Dehmer Beckstrand, on behalf of Scottie Hall regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN12947) to increase the maximum combined floor area of all detached accessory structures for the property located at 2827 18th Ave S.

Consent

  1. 11 Liquor license approvals for November 9, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-01200)
    1. Tailgate Sports Cafe/ Patty Wagon, 6042 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by TPW Hospitality LLC, BLLiquor, LIC396433
    2. Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis - University Area, 511 HURON BLVD SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by MCR Fund II Property Management LLC, BLLiquor, LIC395950
    3. Buster's On 28th, 4204 28TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by RF Concepts, LLC, BLWine, LIC396143
    4. Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, 1313 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Trimark Hotel Corporation, BLAmend, LIC397031
    5. Target Field, 353 5TH ST N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minnesota Sportservice LLC, BLAmend, LIC396201
    6. Trader Joe's, 721 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Trader Joe's East Inc., BLAmend, LIC396108
    7. Wild Mind Ales, 6031 PILLSBURY AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wild Mind Ales LLC, BLBrewery, LIC396368
    8. Wild Mind Ales, 6031 PILLSBURY AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Wild Mind Ales LLC, BLBrewery, LIC396369
  2. 12 Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) appointments This link open a new window(2021-01195)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2022, and ending Dec. 31, 2024:  Tamir Ali Mohamud, Seat 1, Ward 6; and Mikkel Beckmen, Seat 5, Ward 13.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2022, and ending Dec. 31, 2024:  Sharmarke M. Issa, Seat 4, and designated as Board Chair.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Sharmarke M. Issa.

  3. 13 Commercial Property Development Fund (CPDF) loan for Provision, LLC: 705 42nd Ave N and 4164 Aldrich Ave N This link open a new window(2021-01199)
    1. Authorizing a $625,000 Commercial Property Development Fund Loan to Provision, LLC or its assigns to assist in the acquisition and renovation of the building at 705 42nd Ave N and the acquisition of the associated parking lot at 4164 Aldrich Ave N.

  4. 14 Rezoning: Nick Patterson, on behalf of 715 Greco, LLC, 715 2nd St N This link open a new window(2021-01202)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Nick Patterson, on behalf of 715 Greco, LLC, to rezone (PLAN13240) the property located at 715 2nd St N from the C3A Community Activity Center District to the B4N Downtown Neighborhood District, retaining the BFC6 Corridor 6 Built Form Overlay District and the DP Downtown Parking Overlay District to subdivide the property into two separate parcels.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  5. 15 National Dislocated Worker grant for workforce development services This link open a new window(2021-01220)
    1. Accepting a grant from Midwest Urban Strategies, in the amount of $800,000, for Dislocated Worker employment and training services.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Urban Strategies for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department.

  6. 16 Contract with Midwest Urban Strategies, Inc. for Midwest regional workforce development services This link open a new window(2021-01221)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Urban Strategies, Inc. in the amount up to $30,000, for development of best practices, strategies, and coordinated resources that promote the Midwest region’s workforce development system through December 31, 2024.

  7. 17 Carryforward of Year 2021 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2021-01230)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carryforward of unused Year 2021 Tax Exempt Housing Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program

  8. 18 2020 Supplemental and Fiscal Year 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Emergency Shelter Capital Funding Recommendations This link open a new window(2021-01231)
    1. Approving up to $232,828 of fiscal year 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for renovation of St. Anne's Place to Ascension Place, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    2. Approving up to $195,000 of fiscal year 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for essential services in the Whittier neighborhood to Simpson Housing Services, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    3. Approving up to $376,584 of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) Round 2 grant funds for renovation of St. Anne's Place to Ascension Place, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    4. Authorizing contracts and agreements with the organizations receiving the Emergency Solutions Grant funding award(s).

  9. 19 Right-of-way vacations: Jim Voll, on behalf of the City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development, 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(2021-01224)
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  10. 20 Street vacation: Catherine Britt with Cunningham Group, on behalf of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, 3000 E Bde Maka Ska Pkwy This link open a new window(2021-01228)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Catherine Britt with Cunningham Group, on behalf of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to vacate (PLAN13290) a portion of Lake St W, between E Bde Maka Ska Pkwy and Lake Bde Maka Ska.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of Lake St W, between E Bde Maka Ska Pkwy and Lake Bde Maka Ska Vacation File No. 1732.

  11. 21 Rezoning: Mike Swedahl, on behalf of 715 13th Ave SE LLC, 715 13th Ave SE This link open a new window(2021-01223)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Mike Swedahl, on behalf of 715 13th Ave SE. LLC to rezone (PLAN13393) the property located at 715 13th Ave SE from the R2B Multiple Family District to the R3 Multiple Family District to construct a new four-unit residential building.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  12. 22 Rezoning, alley vacation, and sewer easement vacation: Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc., 2837, 2839, and 2843 11th Ave S and 2834, 2836, and 2840 12th Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01229)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc. to rezone (PLAN13277) the properties located at 2837 11th Ave S, 2834, 2836, and 2840 12th Ave S from R2B Multiple-family District to R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new five-story, multiple-family dwelling with 86 units. 

    2. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc. to rezone (PLAN13277) the properties located at 2839 and 2843 11th Ave S from R4 Multiple-family District to R5 Multiple-family District to construct a new five-story, multiple-family dwelling with 86 units. 

    3. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc. to rezone (PLAN13277) the properties located at 2837, 2839, and 2843 11th Ave S and 2834, 2836, and 2840 12th Ave S from BFI3 Interior 3 Built Form Overlay District to BFC6 Corridor 6 Built Form Overlay District to construct a new five-story, multiple-family dwelling with 86 units. 

    4. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

    5. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc., to vacate (PLAN13277) the public alley in the northwest quadrant of 29th St E and 12th Ave S, north of the Midtown Greenway, subject to the retention of easements by Lumen, Comcast, and Xcel Energy.

    6. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of an alley in the block between 11th and 12th Ave S, north of the Midtown Greenway (Vacation File No. 1756).

    7. Approving an application submitted by Josh Fowler, on behalf of DJR Architecture, Inc., to vacate (PLAN13277) the the northwest quadrant of 11th Ave S and the Midtown Greenway, subject to the retention of easements by the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department.

    8. Passage of Resolution vacating the sewer easement in the block between 11th and 12th Ave S, north of the Midtown Greenway (Vacation File No. 1764).

  13. 23 Zoning Code revisions This link open a new window(2021-00952)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, correcting Zoning Code citations and inconsistencies and clarifying vague or confusing provisions:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 527 Planned Unit Development.
      4. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      5. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      6. Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.
      7. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
      8. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Mobility.
      9. Chapter 543 Off-Premise Advertising Signs and Billboards.
      10. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      11. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      12. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      13. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      14. Chapter 550 Industrial Districts.
      15. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
      16. Chapter 552 Built Form Overlay Districts.
  14. 24 Housing Revenue Bonds for the Fire Station One/Portland at Third affordable housing project This link open a new window(2021-01222)
    1. Setting a public hearing for November 30, 2021, for consideration of the issuance of Housing Revenue Bonds for the Fire Station One/Portland at Third affordable housing project located at 260 Portland Avenue South.

  15. 25 Property Assessment for Clean Energy (PACE) financing for Twain GL XXII, LLC Hotel Indigo: 618 2nd Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01198)
    1. Setting a public hearing for November 30, 2021, to consider approving a special assessment of $5,564,232 for energy efficient equipment and controls to Twain GL XXII, LLC for its Hotel Indigo development project at 618 2nd Ave S. 

  16. 26 Land Sale: Sideyard 917 26th Ave N This link open a new window(2021-01174)
    1. Setting a public hearing for November 30, 2021, to consider the sideyard sale of a portion of the City-owned property located at 917 26th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 3L-035A) to Michael Nehmzow.

    2. Setting a public hearing for November 30, 2021, to consider the sideyard sale of a portion of the City-owned property located at 917 26th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. 3L-035B) to Robert Byron Knox and Margaret Ann Starr-Knox, trustees of the B&M Trusts.

Receive & File

  1. 27 2020 Annual Tax Increment Financing Disclosure Statement This link open a new window(2021-01173)
    1. Receiving and filing the 2020 Annual Disclosure Statement on the City's use of tax increment financing, submitted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 469.175, Subdivisions 5 and 6.

Discussion

  1. 28 Variance appeal: Chris Murphy and Martina Sagayam, 4418 and 4422 Beard Ave S This link open a new window(2021-01109)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Chris Murphy and Martina Sagayam regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission approving a variance (PLAN12953) to reduce the minimum north interior side yard setback to allow for a transformer (electrical equipment) accessory to a newly constructed multiple-family dwelling located at 4418 and 4422 Beard Ave S, subject to conditions. 

  2. 29 Changes to owner-occupied rehabilitation programs This link open a new window(2021-01237)
    1. Authorizing the adoption of the revised Home Improvement Program guidelines.

    2. Authorizing loan repayments to recycle as a revolving fund.

    3. Authorizing the continuance of Community Planning & Economic Development's lending activities with Minnesota Housing's home improvement loan products to owner-occupied household at or below 80% AMI.

    4. Authorizing an application to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for a Community Fix Up Loan initiative using HIP program funding up to $25,000 as a grant to write down the market interest rate of the Fix Up Loan to a discount of up to 0% for owner-occupied households at or below 80% AMI.

    5. Directing staff to report back in 2025 on Minnesota Housing lending outcomes.

Postponement

  1. 30 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. 31 Catholic Eldercare revenue note refunding: 2919 Randolph St NE, 817 Main St NE, 909 Main St NE This link open a new window(2021-01241)
    1. Setting a public hearing for November 30, 2021, to consider amendments to the Catholic Eldercare MCDA’s Healthcare and Housing Facilities Revenue Refunding Note (Catholic Eldercare Project), Series 2014B in the original amount of $5 million. 


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