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Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
November 28, 2017 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Lisa Goodman (Chair), Jacob Frey (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Abdi Warsame, Alondra Cano, and John Quincy (Quorum: 4)
Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Presentation

  1. 2 City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Partner of the Year Awards This link open a new window(2017-01442)
    1. Presenting 2017 Awards for Outstanding Service to CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio) for the Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Partner Award and to Pillsbury United Communities for the Youth Program Partner Award.

Public Hearing

  1. 3 Land Sale: 2214 4th Ave N to Ashton McGinnis and James Rautmann This link open a new window(2017-01439)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2214 4th Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-38), to Ashton McGinnis and James Rautmann for $15,600, subject to conditions.

    2. Approving the award of up to $20,000 in Homebuyer Incentive funds to Ashton McGinnis and James Rautmann.

    3. Authorizing the execution of related agreements with the selected purchaser.

  2. 4 Land Sale: 1919 Monroe St NE to Northeast Minneapolis Properties LLC This link open a new window(2017-01440)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1919 Monroe St NE, MH-37, to Northeast Minneapolis Properties LLC for $46,900, subject to conditions.  If Northeast Minneapolis Properties LLC fails to close, approving the sale of 1919 Monroe St NE, MH-37, to Dean Johnson Homes Inc. for $46,900, subject to conditions.

  3. 5 Land Sale: 415-417 Taylor St NE to Ikraan A. Abdulle and Deka Abdulle (as developers for Ikraan A. Abdulle; Deka Abdulle; Ahmed A. Abdulle; Faiso A. Abdulle; Farhiyo A. Abdulle; and Aden A. Ahmednur) This link open a new window(2017-01441)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 415-417 Taylor St NE, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-40 and MH-41), to Ikraan A. Abdulle and Deka Abdulle (as developers for Ikraan A. Abdulle; Deka Abdulle; Ahmed A. Abdulle; Faiso A. Abdulle; Farhiyo A. Abdulle; and Aden A. Ahmednur) for $180,000, subject to conditions.

  4. 6 F45 Training, 5445 Lyndale Ave S, (Ward 11), submitted by Transformation Training, LLC, Extended Hours License (LIC360688) This link open a new window(2017-01417)
    1. Approving application for F45 Training, 5445 Lyndale Ave S, (Ward 11), submitted by Transformation Training, LLC, for an Extended Hours License (LIC360688), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  5. 7 Brother Justus Whiskey, 451 Taft St NE, (Ward 1), submitted by Brother Justus Whiskey Co., LLC, Off Sale Distilled Spirits License (LIC360603) This link open a new window(2017-01418)
    1. Approving application for Brother Justus Whiskey, 451 Taft St NE, (Ward 1), submitted by Brother Justus Whiskey Co., LLC, for an Off Sale Distilled Spirits License LIC360603 (new license), subject to final inspection and compliance with provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.   

  6. 8 Geek Love Café at Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave S, (Ward 9), submitted by Moon Palace Books, LLC, On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class A License (LIC353749) This link open a new window(2017-01419)
    1. Approving application for Geek Love Café at Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave S, (Ward 9), submitted by Moon Palace Books, LLC, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class A License (LIC353749), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  7. 9 In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, 1500 E Lake St, (Ward 9), submitted by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class A License, (LIC359288) This link open a new window(2017-01420)
    1. Approving application for In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, 1500 E Lake St, (Ward 9), submitted by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class A License, (LIC359288), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  8. 10 Moxy Minneapolis Uptown, 1121 W Lake St, (Ward 10), submitted by Graves Uptown, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class C-1 with Sunday Sales License (LIC359576) and a Hotel license (LIC359580) This link open a new window(2017-01421)
    1. Approving application for Moxy Minneapolis Uptown, 1121 W Lake St, (Ward 10), submitted by Graves Uptown, LLC, for an On Sale Liquor, Class C-1 with Sunday Sales License, LIC359576, (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

    2. Approving application for Moxy Minneapolis Uptown, 1121 W Lake St, (Ward 10), submitted by Graves Uptown, LLC, for a Hotel License, LIC359580, (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  9. 11 Ombibulous, 949 E Hennepin Ave, (Ward 3), submitted by OmbiMN, LLC, Off Sale Liquor License (LIC360439) This link open a new window(2017-01422)
    1. Approving application for Ombibulous, 949 E Hennepin Ave, (Ward 3), submitted by OmbiMN, LLC, for an Off Sale Liquor License, LIC360439, subject to final inspection and compliance with provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

  10. 12 Food truck zone operating hours ordinance This link open a new window(2017-01183)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 188 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: Mobile Food Vehicle Vendors, amending the restriction on hours of operation within a special late night mobile food vendor zone.

Consent

  1. 13 Liquor, Business and Gambling Licenses for Nov. 28, 2017 This link open a new window(2017-01416)
    1. Approving the Department of Licenses and Consumer Services Agenda recommendations granting applications for Liquor, Business and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses and Consumer Services Agenda for Nov. 28, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  2. 14 Extension of development timeframe for the Capri Theater expansion project. This link open a new window(2017-01432)
    1. Approving an extension to Dec. 31, 2018, of the development time frame under a previously approved land sale of the property at 2029, 2033, and a portion of 2101 W Broadway Ave to Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) or affiliated entity.

  3. 15 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) capital funding recommendations This link open a new window(2017-01424)
    1. Approving up to $71,000 of Fiscal Year 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for the following capital project:   First Covenant Church, located on 7th St, by St. Stephen's Human Services or an affiliate.

    2. Approving up to $25,677 of Fiscal Year 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for the following capital project: Harbor Light, located on Currie Ave, by The Salvation Army or an affiliate.

    3. Approving up to $311,700 of Fiscal Year 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for the following capital project:  Avenues for Homeless Youth, located on Oak Park Ave, by Avenues for Youth or an affiliate.

  4. 16 Homegrown Small Business Fund changes This link open a new window(2017-01426)
    1. Authorizing amendments to the Homegrown Business Development Center loan program. 

    2. Authorizing contracts with Minneapolis Business Technical Assistance Program providers to administer the Homegrown loan program. 

  5. 17 Extension of Exclusive Development Rights to Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF) for 2313 13th Ave S This link open a new window(2017-01428)
    1. Authorizing extension of exclusive development rights to Indigenous Peoples Task Force for City-owned vacant property located at 2313 13th Ave S for a period of 18 months, with a possible additional administrative extension of up to six months, for the development of the Mikwanedun Audisookon Center for Art and Wellness.

  6. 18 Riverside Homes refinance and long-term preservation This link open a new window(2017-01431)
    1. Authorizing, contingent upon and in conjunction with a new HUD first mortgage loan, the loan repayment of two existing loans by the current owner, Riverside Homes of Minneapolis Limited Partnership, and the concurrent issuance of a new City loan to the new owner, Riverside Homes II of Minneapolis Limited Partnership.  The new City loan will have a term that is co-terminus with the new HUD loan (Dec. 31, 2058), an interest rate 0% or the Applicable Federal Rate (AFR), and covenants requiring affordability in compliance with the City’s current Affordable Housing Policy.  All future loan payments will be available to be budgeted through the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

    2. Authorizing, contingent upon and in conjunction with a new HUD first mortgage loan, CPED staff to negotiate with new owner, a new ground lease with up to 75 year term ending Dec. 31, 2093, replacing the existing City ground lease, with covenants requiring affordability in compliance with the City’s current Affordable Housing Policy.

    3. Authorizing execution of all agreements and documents associated with the actions described above.

    4. Approving the committal of City loan payments received on the new loan to be recycled through the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

  7. 19 Albright Townhomes refinance and long-term preservation This link open a new window(2017-01433)
    1. Authorizing, contingent upon and in conjunction with a new HUD first mortgage loan, partial interest forgiveness in connection with the repayment of two existing loans by the current owner, CHDC, and the concurrent issuance of a new City loan to the new owner, Albright Limited Partnership.  The new City loan will have a term that is co-terminus with the new HUD loan (Dec. 31, 2058), an interest rate of 0% or Applicable Federal Rate (AFR), and covenants requiring affordability in compliance with the City’s current Affordable Housing Policy.  All future loan payments will be available to be budgeted through the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

    2. Authorizing execution of all agreements and documents associated with the actions described above.

  8. 20 ADC Commercial Real Estate loan restructure, parking lot lease agreement and extension This link open a new window(2017-01434)
    1. Authorizing a restructure of the City’s Great Streets Loan to ADC Commercial Real Estate, Inc. 

    2. Authorizing the execution of appropriate loan documents.

    3. Approving a settlement of unpaid lease payments required under the existing parking lease with African Development Center by accepting $3,600, and authorizing execution of any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

    4. Authorizing the execution of a new lease with African Development Center from March 28, 2017 through March 31, 2020, to maintain and operate an accessory parking lot for its building at 1927-31 5th St S.

  9. 21 Cooperative Agreement with the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority for the disposition and redevelopment of the property at 3421 Lake St W This link open a new window(2017-01435)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to undertake the sale of the County-owned property at 3421 Lake St W to a private developer for the purpose of redeveloping the vacant land adjacent to the proposed West Lake Southwest Light Rail Transit Station.

    2. Authorizing the City to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to facilitate the project.

  10. 22 Impact Fund grant from Minnesota Housing for neighborhood stabilization This link open a new window(2017-01436)
    1. Accepting an Impact Fund grant from Minnesota Housing in the amount of $750,000.

    2. Authorizing a contract between Minnesota Housing and the City of Minneapolis for funds received.

    3. Passage of Resolution appropriating $239,518.04 of program income generated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and  $1,041,507.79 of program income generated through HOME.

  11. 23 Memorandum of Understanding with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Minneapolis Property Owner Incentive Fund Pilot Program This link open a new window(2017-01427)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for the Minneapolis Property Owner Incentive Fund Pilot Program.

  12. 24 Report on Aug. 3, 2017 City Council Housing Study Session staff direction This link open a new window(2017-01437)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on Aug. 3, 2017 City Council Housing Study Session staff direction.

Discussion

  1. 25 Carry-forward of Year 2017 Tax Exempt Entitlement Housing Revenue Bonds This link open a new window(2017-01429)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the carry-forward of $49,655,014 of the Year 2017 Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Entitlement Revenue Bonds for the Multifamily Housing Program.

  2. 26 Report on Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) staff direction This link open a new window(2017-01425)
    1. Receiving and filing a report on Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) staff directions.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 27 Rental dwelling license revocation of all license(s) held by Stephen Frenz This link open a new window(2017-01438)
    1. Considering the revocation of the Rental Dwelling License(s) held by Stephen Frenz, sixty (60) properties in all, for failure to meet licensing standards pursuant to Section 244.1910 1(3a), (15) and (19) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

    2. Considering adoption of the Findings of Fact, Conclusions and Recommendation of the Department of Regulatory Services.

Addendum

  1. 28 Rental dwelling license revocation of all license(s) held by Stephen Frenz This link open a new window(2017-01438)
    1. Considering the request of Stephen Frenz for stay enforcement of all rental dwelling license revocations pending certiorari appeal to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

    2. Directing the City Attorney’s Office to draft Findings of Fact in support of the decision to deny the stay request.

    3. Directing the City Attorney’s Office to evaluate legal options on how to move forward with regard to the legal actions that are taking place involving the subject properties.



A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Actions referred to Council:
Dec 8, 2017
Next Committee meeting:
Dec 12, 2017
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