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An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
November 8, 2019 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Lisa Bender (President), Andrea Jenkins (Vice-President), Andrew Johnson (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Linea Palmisano
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
Clerk: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
  3. Acceptance of minutes of Oct 25, 2019.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Oct 29, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Las Charolas Restaurant, 417 E Lake St, (Ward 9) for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License, No Live Entertainment This link open a new window(2019-01204)
    1. Approving application for LAS CHAROLAS RESTAURANT, 417 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by LAS CHAROLAS RESTAURANT, BLWine, LIC380557, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License, No Live Entertainment, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 
  2. Lynlake Brewery, 2934 Lyndale Ave S, (Ward 10) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-01199)
    1. Approving application for Lynlake Brewery, 2934 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by MARK ANDERSON LYNLAKE BREWERY LLC, BLLiquor, LIC383542, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  3. Liquor license approvals for Oct 29, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01203)
    1. Heather's, 5201 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by 5201 Chicago LLC, BLWine, LIC381701
    2. Reverie, 1517 35TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Belua L.L.C., BLWine, LIC383185
    3. LUSH, 990 CENTRAL AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by LUSH ENTERPRISES LLC, BLAmend, LIC380069
    4. MINNSKY THEATRE, 1517 CENTRAL AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by BURLESQUE MN LLC, BLAmend, LIC383006
  4. Liquor license renewals for Oct 29, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-01198)
    1. BURRITO LOCO, 418 13TH AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by PFC SYSTEMS INC, BLLiquor, LIC79623
    2. MARISSA'S SUPERMARKET, 2750 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by MARISSA'S INC, BLBeerOff, LIC74772
    3. MCKINNEY ROE, 530 4TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by DOWNTOWN EAST LLC, BLLiquor, LIC76236
    4. O'DONOVAN'S IRISH PUB, 700 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by O'DONOVANS IRISH PUB LLC, BLLiquor, LIC79235
    5. SURLY BREWING COMPANY, 520 MALCOLM AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Surly Brewing Company, BLBrewery, LIC337803
  5. Interim lease with Ames Construction for portion of Upper Harbor Terminal site This link open a new window(2019-01206)
    1. Authorizing an interim lease with Ames Construction for a portion of the Upper Harbor Terminal site for May 2020 through May 2021, for approximately $21,899, including potential future amendment(s) to allow revisions to premises.

Housing Policy & Development
Oct 30, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. 14th and Central bond issuance: 854, 902, and 904 14th Ave NE This link open a new window(2019-01225)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $32,000,000 for the 14th and Central project at 854, 902, and 904 14th Ave NE, and a waiver of the City’s minimum denomination requirements.

  2. Seward Commons Project financing: 2200-2218 Snelling Ave S, 2215 Snelling Ave S, 1912 E 22nd St, and 2115 Snelling Ave S This link open a new window(2019-01223)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Bessemer Apartments at 2200 Snelling Ave S. 

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to Bessemer Apartments, LLC in a principal amount not to exceed $3,476,000.

    3. Authorizing a Redevelopment Contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with Bessemer Apartments, LLC or a related entity. 

    4. Passage of Resolution waiving Park Dedication requirements for the Bessemer Apartments at 2200 Snelling Ave S in exchange for private land for public use.

    5. Authorizing staff to execute a Parkland Development and Easement Agreement for the Bessemer Apartments at 2200 Snelling Ave S.

    6. Authorizing a loan modification of the existing City Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Loan to include a 3-year extension, release of mortgage from 2215 Snelling Ave S, and commitment of the partial Loan repayment to be reserved for future assistance to the Wadaag Project.

    7. Authorizing the release of 2215 Snelling Ave S from the Franklin Station Redevelopment Agreement. 

  3. HOME program and Neighborhood Stabilization Program income appropriation This link open a new window(2019-01230)
    1. Approving appropriation of program income generated through the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) HOME program of $1,081,160.22.

    2. Approving appropriation of program income generated through HUD's Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) 1, 2 and 3 of $339,754.53.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the CPED Department.

  4. Releasing a declaration of restrictive covenants from 2413 Monroe St NE This link open a new window(2019-01226)
    1. Authorizing the release of a 4d declaration of restrictive covenants from 2413 Monroe St NE.

  5. Release of the conservation easement at 1401 Plymouth Ave N This link open a new window(2019-01200)
    1. Authorizing the release of the conservation easement at 1401 Plymouth Ave N to allow Hennepin County to market the property for sale to the public.

  6. St. Anthony Mills Apartments Tax Increment Financing District decertification This link open a new window(2019-01176)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the decertification of the St. Anthony Mills Apartments Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of Dec 31, 2019. 

    2. Authorizing and directing the City Finance Officer to establish any appropriations needed to return surplus tax increment revenue from the TIF District to Hennepin County for redistribution.

  7. 2019 Emergency Solutions Grant capital funding recommendations This link open a new window(2019-01227)
    1. Approving up to $225,081 of fiscal year 2019 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for Our Saviours, located on Chicago Ave, by Our Saviours Community Services or an affiliated entity.

    2. Approving up to $151,396 of fiscal year 2019 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for St. Anne's Place, located on Russell Ave, by Ascension Place, Inc. or an affiliated entity.

    3. Approving up to $42,032 of fiscal year 2019 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for The Bridge, located on Emerson Ave, by The Bridge for Youth or an affiliated entity.

  8. Minneapolis 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program form documents This link open a new window(2019-01228)
    1. Authorizing amendment to the form documents for the Minneapolis 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Oct 28, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Violence Prevention Steering Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-01194)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments to the Violence Prevention Steering Committee for unexpired two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2020: Saeed Bihi, Seat 6; and Nasib Farah, Seat 11, Ward 4. 

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Saeed Bihi.

  2. Memorandum of Understanding with the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) for support from the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge This link open a new window(2019-01201)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for technical assistance and consulting services provided by the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC) through the Dec 31, 2020. 

  3. Gift acceptance from the U.S. Department of State for staff travel and lodging expenses for the Professional Fellows On Demand Program This link open a new window(2019-01237)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from the U.S. Department of State, and implemented by World Learning, of travel and lodging expenses for Sasha Cotton, Director of the Office of Violence Prevention, to participate in the Professional Fellows On Demand Program from Dec 3 -11, 2019, in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

  4. Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to respond to the Opioid epidemic This link open a new window(2019-01241)
    1. Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, in the amount of $894,346, to provide financial and technical assistance to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic, for the period Oct 1, 2019 through Sep 30, 2022.

    2. Authorzing an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving the appropriation of funds to the Health Department.

  5. Gift acceptance from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for staff travel and lodging for the Bloomberg American Summit This link open a new window(2019-01238)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for travel and lodging expenses for Coral Garner, Director of Maternal Child and Adolescent Health, to participate in the Bloomberg American Summit on Nov 12-13, 2019, in Baltimore, MD. 

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Oct 30, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. 2020 fire truck donation to the City of Cuernavaca, Mexico This link open a new window(2019-01231)
    1. Passage of Resolution committing to donate two fire trucks to Minneapolis' Sister City of Cuernavaca, Mexico.

  2. Contract amendment with Business Watch International (BWI) for internet-based pawn broker and secondhand store tracking services This link open a new window(2019-01232)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the scope of services and compensation sections of contract COM0001436 with Business Watch International Inc. (BWI) for internet-based pawn broker and secondhand store tracking services.

  3. Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Training Academy reimbursement This link open a new window(2019-01233)
    1. Accepting reimbursement from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Training Academy in the amount of $10,685.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Fire Department.

Transportation & Public Works
Oct 29, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Repair of street failure at 90 7th St S: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2019-01208)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting special assessments in the amount of $68,781 for street failure repairs adjacent to the property located at 90 7th St S, Project No. 2316, and directing staff to pursue the appropriate action to resolve the dispute related to the assessment for the repair of street failure at 90 7th St S..

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $68,780 for street repairs adjacent to the property located at 90 7th St S, Project No. 2316.

  2. Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction (Washington Ave to 12th St): Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2019-01212)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,185,965.65 for the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6758C (PV118).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,185,965 for the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

  3. Hennepin Ave Streetscape (Washington Ave to 12th St): Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2019-01213)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $4,000,000 for the Hennepin Ave Streetscape Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6758S (PV118).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $4,000,000 for the Hennepin Ave Streetscape Project.

  4. Contract with Waste Management of MN, Inc. for operation of municipal solid waste transfer station This link open a new window(2019-01209)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Waste Management of MN, Inc., in the estimated amount of $5,000,000, for the operation of a municipal solid waste transfer station, for a period of five years, from May 1, 2020, through April 30, 2025, with no option to extend the contract.

  5. Contract amendment with Hennepin County for road maintenance This link open a new window(2019-01210)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-40670 with Hennepin County for one year, from Jan 1, 2020, through Dec 31, 2020, for reimbursing the City for providing routine maintenance on certain County State Aid routes and bridges in the City of Minneapolis.

  6. Agreement with Hook & Ladder Apartments Limited Partnership for public infrastructure improvements within the Jefferson St NE public right-of-way This link open a new window(2019-01211)
    1. Authorizing a public infrastructure improvements agreement with Hook & Ladder Apartments Limited Partnership, formalizing the transfer of funds from the City to Hook & Ladder Apartments Limited Partnership, defining requirements for final site plan approval, construction specifications and requirements, and long-term maintenance responsibility of the developer for public infrastructure improvements within the Jefferson St NE public right-of-way.

  7. 28th Ave S Bridge over Minnehaha Creek Project: Appropriation increase This link open a new window(2019-01214)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving an increase in the appropriation and revenue for the 28th Ave S bridge over Minnehaha Creek Project by $500,000 in Municipal State Aid (MSA) funds due to an increase in construction costs.

  8. 2019 Sanitary Sewer Availability Charges (SAC): Appropriation increase This link open a new window(2019-01215)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving an increase in the appropriation and revenue for 2019 Sanitary Sewer Availability Charges (SAC) by $6,000,000 due to increased development in the city.

  9. 2019 levy of various Public Works Department special assessments This link open a new window(2019-01216)
    1. Passage of Resolution levying various 2019 Public Works Department special assessments and adopting the assessment rolls.

  10. Bid for Fridley Softening Plant Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Renovation Project This link open a new window(2019-01217)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Corval Constructors, Inc., submitted on Event No. 534, in the amount of $272,655, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Fridley Softening Plant Engineering Office Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Renovation Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. Bid for alley snow plowing services This link open a new window(2019-01218)
    1. Accepting the following three bids submitted on Event No. 568 to provide all materials, labor, and equipment for alley snow plowing services for the Public Works Department, and authorizing contracts for the project, all in accordance with City specifications:

      1. Stonepros, LLC in the amount of $171,000.
      2. AAA Building Maintenance Company, LLC in the amount of $144,000.
      3. Kevitt Excavating, LLC in the amount of $585,000.
  1. Procedures for setting compensation levels for Mayor and City Council Members ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00084)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: In General, amending establishing procedures for setting or changing compensation levels for the Mayor and City Council Members.

  2. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Anthony Smith This link open a new window(2019-01257)
    1. Approving the settlement of the Workers' Compensation claim of Anthony Smith, by payment of $190,000 to Mr. Smith and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  3. Legal settlement: Medical claim of Reggie Wright-Howard This link open a new window(2019-01256)
    1. Approving the settlement of the medical claim of Reggie Wright-Howard by payment of $4,500 to Reggie Wright-Howard and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  4. Workers’ Compensation interest payments related to the Oseland decision This link open a new window(2019-01260)
    1. Approving the interest payments owed to the following 11 Workers’ Compensation claimants due to the decision in the Oseland v. Crow Wing County matter:

      1. James Breen, in the amount of $168,150.45.
      2. Richard Lorenson, in the amount of $171,893.21.
      3. Lawrence Novack, in the amount of $94,622.73.
      4. Debra VonBehren, in the amount of $15,628.40.
      5. Raymond Tomlinson, in the amount of $208,985.86.
      6. Kenneth Simonson, in the amount of $25,676.98.
      7. Robert Denman, in the amount of $25,039.62.
      8. Donald Switzer, in the amount of $100,570.67.
      9. John Giebel, in the amount of $98,019.52.
      10. Thomas Neumann, in the amount of $20,089.45.
      11. Kenneth Peckels, in the amount of $48,171.53.
  5. Transfer of funds from City Coordinator's Office to Community Planning and Economic Development Department for continuation of Energy Technical Assistance Program This link open a new window(2019-01249)
    1. Authorizing a one-time transfer in the amount of $25,000 from the City Coordinator's 2019 budget to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department for the continuation of the Energy Technical Assistance Program (E-TAP) serving small businesses into 2020-2021.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds from the City Coordinator's Office to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department.

  6. Gift acceptance from PolicyLink for staff travel and lodging expenses for the Chief Equity Officer Policy Network This link open a new window(2019-01259)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation from PolicyLink for travel and lodging expenses for Joy Marsh Stephens, Director of the Division of Race and Equity, to participate in the Chief Equity Officer Policy Network in San Antonio, Texas, from Nov 17-21, 2019.

  7. Contract amendment with Gunnar Electric, Inc. for Convention Center Meeting Room and Ballroom Wall Sconce Replacement Project This link open a new window(2019-01252)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44414 with Gunnar Electric, Inc., in the amount of $15,070 for a total amount not to exceed $202,805, to allow for close-out and final payment for the Convention Center Meeting Room and Ballroom Wall Sconce Replacement Project.

  8. Contract amendment with Green Minneapolis for operation of Peavey Plaza This link open a new window(2019-01251)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000683 with Green Minneapolis, in an amount up to $150,000 for a total five-year contract amount not to exceed $1,864,270, for the operation of Peavey Plaza.

  9. Contract amendment with Versacon for Warehouse Renovation Project This link open a new window(2019-01253)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000509 with Versacon, Inc., in the amount of $173,556.72 for a total amount not to exceed $3,290,531.72, for modifications to the Warehouse Renovation Project due to unforeseen existing conditions discovered during construction.

  10. Contract amendment with Adolfson & Peterson Construction for East Side Storage & Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2019-01254)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44153 with Adolfson & Peterson Construction, in the amount of $243,290 for a total amount not to exceed $34,104,202, for additional contaminated soil export, roadway changes related to 27th Ave NE, and additional smaller changes for the East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project.

  11. Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee appointment This link open a new window(2019-01250)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Garrett Peterson, Seat 11, Ward 6, to fill an unexpired two-year term beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2020.

  12. Appointed position in the Civil Rights Department: Director, Labor Standards This link open a new window(2019-01181)
    1. Adopting findings that the proposed position meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to Establish Positions; and approving the appointed position of the Director of Labor Standards, evaluated at 540 total points and allocated to Grade 11.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $102,147 to $121,088, in accordance with the adopted compensation plan for appointed officials effective Oct 22, 2019.

  1. Interim use permit: North Star Community Rowing, 51 34th Ave N and 3360 N 1st St This link open a new window(2019-01247)
    1. Approving an application submitted by North Star Community Rowing for an interim use permit (PLAN9786) to allow a park with a walkway to and a dock in the Mississippi River for the property located at 51 34th Ave N and 3360 N 1st St.

  2. Variance appeal: Erik Takeshita, 4736 and 4740 Grand Ave S This link open a new window(2019-01220)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Erik Takeshita regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission approving a variance (PLAN9672) to reduce the minimum parking requirement from 23 spaces to ten spaces for a new residential building of 23 dwelling units for the properties located at 4736 and 4740 Grand Ave S, subject to conditions.

  3. Environmental Assessment Worksheet: North Loop Green Project, 405 and 408 4th Ave N; and 328 and 330 N 4th St This link open a new window(2019-01173)
    1. Approving the adequacy of the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed North Loop Green Project located at 405 and 408 4th Ave N; and 328 and 330 N 4th St.

    2. Approving the determination that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required.

    3. Adopting the Findings of Fact as prepared by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

  4. Park dedication requirements waiver: RiverLoop development project, 800 W River Pkwy This link open a new window(2019-01236)
    1. Passage of Resolution granting a waiver of park dedication requirements associated with the RiverLoop development project at 800 W River Pkwy in exchange for private land maintained for public use.

    2. Refunding previously submitted parkland dedication fee in-lieu payment of $344,611 to Opus Development.

    3. Authorizing staff to execute a Parkland Development and Easement Agreement between the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, and River Loop Joint Venture, LLC.

  5. Rezoning: Meredith Barnhart, 2800 University Ave SE This link open a new window(2019-01239)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Meredith Barnhart to rezone (PLAN9254) the property located at 2800 University Ave SE from the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to allow a new eight-story hotel with 112 rooms.

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

  6. Rezoning: 4737 Minnehaha LLC, 4721 and 4737 Minnehaha Ave This link open a new window(2019-01244)
    1. Approving an application submitted by 4737 Minnehaha LLC to rezone (PLAN9601) the property located at 4721 Minnehaha Ave from the R2B Two-family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to construct a new four-story residential building with 26 dwelling units.

    2. Approving an application submitted by 4737 Minnehaha LLC to rezone (PLAN9601) the property located at 4737 Minnehaha Ave from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to construct a new four-story residential building with 26 dwelling units.

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

  7. Commemorative street name addition: Council Member Andrea Jenkins, 3rd Ave S between 36th St E and 42nd St E This link open a new window(2019-01245)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Council Member Andrea Jenkins to add the commemorative street name of Clarissa Rogers Walker Way to 3rd Ave S between 36th St E and 42nd St E.

  8. Commemorative street name addition: Council Member Andrea Jenkins, 4th Ave S between 36th St E and 42nd St E This link open a new window(2019-01246)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Council Member Andrea Jenkins to add the commemorative street name of Launa Q. Newman Way to 4th Ave S between 36th St E and 42nd St E.

  9. Three-unit buildings in lower-intensity districts and related development standards ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00217)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, authorizing residential uses with up to three units on properties in lower-density zoning districts and amending standards related to building bulk, lot size, required yards, setbacks, and other development standards:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 521 Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
      3. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      4. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      5. Chapter 531 Nonconforming Uses and Structures.
      6. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      7. Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.
      8. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
      9. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking and Loading.
      10. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      11. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      12. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
  10. Lot combinations in lower-density zoning districts ordinance This link open a new window(2018-01198)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, limiting lot combinations in lower-density zoning districts:

      1. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      2. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 22, Chapter 598 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Land Subdivision: Land Subdivision Regulations, limiting lot combinations in lower-density zoning districts.

  11. Implementation of Minneapolis 2040 This link open a new window(2019-01255)
    1. Directing staff to develop zoning code amendments to codify the policy direction in Minneapolis 2040 through the Future Land Use and Built Form maps and to address and reflect stated policy objectives, coordinate the rezoning study with other Minneapolis 2040 plan implementation activities, and establish an implementation steering committee for zoning and zoning-related amendments.

    2. Directing staff to develop strategies that increase funding levels to invest in transportation infrastructure in locations experiencing growth and, as part of this strategy, work to actively shape and define the City’s transit vision and framework which will be reflected in the forthcoming Transportation Action Plan and other interim documents and discussions.

    3. Directing staff to further study the future of industrial uses in areas of the city-designated Production Mixed Use in the Minneapolis 2040 Future Land Use Map, including the appropriate locations, conditions, and mechanisms for requiring production uses, allowing residential uses, and allowing commercial uses in these areas, and make necessary changes to land use policy or zoning regulations to support the findings of this work.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Occupancy requirement for accessory dwelling units ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01207)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, striking the owner-occupancy requirement pertaining to accessory dwelling units:

      1. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      2. Chapter 537 Accessory Uses and Structures.
  2. Capital Long Range Improvement Program ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01221)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Palmisano to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 35 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Capital Long Range Improvement Program Process, for first reading and referral to the Ways & Means Committee, amending the length of the adopted annual capital improvement program.

  3. Tenant relocation assistance ordinance This link open a new window(2019-01243)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Cunningham to introduce an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding provisions requiring the payment of tenant relocation assistance upon the revocation or cancellation of a rental dwelling license.

Resolutions

  1. Susan Segal honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-01262)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Susan Segal for her service to the City of Minneapolis.

  2. Clarissa Rogers Walker and Launa Q. Newman honorary resolution This link open a new window(2019-01299)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Clarissa Rogers Walker and Launa Q. Newman for their contributions to the City of Minneapolis.

Unfinished Business

  1. Quincy Hall, 1325 Quincy St NE, (Ward 1) for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-01135)
    1. Considering application for Quincy Hall, 1325 QUINCY ST NE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by Crave Catering Event Center LLC, BLLiquor, LIC382152 for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of City of Minneapolis v. Purdue Pharma L.P., et al. This link open a new window(2019-01242)
    1. Receiving and filing a briefing on the litigation matter of City of Minneapolis v. Purdue Pharma L.P., et al.


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  • Your attendance at the meeting;
  • Your name, residential address, email or phone number, or other personal contact details;
  • Your comments at the meeting, whether part of a formal hearing or comment period or otherwise; and
  • Any submissions you provide before or after the meeting which are included as part of the public record of the meeting.

A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

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