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Agenda

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
May 8, 2020 - 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, 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 May 1, 2020.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.

New Business

  1. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Mayoral report This link open a new window(2020-00405)
    1. Receiving and filing the Mayoral report relating to the local public health emergency resulting from imminent health conditions caused by the presence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

Business, Inspections & Zoning Committee
May 5, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Interim use permit: Thrive Youth Services, 3647 Fremont Ave N This link open a new window(2020-00525)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Thrive Youth Services for an interim use permit (PLAN10865) to establish a community residential facility for eight children until May 5, 2025, for the property located at 3647 Fremont Ave N. 

  2. Conditional use permit and site plan review conditions of approval appeal: Ross Stiteley, on behalf of Sherman Associates, 240 Portland Ave and 500-530 3rd St S This link open a new window(2020-00526)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Ross Stiteley, on behalf of Sherman Associates, regarding the City Planning Commission's following conditions of approval to a conditional use permit and a site plan review (PLAN10513) related to a development located at 240 Portland Ave and 500-530 3rd St S:

      1. Condition no. 2 of the conditional use permit for a principal parking facility: The site shall have a maximum of two curb cuts and the 3rd Ave S curb cut shall be eliminated from the final plans.
      2. Condition no. 8 of the site plan review approving a planned unit development that includes a 23-story tower with 238 dwelling units and 5,400 square feet of commercial space, and a seven-story residential building with 90 dwelling units, a fire station, and a principal parking facility: The site shall have a maximum of two curb cuts and the 3rd Ave S curb cut shall be eliminated from the final plans.
  3. Liquor license renewals for May 5, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00512)
    1. Holiday Stationstore #2, 2124 FRANKLIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Holiday Stationstores LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC361681
    2. Holiday Stationstore #25, 5444 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 11) submitted by Holiday Stationstores LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC361748
    3. Holiday Stationstore #335, 1331 INDUSTRIAL BLVD Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by Holiday Stationstores LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC361658
    4. Holiday Stationstore #407, 3550 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by Holiday/Cedar Avenue LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC376086
  4. Alley vacation: Clay Dutra, 1626 E Lake St and 2940 17th Ave S This link open a new window(2020-00510)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Clay Dutra to vacate (PLAN10696) part of the public alley located in the area between 1626 E Lake St and 2940 17th Ave S.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of the east-west alley in the northwest quadrant of 17th Avenue South and East Lake Street (Vac-1720).

  5. Rezoning: Sister Karen Mohan, 1619 and 1621 Fremont Ave N This link open a new window(2020-00507)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Sister Karen Mohan to rezone (PLAN10633) the properties located at 1619 and 1621 Fremont Ave N from the R2B Multiple-family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to construct a new convent.

    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: Collage Architects, 187-199 Irving Ave N and 190-198 James Ave N This link open a new window(2020-00523)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Collage Architects to rezone (PLAN10147) the properties located at 187-199 Irving Ave N and 190-198 James Ave N from the R5 Multiple-family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to construct a new six-story mixed-use/office building (LEEF-South Project). 

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

  7. Rezoning: Saodoun Al-Khigany, 2007 Glenwood Ave This link open a new window(2020-00506)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Saodoun Al-Khigany to rezone (PLAN10624) the property located at 2007 Glenwood Ave from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to allow a new tobacco shop within an existing 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.

  8. Rezoning: Double Yellow Line, LLC, 4534 Nicollet Ave This link open a new window(2020-00509)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Double Yellow Line, LLC to rezone (PLAN10698) the property located at 4534 Nicollet Ave from the R2B Multiple-family District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District, retaining the AP Airport Overlay District, to establish a new general retail sales and services use (record shop).

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

  9. Rezoning: Jane Maiorano, 911 W 24th St This link open a new window(2020-00508)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Jane Maiorano to rezone (PLAN10628) the property located at 911 W 24th St from the R2B Multiple-family District to the R3 Multiple-family District to construct an addition containing one new dwelling unit to create a three-unit 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.

  10. Lease revisions for Community Care Clinics of Minnesota: 2139 44th Ave N This link open a new window(2020-00524)
    1. Authorizing a new one-year lease with Community Care Clinics of Minnesota, 2139 44th Ave N, to begin June 1, 2020, with potential rent abatement until the earlier of when the Governor's COVID-19 stay at home order is lifted or the clinic is reopened.

    2. Approving a waiving of monthly rent for April and May, 2020, under the existing lease with Community Care Clinics of Minnesota, 2139 44th Ave N, in response to the Governor's COVID-19 stay at home order.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
May 6, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Summit House Housing Improvement Area ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00172)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 421 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Housing Improvement Areas, adding a new Article IV entitled "Summit House Housing Improvement Area," to establish the area and impose fees to pay for housing improvements within the area.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving a Housing Improvement Fee for the Summit House Housing Improvement Area.

    3. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of Taxable General Obligation Housing Improvement Area Bonds (Summit House Project); establishing the forms, terms, and security of such obligations; and making findings and providing covenants and directions relating to the issuance of such obligations.

    4. Authorizing appropriate agreements with Summit Homes Association and Western Alliance Bank to facilitate HIA Financing for the project.

  2. Sheridan Ave S Alley Construction (between Kenwood Pkwy and Franklin Ave W): Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00528)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $9,823 for the Sheridan Ave S Alley Construction Project No. 2322 (CPV063).

    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 $9,823 for the Sheridan Ave S Alley Construction Project No. 2322 (CPV063).

  3. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of Kathy Lawler This link open a new window(2020-00516)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Kathy Lawler by payment of $115,000 to Ms. Lawler and her attorneys and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. 

  4. Contract amendment with Technology Management Corporation for information technology and audio-visual services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00515)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43358 with Technology Management Corporation, in the amount of $47,035 for a total amount not to exceed $454,597, for additional information technology and audio-visual consulting services for the Public Service Building Project.

  5. Contract amendment with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd. for architect and engineer services for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00511)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43204 with Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd. (MSR Design), in the amount of $108,806 for a total amount not to exceed $11,432,929, for architect and engineer of record design services for the Public Service Building Project.

  6. Minnesota Department of Health grant for emergency preparedness This link open a new window(2020-00527)
    1. Accepting an Emergency Preparedness grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, in the additional  amount of $271,774 (existing Grant Project Agreement SWIFT Contract No. 161418), to provide measurable and sustained progress in the implementation and execution of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities for the period July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2024.

    2. Authorizing an amended agreement with the Minnesota Department of Health for the grant.

  7. Federal Legislative Agenda This link open a new window(2017-01031)
    1. Amending the Federal Legislative Agenda to include recommendations for federal support to local governments to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. Contract amendment with Black & Veatch for design and construction engineering services for 10th Ave Bridge Water Main River Crossing Project This link open a new window(2020-00482)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43836 with Black & Veatch, in the amount of $498,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,711,776, for additional design and engineering services related to the 10th Ave Bridge Water Main River Crossing Project.

  9. Contract amendment with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc. for 10th Ave Water Main River Crossing Project This link open a new window(2020-00478)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM000435 with Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc., in the amount of $489,058.70 for a total amount not to exceed $16,088,783.70, for project changes for the 10th Ave Water Main River Crossing Project due to unforeseen conditions.

  10. Grant applications for 2020 Metropolitan Council Regional Solicitation for federal transportation funds This link open a new window(2020-00532)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of up to two additional grant applications to the Metropolitan Council for federal transportation funds through Metropolitan Council’s 2020 Regional Solicitation Program.

    2. Authorizing the commitment of local funds to provide the required local match for the federal funding.

  11. Grant application for Minnesota Department of Transportation Metro Local Partnership Program This link open a new window(2020-00533)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for transportation funds through the MnDOT Metro Local Partnership Program.

  12. Grant applications for Minnesota Department of Transportation Metro District 2020 federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds This link open a new window(2020-00531)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a series of grant applications to the Minnesota Department of Transportation Metro District for the 2020 solicitation for federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds.

  13. Girard Ave S Street Reconstruction Project: Temporary construction agreement This link open a new window(2020-00529)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the owner of the property located at 2929 Hennepin Ave for a temporary construction permit in conjunction with the Girard Ave S Street Reconstruction Project.

  14. Bid for butterfly valves and actuators This link open a new window(2020-00530)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Bray Sales, Inc., submitted on Event No. 989, in the estimated amount of $260,000 for two years, to furnish and deliver butterfly valves and actuators, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. Gift acceptance from Xfinity for airing Census 2020 Public Service Announcements This link open a new window(2020-00538)
    1. Considering a Resolution accepting gift donation from Xfinity for airing Census 2020 public service announcements.

Announcements

Adjournment

Clerk Note:

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