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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
July 23, 2021 - 9:30 am
Online Meeting
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, Jamal Osman, 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. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees.
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Jul 13, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Land Sale: Snelling Yards, 3601 East 44th Street This link open a new window(2021-00709)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of part of the property at 3601 East 44th Street (aka 4444 1/2 Snelling Avenue South) [part of Disposition Parcel SNELL YDS 1], to Ecumen Minneapolis Snelling Yards, LLLP or an affiliate for $1 million subject to the term sheet terms and conditions.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of part of the property at 3601 East 44th Street (aka 4444 1/2 Snelling Avenue South) [part of Disposition Parcel SNELL YDS 1], to Snelling Yards Apartments LP or an affiliate for $1 million subject to the term sheet terms and conditions.

  2. Snelling Yards Senior Housing Tax Increment Financing Plan This link open a new window(2021-00702)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan for Snelling Yards Senior Housing at a subdivided portion of 3601 44th Street East (aka 4444 1/2 Snelling Avenue South), nka 4440 Snelling Avenue South.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF Note to Ecumen Snelling Yards Minneapolis LLLP in a principal amount not to exceed $1,771,200.

    3. Authorizing a TIF assistance contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended action with Ecumen Snelling Yards Minneapolis LLLP.

  3. Regulation of rooming units and congregate living facilities ordinance (Housing Code) This link open a new window(2020-00702)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, creating a regulatory framework to allow for new —  and to better regulate existing —  rooming houses, single room occupancy units, and congregate living facilities.

  4. Regulation of rooming units and congregate living facilities ordinance (Zoning Code) This link open a new window(2020-00703)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, creating a regulatory framework to allow for new —  and to better regulate existing —  rooming houses, single room occupancy units, and congregate living facilities:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.

      2. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
      3. Chapter 546 Residence Districts.
      4. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      5. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      6. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      7. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
  5. Variance appeals: Elliot Fisher, 3415 2 1/2 St NE This link open a new window(2021-00760)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Elliot Fisher regarding the following decisions of the Zoning Board of Adjustment (PLAN12091) for an established fence for the property located at 3415 2 1/2 St NE; and adopting findings:

      1. Denying the variance to increase the maximum height of a fence in the required front yard.
      2. Denying the variance to increase the maximum height of a fence in the required corner side yard for the property located at 3415 2 1/2 St NE.
  6. Conditional use permit appeal: Erich Heger, 216 7th St S This link open a new window(2021-00761)
    1. Granting an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by Erich Heger regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission denying a conditional use permit (PLAN12690) to allow a 20-space vehicle surface parking lot in the Downtown Parking Overlay District for the property located at 216 7th St S.

  7. Gambling License Approvals for July 13, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00741)
    1. Firefighters for Healing, 817 5TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Firefighters for Healing, BLGeneral, LIC394763
  8. Minneapolis Arts Commission appointment This link open a new window(2021-00742)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Jack Moebius, Seat 16, Ward 12, for a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2023.

  9. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 2934 Colfax Avenue N, owner Emeka Okeakpu This link open a new window(2021-00743)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 2934 Colfax Avenue N, formerly held by Paul Yackel, to be held by new owner Emeka Okeakpu, based on verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  10. Grant applications to the 2021 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grants round This link open a new window(2021-00744)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing the submittal of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grant programs for the following projects: 3030 Nicollet (Project for Pride in Living), Calvary Apartments (Trellis Calvary Development LLC), Northrup King Residential (Artspace Northrup King, LLC), Plymouth Avenue Apartments (Matrix Development, LLC), Simpson Community Shelter and Apartments (Project for Pride in Living), and Wadaag Commons/ Focus Arts Building (Seward Commons LLC).

  11. Contract with Hennepin County for Emergency Rental Assistance Program Processing Support This link open a new window(2021-00769)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County or affiliated entities for up to $2,000,000 to administer the Emergency Rental Assistance Tenant Application Program.

  12. Local Historic Landmark Designation: Como Avenue Congregational Church, 1035 14th Ave SE This link open a new window(2021-00759)
    1. Denying the local historic landmark designation (PLAN12775) of the Como Avenue Congregational Church, located at 1035 14th Ave SE.

  13. Rezoning: Ann Carlson-Yunga, on behalf of Cedar Lake Road, LLC, 224 Cedar Lake Rd S This link open a new window(2021-00762)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ann Carlson-Yunga, on behalf of Cedar Lake Road, LLC to rezone (PLAN12301) the eastern portion of the property located at 224 Cedar Lake Rd S from the R1A Multiple Family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District, retaining the BFI3 Interior 3 Built Form Overlay District to resolve an existing split-zoning condition.

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

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Jul 21, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00387)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, creating a new Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs and amending related regulations:

      1. Chapter 15 Ethics in Government.
      2. Chapter 21 City Coordinator.
      3. Adding a new Chapter 43 entitled "Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs."
  2. Neighborhood name change: ECCO to East Bde Maka Ska This link open a new window(2021-00796)
    1. Authorizing a name change of the ECCO neighborhood to the East Bde Maka Ska neighborhood.

  3. Confederate flag as a symbol of hate This link open a new window(2021-00784)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing the Confederate flag as a symbol of hate.

  4. Legal Settlement: Christopher Steward v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00782)
    1. Approving the settlement of the EEOC Charge of Discrimination of Christopher Steward against the City of Minneapolis by payment of $80,000 to Mr. Steward and his counsel, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  5. Legal Settlement: Lawsuit by Communities United Against Police Brutality This link open a new window(2021-00786)
    1. Approving the settlement of the lawsuit brought by Communities United Against Police Brutality against the City of Minneapolis, Court File No. 27-CV-19-17749, by payment of $22,500 to Communities United Against Police Brutality and its attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  6. Amicus brief in 601 Minnesota Mezz LLC, Mark Karasick and Michael Silberberg, v. Monarch Alternative Capital LP and Dayton’s CaboSparkles LLC This link open a new window(2021-00801)
    1. Authorizing the City to submit an amicus brief related to 601 Minnesota Mezz LLC, Mark Karasick and Michael Silberberg, v. Monarch Alternative Capital LP and Dayton’s CaboSparkles LLC.

  7. Bid for Target Center Kitchen 219 Project This link open a new window(2021-00799)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Morcon Construction, Inc, submitted on Event No. 1518, in the amount of $843,023, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Target Center Kitchen 219 Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  8. Non-Disclosure Agreement with Oracle America, Inc. This link open a new window(2021-00791)
    1. Authorizing a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Oracle America, Inc. for participation in customer forums.

  9. Contract award for Accounts Payable Invoice Processing System This link open a new window(2021-00798)
    1. Authorizing negotiation of a contract with HyperGen Inc., to provide implementation services, licensing, and hosting for an automated accounts payable invoice processing system.

  10. Contract with CUES, Inc. for a software solution to televise the City’s sanitary and storm sewer systems This link open a new window(2021-00797)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CUES, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $200,000, for the support, maintenance, and hosting of the CUES Granite software tool to provide televised inspections of the City’s sanitary and storm sewer systems for a term of five years.

  11. Contract amendment with Saba Software (Canada), Inc. for the support and maintenance of Perform Minneapolis This link open a new window(2021-00795)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-32017 with Saba Software (Canada), Inc. in the amount of $724,910 for a total amount not to exceed $2,001,753, for the support and maintenance of Perform Minneapolis for an additional three-years with an option to further extend for two additional one-year terms or one additional two year term.

  12. Contract amendment with KnowledgeLake for a system to ingest and tag electronic files with meta data and store them in the City’s enterprise content management system This link open a new window(2021-00794)
    1. Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-41143 with KnowledgeLake, for a system to ingest and tag electronic files with meta data and store them in the City’s enterprise content management system for an additional one-year, through July 30, 2022.

  13. Contract amendment with Gtechna USA Corporation for the City’s citation issuance and management system This link open a new window(2021-00793)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42192 with Gtechna USA Corporation in the amount of $682,370 for a total amount not to exceed $1,712,564, for additional hardware, software, and support and maintenance of the City’s citation issuance and management system for an additional two years.

  14. Contract with Wold Architects and Engineering for architectural services for Phase 3 of the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project This link open a new window(2021-00790)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Wold Architects and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $385,000, for architectural services for Phase 3 of the City Hall Office Space Renovation Project.

  15. Contract amendment with Acoustics Associates, Inc. for a decrease in flooring work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00792)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001149A with Acoustics Associates, Inc., in the amount of $5,603 for a total amount not to exceed $1,771,107, for decreased flooring work for the Public Service Building Project.

  16. Contract amendment with MA Mortenson Company for decreased carpentry and casework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00789)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $7,498 for a total amount not to exceed $6,689,212, for decreased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

  17. Contract amendment with Prindle Painting, Inc. for decreased costs for painting work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00787)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000904 with Prindle Painting, Inc., in the amount of $599 for a total amount not to exceed $817,004, for decreased costs associated with painting work for the Public Service Building Project.

  18. Contract amendment with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, for design assist and unitized envelope systems services for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00788)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44075 with Architectural Wall Systems, LLC, in the amount of $69,689 for a total amount not to exceed $22,006,372, to provide design assist and unitized envelope systems contractor services for the Public Service Building Project.

  19. Contract amendment with Grazzini Brothers and Company for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00781)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000793 with Grazzini Brothers and Company, in the amount of $1,768 for a total amount not to exceed $2,223,885, for increased tile and stonework for the Public Service Building Project.

  20. Contract amendment with Top-All Roofing, Inc. for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00780)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000869 with Top-All Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $65,514 for a total amount not to exceed $2,122,780, for additional roofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  21. Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for additional electrical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00779)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000189 with Premier Electrical Corporation, in the amount of $191,956 for a total amount not to exceed $18,026,086, for additional electrical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  22. Contract amendment with Knutson Construction Services, Inc. for concrete work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00778)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44463 with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $5,454 for a total amount not to exceed $12,035,990, for concrete work for the Public Service Building Project.

  23. Contract amendment with Modern Piping, Inc. for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00777)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $97,751 for a total amount not to exceed $29,053,112, for additional mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

  24. Contract amendment with Empirehouse, Inc. for additional interior glazing and metal panels for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00776)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001068 with Empirehouse, Inc., in the amount of $8,750 for a total amount not to exceed $4,597,366, for additional interior glazing and metal panel work for the Public Service Building Project.

  25. Contract amendment with Kevitt Companies for decreased site work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00775)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $10,000 for a total amount not to exceed $3,995,298, for decreased site work for the Public Service Building Project.

  26. Contract amendment with Acoustics Associates, Inc. for additional acoustical ceiling work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00774)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001149 with Acoustics Associates, Inc., in the amount of $30,809 for a total amount not to exceed $4,383,286, for acoustical ceiling work for the Public Service Building Project.

  27. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for decreased costs for drywall and fire proofing work for the Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00773)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001070 with RTL Construction, Inc., in the amount of $16,225 for a total amount not to exceed $5,637,211, for decreased costs for drywall and fireproofing work for the Public Service Building Project.

  28. Contract amendment with Schindler Elevator Corporation for elevator work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00772)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000565 with Schindler Elevator Corporation, in the amount of $199,359 for a total amount not to exceed $2,938,033, for elevator manufacturing and installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  29. Contract amendment with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC for increased structural steel installation for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2021-00771)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $8,252 for a total amount not to exceed $3,957,596, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

  30. Petition to amend the City Charter: Public Safety Department This link open a new window(2021-00578)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the removal of the Police Department and the creation of a new Department of Public Safety, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Jul 15, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities appointments This link open a new window(2021-00757)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021 Harvey Hoffman, Ward 4, Seat 9; and Joan Willshire, Ward 3, Seat 10.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021Kenneth Rodgers, Ward 3, Seat 11; Amanda Tempel, Ward 1, Seat 12; Phil Burke, Ward 10, Seat 13; and Evan Henspeter Ward 11, Seat 14. 

  2. Grant from United States Department of Health and Human Services for advancing health literacy This link open a new window(2021-00763)
    1. Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in the amount of $2,040,000, for a two-year period, for advancing health literacy to enhance equitable community responses to COVID-19.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the grant funds.

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

  3. Women's Foundation of Minnesota grant for expenses related to the testing of Sex Assault Exam Kits This link open a new window(2021-00764)
    1. Accepting additional grant funds from the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, in the amount of $3,593.35, for the direct expenses related to the testing of backlogged Sex Assault Exam Kits.

    2. Authorizing an amendment to COM0002105 with the Women's Foundation of Minnesota for the grant.

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

Transportation & Public Works
Jul 14, 2021 - Committee Report
  1. 8th St SE Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2021-00745)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2021R-156 entitled “Designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the 8th St SE Street Reconstruction and Street Lighting Project, Special Improvement Project No. 2283 (PV120)” passed May 28, 2021, to remove the street lighting portion of the project.

    2. Amending Council Action 2021A-0444 relating to the 8th St SE Street Reconstruction Project to remove references to street lighting improvements.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $45,557 for the 8th St SE Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Street No. 2283 (PV120).

    4. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $45,557 for the project.

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

  2. Sidewalk repair and construction assessments This link open a new window(2021-00553)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the assessments and adopting the assessment roll for sidewalk repair and construction for the 2020 construction season on the list of properties dated June 25, 2021.

  3. The Saloon Pride Large Block Event Permit: July 16-18, 2021 This link open a new window(2021-00747)
    1. Approving application of Chris Bock of The Saloon, for a large block event permit to allow The Saloon's annual Pride Block Party to be held from July 16-18, 2021, on 9th St N between Hennepin Ave and 1st Ave N, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  4. Contract amendment with CDM Smith for Fridley Campus Industrial Electrical Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2021-00748)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44151 with CDM Smith, in the amount of $2,676,200 for a total amount not to exceed $5,061,300, and an extension of the contract to Dec 31, 2024, for construction engineering services for the Fridley Campus Industrial Electrical Rehabilitation Project.

  5. Contract amendment with Michels Corporation for Pump Station No. 5 North Flood Wall Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2021-00749)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002647 with Michels Corporation, in the amount of $54,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,040,183.97, for additional costs due to unforeseen conditions on the Pump Station No. 5 North Flood Wall Rehabilitation Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  6. Contract amendment with Cy-Con, Inc. for the Plaza Ramp 12th St Entrance Snow Removal System Repair Project This link open a new window(2021-00766)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0002794 with Cy-Con, Inc., in the amount of $17,243 for a total amount not to exceed $243,743, for additional demolition and snow-melt piping work for  the Plaza Ramp 12th St Entrance Snow Removal System Repair Project.

  7. Contract amendment with Nice Ride Minnesota to extend grant and license agreement This link open a new window(2021-00750)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-27786 with Nice Ride Minnesota extending the grant and license agreement to Nov 1, 2021.

  8. Cooperative agreement with Hennepin County for Franklin Ave Signals and Pedestrian Improvements Project This link open a new window(2021-00751)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Hennepin County, in the amount of $1,211,100, for the County to reimburse the City for the Franklin Ave Signals and Pedestrian Improvements Project.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

  9. Bid for Ramp B Helix Overlay Project This link open a new window(2021-00752)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Western Waterproofing Company, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1473, in the amount of $174,100, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Ramp B Helix Overlay Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  10. Bid for Kenwood Tower Masonry Rehabilitation Project This link open a new window(2021-00753)
    1. Accepting the second lowest bid of Stillwater Masonry Restoration, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1522, in the amount of $399,700, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Kenwood Tower Masonry Rehabilitation Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  11. Bid for Small Diameter Pipe Cleaning and Inspection Project This link open a new window(2021-00754)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Equix Integrity, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1488, in the amount of $375,500, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Small Diameter Pipe Cleaning and Inspection Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. Bid for removal of snow and ice from public sidewalks This link open a new window(2021-00755)
    1. Accepting the fourth low bid of Stonepro LLC, submitted on Event No. 1460, in the amount of $4,000,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary to remove snow and ice from city sidewalks, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  13. Bid for Midtown Greenway Trail Resurfacing Project This link open a new window(2021-00768)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of G. Urban Companies, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1466, in the amount of $557,767.20, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the Midtown Greenway Trail Resurfacing Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. Truck parking ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00855)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 18, Chapter 478 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Traffic Code: Parking, Stopping and Standing, amending provisions related to parking of overweight vehicles and commercial vehicles.

    2. Directing staff to:

      1. Work with all interested parties to provide site search assistance of properties zoned appropriately for development of commercial truck parking facilities in the City of Minneapolis.
      2. Engage with the League of Minnesota Cities, metro cities, and regional partners to discuss the challenges of commercial truck parking in the Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area and to consider potential policy recommendations.
      3. Deliver a report to the City Council in the fourth quarter of 2022 on developer reported feedback in attempting to build truck parking in Minneapolis, the first year’s experience with education and enforcement, and the results of regional inter-government efforts to find regional solutions to truck parking.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Window requirements for energy-efficient homes ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00804)
    1. Reich gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, revising minimum window requirements for energy-efficient single-, two-, and three-family dwellings:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      4. Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.
  2. Regulation of amphitheaters ordinance This link open a new window(2021-00803)
    1. Cunningham gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an 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.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District renewal ordinance (2021 renewal) This link open a new window(2021-00767)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce an ordinance amending Title 17, Chapter 465 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks: Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District, for first reading and referral to the Transportation & Public Works Committee, readopting the ordinance to renew the Downtown Business Improvement (DID) Special Service District for an additional five-year period.

Resolutions

  1. Kim Keller honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00847)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Kim Keller for her vision and commitment to the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. Jason Sowards honorary resolution This link open a new window(2021-00853)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Jason Sowards.

Announcements

Adjournment


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