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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
April 14, 2022 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Andrea Jenkins (President), Linea Palmisano (Vice-President), Elliott Payne, Robin Wonsley Worlobah, Michael Rainville, LaTrisha Vetaw, Jeremiah Ellison, Jamal Osman, Lisa Goodman, Jason Chavez, Aisha Chughtai, Emily Koski, and Andrew Johnson
(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
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports to the proper Committees.
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Mar 29, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Boludo, 8 38TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment license and a Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2022-00288)
    1. Approving application for Boludo, 8 38TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by DK Empanadas LLC, BLLiquor, LIC399464 for an On Sale Liquor with No Live Entertainment license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
    2. Approving application for Boludo, 8 38TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by DK Empanadas LLC, BLFood, LIC399465 for a Sidewalk Cafe license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  2. Nico's Tacos, 2516 Hennepin Ave, (Ward 7), for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment license, expansion of premises, adding 20 seats to an outdoor private patio This link open a new window(2022-00289)
    1. Approving application for Nico's Tacos, 2516 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Jans Enterprises Inc, BLAmend, LIC399701, for an expansion of premises, adding 20 seats to an outdoor private patio, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  3. Revival Smoked Meats, 4537 Nicollet Ave, (Ward 8), for an On Sale Liquor with No Live Entertainment license This link open a new window(2022-00290)
    1. Approving application for Revival Smoked Meats, 4537 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by N&T Restaurant Holdings LLC, BLLiquor, LIC396540 for an On Sale Liquor with No Live Entertainment license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  4. Guacaya Bistreaux, 337 Washington Ave N, (Ward 3), for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment license This link open a new window(2022-00320)
    1. Approving application for Guacaya Bistreaux, 337 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Group Balboa LLC, BLLiquor, LIC399539 for an On Sale Liquor with No Live Entertainment license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  5. Gay 90'S, 400 Hennepin Ave, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor license, adding an additional sidewalk cafe seating area with 12 seats This link open a new window(2022-00321)
    1. Approving application for Gay 90'S, 400 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by 90's Minneapolis LLC, BLAmend, LIC398872 for an On Sale Liquor license, adding an additional sidewalk cafe seating area with 12 seats, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  6. Brew2 Bar & Cafe, 2808 UNIVERSITY AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2), for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment license This link open a new window(2022-00323)
    1. Approving application for Brew2 Bar & Cafe, 2808 UNIVERSITY AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by Southeast Minneapolis Hotels LLC, BLLiquor, LIC397227 for an On Sale Liquor with No Live Entertainment license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  7. Ninth Street Soccer, 801 9th St SE, (Ward 3), for an On Sale Wine with Limited Entertainment license and a Sidewalk Cafe license for 16 customers This link open a new window(2022-00324)
    1. Approving application for Ninth Street Soccer, 801 9TH ST SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Ninth Street Soccer LLC, BLFood, LIC398921 for a Sidewalk Cafe license for 16 customers, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
    2. Approving application for Ninth Street Soccer, 801 9TH ST SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Ninth Street Soccer LLC, BLWine, LIC398917 for an On Sale Wine with Limited Entertainment license, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  8. Demolition of Historic Resource appeal: Bob Pohlad, on behalf of ERE Properties, LLC, 2424 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy This link open a new window(2022-00359)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Bob Pohlad, on behalf of ERE Properties, LLC, from the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission denying a Demolition of Historic Resource application (PLAN13968) for the property located at 2424 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy. 

  9. Liquor license approvals for March 29, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00326)
    1. 7 Steakhouse, 700 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Seven Acquisition LLC, BLAmend, LIC399474
    2. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, 1101 LASALLE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by MCR Fund II Property Management LLC, BLLiquor, LIC399490
  10. Liquor license renewals for March 29, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00325)
    1. Tilia, 2726 43RD ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by Tilia LLC, BLLiquor, LIC375700
  11. Gambling license approvals for March 29, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00327)
    1. Minneapolis Riverview Lions, 500 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Riverview Lions, BLGeneral, LIC400271
    2. Eagles Aries #34, 913 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Eagles Aries #34, BLGeneral, LIC400334
  12. HOME and NSP program income appropriation and Minnesota Housing Impact Fund grant This link open a new window(2022-00322)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minnesota Housing in the amount of $1,500,000 to develop new construction and rehabilitated homes through the Minneapolis Homes Financing program. 

    2. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority in the amount of $600,000 to develop new construction homes on tax-forfeited land through the Minneapolis Homes: Financing program.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving the following appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development:

      1. Program income generated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME program and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
      2. Grant funds from Minnesota Housing and Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
  13. Rezoning and street vacation: Artspace Northrup King, LLC, 1500 Jackson St NE This link open a new window(2022-00356)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Artspace Northrup King, LLC to rezone (PLAN11624) a portion of the property located at 1500 Jackson St NE from the I1 Light Industrial District to the I2 Medium Industrial District, retaining the Industrial Living Overlay District to renovate two existing structures and establish a new Planned Unit Development with 81 dwelling units and approximately 20,000 square feet of commercial and production space.

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

    3. Approving an application submitted by Artspace Northrup King, LLC to vacate (Vac-1751) Jackson St NE, north of 15th Ave NE, and west of Van Buren St NE, subject to the retention of an easement for Xcel Energy.

    4. Passage of Resolution vacating Jackson St NE, north of 15th Ave NE, and west of Van Buren St NE, subject to the retention of an easement for Xcel Energy (Vac-1751).

    5. Approving an application submitted by Artspace Northrup King, LLC to vacate (Vac-1752) 15th Ave NE between Jackson & Van Buren Sts NE, subject to the retention of an easement for Xcel Energy.

    6. Passage of Resolution vacating 15th Ave NE between Jackson & Van Buren Sts NE, subject to the retention of an easement for Xcel Energy (Vac-1752).

  14. Reclamation of Dock at Upper Harbor Terminal This link open a new window(2022-00332)
    1. Authorizing the reclamation of the ADA-compliant dock built at Upper Harbor Terminal under the terms of the lease agreement COM0002632, for the purpose of removing the dock from the premises.

  15. American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for acquisition and rehabilitation of emergency shelter for persons experiencing homelessness This link open a new window(2022-00358)
    1. Reallocating $2.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Phase 1 funds to be used for emergency shelter acquisition and rehabilitation.
    2. Approving up to $2.5 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for emergency shelter acquisition and rehabilitation to Catholic Charities or affiliated entity.

    3. Approving up to $513,450 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for shelter rehabilitation to People Serving People or affiliated entity.

    4. Approving up to $1,880,459 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for shelter rehabilitation to St. Anne's Place located on Russell Ave, by Ascension Place, Inc or an affiliated entity.

    5. Authorizing contracts and agreements with the organizations receiving the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding awards.

    6. Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with Hennepin County to manage the funding awards for shelter capital projects, including the Simpson Housing project.

Intergovernmental Relations
Apr 12, 2022 - Committee Report
    1. Passage of Resolution expressing unity with the people of Ukraine in their fight to protect their homes and loved ones against those that wish to do them harm and to call for additional humanitarian support from the federal government for Ukrainian evacuees.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Apr 11, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. 2022 Quarterly Donations Reports This link open a new window(2022-00377)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting 1st Quarter 2022 donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000.

  2. Rollover of unspent 2021 appropriations This link open a new window(2022-00381)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2022 General Appropriation Resolution to roll over funds from 2021 to 2022 for items that were delayed or not completed during the 2021 budget year for several operating departments. 

  3. Bid for cleaning and lining of cast iron water mains This link open a new window(2022-00367)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Michels Corporation, submitted on Event 1844, in the amount of $3,626,999.50, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the cleaning and lining of cast iron water mains, and authorizing a contract, all in accordance with City specifications.

  4. Bid for Cooling Coil Replacement Project This link open a new window(2022-00369)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Pioneer Power, Inc., submitted on Event No. 1822, in the amount of $478,000 to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the Cooling Coil Replacement Project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  5. Bid for 8th Street SE reconstruction project This link open a new window(2022-00375)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Minger Construction Companies, Inc., submitted on Event 1810, in the amount of $1,656,976.10, including the Base Bid and Alternate 1, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for the 8th Street SE reconstruction project, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  6. Contract with Gartner, Inc., for IT research and advisory services This link open a new window(2022-00371)
    1. Authorizing a contract with customized terms and conditions with Gartner, Inc., in the total not-to-exceed amount of $32,100 for information technology research and advisory services, for a term of one year.

  7. Contracts to establish a Language Services pool for interpreting and translation services This link open a new window(2022-00372)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Age and Associates, Inc., in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    2. Authorizing a contract with ASL Interpreting Services, Inc., in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting services, for a term of three years.

    3. Authorizing a contract with GBR Interpreting and Translation Services, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    4. Authorizing a contract with Global Language Connections, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    5. Authorizing a contract with Interpretations LLC, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    6. Authorizing a contract with Nadia Smith, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    7. Authorizing a contract with AMLA International Translations, in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

    8. Authorizing a contract with University Language Center., in the amount not-to-exceed $50,000 for interpreting and translation services, for a term of three years.

  8. Contract with Enlyte, dba Genex and Genex/Mitchell for workers’ compensation medical bill review and bill payment services This link open a new window(2022-00376)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Enlyte, dba Genex and Genex/Mitchell, in the amount not-to-exceed $1,125,000, for a term of three years, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis for another two years, for Workers' Compensation medical bill review and payment services. 

  9. Contract amendment with Primacy Strategy Group for federal representation services This link open a new window(2022-00373)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM2372A with Primacy Strategy Group (formerly known as Lockridge, Grindal, Nauen P.L.L.P.) in the amount of $100,000 for a new total amount not-to-exceed $200,000, and an extension from April 1, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2022, for federal representation services.

  10. Contract amendment with Urban Venturers, Inc. for the Pathways Gun Diversion Program This link open a new window(2022-00374)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract C-42542 with Urban Ventures, Inc., in the amount of $480,000 for a total amount not-to-exceed $890,000, and an extension through Jan. 31, 2025, to fund the Pathways Gun Diversion Program.

  11. Skyway Agreement amendment in relation to Public Service Building This link open a new window(2022-00378)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Skyway Agreement in relation to Public Service Building.

  12. Request for Proposals for Water Meter Reading Hardware and Software Services This link open a new window(2022-00370)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Water Meter Reading Hardware and Software Services.

  13. Legal Settlement: Worker's Compensation claim of Daniel Dick This link open a new window(2022-00366)
    1. Approving the Worker's Compensation claim of Daniel Dick by payment of $190,000 over four years to Daniel Dick and attorney, Ashley Biermann, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

  14. Joint Power Agreements with the State of Minnesota to provide law enforcement support to the Minneapolis Police Department This link open a new window(2022-00382)
    1. Authorizing agreements with the State of Minnesota, on behalf of the Minnesota State Patrol and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and with other law enforcement agencies, for a total amount not-to-exceed $1,100,000, from Apr. 15, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2023, for law enforcement support and services.

  15. Contract with CornerHouse Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation and Training Center for forensic interview services of children and vulnerable adults This link open a new window(2022-00383)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CornerHouse Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation and Training Center, in the amount of $412,748 for forensic interview services of children and vulnerable adults, for a term of two years, with two optional annual extensions.

  16. 2022 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization This link open a new window(2022-00253)
    1. Approving the appointment of the following individual to the 2022 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization: Ilo Amba, Seat 4, Ward 6.

  17. Public Safety Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2022-00174)
    1. Directing staff in the Office of Performance and Innovation in the City Coordinator’s Office--as it relates to the subject matter of an ordinance amending the Minneapolis City Charter to provide for the creation of a new Department of Public Safety--to:

      1. Prepare an analysis and identify potential departments to be included in this new charter department. Departments and divisions should include but are not limited to:
        1. Fire Department
        2. Office of Violence Prevention
        3. Behavioral Crisis Unit
        4. Traffic Control
        5. Crime Prevention Specialists
        6. Office of Emergency Management
        7. 911
        8. 311
        9. Departments TBD According to Staff Recommendation
      2. Provide an analysis on implementation and potential phase-in process for the identified departments
        1. Identify keys to successful integration of disparate functions within a single department
        2. Identify metrics or operational characteristics necessary for successful integration
        3. Evaluate possible integration of the Minneapolis Police Department
      3. Propose organizational structure including:
        1. Potential divisions within the new department to respond to public safety needs
        2. Staffing needs
        3. Fiscal Note/Budget
        4. Leadership and oversight
        5. Possible authority and oversight roles of Mayor and Council
      4. Publish the analysis, along with supporting findings, in a written report together with draft language for the proposed charter amendment to be distributed to policymakers and presented formally through the Policy & Government Oversight Committee by no later than June 27, 2022, with a public comment period at a subsequent Policy & Government Oversight Committee Meeting.
Public Health & Safety Committee
Mar 30, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Contract amendment with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for Human Trafficking Investigations Crime Analyst support This link open a new window(2022-00333)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on the Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force, in the amount of $175,410, for Minneapolis Police Crime Analyst support.

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

  2. Contract amendment with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for Human Trafficking investigations This link open a new window(2022-00334)
    1. Authorizing Joint Powers Agreement amendment with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on the Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force, in the amount of $15,049, for Minneapolis Police Investigator support.

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

  3. Grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to support the Office of Emergency Management's mission areas of prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery This link open a new window(2022-00335)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $30,000, over a one-year period, to support the Office of Emergency Management's mission areas of prevention, preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery.

  4. Grant application to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a public health emergency grant This link open a new window(2022-00338)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the CDC for a cooperative agreement with the Minneapolis Health Department for the purpose of being eligible and pre-approved to receive rapid funding when faced with a public health emergency that requires federal support, from Apr 1, 2022, through Mar 31, 2027.

  5. Practicum experience agreement with St. Catherine University - School of Social Work for internships This link open a new window(2022-00339)
    1. Authorizing a practicum experience agreement with St. Catherine University - St. Thomas University School of Social Work for their students to receive internship experience through the School Based Clinic program as a training site, with an automatic renewal for up to ten years, unless discontinued by either party.

  6. Minnesota Department of Human Services grant for naloxone distribution This link open a new window(2022-00343)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, in the amount of $319,988, for the period Jul 1, 2022, through Jun 30, 2023, for naloxone distribution and education.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Human Services for the grant funds.

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

  7. Health Department Master Contract with One Family One Community This link open a new window(2022-00348)
    1. Authorizing a Master Contract with One Family One Community as an eligible provider, in the not to exceed (NTE) amount of $1,000,000 per organization, for the period of Jan 1, 2021, through Dec 31, 2025.

    2. Authorizing staff to issue Fund Availability Notices when project funds become available as long as the total amount of the Master Contract is not exceeded.

  8. Health Department Master Contract with The Neighborhood Hub This link open a new window(2022-00355)
    1. Authorizing a Master Contract with The Neighborhood Hub as an eligible provider, in the not to exceed (NTE) amount of $1,000,000 per organization, for the period of Jan 1, 2021, through Dec 31, 2025.

    2. Authorizing staff to issue Fund Availability Notices when project funds become available as long as the total amount of the Master Contract is not exceeded.

  9. Contract with Special School District No. 1 Minneapolis Public Schools for violence interrupter services This link open a new window(2022-00357)
    1. Authorizing a five-month revenue contract with Special School District No.1, for a total not to exceed (NTE) amount of $150,000, to provide community violence interrupter services to MPS-identified locations of Minneapolis Public Schools.

Public Works & Infrastructure Committee
Mar 31, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. 2022 Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation Program: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2022-00340)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $329,775.36 for the 2022 Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation Program Project No. 2345 (PV108).

    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 $329,775.36 for the project.

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

  2. Glenwood Ave N (Aldrich Ave N to 10th St N) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, areaway abandonment, and Cooperative Agreement with Hennepin County This link open a new window(2022-00341)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $339,738.55 for the Glenwood Ave N (Aldrich Ave N to 10th St N) Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6760 (PV074).

    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 $339,738.55 for the project.

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

    4. Authorizing Cooperative Agreement No. PW 25-20-21 with Hennepin County for the reconstruction of County State Aid Highway No. 20 (Glenwood Ave N).

  3. South Minnehaha Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2022-00342)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $550,706.86 for the South Minnehaha Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2343F (CPV2256).

    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 $550,706.86 for the project.

  4. Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission appointments This link open a new window(2022-00344)
    1. Approving the following appointments to the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission for three-year terms ending Jan 31, 2025:  Michael Welch, Commissioner; Jodi Polzin, Alternate Commissioner; and Elizabeth Stout, Technical Advisory Committee.

  5. Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission appointments This link open a new window(2022-00345)
    1. Approving the following appointments to the Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission for three-year terms ending Jan 31, 2025: Ray Schoch, Commissioner; and Elizabeth Stout, Technical Advisory Committee.

  6. Cooperative agreement with Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission for engineering services related to Bassett Creek Tunnel This link open a new window(2022-00346)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission, in an amount not to exceed $15,000, for engineering services related to development activities over the Bassett Creek Tunnel. 

  7. Cooperative construction agreement with Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission and Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for a stormwater quality improvement project in Bryn Mawr Meadows Park This link open a new window(2022-00349)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative construction agreement with the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission and Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for the construction of stormwater treatment ponds and associated storm sewer infrastructure at Bryn Mawr Meadows Park.

  8. Minneapolis Arbor Day Large Block Event Permit: April 29, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00350)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for a large block event permit to allow the Minneapolis Arbor Day Celebration to be held on April 29, 2022, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  9. Cinco de Mayo Large Block Event Permit: May 8, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00351)
    1. Approving the application submitted by Sabri Properties LLC for a large block event permit to allow the Cinco De Mayo Block Party to be held on May 8, 2022, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 455.35(c)(1).

  10. E Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Recommended Corridor Plan: City of Minneapolis comments This link open a new window(2022-00352)
    1. Approving City of Minneapolis comments on the E Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Recommended Corridor Plan, and directing submittal of the comments to Metro Transit.

  11. Special Service Districts: 2021 annual reports and year-end budget procedures This link open a new window(2022-00353)
    1. Authorizing 2021 year-end budget procedures for the 48th & Chicago, 50th and France, 54th & Lyndale, Bloomington-Lake, Central Avenue, Chicago-Lake, Dinkytown, East Lake, Eat Street, Linden Hills, Lowry Hill, Lyndale-Lake, Stadium Village, Uptown, and West Broadway Improvement Special Service Districts.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Interest in revoked or cancelled rental dwelling licensing ordinance This link open a new window(2022-00421)
    1. Goodman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending regulations related to interest in revoked or cancelled rental dwelling licenses.

Unfinished Business

  1. Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group This link open a new window(2022-00362)
    1. Directing the City Clerk to prepare a resolution creating a Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group to provide a structured forum that engages a broad set of key stakeholders, representing multiple perspectives, in studying and making recommendations for a policy framework that addresses a targeted housing/rent stabilization policy.

Closed Session

  1. Claim of Charles Christiansen This link open a new window(2022-00422)
    1. Approving the settlement of all claims against the City of Minneapolis and any of its named or unnamed employees, including claims for attorneys’ fees and costs, asserted in the matter of Claim of Charles Christiansen, PM No. 20-13194, in the amount of $200,000 in damages and $40,000 in fees payable to Charles Christiansen and his attorney, Bennerotte & Associates, P.A., and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this settlement.

  2. Litigation matter of Ana Gelhaye v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2022-00365)
    1. Approving the settlement of all claims, including claims for attorneys’ fees and costs, asserted in Ana Gelhaye v. City of Minneapolis, United States District Court File No. 21-CV-1585 (ECT/BRT), in the amount of $900,000, payable to Ana Gelhaye and her attorneys, from Fund/Org. 06900 1500100 145400, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate this settlement.

  3. Litigation matter of Samantha Wright v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2022-00423)
    1. Approving the settlement of all claims, including claims for attorneys’ fees and costs, asserted in Samantha Wright v. City of Minneapolis and Oscar Macias, United States District Court File No. 21-CV-510 (WMW/LIB), in the amount of $900,000, payable to Samantha Wright and her attorneys, from Fund/Org. 06900 1500100 145400, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate this settlement.

Addendum

  1. Ethics Complaint 2021-52 This link open a new window(2022-00385)
    1. Approving the administrative closing of Ethics Complaint No. 2021-52 with no action, neither agreeing nor disagreeing with the findings of the Ethical Practices Board.
  2. Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group This link open a new window(2022-00362)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing the Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group.

Announcements

Adjournment


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