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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 25, 2018 - 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 the regular meeting of May 11, 2018.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
May 15, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Popol Vuh, 1414 Quincy St NE, (Ward 1) submitted by Popol Vuh, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class E License, LIC351089 This link open a new window(2018-00561)
    1. Approving application for Popol Vuh, 1414 Quincy St NE, submitted by Popol Vuh, LLC, for an On Sale Liquor, Class E License, (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  2. First Draft Taproom & Kitchen, 324 6th Ave N, (Ward 3) submitted by First Draft MN, LLC, On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class B License, LIC361973 and Sidewalk Café License LIC361979 This link open a new window(2018-00559)
    1. Approving application for First Draft Taproom & Kitchen, 324 6th Ave N, submitted by First Draft MN, LLC, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class B License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

    2. Approving application for First Draft Taproom & Kitchen, 324 6th Ave N, submitted by First Draft MN, LLC, for a Sidewalk Café License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  3. Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea, 116 3rd Ave N, (Ward 3) submitted by Fairgrounds 4, LLC, Sidewalk Café License, LIC364961 This link open a new window(2018-00556)
    1. Approving application for Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea, 116 3rd Ave N, submitted by Fairgrounds 4, LLC, for a Sidewalk Café License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  4. Edward's Dessert Kitchen, 200 Washington Ave N, (Ward 3) submitted by Schwan’s Culinary Initiatives, LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class E License, LIC364140 and Sidewalk Café License, LIC366255 This link open a new window(2018-00530)
    1. Approving application for Edward's Dessert Kitchen, 200 Washington Ave N, submitted by Schwan’s Culinary Initiatives, LLC, for an On Sale Liquor, Class E License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

    2. Approving application for Edward's Dessert Kitchen, 200 Washington Ave N, submitted by Schwan’s Culinary Initiatives, LLC, for a Sidewalk Cafe License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  5. La Dona, 241 Fremont Ave N, (Ward 5) submitted by La Dona, SBC, On Sale Liquor Taproom, Class B License, LIC362455 and an Off Sale Malt Liquor, Growler License LIC366484 This link open a new window(2018-00562)
    1. Approving application for La Dona, 241 Fremont Ave N, submitted by La Dona, SBC, for an On Sale Liquor Taproom, Class B License, (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

    2. Approving application for La Dona, 241 Fremont Ave N, submitted by La Dona, SBC, for an Off Sale Malt Liquor, Growler License, (new business) subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

  6. The Regime, 2015 Lowry Ave N, (Ward 5) submitted by New Rules North, LLC, On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C-2 License LIC359641 This link open a new window(2018-00560)
    1. Approving application for The Regime, 2015 Lowry Ave N, submitted by New Rules North, LLC, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C-2 License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  7. Henry & Son, 1220 Glenwood Ave, (Ward 5) submitted by Henry & Son, LLC, Off Sale Liquor License LIC364609 This link open a new window(2018-00557)
    1. Approving application for Henry & Son, 1220 Glenwood Ave, submitted by Henry & Son, LLC, for an Off Sale Liquor License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  8. Gray Fox, 801 Marquette Ave, (Ward 7) submitted by Gray Fox, LLC, On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class E License, LIC365927 This link open a new window(2018-00553)
    1. Approving application for Gray Fox, 801 Marquette Ave, submitted by Gray Fox, LLC, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class E License (new business), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  9. Botany Coffee, 1830 E 38th St, (Ward 12) submitted by Botany Coffee Co., Sidewalk Café License, LIC366499 This link open a new window(2018-00558)
    1. Approving application for Botany Coffee, 1830 E 38th St, (Ward 12) submitted by Botany Coffee Co., for a Sidewalk Café License (new license), subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances. 

  10. 44th & Penn Avenue North Redevelopment Plan This link open a new window(2018-00565)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the 44th & Penn Avenue North Redevelopment Plan.

  11. Mobile Food Vehicle Vendor License revocation: Finer Meats and Eats, 3751 Nicollet Ave (Ward 8), held by Douglas Meyer and IGWT, LLC This link open a new window(2018-00552)
    1. Approving the revocation of the Mobile Food Vehicle Vendor License for Finer Meats and Eats, 3751 Nicollet Ave, held by Douglas Meyer and IGWT, LLC, due to outstanding taxes owed to the Minnesota Department of Revenue, as mandated by Minnesota Statute 270C.72 and/or 160.08.subd. 2.

  12. Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses for May 15, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00551)
    1. Approving the Department of Licenses and Consumer Services Agenda recommendations granting applications for Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses and Consumer Services Agenda for May 15, 2018, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

  13. License Settlement Conference recommendations: Pizza Luce, 119 4th St N, (Ward 3) held by Pizza Luce, Inc., On Sale Liquor, Class E and Special Late Night Food Licenses (LIC366537) This link open a new window(2018-00529)
    1. Adopting the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement for Pizza Luce, 119 4th St N, negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Pizza Luce, Inc., allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor, Class E and Special Late Night Food Licenses, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

    2. Rescinding the Business License Settlement Conference Agreement related to the On Sale Liquor, Class E and Special Late Night Food Licenses held by Pizza Luce, Inc., 119 4th St N, approved by the Minneapolis City Council on August 2, 2013.

  14. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 1519 Jefferson St NE, new owner Elizabeth Pyper-Holz This link open a new window(2018-00567)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License formerly held by Marie Dulac, to be held by new owner Elizabeth Pyper-Holz, for the property located at 1519 Jefferson St NE, having received an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental license standards.

Housing Policy & Development
May 16, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Land sale: 2800 18th Ave N to Jeffrey Law and Northgate Development LLC This link open a new window(2018-00568)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2800 18th Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-43) to Jeffrey Law and Northgate Development LLC for $30,000, subject to conditions.  If Jeffrey Law and Northgate Development LLC fail to close, approving the sale of the property at 2800 18th Ave N to Jenny Investments LLC for $30,000, subject to conditions. 

  2. Land sale: 1405 16th Ave N to A Vision LLC This link open a new window(2018-00585)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1405 16th Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-77), to A Vision LLC for $10,800, subject to conditions.

    2. Approving the award of up to $20,000 in Homebuyer Incentive funds to Carmeann Foster and Michael Foster.

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

  3. Supplemental award and bond issuance for Hook & Ladder Apartments Project: 2318 Jefferson St NE and 640 24th Ave NE This link open a new window(2018-00587)
    1. Approving additional funding up to $675,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund's Family Housing Initiative and Contingency Pool for the Hook & Ladder Apartments project located at 2318 Jefferson St NE and 640 24th Ave NE to Hook & Ladder Apartments Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Newport Midwest LLC, or its affiliated entity.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing final approval to the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds in an amount not to exceed $15,900,000 for Hook & Ladder Apartments project.

  4. Report of Heading Home Together: Minnesota's 2018-2020 Action Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness This link open a new window(2018-00590)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to formally sign on as a partner to the Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness’ Heading Home Together: Minnesota’s 2018-2020 Action Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, and expressing general agreement with the principles and goals of the Action Plan.  The City of Minneapolis agrees to find opportunities to align our work to help end homelessness and make progress toward the vision, goals and principles outlined in the plan.

    2. Directing the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development staff to identify specific actions the City of Minneapolis is taking consistent with the Action Plan and recommend future actions, including outcome measuring, we could take to be aligned more closely with its goals and particular strategies.

  5. Applications for grant funding for the 2018 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(2018-00586)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grant program for the following developments:  Lake Street Apartments Phase I , 410 W Lake St; Amber Apartments , 4525 Hiawatha Ave; and The Peris Development, 1930 Hennepin Ave S.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program for the following developments:  Olson Towne Homes, 461 Girard Ave N; Northgate Training Center, 1200 Plymouth Ave N; and Gateway Northeast, 2435 Marshall Ave NE.

  6. Establishing a Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing This link open a new window(2018-00588)
    1. Passage of Resolution establishing a Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing to advise City Departments and City Council on housing issues.

Intergovernmental Relations
May 23, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. 2018 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions This link open a new window(2018-00179)
    1. Approving technical updates to the 2018 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions, including augmenting the ranking of the City's Central City Storm Tunnel bonding request.

  2. Support for Working People and Collective Bargaining This link open a new window(2018-00611)
    1. Passage of Resolution supporting working people and collective bargaining.

  3. Local government amicus brief in U.S. v. California, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00612)
    1. Authorizing the City Attorney's Office to join an amicus curiae brief in support of California's separation statute in U.S. v. California, et al.

  4. Supporting policy to build a new, cooperative relationship between the United States and Cuba This link open a new window(2018-00617)
    1. Passage of Resolution urging the federal government to continue the policy initiated by past presidents to build a new, cooperative relationship between the United States and Cuba.

  5. Debt for capital expenditures charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00523)
    1. Transmitting to the Charter Commission a proposed amendment to the City Charter amending Article IX, Section 9.4 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Finance:  Debt, increasing limits on borrowing for capital expenditures and permit the combination of charter and state borrowing authority.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
May 14, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Reappointment of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department This link open a new window(2018-00502)
    1. Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Gretchen Musicant to the appointed position of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department for a two-year term beginning Jan 2, 2018.

    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Tobacco Dealers, amending provisions to increase the minimum age for sales or provision of tobacco products from 18 to 21.

  2. The Day of the Transgender Child This link open a new window(2018-00549)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing May 20, 2018, as The Day of the Transgender Child in the City of Minneapolis.

  3. Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Aging appointments and reappointments This link open a new window(2018-00541)
    1. Approving the following City Council reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019: Charlie Lakin, Seat 2, Ward 2; Flo Castner, Seat 5, Ward 5; Hazel Tanner, Seat 11, Ward 11; and Joanna Lees, Seat 13, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the following Mayoral appointments for completion of a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2018:  Mark Lucas, Seat 14, Member at Large; James Meyer, Seat 15, Member at Large; and Rebecca Furman, Seat 17, Member at Large.

    3. Approving the following Mayoral reappointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019:  Jean Greener, Seat 16, Member at Large.

  4. Public Health Advisory Committee reappointment This link open a new window(2018-00539)
    1. Approving the Council reappointment of Joseph Desenclos, Seat 19, Member At Large, for a two-year term, beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019; and waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180).

  5. Minneapolis Foundation/Environmental Legacy Fund grant for the Minneapolis Solar Energy Green Business Initiative This link open a new window(2018-00546)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minneapolis Foundation/Environmental Legacy Fund, in the amount of $20,000, for the Minneapolis Solar Energy Green Business Initiative.

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

  6. Neighborhoods 2020 Work Group This link open a new window(2018-00543)
    1. Approving the Neighborhoods 2020 Work Group structure and directing the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department to move forward with the appointment process.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
May 17, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Gift acceptance from Kelly Doran to supply Minneapolis 911 response officers with Narcan This link open a new window(2018-00545)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation in the amount of $41,876 from Kelly Doran that will provide for Minneapolis 911 response officers and others to carry Narcan.

  2. Memorandum of Understanding with Summit Academy regarding cooperation in addressing campus sexual assaults This link open a new window(2018-00554)
    1. Authorizing a memorandum of understanding with Summit Academy defining responsibilities and requiring certain information sharing, in accordance with applicable state and federal privacy laws, about certain crimes occurring on-campus and in certain areas off-campus, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

  3. Contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center for Police K-9 health services This link open a new window(2018-00573)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center in the amount of $34,560 for one (1) year from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, and using the contract form provided by the Regents of the University of Minnesota for veterinary services for Police K-9s.

  4. Contract amendment with SMG to correct the hourly rate for 911 dispatchers This link open a new window(2018-00599)
    1. Approving an amendment to Contract No. C-43673 with SMG to correct the hourly rate for 911 dispatchers by reducing from $105 per hour to $65 per hour, for a new not-to-exceed amount of $523,500, for the entire contract (new not-to-exceed amount of $19,500 for 911 dispatchers), for Vikings football preseason, Vikings football regular season, X Games Minneapolis and other large scale events at US Bank Stadium, excluding Final Four events.

  5. Contract amendment with Hennepin County regarding the Hennepin County Jail This link open a new window(2018-00598)
    1. Directing the City Coordinator’s Office, in conjunction with the Minneapolis Police Department and the City Attorney’s Office, to seek amendments to the contract for jail services to include provisions that promote a separation between local law enforcement and federal immigration enforcement and protect the City’s immigrant communities to the greatest extent that is consistent with federal law and any other applicable state laws or Rules.

Transportation & Public Works
May 15, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. 2018 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation - Waite Park Neighborhood: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00569)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $436,414.64 for the 2018 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation - Waite Park Neighborhood Project No. 2308 (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 $436,415 for the 2018 Concrete Streets Rehabilitation - Waite Park Neighborhood Project.

  2. 37th Ave NE Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2018-00555)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $28,247.29 for the 37th Ave NE Street Resurfacing Project in the 2018 Street Resurfacing Program, Project No. 2299L (CPV1856).

    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 $28,250 for the 37th Ave NE Resurfacing Project.

  3. 28th Ave S (58th St E to City Limit) Street Reconstruction: Project designation, cost estimate, and setting public hearing This link open a new window(2018-00579)
    1. Passage of Resolution designating the location and improvements proposed to be made in the 28th Ave S (58th St E to City Limit) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6761 (CPV134).

    2. Adopting report receiving the cost estimate of $1,436,934, directing the preparation of proposed special assessments against the list of benefited properties, and setting a public hearing for July 10, 2018, to consider the project, assessments, and the abandonment and removal of areaways in conflict with the project.

  4. Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Columbia Heights for the 37th Ave NE (Main St NE to 5th St NE) Street Resurfacing Project This link open a new window(2018-00582)
    1. Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Columbia Heights for the 37th Ave NE (from Main St NE to 5th St NE) Street Resurfacing Project (CPV1856).

  5. Contract amendment with Rice Lake Construction Group for Fridley Softening Plant Recarbonation Improvements Project This link open a new window(2018-00566)
    1. Authorizing Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. C-41585 with Rice Lake Construction Group, increasing the contract by $38,302, for a revised contract total of $4,253,639, for additional services associated with the Fridley Softening Plant Recarbonation Improvements Project, and extending the contract to Dec 31, 2018.

  6. Contract amendment with Alliant Engineering, Inc., for additional professional services for the 8th St S Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00584)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40737 with Alliant Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $2,800,000, for a total amount not to exceed $4,031,812, for additional professional services for the 8th St S Street Reconstruction Project, and extending the contract end date to Dec 31, 2022. 

  7. Contract amendment with Bolton & Menk, Inc., for additional professional services for the 4th St Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00575)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41881 with Bolton & Menk Inc., in the amount of $1,825,760, for a total amount not to exceed $2,816,304, for additional professional services for the 4th St Reconstruction Project, and extending the contract end date to Dec 31, 2022.

  8. Grant from the State of Minnesota for the renovation of Peavey Plaza This link open a new window(2018-00596)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application for and acceptance of a $2,000,000 grant from the State of Minnesota through its Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for the renovation of Peavey Plaza.

    2. Passage of Resolution establishing Project PVPLAZA for the renovation of Peavey Plaza, and increasing and decreasing the appropriation and revenue in the Downtown Assets Fund and the Capital Projects Fund for the renovation of Peavey Plaza.

  9. Sewer service line repair: Assessment cancellation for 1915 Talmage Ave SE This link open a new window(2018-00577)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to cancel the special assessment for sewer service line repair improvements for payable 2018 and subsequent years tax files for the property located at 1915 Talmage Ave SE in the amount of $2,940 and directing the Risk Management & Claims Division to issue a refund for assessments collected on 2016 and 2017 property tax statements in the amount of $2,406.

  10. Railroad Agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railway for the Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00583)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railway for the purpose of upgrading the existing railroad crossings at four locations within the Mid-City Industrial Reconstruction Project area at an estimated cost of $196,071.19.

  11. D Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Recommended Station Plan: City of Minneapolis comments This link open a new window(2018-00578)
    1. Approving City of Minneapolis comments on the D Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Recommended Station Plan, dated May 15, 2018, and directing submittal of the comments to Metro Transit.

  12. Bid for 14th Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-00548)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Engineering and Construction Innovations, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8558, in the amount of $309,450, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the 14th Ave S Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project for the City of Minneapolis - Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. Bid for 2018 Minneapolis Squad Car Up-Fitting Kits This link open a new window(2018-00580)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Emergency Automotive Technologies, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8556, in the amount of $149,018.69, to furnish and deliver 2018 Minneapolis Police Squad Car Up-Fitting Kits for the City of Minneapolis Public Works Fleet Division, all in accordance with City specifications.

    1. Passage of Resolution declaring the week of May 20, 2018, as National Public Works Week.

  14. Pedestrian and Bicycle Winter Maintenance Study This link open a new window(2018-00576)
    1. Directing Public Works staff to implement the options recommended for immediate action in the Pedestrian and Bicycle Winter Maintenance Study Supplemental Report on Sidewalk Snow and Ice Removal, and return to the Transportation & Public Works Committee with the feasibility and cost estimates for snow removal from City sidewalks, including possible tiers of implementation, and consideration of business models that would further enhance the City’s goals for a walkable City in winter and taking into account the priority areas identified by the Pedestrian Advisory Committee.  Staff will return to the Transportation & Public Works Committee in Sept 2018 with feasibility and estimates, and in May 2019 to report on implementation of short term items.

  1. Civil Service Commission appointments This link open a new window(2018-00508)
    1. Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Christine Siewert, Seat 2, for a three-year term, beginning Mar. 1, 2018, and ending Feb. 28, 2021.

    2. Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Macey Wheeler, Seat 3, for a three-year term, beginning Mar. 1, 2017, and ending Feb. 28, 2020.

  2. Legal Settlement - Andre Agee v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00606)
    1. Authorizing the settlement of the lawsuit Andre Agee v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (Court File No. 16-2341) by payment in the amount of $10,000 to Andre Agee and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  3. Contract with Cornerstone Advocacy Services to provide dedicated advocacy work for victims of domestic violence This link open a new window(2018-00603)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Cornerstone Advocacy Service in an amount not-to-exceed $60,000 per year for the period of June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis for up to three (3) additional years, for domestic violence advocacy services to work with the Domestic Assault Unit of the Minneapolis Police Department and the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office as part of the City's coordinated community response to domestic violence.

  4. Contract amendment with Meisinger Construction Company, Inc. for contract close-out This link open a new window(2018-00615)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No C-42641 in the amount of $30,856 for a new total of $597,856 to allow for close out and final payment related to change orders on the Minneapolis Convention Center Wayfinding Signage project. 

  5. Contract Amendment with Albrecht Sign Company for contract close-out. This link open a new window(2018-00616)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No C-43132 in the amount of $31,631.67 for a new total of $530,556.67 to allow for close out and final payment related to change orders on the Minneapolis Convention Center Wayfinding Signage project. 

  6. One-time funds transfer from the City Coordinator's Office to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department (CPED) for an Energy Technical Assistance Program (E-TAP) This link open a new window(2018-00604)
    1. Authorizing the one-time transfer of $100,000 from the City Coordinator's 2018 budget to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department  for the creation of an Energy Technical Assistance Program (E-TAP) serving small businesses beginning in 2018.

    2. Passage of Resolution transferring appropriated funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department (CPED) from the City Coordinator's Office.

  7. Energy and Regulatory Policy staff position grant application This link open a new window(2018-00605)
    1. Approving an application to the McKnight Foundation for funding related to an Energy and Regulatory Policy staff position.

  8. Contract Amendment with Industrial Hygiene Services Corporation for general hygiene and testing services This link open a new window(2018-00607)
    1. Approving an increase to Contract No. C-40650 with Industrial Hygiene Services Corporation in the amount of $49,115, for a new not-to-exceed amount of $100,000, and also extending the contract through June 30, 2019, for providing general hygiene and testing services such as mold, lead, and asbestos testing, as well as hazardous conditions testing like indoor air quality noise level testing.

  9. Contract with Professional Service Industries, Inc. for vibration monitoring services for the Public Service Building project (formerly referred to as the Consolidated Office Building project) This link open a new window(2018-00608)
    1. Authorizing a multi-year contract with Professional Service Industries, Inc., in an amount not-to-exceed $ 165,000 over the life of the contract, to provide vibration and crack monitoring services for the Public Service Building project (formerly referred to as the Consolidated Office Building project.)

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating an additional $165,000 to the Capital Project Fund and declaring the City Council’s official intent to reimburse these expenditures with proceeds from tax-exempt bonds.

  10. Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement with the MN Department of Public Safety - Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for participation of the state's Human Trafficking Task Force This link open a new window(2018-00614)
    1. Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-43292 with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety - Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to include funding in the amount of $188,686.56 for an intelligence analyst and officer overtime to work on the state Human Trafficking Task Force for the first 18 months of the five-year agreement, from Jan.1, 2018 - June 30, 2019. 

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriateing the funds to the Police Department. 

  1. Variance appeal: Alissa Luepke Pier, on behalf of David Potter & Darwin Lookingbill, 1800 4th St NE This link open a new window(2018-00595)
    1. Granting an appeal submitted by Alissa Luepke Pier, on behalf of David Potter and Darwin Lookingbill, regarding the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying a variance (PLAN6020) to reduce the required corner side yard from 8 ft. to 1 ft. 2 3/4 in. to allow an open covered front porch extending 9 ft. from the house at 1800 4th St NE.

  2. Conditional use permit, variance, and site plan review appeal: Steven Verdoorn, 3612-16 Bryant Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00563)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Steven Verdoorn regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN6197) to construct a new 41-unit residential building located at 3612-16 Bryant Ave S, subject to conditions:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the height of the building from 2.5 stories/35 ft. to 5 stories/50 ft.

      2. Approving a variance to increase the maximum permitted Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of the building from 2.04 to 2.38.

      3. Approving a variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from 13 ft. to 11 ft. for the building and denying the variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from 13 ft. to 5 ft. for the balconies.

      4. Approving the site plan review for a new 41-unit residential building.

  3. Conditional use permit, variance, and site plan review appeal: M. Michelle Coady, 3100 W River Pkwy This link open a new window(2018-00589)
    1. Denying an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by M. Michelle Coady regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN6054) for an addition to an existing school located at 3100 W River Pkwy: 

      1. Approving a conditional use permit for an addition to an existing K-12 school.
      2. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum height in the R1 Single-family District from 2 1/2 stories, not to exceed 35 ft., to 4 stories, 53 ft. 8 in. for the addition and 64 ft. to the top of the steeple.
      3. Approving a variance to allow surface parking to be located between the principal structure and the front lot lines facing W River Pkwy and 46th Ave S.
      4. Approving the site plan review for an addition to an existing school.
  4. Conditional use permit condition of approval appeal: Douglas R. Braithwaite, 3100 W River Pkwy This link open a new window(2018-00594)
    1. Granting an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by Douglas R. Braithwaite regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission's condition of approval 3 to a conditional use permit (PLAN6054) approving an addition to an existing school located at 3100 W River Pkwy, relating to a gate being maintained at the north property line to prevent vehicular access to and from the site via 47th Ave S.

  5. Vacation resolution correction: Minneapolis Public Schools, 2526 Emerson Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00597)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2018R-050 entitled “Vacating that part of the alley as created and dedicated in the plat of Anderson and Douglas Company's First Addition, according to the recorded plat thereof, Hennepin County, Minnesota, lying north of the westerly extension of a line parallel with and 16 feet south of the south line of Lot 8, Block 4, said Addition, and lying south of the westerly extension of a line parallel with and 5 feet south of the north line of Lot 7, Block 4, said Addition (Vacation File No. 1693),” passed Feb. 23, 2018, by updating the title and the legal language in the body of the resolution.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Mobile food stores ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00550)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Schroeder to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 295 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Mobile Food Stores, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to authorized places of sale and license requirements.

  2. Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00613)
    1. Motion by Bender to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 421 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development:  Housing Improvement Areas, for first reading and referral to the Housing Policy & Development Committee, adding a new Article III entitled "Condos on Blaisdell Housing Improvement Area" to establish the area and impose fees to pay for housing improvements within the area. (Unanimous consent required)

Resolutions

  1. 2018 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual Pride Month honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00648)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring June 2018 "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual Pride Month."

  2. Becky McIntosh honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00651)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Becky McIntosh for her years of service to the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. Kelly Doran honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00655)
    1. Passage of Resolution recognizing Kelly Doran’s Donation to Support the Minneapolis Police Department’s Naloxone Program.

  2. Sign regulation ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00146)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 551 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code:  Overlay Districts, amending regulations related to signs.

  3. Rhoda Gilman honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00654)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring the life of Rhoda Gilman.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. 2018 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Report This link open a new window(2018-00653)
    1. Adjourn to June 7, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber for the purpose of receiving the report of the 2018 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.


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