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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
August 3, 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 Jul 20, 2018.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
Jul 24, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. My Burger, 213 Oak St SE, (Ward 2) for a Permanent Expansion of Premises License, adding a 16 seat sidewalk cafe This link open a new window(2018-00827)
    1. Approving application for MY BURGER, 213 OAK ST SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by MY BURGER OPERATIONS, BLAmend, LIC369060, for a Permanent Expansion of Premises License.
    2. Approving application for MY BURGER, 213 OAK ST SE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 2) submitted by MY BURGER OPERATIONS, BLFood, LIC366597, for a Sidewalk Cafe License.
  2. The Original Uptown Pizza, 323 W Lake St, (Ward 8) for an Extended Hours of Operation License This link open a new window(2018-00832)
    1. Approving application for THE ORIGINAL UPTOWN PIZZA, 323 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MAJESTY FOR RESTAURANTS & COFFEE SHOPS LLC, BLGeneral, LIC367745, for an Extended Hours of Operation License.
  3. Wesley Andrews, 111 E 26th St, (Ward 10) for a six seat Sidewalk Café License This link open a new window(2018-00833)
    1. Approving application for WESLEY ANDREWS, 111 26TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by WESLEY ANDREWS CONVERSATION COMPLEMENTS LLC, BLFood, LIC369361, for a Sidewalk Cafe License.
    1. Approving the 2019 License Fee Schedule with increases to the current 2018 License Fee Schedule.

  4. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for Minnehaha United Methodist Church: 3701 E 50th St This link open a new window(2018-00844)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessment, levying the assessment and adopting the assessment role for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing in the amount of $127,371, for a photovoltaic installation for Minnehaha United Methodist Church located at 3701 E 50th St.

  5. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for Forteva Investments commercial property: 3501 23rd Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00845)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessment, levying the assessment and adopting the assessment role for PACE energy financing in the amount of $56,000, for energy efficiency and solar panels at Forteva Investments commercial property located at 3501 23rd Ave S.

  6. Liquor license approvals for July 24, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00840)
    1. DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, 1070 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by WOLF AND RAVEN LLC, BLLiquor, LIC368000
    2. DOUBLETREE HOTEL, 1101 LASALLE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by HRIL LAKER BEVERAGE LLC, BLAmend, LIC369100
    3. EMBASSY SUITES MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN, 12 6TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by HRIL LAKER BEVERAGE LLC, BLAmend, LIC369101
    4. TINTO KITCHEN, 4959 PENN AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by TINTO COCINA & CANTINA LLC, BLAmend, LIC367063
    5. BLACKBIRD CAFE, 3800 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by TWO BAD DOGS LLC, BLWine, LIC368201
  7. Liquor license renewals for July 24, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00843)
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  8. Business license approvals for July 24, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00841)
    1. DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, 1070 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by WOLF AND RAVEN LLC, BLFood, LIC369089
    2. BLACKBIRD CAFE, 3800 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by TWO BAD DOGS LLC, BLFood, LIC368205
  9. Business license renewals for July 24, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00842)
    1. KIRSCHBAUM KRUPP METAL RECYCLING, 1728 2ND ST N Minneapolis, MN, submitted by KIRSCHBAUM KRUPP METAL RECYCLING LLC, BLGeneral, LIC69955

  10. Gambling license approvals for July 24, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00822)
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  11. Gambling license renewals for July 24, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00824)
    1. EAGLES AERIE #34, submitted by EAGLES AERIE 34, BLGeneral, LIC69163
    2. MPLS RIVERVIEW LIONS, submitted by MPLS RIVERVIEW LIONS, BLGeneral, LIC68168
    3. THE LYNDALE TAP HOUSE, 2937 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by JAMES BALLENTINE VFW POST #246, BLGeneral, LIC356288
  12. Business License Operating Conditions: Ifa Jaleta, 4200 Minnehaha Ave S, Taxi Driver license This link open a new window(2018-00823)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for ABC/B&W/RAINBOW/R&W, submitted by IFA JALETA, BLAmend, LIC369388, allowing the licensee to retain the Taxi Driver License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  13. Business License Operating Conditions: Uptown Lotus, 2841 Hennepin Ave, (Ward 10), held by Uptown Lotus LLC, On Sale Liquor, Class B License This link open a new window(2018-00825)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for UPTOWN LOTUS, 2841 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by UPTOWN LOTUS LLC, BLAmend, LIC369503, allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor, Class B License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  14. Business License Operating Conditions: Genuine Spa, 3406 University Ave SE, (Ward 2) held by Enhanced Massage Therapy, LLC, Massage Establishment License This link open a new window(2018-00826)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for GENUINE SPA, 3406 UNIVERSITY AVE SE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by ENHANCED MASSAGE THERAPY LLC, BLAmend, LIC369157, allowing the licensee to retain the Message Establishment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  15. Rental dwelling license reinstatement: 3018 30th Ave S & 3030 29th Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00838)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling Licenses for the properties at 3018 30th Ave S & 3030 29th Ave S, formerly held by Stephen Frenz, to be held by new owner Megan Boulton, based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said properties are now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  16. Bid for Removal of Branches, Brush, Weeds and Grass Growth This link open a new window(2018-00828)
    1. Accepting the next low bidder of Wilson Custom Tree Trimmers, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8535, in the amount of $90,000.00, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals for the cutting and removal of branches, brush, weeds and grass growth in the North Minneapolis District for the City of Minneapolis - Regulatory Services Division, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications. 

  17. Pathways to Prosperity grant for public sector safety career pathways strategies This link open a new window(2018-00835)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in the amount of $250,000, for employment and training services in the public safety sector.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department.

  18. Pathways to Prosperity grant for healthcare career pathway employment and training services This link open a new window(2018-00836)
    1. Accepting a grant from Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in the amount of $350,000, for employment and training services in the healthcare sector.

    2. Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department.

  19. Applications for funding in the Aug. 1, 2018, round of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program This link open a new window(2018-00846)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Redevelopment Grant Program for funding for the following projects: Lake Street Apartments -- Phase 1, 410 W Lake St,  414 W Lake St, 2943 Harriett Ave, and 2945 Harriett Ave; Malcolm Yards Market, 510 30th Ave SE; and Rand Hotel, 527 Marquette Ave.

  20. Brownfield grant funding for housing projects This link open a new window(2018-00850)
    1. Forwarding without recommendation a staff direction to proceed with the Fall 2018 brownfield grant round using guidelines which require affordability for housing projects.

Housing Policy & Development
Jul 25, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Land Sale: 5960 Clinton Ave S to Wilson Molina This link open a new window(2018-00829)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 5960 Clinton Ave S (Disposition Parcel No. MH-86), to Wilson Molina for $45,000, subject to conditions. If Wilson Molina fails to close, approving the sale of property to Jenny Investments LLC for $45,000, subject to conditions.

  2. Land Sale: 3718 Fremont Ave N to Khabir Rasheed This link open a new window(2018-00830)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3718 Fremont Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-85), to Khabir Rasheed for $1,000, subject to conditions. If Khabir Rasheed fails to close, approving the sale of property to Ram Construction for $1,000, subject to conditions. 

  3. Land Sale: 2916 14th Ave N to Shelonda and Compton Alves This link open a new window(2018-00831)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2916 14th Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-82), to Shelonda and Compton Alves for $65,000, subject to conditions. If Shelonda and Compton Alves fail to close, approving the sale of property to Harvest Management Group LLC  for $65,000, subject to conditions. 

  4. Land Sale: 3210 Upton Ave N to Northside Home LLC This link open a new window(2018-00834)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3210 Upton Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-84), to Northside Home LLC for $60,000, subject to conditions. If Northside Home LLC fails to close, approving sale of property to Wilson Molina for $60,000, subject to conditions. 

  5. Land Sale: 415 22nd Ave N to Pointer Enterprises This link open a new window(2018-00860)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 415 22nd Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-81), to Pointers Enterprise LLC for $42,500, subject to conditions. If Pointers Enterprise LLC fails to close, approving sale of property to Tai Hon L.L.C. for $42,500, subject to conditions.

  6. Land sale: 756 Jackson Street NE to Blue Golds Ventures LLC This link open a new window(2018-00863)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 756 Jackson St NE (Disposition Parcel No. VH-687), to Blue Golds Ventures LLC or an affiliated entity for $20,720, subject to conditions.

  7. Land Sale: Sideyard portion of 514 20th Ave S to Jennifer K. Deveney This link open a new window(2018-00867)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of sideyard portion of property at 514 20th Ave S to Jennifer K. Deveney for $1,000.

  8. Land Sale: Sideyard portion of 2622 8th St S to Mathew S. Streater This link open a new window(2018-00871)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of sideyard portion of property at 2622 8th St S to Mathew S. Streater for $1,575.

  9. Affordable Housing Trust Fund loan and new ground lease for the Riverside Homes affordable housing project This link open a new window(2018-00874)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the appropriation of up to $5,272,131 in loan repayments from Riverside Homes of Minneapolis Limited Partnership for future affordable housing projects through the City's Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF).

    2. Authorizing a new 75-year ground lease, through Dec. 31, 2093, with affordability restrictions in conformance with the City's Unified Housing Policy and no lease payment to Riverside Homes II of Minneapolis Limited Partnership for the Riverside Homes affordable housing project.

    3. Authorizing approval of a new Community Development Block Grant funded AHTF loan, in an amount not to exceed $5,112,131, to Riverside Homes II of Minneapolis Limited Partnership for acquisition and long-term preservation of the Riverside Homes affordable housing project.

    4. Authorizing execution of all agreements and documents associated with the above actions.

  10. 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) capital reallocation This link open a new window(2018-00851)
    1. Approving the reallocation of up to $25,677 in 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant funds for First Covenant Church.

  11. Project analysis authorization for the West Broadway Curve-West Building Affordable Housing Project This link open a new window(2018-00854)
    1. Authorizing staff to continue analysis of the West Broadway Curve-West Building affordable housing proposal to determine if tax increment financing (TIF) is appropriate and justifiable.

    2. Authorizing staff to negotiate redevelopment contract terms and conditions and prepare a TIF Plan and any necessary Redevelopment Plan or modifications for the project. All terms and conditions, plans, and other provisions would be subject to further City Council review.

  12. Extending Exclusive Development Rights for Pinnacle Management, LLC or an affiliated entity This link open a new window(2018-00855)
    1. Approving an extension of the exclusive development rights to Pinnacle Management, LLC for a period not to exceed 24 months on three City-owned parcels at 1830 and 1832 Bryant Ave N and 817 1/2 W Broadway Ave.

  13. Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) financial assistance from the 2018 Affordable Housing Incentive Fund (AHIF) This link open a new window(2018-00868)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) to provide financial assistance from the 2018 Affordable Housing Incentive Fund to nine projects as follows:

      1. Minnehaha Commons, 3001 E Lake St
      2. Minnehaha Townhomes, 5348, 5364 & 5368 Riverview Rd
      3. Park 7, 714 Park Ave, 615 S 7th St
      4. PERIS Development, 1930 Hennepin Ave S
      5. 410 Lake Street, 410 W Lake St 
      6. Maya Commons, 1220 Brook Ave SE
      7. Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2015, 2109 & 2113 Cedar Ave
      8. Penn Avenue Union, 2200 Golden Valley Rd
      9. Sabathani Senior Housing, 310 E 38th St
  14. Contract with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid for legal representation to low-income Minneapolis tenants This link open a new window(2018-00837)
    1. Authorizing a one-year basic service agreement with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid to provide legal representation to low-income Minneapolis tenants, who ask their landlords to make needed repairs to their rental properties in compliance with state law and local ordinances, in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000 per year.

    2. Authorizing an extension to the contract for a period of four (4) one-year terms, at a rate not to exceed $150,000 per year, based on approved funding and performance satisfactory to City staff. 

  15. Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program Guidelines and funding This link open a new window(2018-00876)
    1. Authorizing the Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program Guidelines and the use of $2,000,000 to fund the program.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of $917,895 of program income generated through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

    3. Authorizing a three year contract with Urban Homeworks in an amount not to exceed $100,000, as described in this report to act as the administrator of the Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program.

    4. Authorizing the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to modify program guidelines to add or remove neighborhoods where properties may be acquired for the program and authorize exceptions to the minimum household size criteria for applicants.

Intergovernmental Relations
Aug 1, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Police Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00802)
    1. Transmitting to the Charter Commission a proposed amendment by ordinance (as amended), to be submitted to the voters at the November 6, 2018, General Election, to amend Article VII, Section 7.3 of the City Charter relating to Administration:  Police, pertaining to the authority of the Mayor to establish, maintain, and command the Police Department, and giving the Mayor and City Council shared authority over the Police Department.

    2. Directing the City Attorney to provide a legal analysis of the existing provisions of the City Charter and applicable state laws and regulations related to the Minneapolis Police Department and to share these findings in the form of a legal memo to the Council and Mayor no later than August 9, 2018:

      1. The distinguishing characteristics of legislative versus executive power as those terms pertain to the authority, roles and responsibilities, and general scope of duties for the City Council and the Mayor for the general administration of the City enterprise; this should include an explanation of the nature of the existing shared authority between the City Council and the Mayor with respect to the Police Department.
      2. The impact of applicable state laws or regulations which would restrict or otherwise effect the authority of the Mayor and/or City Council with respect to oversight and administration of the Police Department.
      3. The nature of the authority the City Council currently holds with respect to the Police Department, separate from that which is provided in the City Charter for the Mayor.
      4. The authority the Mayor may have with respect to the Police Department, separate from that which is provided in the City Charter for the City Council.
  2. Liquor area and spacing restrictions charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00753)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the area and spacing restrictions pertaining to the sale of liquor, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Gubernatorial General Election on November 6, 2018.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
Jul 23, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with Peace by Piece, LLC for the 2018 Blueprint Approved Institute This link open a new window(2018-00853)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Peace by Piece, LLC, in the amount of $6,000, for youth violence prevention and organizational capacity building under the 2018 Blueprint Approved Institute.

    2. Authorizing a waiver of the City's general liability insurance requirement for the contract with Peace by Piece, LLC.

  2. Washburn Center for Children grant for mental health services This link open a new window(2018-00889)
    1. Accepting a grant from Washburn Center for Children, in the amount of $300,000 ($60,000 annually for up to five years), to address youth mental health needs at the Health Department's School Based Clinics.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Washburn Center for Children for the grant.

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

  3. Minneapolis’ 2016 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Update and Energy Benchmarking Annual Report This link open a new window(2018-00849)
    1. Directing Sustainability staff to work with other departments, including Regulatory Services, Health, and Community Planning and Economic Development, on a comprehensive set of energy disclosure proposals for residential buildings in Minneapolis.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
Jul 26, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Gift Acceptance from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for travel related expenses to the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Deep End Inter-Site Conference This link open a new window(2018-00810)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting the donation of travel related expenses from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to attend the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) Deep End Inter-Site Conference in St. Louis, MO, from Sep. 5-7, 2018.

  2. Contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves for bomb detection at the Target Center This link open a new window(2018-00812)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for up to $100,000 with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to provide two (2) Bomb Unit technicians and one (1) Police Officer K-9 handler, for bomb detection security services at Target Center during approximately fifty-five (55) large scale events.

  3. Contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. to provide comprehensive Emergency Operations Center exercise planning and development This link open a new window(2018-00892)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $96,026.59, for the period ending June 1, 2019, to provide a comprehensive Emergency Operations Center exercise design and implementation plan, as well after-action review development services.

  4. Revenue agreement with SMG to provide Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) vehicles for MPD officers to utilize during large scale events This link open a new window(2018-00893)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement for up to $75,000 with SMG for the City of Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to provide law enforcement equipment for MPD officers

      in the neighborhoods adjacent to US Bank Stadium for up to twenty-five (25) large scale events from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019.

  5. Contract with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program This link open a new window(2018-00894)
    1. Authorizing a revenue agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) in an amount not-to-exceed $54,412.50, for a Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) sergeant to participate in the federally funded "Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program" (the "Section 8 Program") administered by the MPHA from July 4, 2018 - July 3, 2019.

Transportation & Public Works
Jul 24, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for landscaping improvements at Highway 77 and Highway 62 interchange This link open a new window(2018-00875)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), to accept up to $5,000 in funding from the MnDOT Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program, for landscaping improvements within the northeast corner of interstate right-of-way at the Highway 77 and Highway 62 interchange to be installed and maintained by Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA). 

  2. 28th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project: Minnesota Department of Transportation Miscellaneous Work on Trunk Highway Right-of-Way Permit This link open a new window(2018-00869)
    1. Authorizing execution of a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Miscellaneous Work on Trunk Highway Right-of-Way Permit to complete portions of the 28th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project No. 6761 located within MnDOT right-of-way.

  3. Contract amendment with NAC Mechanical & Electrical Services to complete condenser upgrade in the Haaf Parking Ramp This link open a new window(2018-00870)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43009 with NAC Mechanical & Electrical Services, in the amount of $8,997, for a total amount not to exceed $170,997, for upgrading old condensing equipment in the Haaf Parking Ramp.

  4. Contract amendment with Magney Construction, Inc. for Nicollet Island Pumping Station This link open a new window(2018-00872)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42621 with Magney Construction Company, in the amount of $86,006.76 for a new estimated contract value of $925,651.76, for change orders to complete the construction of the Nicollet Island Pumping Station.

  5. Contract amendment with Insituform USA for removal of concrete from sewer This link open a new window(2018-00873)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43588 with Insituform USA, in the amount of $5,715.50 for a total amount not to exceed $978,216.50, for the removal of concrete from the sewer.

  6. Water Service Line Repair: Cancellation of assessments This link open a new window(2018-00877)
    1. Passage of Resolution directing the Hennepin County Auditor to cancel the special assessments for water service line repair improvements for the payable 2018 and subsequent years’ tax files for the properties located at 4949 17th Ave S and 3408 17th Ave S.

  7. Request for Proposals for construction plans and specifications for the Central City Parallel Stormwater Tunnel This link open a new window(2018-00878)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the production of construction plans and specifications for the Central City Parallel Stormwater Tunnel.

  8. Temporary easement acquisition for the Upton/Vincent/51st Ave N Sanitary Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2018-00879)
    1. Authorizing execution of an easement with the owner of the property located at 5052 Upton Ave N, acquiring temporary (construction) easements in conjunction with the Upton/Vincent/51st Ave N Sanitary Reconstruction Project.

  9. Limited Use Permit with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the Hiawatha Trail Gap Project This link open a new window(2018-00881)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Limited Use Permit (LUP) with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for the construction of a new trail segment within the right-of-way of Trunk Highway 55 between E 28th St and E 32nd St. 

  10. 28th Ave S Bridge Reconstruction over Minnehaha Creek: Layout approval This link open a new window(2018-00882)
    1. Approving the layout for the reconstruction of the 28th Ave S Bridge over Minnehaha Creek Project (Municipal State Aid Route MSAS 431) (CBR123).

  11. Bid for Minneapolis Bicycle Safety Improvements Project This link open a new window(2018-00821)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Sir Lines-A-Lot, submitted on Official Publication No. 8591, in the amount of $169,155, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Minneapolis Bicycle Safety Improvements Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  12. Bid for Minnehaha Ave Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project This link open a new window(2018-00856)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Lametti & Sons, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8580, in the amount of $237,675, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Minnehaha Ave Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  13. Bid for Large Diameter Sanitary Sewer System Inspection Project - Phase 1 This link open a new window(2018-00865)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Redzone Robotics, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8587, in the amount of $370,667, to provide materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the Large Diameter Sanitary Sewer System Inspection Project - Phase 1 for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  14. Bid for structural lining of water mains This link open a new window(2018-00857)
    1. Accepting the sole bid of Fer-Pal Construction USA, LLC, submitted on Official Publication No. 8589, in the amount of $1,152,629, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the structural lining of water mains for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  15. Bid for outdoor electrical switchgear This link open a new window(2018-00861)
    1. Accepting the second low bid of States Manufacturing Corporation, submitted on Official Publication No. 8578, in the amount of $406,400, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals to furnish, deliver, and install outdoor electrical switchgear for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

  16. Bid for excavation, hauling, and disposal of contaminated soils This link open a new window(2018-00880)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Rachel Contracting, Inc., submitted on Official Publication No. 8594, in the amount of $177,067, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the excavation, hauling, and disposal of contaminated soils for the Minneapolis Public Works Department, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

  17. License agreement for shared motorized foot scooter operations This link open a new window(2018-00883)
    1. Authorizing a license agreement with one or more applicants for shared motorized foot scooter operations as part of a pilot program through Nov 30, 2018.   

  1. 2nd Quarter Donation Report This link open a new window(2018-00899)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the 2nd Quarter Donation Report of donations made to the City under $15,000, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 465.03.

  2. City of Minneapolis Partnership applications to the Fiscal Year 2019 National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town Program This link open a new window(2018-00900)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to act as the local government partner in the two following applications to the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town program:

      1. Artspace Projects, Inc. for Northside Artspace Lofts in the amount of $200,000
      2. West Bank Business Association for Creative Placemaking on Cedar Avenue in the amount of $200,000.
  3. Contract with CultureBrokers for Strategic and Racial Equity Action Planning This link open a new window(2018-00901)
    1. Authorizing a contract with CultureBrokers in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000, through March 31, 2019, to provide facilitation, strategic planning, project management, community engagement, and racial equity planning services to lead the City of Minneapolis through a 4-month racial equity-informed strategic planning process that will guide the work of the City over the next four years.

  4. Licensing agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools for installation of 26th Ave N public art This link open a new window(2018-00902)
    1. Authorizing a licensing agreement with the Minneapolis Public Schools for a work of public art to be installed on the property of Nellie Stone Johnson School in conjunction with the 26th Ave N Public Art Project.

  5. Local government amicus brief in Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, et al v. Alex M. Azar, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00914)
    1. Authorizing the City to join the local government amicus brief opposing the Trump Administration and in support of the Plaintiffs in Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, et al v. Alex M. Azar, et al., and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief.

  1. On-site stormwater management requirements appeal: Doran Calhoun, LLC, 3200 Lake St W This link open a new window(2018-00852)
    1. Granting an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by Doran Calhoun, LLC regarding the decision of the City Planning Commission (PLAN4420) denying the appeal of the decision of the Director of Surface Water & Sewers' determination that the proposed project is able to comply with on-site stormwater management requirement standards and is not eligible for participation in off-site stormwater management (payment in lieu).

  2. Conditional use permit, variance, and site plan review appeal: Amanda Tempel, 1717 Central Ave NE This link open a new window(2018-00859)
    1. Denying an appeal submitted by Amanda Tempel regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN6416) to allow a new five-story mixed-use building located at 1717 Central Ave NE:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum building height.
      2. Approving a variance to increase the maximum floor area ratio.
      3. Approving a site plan review for a new five-story mixed-use building with 78 dwelling units and 13,000 square feet of commercial space.
  3. Conditional use permit and variance appeal: Eric Amel and Gayla Lindt, 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE This link open a new window(2018-00862)
    1. Denying an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by Eric Amel and Gayla Lindt regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN6619) to allow a planned unit development for a new 14-story mixed-use building with 208 dwelling units and 34,000 square feet of commercial space on the property located at 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to allow a new 14-story mixed use development with 208 units and 34,000 square feet of commercial space, subject to conditions.
      2. Approving a variance to reduce the rear yard setback along the adjacent residential property from 31 feet to 10 feet for the residential tower.
  4. Conditional use permit, variance, and site plan review appeal: Trina Porte, 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE This link open a new window(2018-00864)
    1. Denying an appeal, subject to conditions, submitted by Trina Porte regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN6619) to allow a planned unit development for a new 14-story mixed-use building with 208 dwelling units and 34,000 square feet of commercial space on the property located at 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to allow a new 14-story mixed use development with 208 units and 34,000 square feet of commercial space, subject to conditions.
      2. Approving a variance to reduce the rear yard setback along the adjacent residential property from 31 feet to 10 feet for the residential tower.
      3. Approving a site plan review for a new 14-story mixed use building with 34,000 square feet of commercial uses, subject to conditions.
  5. Rezoning: Ari Parritz, 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE This link open a new window(2018-00887)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ari Parritz to rezone (PLAN6619) the properties located at 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District to construct a new 14-story mixed-use building with 208 dwelling units and approximately 34,000 square feet of commercial 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.

  6. Development project at 3326, 3338, and 3350 University Ave SE: HPC Staff Direction This link open a new window(2018-00903)
    1. Directing staff to work with the Historic Preservation Commission to review how PLAN6619 and future development in the area may impact the viewshed from and to the Prospect Park Witch's Hat Tower, and to determine if such viewsheds are worthy of protection and how that might be accomplished.

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

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 543 On-Premises Signs.
      3. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
  8. Signage on primary building wall ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00140)
    1. Returning to author the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending requirements that signage be placed on the primary building wall:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 543 On-Premises Signs.
  9. Real estate signage ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00141)
    1. Returning to author the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 543 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code:  On-Premises Signs, amending real estate sign provisions.

  10. Commercial murals ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00142)
    1. Returning to author the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations related to commercial murals:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 543 On Premises Signs.
  11. Rezoning: Gremar Properties, LLC, 136 Cedar Lake Rd N This link open a new window(2018-00839)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Gremar Properties, LLC to rezone (PLAN6569) the properties located at 136 Cedar Lake Rd N from the R2B Two-family District to the R3 Multiple-family District to allow three units in an existing building.

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

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Liquor licensing classes and allowable entertainment ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00035)
    1. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinanceamending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, amending regulations related to license class definitions and allowable entertainment:

      1. Chapter 363 Wine Licenses.
      2. Chapter 366 Beer Licenses.
  2. Limited entertainment ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00152)
    1. Johnson 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, amending regulations related to general and limited entertainment:

      1. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking and Loading.
      2. Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.
      3. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      4. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      5. Chapter 550 Industrial Districts.
  3. Regulation of off-premise advertising signs and billboards near regional sports facilities ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00941)
    1. Warsame 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, amending regulations for existing off-premise advertising signs and billboards near regional sports facilities:

      1. Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.
      2. Chapter 544 Off-Premise Advertising Signs and Billboards.
  4. Conduct on licensed premises ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00247)
    1. Schroeder 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 provisions to affirm tenant protections related to calls for emergency services associated with domestic violence and other emergencies.

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Regulation of rooftop mechanical equipment, penthouses, and building height This link open a new window(2018-00858)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Schroeder to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending regulations related to rooftop mechanical equipment, penthouses, and building height:

      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 550 Industrial Districts.
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Johnson to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending regulations for lots containing two or more zoning classifications:

      1. Chapter 521 Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
      2. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

Resolutions

  1. 2018 Farmers Market Week honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00935)
    1. Passage of Resolution declaring August 5-11, 2018, to be Farmers Market Week in the City of Minneapolis.

  2. 2018 American Council for Polish Culture Convention honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00943)
    1. Passage of Resolution welcoming the American Council for Polish Culture Convention to the City of Minneapolis.

Addendum

  1. 2020 Census: Citizenship question This link open a new window(2018-00949)
    1.  Approving the submission of comments by the City of Minneapolis to the United States Department of Commerce opposing the inclusion of the question regarding citizenship on the 2020 Census form.

  2. Litigation matter of Justine Maia Ruszczyk v. Noor, et al. This link open a new window(2018-00942)
    1. Receiving a briefing on the litigation matter of John Ruszczyk as trustee for the next of kin of Justine Maia Ruszczyk v. Noor, et al.

  3. Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program Guidelines and funding This link open a new window(2018-00876)
    1. Directing staff to research options to establish an escrow for Emergency Stabilization Pilot Program tenants that could be utilized as future down-payment assistance for home purchase or used to offset rental increases for implementation in the second year of the program or sooner.

Announcements

Adjournment

    1. Adjourn to August 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber, for the purpose of receiving Mayor Jacob Frey's 2019 Budget Address.


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