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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
May 17, 2019 - 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)
Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
  3. Acceptance of minutes of May 3, 2019.
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Committee of the Whole
May 15, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-00579)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments to fill unexpired two-year terms beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr 30, 2020: Joo Hee Pomplun, Seat 1, Ward 1; C Terrence Anderson, Seat 4, Ward 4; and Qannani Omar, Seat 5, Ward 5.

    2. Approving the Council appointment of Samantha Pree-Stinson, Seat 10, Ward 10, for a two-year term beginning May 1, 2018, and ending Apr 30, 2020.

Economic Development & Regulatory Services
May 7, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. The Blue Door - Longfellow, 3448 42nd Ave S, (Ward 12), for a permanent expansion of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, adding a Sidewalk Café with 15 seats This link open a new window(2019-00535)
    1. Approving application for THE BLUE DOOR - LONGFELLOW, 3448 42ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by SACRE BLEU ENTERPRISES LLC, BLAmend, LIC365261, for a permanent expansion of their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
    2. Rescinding Resolution 2012R-220, adopted April 27, 2012, and adopting a new Business License Operating Condition Agreement for  THE BLUE DOOR - LONGFELLOW, 3448 42ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by SACRE BLEU ENTERPRISES LLC, BLAmend, LIC378394, allowing the applicant to retain their On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, No Live Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
    3. Approving application for THE BLUE DOOR - LONGFELLOW, 3448 42ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by SACRE BLEU ENTERPRISES LLC, BLFood, LIC365263, for a Sidewalk Cafe License with seating for 15, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  2. Building permit fees ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00427)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 91 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code: Permit Fees, amending regulations related to value and unit based categories of permit fee adjustments.

    2. Approving the 2019 Director's Fee Schedule, with a 2% increase over the current 2018 Director's Fee Schedule.

  3. Liquor license approvals for May 7, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00540)
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  4. Liquor license renewals for May 7, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00536)
    1. 5TH AVE MARKET, 201 5TH AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by KAD CONVENIENCE, BLBeerOff, LIC74825

    2. APOY, 4301 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Apoy MPLS LLC, BLWine, LIC367196
    3. ISABELLA'S GROCERY LLC, 1515 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by ISABELLA'S GROCERY LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC374829
  5. Gambling license approvals for May 7, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00537)
    1. EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, 711 15TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC378540
    2. Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, 1928 UNIVERSITY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Northeast Lions Club, BLGeneral, LIC378541
    3. EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, 220 LOWRY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC378536
  6. Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program grant: Lake Street Apartments-Phase 1 This link open a new window(2019-00547)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program for the following project: Lake Street Apartments -- Phase 1, in the amount of $230,750.

    2. Authorizing a contract or agreement with DEED for the grant.

    3. Authorizing a funding agreement with Lake Street Developers LLC, an affiliate of Lupe Development Partners LLC (or an affiliated entity) and/or disbursement and related agreements for this grant.

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

  7. Contract amendments for 2018 Great Streets Business District Support Grants This link open a new window(2019-00544)
    1. Authorizing extensions of up to one year on 2018 Great Streets Business District Support Grants in cases where a grantee has provided sufficient evidence to explain why they were unable to complete the scope of work within the initial one-year period and demonstrate they have the resources to complete the work and achieve the outcomes within the extension period.

  8. Upper Harbor Terminal Community Planning and Engagement Committee Appointments This link open a new window(2019-00550)
    1. Approving the following City Council appointments to the Upper Harbor Terminal Community Planning and Engagement Committee for two-year terms beginning May 17, 2019, and ending May 16, 2021: Tessa Anttila, Seat 3, Ward 3; Melissa Newman, Seat 1, Ward 4; Markella Smith, Seat 2, Ward 5; Mary Jamin Maguire, Seat 4, Ward 1; Grace Rude, Seat 8, Ward 5; Tanessa Greene, Seat 9, Ward 5; Channon Lemon, Seat 10, Ward 5; Roxxanne O’Brien, Seat 11, Ward 4; Jashan Eison, Seat 13; Vanessa Willis, Seat 14; Alexis Pennie, Seat 15, Ward 5.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments to the Upper Harbor Terminal Community Planning and Engagement Committee for two-year terms, beginning May 17, 2019, and ending May 16, 2021: Gayle Smaller, Seat 5, Ward 5; Princess Titus, Seat 6, Ward 4; Britt Howell, Seat 7.

    3. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Britt Howell, Vanessa Willis, and Jashan Eison.

    4. Approving the following City Council appointments for two-year terms beginning May 17, 2019, and ending May 16, 2021: William "Bill" English, Seat 16, and Paul Bauknight, Seat 17, Ward 5, and waiving the residency requirement for William "Bill" English.

  9. Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) Collaborative Planning Committee This link open a new window(2019-00584)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2019R-020 entitled, “Establishing the Upper Harbor Terminal Community Planning and Engagement Committee to serve as an advisory board to the City of Minneapolis and development team on the creation of the Upper Harbor Terminal Coordinated Plan,” passed Feb 1, 2019, to change the name of the committee to “Upper Harbor Terminal Collaborative Planning Committee,” and adding two members for a total of 17 members.

Housing Policy & Development
May 8, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. The Redwell Project Tax Increment Financing Assistance: 1000 3rd St N This link open a new window(2019-00564)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving The Redwell Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan, for development at 1000 3rd St.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a tax increment revenue note to The Redwell, LLLP, in a principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000.

    3. Authorizing a redevelopment contract and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions with The Redwell, LLLP or affiliated entity.

  2. Decertification of the Phillips Park Project, Hennepin & 7th Entertainment (Block E/Mayo Clinic Square) and Many Rivers East Tax Increment Financing Districts This link open a new window(2019-00520)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the decertification of the Phillips Park Project Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of May 25, 2019, and directing the City's Finance Officer to establish any appropriations necessary to return surplus tax increment revenue from the TIF district funds to Hennepin County for redistribution.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving the decertification of the Hennepin & 7th Entertainment Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of May 25, 2019, and directing the City's Finance Officer to establish any appropriations necessary to return surplus tax increment revenue from the TIF district funds to Hennepin County for redistribution.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving the decertification of the Many Rivers East Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District as of May 25, 2019, and directing the City's Finance Officer to establish any appropriations necessary to return surplus tax increment revenue from the TIF district funds to Hennepin County for redistribution.

  3. Grant applications for the 2019 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(2019-00562)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program for the following developments: Amber Apartments, 4525 Hiawatha Ave; Bloom Lake Flats, 3017 16th Ave; and The 927 Project, 927 W Broadway Ave.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing submittal of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) grant program for the following developments: Film Exchange Building, 16 4th St N; L&H Station, 2225 E Lake St; and Snelling Yards, 3601 E 44th St.

  4. The Redwell, LLLP bond issuance: The Redwell: 1000 3rd St N This link open a new window(2019-00561)
    1. Passage of Resolution granting approval for Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to undertake a housing project on behalf of The Redwell, LLLP, for a project at 1000 3rd St N, through the issuance of up to $17,000,000 of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds. 

  5. Contract with HOME Line to provide legal advice, education and resources to low-income Minneapolis renters This link open a new window(2019-00565)
    1. Authorizing a one-year basic service agreement with HOME Line to provide free legal advice, education and resources, in an amount not to exceed $125,000 per year.

    2. Authorizing annual extensions to the contract for up to four, one-year terms at a rate not to exceed $125,000 per year, subject to annual appropriation of funding and performance satisfactory to City staff. 

  6. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) appointments This link open a new window(2019-00573)
    1. Approving the following Council reappointment for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2020: Abdullahi Isse, Seat 6, Ward 13.

    2. Approving the following Council appointment for an unexpired one-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2019:  Tessa Wetjen, Seat 9, Ward 8.

    3. Confirming the following Mayoral reappointments for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2021: Tamir Ali Mohamud, Seat 1, Ward 6; and Mikkel Beckmen, Seat 5, Ward 13.

    4. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2021: Sharmarke M. Issa, Seat 4 and designated as Board Chair.

    5. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for Sharmarke M. Issa.

Intergovernmental Relations
May 15, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Contract amendment with FaegreBD Consulting for federal representation services This link open a new window(2019-00521)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42075 with FaegreBD Consulting, in the amount of $84,000 for a total amount not to exceed $294,000, and an extension through Jan 15, 2020, for continued federal representation services in Washington, D.C.

  2. Contract amendment with Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. Federal Relations Group for federal representation services This link open a new window(2019-00522)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42394 with Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. Federal Relations Group, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $229,666.66, and an extension through Jan 15, 2020, for continued federal representation services in Washington, D.C.

  3. MSP Noise Oversight Committee appointments This link open a new window(2019-00532)
    1. Approving the appointment of Council Member Linea Palmisano to a two-year term beginning Jun 26, 2019, and ending Jun 25, 2021, as the City's designated representative to the MSP Noise Oversight Committee (NOC), and the appointment of Loren Olson as alternate.

  4. Medicare for All Act of 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00533)
    1. Passage of Resolution supporting the passage of the Medicare for All Act of 2019.

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
May 6, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Neighborhoods 2020 framework recommendations This link open a new window(2019-00515)
    1. Considering a directive to Neighborhood & Community Relations' staff to work with a consultant to convene at least one large group work session by July 15, 2019, including, but not limited to, the three Neighborhoods 2020 (N2020) work groups, as well as cultural organizations, the NECE, the NRP Board, and those not currently engaged with neighborhood associations, to provide N2020 framework feedback for bringing forward potential amendments to the City Council, for improving the process of N2020 engagement, and  for N2020 programmatic outcomes and goals. This directive shall be accomplished prior to the development of the N2020 program guidelines and logic model.  

    2. Directing the Neighborhood & Community Relations Department staff, in partnership with Finance & Property Services staff and others as needed, to do the following:

      Collaborate with the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) to complete the resident-led process of furthering the Neighborhoods 2020 framework and developing program guidelines at the “Collaborate” level of engagement based on the International Association of Public Participation Spectrum. This process is to be completed by October 28, 2019.

      Aspects of the work should include, but are not limited to:

      1. Development of overall program goals and outcomes.
      2. Metrics to measure progress towards goals.
      3. Defining a racial equity analysis of neighborhood association operations and activities.
      4. Development of a logic model that includes inputs, activities, outputs, and outcomes.
      5. Convening the Governance and Funding workgroups and including additional stakeholders such as, but not limited to, NRP policy board members, NCEC commissioners, members of neighborhood associations, and those currently not engaged in neighborhood associations.
      6. Identifying a budget-neutral structure of NCR to best support neighborhood associations.
      7. Defining a preferred funding stream for ongoing funding of neighborhood associations.
      8. Leveraging the work completed thus far, development of the Neighborhoods 2020 framework and program guidelines.

      This work will be reported back to the PECE Committee on October 28, 2019, and will be posted for public comment. The final draft is to go before the PECE Committee on November 18, 2019, with final approval by City Council on November 22, 2019. 

  2. Violence Prevention Steering Committee Appointments This link open a new window(2019-00380)
    1. Approving the following Mayoral appointments for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2020: Chief Medaria Arradondo Seat 2; Sheriff David Hutchinson, Seat 4.

    2. Approving the following Council appointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2020: Jennifer White, Seat 10.

    3. Approving the following Council appointment for a one-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019 and ending Dec 31, 2019: Lance LaMont, Seat 21, Ward 9.

    4. Authorizing waiver of the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 14.180) for the appointments of Chief Medaria Arradondo, Sheriff David Hutchinson, and Jennifer White.

  3. Gift acceptance from Metropolitan State University of facility use for the Urban Scholars Program This link open a new window(2019-00559)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting use of space and facilities at Metropolitan State University for the Urban Scholars Program.

  4. Grant application for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services First Responder - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grant This link open a new window(2019-00560)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services First Responder - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grant to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.

  5. 2019 Urban Scholars program funding from partner organizations This link open a new window(2019-00567)
    1. Accepting reimbursement dollars, for an amount up to $149,800, from Urban Scholars partner organizations (The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, the State of Minnesota, Hennepin County, Minneapolis Public Schools, Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Metropolitan Council, Bridges MN, Children's MN, Village Financial Cooperative, Minnesota Fourth Judicial District, and Metropolitan Airports Commission) to cover professional services for the 2019 Urban Scholars Program.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Civil Rights Department.

    3. Authorizing a contract with each of the Urban Scholars partner agencies for the 2019 Urban Scholars program.

Public Safety & Emergency Management
May 8, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Contract with Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department for mental health services This link open a new window(2019-00558)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department for mental health services with Police-Mental Health Co-Responder teams in the amount of $330,000, for a duration of two years from Jan 1, 2019 through Dec 31, 2021.

Transportation & Public Works
May 7, 2019 - Committee Report
  1. Hennepin Ave S Areaway Abandonment and Removal: Assessment This link open a new window(2019-00541)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting and levying the special assessment in the amount of $6,081.25 for the unpaid charge for the areaway abandonment and removal from the property located at 3032 - 3038 Hennepin Ave S.

    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 $6,085 for the areaway abandonment and removal.

  2. Wordplay Large Block Event Permit: May 11-12, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00542)
    1. Approving application of the Loft Literary Center for a large block event permit to allow the Wordplay Block Event to be held May 11-12, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35(c)1.

  3. Uptown Food Truck Festival Large Block Event Permit: June 23, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00503)
    1. Approving application of the Food Truck Association for a large block event permit to allow the Uptown Food Truck Festival to be held June 23, 2019, and to operate outside the hours permitted under Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Title 17, Section 455.35(c)1.

  4. Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for landscaping improvements at the intersection of Broadway St NE and University Ave NE This link open a new window(2019-00543)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to accept up to $6,000 in funding from the MnDOT Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program for landscaping improvements within the interstate right-of-way at the intersection of Broadway St NE and University Ave NE to be installed and maintained by St. Anthony West (STAWNO) and Sheridan Neighborhood Organizations (SNO).

  5. Agreement with Metropolitan Council for design of enhanced bus shelters on Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St S This link open a new window(2019-00545)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Metropolitan Council whereby the Metropolitan Council will reimburse the City for design costs, not to exceed $155,000, related to the design of eight enhanced bus shelters along Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St S in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project.

  6. Contract amendment with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. for Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00548)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-43268 with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $155,000 for a total amount not to exceed $2,581,428, for additional services associated with the design of eight enhanced bus shelters along Hennepin Ave from Washington Ave to 12th St in conjunction with the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project. 

  7. Temporary construction easement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for 10th Ave bridge renovation This link open a new window(2019-00549)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for a temporary construction easement on MPRB property in conjunction with the renovation of the 10th Ave bridge.

  8. Special Service Districts: 2019 operating plan and budget amendments This link open a new window(2019-00551)
    1. Authorizing amendments to the 2019 operating plans and budgets for the 50th and France, 54th & Lyndale, Bloomington-Lake, Central Avenue, 48th Street East and Chicago Avenue South, Chicago-Lake, Dinkytown, East Lake, Eat Street, Linden Hills, Lowry Hill, Lyndale-Lake, Stadium Village, and Uptown Special Service Districts to incorporate 2018 year-end budget surpluses or deficits.  

  9. Grant from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for electric vehicle charging stations This link open a new window(2019-00557)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in an amount not to exceed $17,889, to install two dual port electric vehicle charging stations at the Hiawatha Maintenance Facility.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the MPCA for the activities and requirements of the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation to the Fleet Fund by $17,889.

  10. Grant application to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for electric vehicle charging stations This link open a new window(2019-00552)
    1. Authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in an amount up to $20,000, for the purpose of buying and installing electric vehicle charging stations at city facilities.

  11. Request for Proposals for 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool This link open a new window(2019-00553)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for consulting firms for the 2020 - 2023 Public Works Consulting Pool.

  12. Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board membership This link open a new window(2019-00554)
    1. Authorizing the City of Minneapolis to participate in the Minneapolis-Duluth/Superior Passenger Rail Alliance Board for the development of the Northern Lights Express (NLX), and to expend $18,849 for 2019 membership fees.

  13. Agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railroad for 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2019-00563)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with Minnesota Commercial Railroad, in the amount of $211,305.25, for the purpose of upgrading the existing railroad crossing within the 33rd St E Street Reconstruction Project No. 2296 (CPV125).

  1. Contracts with Baker Tilly and Wildcard Corp for information technology and cybersecurity audit services This link open a new window(2019-00574)
    1. Authorizing contracts with Baker TIlly and Wildcard Corp, in the total amount of $375,000 over a three-year period, to provide risk-based Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity audit services, with the option to extend the contracts on an annual basis for two additional years at the sole option of the City.

  2. Contract amendment with HCM Architects for Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project This link open a new window(2019-00575)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-42806 with HCM (Hagen, Christensen, Mcilwain) Architects, in the amount of $17,980 for a total amount not to exceed $152,980, for additional services associated with the Minneapolis Police Department Warehouse Project.

  3. Bid for Public Service Building Project: Drywall and fireproofing This link open a new window(2019-00581)
    1. Accepting the low bid of RTL Construction, submitted on Event No. 4, CC4.04, in the amount of $4,675,379, to provide all materials, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Public Service Building Project - drywall and fireproofing, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications and drawings.

  4. Request for Proposals for investment management services This link open a new window(2019-00583)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for investment management services for three years with the option of two one-year extensions.

  5. Gift acceptance from Bloomberg Philanthropies for lodging and food-related expenses for Stockholm Biochar Project Meeting This link open a new window(2019-00576)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation of travel, lodging, and food-related expenses from Bloomberg Philanthropies for Public Works Director Robin Hutcheson and Health Department Supervisor of Environmental Services Jim Doten to attend the Stockholm Biochar Project Meeting May 23-24, 2019.

  6. Gift acceptance from Rocky Mountain Institute for travel, lodging, and food-related expenses for Solar Energy Innovation Symposium This link open a new window(2019-00577)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation of travel, lodging, and food-related expenses from Rocky Mountain Institute for Public Works Deputy Director Brette Hjelle and Sustainability Program Coordinator Stacy Miller to attend the Solar Energy Innovation Symposium hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab June 5-7, 2019.

  7. Gift acceptance from Simpson Housing Services, Inc. for Navigation Center This link open a new window(2019-00582)
    1. Passage of Resolution accepting a donation in the amount of $250,000 from Simpson Housing Services, Inc. for property management services to support the Navigation Center at 2109 Cedar Ave.

    2. Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Community Planning and Economic Development Department.

  1. Rezoning: 5043 LLC, 5043 Ewing Ave S This link open a new window(2019-00538)
    1. Approving an application submitted by 5043 LLC to rezone (PLAN8490) the property located at 5043 Ewing Ave S from the R1A Single-family District to the R2B Two-family District to allow the construction of a new two-family dwelling.

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

  2. Rezoning and alley vacation: Northside Partners GP, LLC, 1906-1914 Queen Ave N and 1911-1915 Penn Ave N This link open a new window(2019-00539)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Northside Partners GP, LLC to rezone (PLAN7770) the properties located at 1906-1914 Queen Ave N and 1911-1915 Penn Ave N from the R1A Single-family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to construct a new five-story mixed-use building with 64 dwelling units and a community center.

    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 Northside Partners GP, LLC to vacate (Vac-1708) a portion of the existing alley between Queen and Penn Aves N, subject to the retention of easement rights by Xcel Energy and CenturyLink.

    4. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of an alley between Queen and Penn Aves N, dedicated in the plat of Nichols-Frissell Co.’s Shady Oaks Addition To Minneapolis (Vac-1708).

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Sustainable building ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00569)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon and Schroeder to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding a new Chapter 96 requiring compliance with sustainability thresholds on certain new construction.

  2. Affordable housing right of first refusal ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00570)
    1. Pursuant to notice, motion by Fletcher and Schroeder to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding a right of first refusal to the sale of affordable housing.

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of James Clark, as trustee for the Heirs and Next of Kin of Jamar Lemont Clark, decedent v. Officer Dustin Schwarze, in his Official Capacity as a Minneapolis Police Officer, and Officer Mark Ringgenberg, in his Official Capacity as a Minneapolis Police Officer This link open a new window(2019-00436)
    1. Receiving a briefing on the litigation matter of James Clark, as trustee for the Heirs and Next of Kin of Jamar Lemont Clark, decedent v. Officer Dustin Schwarze, in his Official Capacity as a Minneapolis Police Officer, and Officer Mark Ringgenberg, in his Official Capacity as a Minneapolis Police Officer.



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