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Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 13, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Lisa Goodman (Chair), Jeremiah Ellison (Vice-Chair), Cam Gordon, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, and Alondra Cano (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Building Code revision (2019-00826)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, repealing, renaming, adding, and replicating various provisions, sections, articles, and chapters to reorganize, streamline, and ensure gender neutral language throughout the Building Code:

      1. Chapter 85 In General.
      2. Chapter 87 Administration and Enforcement.
      3. Chapter 89 Permits and Certificates of Occupancy.
      4. Chapter 91 Permit Fees.
      5. Chapter 93 Safety Precautions: Protection of Public Property.
      6. Chapter 95 Projections and Encroachments.
      7. Chapter 99 Electricity.
      8. Chapter 101 Plumbing.
      9. Chapter 103 Gas Piping.
      10. Chapter 105 Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.
      11. Chapter 107 Elevators, Escalators, Hoists and Lifts.
      12. Chapter 108 Parking Ramps.
      13. Chapter 111 Swimming Pools.
      14. Chapter 113 Retaining Walls.
      15. Chapter 115 Building Moving.
      16. Chapter 117 Wrecking.
      17. Chapter 119 Aircraft Noise Attenuation.
  2. 3 Rental dwelling license reinstatement requirements ordinance (2019-00709)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending the rental dwelling license reinstatement requirements related to management plans to be approved by the Police Department.

  3. 4 Thr3 Jack, 724 3rd St N, (Ward 3) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License (2019-00902)
    1. Considering application for Thr3 Jack, 724 3RD ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Fringe Club LLC, BLLiquor, LIC380861, for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.
  4. 5 Tobacco products shops ordinance (2019-00700)
    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 related to the establishment of new tobacco products shops.


  1. 6 Liquor license approvals for Aug. 13, 2019 (2019-00901)
    1. Tacos El Kevin Supermarket, 3751 PORTLAND AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 8) submitted by Tacos El Kevin Supermarket LLC, BLBeerOff, LIC381810
  2. 7 Rental Dwelling License conditions: 3507 Fremont Ave N, owner Tracy Menk (2019-00906)
    1. Adopting the Rental License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and the licensee for the Rental Dwelling License held by Tracy Menk for the property located at 3507 Fremont Ave N, allowing the licensee to retain the Rental Dwelling License for said property, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  3. 8 Rental Dwelling License reinstatement: 2216 Ilion Ave N, owner Jarrett Williams (2019-00905)
    1. Approving the reinstatement of the Rental Dwelling License for the property at 2216 Ilion Ave N, formerly held by Donald Klyberg, to be held by new owner Jarrett Williams, based on submittal of an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

  4. 9 Contract with Midwest Urban Strategies, Inc. for Midwest regional workforce development services (2019-00908)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Midwest Urban Strategies, Inc. in an amount up to $30,000, for development of best practices, strategies, and coordinated resources that promote the Midwest region’s workforce development system through June 30, 2021.


  1. 10 Tobacco products shops ordinance (2019-00700)
    1. Directing Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)/Licenses & Consumer Services Division staff to work with the Minneapolis Health Department to explore enacting a cap on the number of tobacco licenses in Minneapolis; examine the implications of changing the definition of tobacco product shops to make it more similar to the definition of off-sale liquor establishments; and report back to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee with recommendations on these matters in the first quarter of 2020.

Actions referred to Council: Aug 23, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Aug 27, 2019

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