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Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
February 5, 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 Seed Café, 3252 W Lake St, (Ward 7) for an On Sale Liquor, Sunday Sales, with No Live Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00153)
    1. Considering application for SEED CAFE, 3252 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by MOKSHA YOGA MPLS, LLC, BLLiquor, LIC375525, for an On Sale Liquor, Sunday Sales, with No Live Entertainment License, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Consent

  1. 3 Liquor license approvals for Feb. 5, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00152)
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  2. 4 Liquor license renewals for Feb. 5, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00147)
    1. BOBBY & STEVE'S AUTOWORLD, 1221 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by BOBBY AND STEVES AUTO WORLD II LLP, BLBeerOff, LIC75181
    2. GEEK LOVE CAFE AT MOON PALACE BOOKS, 3032 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Moon Palace Books LLC, BLWine, LIC353749
    3. TARGET T1375, 900 NICOLLET MALL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by TARGET CORPORATION, BLLiqOff, LIC107813
  3. 5 Gambling license renewals for Feb. 5, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00148)
    1. MN YOUTH ATHLETIC SERVICES, submitted by MN YOUTH ATHLETIC SERVICES, BLGeneral, LIC68764
  4. 6 Business License Operating Conditions: Bottle House Wine and Spirits, 150 2nd Ave S, (Ward 3) for an Off-Sale Liquor License This link open a new window(2019-00157)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Bottle House Wine & Spirits, 150 2ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Abraham and Ghide Inc, BLLiqOff, LIC374835, allowing the applicant to obtain the Off-Sale Liquor License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  5. 7 Rental Dwelling License conditions: 3218 40th Ave S, owner Darin Steen This link open a new window(2019-00150)
    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 Darin Stenn for the property located at 3218 40th Ave S, allowing the licensee to retain the Rental Dwelling License for said properties, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  6. 8 Rental Dwelling License conditions: 1915-1917 Sharon Ave SE, owner Conrad Ellestad This link open a new window(2019-00154)
    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 Conrad Ellestad for the property located at 1915-1917 Sharon Ave SE, allowing the licensee to retain the Rental Dwelling License for said property, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

  7. 9 Land sale closing date extension: Alden Smith House, 1403 Harmon Place, 45 Spruce Place, and 1400 Yale Place This link open a new window(2019-00156)
    1. Approving a 90-day extension to the closing date for W + Noordijk, LLC to purchase 1403 Harmon Place, 45 Spruce Place, and 1400 Yale Place through the Redevelopment Contract dated Nov. 30, 2017.

Discussion

  1. 10 Great Streets Facade Improvement Grant Program Administration funding awards This link open a new window(2019-00155)
    1. Authorizing agreements for Great Streets Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration, in a total amount of $320,000, as follows:

      1. Camden Town Business and Area Coalition with fiscal agent West Broadway Coalition, in the amount of $30,000.
      2. Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization, in the amount of $30,000.
      3. Lake Street Council, in the amount of $50,000.
      4. Nokomis East Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $20,000.
      5. Seward Redesign, Inc. in the amount of $50,000.
      6. Southwest Business Association, in the amount of $50,000.
      7. West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, in the amount of $50,000.
      8. Whittier Alliance, in the amount of $40,000.
  2. 11 Upper Harbor Terminal Concept Plan This link open a new window(2019-00111)
    1. Approving the Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) Concept Plan (without preempting or prescribing future consideration of related land use, zoning, preservation and other actions).

    2. Directing staff to continue, pursuant to the June 7, 2017, Exclusive Rights Agreement, to further refine the Concept Plan and implementation strategy for future consideration of the resulting Coordinated Plan, and authorizing staff to execute an amendment to said agreement extending the process and expiration date to March 31, 2020, clarifying the role of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board in concept plan approval, and amending Exhibit B.

    3. Authorizing an agreement of up to $180,000 with Northern States Power, dba Xcel Energy, to reimburse them for the costs of an engineering study to relocate the Xcel transmission lines on the UHT site.

    4. Directing staff to include in the 2019 State Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions a request for $2,000,000 in predesign and design funding for the proposed outdoor music performance venue, with a priority ranking of #2.

    5. Directing staff to allocate $500,000 from the Development Infrastructure Program and any such additional funds approved in the 2020 City budget to the public infrastructure costs in Phase 1 of the UHT project.

Addendum

  1. 12 Upper Harbor Terminal Concept Plan This link open a new window(2019-00111)
    1. Directing Community Planning & Economic Development staff to collaborate with community-based groups, organizations, as well as philanthropic and cross-jurisdictional partners to identify and select an organization, such as but not limited to PolicyLink and Democracy Collaborative, to develop a racial equity framework on which the development can be based, and racial equity goals can be defined, measured and monitored within the next six months.

    2. Directing Community Planning & Economic Development staff to work with Upper Harbor Terminal Community Planning and Engagement Committee to:

      1. Review the Concept Plan and make and report back any amendments within the first 60 days after the first convening of the committee;
      2. Collaborate to develop three scenarios to assess for financial feasibility and environmental impact;
      3. Collaborate with Department of Neighborhood and Community Relations (NCR) to support the committee to lead more in-depth , long term community engagement; and
      4. Support the committee’s participation in and centering of deliberative democratic strategies and EcoDistrict protocals.
    3. Directing Community Planning & Economic Development staff to report back to the Economic Development & Regulatory Services Committee with a cost/benefit analysis of keeping or replacing the warehouse currently housing Mississippi Mushrooms.  If possible, include this analysis in the staff presentation on Feb. 19, 2019.


Notice:
A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Actions referred to Council: Feb 15, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Feb 19, 2019
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