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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 19, 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)
Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Tiny Diner, 1024 E 38th St, (Ward 9) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00221)
    1. Considering application for TINY DINER, 1024 38TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 9) submitted by TINY DINER LLC, BLLiquor, LIC375466, 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.
  2. 3 Bull's Horn, 4563 34th Ave S, (Ward 12) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Limited Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00204)
    1. Considering application for Bull's Horn, 4563 34TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by Bull's Horn LLC, BLLiquor, LIC375908, 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.

Consent

  1. 4 Liquor license approvals for Feb. 19, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00196)
    1. Spoon and Stable, 211 1ST ST N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Soigne Hospitality LLC, BLAmend, LIC375994
    2. UPTOWN THEATRE, 2906 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by CINEMA BEVERAGES HOLDING CO LLC, BLAmend, LIC375896
    3. Whitey's World Famous Saloon, 400 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by LARGO ENTERPRISES INC, BLAmend, LIC375796
    4. LOWRY HILL LIQUORS, 1922 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by KJM ENTERPRISES INC, BLAmend, LIC375703
    5. 56 BREWING, 3055 COLUMBIA AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 1) submitted by 56 BREWING LLC, BLAmend, LIC376170
  2. 5 Gambling license renewals for Feb. 19, 2019 This link open a new window(2019-00197)
    1. THE ALIVENESS PROJECT, 913 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, submitted by THE ALIVENESS PROJECT, BLGeneral, LIC351102
  3. 6 Business License Operating Conditions: Medusa Nightclub & Lounge, 400 1st Ave N, (Ward 3) for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License This link open a new window(2019-00203)
    1. Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement for Medusa Night Club & Lounge, 400 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Medusa Night Club LLC, BLLiquor, LIC374604, allowing the applicant to obtain the On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, General Entertainment License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
  4. 7 Minneapolis Pathways Grant Agreements This link open a new window(2019-00216)
    1. Authorizing grant agreements to fund community-based workforce development activities that assist employers to recruit, train, and prepare Minneapolis residents to fill in-demand positions in their business, through Dec. 31, 2020, as follows: EMERGE Community Development for up to $100,000; African Immigrants Community Service for up to $75,000; and Lifetrack for up to $75,000.

  5. 8 Interest in a rental dwelling license or provisional license ordinance This link open a new window(2019-00202)
    1. Setting a public hearing for March 5, 2019, to consider an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinance relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, adding a new definition entitled "interest in a rental dwelling license or provisional license."

Discussion

  1. 9 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.

    6. 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.

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

      1. Review the concept plan 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 where 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 eco-district protocals.
    8. Directing 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 and, if possible, include this analysis with the staff directions on Feb. 19, 2019.



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:
Mar 1, 2019
Next Committee meeting:
Mar 5, 2019
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