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An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Housing Policy & Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
February 5, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Cam Gordon (Chair), Jeremiah Ellison (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Lisa Goodman, Lisa Bender, and Jeremy Schroeder (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Ken Dahler, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Land Sale: 3723 Aldrich Ave N to Tai Hon L.L.C. This link open a new window(2020-00182)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3723 Aldrich Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. MH-235), to Tai Hon L.L.C. for $35,000, subject to conditions. If Tai Hon L.L.C. fails to close, approving the sale of the property to CTW Group Incorporated for $35,000, subject to conditions.

  2. 3 Trinity Apartments bond issuance: 2800 31st St E This link open a new window(2020-00162)
    1. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval of the issuance of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds, in an amount not to exceed $12.5 million, for the Trinity Apartments project at 2800 31st St E.


  1. 4 Amendments to Notes for various outstanding City Homebuyer Assistance Loans This link open a new window(2020-00181)
    1. Authorizing amendments to the notes for outstanding City homebuyer assistance loans from the City's Affordability Loan Program, Equity Participation Loan Program, Cap Loan Program, and Closing Cost Program, to reduce the principal balance of the loans in instances where the home was purchased more than 10 years ago and the value of the home is less than the original purchase price, and allow the homeowner to seek a rental license for their home if they have lived in the home as their primary residence for the last 10 years.

    2. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make modifications to the loans in this portfolio and cause applicable documents to be executed and filed.

  2. 5 2019 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Pre-Development and Development and LCDA Transit Oriented Development (TOD) grant awards This link open a new window(2020-00161)
    1. Accepting a 2019 Metropolitan Council LCDA Pre-development grant, in the amount of $100,000, for the Upper Harbor Terminal site located along the Mississippi River generally between 33rd Ave N and 40th Ave N.

    2. Accepting 2019 Metropolitan Council LCDA Development grants in the amount of $548,500 for Amber Apartments at 4525 Hiawatha Ave; $1,600,000 for Bloom-Lake Flats at 3020 16th Ave S; and $981,816 for The 927 Project at 927 W Broadway Ave.

    3. Accepting 2019 Metropolitan Council LCDA-TOD Development grants in the amount of $1,000,000 for Bimosedaa at 16 4th St N, and $431,800 for the L&H Station Phase III at 2225 E Lake St.

    4. Authorizing agreements to implement the LCDA and LCDA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, L&H Station Development LLC, Project for Pride in Living, RS Eden, The 927 Building LLC, or related entities.

    5. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.


  1. 6 Scattered site public housing: Section 18 demolition and disposition of housing units This link open a new window(2020-00137)
    1. Passage of Resolution calling on the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority to delay further Section 18 demolition and disposition action on its scattered site housing.


  1. 7 Scattered site public housing: Section 18 demolition and disposition of housing units This link open a new window(2020-00137)
    1. Directing Community Planning & Economic Development, Finance, and City Attorney's Office staff to work with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority on long-term funding options to support the preservation, repair, and creation of public housing, and return to the Housing Policy & Development Committee with recommendations, in time to inform the 2021 budget process. These recommendations should include, but not be limited to: 

      1. Total annual investment of City, County, State, and Federal resources in public housing, and the term of those investments; 
      2. Prioritization of projects that City investments will help make possible; and 
      3. Protections for public housing residents that will be attached to City investments, in keeping with the adopted Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority. 

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 14, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Feb 19, 2020
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