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Agenda

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

Housing Policy & Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
March 18, 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: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Consent

  1. 2 Contract with Property Solutions & Services, Inc., for Emergency Stabilization Program rental property management This link open a new window(2020-00363)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Property Solutions & Services, Inc., for up to four years with an annual amount of $62,500, for total amount not to exceed $250,000, for Emergency Stabilization Program rental property management.  

  2. 3 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grants for Bloom Lake Flats and Build Wealth MN This link open a new window(2020-00362)
    1. Accepting the following grants from the Metropolitan Council LHIA: Bloom Lake Flats, 3017 16th Ave S, in the amount of $350,000, and Build Wealth MN, Near North Neighborhood (in the Near North Cluster, located on the blocks of 1100-1200 Irving and James Aves N), in the amount of $20,000.

    2. Authorizing agreements as may be necessary to implement the Metropolitan Council LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Project for Pride in Living and Building Wealth MN and/or their related entities and their selected title companies as disbursing agents.

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

  3. 4 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program guidelines revision This link open a new window(2020-00361)
    1. Approving revisions to Program Guidelines for the 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program.

    2. Authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to make revisions to Participation Agreements and other form documents for the program consistent with the guideline changes.

  4. 5 Seward Commons Project financing update report: 2200-2218 Snelling Avenue S, 2215 Snelling Ave S, 1912 E 22nd St, and 2115 Snelling Ave S This link open a new window(2020-00364)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending Resolution No. 2019R-335 entitled, “Waiving park dedication requirements in exchange for private land maintained for public use for the Bessemer Apartments Project, 2200 Snelling Ave,” passed Nov 8, 2019, to reflect changes in the calculation of the park dedication fee.

    2. Authorizing a three-year extension of the existing City Hiawatha Land Assembly Fund Loan.

    3. Authorizing a three-year extension of the Franklin Station Redevelopment Contract.

  5. 6 Housing Policy & Development Committee 2020 Work Plan This link open a new window(2020-00355)
    1. Approving the Housing Policy & Development Committee Work Plan for 2020.

  6. 7 2020-24 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan budget adjustments This link open a new window(2020-00372)
    1. Passage of Resolution amending the 2020 General Appropriation Resolution by increasing the following project/program allocations in Schedule 4: CDBG/ Lead Reduction by $48,323 for a new budget of $109,323 and CDBG/Multi-Family/Affordable Housing by $300,000 for a new budget of $3,720,000; HOME/Affordable Housing Trust Fund by $723,395 for a new budget of $1,939,395; HOPWA/Third Party Contractors by $62,990 for a new budget of $1,682,990; and ESG/ESG Programs by $47,926 for a new budget of 732,926 and ESG/HMIS Support by $1,427 for a new budget of $19,427.

    2. Directing Finance staff to apply project/program allocation adjustments to the prior approved 2020 General Budget Resolution Schedule 4 as outlined in this report. 

  7. 8 2020-24 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan This link open a new window(2020-00360)
    1. Setting a public hearing for April 8, 2020, on the Five-Year 2024-24 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan.

    2. Authorizing staff to submit the Five-Year 2020-24 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on April 15, 2020, inclusive of public comments received during the public comment period.

Discussion

  1. 9 Elliot Twins Project Financing: 1212 9th St S and 1225 8th St S This link open a new window(2020-00357)
    1. Passage of Resolution granting approval for Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to undertake a housing project on behalf of the Elliots LP, for a project at 1212 9th St S and 1225 8th St S, through the issuance of up to $26,500,000 of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds. 

    2. Authorizing a loan of $2.3 million to Elliots LP or an affiliated entity and other necessary documents related to the project.

  2. 10 The Way Home: Safe, dignified and affordable housing for Minneapolis Residents, 2018-2019 Progress Report This link open a new window(2020-00354)
    1. Receiving and filing a report relating to City housing strategies and progress in 2018 and 2019.

  3. 11 Appointment of Executive Director of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority This link open a new window(2020-00185)
    1. Confirming the appointment by the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Board of Commissioners of Abdi Warsame as the Executive Director of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, pursuant to Section 420.90(1) of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.


Notice:
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Actions referred to Council: Mar 27, 2020
Next Committee meeting: Not Applicable
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