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

Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 1, 2019 - 10:00 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Jeremy Schroeder (Chair), Kevin Reich (Vice-Chair), Cam Gordon, Jeremiah Ellison, Lisa Goodman, and Lisa Bender (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Ken Dahler, (612) 673-2216

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

  1. 2 Conditional use permit, variances, and site plan review appeal: Thomas Tulien, 2542-2554 Blaisdell Ave and 110 26th St W This link open a new window(2019-00876)
    1. Considering an appeal submitted by Thomas Tulien regarding the following decisions of the City Planning Commission (PLAN8914), notwithstanding staff recommendation, for a new mixed-use building with 146 dwelling units and a ground-floor office of approximately 600 square feet for the properties located at 2542-2554 Blaisdell Ave and 110 26th St W:

      1. Approving a conditional use permit to increase the maximum allowed height from 4 stories or 56 feet to 6 stories or 73.5 feet.
      2. Approving a variance to increase the maximum floor area ratio from 3.0 to 3.40.
      3. Approving a variance to increase the maximum impervious surface coverage from 85 percent to 87 percent.
      4. Approving a variance to increase the maximum lot coverage from 70 percent to 82 percent.
      5. Approving a variance to reduce the minimum loading requirement from one small space to zero.
      6. Approving a variance to reduce the minimum front yard setback abutting 26th Street W from 19.7 feet to 1 foot.
      7. Approving a variance to reduce the minimum front yard setback abutting Blaisdell Avenue from 33.5 feet to 1 foot.
      8. Approving a variance to reduce the minimum rear yard setback along the west property line from 15 feet to 5 feet.
      9. Approving the site plan review for a new mixed-use building with 146 dwelling units and a ground-floor office space of approximately 600 square feet.

Consent

  1. 3 Alley vacations: North Bay Companies, 620 9th St SE This link open a new window(2019-00874)
    1. Approving an application submitted by North Bay Companies to vacate (PLAN8904) that part of the east-west alley, parallel to 9th St SE, east of 6th Ave SE, and between 8th and 9th Sts SE, subject to the retention of easement rights by Xcel Energy and CenturyLink.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating all that part of the east-west alley, parallel to 9th St SE, east of 6th Ave SE, between 8th and 9th Sts SE (Vac-1721).

    3. Approving an application submitted by North Bay Companies to vacate (PLAN8904) the north-south alley located in the block bounded by 9th St SE, 9th Ave SE, 8th St SE, and 6th Ave SE.

    4. Passage of Resolution vacating the north-south alley located in the block bounded by 9th St SE, 9th Ave SE, 8th St SE and 6th Ave SE (Vac-1722).

Discussion

  1. 4 Rezoning: Yellow Tree, 110 26th St W and 2542 Blaisdell Ave This link open a new window(2019-00877)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Yellow Tree to rezone (PLAN8914) the properties located at 110 26th St W and 2542 Blaisdell Ave from the R5 Multiple-family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District to construct a new six-story mixed-use building with 146 dwelling units and a ground-floor office of approximately 600 square feet. 

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

  2. 5 Regulation of drive-through facilities ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00148)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations for drive-through facilities:

      1. Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.
      2. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      3. Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.
      4. Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.
      5. Chapter 550 Industrial Districts.
      6. Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.
  3. 6 Zoning Code Text Amendment Work Plan This link open a new window(2019-00878)
    1. Approving the Zoning Code Text Amendment Work Plan. 


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: Aug 8, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Aug 21, 2019
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