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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
May 11, 2023 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Council Members Andrea Jenkins (President), Linea Palmisano (Vice-President), Elliott Payne, Robin Wonsley, Michael Rainville, LaTrisha Vetaw, Jeremiah Ellison, Jamal Osman, Lisa Goodman, Jason Chavez, Aisha Chughtai, and Emily Koski
Members Absent: Council Member Andrew Johnson
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
Clerk: Jackie Hanson, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
    Action Taken: Adopted as amended
  3. Acceptance of minutes
    Action Taken: Accepted
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports to the proper Committees.
    Action Taken: Referred
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
May 2, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Puralima, 548 Washington Ave N #103, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment with Sunday Sales license (2023-00434)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Nicollet Event Center, 2616 Nicollet Ave, for a Rental Hall and Extended Hours license (2023-00435)
    1. Approving an application for Nicollet Event Center, 2616 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Nicollet Event Center LLC, BLEnter, LIC405711 for a Rental Hall license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances. 
      Action Taken: Adopted as amended
    2. Approving an application for Nicollet Event Center, 2616 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Nicollet Event Center LLC, BLGeneral, LIC405980 for an Extended Hours license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
      Action Taken: Adopted
  3. The Luminare, 770 9th St SE, for a Rental Hall license (2023-00437)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Little T's, 17 26th St E, (Ward 10) for an Expansion of Premises and Sidewalk Cafe license (2023-00438)
    1. Approving an application for Little T's, 17 26TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by TBD Restaurants LLC, BLAmend, LIC407583 for an Expansion of Premises license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
    2. Approving an application for Little T's, 17 26TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by TBD Restaurants LLC, BLFood, LIC407403 for a Sidewalk Cafe license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Arco Riverside Stop, 2517 Riverside Ave, (Ward 2) for an Extended Hours license (2023-00439)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Northrup King Residential project bond issuance: 1500 Jackson St NE (2023-00400)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Plymouth Avenue Apartments Project Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan and Housing Revenue Bond Issuance (2023-00406)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the Plymouth Avenue Apartments Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan.

    2. Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a "Pay-As-You-Go" TIF note to 2309 Plymouth Ave N Limited Partnership in a principal amount not to exceed $742,500.

    3. Authorizing a tax increment financing assistance contract with 2309 Plymouth Ave N Limited Partnership and other necessary documents related to the recommended actions.

    4. Passage of Resolution authorizing preliminary and final approval for the issuance of Tax-Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $11,000,000 for Plymouth Avenue Apartments.

    5. Approving additional funding of $945,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Contingency Pool for Plymouth Avenue Apartments located at 2309 Plymouth Ave N and 1254 Russell Ave N to increase the amount from a maximum amount of $1,890,000 up to $2,835,000.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Liquor license approvals for May 2, 2023 (2023-00433)
    1. FIKA, 2600 PARK AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Culinaire International Inc, BLAmend, LIC407700
    2. Sea Salt Eatery, 4825 MINNEHAHA AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 12) submitted by Sea Salt Eatery LLP, BLAmend, LIC407449
    3. FIKA, 2600 PARK AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Culinaire International Inc, BLAmend, LIC407786
    4. Luna & The Bear, 18 26TH ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by 425 Concepts LLC, BLLiquor, LIC406659
    5. The Marquette Hotel, 710 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Evolution Hospitality LLC, BLAmend, LIC407667
    6. Windows on Minnesota, 710 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Evolution Hospitality LLC, BLAmend, LIC407668
    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Liquor License Renewals for May 2, 2023 (2023-00455)
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    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Gambling license approvals for May 2, 2023 (2023-00436)
    1. Firefighters for Healing, 1712 MARSHALL ST NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Firefighters for Healing, BLGeneral, LIC407876
    2. Minnesota Fastpitch Academy Foundation, 2229 35TH ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minnesota Fastpitch Academy Foundation, BLGeneral, LIC407875
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Transportation Network Company (TNC) Rate Study (2023-00446)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  12. Alley vacation: Ken McCraley, 2840 Chicago Ave (2023-00453)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ken McCraley to vacate (VAC1737) the public alley between Chicago Ave and Columbus Ave adjacent to 2840 Chicago Ave.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the public alley between Chicago Ave and Columbus Ave adjacent to 2840 Chicago Ave (VAC1737).

    Action Taken: Adopted
  13. Rezoning: Trellis Co., a portion of 465 Girard Terrace (2023-00440)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Trellis Co. to rezone (PLAN16022) a portion of the property located at 465 Girard Terrace from the R5 Multiple-Family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District, retaining the BFT15 Transit 15 Built Form Overlay District, for a mixed-use development with 116 dwelling units and approximately 2,500 square feet of commercial space.

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

    Action Taken: Adopted
  14. Rezoning: Design by Melo, on behalf of Paul Berg, 137 46th St W (2023-00442)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Design by Melo, on behalf of Paul Berg, to rezone (PLAN16025) the property located at 137 46th St W from the R1A Multiple-Family District to the R3 Multiple-Family District retaining the AP Airport Overlay District and the BFI1 Interior 1 Built Form Overlay District for a new two-story multiple-family dwelling containing four dwelling units.

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

    Action Taken: Adopted
  15. Rezoning: Inglewood Avenue Apartments, 2426 Inglewood Ave (2023-00450)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ben VinZant to rezone (PLAN15432) the property located at 2426 Inglewood Ave from the R2B Multiple-Family District to the R3 Multiple-Family District, retaining the BFI2 Interior 2 Built Form Overlay District and SH Shoreland Overlay District, for two new, two-story residential buildings containing a total of 16 dwelling units.

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

    Action Taken: Adopted
  16. Nolo's Kitchen & Bar/The Basement Bar, 511 Washington Ave N, (Ward 3) for a Permanent Expansion of Premises License (2023-00378)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Committee of the Whole
May 9, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Community Commission on Police Oversight appointments (2023-00185)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Audit Committee Appointments (2023-00483)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Policy & Government Oversight Committee
May 8, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. 2023 Quarterly Donations Reports (2023-00472)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Gift acceptance from the Joyce Foundation for travel expenses (2023-00485)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Gift acceptance from the Major Cities Chiefs Association for travel expenses (2023-00486)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Gift acceptance from John Jay College of Criminal Justice for travel expenses (2023-00487)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Gift acceptance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives for travel expenses (2023-00488)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Gift acceptance from the National Association of Counties and Cities Heath Officials for travel and lodging expenses (2023-00489)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Gift acceptance from National Association of Counties and Cities Heath Officials of travel and lodging expenses (2023-00490)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Gift acceptance from the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum of travel and lodging expenses (2023-00491)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Hiring Practices for Public Safety Workers (2023-00475)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Transgender Equity Council appointments (2023-00481)
    1. Approving the following Mayoral reappointment for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2023, and ending Dec 31, 2024: Becca Sanborn, Seat 8, Ward 5.

    2. Approving the following Council reappointment for an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2023, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Billie Jean Kurek, Seat 10, Ward 6. 

    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Agreements with Xcel Energy to purchase renewable electricity from their Renewable*Connect Program (2023-00484)
    1. Authorizing a renewal of the five-year Renewable*Connect contract with Xcel Energy for 19.2 million kWh annually.

    2. Authorizing a renewal of the five-year Renewable*Connect contract with Xcel Energy for 100% of annual usage for select accounts for approximately 23.2 million kWh annually.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  12. Bid for Minneapolis Maintenance Facilities Roof Replacement Project (2023-00474)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  13. Bid for Pavement Sawing (2023-00476)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  14. Bid for Yard Maintenance (2023-00477)
    1. Accepting the low bid of Metro Lawns, LLC submitted on Event No. 2422, in the amount of $150,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for Yard Maintenance Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.

    2. Accepting the second low bid of Aloha Landscaping, Inc. submitted on Event No.  2422, in the amount of $150,000, to provide all materials, labor, equipment and incidentals necessary for Yard Maintenance Services, and authorizing a contract for the project, all in accordance with City specifications.,

    Action Taken: Adopted
  15. Bid for 2023 Small Diameter Pipe Cleaning & Televising (2023-00479)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  16. Contract amendment for property maintenance, mowing and snow removal services (2023-00473)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  17. Contract amendment with Pryes Brewery for leased space improvements at 550 Kasota Ave SE (2023-00492)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  18. Temporary construction easement amendment with Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project (2023-00493)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  19. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of David Sheppard (2023-00463)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  20. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of Wendy Johnson (2023-00464)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  21. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of Bruce Smith (2023-00465)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  22. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of Danielle Evans (2023-00466)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  23. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of Keith Smith (2023-00467)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  24. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of Paul Huynh (2023-00468)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  25. Legal Settlement: Workers Compensation claim of Nathan Johnson (2023-00469)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Public Health & Safety Committee
May 3, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Partnership Agreement with the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc (NRDC) to be a Food Matters city partner (2023-00443)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Contracts with neighborhood organizations qualifying for the Neighborhoods 2020 Shared Resources and Collaborations Fund (2023-00445)
    1. Authorizing a contract with the Fulton Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $20,000, to provide administrative support and oversight in the planning and implementation of a shared resources and collaboration grant with the neighborhood organizations of Armatage, Fulton, Kenny, Lynnhurst, and Windom Community Council, as part of the Neighborhoods 2020 Shared Resources and Collaborations Fund.

    2. Authorizing a contract with the Marcy Holmes Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $20,000, to provide administrative support and oversight in the planning and implementation of a shared resources and collaboration grant between the neighborhood organizations in Marcy Holmes, Nicollet Island-East Bank, Prospect Park Neighborhood Association, and Southeast Como, as part of the Neighborhoods 2020 Shared Resources and Collaborations Fund.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. National Endowment for the Arts grant to support personnel expenses related to COVID-19 (2022-00902)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Public Works & Infrastructure Committee
May 4, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. 2023 Street Lighting Replacement: Project approval and assessment (2023-00441)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $763,551.44 for the 2023 Street Lighting Replacement Project No. 2359 (CTR026).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $763,551.44 for the project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Olson Memorial Highway / Highway 55 priorities (2023-00451)
    Action Taken: Adopted

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Administrative enforcement and hearing process ordinance (2023-00457)
    Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to BIHZ meeting of May 16, 2023

Resolutions

  1. No Menthol Sunday honorary resolution (2023-00520)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Lyall Schwarzkopf honorary resolution (2023-00518)
    Action Taken: Adopted

New Business

  1. Audit Committee membership (2023-00301)
    Action Taken: Received and filed
  2. 2023 State of the City Address (2023-00199)
    Action Taken: Received and filed

Addendum

  1. Personnel actions related to executive mayor-legislative council government structure (2023-00408)
    Action Taken: Adopted, does not require Mayor's signature

Announcements

Adjournment



Next City Council meeting: May 25, 2023

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