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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 25, 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, Emily Koski, and 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 16, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Snack Bar, 800 Washington Ave N #101, (Ward 3) for an Expansion of Premise and Sidewalk Cafe license This link open a new window(2023-00502)
    1. Approving an application for Snack Bar, 800 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Snack Bar LLC, BLAmend, LIC407713 for an Expansion of Premise license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.  
    2. Approving an application for Snack Bar, 800 WASHINGTON AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Snack Bar LLC, BLFood, LIC407714 for a Sidewalk Cafe license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. State of Minnesota financial assistance for George Modular Innovation Solutions, LLC: 415 Royalston Ave N This link open a new window(2023-00447)
    1. Passage of Resolution supporting George Modular Innovation Solutions' application for financial incentives from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Minnesota Investment Fund.

    2. Passage of Resolution of support for George Modular Innovation Solutions application for financial incentives from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Job Creation Fund.

    3. Accepting a grant of up to $2,000,000 from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Minnesota Investment Fund, subject to award approval.

    4. Authorizing execution of a grant agreement between the City and the Department of Employment and Economic Development in the amount awarded up to $2,000,000, subject to award approval.

    5. Authorizing execution of a loan agreement with George Modular Innovation Solutions, LLC or an affiliated entity in the amount of up to $2,000,000, subject to award approval.

    6. Authorizing execution of a business subsidy agreement with George Modular Innovation Solutions, LLC, subject to award approval.

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

    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Moratorium on certain high impact industrial uses This link open a new window(2023-00471)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Variance appeal: Michael Margulies, on behalf of Armory Holdings, LLC, 2900-2910 Hennepin Ave This link open a new window(2023-00495)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Liquor license approvals for May 16, 2023 This link open a new window(2023-00501)
    1. 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits, 1010 WASHINGTON AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by QWS Enterprises Inc, BLAmend, LIC408100
    2. Lago Tacos, 2901 LYNDALE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lago Lyn-Lake LLC, BLLiquor, LIC407486
    3. Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club, 725 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Nitelife Inc, BLAmend, LIC407904
    4. Thai Pepper Tangletown, 5455 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Thai Pepper Tangletown LLC, BLWine, LIC407602
    5. Red Sea Bar & Restaurant, 320 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by HRS Enterprises Inc, BLLiqCat, LIC403825
    6. Royal Sonesta Minneapolis, 35 7TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Sonesta Minneapolis LLC, BLLiqCat, LIC408112
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Liquor License Renewals for May 16, 2023 This link open a new window(2023-00517)
    View Items
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Prolonged vacancy at commercial and residential properties This link open a new window(2023-00496)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Grant Agreement with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for sprinkler system installation: 1900 3rd St NE, 809 Spring St NE, 3755 Snelling Ave, and 3205 37th St E This link open a new window(2023-00503)
    1. Authorizing a grant agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority in the amount of $1,200,000 for the installation of sprinkler systems at 1900 3rd St NE, 809 Spring St NE, 3755 Snelling Ave, and 3205 37th St E through March 30, 2024.

    2. Authorizing the appropriate City administrator to make amendments to the agreement to ensure compliance with federal guidelines. 

    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program Updates This link open a new window(2023-00507)
    Action Taken: Adopted as amended
  10. Updates for the Year 2024-2025 Housing Tax Credit Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) and Procedural Manual This link open a new window(2023-00519)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Rezoning: Ken McCraley, 3410 42nd St E This link open a new window(2023-00497)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Ken McCraley to rezone (PLAN15658) the property located at 3410 42nd St E from the R5/Multiple Family District to the C2/Corridor Commercial District and retaining the PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District and the BFI3 Interior 3 Built Form Overlay District.

    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
  12. Land use rezoning policies of Minneapolis 2040 ordinances This link open a new window(2023-00172)
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  13. Neighborhood-serving commercial uses in residential areas legislative directive This link open a new window(2023-00546)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  14. Environmental justice checklist legislative directive This link open a new window(2023-00547)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Committee of the Whole
May 23, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) settlement agreement fiscal analysis This link open a new window(2023-00175)
    1. Approving a legislative directive requesting a comprehensive fiscal analysis of the potential costs and impacts of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) settlement agreement.

      Action Taken: Adopted
    2. Requesting the City Auditor to conduct an analysis of the operating and fiscal impacts that can be expected as a result of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) settlement agreement.

      Action Taken: Adopted, does not require Mayor's signature
Policy & Government Oversight Committee
May 24, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Gift acceptance from the Minnesota section of the American Water Works Association of registration, travel, and lodging expenses This link open a new window(2023-00526)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Gift acceptance from the Minnesota State Association of Narcotics Investigators of registration and lodging expenses This link open a new window(2023-00527)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Gift acceptance from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension of travel expenses This link open a new window(2023-00541)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Gift acceptance from the National Association of Counties and Cities Health Officials of travel and lodging expenses This link open a new window(2023-00542)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Gift acceptance from the Minneapolis Police K-9 Foundation of dual-purpose police dogs This link open a new window(2023-00543)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Gift acceptance from Joseph Fuller of K-9 Dog Kobe This link open a new window(2023-00544)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Gift acceptance from the Goldenrod Collaborative of per diem and hotel expenses This link open a new window(2023-00545)
    Action Taken: Adopted
    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Bid for 2023 Vision Zero Project This link open a new window(2023-00523)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Bid for Convention Center Ceiling and Lighting Upgrade - Phase 4 Project This link open a new window(2023-00536)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Contract with Wiland Associates, LLC for Supplemental Emergency Operations Center Staffing This link open a new window(2023-00538)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Contract with Election Systems & Software for purchase of in-person early voting ballot-on-demand printing equipment This link open a new window(2023-00539)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  12. Contract amendment with Northside Economic Opportunity Network for workspace at 1007 W Broadway Ave This link open a new window(2023-00525)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  13. Contract amendment with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities through Century College for fire cadet training and education services This link open a new window(2023-00530)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  14. Contract amendment with Lynch Wrecker Service, Inc, for public towing services This link open a new window(2023-00531)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  15. Contract amendments for the Language Services pool for interpreting and translation services This link open a new window(2023-00532)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0005473 with Age and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $100,000, for interpreting and translation services.

    2. Authorizing an increase to the contract COM0005344 with ASL Interpreting Services, Inc., in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $100,000, for interpreting and translation services.

    3. Authorizing an increase to the contract COM0005472 with GBR Interpreting and Translation Services, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $100,000, for interpreting and translation services.

    4. Authorizing an increase to the contract COM0005471 with Global Language Connections, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $100,000, for interpreting and translation services.

    5. Authorizing an increase to the contract COM0005345 with Nadia Smith, in the amount of $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $100,000, for interpreting and translation services.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  16. Contract amendment with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for body-worn cameras and licensing for the Police Department This link open a new window(2023-00533)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  17. Contract amendment with CenturyLink Communications, LLC for telecommunication services This link open a new window(2023-00534)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  18. Contract amendment with Good Works Consulting, LLC for continued delivery of the Metamorphosis Senior Leadership Development Program This link open a new window(2023-00535)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  19. 2023 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Report This link open a new window(2023-00568)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  20. Contract amendment with Robert Half International, Inc for temporary staffing services for the Public Safety Public Data Practices Project This link open a new window(2023-00524)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Public Health & Safety Committee
May 17, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (FEMA) for targeted violence and terrorism prevention This link open a new window(2023-00499)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Community Health Services Administrator appointment This link open a new window(2023-00500)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum grant for 2023 Food Policy Action Climate Action Cohort This link open a new window(2023-00508)
    1. Accepting a grant from the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, in the amount of $5,000, for participation in coaching and peer-learning sessions with the action team and other grantees.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum for the grant. 

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Health Department.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Project Safe Neighborhood Grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to assist sworn investigators This link open a new window(2023-00504)
    1. Accepting Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant, in the amount of $175,000, from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to support hiring of two temporary Civilian Investigators in the Violent Crimes Division of the Police Department.

    2. Authorizing an Agreement with the Department of Justice through March 31, 2024.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Contracts with organizations for the Partnership Engagement Fund This link open a new window(2023-00529)
    View Items
    Action Taken: Adopted
Public Works & Infrastructure Committee
May 18, 2023 - Committee Report
  1. Stormwater Management Program and Annual Report This link open a new window(2023-00332)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Phase I Permit Stormwater Management Program and Annual Report for 2022 Activities. 

    2. Authorizing the Public Works Department to submit the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Stormwater Management Program Annual Report to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for review and approval.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Lush Plush Pride Party Block Event Permit: June 23-24, 2023. This link open a new window(2023-00509)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Saloon Pride Large Block Event Permit: June 23-25, 2023 This link open a new window(2023-00510)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest Light Rail) Project: Subordinate Funding Agreement No. 9 This link open a new window(2023-00511)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. 2nd St S Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project: Layout approval This link open a new window(2023-00512)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Agreement with Xcel Energy for Hennepin Ave S Street Reconstruction Project (Lake St W to Douglas Ave) This link open a new window(2023-00513)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Biennial Routine Maintenance Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation This link open a new window(2023-00514)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. F Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Recommended Corridor Plan: City of Minneapolis comments This link open a new window(2023-00521)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. 2023 Public Works Week honorary resolution This link open a new window(2023-00516)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Obstruction Permit fees update This link open a new window(2023-00448)
    Action Taken: Adopted

Resolutions

  1. Victims of police brutality honorary resolution This link open a new window(2023-00580)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. 2023 Pride Month honorary resolution This link open a new window(2023-00581)
    Action Taken: Adopted

New Business

  1. Rent stabilization policy This link open a new window(2023-00572)
    Action Taken: Adopted, does not require Mayor's signature

Addendum

  1. Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program updates legislative directive This link open a new window(2023-00444)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Personnel actions legislative directive This link open a new window(2023-00582)
    Action Taken: Adopted

Announcements

Adjournment



Next City Council meeting: Jun 15, 2023

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