Skip to Main Content

Marked Agenda

Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
July 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Council Members Lisa Bender (President), Andrew Johnson (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Steve Fletcher, Phillipe Cunningham, Jeremiah Ellison, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Linea Palmisano
Members Absent: Andrea Jenkins (Vice-President)
(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
  3. Acceptance of minutes of Jun 29, 2018.
    Action Taken: Accepted
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
    Action Taken: Referred
  1. Local government amicus brief in Washington State v. United States This link open a new window(2018-00813)
    Action Taken: Adopted
    1. Directing Neighborhood and Community Relations staff to provide progress reports on 2020 Census activities.

    2. Passage of Resolution establishing the Complete Count Committee to serve as an advisory board to the City Council on issues of the 2020 Census.

    Action Taken: Adopted
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
This link open a new windowJul 10, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Pryes Brewing, 1401 West River Rd N, (Ward 5) for a Permanent Expansion of Premises license, adding a 40 seat private patio This link open a new window(2018-00777)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Starbucks Coffee #49134, 4712 Cedar Ave S, (Ward 11) for an Extended Hours license This link open a new window(2018-00778)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Permit ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00439)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 352 entitled Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Permit.

    2. Approving an amendment to the License Fee Schedule by adding a $186 fee for an Innovative and Emerging Small Business Pilot Permit.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Rental Dwelling License denial: 3105 22nd Ave S, 3112 22nd Ave S, 3116 22nd Ave S, 3122 22nd Ave S, 3141 22nd Ave S, applicant Misco Holdings, LLC This link open a new window(2018-00783)
    Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda
  5. Liquor license approvals for July 10, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00773)
    1. MERCY DINING ROOM & BAR, 901 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MARIN HOSPITALITY CORPORATION, BLAmend, LIC366128
    2. MINNESOTA SPORTS FACILITIES AUTHORITY, 401 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MINNESOTA SPORTS FACILITIES AUTHORITY, BLAmend, LIC367991
    3. THE POURHOUSE, 2923 GIRARD AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by 2923 UPTOWN LLC, BLAmend, LIC368690
    4. NYES BAR, 112 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by HENNEPIN JAKES INC, BLAmend, LIC368529
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Liquor license renewals for July 10, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00774)
    View Items
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Business license approvals for July 10, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00775)
    1. THE POURHOUSE, 2923 GIRARD AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by 2923 UPTOWN LLC, BLFood, LIC368675
    2. NYE'S BAR, 112 HENNEPIN AVE E Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by HENNEPIN JAKES INC, BLFood, LIC367375
    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Business license renewals for July 10, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00776)
    1. QUANG RESTAURANT, 2719 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by QUANG ORIENTAL PASTRY AND DELI INC, BLFood, LIC58823
    2. SOUTHSIDE ELECTRONICS, 3759 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by SOUTHSIDE ELECTRONICS INC, BLGeneral, LIC69610
    3. LEDER BROTHERS CO, 3240 SNELLING AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by LEDER BROTHERS CO, BLGeneral, LIC72910
    4. MAX IT PAWN, 815 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by EZ PAWN MINNESOTA INC, BLGeneral, LIC73256
    5. PEDEGO TWIN CITIES, 4800 CHICAGO AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by STRAIGHT RIVER SPORTS & FITNESS, INC, BLMotor, LIC107212
    6. SCOOTERVILLE MINNESOTA, 904 19TH AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by SCOOTERVILLE MINNESOTA INC, BLMotor, LIC2122
    7. JOYERIA MAX, 417 LAKE ST E Minneapolis, MN, submitted by JOYERIA MAX, BLGeneral, LIC74275
    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Gambling license approvals for July 10, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00772)
    1. ST. JOHN'S BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 711 15TH AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by ST. JOHN'S BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH, BLGeneral, LIC368380
    2. SPECIAL OLYMPICS MINNESOTA, 900 2ND AVE S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by SPECIAL OLYMPICS MINNESOTA, BLGeneral, LIC368415
    3. BRIDGING INC, 1001 MARQUETTE AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by BRIDGING INC, BLGeneral, LIC368418
    4. MINNEAPOLIS NE LIONS CLUB, 1928 UNIVERSITY AVE NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by MINNEAPOLIS NE LIONS CLUB, BLGeneral, LIC368563
    5. THE FOUNDATION FOR ENHANCING COMMUNITIES, 1500 PARK AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by THE FOUNDATION FOR ENHANCING COMMUNITIES, BLGeneral, LIC368930
    6. Minneapolis Hockey Association, 422 HENNEPIN AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Minneapolis Hockey Association, BLGeneral, LIC368951
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Gambling license renewals for July 10, 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00771)
    1. TED WILLIAMS MUSEUM AND HITTERS HALL OF, submitted by TED WILLIAMS MUSEUM AND HITTERS HALL OF FAME, BLGeneral, LIC66843
    2. EDISON COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, submitted by EDISION COMMUNITY AND SPORTS FOUNDATION, BLGeneral, LIC68982
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Exclusive Development Rights to 927 West Broadway, LLC for 927 W Broadway properties This link open a new window(2018-00781)
    1. Granting exclusive development rights to 927 West Broadway, LLC or related entity, for five parcels of City-owned property at 927 and 1001 W Broadway Ave, and 1828, 1832 and 1838 Dupont Ave N for varying periods of time between 12 months and 18 months, with administrative extensions.

    2. Authorizing staff to negotiate business terms with 927 West Broadway, LLC or related entity for a land sale redevelopment agreement, subject to future City Council review and approval.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. 2018 Gubernatorial Primary and General Election Judge appointments This link open a new window(2018-00815)
    1. Approving the appointment of election judges to serve in the City's 132 precincts, Health Care Facilities, and Absentee Ballot Board for the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary and General Election. 

    2. Authorizing the Elections Director to appoint additional election judges as necessary. 

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Request for Proposals (RFP) for staff augmentation for the Information Technology Department (IT) This link open a new window(2018-00805)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Housing Policy & Development Committee Work Plan This link open a new window(2018-00799)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
This link open a new windowJul 9, 2018 - Committee Report
  1. Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission appointments This link open a new window(2018-00740)
    1. Approving the City Council reappointment of Jeffrey Strand, Seat 1, Ward 4, for a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2020.

    2. Approving the City Council appointment of Queen Kimmons, Seat 4, Ward 5, for a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2020.

    3. Confirming the Mayoral reappointment of Mary Dedeaux-Swinton, Seat 6, Ward 7, for a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2020.
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Grant from Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District for street outreach This link open a new window(2018-00780)
    1. Accepting a grant from the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District, in an amount not to exceed $40,000 for a one-year period, to provide street outreach in downtown on Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00 pm - 2:00 am.

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

    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Public Health Advisory Committee appointment This link open a new window(2018-00768)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Minneapolis Workplace Advisory Committee appointments This link open a new window(2018-00769)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Wintana Melekin, Seat 6, Ward 6, representing Small/Independent Business, for an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2017, and ending Dec 31, 2018.

    2. Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Kate Davenport, Seat 5, Ward 1, representing Small/Independent Business, for an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Snow and ice removal from public sidewalks This link open a new window(2018-00650)
    Action Taken: Adopted as amended
  2. 28th Ave S (58th St E to City limit) Street Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment This link open a new window(2018-00795)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $52,405 for the 28th Ave S (58th St E to City limit) Street Reconstruction Project No. 6761 (CPV134).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $52,405 for the project.

    3. Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Low Power Vehicles ordinance This link open a new window(2018-00742)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Contract with Toole Design Group for Vision Zero Action Plan This link open a new window(2018-00785)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Contract amendment with Yerigan Construction Company for Nicollet Mall art restoration This link open a new window(2018-00786)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Temporary Occupancy Permit agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway for watermain repair This link open a new window(2018-00788)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Grant from Hennepin County for public recycling containers This link open a new window(2018-00798)
    1. Accepting a grant from Hennepin County, in the amount of $53,900, to purchase public sidewalk recycling containers for the Eat Street and Stadium Village Special Service Districts.

    2. Authorizing an agreement with Hennepin County for the grant.

    3. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Public Works Department.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. METRO Blue Line Extension Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project: Master Funding Agreement This link open a new window(2018-00790)
    1. Authorizing the proper City officers to execute a Master Funding Agreement with the Metropolitan Council for the METRO Blue Line Extension LRT Project (Bottineau Corridor).

    2. Authorizing the proper City officers, acting on behalf of the City, to comply with and certify compliance every year with the most recent version of the federal “Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grants and Cooperative Agreements.”

    3. Authorizing the Director of Public Works to be the representative for the City for the purpose of signing FTA Certifications and Assurances and any other documents necessary to qualify to receive project funding for the METRO Blue Line Extension LRT Project.

    4. Authorizing the City Attorney to sign any required legal certifications necessary to qualify to receive project funding for the METRO Blue Line Extension LRT Project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Acquisition of land from Hennepin County for a storm water holding pond This link open a new window(2018-00730)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Hennepin Ave S (Lake St to W 36th St) Street Reconstruction Project: Easements This link open a new window(2018-00792)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. 10th Ave SE River Bridge Project: Layout approval and easements This link open a new window(2018-00797)
    1. Approving the layout for the 10th Ave SE River Bridge Project, from 2nd St S to University Ave SE (CBR111).

    2. Authorizing negotiation with adjacent property owners to acquire temporary and permanent easements, if necessary, for the project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  12. Bid for installation of large diameter cured-in-place pipe This link open a new window(2018-00791)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  13. Hennepin Ave (Washington Ave to 12th St) Street Reconstruction: Project layout, easements, and request for variance This link open a new window(2018-00796)
    1. Approving the layout for the Hennepin Ave Street Reconstruction Project, from Washington Ave to 12th St.

    2. Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right-of-way, if necessary, for the project.

    3. Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to proceed with a variance request from Minnesota Department of Transportation State Aid Rules for the reconstruction of Hennepin Ave between Washington Ave and 12th St.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Legal settlement: Claim of Thomas J. Mack This link open a new window(2018-00808)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Legal settlement: Claim of Andre Sewell This link open a new window(2018-00809)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Leases for Early Voting Centers for the 2018 Elections This link open a new window(2018-00818)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Contract amendment with Meisinger Construction Company, Inc. for contract close-out regarding the Convention Center drinking fountains replacement project This link open a new window(2018-00811)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Gift acceptance for City staff travel expenses to Ann Arbor, Michigan, in September 2018 This link open a new window(2018-00814)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Contract amendment with Navex Global, Inc. for ethics report line services This link open a new window(2018-00817)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Temporary step increase for Principal Policy Aide position in the Mayor's Office This link open a new window(2018-00784)
    1. Approving one salary step to be temporarily added to the salary schedule for the existing politically-appointed title Principal Policy Aide, and limiting that step rate to an existing position in the Mayor’s office, Position No. 00002140, which shall terminate when either the Mayor determines the step rate is no longer needed or on Dec. 31, 2021, unless further extended by the City Council.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Personnel, approving the 2018 salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $88,327 to $113,000, to be increased in accordance with any across the board increases provided to the politically-appointed pay group in 2019 through 2021.

    3. Accepting a grant from The Minneapolis Foundation in the amount of $50,000 to secure in-house management and consulting expertise tied to the development of goals and strategies surrounding racial equity gaps in housing, economic inclusion, and police community relations.

    4. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Mayor's Office.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Vacation resolution correction: Rana Village LLC, 2900 Pleasant Ave This link open a new window(2018-00782)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Rezoning: Bradley Racutt, 1901 Grand St NE This link open a new window(2018-00787)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Bradley Racutt to rezone (PLAN6576) the property located at 1901 Grand St NE to add the IL Industrial Living Overlay District to allow a reception hall.

    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
  3. Rezoning: Reuter Walton Development, 2510 Riverside Ave, 2506 Riverside Ave, and 2514 8th St S This link open a new window(2018-00789)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Reuter Walton Development to rezone (PLAN6474) the properties located at 2510 Riverside Ave, 2506 Riverside Ave, and 2514 8th St S from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the OR3 Institutional Office Residence District to construct a new six-story 85-unit residential building.

    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
  4. Rezoning: Jake Grothe, 4600 36th Ave S This link open a new window(2018-00793)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Jake Grothe to rezone (PLAN6635) the property located at 4600 36th Ave S from the R1A Single-family District to the R2B Two-family District, retaining the AP Airport Overlay District and SH Shoreland Overlay District, to allow for a new duplex.

    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
  5. Rezoning: Opus Development Co, LLC, 800 1st St N, and 730 and 730 1/2 1st St N This link open a new window(2018-00794)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Opus Development Co, LLC to rezone (PLAN6555) that portion of land at 730 and 730 ½ 1st St N that is currently zoned I1 Light Industrial District and that portion of land at 800 1st St N that is currently zoned C3A Community Shopping Center District to the R6 Multiple-family District, retaining all existing overlay districts, to allow for the construction of a six-story, 225-unit apartment building.

    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

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Regulation of rooftop mechanical equipment, penthouses, and building height This link open a new window(2018-00858)
    Action Taken: Notice given
    Action Taken: Notice given

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Police Department charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00802)
    Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to IGR meeting of Aug 1, 2018

Resolutions

  1. Civil Rights for the people of Ethiopia honorary resolution This link open a new window(2018-00890)
    Action Taken: Adopted as amended

Unfinished Business

  1. Debt for capital expenditures charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00523)
    1. Referring to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee an ordinance amending Article IX, Section 9.4 of the Minneapolis City Charter relating to Finance:  Debt, increasing limits on borrowing for capital expenditures and permit the combination of charter and state borrowing authority.

      Action Taken: Referred to IGR meeting of Aug 1, 2018
    2. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission relating to a proposed Charter amendment by ordinance regarding increasing the limits on borrowing for capital expenditures.

      Action Taken: Received and filed

New Business

  1. Liquor area and spacing restrictions charter amendment This link open a new window(2018-00753)
    1. Referring to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee a resolution adopting title and ballot language pertaining to a proposed amendment to the Minneapolis City Charter relating to the area and spacing restrictions pertaining to the sale of liquor, to be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Minneapolis at the Gubernatorial General Election on November 6, 2018.

      Action Taken: Referred to IGR meeting of Aug 1, 2018
    2. Receiving and filing the transmittal letter from the Charter Commission relating to a proposed Charter amendment by referendum regarding the area and spacing restrictions pertaining to the sale of liquor.

      Action Taken: Received and filed

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Litigation matter of Mohamed Osman v. Officer Christopher Reiter and the City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2017-01298)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Litigation matter of United States v. City of Minneapolis This link open a new window(2018-00806)
    Action Taken: Adopted


Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Next City Council meeting: Aug 3, 2018
Submit written comments about agenda items to: [email protected]
For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the City Clerk's Office at 612-673-2216 or e-mail [email protected]. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.