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Agenda

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

Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
October 6, 2022 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members: 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.
  3. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports to the proper Committees.
Business, Inspections, Housing & Zoning Committee
Sep 28, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Billy After Dark, 116 1st Ave N, (Ward 3) for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment and Sunday Sales license This link open a new window(2022-00885)
    1. Approving an application for Billy After Dark, 116 1ST AVE N Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by Billy After Dark LLC, BLLiquor, LIC402668 for an On Sale Liquor, No Live Entertainment and Sunday Sales license, subject to final inspections and compliance with all provisions of applicable code and ordinances.
  2. Interim use permit: AT&T Mobility, 10 W Lake St This link open a new window(2022-00910)
    1. Approving an application submitted by AT&T Mobility for an interim use permit (PLAN15332) to allow a temporary 100-foot telecommunications tower on the property located at 10 W Lake St until November 30, 2025.

  3. Liquor license approvals for September 28, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00907)
    1. Lunds & Byerlys Wines & Spirits, 1208 HARMON PL Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by Lund Beverages LLC, BLAmend, LIC404123
    2. Smith & Porter/Porter Cafe, 428 2ND ST S Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Abiitan Mill City Restaurant LLC, BLAmend, LIC403163
  4. Liquor License Renewals for September 28, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00914)
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  5. Gambling license approvals for September 28, 2022 This link open a new window(2022-00908)
    1. New Brighton Lions Club, 2500 4TH ST NE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by New Brighton Lions Club, BLGeneral, LIC404449
  6. Business license operating conditions: Imperial Parking, 519 1/2 CEDAR Ave. S., (Ward 6) for a Parking Class A license This link open a new window(2022-00860)
    1. Imperial Parking, 519 1/2 CEDAR AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 6) submitted by Imperial Parking US LLC, BLAmend, LIC404132
  7. Electric vehicle charging ordinance This link open a new window(2022-00286)
    1. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations related to electric vehicle charging infrastructure in new development to implement policies of Minneapolis 2040:

      1. Chapter 527 Planned Unit Development.
      2. Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.
      3. Chapter 541 Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Mobility.
      4. Chapter 552 Built Form Overlay Districts.
  8. Grant Agreement with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for sprinkler system installation: 314 Hennepin Ave This link open a new window(2022-00912)
    1. Authorizing a grant agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority in the amount of $1,000,000 for the installation of sprinkler systems at 314 Hennepin Ave.

  9. Affordable Housing Trust Fund Contingency Pool Loan for Currie Commons project: 187 Humboldt Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00916)
    1. Authorizing additional funding up to $900,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Contingency Pool for the Currie Commons project located at 187 Humboldt Ave N.

    2. Authorizing the execution of necessary loan documents for a loan of up to $900,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Contingency Pool for the Currie Commons project located at 187 Humboldt Ave N to Currie Commons Limited Partnership, or a related entity.

  10. George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Forgivable Loan Program close out This link open a new window(2022-00921)
    1. Approving the write off in part or in full for 12 loans under the George Floyd Square/38th & Chicago Forgivable Loan Program.

  11. Exclusive development rights for Minneapolis Homes: Property Sales Program This link open a new window(2022-00915)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to Wilson Molina, or affiliated entity, for City-owned property located at 2305-09 5th Ave S for a period of one year, with the possibility of a one-year extension at the discretion of the Director of Community Planning & Economic Development.

    2. Authorizing exclusive development rights to Twin Cities Development Company LLC, or affiliated entity, for City-owned property located at 2933-37 5th Ave S for a period of one year, with the possibility of a one-year extension at the discretion of the Director of Community Planning & Economic Development.

    3. Authorizing exclusive development rights to Gernco Construction LLC, or affiliated entity, for City-owned property located at 2126 - 2134 6th St N for a period of one year, with the possibility of a one-year extension at the discretion of the Director of Community Planning & Economic Development.

  12. Exclusive development rights to Northside Economic Opportunity Network: a to be negotiated portion of 2103 West Broadway and the entirety of 2114 23rd Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00922)
    1. Authorizing exclusive development rights to Northside Economic Opportunity Network or an affiliated LLC for a to be negotiated portion of City-owned property located at 2103 West Broadway and the City-owned property at 2114 23rd Ave N for a period of two years, with the possibility of a one-year extension at the discretion of the Director of Community Planning & Economic Development, for the development of a new a two-story, food-based business incubator facility.

  13. Unwinding of the Common Bond Fund financing for the Hennepin Theatre Trust This link open a new window(2022-00925)
    1. Authorizing an agreement with the Hennepin Theatre Trust relating to the redemption of the Trust’s Common Bond Fund financing.

  14. Comprehensive Plan amendment: Future land use guidance, 1924 E 26th St This link open a new window(2022-00909)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving an amendment to the City's comprehensive plan to amend the future land use from Urban Neighborhood to Production Mixed Use for the property located at 1924 E 26th St.

  15. Rezoning: 927 Building LLC, 1832 Dupont Ave N This link open a new window(2022-00904)
    1. Approving an application submitted by 927 Building LLC to rezone (PLAN14597) the property located at 1832 Dupont Ave N from the R2B Multiple-Family District to the R4 Multiple-Family District, retaining the BF13 Interior 3 Built Form Overlay district, for a parking lot.

    2. Approving an application submitted by 927 Building LLC, to rezone (PLAN14597) the property located at 1832 Dupont Ave N to add the TP Transitional Parking Overlay District, for a parking lot.

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

  16. Rezoning: Neighbors by the Lake, LLC, 2815, 2817, and 2821 44th St W This link open a new window(2022-00911)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Neighbors by the Lake, LLC to rezone (PLAN14781) the properties located at 2815, 2817,  and 2821 44th St W from the R2B Multiple-Family District to the R4 Multiple-Family District, retaining the BFC3 Corridor 3 Built Form Overlay District on all parcels and the SH Shoreland Overlay District on the 2815 44th St W parcel, to construct a new, four-story multiple-family dwelling with 38 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.

  17. Rezoning: Eric Ollestad, 2318 Johnson St NE This link open a new window(2022-00924)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Eric Ollestad to rezone (PLAN15123) the property located at 2318 Johnson St NE from the R1A Multiple Family District to the R4 Multiple Family District, retaining the BFC4 Corridor 4 Built Form Overlay District to allow construction of a new residential building with 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.

Committee of the Whole
Oct 4, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Famine in the Horn of Africa This link open a new window(2022-00938)
    1. Passage of Resolution calling on the United States to lead the global efforts to relieve famine and food insecurity in the Horn of Africa and applauding the delivery of aid and nourishment to the region.

  2. Executive mayor - legislative council government structure ordinance This link open a new window(2022-00699)
    1. Approving a series of technical amendments to the proposed omnibus executive mayor - legislative council government structure ordinance.

    2. Approving an amendment to the proposed omnibus executive mayor - legislative council government structure ordinance, creating a new Performance Management & Innovation Department in the Office of Public Service.

Policy & Government Oversight Committee
Oct 3, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Election judge and deputy city clerk appointments for the November 8, 2022 General Election This link open a new window(2022-00931)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the appointment of election judges and deputy city clerks in connection with the November 8, 2022, General Election; and authorizing the Director of Elections to appoint additional election judges and deputy city clerks as necessary. 

  2. Request for Proposals for On-Street Parking Mobile Device Payment System This link open a new window(2022-00930)
    1. Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for On-Street Parking Mobile Device Payment System.

  3. Contract with The Standard for life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and Family and Medical Leave Act/leave management administration services This link open a new window(2022-00934)
    1. Authorizing a contract with The Standard, dba Standard Insurance Company, in the amount not to exceed $2,175,000, for a three-year term from Jan 1, 2023, through Dec 31, 2025, with the option to extend for one additional two-year term, for an annual amount of $725,000, for life and long-term disability insurance and Family and Medical Leave Act(FMLA)/leave management administration services.

  4. Contract amendment with Clearwater Analytics, LLC for an investments, capital, and debt management software solution This link open a new window(2022-00932)
    1. Authorizing an extension to contract C-44283 with Clearwater Analytics, LLC, for an additional one-year term, for an investments, capital, and debt management software solution utilized by the City’s Finance and Property Services Department.

  5. Contract with Lexipol, LLC, for a customized law enforcement mobile wellness application This link open a new window(2022-00936)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Lexipol, LLC, using the contract form provided by the contractor, in an amount not to exceed $70,000, for a two-year term, for a customized law enforcement mobile wellness application branded for the Police Department.

  6. Contract with Hennepin Technical College for police cadet training This link open a new window(2022-00929)
    1. Authorizing contract with Hennepin Technical College (HTC), in the annual amount of $185,000, for a one-year term from Sep 26, 2022, through Sep 25, 2023, for police cadet training with the option to extend the contract for one additional year.

  7. Contract amendment with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) through Century College for fire cadet training and education services This link open a new window(2022-00933)
    1. Authorizing an increase to contract COM0001442 with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) through Century College, in the amount of $175,000 for a new total amount not to exceed $350,000, for fire cadet training and education services.

  8. Legal Settlement: Henry James Holmes v. City of Minneapolis, et al. This link open a new window(2022-00935)
    1. Approving the settlement of the matter of Henry James Holmes, v. City of Minneapolis, et al, Case No. 22-CV-0348 WMW/DTS, by payment of $60,000, to the Magna Law Firm client trust account, in exchange for a full and complete release of all claims against the City of Minneapolis, the named officers, its employees, agents and representatives, and authorizing the City Attorney's Office to execute any and all documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

  9. Contract with Fairview Health Services for the First Step - Hospital-Based Medical Assisted Therapy & Recovery This link open a new window(2022-00941)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Fairview Health Services, in the amount not to exceed $400,000, for Hospital-Based Medical Assisted Therapy & Recovery, from Jan 1, 2023, to Dec 31, 2024, with the option to extend the contract for an additional three one-year terms, depending on the available funds. 

  10. Retention incentive package for eligible sworn appointed employees in the Police Department This link open a new window(2022-00937)
    1. Approving a $6000 retention incentive for eligible full-time appointed employees in the Police Department, provided they remain employed full time by the City through December 31, 2022; and authorizing Human Resources and Finance - Payroll to process payment in January 2023.

    2. Approving the allowance of eligible appointed employees in the Police Department to exceed the vacation accrual maximum of 400 hours through December 2023, consistent with the agreement in place allowing sworn represented Police Department employees to exceed the vacation maximum through December 2023.

Public Health & Safety Committee
Sep 28, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council appointment This link open a new window(2022-00928)
    1. Approving the following Council appointment to fill an unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2022, and ending Dec 31, 2023: Tricia Nelson, Seat 5.

    2. Waiving the residency requirement (Minneapolis Code of Ordinance 14.180) for Tricia Nelson. 

Public Works & Infrastructure Committee
Sep 29, 2022 - Committee Report
  1. Sanitary sewer service availability charges This link open a new window(2022-00771)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment roll for sanitary sewer service availability charges (SAC) on the list of properties as on file in the City Engineer’s Special Assessment Office.

  2. Water and sewer service line repair assessments This link open a new window(2022-00772)
    1. Passage of Resolution adopting the assessments, levying the assessments, and adopting the assessment rolls for water service line and sewer lateral repairs or replacements on the lists of properties as on file with the City Engineer’s Special Assessment Office.

  3. Transfer of vacated right-of-way from City of Minneapolis to Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board This link open a new window(2022-00917)
    1. Authorizing the transfer of vacated 45th Ave N right-of-way from the City of Minneapolis to the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board by deed for no consideration as allowed by Minnesota Statute, Section 465.035. 

  4. Agreement with State of Minnesota Department of Transportation and Hennepin County for the Glenwood Ave Street Reconstruction Project This link open a new window(2022-00918)
    1. Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the State of Minnesota Department of Transportation and Hennepin County, Contract No. 1050873, for work completed as part of the Glenwood Ave Street Reconstruction Project No. 6760 (CPV074), from Aldrich Ave to 7th St N.

  5. Easement agreement with Northern States Power (dba Xcel Energy) for electrical equipment at Minneapolis Water Fridley Campus This link open a new window(2022-00919)
    1. Authorizing the acceptance of a utility easement agreement with Northern States Power (dba Xcel Energy) that grants Xcel Energy a permanent easement at the Minneapolis Water Fridley Campus for the purpose of operating, maintaining, inspecting, and repairing Xcel electrical infrastructure up to the point of City-owned metering cabinets.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

  1. Pollution control annual registration ordinance This link open a new window(2022-00960)
    1. Wonsley gives notice of intent to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 47 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection: Energy and Air Pollution, amending regulations relating to pollution control annual registration.

Resolutions

  1. Jon Wertjes honorary resolution This link open a new window(2022-00959)
    1. Passage of Resolution honoring Jon Wertjes for his service and dedication to the City of Minneapolis.

Unfinished Business

  1. Appointment of Director of Emergency Management This link open a new window(2022-00578)
    1. Granting consent to the Mayor's nomination of Barret Lane to the appointed position of Director of Emergency Management for a four-year term beginning Jan 3, 2022.

New Business

  1. Appointment of Police Chief This link open a new window(2022-00942)
    1. Receiving and filing Mayor Frey's appointment of Brian O'Hara to the appointed position of Chief of the Police Department for a term ending January 2026.

    2. Referring the Mayor's nomination of Brian O'Hara to the appointed position of Chief of the Police Department to the Public Health & Safety Committee for the setting of a public hearing.

  2. Constituent Services Work Group This link open a new window(2022-00878)
    1. Directing the City Coordinator and City Clerk to organize and convene an enterprise staff work group to research and evaluate policies and programs, best practices, and relevant industry standards for constituent services and report back through the Committee of the Whole with findings and recommendations in support of a potential enterprise-wide constituent services program for the City of Minneapolis.

Announcements

Adjournment


Next City Council meeting: Oct 20, 2022

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