Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

June 6, 2006

1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Goodman, Benson, Samuels,
Remington, Gordon, Lilligren (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219

Set Public Hearing for 6/20/06 at 1:30 p.m.

1. MacPhail Center for Music:

Consider preliminary approval for the issuance of up to $11.5 million in 501(c)(3) Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds to finance construction & equipment.

Public Hearings – 1:30 p.m.

2. New French Bakery (828 Kasota Ave):

Consider resolution giving preliminary approval of up to $9 million in Tax-exempt and Taxable Limited Tax Supported Development Revenue bonds, Common Bond Fund Series 2006, to be issued through the Common Bond Fund and designating the bonds as bonds entitled to the security provided by Ordinance No. 87-OR-084, Tax Reserve and Pledge Ordinance to finance the purchase and renovation of building and equipment for wholesale bakery (Also in W&M/Budget).

Action Taken: Approved.

3. 1910 - 24th Ave N & 1912 Hillside Ave N - Land Sale:

a) Approve lot division of 1910 - 24th Ave N; b) Approve land sale of 1912 Hillside Ave N and the westerly 22.50 feet of 1910 - 24th Ave N (hereinafter referred to as “1912 Hillside Ave N) to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc for $1, subject to the following conditions: 1) land sale closing must occur on or before 30 days from date of approval; & 2) payment of holding costs of $150 per month from the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 30 days from date of approval; c) Approve land sale of 1910 - 24th Ave N, less the westerly 22.50 feet of 1910 - 24th Ave N (hereinafter referred to as “1910 - 24th Ave N) for $20,000 to Renewed Dwellings, Inc, subject to same conditions as above; d) If Renewed Dwellings, Inc fails to close, approve sale of 1910 - 24th Ave N less the westerly 22.50 feet of 1910 - 24th Ave N to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc for $1, subject to the following conditions: 1) land sale must occur on or before 30 days from date of CPED notification; & 2) payment of holding cost of $150 per month from the date of notification to the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 30 days from the date of CPED notification.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. 3230 Bloomington Ave S - Land Sale:

Approve land sale to SiteScape, Inc for $23, 000, subject to the following conditions: a) land sale closing must occur on or before 30 days from date of approval; & b) payment of holding costs of $150 per month from the date of approval to the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 30 days from date of approval. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director.

Action Taken: Postponed.

5. 1120 – 25th Ave N – Land Sale:

a) Approve lot division; b) Approve sale of south one-half of side yard to Thomas Fernandez for $350 and sale of north one-half of side yard to James Bromenschenkel, subject to conditions: 1) each land sale closing must occur on or before 30 days from date of approval; & 2) payment of holding costs of $150 each per month from the date of approval to the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 30 days from date of approval. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director (CD Action 4/18/06: Postponed).

Requested Action/Action Taken: Delete from agenda.

Joint Public Hearing with Mpls Community Development Agency

6. 2134 James Ave N - Land Sale:

a) Adopt resolution transferring 2134 James Ave N from the Mpls Community Development Agency to the City of Minneapolis; b) Approve land sale to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc. for $1, subject to the following condition: land sale closing must occur on or before 30 days from the date of approval to the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 30 days from to date of approval. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director (Refer to MCDA Board).

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent Items

7. Hi-Lake LLC Easement Acquisition:

Approve terms for City acquisition of an easement from Hi-Lake LLC with Metropolitan Council LCDA grant funds.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. CPED Prevailing Wage Policy and Registered Apprenticeship Policy Change for Single Family Development:

Approve changes to policies as they relate to single family detached housing development.

Action Taken: Deleted from agenda.

9. Minnesota Shubert Center:

Approve terms of the Grant Agreement with the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development (2005 State bonding of $1 million for per-design and design); the Design Sub-Grant Agreement with Artspace Projects, Inc; the Amendment to Contract for Private Redevelopment and Option Agreement with Artspace Projects, Inc.; and the NRP Grant Agreement, on behalf of the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Assn ($95,000) and authorize execution of documents.

Action Taken: Approved.

10. Parcel D West Redevelopment Contract:

a) Approve amendment to the Amended and Restated Redevelopment Contract between the City of Minneapolis and Brighton Nine/Portland LLC for portions of Parcel D West; b) Increase CPED-West Side Milling appropriation by $125,000; c) Increase CPED revenue budget by $272,492 (Also in W&M/Budget).

Action Taken: Approved.

11. Neighborhood Revitalization Program Director’s & Officer’s Insurance for Neighborhoods:

a) Approve the use of $52,706 of NRP’s 2006 Administrative Budget for securing Directors and Officers and Employee Liability insurance for Minneapolis neighborhood organizations and the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Policy Board; b) Authorize contracts or agreements needed to implement this request (Also in W&M/Budget).

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Items

CPED

12. Homeownership & Century Homes Programs:

a) Approve subsidy to the properties in staff report equal to 50% of the development gap for the properties in the Century Homes program and 100% of the gap for those properties in the Homeownership Program; b) Approve the Senior Regeneration Program as an emphasis of both Century Homes and the Homeownership Programs and $300,000 in funding for this activity; c) Approve increase in CPED-Residential Finance Fund by $300,000 (Also in W&M/Budget) (Postponed 5/16/06).

Action Taken: Approved.

13. West Broadway Safety Center (1011 W Broadway):

a) Authorize lease agreement for the temporary West Broadway Safety Center; b) Authorize contract for professional services with Folwell Neighborhood Association's Fourth Precinct CARE Task Force for operations; c) Increase CPED appropriation by $90,000 (Also in W&M/Budget) (Postponed 5/16/06).

Action Taken: Deleted from agenda.

Receive & File

14. Capital Acquisition Revolving Fund:

Update report.

Action Taken: Received & filed.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular CD Meeting: June 20, 2006

Next City Council Meeting: June 16, 2006

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