Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

July 25, 2006

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

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

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

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

Set Public Hearings

1. Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society (re 22 - 27th Ave SE):

Consider issuance of Colorado Health Facilities Authority’s Health Facilities Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,150,000 to be used to refinance existing debt relating to the purchase and improvement of the University Good Samaritan Center, owned and operated by The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society & to pay certain costs of issuing the bonds.

Requested Action/Action Taken: Set public hearing for 8/8/06 at 1:30 p.m.

2. Grant Park Tax Increment Financing:

Consideration of Modification No. 2 to the Grant Park TIF Plan; request W&M/Budget Committee review and submit its comments at the CD public hearing (Also in W&M/Budget).

Requested Action/Action Taken: Set public hearing for 8/8/06 at 1:30 p.m.

3. 46 th Street Light Rail Transit Station:

Consider Modification No. 1 to the 46 th Street LRT Station Area Redevelopment Plan and Modification No. 108 to the Common Plan; request W&M/Budget Committee review and submit its comments at the CD public hearing ( Also in W&M/Budget

Requested Action/Action Taken: Set public hearing for 8/8/06 at 1:30 p.m.

4. Ascension Charter School Project (1704 Dupont Ave N):

Consider issuance of up to $1.5 million in 501(c) (3) Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds to finance the re-funding of outstanding debt for improvements to the existing facility.

Action Taken 7/11/06: Public hearing scheduled for 8/8/06 at 1:30 p.m.

5. FY 2005 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER).

Requested Action/Action Taken: Set public hearing for 8/22/06 at 1:30 p.m.

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

6. 1109 E 28 th St - Land Sale:

Approve land sale to J.D. Roofing & Construction, 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 does not occur on or before 30 days from the date of approval.
If J.D. Roofing & Construction, Inc. fails to close, approve sale to AA Contracting Inc. for $23,000, subject to similar conditions. The sales conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director ( Postponed 6/20/2006

Requested Action/Action Taken: Delete from agenda.

7. HOW/HOME Program:

a) Approve sale of 1518 Morgan Ave N to a qualified Home Ownership Works (HOW) Program Purchaser for the fair market value, estimated $180,000, subject to the following conditions: 1) land sale closing must occur on or before 60 days from a date of offer acceptance; & 2) payment of holding costs of $150.00 per month from the date of offer acceptance to the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 60 days from the date of offer acceptance. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director.
b) Approve sale of 1316 - 14th Ave N to a qualified Home Ownership Works (HOW) Program Purchaser for the fair market value, estimated to be $195,000, subject to the following conditions: 1) land sale closing must occur on or before 60 days from a date of offer acceptance; & 2) payment of holding costs of $150.00 per month from the date of offer acceptance to the date of closing if land sale closing does not occur on or before 60 days from date of offer acceptance. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director.
c) Approve a second mortgage affordability loan in accordance with the HOW program guidelines of not more than $30,000 for each property, if necessary.

Action Taken: Approved.

8. 2826 - 14th Ave S - Land Sale:

Approve land sale to The Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $25,900, 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 does not occur on or before 30 days from the date of approval.
If GMHC fails to close, approve sale to Powderhorn Community Council for $25,900, subject to the following conditions: 1) land sale must occur on or before 30 days from date of CPED notification; & 2) payment of holding costs 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. The sales conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director.

Action Taken: Approved.

9. 2813 Bryant Ave S - Land Sale (Track 29 Upton Phase II):

Approve sale of land to Bryant Lofts, LLC for the development of the Track 29 Upton Housing Project (formerly Urban Village); Authorize execution of necessary documents.

Action Taken: Approved.

Joint Public Hearing with Mpls Community Development Agency

10. "A Chance to Grow" Academy Project (1800 - 2nd St NE):

Consider resolution giving preliminary & final approval to the issuance of up to $2.9 million in 501(c) (3) Bank Qualified Bank Direct Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds, Series 2006, to finance the re-funding of outstanding bonds and the rehabbing of existing facilities.

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent Items

11. Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA):

Endorse one LCDA grant application from the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority requesting $750,000 & support the project as a part of the Hennepin County West Lowry Avenue Corridor Redevelopment.

Action Taken: Approved.

12. Guthrie "Mined Space" Parcel:

Adopt resolution authorizing an application to register possessory title to the Guthrie mined underground space.

Action Taken: Approved.

13. The Jourdain Mixed-Use Development (2000-2012 Portland Ave):

Authorize a construction contract with Watson Forsberg Company ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

14. American Indian Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan:

a) Approve NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan, in an amount not to exceed $537,208; b) Increase CPED appropriation by $268,604; c) Authorize refer $53,721 to the 2007 budget & reserve the remaining $214,883 for Plan implementation in a reserve account within Fund CNR0 for future years expenditures on the approved Plan provided that no more than 70% of the amount approved for the Plan ($376,045) shall be obligated in the first 3 years after approval of the Plan; & d) Authorize contracts or agreements needed to implement this request (Also in W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Item

15. 1800 Plymouth Ave N Redevelopment Agreement:

Authorize negotiation of the terms of a redevelopment agreement and land sale for the City-owned real property with Olson Development Consultants, Inc. and Mississippi Pathways Development Company, LLC, as co-developers.

Action Taken: Approved.

Receive & File Item

16. Living Wage/Job Linkage Report ( Also in HE&E

Action Taken: Received & filed.

Postponed Item

17. Bennett Lumber Site Housing Project (2828 Dupont Ave S):

Authorize staff to continue analysis of the Bennett Lumber site housing proposal; negotiate terms and conditions of a redevelopment contract with Sherman Associates or an affiliated entity as the general partner; and prepare a redevelopment plan and tax increment financing plan for this project, subject to final determination of project eligibility, required reviews, public input, notices and hearings ( Postponed 7/11/2006

Requested Action: Postpone until 8/22/06.

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: 8/8/2006

Next City Council Meeting: 8/4/2006

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