Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

July 10, 2007

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

Joint Public Hearing with Mpls Community Development Agency (MCDA) Operating Committee 1:30 p.m.

1. Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Director and MCDA Executive Director:

Consider Mayor's nomination of Mike Christenson.

Action Taken: Approved.

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

2. Land Sale (2912 - 16 th Ave S):

Approve sale to AA Contracting, Inc for $30,000, subject to conditions: a) land sale closing must occur on or before 30 days from the 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 (Postponed 6/19/2007).

Action Taken: Approved.

3. MDI Limited Partnership #64 (re Minnehaha Apartments, 5341, 5345 & 5359 Minnehaha Ave):

a) Consider resolution approving the Minnehaha Avenue Apartments Redevelopment Plan;
b) Approve Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) loan of up to $402,000 for the purpose of holding or owning real estate subject to the City loan; and authorize necessary documents ( CD Action 6/19/2007: Granted preliminary approval to issuance of loan, with final approval being subject to issue of developer equity & developer fee being resolved; Postponed AHTF loan consideration) ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent Items

4. Midtown Global Market (MGM):

a) Accept grant award of $490,000 from Hennepin County to pay for operation of a validated parking system for MGM customers; b) Increase CPED appropriation & revenue budget; c) Authorize sub-recipient, disbursement & related agreements necessary ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON):

a) Approve $125,000 from the federal Empowerment Zone grant to execute a contract with NorthWay Community Trust to administer the NEON;
b) Authorize contract ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

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: 7/24/2007

Next City Council Meeting: 7/20/2007

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