Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

April 8, 2008

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

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

1. West Lowry Avenue North Redevelopment Plan (re 3200 Penn, 2136 Lowry & 3201 Oliver Aves N):

Consider resolution approving Modification One to the Redevelopment Plan, placing subject properties into acquisition status ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent Items

2. Allina Health Systems:

Approve resolution authorizing the execution of various documents to refinance the Series 2007C Bonds.

Action Taken: Deleted from agenda.

3. 3749 Chicago Ave S:

Approve reserve of up to $500,000 of Capital Acquisition Revolving Fund (CARF) for CPED to acquire property in July 2008, after City Council adoption of the 38 th and Chicago Redevelopment Area Plan in June 2008.

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Items

4. 2008 Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Grant Program Applications:

a) Approve resolution for the submission of 14 applications to the TOD Program;
b) Approve City priority rankings for the project proposals and direct staff to submit advisory rankings to the Hennepin County Department of Housing, Community Works and Transit ( T&PW Action Taken: Approved

Action Taken: Approved.

5. 2007 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Pipeline & Non-Profit Development Assistance Fund Project:

Approve a total of up to $1,551,293 from the AHTF Pipeline and a total of up to $15,000 from the Non-Profit Development Assistance Fund for the following projects and developers & authorize necessary documents:
a) Loan up to $275,000 from the AHTF for Alliance Addition at 724 E 17 th St by Aeon;
b) Loan up to $199,950 from the AHTF for the Blue Goose Apartments at 1819 S 5 th St, 1825 S 5 th St, 1815 S 6 th St, 723-25 – 26 th Ave, 1818 S 7 th St & 2601 S 6 th St by West Bank Community Development Corporation;
c) Loan up to $368,284 from the AHTF & grant up to $7,500 from the Non Profit Development Assistance Fund for Olson Towne Homes at 501 Girard Terrace by Community Housing Development Corporation;
d) Loan up to $199,994 from the AHTF and grant up to $7,500 from the Non Profit Development Assistance Fund for Park Plaza at 505–527 Humboldt Ave N & 1315 Olson Memorial Hwy by Community Housing Development Corporation;
e) Loan up to $508,065 from the AHTF for Van Cleve West at 919 12 th Ave SE by Project for Pride in Living, Inc.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended to include a condition on the Alliance Addition loan that the house on the existing site be either incorporated or moved as part of the project.

6. Spring 2008 Environmental Remediation Grant Applications:

a) Authorize application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental remediation and/or investigation at 200 - 1 st St N, 811 - 4 th St SE, Bassett Creek Valley–Linden Yards West, Broadway Plaza, [Former] Electric Machinery/Crown Iron Site, and Standard Heating & Air Conditioning;
b) Authorize application to the Metropolitan Council Metropolitan Livable Communities Fund Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for 200 - 1 st St N, 811 - 4 th St SE, [Former] Acme Tag & Label Site, Broadway Plaza, Dunwoody Flats, and Standard Heating & Air Conditioning;
c) Authorize application to the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund [ERF] for 200 - 1 st St N, 811 - 4 th St SE, [Former] Acme Tag & Label Site, Bassett Creek Valley–Linden Yards West, [Former] Bennett Lumber Site, Broadway Plaza , Dunwoody Flats, [Former] Electric Machinery/Crown Iron Site, Salem Church, and Standard Heating & Air Conditioning;
d) Approve submission of Highpoint Center’s application to Groundwork Minneapolis for investigation and/or remediation funds;
e) Approve resolutions authorizing staff to submit said applications ( 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: 4/22/2008

Next City Council Meeting: 4/18/2008

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