Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

February 10, 2009

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, Remington, Gordon, Lilligren (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent: Council Member Samuels

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

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

1. Land Sale (re Delisi Building Redevelopment, 2119 W Broadway Ave, 2310 & 2312 Penn Ave N):

a) Approve sale of City-owned property Catalyst Five Points, LLC for $17,175;
b) Approve term sheet as a basis for a redevelopment contract.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Land Sale (1915 E M Stately St):

Approve sale of property Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $21,600, 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 $150.00 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 Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Director.

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent Items

3. Hennepin County Housing & Redevelopment Authority:

Approve resolution authorizing the Hennepin County HRA to conduct business within the City of Minneapolis for the purpose of acting as a pass through agent for the property located at 4307 Wentworth Ave to the City of Lakes Community Land Trust.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. "It's All About the Kids" Program 2009:

Authorize contract with Lutheran Social Services (LSS), not to exceed $200,000, for 2009 administration of the program.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. CRS Re-Entry Housing Project (3003 Penn Ave N):

Approve change in project unit mix from 100% of units at or below 30% MMI to 8 units at or below 30% MMI and 3 units at or below 60% MMI, as recommended by Minnesota Housing.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Target Center Architecture and Engineering Services Contract Extension:

a) Approve extension of the contract with Leo A Daly, Company to provide architecture and engineering services at the Target Center for one year;
b) Approve appropriation increase of $175,000 ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Environmental Remediation Grants:

a) Accept & appropriate grant awards as follows:
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program:

Digigraphics, $259,099; Impact Mailing, $272,080; Sydney all & Dinkydome, $414,760;
Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Tax Base Revitalization Account

200 N 1st St, $92,600; Digigraphics, $22,400; Soo Line Bldg, $207,600
Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund (ERF):

200 N 1st St, by City of Mpls, $65,875; 747-800 N 3rd St, by Schafer Richardson, $48,400; 2600 Minnehaha Ave S, by City of Mpls, $31,000; 2900 Lyndale Av S, a/k/a Former Aarcee Rental, by City of Mpls, $82,500; Alliance Addition, by Aeon, $30,000; Como Student Cooperative, by UofM, $50,000; Digigraphics, by City of Mpls, $22,455; East Bank Mills, by City of Mpls, $283,801; Exodus Apts, by CDHC, $150,170; Fremont Flats, by PPL, $45,500; Huron Flats, by Republic Ventures LLC, $32,500; Ken's Metal Finishing, by Hennepin Cty, $53,000; Sydney Hall/Dinkydome, by City Mpls, $80,033; Walker Apts, by Twelfth & Hennepin Development LLC, $42,500;
b) Approve appropriation increases;
c) Authorize grant, sub-recipient and/or disbursement and related agreements ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Park Dedication Fees:

Subject matter of park dedication fees ( Also in W&M/Budget

Requested Action/Action Taken: Direct staff to draft ordinance language.

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: 2/24/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 2/20/2009

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