Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

August 18, 2009

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

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

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

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

1. City’s 2008 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD):

Receive public comments on the City’s performance on 2008 funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program (HOPWA).

Staff Report: 2008 CAPER RCA ; 2008 CAPER RPT

Action Taken: Approved for submittal to HUD.

2. Urban Village Redevelopment Plan:

Consider resolution approving Modification No. 1 to the Urban Village Redevelopment Plan. The plan modification expands the project boundary to include a .75-acre site south of W 29 th St between Lyndale & Aldrich Aves S, and updates the land use map to facilitate the development of Lynlake Creative Community, a five-story new construction mixed-use project with 84 units of affordable live/work housing above retail, restaurant and community arts space ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved, with the following condition: "The developer shall not seek and the City will not consider Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance for the proposed development on the land area of Modification No. 1."

Consent Items

3. Tax Credit Assistance and American Recovery Reinvestment Act Program (TCAP)and Return/Exchange Projects:

Approve projects for TCAP and Return/Exchange Funds as follows: Audubon Crossing (Lowry Apartments)-2510 Polk St NE -$1,098,199 (TCAP Funds); Creekside Commons-5400-5412 Stevens Ave S -$1,253,590 (TCAP); Near North Recap- scattered sites North -$881,750 (TCAP Funds) & $150,516 (Return/Exchange); Clare Midtown-3105 23 rd Ave S-$150,517 (Return/Exchange).

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Energy Efficiency Business Loan & Grant Program:

a) Authorize allocation of $15,000 for the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) for marketing and outreach efforts & execution of contract for the partnership of the City of Minneapolis with CEE, on establishing the Energy Efficiency Business Loan and Grant Program as part of the Citys small business assistance programs; b) Approve resolution delegating authority to the Executive Director of CPED or his designee to make and execute Loan Participation Agreements and other appropriate Loan and Grant documents consistent with the Energy Efficiency Business Loan and Grant Program Guidelines ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

Discussion Items

5. Project for Pride in Living (PPL) Northside Recap Project:

Approve forgiveness of existing project debt totaling $4,268,477 and authorize staff to execute the necessary documents.

Action Taken: Approved (language on page 3 corrected as follows: " The project proposes significant of rehab at all 13 buildings in all 68 62 units.")

6. 2008 Annual Tax Increment Disclosure Report ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Received & filed.

Receive & File Item

7. Living Wage/Job Linkage Report ( H&HE Action Taken 8/17/2009: Received & filed

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: 9/1/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 8/28/2009

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