Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

January 19, 2010

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

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Goodman, Quincy,
Reich, Lilligren, Gordon, Samuels (quorum 4)

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

Public Hearing - 1:30 p.m.

1. Children's Health Care, dba Children's Hospitals & Clinics of MN:

Consider resolution giving preliminary & final approval to the issuance of up to $94,625,000 in 501 (c)(3) Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds as a joint issuance by the City of Minneapolis and St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority. The plan proposes to finance a portion of the remaining costs of a project commenced in 2007 consisting of an expansion, equipping & remodeling of Children’s-Mpls and improvements to & remodeling of a portion of Children’s-St. Paul.

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent Items

2. 2010 Preliminary Planning Fund (PPF) Allocations:


Action Taken: Approved.

3. MacPhail Center for Music:

Approve the governmental program and annual budget for the operation of the MacPhail Center for Music facility in Minneapolis for fiscal year 2009-2010.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Forecast Public Art:

Authorize temporary license agreement with Forecast Public Art for temporary art installation on City-owned Property.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Tax Credit Exchange (1602) Program Funds:

a) Accept 1602 Exchange Program Funds awarded by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for Near North Recapitalization in the amount of $1,279,386 and for Clare Midtown in the amount of $1,279,395; b) Approve appropriations; c) Authorize loans, subrecipient and/or disbursement and related agreements ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

6. 2009 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Project (AHTF):

Approve a total of up to $610,600 from the AHTF for Project for Pride in Living’s Northside Community Redevelopment Project (aka Northside Recap Project).

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Revolving Loan Funds Programs:

a) Approve the proposed Revolving Loan Fund Program guideline changes; b) Approve the proposed Commercial Corridor/Commercial Node 2% Revolving Loan Fund guideline changes; c) Approve resolution delegating authority to the Director of CPED to make and execute Lender Agreements for the Revolving Loan Fund Program and the Commercial Corridor/Commercial Node 2% Revolving Loan Fund Program as permitted by City Charter; d) Receive and file 2009 loan portfolio and delinquency information ( Also in W&M/Budget Postponed 12/8/2009

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Jerome Boxleitner Place Project (165 Glenwood Ave):

Authorize amendment to Redevelopment Contract by and between the City & CHDC Boxleitner LLC regarding the redevelopment of the project.

Action Taken: Approved.

9. MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program:

Approve resolution authorizing submittal of grant application for the Upper Harbor Terminal Stormwater Management Project ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

10. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grant:

a) Authorize acceptance of EPA brownfield grant funds in the amount of $400,000 to be used for environmental site assessments/investigations; b) Approve appropriation increases; c) Authorize grant, subrecipient and/or disbursement and related agreements ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action Taken: Approved.

Receive & File Item

11. 2007 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF):

Report on Alliance Housings Scattered Site Rehab removal of 2103 - 2 nd Ave S from the rehab project funded in part by the $300,000 loan from the 2007 AHTF.

Action Taken: Received & filed.

Postponed Items

12. Humboldt Greenway Redevelopment Project/Lot Acquisition:

a) Authorize a purchase agreement between City and Builders Mortgage Company, LLC to acquire the 49 vacant parcels in the Humboldt Greenway 5 th Addition & to expend up to $47,000 for this acquisition; b) Reduce the 5/16/2008 appropriation from $240,000 to $47,000; c) Authorize staff to consent to the voluntary foreclosure by Builders Mortgage Company, LLC of the vacant properties and improved lots; d) Authorize Third Amendment to Land Conveyance Agreement between the City and Hennepin County to reflect the developer’s default and City acquisition of vacant Humboldt Greenway lots ( Also in W&M/Budget

13. Target Center Green Roof:

a) Approve change order between the City and Stock Roofing for the Target Center Green Roof by increasing appropriation by $190,064; b) Authorize amendment to Contract-26463 ( Also in W&M/Budget

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next CD Committee Meeting: 2/2/2010

Next City Council Meeting: 1/29/2010

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