Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
     April 3, 2012
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones and electronic devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

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

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

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.


Intergovernmental Relations/Grants & Special Projects

1.   2012 Consolidated Plan and Fiscal Year 2011 Consolidated Plan Amendment #2 "ESG Substantial Amendment."
      Receive public comment on the City’s application to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for 2012 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). This year the Consolidated Plan updates the 2010-2014 Five-Year Strategy and amends the 2011 Consolidated Plan for ESG programming changes for the now-implemented 2009 HEARTH Act, including application for a second allocation of FY2011 ESG funds (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:   Con Plan RCA; Con Plan LINKSet Con Plan Pub Hrg RCA
Action Taken:   Approved staff recommendation to approve 2012 Consolidated Plan and 2011 Consolidated Plan Amendment #2 & submit to HUD, with direction to staff to substitute minority impact map entitled "Fair Housing in Minneapolis, Minnesota" as attached in the report; Received & filed public comments received as well as any received through comment period of 3/16-4/14/2012 with direction to submit said comments to HUD; Authorized execution and/or amendment to contracts to carry out the 2012 adopted Budget Book Schedule 4 CDBG Program & expressed in Table 3 contained in the 2012 Consolidated Plan to include CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA entitlement grants; Authorized grant agreements with HUD to receive FY 2012 Consolidated Plan funding & FY 2011 ESG funding.  City Housing Staff directed to report back with a draft "no net loss" policy focused specifically for downtown Minneapolis.

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

2.  Minnesota Orchestral Association Project (re 11th St S between Nicollet Mall & Marquette Ave):
     Consider resolution giving preliminary & final approval to the issuance of up to $15,000,000 in 501(c)(3) Revenue Bonds for the Minnesota Orchestral Association to finance part of renovation costs & construct a 36,000 square foot addition to Orchestra Hall.
Staff Report:  MN Orchestral Assoc RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent Items


3.  Tim Springer Properties, LLC (2822 - 15th Ave S):
     Approve granting of exclusive development rights to Tim Springer Properties LLC for up to 12 months to formulate and begin implementation of a redevelopment plan of the property.
Staff Report:  Tim Springer Dev Rts RCA
Action Taken:   Approved.
4.  Peavey Plaza:
     a) Authorize a contract amendment with Conurbation LLC to provide owner’s representative services for Peavey Plaza, not to exceed an additional $75,000, which will be reimbursed from private fundraising;
     b) Approve allocation of an additional $45,000 to Peavey Plaza from the existing 2012 Preliminary Planning Fund unallocated appropriation, which will be reimbursed from private fundraising (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Peavey Plaza Contr Amend RCA
Action Taken:   Approved.
5.  STEP-UP Summer Youth Jobs Program:
     Accept grant award of $100,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation to support the STEP-UP summer youth jobs program; Approve appropriation (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  STEP-UP Grant RCA
Action Taken:   Approved.

  Discussion Items


6.  2012 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Grant Applications:
     Approve multi-jurisdictional program approval resolution authorizing submission of grant applications to the Hennepin County TOD Program & authorize cooperative agreements for the County funded projects.
Staff Report:  TOD Appls RCA; TOD GUIDELINES
Action Taken:   Approved.

Referred from City Council 3/30/2012 

7.    New Vikings Stadium:
       Subject matter of a resolution and finance package for sales tax generated in Minneapolis to support a new Vikings stadium and other economic activity (Also in IGR & W&M/Budget).
Action Taken:   None.


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

Next Committee Meeting:   April 17, 2012

Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  April 13, 2012

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