Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
     January 8, 2013
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, Lilligren, Gordon, Samuels (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent:  Council Member Reich

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


Set Public Hearing for 1/29/2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Referred from City Council 12/14/2012

 1.  Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area:
      Consider ordinance amending Title 16 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning & Development, establishing a new Chapter 421.10 relating to Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area (within which housing improvements are to be made and financed in part from fees imposed within the area) (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Calhoun Place Set Pub Hrg RCA

Consent Items

Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

 2.  City Place Lofts (730 Hennepin Ave):
      Approve resolution giving final approval to the issuance of up to $11,000,000 of Tax Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Entitlement Bonds & authorize necessary funding agreements with City Place Housing Limited Partnership.
Staff Report:  City Place Lofts RCA; City Place Lofts PDW
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.   2012 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funding:
       Approve up to $475,722 of Fiscal Year 2012 ESG funds for the following projects: a) Up to $193,700 for Harbor Light Center by Salvation Army; b) Up to $80,890 for Families Moving Forward Day Center by Portico Interfaith Housing Collaborative; c) Up to $120,000 for St. Anne’s Place by Ascension Place; & d) Up to $81,132 for Passage Community by Simpson Housing Services.
Staff Report:  ESG Funding RCA; ESG Harbor Lt PDW; ESG Familes Moving Fwd PDW; ESG St Anne PDW; ESG Passage Community PDW
      Action Taken:  Approved.
 4.   Rehab Support Program:
       a) Accept Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Single Family Fall 2012 Community Revitalization Funds award, $150,000; 
       b) Approve appropriations;
       c) Authorize grant, sub-recipient and/or disbursement and related agreements;
       d) Approve contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to allow them to administer this program on behalf of the City; 
       e) Approve the Rehab Support Program (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Rehab Support Program RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.
 5.   Minneapolis Advantage Program:
       a) Accept a Community Revitalization Fund award from Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, $100,000; 
       b) Approve Guidelines for the Minneapolis Advantage Program – CRV 2013; 
       c) Approve appropriations;
       d) Authorize new contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to administer the program on behalf of the City (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Mpls Advantage Prog Funds RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.
 6.   Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) Grants:
       a) Accept & appropriate LHIA grants totaling $750,000 (Greenway Heights Townhomes ($300,000), Snelling Apartments ($150,000) and West Broadway Curve ($300,000);
       b) Approve appropriations;
       c) Authorize agreements as may be necessary to implement the grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with PRG, Inc., Seward Redesign and CommonBond Communities, and/or their related entities (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  LHIA Grant RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.
 7.   Green Homes North 2013:
       a) Accept the funding award from Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, $250,000; 
       b) Approve appropriations;
       c) Authorize agreements as may be necessary to implement the CRV grant for the Green Homes North project (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Green Homes North RCA
      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 Committee Meeting:   1/15/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  1/11/2013

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