Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
     January 29, 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, Reich, Lilligren, Gordon, Samuels (quorum 4)

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

Public Hearing 1:30 p.m.

Referred from City Council 12/14/2012

1.  Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area:
     a) Consider approval of 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 in order to facilitate certain improvements to property known as the “Calhoun Place Condominiums;”
     b) Consider approval of resolution authorizing issuance of taxable general obligation housing improvement area bonds in compliance with Minnesota Statutes contingent upon the ordinance and fee resolution becoming effective;
     c) Consider approval of resolution imposing Housing Improvement Area fees for the Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area project;
     d) Authorize a permanent financing agreement with the Calhoun Place construction lender, currently Western Bank;
     e) Authorize staff to negotiate and execute a financing agreement & any related agreements with the Calhoun Place Condominium Homeowners Association based upon the financing terms and conditions (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  Calhoun Pl RCA; Calhoun Pl Hsg Imprvmt Area ORDN Rev 20130116; Calhoun Pl Bond RESL; Calhoun Pl HIF RESL; Calhoun Pl EX A; Calhoun Pl EX B2; Calhoun Pl EX B3; Calhoun Pl EX E; Calhoun Pl EX F
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent Items

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

2.  27th and Penn Ave N Site:
     Grant exclusive development rights to Alliance Housing Incorporated for 5 residential parcels comprising the 27th & Penn Ave N site for 12 months with a possible extension of up to 6 months approvable by administrative action.
Staff Report:  Alliance Hsg RCA; Alliance Hsg EX 1; Alliance Hsg EX 2; Alliance Hsg EX 3; Alliance Hsg EX 4; Alliance Hsg EX 5
     Action Taken:  Not approved.  Staff directed to initiate a Request for Proposals (RFP) process.

3.  Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP):
     Authorize two contracts with Hennepin County for operation of MFIP to receive a total of $215,547 for the period 1/1/2013-12/31/2013.
Staff Report:  MFIP RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

4.  2013 Preliminary Planning Fund (PPF) Allocations:
     Approve allocations (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  PPF RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

5.  African Development Center (ADC):
     Authorize allocation of $40,000 to the ADC to service the outstanding portfolio of City Partnership loans & authorize contract documents (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report:  ADC RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

6.  Issuance of Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds in 2013:
     Authorize staff to take certain actions throughout 2013 in order to utilize tax-exempt revenue bond financing for various City industrial/manufacturing projects (Also in W&M/Budget) (Action Taken 1/15/2013:  Postponed one cycle).
Staff Report:  Revenue Bond Issuance RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion Items

7.  Great Streets Façade Improvement Program Administration:
     Authorize execution of $350,000 total in contracts for Great Streets Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program Administration.
Staff Report:  Great Sts RCA; REVISED
Great Sts EX A; Great Sts EX B; Great Sts EX C
     Action Taken:  Approved.

8.  Plan-It Hennepin:
     Approve recommendations to a)  Endorse plan; b)  Recognize the District; c) Collaborate with the District Alliance; & d) Provide directions to staff.
Staff Report:  Plan-It Hennepin RCA; REVISED Plan-It Hennepin Recommendations
     Action Taken:  Approved Revised recommendations contained in report.

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:   2/12/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  2/8/2013

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