Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
     March 19, 2013
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

Set Public Hearing for 4/2/2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Department of Intergovernmental Relations/Grants & Special Projects

1.  2013 Consolidated Plan:
     Set Public Hearing the 2013 Consolidated Plan, which is the City’s application to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for 2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding, and updating the 2010-2014 Five-Year Strategy.
Staff Report:  2013 Con Plan Pub Hrg RCA; Link to 2013 Con Plan

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

2.  Land Sale (1522 Hillside Ave N):
     Consider sale of property to Detroit Renovations, LLC for $2, subject to conditions:  a) land sale closing must occur on or before 90 days from date of City Council approval; b) payment of holding costs of $300 per month (or portion thereof) if land sale closing does not occur on or before closing deadline.  Sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director.
Staff Report:  1522 Hillside RCA; 1522 Hillside ATTACH; 1522 Hillside PHOTO1; 1522 Hillside PHOTO2
     Action Taken:  Approved.

3.  Land Sale (3113 6th St N):
     Consider granting permanent driveway easement to PPL Homes LLC for $1,155 to support adjacent housing developments, with terms of the easement agreement to be approved by the CPED Director.
Staff Report:  3113 6th St N RCA; 3113 6th St N ATTACH
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent Items

CPED

4.  Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area Ordinance:
     Approve technical corrections to the Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area enabling ordinance amending Title 16 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development, authorizing a new Chapter 421.10 establishing the Calhoun Place Housing Improvement Area.
Staff Report:  Calhoun Pl Corrections RCA; Calhoun Pl ORDN
     Action Taken:  Approved.

5.  Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers:
     Authorize contract for $50,000 to extend partnership with MCCD in 2013.
Staff Report:  MCCD RCA; MCCD ATTACH
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Joint Discussion Agenda Items with Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Operating Committee

CPED

6.  Saks Ground Lease, Parking Agreement & Sale Agreement:
     Authorize extension of lease & agreements to the earlier of the date on which the project is sold or 12/19/2013 (Refer to MCDA Board of Commissioners).
Staff Report:  Saks Extension RCA
     Action Taken:  Approved.

7.  Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) (re Olson Townhomes Project, 501 Girard Terrace):
     Approve resolution giving preliminary & final approval to the issuance of up to $1,780,000 in Tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Bank Qualified Bank Direct MCDA Revenue Bonds, Series 2013 for Community Housing Development Corporation Limited Partnership I & authorize the re-subordination of $368,284 of CPED Affordable Housing Trust Fund financing, secured by a sixth place mortgage, provided by the City of Mpls in 2009 and the re-subordination of $555,000 of NRP Affordable Housing Reinvestment Funds financing, secured by a third place mortgage, provided in 2003 (Refer to MCDA Board of Commissioners). 
Staff Report:  Community Hsg Dev Corp RCA
     Action Taken:  Forwarded without recommendation.   Direction to staff to work on assurances that CHDC will not seek additional funds from the City when bonds become due in 2019, and that CHDC will pursue renewal of their Section 8 housing contract.
 

 

Receive & File Items

CPED

8.  Two Percent Loan Programs:
     Year-end 2012 Status Report & Loan Portfolio & Delinquency Information for the Programs.
Staff Report:  Two Percent Loan Programs RCA
     Action Taken:  Received & filed.

9.  Alternative Finance Program:
     Year-end 2012 Portfolio Summary & Delinquency Report.
Staff Report:  Alternative Finance Prog RCA
     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 Committee Meeting:   4/2/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  3/29/2013

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