Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
     May 14, 2013
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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

Presentation - 1:30 p.m.

 1.  Hawthorne EcoVillage Project:
      Five-year Progress Report by Hawthorne EcoVillage Project Partnership.
Staff Report:  Hawthorne EcoVillage PWRPT
      Action Taken:  Received & filed.

Joint Public Hearing with Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Operating Committee

CPED

 2.  Open Arms of Minnesota (re 2500 Bloomington Ave S):
      Consider resolution giving approval of an Amended and Restated Revenue Bond as a new issue of up to $500,000 in Tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Bank Qualified Bank Direct Minneapolis Community Development Agency Revenue Bonds, Series 2013 re debt restructure (Refer to MCDA Board of Commissioners).
Staff Report: 
Open Arms of MN RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.
 

Public Hearing

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

 3. Seed Daycare/Harvest Preparatory/Best Academy Project (Seed Academy, 1300 Olson Memorial Hwy):
     Consider resolution giving preliminary approval to the issuance of up to $7,250,000 in Revenue Bonds for City of Minneapolis Series 2013 Educational Facility Lease Revenue Refunding Bonds re debt restructure.
Staff Report:  Seed Academy RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Consent Items 

CPED

 4.  Minneapolis/Saint Paul Housing Finance Board:
      Authorize signing an agreement with the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Housing Finance Board for the City of Minneapolis to serve as their fiscal agent.
Staff Report:  Mpls/St Paul Hsg Finance Bd RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.
 

 5.  Augustana Chapel View Homes, Inc. Project:
      Approve resolution authorizing the necessary documents related to a request from the City of Hopkins for Host Approval for the issuance of Housing Facility Refunding Revenue Bonds.
Staff Report:  Augustana Host Approval RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.


CPED/Procurement

 6.  2001 Washington St NE:
      Accept low responsive bid of Lutz Construction, $149,900, to complete renovation of property (Also in W&M/Budget).
Staff Report: 2001 Washington St NE Bid RCA; 2001 Washington St NE Bid ATTACH
      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:   6/5/2013
Committee actions referred to the next City Council Meeting:  5/24/2013

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Last updated May. 14, 2013