Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
January 28, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present:   Council Members Lisa Goodman (Chair), Jacob Frey, Kevin Reich, Abdi Warsame, Alondra Cano and John Quincy (Quorum 4)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper 612-673-2219
 
Presentation
      Jerry LePage Honorary Resolution: 
Recognizing and honoring Jerry LePage on his 44 years of service with the City of Minneapolis.
Staff Report:  Jerry LePage RESL
 
Public Hearings
Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)
1.   Land Sale (1829 Newton Ave N):
Consider resolution approving sale of property to Jacqueline F. Clark for $1,000, subject to conditions: a) land sale closing must occur no later than 4/15/2014; b) payment of holding costs of $300.00 per month if the land sale closing does not occur on or before the closing deadline. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director.
Staff Report: 1829 Newton RCA; 1829 Newton ATTACH1; 1829 Newton ATTACH2
Action Taken:  Approved, as amended to add langauge to the resolution relating to a conservation easement to be placed on the parcel upon its sale.
2.   Land Sale (3216 30th Ave S):
Consider resolution approving sale of property to Accent Homes, Inc. for $31,000, subject to conditions: a) land sale closing must occur no later than 4/15/2014; b) payment of holding costs of $300.00 per month if the land sale closing does not occur on or before the closing deadline. The sale conditions may be waived or amended with approval of the CPED Director. 
Staff Report: 3216 30th RCA; 3216 30th ATTACH1; 3216 30th ATTACH2
Action Taken: Approved.
3.   Jack Link’s Expansion Project (110 5th St N):
a) Authorize application to State Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) for $100,000 equipment loan;
b) Subject to loan approval by DEED, accept award of the MIF;
c) Subject to loan approval, approve budget appropriations;
d) Authorize Project Compliance with State Laws, Statutes, and Rules document;
e) Approve resolution relating to the economic development project;
f) Subject to loan approval, Authorize Business Subsidy Agreement with Jack Link’s
(Also in W&M).
Staff Report: Jack Link’s RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
4.   French Meadow Bakery (2610 Lyndale Ave S):
Consider application for On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E license and expanding patio from 96 to 116 seats (License Upgrade and Expansion of Premises).
Staff Report: French Meadow RPT; French Meadow ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   The Office Pub & Grill (307 Washington Ave N):
Consider application for On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B license (New Business).
Staff Report: Office Pub RPT; Office Pub ATTACH
 Action Taken: Approved.
 
Quasi-Judicial Hearing
Department of Regulatory Services
6.   Rental Dwelling License (Mohamed Mohamud, 2731 16th Ave S):
Recommendation to revoke license.
Staff Reports:  Mohamud RCA; Mohamud ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Consent Items
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
7.   License Applications:
Grant licenses recommended for approval (see separate Licenses Agenda-not available in electronic format).
New liquor, wine & beer establishment owners, licenses, permanent expansions, upgrades and added conditions to existing licenses detailed as follows:  Mosaic Café, 3019 Minnehaha Ave S (License Settlement Conference); The Nicollet, 1931 Nicollet Ave S (upgrade).
Staff Report: Licenses RCA; Mosaic LSC
Action Taken: Approved.
Department of Regulatory Services
8.   Rental Dwelling License (Tri Tran, 1918 Golden Valley Rd):
Recommendation to re-instate.
Staff Report: Tri Tran RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED
9.   Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) Grants:
a) Accept and appropriate LHIA grants totaling $400,000 to the following projects: PPL DECC Recapitalization ($200,000) and The Cameron ($200,000);
b) Approve budget appropriations;
c) Authorize agreements to implement said grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Project for Pride in Living (PPL) and Schafer Richardson (Also in W&M).
Staff Report: LHIA RCA; LHIA Cameron ATTACH; LHIA PPL ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
10. HealthPartners Bonds:
Approve resolution consenting to & approving the issuance by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul of Health Care Facilities Revenue Refunding Bonds, approximately $69,000,000, for HealthPartners to refund a 1998 Revenue Bond Series of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul and a 2003 Revenue Bond issue of the City of Minneapolis under a Joint Powers Agreement with the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul and approving the execution of a Cooperative Agreement and other necessary documents. 
Staff Report: Health Partners RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
11. MacPhail Center for Music 2013 Annual Report:
Approve resolution approving the governmental program & annual budget for continued operation for 2014. 
Staff Report: Corrected MacPhail RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
12. Upper Harbor Terminal Operating Budget for 2014:
Approve (Also in W&M).
Staff Report: UHT 2014 RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
13. Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation Lending Contracts:
Approve an extension of three GMHC contracts lending and administration contracts through 12/31/2014.
Staff Report: GMHC RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Discussion Items
CPED
14. Small Business Administration Emerging Entrepreneurs Program:
Approve resolution in support of the Small Business Administration’s Emerging Entrepreneurs program.
Staff Report: Small Bus Adm RCA; Small Bus Adm ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next Committee Meeting: February 11, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: February 7, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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