Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Regular Meeting
February 11, 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
 
Public Hearings
Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)
1.   Land Sale (3015 Morgan Ave N):
Consider resolution approving sale of property to PRG, Inc. for $1, plus reimbursement of $5,000 in City acquisition, title and holding costs, subject to conditions: a) land sale closing must occur on or before 90 days from the date of City Council approval; 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 Reports:  3015 Morgan N RCA; 3015 Morgan ATTACH1; 3015 Morgan ATTACH2
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   Tornado Recovery Area:
a) Consider resolution approving the Amended and Restated Spending Plan for tax increment funds in the tornado recovery area;
b) Approve appropriation increases in MILES Fund by $100,000; Rosacker Nursery Site Fund by $100,000; SEMI Phase 4 by $50,000; Capital Project Other by $250,000 (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports:  Tornado Recovery RCA; Tornado Recovery RESL
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
3.   Dunn Bros Coffee (337 Washington Ave N):
Consider application for On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class E license (New Business).
Staff Report:  Dunn Bros RPT; Dunn Bros ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
4.   Net Supermarket (1845 Nicollet Ave): 
Consider application for Extended Hours license.
Staff Report: Net Supermarket RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Quasi-Judicial Hearings
Department of Regulatory Services
5.   Rental Dwelling License (Mahmood Khan, 2714 4th St N):
Recommendation to revoke license.
Staff Reports:  2714 4th St N RCA; 2714 4th St N ATTACH; 2714 4th St N FOF
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Rental Dwelling License (Douglas Doty, 1068 18th Ave SE):
Recommendation to revoke license.
Staff Reports:  1068 18th Ave SE RCA; 1068 18th Ave SE ATTACH; 1068 18th Ave SE FOF
Action Taken: Approved.
 
Consent
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: Bashaal Café, 5 W 15th St (License Settlement Conference); Boneyard Restaurant, 2841 Hennepin Ave (New Business); Eagleboltbar, 515 Washington Ave S (Reduction of Premises); Hi-Lake Liquors, 2130 Lake St E (License Settlement Conference).
Staff Report: Licenses RCA; Bashaal LSC; Hi-Lake LSC
Action Taken: Approved.
8.   2014 All Star Game Clean Zone:
a)   Designate a Clean Zone around Target Field and other event venues during the week of the 2014 Major League Baseball All Star Game that prohibits unwanted merchandising activities. 
b)   Approve resolution relating to prohibited activities, geographical boundaries, and effective dates.
Staff Report: Clean Zone RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED
9.   Issuance of Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds in 2014:
Authorize certain actions throughout 2014 in order to utilize tax-exempt revenue bond financing for various City industrial/manufacturing projects (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports:  2014 Tax-exempt Bonds RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
10. Environmental Remediation Grant Awards:
a) Accept & appropriate grant funds from the following agencies: 
MN Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) grants for projects as follows: 301 Washington, $472,845; Downtown East Phase I, $787,107; Factory Lumber, $19,237, Seward Commons Phase III, $388,400; Shapco Printing Redev, $520,320; WaHu Student Housing, $222,280;
Metropolitan Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) grants for projects as follows: 129 Plymouth, $21,800; 807 Broadway Revival, $576,700; Miller Bag Building, $125,000; Plymouth Building, $500,000; Shapco Printing Redev, $244,900; WaHu Student Housing, $136,700;
Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund (ERF) grants for projects as follows: 129 Plymouth, $21,835; Miller Bag Building, $55,071; Plymouth Building, $25,000; Seward Commons Phase III, $110,000;
b)  Approve budget appropriations;
c) Authorize execution of grant, subrecipient and/or disbursement and related agreements (Also in W&M).
Staff Reports:  Environmental Remediation Grants RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
11. Great Streets Façade Improvement Program:
Authorize execution of $330,000 in contracts for Great Streets Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program Administration.
Staff Reports:  Great Sts RCA; Great Sts Eligible AreasGreat Sts SpreadsheetGreat Sts GlamDoll; Great Sts PennPlace; Great Sts RandyLane
Action Taken: Approved.
Department of Regulatory Services
12. Rental Dwelling License (Ashish Aggarwal, dba Shree Investments, LLC, 2912 Pleasant Ave):
Recommendation to place conditions on license.
Staff Reports:  2912 Pleasant RCA; 2912 Pleasant ATTACH; 2912 Pleasant FOF
Action Taken: Approved.
13. Rental Dwelling License (Miguel Morales Diaz, 2628 13th Ave S):
Recommendation to reinstate license.
Staff Reports:  2628 13th Ave RCA; 2628 13th Ave ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/Neighborhood and Community Relations Department
14. Marshall Terrace NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action and Priority Plans:
a)   Approve NRP Plan, specifically those parts of the Plan that fall under City jurisdiction, in an amount not to exceed $363,456;
b)   Approve appropriation increase of $239,943.66;
c)   Approve the Marshall Terrace 27th Ave NE Greenway Neighborhood Priority Plan; and
d)   Authorize contracts or agreements (Also in W&M).
Staff Report: Marshall Terr NRP RCA; Marshall Terr NRP PLAN; Marshall Terr ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
15. Holland NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan:
a)   Approve NRP Plan, specifically those parts of the Plan that fall under City jurisdiction, in an amount not to exceed $684,021;
b)   Approve appropriation increase of $451,571.86; and
c)   Authorize contracts or agreements (Also in W&M).
Staff Report: Holland NRP RCA; Holland NRP PLAN; Holland NRP ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred from City Council 2/7/2014
16. Rental Dwelling Licenses:
Subject matter of ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending requirements applicable to holders of rental dwelling licenses to include a duty to attend certain meetings (by B. Johnson).
Staff Reports:  RDL Mtg Attendance ORDN
Requested Action/Action Taken:  Refer to staff.
17. Tenant Notification of Environmental Contamination:
Subject matter of ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to tenant notification of environmental contamination and associated activities (by Gordon).
Staff Reports:  None
Requested Action/Action Taken: Refer to staff.
18. Temporary Expansion of Licenses:
Subject matter of ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 362 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer:  Liquor Licenses, increasing maximum number of temporary expansion licenses a licensee is eligible to receive each year (by Gordon).
Staff Reports:  None
Requested Action/Action Taken: Refer to staff.
 
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 25, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: February 21, 2014
 
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
 
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