Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 5, 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)/Licenses & Consumer Services
1.   612Brew (945 Broadway St NE):
Consider application for On-Sale Liquor, Taproom Class C-2 and Off-Sale Malt Liquor, Growler (Permanent Expansion of Premises).
Staff Report:  612Brew RPT
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   Five Watt Coffee (3745 Nicollet Ave S):
Consider application for Sidewalk Café (New License).
Staff Report:  Five Watt Coffee RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
3.   Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar & Grill (921 Nicollet Mall): 
Consider application for On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E and Sidewalk Café licenses (New Business).
Staff Report:  Ling & Louie’s RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/License & Consumer Services
4.   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: CC Club, 2600 Lyndale Ave S (Permanent Expansion of Premises); Le Town Talk Diner, 2707 E Lake St (License Upgrade); Saguaro, 5309 Lyndale Ave S (New Business); Scratch Bar & Grill, 403 3rd Ave N (Operating Conditions); Studio 2, 818 W 46th St (License Upgrade).
Staff Reports:  License RCA; CC Club RPT; Le Town Talk Diner RPT; Saguaro RPT; Scratch Bar & Grill CONDS; Studio 2 RPT
Action Taken: Approved, with Licenses agenda recommendation #313 (page 39) relating to the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame application for Gambling Class "B" license amended to indicate "Approved."
5.   Administrative Fine Schedule:
Approve resolution revising the schedule of civil fines for administrative offenses re adding fines relating to commercial pedal cards and transportation network companies (Also in W&M).
Staff Report:  Administrative Fine RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Intergovernmental Relations/Grants & Special Projects
6.   City’s 2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER):
Set public hearing to receive comments on the 2013 CAPER, a report of the City’s performance on 2013 funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program (HOPWA), and to authorize submittal of the 2013 CAPER to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Staff Reports:  CAPER Pub Hrg Req RCA
Requested Action/Action Taken: Set public hearing for August 19, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
Referred from City Council 8/1/2014
7.   Commercial Hood & Exhaust Cleaning Ordinance:
Approve ordinance amending Title 9, Chapter 174 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Fire and Police Protection: Minneapolis Fire Department; Fire Prevention Bureau, amending existing provisions related to commercial hood and exhaust cleaning (by Frey).
Staff Reports:  Commercial Hood Ordn RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Receive & File
8.   2013 Annual Tax Increment Reports (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: 2013 Annual Tax Increment Report RCA
Action Taken: Received and filed.
Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)
9.  800 W Broadway Redevelopment (800 W Broadway Ave & 2019 Aldrich Ave N):
Direct and authorize staff to either a) continue analysis of the 800 W Broadway Redevelopment proposal to determine if tax increment financing (TIF) assistance is appropriate and justifiable, or b) discontinue further TIF analysis for the project. If further directed analysis concludes TIF assistance is appropriate, then staff requests authorization to negotiate the terms and conditions of a redevelopment contract and prepare redevelopment and TIF plans for the project as needed. All such terms and conditions, plans, and other provisions would be subject to future City Council review, discussion, and approval or denial.
Staff Reports: 800 W Broadway Redev RCA
Action Taken: Approved recommendation "a" to continue analysis of proposal, with condition that the TIF is not to exceed $500,000.
10. CPED Development Projects & Programs:
2013 Financial Status Report (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: Dev Project Status Report RCA, Dev Project Status ATTACH
Action Taken: Received and filed.
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: August 19, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 15, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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