Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 19, 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
Intergovernmental Relations/Grants & Special Projects
1.   City’s 2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER):
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 authorize submittal of the 2013 CAPER to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Staff Reports: CAPER Pub Hrg Req RCALink to CAPER
Action Taken:  Approved.
Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)
2.   Land Sale (5227 Girard Ave N):
a) Consider sale of property to TimberCraft Enterprises, Inc. for $5,000, subject to conditions: 1) land sale closing must occur on or before 90 days from the date of City Council approval; & 2) 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.
b) If TimberCraft Enterprises, Inc. fails to close, approve the sale of property to Kevis Estates, LLC for $5,000, subject to conditions.
Staff Reports: 5227 Girard Ave N RCA; 5227 Girard Ave N ATTACH1; 5227 Girard Ave N ATTACH2; 5227 Girard Ave N ATTACH3
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
3.   Eastlake Craft Brewery (920 E Lake St):
Consider application for On-Sale Liquor Taproom, Class E and Off Sale Malt Liquor (New Business).
Staff Report:  Eastlake Craft Brewery RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
4.   Wedge Table (2412 Nicollet Ave):
Consider application for On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E (New Business).
Staff Report: Wedge Table RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Cocktail Rooms Licensing Ordinance:
Consider ordinances amending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, allowing micro distilleries to obtain on sale liquor licenses to sell and serve distilled spirits on the licensed premises (by Reich):
a)   Chapter 360 relating to In General;
b)   Chapter 362 relating to Liquor Licenses.
Staff Reports:  Cocktail Rooms RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Regulatory Services
6.   Nuisance Property Grass Cutting & Related Services:
Authorize an amendment to contract C-35467 with Hennepin County for Sentence to Serve to provide nuisance property grass-cutting and related services for the rest of 2014 for an amount up to $75,000 (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports:  Nuisance Property Grass Cutting Amend RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/License & 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:  Dong Hae Korean Grill & Sushi, 251 1st Ave N (New License); Naughty Neals Treats, 5561 156th Lane NW, Ramsey 55303 (Operating Conditions).
Staff Reports: Licenses RCA; Dong Hae Korean Grill & Sushi RPTNaughty Neals Treats CONDS
Action Taken: Approved.
8.   Marshall River Run (1448 Marshall St NE):
Authorize amendment and re-subordination of its Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) loan, extending maturity date, amending interest rate, and securing a 25% share of annual General Partner cash distributions to accommodate a HUD-insured 1st mortgage refinance and consent to assignment of the previously issued TIF Note.
Staff Reports: REVISED Marshall River Run RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
9. Children’s Health Care, d/b/a Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota:
a) Approve resolution giving final approval to the issuance of up to $56,000,000 in 501(c)(3) Tax-exempt Refunding Revenue Bonds to refund a portion of the Series 2004A Bonds and all of the Series 2004B Bonds as a joint issue by the City of Minneapolis and the St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority;
b) Authorize execution of a new Joint Powers Agreement with the St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority. 
Staff Reports: Children's Health Care RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
10. Metropolitan Council’s Transit Oriented Development Site Investigation Grant Program [TBRA-TOD] and Pre-Development Grant Program [LCDA-TOD]: 
Accept and appropriate environmental grant awards (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: Environmental Grant Awards RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
11. Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation Lending Contract:
Approve the modified compensation proposed by Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for City of Minneapolis mortgage assistance and home improvement program lending services. 
Staff Reports: Greater Met Hsg Corp RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
12. 2014 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funding:
Approve up to $408,377 of Fiscal Year 2014 ESG funds for the following capital projects: a) Up to $227,377 for Harbor Light Center located on Currie Ave N by Salvation Army; b) Up to $181,000 for Our Saviour’s Outreach Ministries located on Chicago Ave S by Our Saviour’s Outreach Ministries.
Action Taken: Approved.
13. Construction Management Agreement Ordinance:
a) Approve ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 87 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code: Administration and Enforcement, adding a new Article IV related to the codification of certain provisions of the Construction Management Agreement required for the wrecking, demolition, and new construction of single-family and two-family dwellings;
b)   Return to author Chapter 93 relating to Building Code: Safety Precautions: Protection of Public Property;
c)   Return to author Chapter 117 relating to Building Code: Wrecking.
Staff Report: CMA Ordn RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
14. 201 Lowry Ave NE Site and Redevelopment Contract:
a) Approve the assignment of the redeveloper’s interest in the Phase 1/commercial portion of the redevelopment contract for 201 Lowry Ave NE from 201 Lowry Development, LLC to D&D Holdings, LLC for the redevelopment of Phase 1 of the site;
b) Authorize release of the Letter of Credit posted by 201 Lowry Development, LLC upon satisfaction of City conditions to and closing on conveyance of the real estate title to D&D Holdings, LLC;
c) Approve a one year extension on the 201 Lowry Ave NE Phase 1 completion deadline from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2015.
Staff Reports: 201 Lowry Ave RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
15. Penn-Broadway Mixed Use Project (2413 and 2423 Penn Ave N):
Approve extension of Exclusive Development Rights for Lupe Development Partners, LLC for 12 months on two City-owned parcels.
Staff Reports: Penn Broadway Mixed Use RCA
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: September 9, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 29, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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