Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
December 9, 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.   DuNord Craft Spirits (2610 E 32nd St):
Considering applications for On Sale Liquor, Class C-2, and Cocktail Room (New Business).
Staff Report:  DuNord RPT
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   Hoban Korean BBQ (2939 Hennepin Ave):
Considering application for On Sale Liquor, Class E with Sunday Sales (New Business).
Staff Report:  Hoban Korean BBQ RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
3.   Seating Requirement for Liquor Establishments Ordinances:
Amending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, amending the minimum seating requirement for establishments with an On Sale Liquor license from 50 seats to 25 seats, as follows (by Frey):
a)   Chapter 360 relating to Liquor and Beer: In General.
b)   Chapter 362 relating to Liquor Licenses.
c)   Chapter 364 relating to Liquor Regulations.
Staff Report:  Seating Requirements Ordn RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
CPED/License & Consumer Services
4.   License Applications:
Granting 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:  The Arts’ Nest, 2605 Hennepin Ave (New Business); Bradstreet Crafthouse, 1930 Hennepin Ave (New Business); Dan Kelly’s Bar & Grill, 212 S 7th St (New Proprietor); The Hole Sports Lounge, 2501 University Ave SE (New Proprietor with Operating Conditions);  Lucia’s, 1432 31st St (New Proprietor); Pilgrimage Cafe, 2403 38th St E (New Proprietor);  Shag Sushi, 730  N Washington Ave Suite 140 (New Business); Washington Wine and Spirits, 1010 Washington Ave S (New Proprietor);  Windy City Market, 628 Lowry Ave N (Operating Conditions), Fika, 2600 Park Ave S (New Proprietor).
Staff Reports: License RCA; The Arts’ Nest RPT; Bradstreet RPT;  Dan Kelly’s RPT; The Hole Sports Lounge Combined RPT; Lucia’s RPT; Pilgrimage RPT; Shag Sushi RPT; Washington Wine and Spirits RPT; Windy City Market Conds; Fika RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Parking Operations on Parcel A (Northeast side of 2nd St S between 3rd & 5th Aves S):
a)   Authorizing staff to execute an Operating Agreement between the City of Minneapolis and Standard Parking for parking operation and maintenance on Parcel A;
b)   Approving a waiver of any applicable City procurement policy requiring an RFP process (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: Parcel A Prkg Operations RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Small Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP):
Authorizing negotiation & execution of contracts for the B-TAP, subject to modifications as approved by the CPED Director (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: B-TAP RCA; B-TAP ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
7.   2014 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account, Transit-Oriented Development (LCDA-TOD) and Tax Base Revitalization Account, Transit Oriented Development (TBRA-TOD) Grant Awards:
a)   Accepting and appropriating LCDA-TOD grants of $1,445,000 for the Aeon Prospect Park project and $500,000 for the Mill City Quarter project;
b)   Adopting a resolution increasing the CPED appropriation and revenue budget by $1,945,000 and increasing the revenue budget;
c)   Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary or desirable to implement the LCDA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, Aeon, and Eagle Iron Partners (or affiliated entities)
d)   Accepting and appropriating TBRA-TOD grants of $1,000,000 for the Downtown East project and $1,000,000 for the Plymouth Building project;
e)   Adopting a resolution increasing the CPED appropriation and revenue budget by $2,000,000;
f)    Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary or desirable to implement the TBRA-TOD grants with the Metropolitan Council, Ryan Companies, and Heartland Realty Investors (or affiliated entities) (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: Met Council LCDA-TOD RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
8.   Classification of Tax-forfeited Land:
Adopting resolutions a) Requesting actions with respect to the conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land located in the City of Minneapolis and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign applications for title registration for tax forfeited properties put on hold; b) Approving the classification of certain tax-forfeited land located in the City of Minneapolis, as non-conservation and the conveyance thereof.
Staff Reports:  Tax Forfeited Land RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Intergovernmental Relations/Grants & Special Projects
9. Clare Housing:
Authorizing a Cooperative agreement between City of Minneapolis and the City of Robbinsdale to facilitate the transfer of the City of Minneapolis Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant award of $100,000 to Clare Housing for the development and new construction of the 36-unit Clare Terrace in Robbinsdale (Refer to W&M).
Staff Report: Cooperative Agrmt Clare Hsg RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
City Coordinator
10. Arts Our Town Program:
Authorizing partner with Hennepin Theatre Trust to apply for an Our Town grant for the “Curb Appeal” project.
Staff Reports: Our Town RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
11. Downtown East Commons:
      Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board providing for conveyance and lease back of the Downtown East Commons.
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: January  14, 2015
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: December 12, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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