Minneapolis City Council Agenda
 
Regular Meeting
October 23, 2015 – 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: Council President Barbara Johnson, Vice President Elizabeth Glidden, Majority Leader John Quincy, Minority Leader Cam Gordon, Council Members Kevin Reich, Jacob Frey, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano
 
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson 612-673-2046
 
Call to Order
1.   Roll Call.
2.   Adoption of the agenda.
      Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting and the adjourned session of October 9, 2015.
      Action Taken: Accepted.
4.   Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
      Action Taken: Referred.
 
Reports of Standing Committees
Claims
Claims Committee Report of 10/6/2015
Referred Report to Ways & Means Committee
1.   Claims Committee right of appeal process (15-01265)
Passage of Resolution amending the City Council action of June 27, 1997, establishing a Staff Claims Committee with right of appeal to a City Council Claims Committee by rescinding the right of appeal to the City Council Claims Committee.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Committee of the Whole
COW Committee Report of 10/21/2015
1.   2016 City Council & committees calendar (15-01308)
1.   Approving the 2016 City Council & Standing Committees Calendar.
2.   Directing the City Clerk to post the 2016 Calendar, in final form, in appropriate places as notice of regular meetings.
3.   Authorizing the City Clerk to incorporate changes to the 2016 Calendar, as necessary, to accommodate the work of the City Council.
Action Taken: Adopted, as revised.
2.   Enterprise racial equity update (15-01332)
Directing the City Coordinator's Office to lead efforts and work in collaboration with affected City departments on enterprise racial equity efforts.
Action Taken: Adopted. 
 
Community Development & Regulatory Services
CD&RS Committee Report of 10/13/2015
1.   Land sale: 2915 Girard Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01281)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2915 Girard Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-831) to Wilson Molina for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Land sale: 3110 Newton Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01282)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3110 Newton Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. VH-580) to Wilson Molina for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Land sale: 3239 Fremont Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01283)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3239 Fremont Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-863) to Wilson Molina for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Land sale: 3243 Fremont Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01284)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3243 Fremont Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-862) to Wilson Molina for $1,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Land sale: 3245 Fremont Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01285)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3245 Fremont Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-847) to Wilson Molina for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Land sale: 3743 Fremont Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01286)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3743 Fremont Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-830) to Wilson Molina for $8,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Land sale: 3326 Oliver Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01287)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3326 Oliver Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. VH-579) to Wilson Molina for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Land sale: 3431 Knox Ave N, to Wilson Molina (15-01288)
Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3431 Knox Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-829) to Wilson Molina for $1, subject to conditions. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Senior Care Providence, LLC bond issuance: 3720 23rd Ave S (15-01289)
Passage of Resolution approving and consenting to the issuance up to $14 million of 501 (c)(3) Tax-exempt Refunding Revenue Bonds by Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to refund City of Minneapolis Series 2007 Senior Care Revenue Bonds for Senior Care Providence, LLC at 3720 23rd Ave S, and the execution of any related documents.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Licenses & Consumer Services agenda for October 13, 2015 (15-01290)
Approving Department of Licenses & Consumer Services agenda recommendations for Liquor, Business & Gambling licenses.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. The Wellington Condominium Project analysis authorization: 1303, 1307 & 1311 Yale Place (15-01292)
Authorizing staff to continue analysis of The Wellington Condominiums Project to determine if Housing Improvement Area (HIA) financing assistance is appropriate. If further analysis concludes HIA assistance is appropriate, then CPED staff is authorized to negotiate the terms and conditions of financing agreement with The Wellington Condominium Homeowners Association and prepare the HIA ordinance, HIA resolution, bond resolutions, and other documents as needed. All such terms and conditions, resolutions, and other documents are subject to further City Council review, discussion, and approval or denial. 
Action Taken: Adopted.
12. Year 2016 Low Income Housing Tax Credits allocation (15-01291)
Approving preliminary reservation of Year 2016 Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits totaling $1,427,361 for YouthLink Supportive Housing, Marshall Flats-Clare Housing, and PRG Portfolio I projects.
Action Taken: Adopted.
13. Environmental grant funding applications for Fall of 2015 (15-01293)
1.   Passage of Resolution authorizing application and submittal to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 43rd & Upton, 117 27th, 4041 Hiawatha, ABC Industrial Development, Kraus-Anderson Block, T3, and Target Field Station Office Building.
2.   Passage of Resolution authorizing application and submittal to the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 117 27th, 1215 2nd Ave N (Pilot program application), 4041 Hiawatha, ABC Industrial Development, Aeon Prospect Park, Great River Landing, PPL YouthLink Supportive Housing, and Target Field Station Office Building.
3.   Passage of Resolution authorizing application and submittal to the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 43rd & Upton, 117 27th, 4041 Hiawatha, ABC Industrial Development, Aeon Prospect Park, CLCLT Homes – Fall 2015, Great River Landing, Minnesota Brownfields, MPRB – East Bank Trail, PPL YouthLink Supportive Housing, Target Field Station Office Building, and Universal Plating.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Health, Environment & Community Engagement
HE&CE Committee Report of 10/19/2015
1.   Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities: Appointments (15-01267)
Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2015, and ending Dec. 31, 2016: Marie Listopad, Corwin Morton, Rosalind Sampson, Mohamad Issa, Donna Hemp, and Joan Wilshire.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Public Health Advisory Committee: Appointment (15-01297)
Approving the appointment of Yolonda Adams-Lee to fill an unexpired a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2015, and ending Dec. 31, 2016, for Seat No. 18, member-at-large.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
3.   Urban Forestry Project grant (15-01295)
1.    Authorizing acceptance of $10,000 from Environmental Initiative to support the Urban Forestry Project by planting trees on commercial properties.
2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Health Department. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Youth Violence Prevention grant (15-01296)
1.    Authorizing acceptance of $125,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice for continued youth violence prevention activities.
2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Health Department. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Healthy Living Program: Contract amendment (15-01298)
Authorizing Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 38832 with Megan Ellingson LLC, increasing the contract by $25,000 for a revised contract total of $75,000, and extending the contract termination date to Dec. 31, 2015, to provide consulting services for the Healthy Living Program.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Group Purchasing Program Membership (15-01299)
Authorizing agreement with Afaxys, Inc. for a Group Purchasing Program Membership that allows for purchasing pharmaceuticals and medical products at a reduced cost for the School Based Clinic Program, for an initial term of two years to be automatically renewed annually for one-year terms unless terminated by either party.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act: Intergovernmental Agreement III (15-01300)
Authorizing the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 Intergovernmental Agreement III between the State of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Hennepin and Ramsey counties, and the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, for the purpose of implementing the Ryan White Program for the Minneapolis-St. Paul grant area.
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Community Solar Garden subscription agreements for renewable energy (15-01294)
1.   Authorizing negotiation and execution of solar electricity subscription agreements in November 2015 for up to 12,000,000 kilowatt hours of electricity with the operators of Community Solar Gardens selected through the Metropolitan Council’s competitive proposal process.
2.   Approving direction to Finance and Property Services staff to prepare a Request for Proposals (RFP) for community solar garden services to be provided to the City, and return to the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee with a draft RFP no later than February 1, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Intergovernmental Relations
IGR Committee Report of 10/15/2015
1.   Federal Clean Power Plan (15-01301)
1.   Adopting support for the new federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan rules, as part of Minneapolis’ 2016 Federal Legislative Agenda.
2.   Directing the City Attorney, with assistance from the Sustainability Office, to coordinate the City’s role in defending the Clean Power Plan, including authorization to file or participate in the filing of an amicus brief supporting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan rules, or take other legal action appropriate to participate in defending the legality of those rules. 
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management
PSCR&EM Committee Report of 10/14/2015
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
1.   Body-Worn Camera Implementation Program grant award (15-01303)
1.   Accepting grant in the amount of $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice for the implementation of the Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera Program (9 votes).
2.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Police Department.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice Multi-Strategy Coordinator grant award (15-01304)
1.   Accepting grant in the amount of $120,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) for the implementation of a new National Initiative Multi-Strategy Coordinator position (9 votes).
2.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Police Department.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   2015 Urban Area Security Initiative grant (15-01305)
1.   Accepting the 2015 Urban Area Security Initiative grant in the amount of $990,000 from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (9 votes).
2.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Office of Emergency Management.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Transportation & Public Works
T&PW Committee Report of 10/13/2015
1.   Special Service Districts: 2016 assessments (15-01130)
Passage of Resolution approving the special services, budget cost estimates, and lists of services charges for 2016 for the Uptown, Dinkytown, Central Ave, Stadium Village, Eat Street, Lowry Hill, 48th St E and Chicago Ave S, and Linden Hills Special Service Districts (non-428A districts), and directing transmittal of the assessment rolls to the Hennepin County Auditor. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Water and sewer service line repair assessments (15-01030)
Passage of Resolution adopting and levying assessments for water and sewer service line repairs that remain unpaid, adopting the assessment rolls, and directing transmittal of the assessment rolls to the Hennepin County Auditor. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted, as amended. Postponed the assessment for the property located at 1729 N 2nd St to the November 6, 2015, meeting.
3.   6th Ave N Paving Project: Variance request (15-01276)
Passage of Resolution directing the City Engineer to proceed with a variance request from Minnesota Department of Transportation State Aid Rules for the vertical profile on 6th Ave N from 5th St N to Washington Ave N.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
4.   9th St S, 11th St N-S, 12th St N-S, and 7th Ave N Street Resurfacing Project: Postponement and reduction of assessments (15-01262)
1.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-121 passed March 20, 2015, to postpone the resurfacing of 7th Ave N, postpone the levy of special assessments for the benefited properties on 7th Ave N until the resurfacing is completed, and to reduce the total assessments to be levied for the project in 2015 from $666,841.82 to $655,360.51 due to the postponement.
2.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-122 passed March 20, 2015, to reduce the total amount of assessment bonds requested to be sold for the project from $666,845 to $655,361.
(9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Street Reconstruction Project: Postponement of assessments (15-01263)
Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2014R-194 passed April 25, 2014, to postpone the levy of special assessments for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge Street Reconstruction Project until 2016, to begin collection on 2017 property tax statements, due to the fact that the associated road construction work will not be completed until 2016. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   24th St E & Snelling Ave Street Reconstruction Project: Postponement of assessments (15-01260)
Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-042 passed Jan. 30, 2015, to postpone the levy of special assessments for the 24th St E and Snelling Ave Street Reconstruction Project until 2016, to begin collection on 2017 property tax statements, due to the majority of the work on the project being completed in 2016. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   34th Ave S & 43rd St E Street Resurfacing Project: Cancellation and reduction of assessments (15-01261)
1.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-068 passed Feb. 13, 2015, to remove the south 220 feet of 34th Ave S from the project area.
2.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-166 passed April 17, 2015, to cancel and reduce special assessments and reduce the total assessment for the project from $32,390.96 to $23,417.26 due to a reduced resurfacing plan.
3.   Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2015R-167 passed April 17, 2015, to reduce the total amount of assessment bonds requested to be sold for the project from $32,395 to $23,420. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Controller Conversion and Intelligent Traffic Signal Enhancement Project: Agreements (15-01274)
1.   Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of an Agency Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to allow the City to use Federal Aid Funds for work to be done by city forces in conjunction with the Controller Conversion and Intelligent Traffic Signal (ITS) Enhancement Project and appointing the Commissioner of Transportation as the City’s agent in accepting the federal aid funds.
2.   Authorizing execution of Construction Cooperative Agreement No. 50-20-15 with Hennepin County for the project.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Southern Northeast Minneapolis Watershed Modeling Project: Funding agreement (15-01275)
Authorizing execution of a funding agreement with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) for the Southern Northeast Minneapolis Watershed Modeling Project. Funding will be provided by MWMO in an amount not to exceed $95,000.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Bid for A, B, and C Parking Facilities Repair Project (15-01277)
Accepting single bid of RAM Construction Services of Minnesota, LLC (OP No. 8164) in the amount of $373,737.37 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the A, B, and C Parking Facilities Repair Project, and authorizing a contract for the project.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. Bid for Special Service District snow removal services (15-01278)
Sent forward without recommendation low bid of Custom Products (OP No. 8168) for a total estimated annual expenditure of $906,520 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for Special Service District snow removal services, and authorizing a contract for the services.
Action Taken: Adopted, as amended.
 
Ways & Means
W&M Committee Report of 10/19/2015
1.   Workers’ compensation claim of Jeffrey S. Boeltl v. City of Minneapolis (15-01310)
Approving the settlement of a workers’ compensation claim by payment of $100,000 to claimant Jeffrey S. Boeltl and his attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Workers’ compensation claim of Kristen D. Larson v. City of Minneapolis  (15-01311)
Approving the settlement of a workers’ Compensation claim by payment of $97,000 to claimant Kristen D. Larson and her attorneys, Meuser & Associates and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Workers’ compensation claim of Melanie M. Metz v. City of Minneapolis (15-01312)
Approving the settlement of a workers’ compensation claim by payment of $120,000 to claimant Melanie M. Metz and her attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Workers’ compensation claim of Angela M. Dodge v. City of Minneapolis (15-01313)
Approving the settlement of a workers’ compensation claim by payment of $85,000 to claimant Angela M. Dodge and her attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Workers’ compensation claim of Jeffrey C. Goar v. City of Minneapolis (15-01314)
Approving the settlement of a workers’ compensation claim by payment of $110,000 to claimant Jeffrey C. Goar and his attorneys, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Workers’ compensation claim of Robin K. Waggoner v. City of Minneapolis (15-01315)
Approving the settlement of a workers’ compensation claim by payment of $110,000 to claimant Robin K. Waggoner and her attorneys, Meuser & Associates, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Settlement of the lawsuit Minagua Michaeleon v. City of Minneapolis, et al. (15-01316)
Authorizing the settlement of a lawsuit (Court File No. 14-04991) by payment of $15,000 to plaintiff Minagua Michaeleon and his attorneys and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Settlement of the lawsuit Illinois Farmers Insurance Company v. City of Minneapolis (15-01317)
Approving the settlement of a property damage subrogation lawsuit by payment of $2,663.04 payable to plaintiff Illinois Farmers Insurance Company and its attorneys, VanDerHeyden Law Office, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Settlement of the lawsuit Hugo Chiguil v. Matthew Heger and City of Minneapolis (15-01318)
Approving the settlement of a personal injury lawsuit by payment of $8,000 to plaintiff Hugo Temich Chiguil and his attorneys, Sawicki & Phelps, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Settlement of the lawsuit Griselda Serrano v. Matthew Heger and City of Minneapolis  (15-01319)
Approving the settlement of a personal injury lawsuit by payment of $9,000 to plaintiff Griselda Serrano and her attorneys, Sawicki & Phelps, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. Donation of billboard display time form Clear Channel Outdoor (15-01320)
Accepting donated digital billboard space through a partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., a national outdoor advertising company that operates 16 digital billboards within the Minneapolis city limits which rotate through displays electronically, making it possible to show several ads a minute.
Action Taken: Adopted.
12. Appointments to the Minneapolis Television Network (MTN) Board (15-01321)
Approving council appointment of Michael Reed for Seat 1 on the Minneapolis Television Network board with a term to expire Jan. 15, 2018, and Lamarr Scott for Seat 3 with a term to expire Jan. 15, 2019, and Valerie Lockhart as the mayoral appointment with a term to expire Jan. 15 ,2019.
Action Taken: Adopted.
13. Bid for Trench Drain Replacement Project (15-01322)
Accepting of the low bid of United States Mechanical (OP No. 8170) in the amount of $268,000 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials and incidentals necessary for the trench drain replacement project for the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Action Taken: Adopted.
14. 2015 Property Tax Special Assessment of Delinquent Utility Charges(15-01323)
Approving the 2015 property tax special assessments for delinquent utility charges as indicated in the assessment roll on file in the office of the City Clerk.
Action Taken: Adopted.
15. Temporary financing for the Nicollet Mall project with US Bank(15-01324)
Approving a contract with US Bank for the temporary financing required for funding a portion of the design and construction of the Nicollet Mall project.
Action Taken: Adopted.
16. Statewide interoperable radio system upgrade (15-01325)      
1.      Authorizing a contract amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement with the Metropolitan Emergency Services Board, Contract No. C-27067, for an increase in yearly costs for the next 5 years, and
2.      Authorizing new contracts with other State of Minnesota agencies as necessary to provide access and payment for required hardware and software purchases to upgrade portions of the state-wide interoperable 800 MHz radio system.
Action Taken: Adopted.
17. Contract with Equifax Workforce Solutions for claims processing (15-01326)
Authorizing a contract with Equifax Workforce Solutions for a term of three (3) years with an option to renew for two (2) more years to process the re-employment claims and to perform income verification services starting Oct. 1, 2015.
Action Taken: Adopted.
18. Contract amendment with Microsoft for Premier Core support services (15-01327)
Authorizing extension of Contract No. C-38954 with Microsoft Premier Core Services to migrate office productivity products for one (1) additional year, through Dec. 31, 2016, using the vendor’s form.
Action Taken: Adopted.
19. IT Contract with Hennepin County for the Pictometry Ariel Imaging software license (15-01328)
Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County for use of an available Pictometry Aerial Imaging license at no cost to the City, to expire on October 1, 2018.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Reports of Special Committees
Audit Committee
Audit Committee Report of 10/20/2015
1.   Complaint Protocol Consultation Memorandum
Referring the Complaint Protocol Consultation Memorandum of the Internal Auditor. 
Action Taken: Received & Filed.
2.   Finance Internal Control Program Consultation Memorandum
Referring the Finance Internal Control Program Consultation Memorandum of the Internal Auditor, with recommendation to refer to the Committee of the Whole. 
Action Taken: Referred to Committee of the Whole.
3.   Records Management Audit Report
Referring the Records Management Audit Report, with recommendation to refer to the Committee of the Whole. 
Action Taken: Referred to Committee of the Whole.
 
Introduction & Referral Calendar
1.   Emergency shelter licensing: Introduction (15-01268)
Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding provisions providing for the licensure and regulation of emergency shelters.
Action Taken: Ordinance introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.
 
New Business
1.   Linden Hills Zoning Overlay District: Notice (15-01366)
Palmisano gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, revising the Linden Hills Overlay District and Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District and amending the zoning map as part of a rezoning study consistent with the guidance of the Linden Hills Small Area Plan:
1.    Chapter 521 relating to Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
2.    Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.
Action Taken: Notive given.
2.   Business Made Simple Initiative: Notice (15-01330)
Goodman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of the following ordinances amending the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, amending regulations as part of the Business Made Simple Initiative:
1.    Title 10, Chapter 188 relating to Food Code: Administration and Licensing.
2.    Title 13 relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, as follows:
        a. Chapter 259 relating to In General.
        b. Chapter 267 relating to Amusements.
        c. Chapter 287 relating to Filling Stations and Bulk Oil Plants.
        d. Chapter 301 relating to Laundries and Dry Cleaning Establishments.
Action Taken: Notive given.
3.  Composting regulations: Notice (15-01331)
Reich gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to composting to add new definitions of acceptable and prohibited materials and to clarify enforcement requirements.
Action Taken: Notive given.
4.   Snow storage: Notice (15-01047)
Reich gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning, amending regulations related to snow storage:
1.   Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions.
2.   Chapter 525 relating to Administration and Enforcement.
3.   Chapter 530 relating to Site Plan Review.
4.   Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability.
5.   Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards.
6.   Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts.
7.   Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts.
8.   Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts.
9.   Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts.
10. Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.
11. Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.
Action Taken: Notive given.
5.   Ethics Code: Notice (15-01368)
Quincy and B. Johnson give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 15 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Ethics in Government, amending provisions relating to trust and accountability.
Action Taken: Notive given.
6.   Mobile food vehicle vendor regulations: Notice (15-01369)
Palmisano and Gordon give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 188 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: Administration and Licensing, amending regulations for mobile food vehicle vendors.
Action Taken: Notive given.
7.   Fence regulations: Notice (15-01371)
B. Johnson gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 535 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Regulations of General Applicability, amending regulations for fences.
Action Taken: Notive given.
8.   Returning to author Working families ordinance (15-01158)
Motion by B. Johnson returning to author the subject matter of an ordinance amending the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances adding a new Title 7.5 entitled “Working Families” which was introduced on September 25, 2015, and cancelling the public hearing previously scheduled for November 4, 2015.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Introducing Workplace regulations ordinance (Unanimous consent required) (15-01372)
Motion by B. Johnson, Glidden, Bender, and A. Johnson introducing the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, adding a new Chapter 40 entitled “Workplace Regulations,” relating to paid time off and earned sick time, for first reading and referral to the Committee of the Whole.
Action Taken: Ordinance introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Committee of the Whole.
10. Workplace Regulations Partnership (15-01373)
Motion by B. Johnson and A. Johnson establishing a partnership group to study the impact of policy proposals related to workplace regulations on earned sick time and paid time off.
Action Taken: Adopted, as amended.
 
Announcements
 
Adjournment
1.   Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, for the purpose of discussing the litigation matter of William Robert Cossens v. Jordan Davis. (15-01258)
      Action Taken: Approved settlement.
 
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
 
Next City Council Meeting: November 6, 2015
 
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