Minneapolis City Council Agenda

 

Regular Meeting

February 10, 2017 – 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members:  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 as amended.

3.   Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of January 27, 2017.

       Action Taken: Accepted.

4.   Referral of petitions, communications, and reports to proper Committees.

       Action Taken: Referred.

 

Reports of Standing Committees

Committee of the Whole

COW Committee Report of Feb. 8, 2017

1.    Local government amicus brief in Jennings v. Rodriguez (17-00180)

Authorizing the City to join the local government amicus brief drafted by the County of Santa Clara, California, in the Supreme Court case of Jennings v. Rodriguez and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to take all steps necessary to join in support of this amicus brief.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Transgender Equity Council (17-00196)

Passage of Resolution establishing the Transgender Equity Council to serve as an advisory board to the City Council on matters of importance to the Transgender community.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    2017 Workers’ Day at City Hall (17-00229)

Directing staff to partner with external organizations, including organizations that represent workers, for the pilot 2017 Workers’ Day at City Hall on March 8, 2017, in order to help plan and facilitate four breakout sessions focusing on Workplace Regulations, Housing, Public Health and Community Safety, and Participatory Budgeting, and to integrate feedback as appropriate to each topic area.

 

Action Taken: Adopted.


 

Community Development & Regulatory Services

CDRS Committee Report of Jan. 31, 2017

1.    Land sale: 205 Park Ave S to Sherman Associates Development LLC or an affiliated entity (17-00141)

1.    Passage of Resolution approving the sale of 205 Park Ave S, (Disposition Parcel No. IS D-1) to Sherman Associates Development LLC or an affiliated entity for $3,250,000. (9 votes)

2.    Approving the proposed redevelopment contract terms.

3.    Authorizing execution of a redevelopment contract with the Developer and all other necessary documents related to the above recommended actions with the Developer.  This includes, but is not limited to, an amendment to the Declaration of Easements for the adjacent Ramp Parcel, Liner Parcel and Lofts Parcel (205 Park Ave) to reflect current snow removal practices in the service lane easement area, and easement agreements for the pet relief area and installments to screen the adjacent parking ramp.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Land sale: 1426 Penn Ave N to William Woods (17-00142)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1426 Penn Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-901) to William Woods for $28,000, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Land sale: 3329 Nicollet Ave S to Pocket Properties, LLC (17-00143)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3329 Nicollet Ave S, (Disposition Parcel No. VH-553) to Pocket Properties, LLC for $56,200, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Penny’s Coffee, LLC, doing business as Penny’s Coffee: 100 Washington Ave S (17-00144)

1.    Approving application of Penny’s Coffee, LLC, doing business as Penny’s Coffee, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License at 100 Washington Ave (new license).

2.    Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Penny’s Coffee, LLC, allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License for Penny’s Coffee, 100 Washington Ave, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

3.    Rescinding the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement related to the Restaurant License held by Penny’s Coffee, adopted on Dec. 9, 2016, set forth in File No. 16-01213.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Restaurant License application: Bahn to Bowls, LLC, doing business as Bahn to Bowls, 27 S 7th St (17-00023)

Adopting the administrative hearing officer’s findings and conclusions recommending denial of the Restaurant License submitted by Bahn to Bowls, Inc, doing business as Bahn to Bowls, at 27 S 7th St.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Liquor, Business & Gambling License Applications (17-00145)

Approving Department of Licenses & Consumer Services agenda recommendations for Liquor, Business & Gambling licenses.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Business License Operating Conditions: Gamepub, Inc, doing business as Byte, 319 1st Ave N (17-00146)

Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Gamepub, Inc, allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License for Byte, 319 1st Ave N, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Year 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit reservation awards change (17-00147)

Approving a change in the Year 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) reservation awards to allow for $74,330 of Year 2017 LIHTC to be transferred from the Aeon Prospect Park project to the PPL YouthLink Supportive Housing project.  The final Year 2017 allocation for these projects will be:  PPL YouthLink Supportive Housing, 41 12th St N in the amount of $172,944; and Aeon Prospect Park, 3001 4th St S, in the amount of $376,442.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Seward Towers Apartments bond amendments: 2910 Franklin Ave E and 2515 9th St S (17-00148)

Passage of Resolution approving amendments to the Indenture, the Loan Agreement and the Series 2016A Bonds to the Seward Towers Project, 2910 Franklin Ave E and 2515 9th St S, to allow the Developer to optionally redeem the Series 2016A Bonds on March 1, 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Great Streets Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration contracts (17-00149)

Authorizing contracts for Great Street Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration, in a total amount of $235,000, as follows:

1.    Lyndale Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $35,000.

2.    Lake Street Council, in the amount of $50,000.

3.    Seward Redesign, Inc. in the amount of $50,000.

4.    Southwest Business Association, in the amount of $50,000.

5.    Standish Ericsson Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $50,000.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Exclusive development rights agreement with Buildwealth, MN, Inc, for development of single family homes (17-00154)

Authorizing an agreement to grant exclusive development rights to Build Wealth, MN, Inc., to develop single family homes on the following City-owned vacant lots, for a duration of one year:  1222 James Ave N, 1216 James Ave N, 1111 James Ave N, 1203 Irving Ave N, 1218 Irving Ave N, 1219 Irving Ave N, and 1210 Irving Ave N (Tax-forfeited land—City is in the process of acquiring).

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Infill development of new construction homes (17-00155)

1.    Authorizing long term affordability financing for homebuyers at 80% of area median income or below to purchase new homes constructed on City-owned vacant land.

2.    Authorizing the restriction of City-owned infill vacant lots in South Minneapolis and Northeast Minneapolis through 2017 for sale through the long term affordability financing tool.

3.    Authorizing modifications to the Vacant Housing Recycling Program to provide an up to $25,000 incentive for homebuyers to build homes on City-owned vacant land in North Minneapolis.

4.    Authorizing modifications to the Green Homes North Program to provide development gap assistance and homebuyer assistance City-wide to build homes on City-owned infill vacant lots.

5.    Authorizing restriction of land sale proceeds generated by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development’s Residential and Real Estate Development work unit to support the infill housing strategy.

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  Grant acceptance from the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) for the Indian Neighborhood Club Expansion and Minnehaha Townhomes projects:  2101 S 5th St and 5348 Riverview Road (17-00150)

1.    Accepting Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grants award for the Indian Neighborhood Club Expansion project at 2101 S 5th St in the amount of $300,000, and the Minnehaha Townhomes project at 5348 Riverview Road, in the amount of $400,000. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary to implement the Metropolitan Council LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Indian Neighborhood Club and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority and/or their related entities.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  Grant acceptance from Minnesota Housing for the Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) (17-00156)

1.    Accepting an Impact Fund grant from Minnesota Housing for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) in the amount of $45,000. (9 votes)

2.    Amending the Council action of August 5, 2016, relating to authorized funds for HOM-VHRP by authorizing an increase in the contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for administrative costs from $36,000 to $51,900, and authorizing the use of up to $51,900 for administrative costs.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic.

Action Taken: Adopted.

15.  Accepting funds from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth for STEP-UP technical assistance (17-00151)

1.    Accepting funds from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth to reimburse the City for STEP-UP technical assistance provided by the City to Alliance, in the amount of $10,000. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing any necessary contracts with Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth to reimburse the City for STEP-UP technical assistance.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development/Employment & Training.

Action Taken: Adopted.

16.  Accepting funds from Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for employment and training services (17-00157)

1.    Accepting funds Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for information technology employment and training services in the amount of $500,000. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing a contract with Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for information technology employment and training services.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development/Employment and Training.

Action Taken: Adopted.

17.  Rental Dwelling License re-instatement: 804 31st Ave N, owner Jesse Mauser (previous owner Ellen Karnwie-Tuah) (17-00152)

Approving the re-instatement of the Rental Dwelling License held by Jesse Mauser for the property at 804 31st Ave N, having received an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

Action Taken: Adopted.

18.  Contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium (17-00153)

Authorizing a one year revenue contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for the City to provide traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium in an amount up to $150,000, for the duration of March 1, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

 

Health, Environment & Community Engagement

HECE Committee Report of Jan. 30, 2017

1.    Nicollet Island-East Bank Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan (17-00137)

1.    Approving the Nicollet Island-East Bank NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the NRP Fund in the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department by $113,768.92 from the existing fund balance.

3.    Authorizing execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    West Calhoun Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan (17-00138)

1.    Approving the West Calhoun NRP Phase II Neighborhood Action Plan.

2.    Passage of Resolution increasing the NRP Fund in the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department by $170,980.72 from the existing fund balance.

3.    Authorizing execution of any contracts or agreements necessary to implement the request.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Restoration of Phase II Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Funds to approved NRP Neighborhood Action Plans (17-00177)

1.    Authorizing the Finance and Property Services and Neighborhood and Community Relations departments to allow neighborhood organizations to contract up to 100% of their approved NRP Phase II allocations, inclusive of the 2012 Community Participation Program Equity Funds, according to the Recapitalization Schedule.

2.    Passage of Resolution transferring $3,390,597 of revenues from the Consolidated Tax Increment Financing District to the NRP Fund.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Intergovernmental Relations

IGR Committee Report of Feb. 7, 2017

1.    2017 City Policy Positions and Legislative Agenda (16-01499)

Approving additional amendments to the City of Minneapolis 2017 State Legislative Policy Positions (as amended Jan. 13, 2017) to include (on p. 6 after the last current bullet point):

“The City of Minneapolis supports the rights of all people to engage in protected first amendment speech, assembly, and protest without the burden of risk of civil liability for public safety response costs.”

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Immigration Enforcement and Refugee Executive Orders (17-00197)

1.    Passage of Resolution condemning the January 2017 Presidential Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees.

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

2.    Approving the following staff directive:

1.    Directing the City Coordinator’s Office to establish a Sanctuary City Task Force that will bring forward a set of recommendations by March 31, 2017, to strengthen city-level policies, programs, and resources the City of Minneapolis can offer to better protect and defend undocumented immigrant families from unfair deportation, Muslim residents and other targeted groups from acts of bigotry and hate, and the rights of refugees from unjust persecution.

2.    Directing the City Coordinator’s Office to continue discussions with the Minneapolis Foundation and other funders, in partnership with the Mayor's Office, to create a local immigration legal defense fund, designed in partnership with immigration service providers, including City resources designated for immigration support in the 2017 budget.

3.    Directing the City Attorney, in cooperation with the Mayor, to review the President’s January 2017 Executive Orders for the purpose of potential litigation and defense strategies to protect the rights of the City of Minneapolis and its residents.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Transportation & Public Works

TPW Committee Report of Jan. 31, 2017

1.    Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District: Code amendment to petitioning requirement (16-01670)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 17, Chapter 465 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks: Downtown Business Improvement Special Service District, amending petitioning requirement to match State Statute.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Residential recycling grant agreement with Hennepin County (17-00158)

Passage of Resolution authorizing execution of a Residential Recycling Grant Agreement between Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis for the term of Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2020, for annual funds to be used to assist in the operation of City of Minneapolis recycling and organics recycling programs.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Request for Proposals for mattress collection and recycling services (17-00159)

Authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals for mattress collection and recycling services.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Street easement deed from Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority for portion of 2225 Lake St E (17-00160)

Authorizing the acceptance of a street easement deed from the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority over a portion of the property located at 2225 Lake St E.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Agreement with City of Edina for 54th St W Reconstruction Project infrastructure (17-00161)

Passage of Resolution authorizing a cooperative agreement with the City of Edina authorizing the City of Minneapolis to reimburse the City of Edina for public infrastructure construction costs, including pavement, curb, gutter, sanitary sewer, watermain, and storm sewer related to the 54th St W Street Reconstruction Project, from Xerxes Ave S to York Ave S.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Agreement with Yerigan Construction Company for Nicollet Mall art restoration and reinstallation (17-00162)

Authorizing an agreement with Yerigan Construction Company, in an amount not to exceed $215,190, for art restoration and reinstallation on Nicollet Mall.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Contract amendment with Skyrim Studio for Nicollet Mall Art Project (17-00163)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40197 with Skyrim Studio, increasing the contract by $29,516, for a revised contract total of $254,516, for additional services associated with the Nicollet Illumination public art project on Nicollet Mall.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Contract amendments with Meyer Contracting, Inc. and Wetland Habitat Restorations, LLC for Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project (17-00164)

1.    Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40865 with Meyer Contracting, Inc., increasing the contract by $2,000,000, for a revised contract total of $30,973,145.05, for change orders related to anticipated and unanticipated design modifications and scope changes for the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction Project.

2.    Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. 40884 with Wetland Habitat Restorations, LLC, increasing the contract by $99,632, for a revised contract total of $708,000, for extra costs associated with upsizing trees on Nicollet Mall.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Contract amendment with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. for 7th St N Reconstruction Project (17-00165)

Authorizing execution of Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. C-41139 (OP No. 8277) with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc., increasing the contract by $6,999.60, for a revised contract total of $1,541,996.51, to allow for additional work not included in the original scope of the 7th St N Street Reconstruction Project No. 9952.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Contract amendment with Concrete Idea, Inc. for 2016 Sidewalk Repair Program (17-00166)

Authorizing an amendment to Contract No. C-40473 with Concrete Idea, Inc., increasing the contract by $156,892.47, for a revised contract total of $1,898,092.47, for 2016 annual sidewalk construction work.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Agreement with Metropolitan Council for Irving Ave Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Project (17-00167)

Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Metropolitan Council to complete the Irving Ave Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Project, from Laurel Ave W to Currie Ave W, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services Project No. 807642.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Bid for construction of concrete sidewalks, curb, curb and gutter, alleys, and drive approaches (17-00168)

Accepting low bid of Ti-Zack Concrete, Inc. (OP No. 8364) in the amount of $2,141,960 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of concrete sidewalks, curb, curb and gutter, alleys, and drive approaches, and authorizing a contract for the service, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Ways & Means

WM Committee Report of Feb. 6, 2017

1.    Legal Settlement - State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (17-00182)

Approving the settlement of the no-fault subrogation claim by State Farm Fire and Casualty Company by payment of $3,851.46 to State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and its attorneys, Hanson, Lulic & Krall, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Legal Settlement - American Family Mutual Insurance Company (17-00183)

Approving the settlement of the no-fault subrogation claim by American Family Mutual Insurance Company by payment of $7,920 to American Family Mutual Insurance Company and its attorneys, Yost & Baill, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Legal Settlement - American Family Mutual Insurance Company (17-00184)

Approving the settlement of the no-fault subrogation claim by American Family Mutual Insurance Company by payment of $8,580 to American Family Mutual Insurance Company and its attorneys, Yost & Baill, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Legal settlement - Michelle Marquardt v. City of Minneapolis (17-00185)

Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Michelle Marquardt v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $19,500 to Michelle Marquardt’s attorneys, the Sapientia Law Group, PLLC Trust Account, and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Agreement with YourCause for software as a service to support workplace giving (17-00186)

Authorizing the City Coordinator’s Office to negotiate terms and execute a two-year agreement in the amount of $40,000 with YourCause for software as a service to support workplace giving with a dedicated charitable giving platform.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Creative City Challenge temporary public art commission (17-00187)

Authorizing a six-month license agreement with MINN_LAB in an amount up to $50,000 for the design, installation, and maintenance of the Creative City Challenge project for 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Gift Acceptance from Clear Channel Outdoor for display time (17-00188)

Passage of Resolution accepting gift of digital billboard space from Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., from Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, 2016, to encourage residents to vote on Election Day, inform the public about the “Talking Is Teaching” campaign, and increase awareness of Snow Emergency parking rules.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Contract amendment with Ebert, Inc. for the Hamilton School Renovation Project (17-00189)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-41369 with Ebert, Inc. for the Hamilton School Renovation Project, in the amount of $73,113.86 for a new, not-to-exceed total of $3,359,763.86, for mechanical system revisions and modifications that were not included in the original scope of the project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Bid for Minneapolis Convention Center wall sconce replacement project (17-00194)

Accepting low bid of Peo Electric Company submitted on Official Publication No. 8376 in the amount of $161,272 to provide all material, labor, equipment, etc., for the Minneapolis Convention Center wall sconce replacement project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Contract amendment with Sierra-Cedar, Inc. for continued Enterprise Land Management System training (17-00190)

Authorizing an extension to Contract C-37704 through Dec. 31, 2017, and increasing the contract by $700,000 for a new total amount of $6,417,570 for continued training and knowledge transfer of the Enterprise Land Management System (ELMS).

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Contract with Geo-Comm, Inc., for Police Department mapping services (17-00191

       1.   Authorizing a contract with Geo-Comm, Inc. for a period of four (4) years, not-to-exceed an amount of $100,000, for mapping services for the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

       2.   Authorizing customizing the City’s standard language for remedies and intellectual property in an addendum to the Standard Contract with Geo-Comm, Inc.

       Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  2017 National Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant acceptance for Crime Lab training (17-00192)

1.   Accepting the 2017 National Forensic Science Improvement Grant award from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in the amount of $8,680 to utilize during the 2017 calendar year for MPD Crime Lab staff training. (9 votes)

2.   Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of grant funds to the Minneapolis Police Department.

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  Joint Powers Agreement with Minneapolis Police Department, the Department of Public Safety, and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) to conduct state and federal fingerprint-based background checks (17-00193)

Authorizing the Police Department (MPD) to enter into a Joint Powers Agreement with the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) to conduct state and federal fingerprint-based background checks including conducting Minnesota records checks, and submitting civil, fingerprint-based background checks to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  North Metro I-35W Corridor Joint Powers Agreement (17-00195)

Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with the North Metro I-35W Corridor Coalition for the planning and improvement of the I-35W North Corridor.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Zoning & Planning

ZP Committee Report of Feb. 2, 2017

1.    Zoning Board of Adjustment reappointments (17-00089)

Approving the following three-year term Council reappointments to the Zoning Board of Adjustment beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2019:

1.    Sean Cahill, Seat 9, Ward 11.

2.    John Finlayson, Seat 8, Ward 13.

3.    Dan Ogiba, Seat 7, Ward 7.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Rezoning: @Glenwood LLC, 110 Russell Ave N and 2700 2nd Ave N (17-00171)

1.    Approving an application submitted by @Glenwood LLC to rezone (BZZ-7736) the properties located at 110 Russell Ave N and 2700 2nd Ave N from R1A (Single-family District) to I1 (Light Industrial District) to allow minor automobile repair in an existing building.

2.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances related to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

1.    Employee Authority in Immigration Matters ordinance (17-00233)

Cano gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 19 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Employee Authority In Immigration Matters, clarifying policy intent and adding further provisions related to administration.

 

Action Taken: Adopted. 

2.    Conversion Therapy ordinance (17-00234)

Frey gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 15, Chapter 385 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: In General, adding a new Section 385.420 entitled "Conversion Therapy" to prohibit counseling practices or treatments related to changing a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda.

 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

1.    Temporary on-sale liquor licenses ordinance (17-00174)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to temporary on-sale liquor licenses:

1.    Chapter 362, Liquor Licenses.

2.    Chapter 363, Wine Licenses.

Action Taken: Ordinance introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.

 

Resolutions

1.    2017 World Kidney Day honorary resolution (17-00200)

Passage of Resolution declaring March 9, 2017, "World Kidney Day" in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Loretta Main honorary resolution (17-00227)

Passage of Resolution honoring Loretta Main for her service to Hale Elementary School.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    2017 Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week honorary resolution (17-00231)

Passage of Resolution recognizing the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's MS Awareness Week in Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Black History Month honorary resolution (17-00232)

Passage of Resolution honoring Black History Month.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Announcements

 

Adjournment

 

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:  February 24, 2017

 

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