Minneapolis City Council Agenda

 

Regular Meeting

April 14, 2017 – 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, and Linea Palmisano

Members Absent: Council Member Andrew Johnson

 

(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 March 24, 2017.

Action Taken: Accepted.

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

Action Taken: Referred.

 

Reports of Standing Committees

Community Development & Regulatory Services

CDRS Committee Report of March 28, 2017

1.    AccessAbility, Incorporated bond issuance: 360 Hoover St NE (17-00441)

1.    Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to and authorizing the issuance of up to $1,800,000 of Tax-exempt Bank Qualified Bank Direct Revenue Bonds to refinance existing debt and to renovate and expand the organization’s principal location at 360 Hoover St NE.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency Board of Commissioners to consider passage of a resolution authorizing the issuance of up to $1,800,000 on Series 2017 Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds for AccessAbility, Incorporated.

Action Taken: Referred to Minneapolis Community Development Agency Board of Commissioners meeting of April 14, 2017.

2.    Target Corporation, doing business as Target T1375: 900 Nicollet Mall (17-00443)

1.    Approving application of Target Corporation, doing business as Target T1375, for an Off Sale Liquor License at 900 Nicollet Mall (new license).

2.    Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Target Corporation allowing the licensee to obtain the Off Sale Liquor License for Target T1375 at 900 Nicollet Mall, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    1328 Uptown, Inc., doing business as Bar Louie: 1348 Lagoon Ave (17-00444)

1.    Approving application of 1328 Uptown, Inc, doing business as Bar Louie, for an On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License at 1348 Lagoon Ave (upgrade).

2.    Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and 1328 Uptown, Inc. allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License for Bar Louie at 1348 Lagoon Ave, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

3.    Rescinding the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and 1328 Upton, LLC doing business as Bar Louie, relating to the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class D license at 1348 Lagoon Ave, approved by the Minneapolis City Council on April 13, 2012.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Temporary on-sale liquor licenses: Late hours entertainment ordinance (17-00174)

1.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 362 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, amending provisions related to temporary on-sale liquor licenses in relation to late hours entertainment.

2.    Approving amendment to the License Fee Schedule for Temporary Expansion of License, Late Hours Entertainment.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Liquor, Business, and Gambling License applications (17-00442)

Approving Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses & Consumer Services Agenda for March 28, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Business License operating conditions for BB and D Inc, doing business as Leaning Tower of Pizza: 2324 Lyndale Ave S (17-00445)

1.    Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and BB and D Inc. allowing the licensee to retain the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class C-1 License for Leaning Tower of Pizza at 2324 Lyndale Ave S, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

2.    Rescinding the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and BB and D Inc., doing business as Leaning Tower of Pizza, relating to the On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class C-1 license at 2324 Lyndale Ave S, approved by the City Council on Aug. 7, 2015.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Development rights for 695 and 699 Lowry Ave NE (17-00447)

Authorizing CPED staff to negotiate exclusively with the California Building Company team on the future sale and redevelopment of 695 and 699 Lowry Ave NE.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Joint Powers Agreement with Hennepin County (17-00450)

Authorizing a Joint Powers Agreement with Hennepin County for Emergency Solutions Grant Rapid Rehousing Funds.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Contract with Minnesota Workforce Council Association for regional workforce planning (17-00448)

Authorizing a contract with Minnesota Workforce Council Association for regional workforce planning in an amount not to exceed $125,000, for services to be completed by May 31, 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Contract with Hennepin County for job fairs in 2017 (17-00449)

  1.  Authorizing a contract with Hennepin County to receive $30,000 to manage industry-specific and geographically-targeted job fairs in 2017.

  2.  Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to Community Planning and Economic Development.

 Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Establishment of Minneapolis Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) Preservation Fund program (17-00446)

1.    Approving the guidelines for the Minneapolis (NOAH) Preservation Fund establishing a City loan program to assist eligible preservation buyers to acquire and preserve NOAH rental property in Minneapolis that is at risk of increased rents in order to protect low-income tenants occupying such housing that are at risk of involuntary displacement.

2.    Passage of Resolution delegating authority to the Director of Community Planning & Economic Development to authorize the making of loans and execute form agreements consistent with the approved guidelines and City Council adopted budgets.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Environmental grant funding applications for the Spring 2017 Brownfield Grant Round (17-00451)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects: 10th Ave Redevelopment, 1000 N 3rd St and 1001 N 3rd St; 129 Plymouth, 129 Plymouth Ave N; 205 Park, 205 Park Ave S; 212 James Ave N (Currie Market) & Artspace LEEF North Lofts, 212 James Ave N; 1500 Nicollet, 1500 Nicollet Ave, 1510 Nicollet Ave, 1518 Nicollet Ave, 1538 Nicollet Ave, 1544 Nicollet Ave, and 11 15th St W; Azine Alley Redevelopment, 102 1st St N, 104 1st St N, 110 1st St N, and 120 1st St N; Calhoun Towers, 3404 List Place and 3430 List Place; East Town Apartments, 815 6th St S, 827 6th St S and 810 7th St S; Handicraft Building City Apartments, 1000 Marquette Ave and 1016 Marquette Ave; Hook & Ladder Apartments, 2212 Jefferson St NE, 2316 Jefferson St NE and 2320 Jefferson St NE; Midwest Climbing Redevelopment, 518 Malcolm Ave SE and 504 29th Ave SE; Nordic House, 701 Washington Ave N, 722 Washington Ave N, 728 Washington Ave N, 729 Washington Ave N, 729 1/2  Washington Ave N, 250 1/2 7th Ave N and 425 1/2 8th Ave N; Park 7, 714 Park Ave S and 615 S 7th St;  Prospect Park Senior Housing, 3033 University Ave SE, 3000 4th St SE and 3024 4th St SE; Superior Plating [former], Phase II, 120 5th St NE; Target Field Station, 419 5th St N.

2.    Passage of Resolution authorizing application to the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for environmental investigation and/or remediation funding for the following projects:  10th Ave Redevelopment, 1000 N 3rd St and 1001 N 3rd St; 129 Plymouth, 129 Plymouth Ave N; 205 Park, 205 Park Ave S; 212 James Ave N (Currie Market) & Artspace LEEF North Lofts, 212 James Ave N; 1500 Nicollet, 1500 Nicollet Ave, 1510 Nicollet Ave, 1518 Nicollet Ave, 1538 Nicollet Ave, 1544 Nicollet Ave, and 11 15th St W; Azine Alley Redevelopment, 102 1st St N, 104 1st St N, 110 1st St N, and 120 1st St N; Calhoun Towers, 3404 List Place and 3430 List Place; East Town Apartments, 815 6th St S, 827 6th St S and 810 7th St S; Hook & Ladder Apartments, 2212 Jefferson St NE, 2316 Jefferson St NE and 2320 Jefferson St NE; Midwest Climbing Redevelopment, 518 Malcolm Ave SE and 504 29th Ave SE; Nordic House, 701 Washington Ave N, 722 Washington Ave N, 728 Washington Ave N, 729 Washington Ave N, 729 1/2 Washington Ave N, 250 1/2 7th Ave N and 425 1/2 8th Ave N; Park 7, 714 Park Ave S and 615 S 7th St; Prospect Park Senior Housing, 3033 University Ave SE, 3000 4th St SE and 3024 4th St SE; Superior Plating [former], Phase II, 120 5th St NE; Target Field Station, 419 5th St N.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Health, Environment & Community Engagement

HECE Committee Report of March 27, 2017

1.    Request for Proposals (RFP) for community solar garden development (17-00413)

Authorizing issuance of an RFP for community solar garden services to be provided to the City of Minneapolis that will include the following criteria for evaluation of the responses:

1.    Workforce participation from Minneapolis residents and compliance with the Small and Underutilized Business Program (SUBP) goals.

2.    Potential cost savings to the City of Minneapolis.

3.    Potential ownership by the City of Minneapolis of the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs).

4.    A community solar garden up to 1 MWAC in size.

5.    Reference to stacked green infrastructure, including pollinator forage, storm water management, or local food growing.

6.    Requiring the garden developer to assign 20% of the garden generation to Minneapolis low income households and enter into subscription agreements with such households.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    License agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools for use of school sites in a health emergency (17-00414)

Authorizing a five-year license agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No. 1, to use space in multiple school sites for providing services to the general public for public health emergencies.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Grant from Ian Somerhalder Foundation for Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (17-00418)

1.    Accepting a grant from the Ian Somerhalder Foundation in the amount of $300 to cover a portion of the medical costs of an animal in the care of Minneapolis Animal Care & Control.  (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing an agreement with Ian Somerhalder Foundation for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the Regulatory Services Department.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Intergovernmental Relations

IGR Committee Report of March 30, 2017

1.    Contract with Lockridge Grindal Nauen for federal representation services (17-00458)

1.    Receiving and filing the Ethics Officer report related to conflict of interest review of lobbyist’s principals and projects which is required to enter into a contract for federal representation services with Lockridge Grindal Nauen.

Action Taken: Received and filed.

2.    Authorizing a contract not to exceed $100,000 with Lockridge Grindal Nauen for federal representation services in Washington, D.C., from March 1, 2017, through Feb. 28, 2018, with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis, at the sole discretion of the City, for two additional years.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    2017 City Policy Positions and Legislative Agenda (16-01499)

Approving amendments to the Gun Violence Prevention and Responsible Gun Ownership section of the 2017 State Legislative Policy Positions (as amended on 2/10/2017).

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management

PSCREM Committee Report of March 29, 2017

1.    Non-standard form contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) for fire ground-survival training (17-00455)

Approving a non-standard form contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) in the amount of $77,000 for fire ground-survival training and a trailer with props used in the training.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Contract amendment with SMG for bomb and 911 dispatcher services at US Bank Stadium  (17-00456)

Authorizing an extension of Contract No. C-41052 with SMG through March 31, 2017, for bomb/K9 and 911 dispatcher services at US Bank Stadium. 

Action Taken: Adopted. 

Transportation & Public Works

TPW Committee Report of March 28, 2017

1.    Winter St NE Alley Construction: Project approval and assessment (17-00425)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $39,973.42 for the Winter St NE Alley Construction Project No. 9966 (PV063).

2.    Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $39,980 for the project.  (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    License agreement with Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association for Holland Flood Basin plantings (17-00426)

Authorizing a license agreement with the Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association for planting, maintenance, and use of fruit trees in the boundary area of the City of Minneapolis Public Works Surface Water & Sewers flood basin near Jackson Square Park and Edison High School.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Right of Entry agreement with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services for Fridley Water Plant Interceptor Improvement Project (17-00427)

Authorizing execution of a Right of Entry agreement with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services for entry onto the Fridley Water Plant property for the performance and completion of the Metropolitan Council’s Phase 9 Interceptor Improvement Project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Agreement with Xcel Energy to convert overhead electric facilities to underground electric facilities for the 4th St SE (29th Ave SE to Malcolm Ave SE) Street Reconstruction Project (17-00429)

Authorizing an agreement(s) with Xcel Energy, in an amount not to exceed $190,519, to convert Xcel Energy (NSP) overhead electric facilities to underground electric facilities along the 4th St SE (29th Ave SE to Malcolm Ave SE) Street Reconstruction Project No. 2996 (CPV0754th).

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Memorandum of Understanding with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minnehaha Creek Watershed Management District for integrated planning process (17-00430)

Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed Management District that will guide an integrated planning process to actively coordinate and align respective work within the Minnehaha Creek Watershed in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    8th St S Street Reconstruction Project:  Layout approval (17-00431)

1.    Approving the layout for the reconstruction of 8th St S from Hennepin Ave to Chicago Ave (CPV054).

2.    Authorizing negotiation with private property owners to acquire easements and additional right-of-way, if necessary, for the project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Penn-Oliver Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Project: Amending public hearing date (17-00432)

Amending Council Action 2017A-0192, passed March 10, 2017, to change the date of the public hearing to consider the proposed assessments for the Penn-Oliver Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Project No. 5280R (CPV17108) from May 2, 2017, to May 16, 2017.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Bid for bituminous mixtures (17-00433)

Accepting low bid of Tiller Corporation, dba Commercial Asphalt Co., submitted on Official Publication No. 8395, for an estimated total expenditure of $2,631,500, to produce and deliver bituminous mixtures as needed to various locations in the City of Minneapolis for the Public Works Department, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Ways & Means

WM Committee Report of April 10, 2017

1.    Legal Settlement – Shawn Ross v. Christopher Reiter and the City of Minneapolis (17-00469)

Approving the settlement of the lawsuit Shawn Ross v. Christopher Reiter and the City of Minneapolis, (Court File No., 15-CV-03921-WMW-SER), by the payment of $105,000 to Shawn Ross and his attorney Andrew Irlbeck, and authorizing any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Good Works Program donation acceptance for Farmer’s Market marketing services (17-00470)  

Passage of Resolution accepting pro-bono development of a marketing plan and tools for the Department of the City Coordinator on behalf of the Farmers’ Markets of Minneapolis Collaborative from the General Mills Good Works Program.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDoT) for new skyway bridge (17-00471)

1.    Accepting funds from Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDoT) in the amount of $500,000 to pay for a portion of the skyway bridge construction via the Target Center Renovation Project.

2.    Authorizing an agreement with MNDoT for easements allowing the construction of a new skyway bridge between the Target Center and MNDoT-owned commuter parking ramps (7th Street TAD Garage).

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Contract amendment with Gunnar Electric, Inc. for contract close-out of the sports lighting update project (17-00472)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40947 with Gunnar Electric, Inc. in the amount of $1,550 for a new total of $1,017,050 to allow for close out and final payment of Target Center sports lighting update project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Contract amendment with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDoT) for City use of land under highway bridges (17-00473)

Authorizing amendment No. 8 to Contract No. 11608-3, extending MNDoT’s lease of land under Highway I-94 Bridges to the City through April 30, 2019, in the amount of $23,100 per year.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Gift Acceptance for January and February 2017 (17-00474)

Passage of Resolution accepting the Jan. and Feb. 2017 gifts and donations valued under $15,000 made to the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Bid for roof replacement projects at Fire Stations 17, 21, and 28 (17-00475)

Accepting the low bid of Central Roofing Company, submitted on Official Publication No. 8407 in the amount of $330,895, to provide all material, labor, equipment and incidentals for the roof replacement projects at Fire Stations 17, 21, and 28, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Contracts with selected vendors for Human Capital Consulting services (17-00476)

Authorizing contracts with thirty (30) vendors totaling $10,875,000 for three (3) years with the option to extend the contracts, on an annual basis, at the sole option of the City, for two (2) additional years for broad scope training and development of City employees and enhancement of both professional skills and cultural intelligence.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Contract amendment with Halogen for additional licenses for the Performance Management System (Perform Minneapolis) software (17-00477)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-32017 with Halogen in the amount of $15,000, for a new not-to-exceed total of $1,266,842 for additional licenses and professional services for Perform Minneapolis and using the vendor’s form.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10.  Contract amendment with ShotSpotter, Inc. for gunfire detection system support (17-00478)

Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-35511 with ShotSpotter, Inc. through March 21, 2024, and increasing the contract by the amount of $1,205,020 for a new, not-to-exceed total of $1,855,960, and update the City’s Terms and Conditions for the support and maintenance of ShotSpotter’s gunfire detection system.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Contract amendment with MorphoTrak – Safran for the maintenance and support of the Latent Station fingerprint system (17-00479)

Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-37992 with MorphoTrak-Safran for an additional one-year term through March 31, 2018, and increasing the contract by $10,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $60,000, using the vendor’s form.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Contract with Gtechna USA Corporation for a replacement software system for the City’s Citation Issuance and Management System (17-00480)

Authorizing a contract with Gtechna USA Corporation for a period of five (5) years with the option to extend for two (2) additional one-year terms, for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,031,000 to provide software for the ticket writer system, e-Chalking, and License Plate Recognition (LPR) modules used by the City’s Regulatory Services Division Traffic Control Unit.

Action Taken: Adopted.

13.  Contract Amendment with Safari Books Online, LLC for accessing the Information Technology electronic books (17-00481)

Authorizing an extension of Contract No. C-36729 with Safari Books Online, LLC through April 30, 2018, to assist in continuous professional learning and growth, and increasing the contract by $11,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $66,000 using the vendor’s form. 

Action Taken: Adopted.

14.  Collective bargaining agreement: International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), Local 70, Stationary Engineers, 2016 through 2019 (17-00482)

1.    Approving a collective bargaining agreement with IUOE, Local 70, Stationary Engineers, for the period Oct. 1, 2016, through Sept. 31, 2019.

2.    Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.

3.    Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.

4.    Authorizing the Employee Services Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement upon ratification by the Union and adoption by the City Council.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Zoning & Planning

ZP Committee Report of March 30, 2017

1.    City Planning Commission Reappointments (17-00378)

Approving the following two-year term reappointments to the City Planning Commission:

1.    Beginning Feb. 1, 2016, and ending Jan. 31, 2018:

1.    Matt Brown, Mayoral reappointment, Seat 7, Ward 1.

2.    John Slack, Mayoral reappointment, Seat 2, Ward 1.

3.    Ryan Kronzer, Council reappointment, Seat 4, Ward 6.

2.    Beginning Feb. 1, 2017, and ending Jan. 31, 2019:

1.    Alissa Luepke-Pier, Mayoral reappointment, Seat 5, Ward 5.

2.    Sam Rockwell, Mayoral reappointment, Seat 6, Ward 8.

        Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Rezonings and street and alley vacations: Minneapolis Public Schools, 2005-2019 E Lake St, 3013-3017 20th Ave S, and 3008-3016 21st Ave S  (17-00428)

1.    Approving the following applications submitted by Minneapolis Public Schools to rezone (PLAN-3617) the properties located at 2005-2019 E Lake St, 3013-3017 20th Ave S, and 3008-3016 21st Ave S, to allow a K-12 school:

1.    2005-2019 E Lake St from C1 (Neighborhood Commercial District) to C2 (Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District), retaining the PO Overlay District.

2.    3013-3017 20th Ave S and 3008-3016 21st Ave S from R2B (Two-family District) to C2 (Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District), removing the TP Overlay District from 3008 21st Ave S and retaining the PO Overlay District.

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

3.    Approving an application submitted by Minneapolis Schools (PLAN-3617) to vacate (VAC-1668) an existing alley surrounded by the properties located at 2005-2019 E Lake St, 3013-3017 20th Ave S, and 3008-3016 21st Ave S, subject to the retention of easements by CenturyLink, Verizon, and Comcast.

4.    Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1668.

5.    Denying an application submitted by Minneapolis Public Schools (PLAN-3617) to vacate (VAC-1667) 30 1/2 St E between 20th Ave S and 21st Ave S.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Rezoning: Phillips Garden, 2700 Cedar Ave S (17-00435)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Phillips Garden to rezone (PLAN-3703) the property located at 2700 Cedar Ave S from R2B (Two-family District) to C1 (Neighborhood Commercial District), to allow for a contractor’s office.

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.

4.    Alley vacation: Hennepin County Facility Services Department, 2201 and 2215 Plymouth Ave N and 1245 Penn Ave N (17-00436)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Hennepin County Facility Services Department to vacate and dedicate an alley located at 2201 and 2215 Plymouth Ave N and 1245 Penn Ave N, subject to the retention of easements by CenturyLink.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1675.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Board member stipend for Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment ordinance (17-00066)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 525 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Administration and Enforcement, increasing the per meeting stipend paid to members of the City Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Minneapolis 2040, the update to the City’s comprehensive plan (17-00379)

Forwarding without recommendation a Resolution establishing goals for Minneapolis 2040, the update to the City's Comprehensive Plan.

Action Taken: Adopted as amended.

 

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

1.    Permit requirements for amplified sound equipment ordinance (17-00541)

Bender 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 389 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Offenses--Miscellaneous: Noise, amending permit requirements for sound amplifying equipment.

 

Action Taken: Notice given.

2.    Licensing regulations for places of adult entertainment ordinance (17-00542)

Gordon and Palmisano give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 267 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Amusements, adding and amending provisions related to places of adult entertainment.

 

Action Taken: Notice given.

3.    Zoning regulations for sexually oriented uses and places of adult entertainment ordinance (17-00543)

Gordon and Palmisano give notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 549 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Downtown Districts, amending provisions and definitions related to sexually oriented uses and adult entertainment.

 

Action Taken: Notice given.

 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

1.    Sunday liquor sales ordinance (17-00416)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Frey to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 364 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending provisions related to Sunday sales for off-sale liquor licenses.

 

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

2.    Exterior building materials ordinance (17-00417)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Bender to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 530 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Site Plan Review, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, amending regulations related to exterior building materials.

 

Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Zoning & Planning Committee.

 

Resolutions

1.    Star Tribune honorary resolution (17-00493)

Passage of Resolution proclaiming May 25, 2017, Star Tribune Day in the City of Minneapolis in celebration of 150 year of continuous operation.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    2017 Food Allergy Awareness Week honorary resolution (17-00494)

Passage of Resolution recognizing May 20, 2017, as Turn It Teal Day in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    2017 Power of Love Gala honorary resolution (17-00495)

Passage of Resolution recognizing May 19, 2017, as Wingspan Life Resources Day in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    2017 World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day honorary resolution (17-00496)

Passage of Resolution recognizing May 17, 2017, as World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Gayle Prest honorary resolution (17-00546)

Passage of Resolution honoring the contributions of Gayle Prest.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month honorary resolution (17-00547)

Passage of Resolution declaring June 2017 "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month."

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Unfinished Business

1.    Recommendations on use of recycled tire mulch (17-00111)

1.    Motion by Gordon to discharge the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee from further consideration of the recommendations relating to the use of recycled tire mulch. (9 votes)

2.    Passage of Resolution prohibiting the use of City funds for the installation or replacement of any facilities or amenities using waste tires and encouraging others to discontinue the use of waste tire materials as ground cover and infill in Minneapolis.

3.    Directing Finance Department staff to work with Minneapolis Public Schools and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to identify the cost of the removal of waste tire mulch from existing facilities; directing Finance staff to identify possible sources of City funding that could be used to help and to bring forward a proposal to Council, consistent with City processes, for consideration no later than July 1, 2017.  The proposal should specify whether partner organizations have taken formal action to prohibit further purchase and use of waste tire products.

[Referred to HECE March 10, 2017]

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Announcements

 

Adjournment

1.    The Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners will meet upon adjournment of the City Council Meeting.

Staff Reports:  MCDA Materials

 

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:  April 28, 2017

 

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