Regular Meeting of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency

Minutes of May 14, 2004

The Minneapolis Community Development Agency met in Regular Meeting in Room 317 City Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota on the 14th day of May, 2004, following the City Council meeting, the place, date and time duly established for the holding of such meeting.

The Chairperson called the meeting to order, the following being present:

Lisa Goodman Chairperson
Scott Benson Vice Chairperson
Robert Lilligren Secretary
Sandra Colvin Roy Commissioner
Barbara Johnson Commissioner
Natalie Johnson Lee Commissioner
Barret W.S. Lane Commissioner
Dean Niziolek Commissioner
Paul Ostrow Commissioner
Donald Samuels Commissioner
Gary Schiff Commissioner
Paul Zerby Commissioner
Dean Zimmermann Commissioner

and the following were absent: None

Others present: Chuck Lutz Deputy CPED Director
Jay Heffern City Attorney

Chair Goodman declared a quorum present.

Commissioner Benson moved to accept the minutes of the Regular Meeting held April 30, 2004. Seconded. Accepted.

Commissioner Benson introduced resolutions authorizing the sale of land in the HOME Program and in the Cedar Riverside Urban Renewal Area

Resolutions No. 2004-2890M and No. 2004-2891M Attached

Public hearings regarding the sale of land had been held May 4, 2004.


Commissioner Benson moved approval of Items No. 2004-035M through No. 2004-039M. Seconded.

On a roll call vote, the following voted "aye:"

Benson, Colvin Roy, Johnson, Johnson-Lee, Lane, Lilligren, Niziolek, Ostrow, Samuels, Schiff, Zerby, Zimmermann, Goodman - 13

The following voted "nay:"

None

Absent: None.

Chairperson Goodman declared that the motion passed and the documents adopted. Approved by the Mayor on May 14, 2004, and filed as follows:

Document No. 2004-035M - Adopt Resolution No. 2004-2890M approving sale of 3235 Fremont Avenue North for $141,750 to Angela N. Wilson. (Koncak)


Document No. 2004-036M - Adopt Resolution No. 2004-2891M granting 99-year lease of 1813 Riverside Avenue South (Partial) for $185,000 to Yang Pham and Chanh T. Le, dba K-Wok Restaurant, and authorizing assignment and assumption of Resolution No. 89-406M to Yang Pham and Chanh T. Le, dba K-Wok Restaurant. (Cedar)

Document No. 2004-037M - Approve reimbursing soil correction costs as amended to increase soil correction costs by no more than $17,000 from previously approved $45,000 to Hossein Azehakh at 4137 France Avenue South. (Koncak)

Document No. 2004-038M - Approve Theatre Study Committee Report; directing CPED staff to issue an RFP for the management and booking of the theatres; appointing the Chair of the Minneapolis Arts Commission to the Theatre Study Committee, as approved by the City Council. (Handy)

Document No. 2004-039M - Approve the Midtown Exchange (Sears) Redevelopment Project staff recommendation with the addition of the following directions: Directing staff to work with the Mexican Consulate staff directly to assist them to rent space in the Sears building; Directing staff to meet with the National Association of Minority Contractors to answer questions and work with Council Member Lilligren to refine the SUBP goals, as approved by City Council. (White)

There being no further business to come before the meeting, upon motion duly made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned.

Recorded by Nancy Thurber, Assistant to the Deputy CPED Director

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