Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

1:00 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Present: Committee Members Samuels, Ostrow, Hofstede, Johnson, Schiff, Gordon (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046

Consent Items

1. License Applications:

Grant Licenses recommended for approval.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Red Stag Supperclub (509 1st Av NE):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. Sheiks Palace Royal (115 S 4th St):

Grant On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Postponed.

4. Bryant Avenue Market (3200 Bryant Av S):

Grant Grocery and Tobacco Dealer Licenses, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Janine’s Foods (1510 W Broadway):

Grant Grocery and Tobacco Dealer Licenses, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Blarney’s Irish Pub & Grill (412 14th Av SE):

Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to
On-Sale Liquor License.

Action Taken: Approved.

7. Exercise Equipment:

Accept donation of 17 recumbent bikes, valued at $17,000, from Bally Total Fitness Corporation, to be distributed to the Fire Stations. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

8. Minneapolis Community Emergency Response Team:

Authorize seek corporate/business donations in Minneapolis and the immediate surrounding metropolitan area cities to assist with financial support of the CERT Program. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

9. Police Department Business Plan:

Approve 2007-2011 plan.

Action Taken: Approved, as amended.

Referred by City Council 4/27/2007

10. 331 Club (331 13th Av NE):

Application for On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Postponed two cycles (June 6th Meeting).

11. Pantry Food Market (5200 Bryant Av N):

Application for Grocery and Tobacco Dealer Licenses.

Action Taken: Postponed two cycles (June 6th Meeting).

Public Hearings

12. Temple Bar & Restaurant (1201 Harmon Pl):

Application for Sidewalk Cafe License.

Action Taken: Approved, subject to inspection by Traffic Engineer.

13. Bedlam Theatre (1501 S 6th St):

Application for On-Sale Wine Class A License, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

14. Parking Ramps:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 108 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code: Parking Ramps, relating to the registration and review of parking ramp structures and providing for cost recovery for such activities at the next regularly scheduled City Council Meeting (Ostrow; 1st Reading 3/30/2007).
(Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

15. Rental Dwelling Licenses:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, requiring holders of rental dwelling licenses to conspicuously post approved informational material provided by the Director of Inspections, to be inclusive of information on Minneapolis 311 (Schiff; 1st Reading 3/30/2007).

Action Taken: Approved.

License Hearings

16. Top Diner (4330 Lyndale Av N):

Recommend deny renewal of Restaurant and Catering Licenses for
non-payment of administrative citations.

Action Taken: Postponed.

17. C & H Excavating Co (1900 W 105th St, Bloomington):

Recommend revocation of Wrecker of Buildings Class B License for failure to comply with recommendations from Technical Advisory Committee.

Action Taken: Approved license revocation.

Discussion Items

18. Downtown Safety Beat:

Approve appropriation of $500,000 in contingency funds to provide improved public safety downtown during the summer months. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved $750,000 appropriation from Contingency Fund, with $250,000 to be used in Precincts 2, 3, 4 & 5 to address hot spots identified in community plans..

19. MPD Internal Affairs Audit:

Accept proposal and execute agreement with Everett Law Firm to conduct audit of Internal Affairs Unit. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Postponed.

20. Conducted Energy Devices (Tasers):

Presentation on Taser use within Police Department.

Action Taken: Received & Filed.

Receive & File

21. 2006 Internal Affairs Unit Annual Report.

Action Taken: Postponed.

Upcoming Hearings

22. June 6th - Off-Sale Wine:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 362 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Licenses, allowing off-sale wine establishments notwithstanding the spacing requirements of Section 362.40 (Lilligren; 1st Reading 3/30/2007).

Postponed

23. Parking Ramp Registration Fee:

Adjust registration fee for obtaining a parking ramp operating certificate to $193.

Action Taken: Deleted from the Agenda.

24. Chapter 249 Property at 2509 Girard Av N.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular PS&RS Meeting: May 16, 2007

Next City Council Meeting: May 11, 2007

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