Public Safety & Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

November 4, 2009

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, Johnson, Hofstede, Schiff, Gordon (quorum 4)

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

Consent

1. License Applications:

Grant Licenses recommended for approval.

Action Taken: Approved.

2. Bombay Bistro (820 Marquette Av):

Approve License Settlement Conference Recommendations relating to On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.

Action Taken: Approved.

3. T's Place (614 19th Av S):

Approve License Settlement Conference Recommendations relating to On-Sale Liquor Class C-2 with Sunday Sales License.

Action Taken: Approved.

4. Jasmine Deli (2532 Nicollet Av S):

Approve License Settlement Conference Recommendations relating to Restaurant License.

Action Taken: Approved.

5. Stub & Herbs (227 Oak St SE):

Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to On-Sale Liquor Class C-1 with Sunday Sales License.

Action Taken: Approved.

6. Bid for Demolition of Eight Structures:

OP #7207, accept low responsive bid of Buberl Recycling and Composting, Inc for demolition and site clearance of eight structures for Regulatory Services ($97,428). (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred by City Council 10/30/2009

7. Social Host Ordinance:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 370 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Regulations Involving Minors, adopting a social host ordinance to discourage underage consumption of alcohol by imposing penalties on those who host events or gatherings where underage persons possess or consume alcohol (Gordon).

Action Taken: Set public hearing for January 6, 2010 Meeting.

Discussion

8. Domestic Violence Intervention Initiative:

In partnership with Police Department's efforts, authorize provide no cost kenneling to assist individuals trying to leave a violent domestic relationship but are not able because of concerns about their pet's safety.

Action Taken: Approved.

Public Hearing

9. Subo Experience (89 S 10th St):

Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License; and State-issued 2:00 a.m. Permit.

Action Taken: Approved.

10. Animal Cruelty:

Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 4, Chapter 64 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, and Rabbits, adding a new section on animal cruelty. (Samuels)

Action Taken: Approved.

11. Wine Licenses:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 363 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Wine Licenses, amending various sections pertaining to wine licenses and the entertainment that would be allowed (Schiff).

Action Taken: Approved.

12. Licenses:

Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 10 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code, streamlining and standardizing license renewal references:
a. Chapter 188 relating to Administration and Licensing.
b. Chapter 190 relating to Meat and Meat Products.
c. Chapter 198 relating to Soft Drink Manufacture and Storage.
d. Chapter 200 relating to Milk and Dairy Products.
e. Chapter 201 relating to Public Markets.
f. Chapter 202 relating to Municipal Market. (Samuels)

Action Taken: Approved.

13. Licenses:

Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 11 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Health and Sanitation, streamlining and standardizing license renewal references (Samuels):
a. Chapter 225 relating to Garbage and Refuse.
b. Chapter 231 relating to Public Swimming Pool Code.
c. Chapter 232 relating to Suntanning Facilities.

Action Taken: Approved.

14. Licenses:

Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, streamlining and standardizing license renewal references (Samuels):
a. Chapter 259 relating to In General (clarifying license and permit renewals, license duration, application process and requiring compliance and posting of conditions).

b. Chapter 261 relating to License Fees Generally (providing that license fees under Title 3 Air Pollution and Environmental Protection, Title 4 Animals and Fowl, Title 10 Food Code, Title 11 Health and Sanitation, Title 12 Housing, Title 13 Licenses and Business Regulations and Title 14 Liquor and Beer are as established in Appendix J and combining license reinstatement fees into Chapter 261 ensuring that there is a public hearing when license fees are amended and streamlining late penalties).
c. Chapter 265 relating to Special Permits for Specific Businesses and Uses.
d. Chapter 266 relating to Rental Halls.
e. Chapter 267 relating to Amusements.
f. Chapter 269 relating to Asphalt Shingle and Roofing Material Manufacture.
g. Chapter 271 relating to Auctions and Auctioneers.
h. Chapter 272 relating to Resin Manufacturing.
i. Chapter 277 relating to Building Trades Licenses.
j. Chapter 278 relating to Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning, Gasfitting, Oil, Plumber/Gas Fitter, Refrigeration and Steam and Hot Water Installers.
k. Chapter 279 relating to Christmas Tree Dealers.
l. Chapter 281 relating to Tobacco Dealers.

m. Chapter 283 relating to Courtesy Benches.
n. Chapter 285 relating to Dancing Schools.
o. Chapter 287 relating to Filling Stations and Bulk Oil Plants.
p. Chapter 289 relating to Fire Extinguisher Sales and Service.
q. Chapter 291 relating to Fuel Dealers.
r. Chapter 295 relating to Groceterias and Portable Stores.
s. Chapter 296 relating to Hospitals.

t. Chapter 297 relating to Hotels.
u. Chapter 297A relating to Bed and Breakfast Facilities.
v. Chapter 299 relating to Ice Sale and Manufacture.
w. Chapter 301 relating to Laundries and Dry Cleaning Establishments.
x. Chapter 303 relating to Horse and Carriage Livery Services.
y. Chapter 304 relating to Hoofed and/or Small Animal Service.
z. Chapter 305 relating to Pedicabs.
aa. Chapter 307 relating to Valet Parking.
bb. Chapter 311 relating to Motor Scooter Leasing.
cc. Chapter 313 relating to Motor Vehicle Dealers.
dd. Chapter 315 relating to Motor Vehicle Lubricant Dealers.
ee. Chapter 317 relating to Motor Vehicle Repair Garages.
ff. Chapter 319 relating to Open Air Motor Vehicle Parking Lots.
gg. Chapter 320 relating to Vehicle Immobilization Service.
hh. Chapter 321 relating to Secondhand Dealers.
ii. Chapter 322 relating to Precious Metal Dealers.
jj. Chapter 324 relating to Pawnbrokers.
kk. Chapter 325 relating to Pest Control.
ll. Chapter 331 relating to Sidewalk Flower Cart Vendors.
mm. Chapter 333 relating to Solicitors.
nn. Chapter 335 relating to Street Photographers.
oo. Chapter 339 relating to Body Art Code.
pp. Chapter 341 relating to Taxicabs.
qq. Chapter 343 relating to Transient Merchants.
rr. Chapter 347 relating to Tree Servicing.
ss. Chapter 348 relating to Used Motor Vehicle Parts Dealer.
tt. Chapter 349 relating to Wreckers and Tow Trucks.
uu. Chapter 350 relating to Recycling Activities and Salvage Yards.

Action Taken: Approved.

15. Licenses:

Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, streamlining and standardizing license renewal references (Samuels):
a. Chapter 362 relating to Liquor Licenses.
b. Chapter 363 relating to Wine Licenses.
c. Chapter 366 relating to Beer Licenses.

Action Taken: Approved.

16. Licenses:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Appendix J of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to License Fees Schedule, eliminating references to specific ordinance sections and referencing only the titles to avoid repeat modifications of Appendix J over time (Samuels).

Action Taken: Approved.

Hearing

17. Rental Dwelling License at 3225 Humboldt Av N:

Director of Inspections recommendation to revoke license held by Kevin Grohs and Dawn Reinke.

Action Taken: Approved license revocation.

18. Rental Dwelling License at 2512 14th Av S:

Director of Inspections recommendation to revoke license held by Noe and Carole Arreguin.

No Action Taken.

19. Rental Dwelling Licenses at 3940 4th Av S; 3325 5th Av S; 1716 26th Av N; 3607 Bryant Av N; 3811 Humboldt Av N; 2222 McNair Av N; 2621 Oak Park Av N; 3459 Oliver Av N; 1518 Park Av; 1819 Queen Av N; 2911 Sheridan Av N; 1639 Washburn Av N:

Director of Inspections recommendation to revoke license held by Gregge K. Johnson and Five Star General Construction.

Action Taken: Approved license revocation.

Postponed/Upcoming Hearings

20. Grocery Stores:

Ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 203 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: Grocery Stores and Specialty Food Stores, clarifying the definition of specialty food stores and creating an exemption of requirements for grocery stores located within shopping centers (Glidden).

Action Taken: Postponed to November 18th Meeting.

21. Property at 2220 Marshall St NE:

Nuisance Condition Process Review Panel recommendation to uphold Director's Order to Demolish the property.

Action Taken: Postponed to November 18th; requested owner to obtain a performance bond.

22. Property at 2222 4th St N:

Sent forward without recommendation staff recommendation to rescind Council Action to stay Order for Demolition; and Authorize demolition of structure.

Action Taken: Postponed to November 18th.

23. Animals:

Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 4, Chapter 64 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, and Rabbits, providing hearing officers in dangerous and potentially dangerous animal appeals increased authority to impose restrictions; and Requiring the owners of cats as well as dogs to prevent their animals from injuring others whether on or off the owner’s property; and Authorizing Animal Care & Control to require puppies of dangerous and potentially dangerous dogs to be spayed or neutered; and Limiting the number of discounted "sibling" animal licenses per household to two; and Requiring owners of declared animals to immediately report if their declared animal runs away. (Samuels)

Public hearing set for November 18th Meeting.

24. Animals:

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 4, Chapter 70 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Fowl, Pigeons, and Other Small Animals, increasing the fees for small animal and multiple animal permits. (Samuels)

Public hearing set for November 18th Meeting.

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: November 18, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: November 13, 2009

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