Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee
Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
March 19, 2012
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Present:  Committee Members Glidden, Gordon, Hofstede, Samuels, Schiff, Goodman (quorum 4)

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

Consent

Licenses & Consumer Services

 1.  License Applications:
      Grant Licenses recommended for approval.
      (See separate Licenses Agenda - not available in electronic format)

Action Taken:  Approved.

 2.  Krungthep Thai Cuisine, 2523 Nicollet Ave:
      Application for On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

Staff Report:  Krungthep Thai Cuisine Inspector Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Profile Event Center, 2630 University Ave SE:
      a) Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License; and Special Late Night Food to remain open until 4:00 a.m.
      b) Business License Operating Conditions.

Staff Report:  Profile Event Center Inspector Report; Profile Event Center Conditions

Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  George and the Dragon, 813 W 50th St:
      Application for On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

Staff Report:  George and the Dragon Inspector Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Corner Table, 4257 Nicollet Ave:
      Application for On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

Staff Report:  Corner Table Inspector Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Super More Value, 2747 Bloomington Ave:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to Grocery License.

Staff Report:  Super More Value Conditions

Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Auto Repair Businesses at 2812 University Ave SE:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to Motor Vehicle Repair Garage License.

Staff Report:  2812 University Ave SE License Conditions

Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Chicago Food & Deli, 2500 Chicago Ave:
      Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to Grocery License.

Staff Report:  Chicago Food & Deli LSC

Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Regulatory Services

 9.  Tobacco Sampling:
      Receive & File Report and accompanying attachments and citations to authority as a supplemental and additional record to be incorporated into and made a part of the official City Council record supporting the adoption of Section 281.56 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Tobacco Dealers - Sampling, passed July 1, 2011.

Staff Report:  Tobacco Sampling RCA

Action Taken:  Received & Filed.

10. R & H Food Inc, 2118 W Broadway:
      Recommendation to revoke Food Manufacturer License at the request of the Minnesota Department of Revenue due to an outstanding tax liability.

Staff Report:  R & H Food Inc RCA; R & H Food Inc Staff Report

Action Taken:  Referred to staff.

11. Pandora's Box Veterinary Clinic, 1220 37th Ave N:
      Recommendation to revoke Pet Shop License at the request of the Minnesota Department of Revenue due to an outstanding tax liability.

Staff Report:  Pandora's Box Veterinary Clinic RCA; Pandora's Box Veterinary Clinic Staff Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred by City Council

12. Solicitors/Peddlers/Transient Merchants:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 332 entitled Solicitors, Peddlers and Transient Merchants. (Schiff; Introduced 3/8/2012)

Staff Report:  None.

Action Taken:  Referred to staff.

13. Food Vehicle Vending:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 186 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code:  In General, creating a new food vendor category to allow non-profit organizations to distribute free food from a food vending vehicle. (Gordon; Introduced 3/8/2012)

Staff Report:  Food Vehicle Vending Ordn

Action Taken:  Set public hearing for April 2nd meeting.

Public Hearings

Licenses & Consumer Services

14. The Jeune Lune, 105 1st St N:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License.

Staff Report:  The Jeune Lune Hearing Notice; The Jeune Lune Inspector Report 

Action Taken:  Approved.

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

Department of Regulatory Services

15. Chapter 249 Property at 1126 6th St NE:
      Recommendation of Nuisance Condition Process Review Panel to uphold the Director's Order and approve staff recommendation to demolish the property.

Staff Report:  1126 6th St NE RCA; 1126 6th St NE Findings

Action Taken:  Approved demolition.

16. Rental Dwelling License at 302 E 48th St:
      Recommendation to revoke license held by Jeffrey Whalen.

Staff Report:  302 E 48th St RCA; 302 E 48th St Findings

Action Taken:  Approved license revocation.

 

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

Next Committee Meeting: April 2, 2012

Next Council Meeting:  Thursday, March 30, 2012

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Last updated Mar. 19, 2012