Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee
Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
April 2, 2012
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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

Consent

Licenses & Consumer Services

 1.  License Applications:
      Grant Licenses recommended for approval.

Staff Report:  None (Separate Licenses Agenda - not available in electronic format)

Action Taken:  Approved.

 2.  Uncle Moe's Deli & Drafts, 1501 University Ave SE:
      Application for On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

Staff Report: Uncle Moe's Deli & Drafts Inspector Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Stinson Wine & Spirits, 2315 18th Ave NE:
      a) Application for Off-Sale Liquor License
      b) Approve Business License Operating Conditions.

Staff Report:  Stinson Wine & Spirits Inspector Report; Stinson Wine & Spirits Conds

Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  Bar Louie, 1348 Lagoon Ave:
      a) Application for On-Sale Liquor Class D with Sunday Sales License
      b) Approve Business License Operating Conditions

Staff Report:  Bar Louie Inspector Report; Bar Louie Conds; Bar Louie Patio Plan; Bar Louie Substitute Conds

Action Taken:  Approved substitute conds.

 5.  Pat's Tap, 3510 Nicollet Ave S:
      a) Application for Permanent Expansion of Premises in conjunction with On-Sale Liquor Class C-2 with Sunday Sales License.
      b) Approve Business License Operating Conditions.

Staff Report:  Pat's Tap Inspector Report; Pat's Tap Conds; Pat's Tap Patio Plan

Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Famous Dave's, 3001 Hennepin Ave:
      Application to amend Business License Operating Conditions to modify outdoor patio hours to operation from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. daily.

Staff Report:  Famous Dave's Inspector Report; Famous Dave's Conds

Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Armindo's Auto Body Shop, 2929 University Ave SE:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to Motor Vehicle Repair Garage License.

Staff Report:  Armindo's Auto Body Shop Conds

Action Taken:  Approved.

 8.  Northside Food Market, 3559 Lyndale Ave N:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to Grocery License.

 Staff Report:  Northside Food Market Conds

Action Taken:  Approved.

 9.  Brothers, 430 1st Ave N:
      Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License.

Staff Report:  Brothers LSC

Action Taken:  Approved.

10. Jewel of India, 1427 Washington Ave S:
      Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to On-Sale Liquor Class D with Sunday Sales License.

Staff Report:  Jewel of India LSC

Action Taken:  Approved.

11. Taxi Driver James Nels Huseby, 2419 Grand St NE:
      Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to Taxicab Drivers License.

Staff Report:  James Nels Huseby LSC

Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Regulatory Services

12. Rental Dwelling License at 1218 E 26th St:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Abukar Jimale.

Staff Report:  1218 E 26th St RCA

Action Taken:  Approved.

13. Lead Analytical Services:
      Negotiate and execute three-year contract with Medtox Laboratories to analyze lead in dust, soil, paint chips and water ($60,000 annually). (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Staff Report:  Lead Analytical Services RCA

Action Taken:  Approved.

Public Hearings

Referred by City Council

14. Food Vehicle Vending:
      a) 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)
      b) Amend the License Fee Schedule by adding a Mobile Food Vehicle, Non-Profit Free Food Distributor license type in the amount of $50.

Staff Report:  Food Vehicle Vending RCA; Food Vehicle Hearing NoticeFood Vehicle Vending Ordn

Action Taken:  Postponed.

15. Cowboy Jacks, 126 5th St N:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License.

Staff Report:  Cowboy Jacks Hearing Notice; Cowboy Jacks Inspector Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

16. Juba Cafe, 2927 E Lake St:
      Application for Extended Hours License to operate 24 hours per day.

Staff Report:  Juba Cafe Hearing Notice; Juba Cafe Inspector Report 

Action Taken:  Postponed one cycle to April 16th meeting.

17. Mesa Pizza, 1440 W Lake St:
      Application for Extended Hours License to operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Staff Report:  Mesa Pizza Hearing Notice; Mesa Pizza Inspector Report  

Action Taken:  Denied.

18. Jimmy John's, 3001 Hennepin Ave:
      Application for Extended Hours License to operate Sunday through Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to Midnight; Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.; and Friday and Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Staff Report:  Jimmy John's Hearing Notice; Jimmy John's Inspector Report 

Action Taken:  Approved.

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

Department of Regulatory Services

19. Rental Dwelling License at 3523 Oliver Ave N:
      Recommendation to revoke the license held by Robert Serr, Gollywog Properties LLC.

Staff Report:  3523 Oliver Ave N RCA; 3523 Oliver Ave N Findings

Action Taken:  Approved revocation.

20. Rental Dwelling License at 4043 Penn Ave N:
      Recommendation to revoke the license held by Jacob Newby.

Staff Report:  4043 Penn Ave N RCA; 4043 Penn Ave N Findings

Action Taken:  Approved revocation.

21. Chapter 249 Property at 1655 Thomas Ave N:
      Recommendation of the Nuisance Condition Review Panel to uphold the Director's Order and approve the staff recommendation for demolition of the property.

Staff Report:  1655 Thomas Ave N RCA; 1655 Thomas Ave N Findings

Action Taken:  Approved demolition.

 

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 16, 2012

Next Council Meeting:  April 13, 2012

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Last updated Apr 2, 2012