Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee
Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
May 14, 2012
1:30 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 Glidden, Gordon, Hofstede, Schiff, Goodman, Samuels (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.  Jackson's Hole, 106 3rd St N:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License.

      Staff Report:  Jackson's Hole Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  400 Sound Bar, 400 3rd Ave N:
      Application for Expansion of Premises in conjunction with On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License.

      Staff Report:  400 Sound Bar Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  Harriet, 2724 W 43rd St:
      Application for On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

      Staff Report:  Harriet Inspector Report; Harriet Patio Plan
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Wilde Roast Cafe, 65 Main St SE:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class C-1 with Sunday Sales License.

      Staff Report:  Wilde Roast Cafe Inspector Report; Wilde Roast Cafe Patio Plan
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Aussie's Kababs, 1 E 26th St:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to Mobile Food Vehicle Vendor.

      Staff Report:  Aussie's Kababs Conds
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Wings N Things, 324 W Broadway:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to Food Manufacturer License.

      Staff Report:  Wings N Things Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Intergovernmental Relations/Licenses & Consumer Services Departments

 8.  Broadway Liquor Outlet, 2201 - 2220 W Broadway:
      a) Resolution approving Laws of Minnesota authorizing the City to issue an off-sale intoxicating liquor license to Broadway Liquor Outlet for off premise consumption for the locations as described in the approved license application.
      b) Application for Off-Sale Liquor and Tobacco Licenses.

     Staff Report:  Broadway Liquor Outlet RCA; Broadway Liquor Outlet Inspector Report
     Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Regulatory Services

 9.  Rental Dwelling License at 1115 5th St NE:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Benjamin V. West.

      Staff Report:  1115 5th St NE RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

10. Rental Dwelling License at 3123 James Ave N:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Travis M. Cullen.

      Staff Report:  3123 James Ave N RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

11. Water Quality Grant:
      Execute grant agreement with Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to accept $19,000 to hire interns to document erosion control violations on smaller residential sites and conduct studies in stormwater best management practices; and Approve appropriation. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report:  Water Quality Grant RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Finance and Property Services

12. Solar Thermal Installations at Fire Stations 1 and 19:
      Execute Change Order #1 to contract with Innovative Power Systems, in the amount of $8,181.80, for miscellaneous building and site items. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff Report:  Solar Thermal Installations RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Public Hearings

Licenses & Consumer Services

13. Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License.

      Staff Report:  Icehouse Inspector Report; Icehouse Patio Plan; Icehouse Hearing Notice
      Action Taken:  Approved.

14. JJ's Coffee and Wine Bistro, 1806 W Lake St:
      Application for On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.

      Staff Report:  JJ's Bistro Inspector Report; JJ's Bistro Patio Plan; JJ's Hearing Notice
      Action Taken:  Approved.

15. Naviya's, 2812 W 43rd St:
      Application for Sidewalk Cafe License.

      Staff Report:  Naviya's Inspector Report; Naviya's Cafe Plan; Naviya's Hearing Notice
      Action Taken:  Approved.

16. The Pourhouse, 10 S 5th St:
       Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales; Sidewalk Cafe; and Tobacco Licenses.

      Staff Report:  Pourhouse Inspector Report; Pourhouse Cafe Plan; Pourhouse Hearing Notice
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Regulatory Services

17. Rental Licensing:
       Ordinances amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions as follows
      a) providing for period of ineligibility for persons holding or possessing an interest in any rental dwelling license upon the occurrence of a second revocation or cancellation. (Glidden; Introduced 1/27/2012)
      b) regarding substandard dwellings and providing requirements inclusive of mandatory training for rental dwelling license holders in certain circumstances. (Glidden; Introduced 4/13/2012)

      Staff Report:  None.
      Action Taken:  Public hearing continued to the June 4th meeting.

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

Department of Regulatory Services

18. Chapter 249 Property at 2206 16th Ave S:
      Recommendation of Nuisance Condition Process Review Panel to approve demolition of the property.

      Staff Report:  2206 16th Ave S RCA; 2206 16th Ave S Findings
      Action Taken:  Approved demolition.

19. Chapter 249 Property at 2639 Oliver Ave N:
      Recommendation of Nuisance Condition Process Review Panel to approve rehabilitation of the property.

      Staff Report:  2639 Oliver Ave N RCA; 2639 Oliver Ave N Findings
      Action Taken:  Postponed one cycle to the June 4th Committee meeting.

20. Chapter 249 Property at 2203 Queen Ave N:
      Recommendation of Nuisance Condition Process Review Panel to approve rehabilitation of the property.

      Staff Report:  2203 Queen Ave N RCA; 2203 Queen Ave N Findings
      Action Taken:  Approved rehabilitation.

 

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:  June 4, 2012

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  May 25, 2012

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