Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
August 6, 2012
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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

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


Licenses & Consumer Services

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

Action Taken:   Approved.

 2.  Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub, 2716 E 38th St:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class D with Sunday Sales and Off-Sale Liquor - Growler Licenses.

      Staff Report:  Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub Inspector Report

Action Taken:   Approved.

 3.  Dinkytown Wine & Spirits, 1412 5th St SE:
      Application for Expansion of Premises in conjunction with Off-Sale Liquor License.

      Staff Report:  Dinkytown Wine & Spirits Inspector Report

Action Taken:   Approved.

 4.  Pig & Fiddle, 3812 W 50th St:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class D with Sunday Sales License.

      Staff Report:  Pig & Fiddle Inspector Report

Action Taken:   Approved.

Referred by City Council 8/3/2012

 5.  Licensing Regulations:
      Subject matter of the following ordinances amending provisions related to adverse license action and authorizing the placement of conditions and restrictions on licenses:
      a) Title 14, Chapter 362 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer:  Liquor Licenses;
b) Title 13, Chapter 259 relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  In General (Glidden, Johnson, Samuels, Hofstede and Goodman).

      Staff Report:  None

Action Taken:  Referred to Staff.

Public Hearing

 6.  Gigi's Cafe, 824 W 36th St:
      Application for Permanent Expansion of Premises to expand sidewalk cafe by adding seven tables.

      Staff Report:  Gigi's Cafe Hearing Notice; Gigi's Cafe Inspector Report; Gigi's Cafe Patio Plan

Action Taken:   Approved.

 7.  Nightingale, 2551 Lyndale Ave S:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.

      Staff Report:  Nightingale Hearing NoticeNightingale Inspector Report

Action Taken:   Approved.

Referred by City Council 8/3/2012

 8.  Rental Dwelling License at 2431 Chicago Ave:
      Recommendation to revoke license held by Abdulaziz Sheikh.

      Staff Report:  2431 Chicago Ave RCA; 2431 Chicago Ave Findings

Action Taken:   Referred to Staff.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

 9.  Rental Dwelling License at 3719 Penn Ave N:
      Recommendation to revoke license held by Yendung Thi Van.

      Staff Report:  3719 Penn Ave N RCA; 3719 Penn Ave N Findings

Action Taken:   Approved revocation.

10. Rental Dwelling License at 4910 Newton Ave N:
      Recommendation to revoke license held by Gary Hogren.

      Staff Report:  4910 Newton Ave N RCA; 4910 Newton Ave N Findings

Action Taken:   Approved revocation.


Licenses & Consumer Services

11. Jimmy John's, 14 University Ave NE:
      a) Application for Extended Hours License to operate on Thursday until 2:00 a.m. and Friday and Saturday until 3:00 a.m.

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

Action Taken:   Postponed.


12. Public Hearing August 20th - License fee increases effective January 1, 2013.

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:  August 20, 2012

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  August 17, 2012

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