Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
January 14, 2013
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.

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

Council Committee Coordinator:  Peggy Menshek (612) 673-2287


Licenses & Consumer Services

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

 2.  Arezzo Ristorante, 5057 France Ave S: 
      Application for On-Sale Wine/Strong Beer Class E and Sidewalk Cafe License.
      Staff Report:  Arezzo Inspector ReportArezzo Sidewalk Cafe Plan  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Regulatory Services

 3.  Housing Board of Appeals Appointment:
      Appoint Joyce Mason to the Housing Board of Appeals to fill a vacant position with a term to expire Decebmer 31, 2013.  
      Staff Report:  Board of Appeals Appt RCA   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred by City Council 6/29/2012

 4.  Commercial Pedal Cars:
      Set a public hearing for January 28, 2013 to receive comments on the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 306 entitled Commercial Pedal Car (licensing and regulating commercial pedal car businesses).  (Hofstede)
      Staff Report:  Commercial Pedal Cars RCACommercial Pedal Cars Ch 306 Ordn 
      Action Taken:  Public hearing set for January 28, 2013.

Referred by City Council 1/11/2013

 5. Licensing Regulations:
      Subject matter of the following ordinances amending provisions to allow additional sale and display of goods outside of business establishments:
      a)   Title 10, Chapter 188 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code:  Administration and Licensing 
      b)   Title 17, Chapter 427 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Streets and Sidewalks:  In General.  (Glidden)
      Staff Report:  None
      Action Taken:  Referred to staff.

Public Hearing

Licenses & Consumer Services

 6. Smack Shack, 603 Washington Ave N:
     Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.  
     Staff Report:  Smack Shack Hearing NoticeSmack Shack Inspector Report  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

Department of Regulatory Services

 7.  Rental Dwelling License at 2431 Chicago Ave:
      Recommendation to revoke license held by Abdulaziz Sheikh.
      Staff Report:  2431 Chicago Ave RCA2431 Chicago Ave Findings 
      Action Taken:  Postponed one cycle.

 8.  Rental Dwelling License at 4227 Emerson Ave N:
      Recommendation to revoke license held by Prashant Babal.  
      Staff Report:  4227 Emerson Ave N RCA4227 Emerson Ave N Findings  
      Action Taken:  Approved revocation.

Upcoming Public Hearing

January 28, 2012 - Commercial Building Energy Rating and Disclosure:
Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 47 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection:  Air Pollution, amending the chapter title and adding a new section providing for commercial building energy rating and disclosure. (Glidden; Introduced 11/16/2012)  
Staff Report:  Commercial Bldg Rating & Disclosure PolicyComm Bldg Energy Rating & Discl Ch 47 Ordn    

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:  January 28, 2013

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  January 25, 2013

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