Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
May 13, 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, Schiff, Goodman, Hofstede (quorum 4)
Committee Member Absent:  Samuels

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.  Gastrotruck, 2604 Randolph St NE:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to a Mobile Food Vehicle Vendor License.
      Staff Report:  Gastrotruck Conditions  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Levy Restaurants, 600 1st Ave N:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales and 2:00 AM License and Off-Sale Liquor License. (New Proprietor).
      Staff Report:  Levy Restaurants On-Sale Inspector ReportLevy Restaurants Off-Sale Inspector Report    
      Action Taken:  Approved.

  Department of Regulatory Services

 4.  Rental Dwelling License at 3715 Lyndale Ave N:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Chase Ellig.
      Staff Report:  3715 Lyndale Ave N RCA3715 Lyndale Ave N Management Plan  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Department of Finance & Property Services  

 5.   Fire Station Automation System Installation: 
      Authorize increase to contract with Direct Digital Controls in the amount of $6,380, for a revised contract total of $235,380, to allow for additional work not included in the original scope of the contract.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Fire Station Automation RCA  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Referred by City Council May 10, 2013

 6.  Licensing Regulations:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 203 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Food Code: Grocery Stores and Specialty Food Stores, amending various provisions including those related to exemptions and standards. (Gordon)  
      Action Taken:  Referred to staff.   

 7.  Licensing Regulations:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 295 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Groceterias and Portable Stores, amending provisions including those related to place of sale and permitted foods. (Gordon)
      Action Taken:  Referred to staff.   

Public Hearings

 Referred by Executive Committee 5/1/2013

 8.  Director, Regulatory Services:
      Consider Mayor's nomination and the recommendation of Executive Committee to appoint Nuria P. Rivera-Vandermyde to the position of Director of Regulatory Services for an unexpired term beginning May 29, 2013 to expire January 1, 2014, and for a new two-year term beginning January 2, 2014 and expiring January 1, 2016.
     Staff Report:  Mayor’s Nomination Letter   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Licenses & Consumer Services

 9.  Fulton Beer, 414 6th Ave N:
      Application for Expansion of Premises for outdoor patio on private property for up to 48 patrons in conjunction with Off Sale Malt Liquor and On-Sale Liquor Class C-1 Tap Room Licenses.
      Staff Report:  Fulton Beer Hearing NoticeFulton Beer Inspector ReportFulton Beer Patio Plan     
      Action Taken:  Approved.

10.  Moonlight Cafe, 1907 Nicollet Ave: 
       Application for Sidewalk Cafe License to allow seating at 4 two-top tables.
       Staff Report:  Moonlight Cafe Hearing NoticeMoonlight Cafe Inspector ReportMoonlight Sidewalk Cafe Plan 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  Smack Shack, 603 Washington Ave N:
       Application for Permanent Expansion of Premises/Sidewalk Cafe License to allow an outdoor patio on a former loading dock in conjunction with On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.
       Staff Report:  Smack Shack Hearing NoticeSmack Shack Inspector ReportSmack Shack Patio Plan  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

12.  Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S:
       Application for Permanent Expansion of Premises to allow a patio area surrounding a volleyball court in conjunction with an On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License.
       Staff Report:  Memory Lanes Hearing NoticeMemory Lanes Inspector ReportMemory Lanes Plan   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

 Department of Regulatory Services

13.  Rental Dwelling License at 1603 Girard Ave N: 
       Recommendation to revoke license held by Ronnie and Sarah Holliday.  
       Staff Report:  1603 Girard Ave N RCA1603 Girard Ave N FOF  
      Action Taken:  Postponed one cycle.

14.  Rental Dwelling License at 2628 13th Ave S:
       Recommendation to revoke license held by Abdulaziz Sheikh.  
       Staff Report:  2628 13th Ave S RCA2628 13th Ave S FOF   
       Action Taken:  Approved recommendation.  Staff directed to schedule an inspection of the property prior to the next City Council meeting.


 Department of Finance & Property Services  

15.  City Cost of Services Analysis and Fee Study Update:
       Receive and file report on service and fee costing methodology and preliminary findings for City Fee Study.
       (Refer to W&M/Budget)
       Staff Report:  Cost of Services Analysis RCACost of Services Analysis and Fee StudyCost of Services PowerPoint  
      Action Taken:  Received and filed.

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 3, 2013

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting: May 24, 2013

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