Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
June 3, 2013
1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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

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.  Safari Restaurant, 3010 4th Ave S:
      Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to Restaurant License.
      Staff Report:  Safari Restaurant LSC
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Pagoda, 1417 4th St SE:
      Approve License Settlement Conference recommendations relating to On-Sale Wine Class E with Strong Beer License.
      Staff Report:  Pagoda LSC  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  Hotel Minneapolis, 215 4th St S:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class A with Sunday Sales License.
      Staff Report:  Hotel Minneapolis Inspector Report 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Marin, 901 Hennepin Ave:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.
      Staff Report:  Marin Inspector ReportMarin Outdoor Plan   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Cliff-n-Norm's Bar, 2024 Washington Ave N:  
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.
      Staff Report:  Cliff-n-Norms Inspector Report 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S:
      Approve amended Business Plan to allow for a new interior bar adjacent to new outdoor patio and volleyball courts.
      Staff Report:  Memory Lanes Inspector Report  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 City Coordinator

 8.  User Agreement with MBC:
      Authorize execution of a user agreement with the Municipal Building Commission (MBC) to allow volunteer city staff to place and maintain bee hives on City Hall’s green roof.
      Staff Report:  Agreement with MBC 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Set Public Hearing

  9.  Rental Property Licensing Regulations:
       Set a public hearing for June 17, 2013 to receive comments regarding an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing:  Maintenance Code, adding a provision to require rental property owners or designees to respond to inquiries from the Department of Regulatory Services or Environmental Management, Health Department Staff in a reasonable period of time.  (Johnson - Introduced 4/12/2013)
       Staff Report:  Rental Property Ordinance Amendment
      Action Taken:  Public Hearing set for June 17, 2013.

Public Hearing

 Licenses & Consumer Services

10.  Lu's Sandwiches, 2624 Nicollet Ave:
      Application for Sidewalk Cafe License to allow three two-top tables.  
      Staff Report:  Lu's Sandwiches Hearing NoticeLu's Sandwiches Inspector ReportLu's Sandwiches Cafe Plan 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  Sandcastle, 4955 W Lake Nokomis Pkwy:
       a)  Application for On-Sale Wine Class D with Strong Beer License; and
       b)  Approve Business License Operating Conditions.
       Staff Report:  Sandcastle Hearing NoticeSandcastle Inspector Report; Sandcastle ConditionsSandcastle Plan 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing

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 5/13/2013:  Postponed one cycle.
      Requested Action:  Postpone until June 17, 2013.
      Action Taken:  Postponed to June 17, 2013 meeting.

Discussion

 Department of Regulatory Services

14.  Conduct on Premises:
       Receive and file report.
       Staff Report:  Conduct on Premises RCAConduct on Premises Review & RecommendationConduct on Premises 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 17, 2013

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  June 14, 2013

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Last updated Jun. 3, 2013