Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
August 19, 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.  Al-Madina Halal Market, 1001 Franklin Ave E:
      Approve reduction in administrative citations relating to Grocery License.
      Staff Report:  Al-Madina Halal Market Findings   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Class A Valet Parking Lot, 330 1st Ave N:
      Approve Business License Operating Conditions relating to a Commercial Class A Parking Lot License.
      Staff Report:  Class A Valet Conds 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  Nico's Tacos, 2516 Hennepin Ave:
      Application for an On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License (new business).
      Staff Report:  Nico's Tacos Inspector ReportNico's Tacos Patio Plan   
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Department of Regulatory Services 

 5.  Rental Dwelling License at 4043 Penn Ave N:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by AREE Properties, LLC - Ronald Mash.
      Staff Report:  4043 Penn Ave N RCA4043 Penn Ave N Management Plan
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 6.  Rental Dwelling License at 2914 Logan Ave N:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Charles P. Johnson.
      Staff Report:  2914 Logan Ave N RCA2914 Logan Ave N Management Plan  
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Rental Dwelling License at 3506 Girard Ave N:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Rae Kittleson Jones.
      Staff Report:  3506 Girard Ave N RCA3506 Girard Ave N Management Plan
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Department of Community Planning and Economic Development

 8.  Annual Taxicab Meter Rate Adjustment:
      Approve resolution authorizing a one-year freeze on taxicab meter rate adjustments.
      (Refer to W&M/Budget)
      Staff Report:  Taxicab Meter Rate RCATaxicab Meter Rate Resolution
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Referred by City Council 8/16/2013

 9.  Non-Motorized Food Vehicle Vending:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 10, Chapter 188 of the Code relating to Food Code:  Administration and Licensing, relating to non-motorized food vehicle vending.  (Schiff)
      Action Taken:  Referred to staff.

Public Hearings

 Licenses & Consumer Services

10.  Spyhouse Coffee, 945 Broadway St NE:
       Application for a Sidewalk Cafe License to allow seating for up to 24 patrons.
       Staff Report:  Spyhouse Coffee Hearing Notice; Spyhouse Coffee Inspector ReportSpyhouse Cafe Plan    
      Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  Whole Foods Market, 222 Hennepin Ave: 
       a)   Public hearing to consider applications for Off-Sale Liquor and On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer Licenses; and
       b)   Recommendation to approve application for Off-Sale Liquor License.
       Staff Report:  Whole Foods Market Hearing NoticeWhole Foods Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

  Department of Regulatory Services 

 12.  2014 License Fees:
        Approve 2014 License Fee Schedule with no increase in eligible fees, effective January 1, 2014.
        (Refer to W&M/Budget)
        Staff Report:  2014 License Fees Hearing Notice2014 License Fees RCA 
       Action Taken:  Approved.

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:  September 9, 2013

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  August 30, 2013

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