Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
November 18, 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, Schiff, Goodman, Hofstede (quorum 4)

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.  Dilla's Ethiopian Restaurant, 1813 Riverside Ave S:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.
      Staff Report:  Dilla's Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 3.  Hammer & Sickle, 1300 Lagoon Ave S:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class E with Sunday Sales License.
      Staff Report:  Hammer & Sickle Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 4.  Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave S:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License (upgrade from Class C-1).
      Staff Report:  Nomad World Pub Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Coup D' Etat, 2923 Girard Ave S:
      Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License.
      Staff Report:  Coup D'Etat Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Department of Regulatory Services 

 6.  Rental Dwelling License at 2700 14th Ave S:
      Approve reinstatement of license to be held by Manuel and Rosa Lema.
      Staff Report:  2700 14th Ave S  RCA2700 14th Ave S Management Plan 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 7.  Rental Dwelling License at 2416  4th St N:
      Approve Stipulated Agreement and Conditions relating to the Rental Dwelling License held by Wenrich Property & Development, LLC - Wendy Sullivan.
      Staff Report:  2416  4th St N RCA;  2416  4th St N Stipulated Agreement & Conditions
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 City Coordinator's Office

 8.  Community Environmental Advisory Committee:
      a)  Approve Mayoral appointments of James Nash and Sam Grant to fill existing vacancies for terms to expire December 31, 2014;
      b)  Waive residency requirement for Sam Grant per City Ordinance 14.180 because his knowledge and expertise provides a unique or special benefit; and
      c)  Thank outgoing members Kevin Bengtson and Sarah Sponheim for their participation and dedication.
      Staff Report:  CEAC RCA 
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Community Planning & Economic Development

 9.  Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program:
      a)  Authorize Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Minneapolis and the Port Authority of the City of St. Paul;
      b)  Approve resolution designating the Port Authority of the City of St. Paul to implement and administer the PACE program on behalf of the City of Minneapolis; and
      c)  Direct City staff to take the necessary actions to implement and administer the PACE of Minnesota financing program for City of Minneapolis projects including the imposition of administrative fees.
      (Also in CD Committee)
      Staff Report:  PACEMN RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Public Hearings

 Licenses & Consumer Services

10.  Day Block Brewing Company, 1105 Washington Ave S:
       Application for On-Sale Liquor Class B with Sunday Sales License (brewpub) and Off-Sale Malt Liquor License (brewery). 
       Staff Report:  Day Block Brewing Company Hearing NoticeDay Block Brewing Co Inspector Report
      Action Taken:  Approved.

 Community Planning & Economic Development

11.  Massage and Bodywork Establishments:
       a)  Ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, adding a new Chapter 286 entitled Massage and Bodywork Establishments, licensing and regulating massage and bodywork establishments; and
       b)  Approve License Fee Schedule amendments.
       Staff Report:  Massage/Bodywork Establishments RCAMassage Establishments Hearing NoticeMassage Establishments ORD
      Action Taken:  Approved.

Discussion

 City Coordinator's Office

12.  Energy Pathways Study:
       Receive and file Potential 2014 Legislative Energy Related Items and Study Update.
       Staff Report:  Energy Pathways RCAEnergy Pathways PPP 
       Action Taken:  Approved.

13.  Minneapolis Climate Action Plan Priorities Update:
       Receive and file Minneapolis Climate Action Plan Two-Year (2014-2015) Priorities Update.
       Staff Report:  Climate Action Plan RCA 
       Action Taken:  Approved.

14.  Business Health and Safety Improvement Loan Program:
       a)  Direct staff to establish a Business Health and Safety Improvement Loan Program;
       b)  Approve budget appropriation increase of $139,750; and
       c)  Authorize contract with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers to manage the Business Health and Safety Improvement Loan Program to Minneapolis businesses, using budgeted dollars in Health Department/Food Lodging & Pools Unit Fund.
       (Also in CD and W&M/Budget Committees).
       Staff Report:  BH&SI Loan Program RCAREVISED BH&SI Loan Program RCA
       Action Taken:  Sent forward without recommendation.
 

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:  December 9, 2013

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  December 6, 2013

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