MINNEAPOLIS ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017

4:30 p.m. | City Hall, Room 317 | 350 South 5th Street | Minneapolis, MN 55415

Committee Clerk

Lisa Kusz - 612.673.3710

Board Members

Matt Perry, Chair | Ami Thompson, Vice Chair | Sean Cahill |Anja Drescher

John Finlayson |Eric Johannessen | Dan Ogiba | Dick Sandberg | Jacob Saufley

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF ACTIONS FROM THE OCTOBER 12, 2017, MEETING

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The commission may take action on items as part of a consent agenda at the beginning of the meeting. In these instances, the commission president will open the public hearing at the beginning of the meeting and will ask whether anyone would like to provide testimony or express concerns about items recommended for the consent agenda. If you plan to speak to an issue on the agenda, it is recommended that you arrive at the meeting at 4:30 or contact the assigned city staff person in advance. Please contact CPED staff with any questions that you have about the consent agenda.

PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

PUBLIC HEARING

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1.       Augsburg Campus, Ward 2

Staff report by Chris Vrchota, PLAN5101

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Zoning Board of Adjustment adopt staff findings for the applications by Augsburg University.

A.      Variance.

Recommended motion: Approve the application for a variance to exceed the maximum number of freestanding signs on the subject site from 13 to 33, subject to the following conditions:

1.       The applicant shall obtain sign permits for each sign prior to installation.

2.       Approvals are valid for two years: all signs must be permitted and installed prior to October 26, 2019.

2.       5925 Russell Ave S, Ward 13

Staff report by Alyssa Brandt, PLAN4787

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Zoning Board of Adjustment adopt staff findings for the applications by Sue Fecarotta.

A.      Variance.

Recommended motion: Deny the application for a variance to decrease the established front yard from 41’4” to 31’.

BOARD BUSINESS

BOARD UPDATES

ADJOURNMENT

NEXT REGULAR ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING: NOVEMBER 9, 2017

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·         Please contact staff after the hearing if you have any questions regarding your project.

·         Zoning Board of Adjustment decisions are final unless appealed.

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Last updated Oct 18, 2017

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