Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, January 29, 2009

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Committee Members: Council Members Schiff, Remington, Goodman, Samuels,
Gordon, Colvin Roy (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296

Public Hearings

1. City Planning Commission Appointments:

Approve mayoral reappointments of Alissa Luepke-Pier (Ward 3) and Ted Tucker (Ward 3), for terms to run 2/1/2009 - 1/31/2011.

Action Taken: Approved

2. Cedar and Lake Revival LLC (1901 E Lake St, 3009-11 – 19th Ave S):

Consider waiver from moratorium on establishment, reestablishment or expansion of principal parking facilities in the area bounded by Chicago Ave, Midtown Greenway/Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority right-of-way, E 31st St & Hiawatha Ave, in order to file necessary land use applications to construct a new principal parking facility (Ward 9).

Action Taken: Denied waiver

Consent Items

3. Church of the Ascension (1723 Bryant Ave N):

Approve vacation of the north-south public alley located between Bryant Ave N and Dupont Ave N, and 17th Ave N and 18th Ave N, subject to utility easements (Ward 5).

Action Taken: Approved

4. Daniel Schwartzman (2553 Aldrich Ave S):

Approve rezoning of property from R2B to the R3 Multiple Family district to allow for the conversion of single family dwelling to duplex (Ward 10).

Action Taken: Approved

5. Daniel Schwartzman (2559 Aldrich Ave S):

Approve rezoning of property from R2B to the R3 Multiple Family district to allow for the conversion of single family dwelling to duplex (Ward 10).

Action Taken: Approved

6. Certified Local Government Grant:

Authorize CPED Planning Staff to apply for a matching federal Certified Local Government grant through the Minnesota Historical Society in the amount of $30,000 to complete the historic resource survey of the City of Minneapolis. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

Action Taken: Approved and referred to W&M/Budget Committee

7. Historic Districts in Minneapolis:

Report back on directive to staff.

Requested Action/Action Taken: Received & filed

Discussion Item

8. Zoning Code Text and Map Amendment Work Plan:

Approve Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Planning Division's Zoning Code Text and Map Amendment Work Plan (All Wards).

Action Taken: Approved work plan as amended, moving items 18 and 19 to positions 11 and 12 and other items remaining sequentially in place

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular Z&P Meeting: February 12, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: February 6, 2009

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