Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, April 16, 2009

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

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

Committee Members Absent: Council Member Samuels

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

Public Hearings

1. Bluff Street Development, LLC (600 Main Street SE):

a) Appeal of the decision of the Planning Commission, notwithstanding the recommendation of staff, to deny applications for: (1) a conditional use permit for 98 dwelling units, (2) a conditional use permit to increase the height of a structure in the SH Shoreland Overlay District from 2.5 stories to 6 stories, (3) a variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from 15 feet to various distances as low as 0 feet, and (4) site plan review for a mixed use 98 unit residential building.

b) Also before the Committee for consideration, and not subject to the public hearing, is the recommendation of the Planning Commission, notwithstanding the recommendation of staff, to deny an application to rezone the property from the I2 Medium Industrial District to the C3A Community Activity Center District, and to remove the IL Industrial Living Overlay District (Ward 3).

Action Taken: Appeal denied, Rezoning denied

Consent Items

2. Arts Commission Appointment:

Approve appointment of Kate Nordstrum (Ward 11) to fill a vacant term expiring January 31, 2010.

Action Taken: Approved

3. Permitted & Conditional Uses (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

a) Approve Ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, (to amend permitted and conditional uses, definitions, and specific development standards for selected uses), as follows:
1) Chapter 520 related to Introductory Provisions;

2) Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts;

3) Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts; and

4) Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.

b) Return Chapters 536, 547, and 551 to author .

Action Taken: Approved

4. Land Use Application Fees (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 525 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, Administration and Enforcement (amending fees for land use applications).

Recommended Action/Action Taken: Referred to CPED/Planning Division

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: April 30, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: April 24, 2009

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