Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
May 17, 2012
9:30 a.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.

Present:  Committee Members Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Reich, Johnson (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046


Minneapolis Arts Commission

 1.  Statue Donation:
      Accept by Resolution gift of Statue of General Emiliano Zapata from Government of the State of Morelos, Mexico. (Refer to W&M/Budget)

      Staff report:  Statue Donation RCA; Statue Attachments
      Action Taken:  Approved.  Staff Report amended to delete language under the "Consistency with Current City Plans" section.

Set Public Hearing

 2.  City Planning Commission:
      Set public hearing for the June 7, 2012 Committee meeting to consider the reappointment of Lauren Huynh to the Planning Commission.

      Staff Report:  None.
      Action Taken:  Public hearing set for June 7th meeting.

Public Hearings

Appeal/Referred by Planning Commission 3/5/2012

 3.  Dock Street Apartments, 333 Washington Ave N and 328 4th St N:
     Appeal filed by Richard P. Johnson with Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority, along with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, from the decision of the Planning Commission granting applications for a conditional use permit and site plan review for a new Planned Unit Development including 185 dwelling units and 3,300 square feet of ground floor commercial space (Ward 7).

      Staff Report:  RCA-Dock Street, MIN-Dock Street, RPT-Dock Street
      Continued from April 5 & 19 and May 3 Z&P Meetings
      Action Taken:  Sent forward to City Council without recommendation.

Appeal/Referred by Planning Commission 4/23/2012

 4.  Pillsbury A-Mill Project, 301 Main St SE:
      Appeal filed by Kathleen Flynn Peterson from the decision of the Planning Commission granting applications for a conditional use permit, variances and site plan review for a 255 unit planned unit development at 100 3rd Ave SE, 300 2nd St SE, and 400 2nd St SE (Ward 3).

      Staff Report:  Pillsbury A-Mill RCA; Pillsbury A-Mill Staff Report; Pillsbury A-Mill CPC Minutes
      Action Taken:  Appeal denied; additional conditions approved for the site plan for the conditional use permit for a planned unit development.

Appeal/Referred by Heritage Preservation Commission 4/17/2012

 5.  Peavey Plaza, 1101 Nicollet Mall:
      Appeal filed by Steven Kotke, on behalf of the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department, from the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission denying the demolition of Historic Resource Application for Peavey Plaza.

      Staff Report:  Peavey Plaza RCA; Peavey Plaza Appeal; Peavey Plaza Staff ReportPeavey Plaza HPC Minutes
      Action Taken:  Appeal granted.  Staff directed to prepare findings of fact in support of the Committee's decision.


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:  June 7, 2012

Committee Actions Referred to the Next Council Meeting:  May 25, 2012

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