Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Monday, January 7, 2013
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.

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

Committee Members Absent: Johnson, Reich

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


Referred by City Planning Commission 12/03/2012
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission Minutes

 1.  The Malt Shop (809 W 50th St):
      Approve petition to rezone the property from R1 to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District, to allow for the conversion of the basement to a banquet room (Ward 13).

      Staff Report: The Malt Shop-RPT
Action Taken:  Approved

 2.  Alioune Thiam (3605 4th Ave S):
      Approve petition to rezone the property from R1A and R2B to the R3 Multiple Family District, to eliminate split zoning and accommodate the current non-conforming use (Ward 8).

      Staff Report: 3605 4th Ave S-RPT
      Action Taken:  Approved

 3.  The 155 (312 Central Ave SE):
      Approve petition to rezone the property from C2 to the C3A Community Activity Center District, to allow a new 6-story mixed use building with 81 dwelling units (Ward 3).

      Staff Report: The 155-RPT
      Action Taken:  Approved

 4.  CPM Development (315 27th Ave SE):
      Deny petition to rezone the property from I1 to the C4 General Commercial District, retaining the PO and UA Overlay Districts, to allow a blood/plasma collection facility (Ward 2).

      Staff Report: 315 27th Ave SE-RPT
      Action Taken:  Approved denial

Submitted by Office of the City Coordinator

 5.  Appointments to the Minneapolis Arts Commission:
      Approve the following Council appointments to terms to run 1/11/2013 through 12/31/2014:  Jennifer Arave (Ward 1); Becky Franklin (Ward 13); Calvin Keasling (Ward 11); Melinda Ludwiczak (Ward 11); Sara Weiner (Ward 2); Joanna Kosalko (Ward 2); and Noel Raymond, (Ward 8).

       Staff Report: MAC Appts-RCA
      Action Taken:  Approved

Referred from City Council 12/14/2012

 6.  Zoning Districts Allowing Blood/Plasma Collection Facilities (Zoning Code Text Amendment):
      Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, (broadening the zoning districts in which blood/plasma collection facilities may be located), as follows:
      a) Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions;
      b) Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards
      c) Chapter 541 relating to Off-Street Parking and Loading;  
      d) Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts
      e)  Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts
      f) Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts; and 
      g) Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.
      Recommended Action/Action Taken: Refer to CPED/Planning Division, with priority placement on the Work Plan for expedited handling

Public Hearing

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment 6/7/2012

 7.  Single Family Dwelling at 2380 West Lake of the Isles Parkway:
      Appeal filed by Steven Wells from the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment to deny an appeal of the Zoning Administrator's approval of a new single family dwelling on the contention that the front yard setback was improperly determined. (Ward 7)

      Staff Report:  2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy RCA; 2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy Staff Report; 2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy BOA Minutes; 2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy Hearing Notice
      Action Taken 12/10/2012:  Postponed to January 7th Meeting
      Requested Action/Action Taken:  Postponed one cycle to January 17

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment 6/28/2012

 8.  West Broadway Curve Project (1920-2022 W Broadway Ave):
      Appeal filed by Cynthia Lee, on behalf of CommonBond Communities, from the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment to deny an appeal of the Zoning Administrator's determination that the proposed development is classified as a supportive housing use. (Ward 5)

      Staff Report:  West Broadway Curve RCA; West Broadway Curve Staff Report; West Broadway Curve BOA Minutes; West Broadway Curve Hearing Notice  
      Action Taken 8/23/2012:  Postponed; public hearing continued to the first meeting in January 2013
      Requested Action/Action Taken: Accept withdrawal of appeal and delete from agenda

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

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  Friday, January 11, 2013

Next Committee Meeting:  Thursday, January 17, 2013


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