Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
November 8, 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, Johnson (quorum 4)
Absent:   Committee Member Reich

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


Referred by Planning Commission 10/15/2012
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission Minutes

 1.  Seward Community Cafe, 2123-29 E Franklin Ave:
      Approve petition to rezone the property from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District, retaining the PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District, to allow for a sit down restaurant, including the serving of alcoholic beverages, with general entertainment (Ward 2).

Action Taken:  Approved.

      Staff Report:  Seward Community Cafe Staff Report

 2.  Birchwood Cafe, 3311 E 25th St and a portion of 2505 33rd Ave S:
      Approve petition to rezone the property from the R1A Single Family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to allow for the expansion of an existing sit-down restaurant (Ward 2).

      Staff Report:  Birchwood Cafe Staff Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

Public Hearing

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment 9/27/2012

 3.  4053 11th Ave S:
      Appeal filed by Dustin Endres, on behalf of Endres Custom Homes, from the decision of the Board of Adjustment denying the variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback from one foot to 9.6 inches to permit a detached garage accessory to a single family dwelling located at 4053 11th Ave S in the R1A Single Family District (Ward 8).

      Staff Report:  4053 11th Ave S RCA; 4053 11th Ave S Staff Report; 4053 11th Ave S Hearing Notice; 4053 11th Ave S BOA Minutes

Action Taken:  Appeal granted; City Attorney staff directed to draft findings in support of the Committee's decision.

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

 4.  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:  Postponed to December 4th meeting.


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:  November 29, 2012

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  November 16, 2012

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