Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Thursday, February 28, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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

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


Community Planning & Economic Development Department

 1.  Appointments to the Zoning Board of Adjustment:
      Approve the following Council appointments for terms through December 31, 2015: Richard Sandberg (Ward 7, re-appointment); and Eric Johannessen (Ward 9, new appointment).

      Staff Report:  ZBOA Appointments-RCA, BOA Roster , Sandberg-App, Johannessen-App
Action Taken: Approved

Referred from City Council 2/22/2013

 2.  Required Parking in the University Area Overlay District (Zoning Code Text Amendment by Gordon):
      Subject matter of the following ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 551 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Overlay Districts, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee (reducing the required parking in the University Area Overlay District).

      Recommended Action/Action Taken: Refer to CPED staff for analysis

Public Hearing

Appeal from City Planning Commission 6/22/2009

 3.  Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (HERC) (419 5th St N, aka 505 6th Ave N):
      Appeal filed by Covanta Energy, on behalf of Hennepin County Environmental Services, from the decision of the City Planning Commission, n/w/s  the recommendation of staff, denying application for an amended conditional use permit for the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center to allow for the facility to process at its designed capacity of 1,212 tons of waste per day. (Ward 5)

      Staff Report:  HERC ReportEIS Air Dispersion Modeling & Risk Assessment, HERC 1986 EIS
      Action Taken 2/14/2013: Postponed one cycle to February 28, 2013  
      Action Taken: Appeal continued until the EAW is complete and the determination of whether an EIS is required is made.


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:  THURSDAY, March 7, 2013

Next Committee Meeting:  Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Last updated Feb 28, 2013



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