Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Thursday, April 4, 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:  Council Members Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Johnson (quorum 4)

Committee Members Absent:  Council Members Gordon and Reich

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

Consent

Referred by Planning Commission 3/4/2013
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission Minutes

 1.  5953 Penn Avenue S:
      Approve petition to rezone the subject property from the R1A to the R3 Multiple-Family District to legalize a three-unit dwelling (Ward 13).

      Staff Report:  5953 Penn-RPT
     
Action Taken:  Approved

 2.  2601 Colfax Avenue N:
      Approve petition to rezone the subject property from the R2B to the R3 Multiple-Family District to allow for the conversion of a single-family dwelling to a two-family dwelling (Ward 3).

      Staff Report:  2601 Colfax-RPT
      Action Taken:  Approved

Public Hearing

Appeal from the City Planning Commission 3/4/2013

 3.  Five15 On the Park (formerly Currie Park Lofts) (1500, 1506 & 1514 6th St N; 1500, 1501, 1506, 1507 & 1515 5th St S; and 1505 & 1509 4th St S):
      Appeal filed by Mohamed Abdullahi from the decision of the Planning Commission granting the following land use applications:
      a) Conditional use permit for Phase I of a two-phase Planned Unit Development with an alternative request for yards;
      b) Variance of the interior/rear yard setbacks along the north property lines;
      c) Variance of the interior/rear yard setbacks along the east property lines;
      d) Variance to allow a child care center in excess of 2,000 square feet at approximately 3,000 square feet;
      e) Variance of the Pedestrian-Oriented Overlay District standards pertaining to curb cut width from 20 feet to 24 feet;
      f) Variance of the loading requirement to allow one small loading space; 
      g) Site Plan Review for a new six-story mixed-use development that includes 260 dwelling units with a total of 271 bedrooms and approximately 6,000 square feet of ground level neighborhood-serving retail spaces; and
      h) Preliminary plat for the subject properties (Ward 2).    

      Staff Report: Five15 On the Park-RCA; Five15 On the Park-RPT; CPC Minutes
      Action Taken:  Appeal denied and land use applications approved
 

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, April 12, 2013

Next Committee Meeting:  Thursday, April 18, 2013

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Last updated Apr. 4, 2013