Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Thursday, June 6, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
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Committee Members Present: Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Johnson, Reich (quorum 4)
Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296
1. Above the Falls Master Plan Update:
Approve the Above the Falls Plan Update document and amend the policy guidance for the area into the City's comprehensive plan, as amended by the Planning Commission. (Wards 1, 3, 4, and 5)
Prior Action Taken: Postponed
Action Taken: Approved as amended to:
a) amend the language in the Implementation chapter regarding allowing industrial uses to remain until acquired for park, including the following changes to text:
Staff directed to come back before the City Council final vote on this item on June 14 with maps that match the maps currently on file at the Metropolitan Council.
Referred by Planning Commission 5/6/2013
2. 628 University Avenue SE:
Approve, notwithstanding the recommendation of staff, the petition to rezone the property from the R5 to the R6 Multiple-family district and adopt the findings of the Planning Commission.
Quasi-Judicial Hearing Item
*Note this item is not a public hearing, but an opportunity will be provided for a representative of the petitioner requesting the determination to address the committee
Submitted by the Community Planning & Economic Development Department
3. 5th Street SE Mixed Use (1300-1322 5th Street SE and 425 14th Avenue SE):
Determination of the need for an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the proposed mixed-use project in response to a citizen petition filed with the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. (Ward 3)
4. Westminster Presbyterian Church of Minneapolis (1221 Nicollet Mall and 1226 Marquette Avenue):
Application for an interim use permit to allow a 53 space temporary surface parking lot (adding a proposed 21 additional spaces to 32 existing spaces) on the subject properties.
5. 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 at Z&P 4/4/2013: Appeal denied and land use applications approved
Action Taken by the City Council 4/12/2013: Referred item back to the Zoning & Planning Committee for the determination of the need for an EAW
Action Taken at Z&P 4/18/2013: Land use applications postponed until completion of an EAW.
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Last updated Jun. 6, 2013