Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Thursday, June 20, 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
1. 1915 Fremont Ave S:
Deny petition by Peter Frenz to rezone the property from R2B to the R3 Multiple-family District to allow the conversion of an existing duplex into a triplex. (Ward 7).
Staff Report: 1915 Fremont-RPT
Action Taken: Approved recommendation.
2. 815 14th Ave SE:
Approve petition by Blake Bonjean of 815 14th Avenue LLC to rezone the property from I1 to the R5 Multiple-family District to allow construction of a 5-story, mixed use building with 36 dwelling units. (Ward 3)
Staff Report: 815 14th Ave SE-RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
3. East Village Alternative Urban Areawide Review Order:
Adopt the final AUAR order for the East Village development which will analyze two proposed development scenarios in the area that includes a five-block area in downtown Minneapolis, with three blocks bounded by South 3rd Street, 5th Avenue South, South 4th Street, and Chicago Avenue South; and the additional two blocks bounded by South 4th Street, 5th Avenue South, South 5th Street, and Park Avenue South.
4. Five15 On the Park Project EAW (formerly Currie Park Lofts) (1500, 1506 & 1514 6th St N; 1500, 1501, 1506, 1507 & 1515 5th St S; and 1505 & 1509 4th St S):
Consider staff recommendation to make the recommended findings that the EAW is adequate and not require the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for this project. (Ward 2).
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 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
Action Taken: Concurred with previous decisions to deny appeals and approve land use applications.
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Last updated Jun. 20, 2013