Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
Thursday, July 25, 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: Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Reich (quorum: 4)
Committee Members Absent: Johnson
Council Committee Coordinator: Diana Armstrong, (612) 673-2371


Referred by the Planning Commission (6/24/2013)
1.   5th Street SE Mixed Use; 1300-1322 5th Street SE and 425 14th Avenue SE:
Approve petition from Opus Development Corporation to rezone the property from C1, Neighborhood Commercial district to the C3A, Community Activity Center district (retaining the PO and UA Overlay districts) to allow for the construction of a 6-story, mixed use building with 140 dwelling units. (Ward 3)
Staff Reports: 5th St SE RCA; 5th St SE RPT; 5th St SE MINS
Action Taken: Denied.

Public Hearing

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment (6/6/2013)
2.   Megabus USA, LLC (247 Chicago Avenue South):
Postponed from the July 11 Z&P meeting
Appeal filed by 903 Washington Partners, LLC, from the decision of the Board of Adjustment granting an appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s determination that bus passenger loading and unloading at the property is classified as a Bus Turnaround under the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, thus requiring a Conditional Use Permit. (Ward 7)
Staff Reports: Megabus RCA; Megabus RPT; Megabus MINS; Megabus Reasons for Appeal; Megabus Appeal Documents
Action Taken: Postponed two cycles to the August 22, 2013, Z&P Meeting.

Discussion Item

Referred by City Council (7/19/2013)
3.   15th Ave Student Housing (700, 702, 704, 706, 710, 712, and 714 14th Ave SE; 1409, 1411, 1413, 1415, 1417, and 1419 7th St SE; 701, 709, 715, and 717 15th Ave SE):
Subject matter of petition to rezone the properties from the R5 to the R6 Multiple-family District, retaining the UA Overlay District, to allow for a new 6-story residential development. (Wards 2 and 3)
Staff Reports: 15th Ave Student Housing RCA; 15th Ave Student Housing RPT; 15th Ave Student Housing MINS
Action Taken: Approved.

Postponed Items

4.   301 and 311 East Lake Street:
Consider recommendation of the Planning Commission to approve the petition from International Bazaar on Lake, LLC, and Miller Block, LLC, to rezone the properties from the C1 to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District. (Ward 8)
Z&P Action Taken: Postponed to the August 8 meeting.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council meeting: Friday, August 2, 2013
The next regular Zoning & Planning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 8, 2013
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