Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
Thursday, August 22, 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
Committee Members Absent: Johnson


Referred by CPED
1.   Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) Appointments:
Approve the following HPC Council appointments:
a)    Chris Hartnett, Ward 10: 9/1/2013-12/31/2016; and
b)    Constance Vork, Ward 5: 9/1/2013-12/31/2014.
Staff Report: HPC Appointments RCA
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by Planning Commission (7/29/2013)
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission MINS
2.   Wood From The Hood - 2620, 2644, and 2652 Minnehaha Avenue:
Approve petition from BW Development LLC to rezone the properties located at 2620, 2644, and 2652 Minnehaha Avenue from I1 Light Industrial District to I2 Medium Industrial District. (Wards 2, 9)
Staff Reports: Minnehaha Ave RPT
Action Taken: Approved

3.   Residential Density Standards (Zoning Code Text Amendments):

Approve ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, regarding residential density standards as follows:
a)    Chapter 527 relating to Planning Unit Development;
b)    Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts;
c)    Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts;
d)    Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts; and
e)    Chapter 551 relating to Overlay District.
Return Chapter 520 to the author.
Staff Report: Text Amendments RPT; Chapter 527 ORD; Chapter 546 ORD; Chapter 547 ORD; Chapter 548 ORD; Chapter 551 ORD
Action Taken: Postponed two (2) cycles to the Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Z&P meeting.
Referred by Planning Commission 8/12/2013
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission MINS
4.   1315 12th Avenue North:
Approve petition from Olu’s Home, Inc., to rezone the property located at 1315 12th Avenue North from R4 Multiple-family District to OR2 High Density Office Residence District to allow use of the existing building for offices, a child care center, and a development achievement center. (Ward 5)
Staff Reports: 1315 12th Ave N RPT
Action Taken: Approved
5.   2827 Williams Avenue Southeast:
Approve petition from David Barnhart to rezone the property located at 2827 Williams Avenue Southeast from R4 Multiple-family District to C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District and PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District to allow for the expansion of an accessory parking lot. (Ward 2)
Staff Reports: 2827 William Ave RPT
Action Taken: Approved
6.   Minnesota Multi-purpose Stadium - 401 Chicago Avenue; 701, 713, 719, and 811 3rd Street South; 700, 716, and 728 4th Street South; and 300 and 309 9th Avenue South:
Approve a recommendation of the Stadium Implementation Committee to construct the Minnesota Multi-purpose Stadium, a 1,500,000 square foot, 65,500 seat stadium, with expansion up to 73,000, for use by the Minnesota Vikings and other civic and community uses, and stadium related infrastructure, subject to conditions and mitigation measures along with the following additional recommendation: (Ward 7)
a)    Following completion of the improvements referenced in the action of the Stadium Implementation Committee, subsequent changes will be subject to the City’s zoning ordinance and all applicable city regulations; and
b)    Condition to be added as 5G in the Implementation Committee action: Delegate final review and approval of the parking garage designs to the City of Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development Director and the Public Works Director.
Staff Report: Stadium RPT
Action Taken: Approved
Referred by City Council (8/16/2013)
7.   Assisted Living Facilities (Zoning Code Text Amendment):
Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code (broadening districts in which assisted living facilities may be located):
a)    Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions; and
b)    Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts.
Action Taken: Referred to CPED Staff

Public Hearing

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment (7/11/2013)
8.   2924 Grand Avenue South:
Appeal filed by Maze Properties, LLC, of the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment denying an application for a Certificate of Nonconforming Use to establish legal nonconforming rights to a three-unit, multiple-family residence in an existing structure located at 2924 Grand Avenue South in the R2B Two-family District. (Ward 6)
Staff Report: 2924 Grand Ave RCA; 2924 Grand Ave RPT; 2924 Grand MINS
Action Taken: Postponed two (2) cycles to the Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Z&P meeting.

Postponed Items

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment (6/6/2013)
9.   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 Report; Megabus Minutes; Megabus Reasons for Appeal; Megabus Appeal Documents
Action Taken: Postponed one (1) cycle to the Thursday, September 12, 2013, Z&P 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 30, 2013
The next regular Zoning & Planning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 12, 2013
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