Community Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

October 20, 2009

1:30 p.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Goodman, Benson, Samuels,
Remington, Gordon, Lilligren (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219

Public Hearings 1:30 p.m.

1. East Bank Mills Redevelopment Plan and Modification No. 10 to the Holmes Urban Renewal Plan (re site of the former Pillsbury A Mill complex, located generally between 2nd and Main St SE & 3rd and 6th Aves SE):

Consider resolution approving the Plan, which establishes a new redevelopment project area on the site of the former Pillsbury A Mill; & Modification No. 10, which removes one half-block that is in the new project area from the Holmes Urban Renewal Area. Anticipated development activity includes rehabilitation of seven existing warehouse and milling structures and the construction of six new residential and mixed-use buildings ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action: Approved

Joint Public Hearing with Mpls Community Development Agency Operating Committee 1:30 p.m.

2. Minnesota Shubert Theater, LLC (re Artspace Projects, Inc, 508 & 516 Hennepin Ave):

Consider resolution giving preliminary & final approval to the issuance of up to $4,000,000 in Tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Bank Qualified Bank Direct Minneapolis Community Development Agency Revenue Bonds, Series 2009, to finance the acquisition, renovation, construction and equipping of the existing theater & an adjacent entrance atrium that will serve as the lobby for the theater to be used for a performing arts and education center and other related and ancillary functions ( Refer to MCDA Board of Commissioners

Action: Approved

Consent Items

3. Guthrie Theater:

Approve resolution authorizing the execution of various documents to amend the Series 2003 Bonds issued for the Guthrie Theatre.

Action: Approved

4. Emergency Shelter Facility:

Authorize Memorandum of Understanding to transfer an existing Emergency Shelter Facility at Secure Waiting Space at 1000 Currie Ave to the new J. Jerome Boxleitner Project at 165 Glenwood Ave N.

Action: Approved

5. Minnesota Shubert Performing Arts & Education Center:

a) Approve a two-month extension to the Redevelopment Agreement and Promissory Note & authorize amendments & all related documents;
b) With respect to a $11,000,000 grant from the State of Minnesota, 1) Approve resolution establishing the governmental program to be achieved through construction and operation of the Minnesota Shubert Performing Arts & Education Center; 2) Accept $11,000,000 grant & approve appropriation increase; b) Authorize grant agreement with Minnesota Shubert Theater LLC for $2,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant-Recovery Act funding;
c) Authorize Memorandum of Agreement with the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office and Artspace Projects Inc. or an affiliate regarding mitigation of impacts to historic elements ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action: Approved

6. Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Program Livable Communities Demonstration Account (re W Broadway Curve Project):

Approve resolution expressing support of the request for the extension and budget amendment of the LCDA grant ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action: Approved

Discussion Items

7. Environmental Remediation Grant Applications, Fall 2009 Grant Round:

a) Authorize application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [DEED] Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program for the following projects: 129 Plymouth, 2600 Minnehaha Ave S, Florence Court Apartments & Linden Hills;
b) Authorize application to the Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account [TBRA] Grant Program for the following projects: 1720 Madison St NE, Florence Court Apartments, Lyndale Green, Walker Apartments & Whittier Cooperative;
c) Authorize application to the Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund [ERF] for the following projects: 129 Plymouth, 2600 Minnehaha Ave S, East Mills Apartments, Florence Court Apartments, Howe School, Linden Hills, Northrop School, and Whittier Cooperative;
d) Approve resolutions authorizing submittal of aforesaid applications ( Also in W&M/Budget

Action: Approved as amended


Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular CD Meeting: 11/17/2009

Next City Council Meeting: 10/30/2009

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