Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

April 5, 2016 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members Lisa Goodman (Chair), Jacob Frey, Kevin Reich, Abdi Warsame, and Alondra Cano (Quorum 4)

Members Absent: Council Member John Quincy

 

Council Committee Coordinator:  Irene Kasper 612-673-2219

 

Public Hearings

Department of Intergovernmental Relations (IGR)/Grants & Special Projects

1.    Fiscal Year 2016 Consolidated Plan Action Plan (16-00375)

1.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the IGR Department, increasing 2016 Consolidated Plan grant appropriations by $1,343,952 and $370,898.

2.    Receiving public comments (through the 30-day public comment period of March 14, 2016 through April 13, 2016), and directing staff to summarize comments in the 2016 Consolidated Plan Action Plan.

3.    Approving the 2016 Consolidated Plan Action Plan.

4.    Authorizing submittal of the City of Minneapolis 2016 Consolidated Plan Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on April 16, 2016 (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved.

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

2.    Land sale: 2008 Glenwood Ave N, to PRG, Inc. (16-00457)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2008 Glenwood Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-896) to PRG, Inc, for $120,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Land sales: Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments affordable housing project, 617 Lowry Ave N, 3110 Lyndale Ave N, 3116 Lyndale Ave N, 3113 6th

       St N, and 3117 6th   St N to PPL Hawthorne EcoVillage LLC or an affiliate (16-00458)

1.    Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the City owned parcels at 617 Lowry Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. WL-13), 3110 Lyndale Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. WL-14), 3116 Lyndale Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. WL-15), 3113 6th St N (Disposition Parcel No. WL-1) and 3117 6th St N (Disposition Parcel No. WL-2) to PPL Hawthorne EcoVillage LLC or an affiliate for $111,866, and authorizing a Redevelopment Contract and related documents.

2.    Authorizing signature for documents affecting the required replatting of the City land prior to the sale of the City land to PPL Hawthorne EcoVillage, LLC or an affiliate.

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments affordable housing project bond issuance (16-00459)

Passage of Resolution giving final approval to the issuance of up to $6.8 million in Tax Exempt Multi-Family Housing Entitlement Revenue Bonds to finance the acquisition, construction and equipping of a 75-unit multifamily rental housing development and facilities functionally related and subordinate thereto.

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments affordable housing project Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan, TIF Note and redevelopment contract

       terms (16-00460)

1.    Passage of Resolution approving the Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan.

2.    Passage of Resolution authorizing the issuance of a limited revenue pay-as-you-go TIF note to Hawthorne Ecovillage Limited Partnership in a principal amount not to exceed $722,300.

3.    Approving the proposed redevelopment contract and business terms.

4.    Authorizing execution of a redevelopment contract, loan agreement and any other necessary documents related to the above recommended actions with Hawthorne EcoVillage Limited Partnership or an affiliated entity (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services Division

6.    Clockwerks Brewing:  25 N 4th St (16-00461)

Approving application of Clockwerks Brewing for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Taproom, Class E License and an Off-Sale Growler License (new license).

Action Taken: Approved.

7.    Gyst Fermentation Bar:  25 26th St E (16-00461)

Approving application of Gyst Fermentation Bar for an On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C2 License and a Sidewalk Café License (expansion of premises).

Action Taken: Approved.

8.    James Ballentine VFW Post 246:  2916 Lyndale Ave S (16-00461)

Approving application of James Ballentine VFW Post 246 for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B License and a Sidewalk Café License (expansion of premises).

Action Taken: Approved.

9.    The Butcher Block:  308 Hennepin Ave E (16-00461)

Approving application of The Butcher Block for an On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class E License and a Sidewalk Café License (expansion of premises).

Action Taken: Approved.

 

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services

10.  Pepitos Class A On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales License revocation: Pepitos, 4820 Chicago Ave (16-00462)

Considering revocation of the Class A On-Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales License held by Pepitos Mexican Foods, Inc, doing business as Pepitos, 4820 Chicago Ave, due to outstanding taxes owed to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda.

Regulatory Services

11.  Rental Dwelling License revocation: 3350 Newton Ave N, owner Craig Peterson II (16-00463)

Considering revocation of the Rental Dwelling License for property at 3350 Newton Ave N.

Action Taken: Approved.

12.  Rental Dwelling License revocation: 2711 Queen Ave N, owner Cedric Thompson (16-00464)

Considering revocation of the Rental Dwelling License for property at 2711 Queen Ave N.

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent

CPED/License & Consumer Services

13.  Licenses & Consumer Services agenda for April 5, 2016 (16-00461)

Granting business licenses recommended for approval in the Licenses & Consumer Services Agenda for April 5, 2016. 

New liquor, wine and beer establishment owners or licenses, and permanent expansions or upgrades to existing licenses detailed as follows:  

1.    Ramen Kazama, 3400 Nicollet Ave (expansion of premises).

       Action Taken: Approved.

CPED

14.  Changes to home improvement programs and contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (16-00465)

Approve the following:

1.    Combining the Code Abatement and Home Repair programs into one Home Improvement program with the following changes to terms:

1.  Maximum loan amount of $25,000 (current maximum loan amount under the Home Repair Program).

2.  Maximum income of 80% of the area median, adjusted by family size (current maximum income under the Home Repair Program).

3.  Removal of the asset limitation (currently only required under the Code Abatement Program).

4.  Removal of the loan to value requirement.

2.    Authorizing execution of a program agreement with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation in the amount of $800,000 for program loans and administrative costs.

3.    Authorizing an extension of the existing master lending agreement with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to July 1, 2017 (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

15.  Changes to the Rehab Support Program (16-00466)

1.    Accepting a Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Single Family Fall 2015 Impact Funds award totaling $280,000.

2.    Approving the use of the funds as an interest rate subsidy for the Community Fix Up loans.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to CPED.

4.    Authorizing execution of grant, sub-recipient and/or disbursement and related agreements for these funds.

5.    Approving a contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation in the amount of $330,000, of which $280,000 is for program loans and $50,000 is for administrative costs.

6.    Approving an extension of current agreement with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to August 1, 2017, to allow the time needed to expend these funds (Refer to WM).

Action Taken: Approved.

16.  Deletion of parcels from Minneapolis Housing Replacement Tax Increment Financing Districts II and III (16-00467)

Passage of Resolution deleting 147 parcels from Minneapolis Housing Replacement Tax Increment Financing Districts II and III for the purpose of increasing future capacity to add qualified parcels to a to-be-created housing replacement tax increment financing district.

Action Taken: Approved.

17.  Increase in funds to pay for correction of sewer encroachment costs related to City-owned property at 3901 22nd Ave S (16-00468)

Authorizing an increase in the reimbursement by $1,709 for sewer encroachment costs to Accent Homes from the land sales proceeds related to the sale of 3901 22nd Ave S.

Action Taken: Approved.

Regulatory Services

18.  Rental Dwelling License operating conditions: 2548 Central Ave NE, owner Manzoor Moghul (16-00469)

Adopting the Rental Dwelling License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and the licensee for the Rental Dwelling License held by Manzoor Moghul for property at 2548 Central Ave NE, allowing the licensee to retain the Rental Dwelling License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken: Approved.

 

Upcoming

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services

19.  Parking lots forms of payment ordinance (15-00450)

Setting a public hearing for April 19, 2016, on an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 319 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Open Air Motor Vehicle Parking Lots, amending provisions related to forms of payment.

20.  Tobacco Dealers Licenses in the C-1 Zoning District ordinance (16-00270)

Setting a public hearing for April 19, 2016, an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Tobacco Dealers, amending provisions related to Tobacco Dealers Licenses in the C-1 Zoning District.

 

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

 

Next Committee Meeting:  April 19, 2016
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  April 15, 2016

 

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