Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

January 31, 2017 – 1:30 p.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

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

 

Council Committee Coordinator:  Irene Kasper 612-673-2219

 

Public Hearings

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

1.    Land sale: 205 Park Ave S to Sherman Associates Development LLC or an affiliated entity (17-00141)

1.    Passage of Resolution approving the sale of 205 Park Ave S, (Disposition Parcel No. IS D-1) to Sherman Associates Development LLC or an affiliated entity for $3,250,000.

2.    Approving the proposed redevelopment contract terms.

3.    Authorizing execution of a redevelopment contract with the Developer and all other necessary documents related to the above recommended actions with the Developer.  This includes, but is not limited to, an amendment to the Declaration of Easements for the adjacent Ramp Parcel, Liner Parcel and Lofts Parcel (205 Park Ave) to reflect current snow removal practices in the service lane easement area, and easement agreements for the pet relief area and installments to screen the adjacent parking ramp.

Action Taken:  Approved.

2.    Land sale: 1426 Penn Ave N to William Woods (17-00142)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1426 Penn Ave N, (Disposition Parcel No. TF-901) to William Woods for $28,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

3.    Land sale: 3329 Nicollet Ave S to Pocket Properties, LLC (17-00143)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3329 Nicollet Ave S, (Disposition Parcel No. VH-553) to Pocket Properties, LLC for $56,200, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services Division

4.    Green Manor Holdings, LLC, doing business as The Blaisdell: 2322 Blaisdell Ave (17-00145)

Approving application of Green Manor Holdings, LLC, doing business as The Blaisdell, 2322 Blaisdell Ave, for an Extended Hours License (new license).

Action Taken:  Approved.

5.    Penny’s Coffee, LLC, doing business as Penny’s Coffee: 100 Washington Ave S (17-00144)

1.    Approving application of Penny’s Coffee, LLC, doing business as Penny’s Coffee, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License at 100 Washington Ave (new license).

2.    Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Penny's Coffee, LLC, allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License for Penny’s Coffee, 100 Washington Ave, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

3.    Rescinding the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement related to the Restaurant License held by Penny’s Coffee, adopted on Dec. 9, 2016, set forth in File No. 16-01213.

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

Quasi-Judicial Hearings

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services

6.    Restaurant License application: Banh to Bowls, LLC, doing business as Banh to Bowl, 27 S 7th St (17-00023)

Considering the administrative hearing officer’s findings and conclusions recommending denial of the Restaurant License submitted by Banh to Bowls, LLC, doing business as Banh to Bowl, at 27 S 7th St.

Postponed from CDRS on Jan. 3, 2017

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

Consent

CPED/License & Consumer Services

7.    Licenses & Consumer Services agenda for Jan. 31, 2017 (17-00145)

Granting business licenses recommended for approval in the Licenses & Consumer Services Agenda for Jan. 31, 2017. 

Action Taken:  Approved.

8.    Business License Operating Conditions: Gamepub, Inc, doing business as Byte, 319 1st Ave N (17-00146)

Adopting the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Gamepub, Inc, allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Wine with Strong Beer License for Byte, 319 1st Ave N, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken:  Approved.

CPED

9.    Year 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit reservation awards change (17-00147)

Approving a change in the Year 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) reservation awards to allow for $74,330 of Year 2017 LIHTC to be transferred from the Aeon Prospect Park project to the PPL YouthLink Supportive Housing project.  The final Year 2017 allocation for these projects will be:  PPL YouthLink Supportive Housing, 41 12th St N in the amount of $172,944; and Aeon Prospect Park, 3001 4th St S, in the amount of $376,442.

Action Taken:  Approved.

10.  Seward Towers Apartments bond amendments: 2910 Franklin Ave E and 2515 9th St S (17-00148)

Passage of Resolution approving amendments to the Indenture, the Loan Agreement and the Series 2016A Bonds to the Seward Towers Project, 2910 Franklin Ave E and 2515 9th St S, to allow the Developer to optionally redeem the Series 2016A Bonds on March 1, 2017.

Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  Great Streets Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration contracts (17-00149)

Authorizing contracts for Great Street Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration, in a total amount of $235,000, as follows:

1.    Lyndale Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $35,000.

2.    Lake Street Council, in the amount of $50,000.

3.    Seward Redesign, Inc. in the amount of $50,000.

4.    Southwest Business Association, in the amount of $50,000.

5.    Standish Ericsson Neighborhood Association, in the amount of $50,000.

Action Taken:  Approved.

12.  Exclusive development rights agreement with Buildwealth, MN, Inc, for development of single family homes (17-00154)

Authorizing an agreement to grant exclusive development rights to Build Wealth, MN, Inc., to develop single family homes on the following City-owned vacant lots, for a duration of one year:  1222 James Ave N, 1216 James Ave N, 1111 James Ave N, 1203 Irving Ave N, 1218 Irving Ave N, 1219 Irving Ave N, and 1210 Irving Ave N (Tax-forfeited land—City is in the process of acquiring).

Action Taken:  Approved.

13.  Infill development of new construction homes (17-00155)

1.    Authorizing long term affordability financing for homebuyers at 80% of area median income or below to purchase new homes constructed on City-owned vacant land.

2.    Authorizing the restriction of City-owned infill vacant lots in South Minneapolis and Northeast Minneapolis through 2017 for sale through the long term affordability financing tool.

3.    Authorizing modifications to the Vacant Housing Recycling Program to provide an up to $25,000 incentive for homebuyers to build homes on City-owned vacant land in North Minneapolis.

4.    Authorizing modifications to the Green Homes North Program to provide development gap assistance and homebuyer assistance City-wide to build homes on City-owned infill vacant lots.

5.    Authorizing restriction of land sale proceeds generated by the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development’s Residential and Real Estate Development work unit to support the infill housing strategy (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved as amended and referred to WM.

14.  Grant acceptance from the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) for the Indian Neighborhood Club Expansion and Minnehaha Townhomes projects:  2101 S 5th St and 5348 Riverview Road (17-00150)

1.    Accepting Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Local Housing Incentive Account (LHIA) grants award for the Indian Neighborhood Club Expansion project at 2101 S 5th St in the amount of $300,000, and the Minnehaha Townhomes project at 5348 Riverview Road, in the amount of $400,000.

2.    Authorizing such agreements as may be necessary to implement the Metropolitan Council LHIA grants with the Metropolitan Council, and with Indian Neighborhood Club and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority and/or their related entities.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

15.  Grant acceptance from Minnesota Housing for the Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) (17-00156)

1.    Accepting an Impact Fund grant from Minnesota Housing for Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) in the amount of $45,000.

2.    Amending the Council action of August 5, 2016, relating to authorized funds for HOM-VHRP by authorizing an increase in the contract with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for administrative costs from $36,000 to $51,900, and authorizing the use of up to $51,900 for administrative costs.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

16.  Accepting funds from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth for STEP-UP technical assistance (17-00151)

1.    Accepting funds from Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth to reimburse the City for STEP-UP technical assistance provided by the City to Alliance, in the amount of $10,000.

2.    Authorizing any necessary contracts with Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth to reimburse the City for STEP-UP technical assistance.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development/Employment & Training (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

17.  Accepting funds from Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for employment and training services (17-00157)

1.    Accepting funds Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for information technology employment and training services in the amount of $500,000.

2.    Authorizing a contract with Employ Milwaukee, Inc. for information technology employment and training services.

3.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development/Employment and Training (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

Regulatory Services

18.  Rental Dwelling License re-instatement: 804 31st Ave N, owner Jesse Mauser (previous owner Ellen Karnwie-Tuah) (17-00152)

Approving the re-instatement of the Rental Dwelling License held by Jesse Mauser for the property at 804 31st Ave N, having received an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

Action Taken:  Approved .

19.  Contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium (17-00153)

Authorizing a one year revenue contract with Regents of the University of Minnesota for the City to provide traffic management services at TCF Bank Stadium in an amount up to $150,000, for a duration of March 1, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018 (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to WM.

 

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

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting:  Feb. 10, 2017

Next Committee Meeting:  Feb. 14, 2017

 

Submit written comments about agenda items to: councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov

 

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