Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda

April 18, 2017 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting

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

 

Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper 612-673-2219

Public Hearings

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)

1.    Land sale: 643 Quincy St NE to Whitney Evavold and Benjamin Braun (17-00497)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 643 Quincy St NE (Disposition Parcel No. TF-937) to Whitney Evavold and Benjamin Braun for $145,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

2.    Land sale: 1706 3rd St NE to Northeast Minneapolis Properties L.L.C. (17-00498)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 1706 3rd St NE (Disposition Parcel No. TF-930) to Northeast Minneapolis Properties L.L.C. for $40,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

3.    Land sale: 2227 Grand St NE to David Moir or to alternate purchaser Paula Anderson and Jack Anderson (17-00499)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2227 Grand St NE (Disposition Parcel No. TF-913) to David Moir or to alternate purchaser Paula Anderson and Jack Anderson for $50,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

4.    Land sale: 2630 Morgan Ave N to Ideal Development Group, LLC or to alternate purchaser Susanne Lovejoy and Jamez Staples (17-00500)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2630 Morgan Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-932) to Ideal Development Group, LLC or to alternate purchaser Susanne Lovejoy and Jamez Staples for $5,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

5.    Land sale: 2958 Logan Ave N to JC Investments, INC. (17-00501)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 2958 Logan Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-934) to JC Investments, INC. for $38,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

6.    Land sale: 3534 Fremont Ave N to CTW Group Incorporated (17-00502)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3534 Fremont Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-883) to CTW Group Incorporated for $1,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

7.    Land sale: 3718 Fremont Ave N to JC Investments, INC. (17-00503)

Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the property at 3718 Fremont Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. TF-921) to JC Investments, INC. for $5,000, subject to conditions.

Action Taken:  Approved.

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services Division

8.    Grand Café, LLC, doing business as Grand Café: 3804 Grand Ave S (17-00504)

Approving application of Grand Café, LLC, doing business as Grand Café, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C-2 License (new business).

Action Taken:  Approved.

9.    J & C Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Fireroast Café: 3800 37th Ave S (17-00504)

Approving application of J & C Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Fireroast Café, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class E License (new license).

Action Taken:  Approved.

10.  Lucy Bar & Restaurant Limited Liability Corporation, doing business as Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant and Carry out: 3915 Hiawatha Ave (17-00504)

Approving application of Lucy Bar & Restaurant Limited Liability Corporation, doing business as Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant and Carry out, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class E License (new business).

Action Taken:  Approved.

11.  Pryes Brewing Company, LLC, doing business as Pryes Brewing: 1401 West River Road N (17-00504)

Approving application of Pryes Brewing Company, LLC, doing business as Pryes Brewing, for an On Sale Liquor Taproom with Sunday Sales, Class C-1 License and an Off Sale Malt Liquor Growler License (new business).

Action Taken:  Approved.

12.  Seward Community Co-op, Inc, doing business as Seward Co-op Creamery Café: 2601 E Franklin Ave (17-00504)

Approving application of Seward Community Co-op, Inc, doing business as Seward Co-op Creamery Café, for an On Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class C-2 License (license upgrade and expansion of premises).

Action Taken:  Approved.

13.  Consuming in public in Downtown East Commons Park ordinance (16-01116)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 364 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Regulations, amending provisions related to consuming in public in Downtown East Commons Park.

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

Consent item with Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Operating Committee

CPED

14.  Resource, Inc. refunding bonds: 1900, 1908, 1825, 1826 Chicago Ave and 900 20th Ave S (17-00505)

1.    Passage of Resolution giving final approval to the issuance of revenue bonds by the City of Landfall Village to refund outstanding revenue bonds for Resource, Inc. for social service facilities at 1900, 1908, 1825, 1826 Chicago Ave and 900 20th Ave S.

2.    Referring the matter to the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) Board of Commissioners to consider passage of resolution authorizing host approval to the issuance and sale of up to $3,950,000 Series 2017 bonds for the Resource Inc. Project at 1900, 1908, 1825, 1826 Chicago Ave and 900 20th Ave S, to the City of Landfall Village.

Action Taken:  Approved and referred to the MCDA Board of Commissioners.

 

Consent

CPED/License & Consumer Services

15.  Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses for April 18, 2017 (17-00504)

Approving Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses & Consumer Services Agenda for April 18, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Action Taken:  Approved as amended.

CPED

16.  Contract for Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment exclusive rights (17-00507)

Authorizing an exclusive rights agreement with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and a development team led by United Properties, Inc.

Action Taken:  Approved.

17.  Contract amendment for Option Agreement with United Properties Development, LLC for Nicollet Hotel Block redevelopment: 30 3rd St (17-00508)

1. Authorizing an initial extension of the previously approved option agreement with United Properties Development, LLC for its development project at 30 3rd St S to June 30, 2017 with subsequent 1 to 2 month incremental, administrative extensions to Dec. 31, 2017, subject to City receipt of a $50,000 option fee for the initial extension and $25,000 option fees for each subsequent 1 month extension.

2. Directing staff to return to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee on Nov. 13, 2017, with report of potential progress in advance of potential administrative extension to Dec. 31, 2017.

Action Taken:  Approved.

18.  2017 Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) grant applications (17-00509)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission of 2017 Hennepin County Transit Oriented Development Grant applications to the Hennepin County Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program for the following projects:  Minnehaha Townhomes, 5348, 5364, 5368 Riverview & 5118 54th St E; Aeon Prospect Park, 3001 4th St SE; Green on Fourth, 2901 4th St SE; Olson Towne Homes, 461 Girard Terrace; Sabathani Senior Housing, 310 E 38th St; Penn Ave Union, 2200 Golden Valley Road; Hook & Ladder Apartments, 2212, 2316, 2320 Jefferson St NE; Lake Street Housing, 514 Lake St W; Downtown View Apts Youthlink, 41 N 12th St; Park 7, 714 Park Ave, 612 S 7th St; Bunge Apartments, 937 13th Ave SE; Lake and Bloom, 3017 Bloomington Ave S; East Town Apartments, 6th St and 9th Ave; 38th Street Station, 2924 E 38th St; 1500 Nicollet Avenue, 1500 Nicollet Ave; Artspace Leef North Lofts, 212 James Ave N; Minnehaha Commons, 3001 E Lake St; MoZaic East, 2900 Fremont Ave S; 46th & Hiawatha, 3939 and 3941 E 46th St; Capri Theatre Renaissance, 2027 W Broadway Ave.

2.    Authorizing execution of cooperative agreements for the recommended County-funded projects.

Action Taken:  Approved.

19.  Grant acceptance from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Redevelopment Grant Program (17-00510)

1.    Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for the At Glenwood project, 225 Thomas Ave N, 301 Thomas Ave N, and 305 Thomas Ave N, in the amount of $210,136; and the Prospect Park Senior Housing project, 3033 University Ave SE, 3000 4th St SE and 3024 4th St SE, in the amount of $224,982, for the February 1, 2017 round of the Redevelopment Grant Program.

2.    Authorizing contracts or agreements with DEED for the aforesaid grants.

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.

20.  Great Streets Business District Support Grants Contracts (17-00540)

Authorizing one year grant contracts funding business district revitalization activities, including marketing and branding tactics, education and engagement work, events, business recruitment efforts, and placemaking strategies with: Asian Media Access for $37,500, Corcoran Neighborhood Organization for $10,000 and $39,900, Dinkytown Business Alliance for $18,800, Hennepin Theatre Trust for up to $50,000, Lake Street Council for $50,000, Latino Economic Development Center for $8,000, Longfellow Business Association for $7,000, Metro Blooms for $19,500, Midtown Greenway Coalition for $14,900, Native American Community Development Institute for $12,900, Neighborhood Development Center for $15,000, Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce for $24,300, Project for Pride in Living for $13,500, Seward Civic and Commerce Association for $12,000, Seward Redesign for $50,000, Towerside Business Alliance for $13,000, West Bank Business Association for $47,300, and West Broadway Business and Area Coalition for $50,000.

Action Taken:  Approved.

Regulatory Services

21.  Rental Dwelling License re-instatement: 2900 Emerson Ave N, owner Scott Feyereisen (17-00511)

Approving the re-instatement of the Rental Dwelling License held by Scott Feyereisen for the property at 2900 Emerson Ave N, having received an acceptable management plan and verification that said property is now in compliance with rental licensing standards.

Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred from City Council April 14, 2017

22.  Sunday liquor sales ordinance (17-00416)

Setting a public hearing for May 2, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. on an ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 364 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Regulations, amending provisions related to Sunday sales for off-sale liquor licenses.

Action Taken:  Public hearing set for May 2, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

 

Discussion

CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services Division

23.  License Settlement Conference recommendations: Surdyk’s Liquor, Inc., doing business as Surdyk’s Liquor, 303 E Hennepin (17-00506)

1. Adopting the Business License Settlement Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Surdyk’s Liquor, Inc., allowing the licensee to retain the Off Sale Liquor License for Surdyk’s Liquor at 303 E Hennepin, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken:  Denied.

2. Directing staff to return to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee on May 16, 2017 (two cycles) with alternative recommendations.

Action Taken: Approved

CPED

24.  2017 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit-Oriented Development grant applications (17-00539)

1.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) as follows: West Broadway Curve II, 1820 W Broadway Ave; Olson Town Homes, 461 Girard Terrace; and Leef Project, 212 James Ave N.

2.    Passage of Resolution authorizing submission and priority ranking of grant applications to the Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development (TOD) grant programs as follows: 38th Street Station, 2924 E 38th St; Penn Avenue Union, 2200 Golden Valley Road; and Mino-bimaadiziwin, 2105 Cedar Ave S (Refer to WM).

Action Taken:  Approved as amended 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: May 2, 2017

Next Committee Meeting:  April 28, 2017

 

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

 

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