Minneapolis City Council Agenda
 
Regular Meeting
July 10, 2015 – 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members: Council President Barbara Johnson, Vice President Elizabeth Glidden, Majority Leader John Quincy, Minority Leader Cam Gordon, Council Members Kevin Reich, Jacob Frey, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano
 
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
 
Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson 612-673-2046
 
Call to Order

1.    Roll Call.

2.    Adoption of the agenda.

 Action Taken: Adopted.
3.    Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of June 19, 2015.
       Action Taken: Accepted.
4.   Referral of petitions, communications and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
       Action Taken: Referred.
 
Reports of Standing Committees
Committee of the Whole

COW agenda of 7/8/2015

1.    Performance measures and management system usage and report (15-00858)

Passage of Resolution declaring the City of Minneapolis’ commitment to: Using and reporting out to the public the 10 city performance measures created by the State of Minnesota Council on Local Results and Innovation; Continued usage of a performance measurement system; and Continued surveying of our residents on key services as defined by the State of Minnesota Council on Local Results and Innovation.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Community Development & Regulatory Services

CD&RS agenda of 6/23/2015

1.    Land sale: 5147 Penn Ave N to PRG, Inc. (15-00752)

Passage of Resolution authorizing the sale of property to PRG, Inc. for $10,000, subject to conditions.
(9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Land sale: 3901 22nd Ave S to Accent Homes, Inc. (15-00753)

Passage of Resolution authorizing sale of property to Accent Homes, Inc. for $25,200, subject to conditions. If Accent Homes, Inc. fails to close, approve the sale of property to Paramount Investment Group, LLC. for $25,200, subject to conditions. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Minnehaha Academy project host approval for bond issuance (15-00754)

Passage of Resolution authorizing host approval for the issuance of Bank Qualified Bank Direct Financing for Minnehaha Academy through the cities of Lilydale and Mendota.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Fairview Health Services project bond issuance (15-00755)

Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to the issuance of up to $135,000,000 in 501(c)(3) Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds re refinancing and remodeling.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Jones-Harrison Residence host approval for bond issuance (15-00756)

Passage of Resolution authorizing the execution of a Cooperative Agreement authorizing host approval for the issuance of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt health care revenue bonds for Jones-Harrison Residence through the City of St. Louis Park.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Conduct on licensed premises ordinance (15-00758)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to conduct on licensed premises, required rental property management training and license reinstatement requirements. Approving staff directive to return in one year with a report evaluating data relating to conduct on premises incidents, monitoring, and other relevant information.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Commercial hood and exhaust cleaning ordinance (15-00603)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 9, Chapter 174 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Fire and Police Protection:  Minneapolis Fire Department; Fire Prevention Bureau, amending combustible contaminate levels relating to commercial hood and exhaust cleaning.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Hotel ordinance (15-00056)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 297 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinance relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Hotels, modernizing the code and allowing hotels with less than 50 guest rooms.

Action Taken: Adopted.

9.    Secondhand dealers ordinance (15-00456)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 321 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Secondhand Dealers, amending, consolidating and restructuring provisions related to secondhand goods.

Action Taken: Adopted.

10. Liquor, business & gambling license applications (15-00757)

Approving Department of Licenses & Consumer Services agenda recommendations for Liquor, Business & Gambling licenses.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11. Ability Network (15-00759)

Passage of Resolution supporting Ability Network’s application to the State Department of Employment and Economic Development Job Creation Fund.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

12. Development rights for 2313 13th Ave S (15-00760)

Approving the award of exclusive development rights to the Indigenous Peoples Task Force to be the developer of the City-owned property at 2313 13th Ave S for a period of 24 months with a possible extension of up to 6 months approvable by the CPED Director and authorizing staff to negotiate business terms with the Indigenous Peoples Task Force for a land sale redevelopment agreement subject to future City Council review and approval.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee

13. Job fairs in 2015 (15-00761)

Authorizing acceptance of funds from Hennepin County in the amount of $30,000 to manage industry-specific and geographically-targeted job fairs in 2015; Passage of Resolution appropriating funds (9 votes).

Action Taken: Adopted.

14. Landmark 201 W Broadway project (15-00764)

Recommending that the $350,000 City loan to the Landmark 201 West Broadway Project be restructured based on the revised terms and conditions contained in staff report:

CD&RS: Forwarding without recommendation.

W&M: Approving with amended terms and conditions item #13 contained in staff report.

Action Taken: Failed.

15. Eastside Food Co-op expansion project (2551 Central Ave) (15-00765)

Recommending approving $450,000 of Community Development Block Grant Great Streets gap financing loan and approval of subordinating $400,293 ($319,273.53 current balance) of Neighborhood Revitalization Program Loan Pool loans originated in 2003, with the Development Finance Committee’s recommendation to require a 3-month debt service reserve for all subordinate loans, to match the 3-month debt service reserve for Self-Help Federal Credit Union’s first position loan.

CD&RS: Forwarding without recommendation to the Ways & Means Committee.

W&M: Approving substitute recommendation to approve a $450,000 CDBG Great Streets gap financing loan and the subordination of a $400,293 ($319,273.53 current balance) NRP loan originated in 2003, and requiring that the borrower provide a three-month debt service reserve for all subordinate debt to the project. The total of the three reserves for the two City loans and a subordinate loan from LISC would be approximately $20,000.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted Ways & Means recommendation.

Health, Environment & Community Engagement

HE&CE agenda of 6/22/2015

1.    Neighborhood & Community Engagement Commission appointments (15-00737)

a.    Approving the following City Council and Mayoral appointments to the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) for two-year terms beginning July 2015 and expiring June 2017: Braulio Carrasco (Ward 9); Raya Esmaeili (Ward 10); Nasser Mussa (Ward 6); and Tessa Wetjen (Ward 9).

b.    Approving staff direction that Neighborhood & Community Relations (NCR) staff carry out targeted recruiting for NCEC appointments in wards that are geographically underrepresented for 2016 open appointments and exploring NCEC appointment options and guidelines that better ensure geographic distribution for all future open appointments.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Draft Environmental Justice Framework: City comments (15-00739)

Sent forward without recommendation authorizing submission of comments to the MPCA regarding the MPCA’s Draft Environmental Justice Framework 2015-2018.

Action Taken: Adopted staff recommendation.

3.    Tobacco dealers ordinance: (15-00536)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Tobacco Dealers, regulating sales.

Action Taken: Adopted, as amended.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee

4.    Green Business Program: Revenue from Environmental Initiative (15-00738)

Accepting estimated revenue not to exceed $60,000 from Environmental Initiative for the Green Business Program; and Passage of Resolution appropriating funds. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    School Based Clinic Project Connect: Revenue from Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (15-00741)

Accepting revenue not to exceed $15,000 from the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women for participation in Project Connect to assist youth experiencing intimate partner violence; and Passage of Resolution appropriating funds. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

 
Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management

PSCR&EM agenda of 6/24/2015

1.    Acceptance of funds from Urban Scholar partner organizations for Urban Scholars programming (15-00766)

Authorizing the Department of Civil Rights to accept funds in the amount of $27,753 from its Urban Scholar partner organizations (Minneapolis Public Schools, The Metropolitan Council, Greater Twin Cities United Way, PCL Construction, The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, and the State of Minnesota) to cover professional services for Urban Scholars programming; Passage of Resolution appropriating funds (9 votes).

Action Taken: Adopted.

Referred Report to Ways & Means Committee

2.    Mounted patrol horse boarding contract amendment (15-00767)

Authorizing amendment of contract with Horsemen, Inc. for the boarding of police mounted patrol horses, increasing by $96,600 for one year and authorizing execution of any documents necessary to effectuate the agreement. Further, that the Purchasing Department be authorized to continue payments for services provided up to $25,000 while this agreement is approved and executed.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Transportation & Public Works

T&PW agenda of 6/23/2015

1.    Pedestrian Advisory Committee appointments  (15-00746)

Approving the following City Council appointments to the Pedestrian Advisory Committee for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2015, and expiring June 30, 2017: Greta Alquist (Ward 3); Julia Kumba YingHua Curran (Ward 7); Alex Cecchini (Ward 10); Tamir Ali Mohamud (Ward 6); Tom Dunnwald (Ward 1); Don Ostrom (Ward 7); Julia Tabbut (Ward 2); Emily Antin (Ward 12); and Philip Ailiff Jr. (Ward 3).

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    50th & France Special Service District Advisory Board appointments (15-00747)

Approving the following City Council appointments to the 50th & France Special Service District Advisory Board for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2015, and expiring July 1, 2017: Jeffrey Peterson; Luke Shimp; Laura Steffes; Robert Sykes; and Steve Young (all Ward 13).

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Minneapolis Bicycle Master Plan: Protected bikeway update (15-00751)

a.    Approving the Protected Bikeway Update to the Minneapolis Bicycle Master Plan.

b.    Approving staff direction that Public Works staff conduct a bicycle and pedestrian facility winter maintenance evaluation to be piloted in the winter of 2015-2016. The evaluation should include examples of all bicycle facility types including off-street trails, protected bikeways, on-street bike lanes, and bicycle boulevards, and also include sidewalk snow clearance on pedestrian priority corridors. The results of this evaluation will help better define budget needs and practices for bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee

4.    8th St SE Street Reconstruction & Street Lighting Project: Capital budget amendment (15-00744)

a.    Passage of Resolution amending the 2015 capital budget by establishing the 8th St SE Street Reconstruction and Street Lighting Project by increasing the appropriation for the project by $186,698, to be funded from assessments of $80,593 and University of Minnesota funding of $106,105.

b.    Passage of Resolution declaring the City’s intent to reimburse expenditures up to $80,593 with proceeds from tax exempt bonds. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    7th Street Ramp Project: Capital budget amendment (15-00745)

Passage of Resolution amending the 2015 capital budget by increasing the appropriation for the 7th St Ramp Project by $1,000,000 from MSA funds and decreasing Transportation and Economic Development grant funds for the project by $1,019,645.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Peavey Plaza landscaping donation from Minneapolis Downtown Council (15-00748)

Passage of Resolution authorizing acceptance of a donation from the Minneapolis Downtown Council of annual plantings at Peavey Plaza valued at approximately $15,000. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Collaborative Research Project agreement with University of Minnesota (15-00749)

Authorizing execution of an agreement with the University of Minnesota Board of Regents to conduct research to determine the design and operating parameters that will lead to improved performance of granular activated carbon filters in the Minneapolis drinking water process.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Bid for 7th Street Ramp: (15-00750)

Accepting low bid of Lunda Construction Company (OP No. 8099) to furnish and deliver all labor, materials, and incidentals necessary for the construction of the 7th Street/Trunk Highway 94 Ramp, and authorizing the proper City officers to execute a contract for the project.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

Ways & Means

W&M agenda of 7/6/2015

1.    Approving the following legal settlements and authorizing the proper City officers to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlements:

a.  (15-00773) Steven Meldahl v. City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County District Court file No. 27-CV-14-20251, settlement by cancelling the following special assessments: RFS 13-0971475 in the amount of $550, RFS 13-0971186 in the amount of $150, RFS 12-0939541 in the amount of $150, RFS 12-0906479 in the amount of $150, RFS 13-0984478 in the amount of $150; additionally, reducing special assessment RFS 13-0959682 from $300 to $250 and reducing the $3,000 rental license reinstatement fee required by M.C.O. 244.1945 for the property at 3111 Upton Ave. down to $1,950.

b.  (15-00774) Norman Bradford v. City of Minneapolis settlement by payment of $15,500 payable to Norman Bradford and/or his attorneys, the Johnson Law Office.

c.  (15-00775) Luis A. Palaguchi v. Wilson and City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County District Court file No. 27-CV-14-15903, settlement by payment of $10,000 payable to Luis A. Palaguchi and his attorneys,
Paige J. Donnelly, Ltd.

d.  (15-00776) Christopher Jilek v. City of Minneapolis, et al., Hennepin County District Court file No. 14-CV-3258, settlement by payment of $5,000 to the Plaintiff and his attorney, Zorislav Layderman.

e.  (15-00777) Four personal injury claims by payment of: $11,000 payable to Ulysses Bridges and his attorneys, Paige J. Donnelly, Ltd., $19,000 payable to Lugine Miller and his attorneys, Paige J. Donnelly, Ltd., $14,000 payable to Roosevelt Johnson and his attorneys, Paige J, Donnelly, Ltd., and $7,000 payable to Teddy Lawrence Roark and his attorneys, Paige J. Donnelly, Ltd.

 f.  (15-00778) Claim of David Grady settlement by payment of $9,000 to the Claimant and his attorney, Brantingham Law Office, P.A.

 g. (15-00779) Jessica Porter f/k/a Joshua Nordyke v. City of Minneapolis et al., Hennepin County District Court file No. 13-CV-2499 (MJD/FLN), settlement by payment of $45,000 to Hazelton Law Firm, PLLC, Trust Account.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Jeane Thorne contract amendment (15-00780)

Authorizing the proper City officials to amend the 2015 agreement between the City of Minneapolis and Jeane Thorne so that it includes the Firm's name change to AllStaff Recruiting Inc., d/b/a Jeane Thorne Staffing, and to increase the not-to-exceed amount in the agreement to $100,000.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Convention Center and Target Center consulting pool contracts (15-00781)

Authorizing the appropriate city staff to negotiate and enter into contracts with consultant pool vendors for a term of three years.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    All State Communications contract amendment (15-00782)

Authorizing increase of contract C-38878 with All State Communications, OP No. 7990, by $154,275.32, resulting from submitted change orders, for a new total of $1,374,275.32 to allow for close out and final payment.

a.       Change Order 1 - $14,480 for watertight fiber in exhibit halls

b.      Change Order 2 - $52,735.70 for 85 missed FB5 locks

c.       Change Order 3 - $7,805 for Mighty-Mo vertical wire management

d.      Change Order 4 - $56,689.32 for audio fiber upgrade

e.      Change Order 5 - $3,796 for loom tubing hall floor boxes

f.        Change Order 6 - $673 for 25-pair to 249

g.       Change Order 7 - $7,798 for HVAC fiber

h.      Change Order 8- $3,840 for fiber repair

i.         Change Order 9 - $6,142 for grounding

j.        Change Order 10 - $22,889 for engineers' fiber

k.       Change Order 11 - $8,023 for HVAC fiber

l.         Change Order 12 - $3,249 for irrigation upgrade

m.    Change Order 13 - $6,250 for closet clean up

n.      Change Order 14 - $1,690 for four cables bar area

o.      Change Order 15 - $4,256 for HVAC cable 18-2

p.      Change Order 16 - $3,804 for MDF wire managements

q.      Change Order 17 - ($52,470.70) for 156 cable credit

r.        Change Order 18 - $584 to recertify twelve-strand jazz fiber

s.       Change Order 19 - $2,062 for Comnet switch.

Action Taken: Adopted.

5.    Bid for elevator upgrade project at three City properties (15-00783)

Approving low bid of Morcon Construction Company, Inc. (OP No. 8111) for an estimated expenditure of $848,400 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials and incidentals necessary for the elevator upgrade project for City of Lakes, 309 2nd Ave S, the Traffic Maintenance Facility, 300 Border Ave, and the Harriet Maintenance Facility, 6024 Harriet Ave S, and authorizing the proper City officers to execute a contract for the project.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Conference and related travel expenses donation from SharePoint Fest Seattle (15-00784)

Passage of Resolution accepting gifts covering conference and travel expenses for Tamara Bredemus, Minneapolis Senior Collaboration Architect, to participate in SharePoint Fest Seattle technology conference as a speaker. (9 votes)

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Aercor Wireless, Inc. contract amendment (15-00785)

Authorizing proper City officers to amend the contract for Aercor Wireless, Inc., contract No. C-36960, in the following ways:

a.       Extend the contract for licensing, support, and maintenance of the NetMotion and 2FA (Factor Authentication) Dual Authentication Solutions for three additional years, through Dec 31, 2018.

b.    Increase the contract by $85,000 for a new not-to-exceed total of $335,000 over the life of the contract.

c.     Update Terms and Conditions to reflect current standards.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

Zoning & Planning

Z&P agenda of 6/25/2015

1.    Variance and site plan review appeals: The Lander Group and Tran Muehler, 3535-43 Grand Ave S (15-00768)

a.    Granting an appeal submitted by The Lander Group, on behalf of 3535 Grand II, LLC of the decision of the City Planning Commission denying the following land use applications (BZZ-7112) to allow for a new multiple-family residential structure located at 3535-43 Grand Ave S in the R5 Multiple Family District, with an additional condition of approval that the applicant shall work with staff to determine if using permeable materials is feasible on the parking lot walkway as part of mitigation for stormwater drainage issues in the surrounding area, and adopting Findings of Fact as submitted by the City Attorney’s Office:

i.      Variance to reduce the north interior side yard setback for the proposed parking area.

ii.     Variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback for the proposed parking area.

b.    Denying an appeal submitted by Tran Muehler of the decision of the City Planning Commission approving the following land use applications (BZZ-7112) to allow for a new multiple-family residential structure located at 3535-43 Grand Ave S in the R5 Multiple Family District:

i.      Variance to reduce the off-street parking requirement.

ii.     Variance to increase the percentage of required parking spaces that may be satisfied by providing compact parking stalls.

iii.    Variance to reduce the front yard setback along Grand Avenue South.

iv.   Variance to reduce the south interior side yard setback for the proposed structure.

v.    Site plan review.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Interim use permit: Telecommunications tower, 2407 University Ave SE (15-00769)

Approving an application submitted by Debi Grant-Smith, Oaks Hotel, Inc., for an interim use permit (BZZ-7180) to allow a 60-foot temporary, freestanding telecommunications tower in a surface parking lot from July 23, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2015, at the property located at 2407 University Ave SE, subject to the following conditions:

a.    The cell-on-wheels will be removed no later than one week following the final home game of the Minnesota Vikings 2015-16 season.

b.    Staff will review the location and type of fence that will encircle the cell-on-wheels.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Hotel, motel, and bed and breakfast ordinance (15-00057)

Passage of Ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations for hotels, motels and bed and breakfast establishments:

a.    Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards.

b.    Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts.

c.     Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts.

d.    Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts.

e.    Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.

Returning Chapters 520, 537, 541, 546, and 551 to author.

Action Taken: Adopted, as amended.

4.    Off-street parking ordinance (15-00058)

Passage of Ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, revising provisions relating to off-street parking:

a.    Chapter 541 relating to Off-Street Parking and Loading.

b.    Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.

Returning Chapters 520, 525, 527, 530, 531, and 536 to author.

Action Taken: Adopted, as amended.

5.    Rezoning: David Bentz, 3238 Washington Ave N (15-00770)

Denying an application to rezone (BZZ-7138) the property located at 3238 Washington Ave N to include the Industrial Living Overlay District (ILOD) to the existing I2 Zoning District, submitted by David Bentz, to allow the current general retail sales and service uses to be legally established.

Action Taken: Adopted.

6.    Rezoning: YanLing Boho, 3240 Washington Ave N (15-00771)

Denying an application to rezone (BZZ-7131) the property located at 3240 Washington Avenue North to include the Industrial Living Overlay District (ILOD) to the existing I2 zoning district, submitted by YanLing Boho, to allow the current general retail sales and service uses to be legally established.

Action Taken: Adopted.

7.    Rezoning: UrbanWorks Architecture on behalf of Project for Pride in Living (PPL), 617 Lowry Ave N, 3110 & 3116 Lyndale Ave N, and 3113 & 3117 6th St N  (15-00772)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally, rezoning the properties located at 617 Lowry Ave N, 3110 & 3116 Lyndale Ave N, and 3113 & 3117 6th St N from the R4 Multiple Family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District, in response to the application submitted by UrbanWorks Architecture, on behalf of Project for Pride in Living (PPL), to allow for the construction of a new 3-4 story apartment building that includes a total of 71 dwelling units and two attached, two-story townhomes totaling 4 units.

Action Taken: Adopted.

8.    Local historic designation: Dinkytown Commercial Historic District (15-00732)

Passage of Resolution approving the local historic designation (BZH-28511) of the Dinkytown Commercial Historic District, subject to the following conditions :

a.    The Dinkytown Commercial Historic District includes the 23 resources evaluated and listed in the designation study as within the proposed boundary for 1899-1929 period of significance. These resources include the properties identified in the map within the red dotted boundary and listed in Appendix 1 of the staff report.

b.    The Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties will be used to evaluate alterations in the district, as they have during interim protection, until such time local design guidelines are adopted.

c.     Additionally, CPED staff is directed to work with the Third Ward Council Member and Zoning and Planning Committee chair on creating guidelines for the Dinkytown Historic District that: 1) allow for maximum flexibility in retaining the eclectic nature of the district; 2) will not give deference or historic designation to under-utilized space such as surface parking lots; 3) value the façade facing the streetscape with less value given to the backside of the buildings; and 4) will not limit height and the evolving character of the district.

        Action Taken: Adopted.


Introduction & Referral Calendar

1.    Animal care, control, and regulation ordinance: Introduction (15-00736)

Pursuant to notice, motion by A. Johnson to introduce the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl, for first reading and referral to the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee (amending, repealing, renaming and adding various provisions, sections, articles and chapters related to the care, control and regulation of animals):

a.    Chapter 62 relating to In General.

b.    Chapter 64 relating to Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, and Rabbits.

c.     Chapter 65 relating to Ferrets.

d.    Chapter 66 relating to Rabies Control.

e.    Chapter 67 relating to Managed Care of Feral Cats.

f.     Chapter 68 relating to Pet Shops, Kennels, Etc.

g.    Chapter 70 relating to Fowl, Pigeons, and Other Small Animals.

h.    Chapter 72 relating to Diseased, Injured or Dead Animals.

i.      Chapter 74 relating to Miscellaneous Regulations.

j.     Chapter 76 relating to Stables.

Action Taken: Ordinances introduced, given their first reading, and referred to the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee.

2.    Municipal election/ranked choice voting ordinance: Introduction (Unanimous Consent Required) (15-00848)

Motion by Frey to introduce the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 8.5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Elections, for first reading and referral to the Elections & Rules Committee (updating references to Ward boundaries, compensation of Election Judges and Sergeants at Arms, and mathematical elimination processes):

a.    Chapter 165 relating to In General.

b.    Chapter 167 relating to Municipal Elections: Rules of Conduct.

Action Taken: Ordinance introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Elections & Rules Committee.

 

Resolutions

1.    Honorary Resolution (15-00849)

Passage of Resolution celebrating the 35th anniversary of a sister-city friendship between Ibaraki City and the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Honorary Resolution (15-00850)

Passage of Resolution celebrating the 15th anniversary of a sister-city friendship between the City of Eldoret and the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken: Adopted.

3.    Honorary Resolution (15-00851)

Passage of Resolution recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Action Taken: Adopted.

 

New Business

1.    Memorandum of Understanding with Abbott Northwestern Hospital (15-00852)

Motion by Quincy authorizing the proper City officers to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Abbott Northwestern Hospital regarding indigent care so that Abbott Northwestern would be able to apply for the 340B Drug Pricing Program through the Office of Pharmacy Affairs, Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services, which allows hospitals to purchase pharmaceuticals at a reduced price.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken: Adopted.

2.    Lead contamination standards ordinance: Notice (15-00853)

Frey gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code (adding new licensing standards for violations of Minnesota State Statutes related to lead contamination).

Action Taken: Notice given.

3.    Abrasive blasting permits ordinance: Notice (15-00854)

Gordon gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 59 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection: Construction Activities (amending requirements related to abrasive blasting permits).

Action Taken: Notice given.

4.    Tenant notification of voter registration information ordinance: Notice (15-00855)

Frey gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code (requiring property managers to provide information regarding registering to vote to tenants at the time the tenant takes possession of the residence).

Action Taken: Notice given.

5.    Multi-family, mixed use, and nonresidential development standards ordinance: Notice (15-00856)

Bender gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code relating to Zoning Code (amending development standards for multi-family, mixed use, and nonresidential development):

a.    Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions.

b.    Chapter 525 relating to Administration and Enforcement.

c.     Chapter 527 relating to Planned Unit Development.

d.    Chapter 530 relating to Site Plan Review.

e.    Chapter 531 relating to Nonconforming Uses and Structures.

f.     Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability.

g.    Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards.

h.    Chapter 537 relating to Accessory Uses and Structures.

i.      Chapter 541 relating to Off-Street Parking and Loading.

j.     Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts.

k.    Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts.

l.      Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts.

m.   Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts.

n.    Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.

o.    Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.

Action Taken: Notice given.

6.    Parking lot standards ordinance: Notice (15-00857)

Goodman gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code relating to Zoning Code (amending standards for parking lots):

a.    Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions.

b.    Chapter 525 relating to Administration and Enforcement.

c.     Chapter 530 relating to Site Plan Review.

d.    Chapter 531 relating to Nonconforming Uses and Structures.

e.    Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability.

f.     Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards.

g.    Chapter 537 relating to Accessory Uses and Structures.

h.    Chapter 541 relating to Off-Street Parking and Loading.

i.      Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts.

j.     Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts.

k.    Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts.

l.      Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts.

m.   Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.

n.    Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.

Action Taken: Notice given.

Announcements


Adjournment

Adjourn to Room 315, City Hall, for the purpose of discussing the matter of initiating litigation against Oslund and Associates in connection with the defects in the 35W Memorial. (15-00885)

Action Taken: Authorized initiation of a lawsuit.

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

Next City Council Meeting: July 24, 2015

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

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 612-673-2216 or e-mail councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500

 

Last updated Aug 12, 2015

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