Minneapolis City Council Agenda
 
Regular Meeting
February 12, 2016 – 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
 
Members Present: 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, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano
Members Absent: Council Member Lisa Bender
 
(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, as amended, to include under the Order of Resolutions the following resolutions:
1. Honoring Reverend Dr. Noah Spencer Smith.
2. Supporting Bottineau Light Rail Transit as part of a comprehensive transit system.
3.   Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of January 29, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
Action Taken: Accepted.
 
Reports of Standing Committees
Committee of the Whole
COW Committee Report of 2/10/2016
1.   Reappointment of Chief of Fire Department (16-00167)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of John Fruetel to the appointed position of Chief of Fire Department for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Reappointment of Director of Civil Rights (16-00168)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Velma Korbel to the appointed position of Director of Civil Rights for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Reappointment of Chief of Police Department (16-00169)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Janee Harteau to the appointed position of Chief of Police Department for a three-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Reappointment of City Attorney (16-00173)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Susan Segal to the appointed position of City Attorney for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Reappointment of City Coordinator (16-00174)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Spencer Cronk to the appointed position of City Coordinator for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Contract for a minimum wage increase study (16-00206)
1.   Authorizing a contract for a Minneapolis minimum wage increase study to be conducted by the competitively selected research team consisting of representatives from the University of Minnesota, Howard University, Rutgers University, and the Economic Policy Institute.
2.   Approving a staff direction requesting an opinion from the Office of City Attorney on local authority to implement a proposed change in minimum wage, to be submitted as a confidential memorandum covered by attorney-client privilege.
Action Taken: Adopted, as amended.
 
Community Development & Regulatory Services
CDRS Committee Report of 2/2/2016
1.  Reappointment of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development (16-00170)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Craig Taylor to the appointed position of Director of Community Planning & Economic Development and Executive Director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Liquor, Business & Gambling License Applications (16-00171)
Approving Department of Licenses & Consumer Services agenda recommendations for Liquor, Business & Gambling licenses.
Early signature by Mayor requested.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Massage & Bodywork Establishment License operating conditions: Euphoria, 2134 44th Ave N (16-00162)
Approving the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Euphoria, 2134 44th Ave N, allowing the licensee to obtain the Massage & Bodywork Establishment, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   On Sale Liquor, Class C-2 License operating conditions: Lawless Distilling Company, 2619 28th Ave S (16-00163)
Approving the Business License Operating Conditions Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Lawless Distilling Company, 2619 28th Ave S, allowing the licensee to obtain the On Sale Liquor, Class C-2 License, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Rental Dwelling License operating conditions: 3438 Cedar Ave S, owner Jinning Qi (16-00164)
Approving the Rental License Conditions and Stipulated Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and Jinning Qi, allowing the licensee to retain the Rental Dwelling License for 3438 Cedar Ave S, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Contracts with various providers for Great Streets Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration (16-00165)
Authorizing staff to execute $435,000 total in contracts for Great Streets Façade Improvement Grant Program Administration.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Report from Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee
7.   Green Zone Policy (15-01411)
1.   Approving direction to staff to work collaboratively with other departments, including but not limited to Community Planning and Economic Development, Health, Neighborhood and Community Relations and Public Works, to move forward with the proposed Work Plan for the development of a City Green Zone Policy.  
HECE Recommendation:
2.   Passage of Resolution approved Nov. 9, 2015, entitled, “Promoting racial equity and sustainable community revitalization through the development of a Green Zones Policy and creating the Green Zones Policy Task Force.”
CDRS Recommendation:
3.   Passage of Resolution approved Jan. 19, 2016, entitled, “Promoting racial equity and sustainable community revitalization through the development of a Green Zones Policy and creating the Green Zones Policy Task Force.”
Action Taken: Adopted items 1 and 3.
Referred Report from Transportation & Public Works Committee
8.   Car Sharing Program (15-01509)
Passage of Ordinances amending the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, as follows:
1.   Amending Title 13, Chapter 259 relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: In General, adding Car Share Operators to the list of staff-approved business licenses.
2.   Amending Title 18, Chapter 478 relating to Traffic Code: Parking, Stopping and Standing, adding a new Title XI authorizing the Public Works Director to regulate car share operators doing business in the City.
3.   Amending the License Fee Schedule to add a car sharing operators' license fee.
Action Taken: Adopted as amended.
Referred Report to Ways & Means Committee
9.   South East Minneapolis Industrial (SEMI) Tax Increment Financing Plan (TIF) Plan modifications for qualified low-income rental housing projects (16-00160)
Passage of Resolution approving modifications to the SEMI Area Phase 1, SEMI Area Phase 2, SEMI Area Phase 3, and SEMI Area Phase 5 TIF Plans.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Health, Environment & Community Engagement
HECE Committee Report of 2/1/2016
1.   Energy data ordinance (15-01552)
Passage of Ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 47 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Air Pollution and Environmental Protection: Energy and Air Pollution, clarifying the standards of acceptable energy data and stating the schedule of public disclosure of the received data.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Perchloroethylene (Perc) dry cleaning regulations ordinance (15-01553)
Passage of Ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 301 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations: Laundries and Dry Cleaning Establishments, prohibiting the use of certain solvents and amending enforcement provisions.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Reappointment of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department (16-00134)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Gretchen Musicant to the appointed position of Commissioner of Health/Director of Health Department for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
4.   Contract amendments with Abdo, Eick and Meyers LLP; CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; Mike Wilson and Associates; and Rogers and Company, LLC for neighborhood audit services (16-00135)
Authorizing extension of the current three-year contracts with Abdo, Eick and Meyers LLP; CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; Mike Wilson and Associates; and Rogers and Company, LLC through Dec. 31, 2017, and contracting up to an additional $300,000 in 2016 and 2017 to continue providing audit services, financial management, and filing support for contracted neighborhood organizations.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Animal Care, Control, and Regulation ordinance (15-00736)
1.   Passage of Ordinance repealing Title 4 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl and replacing with a new Title 4 entitled “Animal Care and Control”.
2.   Approving amending the Fee Schedule to correspond with the new Title 4.
Action Taken: Adopted, as amended, with staff direction.
 
Taxes
Taxes Committee Report of 2/10/2016
1.   2016 Board of Appeal and Equalization (16-00177)
Passage of Resolution establishing the City of Minneapolis’s 2016 Board of Appeal & Equalization, pursuant to City Charter § 4.1(c)(2).
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   2016 Board of Appeal and Equalization appointments (16-00176)
Approving the following appointments to the City’s 2016 Board of Appeal & Equalization:
1.   Ted Marinac, Appraiser
2.   Sandy Loescher, Realtor
3.   Pat Werner, Realtor
4.   Earl Netwal, Freeholder
5.   Jeff Larson, Freeholder.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Transportation & Public Works
TPW Committee Report of 2/2/2016
1.   Blue Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) Extension: Municipal Consent (16-00002)
Passage of Resolution approving the preliminary design plans for the route of the Blue Line LRT Extension Project (Bottineau Corridor) within the City of Minneapolis.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Blaisdell Ave S Reconfiguration (31st St W to 40th St W): Variance request (16-00140)
Passage of Resolution requesting a variance from Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) State Aid Operation Rules for the reconfiguration of Blaisdell Ave S from 31st St W to 40th St W.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Car Sharing Program Policy (16-00145)
Adopting the proposed Car Sharing Program Policy.
Action Taken: Adopted.
Referred Reports to Ways & Means Committee
4.   54th St W (Penn Ave S to Lyndale Ave S) Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment (16-00137)
1.   Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the project and reducing the current assessment appropriation from $640,000 to $611,110.
2.   Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds for the project.
3.   Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   26th Ave N (W Broadway to Lyndale Ave N and 2nd St N to the Mississippi River) Reconstruction: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment (16-00138)
TPW Recommendation:
1.   Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the project and reducing the current assessment appropriation from $2,980,000 to $2,116,855.
2.   Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds for the project.
3.   Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project. (9 votes)
WM Recommendation:
4.   Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the project and reducing the current assessment appropriation from $2,980,000 to $2,046,585.
5.   Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds for the project.
6.   Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted items 4, 5, and 6.
6.   6th Ave N (5th St N to 200 feet north of Washington Ave N) Paving: Project approval, assessment, and areaway abandonment (16-00139)
1.   Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments for the project and reducing the current assessment appropriation from $625,000 to $302,915.
2.   Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation to authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds for the project.
3.   Passage of Resolution ordering the abandonment and removal of areaways located in the public right-of-way in conflict with the project. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Grant acceptance from Hennepin County for sidewalk recycling containers (16-00141)
Passage of Resolution accepting a Hennepin County Recycling Grant in the amount of $31,500 for the purchase of public sidewalk recycling containers for the Uptown and Eat Street Special Service Districts. (9 votes)
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Contract amendment with Cemstone Products Company for ready mix concrete (16-00142)
Authorizing increase to Contract No. C-39556 (OP No. 8068) with Cemstone Products Company of $155,000, for a revised contract total of $1,708,475, for the purchase of additional ready mix concrete material to complete construction projects and maintenance activities through March 31, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Contract amendment with Engineering & Construction Innovations for storm tunnel repairs (16-00143)
Authorizing increase to Contract No. C-37349 (OP No. 7835) with Engineering & Construction Innovations (ECI) of $124,685, for a revised contract total of $3,400,000, for construction change orders due to unknown site conditions related to repair work on the St. Mary’s Storm Tunnel.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Contract with Eureka Recycling for processing and marketing of commingled recyclables (16-00159)
Authorizing a contract with Eureka Recycling for the processing and marketing of commingled recyclables for a period of five (5) years for 100% of the City’s recyclable volume.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. Bid for hauling and disposal of agricultural liming materials (16-00146))
Accepting low bid of Huls Bros. Trucking, Inc. (OP No. 8199) for an estimated annual expenditure of $1,500,000 to furnish the hauling and disposal of agricultural liming materials through Dec. 31, 2016, for the Water Treatment and Distribution Division, and authorizing a contract for the project.
Early signature by Mayor requested.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Ways & Means
WM Committee Report of 2/8/2016
1.   Reappointment of the City Assessor (16-00186)
Approving the reappointment by the Executive Committee of Patrick Todd to the appointed position of City Assessor for a two-year term beginning Jan. 4, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Legal settlement of lawsuit of Jose Lopez v. City of Minneapolis (16-00205)
Approving the settlement of lawsuit of Jose Lopez v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $10,000 to Jose Lopez and $8,600 to his attorneys and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Legal settlement of lawsuit American Family Insurance Company v. City of Minneapolis (16-00187)
Approving the settlement of the lawsuit American Family Insurance Company v. City of Minneapolis (Court File No. 27-CO-15-6435) by payment of $4,500 to American Family Insurance and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Legal Settlement of lawsuit Marvelle Dismuke v. City of Minneapolis (16-00188)
Approving the settlement of lawsuit Marvelle Dismuke v. City of Minneapolis by payment of $24,500 to Marvelle Dismuke and her attorneys, and authorize the City Attorney’s Office to execute any documents necessary to effectuate settlement.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Legal Settlement of appeal by 1221 Acquisitions, LLC, v. City of Minneapolis (16-00189)
Approving the settlement of the Special Assessment Appeal brought in the matter of 1221 Acquisitions, LLC, v. City of Minneapolis (Court File No. 27-CV-15-10057) and authorizing the City Attorney’s Office and the Department of Public Works to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement. The City will reassess and/or amend the special assessments associated with the Nicollet Mall Reconstruction placed on 1221 and 1221 1/2 Nicollet Mall in the following way:
1.     The assessment of 1221 Nicollet Mall would be changed from $68,323.34, to be reassessed for $59,164.19.
2.     The assessment of 1221 1/2 Nicollet Mall would be changed from $9,358.37, to be reassessed for $8,099.96.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Contract with Metro Legal for legal process services (16-00190)
Authorizing the City Attorney's Office to enter into a three-year contract for $120,000 with Metro Legal for legal process services with the option to extend for an additional two years.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Contract amendment with Canon Business Solutions for duplicating equipment (16-00191)
Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-36699 with Canon Business Solutions of $40,000, for a new total of $139,000, for the rental and maintenance of duplicating equipment.
Action Taken: Adopted.
8.   Bids for Convention Center Exhibit Hall Fronts project (16-00192)
Accepting the low bid of Frerichs Construction Company (OP No. 8176) in the amount of $2,860,000 to furnish and deliver all labor, materials and incidentals necessary for the Convention Center Exhibit Hall Fronts project, and authorizing execution of a contract for this project, all in accordance with our specifications.
Action Taken: Adopted.
9.   Lease with Safety Signs MN for Outdoor Storage at 3601 44th St E (16-00193)
Approving a lease for Safety Signs MN of City-owned property at 3601 44th St E at a rate of $18,000 per year for the storage of traffic safety equipment and signs, with the option for the City to terminate the lease at any time for development purposes with 30 days advance notice.
Action Taken: Adopted.
10. Lease with Verizon for a Cellular Tower at 5401 33rd Ave S (Fire Station No. 12) (16-00194)
Approving a lease with Verizon Communications, Inc. of City-owned property at 5401 33rd Ave S (Fire Station No. 12) for 5 years at an annual rate of $21,000 for the installation of a cellular tower in the back yard portion of the property, with the option of up to three additional five-year terms.
Action Taken: Adopted.
11. Target Center Renovation Project Request for Proposal (RFP) for project financing (16-00196)
Authorizing the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for financing options for the City portion of the Target Center Renovation Project.
Action Taken: Adopted.
12. Contract amendment with Lissa Jones for continued board training (16-00197)
Authorizing an increase of $8,000 to Contract No. C-39113 with Lissa Jones, for a new not-to-exceed total of $58,000, for working on board training with neighborhood organizations and other organizations in the city.
Action Taken: Adopted.
13. Contract amendment with Juan Linares for the Mercado Central Project (16-00198)
Authorizing an increase of $10,000 to Contract No. C-38171 with Juan Linares, for a new not-to-exceed total of $60,000, for continued Mercado Central cooperative board administration, meeting organization, and interpretive services.
Action Taken: Adopted.
14. Wireless Minneapolis Community Benefits account for Lynway Manor (16-00199)
Approving application for free wireless community account by Lynway Manor Public Housing highrise.
Action Taken: Adopted.
15. Contract amendment with FirstWatch Solutions, Inc. for implementing of enhanced interface services (16-00200)
Authorizing an increase of $126,864 to Contract No. C-37322 with FirstWatch Solutions, Inc., for a new not-to-exceed total of $351,864, and extending the contract through Dec. 31, 2018, for enhancement, maintenance, and support of the FirstWatch System, which interfaces with the Minneapolis Emergency Communication Center 911 phone system and computer aided dispatch center.
Action Taken: Adopted.
16. Appointed position: Deputy City Coordinator (16-00201)
1.   Adopting findings that the proposed position of Deputy City Coordinator meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to establish positions.
2.   Approving the appointed position of Deputy City Coordinator, evaluated at 770 total points and allocated to Grade 17.
3.   Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $133,244 to $157,952 effective Feb. 12, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
17. Appointed position: Deputy Director Neighborhood and Community Relations (16-00202)
1.   Adopting findings that the proposed position of Deputy Director Neighborhood and Community Relations meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to establish positions.
2.   Approving the appointed position of Deputy Director Neighborhood and Community Relations, evaluated at 543 total points and allocated to Grade 12.
3.   Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $93,294 to $110,549 effective Feb. 12, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
18. Appointed position: Manager Convention Center (16-00203)
1.   Adopting findings that the proposed position of Manager Convention Center meets the criteria in Section 20.1010 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, City Council to establish positions.
2.   Approving the appointed title of Manager Convention Center, evaluated at 538 total points and allocated to Grade 11.
3.    Approving the establishment of five positions in the title to oversee Facility Operations, Guest Services, Event Services, Event Operations, and Business Services at the Convention Center.
4.   Passage of Ordinance approving the salary schedule for the position, which has a salary range of $89,722 to $106,360 effective Feb. 12, 2016.
Action Taken: Adopted.
19. Collective bargaining agreement: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 292 (16-00204)
1.   Approving a collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 292, AFL-CIO, for the period May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2017.
2.   Approving the Executive Summary of the agreement.
3.   Authorizing a collective bargaining agreement consistent with the terms of the Executive Summary.
4.   Authorizing the Employee Services Director to implement the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement upon ratification by the Union and adoption by the City Council.
Action Taken: Adopted.
20. Bid for Heathcraft water coils for the Minneapolis Convention Center (16-00208)
Accepting the low responsive bid of Campbell – Sevey, Inc. (OP No. 8209) for an estimated annual expenditure of $180,000 for furnishing and delivering chilled water coils to the Minneapolis Convention Center, as follows:
1.   Six each Chilled Water Coils – Heathcraft Model 5WD1408B, per each $12,519.
2.   One each Chilled Water Coil – Heathcraft Model 4WD1808B, per each$7,416.
3.   One each Chilled Water Coil – Heathcraft Model 4WD1808, per each $7,852.
Early signature by Mayor requested.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Zoning & Planning
ZP Committee Report of 02/04/2016
1.   Interim Use Permit: Temporary Telecommunications Tower, 2407 University Ave SE (16-00147)
Approving an application submitted by Heidi Hall, on behalf of Verizon, for an 18-month extension of an interim use permit (BZZ-7561) allowing an approximately 60-foot mobile telecommunications tower (cell-on-wheels) in a surface parking lot located at 2407 University Ave SE until June 30, 2017, subject to conditions.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Rezoning: David Merryfield, 3200 Bryant Ave S (16-00148)
1.   Approving an application submitted by David Merryfield to rezone (BZZ-7523) the property located at 3200 Bryant Ave S from the R2B Two-family District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to allow a general retail sales and services use.
2.   Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Rezoning: B. Aaron Parker and Karen M. Parker, 3255 Garfield Ave S (16-00149)
1.   Approving an application submitted by B. Aaron Parker and Karen M. Parker to rezone (BZZ-7486) the property located at 3255 Garfield Ave S from the R2B Two-family District to the OR1 Office Residence District to allow the conversion of an existing building to a mixed-use building and construct a detached garage.
2.   Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
Action Taken: Adopted.
4.   Rezoning: Pete Keely, 3041 Holmes Ave S (16-00150)
1.   Approving an application submitted by Pete Keely to rezone (BZZ-7520) the property located at 3041 Holmes Ave S from the R4, Multiple-family District to the OR2 High-density Office Residence District, retaining the PO Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District, in order to construct a six-story, mixed-use building with nine dwelling units.
2.   Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
Action Taken: Adopted.
5.   Rezoning: Elsey Partners, LLC, 2512 Essex St SE and a portion of 1710 Franklin Ave SE (16-00151)
1.   Approving an application submitted by Elsey Partners, LLC to rezone (BZZ-7507) unplatted, former railroad land located at 2512 Essex St SE and a portion of 1710 Franklin Ave SE from the I1 Light Industrial District to the R5 Multiple-family District and remove the IL Industrial Living Overlay District, to allow a Planned Unit Development (PUD) with 195 dwelling units on the property located at 117 27th Ave SE, and adopting the related findings as prepared by Community Planning Economic Development.
2.   Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
Action Taken: Adopted.
6.   Environmental Assessment Worksheet: Proposed Kraus-Anderson Block Redevelopment: 501, 507, 515, and 523 8th St S, 502 and 518 S 9th St, and 811 5th Ave S (16-00152)
Approving staff recommendation that the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) and the Findings of Fact prepared for the proposed Kraus-Anderson Block Redevelopment located at 501, 507, 515, and 523 8th St S, 502 and 518 S 9th St, and 811 5th Ave S are adequate, and the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required.
Action Taken: Adopted.
7.   Comprehensive Plan Amendment (16-00153)
Approving an amendment to the City’s comprehensive plan to resolve existing inconsistencies in residential density ranges for the very high density category of land use, as further amended.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
Introduction & Referral Calendar
1.   Target Market Program ordinance (16-00109)
Pursuant to notice, motion by Glidden and Quincy to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration, for first reading and referral to Committee of the Whole, adding a new Chapter 18A, Target Market Program.
Action Taken: Ordinance introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Committee of the Whole.
2.   Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program extension ordinance (16-00213)
Motion by Glidden to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 16, Chapter 423 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Planning and Development: Small and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program, for first reading and referral to the Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee, amending the sunset date of theSmall and Underutilized Business Enterprise Program . (Unanimous Consent Required)
Action Taken: Ordinance introduced, given its first reading, and referred to the Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management Committee.
 
Resolutions
1.   National Hockey League's Stadium Series honorary resolution (16-00161)
Passage of Resolution recognizing the National Hockey League's Stadium Series.
Action Taken: Adopted.
2.   Reverend Dr. Noah Spencer Smith honorary resolution (16-00235)
Passage of Resolution honoring Reverend Dr. Noah Spencer Smith.
Action Taken: Adopted.
3.   Supporting Bottineau Light Rail Transit as part of a comprehensive transit system resolution (16-00239)
Passage of Resolution entitled Bottineau Light Rail Transit as part of a comprehensive transit system resolution.
Action Taken: Adopted.
 
New Business
1.   Disposal of surplus property ordinance (16-00210)
Warsame gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 18 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Administration: Purchasing, adding provisions related to donation of City property.
Action Taken: Notice given.
 
Announcements
Adjournment
 
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: February 26, 2016
 
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