Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
April 3, 2014 – 9:30 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Lisa Bender (Chair), Lisa Goodman, Andrew Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Kevin Reich, Abdi Warsame
Public Hearing
Referred by City Council (03/07/14)
1.   Linden Hills, Fulton, Armatage, Kenny, and Lynnhurst Neighborhoods Moratorium (Interim Ordinance):
Ordinance amending Title 21 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Interim Ordinance, by adding a new Chapter 590, providing for a moratorium on the demolition, new construction, or establishment of single and two-family residential dwellings in the R1, R1A, R2, and R2B Zoning Districts in the neighborhoods of Linden Hills, Fulton, Armatage, Kenny, and Lynnhurst.
Staff Reports: Moratorium RCA, REVISED Moratorium ORD; Moratorium Maps, Moratorium PowerPoint, Moratorium AddendumConstruction Mgmt Agreement
Action Taken: Cancelled Moratorium Ordinance; and Approved the following staff directions:
a)  Direct staff to implement and enforce the use of Construction Management Agreements for all un-occupied construction projects involving the wrecking, new build, or major remodeling of 1 and 2 unit dwelling structures.
b)  Direct staff to identify additional resources to meet staffing needs relating to the implementation and oversight of construction management and planning related activities, and refer the matter to the Ways & Means Committee for further consideration.
c)  Direct staff to continue to study the growth in construction of 1 to 4 unit dwellings for the purposes of informing future development and to make recommendations on the zoning code of ordinances and planning process based on the study findings.  
Referred by Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
2.   4205 Xerxes Ave S Moratorium Waiver:
Moratorium waiver to allow for the demolition of an existing single-family dwelling and the construction of a new single-family dwelling located at 4205 Xerxes Ave S in the R1 Single-family district located within the Linden Hills, Fulton, Armatage, Kenny, and Lynnhurst neighborhoods moratorium area. (Ward 13)
Staff Reports: 4205 Xerxes Waiver RCA, 4205 Xerxes Waiver RPT, 4205 Xerxes Waiver Attachments
Action Taken:  Waiver Granted.
Next Committee Meeting: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: April 11, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: Councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov
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