Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

September 15, 2016 - 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members Lisa Bender (Chair), Lisa Goodman, Andrew Johnson, Kevin Reich

Members Absent: Council Members Barbara Johnson, Abdi Warsame

Council Committee Coordinator: Diana Armstrong, 612-673-2371

Public Hearing

Zoning Board of Adjustment Aug. 11, 2016

1.    Yard variances appeal: John Getsinger, 900 Mount Curve Avenue (16-01247)

       Considering an appeal by John Getsinger of the Zoning Board of Adjustment decision approving the following yard variances (BZZ-7813) for the property locatedat 900 Mount Curve Avenue to allow exterior improvements for the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis:

1.       A variance to reduce the minimum front yard requirement adjacent to Mount Curve Ave from 20 feet to 9.5 feet to allow a canopy/pergola, to 1.75 feet to allow a decorative wall addition, and to 14.75 feet to allow a trash enclosure, subject to conditions.

2.       A variance to reduce the minimum interior side yard requirement adjacent to the west lot line to allow a walkway from 12 feet to 2.5 feet, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Withdrawn

Consent

City Planning Commission Aug. 1, 2016

2.    Alley vacation: Alatus-MyHomeSource, Girard Ave N just north of 49th Ave N and just south of 50th Ave N (16-01181)

        1.    Approving an application by Alatus-MyHomeSource to vacate the partial alley that connects with Girard Ave N just north of 49th Ave N and the partial alley that connects with Girard Ave N just south of

                50th Ave N.

        2.    Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1660.

        [Postponed from the Aug. 31, 2016, Zoning & Planning Committee meeting]

      Action Taken: Approved.

City Planning Commission Aug. 15, 2016

3.    Central Ave NE Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District ordinance (16-01246)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, expanding and amending the Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District along Central Avenue Northeast:

1.    Chapter 521 Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

2.    Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

Action Taken: Approved.

4.    Skyway design requirements ordinance (15-00534)

Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, developing requirements for design of skyways:

1.    Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.

2.    Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.

3.    Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.

Action Taken: Approved.

Referred from Community Development & Regulatory Services and Transportation & Public Works

5.    Downtown public realm framework plan (16-01169)

Approving the Downtown Public Realm Framework plan as an articulation of and amendment to the Comprehensive Plan.

Action Taken by CDRS: Approved as amended.

Action Taken by TPW: TBD

Action Taken: Approved.

Not on Printed Agenda

6.    Aircraft noise attenuation ordinance (16-01120)

Setting a public hearing for the Sept. 29, 2016, Zoning & Planning Committee meeting for an ordinance amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, adding a new Chapter 119 entitled "Aircraft Noise Attenuation."

Action Taken:  Approved.

 

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council meeting:  Sept. 22, 2016

Next Zoning & Planning Committee meeting:  Sept. 29, 2016

 

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

 

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