Minneapolis City Council Agenda

 

Regular Meeting

June 16, 2017 – 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, Lisa Goodman, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano

Member Absent:  Council Member Abdi Warsame

 

(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.

3.    Acceptance of minutes of the regular meeting of May 26, 2017.

        Action Taken:  Accepted.

4.    Referral of petitions, communications, and reports to proper Committees.

        Action TakenReferred.

 

Reports of Standing Committees

Committee of the Whole

COW Committee Reports of June 6, 2017 and June 14, 2017

1.    Municipal minimum wage ordinance (17-00723)

Directing staff to prepare ordinance language that includes a five-year phase in period and provides for a private right of action for violations.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    Performance measures and management system usage and report (17-00786)

Passage of Resolution declaring the City of Minneapolis’ commitment to:

1.    Using and reporting out to the public the 10 city performance measures created by the State of Minnesota Council on Local Results and Innovation.

2.    Using a performance measurement system.

3.    Surveying of our residents on key services as defined by the State of Minnesota Council on Local Results and Innovation.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    Workplace Advisory Committee appointment (17-00755)

        Approving the Council appointment of Roderick Adams, Seat 11, Ward 6, for a one-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2017.

   Action Taken:  Adopted.

 

Community Development & Regulatory Services

CDRS Committee Report of June 6, 2017

1.    Friends of Spero Academy bond issuance: 2701 California St NE (17-00709)

Passage of Resolution giving preliminary and final approval to and authorizing the issuance of up to $22,000,000 in 501(c)(3) Tax-exempt Revenue Bonds for Friends of Spero Academy to finance the acquisition of land and the construction of a 65,000 square foot facility for Spero Academy at 2701 California St NE.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses (17-00710)

Approving Liquor, Business, and Gambling Licenses as recommended in the Licenses & Consumer Services Agenda for June 6, 2017, subject to final inspection and compliance with all provisions of applicable codes and ordinances.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    License Settlement Conference Agreement recommendations: McCleary Wine and Spirits, LLC, doing business as Central Avenue Liquor, 2538 Central Ave NE (17-00711)

Adopting the License Settlement Conference Agreement negotiated between the City of Minneapolis and McCleary Wine and Spirits, LLC, allowing the licensee to retain the Off Sale Liquor License at 2538 Central Ave NE, subject to adherence with the conditions contained therein.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

4.    Exclusive development rights to Ideal Development Group for 4146 Fremont Ave N (17-00712)

Granting exclusive development rights for the redevelopment of 4146 Fremont Ave N to Ideal Development Group for a period of up to six months and, if Ideal Development Group is unable to make satisfactory progress on the predevelopment milestones outlined in this report, then to JB Vang Partners for a period of up to six months.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

5.    Exclusive development rights to Wellington Management, Inc. for Van White and 2nd Ave N properties (17-00713)

1.    Granting exclusive development rights to Wellington Management, Inc. or related entity, for three parcels of City-owned property located at Van White and 2nd Ave N. for a period of 12 months including 205 Girard, 210 & 214 Humboldt Ave N, 1207 (portion), 1215 & 1221 2nd Ave N and west portion of 1129 2nd Ave N.

2.    Authorizing staff to negotiate business terms with Wellington Management, Inc. for a land sale redevelopment agreement, subject to future City Council review and approval.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

6.    Saint Anne’s Senior Housing 1st mortgage refinance and subordination: 2400 W Broadway Ave (17-00714)

Authorizing a 1st mortgage refinance with subordination of existing City debt and loan modifications for Saint Anne’s Senior Housing at 2400 W Broadway Ave, which loan modifications include a loan term extension to 2052 on City debt and amended payment terms with interest forgiveness to accommodate satisfaction of Jordan Area Community Council (JACC) Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) loan; and the execution of all agreements and documents necessary to facilitate such actions.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

7.    Re-conveyance of 1718 Fillmore St NE from the City of Minneapolis to the State of Minnesota (17-00740)

Authorizing re-conveyance of 1718 Fillmore St NE from the City of Minneapolis and execution of a Quit Claim Deed to the State of Minnesota.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

8.    Contract amendment with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) for the Home Ownership Minneapolis – Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP) (17-00741)

Authorizing an amendment to contract C-42047 with Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) to reflect revised program terms and sources for the Home Ownership Minneapolis (HOM)-Vacant Housing Recycling Program (HOM-VHRP).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

9.    Contract amendments with Minnesota Homeownership Center (17-00715)

Authorizing amendments to contracts with the Minnesota Homeownership Center (the Center) to correct contract dates in the contracts and to clarify compensation to the Center:

1.    Changing the end date for contract C-41504 from Sept. 30, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2017, and further stipulating that the Center is entitled to half of the compensation upon execution of the contract and the remaining half of the compensation in December of 2017 so that the contract remains an annual contract as was intended.

2.    Changing the end date for Contract C-41480 from Sept. 30, 2018 to June 30, 2018 which covers payments to counseling agencies for foreclosure prevention counseling.

3.    Designating that, of the $100,000 that was added to Contract C-41479, $85,000 will be for financial and homeownership counseling services and $15,000 will be allocated to pay the Center’s administration services.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

10.  2017 Pipeline Affordable Housing Trust Fund project recommendation (17-00716)

Approving a total of $2,718,591 from the Affordable Housing Trust (AHTF) subject to the availability of funding at project closing, and authorizing the execution of necessary documents for an AHTF loan as follows:  A loan of up to $2,718,591 from the AHTF for the Mino-Bimaadiziwin project located at 2105, 2109, 2113 Cedar Ave S and 1820 22nd St E by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, or an affiliated entity.

Action Taken: Adopted.

11.  Contract with Northeast Metropolitan School District for STEP-UP internships and elective summer classes (17-00717)

      1.    Authorizing a contract with Northeast Metropolitan School District No. 916 to receive up to $300,000, at a rate of $220 per credit, to provide youth with  accreditation for STEP-UP internships and elective summer classes.

      2.    Passage of Resolution approving appropriation to the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.

      Action Taken: Adopted.

12.  Grant from U.S. Department of Energy for research and evaluation of MonoPath Homes (17-00719)

1.    Accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy in the amount of $22,400 for research and evaluation of MonoPath Homes. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing a contract with the University of Minnesota to research the construction of up to 9 single family homes.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

Action Taken:   Adopted.

13.  Grant from Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority for Minneapolis Homes program (17-00720)

1.    Accepting a grant from Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority in the amount of $300,000 to provide development gap assistance for the Minneapolis Homes Development Assistance Program. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing a contract between the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and the City of Minneapolis during the period of March 15, 2017 through March 15, 2019

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating funds to the Community Planning & Economic Development Department.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

14.  Contract amendment with Home Line for legal advice for Minneapolis renters (17-00718)

Authorizing an increase to contract C-39596 with Home Line of $100,000, for a not-to-exceed total of $300,000, and an extension through Dec. 31, 2017, for providing free legal advice for Minneapolis renters.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 

Health, Environment & Community Engagement

HECE Committee Report of June 5, 2017

1.    Amendment to agreement with Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories for School Based Clinics services (17-00703)

Authorizing amendment to agreement No. C-27370 with Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories to increase the amount by $180,000, for a new not-to-exceed total of $540,000, and to extend the contract through Dec. 31, 2021, for School Based Clinics services.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    Public Health Advisory Committee appointment (17-00704)

Approving the Council appointment of KJ Starr, Seat 2, Ward 2, for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2017.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit for X Games (17-00728)

Approving the application submitted by Jeff Hermanek and Dane Heig on behalf of ESPN, Inc. for an Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit to allow the X Games to operate on July 14 and 15, 2017, at US Bank Stadium and the adjacent Commons Park area from 10:30 p.m. until 11:59 p.m., outside the timeframe allowed under Section 389.105 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.

Action Taken: Adopted.

4.    Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Aging appointments (17-00705)

        1.    Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:

1.      Nancy Heck, Seat 7, Ward 7.

2.      Janet Court, Seat 9, Ward 9.

        2.    Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2017:

1.      Raymond Olson, Seat 4, Ward 4.

2.      Joanna Lees, Seat 13, Ward 13.

       3.    Approving the following Council reappointments for two-year terms, beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018:

1.      Richard Kavaney, Seat 3, Ward 3.

2.      Paulette Will, Seat 10, Ward 10.

       4.    Confirming the Mayoral appointment of Elizabeth Knutson, Seat 15, at large, for a two-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2017, and ending Dec. 31, 2018.

       5.    Confirming the Mayoral reappointment of Jean Greener, Seat 16, at large, for a two-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and ending Dec. 31, 2017.

       Action Taken:  Adopted.

 

 

Intergovernmental Relations

IGR Committee Report of June 8, 2017

1.    MSP Noise Oversight Committee appointments (17-00759)

Approving the appointment of Council Member John Quincy to a two-year term beginning June 26, 2017, through June 25, 2019, as the City’s designated representative to the MSP Noise Oversight Committee (NOC), and the appointment of Loren Olson as alternate.

Action Taken:   Adopted.

2.    State Capital Investment Bill (17-00758)

1.    Passage of Resolution directing the Intergovernmental Relations Department staff to properly file 2018 State Capital Investment requests for funding with the Minnesota Management and Budget Office.

2.    Directing staff to work with stakeholders to examine options for the future of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 

 

Public Safety, Civil Rights & Emergency Management

PSCREM Committee Report of June 7, 2017

1.    Contract amendment with the State of Minnesota-InterTechnologies Group, for continued pawn shop transaction report storage and monitoring on the Automated Pawn System (APS) (17-00750)

Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-21288 with the State of Minnesota, Department of Administration, InterTechnologies Group, through June 30, 2022, and increasing the contract in the amount of $270,000, for a new not-to-exceed total of $1,335,000, for access through the Automated Pawn System (APS) to store reported pawn shop transactions mandated by state and local ordinances.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    Contract amendment with Advanced Public Safety, Inc., for electronic citation-writer maintenance and support (17-00751)

Authorizing an extension to Contract No. C-23403 with Advanced Public Safety, Inc., through June 20, 2020, for maintenance and support of over 200 electronic citation writers in police vehicles and desktops.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    Contract with Minneapolis Public Schools for school resource officers (17-00752)

Authorizing the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to enter into an agreement with Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No. 1, in an amount not-to-exceed $20,000, for MPD to provide two (2) police officers to serve as School Resource Officers in City high schools, middle schools, and other selected schools from July 1 - 27, 2017.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

4.    Contracts with Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) and area partners for West Broadway Collaborative Public Safety Strategies (17-00763)

Authorizing an agreement with Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) to act as the fiscal agent to manage $250,000 of funding for the West Broadway Collaborative Public Safety Strategies for the period of June 16 - Dec. 31, 2017.

Action Taken:   Adopted as amended.

5.    Contracts with Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI), Little Earth and surrounding area partners for Collaborative Public Safety Strategies (17-00764)

Authorizing an agreement with Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI) to act as the fiscal agent for Little Earth and surrounding area partners to manage $250,000 of funding for Collaborative Public Safety Strategies for the period of June 16 - Dec. 31, 2017.

Action Taken: Postponed to council meeting of June 30, 2017.

 

 

Transportation & Public Works

TPW Committee Report of June 6, 2017

1.    2017 Alley Renovation Program:  Project approval and assessment (17-00724)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $91,405.02 for the 2017 Alley Renovation Program, Project No. AL017 (CPV1706).

2.    Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $91,405 for the program.  (9 votes)

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    46th Ave S (46th St E to Godfrey Pkwy) Street Reconstruction: Project approval and assessment (17-00725)

1.    Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $2,953.05 for the 46th Ave S Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 2290 (CPV111).

2.    Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City’s issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $2,955 for the project.  (9 votes)

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    Minneapolis Stormwater Management Program and Annual Report  (17-00515)

Passage of Resolution adopting the Minneapolis Stormwater Management Program and NPDES MS4 Phase 1 Permit Annual Report for 2016 Activities.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

4.    Temporary easement agreement with the University of Minnesota for the repair of the 10th Ave storm tunnel (17-00727)

Authorizing a temporary easement agreement with the University of Minnesota for renovations of the 10th Ave storm tunnel.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

5.    Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation for landscaping improvements in the Tangletown Neighborhood (17-00729)

Passage of Resolution authorizing a Cooperative Agreement Letter enabling funds to be transferred from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program to the City of Minneapolis for landscaping improvements in the Tangletown Neighborhood in the area adjacent to the 35W sound barrier between E 51st St and Elmwood Pl E.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

6.    Agreement with Copart for off-site auction services (17-00730)

Authorizing a three (3) year agreement with Copart to provide off-site auction services for the Minneapolis Impound Lot, with the option to extend the agreement for two (2) additional one (1) year terms.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

7.    Contract amendment with AECOM for the 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project (17-00731)

Authorizing amendment to Contract No. C-41845 with AECOM (formerly URS Corporation), increasing the maximum consulting pool project limit by $50,000, for a revised contract total of $550,000, for additional design assistance and environmental oversight for the 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

8.    Contract amendment with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. for 7th St N Street Reconstruction Project (17-00732)

Authorizing Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. C-41139 (OP No. 8277) with Thomas and Sons Construction, Inc. increasing the contract by $2,339.37, for a revised contract total of $1,544,335.88, for additional work orders associated with the 7th St N Street Reconstruction Project.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

9.    Agreement with Minnesota Department of Transportation for Samatar Crossing Project (17-00733)

Passage of Resolution authorizing Amendment No. 1 to the Cooperative Construction Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for the Samatar Crossing Project.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

10.  Professional services contract with Parsons Brinkerhoff, Inc. for 3rd St Crossover Project (17-00734)

Authorizing a professional services contract with Parsons Brinkerhoff, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $49,750 for evaluating the feasibility of a contraflow crossover between 3rd St S and 4th St S (Project No. 9977).

Action Taken:  Adopted.

11.  Grant from Hennepin County for 27th Ave NE Protected Bikeway Project (17-00735)

1.    Accepting grant award from Hennepin County in the amount of $30,000 to cover 50% of the construction costs for the 27th Ave NE Protected Bikeway Project.  (9 votes)

2.    Accepting contribution of $30,000 from the Marshall Terrace Neighborhood Revitalization Program for the project.

3.    Authorizing Hennepin County Grant Agreement No. PW 24-20-15 for bicycle improvements on 27th Ave NE from Marshall St NE to University Ave NE.

4.    Passage of Resolution increasing the appropriation and revenue for the Public Works Department in the total amount of $60,000 for the project.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

12.  26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project: Assessment reduction for 66 26th Ave N (17-00736)

1.      Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2016R-048 entitled “26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project, Special Improvement of Existing Street No. 6752, Ordering the work to proceed and adopting the special assessments for the 26th Ave N Street Reconstruction Project,” passed Feb. 12, 2016, to reduce the special assessment to be collected for the project due to a reduction of the assessment for the property located at 66 26th Ave N (PV086).

2.    Passage of Resolution amending Resolution 2016R-049 entitled “Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City to issue and sell City of Minneapolis bonds in the amount of $1,896,615 for certain purposes other than the purchase of public utilities,” passed Feb. 12, 2016, to reduce the total special assessments to be collected for the project due to a reduction of the assessment for the property located at 66 26th Ave N.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 

 

Ways & Means

WM Committee Report of June 12, 2017

1.    Contract with Paradigm for court reporting services (17-00771)

Authorizing a five-year (5) agreement with Paradigm to provide court reporting services for the City Attorney’s Office for up to $250,000, with the option to extend the contract for an additional year.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    Grant from Rockefeller Foundation on behalf of 100 Resilient Cities Initiative for a Chief Resiliency Officer (CRO) (17-00772)

1.    Accepting a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation on behalf of 100 Resilient Cities Initiative for direct funds up to $129,508 per year for the salary and benefits of the position of a Chief Resiliency Officer (CRO) for a period of two years. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing an agreement with the Rockefeller Foundation on behalf of 100 Resilient Cities Initiative for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the City Coordinator’s Office.

Early signature by Mayor requested.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    Grant from the McKnight Foundation - Partners for Places Equity Initiative Pilot for Green Zone policy support and implementation (17-00773)

1.    Accepting a $75,000 grant from the McKnight Foundation-Partners for Places Equity Pilot Initiative, to support a Green Zone Task Force and implementation of a Green Zone Work Plan. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing an agreement with McKnight Foundation for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the City Coordinator’s Office.

      Action Taken:  Adopted.

4.    Grant from the Funders’ Network - Partners for Places Equity Initiative Pilot for Green Zone policy support and implementation (17-00774)

1,    Accepting a $75,000 grant from the Funders’ Network-Partners for Places Equity Pilot Initiative, to support a Green Zone Task Force and implementation of a Green Zone Work Plan. (9 votes)

2.    Authorizing an agreement with Funders’ Network for the grant.

3.    Passage of Resolution appropriating the funds to the City Coordinator’s Office.

      Action Taken:  Adopted.

5.    Gift acceptance from Clear Channel Outdoor of billboard display time (17-00775)

Passage of Resolution accepting the donation of digital billboard space from Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., from Jan. 1 - March 31, 2017, to increase awareness of Snow Emergency parking rules. (9 votes)

Action Taken:  Adopted.

 6.    Bid for Minneapolis Convention Center Wayfinding Signage Project (17-00776)

Accepting the low bid provided by Meisinger Construction Company, Inc., submitted on OP No. 8384 for an estimated expenditure of $567,000, to provide all material, labor, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the Minneapolis Convention Center Wayfinding Signage Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

7.    Contract amendment with Premier Electrical Corporation for contract close-out (17-00777)

Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-40148 in the amount of $48,316, for a new total of $4,823,316, to allow for close out and final payment on the lighting control systems upgrade project at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

8.    Bid Fire Station 15 Floor Reconstruction and Remodeling Project (17-00778)

Accepting the low bid of Loeffler Construction Consulting, LLC, submitted on OP No. 8424  for an estimated expenditure of $828,000, to furnish all labor, materials, equipment, and incidentals for the Fire Station No. 15 Floor Reconstruction and Remodeling Project, and authorizing a contract for the Fire Station No. 15 Floor Reconstruction and Remodeling Project, all in accordance with City specifications.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

9.    Lease from T-Mobile for cellular equipment at Haaf Ramp (17-00779)

       Authorizing a two-year (2) lease with T-Mobile Central, LLC, in the amount of $24,000 per year, for placement of cellular equipment at the Haaf Ramp at 418-424 4th St S.

      Action Taken:  Adopted.

10.  Lease with Safety Signs LLC for equipment storage at 3601 44th St E (17-00780)

Authorizing a three-year (3) lease with Safety Signs, LLC, in the amount of $18,000 per year, for equipment storage at the City-owned “Snelling Yard” site at 3601 44th St E.        

Action Taken:  Adopted.

11.  Gift and donation acceptance for May 2017 (17-00781)

Passage of Resolution accepting the May 2017 gifts and donations made to the City of Minneapolis valued under $15,000. (9 votes)

Action Taken:  Adopted.

12.  Contract with Aeritae Consulting Group, Ltd for a texting system for the 311 Department (17-00782)

Authorizing a contract with Aeritae Consulting Group, Ltd for a period of five-years (5), for a not-to-exceed amount of $200,000, with the option to extend for two (2) additional one-year terms or one (1) two-year term for 311 texting services.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

13.  Collective bargaining agreement:  AFSCME Council No. 5, Local Union No. 9, Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019 (17-00783)

1.    Approving a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Council No. 5, Local Union No. 9, for the period Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019.

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.

14.  Collective bargaining agreement:  Minneapolis Professional Employees Association (MPEA), Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019 (17-00784)

1.    Approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Minneapolis Professional Employees Association for the period Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2019.

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.

Zoning & Planning

ZP Committee Report of June 8, 2017

1.    Rezoning: RO Properties, LLC, 501 E Lake St (17-00746)

1.    Approving an application submitted by RO Properties, LLC, to rezone (PLAN4141) the property located at 501 E Lake St from C1 (Neighborhood Commercial District) to C2 (Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District), to allow a restaurant with general entertainment in a recently constructed commercial building.

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.

2.    Rezoning: Kale Thome, 816 Lowry Ave NE (17-00747)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Kale Thome to rezone (PLAN3151) the property located at 816 Lowry Ave NE from R2B (Two-Family District) to C1 (Neighborhood Commercial District), to allow a restaurant.

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 and street vacations: NHH Olson Memorial Highway, LLC, 620 Olson Memorial Highway and 622, 634, and 638 7th Ave N (17-00748)

1.    Approving an application submitted by NHH Olson Memorial Highway, LLC, to rezone (PLAN4047) the properties located at 620 Olson Memorial Highway and 622, 634, and 638 7th Ave N, to the C3A Commercial Activity Center District, to allow two K-12 schools.

2.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

3.    Approving an application submitted by NHH Olson Memorial Highway, LLC, (PLAN4047) to vacate (Vac-1680) a portion of 7th Ave N, subject to the retention of easements for the City of Minneapolis and CenterPoint Energy.

4.    Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1680.

5.    Approving an application submitted by NHH Olson Memorial Highway, LLC, (PLAN4047) to vacate (Vac-1681) part of Lots 12-14, Block 5, between E Lyndale Ave N and Lot 15, Block 5, subject to the retention of an easement for the City of Minneapolis.

6.    Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1681.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

Notice of Ordinance Introductions

1.    Carry out bags in retail establishments ordinance (17-00817)

Gordon gives notice of intent to introduce at the next regular meeting of the City Council the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 225 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Health and Sanitation:  Garbage and Refuse, amending regulations for the use of carry out bags in retail establishments.

 

Action Taken:  Notice given.

 

Introduction & Referral Calendar

1.    Multiple-family rental dwellings advance notice of sale ordinance (17-00721)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman and Glidden to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding provisions requiring advance notice of sale of multiple-family rental dwellings.

Action Taken:  Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.

2.    Business Made Simple: Temporary alcohol licenses for events ordinance (17-00722)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Goodman and Reich to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 14 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending various provisions relating to temporary licenses for events.

1.    Chapter 360 in General.

2.    Chapter 362 Liquor Licenses.

3.    Chapter 363 Wine Licenses.

4.    Chapter 364 Liquor Regulations.

Action Taken:  Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.

3.    Regulation of short-term rentals ordinance (17-00742)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Frey to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing:  Maintenance Code, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, amending and adding provisions related to the regulation of short-term rentals.

Action Taken:   Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.

4.    Short-term rental service provider ordinance (17-00743)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Frey to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, for first reading and referral to the Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee, adding a new Chapter 351, entitled Short-Term Rental Service Provider.

Action Taken:  Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee.

5.    Regulation of short-term rental service provider ordinance (17-00744)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Frey to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, for first reading and referral to the Zoning & Planning Committee, adding provisions related to the regulation of short-term rentals.

1.    Chapter 520, Introductory Provisions

2.    Chapter 525, Administration and Enforcement

3.    Chapter 535, Regulations of General Applicability

4.    Chapter 536, Specific Development Standards

5.    Chapter 537, Accessory Uses and Structures

6.    Chapter 541, Off-Street Parking and Loading

7.    Chapter 546, Residence Districts

8.    Chapter 547, Office Residence Districts

9.    Chapter 548, Commercial Districts

10.  Chapter 549, Downtown Districts

11.  Chapter 551, Overlay Districts

Action Taken:  Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Zoning & Planning Committee.

6.    Tobacco sales ordinance (17-00749)

Pursuant to notice, motion by Gordon and Bender to introduce the subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 13, Chapter 281 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations:  Tobacco Dealers, for first reading and referral to the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee, amending regulations relating to the sale of tobacco.

Action Taken:  Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee.

 

Resolutions

1.    Somali American Day honorary resolution (17-00818)

Passage of Resolution declaring the 1st day of July "Somali American Day" in the City of Minneapolis.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

2.    2017 National 811 Day honorary resolution (17-00819)

Passage of Resolution recognizing August 11, 2017, as National 811 Day.

Action Taken:  Adopted.

3.    Our Lady of Lourdes honorary resolution (17-00823)

        Passage of Resolution celebrating the 140th anniversary of the Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes.

        Action Taken:  Adopted.

 

Unfinished Business

1.    Request by Officer Michael Griffin for reimbursement of criminal defense fees (17-00684)

1.   Returning to the City Attorney's Office the request by Officer Michael Griffin for reimbursement of criminal defense fees in the amount of $75,000 related to the prosecution of Officer Griffin in U.S.A. v. Griffin, (Court File

      No.  15-cr-00160).

2.   Directing the City Attorney's Office to provide additional information and review other cases where the City has reimbursed officials or employees for criminal defense costs, and to report back to the Ways & Means Committee within 60 days, to include a discussion of options available for full, partial, or no reimbursement of Officer Griffin's fees.

Action Taken: Referred to staff.

[Postponed May 26, 2017]

 

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:  June 30, 2017

 

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