Notice of Public Hearings – Minneapolis 2020 Consolidated Plan

The City will hold three public hearings on the proposed City of Minneapolis Budget on November 7, December 4 and 11, 2019 in the City Council Chambers (Room 317), 350 South Fifth Street.

The City is interested in your views on community development and housing needs and how the 2020 City budget can address these needs. Your comments will inform the City’s 2020 Consolidated Plan application to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for community entitlement grant funds. Minneapolis uses these funds for programs benefitting low and moderate-income residents.

Additional information regarding the public hearings, the proposed 2020 budget and grant estimates can be found here.

The full budget can be found at: www.minneapolismn.gov/budget/2020-budget

The public hearings are scheduled for the following times:

  • November 7- 9:30am
  • December 4- 6:05pm
  • December 11- 6:05pm

If you are unable to attend the public hearings, or if you have any questions on the Consolidated Plan, you may send comments to:

Matt Bower, Intergovernmental Relations

Address: Office of Grants and Special Projects – 307M City Hall, 350 South Fifth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Email: Matthew.Bower@minneapolismn.gov

Notice of Public Hearing – Amending Minneapolis Zoning Code – Nov. 18th

Date: Monday,  November 18th

Time: 4:30pm

Location: City Hall Room 317 – 350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN

Purpose: Amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances related the the zoning code as follows:

  • Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions
  • Chapter 525 relating to Administration and Enforcement
  • Chapter 530 relating to Site Plan Review
  • Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability

The purpose of the amendment is to update regulations related to inclusionary zoning.

Interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Planning Commission. After hearing from the public, the Planning Commission will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit www.minneapolismn.gov/meeetings/planning for the agenda with staff reports (web page will be updated by the end of the day Wednesday prior to the meeting date).

If you have questions about the project please contact the City staff person listed below. If you would like to submit comments, you can make them verbally at the meeting or submit them in writing to:

Shanna Sether, Principal Planner

Address: 250 S. 4th St. Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-2307

Email: shanna.sether@minneapolismn.gov