City Hall and Court House  
15 West Kellogg Boulevard  
Council Chambers - 3rd  
Floor  
City of Saint Paul  
651-266-8560  
Minutes - Final  
City Council  
Council President Amy Brendmoen  
Councilmember Mitra Jalali  
Councilmember Rebecca Noecker  
Councilmember Jane L. Prince  
Councilmember Chris Tolbert  
Councilmember Nelsie Yang  
Wednesday, August 3, 2022  
ROLL CALL  
3:30 PM  
Council Chambers - 3rd Floor  
Meeting began at 3:32pm  
5 -  
Present  
Councilmember Amy Brendmoen, Councilmember Chris Tolbert,  
Councilmember Rebecca Noecker, Councilmember Jane L. Prince and  
Councilmember Mitra Jalali  
1 - Councilmember Nelsie Yang  
Absent  
COMMUNICATIONS & RECEIVE/FILE  
Letter from the Department of Safety and Inspections declaring 1366 Fremont  
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Avenue a nuisance property. (For notification purposes only; public hearings  
will be scheduled at a later date if necessary.)  
Prince  
Sponsors:  
Received and filed  
CONSENT AGENDA  
Items listed under the Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion with no separate  
discussion. If discussion on an item is desired, the item will be removed from the  
Consent Agenda for separate consideration.  
Approval of the Consent Agenda  
Consent Agenda adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Approving the Maintenance Labor Agreement (May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2025)  
between the City of Saint Paul and the International Union of Painters and  
Allied Trades District Council #82.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Laid over to August 10, 2022  
Authorizing the Police Department (SPPD) to submit an application for funds  
under a Request for Proposals issued by the Minnesota Department of Public  
Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) DWI/Traffic Safety Officer  
program.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Authorizing the Police Department (SPPD) to submit an application for funds  
under a Request for Proposals issued by the Minnesota Department of Public  
Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Enforcement Grant Program.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Authorizing the City to enter into an agreement with Ramsey County for Right  
of Way acquisition related to reconstruction of Larpenteur Avenue from  
Flandrau Street to Hazel Street.  
Yang  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept the donation of  
a disc golf course, valued at $5,000, for Hillcrest Knoll Park, donated by Tony  
Kutzke with supporting donations from the White Bear Avenue Business  
Association, Vinez Benefits Group and All Metro Construction Services Inc.  
Yang  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving a petition from John Rupp for specially assessing the costs of a fire  
protection system at 79 Western Avenue North. (Project No. FP2021-05,  
Assessment No. 217104)  
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Thao  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Preliminary Order setting the date of City Council public hearing for August 3,  
2022 to consider approval for the Grand/Snelling parking lot operation and  
maintenance costs for 2023. File No. 18746-22, Assessment No. 227202.  
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Tolbert  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving adverse action against the Malt On Sale (Strong) and Wine On  
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Sale License held by Abigail LLC d/b/a Carnitas Don Tacho (License ID  
#20190002143) for the premises located at 1193 Payne Avenue.  
Yang  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving the Maintenance Labor Agreement between the Independent  
School District 625 and the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied  
Workers, Local Union No. 96 (May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2025) and  
Memorandums of Agreement for the May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023 Wage and  
Fringe adjustment for the Laborers Local 563 and United Association of  
Steamfitters-Pipefitters, Local Union No. 455.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Laid over to August 10, 2022  
Authorizing the City to apply to Minnesota Department of Employment and  
Economic Development Redevelopment Grant funding for the project at 710  
Raymond Avenue.  
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Jalali  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Changing the rate of pay for Parks Maintenance Supervisor III.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Laid over to August 17, 2022  
Approving Ordinance Permit 20200010501 for Stormsewer Treatment  
System Infrastructure installed by Project Paul, LLC (a wholly-owned  
subsidiary of Ryan Companies US, Inc.) (“Ryan”) on the Ford (Highland  
Bridge) Site.  
Tolbert  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving Ordinance Permit 20200010502 for Stormsewer Treatment  
System Infrastructure installed by Project Paul, LLC (a wholly-owned  
subsidiary of Ryan Companies US, Inc.) (“Ryan”) on the Ford (Highland  
Bridge) Site.  
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Tolbert  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving Ordinance Permit 20200010503 for Stormsewer Treatment  
System Infrastructure installed by Project Paul, LLC (a wholly-owned  
subsidiary of Ryan Companies US, Inc.) (“Ryan”) on the Ford (Highland  
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Bridge) Site.  
Tolbert  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving Ordinance Permit 20200010504 for Stormsewer Treatment  
System Infrastructure installed by Project Paul, LLC (a wholly-owned  
subsidiary of Ryan Companies US, Inc.) (“Ryan”) on the Ford (Highland  
Bridge) Site.  
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Tolbert  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Authorizing and approving a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of  
Saint Paul and Saint Paul Public Housing Agency regarding compliance  
review for the Stryker Senior Housing project that received City of Saint Paul  
and/or Housing and Redevelopment Authority funding and Saint Paul Housing  
Agency Project Based Voucher funding (Districts 3, Ward 2).  
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Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving the minutes of the Saint Paul City Council meetings of June 1, 8,  
15, and 22, 2022.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Approving the minutes of the Saint Paul City Council meetings of November 3,  
10, and 17, 2021.  
Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
FOR DISCUSSION  
Supporting Ramsey County’s Battle Creek Regional Park Master Plan  
Amendment. (Laid over from July 27, 2020)  
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Prince  
Adopted as amended  
Sponsors:  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Nay:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
ORDINANCES  
An ordinance is a city law enacted by the City Council. It is read at three separate  
council meetings and becomes effective after passage by the Council and 30 days  
after publication in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. Public hearings on ordinances are  
generally held at the first reading.  
Final Adoption  
Granting the application of Mark A. Arth and Belfry Building LLC to rezone  
property at 311-319 Ramsey Street from RT2 townhouse residential to T1  
traditional neighborhood and to rezone the property at 391-411 Pleasant  
Avenue from RM2 multiple family residential to T1 traditional neighborhood,  
and amending Chapter 60 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the zoning  
map.  
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Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Amending Chapters 62 and 65 of the Legislative Code pertaining to consent  
petition requirements for some nonconforming use permits and some  
conditional use permits.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Amending Sec. 410.04 of the Legislative Code to align with recent changes in  
Minnesota statue following the passage of the legislative omnibus bill that  
allows for extended hours during the World Cup.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Amending sections 310.01 and 310.18 of the Legislative Code to add Class N  
Small Brewer off-sale - 128 ounces license and Class T - Temporary World  
Soccer Cup Licenses and corresponding fees.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
First Reading  
Amending Chapter 409.01 of the Legislative Code to align with the  
requirements for caterer’s permits with MN State Statute 340A.404 Subd. 12.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Laid over to August 10, 2022 for second reading and public hearing.  
Amending Chapter 193A of the Legislative Code pertaining to rent  
stabilization.  
Tolbert and Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Laid over to August 17, 2022 for second reading and public hearing.  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
PUBLIC HEARINGS  
Live testimony is limited to two minutes for each person. See below for optional ways  
to testify.  
Approving the petition of the Rosenblum Family Limited Partnership to vacate  
a portion of Iglehart Avenue west of Snelling Avenue, to accept a vacant parcel  
from the State of Minnesota, and to convey the vacant parcel to the petitioner.  
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Jalali  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Approving the application of Minnesota Children’s Museum for a sound level  
variance in order to present amplified sound on August 13, 2022 at 10  
Seventh Street West - Minnesota Children’s Museum.  
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Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Approving the application of Irish Fair of Minnesota for a sound level variance  
in order to present amplified sound on August 12 through August 14, 2022 at  
200 Dr. Justus Ohage Boulevard. - Harriet Island.  
Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Approving the application of Anderson Race Management for a sound level  
variance in order to present amplified sound on August 20, 2022 at Phalen  
Park Picnic Pavilion Patio.  
Yang  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Approving the application of Friends of Rebecca Noecker for a sound level  
variance in order to present amplified sound on August 28, 2022 at Parque  
Castillo - 149 Cesar Chavez Street.  
Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
4 -  
0
Yea:  
Nay:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Abstain:  
1 - Councilmember Noecker  
Approving the application of Liquid 12 Festivals LLC dba Beer Dabbler for a  
sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on August 26, 2022  
at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Boulevard - Harriet Island Regional Park.  
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Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Approving the applications of the Minnesota United FC for sound level  
variance applications in order to present amplified sound on August 20 and  
September 13, 2022, within the Street and the Beer Garden Area at Allianz  
Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.  
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Thao  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Public hearing to consider the application of House 11 LLC to rezone property  
at 918 Fifth Street East from RT1 two-family residential to RM1 multiple-family  
residential.  
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Prince  
Public hearing closed. Motion of intent is the application is denied.  
Sponsors:  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
LEGISLATIVE HEARING CONSENT AGENDA  
Items listed under the Consent Agenda will receive a combined public hearing and be  
enacted by one motion with no separate discussion. Items may be removed from the  
Consent Agenda for a separate public hearing and discussion if desired.  
Approval of the Consent Agenda  
Consent agenda adopted as amended  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 32  
BELIVDERE STREET EAST. (File No. J2226A, Assessment No. 228529)  
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Noecker  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Appeal of John and Wendy Slade to a Revocation of Fire Certificate of  
Occupancy and Order to Vacate at 1005 CONWAY STREET.  
Prince  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 850 EDMUND  
AVENUE. (File No. J2227A, Assessment No. 228532) (Legislative Hearing on  
August 2, 2022)  
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Thao  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1659 EDMUND  
AVENUE. (File No. J2227A, Assessment No. 228532)  
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Jalali  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 243-245  
FULLER AVENUE. (File No. J2226A, Assessment No. 228529)  
Thao  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1301 HEWITT  
AVENUE. (File No. J2226A, Assessment No. 228529)  
Jalali  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Third Making finding on the appealed substantial abatement ordered for 1023  
JESSIE STREET in Council File RLH RR 21-25. (To refer back to August 23,  
2022 Legislative Hearing)  
Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Referred to Legislative Hearing August 23, 2022  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1160  
MARYLAND AVENUE EAST. (File No. J2226A, Assessment No. 228529)  
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Yang  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 1710 REANEY  
AVENUE. (File No. J2227A, Assessment No. 228532) (Public hearing  
continued to February 1, 2023)  
Prince  
Public hearing continued to February 1, 2023  
Sponsors:  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Appeal of Wessam Sonbol to a Vacant Building Registration Requirement at  
1446 RICE STREET.  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Appeal of Kathleen Harriman to a Fire Safety Inspection Appointment at 2200  
SCHEFFER AVENUE.  
Tolbert  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Deleting the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 518 SELBY  
AVENUE. (File No. J2226A, Assessment No. 228529)  
Thao  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Appeal of John Beard to a Vacant Building Registration Notice and Summary  
Abatement Order at 2144 TEMPLE COURT.  
Jalali  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Making finding on the appealed nuisance abatement ordered for 2144  
TEMPLE COURT in Council File RLH VBR 22-35. (Legislative Hearing on  
August 2, 2022)  
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Jalali  
Sponsors:  
Amended; nuisance abated  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 902 THOMAS  
AVENUE. (File No. J2227A, Assessment No. 228532) (Public hearing  
continued to February 8, 2023)  
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Thao  
Sponsors:  
Public hearing continued to February 8, 2023  
5 -  
0
Yea:  
Councilmember Brendmoen, Councilmember Tolbert, Councilmember  
Noecker, Councilmember Prince and Councilmember Jalali  
Nay:  
1 - Councilmember Yang  
Absent:  
Ratifying the Appealed Special Tax Assessment for property at 962  
UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST. (File No. J2227A, Assessment No. 228532)  
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Thao  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Ratifying the assessments for Property Clean Up services March 1 to 14,  
2022. (File No. J2226A, Assessment No. 228529)  
Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
Ratifying the assessments for Property Clean Up services March 16 to 29,  
2022. (File No. J2227A, Assessment No. 228532)  
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Brendmoen  
Sponsors:  
Adopted  
ADJOURNMENT  
Meeting ended at 4:48 pm  
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