Park Board Minutes

June 26, 2006

A special meeting of the Hopkins Park Board was held on June 26, 2006.

  1. Call To Order
    Chairperson Joshua Montgomery called the meeting to order at 6:40 pm.
  2. Roll Call
    Present were Park Board members: Robert Edmonds, Kari Kyllo, Joshua Montgomery, and Richard Niemann. Also present was Hopkins staff liaison Steve Stadler.
  3. Approval of Minutes for May 15, 2006
    R. Niemann moved and R. Edmonds seconded a motion to approve the minutes for the May 15, 2006 meeting. On the vote, the minutes were approved 4-0.
  4. Business
    1. Hopkins Dog Park
      There was lengthy discussion on this item. After the discussion it was decided to proceed with a reconsideration of the dog park at the July 17, 2006 meeting. Steve Stadler will provide a count sheet for the Westbrooke Way parking survey, obtain a cost estimate for a vinyl-coated fence and provide 5/23/06 City Council work session minutes for members.
    2. 2007-2011 Capital Improvement Plan
      The Board reviewed the proposed 2007-2011 park improvement projects and projected funding/revenues of the park dedication funds. The location of the shuffle board courts will need to be decided. The CIP was approved as proposed.
    3. Depot Site Improvement Update and Three Rivers Park District Regional Trail Signage Plan
  5. Other Items
    1. Josh Montgomery requested that staff consider extending the on street parking along 8th Street South at Valley Park further east toward the lift station.
    2. Board members asked about a possible city booth at the upcoming Raspberry Festival events.
    3. It was noted that Ron Helgeson is at the end of his second term and that Robert Edmonds' first term expires June 30, 2006.
  6. Next Scheduled Meeting
    1. July 17, 2006, 6:30 pm
      City Council Chambers
  7. Adjournment
    R. Niemann moved and K. Kyllo seconded a motion to adjourn. The motion carried on a 4-0 vote. The meeting adjourned at 8:20 pm.

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