Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

August 15, 2005

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Monday, August 15, 2005, at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Peter Sholtz, Kristi Halverson, Jeffrey Paul, Virgil Aarness, Jannina Aristy, and Michael Kjos.  Mary Hatcher was absent. Also present was City Planner Nancy Anderson and City Attorney Wynn Curtiss.

  1. Call To Order
    Mr. Sholtz called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
  2. Business
    1. Ordinance Amendment - Sign Ordinance — Case No. ZN05-10
      Ms. Anderson reviewed the major differences between the proposed ordinance and the previous sign ordinance.
        The public hearing was opened at 6:34 p.m.    No one appeared at the public hearing.  Mr. Aarness moved and Mr. Kjos seconded a motion to close the public hearing.  The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 6:35 p.m.
        Ms. Aristy moved and Mr. Aarness seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ05-29, recommending the approval of proposed Ordinance No 2005-956, repealing Ordinance No. 2005-954 and all previous ordinances regulating the construction, installation, and maintenance of signs in the City of Hopkins and recommending the approval of proposed Ordinance No.  2005-955, adopting a comprehensive, constitutionally-sound ordinance regulating the construction, installation, and maintenance of signs in the City of Hopkins. The motion was approved unanimously.
  3. Adjournment
    Mr. Aarness moved and Ms. Halverson seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting.    The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 6:37 p.m.