Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

September 27, 2005

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, September 27, 2005, at 7:30 pm in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

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

  1. Call To Order
    Mr. Sholtz called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm.
  2. Approval of Minutes
    Ms. Halverson moved and Mr. Kjos seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the August 30, 2005, regular meeting. The motion was approved unanimously.
  3. Business
    1. Conditional Use Permit - Fence 213 9th Ave N — Case No. CUP05-06
      Ms. Anderson reviewed the conditional use permit for a fence at 213 9th Ave N. Ms. Anderson stated that the request is for a fence that differs in height and density.
        The public hearing was opened at 7:45 pm. Christian Sanchez, the applicant, appeared before the Commission. Mr. Sanchez stated that there are 14 parking stalls next to his home, and he does not want to look at the cars.
        Ms. Halverson moved and Mr. Paul seconded a motion to close the public hearing. The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 7:55 pm.
      Ms. Hatcher moved and Ms. Halverson seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ05-30, recommending approval of a conditional use permit to construct a six-foot, solid fence at 213 9th Ave N. The motion was approved unanimously.
    2. Final Plat - Oakridge Place II — Case No. SUBD05-5
      Ms. Anderson reviewed the final plat. Ms. Anderson stated that the plat was almost identical to the preliminary plat. Ms. Anderson noted that there will be a utility easement will be vacated and a condition will be added that the City Engineer must approves the relocation of the water main easement and facilities.
        Ms. Halverson moved and Ms. Hatcher seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ05-31, recommending approval of a final plat for the Eisenhower Community Center. The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. Adjournment
    Mr. Aarness moved and Ms. Halverson seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm.