Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

May 9, 2006

A special meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Virgil Aarness, Peter Sholtz, Mary Hatcher, and Kyle Skiermont. Jannina Aristy and Jeff Paul were absent. Also present were City Planner Nancy Anderson and Public Works Director Steve Stadler.

  1. Call To Order
    Mr. Sholtz called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers.
  2. Business
    1. Alternative Urban Areawide Review - Opus — Case No. ZN06-8
      Ms. Anderson gave a brief history of the AUAR. John Dietrich from RLK reviewed the AUAR with the Commission. The Commission asked the following questions to Mr. Dietrich:
      1. The AUAR Process
      2. The reduction in the traffic estimates from the Medica Project
      3. Adding extra lines to TH 169
      4. Regional Pond
    2. There was no one in the audience regarding the AUAR.
        Ms. Hatcher moved and Mr. Skiermont seconded a motion to adopt Resolution 06-14, recommending approval of the Updated Alternative Area Wide Review and Updated Mitigation Plan for the Excelsior Crossings office development as the revised Environmental Analysis Document and Plan for Mitigation for the Excelsior Crossings Area. The motion was approved unanimously.
  3. Adjournment
    Ms. Hatcher moved and Mr. Aarness seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 6:50 p.m.