Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

February 27, 2007

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Kathy Newcomb, Virgil Aarness, Bob Hatlestad, Linda Flynn and Peter Sholtz.  Jannina Aristy and Kyle Skiermont were absent.

Also present was City Planner Nancy Anderson.

  1. Call To Order
    Mr. Sholtz called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers.
  2. Approval of Minutes
    Mr. Aarness moved and Mr. Hatlestad seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2007, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  3. Business
    1. Item - Junk Vehicle Discussion
      Ms. Anderson discussed the proposed language for junk cars in the B-3 zoning district. The Commission reviewed the proposed language and had no additional language to be added.  Additional language was added to address instances when a vehicle is to go to the sheriff’s sale.  Staff will advertise the public hearing at the March Zoning and Planning meeting.
    2. Item - Zoning Amendments - Industrial Districts
      Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed language for amendments in the Industrial districts.  The Commission reviewed the proposed language and discussed a public utility structure as a permitted use.  Staff will review this section before the March meeting.  Staff will advertise the public hearing at the March Zoning and Planning meeting.
  4. Adjournment
    Mr. Sholtz moved and Mr. Hatlestad seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting.    The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 6:50 p.m.