Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

March 13, 2007

A special meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Kathy Newcomb, Virgil Aarness, Linda Flynn, Peter Sholtz, Jannina Aristy, and Kyle Skiermont.  Bob Hatlestad was 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. Business
      Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed plat. Ms. Anderson stated that this plat was approved last March, but preliminary plats expire six months after approval, and this plat needs to be approved again.   
         The public hearing was opened at 6:40 p.m. No one appeared at the public hearing for this item.  Mr. Skiermont moved and Ms. Flynn seconded a motion to close the public hearing. The public hearing was closed at 6:41 p.m.
          Ms. Flynn moved and Ms. Newcomb seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ07-5, recommending approval of a preliminary plat for the Mainstreet & Main Development.  The motion was approved unanimously.
          Ron Mehl of The Beard Group arrived at this time.  Mr. Mehl reviewed the development with the Commission
    2. Item - Comprehensive Plan Sites
      The staff identified six sites to discuss the future land use designation. The Commission discussed the sites and made some preliminary suggestions. The sites will be discussed at the open houses and again by the Commission before a final recommendation is made.
         Mr. Scholtz left at 7:25 pm
  3. Adjournment
    Ms. Aristy moved and Mr. Aarness seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

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