Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

October 28, 2008

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Tom Jenny, Patrick Beddor, Kyle Skiermont, Kathy Newcomb, Kate Reilly and Linda Flynn.  Commissioner Bob Hatlestad was absent.

Also present was staff member Nancy Anderson.

Call to Order

Mr. Skiermont called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

Approval of Minutes

Mr. Beddor moved and Ms. Newcomb seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the September 30, 2008, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

ITEM:  Blake Corridor Small Area Plan Update

Tara Beard appeared before the Commission.  Ms. Beard reviewed the past events of the study.  Ms. Beard stated that it is a six-month study, and the next meeting will be in late November or early December.

CASE NO SPR08-1 Site Plan Approval – Childcare Facility

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed childcare facility.  Dave Bangasser from Opus appeared before the Commission.  Mr. Bangasser stated that the colors of the building would be similar to the other buildings but would have different materials. 

The public hearing was opened at 7:55 p.m.    No one appeared at the public hearing.  Mr. Beddor moved and Ms. Reilly seconded a motion to close the public hearing.  The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 7:56 p.m.

Ms. Reilly moved and Ms. Flynn seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ08-6, recommending approval of a site plan to construct a childcare facility at the Excelsior Crossings development.  The motion was approved unanimously.

CASE NO. SUBD08-3 Preliminary/Final Plat - Excelsior Crossings

Ms. Anderson reviewed the changes to the plat.

The public hearing was opened at 7:58 p.m.  No one appeared at the public hearing.  Mr. Beddor moved and Ms. Reilly seconded a motion to close the public hearing. The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 7:59 p.m.

Mr. Jenny moved and Ms. Reilly seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ08-7, recommending approval of a preliminary/final plat for Excelsior Crossings.  The motion was approved unanimously.

Adjourn

Ms. Reilly and Mr. Skiermont seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting.    The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.