Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

November 25, 2008

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, November 25, 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, Linda Flynn, and Bob Hatlestad.

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

Ms. Flynn moved and Mr. Jenny seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the October 28, 2008, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

CASE NO VAC08-1 Vacation – First Street North

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed vacation for a portion of First Street. 

The public hearing was opened at 6:35 p.m.  No one appeared at the public hearing. Mr. Hatlestad moved and Ms. Reilly seconded a motion to close the public hearing. The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 6:36 p.m.

Ms. Reilly moved and Mr. Hatlestad seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ08-8, recommending approval of a vacation of a small portion of First Street North.  The motion was approved unanimously.

CASE NO SPR08-2 Site Plan Approval– Mayon Plastics

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed remodel of the former Mayon Plastics building. Ned Abdul, the applicant, appeared before the Commission.  Mr. Abdul stated that the remaining building will leave a good bay depth and he was hoping for a larger tenant on the corner. To date there is not a tenant signed.    

The public hearing was opened at 6:55 p.m. No one appeared at the public hearing. Mr. Hatlestad moved and Ms. Reilly seconded a motion to close the public hearing. The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 6:56 p.m.

Mr. Hatlestad moved and Mr. Beddor seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ08-9, recommending approval of a site plan to remodel the former Mayon Plastics building.  The motion was approved unanimously.

CASE NO. SUBD08-4 Preliminary/Final Plat– 242 Van Buren Avenue

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed plat.  Lonnie Carpenter, representing the applicant, appeared before the Commission.

The public hearing was opened at 7:00 p.m. No one appeared at the public hearing.  Mr. Hatlestad moved and Ms. Reilly seconded a motion to close the public hearing.  The motion was approved unanimously.  The public hearing was closed at 7:01 p.m.

Mr. Jenny moved and Mr. Hatlestad seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ08-10, recommending approval of a preliminary/final plat for 242 Van Buren Avenue.  The motion was approved unanimously.

Adjourn

Mr. Skiermont and Mr. Hatlestad seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:05 p.m.