Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

May 26, 2009

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

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

Also present were staff members Nancy Anderson and Kersten Elverum.

Call to Order

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

Approval of Minutes

Mr. Hatlestad moved and Ms. Reilly seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the March 24, 2009, regular meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. 

ITEM: Active Living

Kersten Elverum and Ron Fuchs did a PowerPoint presentation on Active Living.

ITEM: Blake Road Corridor Small Area Plan

Kersten Elverum reviewed a PowerPoint presentation on the Blake Road Corridor Small Area Plan.

ITEM: Mixed Use Zoning

Ms. Anderson is working on mixed-use zoning for the three LRT transit areas. The Commission reviewed the proposed ordinance.  Ms. Anderson will continue to work on the proposed ordinance.

ITEM: Election of Officers

Mr. Beddor nominated Mr. Skiermont for chair; Ms. Reilly seconded the motion. Mr. Hatlestad nominated Ms. Reilly for chair; Mr. Skiermont seconded the motion. Mr. Skiermont declined the nomination for chair.  Mr. Reilly was approved as the chair on a 5-0 vote. Ms. Newcomb nominated Mr. Hatlestad for vice chair, and Ms. Reilly seconded the motion. There were no other nominations for vice chair. Mr. Hatlestad was approved as vice chair on a 5-0 vote. 

Adjourn

Mr. Skiermont moved and Mr. Beddor seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.