Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

November 27, 2012

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission members Doug Datta, Andrea Naef, Jennifer Allard, Scott Kerssen, Aaron Kuznia, Charles Firth and Andrew Fisher.

Also present was staff member Nancy Anderson.

CALL TO ORDER

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Ms. Allard moved and Mr. Kerssen seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the October 22, 2012, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

CASE NO. CUP12-5 DAYCARE--126 BLAKE ROAD

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed day care.  Rachel Sampong, representing the applicant, and Abdulkadir Awale, the applicant, appeared before the Commission.  Mr. Awale stated that they planned to use the restaurant that he owns on the south side of the building for their food.  The Commission also asked about the fencing, number of employees, and how the children would get to the day care.

The public hearing was opened at 6:42 p.m.    No one appeared at the public hearing.  Mr. Kuznia moved and Mr. Fisher seconded a motion to close the public hearing.  The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 6:43 p.m.

Mr. Kerssen moved and Ms. Allard seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ12-20, recommending a a conditional use permit to operate a daycare at 126 Blake Road.  The motion was approved unanimously.

CASE NO. ZCR12-5 MAINSTREET SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

Ms. Anderson stated that the applicant has requested that the item be tabled.

Mr. Aaron moved and Mr. Firth seconded a motion to table this item.  The motion was approved unaimously

ADJOURN

Mr. Kuznia moved and Mr. Firth seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting.    The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 6:45 p.m.