Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

May 28, 2013

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

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

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

Mr. Kuznia moved and Ms. Naef seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the April 30, 2013, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

ITEM: VN13-1 FRONT YARD VARIANCE-143 NINTH AVENUE NORTH

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed variance.  Gregory Skowronek, the applicant, appeared before the Commission.  Mr. Skowronek explained that the variance will make the addition look like part of the home, not an addition, and give him two rooms.  No one appeared regarding this item

Mr. Kuznia moved and Ms. Naef seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ13-4, recommending approval of a variance at 143 9th Avenue North.  The motion was approved unanimously.

ITEM: MASSAGE ORDINANCE ZN13-1

Ms. Anderson asked that item be continued.  Mr. Kuznia moved and Ms. Naef seconded a motion to continue this item.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

ITEM: REVIEW ZONING AMENDMENTS

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed amendments with the Commission.  The Commission discussed the various amendments.

ELECTION OFFICERS

There was a consensus that Mr. Kuznia would remain chair and Ms. Naef would remain vice chair.

ADJOURN

Mr. Kuznia moved and Ms. Naef seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting.    The motion was approved unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:05 p.m.