Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

March 31, 2015

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Brian Hunke, Matt McNeil, Mike Tait, Charles Firth and Andrew Fisher.  Scott Kerssen and Emily Wallace-Jackson were absent.

Also present was staff member Nancy Anderson.

CALL TO ORDER

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Mr. McNeil moved and Mr. Fisher seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the February 24, 2015, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

ITEM: ZONING AMENDMENTS – MIXED USE

Ms. Anderson reviewed the reasons for the amendments to the mixed use ordinance.

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

Mr. Fisher moved and Mr. McNeil seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ15-7, recommending approval of zoning amendments in the mixed use zoning district.  The motion was approved unanimously.

ITEM:  MORATORIUM ON MEDICAL CANNABIS

Ms. Anderson stated that the City Council will be placing a moratorium on medical cannabis at the April 7th City Council meeting.  The Commission discussed various items regarding medical cannabis. 

ADJOURN

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

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