Zoning & Planning Commission Minutes

August 25, 2015

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Zoning and Planning Commission was held on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Hopkins City Hall.

Present were Commission Members Brian Hunke, Gary Newhouse, Scott Kerssen, Mike Tait, Emily Wallace-Jackson, Matt McNeil and James Warden.

Also present was staff member Nancy Anderson.

CALL TO ORDER

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Mr. Hunke moved and Mr. McNeil seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the July 28, 2015, regular meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. 

ITEM: REZONING – 10TH AVENUE SOUTH

Ms. Anderson reviewed the reasons for the rezoning.  Ms. Andersons stated that all the calls received were positive.

The public hearing was opened at 6:32 p.m.  Carol Waldack appeared at the public meeting.  Ms. Waldack spoke in favor of the rezoning.  Mr. McNeil moved and Mr. Warden seconded a motion to close the public hearing.  The motion was approved unanimously.  The public hearing was closed at 6:34 p.m.

Mr. McNeil moved and Mr. Newhouse seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ15-16, recommending approval of a rezoning on 10th Avenue South.  The motion was approved unanimously.

ITEM:  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT – 10TH AVENUE SOUTH

Ms. Anderson reviewed the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment.

The public hearing was opened at 6:38 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 6:39 p.m.

Mr. Tait moved and Mr. Newhouse seconded a motion to adopt Resolution RZ15-17, recommending a comprehensive plan amendment for 10th Avenue South.  The motion was approved unanimously.

ADJOURN

Ms. Wallace-Jackson moved and Mr. McNeil 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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