HRA Minutes

January 2, 2007

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held January 2, 2007, at Hopkins City Hall.  Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell and Commissioners Kristi Halverson, Bruce Rowan, Jay Thompson and Cheryl Youakim.  Also present were Executive Director Rick Getschow, Economic Development Director Jim Kerrigan, and City Attorney Jerry Steiner.

  1. Call To Order
    The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m.
  2. Open Agenda/Public Comments
    None
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the December 5, 2006, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through December 31, 2006
    3. ITEM 2007-03 - Adopt Hopkins City Council 2007 Meeting Calendar
      Commissioner Youakim moved, Commissioner Rowan seconded, to approve the consent agenda. The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2007-02 First Amended and Reinstated Redevelopment Agreement, Excelsior Crossings Project
      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Thompson seconded, to authorize execution of an amended development agreement with Opus Northwest, L.L.C. The motion was approved unanimously.
          Commissioner Thompson moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to adopt Resolution 435, authorizing approval of PHA Annual Plan, and subsequent submission to HUD in January 2006. The motion was approved unanimously.
    2. ITEM 2007-01 Public Hearing - Public Housing Agency Plan
      The public hearing opened by Chairman Maxwell at 7:23 p.m. No one came forward to speak. Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Thompson seconded, to close the public hearing. The motion was approved unanimously. The public hearing was closed at 7:24 p.m.
          Commissioner Thompson moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to adopt Resolution 443, authorizing approval of PHA Annual Plan, and subsequent submission to HUD in January 2007. The motion was approved unanimously.
  5. Adjournment
    Commissioner Thompson moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.