HRA Minutes

March 6, 2007

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held March 6, 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 7:15 p.m.
  2. Open Agenda/Public Comments
    None
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the February 6, 2007, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through February 28, 2007
    3. Schedule special HRA meeting for March 20, 2007
      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the consent agenda, with the elaboration that the special HRA meeting will begin at 7:15 p.m.
  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2007-06 Redevelopment Agreement, Cargill, Excelsior Crossings Project
      Mr. Kerrigan provided an overview of the redevelopment agreement.  He stated that there will be three phases of construction, with the first building starting in April.  In response to a question by Chairman Maxwell, Mr. Kerrigan detailed the specifics of the CUP agreement with Opus.
          Commissioner Thompson moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to authorize execution of the redevelopment agreement with Cargill, Inc., Excelsior Crossings Project.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  5. Adjournment
    Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.