HRA Minutes

March 4, 2008

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held March 4, 2008, at Hopkins City Hall. Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell and Commissioners Rick Brausen, Kristi Halverson and Cheryl Youakim.  Bruce Rowan was not present.  Also present were Executive Director Rick Getschow, Assistant Executive Director Kersten Elverum and City Attorney Jerry Steiner.

  1. Call To Order
    The meeting was called to order at 7:20 pm.
  2. Open Agenda/Public Comments
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the February 4, 2008, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through February 29, 2008
      Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the consent agenda.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2008-03  Approve Assignment of contract for redevelopment - Block 64
      Ms. Elverum provided an overview of this item.  She explained that a contract for private redevelopment was entered into by GPS Development for the redevelopment of Block 64.  GPS has not been able to move the project ahead and has agreed to assign their development rights to Doran-Pratt Development.  The HRA must approve the assignment for it to be valid and to enter into an amended redevelopment agreement with Doran-Pratt Development, LLC.
          Commissioner Youakim moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to approve the assignment of Contract for Private Redevelopment between GPS Development, LLC, and Doran-Pratt Development, LLC.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  5. Adjournment
    Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

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