HRA Minutes

August 4, 2008

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held August 4, 2008, at Hopkins City Hall. Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell, Commissioners Rick Brausen, Kristi Halverson, Bruce Rowan and Cheryl Youakim. 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
    None
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the July 1, 2008, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through July 31, 2008
      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the consent agenda. The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2008-09 Modification to the Redevelopment Plan for Redevelopment Project No. 1
      Ms. Elverum gave an overview of this item and explained that the primary modification to the Redevelopment Plan for Redevelopment Project No. 1 was the addition of properties along the Blake Road corridor.  This action was a condition of receiving transit-oriented development funds for sidewalk installation along Blake Road.  Ms. Elverum explained that adding the properties to the redevelopment area is consistent with the City’s efforts to revitalize this area of the City. 
          Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Rowan seconded, to approve HRA Resolution 454 modifying the Redevelopment Plan for Redevelopment Project No. 1. The motion was approved unanimously.
  5. Adjournment
    Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.