HRA Minutes

December 2, 2008

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held December 2, 2008, at Hopkins City Hall.  Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell and 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 7:28 pm.
  2. Open Agenda/Public Comments
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the November 3, 2008, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through November 30, 2008
      Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Rowan seconded, to approve the consent agenda.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2008-15 Amend development agreement—Fifth Avenue Flats
      Assistant Executive Director Elverum gave an overview of the item. 

      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the second amendment to the third amended and restated contract for private redevelopment between the Hopkins HRA and Doran-Pratt Development, LLC.  The motion was approved unanimously.
    1. Special HRA meeting
      Chairman Maxwell requested that Ms. Elverum set up a special HRA meeting for December 16, 2008, at 7:25 pm to approve a purchase agreement for 525 Mainstreet.
  5. Adjournment
    Commissioner Halverson moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:33 p.m.

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