HRA Minutes

January 5, 2010

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held January 5, 2010, 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 7:20 pm.
  2. Open Agenda/Public Comments
    None
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the December 1, 2009, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through December 31, 2009
    3. ITEM 2010-01 Adopt 2010 HRA calendar

      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to approve the consent agenda.  The motion was approved unanimously.

  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2010-02 Second Amendment to First Amended and Restated Contract for Private Redevelopment—Marketplace & Main

      Ms. Elverum explained that due to a delay in financing, The Beard Group has requested an extension in the commencement of construc- tion date to May 31, 2010, for the Marketplace & Main project. They also have requested authorization to sell parcel IIB to a third party, the Hopkins Health and Wellness Center. Ms. Elverum explained that both requests were recommended for approval to assure the project moves ahead. 

      Commissioner Youakim moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the second amendment to First Amended and Restated Contract for Private Redevelopment between the Hopkins HRA and Marketplace Holdings, Inc. The motion was approved unanimously.

  5. Adjournment

    Commissioner Halverson moved, Commissioner Rowan seconded, to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:28 p.m.