HRA Minutes

April 5, 2011

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held April 5, 2011, at Hopkins City Hall.  Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell and Commissioners Rick Brausen, Kristi Halverson, Bruce Rowan, and Cheryl Youakim.  Also present were Acting Executive Director James Genellie, Assistant Executive Directory Kersten Elverum, and City Attorney Jerry Steiner.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
    The meeting was called to order at 7:21 p.m.
  2. OPEN AGENDA – PUBLIC COMMENTS
    No one from the public came forward to speak.
  3. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approve minutes of the March 1, 2011, regular meeting
    2. Approve minutes of the March 15, 2011, special meeting
    3. Approve disbursements through March 31, 2011
    Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the consent agenda.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. NEW BUSINESS
    1. ITEM 2011-08 Select site developer for former Park Nicollet Clinic site
      Ms. Elverum explained the background of the Park Nicollet clinic acquisition and developer selection process. She indicated that the decision was difficult, as both developers are extremely qualified, but that Klodt's ability to finance the project was a significant factor. She indicated that the next step is to identify important design elements of the proposed project, determine the financial structure of the project, timing and transfer of ownership.

      Commissioner Halverson moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to authorize staff to negotiate a contract for redevelopment for the former Park Nicollet Clinic site with Klodt Incorporated. 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.