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									                       ALEXANDRIA PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
                                  Monday, May 15, 2006

A regular Planning Commission meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairperson Ken Ryan.

The following members were present: Lesner, Parrott, Frank, Osterberg, Ryan, Senesac
The following members were absent: Johnson
The following advisory members were present: Weber, Schultz, Schoonhoven

Under the procedures established by the Commission on October 1, 1973, the minutes of the April 17,
2006 meeting were approved.

1. Public Hearing – Platting and Conditional Use Application – Utah Group, LLC

   The applicant is requesting to re-plat previously platted property and a conditional use to allow a
   commercial PUD. The property is located east of the newly extended Jefferson Street and south of
   22nd Avenue and is legally described as Lot 1 Blk 1 “30th Avenue Addition” and Lot 1 Blk 2
   “Jefferson Street Addition”, Alexandria City (Ward 4).

   Assistant City Planner Martin Schultz reviewed the request with the Commission citing his
   recommendation and stating this application seeks to combine and replat vacant property (Lot 1,
   Block 1, 30th Avenue Addition and Lot 1, Block 2, Jefferson Street Addition) and a conditional use
   permit for the construction of a Commercial Planned Unit Development (PUD).

   Scott Johnston, Utah Group, LLC, addressed the Commission stating they plan to construct Easton
   Place II, which would look similar to the existing Easton Place but with all brick and no stucco.
   There would be three buildings with two being 6,000 sq. ft. and one 8,000 sq. ft.

   Commission Member Parrott wondered how the parking compared with the Easton Place. Mr.
   Johnston indicated it would have more because Easton Place currently has approximately 4¼ to 4½
   parking stalls per 1,000 sq. ft. and this project would have approximately 5 parking stalls per 1,000
   sq. ft.

   Chairperson Ryan opened the hearing for public comment.

   Hearing no comments from the public, Chairperson Ryan closed the public hearing.

   Commissioner Senesac wondered about the wetlands mitigation plan. Mr. Johnston explained that
   they have been working with Jerry Haggenmiller for a couple years on the wetland mitigation plan,
   which was approved a year ago, and have performed most of the mitigation. The mitigation created
   two acres of wetland for every one acre filled. Commission Member Lesner asked if the new
   wetlands were created on the same property as they were taken from. Mr. Johnston noted they were
   approved for property that the Utah Group and its affiliates control, but not necessarily on the same
   lot. Commission Member Senesac wondered if the City Engineer had reviewed the plan. City
   Engineer Tim Schoonhoven indicated he had reviewed it. Mr. Schultz stated city staff had asked for a
   copy of plan and is comfortable with it. Chairperson Ryan asked for clarification of moving the
   access point to 60’ from the intersection. Mr. Schultz explained the City Code requires curb cuts 60’
   from any intersection of two street right-of-ways to help eliminate future traffic flow problems. The
   applicant has submitted a new site plan showing this change. Mr. Schoonhoven wondered if the
   project would be done in phases or done all at the same time. Mr. Johnston stated it would not be
   done at the same time, however they do have a potential occupant for the southerly most building and


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intend to put in all three foundations at once so the sidewalks and parking lots can be completed.
Commission Member Parrott wondered if the Jefferson Street Addition pond would be capable of
holding the drainage from this project as well. Mr. Schultz indicated additional information has been
requested to ensure this additional drainage can be handled by the pond and are still waiting for that
information.

A motion was made by Frank and seconded by Osterberg to approve the Conditional Use application
(C-06-008) of Utah Group, LLC to allow the construction of a Commercial Planned Unit
Development (PUD) based on the following Findings of Fact:

1. The request is consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan, commercial.
2. The request does meet land area, setback, shoreland, floodplain, and wetland requirements;
   setbacks = 30’, 10’, 30’ and wetland conditions are noted in number three below.
3. The request will not depreciate the surrounding area, existing commercial and industrial uses.
4. The request is consistent with the character of the surrounding area, existing commercial and
   industrial uses.
5. There are existing or proposed utilities adequate to accommodate the request; water, sewer, and
   storm sewer are located in Jefferson Street.
6. There are existing or proposed streets adequate to handle the request, Jefferson Street extension
   will be completed prior to issuance of building permit.
7. The request will not place undue financial burden on the City.
AND the following Conditions:
1. Wetland alterations must be reviewed and approved by the Douglas County SWCD.
2. Separate sign permit is required.
3. Provide three paved, off street parking stalls per 1,000 sq. ft.
4. Submit a revised site plan indicating the north curb cut is 60 feet from the intersection of the
   Jefferson Street and 22nd Avenue right-of-way.
5. Any exterior lighting to be hooded and directed away from the public street and adjacent
   properties.
6. Final drainage plan to be approved by the City Engineer.

The motion carried by the following vote:

               YES:         Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                NO:         None
            ABSENT:         Johnson

A motion was made by Osterberg and seconded by Senesac to approve the Final Plat (SA-06-007) of
“Jefferson Street First Addition” from Utah Group, LLC to combine and replat vacant property (Lot
1, Block 1, 30th Avenue Addition and Lot 1, Block 2, Jefferson Street Addition) with the following
Conditions:

1. A final drainage plan is submitted to and approved by the City Engineer, prior to the issuance of a
   building permit.
2. Connection to public utilities as per ALASD and ALP requirements.
3. A title opinion to be submitted to the City Attorney for review and approval before the plat is
   released for recording.



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   The motion carried by the following vote:

                  YES:          Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                   NO:          None
               ABSENT:          Johnson

2. Public Hearing – Platting and Conditional Use Applications – Gene Karnis

   The applicant is requesting to plat vacant property and a conditional use to allow a residential PUD.
   The property is located east of C.S.A.H. 44 and south of Lake Community Church and is legally
   described as E2SE4 (Pt of vac’d subs 15-30 Witcombs Sub) lying S of ‘Ridgewood South’ ex: platted
   ‘Ridgewood South 1st Addition’, NW 12 ac & tracts lying E’ly & S’ly of cul-de-sac for Karnis Dr.,
   9.2 ac in the SW cor & 3.06 ac, Alexandria City (Ward I-1).

   Mr. Schultz reviewed the request with the Commission citing his recommendation and stating the
   application seeks to plat vacant property and a conditional use permit for the construction of a
   Residential Planned Unit Development (PUD).

   Gene Karnis addressed the Commission stating some of the lots would be 60’x70’ and some would be
   50’x50’. The property has rolling hills covered by White Spruce trees and wetlands. This is a choice
   area with other townhome developments in the area. Mr. Karnis explained the development would be
   done in three phases over ten years with the first phase in the central part consisting of 16 units, the
   second phase in the top part with 14 units, with the last phase in the bottom part. They would be
   taking advantage of the contours and green space with walking trails, sidewalks, and a connecting
   sidewalk, which will allow access from the “Felt Anderson Addition” to the future park in this
   development. The new homes would sell from $250,000 to $350,000.

   Mr. Schultz reviewed the density requirements stating a traditional infill townhome development
   requires a minimum of 4,000 sq. ft. per unit, however this figure may not be practical when reviewing
   larger PUD’s such as this application. Currently, density for PUD applications similar to this are
   figured by dividing the total site area by the minimum residential lot size of 12,000 square feet, which
   would allow for 113 units. The applicant could request a bonus density of up to 20 percent. This
   proposal for 58 units is within these criteria. Mr. Schultz then reviewed the open space/recreation
   area requirements stating the applicant’s original submission did not meet the 40% requirement,
   however updated calculations have been received showing 54% open space. Mr. Schultz added the
   applicant is proposing to dedicate to the city a 6.3-acre area identified as “green space”, which
   includes the retention ponds in the development. The park portion would be on the east side of the
   development and would be a passive park. It is the city’s goal to have a park within a quarter mile of
   every citizen and is glad to hear about the cooperation with the property owner of “Felt Anderson
   Addition”. Mr. Schultz continued that the development agreement should specify who is responsible
   for the maintenance of the stormwater ponds and include a maintenance schedule. The city will
   maintain the ponds if the area is part of the park dedication, however, if they are privately maintained
   the development agreement should specify that the city will perform regular inspections and require
   maintenance if necessary. Mr. Schultz noted an access to the development is proposed off of CSAH
   44 via an existing street right-of-way with a main sewer interceptor just north of the current road
   alignment, however ideally it should line up with the existing Meadow Lane. If that is done a street
   vacation would be required and the location of the existing sewer interceptor would be moved farther
   away from the public right-of-way. Also on the western edge of the development a cul-de-sac is


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shown connecting to a 20’ right-of-way that would access seven units. The road was intended to be a
28’ private drive and staff recommends it be reconfigured into a 50’ right-of-way, with a 28’ public
street. This would make all the streets public with all utilities located in a public right-of-way. Mr.
Karnis indicated he is willing to go along with the proposed change. Mr. Schultz noted the property
is currently a tree farm and a tree preservation plan would be required for the site. According to the
tree preservation ordinance the applicant would be allowed to clear 40% of the significant woodland,
however since the tree farm is not a “natural” woodland the city could work with the applicant to
preserve as many trees on site in exchange for a reforestation plan. Mr. Karnis explained he
purchased the property in 1986 and put it into CRP by planting grass and trees until the property was
developed. He has given or sold many of the trees to developers, residents, churches, and
neighboring towns to thin out the trees and wants to keep as many as they can. They would also plant
boulevard trees and shrubs. Commission Member Frank wondered how many trees had been planted.
Mr. Karnis indicated they planted approximately 800 trees an acre with probably 10,000 remaining
and hopes to keep about 4,000 trees.

Chairperson Ryan opened the hearing for public comment.

Jeff Bigger, 1775 Karnis Dr., addressed the Commission stating he has owned his home on the
current Karnis Drive for 10 years and purchased the property from Gene Karnis. He was aware the
property would be developed but envisioned maybe 20 homes not 50. His concern is turning the cul-
de-sac into a main vein with many small children currently in the area and wondered if a stop sign
could be placed where the cul-de-sac is removed to stop high speeds coming down the hill. He also
requested the construction traffic use the entrance from CSAH 44 instead of Karnis Dr. Mr.
Schoonhoven explained placing a stop sign at the cul-de-sac location would not work without an
intersection and could make it more dangerous than not having one. Stop signs are not an effective
speed control device. Chairperson Ryan wondered what the speed limit could be set at. Mr.
Schoonhoven stated speed limits are statutorily set at 30 mph. Speed is an enforcement issue but a
design with sharp curves could slow traffic. Mr. Bigger requested the cul-de-sac be left for the last
phase so much of the construction is done before it is opened up. Mr. Karnis indicated he would do
as much as he could to stop the trucks but was not sure about changing that area to the final phase.

Orrin Johnson, 2323 Pioneer Rd. SE, addressed the Commission stating he and his brother were the
last to farm the land and hopes that the trees Mr. Karnis has planted will not be an issue because he
has to cut some of them down to complete the development.

Joe Bolin, 1264 Co. Rd. 44 NW, addressed the Commission stating he lives in the Westbrook Estates
which borders this development and wondered what type of buffer zone would be between the
developments. Mr. Karnis stated in the south part there would be a retention pond and no homes
would be close to them. Mr. Bolin pointed out there are five homes proposed to the north. Mr.
Karnis explained there is a 30’ setback and would try to leave as many trees as they can and maybe
put in more. Mr. Bolin indicated he has a concern about the holding ponds because the area currently
has a tendency to flood the road without the ponds. He is not sure if the ponds would take care of, or
add to, the problem. Mr. Schoonhoven indicated the ponds should take care of the problem because
right now there is only a small ditch. Commission Member Frank wondered if it would take away
some of the water issues in the area. Mr. Schoonhoven stated the water should flow better from the
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Ted Buttweiler, 1762 Karnis Dr., addressed the Commission stating he lives just down from the cul-
de-sac and has concerns with the increase in the traffic and wondered if speed bumps would be
possible. Mr. Schoonhoven stated speed bumps would not work due to the winter climate. Mr.
Buttweiler wondered if children at play signs could be installed. Mr. Schoonhoven explained the
request could be made through the highway committee. Mr. Buttweiler wondered if the through
street could be eliminated. Mr. Karnis noted the preliminary plan left the current cul-de-sac and
created another one on the other side but the city was opposed to it.

Bonnie Fulghum, 1003 W Meadow Ln. NW, addressed the Commission stating her property is across
CSAH 44 and wondered which phase the retention ponds would be constructed and how much water
would they be able to hold. Mr. Schoonhoven indicated the ponds would be required to be built in the
first phase and would be designed for water quality and a ten year event. Ms. Fulghum asked what
the intervals between the phases would be. Mr. Karnis stated it depends on the sales but would likely
be five years. Ms. Fulghum questioned when the project would start. Mr. Karnis indicated this
summer.

Sue Engstrom, Lake Darling Association Board, addressed the Commission wondering if the lots
would have access to Lake Darling. Mr. Karnis stated no.

Sue Jutz, 1504 Co. Rd. 44 NW, addressed the Commission stating the proposed road onto CSAH 44
would be directly across from her house and wondered if the street could be moved to intersect with
West Meadow Lane or if trees could be placed in her front yard as a buffer from the traffic, for
privacy, and for safety. Mr. Karnis indicated he would take care of it.

Marilyn Raske, 1675 Karnis Dr., addressed the Commission stating she would like the city to
reconsider the original proposal to not remove the existing cul-de-sac because it would add an
incredible amount of traffic to Karnis Dr. She also wondered if the retention ponds would interfere
with the existing pond. Mr. Schoonhoven explained the water would continue going where it
historically went, the ponds would take pollutants out of the water going to the pond, which is always
going to be wet.

Hearing no further comments from the public, Chairperson Ryan closed the public hearing.

Commission Member Parrott wondered why the two cul-de-sac plan was not approved. Mr.
Schoonhoven explained the street has always been designed as a through street and cul-de-sacs are
harder for emergency vehicles to access and maintenance. Mr. Karnis stated he did suggest putting a
boulevard in the present cul-de-sac but that was turned down by the city as well. He added in
speaking with Loren Quernemoen, owner of the 30-40 acres to the east of this property, he does not
intend to develop that property which would leave the streets going to the east as dead ends.
Chairperson Ryan wondered why the proposed private road connects to a cul-de-sac instead of
curving through the neighborhood and what is the hardship for not moving the roadway to align with
W Meadow Lane. Mr. Karnis explained the street right-of-way has been there since 2001 when the
property to the north was sold to suit the buyers dimensions and is close to the main sewer line. The
cul-de-sac was put in so it wouldn’t be as sharp of a corner, and it helps to fit the houses in.
Commission Member Senesac wondered why the lot size for PUD is different than the required 75’.
Mr. Schultz explained a PUD puts traditional requirements aside to allow for creativity in design to
work with the land, in this case lots may be 50’x50’ or 60’x70’ with the land around the units to be
common area similar to townhome developments. The city then receives benefits such as increased


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open space and park area. Part of this development would have a conservation easement on the north
side along wetland located in phase two and would have a 30’ buffer area around wetland prohibiting
any building or clearing except for the walking trails. Mr. Schultz added the City Administrator
indicated there would be water and sewer assessments associated with this development. Also, a
condition should be added to the plat regarding the park dedication, that the developer provides a
bond to guarantee the transfer of the proposed park land located in the final phase of the development.
Chairperson Ryan wondered if the streets on the east side would have temporary turn around. Mr.
Schultz indicated a cul-de-sac should be sized for a proper turn around until the road is connected
through. Chairperson Ryan wondered if a tree preservation plan is needed. Mr. Schultz suggested
waiving the 40% clearing maximum in the ordinance, but recommends the applicant still submit a
tree preservation plan to be approved by the city.

A motion was made by Parrott and seconded by Osterberg to approve the conditional use application
(C-06-010) of Gene Karnis to allow construction of a Residential Planned Unit Development (PUD)
based on the following Findings of Fact:

1. The request is consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan, residential.
2. The request does meet land area, setback, shoreland, floodplain, and wetland requirements,
   setbacks are approved by the Planning Commission for a PUD.
3. The request will not depreciate the surrounding area.
4. The request is consistent with the character of the surrounding area, residential.
5. There are existing or proposed utilities adequate to accommodate the request, sewer and water in
   CSAH 44 and Karnis Drive.
6. There are existing or proposed streets adequate to handle the request, CSAH 44 and Karnis Drive
   are existing.
7. The request will not place undue burden on the City.
AND the following Conditions:
1. Provide two paved, off-street parking stalls per unit.
2. Utility connections as per ALP and ALASD requirements.
3. Final drainage plans to be reviewed and approved by the City Engineer.
4. A landscaping plan shall be submitted prior to the release of the final plat for recording.
5. A tree preservation plan shall be submitted prior to the release of the final plat for recording.
6. Temporary turn-around areas shall be constructed at the end of the streets at the eastern edge of
   the development.

The motion carried by the following vote:

               YES:         Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                NO:         None
            ABSENT:         Johnson

A motion was made by Frank and seconded by Osterberg to approve the preliminary plat application
(SA-06-008) of “The Pines” from Gene Karnis to plat vacant property based on the following
Conditions:

1. A developer’s agreement shall be executed prior to the release of the final plat for recording. The
   agreement shall include a schedule for the proposed public improvements and arrangements for
   the maintenance of all stormwater retention facilities.


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   2. A conservation easement, with the City of Alexandria as easement holder, shall be executed prior
      to release of the final plat for recording. The conservation easement shall include all delineated
      wetlands and a 30’ buffer where feasible.
   3. Title opinion to be submitted with final plat for review by the City Attorney.
   4. A 50’ public right-of-way shall be provided in place of the 20’ proposed road on the preliminary
      plat.
   5. The developer to provide a bond or other device sufficient to guarantee the transfer of the
      proposed park land to the city, unless this land dedication is included in the first phase final plat.

   The motion carried by the following vote:

                  YES:          Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                   NO:          None
               ABSENT:          Johnson

3. Public Hearing – Street Vacation Application – Ben Zacher

   The applicant is requesting to vacate a portion of Nevada Street south of 42nd Avenue. (Ward 5)

   City Planner Mike Weber reviewed the request with the Commission citing his recommendation and
   stating the application seeks to vacate the public street (Nevada Street) south of its intersection with
   42nd Avenue. The street would be incorporated into a new plat, which would include land both east
   and west of the portion of the street to be vacated.

   Ben Zacher addressed the Commission stating he is in the process of purchasing the land to the left
   and right of this street with plans to develop the property to the west, with 42nd Avenue and 39th
   Avenue continuing through the new development. He added the end of Nevada Street goes up a hill,
   which takes away from what can be done with the land.

   Commission Member Parrott wondered what he would do with the street if vacated. Mr. Zacher
   explained he may leave it available for future connection to the interstate, but if the hill is taken out
   the utilities would need to be lowered. Chairperson Ryan asked if the old road would be torn out.
   Mr. Zacher indicated most likely.

   Chairperson Ryan opened the hearing for public comment.

   Hearing no comments from the public, Chairperson Ryan closed the public hearing.

   Mr. Weber stated the west 33’ of the road is actually a parcel of record owned by LaGrand Township.
   Either the city or the applicant would need to obtain title to the west 33’ in order for the proposed
   vacation to be accomplished. Another issue is the utilities in the street, such as sanitary sewer, water,
   and overhead power lines. Missouri River Energy Services has a large line that runs through the
   property that is permanent and can’t be buried. Mr. Weber added there is still some ongoing
   discussion with MnDOT to create an interchange at this location, using Nevada Street as the off-ramp
   going north. A transportation study between the city, Douglas County, and MnDOT is being
   contemplated.




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   A motion was made by Frank and seconded by Parrot to table the street vacation application (VA-06-
   003) of Ben Zacher to vacate a portion of Nevada Street south of 42nd Avenue until unresolved issues
   regarding utilities, and future use and ownership can be resolved.

   The motion carried by the following vote:

                  YES:          Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                   NO:          None
               ABSENT:          Johnson

Chairperson Ryan recused himself from the next item and turned the meeting over to Vice Chairperson
Frank.

4. Public Hearing – Conditional Use Application – Knute Nelson Memorial Home

   The applicant is requesting an expansion of an existing conditional use permit (C-95-007) to allow the
   addition of 23 units. The property is located at 1220 Nokomis St. and is legally described as 12.48 ac
   of W2 SW4 ex: 7.24 ac & 1.54 ac *Senator & 1.12 ac, Alexandria City (Ward 4).

   Mr. Weber reviewed the request with the Commission citing his recommendation and stating this
   application seeks an expansion of an existing conditional use permit (C-95-007) to allow a building
   addition housing 23 living units with support services (dining room, great room, wellness center, etc.)
   The property is located at the southwest corner of Twelfth Avenue and Nokomis Street.

   Mark Anderson, representing Knute Nelson Memorial Home, addressed the Commission stating they
   propose a building addition with 23 unit additional units to connect with the existing building. The
   layout would be similar to the existing building with a dining room, great room, wellness center, etc.
   The current building is at 100% occupancy with a waiting list. They hope to keep as many existing
   trees as possible.

   Vice Chairperson Frank wondered when they planned to start the project. Mr. Anderson stated they
   were hoping to start around the first of July.

   Chairperson Ryan opened the hearing for public comment.

   Hearing no comments from the public, Chairperson Ryan closed the public hearing.

   Commission Member Parrott noted according to the tree preservation plan several significant trees are
   being removed from the site. Mr. Anderson stated according to the ordinance up to 20% can be
   removed and they are trying to keep as many as possible. Commission Member Parrott wondered if
   other site plans had been investigated to keep more of the trees. Mr. Anderson explained this plan
   flowed best with the existing building and the size of dining rooms needed. Mr. Weber indicated
   according to the tree inventory number there are 67 significant trees with 14 of them being removed,
   which less than the allowable number. Julie Rokke, with YHR Partners, addressed the Commission
   stating she is one of the architects on the project and they did try to jog the building around the trees
   but some are very close to each other limiting their life expectancy. They are also not required to add
   more trees but will be putting in a variety of trees throughout the site and will be adding a courtyard
   with patio space and a looped walking path to help mitigate the removal of the trees.


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   A motion was made by Senesac and seconded by Parrott to approve the conditional use permit (C-06-
   009) of Knute Nelson Memorial Home to allow an expansion of an existing conditional use permit to
   allow a building addition housing 23 living units with support services based on the following
   Findings of Fact:

   1. The request is consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan, residential.
   2. The request does meet land area, setback, shoreland, floodplain, and wetland requirements; land
      area required = 59,000 sq. ft., land area provided = 135,000 sq. ft., and all others are not
      applicable.
   3. The request will not depreciate the surrounding area.
   4. The request is consistent with the character of the surrounding area, institutional, church, and
      condominium uses adjoin the site.
   5. There are existing or proposed utilities adequate to accommodate the request, sewer and water are
      existing.
   6. There are existing streets adequate to handle the request.
   7. The request will not place undue financial burden on the City.
   AND the following Conditions:
   1. A separate building permit is required.
   2. Any exterior lighting to be hooded and directed away from the public street.
   3. Final drainage plans to be submitted to and approved by the City Engineer.

   The motion carried by the following vote:

                  YES:         Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                   NO:         None
               ABSENT:         Johnson

Vice Chairperson Frank turned the meeting back over to Chairperson Ryan as he rejoined the rest of the
Commission.

5. Public Hearing – Zoning Text Amendment Application – City of Alexandria

   The applicant is requesting to amend Section 10 of the City Code by creating an overlay district with
   distinct regulations for the historic downtown. The properties are located between Fourth Avenue
   and Seventh Avenue and between Fillmore Street and Hawthorne Street. (Wards I-1 & 4).

   Mr. Weber indicated this public hearing has been postponed until a future date.

6. Old & Other Business

   A. Final Plat – “Garden Park Second Addition”

   Mr. Weber reviewed the request with the commission citing his recommendation and stating the
   preliminary plat was approved in April 2006 subject to several conditions with conditions one and
   four being met and conditions two and three being carried over as conditions of building permit
   issuance and final plat approval. Recommend approval of the final plat “Garden Park Second
   Addition” as submitted.


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   A motion was made by Osterberg and seconded by Senesac to approve the Final Plat (SA-06-006) of
   “Garden Park Second Addition” from Brian Drown as submitted with following Conditions:

   1. Connection to public utilities as per ALASD and ALP requirements. (Note that there will be
      water connection charges of $2800/unit, and sanitary sewer connection charges of $3200/unit for
      the townhomes. Additionally, ALASD may impose their facility expansion fee.)
   2. Payment of the required park dedication contribution of $1000 ($500 per unit over the existing
      number of units) prior to release of the final plat for recording.

       The motion carried by the following vote:

                  YES:        Lesner, Parrot, Frank, Osterberg, Senesac
                   NO:        None
               ABSENT:        Johnson

The meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.



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Amy Riedel, Secretary                                   Ken Ryan, Chairperson




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