Watertown City Council Minutes, 7-31-12

Special Meeting Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Watertown City Council was called to order at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 by Mayor K. J. McDonald  in the Watertown City Hall.
Upon Roll Call the following Council Members were present: McDonald, Stephen Crowder, Rick Mann and Michael Walters. Council Member Nicholas Hoese was absent. City Staff present: Luke Fischer, Dave Martini, Crystal Paumen and Mark Kaltsas.
Other visitors and guests were present.
The following motions were approved by the Council:
2. Motion to adopt the agenda. Motion carried 4-0.
3A-1. Motion to adopt Ordinance 371, amending the City Zoning Code, to rezone 26 acres of property from PUD-W Planned Unit Development-Woodfield to R-1 low density residential. Motion carried 4-0.
3A-2. Motion to adopt Resolution 2012-07-31-1 granting approval of a conditional use permit and site plan approval for Peace Lutheran Church with the condition that the church construct a sidewalk connection to the parking spaces along the new city park street in conjunction with the church construction and pay for the sidewalk up front or allow the cost of the sidewalk to be part of the 2012 Street and Park Improvement Project and assessed to the church. Motion carried 3-1 (Mann voted nay).
3B. Motion to eliminate the alternate for curb and gutter on Hutchinson Road in the 2012 Street and Park Improvement Project. Motion carried 4-0.
3C. Motion to approve purchase of wetland credits for Community Park in the amount of $45,896. Motion carried 4-0.
3D. Motion to authorize city to accept quotes for asbestos abatement for 804 Hutchinson Road property. Motion carried 4-0.
4. Meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

ATTEST: Jim Bart, Clerk-Treasurer
K. J. McDonald, Mayor

Note: These minutes are condensed for publication purposes. Discussion detail is contained in the official minutes which may be reviewed in the office of the Clerk- Treasurer during regular business hours.

(Published in Carver County News Aug. 23, 2012)