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APPROVED MINUTES OF THE
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
July 10, 2017
Conference Room #119
6:00 P.M.
 
Present: Commissioners: Mayor Pro-Tem Michael Brown, Betsy Artz, Robert Coughlin, Jerry DeMaagd, Erwin Haas, Also present: City Engineer Tim Bradshaw, Deputy Finance Director Bhama Cairns, Finance Director Tom Chase, Public Works Director John Gorney, Police Chief Tom Hillen, City Clerk Dan Kasunic, Assistant Planner Joe Pung, Deputy Administrator Mark Rambo, Community Development Director Terry Schweitzer, Fire Department Administrative Assistant Nancy Shane, and Assistant City Engineer Dan Vander Heide.
 
PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
 
  1. DISCUSSION ON CONSTRUCTION OF BRETON AVENUE NORTH FROM 60TH STREET.
Assistant City Engineer VanderHeide stated this item is to obtain clarification prior to the public hearing at the next Planning Commission Meeting regarding proposed Breton extended. The phase would be north of 60th Street for 600 feet. He spoke of the 2005 development agreement of which Allen Edwin Homes would like to make modifications to, and provided a cross-section of the proposed road. Engineer VanderHeide reviewed the cost that would be associated with the developer and costs associated with the City, including over-sizing the road. Assistant planner Pung explained the Site Plan with the change to the original agreement with a major change would come before the City Commission for approval. Commissioner DeMaagd expressed his view on Breton Avenue Extended should have a complete plan for the road and not just part. The Committee inquired on several aspects of the project and made a few suggestions.
 
No action is required with action needed for the Major Change to come before the City Commission at an upcoming meeting.
 
  1. DISCUSSION ON PROSPECTIVE AMENDMENTS TO LIQUOR CONTROL REGULATIONS.
Community Development Director Schweitzer provided a brief review of discussions for Micro-brewers, small wine makers and distillers, regarding food requirements and seating. He informed the Committee of the discussions with the EDC and provided their recommendations. This lead to discussions for convenience stores and gas stations.
 
The consensus among the committee was to move forward with the recommendations provided and return with proposed amendments to the Liquor Ordinance.
 
 
The meeting was adjourned at 6:58 P.M.
 
 
 
Dan Kasunic                                                               Michael Brown
City Clerk                                                                   Mayor Pro-Tem