City of Wayzata

May 7, 2021

Design standards move ahead after robust discussion

The Wayzata Planning Commission approved a motion to send new design standards on to the City Council.

Andrew Faulkner, project manager with architecture and urban design firm Van Meter Williams Pollack, went into detail on amendments to the proposed design standards. The amendments were in response to discussion held during ...

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May 3, 2021

City of Wayzata to explore keeping of backyard chickens

The City of Wayzata will discuss changing city code to allow the keeping of chickens on residential lots at a May 4th Council Workshop.

According to the agenda, the “topic has been brought up several times over the past year and most recently, the Council directed staff to do some ...

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April 28, 2021

2021 Wayzata Dig it Day Cancelled

The City of Wayzata has cancelled the annual volunteer planting opportunity Dig it Day, “In support of the health and safety of the community,” according to a release.

Organizers hope to hold the event in 2022

April 26, 2021

2021 Wayzata Spring Splash scheduled for May 1st

The Wayzata Conservancy, the City of Wayzata and Wayzata Community Ed will be hosting the annual Wayzata Spring Splash on Saturday, May 1st 2021 in downtown Wayzata.

According to Andrew Mullin, Chair of the Wayzata Conservancy, "Spring Splash is an event for kids and families to learn about summer programming ...

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April 26, 2021

Wayzata Will Not Adopt a Development Moratorium

The Wayzata City Council could not agree on either a 3 month or 6 month development moratorium at a regular council meeting held April 20th and as a result will take no action to slow development in the Mixed Use Residential/Commercial and Central Business Districts.

The agenda item had ...

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April 6, 2021

City discusses pressing pause on development

Construction is in full swing for the season but residents may be looking for a break from the clatter and congestion.

The fast-moving development on Wayzata Boulevard and Lake Street have left the Planning Commission with questions about the direction the community is going. The commission met virtually with the ...

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April 4, 2021

Planning Commission to hold public hearing on Design Standards

(verbatim) The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a Zoning Ordinance Amendment that incorporates updates to the Chapter 909 of the Wayzata City Code - Design Standards. 

Monday, April 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm. 

The standards apply to new commercial and multi-family construction. The Wayzata ...

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April 2, 2021

Development Moratorium?

The Wayzata City Council will meet in a joint workshop with the Wayzata Planning Commission on April 5th at 5pm to discuss a development moratorium in the Mixed Use Residential/Commercial and Central Business Districts.

The request comes on the heels of a March 15th special workshop by the Wayzata ...

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April 2, 2021

Flannigan Resigns from Planning Commission

Cites Direction of Planning Commission

Planning Commissioner Greg Flannigan submitted a letter of resignation on March 25th to the City of Wayzata.

Flannigan was appointed to the Planning Commission in 2016, and “during his tenure, he served as Vice Chair of the Commission in 2018 and Chair in 2019. Under ...

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March 1, 2021

Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold to retire

Mike RisvoldWayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold has announced that he will be retiring on March 31st, 2021.

According to a release from the City of Wayzata, Risvold took the role of Chief in 2005. He served prior to that for 14 years with the Minnetrista Police Department and the Hennepin County ...

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