Wayzata City Council

June 4, 2021

COV cafe, Wayzata Beach Playground approved by council

The Wayzata City Council charged through a busy agenda in its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 1.

The first item of new business was to approve excess reserve transfers. Aurora Yager, administrative services director, explained where excess reserve funds come from, stating they are compiled from the general, licensing and ...

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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 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 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 22, 2021

Council rejects CoV addition permit

The Wayzata City Council denied permit requests to allow CōV restaurant to add an outdoor kitchen and bar which would encroach on the city right of way during a regular council meeting on Tuesday.

CōV owner Dean Vlahos was in attendance for the virtual meeting as the council discussed amendments ...

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Feb. 8, 2021

Trappers Cabin, Relic of Pioneer Era

Irene Stemmer was a force to be reckoned with when it came to the preservation of some of Wayzata’s most historic and treasured connections to the past.

Irene Stemmer & Ken Willcox stand in front of the Wayzata Trappers Cabin

Stemmer arrived in Wayzata in 1945 as the new administrative secretary of the Wayzata School District. She married Lew Stemmer, Jr. in ...

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