Wayzata City Council

Sept. 23, 2021

Council talks TIF for Boardwalk: Use it or Lose it?

Joe Fisher, Community Reporter
joe@wayzata.com

The Wayzata City Council has been debating the use of approximately $9 million of tax increment financing funds (TIF) from District 6 in workshops over the last month.

The debate is whether it is appropriate — and in the interest of residents — ...

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Sept. 18, 2021

City Council Update: table ‘Moments’ for new application

The Wayzata City Council voted to table any action on Moments of Wayzata during its Sept. 7 regular meeting.

Moments of Wayzata recently submitted a new application on its plans for the property at 163 Wayzata Boulevard W., the former site of Meridian Manor. Previous to the new application, the ...

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Aug. 29, 2021

Council denies Moments of Wayzata amendments

All members of the Wayzata City Council and Mayor Johanna Mouton agreed the community is in need of care options for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

They also agreed the Planned Unit Development amendment and design deviations requested by TMSC of Wayzata are not appropriate for the Highlands neighborhood.

The ...

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Aug. 24, 2021

GreenStep Cities program fails at council

The Wayzata City Council did not pass a resolution to join the GreenStep Cities program during its Aug. 10 meeting.

The council voted 3-2 against joining the program.

GreenStep Cities launched in 2010 as a free program for cities which helps provide information and guidance to increase the adoption of ...

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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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