Wayzata City Council

April 25, 2022

Council denies redevelopment of TCF property

The city council unanimously passed a resolution denying a Planned Unit Development (PUD) concept plan for 200 E. Lake Street.

The council passed the resolution following the recommendation of the planning commission. The commission cited concerns about mechanized parking, traffic, parking located under the water table, lack of public benefit ...

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March 24, 2022

Council workshops options for the Muni

The city council discussed different options for the Wayzata Bar and Grill, and Wine and Spirits during a workshop on Tuesday.

Aurora Yager, administrative services director, presented an analysis of the operations for the Muni’s bar as well as its liquor store component. The presentation included a breakdown of both ...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Council hears Annual Report

City manager Jeff Dahl and administrative services director Aurora Yager recapped a year of progress for the city council with the city’s Annual Report last Tuesday.

The second year operating under the cloud of the pandemic was much different than 2020, according to Yager.

“In 2020, it was a lot ...

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Jan. 18, 2022

City of Wayzata to study electric vehicles

On January 4th the Wayzata City Council discussed a professional services agreement to participate in an electric vehicle fleet study. As part of the study, non-commercial city vehicles, including utility trucks and police cars would have devices attached to track energy usage data. Larger vehicles like fire trucks and plows ...

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Jan. 14, 2022

Officer honored at council for life-saving heroics

Wayzata police officer Dave Wilson’s quick thinking saved a life back in August 2020 and on Jan. 4 he was recognized for his heroic efforts in front of the city council.

Early in the morning on Aug. 27, 2020, Wilson was called to the scene of an unconscious man who ...

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Sept. 23, 2021

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

Joe Fisher, Community Reporter

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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