Wayzata skating rinks to open this weekend

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From the City of Wayzata’s website:

“Update: 12-21-17: The Parks Department is making final preparations to open the skating rinks at Klapprich Park and Margaret Circle. Staff will be flooding the Klapprich Park rink on Friday night and the rink will be open for use on Saturday morning, December 23.  Staff is still unable to get out on the ice with its normal grooming equipment but is hopeful to do so early next week.  We appreciate the patience of our eager skaters.  Happy Holidays and enjoy skating!!”

“The Warming House is located at 340 Park Street E and hours are as follows:
Monday – Friday 3 – 10 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

When school is not in session the Warming House is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.”

After years of bitter debate, Council compromises with Hoyt approving 40 foot condo project on a 3-2 vote

CITY: Telecom Facility Application

Public Hearing Notice
1000 Superior Blvd

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wayzata Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a development application from the applicant, Verizon Wireless, and the property owner, Radiation Protection Products, Inc., to construct a telecommunications facility at 1000 Superior Blvd. The applicant Is proposing to add cellular antennas and associated equipment on the building. The development application requests approval of a conditional use permit.

The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled for Monday. November 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter in the Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice Street East, Wayzata, Minnesota.

All pertinent information Is on file and available for public viewing at Wayzata City Hall during regular business hours. All interested persons are Invited to attend the public hearing and be heard on the matter, or to submit written materials prior to the meeting.

Jeffrey R. Thomson
Director of Planning and Building

CITY: Walgreens PUD Amendment

City of Wayzata
Public Hearing Notice
Walgreens PUD Amendment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wayzata Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a development application from the applicant, Walgreens Co. , to increase their hours of operation at their store located at 1055 Wayzata Boulevard East. The applicant is proposing to be open for business until 12 midnight from November 24 through and including December 25. Additionally, the applicant is requesting to permanently allow deliveries as early as 5 a.m. on one day a week. The development application requests approval of a Planned Unit Development Amendment to allow for the additional hours of operation.

The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled for Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter in the Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice Street East, Wayzata, Minnesota. All pertinent information is on fi le and available for public viewing at Wayzata City Hall during regular business hours. All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and be heard on the matter, or to submit written materials prior to the meeting. The Planning Commission meeting agenda and packet will be available on the City’s website the Friday before the meeting at
Wayzata.org/AgendaCenter.

Jeffrey R. Thomson
Director of Planning and Building

CITY: Harrington Gates Subdivision

City of Wayzata
Public Hearing Notice
Harrington Gates Subdivision – 309 and 341 Ramsey Road West

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wayzata Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a development application from the applicants, Kurt and Amanda Adams, to adjust the property line between the properties of 309 Ramsey Road West and 341 Ramsey Road West. In addition to the property line adjustment, the applicants are proposing to demolish the existing garage and construct a new garage with the setback requirement at 341 Ramsey Road West. The development application requests approvals of a Variance to the setback, a Preliminary Plat and a Final Plat for the property line adjustment.

The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled for Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter in the Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice Street East, Wayzata, Minnesota. All pertinent information is on file and available for public viewing at Wayzata City Hall during regular business hours. All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and be heard on the matter, or to submit written materials prior to the meeting. The Planning Commission meeting agenda and packet will be available on the City’s website the Friday before the meeting at Wayzata .org/AgendaCenter.

Jeffrey R. Thomson
Director of Planning and Building

CITY: 253 Condominiums

City of Wayzata
Public Hearing Notice
253 Condominiums

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wayzata Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a development application from the applicant, Continental Property Group, to redevelop the property at 253 Lake Street East.

The applicant is proposing to construct a four story building with 14 residential units and 8,400 square feet of retail. The development application requests approvals of a Planned Unit Development Concept Plan, a Rezoning, a Variance to the height standard , and Major Conditional Use Permit due to the proposed height in the Shoreland District.

The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled for Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter in the Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice Street East, Wayzata, Minnesota.

All pertinent information is on file and available for public viewing at Wayzata City Hall during regular business hours. All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and be heard on the matter, or to submit written materials prior to the meeting. The Planning Commission meeting agenda and packet will be available on the City’s website the Friday before the meeting at Wayzata.org/AgendaCenter.

Jeffrey R. Thomson
Director of Planning and Building

CITY: Traffic Regulation Ordinance Amendment – Vehicles on Sidewalks

CITY OF WAYZATA

HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA

DRAFT – ORDINANCE NO. 774

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 301 OF THE WAYZATA CITY CODE
(TRAFFIC REGULATIONS)

THE CITY OF WAYZATA ORDAINS:

Section I. Amendment. Section 09 of Chapter 301 of the Wayzata City Code (Traffic Regulations) is hereby amended and restated to read as follows (struck text deleted; underlined text added):

301.09. Vehicles on Sidewalks.

a. No person shall drive, or ride or park any automobile, motorcycle, motor scooter, motorized bicycle or other motor vehicle upon any sidewalk within the City, except for crossing a sidewalk at an alley, driveway or other authorized location.

B. No person shall stop. stand or park any automobile. motorcycle. motor scooter. motorized bicycle or other motor vehicle upon any sidewalk within the City.

Section 2. Findings. The amendments made hereby are based upon the recommendations set forth in the Hennepin County Court.

Section 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance will become effective upon passage and Publication.

Adopted by the City Council this 3rd day of October, 2017.

Wayzata Police Officer Bill Mathews struck and killed on Hwy. 12 📹

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Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold, visibly shaken during a press conference, announced the tragic death of Officer Bill Mathews, “It is with a heavy heart I announce the death of one of Wayzata’s finest, Officer William Mathews.”

Bill Mathews Wayzata Police Officer

Wayzata Police Department Officer Bill Matthews. Sumbitted photo.
Wayzata Police Department Officer Bill Matthews. Sumbitted photo.

At approximately 12:30pm on September, 8, 2017, Mathews was struck and killed while responding to a 911 call to clear debris from Highway 12 by Beth Freeman, age 54 of Mound who was driving a borrowed silver Nissan Mirrano.

Emergency responders including the Wayzata Fire Department and EMT’s descended onto Highway 12, between 101 and the footbridge, where the accident took place to administer CPR and First Aid. The Minnesota State Patrol, Hennepin County Sheriff, and Police from Wayzata, Plymouth and Minnetonka closed the freeway in both directions, snarling traffic for hours.

An Air Care ambulance landed on the freeway, transporting Mathews to North Memorial in Robbinsdale where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Beth Freeman of Mound, MN.
Beth Freeman of Mound, MN.

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek announced at the press conference, “The suspect in this case is a woman identified as Beth Freeman. She’s 54 years old, she’s from Mound, MN, she was cooperative at the scene, and she will be booked into Hennepin County Jail.”

At the time of the accident, Freeman’s license to operate a motor vehicle had been been revoked, and records from the State of Minnesota indicate she has a laundry list of convictions including driving under the influence, aggravated driving, illegal passing and speeding.

Court records for Beth Ilene Freeman.

Mathews was 47 years old and had served on the Wayzata Police Department for 9 years. He is survived by his wife and 7 year old son. Stay tuned to Wayzata.com on this developing story.


Below our the initial reports from the story:

 

Westbound 394 appears to have been closed, County Road 15 is closed due to a vehicle plunging into Brown’s Bay.

Eyewitnesses indicated that multiple crime labs may be in route, or on site, although that information has not been confirmed by authorities.

Other unconfirmed reports indicate that an air ambulance was involved.

 

CITY: 1411 Holdridge Terrace Subdivision

City of Wayzata
Public Hearing Notice
Fretham 17th 2nd Addition

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wayzata Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a development application from the applicant, Lake West Development, LLC, to subdivide the property at 1411 Holdridge Terrace. The applicant is proposing to subdivide the existing property into two single-family residential lots. The development application requests approval of the preliminary plat.

The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter in the Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice Street East. Wayzata, Minnesota. All pertinent information is on file and available for public viewing at Wayzata City Hall during regular business hours. All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and be heard on the matter, or to submit written materials prior to the meeting.

Jeffrey R. Thomson
Director of Planning and Building

CITY: TIF Modification Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF WAYZATA
HENNEPIN COUNTY
STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Wayzata (the “City”) Hennepin County, State of Minnesota, will hold a public hearing on September 5, 2017, at approximately 7:00 P.M. at the Wayzata City Council Chambers in City Hall, 600 Rice Street E., Wayzata, Minnesota, relating to the Wayzata Housing and Redevelopment Authority’s (the “HRA”) proposed modification of the Tax Increment Financing Plan (the “TIF Plan Modification”) for Tax Increment Financing District No. 3 (the “District”) within the Central Area Redevelopment District, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, 469.001 to 469.047 and Sections 469.174 to 469.1794, all inclusive, as amended. Copies of the TIF Plan Modification are on file and available for public inspection at the office of the City Manager at City Hall.

The District is located within the Central Area Redevelopment District and the City. A map of the Central Area Redevelopment District and the District therein is set forth below. Subject to certain limitations, tax increment from the District may be spent on eligible uses within the boundaries of the Central Area Redevelopment District.

All interest persons may appear at the hearing and present their views orally or prior to the meeting in writing.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF WAYZATA, MINNESOTA

Jeffrey Dahl, City Manager