Medina City Council

Heavy traffic and rapid population growth in northeast Medina again dominated discussions at the Tuesday, July 15, Medina City Council meeting, and the council took steps toward addressing both issues. The council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. STAGING OF POPULATION GROWTH City Councilors directed Medina’s planning staff to go ahead [...]

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City hopes to deal with northeast population growth The Medina City Council is continuing to wrestle with the issue of what to do about rapid growth in population density and traffic in the northeast corner of the city. At the moment, councilors are looking for a solution not involving a moratorium on new housing developments. [...]

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Medina City Councilors, Tuesday, June 17, said they were concerned that population in the northeast corner of their city is growing too fast and becoming too dense. Then asked what they could do about it. Could they enact a moratorium on development? Or what about getting a head start on amending the city’s comprehensive plan? [...]

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Dominium withdraws town home application The Medina City Council, Tuesday, June 3, was poised to review a proposal from Dominium for an affordable rental town home project that would have been located on property on Clydesdale Trail, north of the Medina Entertainment Center. Then at the start of the meeting, Mayor Elizabeth Weir announced that [...]

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$2.2M project has been on hold for 3 years The Medina City Council, Tuesday, May 20, called for a public hearing on proposed street and utility improvements for Tower Drive, Hamel Road and Kilkenny Lane — a project with an estimated total cost of $2.2 million. The hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June [...]

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City Council calls for Town Hall meetings When Medina wrote its latest comprehensive plan in 2006-2007, the Metropolitan Council required the city to commit to an affordable housing goal of 506 units by 2020, said Mayor Elizabeth Weir. Affordable housing usually means multifamily housing developments. However, developers have told the City Council that there is [...]

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Citizens to comment on affordable housing Medina City Councilors, Tuesday, May 6, called for two special meetings so that they all can attend the upcoming Town Hall meetings on the proposed Dominium affordable townhome project. The council took this action in order to comply with Minnesota’s open meeting law. The Town Hall meetings will be [...]

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The Medina Golf and Country Club and Rachel Contracting LLC are exploring ideas for a single-family home project intended to ensure financial survival of the country club for well into the future. For the Villas at Medina Country Club to become reality, project planners must get a series of approvals from the Medina City Council. [...]

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