Archives for January 2016

2040 Comprehensive Plan Update

Over the past year, the City of Medina has been working diligently on updating our Comprehensive Plan. The Steering Committee has held 14 meetings, City Council, Planning and Park Commissioners have held meetings to review the plan, staff hosted four open houses, and public input has also been received and considered. The Executive Summary (Updated 4/21/17) is now available for your review. The full draft of the Comprehensive Plan can be viewed at http://medinamn.us/2040-comprehensive-plan/.

Current Status

On February 21, 2017, the City Council authorized the disbursement of the draft Comprehensive Plan update for jurisdictional review.  Affected jurisdictions such as neighboring cities, school districts, and Hennepin County have six months to provide comments.

Following jurisdictional review, the City Council will review comments and finalize the Plan for approval.  At such time, the Plan is submitted to the Metropolitan Council for review and approval, which is anticipated to occur in early 2018.

Background

The Comprehensive Plan guides the future of the City, including the location and types of growth and development in the City. The Plan also advises future policy and investments in infrastructure and services such as transportation, parks, trails, recreation and water resources.

The Comprehensive Plan anticipates 950 additional households over the next 20 years, 250 of which are required to be higher-density housing such as apartments and townhomes. This is a substantial reduction of approximately 40-50% from what the City has previously planned.

Steering Committee Meeting Materials

October 26, 2017 Agenda and Packet

September 18, 2017 Agenda and Packet

November 14, 2016 – Agenda and Packet

August 30, 2016 – Agenda and Packet

August 3, 2016 – Agenda & Packet (Joint City Council & Planning Commission Meeting)

June 10, 2016 – Agenda and Packet

May 25, 2016 – Agenda and Packet

May 9, 2016 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

April 21, 2016 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

March 2, 2016 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

February 26, 2016 – Agenda and  Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

February 24, 2016 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

February 10, 2016 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

January 6, 2016 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

November 19, 2015 – Agenda and Packet & Meeting Notes/Summary

November 12, 2015 – Agenda & Meeting Notes/Summary

October 29, 2015 – Agenda & Meeting Notes/Summary