The following actions were taken at the Aug. 15, 2018 City of Cottage Grove Council meeting. City Council meetings are broadcast by the South Washington County Cable Commission and are available for online viewing at www.swctc.org.

Councilors Absent: None

Cottage Grove Elementary PTO Raffle Permit
City Council authorized issuance of a single occasion gambling permit to Cottage Grove Elementary PTO Inc to conduct a raffle at Cottage Grove Elementary on Oct. 12, 2018.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Public Safety Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2850

Cottage Grove Lions Temporary 3.2 Liquor License
City Council authorized issuance of a temporary 3.2 liquor license to the Cottage Grove Lions of the Friends in Need Food Shelf Oktoberfest Event at Hope Glen Farm on Sept. 23, 2018.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Public Safety Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2850

John P. Furber Wedding and Event Center – HPCUP Amendment and Parking Setback Variance
City Council approved the amendment to the John P. Furber Wedding and Event Center Historic Properties Conditional Use Permit (HPCUP) and granted a four-foot parking setback variance to allow the parking lot to be located six feet from the western property line.

City Council approved the Certificate of Appropriateness for the HPCUP amendment for the John P. Furber Wedding and Event Center at 7310 Lamar Avenue South.

Contact: John Burbank, Senior Planner, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2825

Final Payment – Emergency Vehicle Hybrid Beacon Central Fire Station
City Council authorized the final payment to NEO Electrical Solutions in the amount of $13,162.50 for the Emergency Vehicle Hybrid Beacon located in front of Central Fire Station on 80th Street.

Contact: Jennifer Levitt, City Engineer and Community Development Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2890

HERO Center – Joint Powers Agreement
City Council approved the Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Cottage Grove and the City of Woodbury for the HERO Center.

Contact: Contact: Jennifer Levitt, City Engineer and Community Development Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2890

Rental License Issuance
City Council approved the issuance of rental licenses to three (3) properties.

Contact: Samantha Drewry, Code Enforcement Officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2876

No Parking Zones – 66th Street and Goodview Avenue
City Council restricted parking along both sides of Goodview Avenue, from 65th Street to 66th Street, as well as parking along the north side of 66th Street from Geneva Avenue to Goodview Avenue. This is due to the high traffic volumes from the new Oltman Middle School.

Contact: Ryan Burfeind P.E., Assistant City Engineer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2899

Central Draw Storage Facility – Phase V Overflow Alignment
City Council approved the Central Draw Overflow Phase V – Pipe Alignment Recommendation Memo, concurring with Alignment 3.

Contact: Ryan Burfeind P.E., Assistant City Engineer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2899

Application for EAB Grant
City Council approved the Public Works Department request to apply for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Managing Emerald Ash Borer in Community Forests Grant in the amount of $30,000 to be used toward the Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan.

Contact: Les Burshten, Public Works Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.651-458-2810

Public Hearing - Ocean LLC Massage Business License
City Council denied Ocean LLC’s application for a massage business license at 7155 80th Street S. and Guihua Wei’s application for a massage therapist license.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Public Safety Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2850

Stoneybrook Villas
City Council approved the comprehensive plan amendment to change the land use of 18.95 acres from High and Medium Density Residential to Medium Density Residential.

City Council approved the zoning amendment to rezone 18.95 acres of land proposed for the development of Stoneybrook Villas from AG-1, Agricultural Preservation to R-5, Medium Density Residential.

City Council approved the Stoneybrook Villas preliminary plat and associated site plan dated Aug. 8, 2018, related to a clustered zero lot line medium density residential development of 66 lots for the attached duplex residential homes (66 units), three common lots, and four outlots for stormwater ponding.

Contact: John Burbank, Senior Planner, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 651-458-2825

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