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2017-03-14 Special City Council MinutesMINUTES SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING MARCH 14, 2017 5:30 P.M. EAGAN MUNICIPAL CENTER City Councilmembers present: Maguire, Bakken, Fields and Tilley. Councilmember Hansen was absent. City staff present: City Administrator Osberg, Assistant City Administrator Miller, Community Development Director Hutmacher, City Planner Ridley, Planner Dudziak, Planner Thompson, GIS/Community Development Specialist Slettedahl, Parks and Recreation Director Pimental, Communications Director Garrison, and Director of Public Works Matthys. ROLL CALL AND ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA Councilmember Tilley moved, Councilmember Fields seconded a motion to adopt the agenda as presented. Aye: 4 Nay:0 VISITORS TO BE HEARD There were no visitors to be heard. COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE PLAN UPDATE City Administrator Osberg introduced the item noting this is the first meeting for the Planning Commission and City Council to begin the conversation of the 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update. The presentation will generate thoughts and discussion reflecting on what we will be doing in the next year. Osberg noted the Hoisington Koegler Group, under the leadership of Community Development staff, will be working on three elements of the Comprehensive Plan: Leading Land Use, Economic Development, and Housing. Mayor Maguire welcomed the Advisory Planning Commission to the meeting. Each of the Commissioners introduced themselves to the City Council. Brad Scheib, Hoisington Koegler Group, gave a PowerPoint presentation walking through the various aspects of the comprehensive plan update process. Mr. Scheib, City staff, Commission members, and the City Council discussed the approach to public engagement, the regional role in comprehensive planning and Eagan's transformation from a developing city to a developed city. The City Council discussed the need to stay competitive and attract reinvestment in residential and commercial neighborhoods. OTHER BUSINESS There was no other business to be heard. Special City Council Minutes March 14, 2017 Page 2 ADJOURNMENT Councilmember Fields moved, Councilmember Tilley seconded a motion to adjourn at 7:10 p.m. Aye:4 Nay:O Date J Mayor City Clerk loor