Thursday, December 9, 2010

Hamburg City Council Special Meeting Minutes – Rezoning October 26,2010



October 26, 2010



Mayor Malz called the Public Hearing to order at 6:45 p.m. Councilmember John Barnes, Councilmember Steve Trebesch, Councilmember Larry Mueller, Councilmember Brian Cummiskey, City Clerk Jeremy Gruenhagen, and Deputy Clerk Block were in attendance. Also in attendance was Norman Thoele (421 Louisa), William Panning (631 Kim Avenue), Roger Wolter (361 Maria Avenue), and Chris Lund (612 Kim Avenue).


The reason for the public hearing is for the request by Joe Hubler to rezone the property located at 411 Maria Ave. (also known as the former City Hall) from R-1 Single Family Residential District to B - Downtown Business Mixed Use to allow commercial use of the first floor of the building and multiple family residential use of the second floor. Additionally, a conditional use permit is requested at the property located at 411 Maria Ave. to allow storage, repair and servicing occupying between 30 to 50 percent of the building and associated with the business use of the property.


The building will be renovated and the first floor will be utilized as a fabrication shop and office for the Tonka Granite Company.




Comments from the Public

  • Mr. Thoele, Mr. Panning, and Mr. Wolter all voiced concern about where the owners of 411 Maria Avenue would park also the renters of the two proposed upstairs apartments.
    • Council assured the audience that the Hubler's would only be parking on the city streets during their daytime business hours and would be off the streets at night.
    • Council also mentioned that the upstairs apartments will not be able to be rented out until additional parking is made available for them.


Councilmember Mueller moved to adjourn the Special Public Hearing on Rezoning and Conditional Use Permit at 6:57 p.m., Councilmember Barnes seconded and motion unanimously carried. All Council members were present.



Submitted By;




Sue Block

Deputy Clerk