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<br /> <br />CITY OF LAKEVILLE <br />PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES <br />May 3, 2018 <br /> <br /> <br />Chair Kaluza called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City <br />Hall. The pledge of allegiance to the flag was given. <br /> <br />Members Present: Chair Pat Kaluza, Vice Chair Jason Kelvie, Jason Swenson, Scott <br />Einck, Karl Drotning, Jeff Witte, Brooks Lillehei <br /> <br />Members Absent: Ex-officio member Mike Lamm <br /> <br />Others Present: Daryl Morey, Planning Director; Frank Dempsey, Associate Planner; <br />Penny Brevig, Recording Secretary <br /> <br />3. Approval of the Meeting Minutes <br /> <br />The April 19, 2018 Planning Commission meeting minutes and Planning Commission <br />work session minutes were approved as presented. <br /> <br />4. Announcements <br /> <br />Mr. Morey informed the audience that tonight’s work session will be held in the Marion <br />Conference Room immediately following the regular Planning Commission meeting. <br /> <br />5. Karen Custer and Richard Gephart <br /> <br />Chair Kaluza opened the public hearing to consider the application of Karen Custer <br />and Richard Gephart for a variance from the side yard building setback requirement <br />to allow the construction of a new single family home on a parcel located in the RS-3, <br />Single Family Residential District and Lake Marion Shoreland Overlay District, located <br />th <br />at 10322 – 199 Street. <br /> <br />Mark Gergen, the applicant’s builder, provided a brief overview of the request. Mr. <br />Gergen stated he assumed that there were 10-foot side yard setbacks when designing <br />the new home for this lot but found out the required side yard setback is 20 feet after <br />talking to City staff. He looks at this lot as an asset to the City. Taking the existing <br />house out of the lake setback is an improvement to the property. <br /> <br />Associate Planner Frank Dempsey presented the planning report. The house that is <br />currently located on the subject lot would be demolished and a new house would be <br />built. The minimum required side yard setback for this parcel is 20 feet due to an <br />administrative subdivision approved for the property in 1996, which erased the <br />property’s grandfather rights to a 10-foot side yard setback. The applicant is <br />proposing a 10-foot side yard building setback consistent with the side yard setback <br />required for other lots in the area created before January 1980. Since most houses <br /> <br /> <br />