NAPA Auto Parts to Move to Former Corcoran Bottle Shop Site | Government
A new NAPA auto parts store will soon be opening in downtown Corcoran on the former Corcoran Bottle Shop site at 19905 75thAve. NOT.
Corcoran City Council on Thursday May 27 approved a site plan and conditional use permit for NAPA. Corcoran requires a conditional use permit in the neighborhood commercial zoning district for the retail sale of automobiles, such as tires, batteries and auto parts. No bodywork or repair work is allowed.
The new store will cover 16,000 square feet. It will be served by municipal sewers and the aqueduct.
Corcoran planning consultant Kendra Lindahl said Corcoran is excited to see the growth and relocation of NAPA to the city. NAPA currently operates from a building located at 19905 County Road 10.
During the May 27 meeting, the city council also discussed other business. Here are the highlights of the meeting.
D&D SERVICE TO LOCATE IN CORCORAN
In other planning matters, city council has approved a site plan, conditional use permit, and waiver that will allow D&D Service to construct a 9,600 square foot office building and outdoor storage yard. at 23405 County Road 10.
The facilities will span 16.54 acres in the rural commercial zoning district. The building will house offices and vehicle maintenance areas. D&D requires a conditional use permit for contractor operations, including ancillary outdoor storage in the rural business district. Variance is needed for outdoor storage in the front yard.
According to the company’s website, “D&D provides high quality underground construction services throughout the Twin Cities metro area, as well as in greater Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. We provide construction services to cable, fiber optic, electrical and telecommunications companies as well as government agencies. D&D Service has performed work for various companies, such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, US West, CenturyLink, AT&T, Sprint, Three Rivers Park District, as well as many small businesses and towns.
SCHERBER DEMOLITION SITE MAP
As part of other planning activities, City Council approved the site plan and conditional use permit for T Scherber and excavation at a 9.46 acre site at 23240 County Road 30. The site is zoned as commercial rural.
The conditional use permit is for contractor operations, including outdoor storage of accessories. No new building is proposed, but the northernmost building and the existing garage will be removed. The existing house will be transformed into an office. A shed will be used for vans and supplies. A second hangar will serve as a maintenance facility, as well as the storage of equipment and trucks.
THE OLD PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING IS ROUGHLY SHAPED
Turning to the subject of the old public works building, the city council learned what it would take to preserve the building as the city’s equipment storage site. The building is located at 9525 Cain Road.
City administrator Brad Martens said hail damaged the building in 2020. Hail insurance covered repairs to the roof, but not to the sides of the structure.
In his team report, Martens said: “The availability of storage for the city’s equipment is already approaching full capacity and future demand is only expected to increase. In addition, the price of physical goods is skyrocketing and suppliers have indicated a 30% increase if we delay further. “
The city’s insurance agency has approved Ebert Construction for the roof replacement. City Council accepted a $ 34,500 quote from Ebert for the relining of the sides of the 60-year-old building.
POSTPONED discussion of conditional uses in low density residential, commercial and industrial zoning districts until June 24, the earliest date on which City Attorney John J. Thames would be available. The council wanted the Thames to be present, due to the seriousness of the matter.
APPROVED 75% design improvements to Hackamore Road. It would be a joint project with the city of Medina.
Liquor licenses APPROVED for Stanchion Bar, Mama G’s, Golden Acres Golf Course and Shamrock Golf Course.
APPROVED a request from developer M / I Homes to extend grading boundaries to the entire Rush Creek Reserve residential subdivision site.
ACCEPTED Joe Rotz’s resignation from his post of municipal accountant, authorized staff to recruit his successor and authorized staff to enter into an agreement with BerganKDV to perform the duties of accountant while the post is vacant.