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You may access project information by clicking on each application below.
339 Third Street (Current City Hall Site)
November 18, 2021 City Council Meeting - The City issues a Request for Letters of Interest with the intent of finding a partner to assist in the redevelopment of the 339 Third Street site.
January 3, 2022 City Council Meeting - The Council reviewed the 7 proposals below.
7 proposals were received and can be reviewed below.
January 18, 2022 City Council Meeting - The Council has selected Red Leaf Partners (RLP) as their development partner for the redevelopment of the 339 Third Street site and West Parking Lot. The Council considered appointing a Project Advisory Committee (PAC) consisting of 2 City Council Representatives, 1 Heritage Preservation Commission Representative, 1 Planning Commission Representative, 1 Resident Representative, and 1 Business Representative.
After some discussion, the Council determined a Council workgroup instead of a PAC would be best for this project. Community outreach will occur via Open House, public hearings, neighborhood meetings with adjacent residents, and website dedicated to the project.
The Council appointed a workgroup consisting of Councilmembers Caron and Hersman, three city staff, and two representatives from Red Leaf Development LLC. The workgroup is advisory and all decisions related to the development are made by the City Council.
339 Third Street Project Advisory Committee
February 7, 2022 City Council Meeting - The Council approved the Exclusive Development Rights Agreement (EDR) with Red Leaf Partners and authorized the City Manager and Mayor to execute the document.
February 7, 2022 Exclusive Development Rights Agreement
February 22, 2022 Work Session - The Council reviewed the scoping document with Red Leaf Partners.
February 22, 2022 Scoping Document
February 28, 2022 Special Work Session - The Council continued work with Red Leaf Partners on design-focused items.
February 28, 2022 Scoping Document
February 28, 2022 Snow Kreilich Presentation
March 14, 2022 Special Work Session - The Council continued work with Red Leaf Partners on economic-focused items.
March 14, 2022 Scoping Document
April 4, 2022 Work Session - The Council continued work on the scoping document, focusing on the funding gap for the new parking structure and sale price for the development.
April 4, 2022 Work Session Documents
May 3, 2022 Open House - The City of Excelsior held an Open House regarding the proposed redevelopment of 339 Third Street. Red Leaf Partners and Snow Kreilich were also present at the meeting.
May 2, 2022 Open House Poster Boards
May 2, 2022 Open House Presentation
Questions and Comments Open House
June 6, 2022 City Council Meeting - Councilmember Caron gave an update on the 339 Third Street Work Group. The update is available to view below and begins at video time 1:05:40
June 6, 2022 City Council Meeting Video
June 27, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission reviewed the initial proposed development of 339 Third Street/West Lot. Public Comment will be accepted at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please email Julia Mullin written comments at email@example.com
June 27, 2022 339 Third Street Planning Commission Memo
June 27, 2022 Red Leaf Presentation to Planning Commission
June 27, 2022 Questions and Answers Document from the Planning Commission
July 18, 2022 City Council Meeting - The Council provided feedback on the initial proposed 339 Third Street/West Lot Sketch Plan Review.
July 18, 2022 City Council Memo and Attachments
August 1, 2022 City Council Work Session - The Council discussed parking finances for the proposed 339 Third Street/West Lot development.
August 1, 2022 City Council Work Session Packet
August 15, 2022 City Council Meeting- The Council discussed additional options for financing the parking portion of the proposed project.
August 15, 2022 339 Third Street Parking Memo
October 24, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the PUD Preliminary Plan Application.
339 Third Street Application and Narrative
October 24, 2022 Planning Commission Packet
November 7, 2022 City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold a public hearing for the PUD Preliminary Plan Application and take action on the application.
November 21, 2022 City Council Meeting - The City Council continued the November 7, 2022 PUD Preliminary Plan Application Public Hearing to the November 21, 2022 City Council Meeting.
If approved, the applicant will prepare and submit a Final Plan Application.
339 Third Street Application and Narrative
339 Third Street TIF Public Hearing
December 21, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the Final PUD Plan Application.
The public hearing will be continued to the January 9, 2023 City Council Meeting
January 4, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission voted 2-2 to recommend approval of the Final PUD application.
The Planning Commission recommended approval of the Design Standards Review application.
January 9, 2023 City Council Meeting
The City Council approved the Design Standards Review.
January 23, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission recommended approval of the Preliminary and Final Plat application, Comprehensive Plan Amendment application, and Zoning Ordinance Amendment application.
February 6, 2023 City Council Meeting
The City Council approved the Final PUD application, Land Use Development Agreement, TIF Development Agreement, Comp Plan Amendment, and Zoning Ordinance Amendment.
106 Center Street
The Excelsior City Council approved Resolution 2021-49 Resolution Approving the Purchase of 106 Center Street and Authorizing Execution of Documents Facilitating the Purchase on July 12, 2021.
On August 12, 2021 the City of Excelsior closed on the 106 Center Street property. The use of the property is currently being discussed. Ideas that are discussed amongst the Council at work sessions include residential living and the potential of a new City Hall.
June 30, 2021 Closed Session- The Council held a closed session for consideration of Offer to Purchase Real Estate located at 106 Center Street.
July 9, 2021 Closed Session- The Council held a closed session for consideration of Offer to Purchase Real Estate located at 106 Center Street.
August 2, 2021 Work Session-BKV presented their assessment of the potential options for the 106 Center Street property. The options that were presented included using the property for City Hall, townhomes, or single-family residential properties.
August 16, 2021 Work Session - The Council discussed various options for the 106 Center Street property and directed staff to work with BKV on a phased approach for reconfiguring the building.
September 20, 2021 City Council Meeting - The Council continued discussion on 106 Center Street to the November 1, 2021 City Council Meeting and established a work group with Councilmember Caron and Councilmember Dierking as backup with the direction provided at the Council Meeting.
Materials provided in the September 20, 2021 City Council Packet
November 1, 2021 City Council Meeting - Staff presented a slideshow that included information about the planning analysis, landscaping requirements, potential parking layout, city hall usage, and property tax implications for 339 Third Street and 106 Center Street. The Council has directed staff to gather additional information for further discussion on 106 Center Street.
106 Center Street Presentation
May 19, 2022 - The City issued Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase and redevelopment of 106 Center Street. Details on the RFP can be found here.
Request for Proposals are due Monday, July 18 at 5:00 P.M.
Information about the property will be available on this page and updated as more information becomes available.
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August 15, 2022 City Council Meeting - The Council reviewed proposals from Altus, Stoddard Companies, and BKV Group.
Materials provided in August 15, 2022 City Council Packet
September 6, 2022 City Council Meeting -
The Council reviewed proposals from Altus and Stoddard Companies. The Council selected Altus as the developer to work with on the 106 Center Street project.
511 Second Street
August 15, 2016 - City Council approved the Design Standards Review for a two-story mixed use building.
October 11, 2017 - Applicant submitted an application for Design Standards Review Amendment.
October 23, 2017 and November 27, 2017 - Planning Commission reviewed staff report and received comments. Planning Commission failed to make a recommendation to the City Council on the Design Standard Review Amendment.
December 4, 2017 - City Council considered recommendations and testimonies.
December 18, 2017 - City Council approved Resolution 2017-71 Resolution Approving an Amended Design Standards for 511 Second Street.
December 3, 2018 - City Council approved one-year extension for the Design Standards Review for the property at 511 Second Street.
December 16, 2019 - City Council approved Resolution 2019-58 Resolution Approving a Timeline Extension for the Design Standards Review Approval for the property located at 511 Second Street.
April 2020 - Design Standard Review Amendment submitted.
May 26, 2020 and June 22, 2020 - Planning Commission reviewed report and received comments and recommended that the City Council deny the Design Standards Review Amendment.
July 20, 2020 and August 3, 2020 - City Council considered the requests and recommendation by the Planning Commission.
August 3, 2020 - City Council approved Resolution 2020-44 Resolution Approving a Design Standards Review Amendment and Easement Vacation for the Property Located at 511 Second Street.
August 2, 2021 - City Council approved Resolution 2021-56 Resolution Granting an Extension of Time to Act on Design Standards Approvals for the Property Located at 511 Second Street.
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January 23, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission Reviews PUD Final Plan Application
PC Presentation November 28, 2022
February 6, 2023 City Council Meeting - City Council will review PUD Final Plan Application
March 1, 2021 - The Council authorized the exploration of selecting a consultant to facilitate the planning process for the concession building and to appoint a PAC and as needed advisors to the PAC for the concession building project.
March 1, 2021 City Council Memo
April 5, 2021 - The Council approved the contract with Bruce Chamberlain to facilitate the planning process for the concession building. The contract was approved at a cost not-to-exceed $25,000.
April 5, 2022 City Council Memo
August 16, 2021 - The Council approved the schematic design for the concession building/plaza and authorized the PAC to proceed to the design development phase with an estimated project budget of $3.21 million.
August 16, 2021 City Council Memo
October 4, 2021 - The Council approved VJAA's letter to proceed at a cost of $237,600 that is based on and within a total project budget of $3,216,404 for the concession building, surrounding site, utilities, furnishings, and stormwater infrastructure.
October 4, 2021 City Council Memo
January 3, 2022 - The Council approved the design development plans for the concession building/plaza and authorized the PAC to proceed with the preparation of construction drawings and direction as provided to staff.
January 3, 2022 City Council Memo
January 18, 2022 - The Council authorized the Mayor and City Manager to execute the Construction Manager at Risk Agreement with Gardener Builders.
January 18, 2022 City Council Memo
February 7, 2022 - The Council provided direction on the final design items and gave feedback on the comprehensive financial view of future projects in The Commons.
February 7, 2022 City Council Memo
February 22, 2022 - The Council reviewed the recommendation report on The Commons concession building proposal.
February 22, 2022 City Council Memo
June 6, 2022- Site coordination visits, installation of fencing, and storm water protection will be installed in the next couple of weeks with utility disconnects and building demolition to follow.
June 20, 2022- The installation of the construction fencing was completed last week along with temporary electrical connections for the ballfield lighting and irrigation. Installation of storm water protection is to occur this week along with demolition of the existing structure. Below slab utilities, grading, and concrete work will begin over the course of the next few weeks.
July 18, 2022 -The existing structure was demolished and removed. Utilities were installed under the structural slab. Structural slab rough grading was completed. Static testing and helical pier installation was completed. The grid lines within the project were surveyed and staked.
August 1, 2022- Rerouted sprinkler mains for the structural slab installation. Drilled and poured the sono-tube footings for the retaining wall and finalized the shop plans for the radius metal face. The project team has also been focusing on the submittals, lead times, and coordination of the build sequence.
August 15, 2022- The project management team has informed us that they are intending to remobilize on next Monday the 22nd. The state is currently reviewing plumbing permits submitted on June 23rd so Gardner is expecting for them to review our plans around the first week of September. The contractor will not be able to complete any of the underground plumbing work until the state has completed their review.
September 6, 2022- Gardner Construction provided an update on the project and the timeline moving forward at the September 6th City Council Meeting.
September 19, 2022- US Site Works has installed the new storm drain system in the great lawn, set 75% of the new drain tile. The drain tile on the Northside of the project remains. They also completed the new water main & sanitary line, along with exporting a large amount of poor soil.
Gilbert will be working on the underground plumbing for the concessions building, US Site Work will work on wrapping up the installation of the storm drain structures and handholes, US Site Work will set the new valve vault structure that was added by the Dept. of Labor review, US Site Work will complete the drain tile, Preferred Electric will work on the electrical under the structure, Axel will work on the forms of the structural concrete, and Axel will set the Corten embeds.
October 3, 2022- Worked on completing the drain tile, all of the storm drain work, exported poor soil, finished the underground plumbing rough-ins and completed 60% of the underground electrical.
In the next several weeks underground electrical should be completed, contractor will install the structural concrete assembly which includes forms, foam, rebar, steel embeds & concrete, contractor will complete the great lawn grading, irrigation and sod and the building steel will be installed.
October 16, 2022- The contractor worked on completing concrete reinforcement, completed installation of the great lawn irrigation, worked on the redistribution of the bandshell power feeds and received the first delivery of steel for the building framing.
The scheduled work over the next couple weeks will include installation of the great lawn sod (completed 10-19-22), pouring concrete, placing a new transformer for power, installing the building steel and installing subgrade for the road that will be poured in the spring.
December 19, 2022 -
Last week the project team worked on the following:
- Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing in the block wall
- Worked on the Interior block walls
- Special inspections were done for the steel, rebar & mortar
- Steel lintel was installed
- Delivered rough carpentry material
- Door frame and door painting was done off site
- And overhead piping was ran
This week the crew will work on the following:
- Clerestory Support Steel Installation
- Brick and flashing will be installed
- Door frame and door painting will continue off site
- Rough framing above the clerestory windows will occur
- Overhead piping installation will continue
- And roof flashing will be installed.