Plans to build a second Goodwill retail store in Maple Grove moves forward recent approval of the PUD Development Stage Plan by the Maple Grove City Council.
Maple Grove city staff previously wrote the proposed plan is “relatively simple” with the square shaped building sitting near the center of the lot, parking areas on the south and east side, drive-through for donation drop-offs on the west side and a loading area on the north side.
At the beginning of August, the planning commission recommended the Goodwill request. The council heard the matter at its Aug. 20 meeting, but sent it back to the staff to draft a resolution to approve the request – including addressing “improved west elevations” and other concerns addressed by the council.
Goodwill representatives told the commission as soon as approvals are set, they would like to possibly start construction the fall of 2012 and there were no plans to close the other Maple Grove Goodwill location located off of County Road 30.