Minutes August 21, 2018

WABASHA COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING - August 21, 2018


Minutes

1. Bob Walkes called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Other members present were Gayle Gillespie, Jon Beckman, Ken Jacob, and Mike Wallerich. 

2. Motion by Beckman/Wallerich to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried. 

3. Motion by Wallerich/Beckman to approve the minutes of the July 10, 2018 meeting.  Motion carried.

4. Motion by Jacob/Gillespie to open the public hearing for the application submitted by Cris and Roxanne Powers requesting a variance from Chapter 394.36, Subd. 4 Minn. Stats. to allow for the expansion of a nonconforming structure.  The subject property is described as parcel R17.00332.00 located in Section 34, Township 109 North, Range 14 West, Town of Zumbro.  Motion carried.

5. Motion by Wallerich/Jacob to close the public hearing.  Motion carried.

6. Motion by Beckman/Jacob to approve the Powers request as presented with three conditions.  Motion carried.  The three conditions are as follows:

• The shoreland impact zone (as defined by the zoning ordinance) shall be vegetated with only perennial vegetation.  No future structures shall be located in the shoreland impact zone except for a legally permitted stairway to allow access to the lake.  The area where the riprap was placed as part of the 2003 land use permit shall be managed to allow for the establishment of native vegetation.  Such a practice can be achieved through planting of desired native plants or by simply stopping the removal of native plants by physical or chemical means.

• The property shall not exceed the 25% impervious surface standard. 

• The landowner shall abide by all representations and commitments presented in the application.

7. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to open the public hearing for the application submitted by International Ingredient requesting a variance from Chapter 394.36, Subd. 4 Minn. Stats. to allow for the expansion of a nonconforming structure.  The subject property is described as parcel R03.00040.00 and parcel R03.00042.00 located in Section 5, Township 110 North, Range 13 West, Town of Gillford.  Motion carried.

8. Motion by Beckman/Wallerich to close the public hearing.  Motion carried.

9. Motion by Beckman/Wallerich to approve the International Ingredient request as presented with three conditions.  Motion carried.  The three conditions are as follows:

• The landowner shall abide by all representations and commitments presented in the application.

• Parcel 03.00040.00 and parcel 03.00042.00 shall be combined to be one tax parcel within three months of approval.

• The approval of the variance is subject to the property being properly rezoned and a conditional use permit (CUP) being obtained from Wabasha County since the business is a nonconforming use.

10. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to adjourn at 7:33 p.m.  Motion carried.


Agenda for this meeting

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Agenda for this meeting

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