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Minutes August 16, 2016

WABASHA COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING - AUGUST 16, 2016


Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Vice-Chair Jon Beckman. Other members present were Ken Jacob, Mike Wallerich, Jon Beckman, and Gayle Gillespie.

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

3. Motion by Wallerich/Jacob to approve the minutes of the July12, 2016 meeting. Motion carried.

4. Public Hearing:

• Application submitted by Mary Ann Kline requesting a variance from Article 13, Section 8(4)(A) of the Wabasha County Zoning Ordinance to allow for a replacement septic system to be placed within 75’ of Lake Zumbro. The property on which the request is being made is described as parcel R09.00452.00 located in Section 34, Township 109 North, Range 14 West, Town of Mazeppa (13631 Postier Drive NW, Oronoco, MN).

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

6. Motion by Jacob/Wallerich to go to the findings. Motion carried.

7. Motion by Jacob/Gillespie to approve the Kline variance request as presented with two conditions. Motion carried. The conditions of approval are as follows:

1. The proposed septic system shall not have any additional fill placed in the area mapped as a floodway on the property (anything below the 922’ elevation contour).

2. A shoreland buffer of native vegetation shall be established along the shoreline on the property to an average depth of twenty feet (measured landward and running parallel to the normal pool level) except for an area approximately 40’ wide (measured parallel to the normal pool level) which can serve as an access corridor to the lake. A restoration plan shall be designed by an accredited landscape architect and shall include a timeline for installation prior to a septic permit being issued. A document shall be recorded on the parcel for the buffer to remain as required by this decision.

8. Public Hearing:

• Application submitted by South Troy Wesleyan Church requesting a variance from Chapter 394.36, Subd. 4 Minn. Stats. to allow for the expansion of a nonconforming structure. The property on which the request is being made is described as parcel R17.00311.00 located in Section 36, Township 109 North, Range 14 West, Town of Zumbro (56817 Hwy. 63, Zumbro Falls, MN).

9. Motion by Jacob/Gillespie to close the public hearing and to move to the findings. Motion carried.

10. Motion by Wallerich/Jacob to approve the South Troy Wesleyan Church variance request as presented. Motion carried.

11. Public Hearing:

• Application submitted by Zahbulls Holsteins, LLC requesting a variance from Chapter 4.06(5) of the Wabasha County Zoning Ordinance and Section 407 of the Wabasha County Feedlot Ordinance to allow for a new feedlot to be located less than 1,000 feet to an existing dwelling. The property on which the request is being made is described as parcel R14.00192.00 located in Section 27, Township 108 North, Range 11 West, Town of Plainview.

12. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to close the public hearing and to move to the findings. Motion carried.

13. Motion by Jacob/Wallerich to approve the Zahbulls Holsteins variance request with two conditions. Motion carried. The two conditions are as follows:

1. The farmyard of the feedlot shall be setback 1,000’ from the dwelling located at 22408 County Road 25.

2. The setback from the farmyard to any dwelling located within 1,000’ shall be no less than what was proposed in the application.

14. No additional business discussed.

15. Motion by Wallerich/Jacob to adjourn at 9:35 p.m. Motion carried.


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