Minutes May 23, 2016
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MAY 23, 2016


1. Chair Pietig called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Other members present were Gayle Gillespie, Ken Jacob, John Mortenson, Rich Hall, and John Lubinski.

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

3. Motion by Gillespie/Mortenson to approve the minutes of the April 25, 2016 meeting. Motion carried.

4. Public Hearing:

• Application submitted by Steve Jech for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for the operation of an excavation business on parcel R02.00235.00 located in Sec. 26, T. 108 N., R. 12 W., Town of Elgin (27854 County Road 73, Elgin, MN).

5. Motion by Gillespie/Lubinski to close the public hearing and move to the findings. Motion carried.

6. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to forward the CUP request from Steve Jech to the County Board for consideration with a recommendation that the request be approved with four conditions. Motion carried. The four conditions are as follows:

• Any structure utilized as part of the excavation business shall meet all requirements of the Minnesota State Building Code and shall adhere to the building code by January 1, 2018 or the CUP shall automatically terminate.

• No gravel, recycled asphalt, recycled concrete, sand, or other fill material shall be stored in the open on the property.

• The Conditional Use Permit shall only allow for an excavation business with equipment being stored and serviced on the property and the business shall not be expanded unless by a revised CUP issued by Wabasha County.

• The owner of the property shall abide by all representations and commitments presented in the application or presented to the Planning Commission and shall adhere to all conditions as approved by the County Board.

7. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to open public hearing for an application submitted by John and Bruce Danckwart requesting to amend an existing conditional use permit to allow for expanded hours of operation for an existing solid waste transfer station. The location of the request is described as parcel R05.00357.00 located in Sec. 34, T. 110 N., R. 10 W., Town of Greenfield (16269 627st St., Kellogg, MN)

8. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to close the public hearing. Motion carried.

9. Motion by Gillespie/Jacob to move to the findings. Motion carried.

10. Motion by Jacob/Mortenson to forward the CUP amendment request from John and Bruce Danckwart to the County Board for consideration with a recommendation that the request be approved as amended. Motion carried. The amended hours of operation recommended by the Planning Commission are as follows:

• Monday through Friday hours shall be limited to 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday hours shall be limited to 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. except for those Saturdays in which the applicant is part of a city-wide cleanup which then shall allow for extended hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday hours shall be limited to 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and shall be utilized only for load-out.

11. No additional business discussed.

12. Motion by Jacob/Mortenson to adjourn the meeting at 7:32 p.m.

Agenda for this meeting

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