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PZ 102218 Minutes

Mountain Iron Planning and Zoning Commission

October 22, 2018

Meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chairman Steve Skogman.

Those Present: Jim Techar, Barb Fivecoate, Steve Erickson, Tim Johnston, Steve Skogman, Margaret Soyring, and Jerry Kujala, Planning and Zoning Administrator.

Motion by Fivecoate and supported by Johnston to approve the minutes of the October 8, 2018 meeting as presented. Motion carried.

During Public Forum Alyssa Horan and David Dincau spoke concerning the accessory building at the Sawmill Saloon and Restaurant. She stated that it is a portable building used for cardboard recycling. It is her intention to make it appealing instead of the traditional cardboard bins at other businesses. She did not realize she needed a building permit to place this building on her property closer than 30’ from the property line. After considerable discussion the following motion was made.

Motion by Soyring supported by Fivecoate to request the City Council consider leasing or selling an adjacent 30’ piece of property to the Sawmill. Motion Carried.

Motion by Soyring and supported by Techar to recess the regular meeting and open the public hearing.

The purpose the public hearing is to consider a request made by Michael Powell, for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to construct an addition to the current garage which in total exceeds 900 sq. ft. which requires a Conditional Use Permit by the Zoning Ordinance. The property is legally described as follows:

Lot 0005, Block 001, Majestic Lake Shores of Mountain Iron

Address: 4716 Majestic Lake Drive, Iron, MN 55751

Parcel Code: 175-0019-00050

By Order of the Planning and Zoning Commission

Jerry D. Kujala

Zoning Administrator

Mr. Powell stated he is going to build an 18” addition to the existing garage. Neighbors Steve Yoder and John Ahola spoke in favor of the addition.

Motion by Techar and supported by Skogman to close the Public Hearing and resume the regular meeting.

Motion by Fivecoate and supported by Johnston to recommend to the City Council to approve the Conditional Use Permit for Michael Powell for an addition to his garage. Motion Carried.

Vacation Request #1

PETION FOR VACATION OF A PORTION OF EAGLE AVENUE (formally First Street, formally Third Street) BETWEEN HERON STREET (formally Second Avenue, formally Center Street) AND PARKVILLE ROAD (formally Parkville Street, formally Mountain Iron Road) IN PARKVILLE FIRST ADDITIONAL AND PARKVILLE ADDITION IN THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, COUNTY SAINT LOUIS, MINNESOTA.

To: The city Council of Mountain Iron, Minnesota

The undersigned, a majority of the property owners as set forth opposite their respective names, abutting on Eagle Avenue, respectfully petition the City Council to vacation the aforesaid portion of Eagle Avenue:

David Schlagel

Address or Description of Property

5671; 5681; 5687; 5691; Eagle Avenue

219; 231 First Street

PETITION FOR VACATION OF A PORTION OF EAGLE AVENUE (formally First Street, formally Third Street) BETWEEN HERON STREET (formally Second Avenue, formally Center Street) AND PARKVILLE ROAD (formally Parkville Street, formally Mountain Iron Road) IN PARKVILLE FIRST ADDITION AND PARKVILLE ADDITION IN THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, COUNTY OF SAINT LOUIS, MINNESOTA.

TO: The City Council of Mountain Iron, Minnesota

The undersigned, a majority of the property owners as set forth opposite their respective names, abutting on Eagle Avenue, respectfully petition the City Council to vacation the aforesaid portion of Eagle Avenue.

Lawrence Sutherland

Address or Description of Property

5741; 5665; 5661 Eagle Avenue

Parcel ID # 175-0071-01030; 175-0071-00180

Vacation Request #2

PETITION FOR VACATION OF A PORTION OF FALCON AVENUE (formally Second Street) BETWEEN HERON STREET (formally Second Avenue, formally Center Street) AND PARKVILLE ROAD (formally Parkville Street, formally Mountain Iron Road) IN PARKVILLE FIRST ADDITION AND PARKVILLE ADDITOIN IN THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS, MINNESOTA.

To: The City Council of Mountain Iron, Minnesota.

The undersigned, a majority of the property owners as set forth opposite their respective names, abutting on Falcon Avenue, respectfully petition the city council to vacation the aforesaid portion of Falcon Avenue.

Dave Schlagel

Address or Description of Property

5699; 5697; 5692; 5691; 5687; 5672; 5671

5660 Falcon Avenue

Moved by Soyring and supported by Johnston to recommend to the City Council to vacate the above description of land in Parkville, MN. Motion carried.

The Commission continued reviewing the Ordinances.

Motion to adjourn at 7:40 by Fivecoate and supported by Johnston. Motion carried. Techar absent.

Respectfully Submitted by:

Margaret Soyring, Secretary

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