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P&Z Minutes 06-26-17

Mountain Iron Planning and Zoning Commission

June 26, 2017

 

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

 

Those Present: Jim Techar, Tim Johnston, Steve Skogman, Barb Fivecoate, Margaret Soyring, James Kohler, and Jerry Kujala, planning and zoning administrator. Absent was Ray Saari

 

Motion by Fivecoate and supported by Techar to approved the minutes of the May 22, 2017 meeting as presented.

Motion carried with Saari absent.

 

Ed Roskoski spoke during the public forum regarding the Taco Stand that has been by Silver Creek Liquor.

 

At 6:05 it was moved by Techar and supported by Fivecoate to recess the regular meeting and open the public hearing.

Motion carried with Saari absent.

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider a request made by William Pond, for a Conditional Use and Variance Permit to construct a new garage larger than the maximum square footage and height permitted by Zoning Ordinance. The property is legally described as follows:

  Lot 0007, Block 009, South Grove Addition to Mountain Iron

  Address: 8768 Greenwood Lane, Mountain Iron, MN 55768

  Parcel Code: 175-0055-01910

 

There was no one in the audience to speak for or against. William Pond was there for any questions.

 

Motion was made by Fivecoate and supported by Kohler to adjourn the public hearing and resume the regular meeting.

Motion carried with Saari absent.

 

Motion by Techar and supported by Fivecoate to recommend to the City Council to approve the Conditional Use Permit and Variance for William Pond at their next regular meeting.

Motion carried with Saari absent.

 

Kujala reported that he has been contacted by the Gunderson’s attorney to give a deposition in Duluth involving their lawsuit with their contractor. He had received copies of Duluth and Delano ordinances on mobil food units. However, since the rest of the commission did not receive copies it will be discussed at the next meeting.

He will look into making changes in the downtown zoning language and report back for the next meeting.

 

The Planning and Zoning Commission will be meeting the second Monday in August to study the Land Usage Codes and made any necessary recommendations to the Code and Ordinance Review Committee.

 

Margaret Soyring was appointed by Chairman Skogman to the Code and Ordinance Review Board.

 

 

Motion to adjourn at 6:55 by Fivecoate and supported by Johnston.

Motion carried with Saari absent.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted by:

Margaret Soyring, Secretary

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