Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct certain public hearings as follows:
1. To consider a rezoning request submitted by the Dale Fischer, Clearwater, MN to rezone approximately 80 acres from the Agricultural 80 (A-80) zoning district to the Agricultural 40 (A-40) zoning district in accordance with Section 4.10 of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439. The property under consideration is the E1/2 NE1/4, lying westerly of 33rd Avenue in Section 15, Fairhaven Township (122/28).
2. To consider a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application submitted by David and Tanya Kunkel, Kimball, MN in reference to Section 4.4; 4.8; 4.14; 6.7 & 9.3 of Stearns County Zoning Ordinance #439. The request is to construct a 34' x 34' partial confinement barn. No animal unit increase is proposed at this time. The property is located in the NE4 of the SW4 of Section 10, T122N, R29W, Maine Prairie Township.
3. To consider a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application submitted by John Wicker, Kimball, MN in reference to Section 4.4; 4.8; 4.14; 6.7 & 9.2 of Stearns County Zoning Ordinance #439. The request is to: 1) Construct a 41' x 210' total confinement slatted floor barn over a 41' x 200' x 8' concrete Liquid Manure Storage Basin (LMSA); and 2) Increase Animal Units (AU) from 540.5 swine and beef cattle to 828.5 AU swine and beef cattle. The property is located in the NE4 of the SW4 of Section 16, T122N, R29W, Maine Prairie Township.
Notice is further given that the above hearings will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Stearns County Service Center, Room # 121, 3301 County Road 38, Waite Park, MN.
A copy of the proposed requests are on file in the Stearns County Environmental Services Office, County Administration Center, Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota and can be viewed during regular business hours.
All interested persons are invited to attend said hearings or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to the proposed requests. Written testimony should be submitted to the Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Administration Center, Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303.
Brian Junkermeier, Chair
Stearns County Planning Commission
Barrier Free Status: This meeting will be accessible to the handicapped. Attempts will be made to accommodate any other individual need for special services. Please call (320) 656-3613 early so arrangements can be made.
Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, April 5, 2012.