Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct a public hearing to consider a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application submitted by David and Tanya Kunkel, Maine Prairie, MN according to Sections 4.4, 4.8, 4.14, 6.7 & 9.3 of Stearns County Zoning Ordinance #209. The request is to:  Construct a 50' x 70' partial confinement barn with a 7,250 square foot open lot, and  Increase Animal Units from 140.7 to 164. The property is located in the SE 1/4, Section 10, Maine Prairie Township T122N-R29W.
Notice is further given that the above hearing will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2010, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the STEARNS COUNTY SERVICE CENTER, ROOM 121, 3301 COUNTY ROAD 138, WAITE PARK, MINNESOTA.
A copy of the proposed request is 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 hearing or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to the request. Written testimony should be submitted to the Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Administration Center, Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303.
John Greer, Chair
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, March 4, 2010.