Archive for Public Notices

Wright County public hearing: Pietig variance, Rockford Twp.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
AUSTIN J. PIETIG
LOCATION:  1497 30TH Street SE – Part of NE ¼, south of the township road, Section 20, Township 119, Range 25, Wright County, Minnesota.  (Crawford Lake – Rockford Twp.) Tax # 215-100-201100
Requests a variance of Section 155.026, 155.051 & 155.057, Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to build a new 16’ x 31.5’ bedroom addition and a 5.5’ x 24’ one level over a basement also build a 7’ x 27.5  & 6’ x 24’  additions to attached garage and a 3’ x 10’ covered porch addition to the side and roadside of a dwelling that is 82 ft. from the Ordinary Highwater Mark of a Recreational Development Lake.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED:   Expansion of non-conforming structure.  Minimum setback is 100’ from the ordinary highwater mark of lake.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE:       Friday,   May 28,  2021
TIME:                    8:30 a.m.
In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency.  In accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021 and the declared state of emergency, Board of Adjustment members, the applicant, and the general public may participate in person, by telephone, and by other electronic means.  The meeting will be held at the Wright County Board Room located at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN  55313.  Public attendance and participation will be allowed, provided all MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings are adhered to.  Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment website at http:/www.co.wright.mn.us/325/Board-of-Adjustment the week of the meeting for the link to the YouTube video and any additional information.
You may submit written testimony by emailing Barry Rhineberger at barry.rhineberger@co.wright.mn.us
Written testimony must be received by 4:30 pm, Thursday, May 27 and mailed to:  Wright County Planning and Zoning, 10 2nd St. NW, Room 140, Buffalo, MN  55313-1185.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & OTHER COUNTY SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
This meeting is subject to change. Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment webpage or sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at http://www.co.wright.mn.us/list.aspx.
Published in the Herald Journal, May 14, 2021.

Wright County public hearing: Wald variance, Marysville Twp.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
SCOTT R. WALD
LOCATION:  1751 40TH St. SW – W 465 ft. of E 1461 ft. of N 580 ft. of NW ¼,  Section 26, Township 119,  Range 26,  Wright County, MN. (Marysville Twp.) Tax # 211-000-262102
Requests a variance of Section 155.003(B) (1), 155.026 & 155.048 Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to build a 40’ x 64’ addition to the existing accessory building bringing the total size of the building to 4,160 sq. ft. on a six-acre lot.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED:   Maximum limit on total accessory buildings for a lot between 5-9.99 acres is 4,000 sq. ft.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE:       Friday,   May 28,  2021
TIME:                    8:30 a.m.
In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency.  In accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021 and the declared state of emergency, Board of Adjustment members, the applicant, and the general public may participate in person, by telephone, and by other electronic means.  The meeting will be held at the Wright County Board Room located at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN  55313.  Public attendance and participation will be allowed, provided all MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings are adhered to.  Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment website at http:/www.co.wright.mn.us/325/Board-of-Adjustment the week of the meeting for the link to the YouTube video and any additional information.
You may submit written testimony by emailing Barry Rhineberger at barry.rhineberger@co.wright.mn.us
Written testimony must be received by 4:30 pm, Thursday, May 27 and mailed to:  Wright County Planning and Zoning, 10 2nd St. NW, Room 140, Buffalo, MN  55313-1185.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & OTHER COUNTY SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
This meeting is subject to change. Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment webpage or sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at http://www.co.wright.mn.us/list.aspx.
Published in the Herald Journal, May 14, 2021.

Wright County public hearing: Ergen variance, Clearwater Twp.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
JJ ERGEN & SON’S LLC
LOCATION:  Several parcels along CR 75 NW – described as part of Gov’t Lots 1, 2 & 3; Part of SE ¼ of SW ¼, Part of W ½  of SW ¼  Section 1; & part of NE ¼ of NW ¼ & part of N ½  of NE ¼ and part of S ½  of NE ¼ lying north of the freeway, Section 12, all in Twp. 122, Range 27. & Gov’t Lot 2, Section 6 & Gov’t Lot 9, Section 7, all in Twp. 122, Range 26, Wright County, Minnesota. (Mississippi River – Clearwater Twp.)
Requests a lot line adjustment as regulated in Section 155.026(E)(2) & 155.048 & 155.058, Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to allow a separation of tax parcels lying southwest of County Road 75 as one “restricted” parcel from the balance of land lying northeast of County Road 75.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED:   Property is zoned AG General Agriculture and Wild & Scenic River District.  Divisions of this nature require Board approval.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE:       Friday,   May 28,  2021
TIME:                    8:30 a.m.
In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency.  In accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021 and the declared state of emergency, Board of Adjustment members, the applicant, and the general public may participate in person, by telephone, and by other electronic means.  The meeting will be held at the Wright County Board Room located at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN  55313.  Public attendance and participation will be allowed, provided all MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings are adhered to.  Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment website at http:/www.co.wright.mn.us/325/Board-of-Adjustment the week of the meeting for the link to the YouTube video and any additional information.
You may submit written testimony by emailing Barry Rhineberger at barry.rhineberger@co.wright.mn.us
Written testimony must be received by 4:30 pm, Thursday, May 27 and mailed to:  Wright County Planning and Zoning, 10 2nd St. NW, Room 140, Buffalo, MN  55313-1185.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & OTHER COUNTY SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
This meeting is subject to change. Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment webpage or sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at http://www.co.wright.mn.us/list.aspx.
Published in the Herald Journal, May 14, 2021.

Wright County public hearing: Brewer variance, Albion Twp.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
DIANE R. BREWER
LOCATION:  680 Greer Avenue NW – Lot 3, Block 1, Lilac Way Addition, according to plat of record,  Section 36, Township 120,  Range 27,  Wright County, (Rock Lake – Albion Twp.) Tax # 201-019-001030
Requests a variance of Section 155.026 & 155.049 & 155.057, Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to convert an existing three-season sunroom into a bedroom and add 8’ x 14’33 addition to the side, no closer to the lake than existing sunroom which is 65.1’ from the ordinary highwater mark of lake.  Existing dwelling is 2.9’ from the closest corner to a side property line.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED:   Minimum setback is 15’ from the side property line and 100’ from the ordinary highwater mark of lake.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE:       Friday,   May 28,  2021
TIME:                    8:30 a.m.
In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency.  In accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021 and the declared state of emergency, Board of Adjustment members, the applicant, and the general public may participate in person, by telephone, and by other electronic means.  The meeting will be held at the Wright County Board Room located at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN  55313.  Public attendance and participation will be allowed, provided all MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings are adhered to.  Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment website at http:/www.co.wright.mn.us/325/Board-of-Adjustment the week of the meeting for the link to the YouTube video and any additional information.
You may submit written testimony by emailing Barry Rhineberger at barry.rhineberger@co.wright.mn.us
Written testimony must be received by 4:30 pm, Thursday, May 27 and mailed to:  Wright County Planning and Zoning, 10 2nd St. NW, Room 140, Buffalo, MN  55313-1185.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & OTHER COUNTY SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
This meeting is subject to change. Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment webpage or sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at http://www.co.wright.mn.us/list.aspx.
Published in the Herald Journal, May 14, 2021.

Wright Technical Center minutes 4/6/21

WRIGHT TECHNICAL CENTER
School District 966
The meeting of the Governing Board of Wright Technical Center, School District 966, was held on Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 1405 3rd Ave. NE, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313.
Members Present: Steffens, Sixberry, Mealey, Curtis, Buffalo Alternate Sansevere, Bravinder, Benson, Gierke.
Others Present: Brian Koslofsky-Executive Director, Shaun Karson-Principal, Anh Glewwe-Business Manager, Dana Watters-Administrative Assistant.
The meeting was called to order by Member Mealey at 6:31 p.m. followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda Review
On motion by Alternate Sansevere, second by Member Curtis, the agenda was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Consent Agenda
On motion by Member Sixberry, second by Member Curtis, the consent agenda was amended to add item 5.4. The agenda was approved as presented. 5.1 March 2 regular meeting, 5.2 Bills for Payment, 5.3 Letter of resignation of PAES Instructor, 5.4 Letter of resignation of Health Science Instructor.
Financial Report
Business Manager Glewwe reported on the current finances. On motion by Member Bravinder, second by Member Sixberry, the financial report was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Principal Report
Principal Karson reported on parent/teacher conferences, future meetings, 2021-22 enrollment, Big Lake schedule change, scholarships, program updates, ACT testing, WLC Spring activities and summer school.
Director’s Report
Director Koslofsky discussed the 2021-22 proposed calendar, WTC student management system, sale of the
student built house, facilities and finance updates, attended and upcoming meetings and activities.
Facility Committee Meeting
Member Sixberry reported on the finance meeting.
New Business
• On motion by Member Sixberry, second by Member Benson, to accept the bid for the 20-21 student built house as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Alternate Sansevere second by Member Curtis, for adjournment. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:36pm.
Published in the Herald Journal, May 14, 2021.

Winsted zoning map amendment

CITY OF WINSTED
ORDINANCE O-21-05
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF WINSTED, MINNESOTA AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 15 SECTION 1501.034 LETTER B OF THE WINSTED CITY CODE BY REZONING
PROPERTY FROM R-1A SINGLE FAMILY
RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO AG
AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINSTED DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:
THAT THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP IS AMENDED TO REZONE THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY.
SUBD. 1    The Official Zoning Map of the City, as referenced in Chapter 15 Section 1501.034 Letter B of the Winsted City Code, is hereby amended to change the zoning classification of the following parcels to AG Agricultural District:
Parcel 1: PID #21.014.0300 -
That part of Government Lot 3, Section 14, Township 117, Range 27, McLeod County, Minnesota, described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the South line of said Government Lot 3, 628 feet easterly of the center of said Section 14; thence easterly along the South line of said Government Lot 3, a distance of 640.94 feet to intersect the following described Line A:
Line A is described as follows: Commencing at the North Quarter Corner of Section 14, Township 117, Range 27, McLeod County, Minnesota; thence North 89 degrees 25 minutes 13 seconds East, assumed bearing, along the north line of said Section 14, a distance of 552.81 feet; thence South 01 degrees 45 minutes 37 seconds East 1634.39 feet; thence southeasterly 763.51 feet along a tangential curve concave to the northeast having a central angle of 45 degrees 48 minutes 37 seconds and a radius of 954.93 feet; thence South 47 degrees 34 minutes 14 seconds East; tangent to the last described curve, 1942.95 feet and said Line A there terminating.
thence northwesterly along said Line A to intersect a line drawn northerly, parallel with the West line of said Government Lot 3, from the point of beginning; thence southerly parallel with the West line of said Government Lot 3, a distance of 828.93 feet to the point of beginning;
That part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section 14, Township 117, Range 27, McLeod County, Minnesota, lying West of the East 10 acres of said Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter and the West 30 acres of Government Lot 4, Section 14, Township 117, Range 27, McLeod County, Minnesota, EXCEPT that part described as follows:
Commencing at the Southwest corner of said Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter; thence on an assumed bearing of North 00 degrees 27 minutes 30 seconds East, along the West line of said Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, a distance of 1067.89 feet; thence South 89 degrees 32 minutes 30 seconds East, a distance of 361.93 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue South 89 degrees 32 minutes 30 seconds East, a distance of 526.36 feet; thence North 00 degrees 27 minutes 30 seconds East, a distance of 329.47 feet; thence North 89 degrees 32 minutes 30 seconds West, a distance of 187.26 feet; thence North 00 degrees 27 minutes 30 seconds East, a distance of 117.00 feet to a point hereinafter referred to as “Point A”; thence North 89 degrees 32 minutes 30 seconds West, a distance of 339.10 feet; thence South 0 degrees 27 minutes 30 seconds West, a distance of 446.47 feet to the point of beginning.
That part of the South Half of the Southwest Quarter, Section 14, Township 117, Range 27, McLeod County, Minnesota, described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest Corner of said Southwest Quarter, thence North 45 rods; thence in an easterly direction to a point on the East line of said South Half of the Southwest Quarter 45 rods South of the Northeast corner of said South Half of the Southwest Quarter; thence South to the Southeast corner of said Southwest Quarter; thence West to the point of beginning.
EXCEPTING THEREFROM the following described properties:
1)  Highpoint Addition, according to the recorded plat thereof.
2)  That part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of said Section 14 lying southerly of Highpoint Addition according to the recorded plat thereof and lying westerly of the Southwesterly extension of the East line of said Highpoint Addition.
Parcel 2: PID #21.023.0100 -
The North 10 acres of the Northwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 117, Range 27 West, McLeod County, Minnesota, EXCEPT that part which lies within the South 70 acres of the North Half of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 23; ALSO EXCEPT the following described property: Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Northwest Quarter; thence Southerly along the West line of said Northwest Quarter to the South line of said North 10.00 acres; thence Easterly, along said South line, a distance of 514.00 feet; thence Northeasterly to a point on the North line of said Northwest Quarter, distant 641.00 feet easterly to the point of beginning; thence Westerly along said North line, to the point of beginning.
SUBD. 2    The rezoning shall be contingent upon the following conditions:
1.  Owner Consent. A written statement from the owner, giving consent to the rezoning will be required prior to final approval.
2.  Recording. The City shall record the ordinance at the Office of the County Recorder at the applicant’s expense.
SUBD. 3    EFFECTIVE DATE.  The effective date of this Ordinance shall be after its adoption and publication, according to law.
ADOPTED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINSTED, MINNESOTA, THIS 20th DAY OF APRIL, 2021.
George Schulenberg, Mayor
ATTEST:
Raquel Kirchoff, City Clerk-Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal, May 7, 2021.