-Notice of Public Hearing-

Melrose Beacon

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Minnesota Statute, Section 394.26, that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Conference Room 121, Stearns County Service Center West, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, MN, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Purpose of the hearing is to consider the granting or denial of variances from the Stearns County Land Use & Zoning Ordinance, Stearns County Subdivision Ordinance, Stearns County Sewage Treatment Ordinance, Stearns County Recreational Campground Ordinance, Stearns County Lodging Establishments Ordinance, Stearns County Childrens Camps Ordinance and the Stearns County Manufactured Home Parks Ordinance as follows:

Public Hearings:

1. To consider a request from Robert & Bonnie Arnzen, Freeport, MN from Sections 5.1.2 & 10.2.11A(1)(a) of the Stearns Land Use & Zoning Ordinance #439 to construct a 1,092 square foot residential dwelling addition onto a legal nonconforming structure that is located within the Shore Impact Zone and will be located 50 feet from the Ordinary High Water Level (OHWL) of Long Lake, classified Natural Environment.  Also, to amend a condition that was placed on Variance 2000-007 requiring the removal of a 16 foot x 22 foot residential accessory structure.  Said Ordinance does not allow additions to a nonconforming structure that is located within the Shore Impact Zone and less than 200 feet from the OHWL of a lake classified Natural Environment.  Affected property:  2.61 A S645’ of that part of Govt Lot 7 lying E of Hwy 167, Section 21, T126N, R32W, Millwood Township.  Property address:  40122 Longview Circle, Melrose, MN.

All applications and related information are on file with the Environmental Services Department, County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square Room 343, St. Cloud, MN and can also be viewed approximately one week prior to the meeting at co.stearns.mn.us by clicking on Board & Committee Meetings.  Action taken on these applications will be available shortly after the meeting at the same website location.

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 requests.  Written testimony should be sent to the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square Room 343, St. Cloud, MN 56303.

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 or 1-800-450-0852 early so arrangements can be made.



Notice of Public Hearing

The Freeport City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 25th beginning at 7pm or soon thereafter in Freeport City Hall (125 Main St E) to consider an amendment to the zoning ordinance. 

The Council is considering to adopting regulations governing the installation of Solar energy Systems.

The public hearing is an opportunity for the general public and interested parties to hear and see all of the information and to ask relevant questions, provide additional information, and express support or opposition. 

For more information on the considered zoning ordinance, or to submit a comment, you can write or visit Freeport City Hall (PO Box 301) or call 836-2112, or email Adrianna@freeportmn.org