Stanton Township Planning Commission

Monthly Meeting

 

Date:  January 11, 2011

Location: Stanton Town Hall, 31186 - 40th Ave Way, Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Attending: Mark Dubbels, Paul Schluter, Cheryle Peters, Neal Sjoquist ,and Laura Pederson (clerk).  Absent: John Krantz

 

Mark Dubbels called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance was recited

Approval of Agenda

Addition of Goeff Griffin, James Schleuter, and Plowing to agenda.

Mark Dubbels made motion to approve agenda with additions.

Cheryle Peters seconded the motion.  Motion passed 4/0

 

Approval of Minutes from 12-14-2010

Mark Dubbels made motion to approve minutes with spelling correction. 

Cheryle Peters seconded the motion.  Motion passed 4/0

 

Zoning Certificates

1. Syngenta Seeds- Bob Wernimot, Site Manager

    -would like to construct a building March 2011 for sweet corn processing

    -construction plans presented with estimated cost of $683,000

    -need footage from all property lines (setbacks)

    -processing building to be used August to mid-September

     Mark Dubbels made recommendation to the board to grant a zoning certificate

     to Syngenta Seeds for a research and development building with the understanding

     that setbacks would need to be on a site plan.

     Paul Schluter seconded the motion.  Motion passed 4/0.

 

Old Business

1. James Schleuter-

    -Mr Schleuter is leasing from an investor and the investor need to apply for the

       conditional use permit

    -a promissory note or contract for deed would be needed and Mr Schleuter only

       has a typical lease agreement

2. Goeff Griffin -

     -Goodhue County is looking to get rid of 35 acres lots in urban fringe

     -Goeff Griffin is sending his proposal through

     -only issue is zoning

     -cluster housing call for 6000 sq ft per house and Goeff’s plan has 20,000 per house

 

 

New Business

1.Plowing – concern voiced over possible change in plow routes

 

 

 

 

Mark Dubbels made motion to adjourn the meeting.

Paul Schluter seconded the motion.  Motion passed 4/0

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 P.M.

 

Minutes are respectfully submitted,

 

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Clerk

 

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Planning Commission Chair