LE SUEUR COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

AGENDA

MEETING DATE:         April 9, 2020

PLACE: The public hearing will be held remotely 

Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners has declared a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Please contact the Department or refer to the County Website for more detailed information regarding participation in the public hearing.

Meeting link:  https://lesueurcounty.webex.com/lesueurcounty/j.php?MTID=m7555d56c163531257615d031a4611e78

Meeting number (Access Code):  965 349 967
Password:  County Phone 1-408-418-9388        

TIME:  7:00 P.M.   

**Planning Commission Members if you CANNOT be at the meeting contact Mindy at 357-8538.



1.

Call to Order

2.

Agenda: Additions/Corrections/Approval

3.

Meeting Minutes: Additions/Corrections/Approval


3.I.

Meeting Minutes: March 12, 2020

4.

Applications

4.I.

LINSEY SCHMAHL, ELYSIAN, MN, (APPLICANT); HARRY J CLARK, ELYSIAN, MN, (OWNER)

Request that the County grant a Conditional Use Permit to allow the applicant to transfer the development right from the NE/SE to the SW/SE in an AgricultureA” District.   Property is located in Government Lot 4 and the SW 1/4 SE 1/4, Section 34, Elysian Township.
Documents:
  1. Schmahl Clark.pdf
4.II.

JEFF ANDERSON, MADISON LAKE, MN, (APPLICANT) RANDY JOHNSON, CLEVELAND, MN, (OWNER)

Request that the County grant a Conditional Use Permit to allow grading, excavating, and filling of 111.5 total cubic yards on a lot, of which 105.5 cubic yards in the bluff, 6 cubic yards in the bluff impact zone, 70.5 cubic yards in the shore impact zone for the construction of retaining walls, stairs, and  shoreline rip rap in a Recreational ResidentialRR” District, and a Flood Fringe “FF” Floodplain District on Lake Jefferson, a Recreational Development “RD” lake.   Property is located at Lots 9 & 10, Jefferson Highlands, Section 2, Cleveland Township.
Documents:
  1. Johnson R.pdf
4.III.

LINDA HILLIGOSS, ST PETER, MN, (APPLICANT); DANIEL & LINDA HILLIGOSS, ST PETER, MN, (OWNER)

Request that the County grant an After-The-Fact Conditional Use Permit to allow the applicant to operate a riding academy and boarding stable in an AgricultureA” District.   Property is located in the SW 1/4, Section 27, Kasota Township.
Documents:
  1. Hilligoss.pdf
4.IV.

JACOB JAMES, ELYSIAN, MN, (APPLICANT\OWNER)

Request that the County grant a Conditional Use Permit to allow grading, excavating, and filling of approximately 25,389 cubic yards for mineral extraction reclamation in an AgricultureA” District, and a Mineral Resources “MR” Overlay District.   Property is located in the NW 1/4 SE 1/4, Section 36, Elysian Township.
Documents:
  1. James.pdf
4.V.

VETTER STONE COMPANY, MANKATO, MN, (APPLICANT); COVIA CORPORATION, KASOTA, MN, (OWNER)

Request that the County grant a Conditional Use Permit to allow the applicant to amend hours of operation of an existing Conditional Use Permit # 10044 in a ConservancyC” District, and a Mineral Resources “MR” Overlay District.  Property is located in the SW 1/4, Section 17, Kasota Township.
Documents:
  1. Vetter Covia.pdf
4.VI.

LE SUEUR COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS

Changes regarding Solar Energy Systems.  Amendments to affect Section 4 Definitions, Section 6 Overlay Districts (Mineral Resources, Flood Plain, & Airport Zoning), Section 7 Conservancy District, Section 8 Agriculture District, Section 9 Urban/Rural Residential District, Section 10 General Business District, Section 11 General Industry District, Section 13 Shoreland Management, and Section 19 Land Use Performance Standards.
5.

Discussion Items

6.

Warrants/Claims

7.

Adjourn

Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing Procedure:  The Chairman calls the meeting to order, then calls the item to be heard and asks the Applicant or representative present to come to the podium to answer any questions or present any comments.  The Chairman opens the meeting to the public.  Each speaker comes to the podium and states their name for the record prior to making a statement or posing a question.  All questions or comments are to be directed to the board, NOT THE APPLICANT.  After the public comments the Planning Commission publicly discusses the information and reviews the findings before making a motion.  All meetings are recorded.