top of page

24 03 04 Plan Commission Regular Board Meeting Minutes

The March 4, 2024 regular Plan Commission meeting was called to order at 6:35 p.m. at the Town Hall by Chair Fred Strand.

Members present:

Margie Lahti, Adam Mattson, Sandy Rantala, Fred Strand, Duane Lahti (telephone) and Diana Reijo, clerk. Absent: None.

Approval of Agenda:

Motion by Rantala, second by Mattson to approve the agenda as printed and posted. Roll call vote: Yes: D. Lahti, M. Lahti, Mattson, Rantala, Strand. No: None. Absent: None. Abstain: None. Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.

Approval of Minutes:

Motion by M. Lahti, second by Rantala to approve the minutes of the November 6, 2023 regular board meeting as presented. Roll call vote: Yes: D. Lahti, M. Lahti, Mattson, Rantala, Strand. No: None. Absent: None. Abstain: None. Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.

Community Members as Pre-Registered – Oral and/or Written.

*No community members registered at this time.

New Business:

Special Use B Permit application:

  • Northern States Powers Co, FKA Lake Superior Power Co. Special Use B Request to Rebuild and Expand the Iron River Substation

    • Legal Description: PAR in NE NE IN V.283 P.342, S26-T48N-R9W

    • 71925 Airport Road

    • Parcel Tax I.D # 27094

    • Acreage – 5 acres

    • Zoning District: Ag 1

    • Rebuilding and expanding Electrical substation

    • Owners: Northern States Power CO, FKA Lake Superior Power CO

  • Findings:

    • The parcel is 5 acres

    • The parcel is zoned Ag 1

    • The proposed rebuilding and expansion of the electrical substation is consistent with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan which supports utility infrastructure improvements.

    • The proposed project is consistent the Agriculture 1 Zoning District with a Special Use Permit.

    • Plan Commission Recommendation:

    • Approve the Special Use Permit application with the following conditions as supported by the Findings.

  • Conditions:

    • No change to the electrical substation rebuilding and expansion proposal is allowed without review by the Town Plan Commission and approval of the Town Board.

    • The Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

Motion by Mattson, second by Rantala to approve the Special Use B Permit request to rebuild and expand the Iron River Substation with the following conditions:

  • No change to the electrical substation rebuilding and expansion proposal is allowed without review by the Town Plan Commission and approval of the Town Board.

  • The Town may periodically review the Special Use Permit to assure compliance with the permit conditions and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

Roll call vote: Yes: D. Lahti, M. Lahti, Mattson, Rantala, Strand. No: None. Absent: None. Abstain: None. Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.

Next meeting date/s:

Plan Commission regular meeting scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2024, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the town hall.

Adjournment:

Motion by D. Lahti, second by Rantala to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk


Recent Posts

See All

24 03 04 Plan Commission Meeting Agenda

A Regular Meeting of the Town of Oulu Plan Commission will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Agenda Consider Approval of Minu

23 11 06 Plan Commission Agenda

1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Approval of Agenda 4. Consider Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting/s: 4.1 September 5, 2023 Regular Meeting 5. Community Members as Pre-registered* *Pre-registra

Kommentarer


bottom of page