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Zoning concerns aired


For two years the Brainerd Planning Commission has been working on recommendations for updating the city's zoning map.

On Wednesday it was the public's chance to weigh in on the proposed changes during a public hearing at Brainerd City Hall.

About 30 people attended the portion of the meeting pertaining to the city's zoning map. Their concerns represented a wide variety of topics.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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