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■ Crow Wing County seeks public comment on land use ordinance revisions

The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the county land use ordinance.

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The ordinance revisions can be viewed on the county website at www.crowwing.us by clicking on the “CWC Listens” button on the home page. Written comments on the proposed changes will be accepted until May 16, and may be submitted to the Environmental Services Office at environmental.services@crowwing.us or mailed to 322 Laurel St., Suite 14, Brainerd.

A public hearing for the review of the proposed revisions to the land use ordinance is set 5 p.m. June 19 before the planning commission.

The meeting will be in the county board room on the third floor of the Historic Courthouse at 326 Laurel St., Brainerd.

The planning commission will make a recommendation on the proposed ordinance revisions to the county board of commissioners for final review at the July 8 meeting.

The following areas in the land use ordinance are being revised:

• Article 9 — subdivision of land.

• Article 11 — shoreland district.

• Article 28 — dirt moving.

• Article 41 — stormwater.

• Article 46 — definitions.

• Appendix A — table of regulated waters.

■ Brainerd Planning

Commission to meet

The Brainerd Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the city of Brainerd’s council chambers.

■ Crosslake to meet in

special session Monday

CROSSLAKE — The Crosslake City Council plans to meet in a special session at 9 a.m. Monday in the council chambers.

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the Crosslake Communications participation in the County Highway 3 project, including staffing issues and/or need to hire subcontractor to complete work in right-of-way.

■ Crow Wing County seeks public comment on land use ordinance revisions

The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the county land use ordinance.

The ordinance revisions can be viewed on the county website at www.crowwing.us by clicking on the “CWC Listens” button on the home page. Written comments on the proposed changes will be accepted until May 16, and may be submitted to the Environmental Services Office at environmental.services@crowwing.us or mailed to 322 Laurel St., Suite 14, Brainerd.

A public hearing for the review of the proposed revisions to the land use ordinance is set 5 p.m. June 19 before the planning commission.

The meeting will be in the county board room on the third floor of the Historic Courthouse at 326 Laurel St., Brainerd.

The planning commission will make a recommendation on the proposed ordinance revisions to the county board of commissioners for final review at the July 8 meeting.

The following areas in the land use ordinance are being revised:

• Article 9 — subdivision of land.

• Article 11 — shoreland district.

• Article 28 — dirt moving.

• Article 41 — stormwater.

• Article 46 — definitions.

• Appendix A — table of regulated waters.

■ FFA members visit Capitol

Aitkin and Grand Rapids area FFA members spent Tuesday at the Capitol observing their legislators at work. The Aitkin-Carlton County Farm Bureau teamed up with other northern Minnesota Farm Bureau chapters to sponsor a bus for the day at the event. The group visited with Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, as she escorted the group onto the floor of the Senate Chamber.

“As FFA members do you know that you are part of a very successful elite group of students. Do you know what your high school graduation rate is?” Ruud asked, “It’s 98.6 percent, that’s absolutely fantastic, you have a solution for our graduation rate problems.”

Ruud serves on the Senate K-12 Education, Environment, Economic and Ag Division, and the Jobs Agriculture and Rural Development committee.

The group also visited with Senators Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids; and Representatives Joe Radinovich, DFL-Crosby, and Tom Anzelc, DFL-Balsam Township.

At the top of the group’s issues list was properly funding and allowing appropriate graduation credits for high school agriculture and vocational related courses.

John Chute served as adult team leader for the FFA student group. He and State Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap personally conducted the day-long tour. Other Farm Bureau adults that accompanied the group included, Howard Prushek, former Aitkin school teacher and president of the Arrowhead Region Farm Bureau Chapter, Bill Neary of Swatara and Dale Lueck, Aitkin-Carlton County Farm Bureau president and a 2014 candidate for the Legislature

The Aitkin-Carlton County Farm Bureau meets monthly the fourth Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the 40 Club in Aitkin. Visitors are welcome. For more information on Farm Bureau activities contact Lueck, at 927-2495.

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