The Martin County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment will be conducting a public hearing on July 24, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Martin County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment will be conducting a public hearing on July 24, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the Martin County Commissioner’s Room, located on the first floor of the Courthouse, 201 Lake Avenue – Fairmont, MN. The following items will be on the agenda:

Conditional Use Permit Request from Shane Kuehl, owner; within Section 9 of Waverly Township.  Shane Kuehl is proposing to expand his current feedlot operation with the construction of a new total confinement building on an existing building site located in an “A” Agricultural District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance requires a Conditional Use Permit in an “A” Agricultural District for any animal feedlot new or expanding containing over 1,000 animal units.

Conditional Use Permit request from FTC Tower Co., an LLC of Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. within Section 14 of Lake Fremont Township. FTC Tower, LLC is proposing to construct a 300 foot Guyed Wireless Communication Tower for emergency purposes (broadband) and cellular phone communications on a site located in an “A” Agricultural District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance and the Martin County Wireless Communications Ordinance requires a Conditional Use Permit in an “A” Agricultural District for any new tower to a maximum of 400 feet.  

Conditional Use Permit request from FTC Tower Co., an LLC of Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. within Section 28 of Silver Lake Township. FTC Tower, LLC is proposing to construct a 250 foot Self-Support Wireless Communication Tower for emergency purposes (broadband) and cellular phone communications on a site located in an “A” Agricultural District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance and the Martin County Wireless Communications Ordinance requires a Conditional Use Permit in an “A” Agricultural District for any new tower to a maximum of 400 feet.  

Any persons interested in this public hearing are urged to attend the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment meeting.

Pamela A. Flitter
Martin County Zoning Administrator


GENERAL NOTICE TO CONTROL OR ERADICATE NOXIOUS WEEDS

Notice is hereby given on this 7th day of March, 2018, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 18.83, Subdivision 1 (2009) that all persons in Martin County, Minnesota, shall control or eradicate all noxious weeds on land they occupy or are required to maintain.  Control or eradication may be accomplished by any lawful method, but the method(s) applied may need to be repeated in order to prevent the spread of viable noxious weed seeds and other propagating parts to other lands.  Failure to comply with the general notice may mean that an individual notice, Minnesota Statutes, Section 18.83, Subdivision 2 (2013), will be issued.  An individual notice may be appealed within two working days of receipt to the appeal committee in the county where the land is located.  Failure to comply with an individual notice will mean that the inspector having jurisdiction may either hire the work done or seek a misdemeanor charge against the person(s) who failed to comply.  If the work is hired done by the inspector, the cost can be placed as a tax upon the land and collected as other real estate taxes are collected.  You may obtain a list of the plants that are designated noxious and the members of the appeal committee from your County Agricultural Inspector or County-Designated Employee.  You can also obtain this information from your Local Weed Inspectors.  Local Weed Inspectors include the township supervisors, city mayors or their appointed assistants.  More information regarding the statewide listed noxious weeds, the MN Noxious Weed Law and a list of County Agricultural Inspectors and County Designated Employees can be obtained from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Web Site by visiting:  http://www.mda.state.mn.us/en/plants/pestmanagement/weedcontrol.
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Pam Flitter, Martin County Agricultural Inspector
Martin County Courthouse, 201 Lake Avenue – Room 104
507.238.3242
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