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Cloquet Planning Commission
July 24, 2018
Cloquet Council approves middle school apartments
The most controversial agenda item at the Tuesday, July 17, Cloquet City Council meeting was the proposed 57-apartments planned for the former middle school building. A public hearing on the project was held at the Cloquet Planning Commission meeting last week. The Commission recommended...
July 24, 2018 - 2:17pm
July 21, 2018
Planning Commission, citizens debate plans for apartments in former school
More than two dozen people attended the July 10 Cloquet Planning Commission meeting, with the majority there to debate plans to convert the old...
July 21, 2018 - 7:41pm
March 24, 2018
City Council considers city building changes, approves new Aldi store plan
The reaction from councilors and Mayor Dave Hallback was mixed. "This is a big change," Ward 2 Councilor David Bjerkness said. "When we make...
March 24, 2018 - 9:07pm
May 14, 2017
Planning Commission recommends change to City Code regarding 'special events'
Subd. 107.2 Special Event. Means a unique or unforeseen event of limited duration occurring within the City of Cloquet Area or within 30 miles of the primary site of the special event site which is within the City of Cloquet, and is of such significance as to allow for the relaxation...
May 14, 2017 - 2:16pm
January 17, 2017
UPDATED: Commission votes for landfill, council vote Feb. 7
The Cloquet Planning Commission voted to recommend the city grant requests by SKB Environmental Cloquet Landfill, Inc. — aka Shamrock industrial landfill — for longer opening hours and a higher cap for paper sludge, which contributes to the creation of methane gas at higher levels....
January 17, 2017 - 12:29pm
January 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: Where do residents’ rights fit in landfill debate?
Added organic matter creates methane — which smells and can explode if not managed properly — and that’s why the cap was set at 20 percent when the industrial landfill in the city limits of Cloquet was approved almost six years ago.
January 15, 2017 - 10:47am
December 22, 2016
Landfill request is tabled for now
Five frustrated residents stood up and addressed the planning commission, all of them passionately spoke against the proposed amendment. They expressed frustration at needing to protect their homes, yards and parks for the last 30-plus years since Ulland created a construction and...
December 22, 2016 - 10:37am
December 8, 2016
Public hearing on Shamrock landfill changes set for Tuesday
The 42-acre industrial landfill — which lies in a large pit that also home to a gravel pit and lumber storage yard between Interstate 35 and the Hilltop soccer fields — was approved by the Cloquet City Council in 2011 after nearly a year of fierce debate between neighbors, the...
December 8, 2016 - 9:37am
October 6, 2016
Public hearing for new FOA on agenda Tuesday
The FOA would like to remodel the old Carlton County building at 1001 Avenue B to be used for their shelter, including an outdoor kennel space to accommodate 12 to 15 dogs.
October 6, 2016 - 12:05pm
May 5, 2016
Planning Commission meeting to tackle apartment, animal shelter requests
Cloquet residents are encouraged to attend and give input during all public hearings. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Council Chambers at Cloquet City Hall, 1307 Cloquet Ave.
May 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
April 3, 2016
Planning commission considers new middle school
The Cloquet School District — in consultation with construction manager Kraus-Anderson — decided to move the tree clearing date up from the end of March for several reasons, ranging from the timing of Spring Break (so the noise wouldn’t disrupt classes) and the fact that the...
April 3, 2016 - 8:32am
December 12, 2015
Badgering may lead to zoning revision
Lesson learned — read the legal notices section to be kept up to date on local changes and actions by cities, counties, school districts and more.
December 12, 2015 - 10:47am