Goodhue County, Minnesota
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
AGENDA

County Board Room
Government Center, Red Wing


December 1, 2020
9:00 a.m.





 

Virtual Meeting Notice

“Due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, it has been determined that in-person meetings or meetings conducted under Minn. Stat. 13D.02 a are not practical or prudent.   Therefore, meetings that are governed by the Open Meeting Law will temporarily be conducted by telephone or other electronic means pursuant to Minn. Stat. 13D.021.”

“The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners will be conducting a county board meeting pursuant to this section on December 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in the County Board Room. The County Administrator and/or County Attorney will be present at the meeting location.  All County Commissioners attending will appear by telephone or other electronic means.  The public may monitor the meeting from a remote site by logging into https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/921540541 or calling 1 877 309 2073 or 1 646 749 3129  any time during the meeting.” Access Code: 921-540-541


 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Disclosures of Interest

 

Review and approve the previous board meeting minutes.

Documents:
  1. Nov 17, 2020.pdf
 

Review and approve the county board agenda

 

Review and approve the following items on the consent agenda:

1.

Approve 2021 New PACE Special Assessment

2.

Approve the sale of Motorpool Vehicles on Public Surplus

 

Land Use Management Director's Report

1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Conservation Subdivision Plat

Request, submitted by Paul Novak (Owner), for Preliminary and Final Plat approval of the proposed “Novak Addition” to rezone 46.21 acres and create a one lot Conservation Subdivision District on property currently zoned A2 (General Agriculture District). Parcel 37.018.1500. TBD Shady Lane Trail, Cannon Falls, MN 55009. The N ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 18 TWP 111 Range 17 in Leon Township. A-2 Zoned District.
2.

PUBLIC HEARING: Consider Goodhue County Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Proposed amendments to Article 10 (Definitions), Article 11 (Performance Standards), Article 20 (Table of Uses), Article 25 (B-1 General Business District), Article 27 (B-2 Highway Business District), Article 28 (Industry District) and Article 30 (CR Commercial Recreational District) to add Exterior Storage Yards as a Conditional Use with associated Performance Standards.
3.

PUBLIC HEARING: 2021 Proposed Fees

4.

CONSIDER: CUP Request for a Utility-Scale Solar Energy System (SES)

Request, submitted by ReneSola Power (Applicant) and Shirley Thomforde (Owner) for a Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Ground 1-Megawatt Solar Energy System (SES) occupying approximately 8.0 acres. Parcel 33.026.0302. TBD County 9 BLVD, Goodhue, MN 55027.  Part of the NE ¼ and part of the NW ¼ of Section 26 TWP 111 Range 15 in Goodhue Township. A1 Zoned District.
5.

CONSIDER: CUP Request for a Utility-Scale Solar Energy System (SES)

Request, submitted by ReneSola Power (Applicant) and Michael Stehr (Owner) for a Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Ground 1-Megawatt Solar Energy System (SES) occupying approximately 8.0 acres. Parcel 33.028.0100. TBD County 9 BLVD, Goodhue, MN 55027. Part of the NE ¼ of Section 28 TWP 111 Range 15 in Goodhue Township. A3 Zoned District. 
Documents:
  1. CBPacket_Stehr.pdf
6.

CONSIDER: CUP Request for a Kennel

Request for a CUP submitted by Dan Williams (owner) to establish a kennel for up to 5 adult dogs. Parcel 31.002.1300. 28051 CTY 1 BLVD, Red Wing, MN 55066. Part of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 2 TWP 112 Range 15 in Featherstone Township. A3 Zoned District. 
7.

Utility Scale SES Bonds Discussion

8.

Reappoint PAC and BOA Members

 

Public Works Director's Report

1.

TH 52 Southbound Regrading Project Update.

 

County Administrator's Report

1.

Award HHS Generator Contract

 

Finance Director's Report

1.

Postpone Sale of Series 2020A Bonds

2.

CARES Act Funding Program Update

 

For Your Information

1.

Project Status Report.

 

County Board Committee Reports

 

New and Old Business

 

Review & Approve County Claims

 

adjourn