Goodhue County, Minnesota
Goodhue County Planning Commission
Government Center - Board Room
509 West 5th St, Red Wing MN 55066


Virtual Meeting Notice

Virtual Meeting Notice: The Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission will be conducting a meeting on March 21, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the meeting and all public hearings will be conducted by telephone or other electronic means. 

The public may monitor the meeting from a remote site by logging into or calling  1-866-899-4679 beginning at 5:50 PM or any time during the meeting.  Access Code: 550-416-949 

Public Comments: Interested persons may submit comments by phone, in writing, or via email until noon on Monday, March 21, 2022. To submit your comments please email them to or mail them to the Land Use Management Department at 509 West 5th Street, Red Wing, MN 55066. Comments received by this deadline will be read into the record during the public hearing for that item, including name and address.


6:00 PM Call Meeting to Order


Approval of Current Agenda


Approval of Previous Month's Meeting Minutes


February 14, 2022 PAC Meeting Minutes


Conflict/Disclosure of Interests


TABLED: CUP Request to Establish an Animal Unit Feedlot Greater than 500 Animal Units Outside of a Farmyard and a Liquid Manure Storage Basin Exceeding 500,000 Gallons

Request for CUP, submitted by Kent Billman (Applicant) on behalf of Billman Farms LLC (Owners), to establish a hog finishing Feedlot for up to 2,400 head (720 Animal Units) outside of a Farmyard and construction of an animal waste storage pit exceeding 500,000 gallons. Parcel 40.015.0400. TBD 150th AVE Pine Island, MN 55963. Part of the NW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 15 TWP 109 Range 16 in Roscoe Township. A-1 Zoned District.


Public Hearings:


PUBLIC HEARING: IUP Request for a Utility-Scale Solar Energy System (SES)

Request submitted by Sturgeon Garden LLC (Brendan Dillon, Applicant) and Seth & Lisa Thomforde (Owners) for a Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Ground 1-Megawatt Solar Energy System (SES) occupying approximately 8.0-acres. Parcel 33.026.0600. TBD 230th AVE Goodhue, MN 55027. The S ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 26 TWP 111 Range 15 in Goodhue Township. A-1 Zoned District. 


PUBLIC HEARING: “Gesme Second Addition” Preliminary and Final Plat Review

Request submitted by David Rapp (Authorized Agent/Surveyor) on behalf of Keith and Roger Gesme (Owners) for Preliminary and Final Plat review of the proposed Gesme Second Addition Plat comprising approximately 547.5-acres. Parcels 28.006.0100, 28.006.2000, 28.005.0900, 28.125.0010, 28.005.1000, 28.005.1400, 28.008.0400, and 28.008.0500. 28170 HWY 20 BLVD Cannon Falls, MN 55009. Part of the E ½ of Section 06 and Part of the W ½ of Section 05 and Part of the NW ¼ of Section 08 all in Township 112 Range 17 Cannon Falls Township.  A-3 Zoned District.  

  1. PACPacket_Gesme.pdf

PUBLIC HEARING: Conservation Subdivision Plat (Hinrichs)

Request submitted by Laurie Hinrichs (owner) for Preliminary and Final Plat approval of the proposed “Hinrichs Subdivision” to rezone 40.0 acres and create a two lot Conservation Subdivision District on the property currently zoned A-1 (Agricultural Protection District). Parcel 39.008.2601. TBD 195th AVE Zumbrota, MN 55992. Part of the E 1/2 of the SW ¼ of Section 08 TWP 109 Range 15 in Pine Island Township. 





Anyone interested is invited to attend. Agenda items may be subject to change. 
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