Public Meeting Access

Due to the federal, state and local public health emergency declarations regarding COVID-19, public hearings will be held electronically as permitted by Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.021.  

Physical attendance at the public hearing shall be severely restricted due to COVID-19 health concerns for individual health and social distancing protocol shall be strictly enforced for those who still choose to attend in person.

Instruction on Joining Skype Meeting (2 KB)

Oronoco Township Planning Advisory Commission

Meeting Date: September 21, 2020

Meeting Time: 6:00 pm

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Meeting Agenda and Packet

Public Hearing Items:

Items Continued from the 8/17 OT-PAC meeting:

Oronoco Township Conditional Use Permit #OR2020-002CUP by Brent Beck of All Craft Exteriors. The request is for an increase in the useable service square footage above 10,000 square feet in the Highway Commercial District (HC) to allow for a second floor to be constructed in the existing building and for the installation of an illuminated business sign that would be located on the southern face of the property adjacent to Trunk Highway 63. The property is in SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 34 of Oronoco Township and is located at the intersection of 11th Avenue NW and Trunk Highway 63/75th Street NW at 7509 11th Avenue NW.

Oronoco Township Conditional Use Permit #OR2020-004CUP by Oronoco MHC, LLC. The request is for a expansion of 20 dwelling to an existing manufactured home community, Oronoco Estates. The property is located in the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 29 and part of the West 1/2 of the SW 1/4 Section 28 all in Oronoco Township. The address is 3611 85th St NW.

Oronoco Township Zone Change #OR2020-002ZC by Mark Kuehn. The request is for a zone change from A-2 Agricultural Protection District to SD-MJK Warehouse Properties Special District with the underlying zoning district of Highway Commercial. The property is located in part of the North 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Section 19, Oronoco Township. The address is 5200 100 St NW

Options for Accessing Meetings:

Option No. 1 Audio or View Only

To hear audio or view a meeting live, use this link to the 

Meeting Portal. This link will not allow you to participate in the meeting, but will allow you to follow along in real time.

Option No. 2 Written Comment Prior to Meetings

If you would like to provide written comments for public comment time or for a specific public hearing:

  • Please use this link to register for an account on the Olmsted County Website.
  • Choose the specific meeting in which you'd like to comment.
  • Click the light blue dialogue icon to type your message.  The message will be routed to Olmsted County staff.

 Instructions to Register for Account (203 KB)

Option No. 3 Verbal Comment Live

If you want to speak at a meeting either during public comment or a specific public hearing, use the Skype meeting link provided on the Olmsted County public calendar for that specific meeting. Please note that to address a Committee or Board you will be asked to provide your first and last name along with your physical address.

For this option you will need to add the Skype for Business app to your smart phone, IPad, or personal computer.  There is no charge for this app.

Please note that in order for comments to be shared during the public comment period, each submission needs to include first and last name and physical address. Olmsted County reserves the right to limit the length of comments to ensure space exists for all who wish to provide comments and to remove any comment that contains inappropriate or disrespectful language or is not relevant to the topic for discussion on the agenda.

In accordance with Minnesota Statute Section MS 13D.021, the meeting will include “one member of the body” or the “chief administrative officer” being physically present for the meeting; and that “all votes will be conducted roll call so that each member’s vote can be identified and recorded”.