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January 7, 2016
In 2016, ‘pragmatic’ planning by commissioners will set tone for progress
When thinking about the coming year, and all of the things lined up for Washington County in 2016, county administrator Molly O’Rourke initially...
January 7, 2016 - 12:52am
April 17, 2015
Afton and Woodbury officials talk about Manning Avenue’s future
The threat of annexation in Afton might be a distant memory. Afton Planning Commission met with Woodbury Community Development Director Dwight...
April 17, 2015 - 12:29am
January 21, 2010
Council to fill Planning Commission seat
The Woodbury City Council will appoint someone to serve out the term of Planning Commission member Francis Green, who is stepping down. Green's term ends in December. Council members decided Wednesday they will ask a local resident who has been active in city issues to finish the...
January 21, 2010 - 11:17am
June 24, 2009
Final Afton planning commissioner takes a seat
The Afton Planning Commission finally has all of its pieces in place now that the city council has appointed the final commissioner -- Tom Nolz. It has been some time since the planning commission has had a full nine-person status, because there were no applicants for the business...
June 24, 2009 - 10:02am
Free seminar about estate planning at Woodbury Senior Living campus
Attorney Christopher J. Burns will give a free seminar at the Woodbury Senior Living campus June 25 at 5:30 p.m. titled "What every Minnesotan...
June 24, 2009 - 9:48am
June 9, 2009
Afton settlement agreement hits roadblock
The Afton City Council has to wait a little longer before its lawsuit with FOC, LLC and Atomic Properties fades from the horizon. At the June 1 meeting of the Afton Planning Commission, commissioners reviewed ordinances that had to be approved in order for the settlement agreement...
June 9, 2009 - 2:40pm
May 14, 2009
'Five Wishes,' estate planning seminar May 21
Fives Wishes is a health care directive that allows planning for personal, emotional and spiritual needs in advance of a health care crisis. A seminar will be held Thursday, May 21 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Woodwinds Health Campus, Fee Education Center, Auditorium A, 1925 Woodwinds...
May 14, 2009 - 7:07am
May 13, 2009
The towering issues of towers
Towers. This one small word comes with a lot of emotions attached to it in Afton. They can be called eyesores or monstrosities, but in the end are they necessary? It was for these towering issues and concerns that the Afton Planning Commission recommended approval of several amendments...
May 13, 2009 - 8:22am
May 11, 2009
Council to vote on revised 2030 comp plan
Woodbury planning officials are probably hoping the second time is charm when it comes to approving the city's 2030 comprehensive growth plan. On Wednesday, May 13, the Woodbury City Council will hold one final public hearing on a revised version of the city's growth plan and will...
May 11, 2009 - 6:09pm
April 29, 2009
Businesses have no business on commission
The Afton City Council approved a change to the makeup of the planning commission at its April 21 meeting when they approved an amendment to the ordinance to change the requirement for a member of the business community to simply an "at-large" representative. Council member Peg...
April 29, 2009 - 7:37am
April 15, 2009
Afton PC considers implementing GreenStar building standards
Afton is taking steps to become greener than it already is, and becoming more innovative in the process. At the April 6 meeting of the Afton Planning Commission, commissioners heard a presentation from Peter Vujovich, a representative from the design and review committee, about...
April 15, 2009 - 7:41am
And they're off -- again -- in Afton
Once again, the River Valley Riders (RVR) are galloping towards the finish line after the Afton Planning Commission approved the application for a conditional use permit to construct an outdoor riding arena. The planning commission originally sent the application to the city council...
April 15, 2009 - 7:40am
March 12, 2009
Afton planning commission welcomes new members
The Afton Planning Commission had its first meeting with a quorum, the first since the group's January meeting, on March 5 with three new members, a new vice-chair and a new chair. Marcia Dahleen, Kitty Kilmer and Scott Patten took the oath of office and were sworn into their new...
March 12, 2009 - 7:03am
March 11, 2009
River Valley Riders riding forward
The River Valley Riders finally had a public hearing before the Afton Planning Commission for their proposed outdoor riding arena. Two earlier attempts at a hearing were both postponed because of the planning commission's failure to have a quorum of its members present. River Valley...
March 11, 2009 - 1:54pm
March 3, 2009
Wind study in the works
The city of Woodbury will be studying the winds in the coming weeks. The city's planning staff got an informal OK from planning commissioners Monday to plan for a specific wind study that would further define where the best wind resources in the community might be. The study would...
March 3, 2009 - 1:43pm