June 27, 2022 minutes


Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Minutes of the meeting of June 27, 2022 

A regular meeting of the Planning Commission of Alexandria Township was held on the 27th day of June, 2022 at the Township Conference Room, 324 Broadway, and via teleconference.

Roll Call:  Commission members present were Shad Steinbrecher, Larry Steidl, Linda Dokken-McFann, Jessica Fettig and Julie Haar.  Also present were Bonnie Fulghum, Deputy Clerk, and Ben Oleson, Township Zoning Administrator.  As said members formed a quorum and the meeting was called to order by Chairman Steidl at 5:00 p.m.

Agenda: Haar, seconded by Steinbrecher, made a motion to approve the agenda as written.  Motion carried unanimously.

Minutes: Haar, seconded by Steinbrecher, made a motion to approve the minutes of the 04/25/2022 meeting as written.  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing:  none

Zoning Administrator’s Report:  none

New Business:  Zoning Administrator Oleson provided a partial draft of ordinance amendments forwarded from the zoning subcommittee.  The changes primarily related to the table listing of permitted / conditional / interim and prohibited uses in various zoning districts.  Also included were changes to match the ordinance amendments Douglas County recently adopted with regard to riprap and clearing / grading of lots in shoreland districts.

Supervisor Dokken-McFann mentioned the issue of stormwater runoff for new construction needs to be addressed.

Consensus to tentatively schedule a public hearing on potential ordinance amendments for the August meeting, which will give the commission time to review the next set of amendments that will be forthcoming from the zoning subcommittee at the commission’s July meeting.

Old Business:  none

Adjournment:  Being no further business Haar, seconded by Steinbrecher, made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted…


Bonnie Fulghum, Deputy Clerk

Approved this ____ day of ___________, 2021


Larry Steidl, Chairman