"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 11:05:24, Sep 16th 2014 - - Good and informative but wish it stated the TIME of the parade! Coming from out-o ... [Read More]
- 1:05:53, Sep 15th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - Gussie, what's your proof that stuff like this happens at the Fillm ... [Read More]
- 10:45:10, Sep 12th 2014 - Bill Butler - The article contains the usual deniersâ€™ slogans, but as per usual is ... [Read More]
- 9:13:55, Sep 11th 2014 - Great Aunt Linda - Great article on becoming a doctor in MN. Congrats to Morgan. ... [Read More]
- 10:07:39, Sep 10th 2014 - Gussie - Well put. If people only knew what went on at the Fillmore County Sheriff's ... [Read More]
- 10:07:20, Sep 8th 2014 - ostranderite - Mayor Nessler owns 1 of the 3 businesses in Ostrander that has a liquo ... [Read More]
- 7:37:46, Sep 6th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - doc, was that comment really needed? Just because I said that same t ... [Read More]
- 3:39:25, Sep 6th 2014 - doc - Sounds like a young republican. ... [Read More]
- 9:54:10, Sep 6th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - youwho, I couldn't agree with you more. There are people out there ... [Read More]
- 7:17:52, Sep 6th 2014 - youwho - Which would make him 15 on June 1st, 2014. The correct age to play 15U for t ... [Read More]
Fri, Dec 5th, 2003
Posted in Features
Posted in Features
As the board reviewed the resolutions, the issues of sites stockpiling supplies in road right-of-ways, dust control, and a growing trend of abandoned automobiles accumulating at the sites, was visited several times. The dust control issue appeared to be the most sensitive. At one time the county had researched the cost if the county were to step in and run such a program. A $100,000-$150,000 figure quickly ended such a thought.
Another more reasonable suggestion would be exercising a "Resource Tax" whereby the state allows counties to tax resource products leaving the county such as ag lime, sand, and crushed rock. This would be an add-on tax paid by those purchasing products. No action was taken. The following permits were approved: •Fred Carlson Co., Decorah, IA, sand pit in Sec. 8, Holt Twp. Must post "No Trespassing" signs on property. •Roger Danielson, Chatfield, gravel pit in Sec. 28, Pilot Mound Twp. Must remove abandoned cars. •Pederson Bros., Harmony, rock quarry owned by Rueben Grabau, Sec. 9, Forestville Twp. No stockpiling within road right-of –way. •Pederson Bros., Harmony, rock quarry owned by Donald Haug, Sec. 4, Canton Twp. Must remove abandoned cars. •Pederson Bros., Harmony, rock quarry in Sec. 12, Bristol Twp. No stockpiling within road right-of-way. •Milestone Materials Co., Onalaska, WI, rock quarry owned by Linus Hammell, Sec. 36, Jordon Twp. Control dust issues. •Milestone materials Co., Onalaska WI, rock quarry owned by Dale Greene, Sec. 14, Sumner Twp. Landowner will put down dust control. •Approved final plat for South Fork subdivision in Amherst Twp. •Approved resolution to implement relief from Zoning Administrator’s decision regarding zoning issues. An appeal can be made with in 30 days of said decision to the Board of Adjustment. •Approved resolution to implement Decorah Shale Zoning Ordinance amendment. This discourages the disturbing of the St. Peter-Praire du Chien-Jordon aquifer and thus damaging water quality. Donna Rassmussen, Soil and Water, noted that if "you don’t want a wet basement, don’t build in these areas". •Approved access permit for Brian & Nanette Huggenvik to Co. Rd. 22, Harmony Twp. for a new building site driveway.