Initial report from Scandia gravel mine vote

The city’s Planning Commission voted on a recommendation to the city council for the Tiller/Zavoral mine proposed next to the river.




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Scandia Planning Commission meetingThe Scandia Planning Commission met tonight to conclude its consideration of Tiller Corp.’s proposal to mine gravel next to the St. Croix River.

The controversial issue has been the subject of lengthy environmental review and several public hearings, including two held by the Planning Commission in December.

The Commission’s vote tonight was on a recommendation to the City Council, which will ultimately decide whether or not to grant Tiller a Conditional Use Permit. The council now has until Feb. 20 to make its decision.

Read some tweets from tonight’s meeting to learn how things went, and stay tuned for more in-depth coverage of this issue.


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Initial report from Scandia gravel mine vote