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Archive - Sep 25, 2014


County CUP hearing on Biscay sanitary draws comments

The McLeod County Planning Advisory Commissioner held a public hearing Wednesday regarding a conditional use permit (CUP) application by the city of Biscay for its proposed sanitary sewer improvements.

The $1.8 million project, already under construction, will build a "cluster" mound system to serve the sanitary sewage needs of 29 homes in the city.

An engineer for the city said most of the necessary permits had been aquired, but a conditional use permit from the county had been overlooked.

Brownton, New Century Academy in talks

New Century Academy, a seventh- through 12th-grade charter school in Hutchinson, may be looking to relocated, the Brownton City Council heard at a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23.

Mayor Jay Werner said he, Council Member Norm Schwarze and City Clerk Ella Kruse have been meeting with New Century personnel about possibly leasing the former Brownton school, which the city owns, to New Century.

The city sent out questionnaires with its last utility bills asking citizens if they would be interested in a charter school in the city.