N E W S R E L E A S E
June 16, 2010 CONTACT: Barbara Hayden, Director
Planning and Development Dept.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 227 W. First Street, Suite 100
Duluth, MN 55802, 218-725-5000
Environmental Assessment Worksheet for Independent School District 2142
Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 North School Development
The St. Louis County Planning and Development Department is requesting public comment on the Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the Independent School District (ISD) No. 2142, pre-kindergarten to grade 12 north school development. The project involves the construction of a new pre-kindergarten through grade 12 public school complex for up to 650 students in northern rural St. Louis County. The project includes a single story classroom and administration building, accessory buildings, parking lots, roads, sidewalks, outdoor athletic fields, lighting fixtures, and water and septic system. The project is located within Field Township in the NW quarter of Section 4, Town 62N, Range 19W.
The St. Louis County Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on the EAW on Thursday, August 12, 2010, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Northland Office Center, 3rd Floor Liz Prebich Conference Room, 307 South First Street, Virginia, MN. The public is invited to comment on the project either in writing or at the public hearing. Written comments must be received by July 14, 2010, to be considered as part of the written record. Upon completion of the environmental review, there will be a public hearing to consider the conditional use application.
The EAW is available on the county’s website at www.co.st-louis.mn.us under the Planning and Development Department, “What’s New" section. Copies are also available for review at the St. Louis County Planning and Development Department offices in Virginia, 307 S. First Street, Suite 117, and in Duluth, 227 W. First Street, Suite 100.
Written comments should be submitted to the Duluth office of the St. Louis County Planning and Development Department office listed above. E-mail comments may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
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