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St. Cloud ZBA to hold public hearing on Coldspring quarry expansion

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On August 19, 2013 @ 4:09 pm In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

Cold Spring Granite [1]Residents in St. Cloud, Minnesota, will have the opportunity to discuss Coldspring’s proposed quarry expansion [2] Tuesday night, when city’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) holds a public hearing on the quarry, according to a report from SCTimes.com [3].

The board is considering a conditional use permit that would allow Coldspring to open a 30-acre granite quarry and processing area on its 210-acre site, where it already operates a stone quarry. The permit would allow the company to excavate 300 to 350 feet in seven phases over 25 to 30 years.

Coldspring also wants to add a 16-acre pad for crushing equipment, conveyors, screens and stockpiles, as well as a new truck scale office of about 12 feet by 24 feet.

The St. Cloud City Council decided at its August 12 meeting that the proposed quarry [4]’s environmental impact had been reviewed enough to move the proposal to the Zoning Board of Appeals. The city council had previously postponed the discussion [5].

Once the Zoning Board of Appeals decides whether to grant the permit, then the mayor, City Council or applicant can appeal the decision.

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[1] Image: http://www.aggman.com/files/2013/04/Cold-Spring-Granite-logo-e1365613405599.jpg

[2] Coldspring’s proposed quarry expansion: http://www.aggman.com/coldspring-progresses-with-proposed-granite-operation-expansion-in-st-cloud-minnesota/

[3] according to a report from SCTimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/article/20130818/NEWS01/308180035/St-Cloud-hearing-open-Coldspring-quarry-opinions

[4] proposed quarry: http://www.aggman.com/city-council-moves-forward-with-st-cloud-quarry-expansion/

[5] The city council had previously postponed the discussion: http://www.aggman.com/st-cloud-city-council-puts-coldspring-expansion-discussions-on-hold/

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