Meeting: Ferdinand Plan Commission

The Ferdinand Plan Commission met Wednesday and:

• Approved building permits for: Kevin and Kim Fleck to build a pergola at 1025 Northview Dr.; Kyle Aders to build a roof and patio at 602 E. Sixth St.; Ashley Boeglin to build a garage at 322 E. Fifth St.; Joseph Werner to build a grain dryer at 9354 South 75 East; Kurt Rottet to build a shed at 8249 South 75 East; Kenny Voegerl to build a yard shed at 343 W. 11th St.; RND development to install a pole sign at 1250 Main St.; American Producers Supply to install a wall sign at 110 Scenic Industrial Dr.; and Cyril Englert to build a fence at 611 E. Fifth St.

• Approved a rezoning for the property at 2300/2400 Industrial Park Road for a development by Kerstiens Development Inc. of Jasper from an agriculture zone to a residential zone. The rezoning now goes to the town council for a final decision.

• Approved a preliminary plat for Kerstiens Development Inc. for a subdivision at 2300/2400 Industrial Park Road, contingent on approval from department heads and edits to the restrictive covenants. The commission also discussed stormwater drainage and where the responsibility for maintaining a retention basin that is part of the development falls.

• Heard that the stormwater system at Begle Apartments on the Industrial Park Bypass is working.

• Heard that the stormwater system at the nursing home project at Monastery of Immaculate Conception is in place.

• Heard that the Wollenmann House is in the process of getting a state fire marshal release for owner Tammy Bedolla to live upstairs. She recently opened Soup-n-Such Bistro in the building.

• Established 981 14th Street as the address for the Old Town Lake and the planned park.

• Heard that the address of Schlachter house should be 2305 Pine Dr., not 2305 23rd St.

• Heard that Dollar General’s address should be 1805 Main St., not 1801 Main St.  

• Decided to update the town’s builders packet, which includes forms for various permits. The commission will further discuss changes at its next meeting, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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