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Kandiyohi County preserves time limits on gravel pits


WILLMAR –– On a 2-2 vote that was broken by Chairman Jim Butterfield’s yes vote, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to keep time limits in place for conditional use permits issued for gravel pits.

After the vote, the board sought to reassure Zoning Administrator Gary Geer that the action should not be misinterpreted as a vote against his staff or the Planning Commission that had recommended the time limits be removed from the county ordinance.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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