Columbus officials on Aug. 28 took a petition with more than 100 names from residents who live on Tulane Street and other roads that are south of the John’s Black Dirt property, west of Kettle River Boulevard.
Columbus city staff reported to council members July 24 that Forest Lake Contracting has agreed to submit a new application for an interim use permit to work at the John’s Black Dirt site.
Columbus City Council members directed staff July 10 to approach Forest Lake Contracting with intent to work out a new interim use permit for the John’s Black Dirt site, on 189th Avenue, where the company holds excavation rights.
A recent move by officials in Wyoming is forcing their neighbors in Columbus to call for a huddle next week.
The Columbus City Council was set to vote this Wednesday, June 12, on a permit that would allow soil mining at John’s Black Dirt on 189th Avenue.