The Forest Lake area had a big year in 2014, with many stories capturing the public’s attention. Development projects came to the area, citizen groups got together to help set and protest policy, and schools posted gains even as the Forest Lake Area Schools facilities referendum failed. Read on fo...Read More
Insurance Auto Auctions Inc.
A vehicle auction lot will not be coming to Columbus this summer, after a rezoning request and comprehensive plan amendment tied to that proposal did not get the City Council’s support Feb. 12. Following comments from neighbors and lengthy discussion by Mayor Dave Povolny and the council, the elec...Read More
Columbus City Council members agreed Jan. 22 to continue their review of a business rezoning request to a February meeting. A representative of Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. told city staff Jan. 21 that the company was reviewing alternatives related to its plan for opening a sales lot on Lake Drive....Read More
The Columbus Planning Commission on Dec. 18 voted unanimously to forward items regarding a proposed automobile lot to the City Council for review. A rezoning request, conditional use permit and comprehensive plan amendment will go before the council Wednesday, Jan. 8....Read More