Scandia Planning Commission

The City of Scandia needs a volunteer to fill a vacancy on the planning commission. The five members of this advisory group are appointed by the council for five-year terms that expire on Feb. 1. Current members are Chair Christine Maefsky, Peter Schwarz, Steven Philippi and Jan Hogle. Tom Krinke’s term expired this month and […]

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With Tom Krinke’s term ending, the Scandia City Council is looking for a volunteer to serve on the city’s planning commission. The five-member planning commission advises the council on all matters related to planning and zoning. Members serve staggered terms of five years, expiring on Feb. 1 of each year. The planning commission meets the […]

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The Scandia council began its work on the Zavoral Mine permit application Tuesday, Jan. 15 by voting unanimously to use the 2020 comprehensive plan, which was in place when the mine application was first submitted in 2008.

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The environmental studies are done. Now the City of Scandia must decide whether to grant a conditional use permit to reopen the Zavoral sand and gravel mine. Located east of the intersection of Scandia Trail (TH-97) and St. Croix Trail (TH-95), the mine is flanked by farm fields on the north and south. On the […]

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Mary Bailey Staff Writer In Scandia the city planner almost always recommends approval of a variance request, with conditions. But Joseph Matt’s request for a variance on August 7 came with a rare recommendation to deny the request. Matt began building a gazebo within the setback on his residence at 13440 182nd St. without the […]

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