Published 4:26 pm Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Notice Of Hearing

Notice is hereby given that a hearing will be held electronically before the Freeborn County Planning Commission at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, April 5th, 2021, to consider the request by Winnebago Telecom Cooperative Association for a conditional use permit to allow for the placement of Fiber Optics, within the “A Agricultural District”, in following townships;

Alden, Carlston,
Pickerel Lake Townships

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This request would be initiated by the Planning Commission in accordance with the Freeborn County Code of Ordinances; Chapter 42, Article VII, and Article VIII.
This hearing will be held using video-conferencing software authorized under Minn Stat. Section 13D.021, to minimize the risk of exposure to or potential spread of COVID-19. The County welcomes public participation in the local decision-making process and there are several ways your voice can be heard; submit written comments to the Environmental Services Office at least one hour before the scheduled hearing, or contact the Freeborn County Environmental Services Office for a conference ID to participate in the meeting via phone. You are encouraged to submit written comments to the Planning Commission by email at

Trevor Bordelon
Planning and Zoning
Freeborn County
Environmental Services
411Broadway S.
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Published in the Albert Lea Tribune on the 24th day of March, 2021