IRON MOUNTAIN — A landowner ideas to promote a significant segment of undeveloped property in close proximity to Pine Mountain that is zoned for household use.
The 186 acres owned by Keweenaw Land Association is inside the city limitations of Iron Mountain and is mostly along Kramer Drive, said Town Supervisor Jordan Stanchina. It’s 1 of “the final couple tracts” in the metropolis that could possibly accommodate comprehensive housing, he advised the city council all through a Zoom session Monday.
Keweenaw Land intends to make the home obtainable through Stephens Real Estate. The land west of Kramer Push is zoned for multi-unit development, though parcels east of Kramer Drive are zoned for single-household models, Stanchina mentioned.
The space has a drinking water line but no sewer.
Even though no assignments or prospective buyers have been recognized, Stanchina reported he not long ago fulfilled with representatives of each the operator and Stephens to hear their strategies. The metropolis has the option of looking at a zoning transform if the correct proposal comes along, he included.
In other action, the council:
— Acquired from Stanchina that up to $720,000 could be obtainable to the city beneath the American Rescue Program Act that President Joe Biden signed into legislation very last 7 days. The amount Iron Mountain in fact could get is unsure, he stressed, as the city’s direct COVID-19 costs around the past calendar year have been rather constrained. “The information will be coming out,” he said.
— Agreed to look for experiences from four cannabis corporations on their progress in fulfilling claims built throughout the city’s licensing software system in 2019. The council at that time capped the variety of dispensaries at two and scored the proposed projects on a selection of factors, including economic influence. For the reason that the pandemic has slowed design, the deadline to start out total functions was prolonged from Oct. 1, 2020, to April 1, 2021. With the new deadline in the vicinity of, the council might yet again extend it or consider other possibilities. Stanchina explained it may perhaps be a few or 4 months just before the reports are in hand. In Oct, the council denied council member Nathan Zemar’s proposal to expand the quantity of marijuana dispensaries.
— Made ideas to fulfill March 29 to approve a Michigan Organic Assets Trust Fund grant application for a Pewabic Hill mountain bicycle path. The estimated overall value is $262,000, which would involve a community match of 30%, or $78,600. Despite the fact that the metropolis is not expected to make a funds contribution, strategies for the neighborhood match as a result of the Dickinson Trail Community will have to even now be finalized, Stanchina explained. For the duration of Monday’s community hearing, DTN representative Chad DeGroot stated the neighboring Millie Hill trail procedure by now attracts holidaymakers, and the planned new 6-mile path on metropolis property should really attract lots of extra. Bob Werner of DTN reported he does not count on the community match to be a problem for the group.
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