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Notice is hereby given that the City of Northfield City Council will
conduct a public hearing in the Council Chambers at the Northfield City
Hall, 801 Washington Street, Northfield, MN, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020,
beginning at or after 6:00 p.m. to consider public input regarding a request
for a vacation of:
1) An easement on River Lot 11 on State Sub-Division
2) and a drainage and utility easement over Lot 5 as dedicated in
the plat of The Crossing of Northfield.
3) Both easements are located on the northeast corner of 2nd
Street East/Highway 19 and Water Street South/Highway 3
North. Storm sewer pipe may still be present in the easement
for River Lot 11, but is not is use and will not be needed for
future development.
Questions and information regarding the easement vacation can be
obtained by contacting Mikayla Schmidt, City Planner, by phone at
507-645-3059 or by e-mail at
During the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, in person public
gathering and access to City Council meetings will be limited or not
available to comply with the guidance of the Minnesota Department
of Health (MDH) and Center for Disease Control (CDC) in response
to the COVID-19 pandemic. City Council meetings may be held by
telephone or other electronic means per Minnesota State Statutes
13D.021, with attendance by one or all members being by telephone or
electronic means. In addition, the Council Chambers has a limit of 10
in person participants, unless the presence of the public at the regular
meeting location is not feasible due to the COVID-19 health pandemic/
emergency declaration, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 13D.021, subd. 1(3). If
the physical presence of the public and/or elected officials is determined
not feasible, it will be so noted on the City’s official meeting notice list.
Please consider one of the methods below to provide input for the public
Alternate methods for public input rather than in person participation at
a meeting:

Send an email to the City Clerk Deb Little via e-mail at and copy Mikayla Schmidt, City
Planner, noting public
hearing comment in the subject line and type your comment in
the body of the email or attach a document if necessary.


eComment – Residents can comment on agenda items by
using the eComment (electronic comment) system. Once the
City Council agenda is published, the eComment link will
be active. Residents can review agenda item details, indicate
their position on an item and leave feedback by clicking on the
eComment tab on the City Council meetings page:


Send a letter containing your input to:

City Clerk Deb Little, City of Northfield,
801 Washington Str., Northfield, MN 55057

You are able to watch a livestream of the City Council meeting while in
progress on the City Council meetings page: Videos of the meetings are
available on this page the day following the meeting and are typically
posted by noon.

Mikayla Schmidt, City Planner