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Request for comment: The Northwest Expansion Area - Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR) - Updated Feb 2020
The Northwest Area of Inver Grove Heights is an area of approximately 3,140 acres with about a quarter of it developed.
The City of Inver Grove Heights has completed a number of special studies in the area related to planning/land use, traffic, and natural resource management. And from those studies compiled the
The purpose of an AUAR is to:
- Inventory environmental and cultural resources
- Analyze the environmental impacts of the extension of sanitary sewer and water and the subsequent development in the Northwest Area, and
- Provide mitigation strategies for remediating those environmental impacts.
The AUAR addresses a wide variety of topics, including traffic to stormwater to wildlife and visual impacts.
Why an update now?
The Northwest Area AUAR was completed in 2005 with updates in 2007 and 2014. The most recent 2019 AUAR update was necessary because the City’s Northwest Area is not completely developed and it has been more than five years since the last update.
Submit your comments by March 16
The comment period for the 2019 AUAR update is from March 2 through March 16, 2020. Please provide comments to Heather Botten at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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