That an application has been made by Shelley Ellingson of Touching Moments Animal Assisted Activities, 8526 Union Ridge, Hokah, MN 55941, for a Conditional Use Permit for a home occupation for a therapeutic riding center and horse stable (Section 13 - 0110.1303, Subdivision 1, Subsections 17-18) in Mound Prairie Township on following premises, to-wit:

That part of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE¼ NW¼) of Section Ten (10), Township One Hundred Three (103) North, Range Five (5) West, Houston County, Minnesota, described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE¼ NW¼); thence on an assumed bearing of South 89° 58' 09" East, along the north line of said Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE¼ NW¼), a distance of 337.09 feet; thence South 00° 17' 51" East 513.12 feet; thence South 46° 54' 42" West 342.77 feet; thence southwesterly a distance of 139.48 feet to the west line of said Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE¼ NW¼) along a tangential curve concave to the Southeast having a radius of 448.50 feet and a central angle of 17° 49' 07"; thence North 00° 17' 51" West, not tangent to said curve 856.24 feet to the point of beginning, containing 5.20 acres. Subject to a township road right of way easement over the South 33.00 feet of the above described property and any other easements of record.

Said applicant standing and making application is as fee owner of said described lands.

A hearing on this application will be held at the Historic Courthouse, Commissioners' Room, City of Caledonia, Minnesota, 55921 at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013. All persons having an interest in the matter will be given the opportunity to be heard relative to the granting or denying of said application.


By Bob Scanlan, Zoning Administrator