Parking lot wins, neighborhood loses
June 14, 2019
After sending rezoning and comprehensive plan change requests back to the Planning Commission and getting the same recommendation back — to deny the requests — the Cloquet City council voted 5-1 to approve the requests at its meeting June 4.
The requests came from Sammy’s Pizza owner Mike Acheson, who wants to put a parking lot on a lot he owns at the end of Boulder Drive.
Boulder Drive is a one-block, deadend street located between the Cloquet Chamber of Commerce building and Sammy’s. There are 13 homes on the road, and a grassy lot at one end where a home used to be but was torn...