Council approves Essentia plans
August 30, 2019
As recommended by members of the Cloquet planning commission, the Cloquet city council approved plans for the proposed Essentia health care clinic Aug. 20. The new clinic will be 10,000 square feet and located at 1413 Highway 33, currently the site of the vacant Driftwood Motel across Highway 33 from Walmart.
City planner/zoning administrator Al Cottingham said now only the building permit needs to be approved.
“We haven’t seen detailed construction plans, but I understand the architects are working on them,” he said, explaining that the approved plans were conceptual plans and met c...