Harry's Gang: Our parks should be used - a lot
September 6, 2019
Cloquet Ford, one of the community’s prominent high-profile small businesses, has held a sales event at Veterans Park in Cloquet a couple of times in the past, but when it went to reserve the park for another event this fall, its permit was denied. Apparently, last year, some complaints were made about commercial use of the park, and whether a car sales event is an appropriate use for a city park.
At that time, city officials had researched the zoning rules and regulations, and determined that a big car sale was not allowed. There is some wiggle room in the zooming ordinance, but the gene...