Town of Oakland Seeks Volunteer to Serve on Land Use Planning Committee

The Town of Oakland is currently looking for a volunteer taxpayer (resident or non-resident) to serve on the Town of Oakland Land Use Planning Committee (LUPC) beginning immediately.  Committee members are reimbursed $30. per meeting attended and for mileage to and from the meetings.  Interested persons are invited to attend the Town Board meeting on May 11th (7:00 p.m. at the Webster Fire Hall).

Taking direction from the Town Board, the Committee’s primary task is to review applicable Conditional Use Permit applications, re-zoning requests, and Burnett County zoning ordinance amendments to determine their compliance with the Oakland Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP).  The purpose of this formal review is to provide input to the Town Board vis-á-vis the Oakland CLUP to assist the board in communicating the position of the Town to the County Land Use and Information Committee. The LUPC may, if requested by the Town Board, work on other issues related to land use. This will ensure the needs, views, and expectations on Land Use for all Oakland residents and property owners is protected. Further, public input to this committee will always be welcome.

Lastly, this committee is committed to working with the Burnett County Land Services Department to ensure the Town of Oakland implements Burnett County land use processes in a timely manner by formally communicating the Town’s needs and wishes relative to land use requests.

For more information, please contact Sherril Anderson, Town Clerk, at 715-866-8213.