GREATER BEMIDJI AREA JOINT PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS & MEETINGS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing in-person in the Council Chambers of Bemidji City Hall, located at 317 4th St. NW, Bemidji MN, and via Webex Video Conferencing (see log-in details on, regarding the following requests: City of Bemidji – V-22-80.06782.00 & 80.06783.00: - Gary Sand, representing property owner Scott Thorson, is requesting a variance from wetland structure setback in order to reconstruct a dwelling on previously developed residential lots on Lake Bemidji, located at 4260 Thorson Blvd NE. The subject properties are Lots 1 & 2, Block 1 Chriswells West Bank Plat in the City of Bemidji. City of Bemidji – IUP-22-80.04229.00 & 80.04230.00: - Mike Ettesvold, representing South Car Savings, is requesting an interim use permit (IUP) in order to establish and operate a used-car open sales lot on two adjoining properties. The subject properties are located at 820 Washington Avenue South, in the City of Bemidji. All interested parties are encouraged to view or listen to the Hearing, or call the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board Office at (218) 759-3579, or visit our web site at: for more information. Email comments must be received by Thursday, July 21, 2022, for inclusion in staff reports. (July 16, 2022) 81787