Public Notices

The Parks and Natural Resources Committee will hold a Tighe-Schmitz Park Public Forum on Saturday, May 18th from 10AM - 12PM. The agenda can be found here: May_18_2024_Tighe-Schmitz_Park_Agenda_FINAL.pdf (

The Parks and Natural Resources Committee will meet on May 21st, 2024, at 6:30PM. The agenda can be found here: Parks and Natural Resources Committee Agenda _ 05212024 (

The Planning Commission will meet on May 23rd, 2024, at 7PM. The agenda packet can be found here: PC_Agenda_Packet_FINAL.pdf (





May 23rd, 2024

NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:00pm on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at Birchwood City Hall, 207 Birchwood Avenue, Birchwood, Minnesota to hear and make a recommendation to the City Council on the following request:

Case No. 24-01-VB: A request for a variance FROM City Code Sec. 302.020.02 (which requires a 50' minimum setback from the White Bear Lake OHWL for all construction) to allow for the installation of a retaining wall that is proposed to be built within the 50' setback from the lake at the property located at and commonly known as 425 Lake Avenue; legal description on file at City Hall.

Comments concerning this application may be presented at the public hearing or filed with City staff (651-426-3403) until 3:00 p.m. the day before the hearing. A copy of the variance request is available at City Hall.




 Public Meeting Location: City Council and Commission meetings are held in-person at Village Hall (207 Birchwood Avenue).