Regulations on Airbnb rentals reviewed by North Kato Council

By |2018-06-19T12:30:42-05:00June 19th, 2018|

Short-term home rentals saw a boost during the Super Bowl earlier this year in Minneapolis and many Minnesota cities are now exploring how to regulate the new way to rent space for travelers to stay. Currently, the City of North Mankato knows of six residential properties that are being rented out through online marketplaces, such as Airbnb. A quick search of Airbnb shows there are over ten options to rent in Mankato.   Community Development Director Mike Fisher says they have researched what other communities are doing. "We set it up where it would be necessary to get a conditional use permit [...]

Request from Harrison Truck Center continues development at industrial park in North Mankato

By |2018-05-03T16:39:41-05:00May 3rd, 2018|

Next week the North Mankato Planning Commission will consider two requests from Harrison Truck Center to rezone its property to Heavy Industrial and consider accepting the preliminary and final plat for a new facility. In 2016, Harrison Truck purchased nearly 21-acres of property in the North Port Industrial Park, but the property has sat undeveloped to this point. The company is currently located off of Highway 14 in Mankato. North Mankato City Administrator John Harrenstein. Just last month, the City Council approved directing officials to put together an engineering report to expand the North Port Industrial Park further to [...]

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