- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - Officials in Devils Lake have approved a conditional use permit for a helicopter hangar and above-ground fuel tank at a local hospital.

WDAZ-TV (https://bit.ly/29TFxcg ) reports the approval came after CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital modified its original plan and chose to move the proposed hangar to a different site within the facility’s grounds that’s away from homes in the area.

The hospital’s initial proposal for a large helicopter hangar and an above-ground fuel tank was rejected last month over zoning restrictions.

Despite the changes, some area property owners are still against the project. Homeowner Kari Hunt says she doesn’t believe the hangar and fuel tank should be in a residential area.

The Devils Lake City Commission will vote on amending the zoning for the area in two weeks.


Information from: WDAZ-TV, https://wdaz.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide