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Duluth North Shore Sanitary District
Starting a GIS Asset Management System
by Erik Cooper
The D/NSSD along the shore in our Township will be starting to create an asset management system (GIS) over the coming months. This will be used to assist in long-term operations within the D/NSSD system and provide better mapping of the system infrastructure. In the coming month, staff from MSA Professional Services will be collecting GPS locations of all grinder basins and curb stops within the District as well as additional operations information over the summer. This will also help the Operations Staff expedite the process during callouts or emergency events.
This data collection effort is non-invasive, though you may see staff on your property to collect information and perhaps a survey stake, utility flag or painted mark to assist in the data collection effort. Please do not disturb these markers. Any stakes or flags are meant to speed the process and make it more cost-effective for the users. If you have any questions, please contact a D/NSSD Board member, attend a monthly Board meeting or contact PeopleService at 218-590-5911.
This study is being prepared by our D/NSSD using Federal funds under award #NA17NOS4190062 from the amended Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, administered by the Office for Coastal Management,
NOAA, U.S. Dept. of Commerce provided to MNDNR for the MN Lake Superior Coastal Program. The statements, findings, conclusion and
recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA’s Office of Coastal Manage, the U.S Dept. of Commerce, or the MN DNR.

Renewable Energy Comes to Duluth Township
June, 2017
A Resolution in Support of Renewable Energy was adopted at the May Town Board Meeting. Read the resolution here. Duluth Township now owns one solar panel at the Coop Light and Power Solar Garden on Homestead Rd. The solar panel will provide electricity to the Town Hall for 25 years.

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Homesteaders, Wednesday, July 11, 12:30 pm, Town Hall. 4th of July picnic and bingo. If you have any questions, call Rose Vastila at 834-5281.

Town Board Meeting (held the second Thursday of every month), Thursday, July 12, 6:30pm at the Town Hall.

Planning and Zoning Meeting, (held the 4th Thursday of every month) Thursday, July 26, 6:30pm Town Hall. At the July 26 meeting there will be a Public Hearing at 6:30 pm for public review of proposed Zoning Ordinance changes. The full text of proposed changes can be seen at Proposed Changes to Zoning Ordinance Number 5

Homesteaders, August 1st, Wednesday, 12:30pm Town Hall. Coffee and
snacks. Program by Dave Anderson. If you have any questions, call Rose Vastila at 834-5281.

Come on Home Party Saturday, Aug 11th, 1-4:30pm in our Town Hall — a community event, everyone welcome!

Homesteaders, September 5th, Wednesday, 12:30pm Town Hall, Coffee
and snacks. Program by Eddie Ojard, piano protégé. Everyone is welcome.
For information call Rose Vastila at 834-5281.

Fall Arts and Heritage Event on the Cloquet Fire and
Duluth Township, Nov. 3rd.