Scholin Honored with “Citizen Planner” Award

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 5:34 am

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Pine City council member Brian Scholin has attended over 200 planning commission meetings and 300 city council meetings in his career, and has worked on the city’s comprehensive plan adopted in 1998 and municipal development ordinance (M.D.O.) adopted in 2006.  Wednesday, he was honored for his diligent work with the third annual “Citizen Planner” award, given for his level of involvement, overall positive effect on the community, length of commitment, and leadership in the realm of planning.

Scholin on receiving the award:

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Scholin is currently the Planning Commission secretary and was appointed to the  commission in 1989. He has been on the council since 1993 and is presently the acting mayor.

Mayor Jane Robbins presented Scholin with the award:

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Mayor Robbins said Scholin “has long been an advocate for good and upholding the integrity of the cities plans and ordinances. Over the year the ordinance has been refined and is now more workable and that is all thanks to Brian’s many efforts.”

Scholin also serves on various committees including the library board, the ordinance policy review, and the net plan joint powers board.

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