April 14, 2015 - The Panel concludes that the Complainant Kirsten Kennedy has failed to establish by a preponderance of the evidence that Respondent Charles Duncan participated in the preparation or dissemination of campaign material that lacked a disclaimer in the form required by Minn. Stat. § 211B.04(b). The Complaint is, therefore, DISMISSED.
April 13, 2015 - The Commission should grant a Certificate of Need to NDPC for the Project.
NDPC has complied with all relevant statutes and regulations regarding its Certificate of Need application. NDPC has demonstrated that application of the criteria in Minn. R. 7853.0130, to the facts in the hearing record, support issuance of a Certificate of Need. Moreover, no party demonstrated, under Minn. R. 7853.0130(B), that there was a more reasonable and prudent alternative to the proposed project.
April 09, 2015 - The Administrative Law Judge concludes that Aurora has satisfied the applicable legal requirements and, accordingly, recommends the Commission grant a Site Permit for the Project, subject to the conditions discussed below.
April 08, 2015 - 1. The issues presented for hearing in this matter have been adequately identified in the June 27, 2014, Notice and Order for Hearing.
2. The County’s request that the contested case hearing encompass not only the three issues identified in the Notice and Order for Hearing but also five additional issues is DENIED.
3. The hearing in this matter will proceed as previously scheduled on July 20 - 24, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. in the courtrooms of the Office of Administrative Hearings, 600 North Robert Street, First Floor, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101.