Hearing May 6 on use of golf carts on county roads

The Stearns County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 6, at 9:45 a.m. in the County Board Room, Stearns County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, downtown St Cloud, to consider enacting an ordinance allowing the use of golf carts along county roadways.

The golf cart ordinance will provide authority over the use of motorized golf carts on county roads within certain cities.  The proposed ordinance sets forth, among other things, conditions for use, permit requirements, rights and duties of the operator and penalties for violations.

Copies of the proposed ordinance are available upon request by calling the Stearns County Highway Department at (320) 255-6180.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing on May 6 or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date. Written testimony should be submitted to the Stearns County Highway Department at 455 28th Avenue South, Waite Park, MN 56387.