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Wadena Comprehensive & Transportation Plan
Wadena and surrounding area

Wadena Study Home | Schedule | Comprehensive Plan | Transportation Plan | Public Involvement | Contacts

Open House and Public Hearing

An open house and public hearing was held on Jan. 29, 2013, at the Wadena City Hall, 222 2nd St. SE.


Open House - 4:30 p.m.

Public Hearing - 5:30 p.m.


Steering Committee meeting

The last Steering Committee meeting was held on January 15, 2013, from 3pm to 4:30pm at Wadena City Hall.


Meeting Agenda Packet

Public Involvement

An effective public participation program is critical to accomplish the goals of both the Comprehensive and Transportation Plan for the city of Wadena. As a part of this study, a steering committee was created to promote input and feedback from local stakeholders and MnDOT officials at key project milestones. Input and feedback from community members will be collected at a series of open house meetings, which will be held at strategic study milestones throughout the study.


Steering Committee


Steering Committee Members


Public Meetings


Open House and Public Hearing (Jan. 29, 2013)

The public is invited to an open house and hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, to review and provide input on the draft Wadena Comprehensive Plan, including its supporting transportation plan.


The open house will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Wadena City Hall Council Chambers, 222 Second St. SE. The Wadena Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing after the open house at 5:30 p.m.


The city of Wadena, working with Wadena County, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and an advisory committee, developed the draft plan to serve as a blueprint to guide development and transportation-related decision making.


Project partners encourage public comments relating to the proposed Wadena Comprehensive Plan.


A copy of the draft plan and its transportation elements can be viewed on online. The document is also available for review at Wadena City Hall.


Written comments may be mailed or e-mailed to Dean Uselman, Wadena Administrative Offices, 222 Second St. SE, Wadena, MN, 56482, or through Feb. 1, 2013, and verbal comments are welcome during the hearing.

Contact Dean Uselman at 218-631-7711 or at the above email address for additional information.


To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You may also e-mail your request to Please request at least one week in advance if possible.



Open House (Nov. 7, 2012)



Open House (Feb. 16, 2012)