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Green Degree (Machen) Marijuana Retail Facility – Conditional Use Permit (Modification)

An application for a modification to an existing conditional use permit under MSB 17.60 – Conditional Uses, has been submitted for the operation of a marijuana retail facility. The request is asking to move the location of the use to a different section of the current structure, expand the size of the marijuana retail facility, and the hours of operation.

Location: The proposed use is located at 3361 W. Machen Road (Tax ID# 2420B02L001); within Township 17 North, Range 1 West, Section 7, Seward Meridian.

Applicant: Kerby Coman, on behalf of Green Degree         

The Public Hearing for the Conditional Use Permit modification request detailed above and originally scheduled for December 21, 2020, was postponed.

The new public hearing date for this request is January 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Borough Assembly Chambers located at 350 E. Dahlia Avenue in Palmer. This may be the only presentation of this item before the Planning Commission and you are invited to attend.

*Please Note: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic, the method in which this meeting is being conducted may change. If a change to the meeting is necessary, it will be posted on the Borough Website. The public is encouraged to check the Borough Website prior to attending the public hearing for any changes to the meeting schedule or method.

The application material may also be viewed at the Borough Permit Center. If you have questions please contact Joe Metzger at 861-7862 or mail to MSB Development Services Division, 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer, AK 99645, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The public may provide verbal testimony in person at the meeting or telephonically by calling 1-855-290-3803. You will hear “Joining conference” when you are admitted to the meeting. You will be automatically muted and able to listen to the meeting. When the Chair announces audience participation or a public hearing you would like to speak to, press *3; you will hear, “Your hand has been raised.” When it is your turn to testify, you will hear, “Your line has been unmuted.” State your name for the record, spell your last name, and provide your testimony. You have 3 minutes to state your concerns & comments. In order to be eligible to file an appeal from a decision of the Planning Commission, a person must be designated an “interested party.” See MSB 15.39.010 for the definition of “interested party.” The procedures governing appeals to the Board of Adjustment and Appeals are contained in MSB 15.39.010-250, which is available on the Borough home page:, in the Borough

The Planning Commission members may submit questions to the Planning Commission Clerk concerning the matter or request for more information from the applicant at the time of introduction. All questions and requests submitted by the Commission shall be in writing and copies will be provided to the applicant and made available to all interested parties and the public upon request. Answers to questions and additional material requests will be addressed in the staff report for the public hearing. Planning Commission members may not receive or engage in ex-parte contact with the applicant, other interested parties in the application, or members of the public concerning the application or issues presented in the application.


Effective Date

Nov 06, 2020

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