Published On: Thu, Mar 27th, 2008

Animal Hospital gets green light

Hartington —  There were no objections during a 10-minute Hartington City Council public hearing Monday concerning the rezoning of land for an animal hospital.
No one attended the hearing to appose a change in zoning which will allow an Animal Hospital to be located within the city limits.
The location for the proposed animal hospital is on the east side of Highway 57 just south of Scott’s Package Liquor store.

Dr Erin Schroeder and Dr. Ben Schroeder met with the City Council at the last City Council meeting and addressed issues dealing with sanitation, waste, odor, safety, noise and privacy.
“We have outgrown our current facility,” Dr. Erin Schroeder had told the Council. “We have problems with parking and limited storage. We need more space for boarding animals and we need a fence.”
The Council voted to change the zoning at 305 South Robinson Street – Highway 57 from C-2 business district to C-1 which will be a highway commercial district.
Dr. Erin Schroeder said she was thrilled the Council had approved the zoning changes.
“We have been working on this for two months,” she said. “We are shooting for early summer to