7/22/2014 11:27:00 AM DODGE COUNTY
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The Dodge County Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 7:00 PM in the lower level of the Dodge County Courthouse Annex in Mantorville, MN. Listed below are items that will be included on this meeting agenda. Public comment will be received during the public hearing portion of the meeting. When the public hearing portion is closed the Planning Commission will act on the requests.
The first public hearing is to consider an application for a Conditional Use Permit to allow an expansion of an existing gun club and including the addition of a new shooting range in the Ag district. There are five parcels that are included in this request that total approximately 114.59 acres. Three parcels totaling 84.85 acres are located in the SW ¼ of Section 13 and two parcels totaling 29.74 acres are located in the SE ¼ of Section 14, Mantorville Township. Joseph Hensel is the applicant and Byron Sportsmen & Conservation Club is the property owner.
The second public hearing is to consider a request to amend Conditional Use Permit #94-18 to allow an expansion of an existing feedlot of 2490 head of gestation/farrowing swine or 996 animal units to a total of 4980 head or 1992 animal units after expansion. This proposal includes two total confinement barns with beneath barn 8 foot concrete pits for manure storage. The barns will be approximately 90 x 550 foot and 76 x 384 foot in size. The property is 157.6 acre parcel located NW ¼ (government lots 1, 2, 5, 6) of Section 6, Wasioja Township. VZ Hogs, LLP is the applicant and Doug VanZuilen is the property owner.
The third public hearing is to consider a Zoning Amendment to the Dodge County Zoning Ordinance. The proposal includes new language for Chapter 6 (Nonconformities) and Chapter 8 (Agricultural District). To view the proposed language a copy will be available at the Dodge County Finance Office, the Dodge County Environmental Services Office and also on the County web site www.co.dodge.mn.us. / Departments/Environmental Services.
Written comments will be accepted up to one day prior to the meeting. If comments exceed one page you must include 13 copies. Address any written comments to the Dodge County Environmental Services, 22 6th St East - Dept. 123, Mantorville, MN 55955. Please contact the Dodge County Environmental Services at (507) 635-6272 if you have any questions. 30c