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Posted on: February 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Story County Board of Supervisors Re-Schedules Meeting to Address Confined Animal Feeding Operations

The Story County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting to address confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) is rescheduled for Tuesday, February 19th, beginning at 6:00 pm.

The Special Meeting is being held to allow members of public to provide input on whether the County should adopt a resolution calling for a review and a possible rewrite of the Master Matrix system, and a possible moratorium on the expansion of existing sites and the siting of new CAFOs. The meeting will be held at Gates Hall, 825 15th St., Nevada.

Speakers will likely be asked to limit their remarks to 2 minutes. Depending on the number of speakers present that evening, preference will be given to Story County residents when determining speaking order. Groups and individuals wishing to present written comment or information for the Supervisors to consider at the February 19th meeting should submit the material by 10 am Friday, February 15th.

Earlier that day on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Story County’s appeal of the Longview Permit hearing is scheduled before the Environmental Protection Commission, beginning at 1:00 pm at the Wallace State Office Building – Auditorium, 502 East 9th Street, Des Moines. A link to the agenda and meeting information for the Environmental Protection Commission is as follows: https://www.iowadnr.gov/About-DNR/Boards-Commissions/Environmental-Protection-EPC.

For more information, contact Lauris Olson, Chairperson of the Story County Board of Supervisors, at 515-382-7203 office, 515-451–7293 mobile, or lolson@storycountyiowa.gov.

Media planning on bringing audio-visual equipment or requiring table space must contact the County Outreach and Special Projects Manager, Leanne Harter at 515-382-7247 or via email at lharter@storycountyiowa.gov.

Story County strives to ensure that its programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons requiring assistance, auxiliary aids or services, or accommodation because of a disability may contact the county's ADA coordinator at (515) 382-7204.

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