BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS'

REGULAR MEETING

November 10, 2004

1:30 p.m.

Commissioners' Conference Room

 

Commissioner Bobby Green, Sr., presided with Commissioners Bill Dwyer, Don Hampton and Peter Sorenson.  Anna Morrison was excused.  County Administrator Bill Van Vactor, County Counsel Teresa Wilson and Recording Secretary Melissa Zimmer were also present.

 

16. PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

a. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1217/In the Matter of Amending the Lane County Rural Comprehensive Plan to Revise The “Significant Mineral and Aggregate Resources Inventory”, Redesignate From “Forest” to “Natural Resource: Mineral”, Rezone From “F2/Impacted Forest Lands” To “QM/Quarry and Mine Operations” and Allow Mining for 40 Acres of Land Pursuant to Lane Code 16.400 and 16.252 and the Goal 5 Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 660-023); and Adopting Savings and Severability Clauses (File PA 02-6065; Egge Sand & Gravel LLC). (NBA & PM 10/27/04) 

 

Thom Lanfear, Land Management, explained that the application is a request to add a site to the significant mineral and aggregate inventory of Lane County and apply appropriate plan designation and zoning districts to the property.

 

Green asked if the Board had any ex parte contacts.

 

There were no ex parte contacts.

 

Lanfear indicated that the Planning Commission recommended unanimously in favor of the proposal.  He noted the location is the northeast corner of the intersection of the McKenzie River and I-5.

 

Commissioner Green opened the Public Hearing.

 

Larry Thorpe, Attorney for Egge Sand and Gravel, said the recommendation by the Planning Commission was unanimous.  He noted the conditions that the Planning Commission attached to the approval were acceptable to the applicant.  He said there was no significant opposition to the request.  He stated the site had been a quarry for over 40 years and this application will be up on the hill and will not be able to be seen externally from anywhere outside of the property.  He said they met all the Goal 5 requirements.

 

There being no one else signed up to speak, Commissioner Green closed the Public Hearing.

 

MOTION:  to adopt Ordinance No. PA 1217.

 

Dwyer MOVED, Sorenson SECONDED.

 

ROLL CALL VOTE: 4-0 (Morrison excused).

 

17. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

None.

 

18. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

 

None.

 

19. OTHER BUSINESS

 

None.

 

There being no further business, Commissioner Green adjourned the meeting at 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Melissa Zimmer

Recording Secretary