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Public Hearing


February 23, 2012
Marshall Independent

February 23, 2012


A REQUEST HAS BEEN MADE to the Lyon County Planning and Zoning Administrator by ABL Custom Finishers, c/o Bernard DeCock, 3364 State Highway 68, Ghent, Minnesota for a Conditional Use Permit request for a new feedlot and to hear public comment to fulfill Minnesota Session Law 2000 Minn. Stat. 116.07, subd 7 (l), to construct or expand a feedlot with a capacity of 300 animal units or more.

Odor OFFSET setback requirement is 94%. Minimum setback for a new feedlot is 1320'. The land is zoned agricultural and described as following:

Part of the South Half of the Northwest fractional Quarter (S1/2 NW fr 1/4), Section Seven (7) in Township One Hundred Twelve (112) North of Range Forty-two (42) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian (Grandview Township), as recorded in Document 178248 in the Lyon County Recorder's Office, Marshall, Minnesota. More than 10 acres will be acquired from this tract of land (parcel number 07-007008-0).

The Proposed Facility to Consist of:

(new) Finishing Hogs (2400 x .3 animal factor) = 720 Animal Units

Type of Building:

(new) Approximately 101'x192' Finishing Confinement Barn with 8' deep below the barn concrete manure pit

Manure to be applied agronomically up to two times a year.

The Total Animal Unit Capacity = 720 Animal Units

A Public Hearing on the Conditional Use Permit and Feedlot Public Comment will be held by the Lyon County Planning Commission on Monday, March 12, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioner's Room of the Lyon County Government Center, Marshall, Minnesota.

John Biren,

Lyon County,

Zoning Administrator

Phone: 507-532-8207;

Fax: 507-532-8216



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