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Grundy County Land Use Committee met September 25

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 11, 2019


Grundy County Land Use Committee met Sept. 25.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Millie Dyer

Board Member

Present

Ken Iverson

Board Member

Present

Harold Vota

Board Member

Present

Mike Onorato

Board Member

Present

Debra Jo Kinsella

Board Member

Present

James Olson

Board Member

Present

Ellen Hanson

Board Member

Present

Sandy Pommier

County Board Admin. Asst.

Present

Heidi Miller

Land Use Director

Present

Perry Rudman

Asst. State's Attorney

Present

Also Present: Brian & Karen Severson, Rick & Heather Shouse

II. Public Portion

Brian Severson, certified organic farmer, spoke regarding a neighbor's complaint about the odor given off by the manure used for fertilizer. He asked for direction from the committee on how to avoid any issues the next time he uses the manure. Land Use Director Heidi Miller was asked to send Mr Severson the current livestock zoning code requirement. Miller stated that if there was to be a text amendment, it would need to begin with the Zoning Board of Appeals.

III. Approval of Minutes

1. Land Use Committee/ - Regular Meeting - Aug 28, 2019 2:30 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: James Olson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Vota, Onorato, Kinsella, Olson, Hanson

IV. Land Use Department

A. Official Business

1. Resolution to Appoint Mr. Mark Sandeno to the Zoning Board of Appeals

RESULT: REFERRED TO COUNTY BOARD [UNANIMOUS] Next: 10/8/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Vota, Onorato, Kinsella, Olson, Hanson

2. Approval of the Five Year Update to the Twenty Year Solid Waste Plan

RESULT: REFERRED TO COUNTY BOARD [UNANIMOUS] Next: 10/8/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Vota, Onorato, Kinsella, Olson, Hanson

B. New/Old Business

i. Flood Remediation Lots - Minooka Road

A discussion was held regarding the final steps for the two lots on Minooka Road. County Administrator George Gray is to discuss with Village of Minooka Administrator Duffy; the matter will be further discussed at the next scheduled meeting.

C. Monthly Reports

Miller provided and reviewed.

1. Monthly Report for September

D. Review of Recommending Committee's Minutes

E. Future Agenda Items

Final Steps for Flood Remediation Lots - Minooka Road

Composting Manure in Grundy County

F. Claims

1. Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Vota, Onorato, Kinsella, Olson, Hanson

V. Budget Reporting

Provided for the committee's review.

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

VI. Grundy County cannabis actions to take based on IL State law effective in 2020

Set to be discussed by the Zoning Board of Appeals on October 15, 2019.

VII. Executive Session

None

VIII. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

IX. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 3:09 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Vota, Onorato, Kinsella, Olson, Hanson

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