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Grundy County Land Use Committee met November 20

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 27, 2019

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Grundy County Land Use Committee met Nov. 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

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

 

George Gray

County Board Administrator

Present

 

Heidi Miller

Land Use Director

Present

 

Perry Rudman

Asst. State's Attorney

Present

II. Public Portion

III. Approval of Minutes

1. Land Use Committee/ - Regular Meeting - Oct 23, 2019 2:30 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

IV. Land Use Department

A. Official Business

1. Petition 19-ZBA-011 Special Use for a Dog Kennel - Lapikas

The motion was made and seconded to deny the special use request and to recommend it to the County Board with a negative recommendation. The motion carried.

Members of the public attended and spoke to their concerns regarding noise nuisance and property values if the special use was allowed.

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [5 TO 2] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Vota, Kinsella, Olson

NAYS: Onorato, Hanson

2. Petition 19-ZBA-013 Map Amendment A-Agricultural to CG- Commercial General

Several public citizens attended the meeting to oppose the map amendment. After a lengthy discussion, the petitioner was asked to provide further details about the business to Land Use Director Heidi Miller. The committee decided to table the matter and to recommend it back to the ZBA on December 17th, Land Use on December 18th and County Board on January 14, 2020.

RESULT: TABLED [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/18/2019 2:30 PM

MOVER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

3. Resolution to Authorize County Chairman to Sign Agreement with RLGA

The motion was to recommend to the County Board pending the States Attorney's review.

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: James Olson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Vota, Onorato, Kinsella, Olson

ABSENT: Iverson, Hanson

4. Extension of Ordinance 2018-024 Mazon I Solar, LLC Solar Farm

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

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

ABSENT: Hanson

5. Extension of Mazon Solar II, LLC for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

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

ABSENT: Hanson

6. Extension of Ordinance 2018-026 Pine Bluff Solar Farm for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

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

ABSENT: Hanson

7. Extension of Ordinance 2018-027 for Pine Bluff II Solar for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

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

ABSENT: Hanson

8. Extension of Ordinance 2018-033 for Motter Verona Grand-Ridge Solar for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: James Olson, Board Member

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

9. Extension of Ordinance 2018-034 for Motter Verona- Verona Solar Power for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

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

10. Extension of Ordinance 2018-035 Tully Solar 1, LLC for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

11. Extension of Ordinance 2018-036 for Tully Solar II, LLC for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: James Olson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

12. Extension of Ordinance 2018-037 for Ironstone Solar for One Year

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 12/10/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: James Olson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

13. Approval of Dates for the Land Use Department Calendar 2020

RESULT: ADOPTED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: James Olson, Board Member

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

B. New/Old Business

C. Monthly Reports

1. Monthly Report for November

D. Review of Recommending Committee's Minutes

1. ZBA Minutes October 15, 2019

E. Future Agenda Items

F. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

Ken Iverson left the meeting at 4:00 PM.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

ABSENT: Iverson

V. Budget Reporting

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

VI. Executive Session

VII. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

VIII. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 4:03 PM.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Mike Onorato, Board Member

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

ABSENT: Iverson

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