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By LuAnn Schindler

Fate of KXL appeal in hands of board of adjustment

Meeting set to reconvene Thursday afternoon


November 5, 2020

LuAnn Schindler

Decision time • (l-r): Holt County Board of Adjustment members Butch Goeke, Jim Hubel and Barb Steskal listen to testimony from individuals during an Oct. 29 appeal hearing on TC Energy's concstruction permit. The board will reconvene Nov. 5, in O'Neill, to approve or deny the appeal.

A decision on an appeal regarding TC Energy's application for a pipeline construction permit in Holt County will wait a little longer.

Following nearly 3 and one-half hours of testimony by 60 individuals during a public hearing Oct. 29, at O'Neill's community center, the Holt County board of adjustment recessed until Thursday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m.

In February, Holt County supervisors voted to deny the permit, until conditions laid out by the county planning commission, are met.

In denying the permit, supervisors agreed with Holt County's zoning and planning commission, that TC Energy must have...

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