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Holt County supervisors deny planning and zoning moratorium

 

March 24, 2022

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

It's in the details: Holt County Planning and Zoning Commission member Mary Kaczor, of Ewing, and Holt County Attorney Brent Kelly provide background information about the commission's plan to upgrade the county's comprehensive plan and zoning regulations. Holt County Supervisors voted to deny a proposed 18-month moratorium on industrial pipelines, wind and solar power, following a March 16 public hearing.

After existing for 42 years, Holt County's comprehensive plan will be updated. But, a proposed 18-month moratorium on industrial pipelines, wind and solar power, will not be in effect while updates take place. Supervisors voted 6-0, Wednesday, March 16, to deny the moratorium, following a public hearing in O'Neill.

The moratorium request came from the county's planning and zoning commision, which voted 6-2 in favor of the moratorium, March 7, following a two-hour public hearing. At that time, language to include commercial agriculture operations in the moratorium was removed.

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