PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 217-20-000320-PLNG (Original) and 217-20-000547-PLNG (Appeal)

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Crook County Court will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. The hearing will be held at the Crook County Annex Meeting Room, 320 NE Court Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754. FILE NUMBERS: 217-20-000320-PLNG (Original) and 217-20-000547-PLNG (Appeal) OWNER/APPLICANT: Ron Raasch AGENT: Jacob Stephens, New Sun Energy APPELLANTS: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development SUBJECT: The Appellants have appealed the Crook County Planning Commission’s June 2, 2020 approval of a conditional use for a commercial photovoltaic solar facility in the County’s EFU-3 zone. The Appellants challenge the Planning Commission’s Findings relating to Crook County Code 18.16.060(3) and 18.161.010(2) which implement Oregon Administrative Rule 660-033-0130(38). Specifically, the appellants have detailed inadequacies of the applicant’s site assessment methodology and proposed mitigation plan. A copy of the appeal is available at Crook County Community Development Department at 300 NE 3rd Street, Room 12, Prineville, Oregon, 97754. LOCATION: The subject property is identified as a 160-acre parcel located at Township 15S, Range 15EWM, Tax Lot 1228, Crook County, Oregon. STAFF CONTACT: Ann Beier, Community Development Director Phone: 541-447-3211 Email: The hearing is being held pursuant to Crook County Code Title 18, Section 18.172.110. The hearing before the County Court shall be confined to the record of the proceedings below, as more specifically set forth in Crook County Code Section 18.172.110(12)(a). A copy of the record is available for inspection at no cost at the Crook County Community Development Department at 300 NE 3rd Street, Room 12, Prineville, Oregon, 97754. Copies of the complete appeal packet to the County Court, including staff report, will be available for public review at least seven (7) days prior to the public hearing at the same address. Copies of the record and appeal packet will be provided at a reasonable cost. Assistance will be provided to physically challenged persons. Persons requiring assistance should contact Crook County Administration at 541-447-6555. In order to promote community wellness, pursuant to public health recommendations regarding COVID-19, Crook County will be holding this hearing by WebEx conference call. People may listen in on the hearing and may participate by calling the following number: 1-408-418-9388 Meeting number (access code): 126 724 1531 Attendee ID: # Published: July 21, 2020 PCO171703

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Publication: Prineville Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2020/07/21

End Date: 2020/07/21

Owner: Crook Co. Community Development


County: Crook