NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FILE NUMBERS: 217-20-000581-PLNG, 217-20-000887 (Original) and 217-21-000321- PLNG (Appeal)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the following public hearing scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on January 18, 2023 has been rescheduled and will be held on March 1, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. The hearing will be held at the Crook County Annex Meeting Room, 320 NE Court Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754. FILE NUMBERS: 217-20-000581-PLNG, 217-20-000887 (Original) and 217-21-000321-PLNG (Appeal) OWNER/APPLICANT: Ron Raasch/TSR North Solar Farm, LLC AGENT: Jacob Stephens, New Sun Energy APPELLANTS: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife SUBJECT: The Appellants have appealed the Crook County Planning Commission’s April 12, 2021 approval of a conditional use modification for a commercial photovoltaic solar facility in the County’s EFU-3 zone. The Appellants challenge the Planning Commission’s findings and evidence relating to Oregon Revised Statutes 215.446 and Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 635, Division 415, which implements ORS 496.012. Specifically, the Appellants have asserted inadequacies of the Applicant’s habitat assessment 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 Township 15S, Range 15E WM, Tax Lot 1223, Crook County, Oregon. STAFF CONTACT: Will Van Vactor, 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. Crook County will be holding this hearing in person and by WebEx conference call. Participants and members of the public are invited to join remotely by calling the following number: 1-408-418-9388 Meeting number (access code): 2558 982 1560## Publish: January 17, 2023 PCO270611

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Publication: Prineville Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2023/01/17

End Date: 2023/01/17

Owner: Crook County Legal Counsel


County: Crook