Author Archives: Mikey O'Connor

Mike’s testimony opposing Segerstrom mine expansion

MEMO Date:    April 20, 2014 To:    Buffalo County Board of Adjustments From:    Mikey O’Connor Re:    Testimony OPPOSING the Segerstrom application to change their existing CUP. ___________ Please deny this application and require that it be considered a major change to … Continue reading

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Segerstrom mine — application to add wash plant and high capacity well

The Segerstrom mine is applying for an amendment to their Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to add a high-capacity well and a sand washing plant to their mine located on Highway 37.  They say this is just a minor routine amendment … Continue reading

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Badger Bluff Sands permit denied on 3-0 vote by BOA

The Badger Bluff Sands application for a sand mine spanning Schoepps Valley Road and Oak Valley Road was soundly defeated this week after comprehensive and well-researched testimony against it, for all sorts of reasons. What became clear during the testimony … Continue reading

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Testimony OPPOSED to the Starkey request for rezone to “Industrial”

Date:   March 2, 2014 From: Mikey O’Connor (Praag, WI) To:       Buffalo County Board Re:       Testimony OPPOSED to the Starkey request for rezone to “Industrial” TRANSMITTED VIA EMAIL Focus on the future: More NEW jobs, not more OLD jobs I hope you … Continue reading

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Testimony OPPOSING SB 632 and AB 816

FROM: Mikey O’Connor Buffalo County Business Owner and Resident S1287 Wisconsin State Highway 88, Box 38, Gilmanton, Wisconsin 54743 Email: mike@haven2.com DATE:  March 2, 2014 TO: Senator Thomas Tiffany, 12th  Senate District Chair, Senate Committee on Mining Representative Mary Williams, … Continue reading

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