Category Archives: General

The Great River Road overlay — Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATE:  The Buffalo County Board passed this ordinance with a 9 to 5 majority on Monday March 23, 2015 What’s the vision? This proposal comes out of a broad discussion involving many people in the County over the last several … Continue reading

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A “Tourism and Recreation District” overlay protecting the Great River Road

The County Board is considering an an ordinance amending the County Zoning ordinance to add an overlay that would protect the Great River Road.  Here’s a quick post to describe the amendment.  As you’ll see, there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Mike’s Testimony OPPOSING Klevgard Application for CUP Modification

MEMO Date:    May 4, 2014 To:    Buffalo County Board of Adjustments From:    Mikey O’Connor ([email protected]) Re:    Testimony OPPOSING Klevgard Application for CUP Modification _________________ Please deny this application for the following reasons: Allowing such a wide variety of haul routes … Continue reading

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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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