NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
In light of the ongoing developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malheur County Planning Commission will hold a telephonic hearing on May 27, 2021 at 07:30 pm.
Directions to join the public meeting:
Login by computer/tablet/smartphone: https://www.GoToMeet.me/MCPZ/PC
Call in: (312) 757-3129
Access Code: 644-177-621
Applicant A: Darren Lee: Action #1: Post acknowledgement plan amendment to include approximately 54 acres of tax lot 3200, a 308.42 acre parcel, assessor’s map 16S47E, in the Comprehensive Plan goal 5 Resource Inventory as a significant aggregate site. Planning Department file #2021-03-010. Site is located west of the intersection of Hwy 201 and Mesquite Road, about 1 mile west on Mesquite Rd.
Action #2: Conditional use application for aggregate mining and processing in an exclusive farm use zone. MCC Title 6, Chapter 3, section 6-3A-3(E); Chapter 6, section 6-6-8-4 and OAR 660 division 23.
AND the Malheur County Court will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 and Wednesday, June 23, 2021 both at 9:00 a.m. at the Malheur County Courthouse Room 106, 251 B Street W, Vale, Oregon, for reading and the adoption of Ordinance 228.
Ordinance 228 – an ordinance adopting a post acknowledgement comprehensive plan amendment to include approximately 54 acres of tax lot 3200, a 308.42 acre parcel, assessor’s map 16S47E on the Malheur County Comprehensive Plan Goal 5 Resource Inventory as a significant aggregate site. The owner of the property is Dallas Head. MCC Title 6, Chapter 10.
The login information for the Malheur County Court hearings is:
https://www.GoToMeet.me/MCPZ/malheur-county-court or call in: (571) 317-3129 access code: 299-510-653.
A toll-free number is available upon request if needed – please call 541-473-5124 for assistance.
Exhibit 1: Gravel Quality Analysis
Exhibit 2: Letter from Petra Blasting & Drilling
Exhibit 3: Operation Plan
Exhibit 4: Reclamation Plan
Exhibit 5: Traffic Impact Assessment Map
Exhibit 6: Letter from Malheur County Road Master
Exhibit 7: Letter from Payette Rural Fire
Applicant B: Hannah Bennett: the consideration of a Conditional Use Permit for a Non-Farm Dwelling in Exclusive Farm Use zone pursuant to MCC Title 6, Conditional Uses 6-6-7, 6-6-8-1, and OAR 660, Division 33, Agricultural Lands. Tax Lot 502, Section 20, T.18S, R.44E, W.M. Planning Department File #2021-04-009; Malheur Co. Ref. #20275. The property is located on Bully Creek Rd off Graham Blvd in Vale, OR.
Exhibit 1: Partition Plat No.07-23, recorded instrument no. 2007-8042
Exhibit 2: Letter from Vale Rural Fire and Ambulance
Exhibit 3: Letter from Malheur County Road Department
Applicant C: Eddie Lynde: the consideration of a Conditional Use Permit for a Non-Farm Dwelling in Exclusive Range Use zone pursuant to MCC Title 6, Conditional Uses 6-6-7, 6-6-8-1, and OAR 660, Division 33, Agricultural Lands. Tax Lot 1701, Section 36, T.29S, R.46E, W.M. Planning Department File #2021-04-016; Malheur Co. Ref. #11272. The property is located on Lynde Dr off US Hwy 95 in Jordan Valley, OR.
Applicant D: Rural Road Assessment Dist.#4: the consideration of a Variance in Rural Service Center zone pursuant to MCC Title 6-8-2. Tax Lot 1700, Section 17DC, T.21S, R.38E, W.M. Planning Department File #2021-05-001; Malheur Co. Ref. #17004. The property is located at the south-west of the intersection of Edith St and Hwy 20 in Juntura, OR.
Please note, the call-in number is not toll free, this shouldn’t be a problem if you are calling from a cell phone. A toll-free number is available upon request, by calling the Planning & Zoning office at (541) 473-5185.
Interested persons may appear and will be provided an opportunity to be heard. For the health and safety of the Planning Commission members and members of the public, Malheur County encourages people to join electronically. Written comments may be received prior to the hearing by sending them to Eric Evans, Planning Director, 251 B Street West #12, Vale, Oregon 97918 or Eric.Evans@MalheurCo.org.
Testimony, arguments and evidence must be directed toward the criteria set out above, or other substantive criteria in Malheur County’s Comprehensive Plan or land use regulations that the person believes apply to the application.
Failure to raise an issue at the hearing, in person, or by letter, or failure to provide sufficient specificity to afford the Planning Commission an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes an appeal to the Malheur County Court or the Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue.
A copy of the application, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at the Malheur County Planning Department Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 (noon) and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or on the county website www.malheurco.org/planning-department at no cost. Copies can be provided for $0.25 per page. In addition, copies of the Staff Report will be available at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing at a reasonable cost or can be viewed on the County website or in the planning department office at no cost. Please contact the Planning Director (541-473-5185) for additional information.