Logan County to vote RV use and
lot sizes; District 3 Board Seat could be filled
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[April 18, 2016]
- On Thursday, April 14, 2016, the Logan County Board held its
monthly Workshop to discuss updates from various committees and
place motions on the agenda for Tuesday's Regular Board meeting.
Board member Pat O'Neill will bring forward on motion on Tuesday to
approve a resolution on a zoning ordinance.
Board Chairman David Hepler asked Zoning Officer Will D'Andrea to
explain the three actions contained in the ordinance.
D'Andrea said both the Logan County Regional Planning Commission and
the Logan County Zoning Board of Appeals made three separate motions
on three different sections of the ordinance being amended. The RPC
and ZBA both recommend approval for the language of the Dwelling and
Recreational Vehicle ordinances, but denial of the change in lot
Chuck Ruben said the lot size for rural would remain at five acres
unless someone goes through the Conditional Use process.
Hepler said he plans to bring forward an amendment to remove changes
proposed for the section about lot size.
He would to take out 5 acres as minimum lot size.
Kevin Bateman said he wants landowners to be able to sell less than
five acres even if the land is "suited for agriculture."
Ruben said the section in the lot size ordinance about parcels "not
well suited for agriculture" is ambiguous. He said he could make the
argument that almost all the ground in Logan County is suitable for
Guest, Randy Awe, said the Farm Bureau is not in favor of changing
The board will vote on the resolution Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Kevin Bateman would bring forward a motion for public
transportation, renewal of the 5311 Grant, and acceptance of a
special warranty that is part of the grant.
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Community Action's Alison Rumler-Gomez said these documents will accompany the
grant application she has already submitted. She asked the board to sign the
resolution to make the application whole.
Clark said the new grant includes the deviated route, but not specific stops.
Board Chairman David Hepler said Tuesday he will bring forth the name of Adam
Schmidt to replace Andy Anderson who recently resigned from the board. Schmidt
is a long time resident of Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science in Organization
Leadership from Greenville College. Hepler said Schmidt plans to seek the
Republican nomination in the November election.
Guests for the evening included Adam Pulley, Steve Carone and Lindsay Stamp of
Clifton, Larson, and Allen, a public accounting firm; County Treasurer Vicki
Dugan, Diane Turner of Logan Mason Transport Company, Alison Rumler-Gomez of
Community Action, and Zoning Officer Will D'Andrea.
The Logan County Board Regular would take place this Tuesday, April 19th at 7
p.m. in the Logan County Courthouse.