Commission decides not to advance setback ordinance

By Patrick Fisher

The New Prague Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously agreed not to pursue the issue of feedlot setbacks after continuing a lengthy public hearing on the Wednesday, May 25.

The hearing was a continuation from the commission’s April 27 meeting, when it presented the first reading for the amendment. As it read, the amendment would require any future urban development to have a 1,000-foot setback from farms with 50 or more animals.

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