Notice of Pubic Hearing

March 1, 2013

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A REQUEST HAS BEEN MADE to the Lyon County Planning and Zoning Administrator by Loyson Farms, c/o Doug Loyson, 1967 330th Street, Ghent, Minnesota, for a Conditional Use Permit request for a feedlot expansion and to hear public comment to fulfill Minnesota Session Law 2000 Minn. Stat. 116.07, subd 7 (l), to construct or expand a feedlot with a capacity of 300 animal units or more. Odor OFFSET setback requirement is 94%. The land is zoned agricultural and described as following:

The part of West One-Half of the Northeast Quarter (W1/2NE1/4) of Section Nine (9) in Township One Hundred Twelve (112) North of Range Forty-two (42) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian (Grandview Township) as recorded in Document 196223 in the Lyon County Recorder’s Office, Marshall, Minnesota.

Existing Facility Consists of:

Cattle, Beef (995 head x 1 animal factor) =995 Animal Units

Type of Buildings:

Open Lot 200′ x 150′ with Partial Confinement Barn 70’x96′

Open Lot 100′ x 200′ with a Partial Confinement Barn 40′ x 80′

Total Confinement Barn (Monoslope Barn) 120′ x 180′

Proposed Facility to Consist of:

Cattle, Beef (995 head x 1 animal factor) = 995 Animal Units

Type of Buildings:

Open Lot 200′ x 150′ with Partial Confinement Barn 70’x96′

Total Confinement Barn (Monoslope Barn) 120′ x 180′

(new) Open Lot 65’x200′ with Partial Confinement 68’x120′

Manure to be applied agronomically up to two times a year.

The Total Animal Unit Capacity = 995 Animal Units

A Public Hearing on the Conditional Use Permit and Feedlot Public Comment will be held by the Lyon County Planning Commission on Monday March 11, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the Lyon County Government Center, Marshall, Minnesota.

John Biren, Lyon County, Zoning Administrator

Phone: 507-532-8207; Fax: 507-532-7479