Most Recent

 This Week's

 This Month's


Public Notice

(Published in The Hays Daily News June 17, 2013)

RESOLUTION NO. 2013-08

A RESOLUTION APPROVING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #1306 FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE APPLICANTS AND THEIR AGENT, BUCKEYE WIND ENERGY LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF AN UP TO 200MW COMMERCIAL WIND ENERGY GENERATING FACILITY LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE NORTHWEST QUADRANT OF ELLIS COUNTY

WHEREAS, Ellis County has zoning regulations, which require approval of a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) prior to a use not specifically described as allowed in any zone, and

WHEREAS, the Ellis County Joint Planning Commission considered the development plan and findings of fact for the up to 200 mw Buckeye Wind Energy LLC commercial wind energy generating facility to be located throughout the northwest quadrant of Ellis County during their regular meeting on May 22, 2013 held in the meeting room at 601 Main Street, Hays, Kansas, and

WHEREAS, the Ellis County Joint Planning Commission upon discussing the development plan and conducting a findings of fact process and hearing the report from Zoning Administrator Mr. Wing that it complied with the zoning regulations recommended the application to the County Commission, and

WHEREAS, the development plan approved by the Joint Planning Commission, findings of fact and verification of recommendation from the Joint Planning Commission was presented to the County Commission on June 10, 2013 at which time the County Commission considered the proposed CUP and recommendations from the Joint Planning Commission, and

WHEREAS, the Ellis County Commission agrees the development plan and findings of fact show the proposed CUP is compatible with Ellis County zoning regulations and had sufficient notice and hearing before the Joint Planning Commission,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Ellis County Commission that the applicants and their agent Buckeye Wind Energy LLC for CUP #1306 described above is hereby approved.

Dated this 10th day of June, 2013

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Dean Haselhorst, Chair of the County Commission

Barbara K. Wasinger, Commissioner

Swede Holmgren, Commissioner

ATTEST:

Donna J. Maskus, County Clerk

Published online - 6/14/2013, 3:18 PM