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Planning commission makes county resident homeless

by Leanna Lehman — Fallon resident, Margo Weldy, lost her Temporary Use Permit at the June planning commission meeting, when the seven member commission unanimously agreed to terminate her permit. A TUP allows individuals to reside temporarily on their residence during the construction or placement of an on-site permanent dwelling and must be renewed annually.…

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Omaha Track — Nearly off the rails

by Leanna Lehman —  Officials from Omaha Track, the new railroad tie sorting facility in Hazen, faced a potential shut-down a mere two months after being granted a Special Use Permit by the Churchill County Planning Commission. During the Planning Commission meeting held in April, the number of railroad ties being stored on site proved…

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Omaha Track Rail Park Approved

by Leanna Lehman — Omaha Track, represented by Lisa Roberts and Jeff Peterson of Omaha Nebraska, appeared before the Churchill County Planning Commission Wednesday, March 13th seeking a special use permit to develop a rail park. Omaha Track is currently sorting and storing railroad ties at 1006 Nevada Street in Hazen and intends to build…

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Safety-Kleen Increases Production

by Leanna Lehman — Safety-Kleen, Inc. appeared before the Churchill County Planning Commission March 13th seeking approval for a special use permit to increase plant production by 20%, from 22 million gallons to approximately 28 million per year despite some pushback from neighboring property owners. Scott Miller, Vice-President, and Drew Lee, the Safety Manager of…

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Planning Commission Report from March 13th

by Leanna Lehman — The Churchill County Planning Commission met March 13th and took action on the following items: Temporary Use Permits: Several residents faced harsh questioning and reproof from planning commissioners as they sought renewals for their temporary use permits. Two property owners applying for permit renewals, sited escalating construction costs as partially responsible…

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County Planning Meets Wednesday, March 13th

The Churchill County Planning Commission meets on Wednesday evening, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers at 155 N. Taylor Street, Fallon. The Planning Commission will consider two requests for renewals of Temporary Use Permits, review an existing special use permit for Craig Travis, and continue a TUP hearing from their January meeting.…

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Planning Commission Meeting February 13th

Churchill County Planning Commission meets this Wednesday evening, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Chambers at 155 N. Taylor Street. In addition to the regular agenda items, the commission will discuss the renewals of several Temporary Use Permits, an application by EDP Renewables for two variances to the County Code that would reduce…

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