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Milford Monitor P.O. Box 224 _ Milford UT 84751 | BULK RATE U.S. POSTAGE PAID MILFORD, UT - $4751 PERMIT NO. 15} Formely the Dodge City News Serving Beaver County Since 1991 APRIL 21, 1995 It’s ALong Way From Old Mac Donald’s Farm! Rob Adams, Circle Four Farms General Manager, reaffirmed in opening remarks at a Monday evening public hearing at. Minersville Elementary, that the company is making every effort to have ‘little or no impact on natural resources of the Milford _ valley. “Questions concerning infrastructure impact and traditional way. of life can be addressed if we all sit down and work together,” he said. Adams added that the because chose this valley of railroad access, proximity to. _ markets (California and Pacific rim), _ Climate, and the overwhelming public support held two years Adams that there will community in meetings students, and vehicles on the “It a year and a half. By the time the permitting process period was over the owners were satisfied and said *Go for it, \Warren Peterson answered. is rate the in current Beaver County?” Keith James asked. (About 2.9 - one of the lowest in the state.) “When [ was: accidentally sprayed with effluent, it was not to the point of being offensive,” Randy Parker recalled from his experiences in North Carolina. cee Carl Holm, Beaver County School Board Superintendent pledged the district’s imtent to care for the educational needs of whatever children _ come. However, he indicated that it is not the (continued on page 6) ‘Projected Animal Population County Max Sows |Practicall - Finishers Max |Practicall Nurseries Max | Practical Beaver | 68,400 | 68,400 | 180,000 | 154,286 | fron 52,800 | 52,800 | 144,000 | 123,429 | Millard 0 0 =O 0 Totals | 121,200 | 121,200 | 324,000 | 277,714 | Conditional Use Permit Approved Wednesday evening the Beaver County Planning: and Zoning Board approved a conditional use permit for Circle Four Farms sites 13 through 27. The project, located in Township 30 South, Range 11 West, sections 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 16, will include (3) 4,800 sow buildings, (2) 12,000 piglet nursery buildings, and (9) 12,000 capacity finishing buildings. . Three company houses, a truck wash and scale, three wells, and six miles of private road will bring the cost of the project up to approximately $30 million. Rob Adams, Circle Four General Manager, told the board that all sites are accessed by existing County roads. rr Circle Four would like to begin construction May 1, with an estimated completion time of 18 months. The completed project will provide employment for about 100 workers. Construction force is estimated at 150, including local contractors and 30 TriCounty employees. Adams told the board that he believes the State permitting . process is adequate to protect natural resources. would not be without “Business. arrives, bringing workers and children a year before the tax to tolerate smells. We drag it in and put it on our yards. Circle Four has: brought fine people community,” she. said. into the Three Cheers For Mayor Wiseman! ~Mayor Mary Wiseman’s 1995 New Year’s wish for ‘water and sewer infrastructure upgrades in Milford is well on it’s way to becoming a reality. A $250,000. CIB sewer grant earlier this month was followed Wednesday by preliminary approval of a $1.3M, 20-year pay back, no interest DEQ loan. A $600,000. Water Board 1% loan is also pending. If County. Total | Practical Max 593,000 | 560,056 | 841,400 | 168,000 | 158,667 | 364.800 | 132,000 | 124,667 | 132,000 | 893,000 843,389 | 1,338,200) “Utah’s standards are as strict as in any state,” he said. The company agreed to ~ furnish copies of sampling tests from monitoring wells for the challenge. ago. acknowledges revenues arrive,” he said. Sally Rose suggested a pat on be strains on “the back for Circle Four. “This is a infrastructure farming community and we are all able caused by additional workers, roads. meetings two years ago?” Doug Carter asked. “That concept for the. first five farms was projected over a year to “What odors,- “unemployment groundwater, company Comments: “What happened to the pilot program you talked about in the VOL. V_ NO. 16 Lary Carter motioned to accept the permit subject to compliance with all state and federal regulations, agreement that the County would receive test results, and subject to annual review to make sure the company is in compliance. Larry Sower, Circle Four employee and County Planning and Zoning Board iaember remained at the table for discussion, but abstained from the actual voting. Ross Marshall, County Commission representative to the board, also abstained. = ; Earlier in the discussion, Marshall requested that the vote be delayed for 10 days to allow commissioners an opportunity to review the sites. Commissioner Chad Johnson addressed the board from the audience to say that he had no problem with visiting the sites, but it shouldn’t be a condition of the permit. “It behooves the commissioners and planning and zoning board members to do that prior to this stage,” he said. In other business, the board reviewed a draft of zoning changes for intense agriculture operations recommended by the special advisory committee to address concems presented by petition last fall. The board voted to recommend the changes to the County Commission. There will be a public hearing before the . approved, Milford City will be required to come up with 5% (about $30,000.) in matching funds. zoning changes are implemented. _ It isn’t official yet, but if Mayor Wiseman and City Scott Bealer, Larry Maycock, Jack McMullin and Lary Leadman Ray Whiting manage to struggle through a few dozen — Carter have all expressed a willingness to serve on the planning and zoning board. Vacancy was created when Carter’s term expired more meetings, the prognosis looks positive. Help and advice January Ist. All four names will be passed on the county from Jones and DeMille Engineering Firm has been a major commissioners for final choice at their May meeting. factor in success to this point. 782.741 334,895 124,667 1,242,303 “Milford Goes Metro “It’s a. matter. of economics. We can get more coverage for less money this way,’ Councilman Mark Dotson said Tuesday evening as he motioned to contract with the Beaver. County Department for future law enforcement. Sheriffs The vote was unanimous. The other proposal, from Police. Chief Donald Hagberg, was for two officers at.-a cost of $87,000. Coverage through _ the Sheriff s Department will cost the city $68,000. for 16 hours daily, with rotation between Sheriff Yardley and two deputies. Additional roving _ Officers will also be covering the city on a limited basis. The new system will ' go into effect as soon as the _ contract can be drawn up and - approved by the county _ commissioners, possibly as early as May Ist. Mayor considering Wiseman _ is a telephone survey, conducted by students, to form an unbiased consensus of public opinion regarding construction of the feed miil and/or the processing plant.