June 22nd, 2005

Minutes - Woodbury County Zoning Commission Meeting
June 22, 2005

This Zoning Commission meeting was held June 22 in conjunction with the Sgt. Bluff Zoning Commission meeting and the Woodbury County town hall meeting at the Bluff’s Area Family Center at 903 Topaz Drive, Sgt. Bluff, Iowa. The meeting convened at 7:00 PM with an introduction by John Pylelo, Zoning Administrator, and an introduction of both Zoning Commissions. Present were the following Woodbury County Commission members – Chairman Don Groves, Dwight Rorholm, Arvin Nelson, and Grady Marx; Larry Tobin was absent; Zoning Staff: John Pylelo and Peggy Napier; Riley Simpson was present as consultant and presenter. Present from the county were Mark Monson, Board of Supervisors and Richard Storm, County Engineer. Others were present from the public per the attached attendance sheet. Chairman Groves explained to the public the joint meeting was being held at the time of the town hall meeting upon the invitation of the Sgt. Bluff Zoning Commission. Mr. Groves informed those present the meeting was being audio taped.

The only agenda item was the presentation of the first draft of the 2005 Woodbury County General Development Plan:

This was a powerpoint presentation by Riley Simpson, consultant, of the twenty-five (25) year General Development Plan in a relatively loose form with the intent of generating realistic discussion. All Zoning Commission members received a hard copy of the draft to review at their convenience. Hard copies and returnable comment sheets were made available to the public as well. The presentation was following by a question, answer, and comment period.

Mr. Groves made a motion to adjourn; seconded by Mr. Marx; motion carried.

Meeting adjourned 9:00 PM