Crook County Planning Commission Public Hearing on January 8, 2020: Conditional Use Modification- Exception – Ulupalakua Ranch, Inc.(owner) and Millican Solar Energy, LLC(applicant) – Record No. 217-19-001228-PLNG: Conditiona Use Modification – Ulupalakua Ranch, Inc. amd Crook County (owners) and Prineville Solar Energy, LLC(applicant) – Record NO. 217-19-001229-PLNG.

PUBLIC NOTICE CONDITIONAL USE MODIFICATIONS Notice is hereby given that the Crook County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in the Crook County Meeting Room, 320 NE Court Street, Prineville, Oregon to consider the following: Conditional Use Modification – Exception – Millican Solar Ulupalakua Ranch, Inc. (owner) and Millican Solar Energy, LLC (applicant) – Record number 217-19-001228-PLNG – are requesting a modification to conditional use permit 217-19-000267-PLNG to expand the approved Millican Solar Energy Farm, LLC, a photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility, from 320 to 400 acres. Commercial energy facilities are allowed as conditional uses under Crook County Code 18.16.020 and Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS 215.283) and are subject to review under Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 660-033-130(38), Crook County Code 18.160 (Conditional Uses) and 18.161 (Commercial Power Generating Facilities). The proposed modification will also require an exception to Statewide Planning Goal 3 (Agricultural Lands) as required by Oregon Administrative Rule 660-04. The property is identified as Township 15 S, Range 15 E WM, tax lot 2100. Conditional Use Modification – Prineville Solar Ulupalakua Ranch, Inc. and Crook County (owners) and Prineville Solar Energy, LLC (applicant) – (Record number 217-19-001229-PLNG) are requesting a modification to Record number 217-15-000266-PLNG approving a 320-acre photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility. The project was modified in June, 2019 to reduce the size of the project to approximately 244 acres (property owned by Crook County) and to add an operation and maintenance building. The applicant is now requesting to modify the conditional use permit to reflect the original approval of 320 acres with the operations and maintenance facility. The property is identified as Township 15S, Range 15E WM, tax lot 314 (approximately 244 acres) and the northern portion of Township 15S, Range 15E WM, tax lot 2100. A notice of public hearing and location maps are being mailed to all affected property owners, and to the appropriate entities and public agencies at least 20 days prior to the Crook County Planning Commission making a decision on this request. Statements will be heard at the hearing. The hearing is being held pursuant to Crook County Code 18.172. Written testimony may be submitted to the Crook County Community Development Department, 300 NE 3rd Street, Room 12, Prineville, Oregon 97754, prior to 4:00 p.m. on January 2, 2019, or at the hearing. If submitting written testimony at the hearing please bring 10 copies. Published: Dec. 17, 2019 145112

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Publication: Prineville Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2019/12/17

End Date: 2019/12/17

Owner: Crook County Community Devlopment


County: Crook