CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT No. CUP13-013
Blue Sky Dairy Expansion - Luis Agueda – A Request to expand an existing dairy from 1,400 animals (1,200 milk cows, 200 dry cows) to 5,366 animals (2,750 milk cows and 2,616 support stock); construct three freestall barns, a special needs barn, heifer pens, an additional silage pad, calf hutch area, a mechanical manure separator, stacking and processing pit, and installation of a pipeline to transport excess wastewater to an existing off-site wastewater storage pond on approximately 33 acres of an existing farm consisting of seven parcels and totaling approximately 450 acres. The dairy is located on the east side of Fox Road, .25 miles north of Santa Fe Drive in the Atwater area. The property is designated Agricultural land use in the General Plan and zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for the project. BG
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report, adopt the CEQA Findings of Fact, Statement of Overriding Considerations and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; and,
3) Approve Conditional Use Permit Number CUP13-013 based on the findings included in the staff report and subject to the proposed conditions of approval and mitigation measures.