PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS Fernando Aguilera District 1 Robert Acheson District 2 Jack Mobley District 3 (Acting Chairperson) Vacant District 4 Mark Erreca District 5
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AGENDA
PLANNING COMMISSION
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:00 a.m
Merced County Administration Building
Board Chambers, Third Floor 2222 M Street
Merced, California 95340
Phone: 209.385.7654 Fax: 209.726.1710
1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

ROLL CALL OF COMMISSIONERS

4.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

5.

CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS

6.

PUBLIC HEARING(S)


6.I.

Revocation of Conditional Use Permit No. CUP15-016

Based upon failure to comply with the approved conditions of permit approval. The property is approximately 6 acres in size and is located on the north side of Second Avenue and 550 feet east of North Petaluma Avenue in the Delhi area. The property is designated as Agricultural in the General Plan and zoned A-1 (General Agricultural) in the zoning code. MT

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Staff recommends that the Planning Commission revoke Conditional Use Permit No. CUP 15-016, and order the property owners to immediately cease all related activities on the property based on the findings listed in the Staff Report.
6.II.

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

RECOMMENDATION(S):
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.
7.

COMMISSION ACTION ITEM(S)

8.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

9.

COMMISSIONER'S COMMENT

10.

ADJOURNMENT

11.

PRINTABLE (PDF) AGENDA

11.I.

PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA 06-27-18