Details for FILE #LU-21-047

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Benton County Planning Commission will hold a phone-and-internet-based public hearing on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone using or visit our website If you wish to testify, please contact Linda Ray at 541.766.0250 by 5 PM on Friday, October 29 to register. Written testimony received by 8 AM on Friday, October 15, 2021 will be included with the staff report. Testimony submitted by 5 PM on Friday October 22 will be included in the materials sent to the Planning Commission but not factored into staff analysis. Any other written testimony submitted subsequent to that time must be submitted by 3 PM on Tuesday, November 2 in order to be sent to the Planning Commission prior to the hearing. Testimony must refer to one or more of the applicable code criteria (listed below) in order to contribute to the Planning Commission's deliberations. Testimony must include the name and mailing address of the person commenting. The Planning Commission will review the applicant's request for compliance with applicable code criteria based upon information in the application, the staff report and both written and oral testimony. Please also include the below-noted file number in all correspondence. Submit testimony by email to Inga.Williams@Co.Benton.OR.US or through mail to Inga Williams, Benton County Community Development Department, 360 SW Avery Avenue, Corvallis, 97333. The hearing is in regard to the following: FILE NUMBER: LU-21-047. NATURE OF REQUEST: Conditional Use Permit to expand Coffin Butte Landfill. Republic Services is proposing: to create a new disposal cell for the Coffin Butte Landfill which will extend from the current cell south of Coffin Butte Road; close Coffin Butte Road to public traffic (vacate the right-of-way) so the new cell can cover the road; relocate a replacement roadway (for landfill and quarry traffic only) around the area of the new disposal cell; relocate the leachate ponds south of Coffin Butte Road, and move some structures. Closing Coffin Butte Road will likely require improvement of at least one other roadway in the area to accommodate increased traffic-potentially Tampico Road or Wiles and Robison Roads. PROPERTY LOCATION: North and south of Coffin Butte Road, T10S, R4W, Section 18, Tax Lots 1107, 1200, 1101, 1104, 1108, 801. APPLICABLE CODE CRITERIA: Benton County Code (BCC) Section 51.505, Sections 51.705 through 51.840, Sections 53.205 through 53.235, Section 60.215, Section 60.220, Chapter 77, Chapter 99. Information regarding the above items may be obtained by contacting Inga Williams by phone, 541.766.6027, or by email. The applicant's submittals (original application and supplemental documentation) can be downloaded from the following website: The password is "BentonCounty1!" A copy of the application, ordinances, or Staff Report can be inspected or obtained at the Department at a reasonable cost. The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Rules adopted by the Board of Commissioners, which are available upon request. Failure to raise an issue in person or by letter, or failure to provide sufficient specificity to afford the County the opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) based on that issue. #139775/sPUBLISH: 10/14/2021