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Commission Agrees To Appoint Committee To Look At Health Ordinance

While it’s not going to stop a large hog farm from locating southwest of Trenton, the Grundy County Commission agreed this morning to move forward in appointing a committee to look into the possibility of enacting a health ordinance that would more closely regulate farms in the county.
Commissioners met this morning with nearly a dozen opponents of a concentrated animal feeding operation that has been proposed in the Hickory

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LEPC Members Approved

Appointees to the Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee were approved by the Grundy County Commission during a meeting held Tuesday.
Those approved to serve on the board include Rick Hull, Jenny Hunter, Rodney Herring, Glen Briggs, Mike Moore, Rob Romesburg, Steve Tracy, Brandon Gibler, Kelli Hillerman, Elizabeth Gibson, Tina Capeder, Arlene Ranes and Matt Walker. There are still vacanies on the committee for representatives from the categories of local

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Marsha Kennedy On Library Board

The Grundy County Commission made an appointment to the library board during its meeting today.
Commissioners appointed Marsha Kennedy to serve on the board of the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library, filling a position that was previously held by NiCole Neal.

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Commissioners To Look At FEMA Projects

The Grundy County Commission will meet in regular session Tuesday.
The commissioners plans to be out of the office most of the day looking at FEMA projects throughout the county.

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Commission Meeting On Tuesday

The Grundy County Commission will meet in regular session Tuesday at the courthouse.
The only item listed on the announced agenda is a 10 a.m. meeting with Ambulance Director Steve Tracy.

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Commission Continues Fact-Finding On Health Ordinance

The Grundy County Commission continued its fact-finding today on whether or not a health ordinance should be enacted to regulate concentrated animal feeding operations in the county.
A large crowd of county residents was present at the meeting, with commissioners indicating that they are continuing to seek legal advice on how and if an ordinance should be enacted and whether or not an ordinance would prohibit Trenton Farms RE, LLC

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Special Commission Meeting

The Grundy County Commission will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday to continue investigating the idea of enacting a Confined Animal Feeding Operation ordinance. The meeting is open to the public.

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Fuel Bid Accepted

The Grundy County Commission accepted a bid for fuel for county vehicles during its meeting on Tuesday.
The commission agreed to accept a bid from Landes Oil, which is the current fuel provider. The bid was for 5 cents under the pump price and is good at any of the four Landes locations. Landes provides bulk delivery and department heads have indicated they have had good service from Landes in

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Residents Express Concerns About Hog Operation

Submitted Photo A large group of residents from the Hickory community met with the Grundy County Commission this morning to discuss the proposed location of a large hog growing operation in their community.

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A large group of residents from the Hickory community met with the Grundy County Commission this morning to discuss the proposed location of a large hog growing operation in their community.

Approximately 50 landowners in the Hickory area met with the Grundy County Commission this morning, asking the commission to pass an ordinance that would affect a proposed swine operation.
The patrons asked the commission to pass a

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