Yankton County Hears An Earful From Farmers

Yankton County Hears An Earful From Farmers

The Yankton County Commissioners spend nearly two hours discussing and receiving public comment at their meeting Monday night in regards to the proposed article five zoning ordinance changes. The article five zoning ordinances govern agricultural portions of Yankton County.

Despite the will of the Yankton County Planning Commission, the County Commissioners on a four to one vote rejected recent language pertaining to special permitted uses.

Many farmers across Yankton County spoke out in objection to the proposed ordinance changes, including former Yankton County Commissioner Ray Epp…

Yankton County Commission Chairwoman Cheri Loest says it’s her responsibility as an elected official to make necessary ordinance changes for the betterment of the entire county…

The commission will hold a second reading and possible ordinance adoption at their next commission meeting in two weeks.