April 21st zoom meeting update. Register to join.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Held online via Zoom*
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Information Session on Factory Farms in Polk County
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
- Ecological and Social Threats – Lisa Doerr, Town of Laketown
- Local Regulations
- Operations License Ordinance, Town of Eureka – Andy Marshal, Bassford Remelee Law
- Conditional Use Permits for Siting, Polk County – Jason Kjeseth, Polk County Zoning Administrator
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, Shoreland Zoning Ordinance
- Audience Questions
- Pathways to a Protective Ordinance – Karen Engelbretson, PCALR
*Meeting is limited to 100 attendees.
Lisa Doerr and her husband farm in the Town of Laketown, Polk County, with footage on Tarbert and Herby lakes. They operate a commercial forage operation and sell to local beef, dairy and lamb producers. Lisa served on Laketown’s Livestock Licensing Facility Committee. She played a lead role in writing the committee’s December 2020 Town of Laketown Livestock Facility Report.
Lisa has been featured in local and national media:
Polk Co. backs down on CAFO moratorium after threat of legal action Wisconsin State Farmer. September 29, 2020
In for a Fight: Rural Wisconsinites Resist Influx of Industrial Hog Facilities In These Times, March 26, 2020
Polk County Association of Lakes & Rivers (PCALR)
651-602-9440; 651-395-0969 cell