At the July 6, 2017 meeting, County Council gave first reading to Bylaw No. 1248/17 which proposes to rezone Lot 2 Block 1 Plan 992 4793, Pt. SW 9-39-25-W4M, west of the Hamlet of Joffre from Agricultural "A" District to Heavy Industrial "I-HI" District under the County's Land Use Bylaw in order to facilitate an expansion of the existing rail yard.
The development expansion will include additional railroad track to hold tank and hopper cars, a small portable building, relocation of the current flare stack (to meet the code for flare stacks and their location), and the construction of a new 34 to 36 space parking lot.
A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lacombe County Administration Office. Please refer to the Notice of Public Hearing for further information.