The Pennington County Commission will host a pair of special public hearings regarding a mining and construction permit application submitted to the county by Croell Redi-Mix January 16-17, reports the Rapid City Journal. The permit application is for expansion of the existing Perli Pit Quarry, which has proved controversial when attempted in the past. The quarry is located on U.S. Highway 16 south of Rapid City.
After a previously scheduled set of meetings, scheduled for December 10-11 were cancelled due to improper public notice, the Pennington County Planning Commission will hold the first hearing January 8th at 3pm. If necessary, a second day of the hearing will continue January 9th at 9am. The Pennington County Board of Commissioners will host additional hearings the following week, beginning at 9am on January 16 and continuing, if necessary, at 9am on January 17. Both hearings are open to public attendance and discussion about the proposal from Croell. Hearings will only continue to the second day if warranted by length of commentary and discussion.
All meetings will take place in the County Commission Chambers in the County Administration Building at 130 Kansas City Street in Rapid City.
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