Linn supervisors postpone second vote on hazardous pipeline ordinance

Board will revisit safety, setback issues; new consideration date not yet set

Linn supervisors pipeline ordinance
Linn County supervisors Stacey Walker, Ben Rogers and Louie Zumbach consider a new county ordinance imposing setbacks from hazardous material pipelines at their meeting Monday, Dec. 12 at the Jean Oxley Public Service Center in Cedar Rapids. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

Primarily citing safety concerns for county residents, the Linn County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Dec. 14 to postpone consideration of a new county ordinance to establish setbacks from private hazardous material pipelines. The board had approved first consideration of the ordinance Dec. 12 on a 2-1 vote, but reconsidered the process after hearing comments […]

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