County denies Millersburg land-use request
March 22, 2023
The Linn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 14, denied a land-use request by the city of Millersburg, after studying the issue over parts of three meetings that started in January.
Commissioners Roger Nyquist and Sherrie Sprenger approved a motion to deny the city’s request while Will Tucker voted against the motion. Linn County Planning Commission members had previously voted unanimously to deny the request as well.
The city of Millersburg wanted to move 167-plus acres near its southwest corner out of its urban growth boundary and “swap” it for 163 nearby acres, which...