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Public hearing draws packed house, leads to defeat of bylaw amendment

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – It was standing room only in Sturgeon County Council chambers Tuesday morning. Residents came out in full force for the reopening of a public hearing on a proposed bylaw that would have seen Intensive Agricultural Use with Farmstead shift from a permitted to a discretionary use in the Urban Fringe District. The large contingent of those opposed to the amendment prompted council to vote 6-1 against third reading, defeating the amendment… […]