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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

township agritourism ordinance in the news

Special counsel Mark Hamilton's proposal to allow agricultural tourism in Ligonier Township should be rejected because it favors Foxley Farm, said a neighbor of the farm.
Resident Chris Turner submitted a right-to-know request on April 17 to township officials and Hamilton, who serves as special counsel on Foxley Farm matters, to learn about Hamilton's meetings with attorneys doing business with the farm. On April 15, Hamilton submitted to supervisors a proposed amendment to add “agritourism” as a conditional use in four districts, including three that are zoned residential.

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