Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors

Supervisors approve crush plant rezoning for final time

Discussion will center on tax incentives
Construction in spring of 2022

The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors approved on third reading the rezoning of a 440-acre parcel adjacent to Lake Creek Country Club, a “key milestone” for the $350 million soybean crush plant that’s planned there, the developer said on the heels of the vote on Tuesday. The developers of the crush plant, Mike Kinley of Des Moines, and Nick […]

BV supervisors approve soybean crush plant zoning request

Board to discuss traffic improvements, tax incentives

The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors approved the rezoning of a 440-acre parcel adjacent to Lake Creek Country Club, a move that drastically improves the chances of a $350 million crush plant being built there in the next three years. A motion by Supervisor Paul Merten triggered the unanimous vote to a crowd of around 15 Tuesday morning at […]

Zoning board recommends approval of crush plant

Supervisors expected to vote on rezoning Oct. 19

The Buena Vista County Planning & Zoning Commission recommended the board of supervisors approve the rezoning of a 440-acre parcel that’s slated to house a $350 million soybean crush plant by 2024. The commission made its recommendation by way of a 3-1 vote to a crowd of around 50. Gary Sundblad of Marathon, Melanie Anderson of Sioux Rapids and Chairman […]

Supervisors table crush plant rezoning for third time

Zoning board must weigh comprehensive plan first

The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors for a third time tabled the rezoning of a 440-acre parcel just south of Lake Creek Country Club that’s slated to house a $350 million soybean crush plant by 2024. The supervisors on Tuesday announced a tentative timeline for which the plant could receive a decision either way: Oct. 19. The Buena Vista […]

Zoning board votes down $350 million soybean crush plant

Board of Supervisors to weigh in on project's fate tomorrow morning

The Buena Vista County Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday recommended denying the rezoning of a parcel that could one day house a $350 million soybean crush plant.  Board members cited a bevy of concerns raised mostly by residents of Lake Creek Country Club, which is across the street from the proposed development on Highway 7. Around 100 Lake Creek […]