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    Public Notifier
    Public Notifier
    As Grand County's paper of record, The Times-Independent publishes public notices of many kinds submitted to the newspaper from local people and institutions.

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there is a Constitutional Takings Review and Appeal Hearing scheduled to for July 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be conducted online via electronic means (e.g. Zoom and e-mail . Public comment will be accepted via email to using the subject line “Willow Springs OAO Appeal” until July 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Comments may also be made via phone at 435-259-1343 on or before that date. Grand County’s appointed hearing officer will make a decision with regard to the appeal after public comment is closed on July 28, 2020. Members of the public who would like to observe and/or speak at the electronic hearing may reserve the right to do so by calling 435-259-1343 prior to the hearing time. The appeal is in regard to the following: Willow Springs Overnight Accommodations Overlay – RV/Campground (OAO-RV/CG) request and associated takings claim (Reed Pendleton, developer, and Paul Morris, owner). On June 2, 2020, the Grand County Council denied a request to designate Parcel No. 04-0020-0038 located at 13733 N Highway 191 in Moab, Utah under the OAO-RV/CG District and the associated proposed Willow Springs Campground Master Plan. Representatives of the property owners have filed an appeal from that decision under the County’s Constitutional Takings Appeal and Review ordinances.  
    Published in The Times-Independent, Moab, Utah, July 16 and 23, 2020.

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