This is, first and foremost, a property rights issue- can the government make widespread zoning changes that significantly reduce the potential uses of land without any impact studies, data regarding these changes, or justification for the reasons for these changes?
People making jams and cheese and yarn, cider and wine, local-grown, local-produced. Agriculture and farm goods is at the heart of my vision of rural character, yet the first thing on the list that this small group of people asked to have banned was the production of any local farm goods.
The planning commission recommended not including the P-12 in the comprehensive plan last year after investigation. Why are they now pushing it on us? Their findings include: