Bluffs council, Commissioners meet Monday

The Scottsbluff city Council will continue to consider action and get information Monday night regarding a proposed meat packing plant in the 43 acre Immigrant Trail Industrial Park on the east end of Scottsbluff.

The council will receive a report from Twin Cities Development regarding the project planned by Future Food Energy, which is planning to hire 250 people initially and 550 in five to seven years while processing up to 1,500 cattle per day at the 358,000 square-foot facility.

The council will also consider authorizing Mayor Randy Meininger to sign documents providing for the Planning Commission's public hearing and council action to consider rezoning and special permit use for rendering plants in the industrial park from M-1 Light industrial to M-2 Heavy Industrial.

The council will also consider approving a new Inter-Local agreement with Scotts Bluff County for the Consolidated Communications Center.

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners will discuss and consider an Ag Society Capital improvement grant and get an update from County Tourism Director Brenda Leisy on the county's 125th anniversary. They will also consider dates for a 2013-14 budget discussion and consider funding assistance in the next fiscal year for the Youth Shelter.

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