Public hearing set Tuesday about proposed beef packing plant


by: George Lauby, North Platte Bulletin (NE)

Nov. 21, 2021


The North Platte Planning Commission will take public comments Tuesday about a plan to build a plant for Sustainable Beef, LLC along Newberry Road on the east side of the city.


The hearing begins at 5:30 p.m. in the city council chambers at City Hall, 211 W. Third St.


The Sustainable Beef company intends to build a processing facility capable of handling 400,000 head of cattle annually. Direct employment is estimated at 875 full-time staff. If the planning commission recommends the project, it will move toward approval by the city council.


The planning commission will take public comments on whether the real estate is in conformance with the city’s comprehensive plan, if the project meets or will meet subdivision and zoning regulations, and if it is an overall fit for development of the city.


For the planning commission to advance the project, the following provisions should be considered and confirmed: