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The DeWitt County Board passed the motion of granting a special-use permit for the LeRoy Rifle and Pistol Club.  
 
The two-hour board meeting saw members from both the club and residents of Waynesville, the proposed site of the new shooting range, come together at last nights monthly DeWitt County Board meeting.
 
The DeWitt County Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-2 earlier this month recommending the special-use permit with several stipulations as a requirement.  DeWitt County Board chairman David Newberg listed these stipulations...
 
   
Waynesville residents were in attendance, with multiple homeowners who reside next to the proposed shooting range location.  Resident Dawn Funderberg expressed her concerns, as her property line resides just 230 feet away from the proposed shooting club site...
 

 

President Tim Dazey of the LeRoy Rifle and Pistol Club tried reassuring residents that their company is, in the long run, trying to help the community...
 

 

The county board also motioned to pay all bills, approve the health insurance renewal, and the food service sanitation ordinance.  
 
Kayla Wiggins was appointed Trustee to the Waynesville Community Fire Protection District, Rodney Wilson as Trustee to the Wapella Community Fire Protection District, Charles W (Chip) Atten as Trustee to the Clinton Community Fire Protection District, and Ben Lowers to the DeWitt County Housing Authority.

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