Thursday, June 13, 2019

Hearing scheduled for proposed Moses Lake livestock market

Gloriann Robinson
Hearing Officer

There are six public livestock markets licensed in Washington state. A new
one is proposed near Moses Lake. WSDA welcomes public input. 
A new livestock sale barn may be coming to the Moses Lake area.

Central Washington Livestock recently applied for a WSDA public livestock market license to locate a proposed sale barn off Interstate-90 east of town.

There are currently six public livestock markets licensed in Washington state.

Public comments invited

A public hearing is scheduled July 8 at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake.

The public and any interested parties are invited to comment. Those attending the public hearing can also contribute evidence in favor of or opposed to the proposed market with oral or written testimony at the hearing.

Public hearing for proposed public livestock market.
1 p.m., July 8, 2019
Big Bend Community College
Masto Conference Center, Building D-1800
7662 Chanute Street N.E.
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Anyone unable to attend the hearing can mail written testimony to the address below by 5 p.m. on July 8, 2019. Written testimony carries the same weight as oral testimony.

Please send written testimony to: 

Gloriann Robinson, Hearing Officer
Washington State Department of Agriculture
PO Box 42560
Olympia, WA 98504-2560
Fax: 360-902-2092