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Motorsports Task Force (2007)

Purpose

The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners established the Motorsports Task Force to assist the Board in addressing the complex issues involved with motorsports facilities. The Task Force was asked to address the following issues:

  1. Potential demand for motorsports facilities in Lancaster County;
  2. Economic, fiscal, social and environmental benefits and costs to the community;
  3. Pros and cons of providing motorsports activities in one general location as opposed to decentralized faciliites for a specific motorsport activity;
  4. Identify and rank the most promising and acceptable locations in Lancaster County for motorsports facilities and/or activities; and
  5. Evaluate and make recommendations on the most appropriate business model for providing new facilities for participants and spectators.
Agendas & Minutes 

January 3, 2007
January 24, 2007
January 31, 2007
February 14, 2007
February 21, 2007
February 28, 2007
March 7, 2007

Final Report and Recommendations (March 7, 2007)
Resolution R-07-0022 - Supporting the Development of Motorsports in Lancaster County
Resolution R-07-0061 - Change of Zone No. 06065: Text Amendment to the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, to allow race tracks, drag strips, and motor sports facilities by Special Permit in the "AG" Agricultural District
New Ethel S. Abbott Sports Complex Motocross Facility

Task Force Members

  • Russ Bayer, Chair
  • Carol Brown
  • Dave Dykmann
  • Randy Harre
  • Gary Juilfs
  • Chris Kingery
  • Karen Kurbis
  • Larry Lewis
  • Greg Osborn
  • Stan Patzel
  • Michael Tavlin
  • Mike DeKalb, Ex-Officio (Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Department)
  • Kerry Eagan, Ex-Officio (County Chief Administrative Officer)
  • Scott Holmes, Ex-Officio (Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department)
  • Jeff Maul, Ex-Officio (Convention & Visitors Bureau)
  • Darl Naumann, Ex-Officio (Lincoln-Lancaster County Economic Development Coordinator)

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