Pullman Planning Commission votes against quarry
August 3, 2023
PULLMAN — On Wednesday, July 26, the Pullman Planning Commission voted against the rezoning of a proposed rock quarry located less than 1,000 feet from Kamiak Elementary School in a residential neighborhood.
The project is being initiated by Mader Development, operated by Steve Mader of Pullman, who aims to rezone a 9.3-acre space of residentially zoned land for the purpose of creating a rock quarry.
The decision to rezone has faced strong opposition from the local community, with over 100 people sending letters to the Pullman City Council expressing their concerns.
At a public hearing h...