Are winds of change in store for Town's comp plan
Residents pushing for the amendments to be approved have voiced support on the grounds of visual impact, flicker, noise, fear of declining property values, and appropriate use of turbines on residential lands, while some opponents have voiced concern out of support in general for alternative energy and others have echoed the concerns of the Wind Turbine Committee.
October 19, 2010
by Angela Lemire
in Middletown Patch
After voting Monday to approve zoning law changes governing wind turbine construction in Middletown, the next likely step for the town is to take a closer look at the town's Comprehensive Master Plan, the legal planning blueprint for future town development and construction in Middletown, to further clarify appropriate building sites for the alternative energy generators.
Town Council President Christopher Semonelli announced Monday that a workshop is being planned for town officials and residents to address the issue of "scenic vistas" and possibly come up with some guidelines or where construction of wind turbines would be appropriately sited in town.... [continue via Web link]