Audience reacts to commissioners vote on wind resolution decision
One of the many objections to the resolution was that people felt it should be an issue that was decided by the townships and not the county board. The resolution that was passed on Tuesday still does not take that power away from the townships who have the ultimate decision in the matter.
October 25, 2011
in Manistee News-Advocate
MANISTEE - Many passionate issues come before the county commissioners, but it's rare that they get loudly booed over making a decision.
However, that was the response they received from an overflow crowd comprised of Manistee and Benzie county residents that filled the commissioners meeting room of the courthouse and government center Tuesday morning. Those attending the meeting gave that response after they witnessed the commissioners vote 4-3 to support a resolution to encourage wind development in Manistee County. Not only were the commissioners booed for that decision, they were also the targets of some strong comments from the opponents of... [continue via Web link]