Merritt Township supervisor looks to heal community wounds following wind turbine decision
"This was the toughest decision they had to make, and hopefully there won't be anymore like this," Schabel said. "It's heavy pressure, does everyone agree with it, no, but they did the best they could." ..."They studied it thoroughy," said John McQuillan, Merritt Township attorney. "That's why the Planning Commission is appointed to make this decision."
February 23, 2012
by MacKenzie Burger
in The Bay City Times
MERRITT TWP.- Dave Schabel, township supervisor, expects a busy day in the office following the Merritt Township Planning Commmision's decision late last night to reject NextEra Energy's attempt to bring nine wind turbines to the area.
"I just hope that everybody can accept what the Planning Commission decided and see it as a compromise," Schabel said. "My door is always open to the community - this has been very hard on people for two years."
The Merritt Township Planning Commission held a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday to listen to concerns and comments before... [continue via Web link]