Peru voters say no to wind farms
As for the non-binding straw poll that asked if voters support the construction of wind farms within the town limits of Peru, 194 said Yes; 394 said No.
That means the Peru Wind Power Committee will now make recommendations to selectmen about pursuing more restrictive measures.
June 13, 2012
by Terry Karkos
in Sun Journal
PERU - Election clerks were still busy counting ballots at noon on Wednesday from Tuesday's town meeting polls. They took a break from midnight to Wednesday morning.
Results, however, were in for the municipal elections and the straw poll on wind farms. A majority of voters said no to wind farms in Peru.
Timothy L. Holland won re-election to the Board of Selectmen, getting 316 votes.
The second available selectman seat, however, is up in the air. After a recount, candidates Richard I. Powell and John L. Witherell remained tied at 284 votes apiece.
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