Cape Vincent's last pro-wind town councilman, Mickey Orvis, steps down
For more than a decade, he served the community as a councilman and often stressed the need to "start the healing process" of the community divided over commercial wind development. ..."This community is broken enough.
July 6, 2012
by Jaegun Lee
in Watertown Daily Times
CAPE VINCENT - The town's last councilman who favors commercial wind-farm development, Mickey W. Orvis, has stepped down with more than a year left on his term.
In his letter of resignation submitted to the town clerk Tuesday, Mr. Orvis suggested he has not been included in the decision-making process since the 2011 elections when, as seen by some observers, the anti-wind forces took power.
"I have not been a part of the current town board since last year's election results. I do not have the passion or the time anymore to be an effective councilman," he said in the letter.
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