RSEP seeks injunction to halt wind turbine construction
BAD AXE — Residents for Sound Economics and Planning have filed a lawsuit against Huron County and Clerk Peggy Koehler, asking the court to issue an injunction that would stop the construction of wind turbines in the county until a referendum could be held on the zoning ordinance passed by the county board of commissioners during the summer.
November 30, 2005
by JOSH FAHLSING
in The Huron Daily Tribune
The complaint, filed Tuesday morning, alleges Koehler did not follow the proper procedure under the state’s county zoning act in determining petitions submitted by the group were inadequate.
Koehler said she determined the petitions were inadequate due to the language on the face of the documents.
“The legal reason for the inadequacy is the language on the face of the petitions does not comply with (the state's county zoning act), which states, in part, that the petition must request the submission of the zoning ordinance, or a part of the zoning ordinance, to the electors for their approval or rejection," Koehler wrote... [continue via Web link]