Articles filed under General from Michigan

Township recall petition language approved

The Delta County Election Commission has determined that recall petition language submissions related to two Fairbanks Township officials will be able to go forward.  ...The new language states that these officials “(voted) yes on a motion to grant Heritage Sustainable Energy township consent to place electrical power lines within the Delta County road right-of-way without requesting Heritage provide compensation to the township."
30 May 2018

Wheatland wind decision postponed

Waldron Road was crowded with cars on both sides as the Wheatland Township Planning Commission hosted a standing-room only public hearing on Thursday night to discuss the future of the township’s wind ordinance.
19 May 2018

Planners pass wind ban

The Huron County Planning Commission has recommended the board of commissioners ban wind energy development for another year in the 16 county-zoned townships. The Huron County Board of Commissioners will vote Tuesday morning whether to approve the moratorium.
10 Feb 2018

Voters turn down wind energy development

After residents and officials spent several years debating whether or not wind turbines are good for the county, voters turned down additional development in Sherman, Sigel, Sand Beach, Lincoln, Dwight and Bloomfield townships in May. The referendums for wind energy overlay zones proposed by NextEra Energy Resources and DTE Energy failed in county-zoned municipalities by a 2 to 1 margin.
29 Dec 2017

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