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Lake Twp. to enter transfer talks

Lake Township Board Trustee Dale Hartsell said he thinks it would be best to take a second look at the zoning ordinance before agreeing to the land transfer. "I'd like to keep our land in Lake Township and try to work on the ordinance some more to see if we can come up with something everyone can agree on," he said.
23 May 2012

Palmyra Township voters reject wind turbine ordinance

"I hope the Palmyra leadership will take a second look at the state-recommended model ordinance that is in effect in Riga which requires the consent of all the taxpayers in the township, instead of an ordinance like that rejected in Palmyra that effectively causes people to give up their future development rights to outside industrial wind developers."
9 May 2012

Palmyra Township reverses course on wind turbines

Wednesday’s action was a change from earlier this month, when the board approved amendments that would have made the ordinance stricter than the one that had been drafted by its planning commission and endorsed by the Lenawee County Planning Commission. ...But on Wednesday, the board went back to the original language on two key points.
28 Oct 2011

Planners give the OK to Deerfield wind district

The Huron County Planning Commission has approved a new wind district for the Deerfield Wind Farm ...The project is proposed to be developed on about 18 square miles in Dwight Township, about 1 square mile in Lincoln Township, 6 square miles in Bloomfield Township and about 20 square miles in Huron Township.
11 Oct 2011

Wind moratorium talks put on hold

Allen said the resolution is not discriminatory. He explained ...the elimination of the personal property tax is a very real threat. If the personal property tax is eliminated without any kind of replacement revenue, the county will lose the revenue it originally anticipated to collect from wind developments, he said.
14 Sep 2011
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