Township Planning Commission Meeting November 21st, 2018

Contentious commission meeting in L’Anse NOV 24, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette The L’Anse township planning commission listens to a planning and zoning training presentation prepared by Patrick Coleman from North of 45 Urban and Town Planning. L’ANSE — Another meeting of the L’Anse township planning commission grew contentious on Wednesday night, as … Continue reading Township Planning Commission Meeting November 21st, 2018

Videos: L’Anse Planning Commission Meeting November, 21st 2018.

The L'anse Township Planning Commission held a meeting on Wednesday November 21st.  Videos of the meeting posted below. After a series of questions on the recent changes that the board had no answers for, Catherine asks that the board not rule on a request from RES or Weyerhaeuser when they don't have any knowledge or … Continue reading Videos: L’Anse Planning Commission Meeting November, 21st 2018.

L’Anse wind project gets zone change

After referendum petitions were filed and certified, Township board continued to vote on Zoning changes. On Monday, the L’Anse Township Board passed new zoning ordinance changes concerning wind turbine setbacks. NOV 14, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS| The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Zoning ordinance changes concerning wind turbines dominated the discussion Monday at a meeting of … Continue reading L’Anse wind project gets zone change

Voters To Decide On Wind Project.

Canvassers from the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM) group turned over 400 signatures to Clerk Brian Jentoft on Friday November 13, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE TOWNSHIP — Canvassers from the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM) group turned over 400 signatures to Clerk Brian Jentoft on Friday. UPDATE: Final … Continue reading Voters To Decide On Wind Project.

It is not a done deal: Planning Commission vote is just for recommendation. Township board still needs to vote!

NO ZONING ORDINANCE CHANGES WERE "PASSED!" On October 3, the Planning Commission voted to recommend that permissive zoning changes requested by RES and Weyerhaeuser be approved by the L'Anse Township Board. Tonight's Planning Commission went as we expected. The members voted unanimously (with two abstentions - we advised them before the meeting that two commissioners … Continue reading It is not a done deal: Planning Commission vote is just for recommendation. Township board still needs to vote!

Letter from Weyerhaeuser made available by the Planning Commission.

This Letter from Weyerhaeuser was made available by the Planning Commission at its Public Hearing on September 27. The company's request has implications for the proposed project, including the number of turbines, their size and setback requirements. The devil is in the details, which aren't revealed. For example, what does "more energetic turbines"  The Planning Commission … Continue reading Letter from Weyerhaeuser made available by the Planning Commission.