Vote NO! The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines.

Wind vote scheduled for May 7 JAN 11, 2019 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language Wednesday for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines. Township Supervisor Peter Magaraggia said the township’s legal council told him the vote needs to take place on May 7, … Continue reading Vote NO! The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines.

UP Wind Project Opponents Will Get Referendum on Ballot

December 14, 2018 | http://www.WDIO.com UP Wind Project Opponents Will Get Referendum on Ballot FILE - Opponents of a proposed wind farm in Baraga County, Mich., have submitted enough signatures to force a referendum on the issue. L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Opponents of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted enough petition … Continue reading UP Wind Project Opponents Will Get Referendum on Ballot

L’Anse Township Board meeting, Anti-wind vote petition OK’d

Anti-wind vote petition OK’d   DEC 13, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Township clerk Brian Jentoft confirmed he has verified 410 signatures for the petition for a referendum on the zoning ordinances concerning wind turbines in the township at Wednesday’s Township Board meeting. Now the board must decide on when the … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board meeting, Anti-wind vote petition OK’d

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.

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!