L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: Pro-wind, Proponents, Proposals

Pro-wind, Proponents, Proposals, Propoganda Jim Fedie Accessor - gives a report on a "preliminary proposal" from RES.Again why the Accessor is negotiating with a project that is not approved or even legal to put in. Mark Massicotte – Chair  Baraga County Economic Development Corporation

Will L’Anse township risk losing tourism opportunities for the sake of unreliable short term tax benefits?

Will baraga county risk losing increasing tourism opportunities for the sake of unreliable temporary tax benefits? see letter to editor here: Tourism Revenue - Gone with the Wind Local officials agree that Michigan tourism is on the rise By Gloria Nzeka | May 9, 2018 | Great Lakes Echo | Capital News Service State and local officials’ efforts … Continue reading Will L’Anse township risk losing tourism opportunities for the sake of unreliable short term tax benefits?

Windfarms have no monetary effect on the local school district general fund.

From the University of Michigan Windfarms have no monetary effect on the local school district general fund. - Michigan schools receive a per-pupil foundation allowance. (For most of the schools we interviewed, the current allowance is $7,511). - The allowance is first comprised of funds from local property taxes and then supplemented with state funds. … Continue reading Windfarms have no monetary effect on the local school district general fund.

What’s the True Cost of Wind Power?

WHAT’S THE TRUE COST OF WIND POWER? BY RANDY SIMMONS ON 4/11/15 AT 5:22 PM Editor's note: The author of this piece, Randy Simmons, is the Charles G. Koch professor of political economy at Utah State University. He's also a senior fellow at the Koch- and ExxonMobil-funded Property and Environment Research Center. These ties to the oil industry weren't originally disclosed … Continue reading What’s the True Cost of Wind Power?