Wind farm issue blows change in L’Anse Township Board

Wind farm issue blows change in L’Anse Township Board NOV 7, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette After a busy election day, the L’Anse Township Board will see only one change in its composition. Wallace “Buddy” Sweeney defeated the incumbent Brian Kissel 793-638, with only seven unresolved write-ins. Sweeney ran as an independent against Kissel … Continue reading Wind farm issue blows change in L’Anse Township Board

L’Anse Township Board Meeting.- Windy Uproar – Mining Gazette

Windy Uproar: Wind farm opponents object to commission’s appointment rejection SEP 14, 2018 | Joshua Vissers |Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Amid repeated outbursts from the assembled public, the L’Anse Township Board appointed three new members to the Planning Commission: JoAnn Pennock, Craig Kent and Joan Bugni. “It seems like the wind energy board, but it’s … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting.- Windy Uproar – Mining Gazette

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: No Wind, No Nonsense, No Due Process

No Wind, No Nonsense, No Due Process Jeffery Loman - Tribal Member, Calls RES to task for mis-statements and double speak. Friends Of The Huron Mountains Attorney, Janna Mathieu. Calls the board to task for failure to follow process and failure to follow the Local Ordinances,  and failure to follow due process  of the14th Amendment. … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: No Wind, No Nonsense, No Due Process

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018 – Dedicated Service

Dedicated service After nine years of dedicated service, the thanks received by Catherine Andrews is to be voted off the Planning Commission based on differing views, not on any reasonable cause. Thank you Catherine for your dedication, and thank you also for holding the previous members to task on after the fact letters of intent. … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018 – Dedicated Service

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: No Wind, No Due Diligence, No Answers

No Wind, No Due Diligence, No Answers Bob Kissell resident - Board members Negligence Joe Bollech Friends of the Huron Mountains  - demands answers - and gets more excuses.   Letters after the fact, from those in support now do not "prove" anything.  If the intent at the time was to allow wind on Commercial Forest, … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: No Wind, No Due Diligence, No Answers

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

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse

Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse   Displaying A Lack of understanding the legal codes and process. They did not need a resolution,  They did not even require a vote.  All they needed to do was give the request to the Planning Commission, in fact I think it could have gone directly to planning … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: Stacking the Deck

Stacking the Deck - Welcome to the return of a Company Town. Two existing Planning Commission members who had terms that expired but due to negligence of process were never officially re-appointed were nominated for re-appointment,  one was re-appointed one was not. The Board appointed recently appointed Trustee Board member Brian Kissell as the ex … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: Stacking the Deck