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.
PETITION SUBMITTED–A petition with 410 names of L’Anse Township registered voters was submitted to L’Anse Township Clerk Brian Jentoft, left, on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Friends of the Huron Mountains is seeking a public vote on the zoning Amendments that would allow an industrial wind farm on Weyerhaueser land
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
Wind Turbines on the Ballot, NOVEMBER 14, 2018 | BRIAN CABELL | Word on the Street LOOKS LIKE WIND turbines will be on the ballot in L’Anse Township next spring. The township clerk Monday evening certified 410 signatures on a petition to put the controversial issue on the ballot. The anti-turbine citizens group, Friends of … Continue reading Wind Turbines on the Ballot, – Word on the Street
Nov 14, 2018 | Associated Press | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Critics of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted petition signatures to put the issue to voters. Dozens of turbines are being proposed for L'Anse Township in Baraga County. The area has some of the highest points in Michigan. The … Continue reading UP wind-farm critics submit signatures to force election
November 14, 2018 | The L'Anse Sentinel
UP wind-farm critics submit signatures to force election yesterday November 13, 2018 | AP L’ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Critics of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted petition signatures to put the issue to voters. Dozens of turbines are being proposed for L’Anse Township in Baraga (BEAR’-uh-guh) County, roughly 230 miles northwest … Continue reading AP News – UP wind-farm critics submit signatures to force election
The Friends of the Huron Mountains petition for a referendum was delivered to L'Anse Township this morning by township resident Bob Kissel and witnessed by a number of Friends of the Huron Mountains. More than 400 signatures - were collected hundreds more than the 15% needed. Congratulations and thanks to our volunteers who went door-to-door.
Friends Of the Huron Mountains press release regarding the petition for a referendum.
The second Zoning change made without without benefit of the State required public hearing. The first was including lower blade clearances. The Initial Hearing notice for one public meeting did not include the additional changes, therefore was not sufficient for meeting legal requirements. Township panel allows setback waiver for proposed wind farm OCT 25, 2018 … Continue reading Township Planning Commission Allowing RES to Write the Zoning.