Monthly Archives: December 2011

Arcadia Planning Commission to recommend repeal of existing wind ordinance

Tonight the Arcadia township planning commission will meet at 7:00 p.m. The commission is expected to recommend theĀ repealĀ of Arcadia township’s existing wind energy ordinance, which took effect in 2009. The planning commission and township board have determined that the existing … Continue reading

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Allan O’Shea, Volunteer

One of the principal advocates for turning large portions of Benzie and Manistee counties into a large industrial wind generation facility is Mr. Allan O’Shea, who was until 2010 a member, and Chairman of the Manistee County Board of Commissioners. … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Tax Law Change Cost Counties Millions

The article below describes the impact of a recent ruling by the Michigan State Tax Commission that will reduce the amount of property taxes paid by owners of large industrial wind turbines by increasing the rate at which property values … Continue reading

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December Township Meetings

Arcadia Planning Commission – Wednesday, December 7 – 7:00 pm Board – Thursday, December 8 – 7:00 pm Pleasanton Planning Commission – Monday, December 5 – 7:00 pm Board – Monday, December 12 – 7:00 pm Joyfield Board – Thursday, … Continue reading

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