Privilege of the Floor
Information from Code Officer on off-grid solar installations
Review of proposed siting law:
(a) Remaining solar sections (Sections 6, 7 and 8)
(b) "Preferred Land Use/Land Cover" Section (Section X)
(c) Decommissioning and Site Restoration Section (Section 12)
(d) Battery sections (Sections 9, 10 and 11)
The Planning Board is in the process of drafting a law related to the siting of solar energy and battery storage energy facilities in the Town. The latest draft of the law is dated 2/7/21 and is available on the Planning Board webpage: http://www.townofcaroline.org/planning.html . (***An updated draft with revised battery sections may be posted before the meeting; check the Planning Board webpage for updates.***)
The Planning Board welcomes public input on the draft law. Members of the public can address the Planning Board during Privilege of the Floor; because we have a lot of ground to cover in the meeting, public comment will be restricted to the Privilege of the Floor period. You can also email your thoughts to the Planning Board at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please understand that we are in the drafting process and some parts of the law have barely been considered. The law is not out for formal public review at this time. If the Town Board decides to consider this law, the Town Board will hold a public hearing on the law at that time.
The public is invited to attend this and every Planning Board meeting. The meeting will be held via Zoom teleconference.
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