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Letter to the Editor: Disappointment with DeWitt County Board

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Posted May 8, 2018

 

Dear Editor:

 

 I am writing this letter to express my extreme disappointment with the DeWitt County Board. The Regional Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals were tasked with research and recommendations on ordinance changes concerning the wind turbines considered for DeWitt County.  It was obvious they had done research prior to meetings and asked lots of questions. Both committees unanimously voted to recommend the ordinance changes.

               

At the April board meeting 6 0f the board members decided to vote against the recommendations of a height limit of 499’. Those board members were Lance Reece, Randy Perring, Jay Wickenhauser, Scott Nimmo, Cris Rogers, and Sue Whitted. Of these, Cris Rogers and Sue Whitted represent my district. I usually do not get involved in campaigns but this fall I will be actively campaigning against these two members. I can accept someone having a different opinion than I have but to blatantly disregard the recommendations of these committees is unacceptable.

 

I would recommend that all residents in DeWitt County look at this list and vote accordingly this fall.

 

Kathy Evans

Clinton, IL

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