Solar Companies Seek Thursday Meeting in Neenach

NEENACH (Wednesday, Jan. 19, 12 p.m.)—Citizens of Neenach and Fairmont area are being alerted that a meeting is planned Thursday, Jan. 20 by the Fairmont Town Council at the WeeVill Market (18348 West Avenue D, off Highway 138, Lancaster, CA 93536) to listen to solar companies seeking to build facilites in their region. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. This month, two appeals were filed with the Los Angeles County Planning Department to halt a conditional use permit granted to NRG Solar in December.

Tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 19 we have a report that Antelope Acres Town Council is holding a meeting at 6 p.m. (Lancaster Blvd and 190th Street) to hear a presentation from White Ranch Wind which seeks to install a 1,000 acre solar and wind power facility.

The agenda for the Fairmont Council’s Thursday meeting is below.

According to the email alert sent out this hour, the council has been contacted by two solar companies. This is that alert as it was written:

1) Wild Flower green Energy farm Project, Nate Parker has requested to meet with the citizens of Fairmont to discuss his plans and project. He will be available at the January 20 meeting at Weevile Market.

2) Alpine Solar, NRG, Ray Kelley wants a meeting with the Town Council and the citizens about the appeal that was filed. He also wishes to discuss his project.

There are an additional two solar companies that are scheduled to show a presentation at the January 20 meeting and have a Q&A session

Please advise your neighbors and friends so we can all have our say.

Fairmont Town Council

Community Meeting Agenda:

Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011 6:30 PM

Location: Wee Vill Market 18348 W. Ave. D, Lancaster, Ca. 93536

Please turn off or silence cell phones. Please refrain from public displays or outbursts such as unsolicited applause, comments, cheering, foul language, or obscenities. Any disruptive activities that substantially interfere with the ability of the Council to carry out its meeting will not be permitted and offenders will be requested to leave the meeting.

1. Meeting Called to Order:

2. Flag Salute

3. Roll Call of Officers

President David Kerr: ___
Vice President David Hyatt: ___
Secretary David Jefferies: ___
Treasurer Steve Werth: ___
Member at large Curtis Williams: ___

4. Agenda: Corrections:____ Approved:___

5. Minutes: Corrections___ Approved___

6. Officers Reports: David Jefferies NRG appeal status

7. Community Leaders/ Services Reports/ Updates:

8. Community Announcements:

Bona fide representatives of community service organizations and clubs are invited to announce upcoming events open to the public. Presentations should be limited to no more than three minutes.

9. Public Comment Period:

Any member of the public may address the Council relating to any matter of concern to Fairmont residents. This need not be related to any items on the agenda. Presentations should be limited to three minutes. No formal action by the Council will be taken on these matters at this meeting. Speakers must present a completed speaker’s card to the council.

10. New Business: None

11. Presentations :Representatives from various solar companies

12. Old Business: None

13. Upcoming Events:

14. Motion to Adjourn:_________ Time:___________







This is part of the January 14, 2011 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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