Town of Barre Workshop – 8/19/2020

**Meetings are never edited. 3 hour cut off mark caused a reset in recording, resulting in a small gap in presentation**

Recommendations made & research done considered for town revision of “wind law”

Many factors taken into consideration

87% of what we got back from the town does not want change

63-72% opposed if 100% of Barre responds

No more questions about the surveys

Research done in 2018 about the turbines

Review of the phases

More wind turbine discussions

Shadow flicker hours? Reduction to 25 hours

Construction hours? Monday thru Saturday from 6 AM – 8 PM, with exceptions of cement pouring

Cutting hours takes longer, but plan allows for quiet Sundays

Wavier – Maybe grated? Yes.

Review of the final 5 pages

Recommendations made & research done considered for town revision of “wind law”

Many factors taken into consideration

87% of what we got back from the town does not want change

63-72% opposed if 100% of Barre responds

No more questions about the surveys

Research done in 2018 about the turbines

Review of the phases

More wind turbine discussions

Shadow flicker hours? Reduction to 25 hours

Construction hours? Monday thru Saturday from 6 AM – 8 PM, with exceptions of cement pouring

Cutting hours takes longer, but plan allows for quiet Sundays

Wavier – Maybe grated? Yes.

Review of the final 5 pages

**Meetings are never edited. 3 hour cut off mark caused a reset in recording, resulting in a small gap in…

Gepostet von Know Your Facts USA am Montag, 31. August 2020

Town Board Meeting 7/8/2020

**Municipal meetings are never edited** 1:20 Clarification on intervenor funding and wind ordinance
13:47 Minutes
14:15 Next Board Meeting scheduled for August 12th Will take place in the court room with limited number of people, social distance and facial masks requirements, which may change based on the requirements in that moment
16:30 Wind district 10
16:50 Wind district 9
17:39 Budget transfers for new business
18:20 Public wifi during COVID19
public wifi has been installed in front of the building No password needed, anyone can access from the parking lot- search “Barre Hotspot”
21:15 Harrassment Discrimination training requirement
23:20 New working document on wind law
33:38 Finance
34:30 Park
36:30 Updates
37:53 Planning Board
40:10 Park guidlines and protocols for Little League Practicing and activities Signs to be posted in front of the park- encouraging social distance and wearing facial masks
44:10 Agreement on allocation of funding
56:30 Reopening of court chamber
58:30 Letters

Town of Barre Workshop 6/17/2020

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*Background noise is possible, due to at-home recordings*
Phone call disconnected at 40 minutes, re-connected shortly afterward

Changes made today / 23 hours ago
Stated a year ago that no changes were to be made
Noise concerns at resident’s homes, analysis of sounds
Disconnection
More sound discussions, keeping decibels above or below a certain point
Proper care of the residents
Planning Board: Next Thursday 6/25/20
July 23: County Planning Board Meeting
Town Board: July 8, phone meeting for everybody
Submit forms before July 1, if possible
Still continuing phone call meetings

Town of Barre Workshop: 5/27/2020



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Topics Discussed:
This Workshop was focused on the topic of the wind energy project.
Details covered within discussion were:
– Possible danger to health of residents of Barre with the addition of the wind towers.
– Town of Barre wants to move forward and encourage wind energy for economic boost to the town. And move forward with certain guidelines and regulations.
– Is the Comprehensive Plan being followed?
– 350:96 Legislative Authority
– Section A – Grammatical errors
– Article 10 vs. Aritcle 23 : when will one go and one be implemented.
– What is a large project and what is a small project under this plan?
– Who will participate and what buildings or residences will qualify?
– 350:99 – Wind Energy Overlay Zone
– 350:100 – Zoning
– Referendum to zoning – should the residents vote?
– 350:101 – Application and waiver
– Change to the setback placement?
– 350:121
– 15A #6 Decommissioning – Removal of Structures and debris
– 16 – Lifespan of the project

Next Workshop is June 17th at 6pm