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Wind Farm Meetings to Recommence This Month

By Gordon HopkinsThe Jefferson County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Committee will reconvene on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. in the courtroom of the Jefferson County Courthouse, to further review wind farm regulations.There is currently a moratorium on new wind turbine permits as the Planning and Zoning Committee review the regulations currently in place. The moratorium is scheduled to end in April of 2023, although commissioners could choose to extend the moratorium or end it early.One of the purposes of the moratorium was to give the public an opportunity to provide input.John McKee, Jefferson County’s Emergency Manager and Zon...


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