by David Meyer, The Wellington Advertiser
There are still lots of details to work out, but councillors here have signalled their acceptance of the NextEra Canada draft wind farm agreement. Council held a special meeting on May 30 to go through proposed changes to the draft bylaw for the Conestogo Wind Energy Centre, which will feature ten wind turbines near Arthur.
Chief administrative officer Patty Sinnamon said the company had 90 days to reach an agreement with the township after handing in its traffic study. The special meeting was needed to get that completed by June 5, but she noted the company is still considering changes. Sinnamon said there would not be a bylaw just yet, but the work “would show NextEra is working towards an agreement. She said the company must show it is giving its “best efforts” to reach that agreement. Read article