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Pierson Township implements solar energy moratorium

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Planning Commission to begin solar ordinance work

The Pierson Township Board met for its first meeting of the new year on Monday, and while it was a dark and rainy evening, the focus was on the sun — solar energy, to be exact.

The township board voted 4-0 to place a moratorium on issuing solar energy permits within the township while the Planning Commission begins work on creating a solar ordinance.

Winfield Twp. to have solar referendum on August ballot

A solar energy ordinance referendum will appear on the township’s ballot in this summer’s primary election.

The Winfield Township Board voted 5-0 last Thursday to approve language to appear on the ballot in August asking township residents whether they wish to approve the township’s new solar ordinance.