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Shall an Ordinance entitled WIND ENERGY ORDINANCE FOR THE TOWN OF DIXFIELD dated November 7, 2017 be enacted and the prior WIND ENERGY FACILITY ORDINANCE FOR THE TOWN OF DIXFIELD dated June 12, 2012 be repealed?

Explanation: The proposed WIND ENERGY ORDINANCE FOR THE TOWN OF DIXFIELD dated November 7, 2017 is an edited version of the current WIND ENERGY ORDINANCE FOR THE TOWN OF DIXFIELD dated June 12, 2012, and is intended to improve, strengthen and clarify language, remove unenforceable zoning language, add oversight authority of operations, complaints, enforcement and decommissioning by the Board of Selectmen, including a Code of Conduct and Ethics, add authority for review of, including the approval or denial of, all applications by the Planning Board, and add a defined Complaint Process. The Audible Sound limits remain unchanged at 42 dBa at night and 55 dBa during the day; however, the day time and night time are redefined as 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., respectively.

To review the Wind Energy Ordinance click on the link: Dixfield WEF Ordinance for 11 07 2017 (003)