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August 11, 2013

Aug. 11, 2013: Letters to the editor

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I agree. If council members would have done their jobs, it wouldn’t have had to go to the BZA.

This idea the Planning Commission and commissioners might write an ordinance with less of a setback than what the BZA set for the northern part of the county (to appease the farmers) might split the county further. The 1,500-foot setback from the property line should be a starting point for the ordinance. Anything less than that will divide this county for years! No one in their right mind will want to move here, and many will move out! If these farmers want to carry the tax base entirely, they will.

This county has ranked first and second in the country for the most fertile, productive soil. Are these farmers getting too lazy to plant crops that instead they want to plant concrete for wind turbines? I guess the farmers who sign up for these wind turbines want to sit in the coffee shops and just talk about the old times.

Is any one of these power-hungry politicians going to do what other counties have done and represent the majority of the people who elected them? Or are they going to do what their appointers want them to do?

Jim Leffler

Tipton

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