Dress for the weather & join the Environmental Defenders on a guided sunset stroll..HIKING HARVARD.
4PM at Rush Creek Conservation Area 20501 McGuire Rd. Harvard, IL
Bring your ideas, voice and questions to help dream up a more resilient community. We’ll discuss environmental ethics, advocacy & stewardship. Collaboration to follow at Rush Creek Distilling.
Posted on January 14, 2019 by Cynthia Kanner - Environmental Tips
Posted on December 19, 2018 by Cynthia Kanner - In the News
Tri-County Access Project information can be found here.
The Tri-County Access Project is a comprehensive regional study that was created to identify potential environmentally and fiscally responsible solutions to regional traffic congestion in Lake, northern Cook and eastern McHenry counties….read more here: http://tricountyaccess.org/
Posted on October 3, 2018 by Cynthia Kanner - Environmental Tips
SOLAR HEARINGS UPDATE
SUPPORT SOLAR – RENEWABLE ENERGY IS HERE IN ILLINOIS!
Please confirm all meeting dates prior to arriving at 667 Ware Road for County meetings by checking the online MEETING PORTAL and agendas.
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA ● SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 1:30PM
1. #2018-032 – OneEnergy/Gieseke – Marengo Twp – A1-A1CV Conditional Use Permit to allow for a Solar Farm as well as a Variation from the screening requirement of having a solid fence or wall along the interior side and rear lot lines, to allow for an open fence along the interior side and rear lot lines.
COUNTY BOARD – COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE – SEPTEMBER 13 9:00AM
PUBLIC COMMENTS AT BEGINNING OF MEETING
COUNTY BOARD MEETING – SEPTEMBER 18 5:00PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS TAKEN AFTER CO. BOARD VOTE
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA ● SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 1:30PM
1. #2018-033 – OneEnergy/Franks – Riley Twp – A1-A1CV Conditional Use Permit for a Solar Farm, as well as a Variation from the screening requirement of having a solid fence or wall along the interior side and rear lot lines, to allow an open fence along the interior side and rear lot lines.
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 1:30PM (rescheduled from Aug. 23)
1. #2018-031 – OneEnergy Development, LLC/Dahm Trust – Greenwood Twp – A1-A1CV Conditional Use Permit to allow for a Solar Farm and a Variation from the screening requirement of having a solid fence or wall along the interior side and rear lot lines, to allow an open fence along the interior side and rear lot lines.
Posted on August 17, 2018 by Cynthia Kanner - Member Events
Second Members-Only Bike Ride Hosted by Your Transportation Committee!
On Sunday, September 23, 2018, from Noon to 2:30 PM approximately, your Transportation Committee will hold its second annual bike ride. We will meet at Prairie Trail in the Crystal Lake south parking lot between Eastgate Road and Main Street, off Berkshire. It will be a 15-mile loop that will include Winding Creek, Riverbottom Ice Cream Company in Algonquin (with a stop for ice cream), and Golf Course Road. An additional ride to Oak Street that will add five miles is possible once we are back at our starting point. Any questions, please contact me at email@example.com.
Posted on August 14, 2018 by Cynthia Kanner - Environmental Tips
Voice your support for renewable energy in our county at the following meetings: Every voice counts!
Upcoming Zoning Board of Appeals & Bull Valley Ccommunity Solar Hearings, Committe of the Whole & County Board meetings:
Wed. 7/25 ZBA 1:30pm Borrego Solar-Stritzel Hartland Township
Thurs. 7/26 ZBA 1:30pm Borrego Solar-Domenella Richmond Dr. David Domenella, Dentist in Richmond
Thurs. 7/26 Village of Bull Valley Open House 5pm-7pm at McHenry Co. Farm Bureau Bldg. SolAmerica McHenry Franks III (intersection of N. Valley Hill Rd. & N. Ridge Rd.)
Wed. 8/1 ZBA 1:30pm Syncarpha vote
Mon. 8/6 Village of Bull Valley CS Hearing 6:30pm at McHenry Co. Farm Bureau Bldg. Village Planning and Zoning Commission will consider an ordinance for solar as a private use
for homeowners and a community solar ordinance, as well as the petition by SolAmerica for a 20 acre community solar facility on the Franks property.
Wed. 8/8 ZBA 1:30pm BAP Power Coral Twp. 2 Locations (near the Syncarpha CS on Harmony Hills Rd.)
Thurs. 8/16 COW 9am Possibly discuss UDO Amendments for Solar
Tues. 8/21 Co. Board 7pm Possibly vote on UDO Amendments for Solar
Posted on June 21, 2018 by Cynthia Kanner - In the News
Community Solar Farms in Illinois
Community Solar Farms – an opportunity for renewable energy in McHenry County.