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TOWN OF BLUE HILL, MAINE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
IN RE: SolAmerica Energy, LLC Proposal for Solar Energy Facility
(165 South Street, Blue Hill, Maine) (Tax Map 33 Lot 19A)
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Blue Hill Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Blue Hill Town Office, 18 Union Street, Blue Hill, Maine, for the purpose of accepting additional limited public testimony on a proposal of SolAmerica to construct a large-scale solar farm. Members of the public may attend the public hearing, but only those abutting lot owners who did not receive notice of the Planning Board’s prior public hearings held on this matter will be allowed to testify.
Click here to review the preliminary August 29th Select Board meeting agenda. Note: items may be added to, or removed from, the agenda prior to the meeting. The minutes will be posted weekly.
A public hearing has been scheduled for August 29th at 5:30 pm in the Meeting Room at the Blue Hill Town Hall. This hearing is a requirement for the USDA Rural Development application regarding funding for the wastewater treatment facility. The hearing will generally cover:
The select board meeting will continue business directly following the hearing.
A public meeting was held on August 11 to educate the Blue Hill community on the proposed project to dredge Blue Hill Harbor to create an all-tides channel and turning basin in the harbor.
A public meeting was held on August 11 to educate the Blue Hill community on the proposed project to dredge Blue Hill Harbor to create an all-tides channel and turning basin in the harbor.Continue reading “Harbor Dredging Meeting Notes”
A public meeting has been scheduled for August 11 at 5:30pm in the Gordon Emerson Auditorium in the Blue Hill Town Hall. It is hoped that this meeting will be useful to inform the Select Board as to how to proceed with the process of putting the project to a vote of the Town–including specifics as to what the Town will be asked to consider as it votes on the project (expected at the next annual Town Meeting).Continue reading “Harbor Dredging Public Meeting”
The Planning Board has drafted an update and amendment to the Town’s Shoreland Zoning Ordinance.
The proposed next steps are a public hearing to provide further information on the ordinance and to take any comments from the public and to seek Town approval of the amended ordinance at this year’s Annual Town Meeting.
The Select Board, in coordination with the Marine Resource Committee, has drafted a significant update and amendment to the Town’s Harbor Ordinance.
A copy of the draft amendment is available here.
The proposed next steps are a public hearing to provide further information on the ordinance and to take any comments from the public (to be scheduled in the next four weeks) and to seek Town approval of the amended ordinance at this year’s Annual Town Meeting.
There will be a Planning Board hearing scheduled for February 9th, 2022 @ 5:30 to discuss the building expansion for Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. The meeting will be held both in person (in the Auditorium at Town Hall) and via Zoom. Please refer to the call information below.Continue reading “Planning Board Hearing Scheduled”