Yesterday the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors held a hearing regarding three appeals against the Planning Commission’s approval of NextEra’s proposal to build a 115-acre industrial solar complex on the old Roy Williams Airport facility on Sunfair in Joshua Tree.
Local activist Peggy Kennedy reports on what happened:
After public comment finished three [of the five] supervisors remained. [Supervisor/Chairman James] Ramos made a motion to continue until Aug 16 at 1pm. Public Comment is closed. JTSolar LLC (NextEra) will have 5 minutes and the three appellants will have 3 minutes each on Aug. 16. They will vote on the motion to deny the appeals or possibly another motion will be presented. Not sure about the latter.
You can view yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, which includes the hearing, starting here: http://sanbernardino.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=13&clip_id=3887
More info on this issue is available from the local activists at solarjt.com