EDF withdraws CUP application

By GREG SCELLIN
Signal Editor

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors met in special session on Tuesday, July 2, for about two hours. Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Jennifer Slezak was informed on June 28 that EDF Renewables Development decided to withdraw its Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application for its proposed Milligan 1 Wind, LLC, nine wind turbine project in Fillmore County. A second Public Hearing on the CUP application was scheduled for July 9.
The supervisors and Fillmore County Attorney Jill Cunningham talked with special legal counsel John Snow about the change in plans. Ways to adjust current county zoning regulations to best fit the county’s and public interest were also discussed.
Next, the county board and Fillmore County Clerk Amy Nelson met with Fillmore County Highway Superintendent Pat Halbur in Executive Session for nearly an hour.