Bluestem attorney disappointed, also cites possible open meetings violation

Bluestem Energy Solutions expressed disappointment with last week’s planning commission vote to deny their request for a conditional use permit to build a wind farm, and also raised legal questions with the way the meeting was handled.
David Levy, an attorney with Baird Holm Attorneys in Omaha, said his client was disappointed with the meeting on several fronts.
“The application meets all requirements of the zoning regulations and the zoning regulations are what they are, whether the planning commission agrees with what the county board did or not,” Levy said. “The county board makes the law and it was disappointing to hear members of the planning commission effectively say, ‘Well, I don’t like those regulations and I don’t think complying with them is good enough.’”

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