Boone County Commissioners Extend Gratitude to Residents for Constructive Public Solar and Wind Energy Workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lebanon, IN – April 5, 2024 – The Boone County Commissioners extend their sincere appreciation to all residents who participated in the recent public meeting on solar energy and wind energy projects that was held at the Boone County 4H Grounds.

The commissioners were pleased with the high level of engagement and the respectful exchange of ideas that took place during the session.

Commissioner Jeff Wolfe expressed gratitude for the attendance of numerous property owners who voiced their concerns and opinions regarding solar farms and the moratorium. He noted that approximately 25-30% of the speakers spoke in favor of solar farms, while others expressed support for a moratorium. Despite differing viewpoints, attendees maintained a respectful atmosphere throughout the meeting.

“We had a full room with Boone County citizens engaging in meaningful conversation,” said Commissioner Wolfe. “The attendees demonstrated the thoughtful and respectful nature we know our [Boone County] community to embody. We value their input and are committed to addressing their concerns as we move forward.”

The commissioners emphasized their commitment to working diligently on behalf of the residents and pledged to consider all feedback provided during the meeting. They encouraged residents to continue sharing their thoughts and concerns to facilitate productive dialogue.

The Boone County Commissioners look forward to ongoing collaboration with residents as they navigate decisions regarding solar farms and wind energy initiatives in the county.

About Boone County:

Boone County, located in the heart of Indiana, is known for its rich history, vibrant communities, and commitment to innovation and progress. With a growing population and diverse economy, Boone County is dedicated to providing residents with high-quality services and a high standard of living.