Published: July 18, 2006
Public meeting to be held to discuss Burnham-On-Sea wind farm plans

How the proposed wind farm would look [Photo: Ecotricity]A special public meeting is set to be held in Brent Knoll next month when local residents will be able to hear more about the controversial application to build a wind farm on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea.

Sedgemoor District Council has announced that the meeting will be held in Brent Knoll Parish Hall on Friday 4th August starting at 2.30 pm.

"Members of the public will be able to see a presentation of the application and give their views to the applicants and members of the Development Control Committee. No decisions will be taken at this meeting," said a spokesman.

The application will be decided at a Special Meeting of the Development Control Committee to be held on Tuesday 8th August at Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, starting at 10.00am.

The people who will be permitted to speak at the Development Control Committee Meeting are the spokesperson for the proposal, the spokesperson against the proposal, the Parish Council representative, the Ward Councillor(s), plus the applicant or their agent.

All speakers will be limited to three minutes each. If you wish to speak at the Development Control Committee, you need to register with Democratic Services by 12 noon on Monday 7th August by calling 01278 435418.

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