Linn County Board of Supervisors vote 2-1 at all three meetings to approve the NextEra utility-scale solar projects
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The county-hosted panel discussion on Thursday highlighted the kind of work that would better prepare the community and its residents for future disasters. In particular, panelists said immigrant and refugee populations, elderly residents and smaller communities are the most vulnerable.
The first of three Linn County Board of Supervisors meetings that was supposed to provide a public forum on a proposed solar project was canceled before it could start on Monday. An oversight on a legal public notice about the meeting will force the county to reschedule its three planned meetings.
Nicole Andrew and her kids moved back into their home just 2 weeks ago after it was destroyed in the 2020 derecho. She’s among a number of property owners whose efforts to swiftly fix homes for various reasons stalled in the 2 years after the disaster.
About $800,000 remains for qualifying residents of single-family homes and mobile homes that sustained damage in the August 2020 derecho. As funds dwindle likely by the end of the year, officials urged anyone who may be in need to apply with urgency.