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Archive for March 3rd, 2009

solar-trackerJust a reminder that the Austin City Council will have its final vote on the proposed 30 MW Webberville Solar Plant at a meeting this Thursday, March 5. The Council meeting is of course open to the public, so please come by City Hall starting at 10 a.m. to show your support for the plant! There are kiosks in the main hall where you may sign in and register to testify if you so choose. Even if you cannot stay to observe the proceedings, you can still sign in at the kiosk to document your support for the solar plant, which will be Item 16 on the agenda. Remember “Item 16″ because you must know the agenda item number to register your support at the kiosk.

For background information on the plant per the council’s February 13th meeting, jump back to the post City Delays on Solar Plant Vote.

Also, Burnt Orange Report has just run a really excellent series on the plant. I cannot recommend it enough. Phillip Martin at BOR provides analysis and a full overview of the project, as well as two full interviews with council members (and mayoral candidates) Lee Leffingwell and Brewster McCracken — both of whom have come out in support of the project!

And of course, stay tuned this Thursday for a full report from the City Council meeting — you know I’ll be there!

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