County board rejects wind rules change

Efforts to try and formulate changes for Vermilion County’s wind ordinance fell short Thursday.

An ad hoc committee of county board members and local residents formed late last year by the Vermilion County Board passed along six ordinances in January for inspection and possible passage by the county. Members of the county board’s executive committee effectively dismissed each of the ordinances at a meeting Thursday night based on Vermilion County Assistant State’s Attorney Bill Donahue ‘s recommendation.

Board members voted 6-1 in favor of not passing along the ordinances to the full county board. Kevin Green of District 2, also the chairman of the ad hoc committee, voted for passing the ordinances along.

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