Kane County Aug. 3 Town Hall Meeting Will Unveil Solar Project at Judicial Center

Kane County Aug. 3 Town Hall Meeting Will Unveil Solar Project at Judicial Center

Kane County officials will unveil an ambitious new solar-energy project during a two-hour town hall meeting set for Tuesday night at the Kane County Government Center.

Mavis Bates

The meeting will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, in the Board Room of Building A, 719 S. Batavia Ave. in Geneva, but people can also attend via Zoom. Log-in information is provided on this PDF as well as on the homepage of the Kane County government website.

Kane County Board Energy And Environmental Committee Chair Mavis Bates did not provide details about the project itself but said it will be located at the northeast corner of Peck Road and Bricher Road on the Kane County Judicial Center campus.

“There is a huge opportunity for Kane County to pursue renewable and efficient energy initiatives with this project,” she said. “We are looking forward to getting all the benefits of clean energy.”

The program will include a presentation, a panel of speakers and there will also be time for public comments and questions.

If you would like to make a public comment, click on this link for a Request To Speak application. Select the Energy and Environmental Committee and the Aug. 3 meeting from the dropdown list.

Environmental Committee members plan to bring this project to the the full County Board in September, depending on the availability of grant funding.

For questions about the project or the meeting, contact Kane County Resource Management Coordinator Ivy Klee at KleeIvy@co.kane.il.us.

SOURCE: Kane County Environmental & Water Resources news release