PRESS BRIEFING MONDAY, JUNE 28, 11:15 AM Montgomery County Coalition to Protect Neighborhoods Montgomery County Residents Protest Radical Bill ZTA 19-07 That Impose Cell Towers Near Homes — MoCo Council Poised for Straw Vote Who: Residents, Community Groups, Advocacy Groups What: Press Conference on Resident Opposition to “Small” Cell-Tower Zoning Proposal When: Monday June 28, 2021 Why: Community groups and residents are outraged that the Montgomery County Council may move forward this week with legislation […]Continue reading
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What Do “Small” Cell Towers Look Like?
Photos of “small” cell towers and other wireless transmission facilities Junkyard right outside your home Here is what a cell tower looks like to a Montgomery Co. family that got a 68′ cell tower in their front yard because of a mistake. Eleven years later it’s still there despite her and her neighbors’ attempts at seeking remedy and testifying before the Montgomery County Council. Watch Vicki Huo’s 2021 Testimony on YouTube. Watch Vicki Huo’s 2019 […]Continue reading
URGENT: OPPOSE CELL ANTENNAS IN FRONT OF OUR HOMES — STOP ZTA 19-07 – Sample Letters – Contact the Montgomery County Council Today!
URGENT: OPPOSE CELL ANTENNAS IN FRONT OF OUR HOMES — STOP ZTA 19-07 – Contact the Montgomery County Council Today! — County Councilmember Hans Riemer has revived his 2019 proposal to let cell towers be built as close as 30 feet from our homes –– on streetlights and utility poles, possibly two or more on a block. Despite strong resident opposition, Mr. Riemer seems eager to push this Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) through while […]Continue reading
Community Vision for Takoma ZTA19-07 Testimony
YOUR CHOICE IS CLEAR: Champion Public Interests – Or Let the Telecom Industry Rule Our Streets Nov. 19, 2019 Statement on behalf of Community Vision for Takoma* by Colleen Cordes Our Health and Safety Is Not Negotiable — Letting cell towers be installed as close as 30 feet from homes is to gamble with our health and the health of our children and grandchildren. Everyone on the Council is smart enough to know that we […]Continue reading
Big Turnout in Opposition to ZTA 19-07 Public Hearing – November 19, 2019
Public Hearing: Telecommunications Towers –Limited & Conditional Use The Council conducted a hearing in 2019 where two dozen County residents testified to register STRONG disapproval of the ZTA. Of the scant number who spoke in favor of the ZTA, most of them had ties to the wireless industry (lobbyists and outside lawyers). Entire Public Hearing Video: Speaker highlights from the public hearing: (The below YouTube videos will open at a bookmark to the listed speaker.) […]Continue reading