BPW considers windfarm land lease
March 8, 2018
As the new Kimball Wind Farm nears completion, the Board of Public Works reviewed a land lease contract for the wind farm substation, to be placed adjacent to the City of Kimball’s south substation.
The land, a one-acre parcel, was paid for by Kimball Windfarm LLC., but was acquired in the City of Kimball’s name.
“Kimball Windfarm folks approached us and they asked us to secure a piece of land, take title to it and lease it to them for their substation,” Kimball City Administrator Dan Dean said. “They paid for all the expense to subdivide and get the land into our name, but in ret...