(1) COMMITTEE. Except as provided in sub.
(3), a political subdivision may establish a monitoring committee to oversee
resolution of complaints regarding a wind energy system. A monitoring committee
shall include on the committee a member who is a local employee of an owner of
a wind energy system and, if in existence, at least one nonparticipating
landowner residing in the political subdivision within 0.5 mile of a wind
turbine that is located in the political subdivision.
DUTIES. A monitoring committee
established under sub. (1) may do any of the following:
(a) Maintain a record of all complaints
brought to it.
(b) Require the
owner to provide the committee with information regarding the owner's response
to any complaint forwarded to the owner by the committee.
(c) Recommend to the political subdivision a
reasonable resolution to a complaint based upon the information gathered by the
JURISDICTIONS. If a wind energy system is located in more than one political
subdivision with jurisdiction over the wind energy system and multiple
political subdivisions decide to establish a monitoring committee, the
political subdivisions shall jointly establish a single monitoring committee to
oversee resolution of complaints regarding the wind energy