Saturday, September 3, 2016

WTOP: Md. community opposes plans to put cell nodes in front lawns

WASHINGTON —Cell antennae mounted atop 30-foot-tall steel poles are planned for some Montgomery County residential neighborhoods, but residents in North Potomac are opposing plans to mount the nodes their community.
“The marginal benefit of these cell towers being thrown up on front lawns does not outweigh the negative impact,” said Andy Spivak of North Potomac, who has started an online petition against the cell nodes.
Spivak said when a Gaithersburg neighborhood turned out at a public hearing to oppose the cell nodes Montgomery County Councilwoman Nancy Floreen sought an amendment to the zoning laws that would permit the installation of the nodes without any public hearings.
“If I had a chance to voice my opinion, I would literally have one question for the council member and that is, ‘Would you want one of these things on your front lawn? You put one on your front lawn and maybe I’ll reconsider my position,’” Spivak said...

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