MORGAN CO., IL. (ECWd) -
According to the Siting Application posted to Morgan County's website, APEX-Lincoln Land Wind has a signed contract with a landowner for a Set-back waiver and easement for underground wiring for the Lincoln Land Wind Farm.
Fee Schedules of this type are rarely made public, and thanks to Morgan County we are in possession of one of them.
You can download the entire document here, (UPDATE: Since publication, Morgan County has censored this document from the public - download and read it in a new article HERE)
while it is still available on the county's website. The Fee Schedule is on pages 2276-2278 of the pdf.
This contract is worth at least $100,000.00 to the land owner, with payments of $85,577.95 for the set-back waiver, which includes $15,000 for a preconstruction payment, and $2.00 per linear foot of entrenchment containing underground facilities.
Additional payments may be made for compaction of soil during construction, and damage to crops and livestock.