Posts under ‘ATC Transmission line project’

Wheatland School Board adopts resolution opposing ATC line in front of school

View Larger Map The above Google Maps Streetview shows the current electrical poles and lines along Highway O in front of Wheatland Center School. The Wheatland J1 School Board adopted a resolution Wednesday opposing the placement of a new electrical transmission line along Highway O in front of Wheatland Center School. The board will be […]

Public gets last glimpse at ATC routes before submission to PSC

American Transmission Co. officials gave the public a last look Tuesday at its preferred and alternative routes for a 138 kilovolt electrical transmission line connecting substations in Bristol and Lake Geneva. ATC held a public informational meeting Tuesday evening at Wheatland Center School that 139 people attended. The next step for the project is submission to […]

ATC to hold meeting on final route options for power line project; Paddock Lake not happy with route

American Transmission Co. will host a public informational meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, on the final route options for a power line project that will connect a substation in Bristol with a substation in Lake Geneva. The meeting will take place from from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Wheatland Center School in the cafeteria. The public is invited to attend any […]

Wheatland Center School Board wants more info on latest ATC route proposal

View Larger Map The above Google Maps Streetview shows the current electrical poles and lines along Highway O in front of Wheatland Center School. Wheatland Center School Board members will seek more information from the company proposing to run a electrical transmission line by school. The board discussed the American Transmission Company proposed route for a 69 kilovolt line to […]

ATC officials present latest changes to route for high voltage transmission lines

Officials from American Transmission Company have come forward with some more changes to the routes they are proposing for a high voltage transmission line between a substation in Bristol and one in Lake Geneva. Highlights of the most recent changes to the routes within Western Kenosha County include: A return of a line along Highway O […]

Bristol opposes ATC route that would threaten trees

The Bristol Village Board passed a resolution opposing one of the routes proposed by American Transmission Company for a 138 kilowatt power transmission line from a substation in Salem to a substation in Lake Geneva. Board members are concerned that the route (in pink on this map) would threaten “heritage trees” along 216th Avenue along […]

Salem School pressing for change in ATC transmission line path

Salem School officials are continuing to make it known that they object to a proposal for a Salem to Lake Geneva electrical transmission line route that goes along the school property along Highway AH. The 138-kilowatt line is being proposed by American Transmission Company to connect the Spring Valley Substation in Salem to a substation […]

Salem to get together with Paddock Lake and county on transmission line position

Seeking a unified position with other municipalities on where a proposed 138-kilowatt transmission line should go through Western Kenosha County was suggested by members of the Salem Town Board at a committee of the whole meeting Monday night. Specifically, board members instructed town administrator Patrick Casey to set up a meeting with representatives of Paddock Lake […]

ATC holds transmission line open house in New Munster

American Transmission Company, the firm seeking to construct new and upgraded electrical transmission equipment from Salem to Lake Geneva, is gathering public opinion at open houses this week. The first session was held at Marino’s in New Munster Tuesday evening. There’s another scheduled for today from 3 to 7 p.m. at Hawk’s View Golf Club, […]

Transmission line project open houses are March 11 and 12

American Transmission Co. is holding a second round of public open houses for the proposed Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project, a proposed 25-mile, 138-kilovolt transmission line from southern Walworth County to western Kenosha County. The public is invited to attend either of the following open houses any time between between 3 and 7 […]

ATC files application to rebuild local transmission line

American Transmission Co. announced Tuesday that they have filed an application with the state to rebuild an aging transmission line that is partly in Western Kenosha County. From a statement from the company: American Transmission Co. today filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rebuild a 12.5 mile, 138,000-volt transmission line […]

ATC changing timeline for proposed transmission line project

Some timeline changes have been made to a proposed 138-kilowatt transmission line project that was introduced to Western Kenosha County residents earlier this year. American Transmission Company had originally planned to finalize options for a route for the line by this fall and present them to the public for comments. “While we had originally intended […]

Open house on proposed electrical transmission lines well attended

An open house informational meeting on a proposed 138-kilovolt electrical transmission line from southern Walworth County to western Kenosha County drew a sizable crowd Wednesday afternoon. About 160 people had attended the meeting, held at Christ Lutheran Church in Paddock Lake, in a little under its first three hours, said Mary Carpenter, local relations representative for American […]

Open house meetings are this week on proposed electrical transmission line project

An open house explaining a proposed electrical transmission line from southern Walworth County to western Kenosha County will take place in Paddock Lake this week. The open house will take place  between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m, Wednesday, Jan. 30, Christ Lutheran Church, 24929 75th St. (Hwy. 50), Paddock Lake. A similar event also will take place  Tuesday, […]

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