FARMINGTON — Public hearings on town ordinance changes regarding wind energy, medical marijuana clinics and dispensaries and taxi regulations will take place when selectmen meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at the Municipal Building.

A proposed ordinance on wind energy systems would provide zoning regulations on specifics such as the height, location and noise produced, said Town Manager Richard Davis. These would apply to both residential and commercial systems, he said.

A second hearing on medical marijuana clinics and dispensaries would designate zones in town where the facilities could be developed with Planning Board approval, he said. The way the zones are currently listed in the ordinance allows development anywhere in town. The proposed ordinance change would define which zones are allow them.

A third public hearing involves taxi regulations. The proposed change would establish licensing, inspection and background checks for taxi fleets and drivers in an effort to ensure the public is dealing with safe taxi drivers.

In addition the board will discuss warrant articles for the April 2 town meeting pertaining to the Front Street parking lot lease. Selectmen had previously agreed to include an article asking voters to approve the town’s withdrawal from the lease. A citizen petition presented to the board last month seeks to add another article that asks voters to approve an increase from the present terms of $1 per year for 99 years through lease negotiations with owner Greg Roux.

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