Public Notices
April 1, 2021

Vertex / AT&T 248a Advance Notice: Rockingham

Vertex Towers LLC (“Vertex”), in conjunction with New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC d/b/a AT&T (“AT&T”), proposes to construct and install a new communications support structure and wireless communications facility (as described below, the “Facility” or “Project”) on property located at 160 Gaskill Road, Rockingham, Vermont (the “Property” or “Site”), on land owned by Carol Blackwood, Parcel ID 060160202. Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (“DRM”) represents Vertex in connection with the Project. Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, this website and the accompanying letter are intended to provide 60 days advance notice that Vertex and AT&T intend to submit to the Vermont Public Utility Commission (“Commission”) a petition for approval to construct the Facility at the Site. 

Download the Advance Notice.

Balloon Test / Photo Simulations

To assess the visual effects of the Project, Vertex and AT&T conducted a balloon test at the site of the proposed Facility on Sunday, March 21, 2021 between 9:00am and 1:00pm.  Vertex flew a balloon at 140’ AGL, which was photographed from VT Route 103, identified scenic resources, and areas of predicted visibility in Rockingham. The photographs were then be used to generate photographic simulations of the Facility from various vantage points within a one to two mile area of the Site, including those designated historic and scenic resources identified on maps to the Rockingham Town Plan.

The photographic simulations are now available at the links below:

You can view "VT-VT-0023A_SIM_PKG_VSS_LLC_03242021.pdf" at: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:0ac5fec1-3040-43f0-b3b6-41a8b840061c
You can view "VT-VT-0023A_SIM_PKG_VSS_LLC_03242021_reduced.pdf" at: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:e4afb371-7ea3-4c9b-b6db-b1aa0a526cde

Please continue to check this website for further details regarding the Project and any upcoming public hearings. 

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