Attorney Represents New Yorkers At Planning Board Meeting to Install Cell Towers Near Their Homes
By B.N. Frank
Nearly 40 residents in Mahopac, NY don’t want cell towers installed near their homes and they have hired a law firm to represent them. Homeland Towers insists on installing 2 of them there anyway.
Homeland filed site plan applications for towers at 36 Dixon Road and 254 Croton Falls Road nearly a year ago, and since then, residents who oppose the plans have been meeting and plotting their strategies to have the applications rejected.
However, the residents are up against the 1996 federal Telecommunications Act, which treats wireless carriers like a utility and doesn’t leave