Earlier this year, APS brought a plan forward to generate power substations and power lines north of the Vistancia community.
Many of you attended their open house informational meetings in May to voice your concerns over the project that would bring power lines through your view to the north. As a result, APS developed the next stages of their plan.
The proposed alternatives, which were mailed to all homes in the community earlier this month, contain a couple routes that could be a visual distraction from the beautiful desert and mountain views all Vistancia residents have come to enjoy. Line 4 in the photo below calls for a 69 kV power line directly north of the CAP Canal, through Vistancia and extending a couple miles east and west of our community. Line 7 impacts future phases of the overall Vistancia community.
APS will hold three open house informational meetings this week to receive input on their proposal, and you can have your voice heard by attending one of the meetings.
Meetings are scheduled for:
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Desert Oasis Elementary (17161 W. Bajada Road, Surprise)
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Thursday, Nov. 29
Lake Pleasant Elementary
Comments can also be submitted directly through the comment form, by email to APS Siting Consultant Stephen Eich, or by calling 888.352.4365.
If you’re unable to attend the meetings, there are still ways you can have your voice heard. Submit your comment by email to tell them you oppose the APS north Peoria siting project plan.
There is strength in numbers. The more comments APS receives regarding this issue the more likely they will be to choose a plan that preserves views and home values. Send in your comments, copy your legislators, and attend the open house!