The Town Board is planning to hire an attorney to help negotiate an agreement and avoid a potential lawsuit with a wireless company whose plan to install antennas throughout the town has been stalled.
Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said the board will hold a special meeting Tuesday on whether to hire Andrew Rau, a Pennsylvania attorney who specializes in zoning and land-use law. He will lead Greenburgh’s negotiations with Crown Castle International Corp, which acquired NextG Networks and is seeking permission to place wireless antennas on top of 20 utility poles in Greenburgh.
The Houston-based company’s plan has drawn the ire of some residents concerned about the potential impact on property values and health effects. Feiner said the town hopes to reach an agreement with Crown Castle to move some or all of the antennas away from residential areas.
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