Small Cell Towers nixed in 7-hour Monterey Planning Commission meeting
In a 7-hour marathon Planning Commission meeting Thursday evening, commissioners overruled staff and voted 7-0 to deny telecom giant Verizon’s application for a small cell tower in the Monte Vista neighborhood of Monterey. The meeting, held in City Council chambers, lasted from 6 pm Thursday to 1 am Friday morning.
This article too long to post in detail but is worth your time to read to understand the 5G Small Cell Tower opposition. Details HERE.
This is the kind of opposition that the FCC is trying to overcome with the passage of legislation in Congress such as the STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act proposed by U.S. Sens. John Thune, R-South Dakota, and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. More details HERE and HERE.