After ordinance change, man opts to shelve antenna plan (Illinois)

Minutes after the Northbrook zoning code was changed to make it easier for Gregg Salomone to apply to erect a 26-foot ham radio antenna in his front yard, Salomone said he wouldn’t apply, after all.

His decision came shortly after a Northbrook Village Board meeting in which the change was voted in, when a couple of his neighbors, speaking in the emptying board room, made it clear they didn’t like the idea at all.

“No one in his right mind would let him put his tower in there,” neighbor Larry Guthman said. “There’s no reason for it.”

Salomone said later, that, “after careful consideration, I have decided to withdraw my request for the antenna.”


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