A new cell tower is proposed on Middle Road west of Hickory Ridge. Nearby residents are understandably up in arms. I'm sure there will be many more requests for more cell towers in our rural township. The easy solution to unsightly cell towers is to insist that they be camouflaged. There is a huge tall green pine near 14 and Orchard Lake that is actually a cell tower. This would be a perfect fit for our natural area. It is clear that cell tower need and use will be growing exponentially in upcoming years. Requiring companies to hide them so they blend in with the surroundings is key. Since Highland is so green, natural and rural, using a fake pine tree model would seem the best idea in my opinion.
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