Micro Cells

Local Announcements, Information, and Resources for Residents Regarding the Fast-Tracked Deployment of Small Cell Infrastructure in Amherst, NY.

March 21, 2017 | Link to our formal opposition letter to the ZBA regarding 12 micro cell sites, supporting documents, and excel spread sheet delivered at the meeting: Microcells-JeffGoodAlissaShields

March 21, 2017 | Town of Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Video: http://bit.ly/2mQgdHq

March 21, 2017 | Town of Amherst Website AnnouncementMar 21 2017 TofA Website Announcement

March 21, 2017 | ZBA agenda: http://amherstny.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=14&ID=2176&Inline=True

March 13, 2017 | SDCT Blog Post: 12 New Verizon Micro Cell Locations Proposed for Amherst, NY 

March 10, 2017 | Town of Amherst document & photo mockups of 12 new micro cell proposed sites: MAR-21-2017-ZBA



Local & National Micro Cell News & Information

April 30, 2017 | Safe Schools Channel on YouTube.com
Scientists for Wired Technology Testimony Against California Bill To Streamline Small Cells

Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naYx3OkEMGw

April 29, 2017 | Safe Schools Channel on YouTube.com
City Council Member Testifies Against Streamlining Small Cells: California Bill SB-649

Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYHiMnTUsfo

April 25, 2017 | The Buffalo News
Editorial: Verizon, residents need to be patient as demands for cellular service increase
http://buffalonews.com/2017/04/25/editorial-verizon-residents-need-patient-demands-cellular-service-increase/

April 24, 2017 | WKBW Channel 7
“Neighbors debate cellular transmitters in Amherst”
http://www.wkbw.com/news/neighbors-debate-cellular-transmitters-in-amherst

April 22, 2017 | The Buffalo News
by Joseph Popiolkowski
‘Street furniture’ cell towers prompt questions for Verizon
http://buffalonews.com/2017/04/22/towns-confronted-ever-shrinking-cell-antennas/

April 14, 2016 | NoUglyTowers.com
“An Open Letter to the Wireless Industry (Part 1)”
https://nouglytowers.com/2017/04/14/an-open-letter-to-the-wireless-industry-part-1/

April 4, 2017 | Medium.com
by Omar Masry, City Planner/Senior Analyst
SB 649 Challenges | Legislative Pitfalls”
https://medium.com/@omarmasry/sb-649-challenges-legislative-pitfalls-a61a4427651a

March 29, 2017 | Backchannel.com
by Susan Crawford
“Handcuffing Cities to Help Telecom Giants”
https://backchannel.com/handcuffing-cities-to-help-telecom-giants-7d13cbb600b7

March 20, 2017 | YouTube.com
City of Cleveland Announces Lawsuit Opposing Ohio Senate Bill 331
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWE8EC-bqEI

March 10, 2017 | Northwest Public Radio
 By Austin Jenkins
“Wireless Carriers Lobby For Access To ‘Street Furniture’ In Washington”
http://nwpr.org/post/wireless-carriers-lobby-access-street-furniture-washington

Comments on FCC Docket 16-421 – STREAMLINING DEPLOYMENT OF SMALL CELL INFRASTRUCTURE  Link to this FCC comment site:
https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/search/filings?limit=25&offset=0&proceedings_name=16-421&sort=date_disseminated,DESC

  • March 8, 2017 | COMMENTS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
    by DENNIS J. HERRERA, City Attorney, THERESA L. MUELLER, Chief Energy and Telecommunications Deputy, WILLIAM K. SANDER Deputy City Attorney: CCSF’s Comments 3-8-17
  • February 12, 2017 | A CITY PLANNER’S ABBREVIATED RESPONSE TO COMMENTS ON STREAMLINING DEPLOYMENT OF SMALL CELL (AND NOT-SO-SMALL CELL) INFRASTRUCTURE BY OMAR MASRY, AICP: 2-6-17 City Planner Mobilitie Proceeding
  • February 6, 2017 | The BioInitiative Working Group Comment on
    FCC Docket 16-421 – STREAMLINING DEPLOYMENT OF SMALL CELL
    INFRASTRUCTURE BY IMPROVING WIRELESS FACILITIES SITING POLICIES Filed by: Cindy Sage, MA, Lennart Hardell, MD, PhD and David O. Carpenter on behalf of the BioInitative Working Group. Bio-WG-FCC-16421-comment