Soo Green Franchise Agreement Notice of Public Hearing

State of Iowa
City of Ossian
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Ossian, Iowa (City), will hold a
public hearing on a proposed ordinance granting a franchise pursuant to Iowa Code Section 364.2
to SOO Green HVDC Link Project Co, LLC (Applicant) to construct, operate and maintain a new
525 kilovolt underground high-voltage direct current electric transmission line (Project) in the City
and within City-owned property. The Project will transfer energy, including renewable energy,
generated in Iowa, and points west, between Mason City, Iowa, and Yorkville, Illinois. The Project
route within the City will be located entirely within existing railroad rights-of-way.
Prior to construction of the Project within the City, Applicant must obtain a franchise from
the City of Clayton authorizing Applicant to erect, maintain, and operate the Project. A public
hearing concerning Applicant’s application for a franchise from the City will be held as follows:
Date: February 5, 2024
Time: 5:00pm
Location: 123 W. Main Street, Ossian, IA 52161
Representatives of the Applicant will be available at the public hearing to discuss the
Project and answer questions.

Updated: January 30, 2024