2015 has shaped up to be a mighty interesting year for the National Corvette Museum, with plenty of ups and downs.
The major downfall of 2015 has been the noise complaints rolling in from neighboring Clarke Circle residents in Warren County. The NCM Motorsports Park had previously been served a noise violation citation, deeming a $100 fine for every time the park ran an event after being asked to shut down its operations.
The NCM Motorsports Park has not, and will not, shut down, according to museum officials.
The latest comes from Bowling Green Daily News, which reports the park has officially appealed its noise citation. The documentation accompanying the citation states the fine shall not exceed $200, which the total amount has, according to the report, and the board failed to provide advance notice of other penalties outside a monetary punishment.
Meanwhile, the latest development plan for sound reduction has been submitted, and is currently being reviewed by residents and the lawyers. The latest proposal also outlines the creation of a 24/7 neighborhood property line noise monitoring system.
On the NCM’s side of things, the overall proposal is not what the it wants, which also calls for only six “loud days” for the track’s operations. It also requires seven days’ notice for an unscheduled loud day, in an effort to serve notice to locals.
The NCM says this addition eliminates any flexibility should something last minute arise.
Through the legal battles, a new plan must be put into place before 2016 events take place at the NCM Motorsports Park.