By Mike Faher/

Town residents soon will have a chance to weigh in on a proposed natural-gas power plant that could be constructed somewhere near Vermont Yankee.

A public meeting has been scheduled for Nov. 10 at Vernon Elementary School. Vernon Planning Commission, which is hosting the session, expects to soon set a start time for the session — it will be either 6 or 6:30 p.m. — and notify residents via flier.

Officials are hoping for a good turnout that will give some indication of the town’s stance on undertaking a new industrial project. But they’re also warning that residents shouldn’t expect detailed site plans for a gas plant, given that the project still is in the early stages of development.