Should the motion address multiple pieces of equipment?

The Committee wrestled with the issue of multiple piece of equipment numerous times over the past few years. We decided that it isn't practical to limit this. First, the amount of noise is not just a function of how many pieces of equipment there are; it also depends on their position, their direction, and the presence or absence of reflecting surfaces. Two units in one setting may be a more severe problem than 3 in another, for example.

Moreover, restricting the number of units would increase the length of time the crew operates, and it could also increase costs for landscapers.

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1. Is the intent to ban all gas mowers with this Motion?
2. Without a list of what is compliant, how are those charged with monitoring compliance going to perform their duty and who are they?
3. Are homeowners who chooses to do their own yard work with one piece of equipment at a time somehow disproportionally restricted?
4. Should the motion address multiple pieces of equipment?
5. What outreach has been done to landscapers servicing Lexington residents and if their feedback on the impact / cost to their business has been recorded or quantified and could be shared?
6. Also, I am wondering if there is any information available on the number of residents that do not use a landscaping service and how many of them own gas-powered leaf blowers?