Here is an example of how the promise of big money can influence: The “members of the Mohawk School board respectfully ask that you reconsider the limiting solar ordinance". This letter was sent to the North Beaver Township supervisors.
There is more: "The (Mohawk School) district’s administration signed a “contribution agreement” to accept the funds should the Firefly project commence. The district by accepting would stand to collect $10 million from Vesper over the 40 years of the project, according to a district-generated news release." Learn more here