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Washington Street Period Lighting Has Strong Support According To Group

June 16th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

A plan developed by members of the Washington Street Association to bring 110 period street poles with LED lights to Washington Street, paid for by the residents of the historic West Side Street, has strong support according to a spokesman for the group. This despite at least one resident voicing strong opposition to the plan at a recent city council meeting.  Ben Wolters, a Washington Street resident and association member who also serves on the lighting committee, tells WCBC News that the period lighting project is being done by the property owners coming together to create it. Wolter’s said the project has broad support from the neighborhood residents as well as city and county public officials. Estimated at around $600,000, the period lighting project would require removing the current utility poles and placing all the electric lines and other utility cables underground…


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