Brief: Meeting Set on Derecho Power Outage

Brief: Meeting Set on Derecho Power Outage

— Next week on Tuesday, Sept. 11, Del. Scott Surovell, Sen. Toddy Puller and Sen. Adam Ebbin will host a Town Hall Meeting at Sherwood Hall Regional Library, 7:30-8:30 p.m. with the vice president for distribution of Dominion Power to discuss the following:

  • June 29 storm: Dominion’s response and the restoration process.

  • Discussion of undergrounding electric utility lines, including: Pros and cons of underground service, cost of installing underground service, who pays for underground service, regulatory and legal issues. why the support of all affected property owners is required, and what happens to other utility providers (telephone, cable, etc.) when electric lines are buried.

Mount Vernon and Lee district residents and business owners are invited to attend, ask questions and provide feedback.