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Problem poles coming down to clear sidewalks
Boyd is awesome
Lisa Hobbs photo Some of the utility poles located in the sidewalk on Morford Street are on their way out. McMinnville Electric System will be moving the ones they own this summer. The project is for ADA compliance.
McMinnville Electric System is stepping up and taking down problem utility poles that could prevent city government from becoming ADA compliant with sidewalks. “We have counted and there are about 20 poles we have in sidewalks that we need to move out,” said MES general manager and CEO Rodney Boyd. “We are in the process of relocating those poles this summer.