East Bethel OK’s route for Great River Energy

The East Bethel City Council on May 16 approved a route for Great River Energy’s (GRE) 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission line.

Mayor Richard Lawrence and Councilmembers Robert DeRoche, Jr. and Heidi Moegerle approved the route. Councilmember Steve Voss declined to vote, which City Attorney Mark Vierling said counted as an abstention. Councilmember Bill Boyer was absent.

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