Local legislators will host a town hall meeting with Dominion Power next week to discuss the power company’s response to the derecho storm on June 29.
Del. Scott Surovell (D-44th), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-36th) and Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-30th) will host the town hall meeting with Dominion’s vice president for Distribution next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Sherwood Regional Library.
Residents from both the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts are encouraged to attend this meeting to discuss Dominion’s response to the derecho as well as learn about underground electric utility lines in both districts.
Attendees will learn about the pros and cons of underground utility lines, the cost of installation, who pays for underground utility lines, and regulatory and legal issues surrounding underground electric utility lines, according to a release sent out by Del. Surovell.