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FLEC to Conduct Herbicide Treatment

7/13/2018

Public Service Announcement

July 9, 2018

Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative (FLEC) will be utilizing a contractor, Southeast Woodland Services, to perform herbicide treatments of existing power line easements and rights of way. Contract crews will be working in easements in the Ball Play Community (and lines feeding out of Madisonville around the Povo and Ball Play Roads), the Coker Creek Community (and lines feeding out of Tellico Plains toward Coker Creek around Hwy. 68), several areas around Greenback and the edge of Maryville (areas around Big Gully, East Coast Tellico Parkway, Henry Lane, Howard School, Morganton Road, Salem Loop, Thompson Bridge Road, Tomotley, Hwy. 411, and Hwy. 95), the Rafter Community (and lines feeding to Rafter from Tellico Plains), and the Reliance Community (feeding out of Tellico Plains around Mecca Pike and Reliance Roads) later in July and through August. The Cooperative is required to maintain the vegetation around its infrastructure in accordance with state and national guidelines.

The contractors will be utilizing vehicles marked with “Contractor for FLEC” while conducting the work. At no time should any of these contract employees ask to come into your home. As always, please notify FLEC of any concerns you may have in regard to persons acting on your Cooperative’s behalf. The Cooperative holds the trust you have of our efforts to a high standard and do not wish to ever violate the high ethical standards we have maintained for 78 years.

Any questions can be addressed by calling FLEC’s offices at 1-877-353-2674, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.; please dial ext. 161 and leave a message for John. FLEC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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