RPU to host virtual public meeting on proposed electric utility substation

(ABC 6 News) – Rochester Public Utilities is hosting a virtual public meeting on a proposed electric utility substation on September 1.

The virtual public meeting will lay out details of the proposed substation along Marion Road SE and will provide an opportunity for community members to ask questions or to voice comments on the proposed project.

The proposed substation will enhance RPU’s ability to provide quality electric power to neighborhoods and businesses in central and southeast Rochester. The area of service will generally span from 11th Avenue southeast to 50th Avenue, and from 4th Street SE to Hwy. 52. Businesses and Mayo facilities in downtown Rochester will also be served from the new substation.

Additional communication was sent directly to residents and businesses in the immediate vicinity of the proposed substation location.

The meeting takes place on September 1st at 5:30 p.m. The link to the meeting can be found here.