LaHarpe questions bill for substation damage


Local News

June 14, 2018 - 12:28 PM

Crews remove debris from a mangled electric substation in March 2017 after the substation was destroyed in a storm that passed by south of LaHarpe. LaHarpe City Council members are questioning a $240,000 bill the city expects to receive from Westar to pay

LAHARPE — The LaHarpe City Council has some questions about what could be a hefty electric bill facing the city in the coming months.

Council members discussed briefly Wednesday a notice from Westar, the city’s energy supplier, about the cost of replacing an electric substation south of town.

The city has been informed it will be charged more than $240,000 for the substation’s replacement.

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