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Planning Commission approves cell phone tower, plat

 


The Sidney Planning Commission on Monday night approved the construction of a cell phone tower. During the 15-minute meeting, commissioners also unanimously passed a motion to subdivide an unplatted tract of land on Illinois Street.

Jeffrey Skinner, a Verizon Wireless agent, told the commission an 88-foot monopole cellular communications tower at 2585 Fort Sidney Road was needed to keep up with demands for data usage.

“The coverage in town is fairly decent,” he said. “The issue Verizon has is the fact they are having severer capacity issues with data.”

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