Suffolk issues stop-work order to SPSA

Published 9:56 pm Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Suffolk’s Public Works Department issued a stop-work order two weeks ago to the Southeastern Public Service Authority to make them stop clearing land for the construction of Cell VII.

According to a presentation during Wednesday’s City Council meeting, SPSA has not gone through the appropriate conditional use permit procedures to clear a certain portion of land. City officials, however, observed the land from the ground and by aerial photographs, and it is clear that the land has been cleared, said Public Works Director Eric Nielsen. When asked why the land was being cleared, a SPSA employee responded that they were constructing Cell VII.

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