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Wakefield council hears reports from city officials


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WAKEFIELD — Two city officials provided annual updates to the Wakefield City Council on Monday evening.

Public Works Director Michael Singleton and Water and Electric Lead David Semenac delivered the reports.

Semenac said that flooding in the spring of 2023 posed challenges for his crew, which had to deal with water sampling, water boil notices, etc.

He said his crew likes to average the installation of 15 new electric poles each year.

“We were able to do 18,” he said of the past year. “We had a great crew this year.”

Overall, said Semenac, his four-man...

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