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COLUMBIA CITYâ€” Growth in the Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow has prompted the cityâ€™s electric department to look for power solutions of a more permanent nature.
Columbia City Electric Department Superintendent Shawn Lickey said a permanent breaker will be installed on poles on the north side of the park.
Those permanent breakers should be ready by the spring.
Lickey said the breakers can be used for events such as the pow wow, where a supply of power is needed for a large gathering.
â€śThey can rent temporary service down there,â€ť he said. â€śWe can go turn it on, and then turn it off when theyâ€™re done. That way the park department isnâ€™t left carrying the burden of the bill.â€ť
Installing the breaker will not come at much cost for the city, though the exact price will vary based on what type of breaker is selected.
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