Wichita City Council member Brandon Johnson wants Evergy to replace new metal electric poles in some neighborhoods with wooden ones.
Johnson represents District 1, where many of the transmission poles that top 100 feet were recently installed.
“To see 2.8 miles of neighborhood having these industrial poles … is just unheard of,” Johnson said.
Evergy is the electric company that now oversees the transmission poles. It was formed from a merger of Westar Energy of Topeka and Great Plains Energy of Kansas.