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City of Palestine to spray for mosquitoes

PALESTINE, June 14, 2017 – The City of Palestine begins its summer mosquito spraying on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17.

This year, the city’s spraying areas will be designated in areas measuring 30 square miles. Between the hours of 9 p.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, sprayers will be dispatched to Area 2. Area 2 encompasses the streets of Variah east to Royall and Elm streets. Area 2 includes Kolstad and Fort streets to areas south of Loop 256 including the Willow Creek Business Park and surrounding areas.

A full map of the spraying areas can be found on the City of Palestine’s website at cityofpalestinetx.com.

The City of Palestine contracts its mosquito spraying to Vector Disease Control International. Residents can make mosquito complaints to the City of Palestine Community Services Department, Environmental Services Division, at 903-731-8435. 

 

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