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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Palouse will apply for electric car charger


August 23, 2018

The Palouse City Council voted Aug. 14 to authorize City Administrator Kyle Dixon to apply to bring an electric car charger to Palouse through an Avista program which has placed several throughout the region in the past two years.

Electricity cost on the chargers is something the city would cover.

“It’s not like they are giving free electricity away, it’s as a public benefit, like the costs for maintaining a city park,” said Paul Kimmel, Avista’s regional business manager.

Dixon sent in the application Monday.

“We’ve had multiple inquiries in Palouse about it,” said Mayor M...

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