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Stop the 130-foot CellTower

View of Cell Tower Site from Pelham Library

Corner of Colonial Ave & Wolfs Lane

The New York State Department of Transportation has delegated to Crown Castle International Corporation, the management of the DOT's communication facilities.  Crown has proposed to construct a 130-foot cell tower in Pelham on Wolfs Lane at the corner of Colonial Avenue.  The Pelham Preservation Society joins the mayors of both villages and other Pelham organizations in opposing this proposal.  The land on which the cell tower would be built has long been regarded as park land that serves as a green buffer between the Hutchinson River Parkway and Pelham Memorial High School and Ingall's Playing Field, as well as the library and homes in the viciinity.

Read the DOT letter proposing cell tower

Read the Pelham Preservation Society Letter to the DOT

We are asking all Pelhamites to contact Governor Andrew Cuomo's office at 518-474-8390. Some points to make:
- the DOT proposal would install a 130-foot tower at the gateway to Pelham from the Hutchinson Parkway;
- mature trees at this corner would be clear cut to make way for a chain-link fenced area, enclosing not just a tower, but ground level equipment and an access driveway;
- this structure and equipment would be directly across from one of Pelham's most heavily-utilized playing fields and directly across from Pelham Memorial High School and Middle School;
- the Pelham Library's children's reading room would look directly across Colonial Avenue at this new structure.  

PLEASE ALSO EMAIL US so thatt we can notify you of the anticipated DOT meeting once scheduled in Pelham where the public may be heard: