San Marcos City Council Approves The AT&T Cell Tower 4-1 in San Elijo Hills
Tuesday evening the San Marcos City Council approved a AT&T 35 foot – 12 antenna cell tower tree in San Elijo Hills.
The vote was 4-1, with only council member Chris Orlando voting against the cell tower. Orlando failed to convince his fellow San Marcos City Council members to kill the AT&T tower at this location and look at other options. This cell tower will be placed next to the shorter and smaller T-Mobile tower currently at this site.
Some San Elijo Hills residents were able to initiate some debate between the City Council and City Planners. A group of San Elijo Hills residents stressed to the City Council that if they approve this cell tower Verizon, who withdrew their permit to see if the AT&T tower is approved, will also be at this site creating a “cell tower farm” just over 100 yards South of the intersection of Twin Oaks and Double Peak Road fingered into a privately owned parcel and adjacent to current and future San Elijo Hills homes. San Elijo Hills currently has cell towers in the San Elijo Park baseball field light stations.
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