Approval of new cell tower raises objections

The northwest corner of Wiest Field on Saturday in Brawley. The Brawley City Council approved for a new cell phone communications tower to be placed here. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

BRAWLEY — The City Council’s recent approval of a new cell phone communications tower that be erected just outside Brawley Union High School’s football field has provoked objections.

The tower, a 110-foot monopole, will be placed in a secured, 36-foot-by-36-foot area in the northwest corner of the city-owned baseball field, Wiest Field, which is in the northeast corner outside of BUHS’ Warne Field.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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