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Combating emerald ash borer will cost Bartlett $1.3M

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  • Bartlett officials discussed plans Tuesday to continue eliminating trees in the village that are affected by the emerald ash borer.

      Bartlett officials discussed plans Tuesday to continue eliminating trees in the village that are affected by the emerald ash borer.
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Bartlett officials said tuesday that dry weather conditions last year quickened the decline of trees in the village infested by the emerald ash borer, resulting in the need for more funding to combat the bug. the village board will decide at an upcoming meeting whether to move forward with the removal and replanting of 3,000 trees at a total cost of approximately $1.3 million over several years.

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