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updated: 7/21/2013 2:23 PM

Hanover Park spending $140,000 to remove, plant trees

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Daily Herald report

The Hanover Park village board recently approved a $100,000 contract with Tree Tech Pros to remove approximately 265 dead ash trees devastated by the emerald ash borer.

Trustees also approved spending up to $40,000 for Alaniz Lawncare Inc. to plant about 180 trees on village parkways.

Officials want to create a more diverse tree population, so 10 different species of trees will be planted. Both votes were unanimous.

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