Duke Energy plans to begin a tree trimming operation and power pole relocation project sometime after this Tuesday, Jan. 17, according to the city of Apalachicola’s website.

The affected area includes Ellis Van Vleet Avenue; Avenues C, D and F; 16th Street and the alleys between Avenues D, E and F.

At numbers 3, 5, 8 and 12 Ellis Van Vleet, between 18th and Butler Streets, Duke plans to trim oak trees.

Trees will also be trimmed at 224, 230 and 234 Avenue F between Butler and 18th Street, and at 199 Avenue F.

A pecan and an oak tree are slated for removal in the alley between Avenues E and F and trimming will be performed between Avenues D and E.

Trees will be trimmed on Avenue D between the alley and 16th Street. Trees will be trimmed at 46, 50, 54 and 58 16th Street between Avenues C and D.

Avenue C will be the site of the most activity with trimming scheduled for 17, 59, 63, 67, 87, 103, 104, 111, 112, 123-124, 137, 140, 142, 145, 148, 159-161, 164, 171, 178, 181 187, 190 and 204.

A map of the area to be pruned can be downloaded from the website for the City of Apalachicola, www.cityofapalachicola.com/.

If you have questions, please contact Code Enforcement Officer Wilbur Bellew at 653-1522 or via email wlbellew@cityofapalachicola.com.