SOMERS, N.Y. - A public statement hearing on the preparedness and response of NYSEG is planned for 6 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Somers Middle School auditorium.

The state Department of Public Service is investigating the preparedness and response of the utility companies in connection to the March storms.

According to Somers Supervisor Rick Morrissey, the state would like to obtain the public’s feedback about the impact of the outages; the accuracy and effectiveness of NYSEG’s communication with customers during the outages; and the overall impression of its response.