Clock starts ticking on nuisance properties
September 12, 2019
Two property owners who have failed to respond to the city’s nuisance letters are to be told that the clock is now ticking on their clean-up efforts. The owners of a storage container on Ryan Street and a messy property on Sewell Street have both already been asked to abate the nuisance on their land but, with little movement in sight, the council felt it had no choice but to take the next step.
The owner of the messy property claimed she had “worked her heart out” to clean up her space, said Mayor Paul Brooks. However, said the mayor, the results are not what he would consider workin...