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By Jamie Henneman
The Times 

Davenport takes action on weedy properties

Fines issued for creating fire hazard


Last updated 8/25/2020 at 3pm

DAVENPORT – Four properties within the City of Davenport are being fined for not keeping their weeds under control, an issue that city officials say is creating a fire hazard.

At the Davenport City Council meeting on August 12, the council approved passing fines against four properties that allowed their weeds to grow “over 12 inches in height.” Property owners were notified by the city fire chief earlier in the year, but the issue was not addressed, according to the council. The property owners will be charged for the city removing the weeds, a cost of up to $60 an hour for labor and...

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